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Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 125: Recapping a Wild Weekend of College Hoops

It was arguably the best Saturday of the college hoops season.  It’s time to recap it all on the latest episode of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast. Here’s what’s on today’s show:

What does LSU’s win over Tennessee say about both teams? Aaron opens the show by discussing LSU’s wild, ugly, sloppy win over Tennessee. Aaron explains why his opinion hasn’t changed on Tennessee, and why this game actually made him feel like they can get back on track heading into the backstretch of the season. Plus, after beating Kentucky and Tennessee in one week, is LSU a title contender? And is Will Wade the frontrunner for National Coach of the Year?

Kentucky’s Bludgeoning of Auburn: Next up, Aaron takes a deep dive into Kentucky’s destruction of Auburn. He talks about the rise of P.J. Washington — what has allowed him to improve so quickly this year, and is he now the front-runner for SEC Player of the Year? Also, is Kentucky the second-best team in college basketball behind a fully healthy Duke right now? If Zion Williamson doesn’t come back, should the Wildcats be the favorites?

Everything else from the College Hoops Weekend: Aaron gives a quick shout out to Texas Tech after crushing Kansas — and he explains why even as good as people think Tech coach Chris Beard is, he’s actually better. Plus, Aaron believes this is the year that Kansas’ Big 12 title streak may actually come to an end. Finally, he talks Michigan State’s gutsy win over Michigan — are we sure Michigan should be mentioned among the elite teams in college basketball?

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 E51: The Big Butt Club

After making an appearance on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Lee Cruse returns to The Funkhouser Situation to make fun of Chris Tomlin’s wrinkly shirt.  Aside from Tomlin’s poor fashion choices, KSR’s terrific twosome touches on a variety of topics around the pop culture world, like…

— The bizarre Jussie Smollett situation.

— Is Rebel Wilson’s rom-com worth a watch?

— There’s a Netflix show started by a Seinfeld writer you should watch.

— Could Fox find worse judges for The Masked Singer?

— Ariana Grande makes music history.

— Who should be the next Batman?

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. 123: Kentucky Beats Tennessee + What’s the Worst City in America?

It’s Monday, it’s college basketball season and you know what that means: We’ve got ourselves another edition of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast! Aaron is joined by Nick Coffey to discuss Kentucky’s massive win over Tennessee, mid-majors vs. big schools on the bubble, plus the most important question in the history of the podcast: What is the worst city in America? Highlights:

Tennessee-Kentucky Recap: The guys discuss the game of the weekend in college hoops, Kentucky’s triumphant and dominant win over Tennessee on Saturday at Rupp Arena. Is there any doubt that Kentucky is back amongst the elite of college basketball? Does this change the way the guys think about Tennessee? Plus, is Kentucky still being underrated nationally?

Should Mid-Majors or Power Conference teams get Priority for At-Large Bids? The guys also get into the oldest debate in college basketball. The guys argue make the case for teams like Murray State and Indiana. Aaron explains how the computers have hijacked any chance for mid-majors to get these bids.

Plus, the guys share their thoughts on what the worst city in America is, along with a history lesson.

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: Anyways, how about that win over Tennessee?

Kentucky’s win over No. 1 Tennessee was so good The OTT Podcast crew sacrificed their Sunday nights to talk about it. Tune in as Tyler and Fake Barney discuss the thumpin’ of the Vols — which Barney predicted — and what it means moving forward. Highlights include…

— How great it felt to be the show in college basketball again

— Our predictions for the new AP poll

— Why the “overrated” chant is really overrated

— The social media follow that made Tyler fangirl on Sunday

— What happens when you report an iTunes review

…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.

Today’s Episode is brought to you by:

Want to do the SEC Tournament right? KSR is partnering with Bridgestone Arena to offer premium seating at the 2019 SEC Tournament in Nashville. For more information on pricing and availability call (615) 770-7888 or click here.


The Funkhouser Situation’s 50th Episode Extravaganza!

They made it!  Chris Tomlin and Lee Cruse have now recorded 50 episodes of America’s favorite pop culture podcast, The Funkhouser Situation.  To celebrate their golden anniversary, Lee and Chris reminisce on some of the show’s greatest moments, bicker about Tom Cruise, and…

— There’s a new Aladdin trailer, can Will Smith fill Robin Williams’ big shoes?

Coming to America is BACK!

