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Current Sports | July 6, 2018

Jul 6, 2018
John Engler photo
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Michigan State University; Nicholas Wittner; NHL Super Teams; Toronto Maple Leafs; Tampa Bay Lightning; MLB Pennant Races; Reflection Friday


Current Sports | July 5, 2018

Jul 5, 2018
Mark Dantonio
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NHL; Slava Voynov; Michigan State Football; B1G Standings; Mark Dantonio; Urban Meyer; Throwback Thursday


Current Sports | June 27, 2018

Jun 27, 2018
Tyler Hilinski
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Tyler Hilinski; Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy; Safety in Youth Sports; Detroit Red Wings; 2018 NHL Draft

Current Sports | June 22, 2018

Jun 22, 2018
Adam Silver
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2018 NBA Draft; Miles Bridges; Jaren Jackson, Jr.; Detroit Pistons; Scott Pohl; MSU Trustees Meeting; 2018 NHL Draft; Detroit Red Wings

Current Sports | June 8, 2018

Jun 8, 2018
Alex Ovechkin
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2018 Stanley Cup Finals; Washington Capitals; Las Vegas Golden Knights; Alex Ovechkin; NBA Finals; LeBron James; John Engler; Reflection Friday

Current Sports | May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018
Kenny Smith Charles Barkley
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Kenny Smith; Detroit Pistons; NHL Playoffs; Jason Ruff; NBA Playoffs; Golden State Warriors; Cleveland Cavaliers

A new book by former Detroit Free Press sportswriter Keith Gave tells the story of how the Detroit Red Wings brought Soviet players to the National Hockey League. Those players helped the team win its first Stanley Cup championship in more than four decades back in 1997.

Ron Mason Memorial Service

Jun 16, 2016
Al Martin / WKAR

Ron Mason, former MSU hockey coach and athletic director, was honored in a memorial service at Munn Ice Arena on the campus of Michigan State University. 

Current Sports | 3/3/16 | #651

Mar 3, 2016

Michigan State Basketball, Rutgers Basketball, Current Sports Bracketology, DeAndre Carter, 2 Minutes for Ruffing, Jason Ruff, and Throwback Thursday.


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 #451 | April 14, 2015

Apr 14, 2015

Sports have not started to slow down just yet, because with the conclusion of the Masters comes the contentious playoff races in the NBA and NHL. Al breaks down both situations, and talks about the Red Wings' situation in front of the net. Also,  the Tigers' shining start to the season has fueled high expectations for this year, but is it too early to draw any conclusions? Finally, Current Sports closes with an intriguing interview of Richard Kincaide who delves further into the Detroit sports situation.