On today's Current State: MPRN's Rick Pluta previews Governor Snyder's "State of the State" address, Ingham County's eviction prevention program, Neighbors in Action with the Allen Neighborhood Center, and Michigan's role in the Civil War.
Earle kicks off the show with M-live writer Diamond Leung, who discusses Michigan State football and the future 2013 season. Mike O’Hara from Fox Sports Detroit hones in on the Detroit Lions and how they will fare in the offseason. Earle ends the show with open lines, and discussion on more MSU sports.
A petition drive launches this week to reverse the new law that allows the state to establish a wolf hunting season in the Upper Peninsula. The first step is an appearance this week before a state elections panel.
Jarrett Bell from USA today talks about the excitement of the NFL playoffs. Earle calls on Terry Foster from the Detroit News to discuss the renewal of the NHL season and the Detroit Red Wings. And finally, Mike DeCourcy from the Sporting News talks about Big Ten basketball.
Earle kicks off the show recapping the National Title Game, and some thoughts on NCAA football. Earle also invites baseball guru, Lynn Henning on the show, and talks Basketball with Matt Charboneau, from the Detroit News. Earle closes the show with open lines.
Jeremy Sampson, from WILX, fills in for Earle today. He kicks off the show with the breaking news of Michigan State guard, Brandon Kearney. He calls upon columnist from msuspartans.com Steve Grinzel, commenting on the upcoming Buffalo Wild Wings bowl against TCU. Hockey guru Nate Ewell, from College Hockey Incorporated, discusses the latest in college hockey. Jeremy opens the line for the rest of the show.
Earle starts off with voice of the Lansing Lugnuts Jesse Goldberg-Strassler, as he talks about his new baseball book The Baseball Thesaurus, and the life of being a broadcaster. Earle also calls upon Detroit News writer Matt Charboneau, who gives some opinions on Michigan State basketball, in addition to other topics in the world of sports. Earle closes the show giving away tickets to Michigan State’s game versus Loyola Chicago, this Saturday at the Breslin Center.
Maximum Athletic Performance Trainer Steve Morgan joins Earle to discuss sports psychology and other topics in athletic training. Earle has open lines for the rest of the show, while taking ticket entries for MSU’s basketball game this Saturday versus Loyola Chicago.
7:30pm Wednesday, December 5 on 90.5 WKAR The premiere radio broadcast of the MSU Faculty Recital Series features College of Music professor emeritus Ralph Votapek, performing works by Haydn, Schumann, Prokofiev, and Ravel.
Jeremy Sampson from WILX fills in for Earle today. Mike DeCourcy, college basketball writer for Sporting News, talks with Jeremy about his recent Hall of Fame induction and analysis on the Michigan State Spartans. MSU hockey coach Tom Anastos joins Jeremy to close the show, talking about the upcoming game tonight against Ohio State with some team successes and challenges.
Voice of MSU hockey Scott Moore fills in for Earle today, and kicks off the show with MSU gymnastics coach Kathy Klages. Neil Koepke of msuspartans.com comes on to talk about the CCHA and surprises in the standings. Scott closes the show with MSU volleyball coach Kathy George, on her quest in the NCAA tournament and her eight-year tenure at Michigan State University.