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Black History Month in NC with Raye of Light

Black History Month in NC with Raye of Light

Thanks to Spectrum Sports weekend anchor J.B. Ricks Sr. ( @JB_Ricks ) for having me on Chevrolet Sunday Sports Night, the cable network  in the Raleigh-Durham area (Channel 14 on cable). On the show that recognized Black History Month we discussed Michigan State's Jimmy Raye...

ESPN credits Duffy and Underground Railroad

ESPN credits Duffy and Underground Railroad

#DUFFY Forty-four Michigan State Underground Railroad facts--- Why do I write so much debunking the myths and fiction surrounding Bear Bryant and the 1970 USC-Alabam game? The answer is simple: History has failed to properly credit College Football Hall of Fame coach Duffy...

Dantonio on Red Cedar movie and Raye of Light

Dantonio on Red Cedar movie and Raye of Light

Thanks to Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio for highlighting Michigan State's Underground Railroad teams coached by Duffy Daugherty that led the integration of college football.During Dantonio's media conference prior to Saturday's game against Central Michigan at Spartan...

WRAL The Fan interview with Jim Proebstle on CTE

WRAL The Fan interview with Jim Proebstle on CTE

Michigan State's Jim Proebstle, a tight end on the Spartans' 1965 national championship team, appeared on July 27 with Adam Gold on WRAL The Fan. They discussed the latest CTE news. Jim wrote a book, Unintended Impact, on how his older brother, Dick Proebstle, suffered from CTE...

Free Press highlights Men of Sparta

Free Press highlights Men of Sparta

The story of Michigan State's 1965 and 1966 national championship football teams will be told in documentary form later this month in Traverse City."Men of Sparta," a film by former MSU fullback and Hollywood actor Bob Apisa, will debut July 31 at the Traverse City Film Festival....

Raye of Light book signing Oct 24 in Traverse City

Raye of Light book signing Oct 24 in Traverse City

Michigan State alumnus and author Tom Shanahan will appear from 4 pm to 6 pm on Oct. 24 at Horizon Books in downtown Traverse City. He will sign copies of his book about Michigan State football and its leading role in the integration of college football. Unfortunately, ESPN...

Raye of Light book signing on Thursday in Lansing

Raye of Light book signing on Thursday in Lansing

Michigan State's championship quarterback and long-time NFL coach Jimmy Raye and Michigan State alumnus and author of "Raye of Light" will appear at two book signings over the Spartans' homecoming weekend. Second-ranked Michigan State (4-0) and Purdue (1-3) play at noon Saturday...

Podcast with College Football Pros

Podcast with College Football Pros

Podcast with College Football Pros on Raye of LightThanks to College Football Pros for having me on a podcast to discuss Raye of Light, a book on Michigan State's leading role in the integration of college.Bubba Smith, the Spartans' College Football Hall of Famer and the first...

State News interview on Raye of Light

State News interview on Raye of Light

Thanks to State News sportswriter Matthew Argillander for his story in Michigan State's student newspaper on Raye of Light, a book about the school's leading role in the integration of college football.It brought back fond memories of my days at the State News at the paper's old...

The Drive with Jack interview on Raye of Light

The Drive with Jack interview on Raye of Light

Thanks Jack Ebling and The Drive with Jack and Joe Rexrode of the Detroit Free Press for having me on to discuss Raye of Light. The season is the 50th anniversary of Michigan State's 1965 national championship -- the first of back-to-back Big Ten and national titles claimed by...