BREAKING: MSU running back announces he is transferring

Transfers are becoming more and more common all the time, and this off-season has been a big example of that for the Michigan State Spartans. Earlier today, another Spartan announced his plans to transfer, as senior running back Madre London made the announcement in a statement via his Twitter account: “I would like to thank … Read more

3 Keys to Michigan State victory over Minnesota

Michigan State is in new, yet familiar territory, once again being ranked in the AP Top-25. The No. 21 Spartans (4-1, 2-0 BigTen) hit the road this Saturday to face Minnesota (3-2, 0-2 BigTen) and the Golden Gophers will be hunting for their first BigTen win of the 2017 season, after losing at home to … Read more

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 are hurting at the loss of such a great and time-tested rivalry, we also want to make damn sure the Spartans leave a sour taste in the golden-domers’ mouths for a … Read more

3 Keys for a Michigan State victory over Western Michigan

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While it took a little over a quarter of play for the Spartans to gain their footing against Bowling Green, once they did they cruised to a 35-10 victory. But if they start slow this week against the Western Michigan Broncos, they might find themselves in deep trouble. While Michigan State began the 2017 season … Read more

3 Reasons why Michigan State will steamroll Bowling Green

NCAA Football: Michigan at Michigan State

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 football world’s) kickoff to the 2017 college football season. And to get your mouth even frothier, here are three reasons why you can bet Michigan State will ground the Falcons. 1. … Read more

Inside the Numbers: 5 reasons why Michigan State is struggling in 2016

So the Michigan State Spartans have certainly seen better days in recent program history. This past Saturday, they faltered again the second half in their 31-14 loss at home against the BYU Cougars. The loss was their third straight on the season, putting them under .500 this late into a season since 2012 when they finished the … Read more

BYU ambushes MSU in second half, hands Spartans a third straight loss, 31-14

On Saturday, the Michigan State Spartans (2-2, 0-2 Big Ten) were looking to end a two-game skid, their first such losing streak since 2009. They returned home after a disappointing 24-21 overtime loss to Indiana last week, stepping out of conference this week to play independent foe BYU Cougars (2-3), who survived a shootout with Toledo at … Read more

PREVIEW: Wisconsin Badgers @ Michigan State Spartans

WISCONSIN BADGERS (3-0) at MICHIGAN STATE SPARTANS (2-0) WHERE: Spartan Stadium, East Lansing, MI KICKOFF: Saturday, September 24th @ 12:00 p.m. ET TV/RADIO: BTN/Spartan Sports Network (Check local listings) GAMETIME FORCAST: A 10 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a high of 71. Winds out of the East, Northeast around 8 mph. BETTING LINE: … Read more

Michigan State opens up big lead on Notre Dame, hangs on for 36-28 victory

It was rivalry renewed on Saturday night in South Bend, as the Michigan State Spartans (1-0) took on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (1-1) for the first time since 2013. After defeating FCS-level Furman to open the season, the Spartans would get their first major test of the season against the Irish. 1ST QUARTER Notre … 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

Top 5 storylines to watch as Michigan State opens spring practice

[tps_header]The defending Big Ten champions will open Spring practice today as Michigan State football head coach Mark Dantonio prepares for his 10th season at the helm for the Spartans. Coming off a birth in their first College Football Playoff, MSU will have many questions to answer before they open the 2016 season on September 2nd … 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