3 Biggest takeaways from the Michigan State loss to Notre Dame

It was a highly-anticipated game Saturday night in East Lansing between long-time rivals Notre Dame and Michigan State. Unfortunately for the Spartans, an ugly...
NCAA Football: Michigan at Michigan State

3 Keys to a big night for Michigan State over rival Notre Dame

Yessssss, it is almost the weekend, which means it's almost game time for Michigan State and Notre Dame! The BEST Michigan State rivalry (Sorry,...

FLASHBACK: Michigan State pulls off “Little Giants” fake field goal vs. Notre Dame

Following their latest chapter to a storied rivalry this Saturday in East Lansing, the Michigan State Spartans and Notre Dame Fighting Irish will put...

3 Biggest positional match-ups for Michigan State vs. Notre Dame

The Michigan State Spartans and Notre Dame Fighting Irish will do battle for most likely the last time until 2026, and while us fans...

FLASHBACK: Michigan State, Notre Dame play to 10-10 tie in “Game of the Century”

When you go down the list of Michigan State's biggest rivals, the list obviously begins with Michigan, but who's number two? Is it Ohio...

LOOK: Opening spreads for Michigan-Purdue and Notre Dame-Michigan State revealed

The opening lines have been released for Week 4 of college football. Both Michigan and Michigan State pose some difficult tasks next weekend, for...

Blind Resume! YOU choose your Top 10 Michigan State Spartans from this century

While gathering the info I needed to create the list of top 10 Michigan State Football players from this century, I came across a common problem:...

Michigan State lands 3-star forward Aaron Henry for 2018

With the surreal possibility of major roster turnover after this upcoming season, the Michigan State Spartans are stocking up on players from the Class...

Top 10 greatest Michigan State Football players of all-time

Last week we listed the 10 greatest Spartan football players of the 21st century. This time we are busting open the history books, blowing...

BREAKING: Michigan climbs in latest Amway Coaches Poll

It was not pretty, but the University of Michigan took care of business on Saturday by beating Cincinnati 36-14 in Week 2 of the...
NCAA Football: Big Ten Championship-Iowa vs Michigan State

3 takeaways from Michigan State’s 28-14 win over Western Michigan

On Saturday, the Michigan State Spartans defeated the Western Michigan Broncos 28-14 at Spartan Stadium, securing their second victory to start the year, and...

Michigan State to honor Jud Heathcote with jersey patches, tribute game vs. Purdue

The Michigan State family and the college basketball community lost a giant icon last week when former Spartans head coach Jud Heathcote passed away...
NCAA Football: Michigan at Michigan State

Michigan State players traveling to Houston next week to aid in hurricane relief

Following this weekend's game at home against Western Michigan, the Michigan State Spartans will be putting football in the backseat. Members of the team...
NCAA Football: Michigan State at Notre Dame

3 Keys for a Michigan State victory over Western Michigan

While it took a little over a quarter of play for the Spartans to gain their footing against Bowling Green, once they did they...

LOOK: Opening spread for Western Michigan/Michigan State tilt revealed

Entering their season opener on Saturday, the Michigan State Spartans were dubbed a rather big favorite against MAC foe Bowling Green. The Spartans were...
NCAA Football: Michigan at Michigan State

3 Biggest takeaways from Michigan State’s 35-10 victory over Bowling Green

Michigan State began the 2017 College Football season with a 35-10 win over Bowling Green State, and while it was not pretty to start,...

Top 10 Michigan State Football players this century

Let's be real here, as a fan of Michigan State, the 21st century has been pretty good to us. We've got countless Final Fours...
NCAA Football: Michigan at Michigan State

3 Reasons why Michigan State will steamroll Bowling Green

Well if it ain't about damn time. We are just a couple of days away from the Spartans (and the rest of the college...

JUST IN: Former Michigan State coach Jud Heathcote passes away at 90

Jud Heathcote, former head coach for the Michigan State basketball program, has passed away at the age of 90. Jud roamed the sideline for...

LOOK: Michigan State names its captains for the 2017 season

Almost every year at Michigan State since Mark Dantonio became the head coach in 2007, the Spartans have had three co-captains. However, with yet...
NCAA Football: Michigan State at Michigan

WATCH: Hype Video – Return of the Michigan State Spartans

One would be hard-pressed to find a team more anxious and relieved to get back into the football swing of things than the Michigan...
NCAA Football: Rutgers at Michigan State

EDITORIAL: Is Mark Dantonio on the hot seat at Michigan State?

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and...

Michigan, Michigan State fans rank on opposite ends of ‘Happiness Index’ by ESPN

ESPN decided to rile up all kinds of emotions before the college football season starts on August 26th. The worldwide leader in sports created...
NCAA Football: Michigan at Michigan State

3 Key players to watch for the Michigan State Spartans this season

From 2013-15 the Michigan State Spartans compiled a remarkable 36-5 record overall, capturing two Big Ten championships and a Rose Bowl victory along the way....

USA Today: Double-digits wins again for Michigan; .500 for Michigan State?

As fall camps continue around the country for all 130 Division I FBS programs, predictions will be flying off the handles left and right...

