Football mlive.com —  Do they have it in them? That, in so many words, is the question everyone's asking the Wolverines this week. And today they'll be asked again in rather hostile fashion in East Lansing, where the Spartans have already answered in the affirmative for themselves, prompted by their head coach.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Do they have it in them? That, in so many words, is the question everyone's asking the Wolverines this week. And today they'll be asked again in rather hostile fashion in East Lansing, where the Spartans have already answered in the affirmative for themselves, prompted by their head coach.
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Football freep.com —  Mark Snyder, Joe Rexrode share some last-minute questions and answers to get everyone ready for today's game
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Football detroitnews.com —  A week ago, Michigan State's players and coaches were asked if there was fear of a letdown heading into its matchup against Indiana. Perhaps that question should have been posed this week — Michigan-Michigan State week. The Spartans are the dominant team, winners of five of the last six in the series and battling for a spot in the College Football Playoff. The Wolverines are reeling, hoping to become bowl eligible and wondering if they have the right guy in charge. It's the complete opposite of what this rivalry used to look like.
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Football freep.com —  “I find a lot of the things they do amusing. They need to check themselves sometimes. Let’s just remember, pride comes before the fall. ... They want to mock us, I’m telling them, it’s not over. They want to print that crap all over their locker room, it’s not over and it’ll never be over here. It’s just starting. ... I’m very proud of our football team, and I’m very proud of the way our football team handled themselves after the game as well. You don’t have to disrespect people. If they want to make a mockery of it, so be it. Their time will come.”
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Football freep.com —  One team is the defending Big Ten champion. The other hasn't won one a title in a decade. One team begins its season as a contender for the national title. The other begins hoping to make a bowl. One team is populated with future pros in almost every position group, a roster of confident and physical players. The other is stacked with question marks, a group with ranking pedigree and not much to show for it.
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Football freep.com —  It has been 2 hours and 9 minutes of game clock, or roughly the amount of time it takes this Michigan State team to score 102 points. It has been 1,106 days. More than three years. The last time Michigan scored a touchdown against MSU, on Oct. 15, 2011, Brady Hoke was in his debut season at U-M and Marcus Rush was making his sixth career start.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State hockey team dropped its first of a two-game road trip, falling to No. 11/12 Boston University, 1-0, on Friday night at Agganis Arena in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Women's Soccer msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State women's soccer team fell at the hands of the Illinois Fighting Illini Friday evening in Champaign, 2-0. Spartans Goalkeeper Courtney Clem made seven saves in a losing effort. With the loss the Spartans now drop to 9-7-1 overall and 3-7-1 in conference play.
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Men's Soccer msuspartans.com —  The No. 10 Michigan State men's soccer team will play No. 25 Northwestern on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. The game will be streamed live on BTN Plus from DeMartin Stadium.
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Volleyball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State struggled with eight attacking errors in the fifth set and fell to No. 20 Ohio State, 3-2, (20-25, 25-14, 20-25, 25-14, 6-15) on the road on Friday night. The Spartans are now 12-8, 5-4 Big Ten; Ohio State is 15-6 and 6-3 in Conference games.
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Football freep.com —  For Michigan State, it's personal. For Michigan, it's another week and another game in their painful march toward a coaching change. Therein lies the problem.
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Football detroitnews.com —  It’s been nearly eight years since Drew Stanton played for Michigan State, but that hasn’t changed the Michigan-Michigan State rivalry for him.
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Cross Country msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State men's and women's cross country teams closed out their regular season at the Eastern Michigan University Fall Classic on Friday afternoon. The No. 1-ranked Spartan women's squad placed two runners in the top-20, while the No. 22-ranked MSU men had four individuals in the top-50.
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Men's Basketball kolotv.com —  The Reno Bighorns completed a trade today with the Idaho Stampede, with Reno acquiring the player rights for Durrell Summers. Idaho will receive the Bighorns original 2014 and 2015 fifth round draft picks.
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Field Hockey msuspartans.com —  Michigan State upset in-state rival and 12th-ranked Michigan on Friday by a score of 2-1. MSU used two first- half goals in two minutes to earn its first victory in Ann Arbor since 2004. The Spartans are now 9-7 on the season and 4-4 in Big Ten play.
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Football freep.com —  It was supposed to be vindication. About 10 years ago, then-Michigan coach Lloyd Carr went on a Lansing sports talk show hosted by Fred Heumann and got into the "Ian Gold incident" of 1999. Carr told Heumann that a Lansing State Journal reporter "completely made up" quotes by Gold a few days in advance of No. 11 MSU's 34-31 win over No. 3 Michigan at Spartan Stadium.
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Football mlive.com —  As much as Michigan State wants to beat Michigan in Saturday's 3:30 p.m. rivalry game, it's also a matter of the Spartans wanting to avoid the bitter taste of defeat that accompanies a loss to their rivals. The first- and second-year players on the Michigan State team don't know what it's like to lose to the Wolverines. But the Spartans who are in their third season with the program or beyond have experienced all that comes with losing to Michigan.
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