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LISTEN: Michigan’s Casinos Offer Sports Betting, Even During Limited Business Due To COVID-19

Nov 17, 2020
Jacob Lothamer

The state’s casinos were set for big business this past spring, opening in-house sports books in time for March’s NCAA Tournament. Then COVID-19 hit, shut everything down. Sports are back on and the books are open, but what is the experience like?

Michigan High School Referees Face Challenges Working Fall Sports Under COVID-19 Rules

Nov 17, 2020
MHSAA
Flickr / Creative Commons

The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) needs to attract more people to become referees, but the pandemic has thinned the ranks.

Lansing Catholic Track Star Noel Spence Expands His Skills During Pandemic

Nov 16, 2020
Noel Spence
Fivetwentyone

Spence, a Lansing Catholic junior, hopes to make a name in prep and collegiate decathlon.

Michigan State Alum Finds Peace In Nature And Running During A Challenging Time

Nov 16, 2020
Nick Blaskowski
Nick Blaskowski

Michigan State journalism alumni Nick Blaskowski has been through a lot this year: losing his job because of COVID-19 cutbacks, and now finding a home in a cabin Up North.

Penix, No. 10 Indiana Blank Michigan State 24-0

Nov 14, 2020
Associated Press

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michael Penix Jr. threw for 320 yards and hit Ty Fryfogle for two touchdown passes as No. 10 Indiana remained unbeaten with an easy 24-0 victory over Michigan State on Saturday.

Michigan State Senior Finds Serenity During COVID-19 Uncertainty

Nov 12, 2020
Cierra Chapman
Cierra Chapman

Cierra Chapman, an MSU senior, decided to look inward during the past few months, focusing on health, exercise and calm.

Holt Star Goalie Zac Kelly Navigates New Normal In Sports And School

Nov 12, 2020
Zac Kelly
Zac Kelly

Kelly is headed to Michigan State in the fall to play soccer, but first, he's experiencing a unique senior year.

Maya Washington Gene Washington
Maya Washington

Al talks with Maya Washington, daughter of famed MSU wide receiver Gene Washington, about the national television premiere of her film "Through the Banks of the Red Cedar", which profiles how the MSU program broke through racial barriers. 


Goodson Rushes For 113 Yards As Iowa Wallops Michigan State

Nov 8, 2020
Associate Press

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — After two losses by a combined five points, the Hawkeyes knew they were close to a breakthrough, and on Saturday Iowa finally put together a complete game, throttling Michigan State 49-7.

Aaron Henry
MSU Athletics

We preview the Michigan State and Iowa college football game and listen to what MSU men's basketball guard Aaron Henry has to say concerning his return to the Green and White. 

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