football

Mark Dantonio
MSU Athletics

The Michigan State football team finished the season with a 27-21 victory over Wake Forest on Friday night at Yankee Stadium in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. The win moved the Spartans record to 7-6, marking the 11th winning season in 13 years under head coach Mark Dantonio. 

Listen to what the Spartans had to say after the victory. 

Football Helmet and Ball
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Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson attended the same college as members of the Steinbrenner family and even got to meet “The Boss.” That would be, of course, George Steinbrenner, the late New York Yankees owner known for his tempestuous nature who demanded World Series trophies and championship rings become a fixture at Yankee Stadium.

Clawson already had the ring — he got engaged to the woman he met when he coached in the Bronx at Fordham.

Charles Rogers
MSU Athletics

Cody Tucker is a former features reporter for the Lansing State Journal who got the opportunity to fly down to Florida and spend intimate moments with former MSU football great Charles Rogers, who sadly died on Monday morning. Tucker details what it was like getting to know the once revered football star, telling of how his meteoric rise led to a dark ending away from the gridiron. 


MSU Michigan
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We ask the question on Current Sports with Al Martin if Michigan State football fans care about this Saturday's rivalry matchup against Michigan, in light of the down season the Spartans have had? 


Raequan Williams
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

The Michigan State Spartans were defeated by the Illinois Fighting Illini, 37-34, as the team lost its fourth straight game and fell to 4-5 on the season.  

Erin Eschels
Erin Eschels

Erin Eschels is a Michigan State University graduate who has already had quite the road in her young sports broacasting career. She has gone from the National Football League to now Major League Baseball, honing her video production talents into a gig with the World Series bound Washington Nationals. Eschels joins Current Sports host Al Martin, telling of her journey, which now places her on the grandest stage of baseball!


Michigan State Club Football Players Find Fulfillment In Love Of The Game

Oct 16, 2019
MSU Club Football
Jack Waynick

They don’t get the bright lights on Saturdays, but are men that play for the love of the game. 

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


Football Helmet and Ball
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Jonathan Taylor rushed for two touchdowns, Wisconsin’s defense posted its fourth shutout of the season and the No. 8 Badgers cruised to a 38-0 win over Michigan State on Saturday.

Mark Dantonio
Alec Reo / WKAR-MSU

On today's Current Sports with Al Martin Segment of the Day, we dissect the Michigan State football loss to Arizona State on Saturday. Has head coach Mark Dantonio lost the magic that once made him one of the most feared coaches in the Big Ten Conference? Can MSU rebound after a heartbreaking defeat at home, in which the celebrations were in place to praise Dantonio as the all-time winningest coach in MSU football program history. We discuss. 

Al Martin
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

It's the unofficial start of the 2019 Michigan State football season for,...the media. That's right, MSU football held media day on Monday inside of the North End Zone at Spartan Stadium. Listen to what head coach Mark Dantonio, along with his coaching staff and players had to say concerning the upcoming 2019 football season!

Tyreek Hill
Andrew Mather / Flickr

On today's 'Current Sports with Al Martin' we dissect the Tyreek Hill story centered on alleged assault of his 3-year-old son that led to a broken arm. 

Changes Could Be Coming To Michigan High School Football This Fall, Hoping to Limit Too Many Hits

Apr 22, 2019
High School Football
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

A reduction in collision time during practices, which has been scientifically proven to help lessen the risk for concussions and injuries, could help Michigan high school athletes stay healthier.

 

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Michgian State Football Spring Game; Michigan State Football alternate uniforms; Masters win for Tiger Woods


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 


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