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June 30, 2019

Today on KSR: Hearts Out to the Hefty Lefty

Jay Winkler 10:00am June 30, 2019 6/30/19

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A beloved figure of the BBN and a friend of KSR needs our prayers today. Jared Lorenzen’s family passed along a message to our fearless leader Matt Jones last night stating that the Hefty Lefty was battling a series of medical problems. Jared Lorenzen’s family has asked me to share this update on his condition…

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June 2, 2019

Highlights from the 2019 Special Olympics Kentucky Summer Games

Jay Winkler 11:00pm June 2, 2019 6/2/19

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Today marks the conclusion of the 2019 Special Olympics Kentucky Summer Games held at Eastern Kentucky University. I spent my weekend on campus with the fine folks from SOKY, and let me tell you, if you’ve never attended a Special Olympics event, you’re missing out on an inspiring athletic display. And this year’s edition was…

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Randall Cobb is adjusting well to being a Cowboy

Jay Winkler 1:00pm June 2, 2019 6/2/19

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Watching the tearful goodbyes of Aaron Rodgers and Randall Cobb in Green Bay was heart wrenching, but it’s good to see that Cobb is settling in well in Dallas. Randall Cobb spoke to the Dallas media earlier this week, calling the situation in Dallas “perfect” for himself. Of course, many fans agree, as indicated by…

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Brad Calipari’s Drip: A Retrospective

Jay Winkler 11:00am June 2, 2019 6/2/19

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With the youngest of the Caliparis deciding to explore his options in the NCAA transfer portal, I figured now would be as good a time as ever to reflect on the fashion choices that Brad made over the course of last season. Ensembles that rivaled the swagger of his own father. Outfits that will be…

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May 26, 2019

Memphis threw a “James Wiseman Day” Parade. Seriously.

Jay Winkler 5:00pm May 26, 2019 5/26/19

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Man, Penny Hardaway really knows how to turn a middling program into a cocky villain. In honor of Memphis’ freshly minted number 1 ranked recruiting class, Hardaway decided the best way to commemorate his crop would be to throw a parade centered solely around their prized recruit, James Wiseman. He even gave James a lot…

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Careful what you tweet, future NBA players

Jay Winkler 4:00pm May 26, 2019 5/26/19 Comments Disabled

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A reality of modern life is that if you’re looking for a job, you should probably make sure your social media feeds are as sparkly clean as can be. Anyone who’s watched the news recently has almost certainly seen a story about a firing or just a public shaming over a years old tweet. So…

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Benny Snell is adjusting well to the “speed” of the NFL

Jay Winkler 3:00pm May 26, 2019 5/26/19

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Just because Benny Snell Jr. gets to play for a historically smash-mouth NFL organization doesn’t mean he gets to play slowly. The Steelers’ rookie running back may have been a bit star struck when he first arrived in Pittsburgh, but he is quickly learning what it means to be an NFL player, which is to…

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May 19, 2019

The Warriors could see Demarcus Cousins back on the court before Kevin Durant

Jay Winkler 6:00pm May 19, 2019 5/19/19 Comments Disabled

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While the guarantee that a former Wildcat is gonna go home with an NBA Finals ring is a fun selling point for the BBN, it’d be even more exciting if said former Cat could contribute heavily to their team’s victory. The best candidate for that this season? Definitely Demarcus Cousins. Cousins’ injury at the start…

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Maximum Security’s owner wants a rematch, puts $5 million on the line

Jay Winkler 4:00pm May 19, 2019 5/19/19

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The drama from the 145th Kentucky Derby just keeps on coming. After having his KHRC appeal denied, Maximum Security’s co-owner Gary West is now taking matters into his own hands, offering up $5 million if any of his horse’s rivals can take down the would-be Derby winner. West is extending the offer to Long Range…

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Where UK Stands With the Remaining Frontcourt Options for 2019

Jay Winkler 3:30pm May 19, 2019 5/19/19

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UK’s 2019 roster is already formidable, but Coach Cal is still searching for that final cog that would have the machine running at full strength. Even if we assume EJ Montgomery and Nick Richards both return to Lexington for another season, there is still potentially room for one more big body to fill out the…

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