Former Michigan State coach Heathcote dies at 90

Longtime Michigan State basketball coach Jud Heathcote, who guided the Magic Johnson-led team to the national championship in 1979, died Monday in Spokane, Wash., at age 90. Heathcote battled a number of ailments that that kept him from returning to East Lansing in his later years. With Johnson as the star, the Spartans beat Larry Bird…