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The Michigan State football team lost to Brigham Young University on Saturday afternoon at Spartan Stadium, marking three straight loses for the Spartans. It's the first time the green and white met BYU on the gridiron, and the first time they have lost three straight games since 2009. 

Current Sports | 10/10/16 | #798

Oct 10, 2016
Mark Dantonio photo spring football game
Matthew Mitchell / MSU Athletic Communications

Michigan State Football, Quarterback Quandary for MSU, BYU Football, Michigan Football, Blowouts in Sports and Current Sports Content.

Current Sports | 10/7/16 | #797

Oct 7, 2016
College Hockey Inc.

Michigan State Football, Brigham Young Preview, Tom Anastos, Michigan State Hockey, and Reflection Friday.

Current Sports | 10/6/16 | #796

Oct 6, 2016

Odell Beckham Jr., Locker Room Talk, Current Sports' Features, James Moore, Football and Throwback Thursday.

MSU club football a labor of love for coaches and players

Oct 5, 2016
MSU Club Football
Luke Robins / WKAR-MSU

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan State club football team might be not be playing for scholarships and potential pro careers, but that doesn't mean the 11 coaches dedicate anything less than everything to the success, on and off the field, to its players.

Smaller college football teams cash in with wins and checks

Oct 5, 2016
Nathaniel Bott / WKAR-MSU

Upsets are a spectacle of college football, giving rise to Goliaths of a season falling to the Davids. The FCS “Davids”, who win against Power Five schools, can leave fans with an “anything is possible” mentality and develop new allegiances.

Martin, MSU club hockey make winning combination

Oct 5, 2016
MSU Club Hockey

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- While Michigan State is known for athletic success in football and basketball, most are unaware of the equal success of the Michigan State club hockey team over the last 15 years.

MSU men’s soccer carving winning path

Oct 5, 2016
MSU Soccer
Zachary Swiecicki / WKAR-MSU

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The resume is growing: one Big Ten Tournament title. Two Elite Eights. And five NCAA tournament appearances.

Holt basketball's Faulds is thinking big

Oct 5, 2016
Griffin Wasik / WKAR

HOLT—Upon entering the Holt High School gymnasium, it’s clear that something special is happening. It’s that time of year where basketball season is just around the corner, and teams are deep into open gym practices, conditioning, and weight lifting.

MSU tennis' Aslina Chua finds new dreams and path far from home

Oct 5, 2016
Zachary Barnes / WKAR

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State player Aslina Chua never imagined growing up that she would be playing college tennis in the United States or studying pre-med on the path to becoming a doctor.

Current Sports | 10/5/16 | #795

Oct 5, 2016
Keith Allison / Flickr Creative Commons

Brad Ausmus, Detroit Tigers Offseason, MLB Playoffs, Cookie Johnson, Current State Special, and Odell Beckham Junior.

Current Sports | 10/4/16 | #794

Oct 4, 2016
Mark Dantonio photo
Courtesy photo / Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Mark Dantonio Press Conference, Michigan State Football, Pewamo-Westphalia, Jeremy Miller and the Detroit Lions.

Current Sports | 10/3/16 | #793

Oct 3, 2016
Michigan State

Michigan State Football, Tyler O'Connor, Michigan Football, Adam Biggers, Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers and Weekend Winners.

Current Sports | 9/30/16 | #792

Sep 30, 2016
UM diag photo
University of Michigan Library / flickr creative commons

MSU vs. Indiana Preview, Michigan State Football, Michigan Football Preview, Wisconsin, Tom Izzo, Heisman Race and Reflection Friday.

Current Sports | 9/29/16 | #791

Sep 29, 2016

Detroit Tigers, Miguel Cabrera, AL Wild Card Race, Brad Ausmus,  Lee Vickers, High School Football and Throwback Thursday.