10:30 AM EDT, Sat October 25, 2014
Mark Dantonio says Michigan State's toughest stretch of season starts with Wolverines today

Mark Dantonio says Michigan State's toughest stretch of season starts with Wolverines today

Marcus Rush says the MSU-MIchigan game can get "nasty" in the trenches.
Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago
It's Gameday! Michigan heads to Michigan State for latest chapter of in-state rivalry

It's Gameday! Michigan heads to Michigan State for latest chapter of in-state rivalry

Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m. as the Wolverines are 17-point underdogs to the rival Spartans.
Grand Rapids Press 11 hours ago
Tom Izzo enters Midnight Madness dressed as KISS member

Tom Izzo enters Midnight Madness dressed as KISS member

The ensemble was complete with full makeup, a long black wig and leather-and-spikes ensemble.
Michigan State players have hurtful memory of last-minute loss to Michigan in 2012

Michigan State players have hurtful memory of last-minute loss to Michigan in 2012

Taiwan Jones said the Spartans don't want to experience that feeling of defeat to Michigan again.
Ask Griff: Connor Cook's mobility, quick release keeps Michigan State out of trouble

Ask Griff: Connor Cook's mobility, quick release keeps Michigan State out of trouble

Michigan State has the offense to put big points on the scoreboard, but Michigan has the defense to keep points off it.
Michigan State defensive end Shilique Calhoun one of 20 quarterfinalists for Lott Impact Trophy

Michigan State defensive end Shilique Calhoun one of 20 quarterfinalists for Lott Impact Trophy

Calhoun's five sacks account for a Big Ten-high minus-70 yards this season.
Grand Rapids Press 23 hours ago
Video chat: Join MLive's beat writers at noon to preview Michigan-Michigan State

Video chat: Join MLive's beat writers at noon to preview Michigan-Michigan State

We want to hear from you as well: post any questions you have in the comments section below and we'll try to answer as many as we can.
Grand Rapids Press 23 hours ago
In Michigan-Michigan State rivalry, ranked vs. unranked doesn't always foreshadow a blowout

In Michigan-Michigan State rivalry, ranked vs. unranked doesn't always foreshadow a blowout

Saturday will mark the 24th time in the rivalry that a team ranked in the top ten of the Associated Press poll has played an unranked team. The ranked team is 18-5 in those matchups.
Grand Rapids Press Oct 24, 2014
Position breakdown: Michigan State's biggest edge vs. Michigan on offense, MLive writers say

Position breakdown: Michigan State's biggest edge vs. Michigan on offense, MLive writers say

We asked MLive beat writers Mike Griffith (Spartans) and Nick Baumgardner (Wolverines) to break down the team they cover, position by position.
Grand Rapids Press Oct 24, 2014
Michigan State's Tom Izzo to get help from Steve Mariucci for Midnight Madness entrance Friday

Michigan State's Tom Izzo to get help from Steve Mariucci for Midnight Madness entrance Friday

Doors for the annual event open at 8:30 p.m. at the Breslin Center.
Grand Rapids Press Oct 24, 2014

Slideshow preview: Michigan vs. Michigan State

Here's your complete guide to Saturday's matchup between the Wolverines and Spartans (3:30 p.m., TV: ABC. Check out stories, photos, videos and more.
5 Michigan State keys: Spartans maintain underdog mentality even when favored over Michigan

5 Michigan State keys: Spartans maintain underdog mentality even when favored over Michigan

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).
Grand Rapids Press Oct 23, 2014
Former linebacker Kyler Elsworth to serve as honorary captain for Michigan State Saturday

Former linebacker Kyler Elsworth to serve as honorary captain for Michigan State Saturday

A Goodrich native, Elsworth had 73 career tackles in 54 games. He made his first career start in the 2014 Rose Bowl and made a leaping tackle on fourth down late in the game to help seal the victory.
Mark Dantonio on BTN: Turnovers key to outcome of Michigan game

Mark Dantonio on BTN: Turnovers key to outcome of Michigan game

The Spartans have only won the turnover battle twice in the seven meetings since Mark Dantonio took over the program before the 2007 season.
Grand Rapids Press Oct 23, 2014
Big Ten picks: A blowout coming in East Lansing? Michigan-Michigan State not competitive, on paper

Big Ten picks: A blowout coming in East Lansing? Michigan-Michigan State not competitive, on paper

The last time the Wolverines were this big of an underdog, they nearly shocked Ohio State at home. Could that happen in East Lansing this week?