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Steve Smith and Ambassador Andrew Young

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Steve Smith sat down with Ambassador Andrew, who at one time worked with Martin Luther King, to celebrate his (Young’s) legacy as a civil rights activist.  The two discussed the history of athletes and activism.  To view the interview, click here.

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Smith on Curry, Under Armour v Jordan, Nike

Posted by on Feb 22, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Steve Smith was recently interviewed and asked his thoughts on whether Stephen Curry will do for Under Armour what Michael Jordan did for Nike.  He was also asked his thoughts on whether Curry and the Golden State Warriors can break the 72 single-season record.  Check out the interview with Steve Smith here.

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Smith to Receive NCAA 2016 Silver Anniversary Award

Posted by on Dec 1, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Steve Smith will be recognized with five other former student-athletes with the 2016 NCAA Silver Anniversary Award for his (their) collegiate and professional achievements on January 15, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas.  The Silver Anniversary Award recognizes individuals on the 25th Anniversary of the conclusion of their college athletic careers.  Other 2016 recipients include:  Abby Cheng (Arkansas State University – Women’s Volleyball); Chris Howard (U.S. Air Force Academy – Football); Joe Juneau (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Men’s Ice Hockey); Russell...

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MSU Great Steve Smith Wins Humanitarian Award

Posted by on Jun 2, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has selected Steve Smith to be one of the recipients of the 2015 Minnie Jackson — Basketball Human Spirit Award.  Steve, along with Kansas coach Bill Self and former Reebok CEO Paul Fireman, will be honored at a ceremony to be held on September 10, 2015 in Springfield, Massachusetts.  The Minnie Jackson — Basketball Human Spirit Award, named after a former Harlem Globetrotter, is a prestigious honor given to athletes and/or other individuals in the sports industry who achieve the highest level of dedication to making the world a...

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Clara Bell Smith Center Assists NCAA Athletes

Posted by on Apr 3, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The Clara Bell Smith Student-Athlete Academic Center provides supports for MSU’s Men’s Basketball team (as well as all other MSU athletes), which is heading into the Final Four of the NCAA’s Basketball Tournament.  Many of the MSU Spartan athletes can be found in or around the Clara Bell Smith Center.  Check out this article that was posted in the Detroit News.

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Smith Ran in New York City Marathon

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in News | 0 comments

On Sunday, November 2, 2014, Steve Smith ran in the New York City Marathon.  Smith was part of a 24-person relay team of basketball celebrities, who are trying to encourage kids to exercise.  NBA Commissioner Adam Silver ran the first three miles and handed off to Chris Mullin, a Brooklyn native, former NBA (and Hall of Fame) player.  Smith, Silver and Mullin were joined by Hall of Famer Tiny Archibald, Knicks greats Charles Oakley, Bernard King and Allan Houston, and the Net’s Darryl Dawkins and Jason Collins.  The 24-person relay team was also comrpised of WNBA stars Swin Cash, Teresa...

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