Al Martin

WATCH - A Helping Hand: When Athletes Get Hurt, MSU Scientists And Engineers Step In

May 8, 2019
Nick Ward
MSU College of Engineering

Michigan State basketball star Nick Ward broke his hand last season, and the College of Engineering stepped in to save his season through technology and creativity.

Horse Racing
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

Michigan State University professor, Dr. Brian Nielsen, gives a full breakdown of what happened during Saturday's Kentucky Derby and tells of what goes into picking the winning horse. Nielsen has chosen the winning horse of the Derby 10 of the past 14 years. 

Jason Ruff

MSU alum Jason Ruff, now play-by-play voice of the Odessa Jackalopes, talks about the highs and lows of being an announcer in the NAHL. 

Current Sports | May 6, 2019

May 6, 2019
Kentucky Derby
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Kentucky Derby; Maximum Security; Country House; Lebron James; Jason Ruff; Odessa Jackalopes; NHL Playoffs

Current Sports | May 3, 2019

May 3, 2019
Tom Brady
James Anderson / Flickr

Tom Brady; Colin Cowherd; Highest paid NFL quarterbacks; Blessed Body founder Johnny Lewis

Current Sports | May 2, 2019

May 2, 2019
Tom Izzo
Streeter Lecka / Getty Images North America

Tom Izzo; Brian Bowen; Christian Dawkins; FBI; Emmanuel Richardson; DeAndre Ayton

Tyreek Hill
Andrew Mather / Flickr

On today's 'Current Sports with Al Martin' we dissect the Tyreek Hill story centered on alleged assault of his 3-year-old son that led to a broken arm. 

Little Ceasars Arena
Brandon Bartoszek / Flickr

Game of Thrones and Avengers: Endgame weekend history; Michigan State players taken in the NFL Draft; Detroit Lions NFL Draft grades; District Detroit HBO report

Current Sports | April 25, 2019

Apr 25, 2019
Detroit Lions
Brook Ward / Flickr Creative Commons

NFL Draft; Detroit Lions; Bob Quinn; Current Sports Mock Draft 2019

Andre Drummond
Jack Vaghani / Flickr

Damian Lillard; Portland Trailblazers; Oklahoma City Thunder; Detroit Pistons; Michigan State Men's Basketball; Julius Marble; Cassius Winston; Nick Ward

Book Store
Daniel Vaughn


MSU’s trip to Final Four is brought out fans to the store, looking for swag to support the Spartans.


WATCH - Gamers For Giving: MSU eSports Participates In One Of The Largest Independent LAN Parties

Apr 24, 2019
Amanda Poole

Playing video games can be more than just for competition, as the eSports community comes together to raise money for charity.

Michigan State Bowling Team Wraps Up Season; Looks To Rebuild for Next Year

Apr 24, 2019
Michigan State Bowling Team
Kara Keating

The Spartan bowlers had a decent season but failed to qualify for sectionals.

Twitter: @julius_marble

Michigan State men's basketball adds top recruit in late signing period. 

Changes Could Be Coming To Michigan High School Football This Fall, Hoping to Limit Too Many Hits

Apr 22, 2019
High School Football
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

A reduction in collision time during practices, which has been scientifically proven to help lessen the risk for concussions and injuries, could help Michigan high school athletes stay healthier.