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December 3, 2020

Today on KSR, Presented by More Than A Bakery

Nick Roush 9:00am December 3, 2020 12/3/20

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Midnight Madness sales ending soon!

ShopKSR.com 7:15am December 3, 2020 12/3/20 Comments Disabled

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The KSR Shop and Kentucky Branded are having their Midnight Madness sale for a few more hours! Head to ShopKSR.com to save up to 60% off. Make sure you stock up on KSR apparel, UK sweatshirts, and other fun gift ideas. Knock off all your holiday shopping right now. This special deal ends at 10am!…

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December 2, 2020

John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins: A trip down memory lane

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm December 2, 2020 12/2/20

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John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins are teammates; and no, you aren’t reading this in 2010. On Wednesday night, news broke that John Wall was being traded to the Houston Rockets, the same team that DeMarcus Cousins recently signed a one-year deal with. The moment reports began to leak, the Big Blue Nation collectively reflected on…

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WATCH: Benny Snell stiff-arms Marcus Peters’ soul straight into the turf

Zack Geoghegan 9:15pm December 2, 2020 12/2/20

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Want to see a grown man tossed around like a ragdoll? Of course, you do. Pittsburgh Steelers running back Benny Snell quite literally ran over the Baltimore Ravens defense, particularly Marcus Peters, during Pittsburgh’s 19-14 win on Wednesday afternoon–yes, Wednesday afternoon. Snell did Peters down right dirty, stiff-arming the cornerback–along with his pride–straight into the…

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Kyra Elzy on biggest transition from assistant to head coach: “The game is moving so fast”

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm December 2, 2020 12/2/20

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Kyra Elzy likes to say her freshmen are getting “baptized by fire”, but the same could be said about the interim head coach, as well. The first-year head coach of the No. 11 Kentucky Wildcats Women’s Basketball Team didn’t have a typical offseason, even when you take into account the difficulties of navigating college athletics…

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Wizards reportedly trading John Wall to Rockets in exchange for Russell Westbrook

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm December 2, 2020 12/2/20

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When rumors become reality… John Wall is heading to H-Town. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, former Kentucky Wildcat John Wall is being traded from the Washington Wizards to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Russell Westbrook. Along with Wall, the Rockets will also a 2023 protected first-round pick, per The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Wall will join forces with his…

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Steelers fear Bud Dupree tore his ACL this afternoon

Jack Pilgrim 7:30pm December 2, 2020 12/2/20

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Brutal news for former Kentucky star Bud Dupree. According to Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network, the Steelers linebacker likely tore his ACL in the team’s win Wednesday afternoon against the Baltimore Ravens, an injury that will end his impressive 2020 season. “Initial tests on Steelers LB Bud Dupree indicate a torn ACL,” Garafolo reported.…

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Phil Hoskins Contemplates Seventh (!) College Football Season

Nick Roush 7:00pm December 2, 2020 12/2/20

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This Saturday is Senior Day at Kroger Field. Unlike previous season finales, this year’s group of upperclassmen could return for one more Kentucky football season, thanks to an NCAA COVID-19 eligibility exemption. There are two elder statesmen that could become the Van Wilders of UK’s campus. Max Duffy won the 2019 Ray Guy Award months…

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Where Kentucky Football’s 2021 Class Stands Two Weeks till Signing Day

Nick Roush 6:00pm December 2, 2020 12/2/20

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Ready or not, the Early Signing Period for the 2021 recruiting class is just two weeks away. Before Mark Stoops begins pacing around the fax machine at the Joe Craft Football Training Facility, let’s take a look at where the Wildcats stand on the recruiting trail. Class Makeup Kentucky currently has 17 commitments in the…

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Watch the Tape: What is Wrong With the Offense?

Brandon Ramsey 5:00pm December 2, 2020 12/2/20

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If you would have told me that Kansas was going to score only 65 points before the game, I would have drained my bank account and put it all on the ‘Cats to win. Luckily for me, I did not get that opportunity because Kentucky ended up scoring only 62 and suffered their second straight…

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October 16, 2013

Grantland Falls for Wall/Cousins

Matt Jones 9:31am October 16, 2013 10/16/13

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I love this story on Grantland from yesterday because it sums up how I feel about 2 of my 5 favorite UK players of the modern era. John Wall and Demarcus Cousins are fun, plain and simple. They are fun to watch, they are fun to cheer for and they are fun to know. Each…

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: 3rd Down Has Been a Disaster for Cats

Bryan the Intern 9:00am October 16, 2013 10/16/13

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I am struck after watching this offense through 6 games that unlike last year, this offense really doesn’t have a ton of NEGATIVE plays like last year.  Turnovers have not been an issue.  Sacks have not been a serious problem.  The team has shown the ability to run the ball on certain occasions and throw…

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October 15, 2013

Young Rob Ryan’s Wednesday News and Views

Drew Franklin 11:49pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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Good evening, very late evening, and welcome to your Wednesday News and Views. It was a long day for me here at the KSR office, but I’m still going strong off the chicken parmesan fumes and I have a lengthy final recap from UK basketball Media Day 2013 for you before we go night-night. And…

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Big Blue Madness Madness: The MC Hammer Region

Drew Franklin 11:00pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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Big Blue Madness, or rather, “Midnight Madness,” is a tradition started by Joe B. Hall back in 1982. Joe B. modeled it after midnight practices Lefty Dreisell used to have in the 70’s to celebrate the first day of practice. More than three decades later, it has become a staple of college basketball, with almost…

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Matt’s Journal: OCTOBER 15

Matt Jones 10:00pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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Media Day was good fun today as the masses descended from all around the state to UK’s campus (which has now reached a point where there is no parking within a three block radius of Euclid Avenue). John Calipari was at his swaggiest and the entire event had a “we are about to be really…

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CBSSports.com ranked the Top 100 players in college basketball

Drew Franklin 9:00pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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The fine gentlemen over at CBSSports.com had some free time on their hands so they sat down and ranked the Top 100 players in college basketball. The incredibly long list isn’t based on NBA potential, just expectations for the 2013-14 college basketball season, so keep that in mind. Julius Randle is fifth overall ahead of…

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UK Basketball Media Day: Behind-The-Scenes Photos

Drew Franklin 8:02pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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Kentucky basketball Media Day 2013 is in the books and the quotes from the interviews are already all over the internet. Knowing that would be the case, everyone doing the same thing, I went into Media Day with nothing but a camera and my unparalleled inexperience as a photographer to capture the day from behind…

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Physically and Emotionally Recovering after Murderer’s Row

Nick Roush 7:30pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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It may be six weeks til Thanksgiving, but this Bye Week causes for many prayers of thanks. After going through the first 4-game stretch of Top 20 opponents in school history, the Wildcats are using the Bye Week to not only mend injuries, but emotionally recover from the fallout. “It was an OK practice today,…

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See Calipari’s Media Day Press Conference in its entirety

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5 Random Signs That Kentucky Basketball is Finally Back…

Ally Tucker 6:00pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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1) People begin talking about what this team’s “nickname” should be… Kentucky basketball’s history is riddled with a few well-known team nicknames that have stuck with fans over the course of time: The Fiddlin’ Five, Rupp’s Runts, The Unforgettables. For some reason, we now feel the need to label every team with a clever “nickname”…

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