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Royal Scot sign photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

With restaurants and theaters closed due to Coronavirus, one type of business that so far may remain open in Michigan is golf courses.


Joshua Langford
Associated Press

Joshua Langford of MSU men's basketball is out for the season; NFL weekend ahead, what to watch for; Reflection Friday 


Tanner Smith photo
Alec Gerstenberger / WKAR/MSU

This week, a group of young men is in East Lansing for a tennis tournament they hope will propel them to the top of the sport. WKAR’s Scott Pohl has more on the Capital City Tennis Classic.


Michigan State’s Women’s Rugby Team Enjoys Success And Building The Sport

Nov 20, 2019
Rugby
MSUWRFC Facebook Page

Rugby is growing in popularity in the United States and successful collegiate clubs, like the Spartans women’s team, are leading the growth.

Malik Hall
MSU Athletics

FACEBOOK LIVE ONLY SHOW; Michigan State men's basketball win over Seton Hall; Final MSU / Michigan football preview 


Cooley Law School Stadium photo
Flickr - mwlguide

The president of the Lansing Lugnuts, Nick Grueser, will leave the team in February.

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.  

Jeremy Sampson
Michael Duke

Vice president / general manager, Jeremy Sampson, of Lansing Ignite, joined Current Sports host Al Martin on Tuesday to discuss what led to the folding of the football club after just one season. Sampson addresses the disappointment he feels as ownership decided to pull the plug, shocking many soccer fans in the Lansing area. Does Sampson personally believe the dream of men's pro soccer in the area is dead? Listen to this candid interview. 


Marshall Hollingsworth photo
Lansing Ignite

After a week of speculation, the Lansing Ignite professional soccer team has announced that it will cease operations, effective immediately.

Kate Nye
Katherine Nye Instagram

Today's Current Sports Segment of the Day is centered on an interview with our very own Al Martin and Kate Nye, who, at the age of 20, just became the youngest American woman to become a World Champion in weightlifting. Competing in the 71kg category at the 2019 IWF World Weightlifting Championship in Pattaya, Thailand, Nye swept all three gold medals, breaking multiple records in the process.


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