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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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  • College football: What to watch Saturday on TV

    College football: What to watch Saturday on TV
    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. 13 Michigan State (9-1) at...
  • Play it forward: Week ahead in college football

    Play it forward: Week ahead in college football
    Five things to watch this week in college football: 1. Enjoy Thanksgiving dinner on Fox Sports 1 with Texas Tech at Texas in a game that will feature tight camera shots of Mack Brown and endless speculation about who might replace him as Texas coach....
  • The best moments of the college football season

    The best moments of the college football season
    Turn out the lights, the parity's over. The Bowl Championship Series era of equal access and catering to college football's "little guys" ended Monday night at the Rose Bowl when Florida State ended the Southeastern Conference's winning streak. The new...
  • Bowl predictions: Separating the winners from losers

    Bowl predictions: Separating the winners from losers
    You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
  • The Times' top 25 college football rankings

    The Times' top 25 college football rankings
    We thought Louisville was the team that would go undefeated this season but not have the schedule strength to stay in the title race. Turns out it was Ohio State, which is perpetually stuck in fourth gear until one of the Big Three loses. Our comeback...
  • Stanford vs. Michigan State: It'll be run (and defend) for the Roses

    Stanford vs. Michigan State: It'll be run (and defend) for the Roses
    Don't be shocked if the 100th Rose Bowl plays out like the 99th Rose Bowl. So raise a toast and say: Happy Old Year. Stanford earned a return trip to Pasadena after winning another Pac-12 Conference title with plow-horse offense, dig-in defense and an...
  • There's just no cutting corners for Michigan State's Darqueze Dennard

    There's just no cutting corners for Michigan State's Darqueze Dennard
    You won't find senior cornerback Darqueze Dennard's greatness in any analytic study of NCAA statistics. Thirty players have more interceptions than Dennard's four, and he's not listed among the leaders in pass breakups. Three of his Michigan State...
  • Michigan State topples No. 2 Ohio State for Big Ten title

    Michigan State topples No. 2 Ohio State for Big Ten title
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Michigan State shook up the BCS title chase again Saturday night. The No. 10 Spartans regained the lead on Connor Cook's nine-yard touchdown pass to Josiah Price with 11:41 left and upset No. 2 Ohio State, 34-24, to take the Big Ten...
  • Rose Bowl: Michigan State rallies to beat Stanford, 24-20

    Rose Bowl: Michigan State rallies to beat Stanford, 24-20
    Michigan State has defeated Stanford, 24-20, in the 100th Rose Bowl after the kind of defensive stand -- and offensive play-calling -- that might have been expected. The game was decided on this play: Stanford has the ball on a fourth-and-one play at...
  • A berth in BCS title game on the line, Auburn's AD starts lobbying

    A berth in BCS title game on the line, Auburn's AD starts lobbying
    Leave it to Alabama senior quarterback AJ McCarron to put everything in perspective. "Football is just a game," he said after Saturday's last-play loss to Auburn. "It's not life." Leave it to senior Auburn administrator Jay Jacobs to boil the...
  • 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...