Former Michigan State guard Keith Appling sentenced to one year in jail

Former Michigan State basketball star Keith Appling pled guilty "charges of carrying a concealed weapon as well as evading police" last month and and...
NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State

JUST IN: USA Today/Amway College Football Top 25 Coaches Poll revealed

With Week 1 of the 2017 college football season less than a month away, fans around the country are started to get just a...
NCAA Football: Michigan State at Notre Dame

3-star WR from Pittsburgh commits to Michigan State for 2018

On the recruiting front, the Michigan State Spartans are putting an exclamation mark on the month of July. On Saturday, they received their latest...
NCAA Football: Furman at Michigan State

Former Spartans DL Malik McDowell absent from Seahawks camp after ATV accident

One of the very few bright moments for the Michigan State Spartans last season was seeing two players selected in the 2017 NFL Draft....
NCAA Football: Rutgers at Michigan State

Big Ten coaches say last year was a “complete anomaly” for Michigan State

Among the more intriguing teams to watch in the Big Ten this upcoming season will be the Michigan State Spartans. Turning in a 3-9...

Draymond Green being sued by former MSU player for alleged assault

It was around this time a year ago when there was misunderstanding of sorts in East Lansing between two Spartans. Former basketball star and...
NCAA Football: Michigan State at Illinois

Judge permits former MSU DE Auston Robertson to play JuCo football in Kansas

Among the many notable departures from the Michigan State football program this offseason included defensive end Auston Robertson. The former 4-star prospect was dismissed from...
NCAA Football: Michigan at Michigan State

Mark Dantonio compares this year’s Spartans to Rose Bowl team from 2013

The annual preseason media circus for the Big Ten took place these last couple days in Chicago, where coaches and players from all 14...

Michigan State picks up commit from 3-star LB Chase Kline for 2018

Michigan State's latest football commit from the Class of 2018 comes from a state where they have made a field day plucking talent: Ohio. Another...

Spartans land commit from 3-star DE Parks Gissinger for 2018

It had been largely quiet on the recruiting front for the majority of college football programs this month, after all the summer camps in...

LOOK: Former MSU wide reciever pleads for NFL gig with cardboard sign

A rare down year in East Lansing influenced seeing only two former Michigan State Spartans hear their names called in the 2017 NFL Draft:...

LOOK: Bovada updates over/under on wins for Michigan and Michigan State

The DSN staff here recently laid out game-by-game predictions for both Michigan and Michigan State in the upcoming 2017 season. One writer who broke...

6 Lineman from Michigan schools named to Outland Trophy watch list

The latest preseason award watch list featuring players from Michigan-based programs is the Outland Trophy, given to the country's most outstanding interior lineman by...

MSU Hockey forward Mason Appleton inks contract with Winnipeg Jets

Michigan State will head into the 2017-18 hockey season without their leading point-getter. It was announced that sophomore forward Mason Appleton signed a pro...
NCAA Football: Michigan State at Penn State

Wolverines’ Speight, Spartans’ Scott named to Maxwell Award watch list

The preseason award watch lists for the upcoming 2017 college football season continue to roll out in the month of July. It first started...

Ex-Spartan Keith Appling to spend one year in jail after pleading guilty to gun...

News came down from the Wayne County Circuit Court in Detroit on Monday that former Michigan State men's basketball standout Keith Appling will serve...

MSU commit Davion Williams to consider playing both football and basketball

It was back in May when Michigan State offered a scholarship to 3-star defensive back Davion Williams, from Belleville High School, to play football...

MSU nabs 4-star PF Marcus Bingham Jr. from Grand Rapids Catholic Central for 2018

Michigan State hoops landed another big future recruit on Friday, and their highest-rated commit thus far for the Class of 2018. 4-star power forward...

MSU hockey finalizes 2017-18 schedule; features game vs. Minnesota at MSG

Michigan State will enter the 2017-18 hockey season with a new head coach, as former head man of the U.S. National Team Developmental Program...
NCAA Football: Michigan State at Michigan

Michigan State nabs 3-star DL twin brothers from Ohio for 2018

Perhaps the next great family lineage at Michigan State will be the Slade Family. On Sunday, the football program picked up not one, by...
NCAA Football: Furman at Michigan State

3 Biggest questions facing Michigan State entering the 2017 season

There is nobody who wants to get back out onto the field in real game time and forget about the off-season more than Michigan...

2017 Game-by-Game Predictions – Michigan State Spartans

It's been an off-season to forget for the Michigan State Spartans football team. As if finishing 3-9 a year ago wasn't enough for those...
NCAA Football: Furman at Michigan State

Michigan State schedules future home-and-home series with Boston College

Michigan State has had just six meetings all-time with Boston College on the gridiron. News surfaced on Wednesday that the two will reunite as...

Tom Izzo, Spartans pick up commit from Belleville SF Gabe Brown for 2018

Michigan State and head basketball coach Tom Izzo had been largely quiet on the recruiting front, with its 2017 class getting their feet wet...

2018 3-star Saline offensive tackle Dimitri Douglas commits to Michigan State

After picking up an in-state commit over the weekend in defensive back Davion Williams (Belleville High School), Michigan State added another Michigan-made prospect from...

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