Monthly Archives: November 2013

HALFTIME: No. 11 MSU 7, Minnesota 3

Tweet EAST LANSING — Michigan State has a championship date with Ohio State next week in Indianapolis, but finds itself in a tight battle in its regular-season finale today. The No. 11 Spartans, who are trying to improve their positioning … Continue reading

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MSU football opponent Q and A: Minnesota

Tweet In this week’s opponent Q and A, we catch up with Marcus Fuller, who covers Minnesota football for the Pioneer Press.

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NFL Week 12: A look at how former Spartans fared

Tweet Since Le’Veon Bell’s return from a foot injury, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been a better team. Bell helped the Steelers continue their midseason surge Sunday, playing a role in a third straight victory that has Pittsburgh tied with Baltimore … Continue reading

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Dennard tabbed as finalist for Jim Thorpe Award

Michigan State senior defensive back Darqueze Dennard is a finalist for another national award. Dennard was named one of three finalists for the Jim Thorpe Award on Monday, which annually goes to the nation’s top defensive back. The other finalists … Continue reading

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Week 13 Big Ten football power poll

With the regular season winding down, here’s a look at this week’s Big Ten power poll following a full slate of games.

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MSU football opponent Q&A: Northwestern

Tweet In this week’s Q & A, we catch up with Dan Ryan (not the Chicagoland expressway) of the Daily Northwestern to get a better feel for Northwestern football and its season. MSU faces the Wildcats in Evanston today with … Continue reading

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MSU football: Dennard a finalist for Bronko Nagurski Award

Tweet Michigan State senior cornerback Darqueze Dennard has been named one of five finalists for the Bronko Nagurski Award, which annually goes to the nation’s top defensive player.

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NFL Week 11: A look at how former Spartans fared

Tweet Keshawn Martin’s big play on special teams was the highlight for former Michigan State players in the NFL this week. Martin had an 87-yard punt return for the Houston Texans on Sunday in a 28-23 setback to the Oakland … Continue reading

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Adreian Payne named Big Ten player of the week

Tweet EAST LANSING — Adreian Payne’s career day helped save Michigan State against Columbia on Friday. The Michigan State senior forward was honored by the Big Ten today for his role in that win and a victory over top-ranked Kentucky … Continue reading

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Week 12 Big Ten football power poll

Tweet Here is this week’s Big Ten power poll, following a near full slate of conference games on Saturday.

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