Detroit Lions legend Wally Triplett passes away at 92

Former Detroit Lions running back and return specialist Wallace “Wally” Triplett III passed away today at the age of 92. Embed from Getty Images In a statement released by the Detroit Lions, the team praised Triplett as “one of the true trailblazers in American sports history. He resides among the great men who helped reshape … Read more

WATCH: Spartan fans set fire to the streets following 21-17 upset over Penn State

NCAA Football: Michigan State at Michigan

Michigan State fans set fire to the streets outside the Cedar Village Apartments after the Spartans dominating upset win over Penn State. MSU proved to be far more than Penn State was ready to handle, delivering a 21-17 upset in Happy Valley that no one saw coming. Twitter user @cj_weiss, a student photojournalist at Michigan … Read more

2018 DSN Big Ten Power Rankings – Week 7

Much like the College Football Playoff Committee, I don’t believe in doing rankings before any meaningful games have been played.  Unlike them, this committee of one is far too impatient to wait any longer. In fact, I did a preliminary conference ranking last week. It turned out to be a fruitful exercise with a whopping … Read more

Mark Dantonio and his players have message for hard-core Michigan State fans

NCAA Football: Michigan at Michigan State

As the Michigan State Spartans were making their final preparations for Saturday’s matchup against No. 7 Penn State, the “so-called” experts were busy making their last-minute picks and not many had MSU winning the game. But as we now know, Mark Dantonio and his players had something else in mind as Matt Coghlin kicked a last-second 34-yard … Read more

Crazy But True: Here’s how Michigan can STILL win the Big Ten East Division

NCAA Football: Maryland at Michigan

Michigan’s Big Ten championship hopes were seemingly crushed with two early conference losses to rivals Michigan State and Penn State. Yet, chaos in the Big Ten on Saturday has opened the door for Michigan, who throttled Minnesota on Saturday. Well, maybe just slightly cracked the door open. Michigan fans, proceed with caution when getting your … Read more

LOOK: Spartans Felton Davis makes incredible touchdown catch vs. Penn State

NCAA Football: Michigan State at Michigan

Coming off a terrible year in 2016, the Michigan State Spartans have had much to prove this college football season. Mark Dantonio has certainly rallied his players and has created an identity for his team as they continue to play hard in every game. If the Spartans can win the rest of their games this season, they will … Read more

LOOK: Mark Dantonio tweets message to MSU fans during weather delay

NCAA Football: Michigan at Michigan State

Michigan State fans waited patiently all week for their ultra-important matchup on Saturday against the Penn State Nittany Lions. After all, despite losing to Northwestern last weekend, the Spartans still control their own destiny in the Big Ten East. In fact, if they were to take down Penn State this week and Ohio State next … Read more

Why tomorrow’s game vs. Penn State will change how we view Michigan State

Dantonio 1 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. 3-9. Those were the words uttered by everyone when talking about … Read more

3 Reasons why Michigan State could upend Penn State on Saturday

Saturday is shaping up to be an exciting day of college football from start to finish. There are a number of games featuring ranked opponents pitted against one another. Among them is a Big Ten rivalry clash between No. 7 Penn State and No. 24 Michigan State. Both teams are coming off heartbreaking losses, in … Read more

Further proof that Ohio State fans care deeply about Michigan football

All week long, both fans of the Penn State Nittany Lions and Michigan Wolverines eagerly awaited Saturday’s matchup in Happy Valley. It was clearly the biggest college football game of the weekend and there was little doubt it would end up being the highest rated game too. According to ESPN/ABC programming, Michigan vs. Penn State … Read more

3 Takeaways from Penn State’s dismantling of Michigan

It. Was. Ugly. Right from the get-go anyone with a pair of eyes knew that Michigan (5-2, 2-2 BigTen) was overmatched and didn’t belong on the same field as the Penn State Nittany Lions (7-0, 4-0 BigTen). From drive one, the superior team reared their claws on a 69-yard touchdown run by Saquon Barkley–then they … Read more

LOOK: The best fan signs from ESPN’S “College GameDay”

It’s rarely a friendly affair when the Michigan Wolverines and Penn State Nittany Lions get together on fall Saturday afternoons, and Penn State wasn’t about to break the trend. The rival of the Wolverines hosted ESPN’s “College GameDay” ahead of Saturday’s tilt, and the fans certainly didn’t disappoint when it came to sign creativity. It … Read more

3 Keys to a Michigan victory at Penn State

The Michigan Wolverines have a huge task in front of them this weekend, hitting the road to take on undefeated and second-ranked Penn State. Of course, there are a lot of questions about the legitimacy of PSU’s record based on the easy schedule they have played so far. Let’s take a look at 3 keys to … Read more

CLASSLESS! Penn State uses Flint water crisis to troll Michigan’s QB situation

This coming Saturday, Jim Harbaugh and his Michigan Wolverines will invade Penn State in what is sure to be one of the most important football games of the college football season. Not surprisingly, fans from both sides have already begun talking trash and it is sure to continue right up until game time. As you can … Read more