Michigan State University

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Melanoma is a dangerous form of skin cancer, claiming 10,000 lives every year in the United States. Research now underway at Michigan State University has focused on a potential new drug that could reduce the spread of melanoma cells by up to 90-percent.


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Next month, the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine will open a new research facility in Grand Rapids.


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


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A Michigan State University student has died of an apparent heroin overdose in the 1100 block of Beech Street. 


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Michigan State University confirmed on Wednesday that it is reviewing a request by a white nationalist speaker to appear on campus. No decision has been made. 


Cathy George and No.17 Ranked Spartans Look To Rebound After Early Finish to 2016-17 Season

Aug 15, 2017
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MSU women's volleyball coach Cathy George talks with Current Sports host Al Martin about the upcoming season. The Spartans will host the Green and White exhibition game at Jenison Field House this Saturday at 4pm. 


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

Jul 26, 2017
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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. 

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Michigan State University researchers have received a $1.5 million grant to study the genetics of electric fish.

Current Sports | July 7, 2017

Jul 7, 2017
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Miles Bridges; Moneyball Summer League Pro Am; Bryn Forbes; NBA Summer League; Tori Jankoska; Ron Deleon; James Moore; The S.W.A.P. Meet


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The Spartan Marching Band has a new director. Meet the new guy behind the baton who will lead 300 Spartan musicians: David Thornton during what has turned out to be a very busy summer for a variety of reasons.


Current Sports | July 5, 2017

Jul 5, 2017

Keith Appling Gun Charges; NBA Free Agency; Nathan's Annual Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest.


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Brandon Johns announced today via Twitter his intent to play basketball at the University of Michigan.

Current Sports | June 26, 2017

Jun 26, 2017
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MMA in Lansing; BET Awards; Detroit Tigers; MLB Trade Deadline The S.W.A.P. Meet; James Moore; Weekend Winners.

Renee Hill Remembers Late Son And MSU Football Alumnus, Mylan Hicks

Jun 23, 2017
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Mylan Hicks grew up in Detroit. He went to Renaissance High School, before earning a full ride for football at Michigan State and playing professionally in Calgary. He was quiet, well liked.

His mother, Renee Hill, never expected her son to be gunned down. Not Mylan, not in Canada. Hill spoke with "Current Sports" host Al Martin about the legacy and story of her son. 


Mother Of Former MSU Football Player Mylan Hicks Opens Up About Death Of Her Son

Jun 23, 2017
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Renee Hill opens up about the death of her son, former MSU football player Mylan Hicks, in a Calgary shooting last year. In painstaking detail, she traces how the night went according to police reports and witness testimonies that she heard.

Here's how she remembers it when speaking with "Current Sports" host Al Martin. 


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