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One-on-One: Connor Cook

He got the jitters. He fumbled the ball. And he threw an interception. We explain why Connor Cook will still be a great quarterback for the Spartans. Continue reading

Carrier Classic: Memory Maker Like No Other

There is a question every Ph.D. student has to answer at some point. No matter if he studies Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics or Zoology with a focus on Environmental Toxicology (yes, you can do that): at some point, he has to face it. The “So What?!” question. Why on earth should your take on something matter to the … Continue reading

Reality sucks? Change it!

First there was preseason hype – then there was reality. First there were Rose Bowl dreams – then there was this sluggish 28-6 win over Youngstown State in the season opener on Friday night at Spartan Stadium. A win is a win, some might argue. And it’s true. It kept Michigan State at #17 in … Continue reading

Win every game. Period.

There is a story that circulates around campus right now. A story about Kirk Cousins and his summer vacation. And no, it’s not about booze and supermodels. It’s about football, motivation – and destiny. Well, at least that’s what you tend to read out of it as you’re getting fired up for game one. And the … Continue reading

What is Statebeat.com?

Right now, statebeat.com is just an idea. A tiny little something that I have in the back of my mind. It’s the idea to do some good old beat writing and create an independent outlet for the writer, student and sports lunatic I am. Beginning at the Fall Semester 2011 (read: as soon as I join … Continue reading

what is a beat writer?

Beat writer build up a base of knowledge on and gain familiarity with the sector they report on, allowing them to provide insight and commentary in addition to reporting straight facts. And thats’s exactly what this blog is all about. It’s about Michigan State University. The Spartans. Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer – and everything a sports lunatic has to say about it.

This is the beat writer!

This is Jan. Jan is a sports writer and editor for SPOX.com, one of Germany's most popular sports websites. But Jan is also a Ph.D student at Michigan State. That's why he decided to start this blog on the Spartans. GO GREEN, GO WHITE!

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