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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."


MSU Athletics

  The Michigan State athletic department will pay tribute to former men's basketball coach Jud Heathcote in multiple ways in the near future and throughout the 2017-18 season. The men's basketball team will wear a patch honoring Heathcote throughout the upcoming year. The final design of the patch will be revealed at a later date.  

Steve Keane

Actor Kim Coates, who many know as "Tig Trager" from the hit FX show "Sons of Anarchy," joins WKAR's "Current Sports" to talk with host Al Martin about his new hockey cinema sequel entitled "Goon: Last of the Enforces" which hit select theaters over the weekend. 


MSU Basketball

Service for former Michigan State men's basketball coach Jud Heathcote is scheduled for Saturday, September 23, at 2pm PDT at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 316 East 24th Avenue, Spokane, WA 99203.

WKAR and Michigan State University entered the era of radio broadcasting on August 18, 1922! Join us as we celebrate 95 years making a difference in your capital region. 

 

Every day during the month of August, we'll bring you a piece of history from 1922 until now.

 

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. 


Current Sports | August 15, 2017

Aug 15, 2017
G.Smith / Detroit Lions

Detroit Lions; Brandon Copeland; Kerry Hyder, Michigan State Volleyball; Cathy George; Jim Harbaugh.


Current Sports | August 11, 2017

Aug 11, 2017
MSU Athletic Communications

MSU Football; MSU Volleyball media day; Ezekiel Elliot suspension; Jason Fuller; Patriot Golf Day.


Current Sports | August 4, 2017

Aug 4, 2017
Keith Appling and Tom Izzo
Seth Wenig / AP Photo

Keith Appling; Moneyball Pro-Am; Miles Bridges; Gavin Schilling; Jalen Hayes; Bike to Build; Ian Hawley.

Edward Olivares Is Breaking Out As The Next Lugnuts Star

Aug 3, 2017
MILB.com

Edward Olivares has never been one to make excuses.

Swapping Out Concussions: James Moore Looks At The Dangers Of Football On The S.W.A.P. Meet

Jul 28, 2017
men with helmets
Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

The National Football League has long reigned supreme in the world of American sports. On top of bringing in top-dollar year in and year out and acting as a platform for young men to provide for their families, football has become increasingly attractive to youth.


Dave Jones Named New Boys Basketball Coach at Eastern High

Jul 27, 2017
Eastern High School

There's a new coach in town. Lansing School District superintendent Yvonne Caamal Canul announced Thursday that Dave L. Jones will be the new coach of the varsity boys basketball team at Eastern High School. Jones will take over for Julius Edwards, who previously held the position.

Tigers Legend Willie Horton Discusses His Role In The 1967 Detroit Riots

Jul 25, 2017
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

WKAR's Scott Pohl sat one-on-one with Detroit Tigers legend Willie Horton to discuss his role in the Detroit Riots, as well as his playing days with the Tigs. Listen to extended snippets here as Pohl joined Al Martin on today's "Current Sports."

Part One: Horton's childhood, signing with the Tigers.


Current Sports | July 21, 2017

Jul 21, 2017
Bryn Forbes photo
Courtesy photo / MSU Athletic Communications

San Antonio Spurs; Matt Costello; Bryn Forbes; Greg Popovich; NBA Sunner League; OJ Simpson; Parole Board hearing.


Current Sports | July 19, 2017

Jul 19, 2017

Trevor Manuel; Olivet College; Lansing Everett; JD Martinez; Detroit Tigers; Arizona Diamondbacks; Michigan State Football.


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