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If you want to talk college sports with a Big 10 flavor, but national perspective, Sparty Talk is the place for you. Every week, we'll start in E. Lansing with the Michigan State Spartans and move outward from there.

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Football season is almost here and Satchmo and DB are fired up! This week, they preview Michigan State's football season, discuss the Spartans' chances of reaching the college football playoffs, look at the role health will play in their... more

Satchmo and DB discuss the Sound Mind Sound Body football camp in Detroit, Michigan State's elite football camp in East Lansing, the future of the running back position for the Spartans, the probe into the Michigan Stage softball team, the... more

Satchmo and DB discuss the NCAA snubbing the Spartan baseball team, former Spartan Garrick Sherman's weird Twitter rant, a Spartan hockey player leaving school early, Jim Harbaugh suddenly showing Michigan State respect, Michigan... more

Satchmo and DB discuss the series finale of Mad Men, including the resolution of several story lines, Don Draper's journey, Joan's new firm and the romantic lives of several of its characters. They also look back at the entire series and look... more

Satchmo and DB discuss Caleb Swanigan committing to and decommitting from Michigan State's men's basketball team, Dantonio's approach to recruiting for football, the Spartan baseball season and Spartans in the NBA and the NHL.... more

Satchmo and DB examine the state of the Spartan football program, make some projections for next year and discuss where they expect the program to be in 2020. The also delve into SEC anger, another playoffs flop by the Red Wings,... more

Satchmo and DB get optimistic about Michigan State football and the way spring practice going, get pessimistic about the Red Wings and the NHL pllayoffs and get deep about Mad Men. And there might be little David Letterman talk too.

Satchmo and DB discuss Michigan State's performance in the Final Four of the NCAA men's basketball tournament, Wisconsin's big win against Kentucky and its subsequent loss to Duke in the championship game, the terrible officiating in the... more

The Gang welcomes Boston-area poker pro Bernard Lee to the show to talk about his work with travel bucket list company Blaycation. They also discuss a college basketball bettor who stands to win $1 million, the idea of Atlantic City casinos... more

Satchmo and DB discuss Michigan State's improbable run to the Final Four of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, inlcuding their wins over Oklahoma and Louisville, the Tom Izzo-Coach K rivalry, whether it's OK for Spartan fans to... more