Big Ten Football

Smaller college football teams cash in with wins and checks

Oct 5, 2016
Nathaniel Bott / WKAR-MSU

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.

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Courtesy photo / MSU Athletic Communications

WKAR’s Al Martin was in Indianapolis for the Spartan’s Big Ten title winning game. He brings us all the details on MSU’s thrilling victory.

Playoff Bound Spartans!!!

Dec 6, 2015

The MSU football team topped the Iowa Hawkeyes, 16-13, at the Big Ten Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Saturday night. 

Current Sports | 10/29/15 | #575

Oct 29, 2015

Detroit Pistons' Season Start, Jerry Kill Retirement, World Series, Current Sports TV Preview, Nate Miller, Lansing United, Big Ten Football, and Throwback Thursday.

Current Sports | 10/28/15 | #574

Oct 28, 2015

The World Series, NBA Games, The Detroit Pistons, Opening Night, Jerry Kill, Kobe Bryant, and Michigan State men's basketball.

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Courtesy photo / MSU Sports Information

MSU football survived a scare but paid the price in the polls this week. Meanwhile, men’s basketball landed a major recruit. Current State talks with WKAR's Al Martin about Spartan sports.

Current Sports #542 | September 7, 2015

Sep 7, 2015

Michigan State vs. Western Michigan, College Football Round-Up, Surprises from Week One, Weekend Winners and Losers.


The Michigan State football team lost to Ohio State Saturday night, and with the 49-37 defeat, the Spartans have now lost twice and will not make it into the NCAA’s four-team playoff at the end of the season. MSU has fallen to #12 in the AP college football poll.

Current Sports #327 | September 26, 2014

Sep 26, 2014

Alex Scharg steps outside the glass to fill in for Al Martin today, as Al interviews Jemele Hill at the MSU Union. Alex starts off recapping Derek Jeter's walk-off at Yankee Stadium and gives a hard take on the Robin Ventura comments. Later, it's all Big Ten football discussion. The news of Jeffery Taylor and football picks are also touched on.

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About 35,000 football fans took in MSU's annual Green and White scrimmage on Saturday at Spartan Stadium. By many accounts, Michigan State showed a lot to be excited about.

MSU defense dominates in rout of Wolverines

Nov 4, 2013
Scott Pohl / WKAR

The Michigan State football team is undefeated in Big Ten Conference play and in first place in the Legends Division. Overall, MSU is 8-1.

SportsTalk | Tue 1/22/13

Jan 22, 2013

Earle opens the show featuring co-host for the day, Jack Ebling.  He invites Lansing State Journal writer Chris Solari to discuss Michigan State football and off-season coaching changes.  Earle also hosts MSU baseball coach Jake Boss Jr.  He closes the show with Jack Ebling, and opens the lines for listeners.