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Michigan State vs. Wisconsin was more than just a game

I decided it would be a cool opportunity to watch a Big Ten showdown between Wisconsin and Michigan State, but before confirming that I would go, I checked the forecast. Michigan’s weather is fickle, and I had to make sure a blizzard wouldn’t be on its way to East Lansing. After I looked at the weather app on my iPhone and saw that it would be sunny and warm, making the 70-mile...
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Michigan State Football: 5 overreactions to Wisconsin loss

After Michigan State football’s loss to Wisconsin in Week 4, there have been plenty of overreactions. Everyone loves to overreact after big wins and big losses. A majority of Michigan State football’s fan base was ready to diagnose this team and become the armchair head coach after Saturday’s loss to Wisconsin at home, but it’s […] Michigan State Football: 5 overreactions...
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2 days ago

Michigan State Football: 5 reasons Wisconsin loss isn’t the end of title hopes

Michigan State football’s loss to Wisconsin doesn’t ruin the Spartans’ title hopes in 2016, and here’s why. Heading into the Wisconsin game, it seemed like Mark Dantonio and Michigan State football was prepared to win its second straight contest against a ranked opponent and really take a step toward becoming serious playoff contenders. However, Wisconsin […] Michigan State...
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2 days ago

Michigan State Football: What went wrong vs. Wisconsin

What went wrong for Michigan State football on Saturday afternoon against No. 11 Wisconsin? The sting is starting to dissipate and Michigan State football fans have come out of hiding, yet watching Sportscenter and Big Ten Network are probably still off-limits. The Spartans were taken to the woodshed on Saturday afternoon, at home, to the tune of 30-6 […] Michigan State Football...
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2 days ago

Michigan State Football: Report card for Wisconsin loss

How did Michigan State football grade out, by position, in a Week 4 loss to Wisconsin at home? Saturday’s Michigan State football game was one to forget if your name is Tyler O’Connor or, heck, even Mark Dantonio. The senior quarterback had his worst game as a Spartan and the head coach never thought his […] Michigan State Football: Report card for Wisconsin loss - Spartan...
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2 days ago

Red Cedar Report: Wisconsin recap, remembering Mylan Hicks

On today’s isportsMSU Red Cedar Report, isportsweb contributors Tyler Hayward and Grant Essenmacher talk about the tragic ending of the life of Mylan Hicks. They also review the game against Wisconsin. Is the outcome as bad as it looked and is it time for Michigan State to get ready for the future by playing Brian Lewerke over Tyler O’Connor? The guys talk about that and much...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Spartan Hockey "Meet the Rookies"- Anthony Scarsella

Meet the new faces of Michigan State Hockey.
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Michigan State Football: Spartans drop to No. 17 in AP Poll

Michigan State football has dropped to No. 17 in the latest edition of the AP Poll. A tough loss for Michigan State football has led to the second-biggest drop in rankings of any team in Week 4. The Week 5 AP Poll has been released and the formerly eighth-ranked Spartans dropped to No. 17. Must […] Michigan State Football: Spartans drop to No. 17 in AP Poll - Spartan Avenue - Spartan...
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3 days ago

WATCH: Spartans Take Fourth, Burnham Second at 33rd Annual Fossum Invitational

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Michigan State Football: The case for Brian Lewerke to start

Those that understand Brian Lewerke’s potential realize that the redshirt freshman QB can be really good for Michigan State football. Is there a quarterback controversy in East Lansing? No. However, Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio has compared redshirt freshman Brian Lewerke to former Spartan Kirk Cousins. There is high hope and praise for Brian from […] Michigan...
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3 days ago

Michigan State Spartans fall in college football top 25 polls

After Saturday’s debilitating loss, the Michigan State Spartans are falling down the polls. They find themselves outside the top 15 in both major polls, including the Amway Coaches' Top 25 Poll. MSU came in at No, 16 in that poll, down eight spots from their No. 8 ranking last week. MSU fell nine spots to No. 17 in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll following the 30-6 loss to...
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3 days ago

CLF, ex-Michigan State football player Hicks killed at 23

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Mylan Hicks, a former Michigan State defensive back and member of the Calgary Stampeders, was killed early Sunday in an ''act of violence,'' the CFL team said. He was 23. ''Obviously this is an extremely difficult and upsetting time for the players and staff,'' Stampeders president and general manager John Hufnagel said in a statement. ''It's a terrible tragedy...
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Stampeders confirm death of defensive back Mylan Hicks

