Category Archives: Michigan/Michigan State

Spartan Jump Shots, Terrapin Edition: Michigan State vs. Maryland Preview

For the first time as fellow members of the Big Ten, the Michigan State Spartans will hit the road to tangle with the Maryland Terrapins Saturday afternoon. Earlier this season, Maryland snuck out of East Lansing with a double overtime … Continue reading

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Local Big Ten Hoops Review: Michigan State Shows Toughness, Resilience Key To Turnaround

For some, it’s hard to conceive that a gut check would come for a basketball team in early January during only the second week of the conference slate. It can happen, and did to the Michigan State Spartans, who rallied … Continue reading

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Spartan Jump Shots, Hawkeye Edition: Michigan State vs. Iowa Preview

The Michigan State Spartans’ climb back from a pair of humbling home losses saw an important first step on Monday night. The Spartans throttled the Indiana Hoosiers 70-50 en-route to their first Big Ten win. Now, they must hit the … Continue reading

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Jim Harbaugh Must Change To Lead Michigan Wolverines’ Revival In Big Ten Landscape

Last week, Jim Harbaugh returned to Ann Arbor as the head coach of the Michigan Wolverines, ushering back in thoughts of the late 1980′s, the last time the quarterback-turned-coach roamed the famed sidelines at Michigan Stadium. In 2014, however, the … Continue reading

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From The Spartan Sideline, Bears Edition: Baylor vs. Michigan State Preview and Prediction

The Michigan State Spartans will ring in 2015 by being in the nation’s football consciousness again, taking on the Baylor Bears in the Cotton Bowl, one of the New Year’s six elite bowl games. High-flying offenses will be the story, … Continue reading

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Michigan Wolverines Must Prove ‘Michigan Man’ Term Has Been Phased Out With Actions

The Michigan Wolverines relieved Brady Hoke of his duties last week, but arguably, that was only the second biggest piece of news out of Ann Arbor. Interim Athletic Director Jim Hackett, speaking last Tuesday like a man who might have … Continue reading

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Michigan State Spartans, Baylor Bears Can Make Statements In Intriguing Cotton Bowl Match-Up

If there were two teams that needed each other more this bowl season than the Michigan State Spartans and Baylor Bears, it certainly isn’t obvious who they are. Most of the 2014 year, the Bears, despite maintaining one of college … Continue reading

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Spartan Jump Shots, Fighting Irish Edition: Michigan State vs. Notre Dame Keys to the Game

It’s not often on the hardwood that the Michigan State Spartans get to tangle with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, but thanks to the latter team’s move into the ACC, the clash will happen on Wednsday night. Notre Dame gets … Continue reading

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