rose bowl http://michiganradio.org en Winter storm, freeze delay Spartan Rose Bowl celebration http://michiganradio.org/post/winter-storm-freeze-delay-spartan-rose-bowl-celebration <p>EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State University officials have delayed a celebration for the school's Rose Bowl-winning football team because of a major snowstorm and polar temperatures in the forecast.<br /><br />The Detroit Free Press reported Saturday that athletic director Mark Hollis said the celebration planned for Monday will be rescheduled to an undetermined date. Meanwhile, the East Lansing university will honor the team during Tuesday's home basketball game against Ohio State.<br /> Sun, 05 Jan 2014 15:00:15 +0000 The Associated Press 15882 at http://michiganradio.org Winter storm, freeze delay Spartan Rose Bowl celebration MSU Spartans face the Stanford Cardinal in today's Rose Bowl http://michiganradio.org/post/msu-spartans-face-stanford-cardinal-todays-rose-bowl <p>There are many Michigan State University students and alumni celebrating the New Year in Pasadena.</p><p></p><p>They’re there to see the Spartans play in this year’s Rose Bowl game.</p><p></p><p></p><p>The Rose Bowl is nicknamed “The granddaddy of them all” because it is the oldest of the college football bowl games.</p><p></p><p>The last time the Spartans represented the Big Ten in the Rose Bowl was 1988. MSU earned its first trip back to Pasadena on New Year’s Day with a 12 and one season, finishing with a win over Ohio State in the Big Ten championship game.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 15:55:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 15853 at http://michiganradio.org MSU Spartans face the Stanford Cardinal in today's Rose Bowl