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ANN ARBOR, MI - AUGUST 30:  Quarterback Devin Gardner #98 of the Michigan Wolverines hands the ball off during the first half of the game against the Appalachian State Mountaineers on August 30, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Wolverines defeated the Mountaineers 52-14.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Big Week For The Big Ten

The Big Ten has been fighting a perception for the last few years that it has fallen a step behind the rest of the major college football world, and Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio was armed with a quick rebuttal when the question came up again Tuesday.

97.1 The Ticket–09/03/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Quarterback Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans signs an autograph after their 24-20 win over the Stanford Cardinal in the 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Confident Cook Leads Michigan State Into Showdown

Connor Cook tried his best last season to ignore the talk of how Michigan State’s defense was carrying the team.

97.1 The Ticket–09/03/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 07: Quarterback Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans looks to pass against the defense of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the Big Ten Conference Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 7, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Dantonio Says Michigan State Will Not Be Intimidated Going To No. 3 Oregon

“If you look at our football program right now from when we’ve come in 2007, it was trying to get to these moments,” Dantonio said.

CBS Detroit–09/02/2014

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Michigan State’s Mascot Sparty Gets A New Look [PHOTO]

On Friday, August 29 during his runout prior to kickoff of the MSU vs. Jacksonville State football game, Michigan State University mascot Sparty will show off some changes to his appearance.

CBS Detroit–08/29/2014

Joey Bosa #97 of the Ohio State Buckeyes drags down Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans in the third quarter during the Big 10 Conference Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 7, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Sports Illustrated Picks MSU In Sugar Bowl And Michigan In Tax Slayer Bowl

Do you think either of these predictions will come true?

97.1 The Ticket–08/28/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - SEPTEMBER 15: General view of Spartan Stadium Stadium during a game between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Michigan State Spartans on September 15, 2012 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michigan State Makes Spartan Stadium Improvements

Michigan State University has dedicated a $24.5 million addition to Spartan Stadium.

CBS Detroit–08/26/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - SEPTEMBER 15: General view of Spartan Stadium Stadium during a game between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Michigan State Spartans on September 15, 2012 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

2014 Michigan State Football Predictions

We are just four days away from the start of the Michigan State football season and a lot of people have high expectations for Mark Dantonio’s boys.

97.1 The Ticket–08/25/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 07: Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates a 34-24 win over the Ohio State Buckeyes at the Big 10 Conference Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 7, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michigan State Preview: O-Line Iffy, But Overall Expectations High

As an opposing coach told SI, “The most important thing about Michigan State is that they really play hard. That’s good coaching.”

CBS Detroit–08/25/2014

JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 15: Denard Robinson #16 of the Jacksonville Jaguars rushes for yardage during the game against the Buffalo Bills at EverBank Field on December 15, 2013 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Denard Robinson Loves Calling MSU “Little Brother!” [VIDEO]

Robinson couldn’t help himself. He dropped “little brother” not once but multiple times as he was talking about the Spartans.

97.1 The Ticket–08/25/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio looks on against the Stanford Cardinal during the 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Mark Dantonio Gives Update On Depth Chart As Spartans Close Camp

The coach also announced the team captains Thursday.

CBS Detroit–08/21/2014

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Spartans Defeat Wolverines To Capture Big Ten Title

The Michigan State Spartans hold the winner’s trophy after the 69-55 win over the Michigan Wolverines during the finals of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament,

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