NBA Playoffs http://wkar.org en Current Sports #253 | June 11, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-sports-253-june-11-2014 <p>Al hosts former Lansing Eastern head coach Ron Watts on the show to discuss his transition to John Glenn High School and recall some pasttimes at Eastern. Later, Matt chimes in on some NBA playoff thoughts. And to close the show, the crew discusses the teams to watch for in the World Cup, and debate whether the World Cup is the most popular sporting event in the world.</p><p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 18:10:57 +0000 Current Sports 55044 at http://wkar.org Current Sports #251 | June 9, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-sports-251-june-9-2014 <p>On today's Current Sports, Al invites Mark McElwee from the Lansing Curling Club to talk about the upcoming championship. He also touches on the sport of Curling and its popularity. Later, Matt and Alex join to discuss the dissapointment of California Chrome, and touch on the comments made by its owner. Finally, the NBA and NHL playoffs are discussed in detail.</p><p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 18:33:55 +0000 Current Sports 54912 at http://wkar.org Current Sports #250 | June 6, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-sports-250-june-6-2014 <p>Al opens the show with a controversial discussion with the NBA playoffs, and whether certain games in the playoffs are scripted. They also talk about the cramping of LeBron James. Later, the gang discusses the possibility of California Chrome taking the Triple Crown. Closing the show, the crew goes over the recent allegations from Chapel Hill.</p><p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 18:25:10 +0000 Current Sports 54825 at http://wkar.org Current Sports #245 | May 30, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-sports-245-may-30-2014 <p>In wake of the Scripps National Spelling Bee competition, Al and the crew take their shot at becoming the best spellers on Current Sports. Listeners have a chance to win Lansing Lugnuts tickets by calling in and spelling the words correctly as well. Other topics discussed on the show are Jayru Campbell, NBA Playoffs, and MSU Football.</p><p> Fri, 30 May 2014 18:20:34 +0000 Current Sports 54498 at http://wkar.org Current Sports #243 | May 28, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-sports-243-may-28-2014 <p>DeWitt girls assistant soccer coach Darus Ward joins All to discuss the upcoming postseason games, the last win over Williamston, and back story&nbsp;of his journey with soccer. Later, Matt and Alex weigh in on the recent comments by Dan Gilbert on moving the Detroit Pistons from Auburn Hills back to the city of Detroit. Finally, they team weighs in on the NBA playoffs and the Oklahoma City Thunder.</p><p> Wed, 28 May 2014 18:27:03 +0000 Current Sports 54371 at http://wkar.org Current Sports #240 | May 22, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-sports-240-may-22-2014 <p>On today's episode, Matt kicks off the show with the latest headliners and delves into the most up-to-date Diamond Classic results, as well as the CAAC Track and Field results. Later, Al joins in to discuss the disappointing&nbsp;series the Detroit Tigers endured, and weighs in on the comments of Ndamokung Suh&nbsp;in regards to his future with the Detroit Lions.</p><p> Thu, 22 May 2014 18:12:49 +0000 Current Sports 54097 at http://wkar.org Current Sports #237 | May 19, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-sports-237-may-19-2014 <p>In the heart of NBA and NHL playoff action, Al and the crew break down the latest matchups. They also break down the latest NBA replay rule and what it means for basketball. Later, they get into a tussle regarding California Chrome and the Triple Crown quest. Al and Matt are sold on Chrome because of the recent addition of Nasal Strips, but Alex thinks otherwise. &nbsp;Plenty of conversation for a Monday.</p><p> Mon, 19 May 2014 18:26:44 +0000 Current Sports 53912 at http://wkar.org SportsTalk | Tue 5/7/13 http://wkar.org/post/sportstalk-tue-5713 <p></p><p>Matt Ludtke starts the show off recapping the overtime thriller from the Detroit Red Wings last night at Joe Louis Arena.&nbsp; He then delves into the latest in the Derrick Rose decision, and NBA playoff matchups.&nbsp;&nbsp; Matt closes the show with the induction of MSU linebacker Percy Snow to the College Football Hall of Fame, and then looks at the upcoming football schedule for next season.</p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 18:09:48 +0000 Alex Scharg 35454 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 SportsTalk | Wed 5/1/13 http://wkar.org/post/sportstalk-wed-5113 <p>Matt Ludtke&nbsp;starts the show off with MSU football recruiting, and potential NFL talent on the current roster. &nbsp;He switches gears to the Detroit Red Wings, as they drop their first game to the Ducks. &nbsp;Plus, the NBA playoffs are in full swing, and "dirty play" is an issue looming with one NBA team. &nbsp;He closes the show with the debate of the Redskins.</p><p> Wed, 01 May 2013 18:11:48 +0000 Alex Scharg 35155 at http://wkar.org SportsTalk | Fri 4/26/13 http://wkar.org/post/sportstalk-fri-42613 <p></p><p>Matt Ludtke is back to recap last night’s NFL draft.&nbsp; Ludtke analyzes the Ansah choice and other potential picks for the Detroit Lions.&nbsp; He also looks into the possibility of a recent MSU basketball commitment becoming a recruitment advocate for Tom Izzo. &nbsp;The Detroit Red Wings defeated Nashville last night, and the NBA playoffs are in full swing.&nbsp; These topics are among others on today’s SportsTalk.</p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 18:11:59 +0000 Alex Scharg 34916 at http://wkar.org