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Hardly Committed E15: Early Signing Period, Terrence Jones’ Flip and The Fight

The early signing period is officially here.  Celebrate the momentous basketball recruiting occasion by listening to another episode of Hardly Committed.  T.J. Walker tells you who will sign, who will wait until the spring, and he breaks down a classic Office episode, The Fight. Highlights:

— Reason to worry about Kahlil Whitney?

— Could somebody quietly sign before announcing a commitment?

— What happened when Terrence Jones initially committed to Washington?

— A center who wanted to go to UK that is averaging 18-14 to start the season.

— Whose wife is a better cook?

— Amateur turtle racing.

— Will Jaden McDaniels sign in the fall?

— How schools negatively recruit against Kentucky.

— A podcast within a podcast within a podcast.

Subscribe to Hardly Committed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app to get the podcast delivered directly to your phone.  You can easily listen on the KSR App, available on iTunes and Google Play, and streaming online is simple through Pod Paradise.


The OTT Podcast: Thanksgiving vs. Christmas

The holiday season is upon us, which means The OTT Podcast crew is back to settle another inane debate: Thanksgiving vs. Christmas. Highlights include…

— A brief recap of a crappy sports week

— People who put their Christmas trees up way too early (cough, Fake Barney, cough)

— Tyler’s case for why Thanksgiving is the superior holiday

— The best strategy for your office’s White Elephant gift exchange

— The plot for every single Netflix/Hallmark Christmas movie

— Whiskey Sours and pie eating races

…and much, much more. You can easily listen on the KSR App, available on iTunes and Google Play. I Streaming online is simple through Pod Paradise. You can also get it directly on your phone by subscribing to The OTT Podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 95: Bobby Petrino is Fired + Evan Daniels

It’s been nearly a week since the last Aaron Torres Sports Podcast, but there are no shortage of topics to discuss, as Nick Coffey joins to discuss the dismissal of Bobby Petrino and 247 Sports’ Evan Daniels talks more Champions Classic and college basketball recruiting.
Bobby Petrino is Out at Louisville: What many had been waiting for became official on Sunday as morning. Coffey discusses what went wrong for Petrino in his second act at the school and why maybe it always destined to end like this for Petrino.
Is Jeff Brohm THE Guy?  Nick tells us why Jeff Brohm will inevitably be the guy at Louisville and what he would mean to the program. Is Louisville’s administration even planning for the possibility he turns down the job? The guys also talk a little weekend college football, and Aaron discusses whether we’ve finally seen a flaw in Alabama’s armor.
Next up, 247 Sports’ Evan Daniels joins the show to discuss all things hoops. He and Aaron go in-depth on:
The Champions Classic: Evan was in the building in Indianapolis; what did he see? As the recruiting expert who has seen all of these players dozens of times, he admits why even he was surprised at how good Zion Williamson and R.J. Barrett looked. Evan and Aaron then debate whether we’ve already seen Duke’s best game, and also, where does Kentucky go from here?
Recruiting talk: The guys wrap up by talking recruiting. When will James Wiseman announce the next step in his recruitment and is a decision on the horizon? What about Vernon Carey and Jaden McDaniels? Finally, what is Cole Anthony looking for in a school and just how long will his decision take?

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.  You can easily listen on the KSR App, available on iTunes and Google Play. Streaming online is simple through Pod Paradise.  Don’t forget to follow the show Instagram too.


The Funkhouser Situation E42: Smells like Allegiant Airlines

The Funkhouser Situation with Chris Tomlin and Lee Cruse returns with another episode that will fill you in on everything in the world of pop culture.

Here are some of the highlights from this edition:

-Chris gets the other Chris Tomlin’s fan mail

-The mindset to have going to Disney World

-Why would John Cougar Mellencamp drop the Cougar in his name?

-Chris gives us some big engagement news

-The movies Lee saw on way to Disney World

-First world problems: Lee and Chris discuss issues with picking seats on airplanes.

-Ranker’s Top 90s artists: do they agree?

-Lee loves the Stone Temple Pilots

-Did Lee guess the final two picks correctly?

You can easily listen on the KSR App, available on iTunes and Google Play. Streaming online is simple through Pod Paradise. You can also get it directly to your phone by subscribing to The Funkhouser Situation podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.


Free Money with Matt and Drew S2: Episode 11

Matt Jones is back with Drew Franklin for another episode of your favorite gambling podcast, the Free Money podcast.  KSR’s dynamic duo has a few ways for you to make some extra money this weekend, including some predictions on the Kentucky vs. Tennessee game.

