1. Greg Jones: The Straw That Stirs the Michigan State Spartans' Defense

    Greg Jones is a tackling machine. The 6-foot-1 linebacker has 359 tackles over his first three seasons at Michigan State, including a whopping 281 tackles in his sophomore and junior seasons...

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  2. Why Michigan State Has To Take Advantage of Not Playing Ohio State

    As the 2010 college football campaign grows ever closer, it’s time to examine what Michigan State’s schedule actually means...

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  3. Tom Izzo Sends Right Message by Cutting Ties with Chris Allen

    The last year has been a wild ride for Chris Allen. Now, the journey is officially over—at least at Michigan State...

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  4. 1,000 Days: The Battle has Just Begun Between Michigan and Michigan State

    “Winning isn’t everything. It’s the only thing.” Vince Lombardi, the Creme de la Creme of football coaches, put winning on a pedestal that was taller than Lambeau Stadium itself, and said truer words than have ever been spoken...

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  5. No-Hitters Are Bad for the Game of Baseball

    In light of Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Matt Garza’s no-hitter last night—the first in franchise history—the 2010 baseball season continues to be known as the “year of the pitcher...

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  6. Chris Paul Situation Is Prime Example of NBA Going Down Wrong Track

    “The Decision” was an embarrassing spectacle. Whispers of collusion echoed through even the deafest of ears. Yet, it looks like we have just seen the beginning...

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  7. Fatal Flaws: Why the Michigan State Spartans Aren't Big Ten Title-Ready

    As the calendar rolls on and the dog days of summer become continuously harder to bear, it only means one thing: college football is right around the corner...

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  8. LeBron James Realizes He Can Not Win Championship by Himself

    As numerous sources suggest, LeBron "King" James has made a decision to join Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh with the Miami Heat...

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  9. Good Behavior: Why Michigan State Spartans Are over 2009 Distractions

    The Michigan State Spartans started off their 2009 football campaign on the wrong note, falling to 1-3 amid high expectations from their coaches and fans. The season became a near monstrosity right before the Spartans’ partaking in the Alamo Bowl...

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  10. Kobe Bryant's Maturity Was in Full Display in 2010 NBA Finals Game 7

    He’s been compared to the impenetrable Michael Jordan, as well as Los Angeles Lakers greats Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. But Kobe Bryant’s performance in Game 7 of the NBA Finals was a bit out of the ordinary...

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  11. Tom Izzo: 'I Am Here for Life at Michigan State'

    The decision upon the shoulders of Tom Izzo had risen to epic proportions in just a span of nine days. It was a tug-of-war between Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert—a Michigan ...

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  12. Conference Superpower: Why the New Big Ten Should Get Two BCS Bids

    As the seismic shift continues to take place in college athletics, many are now wondering how the realigned conferences will work. Trust me, even I’m not very sure...

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  13. So-Cal Justice: USC Athletics Got What It Deserved

    All the rumors and speculation regarding former USC football and basketball stars Reggie Bush and O.J. Mayo, respectively, have finally succumbed to this point: A list of NCAA penalties ...

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  14. Why Michigan State Is Winning the in-State Football Recruiting War

    It has been an interesting last couple years in terms of the rivalry between the Michigan State Spartans and Michigan Wolverines...

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  15. Lakers vs. Celtics, Game 2: It's All About Kobe Bryant

    As the NBA Finals series between the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers is even at 1-1, there really is no inclination to hand over the championship trophy to any team at this point...

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  16. Tom Izzo and the Cleveland Cavs Coaching Job: It's Not Going to Happen

    As a proud alumnus of Michigan State University, it always worries me to hear rumors about our fabled men’s basketball coach, Tom Izzo...

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  17. Armando Galarraga's Perfect Game Bid Will Be Remembered for Wrong Reason

    Armando Galarraga’s perfect game was going to be another piece of baseball immortality that would dismantle whatever is left of the sport’s famous “steroid era” and usher in a new period of pitching dominance...

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  18. Realistic Expectations for 2010 Michigan State Spartans Football Team

    We are officially in the month of June, which means the college football season is that much closer. My magnifying glass is on the 2010 edition of the Michigan State Spartans Football team...

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  19. 2014 Super Bowl in New Jersey: Why the Risk Isn't Worth the Reward

    When the site for Super Bowl XLVIII was announced on Tuesday, I wasn’t very surprised. After all, New York is the mecca of the United States, a true cultural phenomenon...

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  20. NBA Draft 2010: Why John Wall and the Washington Wizards Is a Bad Match

    When the NBA draft lottery took place Tuesday evening, there was a lot of buzz surrounding who would obtain the first overall selection...

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  21. Big Ten Expansion: More Rumors than Answers

    As Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany yields the magic stick that could expand the Big Ten to include more teams, he is exponentially putting the conference at risk as well. Listen, expansion at this point in time seems as inevitable as it is plausible...

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  22. The Death of Ernie Harwell: More Than Just an Announcer

    Just as the sun sets on an evening at the ballpark, so has the life of Ernie Harwell. Harwell, the famed radio announcer for the Detroit Tigers since 1960, passed Tuesday evening before the first pitch in the Tigers-Twins game...

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  23. Brett Favre: Ankle Surgery or Retirement? I'll Pick the Latter

    The Brett Favre carousel continues to go ‘round and ‘round, just as it has the last three years. The news which broke Friday morning, courtesy of ESPN’s Ed Werder, revolves around Favre’s ankle...

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  24. Andre Sims Accepts Offer from Michigan State

    While he is only a junior wide receiver in high school, Andre Sims has decided to accept a scholarship offer from Michigan State...

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  25. Alexander Ovechkin's Game Seven Loss Proves Why He is Not the NHL's Best Player

    Wednesday night seemed like a record that has been played over and over. Only in this case, the end result was all too real—again...

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