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Michigan State’s Athletes In Action Student Group Keep Faith During Pandemic

May 6, 2021
Athletes in Action MSU

Michigan State has several student groups for athletes who wish to be connected by faith. That outlet became more important during the COVID-19 pandemic, offering a lifeline of connection when sports were shut down.

Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

We invite the voice of the Lansing Lugnuts, Jesse Goldberg-Strassler, to discuss the return of the Lansing Lugnuts, his growth as a broadcaster, and the challenges and joys of fatherhood! You'll love this in-depth look at this Mid-Michigan staple behind the mic. 


George Floyd
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We react to the verdict heard around the world as former Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all three charges for the killing of George Floyd. Also, hear what MSU football coach Mel Tucker and senior linebacker Noah Harvey have to say as we count down the days to Saturday's spring game!


MSU Football
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We bring to you the press conference of MSU football coach Mel Tucker as the Spartans are in the middle of spring practice. Also, Al gives final thoughts on the Michigan basketball loss to UCLA in the Elite Eight AND it's Opening Day, baseball fans!


Hank Aaron
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We remember the life and legacy of Hammerin' Hank Aaron. 


Josh Langford
MSU Athletics

A loaded show today, as we discuss the sports city of Los Angeles, which added another championship for the month last night. The Dodgers topped the Tampa Bay Rays to win their first World Series since 1988! Also, hear from beloved MSU men's basketball senior guard Josh Langford


NBA
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The NBA, WNBA, MLB, MLS and others have decided to boycott games in protest of the Jacob Blake shooting. Al combs through the significance of this moment and why it should never be forgotten. 


Coronavirus
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The MSU football team is now in quarantine for 14 days after a coronavirus outbreak. The MLB has now postponed two games because players have tested positive. NBA player Lou Williams left the bubble, putting players and staff at risk. Does sports returning make any sense at this point?


Jesse Goldberg-Strassler
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

There will be baseball at Cooley Law School Stadium! Jesse Goldberg-Strassler of the Lansing Lugnuts tells us all about it!


Sports
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A panel discussion from the Michigan State University College of Communication Arts and Sciences concerning the future of sports, moderated by Al Martin.


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