Current Sports

High-level golf runs in the family for Michigan State star senior Charlie Green

Oct 13, 2017
Krzysztof Urbanowicz / Flickr Creative Commons

College golf seemed like it was Spartan senior Charlie Green’s destiny, but it took a crucial decision to permanently steer him away from the ice to the greens.

Cross-country star Holly Bullough looks to define her own MSU legacy

Oct 13, 2017
Holly Bullough

The Bullough family legacy is normally rooted in Michigan State football, but Holly Bullough wants to expand the legend to Spartan cross-country.

Allen Gant and Otis Wiley

The MSU / UM football game is a day away and on Friday's "Current Sports with Al Martin" former MSU safety Otis Wiley and UM linebacker Allen Gant engage is some classic trash talk that is a must-listen! 


portrait: Heathcote
MSU Spartans

WKAR.org will stream the memorial service for former Michigan State men's basketball coach Jud Heathcote Saturday at 5:00 p.m. EDT in Spokane, Washington. The stream is being provided by KREM-TV, the CBS affiliate in Spokane. 


LSJ and WKAR

Michigan State University graduate, now SportsCenter host on ESPN, Jemele Hill, made national headlines earlier this week when she called President Donald Trump a white supremacist via Twitter. ESPN issued a statement noting that Hill's comments do not represent the company and that they had addressed it with Hill. This morning on Twitter President Trump said ESPN "is paying a really big price for its politics (and bad programming). People are dumping it in RECORD numbers. Apologize for untruth."


MSU Athletics

  The Michigan State athletic department will pay tribute to former men's basketball coach Jud Heathcote in multiple ways in the near future and throughout the 2017-18 season. The men's basketball team will wear a patch honoring Heathcote throughout the upcoming year. The final design of the patch will be revealed at a later date.  

Steve Keane

Actor Kim Coates, who many know as "Tig Trager" from the hit FX show "Sons of Anarchy," joins WKAR's "Current Sports" to talk with host Al Martin about his new hockey cinema sequel entitled "Goon: Last of the Enforces" which hit select theaters over the weekend. 


MSU Basketball

Michigan State University Athletics announced the passing of basketball coach Jud Heathcote. He led the Spartans to their first NCAA Championship in 1979.  


Kaleel Gaines Reveals Reason Behind Transfer and Drama-Filled MSU Football Year

Jul 26, 2017
MSU Athletics

Former MSU football player Kaleel Gaines opens up about his reason to transfer from Michigan State to play football at Arizona Western Junior College. He also addresses what went wrong last year, including the sexual assault charges of his former teammates. 

Tigers Legend Willie Horton Discusses His Role In The 1967 Detroit Riots

Jul 25, 2017
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

WKAR's Scott Pohl sat one-on-one with Detroit Tigers legend Willie Horton to discuss his role in the Detroit Riots, as well as his playing days with the Tigs. Listen to extended snippets here as Pohl joined Al Martin on today's "Current Sports."

Part One: Horton's childhood, signing with the Tigers.


Current Sports | July 21, 2017

Jul 21, 2017
Bryn Forbes photo
Courtesy photo / MSU Athletic Communications

San Antonio Spurs; Matt Costello; Bryn Forbes; Greg Popovich; NBA Sunner League; OJ Simpson; Parole Board hearing.


Current Sports | July 19, 2017

Jul 19, 2017

Trevor Manuel; Olivet College; Lansing Everett; JD Martinez; Detroit Tigers; Arizona Diamondbacks; Michigan State Football.


Current Sports | July 13, 2017

Jul 13, 2017
Mark Hansen

ESPY Awards; Peyton Manning; Jarrius Robertson, Kevin Durant; John T. Madden; David Thornton; Mason Appleton.


opensecrets.org

It's already a foregone conclusion for most people around the sporting world that the 2016-17 NBA season was one of the most unentertaining seasons in recent memory. From the start of the season, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors were on a collision course for their third matchup in the Finals in as many years. The lack of parity around the league was at an all time high, but free agency has more than made up for the lackluster season. 


On the latest edition of the S.W.A.P. Meet with James Moore, the former Spartan speaks from the heart yet again in reliving a tale of a time life dealt him a terribly unfortunate hand. 

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