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The Funkhouser Situation E29: Lady Psycho Killer

Royal Wedding Fever wrapped up The Funkhouser Situation so much, the guys needed a brief break to soak in all of the euphoria.  Now Chris Tomlin and Lee Cruse are back to talk about their ridiculous watching rituals, and…

—  Chris corrects Lee’s awful Animal House memory.

—  Lee’s side of the story from the KSR Bowling League Debacle.

—  How HBO’s Barry is the perfect combination of comedy and violence.

—  There’s a new mesmerizing Elvis documentary.

—  SO. MUCH. EXCITEMENT. FOR. SOLO.

—  Is John Krasinksi in every Disney movie?

—  Questions about The Quiet Place.

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 E47: Live from the NBA Combine with Reid Forgrave

The Aaron Torres Sports Podcast is back, as Aaron welcomes in CBS Sports’ Reid Forgrave — fresh off a trip to the NBA Draft Combine. The two nerd out on NBA Draft talk for 45 minutes, including big names, risers and fallers and what the future of some players who have declared without agents. But first, Aaron is riding solo today as Nick Coffey is off, and he runs through some of the biggest across college and pro basketball, including:
Reactions to the NBA Draft CombineAaron shares his thoughts from the NBA Draft Combine, including the incredible rise of Villanova’s Donte DiVencenzio. Is it even fair to call DiVencenzio a “draft sleeper” anymore? Also, how will Villanova be impacted in the 2018-2019 college basketball season if DiVencenzio decides to stay in the draft?
The Future of PJ Washington: Aaron also looks at the future of current Kentucky Wildcat PJ Washington. He explains why there is one unexpected element of this draft that no one is talking about, which could lead Washington to staying in the draft. Aaron also touches on what Kentucky will look like if Washington decides to return versus going pro?
A Surprising West Coast College Basketball StorylineAaron discusses a West Coast recruiting story line that no one is talking about, and how one surprising program could be emerging as a power in the Pac-12.
Next up, CBS’s Reid Forgrave joins the show. Reid was in Chicago for the draft combine and the pair discuss a number of topics including:
Michael Porter’s HealthPorter was the buzz of the Combine, but what is the latest on the health of his back? Also, if if Porter’s back is healthy how high can he go?
The Depth of this Draft? Aaron and Reid debate just how “deep” this draft truly is. Aaron explains why he thinks there are four prospects that are head-and-shoulders above the rest, while Reid believes the pool is a bit deeper. Also, why NBA people are falling in love with Mo Bambhttp://kentuckysportsradio.com/wp-content/podcast/Torres-47.mp3a and just how good is Michigan State’s Jaren Jackson?
Finally, the future of PJ WashingtonAaron gets Reid’s take on the futures of both DiVencenzio and PJ Washington. What are the upsides and downsides to Washington returning to Kentucky? Also, did Kevin Knox ever seriously returning to school for antoher 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 the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or via Android’s Podcast Addict app.

Sponsorship Note:

Sign on to sponsor the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast by June 15th to take advantage of a special discount. Contact [email protected] to learn more.


The KSR Baseball Podcast E34: On the Road to Hoover

It’s time for postseason baseball.  Trey Huntsman has already hit the road to Hoover, Alabama to prepare for Kentucky’s first game of the SEC Baseball Tournament.  The Bat Cats had a disappointing weekend in Nashville, but a couple wins in Hoover could easily remove the bad taste from the BBN’s mouth.  Highlights:

—  This year’s surprise team in the SEC.

—  Who Trey and Coach would start in the SEC Tournament opener.

—  Three reasons to believe in UK at this week’s tournament.

—  A game of streaks, it’s UK’s turn to get hot.

—  The best non-baseball part of the SEC Tournament.

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: Marshall head coach Dan D’Antoni

