Al Martin

Current Sports #26 | June 18, 2013

Jun 19, 2013

Rob Copeland, member of the Ann Arbor Queer Aquatics, continues our discussion about gay athletes in the world of sports. We also break down the latest in sports and discuss the Top 5 sports failures of all time.


Current Sports #25 | June 17, 2013

Jun 17, 2013

Al begins his week discussing homosexuality in sports with Co-Founder of the Rainbow Bowling League Don Hubbard. Al also runs through the latest in sports including Tigers baseball, the U.S. Open and NBA Finals. And the Current Sports team plays Pick'em Monday through this week's slate of games.


Current Sports #24 | June 14, 2013

Jun 17, 2013

Al sits down with Author Jeffery Beers to discuss his new book The Lost Season. Jeffery discusses the culture of sports and if we as society takes sports to seriously. Al also breaks down the latest in sports and the gang has another segment of Reflection Friday.


Current Sports #23 | June 13, 2013

Jun 13, 2013

Al dives right into what's going on in the sports world with Matt, Alex and Mike, including discussing Maurice Cheeks being hired as the new Detroit Pistons head coach, the Tigers closer struggles and the hiring of Jason Kidd as the new head coach of the Brooklyn Nets. And MSU track and field team member Leah O'Connor joins Current Sports to talk about her performance this season.


Current Sports #22 | June 12, 2013

Jun 12, 2013

Mark Uyl, The Assistant Director for the Michigan High School Athletic Association, drops by the studio to discuss his personal views as a referee and what role the MHSAA plays in refereeing.  It's Wednesday, which means another round of Barber Shop Wednesday!


Current Sports #21 | June 12, 2013

Jun 12, 2013

We continue our discussion about referees, their role in sports and how their treated on the job. Carlos Folino is the State Referee Administrator for the state of Michigan and shares his thoughts and stories throughout the years. We also discuss the the top worst blown sports calls of all time!


Current Sports #19 | June 7, 2013

Jun 7, 2013

Al discusses crossfit training with Kelsey Miller, who's competing in a crossfit regional competition this week, and her husband Joshua, owner of Crossfit Shift in Lansing. Also, Al runs through the latest in sports including the NBA Finals, French Open and flopping in the NBA. And Al and the team reflect on the biggest sports stories of the week on Reflection Friday!


Current Sports #18 | June 6, 2013

Jun 6, 2013
Al Martin

Al chats with Lansing Eastern athletic director Dave Panici to talk about the recent decision to cut all athletic directors in Lansing School District, and runs through the latest in sports including the Diamond Classic final, Tigers baseball and NHL Playoffs. And the voice of the Lansing Lugnuts, Jesse Goldberg-Strassller, joins Al in the studio to wrap up our discussion on the lack of African Americans in baseball


Current Sports #17 | June 5, 2013

Jun 6, 2013

We continue our discussion of the lack of African Americans in baseball with Lansing Everett High School baseball head coach Tim Walker. Al runs down through the latest sports headlines including the Diamond Classic, Tigers baseball and the Biogenesis investigation. And it's Barbershop Wednesday and Al and the team  talked about steroids in sports.


Current Sports #16 | June 4, 2013

Jun 5, 2013

We continue our discussion of the decline of African Americans in baseball with sports columnist and radio personality Terry Foster. Terry chimes in with his thoughts on the topic and also discusses his book 100 Things Tigers Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die. Al, Alex and Matt also give their top 5 baseball movies of all time.


Current Sports #15 | June 3, 2013

Jun 3, 2013

Al begins the weeks discussing the lack of African Americans in baseball with the Michigan Chronicle's Leland Stein III. Al runs through the weekend news in sports including the Eastern Conference Finals, comments made by Pacers center Roy Hibbert and the Tigers. And Al and the team make their weekly picks on Pick'em Mondays.


Current Sports #14 | May 31, 2013

May 31, 2013

It's Reflection Friday! Al, Matt, Alex and Mike reflect on the past week in sports and what they're looking forward to this weekend. Al runs through yesterday's sports action including the Tigers and NBA Playoffs. And part two of Al's interview with executive director of the Greater Lansing Sports Hall of Fame, Bob Every.


Current Sports #13 | May 30, 2013

May 31, 2013

Last week, Al visited the Greater Lansing Sports Hall of Fame to chat with Bob Every, who gave him a tour of the hall and and talked about many Lansing sports greats.  Al run's down today's hot topics, including the Red Wings, Tigers and Floyd Mayweather. And Big Ten women's golfer of the year and MSU alumna Caroline Powers joins Current Sports to talk about qualifying for the U.S. Open and turning pro in June.


Current Sports #12 | May 29, 2013

May 29, 2013

We continue our discussion on sports injuries with USA Football Regional Manager, Mike Cuzzone. Mike discusses the basics to concussions and how USA Football is making the game safe for the youth. It's Wednesday so its time for another round of Barber Shop Wednesday.


Current Sports #11 | May 28, 2013

May 28, 2013
Michigan State University

We begin a new series on Current State looking at injuries to athletes. Our first guest is former Michigan State football player Arthur Ray Jr. Arthur battled and beat bone cancer. Arthur discusses how his injury affected him on the field and off the field. We also take a look at some of the most gruesome and horrific injuries of all time.


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