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The KSR Baseball Podcast at the All-Star Break

After a brief mid-summer sabbatical, Keith Madison and Trey Huntsman return for discussion about action on the diamond during Major League Baseball’s All-Star Break.  They are also joined by former Major Leaguer Austin Kearns.  They discussed…

—  The impact of Justin Lewis’ return to Kentucky.

—  A few changes on the UK baseball staff.

—  An All-SEC College World Series and a look ahead to next season.

—  Kearns’ advice to those entering minor league baseball.

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 Depth Chart Podcast’s SEC Media Days Preview

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The Depth Chart Podcast is on the road in Hoover, Alabama for the 2017 edition of SEC Media Days.  Freddie and Nick let you know what lies ahead, answer your questions and take a call from Jen on the hotel landline.  Here are a few highlights from the first of four podcasts that will get you prepared for football season:

—  Is Bret Bielema on the hot seat?

—  An Over/Under line is set on how many times we will not understand Coach O.

—  Can Jacob Hyde play next year?

—  What the meeting was like when Coach O got the LSU job.

—  Prepare for a cliche count with Champion of Life Butch Jones.

— “Geaux Tigers”

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.


Kentucky Thrones Radio: Season 6 Review

 

Nick Roush and T.J. Walker finish their Game of Thrones reviews by discussing the show’s best season.  Even though they can’t figure out if episode nine or ten is better, they still find time to share some interesting anecdotes to help prepare you for the season seven premiere.  Highlights include:

—  Jon Snow dies, then almost dies again for not listening to Sansa.

—  Cersei replaces Ramsay as the show’s primary villain.

—  Why Tyrion must have Targaryen blood.

—  Bran shows us the past, and changes it.

—  Arya pulls a Scott Tenorman.

We will be back for one more podcast before the July 16 premiere to share what we think will happen in season seven.  Share your best theories on Twitter using the hashtag #KTR and by Tweeting to @TWalkerRivals and @RoushKSR.

 

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.


Kentucky Thrones Radio: Season 5 Review

 

The new season of Game of Thrones is almost here.  Now in the season five review, we see the root of the storylines that define where the show is now.  Once again, it all begins with a dead Lannister.  Highlights include…

—  The season ends with all of the Starks in really bad shape.

—  Ramsay Bolton has transformed into the show’s most evil villain.

—  A story about a former Kentucky basketball player’s table manners.

—  Stannis is no longer the Mannis.

—  The House of Black and White is annoying, but not as annoying as Samwell Tarley.

 

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.


Kentucky Thrones Radio: Season Four Review

Before the KTR crew returns to recap season four, there are pressing matter that must be addressed immediately: there’s a new trailer teasing season seven of Game of Thrones.  They break down the movers and shakers from the two-minute clip to see what potentially lies ahead when the show returns on July 16.  Highlights from the show:

—  Dandarrion is back….with The Hound?!?!?!?!?!

—  Why Jon Snow and Dany will become allies.

—  Two important figures not featured in any teasers; are they dead?

—  Joffrey is dead and Westeros is a better place.

—  Why T.J. can’t watch Oberyn’s head explode again.

—  Stannis saves the day, Ramsey turns Theon into Reek and Arya is on her own.

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 Depth Chart Podcast with Pookie Jones

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Freddie’s “Has Been” Series continues on The Jack Kain Ford Depth Chart Podcast with the player who replaced him on the depth chart, legendary quarterback Pookie Jones.

Pookie is best remembered for leading the Cats to the 1993 Peach Bowl, but did you know 1989’s Mr. Football from Calloway County also hit 17 homeruns for Keith Madison’s Bat Cats?  Pookie shines a brighter light on the Bill Curry era, connects with former wide receiver Mark Chatman, and…

—  How Freddie tried to prevent Pookie from coming to UK.

—  Pookie was much more than an “option quarterback;” how the option hurt their offense.

—  They explain Tommy Bowden’s revolutionary “triangulation of progression.”

—  Pookie makes a prediction on Stephen Johnson’s 2017 season.

—  Comparing Benny Snell and Moe Williams.

—  What loss hurt more?  To Florida in the Chris Doering game or the Peach Bowl?

—  The challenges of playing baseball and football for UK.

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.

Pookie’s 357 yard passing game vs. Mississippi State.

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The OTT Podcast: NBA Cities Draft

The OTT Podcast: NBA Cities Draft

On this episode of The OTT Podcast, Fake Barney and I get into the NBA Draft spirit with a different sort of mock draft. Tune in to hear us draft the best NBA cities to live in, regardless of the teams themselves. Highlights include…

— What’s more important in a city: threat of natural disaster or craft beer scene?

— Beach vs. mountains

— What is there to do in Salt Lake City?

— Cleveland vs. Detroit

— Our take on the NCAA’s findings in the Louisville scandal

…and much, much more. To listen, just subscribe to “Kentucky Sports Radio” on iTunes or stream on Podbay.

Click through the jump to see which cities we picked and vote on whose list of cities is the best.

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The KSR Baseball Podcast: E16 Postseason Conversation with Nick Mingione

 

Ten days after the Cats’ season ended in the Louisville Super Regional, Nick Mingione joined coach Keith Madison and Trey Huntsman on the KSR Baseball Podcast to discuss his historic first season at UK.  They touch on a variety of topics, like…

—  What was going on during the Regional Championship rain delay.

—  How Mingione will spend his summer (hint: it’s not the offseason).

—  Does he enjoy wearing a full uniform as a manager?

