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Nature Changes Site of History's Most Famous Last Stand: Bang Go Greece's Defences on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 08.09.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The sea once hugged this pass so closely that a few thousand Greeks could hold off 1.7 million Persians, if the ancient historian Herodotus is to be believed, in the 300-foot wide defile where numerical superiority was useless.

Duke Vs. Michigan State

Posted 03.27.2013 | Sports

No. 2 seed Duke will face No. 3 Michigan State in the Sweet 16 round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the Midwest region. Duke returns to the Sweet 1...

Tom Izzo Keeps Spartans Focussed

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 03.26.2013 | Sports

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan State coach Tom Izzo, whose Public Enemy No. 1 is social networking, has figured out a way to help the Spartans stay ...

Spartans Too Much For Memphis

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 05.23.2013 | Sports

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Here we go again for Michigan State. Make it to the NCAA tournament, prepare for any possibility in the first two games, and th...

Michigan State Vs. Memphis

Posted 03.22.2013 | Sports

No. 3 seed Michigan State will face No. 6 seed Memphis in the third round of the NCAA Tournament in the Midwest region. The Spartans opened the tou...

Spartans Roll Past Illini 80-75

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 04.02.2013 | Detroit

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Keith Appling led a pivotal run early in the second half and finished with 24 points and seven assists to help No. 13 Mich...

No. 19 Michigan State Dominate Arkansas-Pine Bluff

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- DaVon Haynes got a chance to play relatively close to his hometown of Detroit. He might have been too fired up for the opportu...

Bowling Green Face San Jose State At 2012 Military Bowl

AP | By JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 02.01.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Falcons are back in the Military Bowl, just not the ones usually associated with the military. Bowling Green ac...

No. 10 Jayhawks Drop Spartans' Rally

AP | KATHLEEN GIER | Posted 11.27.2012 | Sports

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- San Jose State coach George Nessman needed a spark with his team trailing big in Allen Fieldhouse. He turned to James Kinney and let...

No. 15 Spartans Rally Past Boise State

AP | Posted 11.21.2012 | Sports

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Keith Appling scored 22 points while Branden Dawson and Denzel Valentine made key contributions to help slow-starting Michigan ...

Being Part of Everyone's Furniture; Or: Appropriate Away!

Athena Andreadis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.

My culture is deemed common property and used accordingly. Yet few people really know anything about it beyond the cartoon version that passes for world history in most US schools.