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Current Sports | July 27, 2017

3 hours ago
Doug Pollard and Bob Every photo
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Detroit Tigers; Bruce Rondon; Brad Ausmus; Kansas City Royals; U.S.A. Men's Soccer; Gold Cup; Bob Every; Greater Lansing Area Sports Hall of Fame; NFL Concussions.

Dave Jones Named New Boys Basketball Coach at Eastern High

5 hours ago
Eastern High School

There's a new coach in town. Lansing School District superintendent Yvonne Caamal Canul announced Thursday that Dave L. Jones will be the new coach of the varsity boys basketball team at Eastern High School. Jones will take over for Julius Edwards, who previously held the position.

Kaleel Gaines Reveals Reason Behind Transfer and Drama-Filled MSU Football Year

Jul 26, 2017
MSU Athletics

Former MSU football player Kaleel Gaines opens up about his reason to transfer from Michigan State to play football at Arizona Western Junior College. He also addresses what went wrong last year, including the sexual assault charges of his former teammates. 

Current Sports | July 26, 2017

Jul 26, 2017
Tom Izzo and Draymond Green photo
Courtesy photo / MSU Athletic Communications

Jermaine Edmondson; Draymond Green; Civil Lawsuit; University of Michigan Football; Big Ten Media Days; CTE; Football Study.

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Current Sports | July 25, 2017

Jul 25, 2017
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Big Ten Media Days; MSU Football; Mark Dantonio; Detroit Riots; Willie Horton; Scott Pohl; Drama in the NBA.

Tigers Legend Willie Horton Discusses His Role In The 1967 Detroit Riots

Jul 25, 2017
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

WKAR's Scott Pohl sat one-on-one with Detroit Tigers legend Willie Horton to discuss his role in the Detroit Riots, as well as his playing days with the Tigs. Listen to extended snippets here as Pohl joined Al Martin on today's "Current Sports."

Part One: Horton's childhood, signing with the Tigers.


Current Sports | July 24, 2017

Jul 24, 2017
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The Open; British Open; Jordan Spieth; New Face Of Golf; Big Ten Media Days; Mark Dantonio; Kyrie Irving; LeBron James; Weekend Winners.

James Moore Tackles O.J. Simpson On The S.W.A.P. Meet

Jul 21, 2017
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James Moore, former Spartan fullback, is used to offense, but today he's on defense, as O.J. Simpson made parole.

Current Sports | July 21, 2017

Jul 21, 2017
Bryn Forbes photo
Courtesy photo / MSU Athletic Communications

San Antonio Spurs; Matt Costello; Bryn Forbes; Greg Popovich; NBA Sunner League; OJ Simpson; Parole Board hearing.


Current Sports | July 20, 2017

Jul 20, 2017
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O.J. Simpson; Parole Board Hearing For Stolen Memorabilia; O.J. Simpson Effect; MSU Football Record Predictions.


Robert Kolt

Lansing School District superintendent Yvonne Caamal Canul announced this morning that Kristopher C. Keyton, also known as K.C. Keyton, will be the new head coach of the varsity boys basketball team at Lansing Everett.

Current Sports | July 19, 2017

Jul 19, 2017

Trevor Manuel; Olivet College; Lansing Everett; JD Martinez; Detroit Tigers; Arizona Diamondbacks; Michigan State Football.


Jacob Herbert / WKAR

Lansing Everett former four-star recruit Trevor Manuel has had quite the journey.  The 6-foot-9, 185-pound forward's journey first started at the University of Oregon where he stood for a year, but did not see much playing time. He transferred to Loyola Marymount in Los Angeles for his sophomore season, but still faced the same issue: no playing time.

Current Sports | July 18, 2017

Jul 18, 2017
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Kirk Cousins; NFL Contracts; Le'Veon Bell; Pay By Position; Matthew Stafford; Detroit Lions; Tom Brady; Summer League.


Current Sports | July 17, 2017

Jul 17, 2017
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Detroit Tigers' Trade Talks; Alex Rodriguez; Michael Fulmer; Miguel Cabrera; Barry Sanders; Women's Dress in Sports; Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll; Weekend Winners.


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