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Mike Tressel
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The Michigan State football team has opened up as double-digit favorites to beat Rutgers in the season-opener later this month. We discuss why, as well as roll-in an interview with safeties coach Mike Tressel. 


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The Big Ten Conference announced its 10-game, conference-only college football schedule this morning. Current Sports host Al Martin has more. 


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We discuss the many conferences around the college football world who are debating on pulling the plug due to the coronavirus pandemic. Al tells you why he believes we won't see the sport return until 2021. 


Spartan Stadium
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An update on ticket information for MSU football this upcoming Fall; Thoughts on the federal investigation that found no crime in regards to the Bubba Wallace NASCAR noose controversy


Cassius Winston
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Looking back at 2019 MSU men's basketball Sweet 16 run; Canada won't send athletes to the Olympics; Darius Slay to honor Kobe Bryant; Update on Curtis Blackwell lawsuit


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Details of Mel Tucker's contract have been released and WKAR has received a copy of the employment agreement. Tucker was officially named as the 25th head coach of the Michigan State football program yesterday.

Tucker has a base salary of $3.8 million, $1.2 million in supplemental annual income, and a $400,000 retention bonus through a six-year deal to the year 2026. Tucker will also receive $100,000 annually from suppliers of footwear and apparel for the program, moving his annual pay to $5.5 million. Written in the contract is a $6 million pool for 10 assistants in his first year as head coach and MSU will pay $3 million to the University of Colorado for Tucker's contract buyout. 

George Perles
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George Perles Dies; James Moore reflects on Perles death; Scott Pohl interviews Mark Wilson about Perles death; XFL 2020 rules


Mark Dantonio
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The Michigan State football team is expected to have up to 20 players sign national letters of intent today for the early signing period of the 2020 recruiting class. 

According to 247 Sports, the class is ranked 38th nationally, and 11th in the Big Ten Conference. 

Listen as Mark Dantonio addresses the media this morning from Spartan Stadium, giving you details on the future players who will be wearing Green and White on the gridiron. 


Mark Dantonio
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Current Sports host Al Martin gives his thoughts on the Michigan State win over Maryland this past Saturday, which made the program bowl eligible for the 12th time in 13 seasons under head coach Mark Dantonio. But, how much is the accomplishment really worth and how soon can the Spartans be a legit competitor in the Big Ten East? That, and more, in this segment! 


Raequan Williams
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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.  

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