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Free Money with Matt and Drew S2: Episode 9

The Free Money Podcast called in a ringer.  Drew Franklin has lost some money gambling this year, but his co-host has lost zero dollars.  Tune in to hear who made their debut on the Free Money Podcast.  Highlights:

— Phil Steele continues to roll in the dough.

— A detailed Houston-USF Scouting Report.

— The Five Dimes Founder’s sad story.

— A new twist on Drew’s relationship with Tennessee football.

— Lessons on real estate and building furniture.

— The worst game of the week that nobody should watch has a little local flavor.

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. 90: Dale Earnhardt Jr., Presented by Kentucky Speedway

Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 90: Dale Earnhardt Jr., Presented by Kentucky Speedway

Let’s be honest, you’re planning on going to Kentucky Speedway for a full weekend of racing next July highlighted by the Quaker State 400 presented by Walmart – so why not get your tickets now? And why not get a free copy of Dale Earnhardt Jr’s new book “Racing to the Finish: My Story” while you’re at it? 
Kentucky Speedway is offering a special promo just for KSR readers – just go to KentuckySpeedway.com/KSR, and use the promo code “KSR” at check out, and any purchase of $100 of new tickets or upgrades, gets you a FREE copy of Dale Jr’s new book. Again, you know you’re heading to the races, so get your tickets now at KentuckySpeedway.com/KSR, use the promo code “KSR” at checkout, and get a free copy of the book while supplies last. 

 
Welcome in to a very special edition of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast.  Aaron welcomes onto the show iconic NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. to talk about his new book and life after racing.  After the interview Torres is joined by Kentucky Speedway General Manager Mark Simendinger and his buddy Nick Coffey.
On this episode:
Dale Earnhardt Jr. discusses: What went into writing his new book “Racing to the Finish.” He details in great anguish how concussions cost him his career, and why he feels like it’s so important to speak out.  Junior shares how tough it was to step away and what’s next on his career. He also gloats about his Washington Redskins after a big win this weekend.
Kentucky Speedway General Manager Mark Simendinger: The general manager of Kentucky Speedway Mark Simendinger joins the show. He talks about Dale Jr.’s impact on racing, his interactions with Dale Jr. during his trips to Kentucky and why the book gave him a newfound respect for the racing icon. Mark also lets fans know what they can expect if they come to Kentucky Speedway this summer for the Quaker State 400 or any of the track’s other races.  If you’ve never been to a race, he explains why a NASCAR race really is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Verdicts in the FBI Trial with Nick Coffey: Finally, the guys wrap up the show by discussing the stunning FBI verdict. Aaron explains why no one saw this coming and the guys wonder if seeing people go to jail will finally clean up college basketball. They take a deep dive into the situation at Kansas and wonder why more people aren’t calling for Bill Self’s job. Before the show ends there’s a college football weekend preview that showcases Kentucky-Missouri, Florida-Georgia and LSU.

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.


Hardly Committed E13: Mike DeCourcy and Costume Contest

After a one-week hiatus, Hardly Committed is back!  T.J. Walker has updates on all the latest UK basketball recruits before a conversation about the new G-League rules with the Sporting News’ Mike DeCourcy.  The finale of the show will get you in the Halloween spirit with a discussion on Costume Contest episode in The Annex.  Highlights:

— Where do things stand after Keion Brooks’ official visit?

— Jaden McDaniels’ connection to San Diego State.

— Hair-ties and rubber-bands.

— Cal is on the road in-between practices.

— There’s Duke buzz around a UK recruit.

— Suspicious optimism for a top five target.

— What college basketball will look like in seven years.

— Pam Beesly, probably a bad kisser.

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’s 40th Episode Horror Spook-tacular

Fo the 40th episode of The Funkhouser Situation, Chris Tomlin and Lee Cruse have created the ultimate movie villain bracket just in time for Halloween.  They debate the best of the worst and talk about what’s happening in the world of pop culture, like…

— Reaction from Bad Times at the El Royale.

— The new Halloween movie hype is unjustified.

— The Haunting of Hill House is great, and there’s more to it than you might think.

— What’s the most frightening movie ever made?

— Lee and Chris’ deepest and darkest fears.

— Who was traumatized by the Wicked Witch of the West?

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 KSR Baseball Podcast’s 2018 World Series Preview

The KSR Baseball Podcast makes its triumphant return with a guest list that is packed with celebrities to prepare you for the 2018 World Series between the Dodgers and the Red Sox.

