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June 23, 2020

Florida star guard Nembhard is now Gonzaga star guard Nembhard

Drew Franklin 3:00pm June 23, 2020 6/23/20

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One of the best point guards in the Southeastern Conference has left the Southeastern Conference. Andrew Nembhard, an All-SEC freshman in 2018-19 and a star in the Florida Gators’ backcourt the past two seasons, will take his talents to Gonzaga for the remainder of his college basketball career. Nembhard flirted with the NBA Draft after…

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June 22, 2020

Mississippi State’s star running back says “change the flag” or he’s out

Drew Franklin 3:00pm June 22, 2020 6/22/20

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  Kylin Hill is an All-SEC running back for Mississippi State with just shy of 3,000 yards out of the backfield in his three seasons in Starkville. Hill rushed for 1,350 yards last year as a junior and Kentucky fans saw 120 of them in the Bulldogs’ win over the Cats. He is already among…

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That time a group of Kentucky students stole Tennessee’s Smokey mascot

Nick Roush 2:00pm June 22, 2020 6/22/20

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The 1950s were a simpler time. Back then you could enjoy a malt from a drive-in after attending the sock hop with your best gal. Or if it was a Saturday in the fall you could watch the Kentucky Wildcats carry the beer barrel off the field after defeating the Tennessee Volunteers. Some might say…

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June 20, 2020

At Least 30 LSU football players are in Quarantine due to COVID-19

Brent Wainscott 5:30pm June 20, 2020 6/20/20

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Yesterday, we got a staggering number of Clemson football players testing positive for COVID-19. Now, college football’s national champions are seeing similar numbers. According to Sports Illustrated, at least a quarter of LSU’s football roster has been quarantined this week due to virus concerns. This doesn’t necessarily mean all 30 players have the virus, but…

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Florida drops ‘Gator Bait’ cheer at sporting events due to racist imagery

Jack Pilgrim 3:00pm June 20, 2020 6/20/20

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The University of Florida has decided to discontinue the use of its ‘Gator Bait’ cheer and band performances at sporting events moving forward. Florida President Kent Fuchs announced this week that while there is no direct evidence of racism with the school’s cheer, the term “gator bait” itself is associated with “horrific historic racist imagery.”…

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June 19, 2020

Four-Star Florida Safety Commits to Florida…for the Third Time

Nick Roush 9:30pm June 19, 2020 6/19/20

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If you thought Jarren Williams had a tough time making decisions, let me introduce you to Kamar Wilcoxson. A four-star recruit that attends IMG Academy in Florida, Wilcoxson is considered one of the 250 best football players in America. This afternoon he announced on Twitter that he has committed to the Florida Gators. The decision looks like…

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Donnie Tyndall is back in College Basketball

Nick Roush 7:30pm June 19, 2020 6/19/20

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Donnie Tyndall has returned to the hardwood. One upon a time, Tyndall was the head coach of the Tennessee Volunteers basketball program. That only lasted 11 months. Tyndall got the quick hook after NCAA investigators discovered he did quite a bit of cheating at Southern Miss, his previous head coaching stop. He provided financial benefits…

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NCAA bans championship events from being played in states where Confederate flag has prominent presence

Jack Pilgrim 11:30am June 19, 2020 6/19/20

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The NCAA Board of Governors announced this morning that it will be expanding its Confederate flag policy to prevent any NCAA championship events from being played in states where the symbol has a prominent presence. In a statement released this morning, the NCAA condemned symbols or acts of discrimination and oppression. “There is no place…

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June 18, 2020

SEC commissioner Greg Sankey condemns State of Mississippi flag

Zack Geoghegan 11:00pm June 18, 2020 6/18/20

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The Mississippi state flag has been under scrutiny for decades and more recognized leaders are calling for a stand to change it. Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey has put out a statement condemning the flag, going so far as to say that any SEC championships would not be held in the state of Mississippi until…

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Alabama and Ohio State schedule home-and-home for 2027 and 2028

Jack Pilgrim 6:30pm June 18, 2020 6/18/20

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Alabama and Ohio State have announced a home-and-home football series between the two programs for the 2027 and 2028 seasons. “This series with Ohio State adds another outstanding non-conference opponent to our future football schedules,” said Alabama Director of Athletics Greg Byrne. “We are thrilled at the progress we’ve made in securing such quality home-and-homes…

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July 11, 2020

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey not optimistic about football this fall: “The direct reality is not good.”

