John U. Bacon, best selling author and award winning speaker, joins Al to discuss his new book Fourth and Long: The Fight for the Soul of College Football. Al and Matt also discuss Tigers and give their Top 5 sports scandals of all time.
Tim Bograkos, former Michigan State basketball player joins Al to discuss a little of the past and what he is currently up to. Tom Horton, former Vice President and volunteer coordinator of the Okemos Athletic booster club, joins Al to discuss the situation which transpired with Okemos head football coach Jack Wallace. Al and the team discuss the situation further and what questions rose from it.
Okemos High School football coach Jack Wallace has been reinstated as the head football coach. Al and Matt discuss the situation. Tom Izzo also gives his thoughts about this years basketball team from his recent presser.
The Detroit Lions got a victory over the Chicago Bears this past weekend and Al and the team discuss the game. Al also interviews MSU Volleyball player Lauren Wicinski about her new record and how the team is doing this year. Finally, Al chats with Lisa Byington about her career as a broadcaster.
Former Michigan State football player and now current Professional boxer, Seth Michell joins Al to discuss his latest fight. Al and Matt also talk about the NCAA reinstating scholarships for Penn State.
Michigan State football loss to Norte Dame this past weekend and many were shaking their heads after the game, including starting quarterback Connor Cook. Al and the team diagnose the game and all that happened. Join the conversation!
Al interviewed Morris Peterson, former Michigan State basketball player and NBA player, for Current Sports TV and decided to share the interview on the radio as well. Al and the team also give their predictions for this weekends football games.
Al invites Audrey Dahlgren, WLNS TV-6 sports reporter, to discuss women in sports and women in sports broadcasting. Al and Matt also give you the latest in sports including the University of Michigan athletic department paying for the GO BLUE sky text over East Lansing this past weekend.
The Holt Rams entered week three of the high school football season looking for their first win of the season. They found it against a struggling Lansing Eastern team last week. The Rams rolled over the Quakers, 57 to 22. Here are the plays highlighted...
1. Eric Potter with the QB keeper to give Holt a 21 to 6 lead in the 1st QTR. 2. Ty Glover with the first down run toward the sidelines in the 2nd QTR. 3. Ty Glover with a run up the middle for a touchdown,... 28 to 6 Holt in the 2nd QTR. 4. Tim Cain with a big run to extend Holt's lead... 35 to 6 in the 2nd QTR.
After sleepwalking through the first two weeks, the Michigan State Spartans' offense woke up in a big way, scoring 35 first half points en route to a 55-17 victory over Youngstown State. Connor Cook got the start and effectively ended the quarterback competition, completing 15 of 22 passes for 202 yards and four touchdowns. Jeremy Langford added two scores on the ground and Nick Hill took a draw play 35 yards for another to bolster the Spartan running game. The MSU defense turned in another strong effort, holding Youngstown State to 172 total yards and forcing three turnovers, including defensive end Shilique Calhoun's third fumble recovery of the season.
Todd "T.J." Duckett, former Michigan State running back and former NFL player, stops by the studio to discuss life after football and what he has been doing in the community. Al and the team also discuss the upcoming fight Mayweather has against Alvarez and whether or not Alvarez has a chance.
The Lansing Sexton Big Reds have started the season 2-0, with their latest victory coming from a 38 to nothing shutout win over Monroe. Big Red head coach Dan Boogan spoke to Current Sports' Al Martin after the victory.
The Michigan State football team may have topped the University of South Florida, 21 to 6, but there are still many unanswered questions concerning the Spartan offense. WKAR's Al Martin explores the offensive confusion after the game.
USA Today sports writer Jarret Bell chats with Al about the latest in the NFL. You'll hear comments from Mark Dantonio's press conference this morning and where the QB situation stands. Al, Alex and Matt also chat about the Lions pro's and con's.
The Michigan State football team got a victory this past weekend over South Florida but it wasn't without an embarrassment on offense. Who would you put in as the starting quarterback? Join the conversation with Al and Alex!
On today's episode of Current Sports, Al talks with Lansing Sports Hall of Fame chairman Bob Every about the Hall of Fame. Al and Alex also give the latest rundown in sports including their predictions on Michigan State, Michigan and Lions football.
Michigan State women's volleyball is underway and Al chats with head coach Cathy George about the season so far and what her expectations are for the team. Al and Alex break down the latest in sports and talk more about the Michigan State football team.
It was the opening weekend for college football and Michigan State open their season with a victory over Western Michigan. However, it wasn't a blow out and the offense didn't play too well, especially the quarterbacks. Al and Alex discuss the game and debate who is the better quarterback, Maxwell or Cook?
High School football kicks off tomorrow and we invite Grand Ledge football coach Matt Bird to discuss his team and their upcoming season. Fred Heumann from WLNS TV-6 joins Al to discuss Michigan State football and a little Tigers.
Coach Mark Dantonio announced Mawell will be the starting quarterback for Friday's season opener against Western Michigan. But will he be the starter for the entire season? Al and the team debate! Al also breaks down the latest in sports and the taem gives their Top 5 players under the regime of Dantonio.
College and High School football is right around the corner. We all know the entertainment value us fans get out of it but what about the players? Their safety is important so Al decided to sit down with Mike Cuzzoni, USA Football Regional Manager and Heads Up football representative, to discuss concussions in football. Al breaks down the latest in sports and the crew gives their picks for upcoming games.
Head coach of the three-time defending state champions Ithaca High School football team Terry Hessbrook joins Current Sports to discuss the team's upcoming season. The team talks about the Detroit Lions preseason game vs. the New England Patroits, Justin Verlander's struggles vs. the Minnesota Twins and Tom Brady's speech at Michigan. And it's Reflection Friday and we bid farewell to Mike the Intern.
The Current Sports team jumps right into what's going on in the sports world, including the Detroit Tigers, the MSU football captains and an update on Le'Veon Bell's injury. CMU professor Tim Otteman discusses the world of sports gambling, and we talk about what the legacy of Allen Iverson will be.