Al Martin

2:33 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Current Sports #251 | June 9, 2014

On today's Current Sports, Al invites Mark McElwee from the Lansing Curling Club to talk about the upcoming championship. He also touches on the sport of Curling and its popularity. Later, Matt and Alex join to discuss the dissapointment of California Chrome, and touch on the comments made by its owner. Finally, the NBA and NHL playoffs are discussed in detail.

2:25 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Current Sports #250 | June 6, 2014

Al opens the show with a controversial discussion with the NBA playoffs, and whether certain games in the playoffs are scripted. They also talk about the cramping of LeBron James. Later, the gang discusses the possibility of California Chrome taking the Triple Crown. Closing the show, the crew goes over the recent allegations from Chapel Hill.

2:13 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Current Sports #249 | June 5, 2014

Al invites Haslett girls tennis coach Henry Brunchweiler to take a few moments out of the classroom and talk about his love for tennis and the success of his team. Later, Al, Matt and Alex discuss the loss of the New York Rangers last night, and finally discuss the NBA all-team selections. They get into a heated debate on who the better point guard is between Chris Paul and Tony Parker. Listen in for some fiery debate.

2:17 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Current Sports #247 | June 3, 2014

Al  opens up the show today with discussion on the recent statement of Stan Van Gundy in regards to Greg Monroe.  Later, Al and the crew try out a new top five Tuesday of forming the five best Michigan State basketball starters of all time to form the perfect team. They cap off the show with some thoughts on the game of football and the recent concussion lawsuit moved forward by Dan Marino.

2:14 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Current Sports #246 | June 2, 2014

Al invites Erin Davis, a representative from General Motors, and Nick Grueser, GM of the Lansing Lugnuts, to talk about the Field Makeover project at Lansing's Quentin Park. Later, Matt and Alex chime in to discuss the NHL and NBA playoffs, and give their weekend winners over a wild weekend of sports action. 

2:20 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

Current Sports #245 | May 30, 2014

In wake of the Scripps National Spelling Bee competition, Al and the crew take their shot at becoming the best spellers on Current Sports. Listeners have a chance to win Lansing Lugnuts tickets by calling in and spelling the words correctly as well. Other topics discussed on the show are Jayru Campbell, NBA Playoffs, and MSU Football.

3:12 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Current Sports #244 | May 29, 2014

It's Throwback Thursday, and it was quite a busy day on May 29 for the crew. Al kicks off the show with a sneak peak of the Shilique Calhoun interview that airs tonight on Current Sports at 10 p.m. Later, Matt and Alex chime in on the Joe Nathan's blown save last night in Oakland, and lastly argue if the Pacers have any shot at beating the Miami Heat.

2:27 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

Current Sports #243 | May 28, 2014

DeWitt girls assistant soccer coach Darus Ward joins All to discuss the upcoming postseason games, the last win over Williamston, and back story of his journey with soccer. Later, Matt and Alex weigh in on the recent comments by Dan Gilbert on moving the Detroit Pistons from Auburn Hills back to the city of Detroit. Finally, they team weighs in on the NBA playoffs and the Oklahoma City Thunder.

2:24 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Current Sports #242 | May 27, 2014

Coming off Memorial Day weekend, there was plenty to talk about on today's show. Al and Alex dive into the skidding Detroit Tigers and what they need to get back on track. The duo later debates where Gary Harris will go in this year's NBA draft, and finally give their top five worst excuses when it comes to sports.

5:23 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Current Sports #241 | May 23, 2014

For those that missed the latest Current Sports TV episode, Al has you covered! He gives you another look back on his interview with James Moore, a former Michigan State football fullback who went to the 1988 Rose Bowl. Later, the crew chimes in on the Tigers recent woes, and also the rumblings coming from team Mayweather.

2:12 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Current Sports #240 | May 22, 2014

On today's episode, Matt kicks off the show with the latest headliners and delves into the most up-to-date Diamond Classic results, as well as the CAAC Track and Field results. Later, Al joins in to discuss the disappointing series the Detroit Tigers endured, and weighs in on the comments of Ndamokung Suh in regards to his future with the Detroit Lions.

2:15 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Current Sports #239 | May 21, 2014

Al kicks off the show with Dan Kilbridge from, who discusses the recent news of Russell Byrd and Alex Gauna, and touches on some of the latest recruiting news for Michigan State football. Later, Al and the crew discuss the misfortune the Detroit Pistons received in the NBA Draft Lottery, as they lost their pick to the Charlotte Hornets.

