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Expect physical play from Spartans today Detroit Free Press
he accusations go both ways, the intensity isn't likely to subside, which means the officials could play a key role today. When Michigan State and Michigan meet at Michigan Stadium, dirty play will be a story line. Seven personal fouls -- six by the Spartans -- were called in MSU's 28-14 win last season.
Three story lines to watch for the Spartans Detroit Free Press
Joe Rexrode breaks down three MSU story lines to watch in today's game
Dantonio downplays the streak, but no Spartan has lost to a U-M team Detroit Free Press
No one on Michigan State's roster has lost to Michigan. The fifth-year seniors, such as offensive guard Chris McDonald, were redshirts in 2008 when Mark Dantonio and the Spartans started a four-game winning streak in the series with a 35-21 win at Michigan Stadium.
Know the foe: Wolverines Detroit Free Press
Free Press sports writer Mark Snyder looks at three story lines surrounding the Wolverines
Michigan vs. Michigan State: Who's better? Detroit News
Angelique S. Chengelis and Matt Charboneau of The Detroit News analyze the matchups for Saturday's showdown in Ann Arbor
Michigan's biggest game: Michigan State Detroit News
This might be a difficult concept for Michigan fans to accept, but those rivals up the road, the ones who wear green and white and have beaten your team the last four years, this is the game that matters most.
Mark Dantonio: Denard Robinson is 'nothing but class' mLive
"He’s an outstanding individual," Dantonio told the Spartan Sports Network. "He’s been nothing but class in the way he’s handled himself throughout this entire four years of Michigan. And he’s a guy that makes plays. I mean, he’s one of the best football players in the country."
U-M, MSU football fans love to hate on in-state competition Detroit News
For sisters Pat Gallagher and Nancy Cook, the phrase "sibling rivalry" will take on a new dimension when the Michigan State University Spartans and University of Michigan Wolverines clash today at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor. "The trash talk started about two weeks ago," said Cook, a 1965 MSU graduate. Gallagher is a product of U-M, where she graduated in 1961.