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LISTEN: Bill Beekman Press Conference as MSU Athletic Director

Al Martin / WKAR

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. 

Listen to the Beekman introduction press conference, which took place inside MSU's "Hall of Champions."

Beekman Statement to Public 

Credit Al Martin / WKAR
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Al Martin is the host of Current Sports, the daily radio call-in program from WKAR NewsTalk. Al is also on the WKAR News team as a regular sports contributor and plays a key sports reporting and content role on all other WKAR media platforms.
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