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November 6, 2013

T.Lyles: Not Just Trey’s Dad

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:00pm November 6, 2013 11/6/13

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Earlier today, we told you about Trey Lyles’ father’s music career. Thomas Lyles made a name for himself as “T.Lyles,” an R&B singer, while the family was living in Canada in the mid-90s. Critics (meaning a Canadian blogger named Chris) say at the time, his music sounded like a mix of Prince and Babyface. Let’s…

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November 5, 2013

Trey Lyles picks KENTUCKY!

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm November 5, 2013 11/5/13

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CATS CATS CATS! Minutes ago, five-star power foward Trey Lyles picked Kentucky over Louisville to become UK’s fourth commitment in the 2014 class. Lyles announced his decision in front of friends and family at Arsenal Technical in Indianapolis. Here are a few things you need to know about the newest member of the BBN: 1)…

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November 4, 2013

Eight things we learned in UK’s win over Montevallo

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:45pm November 4, 2013 11/4/13

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The Montevallo Falcons came into Rupp and gave Kentucky all they could handle on Monday night. Afterwards, John Calipari said that the team “has a ways to go” before it can compete with the big guys, but for now, let’s look at eight things we learned from Kentucky’s 95-72 win over the fighting DeWayne Peevy’s.…

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Six Takeaways from Stoops’ Press Conference

Nick Roush 3:00pm November 4, 2013 11/4/13

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1. Running out of wide-outs. Alex Montgomery’s triumph has turned into tragedy, with an ACL tear result after scoring his 2nd career touchdown. Ryan Timmons’ ankle appears to be just as bad. Timmons’ replacements on the depth chart (Ronnie Shields and Daryl Collins) are at the bottom of the stat sheet in receiving, each only…

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The Leach Report

Tom Leach 10:30am November 4, 2013 11/4/13

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There was nothing Sportscenter-worthy accomplished here this weekend but it was a pleasing weekend for Big Blue Nation, with the start of basketball season and a feel-good football victory. Let’s start with basketball. For a team with four freshmen in the starting lineup to have a slow start to an exhibition game is not a…

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November 3, 2013

Cats Convincingly Cruise to Victory

Nick Roush 12:30am November 3, 2013 11/3/13

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(Photo by Chet White) After a nasty hiccup on the game’s opening kickoff Jalen Whitlow returned with authority, running up the middle 88 yards for the longest play in the history of Commonwealth Stadium. The game wasn’t total domination like Jalen’s play, but the Cats handled the FCS team as expected. After allowing Isaiah Crowell…

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November 1, 2013

Nine Storylines from the UK/Transy Game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm November 1, 2013 11/1/13

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(Photo by Chet White) They didn’t quite cover the John Short spread of 55 bigguns, but Kentucky recovered from a slow start to finish off Transy with a final score of 76-42. Here are nine storylines from the game to look over while you eat your kids’ candy: 1. Even these Cats can look sloppy…

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Join KSR for the Breeders’ Cup on TwinSpires.com, get a FREE $50 WAGER

Drew Franklin 11:30am November 1, 2013 11/1/13

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Hello, KentuckySportsRadio.com readers. Drew Franklin here, writing to you from roughly 30,000 feet in the air aboard a Los Angeles-bound flight with spotty, yet expensive Wi-Fi. Jones and I are on our way to California with TwinSpires.com to take in all the sights, sounds, lost wagers and horse manure of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships,…

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October 31, 2013

Devin Booker picks KENTUCKY!

