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Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 190: Devin Askew Decision Nears + CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish


We’ve got a great Aaron Torres Sports Podcast to get you into the weekend, as Aaron discusses all the comings and goings in college hoops and football, before welcoming CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish to the show. Here is the entire rundown of today’s show:

College Basketball News and Notes: Aaron opens the show by discussing a few major developments across college basketball, specifically, the Devin Askew commitment watch. Askew is set to commit on Thursday night. Aaron explains why he thinks Askew will choose Kentucky, reclassify to 2020 and what it means for the program. Also, how could it impact Cade Cunningham’s decision? Aaron then discusses the bizarre situation with N’Faly Dante at Oregon, before giving his Week 8 college football picks.

CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish Joins the Show to Discuss Memphis Hoops: There isn’t a more interesting topic in college hoops coming into the season than Memphis basketball, and Aaron welcomes on CBS Sports insider and Memphis native Gary Parrish to talk about the Tigers. Parrish discusses the excitement in the city over the Tigers, Penny Hardaway’s national championship prediction and how it all could go wrong. What is the floor and ceiling of this team? And also, what is both the good and bad impact, if the Tigers don’t have success this season? Finally, Parrish wraps up by talking some of the bigger topics in college hoops heading into the season.

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or simply stream online through Spotify.  Don’t forget to follow the show on Instagram too.


The OTT Podcast: How Fall Are You?

With the weather turning cooler, The OTT Podcast crew is back to debate a very serious topic: is Fall awesome or does it actually suck? Highlights include…

— Recapping Big Blue Madness and the Arkansas game

— Barney ranks the seasons and is debunked by his own Twitter poll

— Best and worst things about Fall

— Tyler and Barney take the “What Percent Autumn Are You?” Quiz

…and much, much more. You can easily listen on the KSR App, available on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify. Streaming online is simple through Pod Paradise. You can also get it directly on your phone by subscribing to The OTT Podcast feed on iTunesSpotify, or via Android’s Podcast Addict app. Please leave us a review!

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KSR Football Podcast: Hot or Not

KSR Football Podcast: Hot or Not

For the first time in almost a month, the KSR Football Podcast crew is discussing a Kentucky football victory. Join Nick Roush, Drew Franklin and Charles Walker as they recreate the highs and lows from Lynn Bowden’s debut as Kentucky’s starting quarterback. Highlights:

— The NFL Cats keep doing big things.

— Austin MacGinnis nailed it.

— Charles Walker, not a big selfie guy.

— Stats Drew wrote in the morning post so that he wouldn’t forget to say on the podcast.

— Clevan Thomas’ mad-libs like touchdown.

— That time Randall Cobb caused mayhem.

— The worst take in the history of Drew Franklin’s life.

Get the podcast delivered to your phone by subscribing to “KSR Football Podcast” on iTunes. You can stream the show online or on your Android phone through Spotify.


The A Block E2: Hmm . . . Could it be love?

Back by popular demand, The A Block returns to fill you in on everything from the wild world of Instagram. Hayley Harmon, Claire Crouch and Jacqueline Nie discuss drama from the English soccer world, a rogue CEO, and…

— What they love about Lynn Bowden.

— Rumspringa at a Notre Dame football game.

— “As Three Six Mafia once said…”

— Internet trolls are put on blast.

— Hallmark released the incredible details of their new Christmas movies.

— A new money-saving shopping app.

You can subscribe to The A Block podcast feed on iTunes or Spotify to have the latest episodes go directly to your phone or other listening devices.

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Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 189: Georgia is Upset, College Football goes Crazy + Cade Cunningham Update


It was a busy weekend on the gridiron, as Aaron dedicates almost all of Monday’s Aaron Torres Pod to a WILD weekend in college football. Georgia choked and Aaron is gloating, LSU and Oklahoma show they might be “national title good” and poor Texas A&M isn’t even close to Bama. Aaron wraps the show by discussing a development in the recruitment of five-star Cade Cunningham, the No. 2 ranked player in high school basketball.

