Monthly Archives: July 2013

Talkin’ Spartans: Joe Rexrode and I wrap up Big Ten media days

Big Ten media days ended without much drama (no Johnny Manziel here, just Urban Meyer), but a few interesting topics.  Above, colleague Joe Rexrode and I wrap up the two-day event with the latest episode of Talkin’ Spartans. We also … Continue reading

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An early spin through MSU’s football season: Spartans wrap up against not-so Golden Gophers on Nov. 30

This is the last in a 12-day series looking at Michigan State’s opponents this football season and their chances against the Spartans. Week 12: Minnesota Time and Date: TBD, Nov. 30 Venue: Spartan Stadium, East Lansing TV: TBD Golden Gophers … Continue reading

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An early spin through MSU’s football season: Intriguing Northwestern club, a preseason media darling, awaits on Nov. 23

This is the 11th in a 12-day series looking at Michigan State’s opponents this football season and their chances against the Spartans. Week 11: Northwestern Time and Date: TBD, Nov. 23 Venue: Ryan Field, Evanston, Ill. TV: TBD Wildcats at … Continue reading

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An early spin through MSU’s football season: Spartans try for better luck at Nebraska on Nov. 16

This is the 10th in a 12-day series looking at Michigan State’s opponents this football season and their chances against the Spartans. Week 10: Nebraska Time and Date: TBD, Nov. 16 Venue: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Neb. TV: TBD Cornhuskers at … Continue reading

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An early spin through MSU’s football season: Spartans look to make it 5 of 6 against Wolverines on Nov. 2

This is the ninth in a 12-day series looking at Michigan State’s opponents this football season and their chances against the Spartans. Week 9: Michigan Time and Date: TBD, Nov. 2 Venue: Spartan Stadium, East Lansing TV: TBD Wolverines at … Continue reading

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An early spin through MSU’s football season: Illini have new-offense, little left on ‘D’ as Spartans visit Oct. 26

This is the eighth in a 12-day series looking at Michigan State’s opponents this football season and their chances against the Spartans. Week 8: Illinois Time and Date: 3:30 p.m. (EDT), Oct. 26 Venue: Memorial Stadium, Champaign, Ill. TV: TBD … Continue reading

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An early spin through MSU’s football schedule: Boilermakers’ unrelenting schedule stops in East Lansing Oct. 19

This is the seventh in a 12-day series looking at Michigan State’s opponents this football season and their chances against the Spartans. Week 7: Purdue Time and Date: TBA, Oct. 19 Venue: Spartan Stadium, East Lansing TV: TBD Boilermakers at … Continue reading

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An early spin through MSU’s football season: Offensive-minded and improving Hoosiers visit for homecoming, Oct. 12

This is the sixth in a 12-day series looking at Michigan State’s opponents this football season and their chances against the Spartans. Week 6: Indiana Time and Date: Noon, Oct. 12 Venue: Spartan Stadium, East Lansing TV: TBD Hoosiers at … Continue reading

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An early spin through MSU’s football season: Big Ten road begins Oct. 5 against iffy Iowa squad

This is the fifth in a 12-day series looking at Michigan State’s opponents this football season and their chances against the Spartans. Week 5: Iowa Time and Date: Noon (EDT), Oct. 5 Venue: Kinnick Stadium, Iowa City TV: TBD Hawkeyes … Continue reading

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An early spin through MSU’s football season: Notre Dame, perhaps a mirror image, awaits on Sept. 21

This is the fourth in a 12-day series looking at Michigan State’s opponents this football season and their chances against the Spartans. Week 4: Notre Dame Time and Date: 3:30 p.m., Sept. 21 Venue: Notre Dame Stadium, South Bend, Ind. … Continue reading

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