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Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 132: NCAA Tournament Picks


It’s the moment America we’ve been waiting a year for — the bracket is out, and our college basketball insider Aaron Torres makes his picks. Aaron goes region by region, game by game and tells you who he likes and why.  Highlights:

A Game-by-Game Tournament Breakdown: Aaron goes through each individual game and tells you who he likes, why, and what the key matchups will be. What players do you need to know? What teams could be Cinderella? Aaron has all the answers.

Upset Picks: Aaron has a bunch of upsets that could potentially shake up your bracket. He has two No. 12 seeds upsetting five-seed, and one four-seed that he is positive won’t get out of the first round. Also, could the defending champion Villanova Wildcats be in trouble?

Who’s going to win it all? Finally, Aaron makes his Final Four and national championship picks. He tells you the one reason Duke won’t win the title, and why Tennessee-Virginia might be the game of the tournament. Is Kentucky in the Final Four? Who wins the title? Stay tuned for Aaron’s final picks!

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 on Instagram too.


The OTT Podcast: It’s electric! Boogie woogie, woogie!

The OTT Podcast: It’s electric! Boogie woogie, woogie!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and what better way to celebrate than breaking down the bracket with Tyler and Fake Barney? After grilling some meats, the OTT Podcast crew got down to business, charting out Kentucky’s path to their ninth national championship. Highlights include…

— Barney’s reaction when he found out Kentucky was in North Carolina’s region

— An intense encounter at a grocery store

— Going through the bracket game-by-game

— Why Auburn is the Kevin Bacon of college basketball

— Why Bruce Weber is the Mariah Carey of college basketball

— Whether or not we think Kentucky can REALLY win it all

…and much, much more. 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 on your phone by subscribing to The OTT Podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app. Please leave us a review!

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Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 130: A Complete Championship Week Preview

It is the greatest week of the year, and on this episode of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast, Aaron gets you ready for all the major conference tournaments. Who will end up with No. 1 seeds? What bubble games matter? And what to make of the race in the SEC? Aaron’s got you taken care of. Here is a rundown of the show:
Will Zion Be Back? How Does it Impact the No. 1 Seed Picture: It’s the question everyone in college basketball wants to know — will we see Zion Williamson back on the sidelines in the ACC Tournament? Aaron explains why he’s still not sure if it’ll happen and what it will mean for the No. 1 seed picture. Aaron also explains why the ACC won’t get three No. 1 seeds.
Major Conference Tournament Preview: Aaron previews all of the big storylines ahead of the Big 12, Big East, Pac-12 and Big Ten Tournaments. What are the big bubble games? Will the Pac-12 only get one bid? And is the Big 12 over-hyped by the media?
What Will Happen in the SEC? Aaron wraps by talking SEC Tournament. He discusses the impact that Reid Travis has on Kentucky, when he expects Travis back and what it means for UK. Also, why LSU is the most fascinating team in Nashville, why Florida and Alabama still have work to do, and is there one bubble team no one is talking about?

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 on Instagram too.


Free Money with Matt and Drew: Conference Tournament Preview

The Free Money Podcast is back just in time for March Madness.  Matt Jones and Drew Franklin have partnered with the Action Network to help you make serious money this March, starting with Championship Week.  Highlights:

— All the info you need to be ready for the six major conference tournaments.

— National Championship Futures: Should you bet Duke?

— Potential upset picks to win the ACC Tourney.

— The Pac-12 is boring. Is there even one memorable moment from the season?

— A random team will win the Big East Tournament.

— Drew’s long shot SEC Tournament play.

— The Sleeper Selection for Championship Week.

— Matt’s six teams that can win the National Championship.

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. 129: The Latest on LSU + Why the ACC Won’t Get Three No. 1 Seeds


The final weekend of the college basketball season has come and gone, and oh boy, there is a lot to talk about on this Aaron Torres Sports Podcast. Aaron discusses the entire weekend that was, including:

The Latest at LSU: Aaron takes a deep dive into LSU. Why suspending Will Wade was the wrong move for LSU and why Aaron would have let him keep coaching. Also, why he likes LSU embracing the role of college basketball’s “bad boys.” Aaron also explains why if you’re mad at LSU for cheating, you better be mad at Kansas, Duke and Arizona as well.

