Michigan State Beats OSU, Saves Us From One Final BCS Controversy

Michigan State beat Ohio State 34-24 in the Big Ten championship and will go to the Rose Bowl. Above all else, this saves us the grief of having to listen to an aggrieved SEC or BIG Ten fan base had it come down to an unbeaten Ohio State or Auburn against Florida State. It's going to be Auburn and everyone… » 12/08/13 12:37am 12/08/13 12:37am

Evan Turner Is Ready For The Big Ten Championship

Former Buckeye and current 76er Evan Turner is sporting a Marcus Hall-inspired shirt in anticipation of Ohio State's game against Michigan State later tonight. » 12/07/13 1:50pm 12/07/13 1:50pm

"Mark May, Suck On These Nuts": Your OSU-MSU GameDay Sign Roundup

ESPN brought the College GameDay crew to freezing-old Indianapolis for the Big Ten Championship game today between undefeated Ohio State and one-defeated Michigan State. Turns out people don't like Mark May. Who knew? » 12/07/13 12:40pm 12/07/13 12:40pm

Michigan State Students Force Two Consecutive Shot-Clock Violations

In the final minutes of Friday night's win over Columbia, the Michigan State student section provided a new counter to the ball-controlling, time-eating Princeton offense: chant a phony countdown that forces a shot-clock violation. » 11/16/13 2:00pm 11/16/13 2:00pm

Was Tom Izzo Fired Out Of A Cannon? (No, No He Was Not.)

Tom Izzo kicked off Midnight Madness at Michigan State by entering the arena to a Phil Collins song while straddling an enormous cannon. He was then blasted out of that cannon into a safety net clear across the court. Except of course he wasn't fired out of a cannon. » 10/19/13 9:37am 10/19/13 9:37am

If you missed the weird towel-snapping fight between Derrick Nix and Keith Appling during Michigan State's win over Memphis, well, here you are. Izzo took a second-long break from drawing up his play. [SB Nation] » 3/23/13 5:15pm 3/23/13 5:15pm

Michigan State Coaches Say Ohio State Gave Them Selectively Edited Game…

After Ohio State beat Michigan State today 17-16, the Spartans coaches' bellies ached loudly enough that reporters heard them and wrote that Michigan State's coaches were upset with Ohio State's coaches. Apparently the game film that Ohio State provided in advance of their game was not up to Big Ten conference… » 9/29/12 9:47pm 9/29/12 9:47pm

The Official Boise State Twitter Feed Was Honest For About 30 Seconds…

Here's the official account for Boise State Athletics (Go Broncs!) reacting to Friday night's loss to the Michigan State Spartans. They're right, of course—Boise State didn't score after halftime, and ended the game with only 206 yards of total offense—but for some reason they still felt compelled to delete the tweet… » 9/02/12 3:30pm 9/02/12 3:30pm

Erin Andrews Has Something On Her Mind: Your College Football Early…

The marquee game, at least according to the tiny numbers next to their names, is Michigan State at Nebraska. Stop on by and chat about it. » 10/29/11 12:00pm 10/29/11 12:00pm

Deadspin's College Football Top 25 Or So: Spartan Comforts

It's time for a new installment of Deadspin's college football rankings. As always, the teams are ranked according to the logic and values of college football, no matter how bizarre or contradictory they may be. » 10/20/11 1:26pm 10/20/11 1:26pm

Let's Watch Michigan State's William Gholston Try To Snap Someone's…

"Will Gholston had a fine day for the Spartans, but he probably shouldn't have been on the field for the fourth quarter. In the third quarter, Gholston was flagged for piling on Denard Robinson well after the play was over, then wrenching Robinson's helmet around for good measure. Later in the quarter, Gholston was… » 10/16/11 12:30pm 10/16/11 12:30pm

Here's Another Kid-Crying-Because-Of-Sports Video

Per the description of this clip posted Thursday night, "Our little 5 year old is so upset after the Michigan State Senior Night basketball game because his favorite 'basketball friends' are graduating. ... What a true MSU Spartan fan." » 3/05/11 5:00pm 3/05/11 5:00pm

Your College Football Early Games Thread

For potential heart-attack fetishists, there's Illinois at Michigan State. For sadists, B.C. at Florida State or Minnesota at Purdue. For the righteous/godless, Western Michigan at Notre Dame. For college-football addicts, there's Missouri at Texas A&M and Vanderbilt at Georgia. » 10/16/10 12:00pm 10/16/10 12:00pm

Last Night's Winner: Ankle Doctors

In sports, everyone is a winner—some people just win better than others. Like our nation's orthopedic specialists, who now hold the entire world in their hands like a big blue swollen ankle. » 2/03/10 9:30am 2/03/10 9:30am

When It's 8 A.M. And You Look Like This, You Might Be Close To Death

Football season is upon us, which means that thousands of angry, horny, feisty pretend fans will converge upon this great nation's red cup-littered parking lots to participate in traditional tailgating revelry. These are not those stories » 10/12/09 1:00pm 10/12/09 1:00pm

The Opposing Team's Marching Band Will Not Break Your Fall

Notre Dame's Golden Tate: "I thought the people were going to catch me, but I forgot that was Michigan State's band...I jumped up and they scattered real quick and there was the ground hitting me hard." [FanHouse] » 9/22/09 5:00pm 9/22/09 5:00pm

Michigan Fans, Photoshop, and You

On Tuesday we posted an item about Michigan basketball fans who apparently duped Michigan State fans into spelling out "Go Blue" in the stands at a Michigan State home game. But a reader, who has talked to people who were at the game in question, reports that the whole thing may have been bogus. » 2/23/06 2:15pm 2/23/06 2:15pm