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July 5, 2020

Today on KSR: Football commitment highlights 4th of July

Sam Gormley 10:00am July 5, 2020 7/5/20

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The 4th of July has come and gone, but my head is still rattling with the banging of fireworks. I spent last night watching surrounding homes shoot off fireworks across the clear Kentucky sky. Here’s to hoping you had a safe and enjoyable celebration yesterday, as well. Now onto the news and notes you need…

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July 3, 2020

Maker is highest-ranked HBCU commit, hopes to start a movement

Drew Franklin 12:23pm July 3, 2020 7/3/20

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Makur Maker’s surprise commitment shouldn’t really be a surprise at all. It’s 4 a.m. and Makur Maker just committed to Howard From a basketball standpoint, yes, it’s odd to see a five-star talent pick Howard University over the likes of Kentucky, UCLA, Memphis and many others. The G League, too. Maker is the highest-ranked player…

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July 1, 2020

KSR Show Thread, 7/1: Garrard County and who wants $500?

Drew Franklin 9:55am July 1, 2020 7/1/20

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Kentucky Sports Radio radio is looking to bounce back in a big way after the second hour of yesterday’s show got a little whacky. Matt has drawn up plans to give five of the show’s listeners a shot at $500 from TJ Smith, plus there are things going on in Garrard County that need to…

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June 29, 2020

These UK-specific sports moments will be the best (when they return)

Maggie Davis 1:00pm June 29, 2020 6/29/20

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It’s been too long since society could kick back, relax, and get way too nervous and a little too competitive over the outcome of a game. Some sports – including NASCAR, the NWSL, horse racing and Korean baseball – have already made their return. Other sports – including the NBA and the MLB – have…

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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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O’Connor continues legacy of greatness at Kentucky Cheer

Abbigale Harrison 11:00am June 28, 2020 6/28/20

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Ryan Martin O’Connor is a force to be reckoned with. Earlier this week, O’Connor was named the head coach of the University of Kentucky’s prestigious cheerleading team. Her hiring follows a team scandal in May that resulted in the firing of coaches including head coach Jomo Thompson, who led Kentucky – the winningest cheerleading program…

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Today on KSR: Matthew Mitchell recovering from Brain Surgery

Sam Gormley 10:00am June 28, 2020 6/28/20 Comments Disabled

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Today’s day on KSR can’t truly start without us mentioning the news that Kentucky Women’s Basketball coach Matthew Mitchell is currently at home recovering following successful brain surgery. In a message posted to her Facebook, Mitchell’s wife Jenna posted the following: “About four months ago he fell and suffered a concussion, was not well for…

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June 21, 2020

Will Kentucky Basketball Ever Sign Another No. 1 Recruit?

Alex Weber 9:00pm June 21, 2020 6/21/20

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calipari

John Calipari fits rules around him like a belt. Wherever the market is for top players, Calipari owns it. But Reid Travis and Nate Sestina just don’t ring like “John Wall.” Following Wall in 2009, Anthony Davis and Nerlens Noel also took the top spot in 2011 and 2012 – three of Calipari’s first four…

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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 17, 2020

The Matt Jones Podcast Ep. 79: Steve Romines

KSR 6:30pm June 17, 2020 6/17/20

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The Matt Jones Podcast welcomes on Steve Romines, a longtime lawyer, legal expert, and friend of KSR, to break down all the legal implications of the last three weeks of protest and his analysis of the Breonna Taylor and David McAtee cases. Highlights: What it’s like to watch the ongoing protests through the eyes of…

Read More

July 5, 2020

Today on KSR: Football commitment highlights 4th of July

Sam Gormley 10:00am July 5, 2020 7/5/20

2 categories

4 tags

The 4th of July has come and gone, but my head is still rattling with the banging of fireworks. I spent last night watching surrounding homes shoot off fireworks across the clear Kentucky sky. Here’s to hoping you had a safe and enjoyable celebration yesterday, as well. Now onto the news and notes you need…

Read More

July 3, 2020

Maker is highest-ranked HBCU commit, hopes to start a movement

Drew Franklin 12:23pm July 3, 2020 7/3/20

4 categories

2 tags

Makur Maker’s surprise commitment shouldn’t really be a surprise at all. It’s 4 a.m. and Makur Maker just committed to Howard From a basketball standpoint, yes, it’s odd to see a five-star talent pick Howard University over the likes of Kentucky, UCLA, Memphis and many others. The G League, too. Maker is the highest-ranked player…

Read More

July 1, 2020

KSR Show Thread, 7/1: Garrard County and who wants $500?

Drew Franklin 9:55am July 1, 2020 7/1/20

1 category

0 tags

Kentucky Sports Radio radio is looking to bounce back in a big way after the second hour of yesterday’s show got a little whacky. Matt has drawn up plans to give five of the show’s listeners a shot at $500 from TJ Smith, plus there are things going on in Garrard County that need to…

Read More

June 29, 2020

These UK-specific sports moments will be the best (when they return)

Maggie Davis 1:00pm June 29, 2020 6/29/20

2 categories

0 tags

It’s been too long since society could kick back, relax, and get way too nervous and a little too competitive over the outcome of a game. Some sports – including NASCAR, the NWSL, horse racing and Korean baseball – have already made their return. Other sports – including the NBA and the MLB – have…

Read More

June 28, 2020

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

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

3 categories

4 tags

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…

Read More

O’Connor continues legacy of greatness at Kentucky Cheer

Abbigale Harrison 11:00am June 28, 2020 6/28/20

3 categories

0 tags

Ryan Martin O’Connor is a force to be reckoned with. Earlier this week, O’Connor was named the head coach of the University of Kentucky’s prestigious cheerleading team. Her hiring follows a team scandal in May that resulted in the firing of coaches including head coach Jomo Thompson, who led Kentucky – the winningest cheerleading program…

Read More

Today on KSR: Matthew Mitchell recovering from Brain Surgery

Sam Gormley 10:00am June 28, 2020 6/28/20 Comments Disabled

2 categories

0 tags

Today’s day on KSR can’t truly start without us mentioning the news that Kentucky Women’s Basketball coach Matthew Mitchell is currently at home recovering following successful brain surgery. In a message posted to her Facebook, Mitchell’s wife Jenna posted the following: “About four months ago he fell and suffered a concussion, was not well for…

Read More

June 21, 2020

Will Kentucky Basketball Ever Sign Another No. 1 Recruit?

Alex Weber 9:00pm June 21, 2020 6/21/20

3 categories

3 tags

calipari

John Calipari fits rules around him like a belt. Wherever the market is for top players, Calipari owns it. But Reid Travis and Nate Sestina just don’t ring like “John Wall.” Following Wall in 2009, Anthony Davis and Nerlens Noel also took the top spot in 2011 and 2012 – three of Calipari’s first four…

Read More

Who Passes the Sports Movie Dad Beer Test?

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

2 categories

4 tags

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,…

Read More

June 17, 2020

The Matt Jones Podcast Ep. 79: Steve Romines

KSR 6:30pm June 17, 2020 6/17/20

4 categories

1 tag

The Matt Jones Podcast welcomes on Steve Romines, a longtime lawyer, legal expert, and friend of KSR, to break down all the legal implications of the last three weeks of protest and his analysis of the Breonna Taylor and David McAtee cases. Highlights: What it’s like to watch the ongoing protests through the eyes of…

Read More