Here are some highlights:

-The KSR crew’s itinerary for their December road trip

-Drew doesn’t want to go to any town that doesn’t have Taco Bowl

-Vegas had its worst weekend

-Drew already cashing out his BitCoin. Matt was skeptical but now wants to learn.

-Their take on the UK/UT spread

-What happened to UK against Duke? Are they worried?

-Phil’s four-star lock of the week

-Matt’s connection to UConn football goes back to a show on MTV

-Can Matt name a current show on MTV?

-The Beto parlay

-What to make of the UL situation?

-Drew is all-in on Syracuse

-Drew picking against Alabama?

-Matt and Drew’s favorite game: husband or dad

-Matt’s NFL Master Lock of the Week

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to “Free Money with Matt and Drew” on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.  You can easily listen on the KSR App, available on iTunes and Google Play, and streaming online is simple through Pod Paradise.


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 94: Champions Classic Recap

Aaron Torres and Nick Coffey stayed up live late on Tuesday to bring you a special, post-Champions Classic edition of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast, and what a doozy it was after a stunning result in Indianapolis. Aaron and Nick talked about Duke’s stunning beat down of Kentucky, as well as Kansas’s win over Michigan State.

Here are some of the topics:

How did it get so bad for Kentucky: The guys wonder how it all went wrong? How much is John Calipari to blame with a line-up shake-up before the game? More importantly, where was the confidence that Kentucky played with in the Bahamas, and did we ever think we’d see this specific Kentucky team just get out-toughed mentally and physically like they did Tuesday? Finally, does Tuesday’s loss change the outlook for this Wildcats team?

How much does this change everyone’s opinion of Duke: Aaron and Nick ask whether Duke should be considered the favorite or not after this game. They also wonder how an opposing team can possibly match-up with R.J. Barrett and Zion Williamson. And what is the ceiling for this Duke team this season?

Finally, some Kansas-Michigan State talk: Finally, the guys break down the other game in Indianapolis, Kansas-Michigan State. The guys explain why they were pleasantly surprised by Kansas, and wonder what their ceiling is for the season ahead? Also, is it fair to still consider Tom Izzo an “elite” coach, or have his best days seemingly passed him by?

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.  You can easily listen on the KSR App, available on iTunes and Google Play. Streaming online is simple through Pod Paradise.  Don’t forget to follow the show Instagram too.


The Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 93: NBC Sports’ Rob Dauster Previews the Champions’ Classic

We are just days away from basketball season beginning, so what better way to get you ready for Kansas-Michigan State and Duke-Kentucky than with a new episode of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast. Aaron is joined by NBC’s Rob Dauster to preview the big games, plus talk about other storylines across college basketball. He also talks college football and wraps by discussing his preseason field of 68 in college hoops, which was posted on Friday.
Here is a full rundown of the show:
Aaron talks a wild weekend in college football: Aaron recaps ‘Bama’s dominant win, but just because they won big at LSU, it doesn’t mean that other teams aren’t capable of beating them. He also recapped Georgia-Kentucky and explains why – even in a loss – the Wildcats have nothing to be disappointed about. And finally he takes a look at the playoff picture: Can the SEC still get two teams in? Does Notre Dame have to go undefeated to get a spot? And a truly wacky situation in the Big 12.
A Champions Classic preview with Rob Dauster: Next up, Aaron welcomes in NBC Sports’ Rob Dauster to discuss the mega-showdown this week in college basketball + all the major storylines heading into the season. They open with a key injury at Gonzaga, and how it could literally shake up the entire season. Then they talk about the big games. Rob explains why he has some concern with Kentucky’s lineups and how it could be manifested against Duke. Also, why he has Kansas No. 1 in the country coming into the season.
Finally, Aaron wraps by talking more college hoops: He breaks down his entire field of 68, and why he thinks it will be another big year for the power conferences. He then answers user-submitted questions and gives his picks for the Champions Classic!

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.  You can easily listen on the KSR App, available on iTunes and Google Play. Streaming online is simple through Pod Paradise.  Don’t forget to follow the show Instagram too.


The Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 92: Paul Finebaum previews Georgia-Kentucky + Alabama-LSU

The Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 92: Paul Finebaum previews Georgia-Kentucky + Alabama-LSU

It’s time for another episode of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast, as a monster guest joins the show: SEC Network’s Paul Finebaum hops on board to preview the mega-games in the SEC this weekend, Georgia-Kentucky and Bama-LSU. But first, Aaron is joined by his buddy Nick Coffey, where the pair discuss:

The First College Football Playoff Rankings:The guys break out their conspiracy theories when discuss the first College Football Playoff Rankings release. Aaron explains why he actually believes that the committee is doing everything they can to keep Notre Dame OUT of the playoff and why Michigan has to feel good that if they win out, they’re in. Also, has Central Florida already gone as high in the rankings as they will this season?

A look at the weekend’s big games: Before Aaron and Paul break down the big games, Nick and Aaron discuss them. Aaron has an intriguing theory why we’re focused on the wrong thing in Bama-LSU, and he also explains why the matchups favor Kentucky, not Georgia, Saturday in Lexington. Can the Wildcats really pull the upset?

Next up, Aaron welcomes in Paul, who is on the show on behalf of Pilot Flying J. The two discuss:

Kentucky’s Meteoric Rise In Football: The guys open the segment by chatting about Kentucky’s unbelievable rise in football. Could Paul have ever imagined watching the Wildcats play for an SEC title? How Mark Stoops might be a new example of the patience needed to build a major college football program? And can Kentucky actually beat the ‘Dawgs on Saturday?

Alabama-LSU: Next up, Paul discusses his thoughts on the Alabama Crimson Tide. He explains why he has never seen a quarterback quite like Tua Tagovailoa, a player who some have compared to Alabama greats like Joe Namath, Kenny Stabler and even LeBron James. Paul also explains why he likes Bama to win on Saturday. Also, who does Paul think the toughest challenger is in college football for Bama?

And finally, Aaron wraps up with his thoughts from a visit to Nevada basketball practice this week. The Wolf Pack are in the preseason Top 10 and Aaron explains why he believes they’re good enough to not only compete for a national championship… but win one.

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.  You can easily listen on the KSR App, available on iTunes and Google Play. Streaming online is simple through Pod Paradise.  Don’t forget to follow the show Instagram too.


Free Money with Matt and Drew S2: Episode 10

After a week away, Matt Jones is back with Drew Franklin for another episode of the Free Money podcast.  KSR’s dynamic duo has a few ways for you to make some money while enjoying an historic Kentucky football weekend.  Highlights:

— “Don’t overthink it.”

— Drew is already talking trash ahead of his Breeders’ Cup challenge.

— A Saturday surprise exclusively for Free Money listeners.

— Confidence in the UK-Duke game?

— Drew now owns Bitcoin and Matt is skeptical.

— What will Matt do if Kentucky beats Georgia?

— Bobby Petrino is failing miserably; can the Cards cover?

— What should Jim Gray do on his way out?

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to “Free Money with Matt and Drew” on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.  You can easily listen on the KSR App, available on iTunes and Google Play, and streaming online is simple through Pod Paradise.


Hardly Committed E14: James Wiseman, Spooked and a Scary Story

Happy Halloween from Hardly Committed!  T.J. Walker breaks down the latest in James Wiseman’s recruitment before Nick Roush tells a spooky Waverly Hills story to celebrate Halloween.  Highlights:

—  A date to circle for a potential Matthew Hurt visit.

—  Where would T.J. send his son to play college basketball?

—  Move-in day is the worst day EVER.

—  Nick and T.J. draft a starting five from the 2015 and 2019 teams.

—  Any buzz on C.J. Walker?

—  A table read of the gruesome conference room scene of The Office’s “Spooked.”

Subscribe to Hardly Committed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app to get the podcast delivered directly to your phone.  You can easily listen on the KSR App, available on iTunes and Google Play, and streaming online is simple through Pod Paradise.


The Funkhouser Situation E41: This List Stinks

The Funkhouser Situation with Chris Tomlin and Lee Cruse returns with another episode that will fill you in on everything in the world of pop culture.  A few lists are taken to task, they talk about all the latest Hot Goss, and…

— Did First Man live up to expectations?

— Forbes’ Highest-Paid Celebrities.

— Lee’s royalty checks.

— Does Chris lust Lee?

— Who are the best nominees for this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class?

— Black Mirror is confusing.

— Vulture’s list of Best SNL Recurring Characters is…something.

You can easily listen on the KSR App, available on iTunes and Google Play. Streaming online is simple through Pod Paradise. You can also get it directly to your phone by subscribing to The Funkhouser Situation podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.

Today’s episode is brought to you by Jake’s Cigar Bar.