Dan Rubenstein picks the biggest games of the week -- Alabama/Ole Miss, Texas A&M/Mississippi State, Stanford/Notre Dame, Oklahoma/TCU, and Nebraska/Michigan State -- against the spread, all while sampling the best chicken fingers that Sticky's Finger Joint has to offer.
It's his own form of protest. Michigan fans are holding a rally to fire athletic director Dave Brandon, but the first person to get to the rally is wearing an Ohio State hoodie. According to the student, it's a form of protest. Edward Mears, law student, is wearing an Ohio State sweatshirt. Show More Summary
Why do you want him fired? Michigan fans are holding a rally to fire athletic director Dave Brandon, but the first person to get to the rally appears to be a fan of the Wolverines' biggest rival. Yes, the person with the big "Fire Brandon" sign also has an Ohio State hoodie on. So this is basically the rally right now. Show More Summary
Michigan State has rebounded wonderfully from a loss at Oregon in Week 2. The Spartans have put themselves in prime position to be in the College Football Playoff discussion, but Nebraska is standing in their way. Bleacher Report College...Show More Summary
Two of the best teams to bet on so far in this college football season meet when Nebraska and Michigan State square off Saturday night in East Lansing. The Cornhuskers are 4-1 against the spread whereas the Spartans are 3-1 ATS. Only one will cover the spread Saturday and one will go down. Show More Summary
Plus: the latest on gubernatorial battlegrounds, Michigan's Senate race, and the fight for state legislatures
Custom Harley-Davidson with aftermarket exhaust. Photo by Flickr user tuxbrother. When Michigan State Representative Doug Geiss introduced House Bill No. 5726 earlier this year, he had no idea the brouhaha that would ensue. The bill proposes modifying current Michigan law, which already restricts the noise levels of car and motorcycle exhaust, to add severe penalties […]
The Iowa, Colorado, Kansas and North Carolina Senate races, to name four, are getting plenty of attention. But keep an eye on Michigan where in a blue state GOP candidate Terri Lynn Land is in a statistical tie with Rep. Gary Peters (D-Mich.). RealClearPolitics has the race as a tossup, with the last two public […]
Because it's about time we raise awareness of punters getting benched syndrome. This week's contest between Michigan State and Nebraska might be the Big Ten game of the year. Sparty is the highest-ranked team in the conference and, if the media is to be believed, the only Big Ten team with a chance to make the College Football Playoff. Show More Summary
Nebraska heads to East Lansing for what could be a defining matchup of the Huskers' 2014 season. Bo Pelini and his team are looking to extend their record to 6-0, but that requires defeating Michigan State on the road. The Huskers hold the edge in the all-time series with the Spartans at 7-1. Show More Summary
Terri Lynn Land, the worst candidate in all of Michigan. Gary Peters' campaign blog is having some fun with a survey of the state's political experts and insiders showing that 65 percent of participants—including 55 percent of Republicans—say Republican Terri Lynn Land is running the worst campaign among the top ticket candidates in the state. Show More Summary
Pat Fenis and the rest of the Ohio State marching band performed a Wizard of Oz-themed halftime show at the Buckeyes' game last Saturday. The jumping and dancing scarecrow was the best part. Michigan, of course, represented the Wicked Witch of the West. Read more...
Thanks to Matthew Fletcher (Michigan State) for forwarding a link to his Turtle Talk post about EEOC v. Peabody Western Coal Co. (9th Cir. 9-26-14), holding that tribal preferences (as opposed to Indian preferences generally) are not national-origin classifications prohibited...
Kelli Kopetz at JillStanek.com reported on the kind of guff that pro-life protesters get on campus. Students for Life set up an informative Planned Parenthood Project display at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan, near Grand Rapids. Show More Summary
A study out this week by a Michigan State University researcher claims that couples who met via online dating sites are three times more likely to divorce than couples who met offline. While a sexy finding, the methodology of the study...Show More Summary
By Perry Chiaramonte, Fox News A Michigan court ruled that the state branch of the powerful Service Employees International Union does not have to pay back tens of millions of dollars in dues taken from home health care workers who were forced into unionization.
This year marks The Wizard of Oz's 75th anniversary, so the Ohio State University Marching Band decided to pay tribute to the movie with its halftime show during Saturday's game against Cincinnati. Of course, the band had to put its own spin on things. They created a variety of formations that depicted certain characters. Show More Summary
The head coach was reprimanded for an incident during his time at Ball State. Michigan head coach Brady Hoke's recent controversy regarding the health of quarterback Shane Morris is not the first time he's come under fire for endangering...Show More Summary
President Obama signed a declaration of disaster for the State of Michigan on Thursday, according to press release from the White House. The signed disaster declaration made federal funds available to help recovery efforts for thoseShow More Summary
Can the Cowboys keep it closer than they did against Oregon? No. 9 Michigan State has one last non-conference test before Big Ten play starts, welcoming Wyoming and former FCS national champion head coach Craig Bohl to Spartan Stadium. Both...Show More Summary