Michigan State Coach Tom Izzo has done a lot of wild and crazy things at MSU Midnight Madness over the years. However, this one takes the cake. In the past, he donned a space suit (the upcoming season’s Final Four was in Houston that year), got in a racecar (Final Four in Indianapolis that season) and worn the warrior suit of ancient Sparta. Tom Izzo wore that in connection to...
I don't know what you make, but let's say that you make more than the median American family. You had some crappy part time service jobs in high school and college, but those don't really count. You entered the work force at 22 as a tech guy or a teacher or in management at a casino, and you were underpaid. Let's say you started at $38,000 in 2013 dollars. Over the...
TIME ON YOUR HANDS
Tom Izzo is among the proponents of a reduced shot clock in college basketball. The Michigan State coach lays out his argument.
THEY GO WAY BACK
There must be some unspoken directive in the college basketball coaching ranks that when you have... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
TAKE THAT, DAD!
Michigan State Spartans head basketball coach Tom Izzo recently admitted that his son actually picked Duke over his old man's team in Friday's game.
Michigan State Spartans head basketball coach Tom Izzo estimates that as far as the extent of the role of cheating in recruiting is concerned, "it’s probably 20 percent."
COMFORTABLE IN OWN SKIN
If you couldn't tell by his annual get-up during Midnight Madness, Tom Izzo is 100% comfortable in his own skin. The guy who is no stranger to pounding his fist to light a fire under his players and isn't afraid to give an official a death stare is appearing in a new line of Dove Men+Care spots. I don't think there is anyone more suited for these ads than Coach Izzo...
SWING AND A MISS
Roy Williams’ No. 1-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels beat Tom Izzo’s Michigan State Spartans 67-55 in an incredible college basketball game on the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson on Veterans Day.
But it was President Obama’s missed handshakes that seem to be capturing some attention.
The historic game gave Mr. Obama a chance to honor troops and pay tribute to the 95,000...