Every day, Spartan men and women of all abilities demonstrate athleticism, leadership, commitment, and collaboration in 25 varsity sports, adaptive sports, and many club and intramural teams.

From Big Ten and NCAA championships and Rose Bowl victories to an extensive roster of Academic All-American men and women representing Team MSU, Spartan athletes prove again and again that the keys to winning are hard work and teamwork.

That dedication and excellence was recognized by in its annual Best in College Sports Award, which rated MSU's athletics program No. 2 in the nation across the board, noting it "has become a model of consistency, and its teams have proven capable of winning big and graduating players."