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Current Sports | 4/18/16 | #683

Apr 18, 2016
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Detroit Sports, Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings, Playoffs, Detroit Tigers, Jasmine Hines, and Weekend Winners.


Current Sports | 4/15/16 | #682

Apr 15, 2016

Aerial Powers, Two Minutes For Ruffing, Diversity in Hockey, Kobe Bryant Retirement, Deandre Carter, Current Sports TV Rewind, and Reflection Friday.


Deandre Carter on Current Sports TV

Apr 15, 2016
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Al's guest this week is author and motivational speaker DeAndre Carter WATCH NOW

Current Sports | 4/14/16 | #681

Apr 14, 2016
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Kobe Bryant Final Game, Greatest Lakers of All Time, Max Gun, Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, Minor League Baseball, and Brett's Bonehead Moves.


Current Sports | 4/13/16 | #680

Apr 13, 2016
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Deshaun Tate, Josh Jackson, Deyonta Davis, Recruiting Class of 2016, Michigan State Basketball, Detroit Pistons Playoff Matchup, Paul Carey and Paul Cook.


Current Sports | 4/12/16 | #679

Apr 12, 2016

Josh Jackson, Deyonta Davis, Dr. William Anderson, Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali, Xavier Degroat, and Michigan State Basketball.


Eastern’s Riojas scores on hardwood and lanes

Apr 11, 2016

LANSING, Mich. -- Bowling has always been a hobby for Lansing Eastern’s Victor Riojas. After following his interest in the sport his junior year he came into his senior year with the idea of playing both basketball and bowling.

Currier retires from Haslett girls hoops

Apr 11, 2016

HASLETT, Mich. - For 14 years, Haslett girls basketball and Bob Currier have shared a strong bond. Currier has decided it is time to retire, announcing in early April he will be stepping away as head coach of the varsity team. 

Table tennis strokes more than meets the eye

Apr 11, 2016
Connor Hayes / WKAR

EAST LANSING, Mich.- It seems simple. Table tennis can be distilled down to hitting a small white ball back and forth. But as Michigan State club table tennis’ head coach Steve Gonzalez knows there is much more to the sport than just getting the ball over the net.

MSU men's tennis stays resilient during tough-luck season

Apr 11, 2016
Spartan Athletics

EAST LANSING, Mich. –The statistics look grim: a six-match losing streak, winless in conference play, and a sub-.500 record. All things that would have most teams down in the dumps.

MSU women's club hockey turns to new coach

Apr 11, 2016

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Rob Blackburn is in his first year has the new head coach for the Michigan State Division I women’s club hockey team. He came to MSU from the University of Michigan, where he coached their women's team for seven years. Blackburn discusses his shift from Ann Arbor to East Lansing, and his hopes and expectations for Michigan State women's hockey. 

International players find home on MSU club basketball team

Apr 11, 2016

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Sometimes, passing up a chance to play the sport you love for money is easier than it sounds.

Okemos girls lacrosse ready to break through

Apr 11, 2016
Andrea Urban / WKAR

OKEMOS, Mich. - The Okemos girls lacrosse team has something to prove this season. Over the last three years on their road to the State finals, the girls have lost to East Grand Rapids - twice in the semifinals and once in the State finals. EGR is the four time defending state champion, with their streak dating back to 2012.

Current Sports | 4/11/16 | #678

Apr 11, 2016
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Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings, Playoff Picture, Jordan Spieth, Danny Willett, The Masters, Bob Kendrick, and Weekend Winners. 


Current Sports | 4/8/16 | #677

Apr 8, 2016
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Tom Izzo on Dancing With The Stars, Golden State Warriors, Detroit Pistons, Jim Harbaugh Satellite Camps, Golden State Warriors Chasing The Record, The Masters, and Reflection Friday.


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