Denzel Valentine Q & A at Basketball Camp

Jul 27, 2016

WKAR's Al Martin chats with former MSU hoop star Denzel Valentine at his first annual basketball camp at "Aim High" in Dimondale, MI.

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It's been a long time since the city of Cleveland has celebrated a pro sports championship. We talk with Current Sports host Al Martin about the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA championship.

International players find home on MSU club basketball team

Apr 11, 2016

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Sometimes, passing up a chance to play the sport you love for money is easier than it sounds.

Current Sports | 3/29/16 | #669

Mar 29, 2016
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Marvin Clark and Javon Bess Transfers, Michigan State Basketball, NFL Concussions, Detroit Pistons Playoff Push, and Vince Ellis.

Current Sports | 2/23/16 | #644

Feb 23, 2016

Detroit Pistons Voided Trade, Donatas Montejunas, Marcus Thorton, Michigan State-Ohio State Preview, Steve Finamore, and Tickled Tuesday.

Current Sports | 2/19/16 | #642

Feb 19, 2016

Monty Williams, Michigan State-Wisconsin Men's Basketball, CSTV Rewind, Jake Boss Sr., Brett's Bonehead Moves, and Reflection Friday.

Current Sports | 11/25/15 | #594

Nov 25, 2015

MSU Football, College Football Playoff Rankings, Golden State Warriors, NBA, MSU Men's Basketball, Michigan State vs. Penn State Football Preview, and Thanksgiving.

Current Sports | 11/6/15 | #581

Nov 6, 2015

Adidas Backs Reform for Mascots, Cincinnati Bengals, Derrick Rose, Michigan State Football Preview, Lee Vickers, Reflection Friday, CSTV and Greg Hardy.

Current Sports | 10/29/15 | #575

Oct 29, 2015

Detroit Pistons' Season Start, Jerry Kill Retirement, World Series, Current Sports TV Preview, Nate Miller, Lansing United, Big Ten Football, and Throwback Thursday.

Current Sports #514 | July 21, 2015

Jul 21, 2015

Jimmy Fiscus, Lansing United and Michigan State soccer, Richard Kincaide on the Detroit Tigers and Becky Hammon as a future NBA head coach.

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The NBA draft was held last week. Former Spartans Branden Dawson and Travis Trice now hope to make pro teams.

Current Sports #458 | April 23, 2015

Apr 23, 2015

  Messiah deWeaver, the eighth-ranked pro-style quarterback in the 2016 recruiting class, recently announced his commitment to Michigan State, but how big of a get is he for the Spartans? Al Martin shares his thoughts, also hear Al's take on whether Mark Dantonio's expectation of 50,000 fans is reasonable or fair.

Joe Nathan is set to miss the rest of the season for the Tigers, which will hand all of the ninth inning responsibilities to Joakim Soria. The impact of Nathan's injury is discussed.

Finally, listen to hear Al and Isaac debate the merits of the 'Hack-a-Shaq' strategy in the NBA and a remembrance of Howard Cosell on today's "Throwback Thursday" segment.

Current Sports #451 | April 14, 2015

Apr 14, 2015

Sports have not started to slow down just yet, because with the conclusion of the Masters comes the contentious playoff races in the NBA and NHL. Al breaks down both situations, and talks about the Red Wings' situation in front of the net. Also,  the Tigers' shining start to the season has fueled high expectations for this year, but is it too early to draw any conclusions? Finally, Current Sports closes with an intriguing interview of Richard Kincaide who delves further into the Detroit sports situation. 

Current Sports #449 | April 10, 2015

Apr 10, 2015

The week is coming to a close but the Detroit Red Wings' streak of 24 consecutive playoff appearances is not. The Red Wings clinched a birth again despite losing last night, and Al elaborates on Hockey Town's amazing feat. Also, tune in to find out who is looking like the new Tiger Woods with his performance in the Masters, and does Tiger have anything left in the tank? Finally, Al invites Kelli  Ellsworth Etchison, LAFCU Vice President of Community and Business Development, on to talk about the Lansing Lugnuts. Enjoy your weekend!

Current Sports #410 | February 10, 2015

Feb 10, 2015

Happy Tuesday! On the show, Al first brings up a heartwarming about a football recruit who just wanted to play college football, and despite a cancer diagnosis, one college made his dream come true. Also, hear about the enormity of Gregg Popivich's 1,000th win. Then, Kathie Klages, head coach of MSU Women's Gymnastics, joins the show to talk about the team's upcoming schedule, fundraising, and what comes with being MSU's longest tenured coach. And tune in until the end, because there is a Valentine's Day top five special that you do not want to miss.