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November 25, 2013

Kentucky survives a major scare, wins 68-61

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:10pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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Phew. Kentucky turned in their worst performance of the season, but fortunately, went on 12-4 run to finally put away Cleveland State 68-61. Kentucky looked out of sync for the majority of the game, showing no effort and poor execution, but a huge final five minutes from the Harrison Twins kept them alive. Julius Randle…

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UK vs. Cleveland State LIVE BLOG

Drew Franklin 6:50pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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Anthony Davis almost signed with Cleveland State

Drew Franklin 6:23pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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When the Cats take the court tonight in their third game of the Keightley Classic, they’ll be facing the team that could’ve kept UK from winning its eighth national championship in 2012. Cleveland State, tonight’s opponent, was where Anthony Davis once believed he would play college basketball. Really. The Vikings were the among the first…

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All You Need to Know About the New Commonwealth Stadium

Nick Roush 5:49pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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The Voice of the Wildcats, Tom Leach, introduced the large crowd gathered at Nutter Fieldhouse to the New Commonwealth Stadium this afternoon. Surrounded by giant 40 ft. banners of what the Stadium looks like now, the unveiling was rather dramatic. With Aerosmith’s “Dream On” playing, those banners fell to the ground revealing what the site…

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Doug Shows officiating tonight’s game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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According to our good friend Oscar Combs, Doug Shows is officiating tonight’s game, along with Michael Stephens and Tim Gattis. If you’ll remember, Shows has a soft spot for Calipari and the Big Blue Nation, giving them the benefit of the doubt on questionable calls. Just kidding. He hates us. Could Cal get his first…

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The new capacity of Commonwealth Stadium will be 61,000

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:45pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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The Commonwealth Stadium renovation is over, which means those of us watching on the stream just woke up from a nice little nap. Nick Roush is working on a full recap, but here’s one more nugget of news to hold you over: the capacity will go from 67,000 to 61,000. Fans who have tickets in…

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Get ready for Cleveland State with the pregame shows!

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:25pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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Tune in to 630 WLAP in Lexington at 4:30 pm for the KSR pregame show with Matt Jones, Ryan Lemond, and Drew Franklin. The guys will be live from the food court at Rupp Arena to get you ready for tonight’s game between the Cats and the Cleveland State Vikings. 98.1 The Bull will carry…

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Stoops talks about the five early enrollees of 2014

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:15pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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Stoops took the stage during today’s big press conference and for the first time, was able to talk about the five 2014 players who have signed their financial aid agreements and will enroll in January. Here’s what he had to say about Dorian Hendrix, Mikel Horton, Thaddeus Snodgrass, TV Williams, and Drew Barker: DORIAN HENDRIX…

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Alcohol will be served in the club level and suites of the renewed CWS

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:58pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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We now interrupt this really boring press conference for one very important note: alcohol will be served in the club level and suites of the renewed Commonwealth Stadium. Until now, suite owners have been able to bring in their own alcohol, which is a loophole in the current SEC no-alcohol rules, but now it will…

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A Complete Look at the New CWS Renderings

Nick Roush 3:47pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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April 19, 2021

RECAP: UK Volleyball sweeps WKU 3-0 and will play for Final Four

Alex Weber 2:00am April 19, 2021 4/19/21

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Quite the performance from the Kentucky Wildcats tonight. As the second overall seed in the NCAA Tournament, UK has now swept it its first two opponents to advance to the Elite Eight. Tonight’s — or, I should say, this morning’s — Sweet Sixteen victory came in an intra-commonwealth battle with the Hill Toppers of Western…

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Kentucky volleyball defeats WKU, advances to the Elite Eight

Jack Pilgrim 1:20am April 19, 2021 4/19/21

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The Kentucky volleyball team is headed to the Elite Eight. In a late-night blowout performance against Western Kentucky in the Sweet 16, the No. 2 overall seed Wildcats took home a 3-0 sweep (25-20, 25-16, 25-10) to advance to the Elite Eight on Monday. Going into the match, the Hilltoppers were undefeated on the year…

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Iowa sharpshooter CJ Fredrick reportedly enters transfer portal

Jack Pilgrim 12:15am April 19, 2021 4/19/21

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Iowa sharpshooter CJ Fredrick is entering the transfer portal. After rumors of a potential departure began swirling to close out the 2020-21 season, that speculation was confirmed late Sunday evening when the former Covington Catholic standout officially left the Iowa program and entered the portal. Rob Howe of HawkeyeNation.com was the first to break the…

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April 18, 2021

After a Huge Recruiting Weekend, Kentucky Football has a Top 10 Recruiting Class

Brent Wainscott 11:00pm April 18, 2021 4/18/21

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Mark Stoops believes the class of 2022 may be one of his best classes ever, and so far, that’s held true. After a huge recruiting weekend where Kentucky received commitments from three players inside the ESPN Top 300, the Wildcats sit inside the top 10 for the 2022 recruiting class, according to Rivals.com. The Wildcats…

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WATCH: Bam Adebayo’s shot at the buzzer downs Brooklyn Nets

Zack Geoghegan 10:30pm April 18, 2021 4/18/21

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Buzzer Beater Bam!!! On Sunday afternoon, Miami Heat big man Bam Adebayo crushed the souls of the Brooklyn Nets with a buzzer-beating fallaway jumper over Jeff Green that pushed his squad to a 109-107 victory, putting an end to the Heat’s three-game losing streak. Miami was without star player Jimmy Butler due to an ankle injury,…

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Hamidou Diallo signs shoe deal with ANTA

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm April 18, 2021 4/18/21

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Move over Klay Thompson, there’s a new face of ANTA. On Friday, it was reported by Nick DePaula of ESPN that former Kentucky Wildcat and current member of the Detroit Pistons, Hamidou Diallo, was signing a footwear deal with the Chinese-based sportswear company, ANTA. Diallo is now the second former ‘Cat to sign a deal with…

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WATCH: Nolan Hickman runs the show in his senior year highlights

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm April 18, 2021 4/18/21

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Kentucky’s point guard situation is still a question mark, but incoming Wildcat Nolan Hickman might have something to say about that. The 6-foot-2, 185-pound point guard class of 2021 prospect out of Wasatch Academy (Utah) is a star on the rise. Hickman was named a McDonald’s All-American selection and is graded by 247 Sports as…

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Ben Johnson and Brooklynn Miles Win Mr. and Miss Kentucky Basketball

Brent Wainscott 8:30pm April 18, 2021 4/18/21

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The 2021 Mr. and Miss Basketball awards from the state of Kentucky have been announced. There wasn’t much shock or controversy this year as Lexington Catholic’s Ben Johnson and Franklin County’s Brooklynn Miles took home Kentucky High School Basketball’s most prestigious award. For Mr. Basketball Ben Johnson, he lit up the scoreboard all year long…

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Nerlens Noel is collecting souls

Wynn McDonald 8:00pm April 18, 2021 4/18/21

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If you happened to catch the end of the Knicks’ thrilling overtime win over the Pelicans on Sunday, there’s a good chance you saw this nasty play at the rim and thought “oh, DAMN!” as I did: Nerlens tells Brandon Ingram NO!!!! pic.twitter.com/TnA7Vqq6l9 — Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) April 18, 2021 You may have also seen…

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KSReds Recap: Reds Take Two out of Three From the Indians

Brandon Ramsey 6:00pm April 18, 2021 4/18/21

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The Reds fell short in their bid to sweep the series on Sunday afternoon, but they still took two out of three to win the first series of the Ohio Cup. Shane Bieber’s excellent performance led the Indians to a 6-3 victory to avoid the sweep as their bats hit three home runs to provide…

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