Austin Short

Current Sports | June 26, 2017

Jun 26, 2017
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MMA in Lansing; BET Awards; Detroit Tigers; MLB Trade Deadline The S.W.A.P. Meet; James Moore; Weekend Winners.

Lansing fighter Dequan Townsend reaching for MMA stardom

May 7, 2017
Austin Short

He’s in training to win a professional contract with UFC, with the tryouts coming later this month in Las Vegas.

Michigan MMA fighter Brink moving up in UFC world

Apr 26, 2017
Ryse Brink

VANDERBILT, Mich. - Ryse Brink’s mixed martial arts career almost ended before it even began.

Current Sports | March 30, 2017

Mar 30, 2017
WKAR-MSU

McDonald's All-American Game; Michigan State Men's Basketball 2017-2018; Jaren Jackson Jr.; Tommy Washington Jr.; In-depth Feature.


Current Sports | March 16, 2017

Mar 16, 2017
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Bracketology; March Madness; NCAA Tournament Day 1; New Content; Detroit Lions; Throwback Thursday.


Lansing’s Washington Jr. looks to build legacy in and out of boxing ring

Mar 10, 2017
Austin Short

LANSING – Heavyweight Tommy Washington Jr. needed to have boxing taken away for him in order to see how much it meant to him.

Washington, 30, is using his connection to the sport to help give back to the community. His boxing career was derailed at 23, when he pled guilty to gun and drug charges and served time in prison.

Current Sports | February 16, 2017

Feb 16, 2017
WKAR

Current Sports Production Assistants; MSU Tennis; Gene Orlando; Ronald Mann; MMA; Hip-Hop.


Boxing returns to Lansing, more bouts planned for 2017

Feb 9, 2017
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LANSING, Mich. – Boxing returned to the city of Lansing for the first time in seven years, when Ron De Leon Promotions staged a seven fight event at the Lansing Center on Jan. 28. The card, in association with the Gallo Boxing Gym, was well received, with an enthusiastic crowd packing one of the convention center’s ballroom spaces.

Current Sports | February 2, 2017

Feb 2, 2017

Recruiting; Signing Day Wrap-Up; Pressure on High School Athletes; Super Bowl; Current Sports Production Assistants; Isaiah Hole.