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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Tom Izzo has landed another big name that will help the future of Michigan State men's basketball. Find out who it is. 


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We react to the news and try to digest this new reality for college sports fans everywhere. 


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Reports have surfaced that hint toward a meeting taking place between between Big Ten Conference presidents and chancellors deciding to cancel fall sports due to the coronavirus pandemic. How close are we to this becoming a reality?


High School Sports
WKAR-MSU

The Lansing School District decided on Thursday to to cancel Fall sports and extracurricular activities. Al gives thoughts on whether, or not, this is the right move. What do you think?


MSU Football
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The Big Ten Conference announced its 10-game, conference-only college football schedule this morning. Current Sports host Al Martin has more. 


Mel Tucker
MSU Athletics

The Big Ten has released its schedule for the upcoming college football season. See what changes have been made to the MSU football season. Also, incoming Indiana University college football player Brady Feeney is struggling with COVID-19. Listen to the alarming plea from his mother. 


Xavier Tillman
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MSU men's basketball players Xavier Tillman and Aaron Henry have made their decisions concerning whether, or not, to turn pro. Al finds it as no surprise when it comes to what both have decided. 


Tom Izzo
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Is this the best recruiting period in the history of Tom Izzo's MSU men's basketball career? Also, THE NBA IS BACK! 


Coronavirus
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The MSU football team is now in quarantine for 14 days after a coronavirus outbreak. The MLB has now postponed two games because players have tested positive. NBA player Lou Williams left the bubble, putting players and staff at risk. Does sports returning make any sense at this point?


Jesse Goldberg-Strassler
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There will be baseball at Cooley Law School Stadium! Jesse Goldberg-Strassler of the Lansing Lugnuts tells us all about it!


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