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July 17, 2017

John Wall and Randall Cobb are headed to the UK Athletics Hall of Fame

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:20am July 17, 2017 7/17/17

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If you’re listening to KSR, you just heard DeWayne Peevy announce some big news. John Wall and Randall Cobb headline the 2017 UK Athletics Hall of Fame class, which also includes Collin Cowgill (baseball), Ralph Hacker (broadcaster), Sherry Hoover Bordner (cross country/indoor track/outdoor track), and Sarah Rumely (volleyball). The group will be inducted during Hall of Fame Weekend,…

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July 15, 2017

Checking in on NBA Cats in the Summer League

Haley Simpson 11:00am July 15, 2017 7/15/17 Comments Disabled

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Former Cats continue to take over the NBA Summer League, three of them taking the court last night. Skal Labissiere continues to make waves with the Sacramento Kings, helping lead them to a 93-87 win over the Phoenix Suns. Labissiere went for 12 points and five rebounds in 23 minutes last night, earning a starting…

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July 10, 2017

Avery Williamson to host KSR tomorrow

Drew Franklin 9:00pm July 10, 2017 7/10/17

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Tennessee Titans linebacker Avery Williamson will try his hand at carrying Tuesday’s Kentucky Sports Radio radio show. A former All-SEC selection in his senior season at Kentucky, Williamson will be on to tell old tales from his four seasons as a Wildcat and what’s it like playing professionally for the next Super Bowl championship team.…

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July 8, 2017

Bud Dupree Reflects on Second NFL Season

Nick Roush 11:00am July 8, 2017 7/8/17 Comments Disabled

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Bud Dupree’s second NFL season was filled with obstacles, but the former Kentucky defensive end found a way to finish strong for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The preseason was filled with lofty expectations for the Steelers’ 2015 first round pick, expectations that could not be met thanks to a preseason injury.  Described as a groin/abdominal injury (a.k.a.…

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June 24, 2017

Former Wildcat Todd Perry Inducted into KY Pro Football Fall of Fame

Nick Roush 11:00am June 24, 2017 6/24/17

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Former Kentucky offensive guard Todd Perry was one of six inducted into the Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame last night in Lexington. The Elizabethtown native was an All-SEC performer for Bill Curry in 1992.  A fourth round selection by the Chicago Bears, Perry spent eight seasons in Chicago and finished his 11-year career in…

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May 27, 2017

Two Fantastic Stats About the NFL Cats

Nick Roush 3:00pm May 27, 2017 5/27/17 Comments Disabled

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At Kentucky Sports Radio, the blog never sleeps.  We blog till we fall.  However, finding original statistical concoctions in said blogs are few and far between.  That’s not the case at Pro Football Focus. While I use my fingers to count how many days till football season, they’re crunching next level numbers.  Even though the…

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May 8, 2017

Marcus McWilson signs with the Raiders

Drew Franklin 1:20pm May 8, 2017 5/8/17

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Another former Wildcat has found a new home in the NFL. Marcus McWilson, the former UK safety and one of Mark Stoops’ first big commitments at Kentucky, inked a deal with the Oakland Raiders today. The Youngstown, Ohio native shined at UK’s Pro Day back in March and that likely played a big role in…

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May 6, 2017

Boom Williams Sidelined with an Injury at Bengals Camp

Kory Henry 1:00pm May 6, 2017 5/6/17

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Bad news for Boom and Bengals fans… Bengals.com is reporting that Stanley “Boom” Williams pulled a hamstring just minutes into the Bengals’ workout on Friday. Prior to the injury, Boom was already in for an up-hill battle to make Cincinnati’s final roster. Jeremy Hill will undoubtedly be the Bengals’ starter at running back, barring any…

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May 1, 2017

JoJo Kemp signs with an NFL team

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:17pm May 1, 2017 5/1/17

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Running back JoJo Kemp just became the latest Kentucky Wildcat to sign a free agent deal with an NFL team following this weekend’s draft. According to UK, Kemp has signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Meanwhile, defensive back Blake McClain tweeted that he’s got minicamp try outs with the Cincinnati Bengals and Washington Redskins: Bengals…

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Monday’s Top 10: It’s Gonna be May

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:00am May 1, 2017 5/1/17

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Good morning, everyone, and happy May Day. While the first day of May is traditionally celebrated with people dancing around a Maypole, nowadays, it’s usually greeted by one of your friends texting or tweeting you a picture of Justin Timberlake in his NSYNC days because you know, it’s gonna be May. I’m going to celebrate…

