NBA draft | Wait almost over for Ohio State's D'Angelo Russell
Enlarge Image Request to buy this photo JULIE JACOBSON | ASSOCIATED PRESS Ohio State's D'Angelo Russell, right, talks with Knicks general manger Steve Mills before the NBA draft lottery. I think between now and 7 o'clock Thursday so much can happen ...
June 24, 2015
Bob Hunter commentary: Ohio State loyalist loses in football-seat shuffle
For example, Luckay was a junior manager when Ohio State and Michigan hooked up in the famous Snow Bowl game in the Horseshoe in 1950. “My official job at the I passed out the keys and the team dispersed at 9 o'clock like they were supposed to ...
June 29, 2015
Michigan State, Duke Join Kentucky, Wisconsin In The Men's Final Four
In Syracuse, N.Y., Michigan State and Louisville traded leads all game. As the clock wound down, the Spartans led by one point, 65-64. But they missed their chance to extend the lead when freshman Marvin Clark Jr. missed two free throws with 22 seconds ...
March 29, 2015
Windsor: Swanigan proves picking college a business call
Caleb Swanigan really wants to win a national title. We know this because his legal guardian, Roosevelt Barnes, said so Tuesday, confirming that the 6-foot-9 Swanigan will attend Purdue … to chase a title. The announcement comes almost a month after ...
May 19, 2015
Vance picks Spartans: MSU 'brings joy to my heart'
Fifteen minutes before Demetric Vance Jr. announced that he will attend Michigan State in 2016, Detroit Cass Tech football teammate Mike Weber put three hats on a table. One was MSU, one was Michigan and the last was Ohio State, Weber's school of ...
May 13, 2015
MSU's Cam Gibson waiting on MLB draft to pick his path
Cam Gibson didn't make any plans for the summer. At least not yet. Michigan State's top baseball prospect wants to spend time at home and see where he lands in this week's major league draft. "Over these last three years, I've matured into an adult ...
June 8, 2015
Final Four live blog: Wisconsin ends Kentucky's perfect season
Lucas Oil Stadium is a madhouse splashed with plenty of red, blue and green for tonight's Final Four. We'll keep you updated with all the action, beginning with the 6 p.m. tip for the first national semifinal between Michigan State and Duke. Forty ...
April 4, 2015
D'Angelo Russell just wants it to be over. Russell, who declared for the NBA draft after his stellar freshman season at Ohio State, is predicted to be a top-five pick. I want to get to where I’m going and I want to go to work,’ ” Ohio State men’s basketball coach Thad Matta said on Tuesday. He said, ‘I just want to go to work. Russell will not have to wait long on Thursday to know his destination. Centers Karl-Anthony Towns of Kentucky and Jahlil Okafor of Duke are expected to be the first two picks of the draft, by Minnesota and the Los Angeles Lakers. Russell is widely expected to go third to Philadelphia, though center Joel Embiid’s setback in his recovery from a broken foot might prompt the 76ers to draft 7-footer Kristaps Porzingis instead. The New York Knicks draft fourth and are reportedly enamored of Russell if he would slip to them. There has been some speculation that Russell would prefer not to play in Philadelphia. “The rumors are rumors,” Russell said on ESPN’s First Take on Monday. I can’t really say that I want to play for any specific team or don’t want to play for any specific team. Matta said he hasn’t been given any kind of inside scoop about Russell’s destination. ’ ” I think between now and 7 o’clock Thursday so much can happen with trades. Matta and Russell believe that Golden State’s.
As Dick Luckay talks about his experiences as an Ohio State football manager from 1948 to ’51, it’s hard not to wonder how many current players would be comfortable with telling this 85-year-old former Air Force pilot that he needs to move out of... Past Varsity O football managers were recently mailed a letter explaining the “exciting changes” that were coming in 2016, including one Luckay wouldn’t describe that way: “in order to accommodate the demand for seating for former players … you... Donor priority points. For example, Luckay was a junior manager when Ohio State and Michigan hooked up in the famous Snow Bowl game in the Horseshoe in 1950. “My official job at the Snow Bowl was when the troops went in to play, they dropped their capes,” he said. “It was bitterly cold, and the problem is, all the drunks had come down from the stands and were standing around the bench. So when the players dropped their capes, the drunks ran up and put the parkas around themselves. My job was to take the parkas off the drunks and put them on the troops as they came out. “I was Woody Hayes’ first senior manager in 1951,” Luckay said. Being a manager for any of Woody’s teams came with some trying.
Michigan State and Duke will join Kentucky and Wisconsin in Indianapolis next Saturday night. In Syracuse, N. Y. , Michigan State and Louisville traded leads all game. As the clock wound down, the Spartans led by one point, 65-64. But they missed their chance to extend the lead when freshman Marvin Clark Jr. missed two free throws with 22 seconds to go. But just seconds later, they fouled Louisville forward... The Spartans won 76-70, while legendary point guard Magic Johnson (who led the Spartans to the title in 1979) smiled on from the stands. This is the Spartans' sixth trip to the Final Four since 2000. In Houston, 1-seed Duke met 2-seed Gonzaga. The first game — Michigan State vs. Duke — tips off Saturday night at 6:09 PM Eastern Time.
Jamie Samuelsen: Presenting the 2015 DESPY Awards
The Michigan State Spartans celebrate after a blocked field goal during a ... Some were too dramatic and it was Caldwell's clock management and play calling that helped get them there. There is room for improvement. But given the fact that he was every ...
July 14, 2015
Jamrog's Journey Needs Assistance
A Spartan rower has qualified for the 2015 Under-23 World Rowing Championships, and leaves next week for her first international competition -- and now she needs help getting there. Recent Michigan State graduate ... against the clock, as if there was ...
July 8, 2015
The Latest: South Carolina governor says 'it is a new day'
Nikki Haley says "it is a new day in South Carolina, a day we can all be proud of" after the state House of Representatives approved ... The chamber voted 111-3 to keep debating as the clock moved toward midnight. As the hour grew later, things grew ...
July 9, 2015
The Latest: South Carolina House approves bringing down flag
The South Carolina House has approved taking down the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds, a stunning reversal in a state that was the first to leave ... The chamber voted 111-3 to keep debating as the clock moved toward midnight.
July 9, 2015
Campus abuzz in the summer with youth outreach programs
Catherine Ferland/The State News MSU’s campus is packed throughout the academic year with more than 40,000 students, but during the summer MSU is host to a younger generation of possible Spartans ... also introduce them to Michigan State University ...
July 8, 2015
One of those days
at least a mosquito bite here in Michigan isn’t going to kill me. In places around the world where diseases like malaria and dengue fever are prevalent, a simple mosquito bite can lead to a life-threatening illness. Many Spartans have dedicated their ...
July 8, 2015
Spartans Move To Next Wave Of Commitments?
Despite the message, many feel King favors the Spartans over Michigan and Penn State and will make it official Friday morning. Scout plans to be on hand with a live stream of his announcement. Good all around athlete with length and fluid change of direction.
June 4, 2015