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May 31, 2021

UK Baseball did not make the NCAA Tournament

Drew Franklin 1:00pm May 31, 2021 5/31/21

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Nick Mingione - Kentucky

UK Baseball did not earn a miracle bid when the NCAA announced its postseason field during Monday’s NCAA Baseball Championship Selection Special. With a 29-22 (12-18) record in the regular season, the Cats needed to win at least a couple of games last week in the SEC Tournament to even be in consideration for an…

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Today On KSR: Memorial Day + UK News

Drew Franklin 9:20am May 31, 2021 5/31/21

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Before we get to the morning’s news and Monday greetings, a happy Memorial Day to everyone, especially the men and women we honor on this day each year. Today we pause to remember the heroes who died while serving in the armed forces, while fighting for our freedoms. They made the ultimate sacrifice and we…

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May 28, 2021

UK Softball drops Game 1 in Tuscaloosa

Drew Franklin 3:41pm May 28, 2021 5/28/21

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Kentucky Softball had bases loaded in the top of the seventh inning with two outs and a full count, down one run to Alabama. But Crimson Tide pitcher Montana Fouts put one down the middle and UK’s Tatum Spangler left it on the umpire for the called third strike, thus ending Game 1, 4-3. The…

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KSR Show Thread, 5/28: Finishing the Product Bracket

Drew Franklin 9:55am May 28, 2021 5/28/21

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Matt Jones is out again today as he looks for his voice that he lost earlier in the week, but Ryan Lemond, Shannon the Dude and I are ready for a fun Friday show. We are going to complete Morning Brew’s product bracket we started and forgot months ago (like we do), so brush up…

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May 27, 2021

KSBar Watch Party for UK Softball in the Super Regional

Drew Franklin 7:30pm May 27, 2021 5/27/21

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Kentucky Softball survived opening weekend of the NCAA Softball Tournament and now a best-of-three series with Alabama stands in the way of the Wildcats and a spot in the College World Series. Game 1 will begin tomorrow at 1 p.m. down in Tuscaloosa (Alabama is the host, unfortunately) and fans unable to make the trip…

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Liam Draxl loses in NCAA semifinal match

Drew Franklin 5:15pm May 27, 2021 5/27/21

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Liam Draxl’s NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament run came up just short of a spot in the national championship. Kentucky’s tennis star lost in three sets to fellow First Team All-SEC honoree Sam Riffice of Florida, who downed Draxl 7-6, 2-6, 6-1 in Thursday afternoon’s Final Four match down in Orlando. Three other times Draxl dropped…

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May 26, 2021

Who will be UK’s starting QB? Athlon Sports picks Levis

Drew Franklin 2:45pm May 26, 2021 5/26/21

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Will Levis - Kentucky - QB

Ask three different people about UK’s quarterback of the future and you may get three different answers. Joey Gatewood is the popular pick among anyone lucky enough to attend UK’s super-secret spring practices. The consensus is Gatewood would’ve been the starter if UK had to play a game last month, and that the second-year hometown…

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Draxl moves on to the Final Four

Drew Franklin 2:16pm May 26, 2021 5/26/21

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Kentucky’s Liam Draxl is moving on to the Final Four in the singles draw of the 2021 NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament. The tournament’s No. 1 overall seed eliminated Gabriel Decamps from the University of Central Florida in two sets, winning 7-6(6), 6-1. If you’ve been following along, you know Draxl struggled early in his first…

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May 25, 2021

KSR takes over Paul Finebaum Show today from 3-7

Drew Franklin 2:40pm May 25, 2021 5/25/21 Comments Disabled

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The SEC Tournament preempted Kentucky Sports Radio on the radio airwaves earlier today, but you can still get your KSR fix this afternoon as Matt Jones fills in for Paul Finebaum on the Paul Finebaum Show. I’ll be there too in the co-host chair, eager to hear from the callers, for KSR’s annual Finebaum takeover…

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Athlon Sports predicts UK vs. WVU in the Liberty Bowl

Drew Franklin 1:00pm May 25, 2021 5/25/21

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Athlon Sports dropped its College Football Preview on newsstands nationwide today and there is a ton of information to digest for college football fans. For instance, in Athlon’s 2021 Bowl Projections, the publication predicts Kentucky will represent the Southeastern Conference in the Liberty Bowl on New Year’s Eve. The opponent? None other than Neal Brown…

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