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Megan Rapinoe
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The United States Women's National Soccer Team was honored today courtesy of a celebratory parade in New York City after winning the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. Current Sports host Al Martin addresses the dominance of this year's championship team, while also highlighting its out-spoken leader, Megan Rapinoe. Listen to today's Current Sports Segment of the Day


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.”

WATCH - The Great Uniter: MSU Students Find Their Love Of Playing Soccer To Be A Common Denominator

May 22, 2019
Flickr / Cedar Jones

It started with a small Facebook group, trying to find other Michigan State students for a pick-up soccer game. Now, close to 50 players come each week to play in casual games for fun.

Earle Robinson photo
WKAR-MSU

Longtime WKAR Radio on-air personality Earle Robinson has died. His work here began with a music program in 1974, but he’s best remembered for bringing sports news to our listeners, first on a call-in show co-hosted with Jim Adams before hosting Sportstalk by himself.

Jason Ruff

MSU alum Jason Ruff, now play-by-play voice of the Odessa Jackalopes, talks about the highs and lows of being an announcer in the NAHL. 

New Michigan License Plates
michigan.gov, Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers, Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings / Graphic created by Amanda Barberena

Detroit sports fans can now support their favorite professional team while driving around. Specialty license plates for the Detroit Lions, Pistons, Red Wings and Tigers were unveiled Tuesday by Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and team representatives.

Tom Izzo
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

Tom Izzo wraps-up the Final Four run by discussing the accomplishments of this season's team. Izzo also touches on the NBA Draft stock of Cassius Winston and Nick Ward. That, and so much more. 

The NCAA Men’s Tournament Meant One Thing – Busted Brackets And Gambling

Apr 10, 2019
Casino
Tatsuro Ogata / Flickr / Creative Commons

Wagering on the NCAA men's tournament is a multi-billion dollar business each year, and increasingly, becoming legal.

Cassius Winston
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

The quarterback of the MSU men's basketball team receives another honor. 

Tom Izzo
MSU Athletics

Listen to what MSU men's basketball coach Tom Izzo had to say today during this afternoon's weekly press conference at the Breslin Center. The Spartans are bound for Minneapolis after booking a ticket to the Final Four this past weekend. 

Kyle Turk/WKAR

Current Sports intern Kyle Turk is on location in Des Moines, Iowa for Michigan State's first and second round NCAA Tournament games. Hear the MSU players talk tomorrow's Minnesota matchup - find out what they had to say here!

Matt Meagher
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

Matt Meagher, knows as "MMG" to online gamers, has created a six-figure venture due to his popular YouTube channel centered on the "Madden" video game. 


Cassius Winston
Al Martin - WKAR

MSU junior guard Cassius Winston leads the way for MSU over Rutgers on Wednesday night in light of the first game without junior forward Nick Ward due to a broken hand. 

Nick Ward
@IamNickWard / Twitter

Al gives you his thoughts on what Michigan State basketball can achieve without junior forward Nick Ward on the court. 


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.

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