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July 14, 2018

Are we expecting too much from Kentucky Football this year?

Matt Wheatley 2:00pm July 14, 2018 7/14/18

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When it comes to Kentucky Football, I am an eternal optimist. If you are anything like me – and because I care about you, I hope you are not – it’s the same story year in and year out. As September draws near, we begin plotting routes to extraordinary success. Typically, by the time October…

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July 12, 2014

The Great Bambino’s Saturday News and Views

Matt Wheatley 10:30pm July 12, 2014 7/12/14

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One hundred years ago today, Babe Ruth made his major league debut for the Boston Red Sox. George Herman Ruth began his career as a left-handed pitcher before being traded to the Yankees for $100,000 in 1919 where he solidified his reputation as the league most potent offensive threat. For me, Babe Ruth solidified himself…

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June 15, 2014

Praise keeps piling up for Bud Dupree

Matt Wheatley 2:30pm June 15, 2014 6/15/14

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The off-season has been kind to Bud Dupree. From being pegged as an All-SEC player down to being ranked as the number two defensive end in the country according to NFLDraftScout.com, the hype surrounding one of Kentucky’s favorite players has continued to grow. This time, Dupree’s praises are coming from one of the most well-known…

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Five-star guard Tyler Dorsey decommits from Arizona

Matt Wheatley 1:00pm June 15, 2014 6/15/14

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While it appears at the Cats are all-in on Malik Newman, a potential backup option opened up his recruitment yesterday.  Tyler Dorsey, the number 7 ranked player in the class of 2015 has decommited from the Wildcats of Arizona. While the national recruiting pundits have not pegged Kentucky as a player in Dorsey’s recruitment, one…

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Lessons from Papa Cal

Matt Wheatley 11:30am June 15, 2014 6/15/14

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Happy Father’s Day, all (even UL lurker dads). If this were Facebook or Twitter, I’d turn this post into a collage of photos of my dad while expounding upon why James Wheatley is the greatest father to ever grace the earth. Luckily for you, this is Kentucky Sports Radio and the only dad you’ll hear…

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A plea to the people who orchestrate cheers…

Matt Wheatley 10:00am June 15, 2014 6/15/14

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As football season rapidly approaches, it is not only the players who need to hone their craft. In recent years, a chink in the BBN’s armor has revealed itself–at least to me. In my opinion, the C-A-T-S chant has devolved to a shell of its former self. I recall going to games in my younger…

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May 31, 2014

Alabama offers George Brown

Matt Wheatley 9:30pm May 31, 2014 5/31/14

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Last year, Kentucky beat out Alabama for defensive tackle Matt Elam.  This year, the Cats will once again have to ward off the Crimson Tide to land one of their top prospects, offensive tackle George Brown. In years past, an Alabama offer would have signaled the death knell to Kentucky’s chances of landing a prospective recruit.…

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May 24, 2014

Bill Self….”College Basketball’s Recruiting King”?

Matt Wheatley 6:45pm May 24, 2014 5/24/14

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What do you get when you sign a 16 year old from the Ukraine that no one has ever heard of? Apparently, you earn a shiny title proclaiming you to be the new “King” of college basketball recruiting. After signing Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, Bleacher Report’s college basketball national lead writer (sounds important), wrote an article  discussing how…

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May 17, 2014

California Chrome owner takes shot at Churchill Downs

Matt Wheatley 9:30pm May 17, 2014 5/17/14

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When someone insults the state of Kentucky–even indirectly and especially in relation to horse racing–I take that insult personally. So if anyone else in this state is like me, Steve Coburn, the co-owner of California Chrome, may have lost a few fans in Kentucky this evening after taking a jab at Churchill Downs. During his…

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May 11, 2014

Darrin Kirkland on campus…

Matt Wheatley 1:30pm May 11, 2014 5/11/14

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The Big Blue football recruiting machine keeps churning out great news. Today, Darrin Kirkland–a four star prospect according to every major recruiting service–visited Kentucky and spent a little quality time with Coach Stoops. Talking about how incredible it is for prospects like these to visit Kentucky may be getting a little old these days. After…

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