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September 15, 2013

Javess Blue ranks 5th in the SEC for receiving yards

Ally Tucker 8:00pm September 15, 2013 9/15/13

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One of the bright spots from Kentucky’s first 3 weeks of the season has been the play of JUCO transfer Javess Blue. While Blue has been part of a wide receiving corps that has had no shortage of frustrating drops, he has provided a consistent target for Kentucky’s quarterbacks. Blue’s early work load has placed…

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The Leach Report: Looking at Kentucky and Louisville

Matt Jones 6:47pm September 15, 2013 9/15/13

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As always, Tom Leach joins us on Sundays to breakdown the game and let us know the thoughts of the Voice of the Wildcats: When trying to pull off an upset, you don’t have to be perfect but you do have to take advantage of opportunities. Facing an outstanding quarterback, Kentucky deployed a defensive strategy…

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A few Saturday Quotes and Leftovers

Ally Tucker 5:30pm September 15, 2013 9/15/13

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We’ve mulled over plenty of thoughts on Saturday’s Louisville game here on KSR this weekend. Now it’s time to take a closer look at what some of the players and coaches had to say in the post-game commentary: Neal Brown on the dropped passes: “Yeah, too many. That was kind of our M.O. in the…

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Stevie Got Loose!

Brennan English 4:43pm September 15, 2013 9/15/13

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Stevie Johnson capped off an 80-yard drive by the Bills that began with 1:38 remaining, catching a 2-yard touchdown pass in the endzone with 2 seconds to go in the game. The extra point gave Buffalo the 24-23 win–the first of EJ Manuel’s career. Johnson finished with 8 receptions for 111 yards and a game-winning…

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Cliff Alexander Tweets a JaQuan Lyle Update?

Brennan English 4:30pm September 15, 2013 9/15/13

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The second point guard to decommit from the Cards since July (Quentin Snider being the first), JaQuan Lyle, as reported Friday, is also looking elsewhere. Lyle is the #3 point guard according to Scout and is No. 5 in ESPN’s position rankings (22 overall.) He cited playing time as the reason for his decision. “Coach…

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Another day, another Top 25 poll filled with SEC teams

Ally Tucker 4:00pm September 15, 2013 9/15/13

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The college football season is now 3 weeks old, with many teams diving into the conference slate of games. It’s always hard to get a grasp on what the national championship picture will look like this early in the season, but one thing is certain once again: The SEC continues to dominate the Top 25…

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Drew Barker Gets Puzzled Too

Brennan English 3:30pm September 15, 2013 9/15/13

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Like 2014 commit, DB Mike Edwards, Drew Barker received an ESPN headline puzzle from the Kentucky coaching staff today. Dare I say, Stoops gets it? @BrennanKSR

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UK commit Mike Edwards is feeling the love

Ally Tucker 2:20pm September 15, 2013 9/15/13

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One of Kentucky’s 2014 commits, DB Mike Edwards, has been feeling the love from the Kentucky coaching staff. Once again showing an innovative method of recruiting/continuing to show support for commits, the Kentucky staff wowed Edwards with the piece of mail picture above. The staff put together a series of smaller pictures that when put…

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NFL Cats: Games to Watch in Week 2

Brennan English 1:00pm September 15, 2013 9/15/13

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Last Sunday, I went through each of our former Wildcat’s player profiles and team matchups for opening weekend in the NFL. Where will your UK grads be this Sunday, and how did they fare in a crazy Week One in the National Football League? Broncos at Giants 4:25 pm ET CBS UK West will be playing…

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Matt Elam Felt the Love in Lexington

Brennan English 11:30am September 15, 2013 9/15/13

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All 355-pounds of Matt Elam went all over the state yesterday from Elizabethtown to Lexington and back again; Elam took in most of the Kentucky-Louisville game in Lexington, then returned home to E-Town for John Hardin’s 6 pm out-of-conference matchup against Highlands. Despite John Hardin’s 33-26 loss to Highlands, Elam was pleased with his team’s…