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August 14, 2020

Mike Edwards is the first player to pick off Tom Brady as a Buccaneer

Jack Pilgrim 6:00pm August 14, 2020 8/14/20

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Tom Brady, ever heard of him? Arguably the greatest quarterback in NFL history made a league-altering decision this spring, leaving the New England Patriots after 20 years with the organization in favor of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. As he gets used to life in Tampa, a former Wildcat gave him a warm welcome in practice…

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August 12, 2020

Austin MacGinnis Hard Knocks Report: Episode 1

Drew Franklin 12:00pm August 12, 2020 8/12/20

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Season 15 of “Hard Knocks” premiered on HBO last night with a look behind the scenes of two NFL training camps. The first time two teams have ever been featured on the popular sports docuseries, this new season of “Hard Knocks” also has the twist of COVID-19, which makes this year’s show even more unique…

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August 9, 2020

Prayers for Lynn Bowden and family this Sunday night

Brett Bibbins 11:00pm August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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A sad note to end this Sunday night, as former Cat and current Las Vegas Raider, Lynn Bowden tweeted that his grandmother has passed from Covid-19. This Covid shit real man just lost my grandma to it today y’all hug and love y’all elderly people man and be kareful ? — Lynn Bowden Jr (@LynnBowden_1)…

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August 5, 2020

Benny Snell’s TikTok channel is must-see content

Maggie Davis 7:00pm August 5, 2020 8/5/20

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Benny Snell is officially on TikTok, and it’s absolutely wonderful. The majority of his page is dedicated to his time in the blue-and-white, which means there are plenty of must-see videos for Kentucky fans (and a few for Pittsburgh Steelers fans, too). His account, @Iambennysnelljr, currently has over 10,000 followers, over 140,000 likes and over…

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August 4, 2020

Could the Raiders use Lynn Bowden Jr. at quarterback? “Don’t be surprised”

Jack Pilgrim 9:00pm August 4, 2020 8/4/20

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After taking over the quarterback position in his third and final year at Kentucky, Lynn Bowden Jr. managed to break the school record for most rushing yards by a quarterback (1,369 in eight games) and most 100-yard rushing games in a single season by a QB (seven) en route to First-Team All-America and All-SEC honors.…

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WATCH: Lynn Bowden bought his mother a new car

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am August 4, 2020 8/4/20

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What do you do when you get your first big NFL paycheck? Take care of momma. That’s what Lynn Bowden did, at least. Last night, Bowden’s mother Melissa Phillips posted pictures and a video of her son surprising her with a new Mercedes. Last week, the former Kentucky star signed his rookie contract with the…

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July 31, 2020

ESPN set to announce new Monday Night Football crew

Jack Pilgrim 2:30pm July 31, 2020 7/31/20

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ESPN’s Monday Night Football crew is getting a brand new batch of talent. After previously deciding to remove Joe Tessitore and Booger McFarland from the broadcast, ESPN has selected Steve Levy, Brian Griese and Louis Riddick for its Monday Night Football broadcasts in 2020, according to NFL insider James Andrew Miller. In the same report, Miller reports…

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July 30, 2020

Lynn Bowden sports Las Vegas Raiders jersey for the first time

Jack Pilgrim 1:00pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20

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Lynn Bowden Jr. is officially a Las Vegas Raider, and now, he has the jersey to show for it. With NFL Training Camp beginning throughout the nation, rookies were the first to arrive at their respective facilities to participate in initial screenings, get fitted for uniforms, and explore their new football home. This week, the…

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July 28, 2020

Larry Warford opting out of season despite multiple offers

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm July 28, 2020 7/28/20

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Three-time Pro Bowler Larry Warford is a free agent with plenty of offers to join a squad for the 2020 season, but he’s electing to sit it out. Adam Schefter is reporting that Warford will opt out of the season to start a family and continue to train. He will reevaluate his options in 2021.…

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Za’Darius Smith makes top 50 of NFL Top 100 Rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm July 28, 2020 7/28/20 Comments Disabled

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Every year, NFL players vote on who they believe are the top 100 players in the league. The NFL Network is rolling out the list all week, and so far, one former Kentucky Wildcat made the cut. Za’Darius Smith made his NFL Top 100 debut at No. 48 after a banner inaugural season with the Green…

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