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April 2, 2020

Coach Cal expects real life college basketball in November

Drew Franklin 8:30pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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It is anyone’s guess as to when we will have live sports again, but John Calipari believes he will be coaching live college basketball as scheduled later this year. “There’s so much up in the air, but I will say this: I fully expect us to be playing basketball in November, I really do,” Calipari…

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Next Man Up: Family and basketball fuel future Wildcat BJ Boston

Aaron Torres 7:30pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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[Ed. Note: This is the second installment of KSR’s “Next Man Up” series profiling Kentucky’s 2020 signees. Previously Jack Pilgrim wrote about Lance Ware] It’s a dark, gloomy, evening, cold by California standards – somewhere in the upper 40’s. The winds that whip through the pristine high school campus, tucked in the San Fernando Valley,…

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Gov. Andy Beshear announces 100 additional coronavirus cases, 11 new deaths

Jack Pilgrim 6:15pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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During his daily press briefing at 5 p.m., Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced 100 new cases of coronavirus in the state, along with 11 new deaths. With the updated totals, Kentucky has now seen 770 total cases and 31 deaths in the state. While 26 new additional cases came in after the cut-off to be…

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Dick Vitale says “MAJOR allegations” are coming for LSU and Arizona

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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Following this week’s debut of HBO’s The Scheme – a documentary highlighting former agent and middleman Christian Dawkins and his involvement in the corruption inside college basketball – ESPN commentator Dick Vitale believes two Power 5 programs are set to face significant penalties in the near future. With FBI wiretaps revealing damning audio clips of LSU…

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KSR Shop: Up to 60% off in 24-hour Blowout Sale!

ShopKSR.com 4:45pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20 Comments Disabled

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The KSR Shop and Kentucky Branded are having a massive 24-hour sale! Starting at 5pm until 5pm Friday, you can take advantage of up to 60% off site wide. You can’t beat that! Plus, FREE SHIPPING over $30. Make sure you head to ShopKSR.com now to stock up on KSR apparel, UK tees, hats, and…

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Sources Say Podcast Ep. 36: Updated NBA Draft rumors, buzz on Greg Brown and graduate transfers

Jack Pilgrim 4:30pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Travis Graf and David Sisk of Cats Illustrated for episode 36 of the Sources Say Podcast. This week, the trio of recruiting insiders is back to break down the latest regarding Kentucky’s upcoming NBA Draft decisions, along with Johnny Juzang’s new transfer options. Among the topics: EJ Montgomery’s father…

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Check out today’s KSBar and Grille Curbside Special

KSR 4:00pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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Don’t feel like cooking tonight? Let KSBar and Grille handle dinner. Today’s curbside pick-up and delivery special is two orders of Buffalo Chicken Sliders (3 each with a pickle and coleslaw), fries, and a six pack of domestic bottles for only $20. To place your order for pick-up, please call the restaurant at (859) 554-6081…

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BJ Boston, Terrence Clarke make Sports Illustrated’s All-American Team

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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With all of the talk about who’s leaving the Kentucky Basketball team, why don’t we shift the focus to who’s joining the Cats this fall? Kentucky signees BJ Boston and Terrence Clarke were both named to the inaugural Sports Illustrated All-American Boys Basketball Team this week. Boston, a five-star shooting guard from Atlanta, made the…

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Gov. Beshear: Kentucky schools need to be closed until at least May

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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Brace yourself, because your kids aren’t going back to school until May, if at that. In a conference call with Kentucky district leaders, Governor Andy Beshear extended public school closures from April 20 to at least May 1 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Schools will continue to operate through remote learning. Standardized testing that was…

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Kentucky National Guard to Support Food Distribution

Freddie Maggard 2:30pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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Governor Beshear announced on Wednesday that the Kentucky National Guard will deploy about 70 service members to support food distribution to central points in the Commonwealth. Those locations are Dare to Care Food Bank in Louisville; Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland in Elizabethtown; Freestore Foodbank in Wilder; and God’s Pantry Food Bank in Lexington. This announcement…

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August 29, 2013

BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: UK Players in the Pros and Who has the Best Stats

Bryan the Intern 9:00am August 29, 2013 8/29/13

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Who is this guy?  The leading NFL rusher in UK history.  Can you name him? The NFL exhibition season has been going for a couple weeks now and the real games start next weekend, so I thought it might be a good time to take a look back at the history of UK players in…

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August 28, 2013

College Football’s Thursday News and Views

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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I pity the fool who messes with Vince Marrow Well folks, we finally made it. In less than 24 hours, the college football season will commence, and the agony of the offseason will be history. Say goodbye to your family and all your terrible offseason TV shows–sorry “House Hunters Renovation,” I’m sure we’ll meet again–because…

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The Birthday Roast of Matt Jones

Drew Franklin 10:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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Welp, folks, you could be reading my last post on KentuckySportsRadio.com. And I can’t think of a better way to go out if that’s the case. Today being Matt’s birthday and all, I invited several of the people he loves the most to join me in, dare I say, a birthday roast on his big…

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KSR’s Guide To Kentucky vs. Western in Music City

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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We are less than three days from kickoff of UK/Western, which means a good number of you are headed to my fair city very soon. Back in March, I gave myself a crash course in flowcharts and created two in-depth guides to Nashville eating and drinking. I’ve updated those with my latest favorites in Music…

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Previewing the Hilltopper Defense

Jonathan Schuette 8:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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After the eternal and lifeless summer months, college football is finally back. For the Kentucky faithful, the eternal wait was even longer as what we saw last year was a very loose definition of the word football. Fast forward to the present and we can be excited about future prospects once again. Not only have…

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Apparently Robert Morris used the Nutter Fieldhouse today

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:30pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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Apparently Robert Morris is our new BFF. Their football team takes on EKU tomorrow and apparently, UK allowed them to use the Nutter Fieldhouse to practice this afternoon. Check out this picture, posted by Paul Jones, a member of the team. Enjoy all the warm fuzzy hospitality now, Bobby Mo. Things will get real in…

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Some Highlights from an Average Hump Day Practice

Nick Roush 7:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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Instead of Nick, I’m going to be Frank: this practice might’ve been the most uneventful of the Stoops era. When the Coach took the podium there was an awkward pause when nobody from the media had anything to ask the Coach. Now that quickly changed, but the media and coaching staff alike are tired of…

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Get to know the walk-on with the awesome name: EJ Floreal

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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Caption This! The next basketball player up in CoachCal.com’s spotlight is EJ Floreal, the team’s new walk-on. Floreal, a track star in high school whose father serves as UK’s track and field coach, decided to chase his dreams and only play basketball in college. The son of two Olympians, EJ didn’t just want to play…

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Know Your Wildcat: Bud Dupree

Drew Franklin 5:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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During the slow and insipid summer of 2008, former KSR wordsmith Evan Hilbert profiled each and every member of the University of Kentucky football team. Though his knowledge was sparse and his research was far from thorough, Evan’s short and insufficient player profiles were an integral part of Kentucky’s success that season. UK finished with…

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Dante Exum won’t enroll in college in December

Drew Franklin 4:27pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, Dante Exum is still undecided on college but he knows he won’t enroll anywhere this upcoming school year. If college is the decision, Exum, who graduates high school in October, will stay in Australia until next August. The 6-foot-6 guard also told Goodman the five schools he is considering are Indiana,…

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