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) The Calgary Stampeders say team member Mylan Hicks, a former Michigan State defensive back, has been killed at the age of 23. The Stampeders say in statement that Hicks' ''life was taken in an act of violence.'' Police said earlier Sunday they were investigating a shooting outside a Calgary nightclub. They said in a statement that the victim, whom they did...
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Former Michigan State football player Mylan Hicks, 23, dies

Former Michigan State football linebacker Mylan Hicks has passed away, leaving teammates and coaches shocked. Just two months after the unexpected death of former Michigan State football star Mike Sadler, another Spartan has passed away. Mylan Hicks, a safety turned linebacker who played from 2010-14, had his life taken from him at the age of […] Former Michigan State football...
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3 days ago

WATCH: No.1 Nebraska Holds Off Spartans in Five

Although it wasn't quite the statement that they had hoped to make, MSU still showed that it could go toe-to-toe with the defending National Champions and No. 1 team in the country, falling in five sets, 3-2 (25-22, 25-23, 20-25, 14-25, 14-16).
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Michigan State Football: It’s time for the youth movement

After a mediocre performance on Saturday, it’s clear Michigan State football needs to begin a youth movement. Michigan State football got a dose of reality from Wisconsin Saturday afternoon. The offense that was run-heavy against Notre Dame was completely shut down. The offensive line could not open any holes for LJ Scott to run through. […] Michigan State Football: It’s time...
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4 days ago

WATCH: Mark Dantonio performs wizardry with bizarre disappearing act

We’ve all experienced getting our butts kicked. It is a phenomenon people experience everyday. When you are a college football coach, it happens more often than not. We all want to run away and disappear during those tough moments. It appears Mark Dantonio may have found the key to getting the hell out of dodge. As Michigan State was in the midst of getting beaten by Wisconsin...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Highlights: Badgers beat Michigan State

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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin throttles Michigan State

So this was a surprise for many. Sparty looked great last week whipping Notre Dame, but then got smacked at home by Wisconsin. The Big Ten looks pretty tough this season with their impressive nonconference wins, and now we’ll see which teams will emerge. Michigan State seems to play well as underdogs, but then under-perform when they’re favorites. For the Badgers, redshirt freshman...
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4 days ago

Wisconsin Badgers serve notice to Michigan State, rest of Big Ten

Well that was easy. This was supposed to be the week where the Wisconsin Badgers got declawed and stuffed as it came back down to Earth. After all, LSU was overrated right? And of course, struggling against FCS opponent Georgia State was surely a sing of things to come. Just wait until the Michigan State Spartans let the lion out of the cage. Not so. Instead, the Badgers came...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State paints No. 3 midfield to honor late punter Mike Sadler

Before Saturday’s game against Wisconsin in East Lansing, Michigan State inducted Mike Sadler into its Hall of Fame. Sadler, along with former Nebraska punter Sam Foltz, died in a car crash July 23, less than two years after the end of his Spartans playing career. To honor Sadler’s memory, Michigan State painted his No. 3 in the middle of the logo at midfield at Spartan Stadium...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: My Spartan Story - Sarah Burnham

To learn more about Sarah and other student-athletes at Michigan State visit msuspartans.com/spartanfund
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Clement expected to play against Michigan State

Michigan State has looked good stopping the run in the early part of this season, earning the No. 8-ranked FBS in rushing defense. If Wisconsin had hopes of a balanced attack when they met the Spartans in East Lansing on Saturday, they were going to need senior running back Corey Clement. It appears they’ll get just that. Wisconsin RB Corey Clement expected to start today vs...
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4 days ago

Michigan State vs Wisconsin: Weather report

What does the weather look like for Saturday afternoon’s Michigan State vs Wisconsin game? Heading down to the Michigan State vs Wisconsin game in East Lansing Saturday afternoon? It should be a nice day for football, or as the Spartans’ PA announcer says, “It’s a beautiful day for football.” Must Read: MSU Football: 5 bold predictions […] Michigan State vs Wisconsin...
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4 days ago

Michigan State vs Wisconsin: Betting odds

If you’re looking to put money on today’s Michigan State vs Wisconsin game, make sure you check the betting odds. Another installment of the Michigan State vs Wisconsin rivalry is looming. The No. 8 Spartans host the No. 11 Badgers on Saturday afternoon and this might end up being yet another close game. The last […] Michigan State vs Wisconsin: Betting odds - Spartan Avenue...
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4 days ago
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