The Spartans (13-7, 5-2) will take on the Wisconsin Badgers (9-10, 2-5) tonight at 7 p.m. at the Breslin Center.
The NBA trade deadline is fast approaching, and the Detroit Pistons are right in the middle of trade discussions. Who would look good in the Pistons’ red and blue? Who could be packing their bags to a new hometown?
There are four weeks until the deadline, and each week until then, Horsepower will be informing you on potential deals the Pistons could make.
This week features a former Piston and one of the most under appreciated players in the entire league.
One slam of a hand, and MSU’s season could have been up in flames.
Without their top two rebounders, the Spartans could have imploded and limped along until Adreian Payne came back. But the role players for Michigan State have done their best to plug the gaping hole left by Payne and Branden Dawson so far. Read More…
As the Red Wings walked off the ice at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday evening, they had their heads hung low weighed down by defeat. The Philadelphia Flyers came out with their top lines coming to take a win on home ice. Claude Giroux and Scott Hartnell led the Flyers to a demolition style defeat over the Wings as they alone had a combined six points on the night.
Solid goaltending is key in the National Hockey League. Steven Mason had a great representation of what it takes to stand tall against a Red Wing team thriving off of momentum.
The No. 7 Michigan State Spartans (18-2, 7-1) are on the road once again headed to Iowa City, Iowa, to take on the No. 15 Iowa Hawkeyes (16-4, 5-2) at the Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Michigan State comes into this game after suffering a tough loss to Michigan, yet still being undefeated on the road.
In the Spartans last game against the No. 10 Michigan Wolverines, they fell short, 80-75.
Wednesday night, the Pistons traveled to Wisconsin to challenge the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks came into the game with the worst record in the NBA at 8-32.
The Pistons led by six points at halftime, but could never break away. Detroit’s second half struggles continued and the Pistons lost the game, 104-101.
The Detroit Red Wings had a solid week (3-1-1) through a five-game homestand that was long awaited after two four-game road spurts. The team has struggled with injuries and are still dealing with the inconsistencies of playing time due to multiple injuries. Every game is a new team with a new dynamic when it comes to the Wings this season. There is no consistency in net or in the goal-scoring column.
With help from up-and-coming all-stars: Riley Sheahan, Tomas Jurco, Tomas Tatar and Gustav Nyquist, the Red Wings have maintained a spot in the standings that leaves them in full contention for a 23rd straight playoff appearance.
Spartan basketball endured a devastating, 75-80, loss Saturday to their forever rival, the University of Michigan.
This week on The Pact, Lou and Faith debate the reasons for the loss and whether or not it will make a large impact on the team. Should the Spartans be seriously worried about the Iowa Hawkeyes? Fino moderates and has predictions of his own. Read More…
While their history may be legendary, the past few years for the Detroit Pistons’ basketball organization have been the complete opposite.
The Pistons have not made the playoffs since 2009 and these past four years have been brutal on the organization. They have finished No. 12 (2010), No. 11 (2011), No. 10 (2012) and No. 11 (2013) in the Eastern Conference over the past four years and just have not been able to pull themselves out of their slump. Read More…
The Pistons have lost four out of their last five games, putting them at 17-26 on the season. Is it time for the front office to shake things up?
Horsepower discusses who the Pistons could target at the upcoming trade deadline and whether or not Joe Dumars and Mo Cheeks still deserve their jobs.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a chance to have the 49ers rise above the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship. After overcoming a 10-point deficit, Seattle attempted to hold off the 49ers until the last few minutes of the game. The 49ers made a drive for a winning touchdown until Kaepernick’s final pass.
Michigan State’s wrestling team came into this weekend with two matches versus two top squads.
On Friday, the Spartans ventured into the hostile territory of Ann Arbor, Mich. and faced off against the No. 12 Wolverines of the University of Michigan. The Spartans ended up losing the match by a score of 26-6, however they got two notable victories at 197 and 285 pounds.
The No.15 Fighting Illini visited Jenison Field House Sunday afternoon for a battle against Michigan State wrestling. Spartan senior Mike McClure and junior Nick McDiarmid led MSU in the 29-6 defeat.
It was a jam-packed weekend for the Michigan State wrestling team. In episode No. 2 of Pinned Down, host Nick Carver talks with Spartan heavyweight Mike McClure about his recent victory over former No. 1 ranked Adam Coon of Michigan
Carver also recaps the weekend matchups with the the No. 15 Wolverines on the road Friday and the No. 12 Fighting Illini at home on Sunday. Later, he previews the upcoming meet versus Penn State on Friday at Jenison Field House in East Lansing.
Scott Moore, the voice of Michigan State hockey, joins Behind the Mask host David Defever in studio to talk about his experiences calling outdoor games, including the most recent Great Lakes Invitational.
The two also discuss this weekend’s series between Michigan State and No. 14 Michigan as well as what the Spartans need to do in order to gain success during the remainder of their season.
Coming off a weekend sweep against the No. 6 Grand Valley State Lakers, the Division I Lady Spartans were looking to continue their winning ways against Central Michigan.
In Saturday’s contest at Munn Ice Arena, the Spartans dominated the play up and down the ice and defeated the Chippewas, 16-1, with all but two players gaining a point.
The Lady Spartans welcomed the Central Michigan Chippewas to East Lansing this past weekend for a two-game series. Michigan State dominated the play in both games and came away with another weekend sweep, defeating CMU 16-1 and 17-3.
After losing two straight games, the Spartans found their way back to winning, defeating the Ohio State Buckeyes, 82-68. MSU has won their first four Big Ten road games for the second time in program history.
Freshman Tori Jankoska led MSU and also tied her season-high with 25 points. Fifteen of those points came from three-pointers. She only missed twice from behind the arc.
Entering Saturday night’s game, both No. 3 Michigan State and No. 21 Michigan were undefeated in conference play. Michigan’s Nik Stauskas lead the Wolverines to a 80-75 victory over the Spartans with 19 points. The Wolverines have won five of seven in the series after losing 18 of 21.