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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Steve Finamore
WKAR-MSU

Mid-Michigan basketball expert Steve Finamore with thoughts on "The Last Dance" docuseries; What does the series tell us about life beyond the game of basketball?; What makes Michael Jordan the GOAT?


College Sports
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Will we see college football on our televisions?; Should students be allowed back on campus?; LeBron James speaks on 'The Last Dance'


Michael Jordan
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Thoughts on 'The Last Dance' docu-series coming to an end; Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer gives update on when sports stadiums can be full again; LIVE NASCAR and golf returns.


Michigan Men's Basketball / Nojel Eastern
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The Mid-American Conference makes cuts in light of the pandemic; Nojel Eastern joins the Michigan men's basketball roster; Matthew Stafford selling home.


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What does former MSU men's basketball guard Cassius Winston have to say concerning his basketball future?; Why is Zion Williamson in possible trouble with the NCAA?; The UFC makes its return.


Michael Jordan
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'The Last Dance' Ep. 7 & 8 recap; How Michael Jordan pushed his teammates; Shannon Brown accused in home shooting; Zion Williamson controversy


Detroit Lions
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MSU Football lands Gravely; NHL shifts focus to playoffs; NASCAR announces fines for coronavirus violations; Detroit Lions schedule release

Michael Jordan
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Juwan Howard losing players from his Michigan basketball program; The new normal in sports cont.; ESPN lists the top NBA sneakers of all-time


Dallas Cowboys
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An update on former Lansing Catholic quarterback Cooper Rush and his time with the Dallas Cowboys coming to an end; Louisville hit with more allegations due to Rick Pitino; The new normal in the world of sports


Michael Jordan
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Big Ten extends suspension; Don Shula dies; 'The Last Dance' episodes 5 & 6 recap


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