Jack and Doug Warren broadcast live from downtown Lansing. Today’s guests include:
3:20 ANDRE HUTSON, MSU forward-center from 1997-2001, longtime Muhammad Ali fan and star of a 46-45 win over Kentucky in 2001 with “The Champ” in Breslin Center.
4:05 JEFF RUDNICK, longtime Lansing State Journal boxing writer and fight historian, on Ali the fighter, pre- and post-suspension, and how he changed the sport with his skill set.
4:20 STEVE GRINCZEL, longtime writer for Booth Newspapers, “Grinz on Green” columnist for msuspartans.com and Olympics writer, on the ’96 Games flame-lighter.
4:35 DR. CLARENCE UNDERWOOD, civil rights pioneer, distinguished educator and MSU Director of Athletics, on Ali’s visits to Breslin Center for hoops in 2000 and 2001.
5:05 JERRY IZENBERG, Newark Star-Ledger columnist emeritus and 2016 International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee, on Ali’s career accomplishments in and out of the ring.
5:30 TOM IZZO, 21-year MSU head basketball coach, Ali admirer and 2016 inductee in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame – our “Spartan Spotlight” segment, brought to you by Graff Chevrolet, a trusted friend with 102 years in the automobile business. See Matt, Mark and Greg on West Grand River in Okemos. They’ll take great care of you, as they have with all five of my leases and purchases – soon to be six! Go Green? Go Graff!