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Xavier Tillman
Flickr / Creative Commons

MSU men's basketball players Xavier Tillman and Aaron Henry have made their decisions concerning whether, or not, to turn pro. Al finds it as no surprise when it comes to what both have decided. 


Tom Izzo
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Is this the best recruiting period in the history of Tom Izzo's MSU men's basketball career? Also, THE NBA IS BACK! 


Horse Racing
DeWayne Minor

DeWayne Minor, now a horse trainer in Florida, became the first African-American driver in the richest event in harness racing, the Hambletonian, back in 2000. The race is equivalent to the likes of what The Kentucky Derby is to Grade I stakes racing. Joining Friday's Current Sports with Al Martin, Minor talks about taking pride in helping pave the way for other minorities in the sport. 


Bessie, dog, Capital Area Humane Society
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Dozens of dogs rescued from the path of Hurricane Dorian in Florida are now in Michigan.


Ira Childress
WKAR-MSU

Okemos High School athletic director Ira Childress has a new gig in the Miami area. Childress reflects on his time at OHS.


Emerald Morrow

  Former WLNS reporter Emerald Morrow talks with former colleague Al Martin about being in Las Vegas at the time of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. Morrow was in Vegas attending wedding at the time. 

 

 


Consumers Energy
Consumers Energy

The Consumers Energy workers who made their way down to Florida from Michigan last week are currently working in the Boca Raton area as the number of those affected by power outages continues to rise. WKAR's Karel Vega reports.

Current Sports | August 22, 2017

Aug 22, 2017
WKAR

Sports Predictions; Coaching Styles; University of Michigan Football; College Football; High School Football; Terry Hessbrook; Ithaca Yellowjackets; Thiyo Lukusa.


Kaleel Gaines Reveals Reason Behind Transfer and Drama-Filled MSU Football Year

Jul 26, 2017
MSU Athletics

Former MSU football player Kaleel Gaines opens up about his reason to transfer from Michigan State to play football at Arizona Western Junior College. He also addresses what went wrong last year, including the sexual assault charges of his former teammates. 

A fair playing field: how MSU baseball competes against warm-weather teams

Apr 26, 2017
Romero Hardy

EAST LANSING, Mich. – When baseball season kicks off, it is a sign of the warmer weather to come. Baseball is best played on sunny days, and not flooded fields. In recent weeks we have seen some stormy weather here in Michigan. This spring’s rainy weather forced the MSU baseball team to cancel games, and move games to different stadiums to accommodate the weather.

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