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Spartan Denzel Valentine Named BIG TEN JESSE OWENS MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Michigan State men’s basketball player Denzel Valentine was named the 2016 Big Ten Jesse Owens Male Athlete of the Year, the conference announced on Wednesday. Valentine is the third Michigan State player to win Male Athlete of the Year accolades, after ice hockey standout Ryan Miller claimed the honor in 2001 and […]

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As Expected Brandon Clemons, Michigan State OL Receives Sixth Year of Eligibility from NCAA

Brandon Clemons Receives Sixth Year of Eligibility from NCAA Clemons graduated with a psychology degree in December 2015. EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State offensive guard Brandon Clemons has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA, Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio announced on Tuesday. Clemons, who earned his bachelor’s degree in […]

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Big Ten Basketball Leads Nation in Attendance for 40th Straight Year

Rosemont, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference led the nation in men’s basketball attendance for the 40th consecutive season according to figures released by the NCAA. The Big Ten recorded an average attendance of 12,555 patrons per game, including home games and all seven sessions of the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament. In addition, the […]

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The MUST WATCH :30 Second Video EVERY College Football Fan WILL LOVE! (Unless You’re A Wolverine)

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B1G News For Sparty: He Does It AGAIN!

There is no secret that Michigan State mascot Sparty is beloved by Spartans and non Spartans alike. ESPN this week named him the B1G’s best mascot. You can read about it when you CLICK RIGHT HERE! Congrats Sparty!

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Michigan State’s Allen and Burt Earn Big Ten Medal of Honor

Spartan duo joins elite company as part of 102nd Big Ten Medal of Honor class ROSEMONT, Ill. – As the Big Ten continues its celebration for the 102nd class of the Big Ten Medal of Honor, Michigan State announced that Jack Allen of the football team and women’s gymnast Lisa Burt have been named the […]

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2016 All Big Ten Football Defensive First Team Awards

Spartan Nation 2016 All Big Ten Team: Defense Defense DT Malik McDowell Michigan State DE Dawuane Smoot Illinois DE Sam Hubbard Ohio State DT Jaleel Johnson Iowa LB Raekwon McMillan Ohio State LB Vince Biegel Wisconsin LB Riley Bullough Michigan State LB Josey Jewell Iowa CB Desmond King Iowa CB Jourdan Lewis Michigan S Nathan […]

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2016 All Big Ten Offensive First Team Awards

Spartan Nation 2016 All Big Ten Team: Offense Offense QB J.T. Barrett Ohio State RB Justin Jackson Northwestern RB L.J. Scott Michigan State WR Jehu Chesson Michigan WR Simmie Cobbs Indiana WR Jordan Westerkamp Nebraska TE Jake Butt Michigan C Pat Elflein Ohio State OG Dan Voltz Wisconsin OG Dan Feeney Indiana OT Jonah Pirsig […]

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2016 All Big Ten Football Special Teams First Team Pre Season Awards

For the 12th year in a row, Spartan Nation after exhaustive research and analysis hands out our first team awards today.  We start with special teams: Spartan Nation 2016 All Big Ten Team: Special Teams Special Teams PR Jabrill Peppers Michigan KR Solomon Vault Northwestern P Sam Foltz Nebraska K Griffin Oakes Indiana LS Dan […]

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ESPN Gave MICHIGAN STATE Head Coach Mark Dantonio B1G Respect!

While the Big Ten is considering the possibility of leaving ESPN for other networks as they search for the most lucrative TV rights deals, the four letter network just handed out some big time respect for the Spartan head man Mark Dantonio.  In an off season that has seen UM head coach Jim Harbaugh gobble […]

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