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August 3, 2020

LSU’s splash shields “like breathing in a Ziploc bag”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm August 3, 2020 8/3/20

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On Friday, LSU’s equipment staff sent out pictures of the team’s new “splash shields” designed to protect players from coronavirus. The early reviews are in and they are not kind. Yesterday, two LSU players complained about the shields on TikTok, with offensive lineman Austin Deculus claiming wearing one was “like breathing in a Ziploc bag.”…

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SEC Quarterback Preseason Rankings

John Reecer 3:00pm August 3, 2020 8/3/20

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  For the next few weeks leading to the start of the College Football season (here’s hoping!), I will be previewing different teams, players, and more from the SEC. Up first is the position that gets all the headlines: Quarterback. While superstars Joe Burrow and Tua Tagovailoa have gone on to the pros, there is…

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John Petty withdrawing from NBA Draft to return to Alabama

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:45pm August 3, 2020 8/3/20

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Believe it or not, John Petty still has college eligibility remaining and he’s going to use it. Word just broke that Petty is withdrawing from the NBA Draft to return to Alabama for his senior season. The Huntsville native averaged 14.5 points, 6.6 rebounds, and 2.5 assists last year while connecting on 46.2% from the…

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August 1, 2020

Sports Illustrated ranks Kentucky first in SEC Summer Power Rankings

Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm August 1, 2020 8/1/20

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Boasting the No. 1 recruiting class in the nation, signing the No. 1 transfer on the market in Olivier Sarr, and returning former five-star prospect Keion Brooks Jr. are just a few reasons why Sports Illustrated has listed Kentucky as the No. 1 team in its SEC Summer Power Rankings. Releasing its list of top…

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Arkansas star guard Isaiah Joe returning for junior season

Jack Pilgrim 3:00pm August 1, 2020 8/1/20

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One of the top shooters in the SEC is returning to school for his junior season. Arkansas star guard Isaiah Joe announced this afternoon he would be withdrawing from the NBA Draft and returning for another season in Fayetteville. “As most of you may know, I entered my name into the 2020 NBA Draft back…

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SEC players to league leaders: “As much as you guys don’t know … it’s not good enough”

Jack Pilgrim 2:15pm August 1, 2020 8/1/20

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On a call with Southeastern Conference officials and medical advisers, several football players expressed concern over their safety and well-being during the upcoming season. In an audio recording obtained by The Washington Post, players were told that there would be outbreaks of COVID-19 within teams and the league “can’t prevent it.” “There are going to…

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Texas A&M planning for 50 percent capacity at Kyle Field

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm August 1, 2020 8/1/20

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Texas A&M is planning to fill Kyle Field up halfway when college football kicks off this fall. In a teleconference with the media on Friday, Texas A&M athletic director Ross Bjork said the school is planning on fans in attendance at 50% capacity this season, with official plans set to be unveiled at some point…

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July 31, 2020

All-SEC Football: 5 Reasons Why This Will Be Fun As Hell

Adam Luckett 10:30pm July 31, 2020 7/31/20

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It’s been a very, very weird time in the college sports world and it all started on that Thursday during conference tournament weekend when everything was canceled essentially overnight. Everything completely stopped and what followed it was months of uncertainty. Things have started to get better while outbreaks are still occurring nearly five months later,…

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July 30, 2020

Seven immediate reactions to the SEC’s league-only football announcement

Aaron Torres 11:00pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20

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On Thursday, the bombshell that had long been expected officially dropped: The SEC has announced their plans for the upcoming college football season. The conference where it “just means more” is about to get more, with a 10-game, league only schedule beginning on September 26th. The season will end with the SEC title game on…

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SEC officially announces 10-game conference-only schedule

Jack Pilgrim 10:55pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20

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The Southeastern Conference has officially announced its plans for the 2020 football season. In an announcement made this afternoon, the league established September 26 as the new kickoff for the season to allow its universities to focus on the healthy return of their campus communities and the gradual re-introduction of athletics, as the 14 members…