Why the ACC Won’t Get Three No. 1 Seeds: Aaron talks about the idiotic new storyline the ACC will get three No. 1 seeds. He wonders why everyone is so positive that Zion Williamson comes back and why, even if he does, that doesn’t guarantee Duke will win enough to get a No. 1. Also why Kentucky, Tennessee and Michigan State are all more likely to get a No. 1 seed than a third ACC squad.

A Crazy College Basketball Weekend: A look at the rest of the weekend includes why 2019 might be one of John Calipari’s best coaching jobs yet, the incredible story of Texas Tech’s rise to Big 12 champ under Chris Beard and Sean Miller’s bizarre comments following Arizona’s season finale on Saturday. Did Miller’s speech hint that he expects to be gone this off-season?

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 on Instagram too.


LISTEN: Matt Jones and Ryan Lemond take over The Paul Finebaum Show

The KSR takeover on The Paul Finebaum Show is officially complete, and now, you can replay all of the fun.

With Paul Finebaum out, Matt Jones and Ryan Lemond hosted the popular SEC Network talk show for four whole hours to break down anything and everything going on in the conference.

In hour one, Matt and Ryan react to the breaking news about the controversy surrounding LSU head coach Will Wade.

In hour two, the Vols calls continue, as Matt has once again angered their fanbase. Plus, Mark Schlabach joins the show with the latest on the Will Wade situation.

In hour three, Matt takes callers from listeners on Will Wade, UT football, and even a Vandy fan.

To close things out in hour four, we have an all-caller hour with Matt, who continues to field calls from angry UT fans. Plus, Jeff in Columbus and Jimmy in Chicago join the show.

Go Cats.


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 128: LSU Bombshell + David Padgett

It’s a new episode of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast, and oh what an episode it is, as Aaron is joined by former Louisville head coach David Padgett. He and Aaron discuss his one tumultuous year at Louisville, as well as what his future holds. But first, Aaron welcomes on his buddy Nick Coffey, as they discuss the bombshell report on LSU Thursday. Here is a rundown of today’s topics:
LSU could be in BIG trouble: Just minutes before taping, Yahoo put out a report in which LSU head coach Will Wade is alleged to have set up payment for a current player, believed to be freshman guard Javonte Smart. Aaron and Nick react in real time: Why this is such a bad look for LSU and what does the team do going forward? Will this impact the program? Will it impact the locker room? And why this hasn’t changed Aaron’s opinion that Wade has done an excellent “coaching” job this year, no matter how Wade got his players.
David Padgett joins the show: Next up, Aaron is joined by former Louisville coach David Padgett. He discusses his wild, one-year ride as Louisville head coach. What was the whirlwind like the day he got the job, what are his best memories and what does he wish he could do differently? Finally, how is he enjoying his new career in media? And does he plan on getting into coaching again?

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 on Instagram too.


The Funkhouser Situation E53: Cloudy Macchiato

Back by popular demand, Chris Tomlin and Lee Cruse bring you a piping hot new edition of The Funkhouser Situation.  In episode 53 of KSR’s pop culture podcast, Chris and Lee talk about…

—  Lee shares his concerns about colonoscopy preparation.

Captain Marvel‘s going to be awesome.

— Controversy surrounding the Leaving Neverland documentary.

— A Melissa McCarthy movie that had plenty of LOL moments.

— Critiquing a list of the Top 100 animated series of all time.

— A brilliant idea for Netflix.

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. 


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 127: Tennessee-Kentucky, Nevada Fight, Will Zion Play Again?

