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MnB staff roundtable: Michigan can make MSU go away for awhile with a victory

Spartan Super Bowl, 2019 Edition

MnB staff roundtable previews Michigan State battle...with no disrespekt

It’s Super Bowl week for one school!

In which I force every MnB writer to say something nice about Michigan State

#LoveWeek...because the #disrespek narrative must be killed

The Michigan Man Podcast Episode 397: Spartan Visitors Edition

Column: Michigan-Michigan State is all about pride, home-state bragging rights

Thursday Morning Brews: All That Jazz

Hello! Hope your Thursday is treating you well.

Now is not the time to pile on a rival

With the news official of the 3 players charged at Michigan State, the time for trolling has to stop.

The Last Word: Michigan State’s Fall Continues

What a disappointing season it’s been for teams that aren’t Michigan.

Ten More Thoughts About Yesterday’s Game

Despite everything going Sparty’s way, Michigan proved to be the better team.

Finally Here: The Game Thread

It’s on. Let’s do this.

Behind Enemy Lines: Q&A with The Only Colors

In our Q&A, The Only Colors’ McLain Moberg offers his explanation as to why Michigan State has collapsed this season, discusses the various matchups in this weekend’s rivalry game, and predicts whether the Wolverines or the Spartans will win and bring home the Paul Bunyan Trophy.

Michigan Football’s Six Biggest Questions: MSU Edition

U-M is 7-0 and rolling. MSU is ... not. But what does that mean in a rivalry week?

#BeatState Hype Video

No, it’s not Saturday yet.

Michigan Opens as Largest Favorite in UM-MSU Rivalry This Century

The Wolverines are favored by more than two touchdowns against Michigan State in East Lansing.

Michigan Remains Atop the S&P+ Rankings as Its Rivals Fall

The computers love no team more than Michigan.

So, Our Rivals Lost

This deserves some good schadenfreude, don’t you think?

Thursday Morning Brews: A Wild Week 1

The last word on the week that was: in-depth analysis around the league, and where the West stands after Wisconsin’s surprise win.

Top 25 Football Players in the Big Ten, Part 5

The final five is here. Who ranks as the cream of the crop in the conference?

Top 25 Football Players in the Big Ten, Part 3

Continuing our countdown of the Big Ten’s top players from spots 15 through 11.

Top 25 Players in the Big Ten, Part 1

Ranking the conference’s best players, starting at No. 25.

UM, MSU B-Ball Will Meet Twice in 2016-17

MSU won the only game between the two teams last season.

Five Takeaways: #10 MSU 89, Michigan 73

John Beilein isn't immune from criticism, but you're insane to call for his head. That and other takeaways from Michigan's 89-73 loss to #10 MSU.

#10 MSU 89, Michigan 73: When It Rains, It Pours


Game Thread: Michigan Basketball vs. #10 MSU

Join us as the two in-state rivals square off for bragging rights in Michigan.

Will LeVert Make His Return vs. Michigan State?

There are signs that the senior star will take the court vs. the Spartans.

Preview: Michigan vs. #10 Michigan State

Michigan has a bad taste in its mouth after the Indiana loss, but it won't be easy to get rid of with rival Michigan State arriving in Ann Arbor.

Michigan 6, MSU 3: State Swept

A four-goal spurt in the second period propelled the Wolverines to a weekend sweep over their in-state rival, the Michigan State Spartans.

Film Focus: Jourdan Lewis vs. Aaron Burbridge

Who won the colossal matchup between Jourdan Lewis and Aaron Burbridge? Our film review has the answer, and it's not as close as you might think.

Film Focus: Michigan's Offense vs. Michigan State

Michigan used misdirection to capitalize on Michigan State's aggressive defense in the first three quarters, but a lack of execution during a critical stretch in the fourth quarter prevented Michigan from cushioning its lead.

What Went Wrong (Other Than, You Know, That)?

Michigan lost in heartbreaking fashion to Michigan State, but did enough to win. What Michigan didn't do was what it needed to to win the game comfortably: throw the ball down the field effectively.

Featured Fanshot

Barack Obama Offers Condolences To Jim Harbaugh

The Gift Six was playing in the White House, apparently.

Exclusive: Mesko Breaks Down O'Neill's Muffed Snap

Former Michigan punter Zoltan Mesko spoke with Maize n Brew's Alejandro Zuñiga to break down the final play of Michigan-Michigan State and tell people to get "off Blake (O'Neill's) back.