Al Martin

Host, Current Sports

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

Prior to joining WKAR in April 2013, Martin was a sports reporter at WLNS-TV/6 in Lansing, Michigan.

The Detroit native is a 2012 graduate of the College of Communication Arts & Sciences at Michigan State University. His passion for sports journalism began as a high school student when he was sports editor of his school paper.

Ways to Connect

Olympics
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The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games have officially been postponed; Mel Tucker and his staff still at work in light of coronavirus pandemic; Tua Tagovailoa workout video


Cassius Winston
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Looking back at 2019 MSU men's basketball Sweet 16 run; Canada won't send athletes to the Olympics; Darius Slay to honor Kobe Bryant; Update on Curtis Blackwell lawsuit


College Basketball
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NCAA simulation brackets; What could've been for Michigan State men's basketball; Darius Slay goes after Matt Patricia 


Jason Ruff
Jason Ruff

Darius Slay being traded from the Detroit Lions; Jason Ruff of the Odessa Jackalopes; The cancellation of hockey


Franklin Gomez
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

Tom Brady officially signs with Tampa Bay; Throwback chat with former MSU wrestler Franklin Gomez; More cancellations in the world of sports; Roger Mayweather dies 


Russell Tater
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Tom Brady is done as quarterback for the New England Patroits; Other big moves in NFL free agency day 1; IOC not interested in holding event without fans; Throwback chat with Todd Duckett and Tim Herd


DeShaun Tate
DeShaun Tate

Al Martin holds his first home broadcast in light of the cornavirus outbreak; DeShaun Tate of CBS Radio on the absence of men's college basketball; More cancellations in the world of sports; What could've been for MSU basketball 


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The Big Ten Conference has announced that, beginning on Thursday, attendance at the Big Ten men's basketball tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN will be limited to student-athletes, coaches, event staff, essential team and staff, TV network partners, credentialed media, and immediate family members of the teams participating. 

MSU Basketball
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MSU men's basketball wins Big Ten title; Salute to Cassius Winston and MSU senior class; The greatness of Tom Izzo; Weekend Winners

Senior Night MSU
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Michigan State men's basketball vs Ohio State; Big Ten Championship possibility; Ticket Giveaway; Senior Night for Cassius Winston, Joshua Langford, Kyle Ahrens, Connor George


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