Beanie has covered Michigan State, Detroit, and Lansing sports since 2008. Formerly an award-winning journalist, he has run up thousands of hours on air since first joining The Game 730 AM in 2014. Beanie's style of sports talk radio involves wide-ranging conversations on controversial topics, deeper angles, polarizing issues, acerbic analysis, and, of course, brutally honest hot takes. He'll give you the truth about your favorite teams, players, and coaches, e̶v̶e̶n̶ ESPECIALLY when it hurts.
Unlike Big Ten and NCAA, College Football Playoff Committee Came Down Hard On Michigan
Michigan got away — at least in season — despite being caught red-handed in the worst cheating scandal college football has seen in some time. But the Playoff committee has meted out the ultimate punishment to U-M — a CFP semifinal date with Nick Saban and Alabama.
There Are Now 4 Michigan State Alumni Who Own Professional Sports Franchises
That makes Michigan State one of the most-represented universities in terms of major professional sports franchise proprietorship.
What’s The Holdup With Ottawa Trading Alex DeBrincat To Detroit Red Wings?
All the NHL experts and insiders agree that the Wings and DeBrincat are made for each other. So what's the holdup?
Michigan State Is Admitting It’s Not Serious About College Football, So Why Should Anyone Support The Program?
Voluntarily giving away a home game to help the conference out of a tough spot with an angry TV partner isn't something a big-time college football program would do. You'll notice Ohio State, Michigan, and Penn State haven't made any such concession. If MSU isn't serious about being a real player, why should anyone be serious about supporting it?
I Was Wrong, Detroit Isn’t The Worst Place To Put The NFL Draft
The NFL has announced the 2025 draft will be held in Green Bay, Wisconsin. That's like putting the draft, which just drew 300,000 people in 2023, in Lansing or Dearborn.
Michigan State Will Host Penn State On Black Friday Thanks To Big Ten, Kevin Warren Screwing Up
Warren over-promised on behalf of the conference's schools, which has new Big Ten Commission Tony Pettiti scrambling to retain as much of the rights money as possible. The league has offered several concessions to placate its aggrieve TV partners, such as moving MSU vs. Penn State to Black Friday.
Big Ten Sold Its Soul To Fox, CBS, and NBC, Now Fans Have To Suffer
The entire country will be subjected during prime time on Nov. 11 to Ohio State chasing MSU out of the horseshoe by halftime, because the biggest game that week, Michigan at Penn State, will be played at noon before fans have even had time to fill the stadium. Why? Because the Big Ten essentially sold its scheduling department to Fox.
Here Comes The Predictable Tom Izzo Phoenix Suns Speculation
A billionaire MSU alumnus and benefactor tried to lure Izzo to the NBA 13 years ago and failed. What's different this time, though, is that the billionaire MSU alumnus and benefactor who may make a run at him is one of his former players.
Whaddya Know, Keon Coleman’s Impending Transfer Out Of Michigan State Is Reportedly About NIL Money
Various sources and publications have reported that Coleman doesn't want to leave MSU, but he reportedly believes he's worth more than he's getting in East Lansing.
Maybe Pump The Brakes On Pronouncing Michigan State Football Dead Over Recent Transfer Portal News
Losing starters to the transfer portal isn't a big deal, let alone some sort of death sentence for a football program. If it were, that'd mean programs like Georgia, Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan, and Notre Dame are dead.
Michigan State Football Does Damage Control On Twitter After 3 Starters Suddenly Enter Transfer Portal
Several Spartan players took to Twitter Sunday evening, trying to talk MSU fans off the ledge following the grim roster news.
Things That Make More Sense Than The Detroit Lions’ First 2 Picks Of The 2023 NFL Draft
Alabama running back Jahmyr Gibbs and Iowa linebacker Jack Campbell both graded out as second-round picks. For some reason, the Lions reached for both of them in the first round.