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No. 12 Michigan State bounces back, beats Penn State 30-27

Nov. 27, 2021 20:32 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State was unfazed by injuries, illness, snowy conditions and an embarrassing loss the previous week. The Spartans put all that behind them and finished the regular season on a high note. Payton Thorne threw two...

No. 12 Michigan State looks to rebound vs. Penn State

Nov. 26, 2021 09:10 AM EST

Penn State (7-4, 4-4 Big Ten) at No. 12 Michigan State (9-2, 6-2, No. 12 CFP), Saturday at 3:30 EST (ABC). Line: Penn State by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Tied 17-17-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

No. 12 Michigan State looks for bounce back vs Penn State

Nov. 26, 2021 03:22 AM EST

Michigan State quarterback Payton Thorne relived his team’s outing at Ohio State three times on film. The team’s nightmarish performance will be hard to forget. “It was tough to watch and see the things that happened,” he said of the 56-7 road loss to the...

Michigan State gives Mel Tucker a $95 million, 10-year deal

Nov. 25, 2021 11:06 AM EST

Michigan State is giving Mel Tucker a $95 million, 10-year contract, making an aggressive move to keep a football coach who potentially could have left for LSU or the NFL. “I am honored to be a part of the Spartan process today, and for years to come," Tucker wrote...

Big Ten preview: No. 2 Ohio St at No. 6 Michigan tops slate

Nov. 25, 2021 02:12 AM EST

Things to watch during Week 13 of play in the Big Ten Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 2 Ohio State at No. 6 Michigan The stakes are as they should be for a late November showdown between top-10 teams: winner goes to the Big Ten...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Places change but teams remain same

Nov. 22, 2021 03:52 AM EST

It took 12 weeks of regular-season play to have a turnover-free AP Top 25. For the first time in 2021 all the teams that were ranked in The Associated Press college football poll presented by Regions Bank last week stayed ranked this week. There...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Superpowers flex with titles in sight

Nov. 21, 2021 10:51 AM EST

The superpowers asserted themselves over the upstarts Saturday. In a season that has been dotted with upsets and surprises, the most talented teams are rising to the top. No. 7 Michigan State and No. 13 Wake Forest have been good stories, but against...

Stroud tosses 6 TDs, No. 5 Ohio St blows out No. 7 Mich St

Nov. 20, 2021 21:22 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — C.J. Stroud lit up No. 7 Michigan State early and gave his coach the rare luxury of being able to let his mind wander to next week’s showdown with Michigan. Stroud tied a school record with six touchdown passes -- all in...

Plenty at stake when No. 4 Ohio St hosts No. 7 Michigan St

Nov. 18, 2021 19:27 PM EST

No. 7 Michigan State (9-1, 6-1 Big Ten, No. 7 CFP) at No. 4 Ohio State (9-1, 7-0, No. 4), Saturday at noon EST (FOX). Line: Ohio State by 19 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Ohio State leads 34-15. WHAT’S AT...

Big Ten preview: Spartans visit Ohio State for key East game

Nov. 18, 2021 03:14 AM EST

Things to watch during Week 12 of play in the Big Ten Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 7 Michigan State at No. 5 Ohio State Michigan fans must do what does not come naturally for them Saturday: root for Ohio State (9-1, 7-0). The...