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Michigan State men’s rowing club creating its own way, on and off the water

Oct 13, 2017
Mike Epps

EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State men’s rowing club practices hard, tucked away from most people in the early-morning mists of the Grand River.

Cross-country star Holly Bullough looks to define her own MSU legacy

Oct 13, 2017
Holly Bullough

The Bullough family legacy is normally rooted in Michigan State football, but Holly Bullough wants to expand the legend to Spartan cross-country.

Coaches and others involved in youth sports would have to complete concussion awareness training at least once every three years under legislation headed to Gov. Rick Snyder for his signature.

Michael Lynn III photo
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

Four football players at Lansing Catholic High School face benching at tonight’s game against Ionia if they take a knee during the National Anthem.

Allen Gant and Otis Wiley

The MSU / UM football game is a day away and on Friday's "Current Sports with Al Martin" former MSU safety Otis Wiley and UM linebacker Allen Gant engage is some classic trash talk that is a must-listen! 


portrait: Heathcote
MSU Spartans

WKAR.org will stream the memorial service for former Michigan State men's basketball coach Jud Heathcote Saturday at 5:00 p.m. EDT in Spokane, Washington. The stream is being provided by KREM-TV, the CBS affiliate in Spokane. 


LSJ and WKAR

Michigan State University graduate, now SportsCenter host on ESPN, Jemele Hill, made national headlines earlier this week when she called President Donald Trump a white supremacist via Twitter. ESPN issued a statement noting that Hill's comments do not represent the company and that they had addressed it with Hill. This morning on Twitter President Trump said ESPN "is paying a really big price for its politics (and bad programming). People are dumping it in RECORD numbers. Apologize for untruth."


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

Aug 15, 2017
WKAR

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. 


Dave McCollom photo with pieces of the MSU basketball practice court
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

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.


Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

The Latest on a critical court hearing for Larry Nassar, charged with assaulting young gymnasts (all times local):

10:30 a.m.

A judge has watched a police interview of Nassar who last summer denied that he inappropriately touched young gymnasts with his hands while treating them for injuries.

Judge Donald Allen Jr. must decide whether there’s enough evidence to send Larry Nassar to trial on sexual assault charges. The last witness Friday was a Michigan State University police officer who interviewed him.

Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

Prosecutors have dropped some charges against Larry Nassar who is accused of sexually assaulting young gymnasts.

WKAR

John "The Spider" Salley is a Detroit Pistons great who was apart of "The Bad Boys" era of the late 80s, which won back to back NBA titles. The Brooklyn, New York native was the first NBA player to win four championships with three different teams.

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Multiple updates came from the Michigan State football team this afternoon as players and coaches addressed the media inside the Skandalaris Football Center. It was the first time that MSU players have been made available since the sexual assault charges of former Spartans Josh King, Donnie Corley, and Demetric Vance.

WKAR “Current Sports” host / reporter Al Martin brings you up to date on what the players had to say in regards to the investigation, including a few personnel moves for the team. 

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Due to the MSU football sexual assault investigation involving former players Josh King, Demetric Vance, and Donnie Corley, "The S.W.A.P. Meet with James Moore" decides to tackle the subject. Moore has a special message for the parents of the three young men who were charged this week in court. He also opens up about his own parenting battle concerning his son. It's another emotional, powerful message for all to hear. 


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"Current Sports" reporter / intern Carina Garcia chats with former Michigan State University football player Isaiah Lewis about the sexual assault charges for former players Josh King, Donnie Corley, and Demetric Vance. Lewis elaborates on his relationship with the three players and addresses whether or not he feels as though Spartan head coach Mark Dantonio has handled the situation correctly. 


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