1. Michigan State vs. Nebraska: 5 Things We Learned About Spartans in the Loss

    The Michigan State Spartans have just lost their first battle against Nebraska as a conference foe, 24-3. The Spartans were unable to keep the momentum going a week after one of the ...

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  2. Michigan State Football: Halftime Adjustments Spartans Must Make Against Huskers

    The Spartans are facing a halftime deficit in Lincoln as they trail Nebraska 10-3. If Michigan State wants to keep their Big Ten Championship Game hopes alive, they must make a few changes before the second half kicks off...

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  3. Michigan State Football: Just in the Nic(hol) of Time, Spartans Shock Badgers

    Michigan State has just ended Wisconsin’s chances of winning a national championship in one of the most exciting endings in recent college football memory...

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  4. Michigan State Football: A Game Against Wisconsin Will Only Matter in December

    Let’s get this breaking news bulletin out of the way up front: The Michigan State Spartans will not win the National Championship...

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  5. BCS Standings 2011: Can Michigan State Rain on Wisconsin's Parade?

    There are a few general rules to live by in college football: 1. If you are going to lose a game, do it early. 2. Don’t do anything which “challenges the ethical standards of the NCAA” (at least don’t get caught)...

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  6. Michigan State Football: Rapid Reaction to Victory over Wolverines

    For the fourth straight season, Michigan State has shed the role of “little brother” to defeat Michigan...

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  7. Michigan State Football: Bout Against Wolverines a Tale of 2 Matchups

    When high noon hits on Saturday in East Lansing, those in Spartan Stadium (and those of us waking up at 9:00 a.m. and watching on the West Coast) will expect to see the renewal of one of college football’s best rivalries...

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  8. Michigan State: 10 Things We Learned from the Spartans Victory over the Buckeyes

    Depending on your frame of mind, Michigan State’s 10-7 win in Columbus on Saturday was either a dominant defensive display in hostile territory or a lackluster performance by an underachieving offense against a probable Big Ten cellar-dweller...

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  9. For the Michigan State Spartans, the Real Season Starts Now

    After the first month of college football, the Michigan State Spartans find themselves at 3-1. They beat the three below-average teams they faced: Youngstown State, Florida Atlantic and Central Michigan...

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  10. 5 Concerns for Michigan State Going Forward

    Before the Notre Dame game, the Michigan State Spartans looked like world-beaters who were destined for another Big Ten Title and perhaps a better postseason showing than last year (Roll Tide!)...

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  11. Notre Dame May Have Won the Game, but Michigan State Spartans Beat Themselves

    Make no mistake about it, Notre Dame is an extremely talented football team. You could see superior athletes flying all around the field for the Irish on Saturday...

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  12. Sorry, Arizona Fans: It Won't Mean Much If the Wildcats Beat #6 Stanford

    The Arizona Wildcats are in the midst of the one of the most hellish three-game stretches any FBS team will play this season (outside of the SEC of course)...

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  13. Notre Dame a Five-Point Favorite over Michigan State? That's Just Crazy

    Depending on your trusted online source for sports wagering or your favorite Las Vegas sports book, you may have noticed that the Michigan State Spartans are anywhere from a 4.5 to a 5...

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  14. Lions, Tigers, Spartans and Wolverines Make It a Weekend to Remember in Detroit

    I decided to wait until Monday night to write this column; it seemed like the responsible thing to do. After all, in my mind there was still no clear explanation for the unlikely events that had all coincided this past weekend...

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  15. Plenty to Like About Michigan States 44-0 Pummeling of FAU

    For elite national programs, like the one Michigan State is quickly becoming, games like the 44-0 thrashing of Florida Atlantic are hard to gauge in terms of true meaning...

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  16. Detroit Lions Season Kickoff: An Open Letter to the Lions from Their Fans

    To: The Detroit Lions (all of you) From: Your Fans Dear Lions: We thought it was important to reach out to you before your seasons begins, just so you know collectively how we feel and where we stand...

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  17. 5 Pieces of Advice for Michigan State Football Against FAU

    At first glance, last Friday’s victory over Youngstown State appears to be a solid opening win for the Michigan State Spartans. Kirk Cousins threw for 222 yards and a touchdown, the defense gave up only six points and B...

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  18. Baylor and Texas A&M Just Doing What All NCAA Schools Do: Whatever They Want

    Do you remember that guy from high school, the relatively average looking, C-plus student who was not particularly funny or athletic yet somehow scored one of the hottest girls in ...

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  19. Snagging Spartans: The Top 10 Wide Receivers in Michigan State History

    After surviving a sluggish start in their season opener against Youngstown State, the Michigan State Spartans kicked off 2011 with a 28-6 victory Friday night...

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  20. Remembering Detroit Lions Beat Writer Tom "Killer" Kowalski

    Tom Kowalski passed away last Monday. He was 51 years old. If you do not follow the Detroit Lions, there is a good chance you have never heard of him, but read on and you may have a reason to take something away from his tragic death...

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  21. Austin Jackson Holds the Keys to the Detroit Tigers' Playoff Surge

    Curtis Granderson is having the kind of 2011 season that garners MVP consideration. The Yankee center fielder is second in the American League in home runs (38) and triples (10), ...

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