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Current Sports | May 24, 2017

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Rick Curti / Charlotte Bats

Michigan State; Detroit Tigers; NFL Celebrations;  NBA Playoffs; NHL Playoffs; Rick Curti; Minor Legaue Baseball; Charlotte Bats

Current Sports | May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017
Michigan State head football coach Mark Dantonio at a podium
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

MSU Sexual Assault Investigation; NBA Playoffs; NHL Playoffs; Baylor Sexual Assault; Manu Ginobili; 

Current Sports | May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017
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Calvin Johnson; The Preakness; Jason Fuller; Folds of Honor; Dave Ellis; Lansing United; NBA Playoffs; Lebron James; Michael Jordan.


Current Sports | May 19, 2017

May 19, 2017
Donte Hudson

NFL Overtime; Donte Hudson; International Basketball; James Moore; S.W.A.P. Meet; Reflection Friday.


Former MSU Baseball Star Magsig Still Making Impact In Okemos

May 18, 2017
Zachary Manning / WKAR

Phil Magsig has overcome health issues to return to the sport he loves

Current Sports | May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017

LaVar Ball; Sexism in Sports; NBA Playoffs; LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan; Stanley Cup Playoffs; Throwback Thursday.


Current Sports | May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017
Joseph Glorioso Photography / Flickr Creative Commons

NBA Draft Lottery; Boston Celtics; Detroit Pistons; The Top Pick; DeShaun Tate; Gisele Bundchen; Softball Classic.


Current Sports | May 16, 2017

May 16, 2017
Spartan Stadium photo
Stefanie Pohl / Courtesy photo

Zaza Pachulia; NBA Western Conference Finals; Big Ten Friday Night Games; Lansing United; Local Soccer Scene; Michigan and Michigan State Fans.


Lugnuts Try For 1,500 Franchise Wins In Home Stretch

May 15, 2017
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

The Lansing Lugnuts are going for 1,500 wins in franchise history, and they could do it in Lansing. Although the Lugnuts squandered the first opportunity against the Fort Wayne TinCaps with a 10-2 loss, there are still a couple more home games in the series in which history could be made. 

Current Sports | May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017
Keith Allison / Flickr Creative Commons

Derek Jeter; New York Yankees; Pop Culture; Brian Calloway; Softball Classic; Detroit Tigers; Carina Garcia; Weekend Winners.


lanunited.com

The wait is over, soccer fans. Lansing United, the local NPSL soccer club entering its fourth season, officially opens play on Sunday. The team will travel to the newly founded Milwaukee Torrent for a 4 p.m. Mother's Day kick-off.  

Current Sports | May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017
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MSU Softball; University of Michigan Softball; Plaxico Burress; Mother's Day; The S.W.A.P. Meet; Reflection Friday. 


Current Sports | May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017
Hockey scene
Kevin Ward / Flickr Creative Commons

Alexander Ovenchkin; NHL Playoffs; NBA Playoffs; Best Postseason in Sports; Joanne Gerstner; Concussions in Youth Sports; Throwback Thursday.


Current Sports | May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017
Loading the clay target machine photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

Draymond Green; Demetrius Cooper; Michigan State Football; Scott Pohl; New Sport in Michigan High Schools; Sports and Pop Culture; Detroit Tigers.


Current Sports | May 9, 2017

May 9, 2017
View of the Flint river
Maria Palmo / WKAR-MSU

Ben Carter; Michigan State Men's Basketball; NCAA Title Odds; Eric Woodyard; Youth Involvement in Sports; Flint.


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