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SPOKANE, WA - MARCH 20: Michigan State Spartans head coach Tom Izzo talks to Russell Byrd #0 during their game against the Delaware Fightin Blue Hens in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena on March 20, 2014 in Spokane, Washington. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Michigan State’s Byrd Transferring

Michigan State guard Russell Byrd is leaving the program to transfer.

97.1 The Ticket–05/22/2014

Sparty, the mascot for the Michigan State Spartans. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Giant-Headed Sparty From 1966 [PHOTO]

In fact, with that giant head atop a disproportionately puny body, he reminds us of someone …

97.1 The Ticket–05/19/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - FEBRUARY 13: Denzel Valentine #45 of the Michigan State Spartans and head coach Tom Izzo talk late in the second half of the game against the Northwestern Wildcats at Breslin Center on February 13, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans defeated the Wildcats 85-70. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Report: Pistons Offered Izzo Same Deal As Van Gundy

If the reports are true then Michigan State fans rejoice. It appears that Tom Izzo will be a lifer with the Spartans.

97.1 The Ticket–05/19/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 28: Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans gestures from the bench against the Virginia Cavaliers during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Beachfront Owned By Tom Izzo Part Of Seagull Study

Michigan State University head basketball coach Tom Izzo is allowing researchers to use property he owns in western Michigan to study seagulls to find ways to keep the Lake Michigan shoreline cleaner.

97.1 The Ticket–05/15/2014

Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans hugs head coach Tom Izzo while holding Lacey Holsworth, after defeating the Iowa Hawkeyes 86-76 at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on February 6, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Vitale Honors Lacey’s Memory

There was nothing Dick Vitale could do to console the parents of Lacey Holsworth, the little girl whose relationship with Michigan State’s Adreian Payne became a story that touched the country.

97.1 The Ticket–05/13/2014

PASADENA, CA - APRIL 23: Jim Delany, Commissioner, Big Ten Conference attends the 100th Rose Bowl Game press conference at Rose Bowl on April 23, 2013 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Big Ten, Big East Reach Agreement To Start Seasons Against Each Other

The Big Ten and Big East will hold a press conference in New York on Monday, and a source told CBSSports.com the two leagues will formally announce an agreement to open each men’s basketball season with what amounts to a Big Ten/Big East Challenge.

97.1 The Ticket–05/05/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 16: Tom Izzo and Branden Dawson #22 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates after the 69-55 win over the Michigan Wolverines during the finals of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 16, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Michigan State Student Convicted In Disturbance

A Michigan State University student has been convicted for his role in a disturbance that took place after the school’s football team beat Ohio State in the Big Ten championship game.

97.1 The Ticket–05/02/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 15: Michigan State Spartans head basketball coach Tom Izzo argues a call with the referee during the first half of the game against the Columbia Lions at Breslin Center on November 15, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Izzo Makes Video For Nebraska Basketball: ‘You Kicked Our Butt’

Izzo began with a greeting quickly followed by a social media zinger.

97.1 The Ticket–04/30/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio walks off the field after defeating the Stanford Cardinal 24-20 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)

Michigan State Defense Ready For An Encore

It was fitting that the Michigan State spring game began with an interception on the first play from scrimmage.

97.1 The Ticket–04/29/2014

Tom Lewand, President, Detroit Lions, David Brandon, Athletic Director, University of Michigan and Jim Delany, Commissioner, Big Ten Conference speak at WWJ's The Business of Sports Luncheon on April 16, 2014. (credit: WWJ)

Big Ten Schools Projected To Make $45 Million With New TV Deal

While it hasn’t had the most success on the field in recent years as its conference counterparts, there’s one area the Big Ten has been able to maintain its dominance: revenue.

97.1 The Ticket–04/28/2014

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