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August 9, 2020

Athletes depart football programs for Fall 2020 season

Abbigale Harrison 4:00pm August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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COVID-19 has created an uncertain future for collegiate athletics around the country, an uncertainty felt to a great degree by football student-athletes. Some collegiate athletes, however, have taken their future and their health into their own hands. Earlier this week, EKU kicker Landon White released a statement regarding his departure from the program, stating concerns…

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LOOK: Terry Wilson shows off snazzy new look

Maggie Davis 1:00pm August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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Terry Wilson is “all in” on the 2020-21 football season, and he has the style to match the moxie. Wilson made headlines earlier this summer when he cut his hair for the first time since the eighth grade, and he shocked the BBN when he debuted the new look on Instagram. Now, the UK football…

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Today on KSR: Kenny Payne watch continues; CFB season might be in doubt

Sam Gormley 10:00am August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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For the second time in 2020, one of Kentucky’s top assistant coaches is being courted by a different team; this time it’s Kenny Payne and the New York Knicks. On Saturday, more news came out about the potential of Payne leaving Lexington to join the Knicks as an assistant coach. More on that in a…

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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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More Good News About College Football (Just Kidding)

Nick Roush 2:15pm August 8, 2020 8/8/20

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The sky is falling. Everything hurts. Gloom, despair and agony on me. The hits keep on coming this Saturday as hope and optimism dwindle for college football in 2020. Since the MAC decided to cancel the season, the Big Ten presidents are talking about doing just the same. The news has stirred the anonymous sources…

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Oh no, the Big Ten may not be playing college football this fall

Nick Roush 11:50am August 8, 2020 8/8/20

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Well this is not a sentence I’d like to type: A Power Five conference is contemplating cancelling its 2020 college football season. Not good! Less than an hour after the MAC became the first FBS conference to announce it will not play football this fall, Pete Thamel revealed that Big Ten presidents are meeting today…

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The MAC will not play college football in 2020

Nick Roush 10:45am August 8, 2020 8/8/20

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The conference the typically gives Kentucky two non-conference opponents a year will not play football this fall. Brett McMurphy reports the Mid-American Conference will not play football in the fall of 2020 due to player health and safety concerns during the coronavirus pandemic. The MAC is the first FBS conference to shut down football for…

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August 7, 2020

Kentucky’s additional 2020 opponents are Alabama and Ole Miss

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30pm August 7, 2020 8/7/20

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Bring. On. Bama. The SEC just revealed each team’s additional non-divisional opponents for the 2020 season, and Kentucky drew Alabama and Ole Miss. The game vs. the Crimson Tide will take place in Tuscaloosa, while the game vs. the fighting Lane Kiffins will happen at Kroger Field. Kentucky last played Alabama in 2016, a 34-6 loss…

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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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August 28, 2013

Know Your Wildcat: Bud Dupree

Drew Franklin 5:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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During the slow and insipid summer of 2008, former KSR wordsmith Evan Hilbert profiled each and every member of the University of Kentucky football team. Though his knowledge was sparse and his research was far from thorough, Evan’s short and insufficient player profiles were an integral part of Kentucky’s success that season. UK finished with…

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Flashback: Kentucky vs. Western Kentucky

Stuart Hammer 3:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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Welcome, Big Blue Nation, to a new series beginning here on KSR. What you are looking at is the first of a weekly three-part series that will come to you on the Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of a football game week. Part one will be this: a flashback in time of the history between Kentucky…

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A Guide to the University’s “New” Tailgating Policy, Without the BS

Nick Roush 12:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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  The Problem The poor performance on the field last year just nearly eclipses the poor tailgating atmosphere. What is often seen as the highlight of the fall for undergrads, the tailgating scene came to a screeching halt after a viral video surfaced after the WKU game. The primary tailgate choice for fraternities next to…

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: The Benefits of Being a 1st-Year Head Coach

Bryan the Intern 9:00am August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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I have to be honest, and I know it is not the greatest emotion to feel, but I envy Mark Stoops.  I truly am jealous of him.  Not just for the obvious things.  The fact he’s a millionaire or soon to be a millionaire.  And the fact he coaches college football for a living.  We should all…

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August 27, 2013

Can We Stop These Guys: Western Kentucky Edition

Andrew Cassady 9:30pm August 27, 2013 8/27/13

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In baseball your team can win or lose based upon the performance of one man, the pitcher. In basketball you team can be done in by one night of unbelievable scoring (::ahem:: Elston Turner). However, when it comes to football a team’s quality is rarely determined by the play of an individual but rather by…

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Stoops: “One Day, One Step Closer”

Nick Roush 7:30pm August 27, 2013 8/27/13

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  – Today was one of the Cats’ last hard, physical practice before the WKU game. While they will remain in full pads tomorrow, the staff will start toning it down a bit after working multiple 3rd down situations today, lining up the #1s on both sides of the ball and ‘hitting it hard’. Upon…

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ESPN: Stoops “embraces Big Blue challenge”

Andrew McCarthy 4:00pm August 27, 2013 8/27/13

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  Today in ‘As the Worldwide Leader Turns,’ ESPN’s Chris Low checks in with Mark Stoops about the direction of the program and the now-official Blake Bone commitment. Haha. Just kidding. It’s ESPN, so there’s no time for SEC recruiting talk in between all the reading of celebrity tweets and non-stop Tebow Time. They did…

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And the Ugliest Yard in the State Goes To….

Andrew Cassady 3:00pm August 27, 2013 8/27/13

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We may be three weeks away from taking down the dirty birds in Commonwealth but that doesn’t mean trash talk can’t get started a little early.  Presented to you today is without question what has to be the worst yard in the state. Charlie Blair of Okolona has taken up painting his yard in recent…

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: What if UK-UL would have been the Last Game All Along?

Bryan the Intern 9:00am August 27, 2013 8/27/13

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Could Commonwealth Stadium be this empty for a UL game in December? 1994: Louisville (6-4) at Kentucky (0-10) Reaction: Even with a winless Kentucky, this game likely would have drawn big attention for the fact the series was being renewed for the first time in 371 years.  But, it could be likely argued the result of…

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August 26, 2013

Neal Brown is mic’d up plus footage from the second fall scrimmage

Drew Franklin 7:00pm August 26, 2013 8/26/13

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