Duke’s Chance to Right a Wrong

A.J. and Matt discuss the storybook ending for Coach K’s final run A.J Reilly: We do have set up on Saturday, a pretty good final, a pretty doggone good Final Four that will be headlined by an old rivalry. Matt Bassin: An old rivalry that has never faced off in the NCAA tournament ever. You’ve … Read more

5 Reasons why we can ALL hate the Ohio State Buckeyes

This is Detroit Sports Nation and whether you are a fan of the Maize and Blue or the Green and White, we can all agree that Ohio State is absolutely awful and that the planet would be better without anything associated with it. Here is a list of 5 reasons why the Ohio State Buckeyes … Read more

Michigan State, Notre Dame play to 10-10 tie in ‘Game of the Century’

Michigan State

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 State or Wisconsin? Is it Penn State? No, it’s undoubtedly the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. While Michigan State doesn’t have the greatest lineage as far as college football history, there … Read more

2015 Michigan vs. Michigan State ‘trouble with the snap’ Tecmo Bowl highlights [Video]

Ok, we get it. If you are a fan of the Michigan State Spartans, you cannot see enough highlights from the 2015 “trouble with the snap” game between MSU and Michigan. On the flip side, Wolverines fans cringe whenever the highlights seem to find their way back into the spotlight. So let’s get something out … Read more

Sports Carnage Podcast: Michigan vs Michigan State

HATE WEEK IS HERE! So is the Sports Carnage Podcast. The rubber meets the road Saturday in East Lansing. 7-0 vs 7-0. The center of the college football universe. Something has to give. Listen to the podcast below. FOLLOW SPORTS CARNAGE ON SOCIAL MEDIA Facebook Twitter YouTube LISTEN TO US ON YOUR FAVORITE PODCAST PLATFORM … Read more

Top 11 Michigan vs. Michigan State games in the past 50 years

As Michigan and Michigan State prepare for yet another rivalry matchup, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of the greatest games in the history of the rivalry. So, without further ado, here are the top 11 Michigan vs. Michigan State games in the past 50 years (Actually 51 … Read more

Hey, Michigan State: Here are 10 reasons why your football program sucks!

NCAA Football: Michigan 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 should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone.  *In addition to the above, this piece was all in good fun and is … Read more

Sports Carnage Podcast: Will Michigan or Michigan State get caught looking ahead to the 30th?

Another week closer to potentially the best Michigan – Michigan State matchup we’ve ever seen. Is Paul’s arrogance about the Wolverines actually fear? (Ryan thinks so). Can either offense exploit the vulnerabilities of their rival’s defense? Why the hell are we talking about this game at all when it’s not for another two weeks? All … Read more

Sports Carnage Podcast: 5-0 Spartans and Wolverines, soon to be 0-17 Lions

It’s a good time to be a college football fan in the state of Michigan and a familiarly bad time to be a Lions fan. Are Michigan and Michigan State the beneficiaries of weak schedules? Will the Lions end up with the No.1 pick? Will we have any healthy offensive linemen in our lifetime? We … Read more

10 Notorious times the state of Michigan got jobbed by the refs

lions michigan michigan state

No matter the sport, referees make mistakes. That being said, it seems like teams from the state of Michigan seem to get jobbed by the refs more than anyone else. Let’s take a look at ten notorious times the Great Lakes State felt the burn from the men in stripes (in no particular order): 1. … Read more

Tom Izzo adds WMU transfer Jason Whitens to Michigan State roster

NCAA Basketball: Ohio State at Michigan State

According to a report from Justin Thind, Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo has added Western Michigan transfer Jason Whitens to his roster as a preferred walk-on for the 2021-22 season. Whitens, who is a 6’4″ guard, started 47 games during his time in Kalamazoo. 2020-21 stats: 5.4 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 24 assists, 2 blocks, … Read more

Sports Carnage: Michigan State’s huge upset, where do Mel Tucker and Jim Harbaugh go from here?

THIS. IS. SPARTAAAAAAAA. Well, actually it happened in Ann Arbor but you get the picture. Mel Tucker’s Michigan State Spartans went into the Big House and stunned Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan Wolverines in a 27-24 upset. There was no rain to blame the game on. No snap that Michigan had trouble with. This was a straight-up … Read more

Spartans OT Jordan Reid believes he knows why NCAA season hasn’t been called off

We’re still knee-deep amidst the COVID-19 pandemic that’s affected nearly ever aspect of life as we know it. Certainly, sports are no different. While the NHL, NBA, and NFL have all begun tentative preparations to finish and start their seasons (MLB 2020 season is now underway), there remains discussion regarding the playing of fall NCAA … Read more

No. 1 prospect Emoni Bates announces his plans for the future

emoni bates youtube

Ypsilanti Lincoln star Emoni Bates, the No. 1 basketball prospect in 2022, and No.1 prospect across all classes has made a decision about his future plans after high school. Emoni Bates, who just announced a commitment to Michigan State, is the best high school prospect that I’ve evaluated at this stage. Considered the best high … Read more

Jordan Poole sings “Victory for MSU” at the behest of Draymond Green in hilarious video

It’s that time of the year again in the NBA. Time for some good old fashioned rookie hazing. This time courtesy of the Golden State Warriors, who employ both ex-Michigan State forward Draymond Green, and former Michigan guard Jordan Poole. Dray made Jordan Poole sing the @michiganstateu fight song 😂 pic.twitter.com/KlZ1MXdnei — Warriors on NBCS … Read more