Current Sports

1:21 am
Mon January 27, 2014

MSU Falls to Michigan at the Breslin Center

WKAR's Al Martin gives his postgame report after MSU falls to Michigan this past weekend, 80 to 75. You would think head coach Tom Izzo would be disappointed after losing to his rival, but his reaction afterward was quite the opposite. 

2:28 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Current Sports #158 | January 23, 2014

Al and Alex discuss Jayru Cambell's body slam and what it means for his future at Michigan State. Mike Ball, a personal trainer, also drops by the studio discuss physical fitness and eating healthy.

3:35 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Current Sports #157 | January 22, 2014

Al and Alex recap last nights Michigan State men's basketball win over Indiana. They will also discuss if a shot clock in high school basketball is needed and give a preview of the Michigan/Iowa game.

2:57 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Current Sports #156 | January 21, 2014

Richard Sherman got a lot of attention after Sunday's NFC championship game. Al, Alex and Aaron give their opinions on the whole situation. Loud opinions at that! Al will also chat with PW's high school boys basketball coach, Luke Pohl, about the season so far and his take on today's NBA.

3:27 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Current Sports #155 | January 20, 2014

Al and the crew will discuss Michigan State and Michigan basketball along with Pistons basketball. In remembrance of MLK day, you will hear from former Michigan State football player Gene Washington talk about how race played a role during his time.

2:50 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Current Sports #152 | January 15, 2014

Al chats with former Virginia Tech and NFL football player and now current Academic Advisor at Michigan State University, Corey Moore.  Al and the team also debate if college fans should be allowed to rush the court after a game.

3:22 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Current Sports #151 | January 14, 2014

Al chats with play-by-play announcer for the Lansing Lugnuts, Jesse Goldberg Strassler, about the Lugnuts, their upcoming season and the MLB. Al and the crew also discuss the Lions new head coach Jim Caldwell. Is he the right man for the job?

2:24 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Current Sports #150 | January 13, 2014

Al chats with Michigan State women's basketball coach Suzy Merchant about their win over Michigan and where the team currently stands. Al and the crew also discuss the men's team and discuss the latest from Alex Rodriguez.

3:35 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Current Sports #149 | January 10, 2014

Al and the gang discuss the Detroit Red Wings and their woes. You'll also hear from coach Izzo and some of the players. Plus, it's Pick'em Friday's!

3:03 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Current Sports #148 | January 9, 2014

Al and the team discuss what the heck is going on with the Pistons. They also discuss who the Lions should hire as their next coach. It's also Throwback Thursday!

2:56 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Current Sports #147 | January 8, 2014

On today's show we chat with  alumni director Scott Westerman. We also chat about Dennis Rodman and his North Korean..."adventure"? Does politics belong in sports?

2:44 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Current Sports #146 | January 7, 2014

Florida State comes back in the National Championship game to beat Auburn. Al talks with former Michigan State football player, Gene Washington and the crew also discusses the Michigan State vs Ohio State basketball game.

3:09 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

Current Sports #145 | January 3, 2014

Al is back from his rough trip in Pasadena. You know, the place where he had to witness the Spartans win a Rose Bowl? You'll hear from several players after the win and you will also hear from Mark Hollis. Al and Matt also talk about what this victory means overall for the program.

2:56 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

Current Sports #144 | January 2, 2014

Michigan State has won the Rose Bowl! Al is on his way back from covering the game. So, Matt fills in and talks all things Rose Bowl!

2:26 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Current Sports #143 | December 27, 2013

Al chats with Okemos High School boys basketball coach Jeff Wonch about the early season and what he expects of his team. Al and the crew will also discuss what the loss of Max Bullough does to the Spartan defense in the Rose Bowl. Also, Jim Schwartz is a terrible coach and we'll discuss why!

3:04 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Current Sports #142 | December 20, 2013

Al and Matt discuss Kobe Bryant's injury and whether or not the Lakers should pack it in for the season. The crew will also give their sports Christmas wish list!

2:29 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Current Sports #140 | December 18, 2013

Al and Matt debate whether or not "tanking" is good for sports and if either of them would do it. Well, they don't exactly agree.

3:31 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Current Sports #139 | December 17, 2013

Al chats with former Michigan State football player Pete Clifford to see what life has been like outside of the NFL. Al and Matt will also discuss another Lions loss! 

3:24 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Current Sports #138 | December 16, 2013

Al chats with play-by-play announcer Ben Holden. Al and the team will also discuss Michigan State basketball and a little NFL.

5:01 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Current Sports #137 | December 13, 2013

Al and Matt discuss Michigan State football, specifically Darqueze Dennard and Pat Narduzi. They will also give their NFL pick 'ems!

4:29 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Current Sports #136 | December 12, 2013

Apparently, Al Martin is human after all! Matt Ludtke fills in for Al and will talk about a little bit of everything.

3:08 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Current Sports #135 | December 11, 2013

Al chats with Sexton High School boys basketball coach Ron Banks about his team and how his first year of the varsity team is going. Al and Alex will also talk Pistons and Wings. They will also discuss the price of Rose Bowl tickets and why the average of $911 is far too much.

2:35 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Current Sports #134 | December 10, 2013

The Michigan State women's volleyball team advanced to the Sweet 16 this past weekend. Head Coach Cathy George calls in to chat with Al about the team and their upcoming match against Peen State. Al and Matt will also dissect the Detroit Lions a bit more, give a preview of the Rose Bowl matchup and list some of their more memorable moments regarding Mark Dantonio.

7:04 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Can You Smell the Roses???

WKAR's "Current Sports" reporter, Al Martin, wraps up things from Indy as the Michigan State Spartans defeat Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship. They now get ready to head to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on January 1st at 5pm.

3:11 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Current Sports #133 | December 9, 2013

Michigan State is headed to the Rose Bowl for the first time since 1988. Al and the team break down the game. You will also hear from players, fans and a one on one with Coach D!

10:21 am
Mon December 9, 2013

Big Ten Championship Game - OSU vs. MSU Fan Reaction

WKAR's host of "Current Sports," Al Martin, hits the streets of Indy at Lucas Oil Stadium to get reaction from the fans on Michigan State's win over Ohio State to win the Big Ten Championship and book a ticket to go to it's first Rose Bowl since 1988! 

3:19 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Current Sports #132 | December 6, 2013

Steve Finamore, East Lansing high school boys basketball coach, was interviewed for the TV show and you will hear from Steve today. You will also get a preview of the Michigan State and the Detroit Lions games this weekend.

2:24 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Current Sports #131 | December 5, 2013

The Michigan State men's basketball team dropped their first loss of the season to North Carolina last night. Al and Matt discuss the game and how the team gave a lousy effort. You will also hear from coach Mark Dantonio.

2:53 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Current Sports #130 | December 4, 2013

Al invites LSJ sports writer Brian Calloway to the show to discuss Michigan State football. Al and the team will also discuss Pistons and whether or not the BIG Ten did right by not disciplining players from the Ohio State vs Michigan game.

2:34 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Current Sports #129 | December 3, 2013

Michigan State sports has been on a tear lately, including the Men's soccer team. They will play Norte Dame in the Elite 8. Goalkeeper Zach Bennett drops by the studio to discuss the team and the season. Al and Matt will also discuss the Doug Fister trade and give their top 5 moments from Michigan State football this year.