—  Lessons campers learn at UK camp, like how to stand for the National Anthem.

—  Hitting for the cycle, Wigwam Village, Backstreet Boys and Trey’s job interview with Mingione.

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.


Kentucky Thrones Radio: Season 3 Review

The Game of Thrones review on KTR has made it to the most controversial and shocking moment in the show’s history.  Nick Roush and T.J. Walker share their initial reactions to the Red Wedding, where the Starks went wrong and the fallout from Tywin Lannister’s sadistic scheme.  Other highlights include…

—  Malisandre’s meeting with Arya and a premonition that could soon come to fruition.

—  The show’s first resurrection from the Lord of Light.

—  Will we ever see Gendry Baratheon again?

—  Two minutes too long of talk about Samwell Tarley.

—  Rickon, Bran and Jon Snow are almost reunited in the North.

—  Why Jaime Lannister became the Kingslayer.

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 Depth Chart Podcast: Coaches Edition

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After a few episodes of The Depth Chart Podcast featured as Freddie so lovingly puts it, “has beens,” today he switched gears to get perspective from a pair of coaches.  Rob Manchester of Georgia Military College explains a few nuances to JUCO football before Conner High School coach Dave Trosper shares insight on his program and Drew Barker’s playing days.  Highlights:

—  How JUCO recruiting works and the differences between California JUCOs and the rest of the country.

—  Drew Barker feels 100%, but he still needs to take a hit.

—  People forget Barker also was Conner’s punter.

—  A story from UK football camp, scuttlebutt around the program and the loss of Alvonte Bell.

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.


Kentucky Thrones Radio: Season One Review

We were warned.  Now Winter is finally here.  Before the War of Fire and Ice, Kentucky Thrones Radio returns to help prepare you for the penultimate season of the hit HBO show, Game of Thrones.

Ahead of the July 16 premiere, Nick Roush and T.J. Walker will take you on a journey through the Seven Kingdoms by reviewing the show’s six previous seasons.  Each week they’ll help you remember the finer details and point out pieces of the plot that could impact the final two seasons of the show.  They start the journey today in Winterfell when Ned Stark warns us for the first time, “Winter is Coming.”  Highlights:

—  Nick incorrectly shares the show’s premiere date.

—  What caused the demise of Ned Stark.

—  Littlefinger’s resemblance to Rick Pitino.

—  How Benjen Stark started R + L = J.

—  Daenerys’ transformation from abused little sister to Khaleesi, Mother of Dragons.

—  What if Robb Stark killed Jaime Lannister when he had the chance?

Two additional requests: Your feedback is encouraged.  It’s a little different than what we normally do during the season; your input (@RoushKSR & @TWalkerRivals) will help us put out the best product possible.  Secondly, if you or you company would like to be a part of the show via sponsorship, contact us at Nick.Roush@KentuckySportsRadio.com or Maria@KentuckySportsRadio.com.

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: Episode 15, Regional Champs Edition

After a long night ended with an historic win at Cliff Hagan Stadium, the man who helped build the place, Coach Keith Madison, reflects on the monumental victory with Trey Huntsman and Nick Roush.  The crew discusses the Bat Cats’ Regional Championship victory in detail, previews the Super Regional matchup with Louisville and…

—  What Coach Madison was feeling during the victorious dog pile.

—  How Mitch Barnhart’s unconditional support has propelled the baseball program.

—  The Kentucky crowd was So Good!

—  How the wild fourth inning and N.C. State’s trash-talk turned the tide.

—  Even though they were in the losers’ bracket, the Mingione’s team remained resilient throughout the weekend.

—  A story about a guy who caught for Satchel Paige.

—  What UK must do to beat Louisville and does UofL’s turf give them an advantage?

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’s Regional Tournament Preview

It’s been a big week for The KSR Baseball Podcast.  After Trey’s recaps his trip to the SEC Tournament in Hoover, Coach Madison helps him look ahed to the NCAA Tournament as the Cats host just their second Regional in program history.  Highlights include:

—  Trey’s immediate reactions to the brutal losses in Hoover.

—  A comparison to John Wooden’s last game and NCAA Tournament seeding.

—  Who do you send to the mound in Game One?

—  A preview of each team in the Lexington Regional Tournament.

—  The Best Moments from the Season.

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’s SEC Tournament Preview

Tomorrow the UK Baseball team will open SEC Tournament play in Hoover, Alabama against South Carolina. Before making the trip to Hoover, Trey Huntsman and Coach Keith Madison discuss everything you need to know about the tournament, what’s at stake and much more, including:

—  UK’s impressive postseason award-winners and who got snubbed.

—  The most critical game of the series and Nick Mingione’s important gamble.

—  What a potential Super Regional between UK and UofL would mean for the state.

—  How Rick Pitino and Billy Donavan almost got Scott Rolen to play baseball at UK.

—  The challenge of playing early games and a tactic Coach Madison used to wake up his players.

—  How to prepare pitchers ahead of a long weekend of tournament baseball.

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: Week 12 with Chris Burke

Coach Madison and Trey Huntsman return to prepare you for the regular season finale against Florida, with the help of former Major Leaguer and current SEC Network baseball analyst Chris Burke.  Highlights include:

—  Why Kentucky will win the series against Florida.

—  Where SEC teams fall in the postseason picture.

—  The best MLB prospects in the SEC.

—  Kentucky’s dominant offensive performance vs. Tennessee.

—  Burke breaks down the play of his former team, the Houston Astros.

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.