Current Sports

Final Four Not Good Enough for Izzo's Troops

Oct 29, 2015

The MSU men's basketball team had a magical season last year, making it all the way to the Final Four before bidding adieu at the hands of the Duke Blue Devils. MSU returns nine of its top 11 scorers from last season and are poised to have a great year. 

MSU Pulls Away Late Over Indiana

Oct 25, 2015
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Michigan State topped Indiana at Spartan Stadium, 52-26, on Saturday night. The Spartans moved to 8-0 on the year heading into the bye week. 

Current Sports at MSU Midnight Madness 2015

Oct 23, 2015

Friday, Oct. 23. at 8:30pm at the Breslin Center | Current Sports from WKAR host Al Martin will be hosting the 2015 MSU Midnight Madness TONIGHT.


Al's guest is MSU Senior Linebacker Darien Harris.

Josiah Price and Jack Conklin photo
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The Michigan State football team pulled off one of the most improbable comebacks in Spartan/Wolverine rivalry history, topping Michigan 27-23 in the final seconds of action. 

MSU roller hockey produces teams and results

Oct 16, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Demonstration Hall on Michigan State’s campus is used for a lot of activities. During the day, you may see indoor soccer classes playing on the plastic floor surrounded by hockey-style boards, or the color guard practicing their flag spinning.

If you stop by at 10 p.m. though, you’ll see 12 men on rollerblades, five without shirts on, two in goalie masks, with hockey sticks in-hand, passing a plastic puck.


Al's guest is Terry Kildea, director of marketing for Hawk Hollow Golf Properties.

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Jim Proebstle on Current Sports

Oct 9, 2015

Al's guest this week is  member of the 1965 MSU national championship football team Jim Proebstle.

Underwater hockey team is more than a fun curiosity

Oct 8, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. – They’re singing and dancing, wearing Speedos and snorkels, strutting around Sparticipation with a line longer than any other booth. They’re quick to draw the eye and the interest, using flashy demeanor to stand out.

They are the Michigan State underwater hockey team, and they’re in search of rookies.

The club, founded in 2007, fields a co-ed roster with high hopes of returning to nationals in 2016.

MSU dodgeball team aims for elusive national title

Oct 8, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. – These things sound familiar to Michigan State sport fans: a top-10 ranked football team and a trip to the Final Four last season.

But the Final Four team isn’t just MSU men’s basketball, but also the Spartan club dodgeball.

Team captain Colin O’Brien and the Michigan State Club dodgeball team appeared in the championship game in 2013, the Final Four in 2014 and the Elite Eight in 2015, but they have proved that winning is no easy feat.

East Lansing’s longboard shop skates to national popularity

Oct 8, 2015

EAST LANSING – A store, nestled in the basement of one of East Lansing’s most-popular shopping districts, conducts business in a less traditional way than its neighbors. This underground world of pressed wood, urethane wheels and cast iron also happens to be the Midwest’s premier longboard shop.

MSU Kendo Club finds success and gains members

Oct 8, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- More than 50,000 Michigan State students call East Lansing home, and for each one of them, there is probably something on campus get involved in.

    There are over 30 club sports for MSU students, and one of the oldest, but least attention-seeking, is the Martial Arts discipline of Kendo.

   MSU's Kendo team is competitive, having started this semester by winning the championship at the Case Western Reserve Kendo tournament in Ohio.

Erik "Doc" Love on Current Sports

Sep 25, 2015

Al's guest this week is The Team 92.1 FM analyst and color commentator Erik "Doc" Love.

No. 4 Spartans Ground Air Force in 35-21 Win

Sep 19, 2015

The Spartans moved to 3-0 on the year, topping the Air Force Falcons 35-21 at Spartan Stadium on Saturday. It was the first time that MSU welcomed a service academy to East Lansing. 

DeYeya Jones on Current Sports

Sep 18, 2015

Al's guest this week is youth football coach for Kappa Express DeYeya Jones.