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August 9, 2020

Beers with Bernhard: Ernest Gose to the Brewery

Kindsey Bernhard 5:00pm August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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We are switching things up a bit with “Beers with Beshear”. Since Governor Andy Beshear’s press conferences are becoming few and far between, we are changing the post to “Beers with Bernhard”. That’s me! With taprooms, bars and restaurants slowly beginning to reopen across the state, the craft beer industry in Kentucky is starting to…

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Athletes depart football programs for Fall 2020 season

Abbigale Harrison 4:00pm August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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COVID-19 has created an uncertain future for collegiate athletics around the country, an uncertainty felt to a great degree by football student-athletes. Some collegiate athletes, however, have taken their future and their health into their own hands. Earlier this week, EKU kicker Landon White released a statement regarding his departure from the program, stating concerns…

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Five Over-Performing Cats From the NBA Restart

Alex Weber 3:00pm August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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The glorious return of basketball, even professionally, can’t come without the heavy footprint of Kentucky – and some of our former Wildcats are absolutely killing it in the NBA’s Disney World restart. If you haven’t paid attention or want to re-live some highlights, here are five former ‘Cats over-performing in the bubble: Jamal Murray | Nuggets While Jamal…

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Enjoy Cocktail Towers during a busy day at KSBar and Grille

Maggie Davis 2:30pm August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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It’s going to be a BUSY day at KSBar and Grille. Stay hydrated with cocktail towers of delicious and refreshing summer drinks for only $30. Not your style? We also have buckets of domestic beer available for just 10 bucks. Remember to pace yourself. It’s going to be a long day for sports fans in…

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Breaking down the bottom of the NBA’s Western Conference and potential play-in matchups

Zack Geoghegan 2:00pm August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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While most playoff positions have been locked up for the NBA’s Orlando Bubble restart, there is one spot that is going to come down to a last-minute play-in round. Near the bottom of the NBA’s Western Conference, there are six teams fighting for the right to one postseason spot and the opportunity to go up…

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Draymond Green fined $50K for comments on Devin Booker

Maggie Davis 1:30pm August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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“Get my man out of Phoenix.” Those six words will reportedly cost Draymond Green $50,000, as the NBA has fined the Golden State Warriors’ forward for his take on Devin Booker’s situation with the Suns. But he didn’t stop there. Green also said Phoenix is “not good for him, it’s not good for his career”…

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LOOK: Terry Wilson shows off snazzy new look

Maggie Davis 1:00pm August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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Terry Wilson is “all in” on the 2020-21 football season, and he has the style to match the moxie. Wilson made headlines earlier this summer when he cut his hair for the first time since the eighth grade, and he shocked the BBN when he debuted the new look on Instagram. Now, the UK football…

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Top 10 buzzer beaters by former Cats in Cal era

Ty Schadt 12:00pm August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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It’s no secret our Wildcats have seen a lot of players graduate to the NBA (118 all-time and 29 currently, if you were wondering). Such a large representation means we get to see our former fan favorites do cool things like play in All-Star games, win Slam Dunk Contests, set scoring records, and, most recently,…

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BBNBA: Devin Booker, and Tyler Herro, and Bam Adebayo, and Jamal Murray

Zack Geoghegan 11:00am August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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Good morning, folks. Wow, Saturday was busy. We have lots of things to discuss. Let’s talk NBA Bubble. RECAP Booker leads Suns to 5-0 Bubble record despite Herro’s near triple-double Saturday’s matchup between the Phoenix Suns and Miami Heat is the first game of the NBA’s restart that I was legitimately antsy for in the…

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Today on KSR: Kenny Payne watch continues; CFB season might be in doubt

Sam Gormley 10:00am August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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For the second time in 2020, one of Kentucky’s top assistant coaches is being courted by a different team; this time it’s Kenny Payne and the New York Knicks. On Saturday, more news came out about the potential of Payne leaving Lexington to join the Knicks as an assistant coach. More on that in a…

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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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Coach Cal on Kentucky Sports Radio radio

Drew Franklin 4:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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Did you miss John Calipari’s surprise call-in to KSR this morning? Worry not, my Kentucky basketball loving friends. You can listen to the entire birthday wish/interview above.

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