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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 14, 2013

Randall Cobb out 6-8 weeks

Drew Franklin 7:02pm October 14, 2013 10/14/13

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Randall Cobb will be out 6-8 weeks after suffering a nasty knee injury from a low hit by the Baltimore Ravens’ Matt Elam yesterday in Green Bay. Reports are saying it’s a fractured fibula, not a torn ACL, for the former Wildcat. Aaron Rodgers had a problem with the controversial hit, saying after the game,…

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Phillips and Towles will work out for the backup spot

Drew Franklin 6:18pm October 14, 2013 10/14/13

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While talking to KSR blogger Tom Leach during his Monday night radio show, Mark Stoops said Max Smith Reese Phillips and Patrick Towles will work out for the backup role behind the injured Jalen Whitlow. Stoops also confirmed that Whitlow’s injury is a high ankle sprain and there is a good chance he’ll miss the…

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Worse Weekend for Bob or Mark?

Corey Nichols 6:00pm October 14, 2013 10/14/13

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Football this weekend left us feeling like Rob Ryan, only less majestic. We lost 48-7, and were out-gained in record numbers by a dominant Alabama team.  Mark Stoops, while showing promise, is now 1-5 as a head coach, and has yet to notch an SEC win.  And yet strangely, his older brother might have had…

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Doug Gottlieb wants attention, ranks Kentucky No. 7 in his preseason poll

Drew Franklin 5:00pm October 14, 2013 10/14/13

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Six of the seven college basketball analysts over at CBSSports.com ranked Kentucky as the No. 1 team in college basketball entering the 2013-14 season. The odd man out? Doug Gottlieb, who ranked the Wildcats seventh behind Michigan State, Louisville, Duke, Arizona, North Carolina and Oklahoma State. Seventh, you guys. Doug Gottlieb ranked Kentucky seventh in…

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Missouri’s James Franklin out 3-5 weeks

Drew Franklin 4:00pm October 14, 2013 10/14/13

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Missouri is one of the teams that falls in the “Potential Win” category on the backend of Kentucky’s football schedule — although they’ve looked really good lately — and the Tigers might be without starting quarterback James Franklin when No. 15 Mizzou rolls into Lexington on November 9. Franklin suffered a shoulder injury against Georgia Saturday and now…

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UK Fans of the Day Want Some Notes and Pictures

Matt Jones 3:02pm October 14, 2013 10/14/13

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Four quick thoughts from the afternoon followed by four wonderful pictures: 1. Nashville is our permanent home: The SEC is expected to make an announcement tomorrow that will mean the vast majority of the future SEC Tournaments will see Nashville as their home. There is some dispute as to whether two future tournaments already scheduled…

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Madness Memories: Billy G appears behind exploding, falling curtain

Drew Franklin 2:21pm October 14, 2013 10/14/13

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Ah, the Billy Clyde Gillispie Era. Remember when he appeared behind that massive curtain in the middle of Rupp Arena during Big Blue Madness in 2007? Little did we know at the time, Kentucky would’ve been better off rolling that curtain back up with Gillispie inside, preventing him from doing whatever it is he did…

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An SEC school not named Kentucky landed a top five basketball recruit

Drew Franklin 1:30pm October 14, 2013 10/14/13

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Class of 2015’s Ben Simmons committed to LSU today, making him one of two top five prospects to commit to an SEC school not named Kentucky since 2007. The small forward from Montverde Academy via Australia is a former high school teammate of Dakari Johnson, ranked fourth in the ESPN60 for 2015. Rivals.com ranks him…

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Nashville to host nine men’s, three women’s SEC tournaments over next 12 years

Drew Franklin 12:37pm October 14, 2013 10/14/13

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According to The Tennessean, the Southeastern Conference’s “historic announcement” will be that Nashville will host 12 consecutive SEC basketball tournaments beginning in 2015.  A source told the newspaper Bridgestone Arena will host nine men’s conference tournaments and and three women’s tournaments over the 12-year span. The 2015, 2016, and 2019 men’s tournaments were already scheduled…

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Cal gives the women what they want at the Women’s Clinic

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm October 14, 2013 10/14/13

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Five years in, John Calipari has this Women’s Clinic thing down. Give the women what they want, right? Cal treated the record 651 ladies in attendance to a full practice. For almost two hours, the crowd perched on the edges of their seats in rapt silence, drinking in the first public viewing of the preseason…

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