Al Martin

Current Sports #41 | July 11, 2013

Jul 11, 2013

Terry Kildea, marketing executive of Eagle Eye Golf Club, joins Al to discuss all things golf and the Mid-Michigan Golf Tour. Al breaks down the latest in sports, including the return of Mr. Big Shot, Chauncey Billups to the Detroit Pistons. The team debates if this was a good move for the organization.


Current Sports #40 | July 10, 2013

Jul 10, 2013
Michigan State University

David Thomas, former Michigan State basketball player, joins Al to discuss his time as a Spartan and his time playing basketball internationally. 

On today's segment of Barber Shop Wednesday, the team discusses whether or not baseball players should be inducted in to the Hall of Fame if their known to have taken steroids.


Current Sports #39 | July 9, 2013

Jul 10, 2013

Al invites friend and sports guru Rico Beard to discuss Michigan State basketball and football and Al also gets his thoughts on the Pistons recent transaction with Josh Smith. The team gives their top 5 knockouts of all time for Top 5 Tuesday's. And for the first time ever, Alex and Matt do a duet for losing the picks for the month of June.

    

Current Sports #38 | July 8, 2013

Jul 9, 2013

Al welcomes MLive sports reporter Diamond Leung to preview the upcoming MSU football season. Al runs down what's going on in sports including Josh Smith signing with the Detroit Pistons, Dwight Howard leaving the Los Angeles Lakers for the Houston Rockets and the Detroit Tigers.


Current Sports #37 | July 3, 2013

Jul 3, 2013

David Garner, a pitcher for the Michigan State baseball team, chats with Al about being drafted by the Chicago Cubs. Al breaks down the latest in sports and the guys debate athletes getting in trouble with the law.


Current Sports #36 | July 2, 2013

Jul 3, 2013

Jerry Sarasin has been paralyzed since 1990, but he hasn't let his disability get him down. Jerry, a wheelchair basketball instructor at Michigan State University,  joins Al to discuss his life since his accident and how he wouldn't change his life for anything. It's Top 5 Tuesday and the team gives their top 5 movies with athletes as the characters.


Current Sports #35 | July 1, 2013

Jul 1, 2013
mlive.com

Jim Wazny begins part 1 of our 2 part series on athletes with disabilities. Jim lost his left leg in a motocross accident in 2000 and since then has competed in several competitions, including The Extremity Games. Al also breaks down the latest in sports. It's Monday, so its Pick'em Monday!


Current Sports #34 | June 28, 2013

Jun 28, 2013

It's Friday, so why not try something new!? Today marks the first day of Trivia Day. Al and Alex battle it out with trivia questions generated Matt. Test your knowledge and see how many of the questions you can get right. Aaron referees (replacement ref). 


Current Sports #33 | June 27, 2013

Jun 27, 2013

Golden Glove Boxing legend Elmo Hudson joins Al to discuss his career and his new book,  Boxer of the Year: Hudson VGM. Al breaks down the latest in sports and the team shares some memories for Throwback Thursday


Current Sports #32 | June 26, 2013

Jun 26, 2013

Doug Wilson, author of The Bird: The Life and Legacy of Mark Fidrych​, joins Al to discuss the book and the life of Mark Fidrych. Al breaks down the latest in sports and the crew debate the NCAA rule of one and done. 


Current Sports #31 | June 25, 2013

Jun 26, 2013

Clyde Weir has been a scout for the Detroit Tigers for many years and chats with Al about his history with the Tigers, the players he has scouted throughout the years and this years team. Al breaks down the latest in the sports world and the crew gives their top 10 drafts picks of this years NBA draft.

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Current Sports #30 | June 24, 2013

Jun 24, 2013
Tim Wendel

Tim Wendel, author of ten books including his latest one entitled Habana Librechats with Al about how the game of baseball is viewed outside of America. 

Al breaks down the latest in sports and it's  Pick' em Monday! The crew picks Detroit Tigers series and who they believe the Pistons will draft.


Current Sports #29 | June 21, 2013

Jun 21, 2013

Al kicks off the show interviewing the publisher of "The Midwest Racing Scene" Terry Fitzwater, where they discuss the popularity of NASCAR. Al dives into what's going on in sports including the Tigers walk-off win, the Miami Heat winning the NBA Title and the Aaron Hernandez scandal. And the Current Sports team look back on this week in sports on Reflection Friday!


Current Sports #28 | June 20, 2013

Jun 20, 2013

East Lansing boys head basketball coach Steve Finamore joins Current Sports  talk about this past season and his coaching philosophy. Al runs through the latest in sports including the NHL Finals, game 7 of the NBA Finals and the Detroit Tigers. And Al and the team discuss what occurred this day throughout in sports history.


Current Sports #27 | June 19, 2013

Jun 19, 2013

Jimmie Cotter, a Michigan State Women's scout team member,  joins Al in studio to discuss this weekends charity event taking place at Cooley Law School Stadium. Al and the production crew also break down last night's exciting NBA game. In keeping with our segment about homosexuality within sports, this Wednesday's Barber Shop segment focuses on why it shouldn't matter if one of your teammates is gay.


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