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Gold medal gymnast Jordyn Wieber embraces life after competition

May 11, 2016

Current State speaks with Gold Medal-winning gymnast Jordyn Wieber of DeWitt about her life after deciding to stop competing.

    


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Forty years ago this week, Detroit Tiger rookie Mark Fidrych took the mound for his first start at Michigan and Trumbull. Al Martin interviews biographer Doug Wilson about his 2013 book, "The Bird: The Life and Legacy of Mark Fidrych."

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Current Sports host Al Martin discusses the Kentucky Derby and the Detroit Tigers recent skid.


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We talk with the host of WKAR's Current Sports, Al Martin, about the NFL draft and the hot streak the Tigers are enjoying.


Mark Dantonio photo spring football game
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We chat with Current Sports host Al Martin about the spring MSU football game, the Battlefield Brawl charity flag football game, and the Pistons exit from the NBA playoffs.


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While the Detroit Pistons dropped their first game in the playoffs this weekend, a Spartan basketball star realized one of her big hoop dreams. After losing twice to the Lightning, the Red Wings beat Tampa Bay in their playoff series last night. We talk with Current Sports host Al Martin.


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Spring football is here for the Spartans. We hear about what kind of shape the 2016 team is in from Current Sports host Al Martin.


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Sportswriter Joe Rexrode has covered MSU sports for the Lansing State Journal and the Detroit Free press for years. He's leaving Michigan for a job in Tennessee.


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.


MSU’s Hollis describes job, life challenges

Mar 10, 2016
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MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis opens up about fundraising for costly enhancements to the school’s athletic facilities and about what he’s learned after growing up an only child in a family contending with a mental disorder and an authoritative father.


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.


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The MSU men's basketball team beat Penn State yesterday, while the MSU women won a three-overtime matchup with Ohio State this weekend. We talk with WKAR's Current Sports host Al Martin.


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Current Sports host Al Martin is with us to check in on MSU Women’s basketball, as coach Suzy Merchant reaches another milestone.


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Current Sports host Al Martin previews Detroit Tiger baseball with spring training starting this week.


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The Spartan men’s basketball team battled the Big 10 leading Indiana Hoosiers on Sunday and pulled away in a big second half. Current State talks with WKAR’s Al Martin about MSU basketball.


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