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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Breslin Center
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Can the Spartans find Big Ten win number two tonight against Rutgers? Which candidates are leading the running to become the next head coach of the Detroit Lions?


College Football
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We recap the big weekend in the college football playoff, as Ohio State and Alabama proved victorious. Also, we discuss the first Big Ten win for the MSU men's basketball team. 


Tom Izzo
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The Michigan State men's basketball team fell to Northwestern last night, marking an historic win for the Wildcats. 


Jim Bibbs
WKAR-MSU

Flashback Friday with the first-ever Black coach in Michigan State University history, the great Jim Bibbs. 


Mel Tucker
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It's Mel Tucker's first official Signing Day as the head coach of the Michigan State football program. Al breaks-down how the class stacks-up. 


MSU Football
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We preview the final regular season game for the Michigan State football team, on the road against Penn State tomorrow afternoon. How would you grade the MSU football year thus far?


Justin Fields
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We react to the big college football news concerning the University of Michigan and Ohio State game being called off for this weeekend due to COVID-19 issues. Mel Tucker, first-year head coach of the Michigan State football team, also holds his weekly press conference. 


Michigan’s COVID-19 Outbreak Cancels Game Against Ohio State

Dec 8, 2020
Jim Harbaugh
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Michigan canceled its annual rivalry game at Ohio State on Tuesday because of the COVID-19 outbreak within the Wolverines football program.


Mel Tucker
MSU Athletics

Listen to the Michigan State football press conference featuring head coach Mel Tucker, as the Spartans now prepare to play Penn State this week, closing out the regular season. 


College Football Playoff
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Al recaps the Michigan State football blowout loss at the hands of Ohio State, while also touching upon what it could mean if the Buckeyes don't play Michigan this weekend. Also, the Detroit Lions shocked the Chicago Bears. Can the Lions make the playoffs?


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