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LIVE WEBCAST
6:43 pm
Sat April 5, 2014

Covering the Olympic Games: Steve Smith and All-Star Journalist Panel

Thursday 4pm at WKAR | Watch the LIVE WEBCAST or BE IN THE AUDIENCE as an all-star panel of sports journalists share their experience covering Olympic Games around the world.

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Sports
12:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Current Sports #210 | April 4, 2014

Al chats with Daito Ryu Aikijujutsu expert Rod Uhler about his time in Japan.


TV Made in Michigan
10:00 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

WATCH NOW: Former MSU Men's Basketball Player Tim Bograkos

Thu. Apr. 3 at 10pm on WKAR-TV | Al Martin's guest on Current Sports is Tim Bograkos, a former Michigan State University men's basketball player.

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Sports
12:00 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Current Sports #208 | April 2, 2014

Al chats with head trainer at Capital City Baseball Kingdom, Joe McDonald, about Lansing's newest indoor baseball facility.


Sports
12:00 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Current Sports #207 | April 1, 2014

Al chats with Lansing Lugnuts radio play-by-play announcer Jesse Goldberg-Strassler about this years team. Al and the crew will also talk about the Detroit Tigers.


TV Made in Michigan
11:00 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

WATCH NOW: Pewamo-Westphalia High School Boys Basketball Head Coach Luke Pohl

Thu.. Mar. 27 at 10pm on WKAR-TV | Al Martin's guest on Current Sports is Luke Pohl, boys basketball head coach at Pewamo-Westphalia High School.

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Sports
12:00 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Current Sports #204 | March 27, 2014

Al chats with PW boys basketball coach Luke Pohl about this past season. Al and the team will also discuss some NCAA basketball.


Sports
2:40 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Current Sports #202 | March 25, 2014

Al chats with Michigan State women's volleyball coach Cathy George and WLNS Sports Director Fred Heumann. Al and the team also discuss the NFL banning "dunking".


Sports
12:00 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Current Sports #203 | March 26, 2014

Al chats with Michigan State women's volleyball coach Cathy George about this past season and what the spring season has in store for them. Al and the team will also discuss if Tom Izzo should coach the Pistons!


Sports
2:25 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Current Sports #200 | March 24, 2014

Al and the team discuss all things March Madness!


TV Made in Michigan
10:00 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

WATCH NOW: Grand Ledge Gymnastics Head Coach Duane Haring

Thu., Mar. 20 at 10pm on WKAR-TV | Grand Ledge Gymnasics Head Coach Duane Haring is the guest this week on Current Sports with Al Martin, the original TV series from WKAR. 

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Sports
3:05 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Current Sports #190 | March 10, 2014

Al and the team discuss the NCAA tournament and if March Madness is the biggest sports spectacle in the nation.


Sports
4:04 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Current Sports #197 | March 19, 2014

Al chats with Michigan State baseball coach Jake Boss  Jr. about this years team and what he expects out of his team. Al and the crew also discuss Michigan State men's basketball and discuss whether or not the hype over the team is a good thing or a bad thing.


Sports
3:57 am
Sun March 16, 2014

MSU and Michigan Meet in the Big Ten Tournament Championship | Current Sports | WKAR

MSU topped Wisconsin on Saturday, moving on to the Big Ten Final! It's the first time in the 17 year history of the Big Ten Tournament that MSU and Michigan will meet in the Big Ten Tournament Championship game on Sunday afternoon! WKAR's Al Martin reports from Indianapolis on just what this means to the Spartans and how this one could be a bit of payback for the team.

Sports
9:13 pm
Sat March 15, 2014

MSU Tops Northwestern in the Big Ten Tournament

WKAR's Al Martin reports from Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN as the Michigan State Men's Basketball team tops Northwestern, 67 to 51, moving on to play Wisconsin in the semifinals. Convincing victory for the Spartans to open up the post-season, but as Al reports, this is only step one of their "redemption song."

Sports
3:32 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Current Sports #190 | March 10, 2014

Al and Matt discuss Michigan State basketball in both women's and men's.


Sports
3:22 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Current Sports #189 | March 07, 2014

Al and Matt discuss Michigan State's men's basketball win over Iowa from last night.


TV Made in Michigan
10:00 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

WATCH NOW: Joey Eisenmann, Sports Nutrition Expert

Thu. Mar. 6 at 10pm on WKAR-TV | Sports and cardiovascular nutrition expert Dr. Joey Eisenmann is the guest this week on Current Sports with Al Martin.

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Sports
2:59 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Current Sports #188 | March 06, 2014

Al chats with Lansing Eastern boys basketball coach Rod Watts about their current playoff run. Al and Matt will also discuss Michigan State vs Iowa. And it's Throwback Thursday!


Sports
3:14 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Current Sports #187 | March 05, 2014

Al chats with local boys basketball coaches Steve Finamore and Jeff Wonch. Al and Matt will also discuss if one and done or 4 and out is better!

TV Made in Michigan
11:00 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

WATCH NOW: Andre Hutson, Former MSU Men's Basketball Player

Andre Hutson on Current Sports TV

Former MSU basketball star Andre Hutson is the guest this week on Current Sports with Al Martin.

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Sports
2:47 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Current Sports #181 | February 25, 2014

Al chats with former Michigan State men's hockey player Brad Fast about his time here at MSU and his time playing international hockey. Al and the team will discuss the new MLB plate rule and a little boxing.


Sports
2:40 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Current Sports #180 | February 24, 2014

Al, Alex and Matt discuss the loss Michigan State men's basketball received from Michigan. They will also talk a little NFL combine.


Sports
11:34 pm
Sun February 23, 2014

MSU Falls to Michigan at Crisler Arena | Current Sports | WKAR

WKAR's Al Martin recaps MSU's defeat to Michigan at Crisler Arena to sweep the season series. For MSU, it's about getting healthy and finding a lost chemistry, while for Michigan, it's about maintaining consistency. 

TV Made in Michigan
11:00 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

WATCH NOW: St. Johns High School wrestling coach Derek Phillips

Derek Phillips on Current Sports TV

St. Johns High School wrestling coach Derek Phillips is the guest this week on Current Sports with Al Martin. 

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Sports
3:28 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Current Sports #177 | February 19, 2014

Al chats with Michigan State women's golf coach Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll about their recent tournament in Florida and the history the team made. Al, Alex and Matt also discuss Michigan State men's basketball.


Sports
2:30 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Current Sports #176 | February 18, 2014

Al and the team give their Top 5 worst National Anthem performances of all time! Al also chats with Brian Calloway of the LSJ about the Michigan State women's basketball team. Also, how will the Pistons fare the rest of the season?


Sports
2:26 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

Current Sports #175 | February 17, 2014

Michigan State men's basketball was handed a tough loss yesterday against Nebraska. Al and Alex discuss the game in length and you will also hear from coach Izzo. Luckily, Michigan loss to Wisconsin as well.


TV Made in Michigan
10:00 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

WATCH NOW: Former NFL player Corey Moore on Current Sports TV

Corey Moore
Credit WKAR

Former NFL player Corey Moore is the guest this week on Current Sports TV with Al Martin. WATCH NOW

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Sports
2:36 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Current Sports #173 | February 13, 2014

Al and the gang will preview the Michigan State men's basketball game for tonight. Al also chats with former NFL player, Corey Moore. It's also Throwback Thursday!


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