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The Matt Jones Podcast E65: Rex Chapman

The Matt Jones Podcast E65: Rex Chapman

After an extended hiatus, Matt Jones has picked back up the podcast microphone.  The 65th edition of The Matt Jones Podcast is an extended conversation with former Kentucky Wildcat and current UK Sports Network broadcaster, Rex Chapman.  They touch on a variety of topics, like…

—  Is Rex worried that UK has developed a culture of failure if you stay in school?

—  Why Rex believes Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is the most NBA-ready Wildcat.

—  Will P.J. and Wenyen stay in the NBA Draft?

—  Rex had to convince Rondo not to leave UK, on more than one occasion.

—  His relationship with Cal…and his infamous National Championship pregame Tweet.

—  How his opioid addiction started and what makes it different.

—  The rehab process and Rex’s message to those who are fighting addiction.

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The Aaron Torres Sports Podcast E38: Evan Daniels

The original guest of The Aaron Torres Sports Podcast has returned.  Evan Daniels of 247 Sports joins the program as the two share their thoughts on the Nike Hoop Summit and much more.  Highlights:

Nike Hoop Summit — Tyler Herro got screwed Friday night. Duke’s 2018 recruiting class does not mesh. Why Darius Bazley is making a mistake by going pro. Darius Garland is a future star at Vanderbilt.

West Coast Coaching Move — UCLA fired their lead assistant and could it have HUGE implications throughout the Pac-12.

Weak Sauce — Daniels believes the 2018 recruiting class is one of the weakest he’s ever evaluated.

The FBI and Recruiting —  Evan explains why there is a different “feel” on the circuit this summer, and how college basketball has been harmed regardless.

James Wiseman — Where do things stand between Kentucky and Memphis, and why is there so much buzz he will reclassify?

Jeff Capel — How much will his loss will hurt Duke’s recruiting?

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 Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.


The KSR Baseball Podcast E29: Baseball Hecklers

After making a trip to Athens, Georgia, Trey Huntsman shares a story about one wild fan in the stands, prompting Coach Keith Madison to tell a tale from an SEC Tournament that was hosted in Athens.  They break down the series win at Georgia, preview the mid-week match-up with Louisville, and…

— Ramsey and Machamer are giving Nick Mingione more confidence in his bullpen.

—  A tip of the cap to Justin Lewis.

—  How to prepare for Louisville when No. 1 Florida comes to Lexington this weekend.

—  That time Coach Madison got tossed in an 11-2 game.

—  Memory of a bitter game at Georgia and how it led to an encounter with Tubby Smith when he was coach at Georgia

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 Kentucky Sports Radio on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.


The KSR Baseball Podcast E28: The Great Escape

The 28th episode of the KSR Baseball Podcast almost didn’t happen, thanks to a fickle bathroom door.  Trey Huntsman spent an inning locked inside of a Cliff Hagan Stadium bathroom during the UofL game.  He talked about his daring escape and everything else in the UK Baseball world with Coach Keith Madison.  Highlights:

—  How Sean Hjelle continues to improve his game.

—  Zach Haake’s Saturday struggles.

—  Kentucky’s one missing piece that could return to the team soon.

—  Which former/current player would you want on your side during a bench-clearing brawl?

—  Trey hits the road the Georgia, and Coach Madison’s surprise SEC teams.

—  Leaving a legacy with Coach’s mound visit and memory from The Cliff.

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 Kentucky Sports Radio on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.


The Aaron Torres Sports Podcast E37: T.J. Walker

The college basketball news continues on in the off-season, and the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast is here to talk about it all. T.J .Walker is today’s guest, as KSR’s resident recruiting insider gets you caught up with a wild week of Kentucky basketball recruiting. But first, Nick Coffey joins the show to discuss from the FBI’s deep probe into college basketball. The two chat about:
Louisville. Does the new information in the FBI scandal hit the Cards or could it somehow exonerate Rick Pitino and the previous Louisville coaching staff?
Kansas. No one is surprised. They explain how the Kansas coaching staff might be able to survive this week’s mess. However, they could vacate a Final Four banner before even hanging one up.
N.C. State. Again, no one is surprised. Still, how in the hell did Mark Gottfried get another coaching job?
Recruiting.  How the FBI scandal can actually be beneficial on the recruiting front.
Speaking of recruiting, KSR’s T.J. Walker joins the show to chat all things recruiting.

