This week on Horsepower, host Cameron Billes chats with special guest Don Showalter about his coaching experiences with John Wooden, Andre Drummond and the FIBA USA U-17 men’s basketball team. Read More…
It is a question that has surrounded fans for the past few years: “Will the Big Ten hockey conference ever expand, and who will step up?”
Wisconsin head coach Mike Eaves re-ignited the conversation in an interview with the Journal Sentinel. In the interview, Eaves expressed his desire to see the six-team conference grow in the near future, and listed Illinois, Indiana and Northwestern as potential additions.
On this week’s episode of Octopi Hockeytown, host Austin Goodman is joined by the Detroit Red Wings radio play-by-play announcer, Ken Kal live from Centre Ice Arena in Traverse City, Mich. during the 2014 Detroit Red Wings Training Camp.
Goodman and Kal combine their efforts to bring Octopi listeners updates on the Red Wings Training Camp taking place this weekend.
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. 3.
The Detroit Red Wings’ annual Alumni and Celebrity Game was a high-scoring, enjoyable time for fans alike.
The score of the game was a 12-10 final, giving the “Red Team”, the victory.
The 2014 Alumni and Celebrity Game hosted a slew of veterans, including players like Jiří Fischer, Kris Draper, Chris Chelios, Dallas Drake and Kirk Maltby.
Sixty-three players played in the first half. Seven freshmen defenders played at one time.
The No. 11 ranked Spartans bounced back after their a bye week following loss in Eugene with a 73-14 dominating performance against Eastern Michigan. Connor Cook, who only attempted six passes, ended up with 83 yards and two touchdowns. He also had a rushing touchdown of his own. Cook sat out the majority of the second quarter and the entire second half while MSU maintained a comfortable lead. Read More…
The No. 16 Michigan State Spartans field hockey team traveled down to Columbus, Ohio this weekend to take on Ohio State in their first taste of Big 10 competition this season. The Spartans topped the Ohio State University Buckeyes in overtime with a goal from senior forward Abby Barker to go 1-0 in conference play.
Ohio State struck first with a goal by freshman Maddy Humphrey off of a penalty corner. About nine minutes later, the Buckeyes made it 2-0 when senior Kaitlyn Wagner hit home a rebound past the Spartan goalkeeper, Sierra Patton. Read More…
It was a busy, first half 30 minutes for the Spartan offense, as they scored on nearly every possession against Eastern Michigan.
With a 49-0 score at halftime, touchdowns came from Connor Cook, Jeremy Langford, Delton Williams and R.J. Shelton on the ground.Tony Lippett had two receiving touchdowns and Tyler O’Connor hooked up with A.J. Troup on a a 21-yard touchdown pass as well. Read More…
With the Detroit Tigers back in first place, the guys are feeling better about where things stand as the final weeks of play wrap up.
Host Tony Garcia is finally able to separate his head from heart as he acknowledges his realization that this Justin Verlander is just not the same guy.
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. 4.
Time for Michigan State to wreck a couple people. The Spartans head into Saturday as 45.5-point favorites vs. the Eagles of EMU from Ypsilanti. Yes, that’s a lot.
Brooks Laimbeer & Dan Krier discuss this week’s NCAA football top games, wondering if Jameis Winston’s unnecessary public display of deviance will cause FSU to let Clemson stay close. Ryan Smith drops in at the 16min mark to talk NFL Week 3 lines, allowing Dan & Ryan to vent about poor coaching that makes point spreads seem arbitrary. Can someone in charge please act like you deserve it? Thanks! Read More…
The Detroit Lions’ hopes for a 16-0 season were dashed in week two after a 24-7 drubbing by the Carolina Panthers.
In this episode of Lions Den, hosts Michael Higer, Louis Bilotta and Chris Boggus discuss their thoughts and impressions of the 1-1 Lions.
The crew also previews next week’s game against the Green Bay Packers. Stick around to hear which analyst picks the Lions to beat their hated rival.
The Spartans’ loss to the University of Oregon Ducks was a tough one to say the least. It got plenty of national attention, with many asking “Can a strong defense hold up against such a strong and innovative offense?”
After responding to an early deficit, and ending the half up 24-18, Spartan fans thought it was their time to show the nation what great defense can do. However, after the half, Michigan State could not respond to Oregon’s offense. Read More…
This week’s Athlete of the Week is Eke Ofili. A native of Asaba, Nigeria, Ofili is in his senior year as a Kinesiology major at Michigan State. He has just began his fifth year as a forward for the men’s club soccer team.
Earlier this month, Ofili became the all-time leader in points for MSU Club Soccer with 60 in his career. He is currently second all-time in goals scored with 24. Ofili won a NIRSA NCCS National Championship with the men’s club soccer team in 2012. Read More…
The long anticipation of a contract extension for the 24-year old defenseman, Danny DeKeyser, is over.
Today, DeKeyser’s agent and Red Wings general manager, Ken Holland, came to an agreement on a two-year contract, with a salary-cap hit of $2.187 million annually.
Preparation for his second season will get under way this weekend at training camp, where the Red Wings will analyze their young team and morphed defense.
Two weeks after suffering a loss at Oregon, Michigan State football will hit the field in an in-state matchup against the Eagles of Eastern Michigan University.
In his weekly press conference on Tuesday, MSU head coach Mark Dantonio emphasized that the key goal is to win the game, as well as to live up to expectations.
In preparation for the game against Eastern, Dantonio noted that MSU’s opponent in this game will not roll over despite being huge underdogs.
Nick Fairley and Miguel Cabrera are two big names right now in the Detroit sports world. Fairley has recently made headlines for his eating habits, while Cabrera has received a lot of attention over his August hitting struggles.
What do these two athletes have in common? Both have been recipients of DUI’s, and one more Detroit athlete is set to join that list.
According to the Detroit Free Press, Detroit Pistons forward Greg Monroe was suspended Sept. 9 without pay by the NBA for a DUI he received in February, just hours after a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
After splitting two games in Washington D.C. last weekend, No. 19 Michigan State women’s field hockey came back with a pair of wins in Kent, Ohio, defeating Kent State 4-3 in overtime and Richmond 6-1. In both games, the Spartans had to play catch up.
The Spartans got in a 2-0 hole in their first game against Kent State after the Golden Flashes notched a pair of goals in a span of 4:27. Michigan State was not discouraged, however, as sophomore Megan Fenton tallied her third goal of the season with an assist by Abby Barker to cut the deficit to 2-1. Kent State regained a two-goal lead to make it 3-1 around the 56th minute, which prompted head coach Helen Knull to take a timeout.
This week on Horsepower, Cameron Billes returns with Colin Jackson to recap Detroit’s busy offseason, discuss Greg Monroe’s DUI and reminisce on Chauncey Billups’ terrific career.