Here is a rundown of today’s show:

Georgia Chokes and College Football goes Crazy: Aaron takes a victory lap, as his arch nemesis Georgia choked away a game between the hedges against South Carolina. Aaron explains why they’re the “Enron of college football,” a fraud who built its entire reputation on close losses to Bama, and how this proves they’re actually no where close to Bama. Then Aaron talks about how LSU’s offense and Oklahoma’s defense prove that they might have what it takes to win the title, and why Texas A&M may be getting as little return on its investment as anyone in college football.

Cade Cunningham to Kentucky? Finally Aaron wraps with a development in the recruitment of Cade Cunningham, the No. 2 ranked player in high school basketball. With Evan Daniels’ Crystal Ball now showing that the Wildcats may land Cunningham Aaron explains what he’s hearing, what kind of player has and what impact Cunningham could have in Lexington next year. Could a Cunningham, Terrence Clarke, BJ Boston headlined recruiting class be on par with the Zion/RJ Barrett/Cam Reddish Duke class from a year ago? Aaron thinks so.

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or simply stream online through Spotify.  Don’t forget to follow the show on Instagram too.


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 188: ACC Basketball Media Day + Monster CFB Weekend Preview + College Hoops Mailbag

It’s Thursday and you know what that means: A new Aaron Torres Sports Podcast is LIVE! Aaron is joined by Nick Coffey to preview a big weekend in college football, and then Aaron wraps the show by talking about his preseason college hoops Top 25 and more. Here’s a rundown of today’s show:
ACC Basketball Media Day Madness: Nick Coffey joins Aaron after attending ACC Basketball Media Day. He shares his experience from the event, including his awkward run in with Tony Bennett, and they discuss the clear gap between the good and bad coaches in the conference.
A Mega-Weekend in College Football: Coffey and Torres touch on all of the HUGE games on this weekend’s college football slate, starting with Oklahoma-Texas. What’s wrong with Clemson, and why have they not bought into Florida? Also, should Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray’s struggles in the NFL impact Jalen Hurts’ Heisman chances? It sounds crazy, but Aaron explains why.
Aaron talks his college hoops preseason Top 25 + a college hoops mailbag: Finally, Aaron wraps by talking college hoops. He released his top 25 on Wednesday and explains why it will be a down year in the ACC and Big 12, but could be a big year for the Big East and the SEC. Also, he answers your mailbag questions: Who wins the battle of Cassius Winston vs. Ashton Hagans? And could Archie Miller be fired if Indiana doesn’t make the NCAA Tournament this year?

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or simply stream online through Spotify.  Don’t forget to follow the show on Instagram too.


11 Personnel E12: Run the Damn Ball

11 Personnel is BACK. After Adam Luckett gets a chance to say, ‘I told you so,’ Nick Roush helps him preview Kentucky’s primetime matchup with Arkansas. Highlights:

— Ideal bowl destinations.

— Will either team start who they say they’re starting at quarterback?

— If Smith actually is healthy, what do you do?

— How Chavis’ defense actually could play into UK’s favor regardless of QB.

— A guide to the SEC unwritten rule book.

— A name you know from Last Chance U.

— Why you shouldn’t pay attention to the Arkansas/A&M score.

You can easily stream online through Spotify or you can get the podcast sent directly to your phone by subscribing to 11 Personnel on iTunes.


KSR Football Podcast: Finding the Missing Puzzle Piece

It’s a big week for the Kentucky football program. Nick Roush, Drew Franklin and Austin MacGinnis are ready to see what the Wildcats are made of after the Bye Week. Will they use uncertainty at QB as an excuse, or rally behind the signal-caller on Jared Lorenzen Day? The group discusses that, and…

— Austin’s love/hate relationship with Dan Mullen.

— Drew spent his Bye Week being an old man.

— How momentum plays a HUGE factor in Saturday’s game.

— Another brand new segment!

— Is it time for Drew to dump the Titans?

— Austin’s basketball epiphany from his first summer on campus.

