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The Aaron Torres Sports Podcast E39: Sam Vecenie

The deadline to enter the NBA Draft is fast approaching, and that is the focus of the latest episode of the Aaron Torres Sports podcast, as The Athletic’s Sam Vecenie joins the show to break it all down. But first up, it’s a visit from Nick Coffey. Highlights:
New Draft Rule: Do we really like the new rule that allows players to enter without an agent when 100+ players have declared? Does everyone really need to enter the draft to get feedback or can they simply ask their college coaches?
Jarred VanderbiltAaron and Nick discuss Jarred Vanderbilt’s decision to “test the waters.” Can he actually test them if he can’t play? And why Vanderbilt has one of the toughest decisions of anyone in the draft.
The Quade Green SagaWill Quade stay or go, and is it even fair to him for Kentucky to be recruiting all these point guards? Aaron explains why he’d be pissed if he was Green.
Should more Return? Aaron opens the conversation with Sam by asking about the 2019 draft. Is Sam surprised that more players didn’t decide to come back to college, knowing how bad next year’s draft will be?
Rising StockSam shares a few names that he believes he can impress scouts and improve their draft stock over the next couple weeks.
Brian Bowen: Aaron asks Sam about Brian Bowen, and the tough decision he faces with his NCAA future uncertain.

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 Football Podcast: Spring Practice Recap

The KSR Football Podcast is back to break down Kentucky’s 2018 spring football season.  Nick, Freddie and Drew share the best things they saw in the spring game, including…

—  Drew’s exclusive insight into Terry Touchdown.

—  The theme of spring practice enabled growth.

—  Terry Wilson has to figure “it” out.  What exactly must he do between now and September?

—  Freddie compares a part of the spring game to Virginia basketball running the dribble-drive.

—  Cole Hahn or Cole Cubelic?

—  Crock pots, Talladega, Derby, This is Us, Barbara Bush and “I keep a 9 on me like Rondo.”

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 “KSR Football Podcast” on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.


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.