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June 3, 2020

Mitch Barnhart releases message on injustices, UK’s plan for improvement: “We have influence, and I have faith it is for a greater good.”

Maggie Davis 11:00pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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Following days of unrest throughout the country, University of Kentucky Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart is speaking out via video message, which was posted Wednesday evening. In the video, he apologizes for the delay, saying he’s spent the past several days processing his thoughts and emotions before releasing an official statement. In the clip, he says…

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REPORT: Linebacker Chris Oats moved to rehabilitation facility

Maggie Davis 10:45pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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Nearly two weeks after KSR’s Matt Jones reported Kentucky’s Chris Oats had been admitted into the hospital with a serious medical condition, the linebacker’s health seems to be improving. Oats has been moved out of the hospital and into a rehabilitation facility, according to a new report by Mike Dyer of WCPO in Cincinnati. A…

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Former UK target Frank Anselem commits to Syracuse

Maggie Davis 10:00pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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Four-star center Frank Anselem has officially chosen his new home, and it won’t be in the state of Kentucky. The big man is taking his talents to Syracuse University to play for the Orange and head coach Jim Boeheim. The 6-foot-10, 220 pound center is currently listed as the No. 142 player in the nation,…

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The Matt Jones Podcast Ep. 73: Mina Kimes

KSR 9:00pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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*WARNING: The episode contains explicit language.* The Matt Jones Podcast welcomes one of ESPN’s brightest young stars. Mina Kimes does a little bit of everything for the four-letter network. She is a regular on Around the Horn and Highly Questionable and hosts two podcasts, ESPN Daily and the NFL-centric Mina Kimes Show. She discussed her…

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Listicuffs Episode 4: OTT Podcast Showdown – Tyler vs Fake Barney

Richmond Bramblet 7:00pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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It’s an OTT Podcast showdown on Listicuffs this week as Tyler Thompson takes on Fake Barney in our game of useless trivia. Will Barney be able to avenge his 5 year grudge against Listicuffs? Or will Tyler take home the victory?  

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SI.com predicts all 60 picks in new NBA mock draft

Drew Franklin 6:00pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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Jeremy Woo over at SI.com released a new NBA mock draft Wednesday afternoon with predictions for all 60 picks in this year’s NBA draft, whenever that is. The website waited almost two whole months before releasing a new mock draft, and today we now know what Woo sees for the NBA hopefuls in this year’s…

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Kentucky WBB announces signing of Maryland transfer Olivia Owens

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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The Kentucky women’s basketball has officially announced the addition of Maryland transfer Olivia Owens. Owens, a former five-star prospect and one of the best centers in the nation coming out of high school in 2018, announced her decision to transfer from Maryland to Kentucky on Monday. Now, UK head coach Matthew Mitchell has introduced the…

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Kentucky football’s Tyler Beisner creates non-profit to assist with local youth sports

Jack Pilgrim 5:00pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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A very familiar name to the KSR world is doing his part to help during the offseason and beyond. Today, Kentucky wide receiver Tyler Beisner – son of TJ Beisner, the editor of CoachCal.com and former managing editor of KSR – announced he would be creating a non-profit organization dedicated to raising money for youth…

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A full rundown of which sports are returning and when

Aaron Torres 4:00pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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It goes without saying that this has been a tough week for our country as a whole, but at a time when some good news was much needed, we got it on Wednesday: The NBA is back! The league will officially return to the court on July 31st, and play eight regular season games before…

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Weird or Awesome: Kentucky fan’s Snell Yeah tattoo

Drew Franklin 3:30pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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Former UK linebacker Kash Daniel has really upped his Twitter game since sports ended and yesterday he shared a funny tweet that included a photo of a die hard Benny Snell fan, complete with a Snell Yeah stomach tattoo. His friend: I’m tellin ya son, ain’t no way you’re a bigger Benny Snell fan than…

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September 1, 2013

The LEACH REPORT: A Look at the WKU Game

Matt Jones 7:00pm September 1, 2013 9/1/13

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Before and after every game this year, Tom Leach will join us here to give us his thoughts on the games. Here is his breakdown of what happened in Nashville Each Sunday this fall, we’ll use this space to the break down the highs and lows for the Cats and looking back on Saturday night’s…

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Kentucky Opens as 14-Point Favorite Over Miami (OH)

Corey Nichols 6:49pm September 1, 2013 9/1/13

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The Wildcats are hovering at right around the -14 mark for Saturday’s game against Miami (OH), according to VegasInsider.  For perspective, the Redhawks just lost to Marshall 52-14. I really hope we cover that spread.

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2016 Basketball Recruit Talks Injury, Cats

Corey Nichols 5:30pm September 1, 2013 9/1/13

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Overall #1 2016 recruit Harry Giles was recently invited to last week’s Elite 24 game, and not just because his name makes him sound like a fancy British butler.  I’m sure that was part of the reason, but the other part is probably because he can do stuff like this: However, Giles wasn’t able to…

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Recruit Tweets to Make You Feel Better

Corey Nichols 4:00pm September 1, 2013 9/1/13

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  Laughter is the best medicine, but right now it’s hard to find any jokes other than UK’s attempts at tackling last night.  So in lieu of humor, here are some optimistic tweets to help you through the grieving process.   Quit acting like we are going to decommit 😂 we know the situation! Wait…

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What Memories Would You Like To See Go Into The Rupp Redesign?

Andrew Cassady 2:30pm September 1, 2013 9/1/13

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Earlier this week Lexington mayor Jim Grey put out a call for fans to submit their favorite Rupp Arena memories. Today over on Kentucky.com the Good Doctor Jerry Tipton took a look at some of the responses and offered up this reasoning for the question call: “Maybe the call for memories is a means to…

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At 0-1 Where Do The Cats Go From Here?

Andrew Cassady 1:00pm September 1, 2013 9/1/13

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The Cats needed to beat Western. If there was any hope of finishing with a solid record in year one they had to knock off the Tops. Now the Cats will have no room for error against the toughest schedule in the country. Here’s how the next five games are looking as of now: Miami…

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A Glimpse Of The Future

Andrew Cassady 12:15pm September 1, 2013 9/1/13

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Six touchdowns. One half. That’s all it took for Drew Barker and Conner to dismantle Boone County 40-7. Barker was impressive before the game was called due to extreme heat as he racked up nearly 400 yards. Barker got a strong start to his claim to Mr. Football with the big win. Watch him work…

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Silver Linings Playbook: Postive Takeaways From A Negative Loss

Andrew Cassady 11:30am September 1, 2013 9/1/13

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Heading into last night’s game we all expected a new Kentucky football where the ball would be zipped around and the defense would be able to handle most of the basic fundamentals. Instead we were shown just how bare the cupboard was left following the Joker Phillips era. Perhaps we forgot just how bad the…

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That wasn’t much fun

Matt Wheatley 11:00am September 1, 2013 9/1/13

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Last night wasn’t fun. It was, I think, the antithesis of what many of us expected from the beginning of the Mark Stoops era. This statement obviously applies to the outcome–most Kentucky fans were assuming a win was imminent whether we will admit it or not–but it also applies to many of the story lines…

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Sunday Morning Links and The Morning After

Andrew Cassady 10:00am September 1, 2013 9/1/13

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-Ouch. If somehow you missed the game last night or would like to relive the because you are into pain then check out these recaps. The Air Raid Bombed in the season opener. The game was tough to watch I imagine it’s even worse to read about. –“I’m just lucky to have a good team,”…

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