© 2024 Michigan State University Board of Trustees
Public Media from Michigan State University
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Current Sports | February 24, 2020 | Kobe Bryant Memorial And NCAA Transfer Rule

Kobe Bryant and Gigi Bryant
Flickr / Creative Commons

Kobe Bryant Memorial; NCAA transfer rule; Tom Izzo press conference; Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 

On today’s Current Sports with Al Martin we discuss the heaviness that is today’s Kobe Bryant ‘Celebration of Life’ in Los Angeles at the Staples Center. Al reflects on the impact that Kobe’s death has had all around the world and how the moment still doesn’t still feel real. Also, we talk about the NCAA mulling over a new transfer rule that will give student-athletes immediate eligibility to play after transferring once. Al describes why giving the student-athlete more power is exactly what this rule justly does. We then bring to you Tom Izzo’s MSU men’s basketball press conference. Listen to how Izzo and the Spartans plan on preparing for Iowa on Tuesday night. That, and more! 

Episode 1598

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.
Journalism at this station is made possible by donors who value local reporting. Donate today to keep stories like this one coming. It is thanks to your generosity that we can keep this content free and accessible for everyone. Thanks!