Double-duty Izzo and the day Mariucci nixed his college football career

PHOTO: Friends and teammates since their Iron Mountain days, Steve Mariucci (L) and Tom Izzo. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN Alan Haller now occupies the seat behind the big desk as Michigan State’s new athletic director. Mel Tucker has the football team off to an impressive start. All of this allows Tom Izzo to focus on the upcoming basketball season. No need for the school to seek double duty from Izzo when the athletic department…

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Correcting ESPN on Duffy Daugherty’s legacy

Visit my website homepage, Tom Shanahan.Report EPISODE 8: Michigan State coach Duffy Daugherty, whose 1960s teams were college football's first fully integrated rosters, was egregiously and inaccurately cast in ESPN's 150th college football anniversary series as a coach who recruited Black athletes merely to win football games. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AROiS2J7d7M Click here for more episodes. Scroll down. https://twitter.com/Shanny4055/status/1402405083502026752

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What is a Spartan?

For more Michigan State history, visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report Written and read by Pat Gallinagh, a 1966 Academic All-American defensive lineman while playing on Michigan State's 1965 and 1966 national championship teams that won back-to-back unbeaten Big Ten titles. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXMyk9WWJDg *** https://twitter.com/Shanny4055/status/1402405083502026752

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