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August 8, 2020

10 things you need to know about Alabama and Ole Miss

Nick Roush 10:30pm August 8, 2020 8/8/20

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If college football can be played this fall, the SEC has tasked the Kentucky Wildcats to take on Lane Kiffin and the coach that kept his career afloat, Nick Saban. Ole Miss and Alabama have been added to UK’s schedule, a schedule that will not be finalized until next week. While we wait for the…

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August 7, 2020

Reactions from the SEC adding two non-divisional opponents to 2020 football schedule

Zack Geoghegan 7:05pm August 7, 2020 8/7/20

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At least we aren’t Missouri… On Friday afternoon, the SEC announced the additional two, non-divisional conference opponents that would make up each school’s 10-game schedule for the upcoming football season. If you haven’t already heard, Kentucky will now have to travel down to Tuscaloosa where they’ll take on the Alabama Crimson Tide. For the second…

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Taulia Tagovailoa receives transfer waiver for immediate eligibility

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm August 7, 2020 8/7/20

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Yet another high-profile student-athlete has earned a transfer waiver from the NCAA. This afternoon, former Alabama quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa – brother of Tua Tagovailoa – received a waiver from the NCAA for immediate eligibility at Maryland next season. ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler was the first to break the news. Taulia Tagovailoa’s transfer waiver has been approved…

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SEC to reveal two additional opponents at 6 p.m. ET

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:11pm August 7, 2020 8/7/20

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If you’re like the KSR crew, you’ve been refreshing your Twitter feed all day waiting for the SEC to announce Kentucky’s two additional conference opponents for the 2020 season. In true fashion, the league is not only going to draw it out a little longer, they’re going to make a spectacle of it. The reveal…

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SEC’s Football Safety Measures Include Two Weekly COVID-19 Tests

Nick Roush 10:12am August 7, 2020 8/7/20

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The SEC has made news, and not because they have released the 2020 football schedule. Friday morning the Southeastern Conference unveiled its medical policies and procedures that will be in effect during the 2020 college football season. Members of the football team will receive PCR tests twice weekly from an independent third party organization, typically…

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August 4, 2020

SEC Changes Football Training Camp Rules

Nick Roush 2:28pm August 4, 2020 8/4/20 Comments Disabled

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In the SEC, it just means more waiting. Before the SEC announced a 10-game conference schedule would be played this fall, the Kentucky football team was preparing for preseason practice to begin tomorrow. Now they will have to wait almost two more weeks before they can put on pads. In the latest report from Sports…

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Today on KSR: Waiting on a Football Schedule

Nick Roush 9:00am August 4, 2020 8/4/20

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In the immortal words of Chris Berman, “Tiiiiiick, tick, tick, tick, tiiiiick, tick, tick tick.”  The SEC announced on Thursday that the league would play a ten-game schedule exclusively against conference foes starting Sept. 26. Where and who will the teams play? Well, that’s still anybody’s guess. All we know is that there will still…

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August 3, 2020

Yves Pons withdraws from NBA Draft, will return to Tennessee

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm August 3, 2020 8/3/20

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The string of SEC talent returning to school continues, as Tennessee forward Yves Pons has decided to withdraw his name from the 2020 Draft. ESPN college basketball analyst Sean Farnham was the first to break the news that the 6-foot-6 forward would be returning to Tennessee for his senior campaign. “2nd thoughts are over,” Farnham…

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LSU’s Ja’Vonte Smart, Trendon Watford returning to school

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm August 3, 2020 8/3/20

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With the NBA Draft withdrawal deadline fast approaching, LSU just got even more good news. Rising junior guard Ja’Vonte Smart and All-SEC freshman Trendon Watford will both return to LSU for the 2020-21 season. Smart shared the news on Twitter while a source informed Adam Zagoria of Watford’s intentions. Earlier today, Darius Days also announced…

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This could be the new state flag of Mississippi

Nick Roush 4:00pm August 3, 2020 8/3/20

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The state of Mississippi is getting a new flag. Elijah Moore’s infamous Egg Bowl dog pee celebration could be forever commemorated as the Magnolia State’s banner. Mississippi State All-SEC running back Kylin Hill set change into motion earlier this summer when he said he would not play as long as the Confederate battle emblem adorned…

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