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July 1, 2020

There is a bear roaming around UK’s campus

Drew Franklin 11:48am July 1, 2020 7/1/20

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A bear roaming around the University of Kentucky campus sounds crazy, but not in 2020. Anything is possible in 2020, which is why there is a bear roaming around the University of Kentucky campus. WKYT has the video and the story right here. The video was recorded Monday night outside the Kentucky Clinic, according to…

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Kentucky signee Isaiah Jackson will be on campus this weekend

Jack Pilgrim 10:55am July 1, 2020 7/1/20 Comments Disabled

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The final remaining piece of Kentucky basketball’s 2020-21 roster will arrive in Lexington in the coming days. As it stands today, five-star forward Isaiah Jackson is the lone scholarship player on UK’s roster for the upcoming season who has not moved in at the Wildcat Coal Lodge. That changes soon, though, as Jackson’s high school…

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Film Room: Christian Lewis

Adam Luckett 10:00am July 1, 2020 7/1/20

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It’s been a few weeks since UK scored a commitment and once again it is second-year assistant Jon Sumrall recording another win on the recruiting trail. The Wildcats landed their fourth wide receiver prospect in the class of 2021 with Lewis becoming the second-highest ranked recruit, trailing only blue-chipper Dekel Crowdus. It’s now time to…

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June 30, 2020

Three-Star Alabama Wide Receiver Chris Lewis Commits to Kentucky

Nick Roush 12:02pm June 30, 2020 6/30/20

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The Kentucky Wildcats have added another talented wide receiver to their 2021 recruiting class. Christian “Chris” Lewis announced he has committed to Kentucky over Notre Dame. The 6-foot-3 wide receiver had offers from 39 schools, including Louisville, Oregon, Arkansas, Tennessee, Texas A&M and Nebraska. COMMITED ?#BBN ?? pic.twitter.com/4MavM6uEWb — Christian Lewis~DEUCE~ ? (@ChrisLew__) June 30,…

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June 28, 2020

WATCH: KSR catches up with Makayla Epps

Maggie Davis 11:00pm June 28, 2020 6/28/20

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Makayla Epps has always been busy, but these days are different. Her current routine may not look like her “normal” one due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but she’s staying busy and even finding time to catch up with us, Kentucky Sports Radio. She was kind enough to chat during her lunch break, so you’ll get…

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June 27, 2020

Developing Depth During a Pandemic: A Look Inside UK’s Inside Linebackers Room

Nick Roush 10:00pm June 27, 2020 6/27/20

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The D-word is a curse word for Kentucky’s inside linebackers. No, not that D-Word. “Depth” in Jon Sumrall’s meeting room is the only thing that can slow down Mark Stoops’ defense this fall. In his first year as defensive coordinator, Brad White’s defense finished ranked in the top 20 nationally in three of the four…

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Mathew Mitchell Recovering from Successful Brain Surgery

Nick Roush 4:59pm June 27, 2020 6/27/20

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Kentucky’s women’s basketball coach is recovering from brain surgery. Matthew Mitchell’s wife, Jenna, revealed in a Facebook post that her husband recently went under the knife at UK Hospital after blood was discovered on his brain. “About four months ago he fell and suffered a concussion, was not well for a couple of weeks, then…

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June 25, 2020

WATCH: Dontaie Allen gears up for his much-anticipated return to Lexington

Jack Pilgrim 5:45pm June 25, 2020 6/25/20

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The Kentucky basketball team is gearing up to return to campus this weekend, and when they do, redshirt freshman guard Dontaie Allen will be ready. Returning from numerous injuries, Allen has been training all offseason for a strong debut season in Lexington in 2020-21. Wednesday afternoon, KSR had the opportunity to watch Allen work out…

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There will be fans at Churchill Downs for Kentucky Derby 146

Nick Roush 9:19am June 25, 2020 6/25/20

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It’s happening. On the first Saturday in September fans will be in the stands when the best three-year-old thoroughbreds in the world race in the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby. Governor Andy Beshear also approved Churchill Downs’ plans to host fans for the Kentucky Oaks, held the day prior on Sept. 4. Of course,…

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June 24, 2020

WATCH: KSR catches up with Maci Morris

Maggie Davis 11:00pm June 24, 2020 6/24/20 Comments Disabled

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Maci Morris has had quite an eventful few months. Earlier this year, the former Cat was playing professional basketball in Italy, where her team had qualified for the post-season playoffs. But in the span of just a few weeks, the COVID-19 outbreak overtook the country, shut down her league and (almost) left her stranded abroad.…