2:28 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

Current Sports #238 | May 20, 2014

Coming off a 10 medal team performance, junior Leah O'Connor from Michigan State Track and Field joins Al to discuss her motivations as a runner and her performance on the track this season. Later on, Al and thew crew hit on the NBA draft lottery coming up tonight, and give their top five favorite race horses of all time. Plus, they debate if Ndamukung Suh is pulling a political move with his recent change in action.

2:26 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Current Sports #237 | May 19, 2014

In the heart of NBA and NHL playoff action, Al and the crew break down the latest matchups. They also break down the latest NBA replay rule and what it means for basketball. Later, they get into a tussle regarding California Chrome and the Triple Crown quest. Al and Matt are sold on Chrome because of the recent addition of Nasal Strips, but Alex thinks otherwise.  Plenty of conversation for a Monday.

2:18 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Current Sports #236 | May 16, 2014

Today marks the evening of Lansing United's home opener, as the new minor-league soccer team for mid-Michigan. Owner Jeremy Sampson discusses the jitters behind opening day, as well as the amount of work that goes on behind the scenes leading up to the historic day. Later on, Matt and Alex join Al to discuss the NBA Draft Combine and the new Michael Sam documentary on the Oprah Winfrey Network.

2:29 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Current Sports #237 | May 15, 2014

Al sits down with Ron DeLeon, local boxing promoter and CATA bus driver, to discuss his journey throughout the years and his upcoming fights. The duo also dive into some personal questions regarding favorite boxers of all time and favorite Rocky movies. The team also talks about the recent conversation of potentially adding beer to college stadiums, as well as the investigation of High School concession stands by Ingham County.

3:01 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Current Sports #236 | May 14, 2014

Al chats with USA Today NFL columnist Jarrret Bell about the NFL draft, the Detroit Lions and his thoughts about Magic Johnson and Donald Sterling. Al and the team also discuss the Detroit Pistons hiring of Stan Van Gundy.

2:15 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Current Sports #235 | May 13, 2014

Al and the team discuss Donald Sterling's interview and his mind boggling comments. They will also talk a little Tigers and talk about Joe Louis turning 100.

12:00 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Current Sports #234 | May 9, 2014

Al and the team discuss the Detroit Lions draft pick and other sports related topics!

4:50 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Current Sports #233 | May 8, 2014

Al and the team discuss all things sports related!

3:05 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Current Sports #232 | May 7, 2014

Al and the team discuss Robbie Ray's debut, Johnny Manziel and Mark Jackson's firing. When is it fair to be fired? The team debates!

3:34 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Current Sports #231 | May 6, 2014

Al chats with Michigan State women's rowing coach Matt Weise about this years team and their upcoming tournament. Al and the team will also discuss the NBA playoffs.

3:57 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Current Sports #230 | May 5, 2014

Al chats with LSJ's Chris Solari about the Michigan State men's baseball team and the women's softball team. Al and the team will also discuss the Floyd Mayweather fight.

2:19 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Current Sports #229 | May 2, 2014

Al and Matt discuss Jameis Winston and his crab legs. Al also chats with Ali Easley about this weekends boxing match against Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana.

2:24 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Current Sports #228 | May 1, 2014

Al chats with Golden State Warriors beat writer Diamond Leung about the NBA playoffs and Donald Sterling. Al also chats with newly named Michigan State men's hockey captain Micheal Ferrantino.

3:13 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Current Sports #228 | April 30, 2014

The biggest news in sports is the ruling of Donald Sterling. Al and the team will discuss it in length. Al also checks in with Lansing Lugnuts radio play-by-play announcer Jesse Goldberg Strassler for an update on the team.

3:32 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Current Sports #227 | April 29, 2014

Al and the team discuss what they think should have to Donald Sterling. Al with will also chat with Michigan State Women's Golf coach Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll aboout their recent BIG Ten Championship and where they will be playing in the NCAA tournament.

2:44 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Current Sports #226 | April 28, 2014

Al and the team discuss Michigan State's spring football game. They will also discuss the Donald Sterling situation.

3:36 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Current Sports #224 | April 24, 2014

Al and the team discuss a little Detroit Lions, Michigan State football and favorite dynasties in the NBA.

4:28 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Current Sports #223 | April 23, 2014

Al and the team discuss the Detroit Red Wings, some Lions football and if the D-Leauge is bad for the NBA or college basketball.