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May 11, 2021

Kentucky Announces Dates for 2021 Summer Football Camps

Nick Roush 6:30pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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Your time to shine on the gridiron in front of Mark Stoops’ coaching staff is right around the corner. The University of Kentucky has announced dates for summer football camps at Kroger Field and the Joe Craft Football Training Facility. The first time Stoops’ staff has been able to evaluate prospective football players in person…

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Who Mark Stoops may target to fill Steve Clinkscale’s absence

Nick Roush 6:00pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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Mark Stoops’ staff received an unexpected shakeup on Tuesday when Steve Clinkscale departed the program to join Jim Harbaugh’s staff at Michigan. An exceptional recruiter that developed UK’s pass defense into one of the best in the SEC, finding a suitable replacement will be difficult for a few reasons, but there are some interesting potential…

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BBNBA: Keldon Johnson scores 20 in huge win over Bucks

Alex Weber 5:30pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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Welcome to a fairly light recap of yesterday’s NBA action. Let’s get down to it. RECAP No need for multiple headlines today, we’ll just run through the small handful of guys who saw the court last night. Starting with Keldon Johnson. Johnson’s Spurs were in a standings free fall last week and were dropping into…

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Sources: Kentucky could have guard situation locked up by the end of the weekend

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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Going into the month of May, the Kentucky men’s basketball team had zero point guards signed on for the 2021-22 season following the decommitment of five-star guard Nolan Hickman Jr. Just two weeks later, however, the Wildcats appear to be on the cusp of adding not one, but two point guard prospects in the very…

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11 Personnel E94: Coach Clink is on the move

Nick Roush 5:00pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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Mark Stoops is in need of a new assistant coach. On Tuesday we learned that Steve Clinkscale is living Lexington to take a similar role at Michigan. In the latest edition of 11 Personnel, Nick Roush and Adam Luckett explain why Coach Clink was attracted to Jim Harbaugh’s staff, even though his seat is perpetually…

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Preakness Stakes: Post Positions set with Medina Spirit as Morning Line Favorite

Nick Roush 4:30pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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Bob Baffert will not travel to Baltimore for Saturday’s Preakness Stakes. Even without the vexed Hall of Fame trainer at Pimlico, his horses are the two favorites for the second leg of the 2021 Triple Crown of horse racing. Medina Spirit is the 9-5 morning line favorite, drawing post position No. 3 in the 9.5…

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Sources Say Podcast Ep. 99: Sahvir Wheeler to Kentucky? Will the backcourt be finalized this week?

Jack Pilgrim 4:00pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Shawn Smith of Go Big Blue Country to discuss the possibility of Georgia transfer Sahvir Wheeler signing with Kentucky, the latest on TyTy Washington’s recruitment, and the possibility of UK wrapping up its backcourt for 2021-22 by the end of the weekend. Among the highlights: Is Kentucky trending for…

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Replacing Steve Clinkscale

Freddie Maggard 3:30pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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Kentucky defensive backs coach Steve Clinkscale is apparently off to Michigan. Kentucky’s secondary has been a team strength for the past three years. The Wildcats finished the 2019 and 2020 season ranked as the SEC’s top pass defense. It also led the league with 16 interceptions a year ago which was good enough to lead…

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LISTEN: Chin Coleman’s first interview with KSR

Drew Franklin 3:00pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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Now that he is a card-carrying member of Big Blue Nation, new UK Basketball assistant coach Chin Coleman got on the phone with Kentucky Sports Radio to talk to Matt Jones and the show’s listeners about his new job at Kentucky. Coleman explained how he landed on John Calipari’s staff from Illinois, what he brings…

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Bob Baffert reaches agreement to run Medina Spirit in the Preakness

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:35pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

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Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit will be allowed to run in the Preakness after all. Bob Baffert’s attorneys and the Preakness Stakes have reportedly reached an agreement to allow Medina Spirit and Concert Tour to run in Saturday’s race as long as they undergo blood testing and monitoring by the Maryland Jockey Club. Baffert has…

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