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New sod at Cooley Law School Stadium photo
Kevin Lavery / WKAR

Current State’s Kevin Lavery talks with Lansing Lugnuts general manager Nick Grueser about the new upgrades to the playing field at Cooley Law School Stadium.


game action
Courtesy / MSU Athletics

For the first time since 2012, the Paul Bunyan Trophy will now get cozy in Ann Arbor.


Current Sports host Al Martin talks with sports TV and radio broadcaster Jack Ebling about his new book on the unbelievable end to last year’s Michigan State-Michigan football game.


Tim Zeko photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

Not every baseball fan in Michigan is obsessed with the Detroit Tigers. Lots of people around here root for the Chicago Cubs. We’ll talk with WKAR-TV executive producer Tim Zeko about how special it is to see his team in the World Series for the first time since 1945.


LJ Scott vs Maryland photo
Mitch Stringer / USA TODAY Sports

MSU fell to Maryland Saturday 28-17 in College Park. At least fans in Mid-Michigan have the Lions, who are streaking at three straight. Current Sports host Al Martin joins us to bring us up to speed.


Brian Lewerke photo
Courtesy photo / MSU Athletic Communications

Current Sports host Al Martin joins us to explain what is going wrong for the MSU football team and the Detroit Lions two-game winning streak.


Damion Terry photo
Matthew Mitchell

The Michigan State football team was beaten by Brigham Young University at home on Saturday for their third straight loss, while the Detroit Lions snapped a three game losing street by beating Philadelphia. We look at the weekend in sports with WKAR's Current Sports host Al Martin.


Mark Dantonio photo
Courtesy photo / Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

We talk with Current Sports host Al Martin about how the Spartans and Lions plan on picking up the pieces after their weekend losses.


It was a sad weekend for sports fans with news of the deaths of former MSU defensive back Mylan Hicks, Miami Marlins pitching sensation Jose Fernandez and golf icon Arnold Palmer. Current Sports host Al Martin remembers those sports figures and looks at the losses for the Spartans and Lions.


LJ Scott vs Notre Dame photo
Mike Carter / USA TODAY Sports

The MSU football team proved the doubters wrong Saturday night, winning at Notre Dame. We talk with Current Sports host Al Martin about the Spartans and the Detroit Lions.


Tom Izzo and Draymond Green photo
Courtesy photo / MSU Athletic Communications

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.


Claressa Shields photo
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

In 2012, Flint native Claressa Shields became the first U.S. female Olympic boxing gold medalist. Now, after winning her second goal medal in Rio, Shields is back home. Current State’s Kevin Lavery was there.


Emily Regan photo
Courtesy photo / U.S. Rowing

Former MSU rower Emily Regan will compete in the Rio Olympic Games. Current Sports host Al Martin talks with Regan about her sport and what it takes to make Team USA.

Claressa Shields will be back in the ring Aug. 17 to defend her Olympic gold medal. The 2012 Olympics in London were the first time women were allowed to box in the Games and the 17-year-old high school student from Flint, Mich., made history.

But winning a gold medal didn't change her life as much as she thought it would.

Diana Kuenzli

A few Michigan golf courses are offering a new way to get around. Current State’s Scott Pohl takes us golfboarding near Ann Arbor.


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