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Transfer guard Jayla James “100% committed to new beginnings” at MSU

Michigan State coach Suzy Merchant (Photo: Ian Gilmour / WDBM)

Charlotte Steinberg, Women's Basketball Beat Reporter

April 6, 2020

EAST LANSING - Jayla James, a freshman guard from Penn State University in the transfer portal, has just committed to head coach Suzy Merchant’s Michigan State Spartans. James, a 6-foot-1 guard from Upper Marlboro, Maryland, was once rated as the third best recruit in the state while in high school....

A breakdown of MSU football’s new coaching staff

Michigan State football coach Mel Tucker. (Photo: MSU Athletic Communications)

Joe Dandron, Station Manager

March 31, 2020

Now that Michigan State football coach Mel Tucker has begun to round out his staff, after being named head coach on Feb. 12, it’s time to take a look at who is in and who is out from the Mark Dantonio regime and how the Spartans could look this coming fall.  Tucker began his coaching career as a gradua...

Lions overhauling on defense in free agency

Lions overhauling on defense in free agency

Natalie Kerwin, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter

March 29, 2020

As the Detroit Lions look to improve on a 2019 season where they finished 3-12-1, the team has made some surprising, yet interesting moves in free agency. The Lions are in dire need for a defensive overhaul. They lack a serious pass rush, defensive line and overall strategy on the field. The team ...

Motown Rundown – 3/28/19 – Locked Up

Motown Rundown - 3/28/19 - Locked Up

Ryan Rabinowitz, Motown Rundown Host

March 28, 2020

 On this week’s episode of The Motown Rundown: Ryan Rabinowitz, Trent Balley, and Ryan Collins bring you up to speed on life in quarantine before covering some recent transactions made by the Lions. The crew then puts their GM caps on as everyone pitches their comprehensive draft plan for the Lions in the 2020 NFL Draf...

Crunch Time: Eric Bach

Crunch Time: Eric Bach

Aidan Hunt and Eric Bach

March 27, 2020

On the latest episode of Crunch Time, host Aidan Hunt welcomes Sports Broadcast Director Eric Bach to the show to discuss the Coronavirus, the cancellation of sports, and a variety of other random topics. DISCLAIMER: This episode was recorded back on March 13, well before the state of Michigan shut...

MSU introduces ‘Satisfactory/Not Satisfactory’ grading option for students

MSU President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. poses for a photo on MSU's campus. (Credit: Hilton Head Spartans / Facebook)

Joe Dandron and Eric Bach

March 25, 2020

EAST LANSING — Michigan State University has implemented a satisfactory / not satisfactory option for the Spring semester officially as of Thursday afternoon.  A source with knowledge of the decision had told WDBM Tuesday night that Michigan State University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. was exp...

Balley: Whether in East Lansing or the NBA, Tillman’s future is bright

Michigan State forward Xavier Tillman. (Photo: MSU Athletic Communications)

Trent Balley, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter

March 24, 2020

A Michigan State men’s basketball campaign that looked to finish with an exciting and deep run in the NCAA Tournament was cut short, and now the Spartans have taken another difficult hit… maybe. Junior big man and Grand Rapids native Xavier Tillman Sr. announced on Tuesday that he would enter his...

Crunch Time: Alex McRae

Crunch Time: Alex McRae

Aidan Hunt and Alex McRae

March 22, 2020

On the latest episode of Crunch Time, host Aidan Hunt grills Assistant Sports Director Alex McRae about the Lions, fast food coffee and cutting off a finger. Keep up with the latest Crunch Time episodes on Twitter and Facebook. Twitter: https://twitter.com/WDBM_Sports Facebook: https://www.facebook.com...

Crunch Time: Adam Bakr

Crunch Time: Adam Bakr

Aidan Hunt and Adam Bakr

March 22, 2020

On this episode of Crunch Time, host Aidan Hunt is joined by DeMartin Download host and Impact soccer beat reporter Adam Bakr.

Green and White Report – 03/22/20 – So Long, Julian.

Green and White Report - 03/22/20 - So Long, Julian.

Julian Mitchell, Ryan Rabinowitz, and Ryan Collins

March 22, 2020

On this week's episode of the Green and White Report, co-hosts Ryan Rabinowitz and Julian Mitchell celebrate Julian's last show with conversations about how they're staying busy during sports-less Coronavirus quarantine. They also dive into some NFL free agency and trades, discuss the greatest college...

An Open Letter: ‘Thanks for everything, Tom’

Sutton Magee, Women's Basketball Beat Reporter

March 20, 2020

I woke up Christmas morning of 2007 excited for the toys I was going to receive from my parents, Mark and Pilar. I’m sure I was given lots of cool stuff, but that isn’t what I remember most from that day. The most impactful present I got was a small Patriots ornament with 2007 written on the bottom...

Motown Rundown – 03/18/20 – The Show Must Go On

Motown Rundown - 03/18/20 - The Show Must Go On

Ryan Rabinowitz, Ryan Collins, and Trent Balley

March 18, 2020

On this week’s episode of the Motown Rundown: Ryan Rabinowitz, Trent Balley, and Ryan Collins are joined by special guests, Brock and Miles Balley! The crew begins the show by lamenting the loss of sports for the foreseeable future, and then moving into a discussion on the recent moves the Lions h...

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