Al Martin

Michigan State Video Game Development Lives Up To Top 10 Rating

May 17, 2019
Amanda Poole

Video games are more than something Michigan State students play. The development of new games, and the academic study of the science is putting MSU at the head of the class nationally.


Current Sports | May 14, 2019

May 14, 2019
John Beilein
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Earle Robinson; John Beilein; Cleveland Cavaliers; Michigan Basketball; NBA Draft Lottery

Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

On Monday’s Current Sports, host Al Martin paid tribute to the late Earle Robinson, who passed away at the age of 71 on Saturday. Robinson was a longtime on-air personality with WKAR, who was best known for his work as the host of ‘Sportstalk’ radio. Martin dedicated the hour to Robinson, allowing colleagues, friends, and listeners to pay tribute to the revered broadcaster.

Current Sports | May 9, 2019

May 9, 2019
High School Football
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

MHSAA playoff format changes; Eva Salinas feature; Nick Ward; 2019 NBA Draft

The Love Of Basketball Unites Chinese Michigan State Students On Team Empire

May 8, 2019
Chinese Basketball

The team is celebrating its sixth year, with a tradition of being a special space where hoops, friendship, and hard work are steadfast.

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
LeStudio 1 / Flickr

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
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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
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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