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December 3, 2020

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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You can watch Billy Gillispie coach on SEC Network tonight

Drew Franklin 4:00pm December 2, 2020 12/2/20

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Billy Gillispie will make his return to SEC Basketball tonight when his Tarleton State Texans men’s basketball team travels to Texas A&M. A homecoming for Gillispie, the 61-year-old will be back in College Station where he coached the Aggies from 2004-07, before the University of Kentucky hired him away to coach the Wildcats. We now…

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October 15, 2013

Tickets for the first four home games go on sale TONIGHT!

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:30pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13 Comments Disabled

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Want to see your University of Kentucky Wildcats? Tickets for UK’s first four home men’s basketball games go on sale TONIGHT at 6 p.m. ET. You can get them over at Ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000 beginning Tuesday evening. Any tickets remaining after Tuesday’s sale will be available for purchase through the UK Ticket…

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Listen to Doug Gottlieb defend himself on Kentucky Sports Radio

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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This morning, CBS’ Doug Gottlieb came on KSR to talk about his preseason basketball rankings, which included the Cats at number…seven. Listen to him and Matt debate the rankings. It gets a little…spirited, shall we say. If you’ve got more than twelve minutes, check out the rest of the podcast. It’s totally worth it: LISTEN…

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Willie says Eric Bledsoe and DeMarcus Cousins wished they had stayed at UK longer

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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Ready for some nostalgia? Willie Cauley-Stein told reporters today that both Eric Bledsoe and DeMarcus Cousins told him they wish they’d stayed at Kentucky longer. Maybe that was a factor in Willie’s decision to come back for his sophomore season? H/t to the Beez

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Willie Cauley-Stein is ready for a zombie apocalypse

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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The player interviews are rolling over at Memorial Coliseum, and one of the most interesting tidbits so far is Willie Cauley-Stein telling reporters that he is fully prepared for a zombie apocalypse. “If a zombie apocalypse happens, it’s over, but I’m surviving.” Willie says he takes notes during “The Walking Dead” to prepare, and that…

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10 Things to Know from Cal’s Media Day Press Conference

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:15pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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John Calipari met with the media for almost an hour this morning to talk about his team. In true Cal form, there were plenty of great soundbites and a ton of information. Here are the ten things you need to know: NBA scouts say James Young has stood out to them the most Cal said…

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Calipari teases “ridiculous” non-conference game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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John Calipari just wrapped up his Media Day press conference and I have a huge screen full of notes. Here’s a niblet to keep you occupied while I work on the write-up: when asked if they’ll continue to be a part of the Champions Classic, Cal said they’re still deciding, but teased another “ridiculous” non-conference…

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LIVE: John Calipari’s Media Day Press Conference

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:25pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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It’s Media Day, which means John Calipari will address almost every reporter in the Kentucky area about the upcoming season and his preseason #1 Kentucky Wildcats. If you know Cal, you know this is one presser you won’t want to miss.

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The UK Media Guide is out!

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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Media Day is about to begin, and here’s a look at the 2013-2014 Media Guide, courtesy of WKYT’s Lee Howard. I like how they have all 16 guys on there, along with Brian Long’s Jersey faux-hawk. Cal speaks in thirty minutes. We’ll have a live stream, so get your “Cal-lingo” bingo cards ready. Now here’s…

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Rich Brooks stops by UK Hoops practice

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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Papa Brooks is still in town after visiting for the UK/Alabama game, and stopped by UK Hoops’ practice this morning to check on the ladies. Odds he suggested John Denver’s “Home Grown Tomatoes” for Mitchell’s BBM performance?

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It’s official, the SEC Tournament’s new home is Nashville

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm October 15, 2013 10/15/13

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It’s official: the SEC Tournament’s new home is Music City. SEC Commissioner Mike Slive made the move official in a press conference at Bridgestone Arena this morning, citing Nashville’s long-standing partnership with the league as a “proven host”: “Nashville has long been a valued partner of the Southeastern Conference and we are pleased to establish…

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