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May 12, 2014

The UK Fan Bucket List

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:00pm May 12, 2014 5/12/14

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Fresh off vacation, I’m already thinking about the next thing I can knock off my “to-do travel list,” or, for those of you who enjoy Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman movies, my “bucket list.” I started thinking today about what things every UK fan must do during their lives, and came up with a pretty…

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Kentucky’s non-conference schedule is coming together

Drew Franklin 6:23pm May 12, 2014 5/12/14

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We learned of two new games on Kentucky’s schedule today — home exhibitions against Pikeville and Georgetown — bringing the non-conference schedule to nine confirmed games. Anthony Wireman has since reported the Pikeville game will be played on Sunday, November 2, while LEX 18’s Alan Cutler is hearing Georgetown will come to town on Friday,…

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Listen to CJ Conrad’s KSR interview

Drew Franklin 12:52pm May 12, 2014 5/12/14

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Kentucky’s new four-star tight end called in to Kentucky Sports Radio radio this morning to talk about his recruitment and why the University of Kentucky was his final decision in the end. Take four or five minutes to hear his interview: You can listen to the entire podcast below. It includes a great Mother’s Day…

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May 9, 2014

Kentucky Basketball 2015 Recruiting Board

Drew Franklin 4:30pm May 9, 2014 5/9/14

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With next year’s roster in place and looking awesome, it’s time we start getting to know UK’s 2015 targets a little better. One player, Charles Matthews, is already on board and several others list Kentucky among their favorites, so it’s lining up to be yet another blockbuster recruiting class for Coach Cal. We took a…

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May 8, 2014

An Updated Look at the 2014-15 Non-Conference Schedule

Drew Franklin 1:10pm May 8, 2014 5/8/14

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Two new non-conference games have been announced since we previewed the schedule yesterday, so let’s run it back today with an updated look at what we know. ******* Kentucky vs. KansasChampions Classic, Indianapolis, INTuesday, November 18, 2014 The State Farm Champions Classic is back again in 2014, this time in Indianapolis. Kentucky will meet Kansas…

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May 6, 2014

Mark Stoops gets an extension through the 2018 season

Drew Franklin 10:13am May 6, 2014 5/6/14

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Mark Stoops just got himself a new contract extension with the University of Kentucky. UK announced today that Stoops’ contract has been extended through the 2018 season. The new deal extends the term from Dec. 31, 2017 to June 30, 2019, giving him five years remaining on his contract. Mitch Barnhart said, “We are excited about…

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May 5, 2014

Johnny Weir vs. Ron Jeremy: Who wore it better?

Drew Franklin 1:00pm May 5, 2014 5/5/14

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Among the many random and bizarre celebrity sightings at this year’s Derby weekend festivities, Matt’s run-in with Johnny Weir and my night out with Ron Jeremy and Shannon The Dude highlight the photo album. I mean, just look at that hat Johnny Weir is wearing in his photo with Matt. How much money would it…

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May 1, 2014

Meet the 2014 Ryan Lemond Derby field

Drew Franklin 3:30pm May 1, 2014 5/1/14

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The field for the second running of the Ryan Lemond Derby has been set and he managed to avoid pairing some of the worst assignments with the race favorites. 24 hours of Ryan Lemond radio on WLAP has the best odds, paired with California Chrome, while 24 hours with Kentucky Joe is a longshot at…

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April 30, 2014

Goodbye, April. You were a lot of fun.

Drew Franklin 8:00pm April 30, 2014 4/30/14

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Tomorrow morning, when you wake up to a plate of expensive bacon and BTI’s 9:00 am post, it will no longer be April 2014. Sad, I know. It will be May — that’s how the calendar works — and we’ll be leaving behind an action-packed month of University of Kentucky athletics. So tonight, before we…

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April 26, 2014

Five Things We Learned From the Blue’s 38-14 Win

Nick Roush 5:29pm April 26, 2014 4/26/14

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Kentucky has 99 problems and a running back ain’t one.  No need to burst the Air Raid bubble just yet, but it’d be silly to keep the ball out of the running backs’ hands this fall.  Every single running back proved that they belong on the field.  Jojo Kemp was the human highlight reel, busting…

