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Michigan State Basketball Coach Tom Izzo Enters 2014-2015, “Excited About His Team.”

Michigan State Basketball Coach Tom Izzo Enters 2014-2015, “Excited About His Team.”

COACH IZZO: Hard to believe a new season is upon us. Still enjoying football. I think I’ll do that for a couple more weeks. But I am excited to get started. It’s been kind of exciting since last year. I say that because it ended disappointingly. Not many times I felt like we had a [...]

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Mark Dantonio Reflects Back on the Michigan Win and Forward on to Ohio State

Mark Dantonio Reflects Back on the Michigan Win and Forward on to Ohio State

Q. Can you talk about that conversation and your thoughts today on all that? COACH DANTONIO: Coach Hoke, Brady, did call me but I think that conversation is probably private but I will say that Brady and I have a very good relationship and I have a lot of respect for him.   Q. I [...]

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Scouting Report and Prediction: #5 Michigan State 6-1 (3-0) vs. Michigan Wolverines 3-4 (1-2)

Scouting Report and Prediction: #5 Michigan State 6-1 (3-0) vs. Michigan Wolverines 3-4 (1-2)

Scouting Report and Prediction: #5 Michigan State 6-1 (3-0) vs. Michigan Wolverines 3-4 (1-2) A look at this week’s opponent… The Spartans nemesis and arch rival, the Michigan Wolverines, make the journey to the High Cathedral of the Spartan Nation: Spartan stadium for the 107th matchup in this series. The Spartans are riding a tidal [...]

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Answering your Michigan State Football Questions and Emails…

Answering your Michigan State Football Questions and Emails…

Answering your Michigan State Football Questions and Emails… Hondo, I must confess I was a little shocked that you let so many people be negative towards MSU. I don’t want to hear people complain about Coach D or Mark Hollis. We are a top ten team. Let’s keep it on the field. Mary Stump I [...]

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Rushing Game the Key to Wolverines vs. Spartans in NCAA Football this Weekend

Rushing Game the Key to Wolverines vs. Spartans in NCAA Football this Weekend

There’s so much to enjoy during Michigan week. These teams, while not sporting matching records, both come to the game with some major playmakers. And as we’ve discussed, that means this game will likely be determined by the heart, passion, and motivation of either side’s playmakers. And it may well be the heart of these [...]

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MSU Receives $10 Million Gift For Spartan Athletics

MSU Receives $10 Million Gift For Spartan Athletics

MSU Receives $10 Million Gift For Spartan Athletics   Alumni Bob and Julie Skandalaris are providing a $10 million facilities gift that enhances the Spartan football, golf and basketball programs, while providing momentum for MSU’s universitywide capital campaign.       EAST LANSING, Mich. – With the largest single gift ever received by Michigan State [...]

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The Outlook Moving Forward: Michigan

The Outlook Moving Forward: Michigan

The Outlook Moving Forward: Michigan Coming off their 56-17 win at Indiana, the Spartans return home to face the Michigan Wolverines at 3:30 on ABC. Offense It did not take long to realize the Indiana game might come down to whether the MSU Offense could out score the Hoosier Offense.  That’s how good things looked [...]

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MIchigan State Spartan Football Players and Coaches Embrace Michigan Week as QB Connor Cook Declares, “It’s going to be a blood bath.”

MIchigan State Spartan Football Players and Coaches Embrace Michigan Week as QB Connor Cook Declares,  “It’s going to be a blood bath.”

Players and Coach Mark Dantonio Embrace, Cherish and Love Michigan Week As Connor Cook Declares, “It’s going to be a blood bath.”   Spartan Stadium East Lansing, MI I have said it my entire life after learning from my father who said it for his. This week in college football, Michigan vs. Michigan State is [...]

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MIchigan State WR Tony Lippett, DE Shilique Calhoun and Fellow DE Marcus Rush Talk Michigan and the Intensity of the Rivalry

MIchigan State WR Tony Lippett, DE Shilique Calhoun and Fellow DE Marcus Rush Talk Michigan and the Intensity of the Rivalry

Q. How was this first big practice of Michigan week? SHILIQUE CALHOUN: I’d say it was good. Came out fired up. Just like any other week, we’re all just fired up, ready to get out there and try to make our mark in practice and perfect our craft. MARCUS RUSH: I think we came out [...]

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Spartan QB Connor Cook and MLB Taiwan Jones Explain Why Michigan State vs. Michigan is Personal, Emotional and Important!

Spartan QB Connor Cook and MLB Taiwan Jones Explain Why Michigan State vs. Michigan is Personal, Emotional and Important!

Q. For both of you, obviously, this is home, so you have a bunch of friends on the other side of the team but for you, Connor, especially the state you come from, just personally can you talk about what the rivalry means to you individually and then on both sides of the ball how [...]

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