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Lansing StateJournal

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Recent:
  • Lansing StateJournal
  • BattleCreek Enquirer
  • Livingston Daily
  • thetimesherald
Past:
  • Detroit Free Press
  • USA TODAY
  • WZZM 13 On Your Side
  • C&P Top News
  • Indianapolis Star
  • The Courier-Journal

Recent articles by Phil:

Turning point, unsung hero from Michigan State's shocking 37-34 loss to Illinois

At one point, MSU led, 28-3. But instead of a comfortable Spartan win, it was the biggest comeback victory in Illini history. → Read More

Lansing area high school football scores for district finals

Follow along for up-to-the-minute updated scores from the district final high school football playoff games in the Lansing area. → Read More

Enquirer area high school football scores for district finals

Follow along for up-to-the-minute updates from all of the district final high school football playoff games. → Read More

Livingston County high school football scores for district finals

Follow along for up-to-the-minute updates on this week's high school football playoff action in Livingston County. → Read More

Blue Water Area high school football scores for district finals

Follow along for up-to-the-minute score updates from the district final high school football playoff games. → Read More

Spartan Speak: Fallout from MSU hoops loss to Kentucky, Joe Bachie, Illinois preview

Graham, Chris and Phil deliver their thoughts on MSU hoops loss to Kentucky, talk Joe Bachie and preview Saturday's football game. → Read More

Champions Classic: Turning point, unsung hero in No. 1 MSU's 69-62 loss to No. 2 Kentucky

MSU's last lead of the game was 4-3, as the Spartans fall to Kentucky in a matchup between the nation's top-two ranked teams. → Read More

Live updates: No. 1 Michigan State basketball vs. No. 2 Kentucky

The nation's top two college basketball teams will meet in the second game of the Champions Classic. Follow along right here. → Read More

Enquirer area high school football scores for pre-districts

Follow along for up-to-the-minute updates from all of the pre-district high school football playoff games. → Read More

Blue Water Area high school football scores for pre-districts

Follow along for up-to-the-minute score updates from the pre-district high school football playoff games. → Read More

Livingston County high school football scores for pre-districts

Follow along for up-to-the-minute updates on this week's high school football playoff action in Livingston County. → Read More

Spartan Speak: Post-game reaction from Michigan State's 28-7 loss to Penn State

Graham, Nate and Phil try to pick through the rubble of another MSU blowout loss, the latest coming Saturday vs. Penn State. → Read More

Penn State dominates Michigan State, 28-7: Turning point, unsung hero

There was very little for Michigan State fans to get excited about in Saturday's 28-7 loss to Penn State. → Read More

Live updates: Michigan State football vs. Penn State

The Spartans have upset the Nittany Lions each of the past two years. Can MSU make it 3 in a row over sixth-ranked Penn State? → Read More

Blue Water Area high school football scores for Week 9

Follow along for up-to-the-minute score updates from the Week 9 high school football games. → Read More

Lansing area high school football scores for Week 9

Follow along for up-to-the-minute updated scores from the Week 9 games in the Lansing area. → Read More

Enquirer area high school football scores for Week 9

Follow along for up-to-the-minute updates from all of the Week 9 high school football games. → Read More

Livingston County high school football scores for Week 9

Follow along for up-to-the-minute updates on this week's high school football action in Livingston County. → Read More

Michigan State Madness: 5 things to know about Friday's basketball event

Both the Spartans' men's and women's basketball teams will be participating. Admission to the event is free. → Read More

The team is gone, but hey, all Lansing Ignite items are 60% off at the Nuts and Bolts store

The Lansing Ignite soccer team will never return, but memorabilia and clothing live on forever. Or something like that. → Read More