The Michigan State football team was beaten by Brigham Young University at home on Saturday for their third straight loss, while the Detroit Lions snapped a three game losing street by beating Philadelphia. We look at the weekend in sports with WKAR's Current Sports host Al Martin.
It was a sad weekend for sports fans with news of the deaths of former MSU defensive back Mylan Hicks, Miami Marlins pitching sensation Jose Fernandez and golf icon Arnold Palmer. Current Sports host Al Martin remembers those sports figures and looks at the losses for the Spartans and Lions.
In 2012, Flint native Claressa Shields became the first U.S. female Olympic boxing gold medalist. Now, after winning her second goal medal in Rio, Shields is back home. Current State’s Kevin Lavery was there.
Michigan State University has lost one of its legends. Ron Mason coached Spartan hockey for 23 years and then became the university’s athletic director. We look back on the life and legacy of Ron Mason.
We talk with Current Sports host Al Martin about the life and death of Gordie Howe and Muhammad Ali's funeral, and today's news that former MSU hockey coach and Athletic Director Ron Mason has also passed away.