Trey Huntsman and Keith Madison are joined by a trio of Big Leaguers — current Miami Marlin J.T. Riddle, and former Cincinnati Reds Doug Flynn and Austin Kearns.  They give their World Series predictions and talk about the evolution of Major League Baseball.  Highlights:

— First impressions of Kentucky Proud Park.

— J.T.’s experience with Marlins Man.

— How the Manny Machado situation would’ve been handled in the old days.

— Austin’s excellent instant replay solution.

— Trey doesn’t even believe in his own team.

— The Red Sox are due for a slump.

— Wigwam Village.

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.


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 89: College Football Week 8 + G-League

A new episode of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast is LIVE. Today Aaron is joined by his good friend Nick Coffey to recap college football’s Week 8 and talk about the G-League offering $125,000 contracts to rookies. Plus, they prepare you for the program’s biggest guest EVER who will appear on Thursday’s show. First up though is college football, as the guys break down:
Purdue’s Stunning Win against Ohio State: The guys react to Purdue’s shocking and dominating win Saturday against Ohio State. Aaron explains why he saw this one coming, and wasn’t shocked by the result. The guys also ask how this could shake up the playoff picture in the Big Ten and is Michigan now the favorite to win the conference? Finally, Nick weighs in on what Purdue’s victory means for Louisville – and their potential pursuit of Jeff Brohm as the school’s next head coach.
The Rest of Week 8 in College Football + UCF talk: The guys react to the rest of the Week 8 college football chatter, including an in-depth conversation on Central Florida. Yes, the competition isn’t good. But after 20 straight wins dating back to last season, is it finally time to consider Central Florida as a legitimate playoff contender?
G-League Select Contract: Finally, the guys react to the G-League’s new $125k contract to high school players who don’t want to go to college, news which broke right after the guys taped the last episode. Coffey and Torres get into why this is a risky move for all high school basketball players, and why, at least for the time being, it probably won’t have a major impact on college basketball. Will a player be willing to risk his draft stock to play against grown men? What about the travel in the G-league? For the time being, college is still a better opportunity for most players.

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 8

Winners! Winners! Winners!

You want ’em and the Free Money podcast has ’em.  Matt Jones and Drew Franklin are back for another week of shenanigans as they pick this weekend’s football games. Highlights:

— Tea, crumpets and the Titans with Drew Franklin at KSBar.

— Their favorite moments in North Texas football history.

— Matt’s connection to Rudy.

— Are you Team Matt or Team Drew?

— Phil’s surprising take on UK and Drew’s strong words for Vanderbilt.

— The game you couldn’t pay Matt to bet.

— Drew Franklin’s NFL Fact of the Night.

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. 88: Peter Burns and SEC Hoops Preview

It is a jam-packed episode of the Aaron Torres Sports, as he spans the college football and basketball worlds in a way that only he can. The SEC Network’s Peter Burns joins Aaron to discuss Kentucky’s SEC East title hopes, Notre Dame’s shot at the CFB Playoff and the rest of college football landscape.  After SEC Football talk, Aaron provides a few SEC Basketball predictions. But first, Aaron welcomes on Nick Coffey to discuss a wild week of courtroom drama on the FBI case.
Should Bill Self Be Fired? The guys break down all the testimony from court this week and ask the question: Should Bill Self be out at Kansas? Aaron explains why — after a year of the NCAA saying they want to remove sneaker company influence — they need to step up, but the guys also question if there is enough to cost Bill Self his job.
Coach K’s comments and Zion Williamson: Aaron defends the Hall of Famer after Coach K said the FBI trials are just a “blip” on the college basketball radar. He also explains why it isn’t so obvious that Zion Williamson definitely took extra benefits to go to Duke. The guys also discuss friend of the podcast Will Wade and his potential involvement in the case.
Next up the SEC Network’s Peter Burns joins the show. Peter discusses a number of topics, including:
Is Notre Dame a legit title threat? Peter made some headlines earlier in the week when he said that he thinks Notre Dame will get crushed if they go to the playoff and he isn’t backing down.
Why Kentucky will win the SEC East: Burns believes Kentucky will win the SEC East and face Alabama in the SEC Championship. He explains why he believes the Wildcats have the goods to get to Atlanta. They also talk about LSU’s surprise run, Texas A&M and more.
Finally, Aaron wraps the show withSEC basketball predictions. After an extensive article here, he breaks down who he likes, who he doesn’t and who will finish where in the final league standings.

