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June 15, 2014

Cal Offers 2016 C Thon Maker

Corey Nichols 8:15pm June 15, 2014 6/15/14

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Coach Cal made the jump today in offering 2016 center Thon Maker, currently listed as ESPN’s #1 prospect.  There’s been interest from Kentucky for a while now, but if there’s such a thing as “Facebook Official” with the recruiting process, it’s the scholarship offer. The invitation was made recently, according to Evan Daniels: John Calipari &…

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Georgetown Coach Faked a Pre-Game Speech

Corey Nichols 6:00pm June 15, 2014 6/15/14

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College basketball coaches have been under a lot of fire for all sorts of scandals over the years, from Roy Williams’ academic fiasco, to Steve Masiello’s lack of a diploma, to Bruce Pearl getting fired for inviting a recruit to a barbecue.  So it’s a relief when a coach admits to something that’s, well, a…

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Sports Illustrated: Who Can Fill Cal’s Shoes?

Corey Nichols 5:30pm June 15, 2014 6/15/14

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Nothing says Father’s Day like discussions on character, cargo shorts, and successorship.  So it’s no coincidence that Sports Illustrated’s asking who would take the bench to replace college basketball’s best coaches? Before anybody goes crazy, SI ran the same article for coaches at several big-time programs.  So nobody’s thinking that Cal’s fixing to bolt any time soon, especially…

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Javess Blue Has a Chance to Step Up in the SEC East

Corey Nichols 4:00pm June 15, 2014 6/15/14

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Hockey’s over, the World Cup is more riot control than soccer, so who’s ready for some American college football?  The fall season is inching closer and closer, and to get excited, Saturday Down South has named Javess Blue one of the SEC East’s “Seniors who must step up in 2014.” There are questions regarding who…

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June 14, 2014

Pat Summitt’s Satuday News and Views

Corey Nichols 10:30pm June 14, 2014 6/14/14

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Here at KSR, we encourage making fun of Tennessee.  They low down, they dirty, they some snitches, and we’ve seen that very little good comes out of Knoxville. The good that does come out, we call Pat Summitt. Pat has the most all time wins of any college basketball coach, men’s or women’s, and has eight…

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May 31, 2014

Bruce Pearl Wants to Throw a Barbecue… And Invite the SEC Network

Corey Nichols 2:30pm May 31, 2014 5/31/14

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You remember the jokes, right?  Bruce Pearl threw a barbecue at his place and invited Aaron Craft, and got in big trouble.  It cost him his job at Tennessee, exiled him (temporarily) to employment at a grocery store, and still hangs over his head as he begins his tenure at Auburn. So why not do…

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Phil Mickelson Investigated for Insider Trading

Corey Nichols 1:15pm May 31, 2014 5/31/14

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Well, so much for golf being the squeaky clean sport we’re used to.  We’re used to scandals coming out of the NFL, MLB, and NBA, but according to the Wall Street Journal, Phil Mickelson, patron saint of left-handed Americans, is part of “a major insider-trading probe involving finance, gambling, and sports.” To be clear about what…

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Watch UK Baseball Play on ESPN3

Corey Nichols 12:45pm May 31, 2014 5/31/14 Comments Disabled

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The UK baseball team has at least one game left in its season, and it starts in 15 minutes.  Fortunately, you can watch it live on ESPN3 at 1 pm if you’re not able to see it in person. They play Kent State (36-22) in the loser’s bracket, with the winner staying alive. Go Cats.

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Devin Booker Earning All-Star Honors

Corey Nichols 11:30am May 31, 2014 5/31/14

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While BBN’s eyes were fixed on baseball and softball last night, UK recruit Devin Booker went and had himself an evening of stellar basketball in South Mississippi’s All-Star Basketball Showcase, scoring 43 points, and getting MVP honors. And those 43 points didn’t come in a blowout, “let’s rack up some stats” type of game.  In…

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Saturday Morning Links

Corey Nichols 10:00am May 31, 2014 5/31/14 Comments Disabled

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-Donald Sterling filed a $1 billion law suit against the NBA, affirming that he is, in fact, a Bond villain. –UK Softball dropped a heartbreaker to Alabama after loading the bases in the bottom of the 7th. -Both current and former NCAA football and basketball athletes could have monetary claims under a settlement agreement with…

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