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Michigan State University Athletics announced the passing of basketball coach Jud Heathcote. WKAR reporter Scott Pohl was a public announcer at the games for years. He talked about the coach's toughness, humor and how he personally connected with him. 


Current Sports host Al Martin remembered legendary Michigan State University coach Jud Heathcote, who passed away at the age of 90 on Monday night. 


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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.  


Current Sports | August 2, 2017

Aug 2, 2017
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Moneyball Summer League Pro Am; MSU Basketball; Detroit Lions; Justin Rogers; Golf; Darko Milicic.

Dave McCollom photo with pieces of the MSU basketball practice court
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The MSU Surplus Store was the place to be for Spartan basketball fans today. Pieces of the practice court floor removed from the Breslin Center went up for sale this morning.


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


Current Sports | January 16, 2017

Jan 16, 2017
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MLK Day; NFL Playoffs; Dallas Cowboys-Green Bay Packers; Pittsburgh Steelers-Kansas City Chiefs; Social Media; Kelsi Horn; MSU Sports.


Tom Izzo photo
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Current Sports host Al Martin talks with MSU basketball coach Tom Izzo about where his team stands this season.


Tom Izzo wins Dean Smith award photo
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The Detroit Lions picked up a win over the Chicago Bears at home yesterday. Current Sports host Al Martin discusses the hand injury suffered by quarterback Matthew Stafford and a weekend update on MSU men’s basketball.


Chris Frey photo
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The MSU football and men’s basketball teams were both involved in nail-biters over the weekend. One Spartan squad lost, while the other wiped its brow in victory. Current Sports host Al Martin helps us recap those barn-burners, as well as update us on the Detroit Lions win against Jacksonville.


Cookie Johnson has written a book about life with her husband, basketball legend Magic Johnson. Current State's Scott Pohl talks with her about “Believing in Magic.”


Tom Izzo and Draymond Green photo
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We talk with Current Sports host Al Martin about MSU basketball coach Tom Izzo's induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame and the Detroit Lions season opening victory over the Colts.


Spartans Big Ten Champs
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Michigan State's men's basketball team won the Big Ten Conference tournament yesterday and earned a number two seed in the NCAA tournament. We talk with Current Sports host Al Martin about Spartan basketball.


Aerial Powers
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The MSU men’s basketball team wrapped up the regular season this weekend with a win over Ohio State. The MSU women made it to the finals of the Big Ten tournament before falling to Maryland. We talk with Current Sports host Al Martin about Spartan basketball.


Mark Hollis photo
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Michigan State Athletic Director Mark Hollis offers his take on what the post season may hold for men’s and women’s basketball and the impact of the ESPN lawsuit on MSU athletics.

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