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.


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 87: The Return of Corey Brewer

It’s a new episode of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast, with the return of former NBA star Corey Brewer! Brewer joined the show during the summer and is here to talk about the season ahead. But first, Aaron welcomes in his buddy Nick Coffey, as the guys discuss:
A wild, upset filled Saturday in college football: Six of the Top 16 teams in country fell and the guys answer the question: What was the biggest upset? Also the guys show love to Coach O after a big win, and wonder just how good Georgia is after the loss? Finally, why isn’t Michigan getting more love after dominating Wisconsin for their sixth straight win?
What does the playoff picture look like? The guys break down the playoff picture after all the upsets. Why the SEC’s dream of getting two teams in is dead, but all of a sudden, the Big Ten is in play for multiple bids. Also, why Notre Dame is in great shape but the Big 12 and Pac-12 are in big, BIG trouble.
Next up, it’s the return of former NBA star Corey Brewer. Brewer played last season with the Oklahoma City Thunder and LA Lakers and is currently a free agent, and after joining the show in the summer he is back to talk about…
The Jimmy Butler insanity: The guys recorded late last week in the middle of the Jimmy Butler melodrama in Minnesota. Brewer explains why Butler crossed a line. He also describes what it’s like to be an NBA player in the middle of front office drama similar to Butler’s right now.
His thoughts on the season ahead in the NBA: Brewer shares his thoughts on all things NBA this season. After playing with the Lakers last year he discusses the LeBron/Lonzo dynamic in LA, as well as his thoughts on some of the league’s best young players. He explains why he believes Donovan Mitchell and Brandon Ingram are the next big stars in the league.
Finally, some Florida Gators talk: Brewer shares some thoughts on his alma mater, the Florida Gators. He discusses his relationship with head coach Mike White (who was hired after his coach, Billy Donovan left) and whether Dan Mullen’s Gators are “back” on the football field.

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 7

Your favorite KSR college football pick ’em podcast is back and better than ever.

The Free Money Podcast with Matt and Drew Season Two: Episode 7 is here, where the most dynamic duo in all of CFB betting discuss last week’s games, what to look for this week, and much, much more.

Here are some of the highlights:

-A college football/soccer parlay?

-Phil is back!

-KSBar’s first ever gender reveal party. Matt and Drew give their predictions

-The angry sheep community are coming at Drew in force

-Phil’s four star lock of the week

-The state of Louisville football. The dilemma with Petrino’s contract

-Can Drew name an Illinois football player?

-Is Matt jealous of Will Grier and his siblings’ fame on social media?

-Should Matt buy the UK/Ohio trailer?

-Why are kickers terrible this year in the NFL?

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. 86: Corey Evans and more on the FBI Case

It’s a new episode of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast, as Rivals.com‘s Corey Evans joins the show to break down all the big storylines in college basketball recruiting. But first, Aaron is joined by Nick Coffey, as the guys discuss:
The latest on college basketball’s FBI probe: The guys dive deep into the FBI probe. What does Brian Bowen Sr.’s testimony mean for Louisville, and do Louisville’s actions actually warrant the death penalty? Also, the guys wonder: Does this trial prove that cheating in college basketball is actually less prevalent than everyone thinks it is?
A College Football Week 7 Preview: After the lengthy FBI chat, the guys briefly skim the Week 7 college football slate. Is there any cause for concern for Georgia entering their big game against LSU? Also, is Michigan being overlooked after just one loss to a really good Notre Dame team?
Next up, Aaron is joined by Rivals.com’s Corey Evans for all the big recruiting headlines. The pair discuss:
The Emergence of Isaiah Stewart: The guys discuss last weekend’s USA Basketball Camp, where Isaiah Stewart emerged as the breakout star. Kentucky is perceived to be the leader, but Corey gives a new, interesting name to look out for in Stewart’s recruitment.
Surprising Cole Anthony News: Corey also has some surprise developments in the recruitment of the nation’s top point guard, Cole Anthony. Anthony has long believed to be a North Carolina lean – but is a new school ahead?
James Wiseman Update: The big man has seemingly been down to Memphis and Kentucky for months. Does an early commitment change anything? And is there anything either school can say at this point in the recruitment that could sway him one way or the other?

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.