A new episode of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast is here, as Dan D’Antoni, Marshall’s head coach and the brother of Rockets’ coach Dan D’Antoni is today’s guest.
Before D’Antoni joins the show however, Aaron welcomes in his good friend Nick Coffey of 790 KRD in Louisville. The pair discuss:
Rick Pitino’s Romeo Langford CommentsThe guys chat about Rick Pitino’s latest non-interview that turned into an interview, this one on Romeo Langford. Nick discusses how Pitino’s comments about Langford came about and the guys explain why Langford and his family didn’t do anything wrong in the process. They also wonder: When will Rick Pitino actually stock giving these interviews?
Vegas, Baby! In light of Monday’s news, the guys discuss the possibility of the Final Four coming to Vegas. How soon can it happen and what would it actually be like? Also, after finding out that Kentucky will play two games in Vegas in 2019, Aaron wonders, does John Calipari have a death wish for his fans?
Next up, Marshall head coach Dan D’Antoni joins the show, to give us some background on his wild ride through coaching. It starts with…
How D’Antoni got to MarshallD’Antoni’s journey began as an assistant at Marshall before he went to the high schools ranks and then joined his brother in the NBA. He also explains how Marshall pushed to get his brother as head coach, and how he “came in second” yet again.
D’Antoni’s Time in the NBAD’Antoni talks about he and his brother revolutionized the NBA, when he served as an assistant with his brother in Phoenix. He talks about how their system came to be, and whether he feels like the Suns were robbed of a championship while in Phoenix.
The Western Conference Finals: D’Antoni takes us behind the scenes as his brother prepares for Game 3. He explains how the two spoke about adjustments prior to Game 2, and how a call from Mike ruined his morning.

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.

Sponsorship Note:

Sign on to sponsor the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast by May 31st to take advantage of a special discount. Contact [email protected] to learn more.


The Aaron Torres Sports Podcast E45: Todd Fuhrman on Sports Gambling

It’s one of biggest pieces of news to hit the sporting world this year – the Supreme Court will now allow sports gambling in every state. So what does it mean? On the latest episode of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast, Aaron takes a deep dive with former Caesars Palace bookmaker and gambling insider Todd Furhman. But first, Aaron is joined by Nick Coffey where they discuss the following:

Monday’s Gambling AnnouncementWhy Monday’s news isn’t exactly what it seems, and why it doesn’t mean that you’ll be able to bet on games in your state immediately. Also, Nick questions why some are so convinced that state-by-state gambling is bad news.
NBA PlayoffsWith a slow time in the college hoops world, the guys discuss a little NBA Playoffs. Are the Warriors too good for the rest of the NBA? And is Draymond Green the least likable athlete of the last couple decades? Aaron and Nick try to find someone more hate-able than Draymond.
College Hoops News and NotesWhat to make of Sacha Killeya-Jones’ move to NC State and did we learn anything from Pat Forde’s interview with Chris Mack?
Next up, Vegas Insider Todd Furhman joins the show to break down Monday’s ruling. He and Aaron discuss:
Misconceptions About the Supreme Court RulingWhy it won’t be as easy to gamble as you think and why it really will be decided state-to-state. Also, if you’re a business owner, how do you get sports gambling in your establishment?
Why so much still has to be sorted outHow online gambling will be legislated on a state-by-state basis, and why placing bets isn’t as easy as simply driving to whatever state allows legalized gambling. Also, why you might be able to bet on certain sports some places but not others.
What are the next steps? When will gambling come to states besides Nevada? When will it come to your state?

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.

Sponsorship Note:

Sign on to sponsor the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast by May 31st to take advantage of a special discount. Contact [email protected] to learn more.


The KSR Baseball Podcast E33: Grading Coach Madison’s First Pitches

For the final regular season home series at Cliff Hagan Stadium, Coach Keith Madison got more than one opportunity to throw a first pitch.  On Saturday, it was just a bit outside (and that’s generous).  There were so many people on Sunday, he got to hide behind the limelight.  Trey and Coach grade his efforts before talking about a memorable series win over Miss. State.  Highlights:

—  The importance of getting a series win in the final weekend at The Cliff.

—  How UK can solidify a hosting bid.

—  Coach laughed more this weekend than he has in two years.

—  Every time UK is ready to hit their stride, there’s a significant injury.

—  Tristan Pompey is ON FIRE.

—  It’s not about bricks and mortar, it’s about memories.

