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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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July 1, 2020

Alabama students have been trying to contract coronavirus on purpose to win money

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm July 1, 2020 7/1/20

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In news that will shock you but probably shouldn’t, the University of Alabama student body is up to its usual nonsense. ABC confirmed on Wednesday that students from Alabama have been organizing “COVID parties” with the intention to see who can contract the coronavirus disease first; the winner would receive a pot of money. Tuscaloosa students…

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June 30, 2020

Dates for virtual SEC Media Days still to be determined

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm June 30, 2020 6/30/20 Comments Disabled

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SEC Media Days were originally scheduled to take place July 13-16 in Atlanta until the league decided to hold them virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. With continued uncertainty surrounding the college football season and cases on the rise nationwide, the league is holding off on setting a date for the event, which is considered…

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June 27, 2020

Mississippi moves one step closer to removing state flag with Confederate battle emblem

Nick Roush 6:30pm June 27, 2020 6/27/20

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With college athletics acting as the catalyst, the state of Mississippi has almost completed the process to remove its state flag that prominently features the Confederate battle emblem. In the last week of the state’s legislative session, the House and Senate passed the most significant hurdles to remove the state flag. Each chamber of the…

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June 26, 2020

South Carolina AD Ray Tanner hopes to know plan for college football by early August

Zack Geoghegan 9:30pm June 26, 2020 6/26/20 Comments Disabled

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All sports fans can do right now is wait, but knowing how long they have to wait can help ease the anticipation. In a letter published to the school’s website on Friday afternoon, South Carolina athletic director Ray Tanner unveiled his hopes for a proposal regarding the upcoming college football season: early August is the…

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Former UK Punter Grant McKinniss Transfers to Missouri

Nick Roush 3:27pm June 26, 2020 6/26/20

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Kentucky’s former punter will play for a familiar foe this fall. Grant McKinniss announced on Twitter Friday afternoon that he will transfer to the University of Missouri. His final year of eligibility will be spent playing for first-year head coach Eli Drinkwitz. The kicker shared the following message in his announcement. In his last two…

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June 25, 2020

The Mike Leach/Lane Kiffin rivalry is on

Drew Franklin 8:15pm June 25, 2020 6/25/20

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New coaching rivals Mike Leach and Lane Kiffin joined forces with other coaches and administrators from their respective universities to push Mississippi legislators to change the state’s controversial flag. Both sides of the Mississippi State/Ole Miss rivalry came together at the state capitol to show some serious support behind a very serious cause, but Leach…

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Mississippi State, Ole Miss coaches and administration confront Mississippi legislature about changing state flag

Jack Pilgrim 5:15pm June 25, 2020 6/25/20

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Ole Miss and Mississippi State coaches and administrators are pushing Mississippi legislature to change the state flag. Thursday morning, Ole Miss head coach Lane Kiffin and Mississippi State head coach Mike Leach were among the individuals who addressed the legislature about removing the emblem of the Confederate battle flag. “We removed the flag from our…

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There’s a New SEC Nation Crew

Nick Roush 2:00pm June 25, 2020 6/25/20

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SEC Nation will look different in the fall of 2020 and it’s not just because of coronavirus. The SEC Network’s live pregame show may or may not tour campuses across the conference this fall. That news has not yet been announced. What we do know is that the cast will not look the same. Paul…

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June 24, 2020

Stadium Ranked Mitch Barnhart as one of the SEC’s Worst Athletic Directors

Nick Roush 1:00pm June 24, 2020 6/24/20

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What in the hell are Jeff Goodman and Brett McMurphy thinking? The cash cows from the upstart Stadium network used the absence of sports to rank every athletic director in the Southeastern Conference. Goodman and McMurphy kept the criteria simple, primarily basing the grades on postseason success and the win-loss record of each coach the…

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June 23, 2020

Greg Sankey believes fate of college football will be known in late July

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm June 23, 2020 6/23/20

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Everyone involved expects college football to happen in some form or fashion this fall, but the actual concept is still a work in progress. During an appearance on The Rich Eisen Show this past Monday, SEC commissioner Greg Sankey said that the fate of the upcoming college football season will be known by the end…

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