Al Martin

Smaller college football teams cash in with wins and checks

Oct 5, 2016
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Upsets are a spectacle of college football, giving rise to Goliaths of a season falling to the Davids. The FCS “Davids”, who win against Power Five schools, can leave fans with an “anything is possible” mentality and develop new allegiances.

Martin, MSU club hockey make winning combination

Oct 5, 2016
MSU Club Hockey

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- While Michigan State is known for athletic success in football and basketball, most are unaware of the equal success of the Michigan State club hockey team over the last 15 years.

MSU men’s soccer carving winning path

Oct 5, 2016
MSU Soccer
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EAST LANSING, Mich. – The resume is growing: one Big Ten Tournament title. Two Elite Eights. And five NCAA tournament appearances.

Holt basketball's Faulds is thinking big

Oct 5, 2016
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HOLT—Upon entering the Holt High School gymnasium, it’s clear that something special is happening. It’s that time of year where basketball season is just around the corner, and teams are deep into open gym practices, conditioning, and weight lifting.

MSU tennis' Aslina Chua finds new dreams and path far from home

Oct 5, 2016
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EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State player Aslina Chua never imagined growing up that she would be playing college tennis in the United States or studying pre-med on the path to becoming a doctor.

Current Sports | 10/5/16 | #795

Oct 5, 2016
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Brad Ausmus, Detroit Tigers Offseason, MLB Playoffs, Cookie Johnson, Current State Special, and Odell Beckham Junior.

Current Sports | 10/4/16 | #794

Oct 4, 2016
Mark Dantonio photo
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Mark Dantonio Press Conference, Michigan State Football, Pewamo-Westphalia, Jeremy Miller and the Detroit Lions.

Current Sports | 10/3/16 | #793

Oct 3, 2016
Michigan State

Michigan State Football, Tyler O'Connor, Michigan Football, Adam Biggers, Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers and Weekend Winners.

Current Sports | 9/30/16 | #792

Sep 30, 2016
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MSU vs. Indiana Preview, Michigan State Football, Michigan Football Preview, Wisconsin, Tom Izzo, Heisman Race and Reflection Friday.

Current Sports | 9/29/16 | #791

Sep 29, 2016

Detroit Tigers, Miguel Cabrera, AL Wild Card Race, Brad Ausmus,  Lee Vickers, High School Football and Throwback Thursday.

Current Sports | 9/28/16 | #790

Sep 28, 2016
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Detroit Tigers' Playoff Chances, Remembering Arnold Palmer, PGA Tour, Engagements at Games, Rich Kincaide, Dr. Joseph Parent and Heisman Candidates.

Current Sports | 9/27/16 | #789

Sep 27, 2016
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Detroit Tigers Playoff Hopes, Mark Dantonio Press Conference, Detroit Lions, Tyler O'Connor, MSU Football, and Jim Caldwell.

Current Sports | 9/26/16 | #788

Sep 26, 2016
Michigan State

Remembering Jose Fernandez, Remembering Mylan Hicks, Remembering Arnold Palmer, Callers, Michigan State Football, and Michigan Football.

Badgers Rout Spartans in Big Ten Opener

Sep 24, 2016

Freshman Quarterback Alex Hornibrook lead Wisconsin to a 30 to 6 thumping of Michigan State at Spartan Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Hornibrook threw for 195 yards and a touchdown, outplaying MSU senior Tyler O'Connor, who had three interceptions on the day. 

Hall of Fame Night for MSU and Okemos

Sep 23, 2016

On Thursday night both the MSU Athletics Hall of Fame and Okemos High School Hall of Fame ceremonies took place. In total, 19 individuals got the chance to see their names enshrined into sports lore. Names like Don Behm, Trevor Harris, Travis Bader, and even the late Mike Sadler are mentioned throughout this report.