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Michigan State Univeritiy Interim President John Engler announced the appointment of Bill Beekman as MSU's athletic director on Monday morning. Beekman took over for Mark Hollis back in February, after Hollis stepped down in light of the Larry Nassar scandal. Beekman will now oversee MSU's 25 varsity sports teams and will relinquish his position as secretary fo the Board of Trustees. 

From Michigan’s outdoor and historic attractions to tasting the foods of farmers, today’s show is dedicated to exploring summer adventures here in the Great Lakes State. 

Tigers Stadium
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The season opener between the Detroit Tigers and Pittsburgh Pirates was postponed Thursday because of bad weather.

Detroit skyline
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The Detroit Institute of Arts is preparing to open a baseball exhibition including works from its collection, rare cards, memorabilia and collectibles.

Lansing Lugnuts photo
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Spring has arrived for baseball fans, as pitchers and catchers report to spring training in Florida and Arizona. Fans have a pretty good idea of what spring training means to the major leaguers, but what about the minor leaguers and the teams they’ll play for?


Current Sports | October 25, 2017

Oct 25, 2017
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RIP Fats Domino; The World Series; University of Michigan Football; Kevin Moore; Inner City Baseball; Future of Sports Journalism; Callers.


ball and glove
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Four Michigan congressmen will take the field tonight at Washington Nationals Park, one day after a gunman wounded five people at a practice game for the annual charity baseball game.  Rep. John Moolenaar (R-MI 4) will be among them.

Current Sports | June 5, 2017

Jun 5, 2017
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Diamond Classic; Baseball; Michigan State Football; NBA Finals; Stanley Cup Finals; Stefan Kubus; Detroit Tigers.

Current Sports | June 2, 2017

Jun 2, 2017
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Jack McCloskey; Detroit Pistons; NBA Finals; LeBron James; Steph Curry; Kevin Durant; S.W.A.P. Meet with James Moore; Detroit Tigers; Michigan State Football.

Current Sports | May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017
Lansing Community College
WKAR File Photo

Keith Mumphery; Michigan State Football; Michigan Sports Hall of Fame; Lansing Community College Baseball; Andrew Huard; Lansing State Journal Sports Awards; Brian Calloway


Current Sports | May 26, 2017

May 26, 2017
MSU Athletics

NBA Playoffs; Michael Jordan; LeBron James; Jake Boss Jr.; James Moore; Michigan State Football


Current Sports | May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017
Rick Curti / Charlotte Bats

Michigan State; Detroit Tigers; NFL Celebrations;  NBA Playoffs; NHL Playoffs; Rick Curti; Minor Legaue Baseball; Charlotte Bats

Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Saturday will be Opening Day  for the Lansing Lugnuts. The baseball team has a splashy and family-friendly events to start the season. 


Keeping MSU baseball strong and healthy is a team effort

Mar 10, 2017
MSU Athletic Communications

EAST LANSING - College athletes need to get in shape, stay in shape and avoid injury over a long season. Sounds easy, but in reality, it is a challenge that is taken on by a team – athletes, coaches, athletic trainers and a nutritionist.

MSU baseball’s Boss Jr. closing in on career milestone

Mar 10, 2017
Michigan State Athletic Communications

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State baseball coach Jake Boss Jr. knows he’s in elite company. It’s not easy to become a head coach of a Division I baseball team, and there are few positions at the top.

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