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Women’s Swim and Dive: Illinois Meet Will Be ‘Tightly Contested’

October 24, 2013

Football is not the only Michigan State squad competing against the Illini this weekend. The women’s swimming and diving team will square-off against Illinois Friday at McCaffree Pool, and if history says anything about these two teams, it could come down to the last event. “Illinois last year...

Spartans Can’t Break Losing Streak Against Michigan

October 24, 2013

After two consecutive losses, the Spartans just could not  beat their in-state rival Wednesday night, losing 3-1. Read More »...

Alfredsson Falls to Old Team with 6-1 Blowout Loss

Alfredsson Falls to Old Team with 6-1 Blowout Loss

October 24, 2013

The Detroit Red Wings, who picked up Daniel Alfredsson this offseason, had their first game against the Ottawa Senators this season on Wednesday evening. Although the jitters were there for former Senator captain Alfredsson – this didn’t exactly transpire into better game play from the Red Wings li...

Heartbreaking Double-Overtime Loss to Big Ten’s Best

October 23, 2013

EAST LANSING, Mich. - No. 14 Michigan State lost their first Big Ten contest of the season and witnessed their regular season Big Ten Championship hopes become increasingly more difficult, with a 2-1 double-overtime loss to No. 17 Penn State Sunday afternoon. The Spartans (8-2-2 overall, 1-1-1 Bi...

The Pact – #2 – 10/21/13 features Kansas Kicker

October 23, 2013

On Episode 2 of The Pact, the panel invites Kansas kicker Matthew Wyman to discuss his college kicking career thus far. Wyman weighs in on life as a walk-on, and the interesting things about playing for head coach, Charlie Weis. Read More »...

Spartans Looking to Bounce Back After Tough Weekend Series

October 23, 2013

The Spartans kicked off their season last weekend against Massachusetts and came up short in both games. Friday’s contest ended in a 3-1 loss, followed by a 5-2 loss on Saturday. Head coach Tom Anastos said the team played much better on Saturday, but special teams did not have a good showing. The ...

Bump, Set, Spike – #4 – 10/23/13

October 23, 2013

The Michigan Wolverines are in town this week, and Michigan State is looking for redemption after two tough road losses to Minnesota and Wisconsin and from their loss to the Maize and Blue in the NCAA tournament last year. Read More »...

Xavier Ouellet Sent to Grand Rapids

Xavier Ouellet Sent to Grand Rapids

October 23, 2013

Xavier Ouellet has officially played in the NHL and looks as though he needs to be developed a bit more, before he can wear his wing-wheeled sweater again. Ouellet, a 6-foot-1 native of Bayonne, France,  weights in at 190 pounds and has the left-handed curve that is naturally brought into the Red Wings fa...

Spartans Sneak past the Chippewas

October 23, 2013

After coming off a double overtime loss to Penn State last weekend, the Spartans were looking to bounce back on Tuesday at Ralph Holmes Field against the Central Michigan Chippewas. The Spartans did just that, but not in the prettiest way. Read More »...

Detroit Pistons 2013-2014 Preview

Detroit Pistons 2013-2014 Preview

October 23, 2013

The NBA regular season opener is right around the corner.  It’s a time of year when every team has a clean slate, and all 30 teams are championship contenders.  Of course, as the season progresses the better teams will rise to the top and the not so talented teams will prepare for the 2014 NBA Dra...

Javon Bess Commits to MSU

October 23, 2013

Spartan fans received an exciting call on Monday. Michigan State basketball received its second verbal commitment for the class of 2014. Javon Bess, a 6-foot-5 guard from Lincoln High School in Gahanna, Ohio chose MSU over Kansas State and Dayton. "I called Coach [Tom] Izzo just about 20 minutes and commit...

Week in Review: Pistons Drop Three In-A-Row in Preseason Action

Week in Review: Pistons Drop Three In-A-Row in Preseason Action

October 22, 2013

The Detroit Pistons played three preseason games this week, all on the road. They haven’t had much success thus far, but don’t panic. Put down the “Fire Dumars” signs (for now) and remember that it is only preseason. A 2-4 record doesn’t mean the Pistons are lottery bound. A rash of injuries ...