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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 11:30am 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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July 10, 2020

Four SEC East teams “desperately” want to keep ACC rival on schedule

Drew Franklin 10:55pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20

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The Governor’s Cup may get played after all, even if the ACC and SEC go to conference-only football schedules this fall. Brett McMurphy is reporting that four SEC East programs “desperately” want to play their ACC state rivals. One of course is Kentucky as the Cats would love the opportunity to kick the Cards’ teeth…

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Pac-12 moving to conference-only football season

Zack Geoghegan 7:30pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20

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Just one day after the Big Ten made its announcement, the Pac-12 is following suit. On Friday afternoon, the Pac-12 announced through a press release that several fall sports will participate in conference-only schedules in order to secure a more safe-to-play environment. Among the sports included are football, men’s and women’s soccer, and women’s volleyball.…

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WATCH: Bradley McKee catches up with Keenan Burton

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:30pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20

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Bradley McKee is back with another interview with a former Kentucky Wildcat to help us pass the time in quarantine. This week, B-Roll interviewed Keenan Burton, who played wide receiver at Kentucky from 2003-07 before being drafted by the St. Louis Rams in 2008. The two chatted about Burton’s high school days at duPont Manual…

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ACC will make decision on fall sports in late July

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20

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Yesterday, there were reports that the ACC would follow the Big Ten’s lead and move to a conference-only schedule for the 2020 season. That may still happen, but today, ACC Commissioner John Swofford issued a release saying that the conference’s final decision on fall sports won’t come until late July. “The health and safety of…

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July 9, 2020

What an All-SEC Football Schedule may look like for Kentucky in 2020

Nick Roush 11:00pm July 9, 2020 7/9/20

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Thursday afternoon the Big 10 became the first Power Five conference to announce that its member schools will exclusively play football games against conference foes in the 2020-21 season amid the coronavirus pandemic. The consequences of this decision are far-reaching across all levels of college sports, but for now, let’s simply take a look at…

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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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Governor’s Cup will stay in Lexington as ACC is expected to play conference-only games in 2020

Nick Roush 4:30pm July 9, 2020 7/9/20

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The Governor’s Cup will stay in Lexington for another year. Shortly after the Big 10 officially announced it intends to play only conference football games in 2020, reports surfaced that the ACC will follow suit to ensure safety during the coronavirus pandemic. Brett McMurphy reports the ACC will add Notre Dame into the fold. ACC…

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Big Ten going to a conference-only football schedule

Drew Franklin 3:23pm July 9, 2020 7/9/20

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The Big Ten is the first Power 5 conference to make major adjustments to its fall sports schedules. The conference announced on Thursday that its fall sports teams will only compete against other members of the conference, eliminating all non-conference competition from all fall sports, including football. The move will give the Big Ten complete…

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Gambling Odds: You can bet on college football getting postponed

Drew Franklin 3:00pm July 9, 2020 7/9/20

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Will we have college football in the fall? It’s the question that keeps us up at night, and now we can bet on it. BetOnline.ag has odds for if the FBS season will be postponed, if any games will be canceled or postponed, and the first conference to make the call to postpone. If you…

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More than 75% of Power Five Athletic Directors Believe College Football Season will be Delayed

Nick Roush 12:00pm July 9, 2020 7/9/20

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As coronavirus cases rise across the country, athletic directors’ optimism is waning for an on-time start to the college football season. “Everyone is pessimistic,” one Power Five administrator told 247 Sports‘ Brandon Marcello earlier this week. After conversations with a few officials, Marcello expected the big leagues to make decisions on the season’s start time…

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A Very Happy Birthday to Mark Stoops

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

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It’s a big day for Kentucky’s head ball coach. Today Mark Stoops turns 53-years-old. Entering his eighth season as the man in charge of the Wildcats’ football program, the coronavirus has caused him to change his birthday plans. Thanks to social distancing, he cannot celebrate by crowd-surfing with his team. Taking off from Columbia like……

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July 8, 2020

UK opens as 23-point favorite over Eastern Michigan

Maggie Davis 9:30pm July 8, 2020 7/8/20

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Live sports may not be back on our TVs quite yet, but football season has already started for sports betting enthusiasts. Circa Sportsbook has released the opening lines for college football’s season openers and week one matchups. Kentucky opens as a 23-point favorite over Eastern Michigan. Take a look at the rest of the matchups:…

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11 Personnel: Two Talented Commits and the Benefits of 12 Personnel

KSR 2:00pm July 8, 2020 7/8/20

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After a brief mid-summer siesta, 11 Personnel with Nick Roush and Adam Luckett returns to discuss the additions of two new Kentucky football commitments, Christian Lewis and Martez Thrower. They also dive deep into X’s and O’s by breaking down what UK can do this fall by utilizing Keaton Upshaw in two tight end sets.…

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July 7, 2020

ESPN’s FPI predicts Kentucky Football to go 7-5 in 2021

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20

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The offseason love for Kentucky Football does not appear to be slowing down anytime soon. Every year, ESPN releases the numbers behind its Football Power Index statistic, which predicts offensive, defensive, and special teams value and then puts it all into one tidy category. For the upcoming 2021 season, the World Wide Leader has high…

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Recruiting Roundup, presented by CSL Plasma: UK’s Deep South Recruiting and Mack Brown Flexing

Adam Luckett 3:15pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20

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July 6, 2020

Mitch Barnhart outlines plans for fans at games this fall in call with donors

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm July 6, 2020 7/6/20

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If all goes according to plan, Kentucky will have fans at football and basketball games this fall. Two sources have informed Kentucky Sports Radio that UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart has been contacting donors to discuss scenarios for the upcoming seasons, with the primary plan calling for 50% capacity at football and basketball games. For…

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LOOK: The Helmet Face Shield Coming to College Football this Fall

Nick Roush 10:00pm July 6, 2020 7/6/20

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What will college football look like during the coronavirus pandemic? The uncertainty has lingered since March. As we draw nearer to the planned start date in September, equipment rooms across the country are stocking up on a piece of plastic that could keep teams in the game. “In my opinion, every single person on that…

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