Stories tagged: Michigan State
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 3 a.m.
Judge dismisses sex charges against ex-Michigan State star
A judge on Monday dismissed all charges against former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves, who was accused of sexually assaulting a woman after a charity golf event and a …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 10:30 p.m.
Spartan senior Demetrious Cox cited for misdemeanor assault
Michigan State University senior defensive back Demetrious Cox has been cited for misdemeanor assault.
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, 10:27 p.m.
Top 25 Roundup: No. 11 Wisconsin routs No. 8 Michigan State 30-6
Leo Musso returned a fumble 66 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter and No. 11 Wisconsin turned its early-season showdown with No. 8 Michigan State into a rout, …
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 10:11 p.m.
College football: Stanford off to solid start with win over Kansas State
Christian McCaffrey had two long touchdown runs and Ryan Burns threw a scoring pass in his first career start to lead No. 8 Stanford past Kansas State 26-13 in Stanford, …
Fri., March 18, 2016, 6:09 p.m.
Middle Tennessee State upsets No. 2 seed Michigan State
Reality hit Middle Tennessee State guard Jaqawn Raymond as he walked triumphantly off the floor. Giddy Potts thought it might come later, once he returned to the team hotel and …
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 5:44 p.m.
No. 20 Michigan St. outlasts No. 5 Ohio St. 107-105 in 3 OTs
In the last minute of the third overtime, Tori Jankoska helped the 20th-ranked Michigan Spartans finally outlast No. 5 Ohio State, making three free throws down the stretch to give …
Wed., Dec. 30, 2015, 8:35 p.m.
Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio faces old boss Nick Saban in playoff
Mark Dantonio glanced toward Nick Saban during the final news conference before their teams meet in the College Football Playoff and gave a little grin at his old boss.
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015, 10:11 p.m.
No. 5 Michigan State edges No. 4 Iowa for Big Ten title
L.J. Scott’s late lunge did more than put the ball across the goal line – it all but certainly put No. 5 Michigan State in the College Football Playoff.
Fri., Dec. 4, 2015, 6:29 p.m.
Big Ten championship could be start for Iowa or Michigan State
Mark Dantonio and Kirk Ferentz kept the discussion on point Friday. The Michigan State and Iowa coaches are in Indianapolis to win a Big Ten championship. Nothing more.
Tue., Nov. 17, 2015, 8:25 p.m.
Connor Cook says shoulder is fine with Ohio State game looming
Connor Cook insists he’ll be ready to play this weekend and his shoulder won’t be a problem. Until he steps on the field and proves that, there will be some …
Sun., March 29, 2015
Michigan State, Louisville in familiar position with eyes on Final Four
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Tom Izzo and Rick Pitino are Final Four regulars, and one of them will be back this year even though both of their teams were counted out …
Mon., March 23, 2015
Spartans eliminate Virginia again
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Travis Trice received a text message Sunday from Golden State Warriors forward and former Michigan State player Draymond Green that read: “Don’t let this be your last …
Sun., Dec. 21, 2014
No. 1 Kentucky deals UCLA lopsided loss
College basketball: Devin Booker had 19 points, and No. 1 Kentucky scored the game’s first 24 points in an 83-44 victory over UCLA on Saturday in Chicago. Aaron Harrison added …
Sat., Aug. 30, 2014
Michigan State rolls past Jacksonville State. in opener
Connor Cook threw a long touchdown pass for Michigan State’s first points of the season – and coach Mark Dantonio’s immediate reaction was concern. That’s because Cook needed to be …
Mon., March 31, 2014
UConn beats Michigan State to reach Final Four
NEW YORK – Shabazz Napier owed UConn. He could have transferred when academic sanctions barred the Huskies from the NCAA tournament his junior season. But the guard wanted to pay …
Sun., March 30, 2014, 9:03 p.m.
UConn rides Napier, returns to Final Four
Shabazz Napier carried UConn back to the Final Four, scoring 17 of his 25 points in the second half in a 60-54 upset of fourth-seeded Michigan State.
Sun., March 30, 2014
Spartans round back into shape
NEW YORK – Michigan State guard Keith Appling drove the lane one day in practice and flipped a lob to Branden Dawson as he had many times before. “He didn’t …
Sat., March 29, 2014
Michigan State beats Virginia 61-59
NEW YORK – Michigan State turned the defensive tables on Virginia and the Spartans advanced to the Elite Eight, putting them back in a place where they have had a …
Fri., March 28, 2014
Michigan State’s Izzo and Virginia’s Bennett have long history
EAST LANSING, Mich. – The first taste of USA Basketball, the first NCAA tournament game, the first Final Four – these are big moments in a basketball career, and Tony …
Sat., March 22, 2014, 11:45 p.m.
Spartans turn back Harvard rally
After losing all of a double-digit lead and even briefly falling behind late in the game, Michigan State held off Harvard 80-73 in an epic East subregional game Saturday night …
Sat., March 22, 2014
NCAA Arena notebook: Harvard players made smart decision
The Harvard players admitted as much Friday. The biggest recruiting draw was the school’s academic reputation. “Academically, Harvard is second to none, and that was a big reason why I …
Fri., March 21, 2014
NCAA notes: NDSU freshman point guard Carlin Dupree shows poise down stretch in upset victory
After San Diego State’s 73-69 victory coach Steve Fisher joked that he would take the team white water rafting the next day. But the Aztecs wouldn’t have had time to …
Thu., March 20, 2014
Teams, fans settle in for NCAA games at Spokane Arena
A little March madness paid off Wednesday for a trio of brothers from Medical Lake who also happen to be die-hard Oklahoma Sooners fans. Kole, Kasen and Kade Turner – …
Tue., Jan. 7, 2014
Big Ten showdown
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said his players better not treat a top-five matchup with Ohio State as if it’s just another basketball game. The fifth-ranked Spartans will host the …
Thu., Jan. 2, 2014
Michigan St beats Stanford in Rose Bowl
PASADENA, Calif. – When Kyler Elsworth soared over the pile to deliver the final hit of Michigan State’s season, the storybook ending came with a moral. After so many years …
Wed., Jan. 1, 2014
Rose Bowl should feature old-fashioned football
PASADENA, Calif. – The game considered to be the first Rose Bowl was staged in 1902 to help pay for the Tournament of Roses Parade. An unexpectedly huge crowd of …
Sat., Dec. 7, 2013
Buckeyes guard won’t get start
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer will not let right guard Marcus Hall start tonight’s Big Ten championship game in Indianapolis against No. 10 Michigan State. Meyer did not say how …
Tue., Nov. 12, 2013
Best bet on the Tube
With the college basketball season only a few days old, No. 2 Michigan State faces top-ranked Kentucky and its latest group of freshmen phenoms today in the Champions Classic (doubleheader …
Sat., Sept. 21, 2013
Spartans have worth response
A challenge to Michigan State supporters after “Go Blue” was written across the East Lansing sky has led to more than $36,000 in donations to fight ovarian cancer. The Lansing …
Tue., Feb. 19, 2013
Best bet on the Tube
Tom Izzo put it best. “It doesn’t get any better or bigger than this,” the Michigan State men’s basketball coach said. When Izzo’s No. 4 Spartans host the No. 1 …