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Dandron: With win 110 looming, MSU falters and loses to Arizona State

Dandron: With win 110 looming, MSU falters and loses to Arizona State

Joe Dandron, Sports Director

September 14, 2019

EAST LANSING, Michigan - With all the focus on Mark Dantonio and the possibility of him surpassing Duffy Daugherty, Arizona State marched in to East Lansing on Saturday and showed fans and critics alike that MSU’s 51-17 win over Western Michigan last weekend may have been a mirage. “A lot of t...

Injuries plague Spartans offensive line once again

Injuries plague Spartans offensive line once again

Kyle Hatty, Baseball Beat Reporter

September 14, 2019

EAST LANSING, Michigan - Spartan fans have seen this before, last year to be exact. Injuries are taking a serious hit on the Michigan State offensive line, and it’s only three weeks into the season. The Spartans came into week three already depleted on the offensive line, without left tackles AJ Ar...

Five keys to victory for Lions against Chargers

Five keys to victory for Lions against Chargers

Trent Balley, Detroit Sports Columnist

September 14, 2019

Nothing is more frustrating than a tie in a professional sports game. We all understand why the NFL still allows ties, it’s for the good of the players. But the fans are kinda over it, and especially when your team has an 18-point lead going into the fourth quarter, a tie is the most bittersweet p...

No. 18 MSU falls to Arizona State after late missed field goal

No. 18 MSU falls to Arizona State after late missed field goal

Aidan Hunt, Football Beat Reporter

September 14, 2019

EAST LANSING, Michigan. - No. 18 Michigan State and Arizona State both brought in 2-0 starts to the season into Spartan Stadium on Saturday in the second part of the home-and-home series between the two Power 5 teams.  And with eyes on MSUs offense, the game would be decided by special teams, as Mic...

‘Refuse to lose’: Spartans earn gutsy comeback victory over Miami

‘Refuse to lose’: Spartans earn gutsy comeback victory over Miami

Nathan Stearns, General Assignment Reporter

September 14, 2019

EAST LANSING, Michigan - If you were going to concoct a blueprint for a well-played game of field hockey by both teams, then Michigan State's victory over Miami would serve as an exceptional example. The theme of the game was sustained offensive success and strong defensive scheming for both teams at ...

Spartans remain undefeated at home with win over Bowling Green

Spartans remain undefeated at home with win over Bowling Green

Kenny Eaton, General Assignment Reporter

September 13, 2019

EAST LANSING, Mich. - On a misty night at DeMartin Stadium, the Michigan State Spartans defeated the Bowling Green Falcons 3-2 in an overtime game. Bowling Green, who was voted No. 1 in the MAC preseason poll, fell to 2-3-1 on the season while Michigan State improved to 6-1.  In an eventful first...

Spartans look for revenge as Arizona State comes to town

Spartans look for revenge as Arizona State comes to town

Joe Dandron, Sports Director

September 13, 2019

EAST LANSING, Mich. - As the clock struck zero last season and Mark Dantonio and the Spartans walked off the field against Arizona State on the road - after losing 16-13 in the 100-degree heat, blowing a 13-3 lead they held into the fourth - the season began to trend in the wrong direction. This t...

Pistons add yet more depth, sign Joe Johnson

Pistons add yet more depth, sign Joe Johnson

Trent Balley, Detroit Sports Colunmist

September 13, 2019

It’s been an eventful offseason for the Detroit Pistons. The franchise headed by owner Tom Gores and head coach Dwane Casey have made it clear that they intend to move the team in a “win now” direction. What better time to implement the plan than… well… now? Swingmen Tony Snell via trade and Sekou Doum...

Hunt: Dantonio ‘humbled’ as history looms

Hunt: Dantonio ‘humbled’ as history looms

Aidan Hunt, Football Beat Reporter

September 13, 2019

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State’s matchup against Arizona State means a lot for the Spartans’ season, and perhaps even more to the legacy of Mark Dantonio. But don’t tell him that. Dantonio, in his thirteenth year as Michigan State’s head coach, tied Duffy Daugherty’s record for most wins by a he...

Spartans overcome scrappy Grizzlies for 3-0 sweep

Spartans overcome scrappy Grizzlies for 3-0 sweep

Ian Drummond, Volleyball Beat Reporter

September 13, 2019

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State’s volleyball team was back in action Thursday night for its first game since losing to No. 21 Tennessee on Sep. 7. The Spartans found an easier opponent in the Oakland Golden Grizzlies, recording a 25-18, 26-24, 25-17 sweep. The Spartans struggled out of the gate, surrenderin...

Spartan Red Zone – 9/11/19 – Jim McElwain and Sharks

Spartan Red Zone – 9/11/19 – Jim McElwain and Sharks

Ryan Collins, Joe Dandron, Alex McRae, and Aidan Hunt

September 12, 2019

On this weeks edition of Spartan Red Zone: The crew discusses Jim McElwain and his infatuation with sharks, MSUs big win over Western Michigan and the impending matchup with Arizona State.

Spartans brimming with confidence after offensive explosion

Spartans brimming with confidence after offensive explosion

Nathan Stearns, General Assignment Reporter

September 12, 2019

EAST LANSING, Mich. - What a difference a week makes. Eager to get the bitter taste of a subpar performance out of their mouths, Michigan State's offense had an explosive scoring outburst this past Saturday that resulted in a 51-17 victory over Western Michigan. This was the first time since 2015...

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