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Izzo has won the Big Ten title 10 times in the regular season and six conference tournament championships. (Courtesy/Michigan State University)
Michigan State Gives Tom Izzo New Deal Worth $6.2M Per Year

Michigan State University has signed coach Tom Izzo to a new deal valued at $6.2 million per season, giving him about $2 million more each year.

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Michigan Republicans Use School Aid Budget to Keep Trans Women Out of Sports

Republicans in Michigan have tried before to keep trans women out of sports. They’re giving it another crack—this time in the school budget.

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9 Michigan Axe-Throwing Venues to Try This Winter

Got the winter blues? Make like a Michigan lumberjack and get cozy with an axe… for fun!

DENVER, CO - August 05: A basketball, Wilson the volleyball and a football, just a few of many things on the Gear Garage at the brand new Halcyon Hotel in Cherry Creek August 05, 2016. Guests of the hotel can check out a vintage film camera, skateboards and long boards, basketballs, electric bikes and many other items. (Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
How Halting High School Sports in Michigan Helped Prevent a COVID Spike

Michigan has been extremely cautious with high school sports. The impact on curbing the virus speaks for itself.

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Michigan’s Small Businesses Are in Crisis With No College Sports

Without Spartan football in the fall, an estimated $80 million will be missing from East Lansing businesses like Crunchy's.

FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, Miami of Ohio quarterback Brett Gabbert throws during the second half of the Mid-American Conference championship NCAA college football game against Central Michigan, in Detroit. The Mid-American Conference on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, became the first league competing at college football’s highest level to cancel its fall season because of COVID-19 concerns. With the MAC’s 12 schools facing a significant financial burden by trying to maintain costly coronavirus protocols, the conference’s university presidents made the decision to explore a spring season. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
After MAC Surrenders to the Pandemic, Will Other Leagues Follow?

Michigan college athletes will sit out due to the suspended season.

Detroit Tigers pitcher Rony Garcia throws during an intrasquad baseball game in Detroit, Wednesday, July 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
The Detroit Tigers’ 2020 Season Is Starting: Here’s How to Watch and Listen

After a four-month delay, pandemic play during the 2020 MLB regular season will be a whole new ball game. Outside the park, there are still lots of ways to take it all in.