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April 4, 2020

No matter who Kentucky adds, Devin Askew is ready to roll with the 2020 recruiting class

Jack Pilgrim 4:30pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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On Wednesday afternoon, the NCAA officially announced it would be pushing the recruiting dead period from April 15 back to May 31, meaning schools will not be able to have face-to-face contact with recruits or transfers for at least another two months. No campus trips, no traveling to see recruits and their families for in-home visits,…

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Best of UK in the NCAA: Final Four Highlights

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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Throughout March Sadness, KSR will be bringing you highlights of Kentucky’s NCAA Tournament games from the past 30 years. Today, we will relive the joy and heartbreak of the semifinals. 1993: No. 1 Michigan 81, No. 1 Kentucky 78 (OT) Saturday, April 3, 1993 Kentucky had won all four of its tournament games by 20-plus…

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BREAKING: Former UK coach Eddie Sutton elected to Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

Jack Pilgrim 12:12pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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Former Kentucky coach Eddie Sutton has officially been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. In his seventh go-round as a finalist, Sutton was announced as part of the 2020 Hall of Fame class, joining Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan, Tamika Catchings, Patrick Baumann, Kim Mulkey, Barbara Stevens, and Rudy Tomjanovich as…

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April 3, 2020

BBN Jam Round One: (2003) Bogans & Estill vs. (2018) Knox & Shai

Nick Roush 11:30am April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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One of the most prolific scorers in the history of Kentucky basketball is completely healthy and ready to take a bite out of a couple of freshmen. Tubby Smith’s best team from top to bottom was arguably the 2003 Wildcats. Led by Keith Bogans, his ankle injury in the Sweet 16 is one of the…

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April 2, 2020

Next Man Up: Family and basketball fuel future Wildcat BJ Boston

Aaron Torres 11:00pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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[Ed. Note: This is the second installment of KSR’s “Next Man Up” series profiling Kentucky’s 2020 signees. Previously Jack Pilgrim wrote about Lance Ware] It’s a dark, gloomy, evening, cold by California standards – somewhere in the upper 40’s. The winds that whip through the pristine high school campus, tucked in the San Fernando Valley,…

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

Drew Franklin 10:00pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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Today was supposed to be the first day of Keeneland’s spring meet. Over 30,000 people were going to get all dressed up and hammered for the first Saturday this coming weekend, but a global pandemic has other plans for life this April. So we’re at home instead, going crazier by the day as we watch…

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BBN Jam Round One: (2019) Washington & Herro vs. (2004) Fitch & Azubuike

Nick Roush 11:00am April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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The second matchup of the BBN Jam Tournament is sensational, pairing together two teams many believed were Final Four bound. In 2004 Tubby Smith’s Wildcats were the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive season. The SEC Tournament Champions had only four losses to their name when UAB stunned the…

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April 1, 2020

BBN Jam Round One: (2012) Davis & MKG vs. (1990) Woods & Miller

Nick Roush 11:00am April 1, 2020 4/1/20

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The first matchup of this epic two-on-two tournament pits polar opposites against one another. Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist were National Champions under John Calipari. Sean Woods and Derrick Miller could not even compete in the NCAA Tournament for Rick Pitino in 1990. Under probation in Pitino’s first season, Kentucky finished just 14-14 while Miller…

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March 31, 2020

Devin Askew refuses to be Kentucky’s next West Coast transfer: “I’m DIFFERENT.”

Jack Pilgrim 11:35pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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Back in January, whispers began growing louder that Kentucky freshman guard Johnny Juzang was contemplating a transfer from the school, with the Los Angeles, CA native flirting with the idea of returning closer to home. Despite staying the course and carving out a solid role off the bench to close out the regular season, the…

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Gov. Beshear Announces 114 More Cases of Coronavirus in Kentucky, 7 New Deaths

Zack Geoghegan 11:30pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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Kentucky hit a new record-high of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state, and it likely won’t be the last time it happens. During his daily press briefing at 5 p.m., Governor Andy Beshear announced that 114 new cases of the virus have been discovered, including six deaths. 58 of the new cases are from…

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