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Current Sports #561 | October 9, 2015

6 hours ago

Louisville Recruiting Scandal, Michigan State-Rutgers Preview, Erik "Doc" Love, High School Football, NFL Pick' Em, Reflection Friday.

Jim Proebstle on Current Sports

10 hours ago

Al's guest this week is  member of the 1965 MSU national championship football team Jim Proebstle.

Underwater hockey team is more than a fun curiosity

Oct 8, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. – They’re singing and dancing, wearing Speedos and snorkels, strutting around Sparticipation with a line longer than any other booth. They’re quick to draw the eye and the interest, using flashy demeanor to stand out.

They are the Michigan State underwater hockey team, and they’re in search of rookies.

The club, founded in 2007, fields a co-ed roster with high hopes of returning to nationals in 2016.

MSU dodgeball team aims for elusive national title

Oct 8, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. – These things sound familiar to Michigan State sport fans: a top-10 ranked football team and a trip to the Final Four last season.

But the Final Four team isn’t just MSU men’s basketball, but also the Spartan club dodgeball.

Team captain Colin O’Brien and the Michigan State Club dodgeball team appeared in the championship game in 2013, the Final Four in 2014 and the Elite Eight in 2015, but they have proved that winning is no easy feat.

East Lansing’s longboard shop skates to national popularity

Oct 8, 2015

EAST LANSING – A store, nestled in the basement of one of East Lansing’s most-popular shopping districts, conducts business in a less traditional way than its neighbors. This underground world of pressed wood, urethane wheels and cast iron also happens to be the Midwest’s premier longboard shop.