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Mateen Cleaves and Detroit sports teams raising money for poverty-stricken

The state of Michigan is obviously in dire financial straits. The economic depression is hitting crisis mode for many Michigan communities. Mateen Cleaves, an icon in the whole state, but especially in the communities of East Lansing, Flint and Detroit is leading a charge to help. This holiday season the state’s sports, business and entertainment communities have joined forces...
Via The Sports Bank
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Fox Sports Pistons Analyst Mateen Cleaves talks NBA Draft (Exclusive)

Mateen Cleaves, a first round NBA draft pick is presently a sports commentator for CBS Sports Network’s “Inside College Basketball” and Fox Sports “Detroit’s Pistons Live.” Additionally, the former Pistons lottery pick hosts SiriusXM Radio’s sports talk shows “College Sports Today” and “NBA Off the Dribble.” Inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame in...
Via The Sports Bank
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan St. legend Mateen Cleaves joins CBS Sports

Mateen Cleaves is not only one of the most legendary names in Michigan State history, he’s also one of the most iconic players in college basketball lore. This Spartan warrior is known for winning a national title while on crutches, being a stellar point guard, having a very large mouth and the ugly Bill Cosby style sweaters he wore on the bench when injured. Mateen Cleaves played...
Via The Sports Bank
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

CBS Sports Network’s Coverage of the Final Four from Atlanta

Beginning tomorrow CBS Sports Network will begin its coverage of the NCAA Men’s Baske.tball Final Four from Centennial Park in Atlanta. Throughout the weekend, hosts Adam Zucker and Brent Stover will be joined by analystsWally Szczerbiak, Mateen Cleaves, Alaa Abdelnaby, Steve Lappas and Pete Gillen, as well as insider Jon Rothstein and reporters Tracy Wolfson and...
Via Sports Media Journal
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Player of the Day: Day 2

Mateen Cleaves, Point Guard, Michigan State (’96-00)-  A throwback as far as this list goes, one of my earliest memories(I was 7 or 8 at the time) watching college basketball was the late 90′s MSU Spartan teams led by Morris Peterson and Mateen Cleaves. While Peterson turned into the better pro and was a dominant college player in his own right, the player that I like many...
Via The Sports Headquarters
December 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Cleaves, Howe, Dungy lead 2013 Michigan Sports Hall of Fame class

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. Fans will recognize most of the members of the 57th class of the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame but a couple of them might be a surprise. The MSHOF announced their newest class at the Palace of Auburn Hills Monday before the Pistons played the Oklahoma City Thunder. Among the newest members in attendance were former Lions offensive lineman Lomas Brown, former...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Deadspin gets downright nasty in Mitch Albom-inspired column, which was inspired by a column

For a lot of Detroit sports fans, the name Mitch Albom means a couple things. And if you’re a follower of Michigan State Spartans or Michigan Wolverines basketball, it means quite another. Remember Albom’s column about how he “saw” Spartans legends Mateen Cleaves and Jason Richardson at the 2005 Final Four? Well, they weren’t there. [...]
Via Detroit Sports 360
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Michigan St. legend Mateen Cleaves begins CBS analyst work today

Mateen Cleaves is not only one of the most legendary names in Michigan State history, he’s also one of the most iconic players in college basketball lore. This Spartan warrior is known for winning a national title while on crutches, being a stellar point guard, having a large mouth and the Bill Cosby style sweaters he wore on the bench when injured. He played in the NBA for 6 years...
Via The Sports Bank
February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Michigan, Mich St both ranked heading into matchup

The last time Michigan and Michigan State faced each other while both were in the Top 25, Mateen Cleaves was a sophomore for the Spartans - and the Wolverines were trying to move on after ousting coach Steve Fisher. That was in 1998, but this rivalry is becoming nationally significant again. On Tuesday night, No. 20 Michigan hosts No. 9 Michigan State in a game between two programs...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Drew Sharp: MSU's Cousins is the new Mateen Cleaves

Is Kirk Cousins becoming the football version of Mateen Cleaves -- that indelible figure who through the sheer force of an indomitable will has changed the direction of a program mired in mediocrity?
Via Lions Blog
October 26, 2011  |  Discuss
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