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Midnight Cladness

Oct. 20, 2014
Oct. 20, 2014

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Oct. 20, 2014

INBOX
NOTRE DAME
The MMQB
  • The Cowboys played last season with a train wreck of a defense, then did nothing about it. On paper they actually got worse. Who could have imagined this unit delivering Dallas to the top of the NFC? Start with the guy who can't stop winking

BASEBALL
SPECIAL REPORT
  • More than 100,000 students on U.S. youth, public school and college teams have no stable place to live. They often go hungry, drop out more frequently and are more likely to suffer physical and sexual abuse. How do they survive—and even thrive? In many cases, it's through the structure, support and joy that sports provide

POINT AFTER
Departments

Midnight Cladness

Every year the top Spartan gets a jump on Halloween

Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo is known for deep tournament runs and sideline tirades in which the veins in his neck look as if they might explode. Apparently he's more relaxed in the preseason—based on his practice of arriving at Midnight Madness in outlandish getups. Behold his top eight costumes dating to 2003, and a guess at what he may don at midnight on Oct. 24. As Izzo himself might have asked while in his '07 garb, Are you not entertained?

This is an article from the Oct. 20, 2014 issue Original Layout

DAVY CROCKETT

2003

MILITARY TRIBUTE

2005

GLADIATOR

2007

FLOWER CHILD

2008

F1 RACER

2009

ASTRONAUT

2010

FIGHTER PILOT

2011

IRON MAN

2012

HARRY POTTER???

2014

SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

An Eagles fan stole a Vietnam veteran's prosthetic leg outside Lincoln Financial Field before Philly's 27--0 win over the Giants and left it on a train.

EIGHT PHOTOSAL GOLDIS/AP (IZZO)PHOTO ILLUSTRATIONPHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY SI PREMEDIA; AL TIELEMANS/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (IZZO HEAD)PHOTOWARNER BROS./PHOTOFEST (POTTER)