Two new five-star commitments. What Kentucky will get from new signees E.J. Montgomery and Ashton Hagans. Did anything actually change for Kentucky since they lost out on Zion Williamson, or are these just the ebss and flows of recruiting?

Sacha Killeya-Jones’ transfer. Is it worth it for Kentucky to continue to recruit five-star freshmen if it means losing out on experienced veterans?

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 Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.


The Funkhouser Situation E25: The Importance of Meeting Cheryl Ladd

What’s the coolest thing you’ve ever seen?  Chris Tomlin and Lee Cruse ask and answer that question on the latest edition of The Funkhouser Situation.  That was just one of the many awesome topics that came up on today’s show, like…

—  The best way to watch The Masters is with Imagine Dragons.

—  Did Chris meet Harambe?

—  When U2 and Kentucky basketball collided.

—  Who are the coolest people in pop culture?

—  Bono vs. Bruce Springsteen

—  The Mt. Rushmore of Cool

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.

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The Depth Chart Podcast: Spring Game Preview

The Depth Chart Podcast: Spring Game Preview

The Depth Chart Podcast returns just in time for the Kentucky football spring game.  Freddie Maggard changes things up a little bit for the occasion.  A pair of high school football coaches, Jim McKee of Scott County and Clay Clevenger of Danville, join the program to talk about UK’s spring game, the state of the sport across Kentucky, and…

—  Why Freddie believes Friday will be an entertaining Spring Game.

—  What should you show on film in a Spring Game?

—  Is it good or bad that DeAndre Square is already getting first team reps?

—  Did the Danville wide receiver complete the controversial State Championship catch?

—  How to improve the Mr. Football Award.

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 Depth Chart Podcast on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.


The Aaron Torres Sports Podcast E36: NBC’s Rob Dauster

College basketball season might be over – but there’s still plenty to talk about, and it’s all happening on the newest edition of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast. Aaron is joined by his usual co-host Nick Coffey and then later in the show, NBC’s Rob Dauster hops on the phone.
Starting with Nick Coffey, the pair discuss the following:
Sacha Killeya-Jones to Transfer. The role E.J. Montgomery’s commitment had on SKJ’s decision and would you rather have Montgomery in his first year or Killeya-Jones as a junior?
Kevin Knox goes Pro. Aaron explains why he thought Knox might return, but wasn’t surprised by the decision. Who is the next to fall? Can Hamidou Diallo possibly risk returning for another season?
Louisville.  Nick fills everyone in on what Louisville is planning to do with it’s 2019 roster (HINT: grad transfers are in play?).
Next up, NBC Sports’ Rob Dauster joins the show. The pair discuss the end of the season and what’s on tap for next year’s with his updated “Way Too Early Top 25.”
Villanova. Where does Jay Wright rank on the pantheon of modern college coaches? Duster talks about how he built Villanova into the premiere program in college basketball. Can you replicate their success?
Rob’s “Way Too Early Top 25.” There is a clear-cut Top Four (even though Aaron disagrees).  It’s a big year for Mississippi State’s cowbell ringers. Some how, some way he still ranked Louisville.

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 Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.


The Aaron Torres Sports Podcast E35: Donte DiVincenzo and Kevin Knox

The college basketball season may be over, but with the offseason heating up there’s never been a better time to download a new edition of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast! In this episode, Nick and Aaron dive into the last game of the last game of the college basketball season — plus the first few days of the off-season, NBA Draft decisions and what it could all mean for everyone involved.
National Championship Recap — They explain why Villanova completed one of the greatest runs we’ve seen in recent college basketball history and wonder “should the Wildcats be considered a blue blood?” Also, will they finally get mentioned with Kentucky and Duke to start next season?
Donte DiVincenzo — How Aaron embarrassed himself when he met DiVincenzo at the Final Four two years ago. They also talk about his tweets and the shameful media who stoop that low.
A Kevin Knox Return — Is it actually possible?
University-6 — Chris Mack enjoys hot wings and what’s the deal with Pitino to Rhode Island rumors?

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 Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.

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The Funkhouser Situation E24: Playing the Bonnie Hunt Card

Chris Tomlin and Lee Cruse return to The Funkhouser Situation to complete the controversial Disney-Pixar bracket.  The great debate required two podcasts to complete, however, it isn’t the only thing they talked about…

—  Will Ready Player One become one of Spielberg’s Greatest Hits?