Get the podcast delivered to your phone by subscribing to “KSR Football Podcast” on iTunes. You can stream the show online or on your Android phone through Spotify.


Free Money with Matt and Drew Season 3, Episode 4

The Free Money Podcast is back just in time for football fans to make some money during Kentucky’s bye week. Matt Jones and Drew Franklin talk about quite a few topics, like…

— That time Drew almost got into a fight in Texas.

— Is Cincinnati’s all-black field good or bad?

— Utah State’s quarterback has a confusing name…for some.

— Is Drew getting a new Twitter account?

— A very important Georgia Tech stat.

— The NFL Lock of the Month.

— What are the Michelin restaurant ratings?

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to theFree Money Podcast feed on iTunes or simply stream online through Spotify.


11 Personnel E11: Bye Week Blues

One cliche rings true for Kentucky football this week: The bye week comes at a good time. To mark the occasion, Nick Roush and Adam Luckett talk about what’s gone wrong, provide some simple fixes and hand out bye week superlatives to some unsung UK football hero. Highlights:

— UK’s play-calling theory is at a crossroads on offense and defense.

— Lynn Bowden is a better QB than you think.

— UK’s offense needs an identity.

— Beau Allen has been stellar.

— Can the Bo Nix magic continue?

You can easily stream online through Spotify or you can get the podcast sent directly to your phone by subscribing to 11 Personnel on iTunes.


The A Block E1: Welcome to The A Block

The A Block E1: Welcome to The A Block

There’s a new podcast in town. Introducing The A Block with Hayley Harmon, Claire Crouch and Jacqueline Nie. The talented ladies explain what The A Block is and touch on a variety of topics, from updates on the royal family to Kroger Field struggles, you’ll hear all of that and…

— “Podcast names are harder than naming a child.”

— How their careers led them to Lexington.

— Do they approve of Justin Bieber’s wedding attire?

— The Kardashians are at it again.

— Has someone already started watching Hallmark Christmas movies?

— European Road Trip!

— How to eat a cupcake and record a podcast at the same time.

You can subscribe to The A Block podcast feed on iTunes or Spotify to have the latest episodes go directly to your phone or other listening devices.

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Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 186: Fair Pay to Play + Kirk Herbstreit + College Hoops Mailbag

It’s a WILD episode of the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast. Aaron discusses California’s new Fair Pay to Play law, the unintended consequences that could come and how it started a Twitter beef with Richard Sherman. Then, iconic college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit joins the show to talk the college football season, and his work with Goodyear, the College Football Hall of Fame and their “Headed to the Hall” campaign. Aaron wraps up the show with a college hoops mailbag! Here is a rundown:

What the California Bill Means for the Future of College Athletics: Aaron takes a deep dive on the new California Fair Pay to Play law, which will allow athletes to benefit off their name and image. Aaron isn’t opposed to the bill, but says that there will be unintended consequences and hopes that the NCAA properly legislates endorsement opportunities for athletes. He also explains how he ended up in a Twitter beef with Richard Sherman over the bill on Wednesday.

Kirk Herbstreit joins the show: It’s a monumental moment on the Aaron Torres Pod, as iconic college football voice Kirk Herbstreit joins the show. They discuss what’s wrong with Bama, what makes Alabama so great every year, as well as the current national title race. Also, his role with Goodyear and the College Football Hall of Fame’s “Headed to the Hall” campaign.

College Hoops Mailbag. He discusses Penny Hardaway’s national title prediction, sleeper NBA Draft prospects and who you need to know in the Pac-12. More college hoops mailbags to come in the future!

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or simply stream online through Spotify.  Don’t forget to follow the show on Instagram too.


Latest podcast introduced on the KSR network

We are thrilled to welcome The A Block podcast to the Kentucky Sports Radio podcast network. The show features familiar faces from your Lexington television set. Hayley Harmon, Claire Crouch and Jacqueline Nie step away from the TV cameras and into the world of podcasting, opening up about their lives, opinions and current obsessions. Named after the juiciest segment of any newscast, each episode of The A Block is stacked with hot takes and the girls get real about what it’s like to be a woman in the 21st century.

