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July 9, 2020

Fauci wins at Keeneland

Drew Franklin 3:15pm July 9, 2020 7/9/20 Comments Disabled

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If you listened to the KSR radio show this morning you heard some solid advice from @UTBigHair, who encouraged KSR listeners to take Fauci in the first race at Keeneland. Update: Fauci won. The two-year-old went off at 5/2 odds so it wasn’t a shocking result, but still a win nonetheless. Watch the victory and…

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Gambling Odds: You can bet on college football getting postponed

Drew Franklin 3:00pm July 9, 2020 7/9/20 Comments Disabled

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Will we have college football in the fall? It’s the question that keeps us up at night, and now we can bet on it. BetOnline.ag has odds for if the FBS season will be postponed, if any games will be canceled or postponed, and the first conference to make the call to postpone. If you…

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July 8, 2020

Calipari among big names who wrote letters of support for Jerry Lundergan

Drew Franklin 5:00pm July 8, 2020 7/8/20 Comments Disabled

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Over at the Herald-Leader, Bill Estep has a story of all the “heavy hitters” who have penned letters of support for Jerry Lundergan, the former head of the Kentucky Democratic party who was convicted on campaign finance charges. Several prominent figures have written U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove, asking for leniency for Lundergan.…

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Keeneland At Home: Tips For Bringing The SUMMER Meet To You!

Drew Franklin 11:55am July 8, 2020 7/8/20

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Keeneland’s Summer Meet begins today. What a weird sentence. Summer meet? At Keeneland? 2020 has everything all messed up. Back in the spring when Keeneland was ripped from our lives by COVID, I wrote a guide on how to have a full day of Keeneland fun from the comfort of your own home. Now that live racing…

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Yay or Nay: Robots in the stands at a baseball game

Drew Franklin 11:30am July 8, 2020 7/8/20

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In Japan, the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks play baseball in front of robots. Not fans — those are off limits — but robots. The Hawks hosted the Rakuten Eagles for a Nippon Professional Baseball league game on Tuesday and there were dancing robots in the stands. These robots performed a dance that is traditionally done by…

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Skyy Clark coming to King of the Bluegrass tournament

Drew Franklin 10:00am July 8, 2020 7/8/20

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One of Kentucky’s top targets on the high school recruiting trail will be playing in Kentucky later this year. Skyy Clark, the five-star guard who recently earned a scholarship offer from John Calipari, is one of many young basketball stars whose high school team will participate in the King of the Bluegrass tournament. Jason Frakes…

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KSR Show Thread, 7/8: Hop in, we’re going to Green County

Drew Franklin 9:55am July 8, 2020 7/8/20

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On today’s KSR radio show, Ryan Lemond is still out sunbathing in Florida but Matt Jones, Shannon The Dude and I are ready to talk news, more Unsolved Mysteries and Green County. If you’re from Green County, give us a call. We need help! Join in on the fun by calling (502) 571-1080 or send…

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July 7, 2020

Who will play Paul on the Finebaum sitcom? Here are some guesses.

Drew Franklin 6:00pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20

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Paul Finebaum says conversations around a potential sitcom about his life are getting very serious, so serious that a well-known Hollywood actor is already on board with playing Paul if the show does indeed come to life. The real Paul Finebaum told the Charlotte Observer he has already spoken with this unnamed actor and, “it…

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Basketball more dangerous than football, says KHSAA Commissioner Tackett

Drew Franklin 5:11pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20

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While speaking to Kentucky’s Interim Joint Commission on Education earlier today, KHSAA commissioner Julian Tackett provided an update on high school sports. Tackett didn’t offer much because he meets with the KHSAA board in a few days and there will be a lot of decision making done then, but he did say, “We’re looking at…

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KHSAA: “We’re looking at having fall sports”

Drew Franklin 1:32pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20

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The plan is still to play high school sports in the fall… at least for now. KHSAA commissioner Julian Tackett reassured the Interim Joint Committee on Education on Tuesday, saying, “We are looking at having fall sports.” However, Commissioner Tackett (J-Tack, as Ryan Lemond calls him) did not offer much else as to how those…

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