— How comedy has changed since The Nutty Professor.

— The Best Picture nominees are here, which ones are worth seeing?

— Chris and Lee’s favorite bourbons.

— A new game for concertgoers.

— Everyone’s favorite segment, HOT GOSS!

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. 122: Sean Farnham + Duke-Louisville and LSU-Kentucky

It was a wild, wild, WILD week of college hoops and the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast is here to recap it all with you. First up, Nick Coffey relives Duke-Louisville live from the Yum! Center, before ESPN’s Sean Farnham joins the show to take a national perspective on all the big stories in the sport. Highlights:

A Crazy Night in the Commonwealth: The guys spend the first half of the show breaking down the two craziest games of the week – and maybe the season – Duke-Louisville and LSU-Kentucky. Nick was in the arena for Louisville’s meltdown and describes what it was like to watch the lead slowly slip away before Duke wins. He also talked Zion hysteria and where does Louisville go from here. Then the guys get into LSU-Kentucky and why a team *like* LSU could give the Wildcats trouble come tournament time. Quickly, the guys wrap by previewing Kentucky-Tennessee. What are keys and who do they like to win?

ESPN’s Sean Farnham: The college basketball analyst joins the show for a deep, deep dive into the national college basketball picture. After seeing Gonzaga in person last Saturday, he explains why the Zags are as good as anyone in college basketball. He shares thoughts on both Kentucky and Tennessee after covering the SEC for years — and why each is a title contender. Finally, they break down the UCLA coaching job. As an alum, Farnham discusses what the Bruins should be looking for in the next candidate and why he is optimistic they will get their guy.

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: Do You Want Duke?

With less than a month left in the regular season, The OTT Podcast crew is back to break down the Cats’ ten-game winning streak and look ahead to the tournament, specifically one scenario: Do you want Duke? Highlights include…

— Duke is good, gross.

— Will Kentucky be ready for them if a rematch happens?

— How the Cats will fare vs. No. 19 LSU and No. 1 Tennessee this week

— Best/Worst performances at the Grammys

— Ellen Calipari’s incredible Instagram account

— So, that’s what’s on MTV these days

…and much, much more. Please excuse Barney’s sneeze.

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.

Today’s Episode is brought to you by:

Want to do the SEC Tournament right? KSR is partnering with Bridgestone Arena to offer premium seating at the 2019 SEC Tournament in Nashville. For more information on pricing and availability call (615) 770-7888 or click here.


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 121: Bracket Reveal, Weekend Recap and Tom Crean’s Idiotic Comments

Oh boy, do we have a great episode of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast. Aaron and Nick Coffey talk about a wild weekend on and off the court in college hoops. The bracket was revealed, several big games were played and Tom Crean made one of the dumbest comments a coach could possibly make. Here is a recap of it all:

Bracket Reveal: The NCAA revealed it’s Top 16 teams in the bracket. Kentucky came in as the top No. 2 seed, while Gonzaga was the last No. 1. The guys discuss whether they’d have a problem if Gonzaga got a No. 1 seed, and Aaron says that he doesn’t believe it will come down to Gonzaga vs. UK for the final No. 1 come Selection Sunday.

College Basketball Highlights: Virginia lost to Duke, again.  Aaron believes this is proof that they aren’t a real national championship contender. Nick makes the point that we kind of “know” who teams are at this point, and that Kentucky’s win over Mississippi State isn’t really surprising for people who know the sport. Same with Marquette and Villanova. Also, the Duke-Virginia game out-rated the NBA on TV Saturday night. Is this proof that Adam Silver is looking at the one-and-done rule the wrong way?

Tom Crean’s Idiotic Comments: Last up, the guys get into Tom Crean’s really dumb comments following another Georgia loss. How out of touch is Crean and would any other coach ever say anything so stupid?

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.


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 120: Recruiting with Corey Evans + How Many Teams can Actually Win the Title?

It’s a new episode of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast, as Aaron welcomes on recruiting guru Corey Evans to discuss the best high school prospects remaining in the 2019 class. Who will commit and to what schools? But first, Aaron talks about the happenings around college basketball, including a wild story at Arizona. Here’s a rundown of the show:

Is Sean Miller about to get fired? On Wednesday night, a wild story came out about MORE controversy at Arizona, this one involving grade changes for Shareef O’Neal. Aaron breaks down what it means, and why he believes this will ultimately end up as the final straw for Sean Miller at Arizona. Also, Aaron transitions away from Arizona and asks a simple question:

How many teams can win the national championship? It isn’t as many as you think.