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 E44: NBA Draft with Michael Scotto

It’s an NBA Draft heavy episode of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast, as Aaron welcomes on draft expert Michael Scotto of The Athletic to the show. Michael wrote a captivating piece last week on the draft evaluations of Jarred Vanderbilt, P.J. Washington and others and he joins Aaron to talk about it.
But first, Aaron welcomes his buddy Nick Coffey, as the two discuss:
Tyrese Maxey’s CommitmentThere’s a new member of Big Blue Nation, as Tyrese Maxey has committed to Kentucky. It also raises the question: Did John Calipari “re-gain” his recruiting touch? Or did he never lose it at all?
Draft TalkAaron and Nick take a deep dive into some draft decisions, including the fickle future of P.J. Washington at Kentucky. Why are some players in such a rush to leave, especially when in one season they can rapidly improve their draft stock?
Is Nevada – yes, Nevada – about to get a McDonald’s All-American? Aaron gives the inside scoop on Jordan Brown, the only McDonald’s All-American who hasn’t committed yet, and why he believes he’ll sign with Nevada. Aaron and Nick also explain the history of their love for Nevada coach Eric Musselman
Next up, Aaron welcomes NBA Draft expert Michael Scotto to the show, to talk all things NBA Draft. The pair break down a number of topics, including:
How do NBA people evaluate this draft? How deep is it? How good many elite players are there? Also, what do NBA people think about 200+ college players declaring for the pros?
Evaluating Kentucky Wildcats and othersScotto shares what he’s heard about P.J. Washington, Jarred Vanderbilt, Donte DiVencenzio and others, as we get set for the Combine next week.

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.

Sponsorship Note:

Sign on to sponsor the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast by May 31st to take advantage of a special discount. Contact [email protected] to learn more.


The Funkhouser Situation E28: Smell the Infinity Glove

A little more than a week after the world’s biggest movie hit the big screen, Chris Tomlin and Lee Cruse break down Avengers: Infinity War on The Funkhouser Situation.  There are plenty of spoilers in this discussion, but they do not happen until the end of the show.  Before they talk about Thanos and infinity stones, KSR’s dynamic pop culture duo discuss…

—  Lee’s Most Enjoyable Kentucky Derby

—  Westworld’s Similarities to Lost

—  Game of Thrones is the Best Show HBO has ever Done (duh)

—  Why are we constantly remaking movies?

—  Bob Newhart is Underrated

—  What’s the last original character to launch a franchise that didn’t come from a book?

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 E43: Immanuel Quickley

Future Kentucky Wildcat Immanuel Quickley is the guest on the latest edition of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast, as he gets set to head to Lexington in just a few weeks from now. But first, Aaron and Nick Coffey spin around the world of college basketball, discussing a number of topics.
Wendell Carter’s MomAaron goes bonkers talking about Wendell Carter’s mom, and her comparison of college sports to slavery. Aaron explains why they’re not only wrong, but why she is the last person that should ever say them. Also, why do people who actively choose to part of the NCAA process only go on to complain about it.
Former Louisville coach is HiredThe guys dive into the surprising decision by LaSalle to hire former Louisville assistant Kenny Johnson. Johnson was fired on Rick Pitino’s staff, and is the first coach from a program fired in the wake of the FBI probe to get re-hired. Does LaSalle know something we don’t?
Tyrese MaxeyAaron has a very brief update on Tyrese Maxey and what he’s hearing in the lead-up to Wednesday’s announcement.
Next up, Aaron welcomes future Kentucky Wildcat Immanuel Quickley onto the show. The Baltimore guard will arrive at Kentucky in June, and discussed the following with Aaron.
Quickley’s Relationship with John CalipariHow did it start? What sold him on Kentucky over other schools? And does he have any funny stories about Coach Cal from their time together in Egypt as part of the Team USA club?
Advice from Allen Iverson: Fresh off a trip to Allen Iverson’s All-Star game in Philadelphia, Quickley explains what he learned from the legend.
Does he have a problem with all the guards Kentucky is recruiting? Quickley and Aaron discuss UK’s recruiting strategy, and if it bothers him to see a bunch of other guards joining him in Lexington.

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.

Sponsorship Note:

Sign on to sponsor the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast by May 31st to take advantage of a special discount. Contact [email protected] to learn more.


The Funkhouser Situation E27: Hans Gruber and Sexual Alien Imagery

Lee Cruse took time off from a busy Kentucky Derby week to join Chris Tomlin for another exciting edition of The Funkhouser Situation.  Before things get a little weird, the dynamic duo discusses…

—  What it’s like to interview Al Roker.

—  A sentimental salute to Alan Cutler.

—  New sexual misconduct allegations surrounding Tom Brokaw.

—  Lee Cruse shares some strong words about the Derby (and a few infield stories).

—  A spoiler-free analysis of Avengers: Infinity War.

—  That time Lee ran into a Chris Tomlin comment in The New Yorker.

—  The psychology of horror films: Chris presents some strange sexual metaphors.

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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