—  Desert Island Directors: is Spielberg the GOAT?

—  How the committee tried to sabotage the bracket.

—  Lee’s soul is ripped apart as he is forced to choose between Tangled and Frozen.

—  A Little Mermaid Sing-a-Long.

—  Coin flips help crown the champion.

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.

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The KSR Baseball Podcast E27: EVERYONE REMAIN CALM!

The KSR Baseball Podcast is back after UK’s rough road trip to Tuscaloosa.  Now that the Bat Cats are at the bottom of the SEC standings, Trey Huntsman and Coach Keith Madison explain why there’s no reason to panic, what makes college baseball different, and…

—  College baseball pitching is incredibly unpredictable.

—  The good things Zach Haake brought to the mound.

—  Why tomorrow’s Kentucky-Louisville game at The Cliff is some important to each program.

—  A defensive standout who made SportsCenter-worthy plays.

—  Coach Madison’s memory from The Cliff will make you hungry.

—  Why you should stick with the Kentucky baseball team.

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 Kentucky Sports Radio on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.


The Aaron Torres Sports Podcast E34: National Championship Monday

It’s Championship Monday and a new edition of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast, as Aaron is joined by Nick Coffey to preview a Villanova-Michigan title game. The boys hit it from all angles, starting with:
— A recap of Saturday’s semifinals. Why Villanova’s performance was incredible but not surprising, but why we shouldn’t expect other teams to copy their three-point heavy offense going forward. Also a look back on Michigan’s win over Loyola, the end of Sister Jean’s run and have we seen Michigan’s best game yet?
—  A preview of Monday night’s title game – everyone thinks Nova is the overwhelming favorite, but the guys lay out Michigan’s best hope for winning. Also, the guys make their title picks and tell you who will win the title. Did either guy pick an upset?
—  Nick describes Week 1 of the Chris Mack era. He explains why Mack is basically the exact opposite of Rick Pitino and Aaron shares a funny story of a meeting he had with Mack years ago.
— Funny Final Four stories with Aaron, including how he had a chance to talk his favorite coach…. and completely blew it.

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 Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.

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The Funkhouser Situation E23: Beef Jerky, Mulan and the Unabomber

This edition of The Funkhouser Situation with Chris Tomlin and Lee Cruse is coming in hot.  It’s so hot, Chris can’t stop sweating.  The terrific twosome takes a deep dive into the Disney-Pixar bracket that is dividing America, and…

—  Grilling tips with Chris Tomlin.

—  A Weird Al concert experience.

—  Somebody is smitten with Charlize Theron.

—  What is the Biggest Song Ever from a Disney movie?

—  The best Disney comedic duos.

—  What happened to Tangled?

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.

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The Aaron Torres Sports Podcast E33: Mack to UofL and Final Four Preview

It’s Final Four week and we’ve got a fresh edition of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast live, locked and loaded, as the guys start with the coaching carousel and move onto a Final Four preview. But it begins with the top story of the day:

— Chris Mack is officially a Louisville Cardinal. Nick shares the reaction in Louisville, as the Cardinals get their man. Aaron explains why he thinks it’s good for college basketball to be good again, and Nick says he’s just happy that there are no more negative headlines around the program.

—  Just how good is Chris Mack and are we sold he’s a can’t miss hire?

—  Jeff Capel to Pitt, a surprising move for both parties. How will this effect Duke’s recruiting? And will will it help Kentucky?

—  Final Four: The campaign against Sister Jean continues, Aaron explains why the monkey is finally off Bill Self’s back, and who will win Saturday’s semifinals.

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 Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.

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The KSR Baseball Podcast E26: Nick Mingione

The KSR Baseball Podcast returns with a very special guest, head coach of the Kentucky baseball team, Nick Mingione.  The leader of the Bat Cats talks about UK’s series victory over Auburn, what’s next for the team, and…

—  What’s eating at Coach Mingione after the win?

—  The players who stood out and improved the most through the first half of the season.

—  How they prepare for the incredibly talented pitchers across the SEC.

—  A HUGE thank you to the Big Blue Nation.

—  Why Mingione hasn’t been to a movie with his wife in years.

—  Little adjustments from Hjelle and Pompey that have made a big difference.

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 Kentucky Sports Radio on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.