Football msuspartans.com —  No. 8/5 Michigan State (6-1, 3-0 Big Ten) will play host to Michigan (3-4, 1-2) for the second year in a row for the first time in series history Saturday, Oct. 25 at 3:30 p.m. in Spartan Stadium. The Spartans will be looking for their sixth win in seven tries against the Wolverines and their fourth straight in Spartan Stadium.
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Football mlive.com —  More than one player has repeated the old football adage this week that when rivals meet on the field, records can be thrown out the window. But when it comes to the Michigan-Michigan State rivalry, history shows that's truly been the case often enough.
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Ice Hockey theonlycolors.com —  After an encouraging, but somewhat frustrating series split to start the season last weekend, the young Spartan hockey team will be hitting the road for the first time. Continuing the B1G/Hockey East Challenge, the Spartans will play #7 Massachusetts-Lowell and #12 Boston University.
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Football theonlycolors.com —  Podcasting from The Only Colors is back.

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Football mlive.com —  Michigan and Michigan State square off Saturday at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing. We asked MLive beat writers Mike Griffith (Spartans) and Nick Baumgardner (Wolverines) to break down the team they cover, position by position.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Tom Izzo's annual Midnight Madness entrance is one of Michigan State's closest-guarded secrets every year. But Spartans associate athletic director Paul Schager dropped a hint this week as to the plans for Izzo's entrance at this Friday's event at the Breslin Center. "We're getting a little help from Tom's friend Steve Mariucci this year to introduce him," Schager said Wednesday on Inside MSU Athletics. "So we'll have a lot of fun this year."
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Football sportingnews.com —  Before Dantonio took over at Michigan State, Michigan fans held a long-standing reputation as the “Arrogant Asses” among the Spartans faithful. What did you expect? From the time Bo Schembechler arrived in 1969 through the Lloyd Carr era, the Wolverines held a 30-9 advantage in the rivalry. Schembechler alone went 17-4,. Carr went 10-3. If you beat somebody that bad for that long and they still mouthed off, you’d be arrogant, too. Michigan fans simply followed their leaders.
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Football media.ccomrcdn.com —  Shep talks to Matt Charboneau, Michigan State beat writer for the Detroit News, about the game between the Spartans and Wolverines, the turning point in the rivalry and how Mark Dantonio has overtaken Michigan.


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Football mlive.com —  The game comes at just the right time of the season for Michigan State, as it will serve to electrify the team after back-to-back road trips against teams the Spartans appeared at times to be bored with playing, Purdue (45-31) and Indiana (56-17).
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Football sports.yahoo.com —  Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio refused to admit this week that his team has dominated its rivalry with Michigan lately. In fact, the Spartans' leader wouldn't even acknowledge that Michigan State dominated last year's meeting, when the Wolverines finished with minus-48 yards rushing in a 29-6 loss. Dantonio chose his words carefully, but his message was clear: No matter how many times the Spartans batter their in-state rivals, it will never be enough.
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Football freep.com —  “They stopped the clock, Jim. They stopped the clock when they shouldn’t have. That clock should have run out. That’s unbelievable. ... That’s criminal. ... Jim, this game was stolen from the Michigan Wolverines.” U-M play-by-play announcer Frank Beckmann, on the WJR-AM (760) call during the 2001 game, speaking to analyst Jim Brandstatter.
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State will be hosting a large contingent of class of 2016 prospects on campus this weekend. Below is a list of some of the players that are expected to be in East Lansing on Saturday and are on the Spartan recruiting radar for the following year.
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Football statenews.com —  Before head coach Mark Dantonio took over the MSU football program in 2006,, the MSU-Michigan rivalry was one sided. The Wolverines had won nine of the last 11 games against MSU, including a five-game winning streak before Dantonio joined the Spartan sidelines.
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Football statenews.com —  The week leading up to the Michigan football game is typically an emotional one for most Spartan fans, but for the marching band, it’s also a time to participate in a long-standing tradition.Sparty Watch is an annual marching band tradition, during which members of the band gather at the Sparty statue in the week leading up to the Michigan football game.
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Women's Soccer statenews.com —  On Friday, MSU (9-6-1 overall, 3-6-1 Big Ten) will battle the Fighting Illini in an 8 p.m. game. Illinois (9-6-1, 4-5-1 Big Ten) is led by redshirt senior Jannelle Flaws, who has a conference-best 17 goals through 16 games. Her 17 goals are also the second most by any player in the nation this year.
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Volleyball statenews.com —  The volleyball season is heading into the final stretch, and the competition is heating up for the Spartans. MSU (12-7 overall, 5-3 Big Ten) will hit the road to play No. 20 Ohio State (14-6 overall, 5-3 Big Ten) on Friday night and No. 7 Penn State, the defending national champion (18-3 overall, 6-2 Big Ten) on Saturday night.
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Field Hockey statenews.com —  Rivalry week in Michigan goes beyond the football game being played this Saturday. While most fans of MSU and U-M will still be mentally or verbally preparing themselves on Friday for Saturday’s football game, MSU field hockey will travel to Ann Arbor to take on No. 12 U-M on Friday.
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