We are about to enter the final weekend of the college hoops season, and the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast has you ready to go — recapping another wild weekend in the sport of college basketball. Aaron is re-joined by his buddy Nick Coffey to discuss:

Kentucky-Tennessee Part II: The Cats and the Vols met again in Knoxville on Saturday, and this time it went in favor of the Vols. Aaron explains why he isn’t worried from Kentucky’s perspective and why the Cats need to move on to the final two games of the season. Also, why it was dumb to ever give up on the Vols when they lost two straight. Also, would Kentucky prefer the two-seed in Louisville with Duke as their No. 1? Or to be a No. 1 seed elsewhere?

Zion Williamson Conspiracy Theories — Aaron and Nick show their thoughts on the latest with Zion Williamson. Aaron is convinced that we won’t see Zion again until the NCAA Tournament, while Nick wonders if Zion is completely done. Is Coach K hiding the injury so it doesn’t impact Duke’s NCAA Tourney seeding?

College Basketball Weekend Recap: The guys wrap up by talking about the other big stories in college hoops. What is to make of the fight between Nevada and Utah State, and why does everyone still doubt Gonzaga after they wrapped up another dominant regular season?

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 on Instagram too.


The Funkhouser Situation E52: Oscars Debriefing

With the Oscars officially in the books, your favorite KSR pop culture duo is back for another edition of The Funkhouser Situation.

In episode 52 of the podcast, Chris Tomlin and Lee Cruse catch you up on everything you need to know about the world of entertainment, including topics such as…

  • The Oscars. Did we miss not having a host?
  • They want to like Spike Lee…
  • Their take on the Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper performance
  • A Madonna and Lady Gaga comparison
  • Lee highly recommends Fighting with My Family
  • Chris recommends The Lego Movie 2
  • It is harder to do comedies than dramas
  • Lee gives us a not so exciting update on The Masked Singer finale. The changes they would make for season 2.
  • Some Rami Malek news in our Hot Goss segment

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. 


The OTT Podcast: Buckets of Fun!

Since last week’s episode, Reid Travis hurt his knee, Kentucky pounded Auburn, barely beat Arkansas, and Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper delivered the most epic performance in Oscars history. With so much to talk about, Tyler and Fake Barney went into overtime to break it all down. Highlights include…

— Was Kentucky’s performance vs. Arkansas a wake-up call or a sign of things to come?

— “I’m a bucket” and other things that make us feel old

— BraGagagaga!

— How awesome the SEC Tournament is going to be

— Our level of excitement heading into March compared to past years in the Calipari Era

— Ranking teen dystopian novels (Yes, really)

…and much, much more. 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 on your phone by subscribing to The OTT Podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app. Please leave us a review!

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Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 126: One-Seeds, Coaching Carousel and ESPN’s Robbie Hummel

We’ve got ourselves a MASSIVE Aaron Torres Sports Podcast.  Aaron answers all the big questions heading into the final few weeks of the season, like, ‘Who will get No. 1 seeds in the NCAA Tournament and where is the college basketball coaching carousel?’ ESPN’s Robbie Hummel also joins the show. Here is a rundown of what you need to know:

Who will get the No. 1 seeds? Rather than breaking down the results of this week’s games, Aaron takes a deep dive into the No. 1 seeds. He explains why Duke is in real danger of losing a No. 1, but does it matter? Also, why this weekend’s Tennessee-Kentucky game isn’t as important as you think. Plus, the surprise team that could steal a No. 1 if they win out.

ESPN’s Robbie Hummel: The college basketball analyst and former Purdue Boilermaker joins the program. He talks about what it’s like to be a player this time of year — does the grind of the schedule wear you down? Also, is there really a title contender in the Big Ten? And what’s the biggest story in his mind in the final few weeks of the regular season?

Coaching Carousel: After talking to people he trusts all over the country, Aaron gives you an update on what he is hearing from the coaching carousel. He explains why the UCLA job may be tougher to fill than people think, and is Arizona set to open up with Sean Miller in more hot water? Who would be the best candidates there? Then he discusses a seemingly inevitable departure at Texas A&M and the big name who could come in there, and is it time to start talking about Mike Anderson at Arkansas?

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 on Instagram too.