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Josh Langford
MSU Athletics

A loaded show today, as we discuss the sports city of Los Angeles, which added another championship for the month last night. The Dodgers topped the Tampa Bay Rays to win their first World Series since 1988! Also, hear from beloved MSU men's basketball senior guard Josh Langford


Michigan State Football
MSU Athletics

Today we focus on the Michigan State football loss at the hands of Rutgers on Saturday afternoon at Spartan Stadium. What does this mean for the start of Mel Tucker's tenure as head coach and what must the Spartans do to rebound against in-state rival Michigan this week?


Michigan State Athletics

The Michigan State football team was defeated by Rutgers on Saturday afternoon, 38-27, at Spartan Stadium. Spartans head coach Mel Tucker begins his tenure with a loss. Listen to what he, along with players Rocky Lombardi, Xavier Henderson, and Jayden Reed had to say after the game. 

Rutgers Snaps Big Ten Skid, Beats Michigan State 38-27

Oct 24, 2020
MSU Football
AP Photo/Carlos Osorio

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Isaih Pacheco ran for two first-half touchdowns, and Rutgers snapped a 21-game Big Ten losing streak Saturday, beating Michigan State 38-27 in coach Greg Schiano’s first game back with the Scarlet Knights.

Spartan Stadium
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We are now less than 24 hours away from the start of the 2020 Michigan State football season! Al breaks down the X's and O's of the opening game against Rutgers on Saturday afternoon. 


Swimming and Diving
MSU Athletics

The financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are being felt by Michigan State University Athletics. So much so, that the university has announced that it will no longer sponsor men’s and women’s swimming and diving as varsity sports after this season. 

 


MSU Football
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In the trying year that has been the COVID-19 pandemic, intermixed with the unusual hiring process of Mel Tucker, what exactly are the realistic expectations for the MSU football team?


Esports Opens Doors For Gamers To Make Money From Their Play

Oct 21, 2020
Esports
Ryan Collins

The Michigan State Esports Association is using the streaming platform Twitch to make a path in the revenue side of gaming.

Lansing Catholic Star Alex Watters Forges Ahead With Eye On Collegiate Future

Oct 21, 2020
Alex Watters
Alex Watters

Watters, who plays three sports at Lansing Catholic, wants to maximize his junior year despite the playing in a pandemic.

Michigan State Club Football Challenged By Pandemic, Coaching Changes And Funding

Oct 21, 2020
MSU Club Football
MSU Club Football

The popular club has to find its own way to schedule, field a team and play during everything changing because of COVID-19.

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