Spartan Sports Page https://www.spartansportspage.com Fri, 19 Oct 2018 21:05:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 137338340 5 questions with Michigan beat writer Josh Henschke https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/5-questions-with-michigan-beat-writer-josh-henschke/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/5-questions-with-michigan-beat-writer-josh-henschke/#respond Fri, 19 Oct 2018 21:05:08 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=17302 Josh Henschke of The Michigan Insider on 247Sports stopped by to lend his perspective on the Wolverines ahead of Saturday’s game in East Lansing. Thanks to Josh for his help.

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Special Teams Breakdown: Michigan https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/special-teams-breakdown-michigan-2/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/special-teams-breakdown-michigan-2/#respond Fri, 19 Oct 2018 19:48:40 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=17300 The big day is almost upon us, the culmination of a year’s worth of back and forth and bragging and it all comes down to what happens on the field Saturday at noon in East Lansing. The weather is not expected to be great and the game looks like it should be a tight one, so special teams may very well come into play in a big way this year. Not like that has ever happened befOH HE HAS TROUBLE WITH THE SNAP!

Source: The Only Colors

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Michigan at Michigan State: Who has the edge? https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/michigan-at-michigan-state-who-has-the-edge/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/michigan-at-michigan-state-who-has-the-edge/#respond Fri, 19 Oct 2018 19:46:50 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=17298 The News’ Matt Charboneau and Angelique S. Chengelis break down Saturday’s Michigan-Michigan State game.

Source: Detroit News

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Game Preview: Michigan vs. Michigan State https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/game-preview-michigan-vs-michigan-state/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/game-preview-michigan-vs-michigan-state/#respond Fri, 19 Oct 2018 19:26:26 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=17296 Kickoff in the state of Michigan’s biggest rivalry game is less than 24 hours away, and I can’t wait. The No. 6 Michigan Wolverines visit East Lansing to take on No. 24 Michigan Spartans for a Saturday kickoff at noon. The Paul Bunyan Trophy is on the line.

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Softball Announces 2019 Schedule https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/softball-announces-2019-schedule/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/softball-announces-2019-schedule/#respond Fri, 19 Oct 2018 19:21:53 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=17294 Michigan State head coach Jaquie Joseph has announced the 2019 schedule for the Spartan softball program. The 54-game slate features four home Big Ten series in addition to a home-and-home with archrival Michigan; non-conference tournaments at Florida International, Grand Canyon, Miami (Ohio), Auburn and Alabama in addition to the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.

Source: Softball Announces 2019 Schedule

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Nick Ward Selected to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award Watch List https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/nick-ward-selected-to-kareem-abdul-jabbar-award-watch-list/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/nick-ward-selected-to-kareem-abdul-jabbar-award-watch-list/#respond Fri, 19 Oct 2018 18:25:30 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=17292 Michigan State junior men’s basketball player Nick Ward (Columbus, Ohio/Gahanna) was selected to the watch list for the 2019 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame today. He was one of 21 players selected to the watch list.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

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The 3-2-1 preview: 3 things we want to see, 2 key stats, 1 best bet vs. UM-Ann Arbor https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/the-3-2-1-preview-3-things-we-want-to-see-2-key-stats-1-best-bet-vs-um-ann-arbor/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/the-3-2-1-preview-3-things-we-want-to-see-2-key-stats-1-best-bet-vs-um-ann-arbor/#respond Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:45:35 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=17290 In its two competitive games this season (Notre Dame and Northwestern), UM clamps down in the second half. MSU will have a hard time getting points on Saturday with the injuries and weather playing a big enough role – adding in a team that makes solid adjustments at the break will make that even harder.

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MSU looks to add another top ten victory against Michigan Saturday https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/msu-looks-to-add-another-top-ten-victory-against-michigan-saturday/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/msu-looks-to-add-another-top-ten-victory-against-michigan-saturday/#respond Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:43:15 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=17288 The past two victories by MSU in this rivalry have been characterized by “Whoa he has trouble with the snap” and a severe rainstorm that some U of M fans still believe is the reason MSU won last year. Rain or shine, shootout or tightly contested battle, Mark Dantonio has found a way to have a tremendous amount of success against the Michigan Wolverines in his career.

Source: The Only Colors

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Offensive Breakdown: Michigan week https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/offensive-breakdown-michigan-week/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/offensive-breakdown-michigan-week/#respond Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:15:22 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=17286 The Michigan State Spartans earned an enormous victory last week on the road against Penn State. To get the job done, the offense needed to put together a 76-yard drive in the final minutes of the fourth quarter. But despite the late game heroics, the MSU offense still isn’t playing at a high level.

Source: The Only Colors

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The Only Questions: Q&A with Michigan https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/the-only-questions-qa-with-michigan-3/ https://www.spartansportspage.com/2018/10/19/the-only-questions-qa-with-michigan-3/#respond Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:14:32 +0000 https://www.spartansportspage.com/?p=17284 It’s rivalry week here in East Lansing. The battle for the Paul Bunyan Trophy is upon us and Michigan is closing in on the Spartans home turf. Everyone knows what this rivalry means to the fans.

Source: The Only Colors

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