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MSU dodgeball team aims for elusive national title

Oct 8, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. – These things sound familiar to Michigan State sport fans: a top-10 ranked football team and a trip to the Final Four last season.

But the Final Four team isn’t just MSU men’s basketball, but also the Spartan club dodgeball.

Team captain Colin O’Brien and the Michigan State Club dodgeball team appeared in the championship game in 2013, the Final Four in 2014 and the Elite Eight in 2015, but they have proved that winning is no easy feat.

East Lansing’s longboard shop skates to national popularity

Oct 8, 2015

EAST LANSING – A store, nestled in the basement of one of East Lansing’s most-popular shopping districts, conducts business in a less traditional way than its neighbors. This underground world of pressed wood, urethane wheels and cast iron also happens to be the Midwest’s premier longboard shop.

MSU Kendo Club finds success and gains members

Oct 8, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- More than 50,000 Michigan State students call East Lansing home, and for each one of them, there is probably something on campus get involved in.

    There are over 30 club sports for MSU students, and one of the oldest, but least attention-seeking, is the Martial Arts discipline of Kendo.

   MSU's Kendo team is competitive, having started this semester by winning the championship at the Case Western Reserve Kendo tournament in Ohio.

Current Sports #559 | October 7, 2015

Oct 7, 2015

Top 5 Worst Calls in Sports History, Astros Advance, Detroit Pistons, Tom Anastos, Michigan State Hockey, Nick Saban, and Fantasy Betting Websites.


No. 4 Spartans Ground Air Force in 35-21 Win

Sep 19, 2015
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The Spartans moved to 3-0 on the year, topping the Air Force Falcons 35-21 at Spartan Stadium on Saturday. It was the first time that MSU welcomed a service academy to East Lansing. 

No. 5 Michigan St. Edges Out W. Mich, 37-24

Sep 5, 2015
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Despite the Western Michigan Broncos pulling to within 10 points in the fourth quarter, Michigan State was able to hang on and top the Broncos, 37-24 at Waldo Stadium. 

MSU Football Media Day | Current Sports | WKAR

Aug 10, 2015
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Today marked the unofficial start to the college football season for MSU, at least for the media members, as "Media Day" was held at Spartan Stadium. 

Cheerleading squad in gym
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The DeWitt High School competitive cheerleading team has been invited by the Japanese government as the only team from the USA to represent the sport. 

Current Sports #489 | June 15, 2015

Jun 15, 2015

Current Sports is back after a busy weekend, and kicks off with a briefing on the Michigan State Softball allegations surrounded around head coach Jacquie Joseph. Al Martin chats with Matt Charboneau, Detroit News sports reporter who has been following the story. Matt gives a detailed timeline of how the story came about. Current Sports engineer, Isaac Constans, is also back from vacation! Al and Isaac talk plenty of NBA Finals discussion, specifically pertaining to Lebron James' level of play and what it means for his legacy. The show closes with 'Weekend Winners'.


Current Sports #488 | June 12, 2015

Jun 12, 2015

On today's "Current Sports" Al Martin talks about last night's NBA Finals Game 4, in which the Golden State Warriors topped the Cleveland Cavaliers to tie the series at two games. Al addresses why LeBron James haters still exists today. We also bring to you a "Flashback Friday" chat with David Thomas and Amaka Agugua of the MSU women's basketball team. The show closes out with "Reflection Friday" and a tribute to wrestling icon Dusty Rhodes.

Current Sports #487 | June 11, 2015

Jun 11, 2015

  Today, we give you a sneak peak into tonight's "Current Sports TV" sit-down. Al Martin chats with the head coach of the Lansing Community College men's basketball team, Mike Ingram. Al also gives his thoughts on the University of Maryland approving a plan to sell beer at sporting events, as well as broadcaster Bob Costas and his thoughts on ESPN giving the Arthur Ashe Courage Award to Caitlyn Jenner. It's also "Throwback Thursday"!!!

Current Sports #486 | June 10, 2015

Jun 10, 2015

  James Moore is in the house! The former MSU fullback and founder of "Speaking with a Purpose" talks about his upcoming youth football camp. Al Martin also talks about the Cleveland Cavaliers taking a 2-1 series lead over the Golden State Warriors, giving big props to gritty guard Matthew Dellavedova. Al also briefly touches on Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond, who is being sued for a tweet posted on social media. 

Current Sports #485 | June 9, 2015

Jun 9, 2015

On today's Current Sports, Al Martin chats with the head coach of the Lansing United men's soccer team, Eric Rudland. He touches on how the team has fared so far this season, the FIFA scandal, and the United State Women's National Soccer Team in World Cup competition. Al also gives his thoughts on the new head coach for the Detroit Red Wings, Jeff Blashill. Was it the right move? The show closes out with a special "Top 5 Tuesday"...who exactly are the top 5 athletes on the planet today?

Current Sports #484 | June 8, 2015

Jun 8, 2015

Vacation is over and Al Martin returns to the mic with a hot "Current Sports." On today's show Al breaks down why last night's Game 2 of the NBA Finals was LeBron James' greatest performance to date. Also, Simone Jardim, head coach of the MSU women's tennis team, joins Al to talk about Serena Williams capturing her 20th major championship this weekend at the French Open. Then, Al closes out the show with "Weekend Winners" and special guest Ryan Slocum of ABC12 in Flint, MI.

Current Sports #483 | May 29, 2015

May 29, 2015

  On today's Current Sports with Al Martin, we invite Mike Price of the "Miracle League of Mid-Michigan" to talk about the organization and how it allows children with disabilities to live out their athletic dreams! Al also gives CS engineer, Issac Constans, his own spelling bee in honor of the national event held last night. The show is closed out with "Reflection Friday." 

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