1. NCAA March Madness: Michigan State Spartans Squeak By, Face Terps Sunday

    A widely-discussed lane violation potentially saved the Michigan State Spartans in their first game of the NCAA tournament. However, it may be sort of a reach to say that is what won the game...

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  2. NCAA Tournament: Everything We Have Learned from the Big Ten

    As the conference tournaments are winding down and some have even concluded, some teams on the bubble have potentially etched themselves in the NCAA tournament while others have written themselves out...

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  3. Michigan State Spartans Fitting the Bill as Popular Tourney Upset Pick

    Michigan State’s overtime loss to Minnesota Friday night was not a shock or an upset. One thing is for sure though: it was coming...

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  4. With the Loss of Purdue's Robbie Hummel, Is the Big Ten Now Up for Grabs?

      Sometimes sports are like a Wes Craven-like remake of a family winning a lottery, only to have consistent misfortune plague the lives of everybody involved...

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  5. Big Weekend in Big Ten Will Answer Some Interesting Questions

    As the Big Ten campaign is swiftly approaching the checkered flag, there are still many questions which have yet to be answered.   One question revolves around who is truly the best team in the conference...

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  6. 2010 NFL Combine: Players Who May Rise or Drop the Most

    As we are on the precipice of the 2010 NFL combine, there are many questions about big-time players which have yet to be answered...

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  7. Michigan State Spartan Basketball Team's Five Best Dunks Since 2000

    As Michigan State basketball was really put on the map in the years Magic Johnson and Greg Kelser were starring for the team and ended up winning one of the best remembered national championship ...

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  8. Kalin Lucas Is Key to Spartans' Postseason Success

    When junior point guard Kalin Lucas went down with a bum ankle in the game against Wisconsin just last week, many Michigan State fans (and even Tom Izzo) held their breath.   After all, Lucas is the cog of the Spartans’ offense...

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  9. 2010 Winter Olympics: Who Will Win Gold in the Skeleton?

      As the 2010 Winter Olympics are right around the corner, many of the best athletes at their prospective winter sports have colluded in Vancouver, Canada to take on their toughest challengers and fight for the gold...

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  10. Michigan State-Purdue: Spartans Are the Underdog at Home

    With a huge battle tonight in East Lansing, the Michigan State Spartans and the Purdue Boilermakers are each going in different directions...

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  11. Super Bowl XLIV Did Not Define Peyton Manning's NFL Legacy

    There was a vast multitude of storylines heading into the clash that was Super Bowl XLIV. You had the once hapless New Orleans Saints playing in the franchise’s first ever Super Bowl...

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  12. National Signing Day: The Michigan State Spartans' Biggest Catches

    Another eventful signing day has come and gone in Division I-A football and the usual suspects have topped the various lists once again...

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  13. Michigan State's 2010 Recruiting Class: A Turning Point in the State?

      Whether or not you are aware of in-state rivalries around the country or actually involved in one yourself, I won’t be the first to tell you how heated they can become...

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  14. Is William Gholston Michigan State's Next Bubba Smith?

    All Michigan State fans are in a tizzy. Actually, fans in Spartan Nation have been wildly excited for a while now. Most of that excitement stems over one player...

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  15. Agent No-No: Gilbert Arenas' Actions Hurt Recuperating NBA Image

    When a sports fan thinks of the most out-of-control, least manageable, and arguably the most dangerous sports league in North America, the National Basketball Association comes to mind...

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  16. Michigan State-Michigan: Kalin Lucas Leads Spartans in Thriller Over Wolverines

    Kalin Lucas was the 2008-2009 Big Ten Player of the Year, putting his team on his shoulders and eventually leading them to the national championship game...

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  17. Michigan-Michigan State: Can the Wolverines Pull the In-State Upset?

    As the Michigan State Spartans sit on their lonely pedestal atop the Big Ten conference, in-state rival Michigan wants to knock gang green out of the ranks of the undefeated...

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  18. Brett Favre: History Repeats Itself in NFC Championship Against Saints

    The name Brett Favre used to bring many thoughts to mind—youthful, exuberant, relentless, gunslinger, risk-taker, competitive, winner. But in the past few seasons, connotations have definitely changed...

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  19. Michigan State Is the True Front-Runner in the Big Ten

    Conference play has had quite the interesting start thus far, and it is sure to gain a head of steam as the weeks go by...

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  20. First Two Rounds of NFL Playoffs Show Little Intrigue, Big Blowouts

    I don’t know about you, but the NFL postseason always seems to rub me the right way. I mean, a 16-game season provides that much more crawl space for teams to separate from the rest of the pack...

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  21. Draymond Green Is Straw That Stirs Michigan State Spartans' Drink

    Michigan State fell down early at home to a hungry Illinois team on Saturday afternoon, but the Spartans were not going to be bound down forever...

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  22. Having a True Identity is Not Top Priority for Michigan State Spartans

    The Michigan State Spartans have started the Big Ten season with a 3-0 record, with only Illinois matching that record in conference play...

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  23. Wes Welker Not the Biggest Key to Early Playoff Exit for Patriots

    As Wes Welker was taken off the field in pain in the first series of the final regular season game against the Houston Texans, every football fan thought the worst: a knee injury. Welker’s injury turned out to be just as severe as most predicted..

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  24. What Did We Learn from the Alabama-Texas Championship Game?

    Another college football season has come and gone. So what have we learned?   We learned that Nick Saban can win a BCS championship, go and fail in the NFL, come back and win a national championship with another school in the same conference as before..

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  25. Texas, Don't Even Show Up: Alabama Is Already the National Champion

    Is it just me or does the BCS title game remind you of the Super Bowl?   I mean, both games usually involve the two best teams in their respective sport. There is a lot of hype, previews, and predictions before the game...

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