Current Sports | June 24, 2019

Jun 24, 2019

Michigan baseball in the College World Series Championship; Red Wings NHL Draft takeaways; Kenny Goins, Matt McQuaid, and Nick Ward in NBA Summer League; FIFA Women's World Cup


Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman.
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On today's Current Sports with Al Martin we kickoff the new week by recapping what the Detroit Red Wings did in tlhe 2019 NHL Draft. How would you grade the first draft for new Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman? Also, the Michigan baseball team will play Vanderbilt starting tonight in the College World Series Championship. Al praises Wolverines head coach Erik Bakich for how far he's taken this special team. Also, what kind of ripple effect will Michigan's success have on college baseball in the north? And, what are the chances that MSU men's basketball players Kenny Goins, Matt McQuaid, and Nick Ward can make an NBA roster? To close out the hour, Al teases tomorrow's conversation centered on the disturbing horse racing abuse story by HBO Sports. 

Episode 1457