Michigan State converts the skeptics

October 21, 2008
Burns OrtizBy Maria Burns Ortiz
(Archive)
The Michigan State men's soccer team has no illusions. Entering the season, the Spartans believed they were capable of contending with -- and beating -- the top teams in the Big Ten and the nation. But they also understood not everybody saw them in that same capacity.

"The key here is some people had probably written us off," coach Joe Baum admitted. "But we never wrote ourselves off, and now, I think people realize we're a team that can do some damage here in the second half of the ...

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