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Michigan State Beats Wake Forest 27-21 In Pinstripe Bowl

Dec 27, 2019
MSU Football
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NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Lewerke threw for 320 yards and a touchdown and ran for a score in Michigan State’s 27-21 victory over Wake Forest on Friday night in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium.

Detroit Lions
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Detroit Lions lose to Green Bay Packers on Monday Night Football; Officiating blunders; How good are the Lions?


Basketball
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On today's Current Sports with Al Martin Segment of the Day we dive into the enlightening, and troubling, ESPN piece by Baxter Holmes centered on the injury threats involved with youth basketball in America. Why are we seeing so many injuries when it comes to young players who play on the hardwood? Listen and find out what every parent should know when it comes to allowing their children to lace up the sneaks. 


Earle Robinson
WKAR-MSU

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?


Keith Mumphery
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It has been reported by ESPN that Michigan State University paid $1.2M to settle lawsuits brought against the university by a former female student athlete, identified as "Jane Doe," and former football player Keith Mumphery, related to an alleged sexual assault and Title IX investigation. Should Mumphery feel vindicated, or upset, that the situation has derailed his pro football career? We discuss on today's Current Sports with Al Martin Segment of the Day. 


Current Sports | June 28, 2019

Jun 28, 2019
Miles Bridges
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Miles Bridges; Nick Ward; Xavier Tillman; Zavier Simpson; Isaiah Livers; Adrien Nunez; Desmond Ferguson; Jemele Hill; Kawhi Leonard; Kyrie Irving

Jemele Hill
WKAR - MSU

Throughout this month we have brought you “Jemele’s Journey” with our own Al Martin, who sat down with national writer and television broadcaster Jemele Hill. Today, we bring you the final installment of the month-long special. Hill addresses why she decided to leave the national sports broadcasting mothership: ESPN. 

Hill also tells of her new ventures within the world of sports reporting and beyond.

 

Jemele Hill
WKAR-MSU

Jemele Hill’s career is one that has propelled her into a household name in the world of national media. The Michigan State grad and Detroit native has never been afraid to speak her mind, sparking national interest from all who read, watch, and listen to her work. WKAR’s Al Martin speaks with Hill in this first installment of the four-part series, “Jemele’s Journey.”

MSU Basketball
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Hear Al's thoughts on the actions of ESPN yesterday in relation to Michigan State basketball as well as more reaction from MSU's Elite Eight win on Sunday.


John Beilein
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Michigan State / University of Michigan men's basketball game; Antonio Brown to the Buffalo Bills trade fall-through; Fit Fridays with Blessed Body Training founder Johnny Lewis 


Tom Izzo
MSU Athletics

MSU men's basketball coach Tom Izzo holds his Monday press conference at the Breslin Center and recaps the win over Ohio State and addresses how his team plans to adjust to the Nick Ward injury.

Bill Belichick
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Super Bowl Media Day; LA Rams; New England Patriots; Tom Izzo on ESPN; College Gameday; Pass Interference Reviewable in NFL


Spartan Stadium
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

The Michigan State football team will open its season on Friday, Aug. 30 against Tulsa at Spartan Stadium. The game was initially scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 31. No game time and TV network have been announced yet. 

Okemos Hoops Star Jasmine Clerkley Keeping All Options Open

Dec 30, 2018
Denise Spann

The junior, who is one of the best prep forwards in the country, is looking for the right college program after de-committing from Michigan State.

MSU Football
Zachary Swiecicki / WKAR-MSU

A hot Purdue football team, fresh off of upsetting Ohio State last week, came to into East Lansing to take on injury-riddled Michigan State. Redshirt freshman quarterback Rocky Lombardi made his debut as a starter, filling in for the injured Brian Lewerke.

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