Michigan fends off late rally from Spartans, move to 8-0 with 32-23 victory over MSU

Saturday was the latest chapter in the battle for the Paul Bunyan Trophy. The No. 2-ranked Michigan Wolverines came in steamrolling opponents and absolutely dominating on defense. On paper, it was not a favorable match-up for the in-state rival Michigan State Spartans, who have had struggles in just about every facet of the game that has contributed to … Read more

Spartans tested early and often, but pull out 28-13 victory over Furman

The 2016 season for the Michigan State Spartans got underway Friday night under the lights in Spartan Stadium. Their quest to repeat as Big Ten champions and hopes of getting back to the College Football Playoff began with a bout with FCS opponent Furman. It’s a new era in East Lansing in 2016, redshirt senior Tyler O’Connor … Read more

EDITORIAL: Don’t sleep on Michigan State in 2016

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. If you look back in the history of the Big Ten, … Read more

5 keys to a Michigan State victory on Saturday

[tps_header] As the build up to the 3:30 PM kickoff on Saturday between the Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans continues throughout the week, so does breaking down every aspect between the two in-state rivals. The Spartans and head football coach Mark Dantonio are still undefeated and remain ranked in the top ten, despite a bit of … Read more