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September 4, 2013

UK Fans of the Day Want the new Rivals rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Enjoyed meeting this group of KSR fans at Legends this weekend. Next time we’ll try to take a picture in which we don’t look possessed. Rivals released their new Top 150 for the 2014 class this morning, and several of UK’s targets made a jump. Here’s where UK’s recruits rank, along with upcoming visits: 1.…

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John Wall drops $4.9 million on a new mansion in DC

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Even since he received his $80 million max contract, John Wall has been living large. Over the summer, Wall has expanded his tattoo collection, made it rain in a DC club, and partied with Luda on Labor Day. Now, the Washington Post is reporting that Wall purchased a 17,350 square foot mansion in Potomac for…

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Aaron Harrison likes Batman, Andrew likes Spider-Man

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Aaron on the left, Andrew on the right. It’s finally Andrew and Aaron Harrison’s turn in the spotlight at CoachCal.com, and Eric Lindsey does not disappoint. Andrew calls their first week on campus “an amazing experience,” and says he can’t wait to get on the court with the rest of his team. The two say…

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Tyler Ulis’ father gives us the ultimate quote about UK recruiting under John Calipari

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:15am September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Yesterday, 2014 point guard Tyler Ulis narrowed his list to three: Kentucky, Iowa, and Michigan State. The 5’8″ point guard will be on campus this weekend with his friend Devin Booker for the Alumni Game, and last night, his father spoke to the Steve Jones about his recruitment. One quote from the elder Ulis pretty…

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Karl Towns has a big game for the Dominican Republic

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Felicitaciones to the Dominican Republic National Team, who got a big win yesterday over Paraguay in the FIBA Americas Championship in Venezuela. Further felicitaciones to Karl Towns, who had his best game yet for the DR National Team, scoring a team-high 16 points and four rebounds in just 13 minutes. He was 5-6 from the…

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Mark Stoops isn’t afraid of change (Wednesday Show Thread)

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:55am September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Welcome to the Wednesday edition of Kentucky Sports Radio. You’re looking at a sandwich from Carnegie Deli that Drew Franklin ate yesterday. By himself. Assuming he’s still alive this morning, tune in to hear him and Matt talk about it and the Cats from 10 to noon. Join in on the fun by calling (502)…

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More details on DeAndre Liggins’ arrest

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:30am September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Over the weekend, former Cat DeAndre Liggins was accused of domestic assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and domestic abuse in the presence of a minor, and now, more details are out. Liggins has not been charged, but according to a probable cause affidavit, he punched his girlfriend, kicked her and dropped a fan…

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: Do You Want WKU Again?

Bryan the Intern 9:00am September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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There is very little doubt that when Mitch Barnhart scheduled a 4-game series with Western Kentucky several years ago, he fully expected for UK to go 4-0 in those games.  Because no matter how you spin it, Kentucky schedules its non-conference football games for no-doubt wins, except for Louisville.  With the grind of the SEC…

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September 3, 2013

Beyonce’s Wednesday News and Views

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm September 3, 2013 9/3/13

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Is there a more beloved woman in pop culture right now than Beyonce? It seems like Queen Bey can’t do anything wrong these days. When she cut her hair short (a move generally seen as a cry for help from most pop stars), America swooned and suddenly, the pixie cut was back in fashion. Not…

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YAHTZEE! JUCO athlete/CB Michael Mathis commits to Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:54pm September 3, 2013 9/3/13

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According to 247’s Chris Fisher, two-star JUCO athlete/cornerback Michael Mathis has committed to Kentucky. Mathis is a 6’2, 205 lbs. athlete from Kilgore Junior College in Texas, which is also where current UK TE Steven Borden and WR Joey Herrick played ball. Mathis can play multiple positions, including cornerback, which he’ll likely play at UK.…

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September 28, 2020

Ten takeaways from this week’s Mark Stoops Show, presented by CSL Plasma

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm September 28, 2020 9/28/20