Nick Roush 10:00pm July 11, 2020 7/11/20

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“We are running out of time to correct and get things right.” Greg Sankey’s words on Saturday morning’s edition of Marty and McGee cast doubt on the likelihood of college football being played this fall. The statement comes on the heels of the Big Ten and Pac-12’s decisions to exclusively play conference games this fall.…

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“We Want Bama” Ranking the SEC West Teams to Add to Kentucky’s All-Conference Schedule

Nick Roush 9:30pm July 11, 2020 7/11/20

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If The Big Ten and Pac-12 play college football this fall, their league members will exclusively play against one another. Saturday morning Greg Sankey said actions by other leagues will not determine the SEC’s fate this fall, but the All-SEC schedule will surely get kicked around when all of the league’s athletic directors meet in…

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247 Sports Predicts Kentucky Football will Finish Fourth in the SEC East

Nick Roush 3:30pm July 11, 2020 7/11/20

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The 2020 college football season will in all likelihood look much different this fall than what it looks like today. Despite the fluid circumstances, the preseason talking season must go on. Friday morning 247 Sports released its SEC preseason preview. Completed by a 13-person panel of writers, the college football reporters picked Kentucky to finish…

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July 9, 2020

SEC Athletic Directors to meet Monday to discuss fall sports

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:30pm July 9, 2020 7/9/20

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Will the SEC follow the Big Ten’s lead and move to a conference-only schedule this season? The powers that be are meeting early next week to talk it out. According to Sports Illustrated, SEC athletic directors will meet at the league offices in Birmingham on Monday to discuss fall sports. The meeting has been planned…

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Winners and Losers of a Potential All-SEC Football Schedule

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:30pm July 9, 2020 7/9/20

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This afternoon, the Big Ten became the first Power Five conference to announce it is moving to a league-only schedule for the 2020 football season. The ACC and PAC-12 are expected to follow suit, and although the SEC says no decision has been made yet, it feels like the writing is on the wall. Logistically,…

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SEC reportedly caught off guard by Big Ten’s announcement

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:30pm July 9, 2020 7/9/20

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The Big Ten’s announcement that it will only play conference games this year sent shockwaves through the sports world this afternoon, most notably across the SEC. AL.com’s John Talty is reporting that his sources in the league were caught off guard by the news and now feel like their hands are tied when it comes…

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July 7, 2020

Who will play Paul on the Finebaum sitcom? Here are some guesses.

Drew Franklin 6:00pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20

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Paul Finebaum says conversations around a potential sitcom about his life are getting very serious, so serious that a well-known Hollywood actor is already on board with playing Paul if the show does indeed come to life. The real Paul Finebaum told the Charlotte Observer he has already spoken with this unnamed actor and, “it…

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Vanderbilt gets rid of athletics communications department

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20

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What’s going on over on West End? This morning, multiple Vanderbilt beat writers reported that the school has fired its athletics communications staff and is absorbing the roles within the university’s communications department. The Tennessean has confirmed the news, citing emails sent to the employees on Monday. VandySports’ Chris Lee tweeted that existing employees will…

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July 5, 2020

The 5 Biggest Unanswered SEC Basketball Questions

Brandon Ramsey 11:00pm July 5, 2020 7/5/20

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The 2020-2021 NCAA Basketball season may still be several months away, if it happens at all, but doesn’t it seem like the end of this past season was even longer ago?  I remember being in Nashville, ready to watch Kentucky in the SEC Tournament, and that seems like it was years ago.  Regardless of what the…

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July 2, 2020

NCAA hits Texas A&M football with recruiting and athletic violations

Jack Pilgrim 12:30pm July 2, 2020 7/2/20

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The Texas A&M football program is facing numerous recruiting and athletic violations from the NCAA. This afternoon, the NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions announced the school – including head coach Jimbo Fisher – committed violations between January 2018 and February 2019. According to the release, the university, head coach and NCAA enforcement staff agreed…

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