Gary Harris http://wkar.org en Current Sports #275 | July 14, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-sports-275-july-14-2014 <p>Brooks Laimbeer, soccer reporter for Impact Sports, joins the show to break down the World Cup Final with Germany emerging as the champion. Also, Matt and Alex host the show all week as Al is on vacation missing all of the fun news in sports. The duo discusses all of the latest NBA free agency moves, and go over the winners and losers. Also, the Home Run Derby and NBA Summer League are discussed.</p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:16:39 +0000 Current Sports 56677 at http://wkar.org Current Sports #275 | July 12, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-sports-275-july-12-2014 <p>Brooks Laimbeer, soccer reporter for Impact Sports, joins the show to break down the World Cup Final with Germany emerging as the champion. Also, Matt and Alex host the show all week as Al is on vacation missing all of the fun news in sports. The duo discusses all of the latest NBA free agency moves, and go over the winners and losers. Also, the Home Run Derby and NBA Summer League are discussed.</p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:16:33 +0000 Current Sports 56676 at http://wkar.org Current Sports #268 | July 2, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-sports-268-july-2-2014 <p>It was a stacked show on Current Sports today. To start, Dan Killbridge&nbsp;from 247sports.com &nbsp;joins Al to discuss the future of recent NBA draftees Gary Harris and Adreian&nbsp;Payne. He also touches on the latest MSU football recruiting news. Later, Brooks Laimbeer from MSU Impact Sports joins Al to summarize the USA loss to Belgium, and analyzes the state of soccer in the United States. To close the show, &nbsp;Matt and Alex hit on the most recent news in sports.</p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 18:23:04 +0000 Current Sports 56116 at http://wkar.org Current Sports #265 | June 27, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-sports-265-june-27-2014 <p>On today's show, Al invites Brooks Laimbeer from <a href="http://impact89fm.org/sports/"><em>MSU Impact Sports</em></a>&nbsp;to discuss the latest updates of the World Cup. Laimbeer also gives his analysis of USA head coach, Jurgen Klinsmann. Later, Matt and Alex join and grade the NBA draft picks, and discuss the surprise of Gary Harris. Finally. reflection Friday moments are revealed.</p><p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 18:11:36 +0000 Current Sports 55895 at http://wkar.org Current Sports #264 | June 26, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-sports-264-june-26-2014 <p>Al invites Bob Every to discuss the Greater Lansing Sports Hall of Fame and other happenings. Later, the show is focused mainly on the NBA draft that airs tonight, and the panel discusses where Adreian Payne, Gary Harris, and Nik Stauskas will go. Matt, Alex, and Al give their mock drafts, and debate how far Embiid will fall.</p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:27:33 +0000 Current Sports 55841 at http://wkar.org Current Sports #263 | June 25, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-sports-263-june-25-2014 <p>On today's show, Al invites Rico Beard from Detroit 105.1 to discuss the recent decommitment&nbsp;of Jayru Campbell and give his take on the NBA draft. He also talks about Denzel Valentine as the new team captain, and why he does not watch the World Cup. Later, Matt joins Al to discuss the recent trade rumors of the Detroit Pistons. And finally, the tandem debates whether the soccer audience and viewership will decline after the World Cup is over.</p><p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 18:14:22 +0000 Current Sports 55769 at http://wkar.org Current Sports #247 | June 3, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-sports-247-june-3-2014 <p>Al &nbsp;opens up the show today with discussion on the recent statement of Stan Van Gundy&nbsp;in regards to Greg Monroe. &nbsp;Later, Al and the crew try out a new top five Tuesday of forming the five best Michigan State basketball starters of all time to form the perfect team. They cap off the show with some thoughts on the game of football and the recent concussion lawsuit moved forward by Dan Marino.</p><p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 18:17:04 +0000 Current Sports 54656 at http://wkar.org Current Sports #242 | May 27, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-sports-242-may-27-2014 <p>Coming off Memorial Day weekend, there was plenty to talk about on today's show. Al and Alex dive into the skidding Detroit Tigers and what they need to get back on track. The duo later debates where Gary Harris will go in this year's NBA draft, and finally give their top five worst excuses when it comes to sports.</p><p> Tue, 27 May 2014 18:24:21 +0000 Current Sports 54307 at http://wkar.org Current Sports #236 | May 16, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-sports-236-may-16-2014 <p>Today marks the evening of Lansing United's home opener, as the new minor-league soccer team for mid-Michigan. Owner Jeremy Sampson discusses the jitters behind opening day, as well as the amount of work that goes on behind the scenes leading up to the historic day. Later on, Matt and Alex join Al to discuss the NBA Draft Combine and the new Michael Sam documentary on the Oprah Winfrey&nbsp;Network.</p><p> Fri, 16 May 2014 18:18:12 +0000 Current Sports 53803 at http://wkar.org MSU Falls to Michigan at the Breslin Center http://wkar.org/post/msu-falls-michigan-breslin-center <p>WKAR's Al Martin gives his postgame report after MSU falls to Michigan this past weekend, 80 to 75. You would think head coach Tom Izzo would be disappointed after losing to his rival, but his reaction afterward was quite the opposite.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 06:21:47 +0000 Current Sports 48481 at http://wkar.org SportsTalk | Thu 4/18/13 http://wkar.org/post/sportstalk-thu-41813 <p>The heart of Boston showing their tenacity in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, as Matt Ludtke&nbsp;recaps the National Anthem that Bruins fans sang before the Sabres game. &nbsp;He then gets into the decision of guard Gary Harris to return to MSU and continue his college career. &nbsp;He closes the show with NBA playoffs discussion, and coaching changes around the NBA, including the breaking news of Detroit Pistons head coach, Lawrence Frank.</p><p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 18:09:55 +0000 Alex Scharg 34492 at http://wkar.org