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July 10, 2020

I bet you a million dollars you can’t guess Skyy Clark’s favorite Wildcat**

Drew Franklin 3:15pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20

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Five-star guard Skyy Clark is very high on Kentucky, says he’s been a fan since he’s been playing basketball and it was a “blessing” to receive a scholarship offer last week. He’s a huge Cats fan. He’ll probably become a Wildcat when it’s his turn to play college basketball in 2022. So Clark likes the…

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Two Keys Tavern files Chapter 11… but not giving up on future

Drew Franklin 9:58am July 10, 2020 7/10/20

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Two Keys Tavern has filed for bankruptcy. Yes, the same Two Keys Tavern we all know and love, the one that has quenched the thirsts of University of Kentucky students and the Lexington community for over six decades. Two Keys has been in a fight with its landlords and this stupid pandemic, and owner Seth…

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July 9, 2020

What an All-SEC Football Schedule may look like for Kentucky in 2020

Nick Roush 11:00pm July 9, 2020 7/9/20

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Thursday afternoon the Big 10 became the first Power Five conference to announce that its member schools will exclusively play football games against conference foes in the 2020-21 season amid the coronavirus pandemic. The consequences of this decision are far-reaching across all levels of college sports, but for now, let’s simply take a look at…

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Governor Andy Beshear issues mask mandate for Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:52pm July 9, 2020 7/9/20

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Starting tomorrow at 5 p.m., Kentuckians must wear a mask or facial covering in indoor and outdoor public spaces across the state. Governor Andy Beshear announced the news this afternoon at his press briefing in Frankfort. “Today, I signed an executive order that is, starting tomorrow at 5 p.m. I’m going to mandate that Kentuckians…

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Big Ten going to a conference-only football schedule

Drew Franklin 3:23pm July 9, 2020 7/9/20

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The Big Ten is the first Power 5 conference to make major adjustments to its fall sports schedules. The conference announced on Thursday that its fall sports teams will only compete against other members of the conference, eliminating all non-conference competition from all fall sports, including football. The move will give the Big Ten complete…

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More than 75% of Power Five Athletic Directors Believe College Football Season will be Delayed

Nick Roush 12:00pm July 9, 2020 7/9/20

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As coronavirus cases rise across the country, athletic directors’ optimism is waning for an on-time start to the college football season. “Everyone is pessimistic,” one Power Five administrator told 247 Sports‘ Brandon Marcello earlier this week. After conversations with a few officials, Marcello expected the big leagues to make decisions on the season’s start time…

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July 8, 2020

Ivy League cancels fall sports, will reevaluate schedule in January 2021

Maggie Davis 11:00pm July 8, 2020 7/8/20

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If there is football in the fall, the Ivy League programs won’t be participating. That goes for the entire slate of fall sports, too. The league has cancelled fall sports for the 2020 season, but there is still a chance these sports could resume in the spring. The conference will reevaluate the possibility of sports…

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Getting to know the new guy: BJ Boston

Aaron Torres 8:00pm July 8, 2020 7/8/20

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The 2020-2021 Kentucky Wildcat basketball team has officially arrived on campus. And while there is still some uncertainty about what exactly the season will look like (Mitch Barnhart is hoping for at least 50 percent capacity at Rupp Arena) the games will eventually get played. And because of it, it’s never too early to get…

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Keeneland At Home: Tips For Bringing The SUMMER Meet To You!

Drew Franklin 11:55am July 8, 2020 7/8/20

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Keeneland’s Summer Meet begins today. What a weird sentence. Summer meet? At Keeneland? 2020 has everything all messed up. Back in the spring when Keeneland was ripped from our lives by COVID, I wrote a guide on how to have a full day of Keeneland fun from the comfort of your own home. Now that live racing…

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July 7, 2020

Getting to know the new guy: Devin Askew

Aaron Torres 8:00pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20

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The 2020-2021 Kentucky Wildcat basketball team has officially arrived on campus. And while there is still some uncertainty about what exactly the season will look like (Mitch Barnhart is hoping for at least 50 percent capacity at Rupp Arena) the games will eventually get played. And because of it, it’s never too early to know…

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