FLASHBACK: 5-foot-5 Earl Boykins leads Eastern Michigan to upset of Michigan

Hard to imagine, but college basketball is right around the corner. And with it will come plenty of shocking outcomes that will make us scratch our heads and say “Wow!” Among the more notable surprises around these parts happened 17 years ago. The University of Michigan found themselves predictably meandering through their pre-conference schedule. Ranked … Read more

College Hockey Weekly: MTU swept at home, MSU & U-M both split

It was another busy weekend across the College Hockey landscape, with all 7 Michigan-based NCAA Division 1 programs in action. Let’s dive right into the action. #1 Michigan Tech Huskies (10-2-0; 8-2-0 WCHA)  The upstart Huskies headed into the weekend as the only undefeated team in College Hockey, and ranked #1 in the country. A … Read more

Wooden Award watch list has both MSU and U-M represented

Both MSU and UM have a representative on the preseason watch list for player of the year. The Wooden Award has 50 players on it’s preseason list including Sr. Brandon Dawson from Michigan State and Jr. Caris LeVert from Michigan. Of the 50 players on the watch list, 22 will compete in the Tip-Off Marathon on the ESPN … Read more

Week 12 – College Football Playoff Rankings

The latest College Football Playoff Rankings are out, and there is movement at the top after Auburn lost to Texas A&M last Saturday. Following Michigan State’s loss to Ohio State, the Spartans didn’t suffer as big a drop as some expected. They only fell 4 spots from #8 to #12. Here are the current rankings: … Read more

GAMEDAY: Michigan at Michigan State

What: Michigan Wolverines (3-4) at #8 Michigan State Spartans (6-1( Where: Spartan Stadium — East Lansing, Michigan When: Saturday October 25th at 3:30pm ET TV / Radio: ABC (Ch.7 in Detroit) & Watch ESPN / 760 AM, 950 AM, and 1050 AM Latest Line: Michigan State by 17 Twitter: @DetSportsNation Weather Forecast: Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, … Read more

Breaking down theUSA Today Men’s Basketball Coaches Poll

The first USA Today Coaches Poll has been released with the top five spots going to Kentucky, Arizona, Duke, Wisconsin and Kansas. Defending champion UCONN find themselves at #15, while Final Four participants Kentucky, Florida and Wisconsin find themselves at #1, #7 and #4 respectively. The Big Ten had the most members in the poll with … Read more

Week 8 Poll: New No. 1; Spartans remain at #8

The AP released it’s weekly College Football rankings on Sunday, and there weren’t too many moves or surprises. However the biggest change that did occur, happened at the top. For the 1st time this season, we have a change at #1. Mississippi State is the top dog (pun intended) this week, beating out Florida State … Read more

Week 7 Poll: Major shakeup in the Top 25

Whew! What a weekend in College Football. For the 1st time in history, 5 of the Top 10 teams went down on what’s being called “Shake-up Saturday”. It all started on Thursday night when unranked Arizona shocked the #2 Oregon Ducks in Eugene, something Michigan State couldn’t do. But that was just the beginning of … Read more