1. Michigan State Football: 10 Things We Learned from the Spartans' Win vs. EMU

    The Michigan State Spartans are 3-1 after today's 23-7 win against Eastern Michigan, with their lone loss coming at the hands of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in front of a national audience...

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  2. Eastern Michigan vs. Michigan State: Live Scores, Analysis and Results

    Spartans 23, Eagles 7 -- FINAL Hey everyone. I'm Nick Mordowanec, today's live blogger for the Michigan State-Eastern Michigan game...

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  3. Michigan State Football: “Mousetrap” Another Great Moment of Spartans' Season

    When Michigan State faked a punt in the fourth quarter against Northwestern on Saturday, it looked eerily familiar to another moment early in the season...

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  4. NFL Fines on Big Hits: Hypocrisy for League To Ban Something Its Always Promoted

    Week 6 of the NFL season looked more like a MASH unit than the average weekend full of pigskin and touchdowns...

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  5. BCS Rankings: Undefeated Michigan State Spartans Ranked No. 7

    In what has been a magical 7-0 season for the Michigan State Spartans—their best start since the 1966 team which won a co-national championship—it just keeps getting better...

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  6. Michigan State-Michigan: Spartans Prove a Team is Bigger Than One Player

    As the final whistle blew and everyone in the Big House dressed in green and white were celebrating, Spartans center John Stipek proclaimed that the Paul Bunyan Trophy is going back to where it belongs: East Lansing...

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  7. Michigan-Michigan State Football: A Battle Worth More Than Bragging Rights

    For the first time since Michigan State and Michigan met as undefeated foes in 1999 (Michigan State won), both programs will reenact the scenario again on Saturday...

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  8. Michigan State-Wisconsin: Five Things To Watch In Big Ten Opener

    It’s a big week for the Big Ten. Conference play finally starts in the Midwest, and the Michigan State-Wisconsin matchup is probably the most competitive in-conference game of the weekend...

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  9. Michigan State-Wisconsin: Spartans Face a Big Test as Big Ten Play Begins

    This past Big Ten weekend resembled a bakery with all of its cupcake games. Michigan State beat Northern Colorado by 38, while Wisconsin hung up a whopping 70 points on lowly Austin Peay...

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  10. Braylon Edwards: New York Jets Completely Mishandling Situation

    From “Hard Knocks,” to Rex Ryan flipping the bird at a UFC fight in Florida, to Darrelle Revis holding out for more dough, to the entire Inez Sainz incident, the 2010 season has been a media rollercoaster for the New York Jets...

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  11. Don Treadwell Takes the Reins for Michigan State Against Northern Colorado

    It's hard to believe it's been almost a week since Michigan State’s miracle victory over Notre Dame under the lights at Spartan Stadium...

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  12. Michigan State Football: Mark Dantonio in Good Condition Following Heart Attack

    Football is just like life; sometimes the highest highs instantly turn into the lowest lows. Such was the case with the Michigan State football program this past weekend...

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  13. Michigan State Football: Spartans Stun Notre Dame on Trick Play in Overtime

    In my Michigan State-Notre Dame preview last week, I said the Spartans had been holding some things back offensively in their first two games. Last night’s final play against Notre Dame symbolized that sentiment perfectly...

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  14. Michigan State vs Notre Dame: Three Keys That Will Decide the Game

    Saturday's rivalry game between the Michigan State Spartans and Notre Dame Fighting Irish may be a game people look back to once the season has concluded...

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  15. Power Ranking the Big Ten Football Quarterbacks Heading Into Week 3

    The second week of the college football season just concluded and there have been some notable performances by quarterbacks in the Big Ten thus far...

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  16. NFL: Detroit Lions Lose Heartbreaker on Rule That Shouldn't Exist

    In what was a wild opening Sunday of the NFL season, the most widely discussed game didn’t involve the New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers or Green Bay Packers. It was all about the Detroit Lions (Yes, you read that correctly)...

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  17. Michigan State Spartans: Analyzing the Good and Bad After FAU Game

    The Michigan State Spartans won Saturday’s “road” game at Ford Field by a comfortable margin over FAU, barely getting challenged on the scoreboard. The team was, however, challenged on the field...

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  18. Players' Solidarity on Field Does Not Help NFL's Off-Field Money Issues

    Last night was months in the making.Two good football teams met last night to open the 2010 NFL campaign, including one of the teams which eventually won the Lombardi Trophy...

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  19. Michigan State Spartans: Is Le'Veon Bell the Real Deal?

    There were few surprises in Michigan State’s victory over Western Michigan, but there was a running back who made fans blink twice—freshman Le’Veon Bell...

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  20. Michigan State Spartans: What We Learned in Victory over Western Michigan

    Michigan State’s first game of the season ended in a comfortable 38-14 win against in-state opponent Western Michigan, but the final score really doesn’t tell the whole story...

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  21. Floyd Mayweather Rant on Manny Pacquiao Was One of Fear and Not Humor

    After watching boxer Floyd Mayweather's unedited and insult-ridden rant of enemy Manny Pacquiao, I couldn't help but believe that Mayweather was playing off his fear of facing Pacquiao in the ring...

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  22. Five Michigan State Players to Watch in Season Opener Against Western Michigan

    It’s almost here, folks. The day we have all been waiting for—the first college football Saturday—is less than 24 hours away...

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  23. Big Ten Division Realignment: What Does It Mean for Michigan State Spartans?

    The restructuring of the Big Ten—and the college football landscape in general—is as big a story as the actual season starting this weekend...

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  24. NFL Preseason 2010: Detroit Lions Offense Roaring in the Right Direction

    As Jahvid Best exploded for a 51-yard scamper on his first carry in Saturday’s exhibition game against the Browns, it may have been a sign of things to come for the Detroit Lions’ offense...

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  25. Michigan State Spartans Have Best Receiving Corps in Big Ten

    When fall rolls around and the Michigan State Spartans once again step on the gridiron, most of the worry rests on one side of the ball: the defense...

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