Earle Robinson

Earle Robinson
Al Martin

Listen to the Celebration of Life for WKAR broadcasting legend Earle Robinson. The event took place on Saturday at Reno's East in East Lansing, MI, featuring almost 30 speakers who shared in remembrance of Robinson. Some of the featured guests included legendary MSU track and field coach Jim Bibbs, former MSU basketball great Mike Robinson, and even MSU / NBA basketball icon Earvin "Magic" Johnson. The event was emceed by Current Sports host Al Martin and local sportscaster Jack Ebling. 


Current Sports | July 22, 2019

Jul 22, 2019
Earle Robinson, Earvin Magic Johnson
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Earle Robinson; Earle Robinson Life Celebration; Magic Johnson; Deshaun Tate


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This year, the capital region lost a local sports broadcasting legend and WKAR lost a close friend. For 39 years, Earle Robinson was the host of WKAR’s SportsTalk until his retirement in 2013. Robinson passed away at the age of 71 in May. WKAR's Karel Vega was joined by Al Martin, host of WKAR’s Current Sports to discuss Robinson's upcoming Celebration Of Life and his legacy.

Earle Robinson
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Barry Sanders birthday; The threat of youth basketball; Jack Ebling on the Life Celebration of Earle Robinson; Is Russell Westbrook to Houton Rockets a good thing?


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Local sportscaster Jack Ebling joins Al Martin on Current Sports to announce a celebration of life planned for Earle Robinson, longtime radio personality for WKAR's "Sportstalk" on AM 870. Robinson passed away at the age of 71 in May. 


Tom Izzo
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Tom Izzo, head coach of the MSU men's basketball program, provides insight and thoughts on the life of the late Earle Robinson. 


Current Sports | May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019
Earle Robinson
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Juwan Howard; John Beilein; Jalen Rose; Jordan Poole; Charles Matthews; Ignas Brazdeikis; Drake; Tom Izzo; Earle Robinson


Current Sports | May 15, 2019

May 15, 2019
Zion Williamson
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Zion Williamson; David Griffin; Tiger Woods; Jack Nicholas; Earle Robinson


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

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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.

Earle Robinson, Earvin Magic Johnson
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NBA and Michigan State University great Earvin "Magic" Johnson remembered his friend, longtime WKAR sports host Earle Robinson, who passed away at the age of 71.

Earle Robinson photo
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Longtime WKAR Radio on-air personality Earle Robinson has died. His work here began with a music program in 1974, but he’s best remembered for bringing sports news to our listeners, first on a call-in show co-hosted with Jim Adams before hosting Sportstalk by himself.

Current Sports | August 7, 2017

Aug 7, 2017
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Claressa Shields; Women's Sports; Professional Boxing; High School Football; Callers; Football Safety; Geoff Kimmerly; Old Studio.


Current Sports #1 | May 13, 2013

May 13, 2013
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Today marks the launch of Current Sports with Al Martin. Al Martin is taking over for longtime host Earle Robinson. To honor Earle, Al invited Earle to be his very first guest and discuss his life as a broadcaster and his life as a retiree. Other conversations include the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, Tiger Woods and the NBA Playoffs. We hear from listeners as well and even Al's dad (aww)!