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May 31, 2020

John Wall, Public Servant

Abbigale Harrison 3:00pm May 31, 2020 5/31/20

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We all remember John Wall as one of the legendary members of the 2009-10 men’s basketball team, the beginning of the Calipari era here in Kentucky. How could we forget the John Wall dance that lit up all of my middle school dances? It is forever etched in my memory, for better or for worse.…

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May 29, 2020

Bam Adebayo is worried about a potential return to basketball

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm May 29, 2020 5/29/20

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When basketball does return, players are going to have different views on how they’ll approach their safety. From everything announced over the last few weeks, the NBA appears dedicated to finding a way to resume the 2019-20 season after the coronavirus suspended play on March 11. Miami Heat big man and former Kentucky Wildcat, Bam…

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May 26, 2020

Only Season Ticket Holders can Attend Iowa State Football Games — Will that be the New Norm in College Football?

Nick Roush 2:45pm May 26, 2020 5/26/20

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The Iowa State football program could become trendsetters in the world of college football and it’s not because of Matt Campbell’s innovative offense. Tuesday morning athletics director Jamie Pollard announced Iowa State’s plans to fill Jack Trice Stadium this fall. Fully anticipating the season to start on time Sept. 5, Pollard revealed the stadium will…

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May 24, 2020

Michigan president: no sports without students on campus, expects decision to stick for the full academic year

Maggie Davis 10:00pm May 24, 2020 5/24/20

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Just as professional sports begin to make their return in New York, collegiate sports could be experiencing a delay in Michigan. Well, at least at the University of Michigan. The Wolverines’ president Dr. Mark Schlissel says the campus won’t allow football players to return to campus unless the general student body is also able to…

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Professional sports can return in New York beginning today

Maggie Davis 12:45pm May 24, 2020 5/24/20

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We’re one step closer to the return of sports. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday morning all professional sports leagues in the state can begin training camps effective immediately. “Starting today, all the New York professional sports leagues will be able to begin training camps,” Cuomo said in a press conference Sunday. “I believe…

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May 23, 2020

Guidelines for the return of Youth Sports in Kentucky

Nick Roush 1:00pm May 23, 2020 5/23/20

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Friday afternoon Governor Andy Beshear announced guidelines specific to the return of youth sports in Kentucky. These guidelines only pertain to youth sports. The KHSAA will meet next week before it issues recommendations for high school athletes. Instead of combing through the 10-page document, allow KSR to outline some of the specifics. June 15 As…

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May 22, 2020

John Wall helping provide rent relief for D.C. residents

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm May 22, 2020 5/22/20 Comments Disabled

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An area that has been significantly impacted by COVID-19 is receiving help from a local sports figure. Former Kentucky Wildcat and current point guard for the Washington Wizards, John Wall, has launched a new program called “202 Assist” that will provide rent relief for the residents of D.C’s Ward 8. We’re proud to launch the #202Assist,…

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May 19, 2020

Cincinnati Bengals set to open Paul Brown Stadium on Wednesday

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm May 19, 2020 5/19/20

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Tuesday marked the first day since the coronavirus outbreak that NFL teams could open up their facilities, although capacity is still going to be severely limited. According to Ben Baby of ESPN, the Cincinnati Bengals plan to reopen Paul Brown Stadium on Wednesday. As of Tuesday, 22 of the league’s 32 teams were allowed to open…

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May 18, 2020

South Carolina cancels fall break, plans in-person class stoppage on Nov. 24

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm May 18, 2020 5/18/20

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The University of South Carolina has made a significant change to its academic calendar for the fall semester. In an announcement made by the school late Sunday evening, USC has decided to cancel Fall Break and will stop in-person classes for the fall semester on Nov. 24. President Bob Caslen said the decision was made…

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New York, California, and Texas welcome return for pro sports

Jack Pilgrim 8:30pm May 18, 2020 5/18/20

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Three major steps took three major steps forward in their efforts to return to professional sports on Monday. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, followed by California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Texas Gov. Greg Abbot, all announced today that pro sports were allowed to return – albeit with no fans – in the coming weeks. Cuomo,…

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March 16, 2020

Kentucky Governor closes all restaurants and bars for dine-in service

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:42am March 16, 2020 3/16/20

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As expected, Governor Andy Beshear just announced that beginning at 5 p.m. today, all restaurants and bars in Kentucky will close for dine-in service. Only takeout and delivery will be available. “I’m going to put out the order today to close all restaurant and bars to in-person traffic,” Governor Beshear said. “We are going to…

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Governor Beshear announces first coronavirus-related death in Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:26am March 16, 2020 3/16/20 Comments Disabled

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Governor Andy Beshear just reported the first coronavirus-related death in Kentucky. The patient was a 66-year-old man from Bourbon County who was being treated at Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Beshear noted that the patient had another serious health issue and “was in bad shape.” “There were numerous factors that led to this point. The coronavirus…

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March 15, 2020

KSR’s Mission During The Coronavirus Outbreak

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm March 15, 2020 3/15/20

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Normally at this time on Selection Sunday, we’d be poring over the NCAA Tournament bracket and complaining about Kentucky’s draw; however, these are not normal times. The coronavirus outbreak has halted life as we know it, and as the largest independent media outlet in the state, Kentucky Sports Radio is switching gears as well. Starting…

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Karl-Anthony Towns donates $100,000 to help with coronavirus test development

Jack Pilgrim 9:10pm March 15, 2020 3/15/20

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Former Kentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns is donating $100,000 to help with coronavirus test development. This evening, the former Wildcat and current Minnesota Timberwolves star announced he would be making the $100,000 donation to the Mayo Clinic out of Rochester, MN, an academic medical center currently developing a test for COVID-19. “Mayo Clinic has begun…

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CDC recommends no gatherings of 50+ people

Drew Franklin 7:57pm March 15, 2020 3/15/20

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We have a new update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now the CDC is recommending no gatherings of 50 or more people for the next eight weeks. The recommendation does not apply to schools and businesses, but it will have an impact on just about everyone reading this right now. Any weddings,…

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Former Kentucky Players Overseas Are Coming Back Home

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm March 15, 2020 3/15/20 Comments Disabled

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Two former Kentucky teammates are making their way back to the United States after their overseas basketball leagues were suspended. Derek Willis and Dominique Hawkins gave some updates on their current status amid the coronavirus pandemic that is devastating the U.S. and several other parts of the world. Willis is currently stationed in Germany, where he…

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