On this week’s show, Fino Faith and Austin welcomed MSU basketball redshirt senior Keenan Wetzel into the studio. With the recent transfers and fast approaching season on the horizon, MSU basketball was not the discussion however. Wetzel’s off-the-court endeavor, The Cager, a short film written and directed by Wetzel starring ex-Spartan Delvon Roe, was where the discussion began. Accompanied by fellow MSU student and the film’s producer, Nick Stachurski, the two showcased their individual plans and goals for the 25-minute film about a former college basketball star adjusting to life without a back up plan.
With the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicking off in Brazil this past Thursday and with already a weekend of soccer now behind, The Pact held its first ever show devoted mainly to soccer.
To begin the show, Fino and Faith welcomed Lansing United owner Jeremy Sampson as he watched the USA’s first match of the World Cup live at a local pub. Jeremy shed light on the recent successes of the local amateur soccer team both in the standings and in the team finances and the community.
This week marked a big show for The Pact with recent MSU football and basketball signings going down and with the seasons coming up faster than the panel expected.
Fino and Faith welcomed Dan Kilbridge of 247sports.com to discuss and debate the current signees of the 2015 football class (OG Kyonta Stallworth, OT Noah Listermann, CB Tyson Smith, QB Jayru Campbell and QB Brian Lewerke.). Read More…
The panel welcomes a new producer as well as a host of heated debate topics to dig into this week.
The Pact lost the first and only producer of the show, Lou Divizio, as he moved up in the world. Jonathan Yales now takes over to lead the second generation of the show to new heights.
This week’s show began again with guest reporter, Zac Sweirad, to discuss the outcome of MSU baseball’s season and the Big Ten Tournament in Omaha, Neb.
The show kicks off with a special guest, Zac Sweirad, Impact Sports’ MSU baseball reporter, who adds to the panel’s discussion of the team’s season and what to expect in the upcoming Big Ten Tournament.
The topics then shift to playoffs and begin with a heated debate about the Chris Kreider-Carey Price collision in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
The show wraps up with a discussion about the NBA playoffs and how much the Serge Ibaka injury will hurt the Oklahoma City Thunder against the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals.
The 2014 NFL Draft is over and the panelists had the weekend to digest the seven rounds of choices. Fino, Faith and Lou discuss the Lions’ controversial top choice of tight end Eric Ebron as well as their overall feelings for Detroit’s eight draft choices.
The panel also discusses the outcome of the NFL Draft for the Spartans who partook.
This week’s show finishes with a debate about the current series in the NHL Playoffs.
The condensed panel of Fino, Austin and Lou start the show discussing the comments of L.A. Clippers’ owner, Donald Sterling.
With summer being the time of playoffs, this week’s show was split right down the middle in order to cover both the NBA and NHL playoffs.
Fino opens this week’s episode of The Pact with a rant on the alleged racist comments of L.A. Clippers’ owner, Donald Sterling.
After a quick break, Lou and Austin wrap up the Bruins vs. Wings series and Lou cashes in on the two’s pre-series bet.
This week on The Pact, Austin and Lou talk Wings and Bruins. The Wings took Game One, but the Bruins evened the series with a decisive Game Two win. What will our panelists have to say?
Michigan State continues their crusade to reach the NCAA rankings this weekend at the two-day Clemson Invitational at Lake Hartwell, S.C. The Spartans have been just shy of the national polls for several weeks in a row, receiving eleven votes at the last polling period, and will need a strong performance this weekend if they hope to convince the voters that they deserve a spot in the NCAA Tourney.
Cameron Billes and Colin Jackson bring you the eighth episode of Horsepower. Listen for a discussion on who the Pistons could hire as their next head coach, how tanking could come to an end and a whole lot more.
Gary Harris has decided to leave MSU and enter the 2014 NBA Draft, but was it the right decision? The Pact opens with a discussion and debate on the departure of Spartan basketball’s superstar.
The NHL playoffs are set to begin, and the Detroit Red Wings are preparing to faceoff against the President Trophy Winners, Boston Bruins. Can Detroit put the pieces together just in time to beat the NHL’s best regular season team? Austin and Fino say yes, but Lou is not so sure.
It was a cloudy Sunday as Michigan State faced off against the University of Michigan. Although the Spartans avoided a predicted rainstorm, they did not miss the downpour the Wolverines’ offense brought to the plate in the final inning.
Michigan State women’s rowing had an uneven Saturday in Belleville, Mich., splitting its double dual race and falling to No. 15 Wisconsin in the morning, but beating the Minnesota Gophers in the afternoon.
In winning the two novice eight events against Wisconsin, the Spartans started out the day strong. The novice eight won their event by nearly a full length. The second novice eight had a tighter race against the Badgers, but ended up winning by a half length and posting the best time of the day.
The Michigan State men’s tennis team defeated No. 74 Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. on Friday, snapping their two-game losing streak.
Michigan State (9-12, 3-5) swept the doubles matches, which usually is a good sign for the Spartans. MSU has a 9-1 record when they win the doubles point.
Michigan State began its first Big Ten home series against the Purdue Boilermakers with its ace on the mound whom in his last outing flirted with perfection through five innings. In Friday’s outing however, he flirted with disaster.
Mick VanVossen gave up two early runs in the game, and the Spartans never really seemed to be able to recover. They made multiple mental mistakes and could not come through in the clutch with runners in scoring position.
With the NFL Draft less than a month away, the rumor mill is hot with what the Lions might do with the No. 10 overall pick.
On this edition of Lions Den, hosts Michael Higer and Louis Bilotta discuss an interesting scenario for the Lions and weigh in on the signing of new cornerback Cassius Vaughn.