Michigan State http://wkar.org en MSU and Michigan Meet in the Big Ten Tournament Championship | Current Sports | WKAR http://wkar.org/post/msu-and-michigan-meet-big-ten-tournament-championship-current-sports-wkar <p>MSU topped Wisconsin on Saturday, moving on to the Big Ten Final! It's the first time in the 17 year history of the Big Ten Tournament that MSU and Michigan will meet in the Big Ten Tournament Championship game on Sunday afternoon! WKAR's Al Martin reports from Indianapolis on just what this means to the Spartans and how this one could be a bit of payback for the team.</p><p> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 07:57:19 +0000 Current Sports 50721 at http://wkar.org The world through Spartans' eyes http://wkar.org/post/world-through-spartans-eyes <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">On November 6</span><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">, 2013, Michigan State University put out the call to people with MSU ties all over the world to shoot and submit video of whatever they were doing that day. The idea was to produce a video seeing the world through the eyes of Spartans for a day. Today, the finished product, called “<a href="http://www.msu.edu/360.24/?utm_source=msu.edu/24&amp;utm_medium=print&amp;utm_campaign=printed+pieces">MSU</a><a href="http://www.msu.edu/360.24/?utm_source=msu.edu/24&amp;utm_medium=print&amp;utm_campaign=printed+pieces"> 360-24</a>”, goes online, and there will also be airings on the Big Ten Network.</span> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:19:13 +0000 Current State 48659 at http://wkar.org The world through Spartans' eyes MSU senior vies for Rhodes Scholarship http://wkar.org/post/msu-senior-vies-rhodes-scholarship <p></p><p></p><p>This weekend, Michigan State University senior Craig Pearson will interview for a <a href="http://www.rhodesscholar.org/">Rhodes Scholarship</a>. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:30:32 +0000 Current State 45577 at http://wkar.org MSU senior vies for Rhodes Scholarship Youngstown St. vs. MSU 9/14 http://wkar.org/post/youngstown-st-vs-msu-914 <div>After sleepwalking through the first two weeks, the Michigan State Spartans' offense woke up in a big way, scoring 35 first half points en route to a 55-17 victory over Youngstown State. Connor Cook got the start and effectively ended the quarterback competition, completing 15 of 22 passes for 202 yards and four touchdowns. Jeremy Langford added two scores on the ground and Nick Hill took a draw play 35 yards for another to bolster the Spartan running game.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The MSU defense turned in another strong effort, holding Youngstown State to 172 total yards and forcing three turnovers, including defensive end Shilique Calhoun's third fumble recovery of the season.</div><p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:28:34 +0000 Current Sports 42457 at http://wkar.org SportsTalk | Thu 5/2/13 http://wkar.org/post/sportstalk-thu-5213 <p></p><p>Matt opens the show with discussion on Big Ten Football security, in wake of the Boston Marathon bombings.&nbsp; He also talks about the Big Ten divisions, and the difficulties that Michigan State will face.&nbsp; NBA playoffs coverage is also a hot topic, and Matt delves in the discussion whether the Oklahoma City Thunder can hold on for the next round.&nbsp; Matt closes the show with the potential draft choices for the Detroit Pistons, and the confusion that it could give fans.</p><p> Thu, 02 May 2013 18:09:32 +0000 Alex Scharg 35219 at http://wkar.org Current State #62 | April 9, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-62-april-9-2013 <p></p><p>Today on&nbsp;<em>Current State</em>: MSU plant biologist's expertise plays major role in criminal investigation; &nbsp;lead poisoning down in &nbsp;Detroit, but so is funding for lead cleanup;&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">and iPad periodical developed by </span>MSU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> journalism students.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 17:04:24 +0000 Current State 33990 at http://wkar.org SportsTalk | Fri 3/29/13 http://wkar.org/post/sportstalk-fri-32913 <p>Matt and Alex wrap up the week discussing the upsets and the shockers. &nbsp;Wichita State shocks the world by moving one step closer to the Final Four, and Indiana looses their dream by the inability to convert against Syracuse's 2-3 zone. &nbsp;The duo then discuss Michigan State versus Duke tonight, and Michigan's matchup versus Kansas. &nbsp;They close the show with Verlander's&nbsp;contract deal, and take open lines.</p><p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 18:09:28 +0000 Alex Scharg 33512 at http://wkar.org