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July 12, 2020

KSR Exclusive: “Authentic” Scenes from Inside the BBNBA Bubble

Wynn McDonald 6:00pm July 12, 2020 7/12/20

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**DISCLAIMER: These quotes are definitely not real. This is a satirical piece written with the intent to entertain, not to inform.** The long-awaited NBA restart is now less than three weeks away, and with players arriving in their hotel rooms this week, scenes from the carefully-maintained Orlando “bubble” are already flooding in on social media.…

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July 5, 2020

UK vs. Bellarmine? Yeah, it Needs to Happen

Wynn McDonald 2:00pm July 5, 2020 7/5/20

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If you haven’t heard, the shortlist of NCAA Division I schools in the state of Kentucky gained a new member this summer: the Bellarmine University Knights. After crushing it for the last decade-plus in Division II, Bellarmine announced their move to join the top level of college basketball last year, joining the Atlantic Sun Conference.…

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June 28, 2020

The “Long Gone Summer:” Where Did it Go?

Wynn McDonald 1:00pm June 28, 2020 6/28/20

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There are three key facts you should know about me: I’m 21 years old, I love sports, and I really, really love baseball. In fact, I think it’s the greatest sport ever invented. Not many people still think that, and very few of them are my age. But it’s true. I love baseball like a…

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June 21, 2020

Who Passes the Sports Movie Dad Beer Test?

Wynn McDonald 11:00am June 21, 2020 6/21/20

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Disclaimer: I am not a dad. If you’d like to hear from one today, I recommend reading Roush’s post or rewatching Lynn Bowden’s highlights vs. Louisville. However, I have a great amount of respect for dads and all that they contribute to society. That’s why, this Father’s Day, I’ve decided to answer an important question. Namely,…

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June 14, 2020

Catching Up With Forgotten Championship Heroes

Wynn McDonald 11:00am June 14, 2020 6/14/20 Comments Disabled

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A few weeks ago, I took the liberty of following up on the not-so-illustrious careers of a few members of the UK Basketball Villains Hall of Fame (which is a very real thing, I promise). That research got me thinking about the other side of the coin: what happened to the UK basketball heroes that…

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June 7, 2020

BBN in the NBA Finals: A Look Back in Time

Wynn McDonald 12:00pm June 7, 2020 6/7/20 Comments Disabled

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In another world—one where COVID-19 never existed, March Madness wasn’t canceled, and Greg Gumble’s soothing voice didn’t leave us in our time of need—this weekend would have been the start of the 2020 NBA Finals. Instead, we’re left with nothing but reruns on ESPN, deflated balls in our driveways, and a tentative promise that league…

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May 31, 2020

Five (Creative) Solutions to the Football Dilemma

Wynn McDonald 12:00pm May 31, 2020 5/31/20

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As the calendar flips to June with no sports in sight, the conversation around UK sports has boiled down to two simple questions: will there be football in the fall? And if so, what will it look like? The idea of a shortened, fan-restricted or altered season at Kroger Field this year is a strange…

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May 19, 2020

Who is on the KSR All-2010s SEC Villain Team?

Wynn McDonald 9:00pm May 19, 2020 5/19/20

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Here at Kentucky Sports Radio, we’re all about anniversaries: not only are they convenient justifications to write absurd posts like this one, but they offer us all a chance to reflect on the truly special moments in UK history. (Seriously. We do this a lot.) Another thing that people like is lists, according to a…

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May 3, 2020

Five Reasons Why the 2020 ‘Cats Should Be Remembered as Champions

Wynn McDonald 9:00pm May 3, 2020 5/3/20

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Do you remember where you were when the final buzzer sounded on the 2019-20 Kentucky basketball season? I sure do. I was getting back from spring break, and let me tell you, the other passengers de-boarding from that 8-hour international flight were very confused to see an exhausted-looking college kid in a blue hoodie hooting…

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