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Bad Boys reunion inspires stifling defense

Bad Boys reunion inspires stifling defense

Trent Balley, Detroit Sports Columnist

April 1, 2019


Filed under Articles, Pistons, Professional Sports, Sports

Arguably for the first time, Little Caesars Arena felt like the good old Palace of Auburn Hills. The Detroit Pistons held a reunion for the 30-year anniversary of the 1988-89 “Bad Boys” championship team, and the community really showed up for it. A packed house of 21,000 cheered on the Pistons t...

Turk: After MSU’s heroics, why not this team?

Turk: After MSU’s heroics, why not this team?

Kyle Turk, Sports Editor

March 31, 2019


Filed under A, Articles, Men's Basketball, MSU Sports, Opinion, Sports

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It’s all on the table now. Kenny Goins was 3-of-11 from the field as the clock ticked past 7 p.m. on Sunday night, mired in a shooting slump from outside. 0-of-4 against Michigan, 0-of-7 against Bradley. With Michigan State trailing by a point to Duke, 35 seconds left, a 3-point...

Michigan State and Izzo prove they’re not done yet, take down Duke in instant classic

Michigan State and Izzo prove they’re not done yet, take down Duke in instant classic

Joe Dandron, Asst. Sports Director

March 31, 2019


Filed under A, Articles, Game Recaps, Men's Basketball, MSU Sports, Sports

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Cassius Winston may not be the biggest, the fastest or most athletic individual on the court. But he took MSU to great heights in a 40-minute performance, as America watched him will Michigan State to a 68-67 victory over Duke in the Elite Eight. Kenny Goins knocked down a 3-pointer...

MSU, Tom Izzo, look to exorcise demons in Elite Eight matchup with transcendent Duke team

MSU, Tom Izzo, look to exorcise demons in Elite Eight matchup with transcendent Duke team

Joe Dandron, Asst. Sports Director

March 30, 2019


Filed under Articles, Men's Basketball, MSU Sports, Sports

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- With their wins Friday in the Sweet 16, Tom Izzo and Mike Krzyzewski both have 10 Elite Eight appearances since 1994. On Sunday, a berth into the Final Four will be on the line as two of the greatest coaches of all time battle it out in what seems to be a game of destiny, a clash...

S6E22: And Then There Were Eight

Julian Mitchell, Green & White Report Co-Host

March 30, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, MSU Sports, Sports, TEMP Impact Izzone

It's AN EMERGENCY PODCAST!! Host Julian Mitchell calls in Kyle Turk, Joey Ellis and Joe Dandron from Washington D.C. to break down the Spartans' Sweet 16 win over LSU. The crew also look ahead to the Elite 8 matchup between the Spartans and the Duke Blue Devils.

MSU freshmen find their feet on biggest of stages

MSU freshmen find their feet on biggest of stages

Joey Ellis, Senior Contributor

March 29, 2019


Filed under Articles, Men's Basketball, MSU Sports, Opinion, Sports

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In Michigan State’s 80-63 Sweet 16 win over LSU, freshmen Aaron Henry and Gabe Brown combined for 35 points. Just the way the scouting report was drawn up, right? “Oh yeah, most definitely, that was part of our game plan, get those guys going early,” Cassius Winston said,...

Spartans punch ticket to Elite Eight, take down LSU in Sweet 16 matchup

Spartans punch ticket to Elite Eight, take down LSU in Sweet 16 matchup

Joe Dandron, Asst. Sports Director

March 29, 2019


Filed under Articles, Game Recaps, Men's Basketball, MSU Sports, Sports

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Michigan State came into this NCAA tournament with one thing: experience. After falling to Syracuse last year in the round of 32, the Spartans entered March with something to prove as they made the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2015. The experience of MSU shined in a 80-63...

Spartan bats blanked by Michigan in series opener

Spartan bats blanked by Michigan in series opener

Luke Sloan, Assistant Sports Editor

March 29, 2019


Filed under Articles, Baseball, Game Recaps, MSU Sports, Sports

EAST LANSING, Mich. - After a 3-2 win over the Western Michigan Broncos to snap an eight-game losing streak and open the home slate, the momentum gained by the Spartans was quickly shuttered by a 6-3 loss due to one man, Michigan’s Tommy Henry. The Wolverines’ ace was masterful on a sunny afte...

Lewerke’s arm “live” according to Dantonio, offense “explosive” as MSU completes first scrimmage of spring

Lewerke’s arm “live” according to Dantonio, offense “explosive” as MSU completes first scrimmage of spring

Joe Dandron, Asst. Sports Director

March 28, 2019


Filed under Articles, Football, MSU Sports, Sports

EAST LANSING -- Coach Mark Dantonio and the rest of Michigan State’s offense was all smiles following the first scrimmage of the year at Spartan Stadium. “Almost 150 plays or so on Tuesday, so we’re working it,” said Dantonio after practice. “I thought guys took a step forward, some explosive...

Waters and Winston focused on team, not themselves ahead of Sweet 16 showdown

Waters and Winston focused on team, not themselves ahead of Sweet 16 showdown

Joe Dandron, Asst. Sports Director

March 28, 2019


Filed under Articles, Men's Basketball, MSU Sports, Sports

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Cassius Winston and Tremont Waters’ numbers may be similar and both may be the lead guards for their teams. But very little about the pair is the same. Waters averaged 17.7 points per game in SEC play, Winston scored 19.6 in Big Ten action. Both averaged more than five assists...

Spartans to face Waters, LSU in Sweet 16

Spartans to face Waters, LSU in Sweet 16

Kyle Turk, Sports Editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under Articles, Men's Basketball, MSU Sports, Sports

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- When the nation turns its focus to Capital One Arena on Friday night, it will be to two of the best point guards of the nation. It’s only fitting that the two meet in the Sweet 16. Michigan State’s Cassius Winston and LSU’s Tremont Waters have been the focal points of their...

Weekend roundup: Spartan bats suffer quiet series at Nebraska

Weekend roundup: Spartan bats suffer quiet series at Nebraska

Luke Sloan, Assistant Sports Editor

March 26, 2019


Filed under Articles, Baseball, Game Recaps, MSU Sports, Sports

After expecting to return home and open the season at McLane Stadium last Wednesday against CMU, the Spartans instead had to endure a rainout, moving ahead to a weekend series in Lincoln, Nebraska. The three-game set marked the first Big Ten series of the year for MSU, which did play a single game ...

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