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.

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Luke Pohl
WKAR-MSU

Pewamo-Westphalia boys basketball coach Luke Pohl address the end of game controversy surrounding the division three state championship win over Iron Mountain on Saturday at the Breslin Center. Pohl believes the officials made the correct call.


Tom Izzo
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

On today's Current Sports with Al Martin Segment of the Day Al explains the slight from the NCAA Tournament committee in regards to Michigan State men's basketball. Did the Big Ten Tournament win against Michigan even matter? Callers react as well. 


Johnny Lewis
Johnny Lewis

What can a pick-up basketball game do for your health? 

Utah Jazz
The Deseret News

Eric Woodyard joins Al Martin to discuss the verbal altercations with Russell Westbrook and fans. Should something be done to protect professional athletes?

Studio S
WKAR

Al, Alec and Jack analyze Michigan State's chances heading into this weekend's Big Ten tournament, but is a win in Chicago absolutely necessary?


Tom Izzo
Al Martin | WKAR-MSU

The MSU head coach gives an update on the injury of Nick Ward and team preparations for the postseason, which starts this week with the Big Ten Tournament in Chicago. 

MSU Men's Basketball
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

Michigan State men's basketball beats Michigan for Big Ten Title; Caller reaction; Big Ten men's basketball tournament; United Center; Chicago 


John Beilein
MGOBLOG / Flickr Creative Commons

Michigan State / University of Michigan men's basketball game; Antonio Brown to the Buffalo Bills trade fall-through; Fit Fridays with Blessed Body Training founder Johnny Lewis 


Flickr / theo0023

LeBron James passes Michael Jordan on scoring list; Michigan State men's basketball practice availability; Lack of attendance at sports arenas; Detroit Pistons over Minnesota Timberwolves 


Cassius Winston
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

Ahead of Michigan State's game against Michigan this weekend, Tom Izzo and a handful of MSU players discussed Senior Night festivities and playing the Wolverines for a chance at the Big Ten championship.

Breslin Center
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

Michigan State Men's Basketball Defeats Nebraska; Purdue Upset at Minnesota; Detroit Pistons Playoff Chances; Throwback "Wednesday"


LeBron James
Flickr / LRW3

LeBron James Misses Playoffs with Lakers; Jim Delany Stepping Down as Big Ten Commish; Michigan State / Nebraska Men's Basketball Preview; Detroit Pistons in Playoff Spot


Tom Izzo
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

Michigan State Men's Basketball; Indiana Men's Basketball; College Basketball Rankings; Tom Izzo Press Conference; NFL Combine Takeaways 


Johnny Lewis
Johnny Lewis

What are the health benefits of using protein when in the gym? How much is too much? What kind of protein should you look out for when at the store? All of that and more are answered on this edition of Fit Fridays with Blessed Body Training founder Johnny Lewis. 


DeAndre Carter
WKAR - MSU

Dwyane Wade Game Winner; Big Ten Men's Basketball; Michigan State Men's Basketball; Jason Witten Returns to Football; DeAndre Carter | Watch It On Facebook


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