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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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July 6, 2020

Harvard moves all instruction online as buzz Ivy League will postpone fall sports grows

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm July 6, 2020 7/6/20

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The clock is ticking when it comes to decisions on college football this fall and now it’s almost certain that at least one Division I conference will defer to the spring. The Athletic is reporting that the Ivy League is expected to vote Wednesday to move all fall sports, including football, to the spring. Keep…

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July 5, 2020

Defensive End Isaiah Gibson welcomes baby boy

Maggie Davis 10:00pm July 5, 2020 7/5/20 Comments Disabled

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Congratulations are in order for Isaiah Gibson, a University of Kentucky defensive end, who recently welcomed his son into the world. Gibson announced the birth of his son, Isaiah James Gibson Jr., on Twitter on July 2. Just two days later, Gibson followed up with some adorable pictures of his son. Birth of a baby…

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Final Round: What is the BBN’s Favorite Football Play of the 21st Century?

Brent Wainscott 8:00pm July 5, 2020 7/5/20 Comments Disabled

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The BBN has voted and now we are down to the final two plays that will determine which one is the favorite from the 21st Century. One brought football relevancy back to the Bluegrass in the mid-2000s and one ended a 31-year long streak. Here we go. 1. Stevie Got Loose (2007) vs. 7. Kentucky…

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NCAA athletes raise concern regarding return to campus

Abbigale Harrison 11:00am July 5, 2020 7/5/20

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Within the last few weeks, student-athletes around the country have begun to return to their respective campuses in the hopes of returning to play later this year. However, with current spikes of COVID-19 recapturing national attention, many athletes are concerned about the future of the fall season and are questioning their return to campus with…

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July 4, 2020

YAHTZEE! Georgia linebacker Martez Thrower commits to Kentucky!

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm July 4, 2020 7/4/20

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The Kentucky football program has picked up its 13th commitment in the class of 2021. This afternoon, three-star outside linebacker Martez Thrower announced his commitment to Kentucky, choosing the Wildcats over offers from Arkansas, Michigan State, Mississippi State, Nebraska, and Tennessee, among others. “I will be taking my talents to Kentucky,” Thrower said in his…

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Film Room: Martez Thrower

Adam Luckett 5:30pm July 4, 2020 7/4/20

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Jon Sumrall continues to be a valuable presence for the Kentucky football program on the recruiting trail and he just pulled another win in the Deep South. Martez Thrower is a high three-star linebacker prospect who ranks as a top-60 player in the Peach State. Thrower becomes the third commitment in the class of 2021…

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Today on KSR: Happy Independence Day!

Jack Pilgrim 10:00am July 4, 2020 7/4/20

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Who’s ready for some warm weather, relaxation, and hot dog eating contests on this beautiful Fourth of July holiday? Better yet, who’s ready for warm weather, relaxation, hot dog eating contests, and real-life basketball on your televisions? If you’re a fan of any or all of the above – you’re lying if you say you’re not…

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July 3, 2020

Marquan McCall: “Y’all want us to play? PAY US!”

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm July 3, 2020 7/3/20

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Kentucky nose guard Marquan McCall is making a stand for college athletes on social media. With student-athletes pushing to profit off of their own names and likenesses, along with various states signing off on legislation to do so in the near future, the junior defensive lineman made it clear that it was time for an…

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Kansas suspends voluntary workouts following positive COVID tests

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm July 3, 2020 7/3/20

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Another Power 5 program is hitting the pause button amid the coronavirus pandemic. This afternoon, the Kansas football team suspended voluntary workouts after 12 players tested positive for COVID-19. An additional four student-athletes from other sports tested positive. All members of the football team, including the staff, will now be asked to quarantine for 14…

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It’s been one year since we lost Jared Lorenzen

Drew Franklin 10:00am July 3, 2020 7/3/20

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One year. It has been one year since Jared Lorenzen’s passing, 365 days since the Hefty Lefty left us. Sometimes it feels like it has been much longer, given all we’ve experienced since last summer; other times it feels like yesterday. And there are still times I can’t believe it. Looking back on this day…

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