Recruiting guru Corey Evans joins the show: Rivals.com’s Corey Evans joins the show to talk all things recruiting. Anthony Edwards commits on Monday — is Tom Crean REALLY going to get the No. 1 player in America?

Kentucky Recruiting Updates — What is the latest on Matthew Hurt? Does Kentucky have any chance of getting Jaden McDaniels out of the Pacific Northwest? And finally, who are the players in the class of 2020 who are most likely to reclassify?

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 E49: Sundance Recap

Lee Cruse and Chris Tomlin are back for another exciting episode of The Funkhouser Situation.  After a week at Sundance, Tomlin has stories to tell, movies to review and so much more. Highlights:

— Should we be concerned about Lee?

— Amazon’s auto series The Grand Tour.

— The first question Lee always asks when he travels.

— Would Lee like any of the Sundance films?

— A new Netflix series you should check out.

— The most famous people to ever Tweet the Funkhouser crew.

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 Situationpodcast 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. 119: Jimmy Dykes + A Wild Weekend of College Hoops

Relive a wild weekend of college hoops by downloading the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast. Aaron is joined by Nick Coffey to recap all the madness beforeESPN’s Jimmy Dykes joins the show to talk all things SEC hoops. Highlights:

Why is Bill Self getting a pass for Silvio De Sousa? Aaron opens by discussing the Silvio De Sousa case at Kansas. The Jayhawks forward has been suspended for his role in the FBI probe, but why is Bill Self getting a pass? NCAA rules state that coaches can be held responsible for the actions of others, and Self was caught texting an Adidas representative about De Sousa’s recruitment. So why is he still allowed to coach while the player is suspended?

A recap of the college hoops weekend: Next up, Aaron and Nick Coffey give a full recap of a wild weekend on the court in college hoops. Aaron explains why he believes Kentucky’s win over Florida was their biggest victory of the season and after beating Louisville, are people sleeping on North Carolina? The guys also say a small prayer for poor NC State fans after the Wolfpack scored just 24 points in their game against Virginia Tech. The two also touch on Penny Hardaway — whose team got blown out just days after he claimed other coaches were “jealous” of his program.

ESPN’s Jimmy Dykes joins the show: The show concludes with a visit from ESPN’s Jimmy Dykes. He discusses why he believes Kentucky is a title contender and explains how he would gameplan against Tennessee. Also, when will Jimmy’s Jet return and how many SEC teams are going to the NCAA Tournament?

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 E48: Fashion Police

Lee Cruse and Chris Tomlin are back for another exciting episode of The Funkhouser Situation.  They touch on a variety of topics in the world of pop culture, like…

— Harry Potter World impressed Lee, even though he got sick on his vacation.

The Fast and Furious ride is so bad it’s good.

— They finally saw Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse movie.

— You’ll never guess how Chris had a run-in with the police at his house.

— Can Chris convince Lee to watch Night School?

— Strong words for Jimmy Dykes.

— Chris doesn’t know how to dress a 5-year old.

— Is there trouble brewing in the Royal Family?

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 Situationpodcast 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. 118: Pat McAfee + Who’s the Bigger Disaster: Indiana or Kansas?


Get ready for a completely different show than any you’ve heard on the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast! Aaron is joined by former NFL kicker Pat McAfee to talk football and the Super Bowl. But first, Aaron is joined by Nick Coffey where they talk about the “Fyre Festival” documentaries, who is the “Fyre Festival” of college hoops Indiana or Kansas, plus, who would win if they played tomorrow: Kentucky or Tennessee?

Here is a full rundown:

Who is the “Fyre Festival” of College Basketball: As promised, the guys take a deep dive into the “Fyre Festival” documentaries. They examine the differences between the two documentaries and the impact social media has on the world we live in. They answer the question, Who is the Fyre Festival of college basketball, the team that looked great on paper, but has ended up a total disaster? Is it Kansas or Indiana?

Kentucky-Tennessee: Who would win if they played tomorrow?

Pat McAfee: Former NFL punter and current comedian and podcaster Pat McAfee joins the show for an abbreviated visit. He discusses his rookie season which included a trip to the Super Bowl, what it was like to play with Peyton Manning and he gives a Super Bowl pick. He also lets you know how you can get free wings if Sunday’s game goes to overtime.

