On the latest episode of Spartan Red Zone, hosts Dan Tyler and Andre Sims break down MSU’s Saturday loss to the No. 3 Oregon Ducks.
Despite the Ducks winning by 19 points, Sims and Tyler both agree that the game was much closer than the score would indicate, and there are good things to take from the game.
After defeating the Western Michigan Broncos 3-2 in double overtime, Michigan State tied its third-longest undefeated streak to start a season in program history.
The Michigan State cross country team started their season like they never had before, in Eugene, Ore.
Battling not only a nationally ranked team but also 90-degree temperatures, the Spartans found themselves up for the challenge.
The women took home first place in the five-team portion of the 6K event with top three individual finishers, while the men placed second behind Oregon in the 8K race.
Big Ten-ACC Challenge play continued for the No. 14 Spartans Saturday evening against No. 19 Duke.
The Spartans displayed more cohesive offensive play than in Friday’s three-set loss to No. 20 North Carolina, but fell to the Blue Devils 3-2 in five sets: 25-13, 22-25, 25-23, 23-25, 10-15.
Connor Cook and the Spartan offense responded to an early deficit against the Oregon Ducks’ high-speed offense. But they were only able to score three points in the second half, and ultimately fell short, losing 46-27.
Marcus Mariota led the Ducks on their first scoring drive after a Cook interception, with running back Thomas Tyner scoring on a one-yard touchdown run.
There was no shortage of energy at Jenison Field House Friday night.
It was evident in the stands, obvious on the court.
However, it did not work in the Spartans’ favor.
The wait is finally over.
Michigan State football traveled to the Pacific coast on Thursday for the first time since their Rose Bowl win in January. Tomorrow, the Spartans will be set to play in the biggest non-conference game in recent memory, but who exactly will they be playing?
Try not to be blinded by their bright, flashy jerseys.
From kickoff until the final whistle, Michigan State was in the driver’s seat as they controlled the flow and tempo of the game against Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.
The Spartan offense got going early when junior defender, Alex Gjonaj, delivered a ball from a free kick, 35 yards out, into the Mastodon 18-yard box, which found the foot of junior midfielder, Sarah Kovan, who volleyed the ball into the goal.
With today’s marquee matchup between the No. 7 Spartans and No. 3 Oregon looming, Tyler and Rouillard discuss the game’s biggest matchups, game day environment in Eugene, Ore. and more.
Over the years, many Spartans have demonstrated their skills on the court. In the lead-up to the women’s basketball season, Impact Sports takes a look at the top 10 women’s basketball players in Spartan history. This week we look at No. 5.
The Spartans competed at the ninth annual , Friday, Sept. 5 against a small batch of teams including: University of Oregon, University of Portland, Portland State and American University.
In the women’s 5K race, the Spartans came out on top, sweeping the top five with Rachele Schulist in first at 19:38 at a 5:16 mile pace, Leah O’Connor in second at 19:53 and 5:20 pace and Lindsay Clark in third at 20:11 and a 5:25 pace.
Football may be the sport on everyone’s mind this week, but the MSU cross country team has plenty of reasons to garner some hype.
For her first Last Leg podcast of the season, host Alexa McCarthy talks about team goals, beginning of season jitters and runners to look out for.
McCarthy also talks about this week’s meet in Eugene, Ore. and its significance in the Spartan’s schedule.
In this episode, Corner Kick host, Brooks Laimbeer, sits down with Spartan Soccer Club’s events coordinator Travis Trainor, president Ben Erdman and communications director, Mitch King.
This new club on campus wants to get students together to enjoy the game that is taking the world by storm.
Double time for football lines!
Walk the Line kicks into full swing for the 2014 football season with Brooks Laimbeer and Dan Krier talking NCAA football spreads before Ryan Smith steps in to bring the best NFL expertise in the land. Believe it.
Dan and Brooks discuss the epic Michigan State (+12) matchup at Oregon this Saturday where the Spartans have more than a point spread to face heading into the College Football Playoff.
At the 27 minute mark, Ryan Smith stops by to get everyone ready for NFL 2014. Yes, it’s here.
In a back and forth game in which Oakland University and Michigan State had multiple opportunities to take control of the game early, the Spartans fought through to earn a1-0 win.
It did not take the Spartans long to find scoring opportunities as four minutes into the game, senior forward Paige Wester crossed a ball into the 18-yard box, which found senior midfielder Megan Marsack who volleyed right at Oakland goalkeeper Allison Holland.
Kristin Haynie takes the No. 6 place in the countdown for the best women’s basketball Spartans of all-time. She makes our list for being one of the most successful players in the history of MSU women’s basketball.
The 5-foot-8 guard from Mason, Mich., started her career at MSU in 2001. During her senior year, Haynie and the Spartans had a great season. The team had 33 wins and only four losses during the regular season. The Spartans also made MSU history by making their first appearance in a national championship.
Football is finally here and The Pact kicks off the season with an entire hour dedicated to only MSU and Lions football.
After the Spartans’ 45-7 “statement” against Jacksonville State, the panel debates what they saw on the field, if it surprised them, what positions surprised them, which disappointed them and what should be the concern headed into Eugene, Ore., to face the No. 3 Ducks.
In the second half of the show, The Pact welcomes local Detroit Lions historian and The Game 730AM’s The Drive with Jack Ebling producer, Doug Warren, to discuss Week 1 for the Lions, the recent cuts to trim the roster down to 53 and if the demoralized Lions fans have any hope for the Playoffs.