Magic Johnson

Current Sports | November 7, 2017

Nov 7, 2017
Deunta Williams

Magic Johnson Announcements; HIV; Julian Mitchell; MSU Women's Basketball; Deunta Williams; North Carolina; Football Injuries.


Current Sports | September 20, 2017

Sep 20, 2017

Battle of the Sexes; Draymond Green Case; Magic Johnson; Athletes Social Media; Allen Gant; Michigan Football.


Current Sports | September 14, 2017

Sep 14, 2017
Jemele Hill on Current Sports TV
WKAR File Photo

Jemele Hill Tweet; Donald Trump; The White House; Social Media Usage; ESPN; Sports and Politics; Throwback Thursday.


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.  


Current Sports | February 22, 2017

Feb 22, 2017
msutoday.msu.edu

Magic Johnson; Larry Nassar; David Harns; MSU Club Basketball; Robert Ray; Nick Zugaro; Trade Deadline; MSU Women's Basketball.


Honda Super Bowl Ad / Honda

Combine big names and the yearning for yesterday and what do you get? The number one Super Bowl ad, according to Michigan State University Department of Advertising professor of practice, Bob Kolt. A voice and face very familiar in the Honda spot was Lansing native and MSU's own, Magic Johnson. 


Current Sports | 4/22/16 | #687

Apr 22, 2016
NPG Records

Prince, Magic Johnson, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Pistons, Current Sports TV Rewind, Brandy Agee, and Reflection Friday.


ICYMI: Current Sports | 3/25/16 | #667

Mar 30, 2016
Kimberly P. Mitchell / Detroit Free Press

Sweet Sixteen, High School Boys Basketball Wrap-Up, NFL Concussion Cover-Up, Dale Beard, Reflection Friday, and Callers.


Current Sports | 11/18/15 | #589

Nov 18, 2015

Michigan State Men's Basketball, Denzel Valentine, College Football Rankings, Kevin McHale, Detroit Lions, and Detroit Pistons.


Manuel Doesn’t Follow Hometown Hero Route, but Strives for Greatness | Current Sports | WKAR

Mar 4, 2015
Chris Hauler

LANSING--- Lansing Everett’s gym echoes with the sound of sneakers squeaking across the hardwood. The energy level was high, matching a fresh team, not one at the end of a grinding regular season.

Forward Trevor Manuel sweated profusely as he raced up and down the court, barking out defensive assignments and swatting shots. Manuel was working hard, under the banner of Everett’s most famous alumni, Earvin “Magic” Johnson.

Manuel competes like an athlete fighting for minutes, rather than a star player for a team that already won its conference championship.

Ferguson’s Plan Turning Everett Hoops Around | Current Sports | WKAR

Feb 16, 2015
Chris Hauler

LANSING -- Everett Coach Desmond Ferguson never had the goal of coaching high school basketball. He said any high school coaching job in the nation could have been offered to him, and he would have said no.

After being a basketball standout at Everett and the University of Detroit, Ferguson spent 11 years playing professional basketball, including a stint with the Portland Trailblazers . Ferguson also became a businessman in 2002, when he founded Moneyball sportswear.

Al and Magic One on One P.2 | Current Sports | WKAR

Oct 30, 2014

WKAR's Al Martin reveals the second part of his sit-down with hoop great, and Lansing native, Magic Johnson. The game of basketball has evolved over time and Magic believes it has become too catered to its "superstars." He explains why, along with why rivalries are so important to the game.

Al and Magic One on One P.1 | Current Sports | WKAR

Oct 4, 2014

Hoop great, and Lansing native, Magic Johnson has teamed up with the Lansing School District and is part owner of a company now providing providing the food for the district. Starting July 1st SodexoMAGIC, a partnership between Sodexo, Inc, and Magic Johnson Enterprises, took over the running of food service for the Lansing School District. Johnson is SodexoMAGIC's C.E.O. and President. WKAR's Al Martin caught up with Johnson to chat about the endeavor, along with the feeling of returning home, and so much more... 

Current Sports #320 | September 17, 2014

Sep 18, 2014

Al and Alex kick start Wednesday with discussion about the Detroit Tigers bullpen and the Detroit Lions kickers. Later, Al has a memorable interview with Magic Johnson on his new programs at Lansing Everett and his take of abuse and assault  in the NFL. To close, they debate when discipline goes too far stemming off the recent case of Adrian Peterson.