Detroit Tigers

SportsTalk | Fri 4/5/13

Apr 5, 2013

Matt closes out the week with NCAA Final Four Analysis and some more allegations against NCAA coaches and programs.  He also breaks down the legacy of Jason Hanson, as he retires after his 21-year career in the National Football League.  Finally, Matt closes the show with Opening Day baseball talk for the Detroit Tigers.

SportsTalk | Thu 4/4/13

Apr 4, 2013

Matt and Alex welcome back former Tiger pitcher Jose Valverde with opinions and analysis, and also welcome another Pitino into a higher reigns of NCAA coaching.  The duo also discuss the possibility of a female in the NBA, and the recent allegations against the Auburn football program.  They end the hour discussing Detroit Tiger baseball and the future of women's basketball.

Current State #54 | March 28, 2013

Mar 28, 2013

Today on Current State: mother-daughter duo discuss their political involvement; winning Detroit Tigers' influence in 1968; Stations of the Cross reenactment in Lansing; and flutist Sir James Galway.

How Tigers helped Michigan bear 1968 summer

Mar 28, 2013
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With riots, the Vietnam War, and the King and Kennedy assassinations, 1968 was a tumultuous year for the United States. In Michigan, the success of the World Series champion, the Detroit Tigers, helped people get through that difficult time.

Tim Wendel, author of "Summer of  '68: The Season that Changed Baseball and America, Forever," chronicles the relationship between the events of that time and the baseball heroes of that year.

SportsTalk | Thu 3/21/13

Mar 22, 2013

Russ and Kirk give listeners continuous score updates from MSU's second round matchup versus Valparaiso.  The two also hone in on Spring Training baseball from the Detroit Tigers, and recap the unfortunate season for the Detroit Pistons.  The two have open lines, for listeners to give their emotions of March Madness.

SportsTalk | Mon 3/18/13

Mar 19, 2013

Russ White and Kirk Heinze, hosts of Greening of the Great Lakes, takes listeners through SportsTalk this week.  The duo discusses the latest of MSU basketball in the NCAA tournament, and also wrap around to Detroit Tiger baseball.  The two take guest callers, inviting you to give your take on sports news around the country.

SportsTalk | Thu 3/14/13

Mar 14, 2013

Larry kicks off the show with more NFL free agency conversation, while touching on the Detroit Lions landing Reggie Bush.  He then takes calls to discuss some concerns with the Detroit Tiger 2013 roster, given the release of OF Brennan Boesch.  Finally, he invites Lansing State Journal's Graham Couch to give his expertise on Michigan State basketball.

Current State #34 | February 28, 2013

Feb 28, 2013

Today on Current State: February's biggest news stories; a Public Poetry Announcement with local poet Diane Wakoski; a friend remembers pianist Van Cliburn; and a Detroit Tigers' season preview with Mario Impemba.

Detroit Tigers 2013 season preview with Mario Impemba

Feb 28, 2013
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Last year, the Detroit Tigers fought their way to the World Series, only to be swept by the San Francisco Giants. This season, many of the pieces from last year's team return, including Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera. 

Tigers' play-by-play man and MSU alum Mario Impemba assesses the 2013 Tigers and whether they have another chance at the World Series.

SportsTalk | Thu 2/21/13

Feb 21, 2013

Terry recaps the women’s basketball 20th win, and talks about the Dick Vitale event in Florida.  He then invites Detroit Tiger scout Clyde Weir to discuss the first exhibition game tomorrow, tagging along with the life of a professional baseball scout.  Terry closes the show with Special Olympics director Anne Goudie, who discusses the 7300 participant polar plunge at Eagle Eye this weekend.  MSU alumni out west call in towards the end of the show.

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