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Happy afternoon, guys. Just think, we’re almost four and a half hours from the start of the Predators/Blues game, which means we’re about ten minutes from my next caffeine fix. Let’s roll through some afternoon notes thanks to our friends at TwinSpires.com.

— Over the past few years, we’ve dealt with more than our fair share of recruiting dramas, but has there been a May with this much uncertainty about next year’s roster? Mohamed Bamba could be a game-changing recruit, but zero information is leaking out of his camp, while Calipari is taking quite the gamble in waiting to hear what Kevin Knox decides while Cam Johnson is being wooed by other suitors. I’ve said it before, but given next year’s lack of experience, Johnson seems like he should be the bigger priority here, especially since there has been almost zero positive momentum in Kentucky’s direction with Knox in recent months. This is a delicate, tricky situation, and I’m certainly glad I don’t have to be the one to deal with it.

— Meanwhile, after being approved by the Athletics Committee this morning, the UK Board of Trustees just signed off on the deal to rename Commonwealth Stadium Kroger Field. According to Jon Hale, two of the 17 members of the Board of Trustees voted against renaming the stadium, the outgoing student body president and a faculty member, who both said students’ reaction to the change was not positive and argued the name “Commonwealth Stadium” has historical significance to the state. I’m not sure I agree with that, but ultimately, it doesn’t matter. We are now in the Kroger Field era.

— Remember that absurd lawsuit UofL students filed against Katina Powell and the author and publisher of her book for “devaluing” their UofL education? WDRB’s Jason Riley reports that it was dismissed today, as was the counterclaim filed by the author and publisher against the students. Hilariously, this was the judge’s comments to the attorney’s in the case:

— The results of this morning’s KSR Movie Bracket Elite Eight, factoring in a tie-breaking poll:

  • Shawshank Redemption over Wolf of Wall Street (tiebreaking Twitter poll)
  • Pulp Fiction over Rocky
  • Goodfellas over Star Wars
  • Forrest Gump over Saving Private Ryan

I don’t agree with most of those decisions, but listen to everyone’s reasoning in the latter half of Hour 2 of the podcast:

That makes your Final Four:

  • Shawshank Redemption vs. Pulp Fiction
  • Goodfellas vs. Forrest Gump

Who ya got??

— Finally, if you haven’t seen Jimmy Kimmel’s emotional monologue about his newborn son’s open-heart surgery, stop what you’re doing and watch:

Anybody got some tissues?

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

No, I will not make you a sandwich, but you can follow me on Twitter @MrsTylerKSR or email me.

7 Comments for Free $10 bets at TwinSpires.com want some afternoon notes



  1. RackEmWillie
    3:15 pm May 2, 2017 Permalink

    Jimmy Kimmel is a liberal, snow flake who is just a shill for Big Pharma. He needs to get run over by the Trump Train.



    • BBNDan7
      3:18 pm May 2, 2017 Permalink

      You seem like a sweet person to hang out with



    • macattack
      3:19 pm May 2, 2017 Permalink

      What a lovely person you must be….



    • RackEmWillie
      3:40 pm May 2, 2017 Permalink

      I tend to think I am a very lovely person, and I love hanging out. You all should swing by, have a drink and shoot some guns.



    • cjruk1
      4:10 pm May 2, 2017 Permalink

      Don’t feed the troll



    • playmorezeppelin
      5:38 pm May 2, 2017 Permalink

      Only someone who is truly miserable with their own life would respond to that video with a comment like that. smh.



  2. Booby Petrino
    4:10 pm May 2, 2017 Permalink

    Meant to bring this up earlier and forgot. Random former UK player news: There is a show in VH1 called Basketball Wives (yes, embarrassingly enough I do watch it). Last night, they introduced a new regular on the show…she is dating and has a kid with Joe Crawford, the former UK player. They were showing pics of him and his family. UK is everywhere!