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High School Athletes And Associations Work To Keep Rules Fair For All

9 hours ago
MHSAA
Lauren Gewirtz

But a recent controversial case in Alabama, where a basketball player was innocent but still penalized, leads to conversations about procedures.

Current Sports | February 19, 2019

10 hours ago
Mike Krzyzewski
Pudge_dota2/AP Photo/Mike Conroy / Flickr Creative Commons

MSU basketball; Nick Ward; Joshua Langford; Xavier Tillman; Thomas Kithier; Duke basketball; Mike Krzyzewski; Zion Williamson Antonio Brown; Pittsburgh Steelers; Detroit Lions


Nick Ward
@IamNickWard / Twitter

Al gives you his thoughts on what Michigan State basketball can achieve without junior forward Nick Ward on the court. 


Okemos Basketball Star Senior Evan Thomas Shines On Court And In Classroom

Feb 18, 2019
Okemos High School
Alexis Riley Photography

Thomas, who holds a 3.99 GPA, is also a DI hoops prospect. 

Tom Izzo
MSU Athletics

MSU men's basketball coach Tom Izzo holds his Monday press conference at the Breslin Center and recaps the win over Ohio State and addresses how his team plans to adjust to the Nick Ward injury.

Current Sports | February 18, 2019

Feb 18, 2019
Nick Ward
Al Martin / WKAR

MSU Bastketball; Nick Ward; Tom Izzo; Miles Bridges; Ohio State Basketball; Big Ten Race;


Nick Ward
Al Martin / WKAR

Another big loss for the Michigan State men's basketball team. 

Tom Izzo
WKAR

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- At this point in the Big Ten title race, it’s all about keeping pace. Pace with Michigan. Pace with Purdue. For Michigan State, Sunday’s 62-44 win over Ohio State proved that the Spartans still have their legs.

Johnny Lewis
Johnny Lewis

On another edition of Fit Fridays, Al and Johnny discuss three workouts to help your glutes and get into what makes the sweet potato so useful in the kitchen.

Michigan State’s Intramural Sports Program Gives Students A Chance to Get Away From Stress

Feb 15, 2019
IM Sports
Noah Lieberman

Some students see playing recreational sports as a chance to win; others use the exercise to stay healthy at school.

Current Sports | February 15, 2019

Feb 15, 2019
Miles Bridges
WKAR-MSU

Dan Dakich; Miles Bridges; MSU Basketball; Ohio State Basketball; Celebrity All-Star Game; Dunk Contest; Fit Fridays


Michigan State’s Demmer Shooting Center Aims To Involve Community In Safe Shooting Sports

Feb 14, 2019
Demmer Center
Jack Sznewajs

The Demmer Center works with beginners to Olympic hopefuls, sharing the love of shooting. 

New Holt Girls Varsity Basketball Coach Stresses Relationships And Responsibility For The Rams

Feb 14, 2019
Cassie Kotlarcyzk
Katherine White

Cassie Kotlarcyzk is no stranger to Rams basketball, involved the program for 13 years.

Current Sports | February 14, 2019

Feb 14, 2019
John Beilein
MGoBlog / Flickr Creative Commons

Big Ten basketball; is the Big Ten overrated; MSU basketball; Michigan basketball; Purdue basketball; Saginaw Valley State University violations


Current Sports Segment Of The Day: What A Night Of College Basketball!

Feb 13, 2019
Cassius Winston
Al Martin - WKAR

A major Michigan State road win. A Michigan road upset. A Duke comeback for the ages. A controversial call in Kentucky. Super Tuesday lived up to its billing and then some, and Al has the final verdict on everything college basketball in Wednesday's Segment of the Day.

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