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Current Sports host Al Martin talks with newly appointed Michigan State University athletic director Bill Beekman about his hire, which has been met with criticism by some. 

Current Sports | July 27, 2018

Jul 27, 2018
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Jack Ebling; Greater Lansing Area Sports Hall of Fame; Bill Beekman; Michigan State Athletics; DeShaun Tate; NBA Summer League


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WKAR Current Sports fan Benjamin Dare Grimes is the happy winner of the 2018 WKAR Facebook Lugnuts GiveAway! 

Current Sports | July 26, 2018

Jul 26, 2018
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Colin Cowherd Disrespect; Mark Dantonio; Jim Harbaugh; College Football Playoff Expansion; Seth Kinker; Youth Sports

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Current Sports with Al Martin has hit the road! Listen as Al broadcasts in front of Cooley Law School Stadium and invites you for an hour of baseball fun! 

Current Sports | July 25, 2018

Jul 25, 2018
Jon Reschke
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Khari Willis; Big Ten Media Days; Jon Reschke; Bleacher Report Power 50 Rankings

Jon Reschke
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Linebacker Jon Reschke is back on Michigan State's roster, although coach Mark Dantonio says his return to the team remains a work in progress.

Current Sports | July 24, 2018

Jul 24, 2018
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Mark Dantonio; Michigan State Football; Big Ten Media Days; Jon Reschke; Zach Swiecicki


Current Sports | July 20, 2018

Jul 23, 2018
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NFL; NFLPA; National Anthem Policy; Amanda Smith; Larry Nassar Scandal; SWAP Meet with James Moore; Michigan State University


Current Sports | July 19, 2018

Jul 23, 2018
ESPYs
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Takeaways from the ESPY Awards; DeShaun Tate; NBA Summer League; Miles Bridges; Jaren Jackson, Jr.


FLICKR CREATIVE COMMONS

Manny Machado; Kawhi Leonard; Dodgers; Raptors; MLB All-Star Game; Usain Bolt; Crossover Athletes


Zachary Swiecicki

Michigan State Board of Trutees; Bill Beekman; John Engler; IMPACT 89FM; Zachary Swiecicki; Pittsburgh Steelers; Le'Veon Bell

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Michigan State University; John Engler; Bill Beekman; MSU Athletic Director; Mark Dantonio; Tom Izzo; Suzy Merchant


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Michigan State Univeritiy Interim President John Engler announced the appointment of Bill Beekman as MSU's athletic director on Monday morning. Beekman took over for Mark Hollis back in February, after Hollis stepped down in light of the Larry Nassar scandal. Beekman will now oversee MSU's 25 varsity sports teams and will relinquish his position as secretary fo the Board of Trustees. 

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Fri. Jul. 20 at 6pm on 105.1FM/870AM and Facebook Live | Join Al Martin, Current Sports host on WKAR Radio, as he broadcasts LIVE from WMU Cooley Law School Stadium ahead of the Lansing Lugnuts game.

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