The 2014 Boston Marathon is being run today. This longstanding tradition in the running world is even more significant to its participants this year, in light of last year’s bombing of the event. A number of people from mid-Michigan are participating, and Current State's Melissa Benmark catches up with one of them.
The heart of Boston showing their tenacity in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, as Matt Ludtke recaps the National Anthem that Bruins fans sang before the Sabres game. He then gets into the decision of guard Gary Harris to return to MSU and continue his college career. He closes the show with NBA playoffs discussion, and coaching changes around the NBA, including the breaking news of Detroit Pistons head coach, Lawrence Frank.
Matt kicks off the show with the tragedy of the Boston Marathon. He talks about what it has done to the world of sports, and its effect on athletes. A few Michigan State University Spartan athletes received academic honors, and Matt covers the latest on who those award-winners are. He then wraps around to the WNBA draft, and whether women basketball athletes can spark the sport to media prominence. Matt closes the show taking callers regarding all of the local and national sports topics.