The first episode will drop later this week. Make sure you are subscribed to the Kentucky Sports Radio podcast feed to have the first episode delivered right to your phone.


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 185: Who’s No. 1 in College Football? + The NCAA Hammers Georgia Tech

It’s Monday and you already know what that means, a new episode of the Aaron Torres Podcast. With Clemson struggling on Saturday, Aaron asks: Who’s No. 1 in college football? He also discusses major sanctions coming down for Georgia Tech and what it means for the rest of college hoops. Here is a rundown of today’s show:

Who’s No. 1 in college football? Aaron breaks down a huge Saturday in college football. Clemson is ranked No. 1 but struggled, and Aaron wonders if they can make it through the schedule undefeated. Could they get left out of the playoff as a one-loss ACC champ? Is Ohio State the best team in college football after their dominating victory at Nebraska? And also, why was everyone so quick to ask if Nebraska is “back?” Finally, with so much hype on Jalen Hurts and Joe Burrow, are we overlooking just how incredible Tua Tagovailoa?

Georgia Tech gets Hammered with NCAA Sanctions – what does it mean for Kansas? Aaron turns his attention to college basketball, where some surprising news came from the NCAA offices when Georgia Tech was hit with major sanctions. Aaron explains why yes, this is a big deal, but not for the reason you think. Could this be a sign that the NCAA is ready to come down on Kansas and everyone else who got caught up in the FBI investigation?

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or simply stream online through Spotify.  Don’t forget to follow the show on Instagram too.


11 Personnel E10: What is Will Muschamp doing?

This week’s edition of 11 Personnel tries to answer the question on everyone’s mind: what in the world is going to happen when Kentucky travels to South Carolina Saturday night? You should have more clarity after listening to this amazing hour of audio that includes…

— The rest of UK’s SEC schedule is somehow getting worse.

— You thought UK was bad last week? Wait till you see South Carolina.

— So. Much. Running.

— What is Muschamp trying to do with this uptempo offense?

— Numbers that are so crazy they can’t be true.

You can easily stream online through Spotify or you can get the podcast sent directly to your phone by subscribing to 11 Personnel on iTunes.


Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 184: Bill Self is in Big Trouble + Bob Stoops Joins the Show

You picked the right episode to listen to the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast. Aaron breaks down all the rules Kansas broke and explains just how much trouble they’re in. He’s also joined by legendary Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops. Highlights:

Kansas and Bill Self are in Big Trouble: On Monday, the NCAA sent Kansas it’s Notice of Allegations and Aaron thinks they are in big trouble. He explains why Bill Self was caught red-handed and that he really has no good way to defend himself. If the NCAA comes down on Self, what does it mean for his future? And what about the futures of Arizona, Louisville and Rick Pitino? Aaron concludes by talking about “tanking” in college football and gives his Week 5 picks.

Bob Stoops joins the show: Next Aaron next welcomes one of the most prominent guests to ever join the show, legendary Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops. He shares what he first saw in Lincoln Riley and talks about the recruitments of Adrian Peterson and Baker Mayfiel. Also, what are his thoughts on the work his brother Mark is doing as the head coach at Kentucky? And will he ever coach college football again?

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast feed on iTunes or simply stream online through Spotify.  Don’t forget to follow the show on Instagram too.

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Free Money with Matt and Drew S3, Episode 3

After a brief hiatus, the Free Money Podcast returns early in the week to give you insight into an objectively bad weekend of college football. Have no fear. Matt Jones and Drew Franklin provide more than enough entertainment over the next hour to help you forget about the bad college football slate. Highlights:

— Tracker sighting!

— A look into how the sausage is made on Matt’s Sunday morning ESPN show.

— Drew’s Lock of the Year.

— Lengthy Opposition Research

— Stories about Adam Corolla, Craig Kilborn, Natasha Bedingfield and more!

Get the podcast delivered directly to your phone by subscribing to theFree Money Podcast feed on iTunes or simply stream online through Spotify.