Michigan State football headed to Redbox Bowl

For the second consecutive bowl game, the Michigan State football team will be headed west to California. The Spartans will be playing in the Redbox Bowl on New Year’s Eve against the Oregon Ducks. 🍿🏈 Coming Soon – A New Year's Eve matinee featuring @oregonfootball and @MSU_Football!#RedboxBowl #Pac12FB #B1GFootball 📰: https://t.co/YLb3HPRuQz🎟:https://t.co/uCXjayVvtb pic.twitter.com/4yOXjW1Hoz — Redbox Bowl (@RedboxBowl) … Read more

Michigan State schedules future home-and-home series with Oregon

After going head-to-head in both 2014 and ’15, both Michigan State and Oregon will do it again in 2029-30, as confirmed by both schools. The Spartans will be playing the Ducks in a new future Home-And-Home Series starting in 2029! #GoGreen #TheBestStartHere #HEAVE pic.twitter.com/NzejeaXvoI — Michigan State Football (@MSU_Football) August 13, 2018 This will mark … Read more

College Five: The games to watch in Week 2 of college football

The first weekend of the college football season sure lived up to its billing. We had a double OT thriller on Labor Day, an epic comeback by the Chosen Josh Rosen, and marquee performances from some of the nation’s best. Going into Week 2, many wonder the legitimacy of certain teams like Michigan, Penn State, … Read more

Bracket Breakdown: Favorites, sleepers and bracket-busters in the Tournament

NCAA Basketball: Final Four Championship Game-Villanova vs North Carolina

Okay so you’ve had some time to digest everything. You have probably gone through a couple drafts, had to scribble out some picks or even trash a bracket completely and start from scratch. I can hear the paper crumbling as we speak. Relax, Nation. We got you covered. We will be providing you a crash … Read more

FLASHBACK: Oregon’s Dillon Brooks commits biggest flop ever

We’ve seen plenty of flops over the years. They can range from subtle to outright ridiculous. But this flop from Oregon’s Dillon Brooks goes far beyond that. Let’s just say that the crowd at Utah wasn’t impressed. Seriously, what was he thinking? The Academy Awards are in late February, maybe he was trying to get … Read more

P.J. Fleck reportedly close to signing extension with Western Michigan

The hottest name on the college football coaching market is that of Western Michigan head football coach. And since capping off an undefeated regular season and a MAC championship, Fleck has been on the radar of every team with a coaching vacancy. However, it appears that the 36-year-old Fleck is set to stay put in … Read more

Best of College Football: Mascots

Mascots are a unique part of the college sports experience. Programs can become defined by their mascots if they are popular enough: like the Seminoles for Florida State or the Buckeyes of Ohio State. These mascots are personificatIons of the team and the fan base and continue to rile up their respective crowds to this … Read more

W2W4: Top 5 College Football Games, Week 6

Even though Michigan State has faltered lately and the Michigan Wolverines FINALLY have a road game, albeit a pedestrian game against Rutgers, there are still going to be some games that are ‘must-see TV’ this weekend. We’ve got you covered here at Detroit Sports Nation with a snapshot of the five most interesting games this coming weekend. Click through and tell … Read more

LOOK: Michigan football uniforms get ‘Oregon’ makeover

“On Saturday, Oregon will wear uniforms that look like actual Ducks. That got us thinking: What if Oregon was in charge of revamping some of college football’s most iconic unis?” That is the question posited by ESPN on Friday as they did a featured piece showing illustrations of major college football programs and their “Oregon-ized” uniforms. Texas, Alabama, … Read more

2016 Conference Preview: Pac-12

Out of the Power 5 conferences in college football the Pac-12 usually gets overlooked the most due to most of its games being played late in the Eastern part of the country. However, if you’re one of those nocturnal individuals, like myself, who enjoy staying up until the wee hours of the morning then you may … Read more

Complete 7-round NFL mock draft

The NFL draft is right around the corner and it is officially time to release a final, seven-round mock draft. Every single selection for every single team is predicted. Trades will throw a wrench in the order, but most of the picks were chosen solely on their schematic fit, team need, and best player available. … Read more

NCAA Tournament: Power Rankings for the Sweet 16

The first weekend of the NCAA Men’s Division-I Basketball Tournament is what ultimately gives it the nickname ‘March Madness’. The ‘Cinderellas’ show up as huge underdogs and for one game, they put it out all on the line and pull off stunners. In this year’s tournament, 13 lower seeds won their first round matchups. Of … Read more

NCAA Tournament Preview – West Region

[tps_header]The Oregon Ducks finished the season as strong as anyone in the country and under the radar a bit. They are riding an eight-game winning streak and flat out steamrolled Utah in their conference championship game last week. It was a key component to the Ducks getting that last No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, … Read more

Conference Tournament Preview – Pac-12

[tps_header]If there is a basketball conference as unpredictable as any, it could very well be the Pac-12 conference. In the Associated Press’ preseason rankings for the 2015-16 season, one would see just three teams from the Conference of Champions ranked in the top 25 – Arizona at No. 12, California at No. 14, and Utah … Read more

Top 15 college football programs this century

[tps_header] 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. College football has undergone some drastic changes in the last 20 … Read more

WATCH: TCU pulls off largest comeback in NCAA Bowl History; beats Oregon 47-41 in triple OT

Gary Patterson and the #11 TCU Horned Frogs went into half-time down 31-0 to the Oregon Ducks. They were in much of the same situation that Michigan State was in on New Year’s Eve. Nothing seemed to be working, and Oregon QB Vernon Adams was shredding the tired TCU defense. Then, as if the fates … Read more