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Michigan State Spartans

Michigan State Spartans
The Spartans are the athletic teams of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. The school colors are green and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference except the hockey team. Past teams have won 11 National Championships. Famous athletes include Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Scott Skiles, Kirk Gibson, Steve Garvey, Bubba Smith and Ryan Miller.
The Spartans are the athletic teams of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. The school colors are green and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference except the hockey team. Past teams have won 11 National Championships. Famous athletes include Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Scott Skiles, Kirk Gibson, Steve Garvey, Bubba Smith and Ryan Miller. « Show less

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  • Two upstanding coaches will be standing on sidelines at Rose Bowl

    Two upstanding coaches will be standing on sidelines at Rose Bowl
    This season's college bowl schedule is reminiscent of how it used to be in the last months of the year in pro golf, or the last five minutes of an NBA rout. Garbage time. ESPN fills airtime and sells ads, but there is no compelling reason to watch...
  • Michigan State's Connor Cook maintains his composure

    Michigan State's Connor Cook maintains his composure
    Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook walked to the Rose Bowl sideline Wednesday, unsure of the greeting he would get from Coach Mark Dantonio. Stanford had returned a second-quarter interception for a touchdown. "Coach D was just giving me this look...
  • College football: What to watch on TV this weekend

    College football: What to watch on TV this weekend
    Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Friday and Saturday's menu of games: FRIDAY MORNING Sleep in. 9 a.m.: Iowa...
  • Stanford's David Shaw reiterates that he has no desire to go to NFL

    Stanford's David Shaw reiterates that he has no desire to go to NFL
    Several NFL teams fired coaches Monday, so expect Stanford Coach David Shaw's name to once again be floated as a candidate for a pro job. Shaw said that while it is "unbelievably flattering" and "really cool" to have his name come up, he has not been...
  • Stanford's Tyler Gaffney came running back to football

    Stanford's Tyler Gaffney came running back to football
    Tyler Gaffney mingled with Stanford alums and football fans during pregame festivities at last year's Rose Bowl. Gaffney sipped drinks and roamed between food stations at the Cardinal tailgate, enjoying prime rib, Mexican-style offerings and other, more...
  • Rose Bowl: Stanford hits Michigan State brick wall again and again

    Rose Bowl: Stanford hits Michigan State brick wall again and again
    Stanford didn't go totally without a victory in the Rose Bowl on Wednesday, even though Michigan State won the game, 24-20. The Cardinal and its young and successful coach, David Shaw, took top honors in stubbornness. They were rock-solid in that...
  • Rose Bowl: No. 4 Michigan St. won't give an inch, beats No. 5 Stanford

    Rose Bowl: No. 4 Michigan St. won't give an inch, beats No. 5 Stanford
    The 100th Rose Bowl came down to a fourth down and the most predictable play call in Pasadena on Jan. 1 since they resumed football in 1916 after years of chariot and ostrich races. "Everyone in the building knew it was coming," Stanford tailback...
  • Could Florida State, Ohio State soon be moving up in rankings?

    Could Florida State, Ohio State soon be moving up in rankings?
    Take a snapshot of these rankings because they could look different next week. Florida State and Ohio State could be the new 1-2 if Louisiana State and Stanford take out the nation's leaders in Tuscaloosa and Palo Alto. Clemson's Tigers should be...
  • College football: What to watch on TV Saturday

    College football: What to watch on TV Saturday
    Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. The Times’ national college football writer handicaps what’s worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday’s menu of games: MORNING No. 3 Ohio State (9-0) at...
  • Same old, same old: SEC is center of BCS universe

    Same old, same old: SEC is center of BCS universe
    Alabama played lousy and Auburn got lucky, but nothing changes as another November starts to coalesce around SEC headquarters in Birmingham, Ala. It's almost like the swallows returning to Capistrano. When undefeated Auburn was left out of the BCS...
  • On Coach O's future at USC, the BCS myth and Big Ten irrelevance

    On Coach O's future at USC, the BCS myth and Big Ten irrelevance
    Did Coach O get himself a head coaching job (Saturday) night? Vince Muzik Not unless I missed a big story in my morning paper, but I do think USC interim Coach Ed Orgeron is moving closer to the point of no return. This is the "careful what you wish...