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October 15, 2013

The UK Media Guide is out!

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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Media Day is about to begin, and here’s a look at the 2013-2014 Media Guide, courtesy of WKYT’s Lee Howard. I like how they have all 16 guys on there, along with Brian Long’s Jersey faux-hawk. Cal speaks in thirty minutes. We’ll have a live stream, so get your “Cal-lingo” bingo cards ready. Now here’s…

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Rich Brooks stops by UK Hoops practice

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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Papa Brooks is still in town after visiting for the UK/Alabama game, and stopped by UK Hoops’ practice this morning to check on the ladies. Odds he suggested John Denver’s “Home Grown Tomatoes” for Mitchell’s BBM performance?

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It’s official, the SEC Tournament’s new home is Nashville

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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It’s official: the SEC Tournament’s new home is Music City. SEC Commissioner Mike Slive made the move official in a press conference at Bridgestone Arena this morning, citing Nashville’s long-standing partnership with the league as a “proven host”: “Nashville has long been a valued partner of the Southeastern Conference and we are pleased to establish…

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Did Marcus Lee give us a clue to his Big Blue Madness dance?

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:15am October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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Marcus Lee posted the picture above on Instagram this morning with the caption “3 days 11 hours. Let’s get this madness started!!” Big whoop, right? Actually, it may include a clue to his Big Blue Madness Dance. “Ohh kill em!! Ohhhhh Kill Em” is a reference to the Cousin Terio Dance, which took over the…

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Tyler Ulis also coming for Big Blue Madness

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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It looks like Big Blue Madness is too big of a party to pass up. Tyler Ulis will also attend Friday night’s festivities, his father confirmed to the Herald-Leader’s Ben Roberts. Ulis committed to Kentucky back in September, and this will be his first visit to Kentucky since then. Here’s the Big Blue Madness guest…

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It’s Media Day! (Tuesday Show Thread)

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:55am October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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Good morning and welcome to the Tuesday edition of Kentucky Sports Radio. It’s Media Day and Big Blue Madness is only three days away, so there will be plenty of basketball talk today. Want to go to Madness? Matt will be giving away tickets to the commenter with the cleverest comment in the show thread…

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: This Fan is Not Cheering for 40-0

Bryan the Intern 9:00am October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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Among the many storylines coming into this basketball season, one that seems to have come forward more than any others is this quest to go 40-0.  No team has accomplished an undefeated season since 1976, meaning it is incredibly difficult to do.  But, I can respect a coach and a team that shoot for the…

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Report: James Blackmon Jr. Pushes Back Announcement

Matt Jones 8:00am October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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An interesting piece of news broke late last night as Peegs.com reports that James Blackmon Jr has pushed back his college announcement date from October 22. Acccording to the report, Blackmon was scheduled to visit Kentucky on Friday and then decide the next week. Now he will still visit Kentucky but is going to take…

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October 14, 2013

I Love Lucy’s Tuesday News and Views

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm October 14, 2013 10/14/13

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Blast me if you will, but I generally dislike all things “oldies.” I’m not really a fan of the music, TV shows, or movies. However, I do love “I Love Lucy.” Sixty-two years ago, the classic TV comedy debuted, making Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz pop culture staples and revolutionizing the American sitcom. We grew…

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Joe sings to Marcus Lee and E.J. Floreal

Drew Franklin 10:00pm October 14, 2013 10/14/13

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You heard about it on the radio, now see it for yourself… Joe Schroer serenades Marcus Lee and E.J. Floreal at Keeneland with “Big Blue Fan In The Morning”. It’s important to note that our man Joe thought they were the Harrison twins. Enjoy.

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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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