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Current Sports | August 4, 2017

Aug 4, 2017
Keith Appling and Tom Izzo
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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.


Current Sports | July 13, 2017

Jul 13, 2017
Mark Hansen

ESPY Awards; Peyton Manning; Jarrius Robertson, Kevin Durant; John T. Madden; David Thornton; Mason Appleton.


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It's already a foregone conclusion for most people around the sporting world that the 2016-17 NBA season was one of the most unentertaining seasons in recent memory. From the start of the season, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors were on a collision course for their third matchup in the Finals in as many years. The lack of parity around the league was at an all time high, but free agency has more than made up for the lackluster season. 


On the latest edition of the S.W.A.P. Meet with James Moore, the former Spartan speaks from the heart yet again in reliving a tale of a time life dealt him a terribly unfortunate hand. 

Current Sports | June 30, 2017

Jun 30, 2017
Courtesy MSU Athletics

Moneyball Pro-Am; Eron Harris; Mohamed Bamba; Ibrahim Johnson; James Moore; S.W.A.P. Meet; Reflection Friday.

Current Sports | June 29, 2017

Jun 29, 2017
Portrait of Coach Steve Finamore in basketball gym
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

Brandon Johns; Michigan Men's Basketball; Moneyball Pro-Am Tournament; Tori Jankoska; Women's Basketball; WNBA; Steve Finamore; East Lansing High School.


Lee Vickers, Founder Of Varsity Nation, Speaks On Summer Recruitment And MSU Sexual Assault Cases

Jun 28, 2017
WKAR

It's offseason for high school sports, but the work is never done for an athlete. At Varsity Nation, the motto is "No offseason," which proves that work goes all year-round.  Varsity Nation's work prepares athletes to be the best at their craft and make a big name for themselves at the next level.   

Spartan Great Bob Apisa Is Headed To The Hall Of Fame

Jun 27, 2017
WKAR

The Michigan State Athletics Hall of Fame will add five more legendary Michigan State athletes into its exclusive club this fall. Bob Apisa, Joe Baum, Bob Cassleman, Kristin Haynie, and Dr. Clarence Underwood will all be recognized for their incredible feats as Spartans. Apisa joined "Current Sports" host Al Martin on the air Tuesday to talk about the accomplishment. 

Renee Hill Remembers Late Son And MSU Football Alumnus, Mylan Hicks

Jun 23, 2017
Renee Hill

Mylan Hicks grew up in Detroit. He went to Renaissance High School, before earning a full ride for football at Michigan State and playing professionally in Calgary. He was quiet, well liked.

His mother, Renee Hill, never expected her son to be gunned down. Not Mylan, not in Canada. Hill spoke with "Current Sports" host Al Martin about the legacy and story of her son. 


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