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.


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 117: Kansas-Kentucky Reaction + CBS Sports’ Khalid El-Amin

It was another wild weekend of college hoops, so what better way to get caught up than with a new edition of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast? Aaron is joined by Nick Coffey to wrap up Kentucky’s win over Kansas, Indiana’s struggles and try to figure out just how good Louisville is. Then Aaron is joined by former UConn legend and current CBS Sports analyst Khalid El-Amin.

Kansas-Kentucky Recap: Are the Wildcats officially back in the national title conversation after the win (if they weren’t already) and after struggling shooting the three, did Kentucky even play its best game Saturday? Plus, just how bad is Kansas?

The weekend in College Hoops: The guys continue to break down Indiana’s embarrassing losing streak — how much is Archie Miller to blame? And how about Romeo Langford? Finally, just how good is Louisville right now?

Khalid El-Amin joins the show: Next up, Aaron is joined by UConn legend and current CBS Sports analyst Khalid El-Amin. El-Amin breaks down his thoughts on the college hoops season to date, before discussing his time as a player. He recalls playing AAU ball with Lamar Odom and Rip Hamilton, his controversial decision to attend to UConn, and winning the national title back in 1999.

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: A Scrub Is A Vol That Thinks He’s Fine

Tomorrow’s game between Kentucky and Kansas is so big that the OTT Podcast crew dusted off the equipment to help you get ready. Listen below as Tyler and Fake Barney preview the showdown between the Cats and the Jayhawks before getting totally off topic. Highlights include:

— Is Kansas in for a thumping?

— Why don’t we hate the Jayhawks like other rivals?

— Our predictions for the rest of the season

— Why Barney’s not scared of Tennessee

— Pop culture recommendations, including the most impressive thing Barney’s ever seen a human do

…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.

Today’s Episode is brought to you by:

Want to do the SEC Tournament right? KSR is partnering with Bridgestone Arena to offer premium seating at the 2019 SEC Tournament in Nashville. For more information on pricing and availability call (615) 770-7888 or click here.


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 116: Tennessee-Vanderbilt Controversy + Man, Indiana Stinks

Welcome into your regular mid-week edition of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast, as Aaron breaks down the biggest topics in college hoops — and boy were there some big ones this week. Aaron hits on two big things, before sharing his midseason All-American team.

A rundown of today’s show:

Why the refs DID NOT cost Vandy a win against Tennessee: Aaron opens up by talking about the big story from Wednesday in college hoops: Tennessee’s controversial win over Vanderbilt. Aaron explains why the refs did NOT cost Vandy the win, and why the Commodores have no one to blame but themselves.

Indiana’s Awful: Next Aaron turns his attention to Indiana. The Hoosiers have now lost five in a row, and Aaron is blunt in his assessment: He is not sure what Indiana does well and is not sure if there is a fix. Even with Romeo Langford, are the Hoosiers an NIT type team? Do they have a chance at turning things around?

Aaron’s Midseason All-American list: Finally, Aaron goes through his mid-season All-Americans. He explains why he’s made a few changes over the last week, and added two names he’s previously left off. He also explains why Zion Williamson is NOT his National Player of the Year at this point in the 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.


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 115: A Wild NFL Championship Sunday and College Basketball Saturday

We have ourselves one heck of an Aaron Torres Sports Podcast on Monday. Aaron and Nick are back, with a twist. The guys recorded just minutes after the end of the AFC Championship game, so whether you want it or not, you’re going to get some NFL talk in addition to all the college hoops that went down over the weekend. Highlights:
A quick look back at a wild Sunday in football: The guys couldn’t help but talk about an insane day of football before getting to hoops. Why, love or hate the Patriots you’ve got to respect Tom Brady after Sunday night’s wild comeback win. And, who is more hateable — Tom Brady or Bill Belichick? Also, why Aaron doesn’t blame the refs for the Saints loss to the Rams in the early game.
Now to the college hoops: The guys recap a wild weekend of college hoops. Why Kentucky’s win against Auburn was more impressive than most people realize — and just how high is the Wildcats ceiling going forward? Did we actually learn anything about Duke and Virginia following their game and is Virginia really any better-positioned to make the Final Four this year than in previous years? Also, is the honeymoon officially over for Archie Miller after a fourth straight loss for Indiana?

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.