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A message from our sponsor: Thanks to all who have participated in KSR Plasma Donation Month. During these unprecedented times, the need for plasma donations is even more important. Our friends at CSL Plasma know the power of KSR fans and are asking you to spread the word.  Plasma-derived therapies help people live healthier lives.  They…

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Tyler Herro claps back at Paul Pierce for saying he doesn’t deserve “Bucket” nickname

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm September 28, 2020 9/28/20

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Paul Pierce is known for many good things over the course of his 19-year career in the NBA, earning ten All-Star appearances and winning a championship with the Boston Celtics in 2008. Following his playing career, though, Pierce has become known for horrible takes as a member of the media. That streak continued recently when…

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WATCH: Jager Burton makes ridiculous one-handed grab for pick-six

Jack Pilgrim 8:30pm September 28, 2020 9/28/20

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Kentucky football commit Jager Burton is a freak-of-nature athlete, that’s been made clear for years. Standing 6-foot-4, 271 pounds and ranked as high as No. 59 in the class of 2021, it’s no surprise that the Wildcats had to fight off the likes of Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Oregon to earn his commitment on…

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Recap: Cincinnati Reds 2020 Regular Season

Brandon Ramsey 7:30pm September 28, 2020 9/28/20

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As Thursday, September 10th turned into the early morning hours of Friday, September 11th, I wrote the following on KSR after the Reds fell 8-5 to the Cubs: It might be the fact that I sat through a nearly 90 minute rain delay for a game that already wasn’t starting until 8:15 local time. It…

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Kentucky WBB ranked in top 15 of ESPN preseason rankings

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm September 28, 2020 9/28/20

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While the Kentucky men’s basketball team is garnering all of the attention as a title contender heading into the 2020-21 season, Matthew Mitchell and the UK women’s basketball team are deserving of their individual accolades and preseason hype, as well. Following a 22-8 season in 2019-20 and led by First-Team All American Rhyne Howard, the…

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Everything Mark Stoops said the Monday after UK’s loss at Auburn

Nick Roush 6:00pm September 28, 2020 9/28/20

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Monday afternoon Mark Stoops spoke with reporters via Zoom to look back at the loss at Auburn and prepare for Saturday’s home-opener at Kroger Field against Ole Miss. Below you’ll find the entire transcript. If you’d rather just watch the event unfold, this video will do the trick:   Opening Statement “After reviewing the game…

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KSR Football Podcast: Overreaction Monday

KSR 5:30pm September 28, 2020 9/28/20

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The KSR Football Podcast is back in the lab after the Wildcats’ season-opening 29-13 loss at #8 Auburn. Kentucky made a few catastrophic mistakes, but as you’ll hear, not everything went wrong in the loss. Highlights: — People forget Terry Wilson’s highlights thanks to two costly turnovers. — Have we lost faith in Bossman Fat?…

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MLB Roundup, Week 10: PLAYOFFS!

Wynn McDonald 5:00pm September 28, 2020 9/28/20

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After a long, er, two-month slog, the MLB postseason is finally here. Yesterday was the final day of the 2020 regular season, and the newly-minted Wild Card Series begins on Tuesday. It may not be the October baseball that we’re used to, but it’s what we’ve got, so we might as well enjoy it. And…

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PREVIEW: Kentucky Men’s Soccer hosts Louisville tonight

Troy Howell 4:30pm September 28, 2020 9/28/20

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The UK men’s soccer team hosts UofL tonight at 7:30 p.m. No tickets are available to the public, but you can watch the game on ESPN3. I’ll be at the game and providing updates on twitter @teeroyhowell. Both teams were ranked in the Top 25 preseason rankings. The last time Kentucky hosted Louisville was in 2018…

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Preakness Stakes Post Positions and Morning Line Odds, Presented by NYRA Bets

Nick Roush 4:00pm September 28, 2020 9/28/20

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