Al Martin

Host, Current Sports

Al Martin is the host of Current Sports, the daily sports talk and call-in program from WKAR.  Al is also on the Current State team as a regular sports contributor and plays a key sports reporting and content role on all other WKAR media platforms.

Prior to joining WKAR in April 2013, Martin was a sports reporter at WLNS-TV/6 in Lansing, Michigan.

The Detroit native is a 2012 graduate of the College of Communication Arts & Sciences at Michigan State University. His passion for sports journalism began as a high school student when he was sports editor of his school paper.

12:04 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

Spartans' spring football game draws record crowd

MSU head football coach Mark Dantonio put his team through its paces at Saturday's Green and White game at Spartan Stadium.
Credit MSU Sports Information

MSU football fans made history over the weekend. A record 48,000 people packed Spartan Stadium on Saturday to witness this year’s Green and White scrimmage. It was the largest attendance ever recorded for the annual spring tradition.

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11:32 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Spartan women run to national crown

MSU's Leah O'Connor was the Big Ten Conference cross country athlete of the year. MSU won the national championship over the weekend.

The MSU Women’s Cross Country team stood on college running high ground Saturday, capturing the NCAA National Championship in Terre Haute, Indiana. It was the university’s first national championship since MSU men’s hockey in 2007, and the second women’s national championship in school history.

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2:15 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

WKAR's Al Martin recaps Spartan football victory

MSU head football coach Mark Dantonio

Saturday's backyard brawl between Michigan State and Michigan ended with a decisive 35-11 Spartan win. MSU has now won six of the last seven matchups with the Wolverines.

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11:49 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Spartan runners ranked number one in nation

MSU's women's cross country team has moved into the nation's top ranking.

MSU Director of Cross Country and Track and Field Walt Drenth was last season’s Big Ten Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year. The coach and his runners have won many honors during Drenth’s tenure in the Big 10, MAC and Pac 12 conferences. Now the Spartan Women’s Cross Country team has brought new national accolades to MSU.

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1:59 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Spartans re-load at Green & White scrimmage

Al Martin hosts 'Current Sports' on WKAR-TV and WKAR-AM 870.
Credit file photo

About 35,000 football fans took in MSU's annual Green and White scrimmage on Saturday at Spartan Stadium. By many accounts, Michigan State showed a lot to be excited about.

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