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:08pm October 31, 2013 10/31/13

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CATS! Kentucky landed its third commitment of the 2014 class Thursday afternoon when Devin Booker chose the Cats over Missouri, Michigan, Michigan State, and Florida. The 6’4″, 180 lbs. shooting guard from Moss Point, Mississippi is considered the 18th best player in the 2014 class by ESPN and the 3rd best shooting guard. He’s one…

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October 30, 2013

Tweet Beat Power Rankings: October

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:00pm October 30, 2013 10/30/13

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As part of the never-ending quest to bring you University of Kentucky news in the most ridiculous manner possible, I comb the Twitter-verse each week for the funniest, oddest, and sometimes, nearly illegible tweets from your favorite players and personalities. Basically, I read Twitter so you don’t have to. Without further ado, here are the…

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August 13, 2020

A Celebration of UK’s Left-Handers

Drew Franklin 10:00pm August 13, 2020 8/13/20

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In celebration of International Left-Handers Day, let’s take a look back at some of the best lefties to wear the Blue and White at Kentucky. We’ll start with the best left-hander in UK basketball history… Jack “Goose” Givens An NCAA champion and the Final Four’s Most Outstanding Player in 1978, the Goose is a legend…

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Bryce Hopkins’ father breaks down Kentucky virtual visit with KSR

Jack Pilgrim 12:55pm August 13, 2020 8/13/20

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Almost immediately after decommitting from Louisville, 2021 four-star forward Bryce Hopkins and his camp received a plethora of interest and scholarship offers from high-major programs throughout the country. One of them? The University of Kentucky, and contact is picking up by the day. After reaching out to Hopkins for the first time on Monday, the…

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August 12, 2020

Two years after open-heart surgery, Kenneth Horsey competing to start at Kentucky

Nick Roush 11:00pm August 12, 2020 8/12/20

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On a beautiful March morning shortly after the Kentucky football team conducted its second spring practice, Kenneth Horsey stepped behind a podium to answer questions from dozens of reporters about the tall task at hand — replacing an All-SEC offensive guard that would soon hear his name called in the NFL Draft. One quote in…

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College basketball needs a plan… Now

Maggie Davis 11:00pm August 12, 2020 8/12/20

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Back in March — a phrase I’ve said more times than I’d like to count in recent weeks — most of us didn’t (couldn’t) grasp the effect the coronavirus would still have nearly six months later. For as much as we’ve all muttered the word “unprecedented” in the past few months, it was still impossible…

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UK AD Mitch Barnhart on college basketball: “At the end of the day, we’re going to find a way to play a championship”

Jack Pilgrim 4:30pm August 12, 2020 8/12/20

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As uncertainty remains regarding the 2020 college football season, NCAA decision-makers are adamant that the 2020-21 college basketball season will be played. To begin the month of August, NCAA Senior Vice President of Basketball Dan Gavitt told NCAA.com’s Andy Katz of NCAA.com that while things are up in the air elsewhere in the world of sports…

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August 11, 2020

Recruiting Roundup: Tight Ends Needed and Commitment Watch in Michigan

Adam Luckett 8:00pm August 11, 2020 8/11/20

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Crootin’ season never stops in the college football world and here at KSR we are going to keep you updated on all of the ins and outs with Kentucky’s class of 2021 in addition to what you need to know nationally. COVID-19 has slowed down everything, but somehow it has helped speed up recruiting. KSR’s…

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8 things you need to know about Bruiser Flint

Nick Roush 2:00pm August 11, 2020 8/11/20

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John Calipari’s coaching staff is getting a makeover. Longtime associate head coach Kenny Payne is taking a stab at the NBA as an assistant for the New York Knicks. Although it is not yet official, multiple reports indicate that Bruiser Flint will fill the vacancy. What do we know about Bruiser other than he has…

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BREAKING: Bruiser Flint to replace Kenny Payne at Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 10:19am August 11, 2020 8/11/20

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John Calipari has reportedly found his replacement for Kenny Payne. Minutes after ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news that Payne had officially accepted an offer from the New York Knicks, college basketball insider Jon Rothstein reported that Indiana assistant Bruiser Flint was headed to Kentucky. Sources: Indiana assistant Bruiser Flint will join John Calipari's staff…

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BREAKING: Kenny Payne accepts job with New York Knicks

Jack Pilgrim 9:50am August 11, 2020 8/11/20

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Kenny Payne is headed to the New York Knicks. According to a report by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Payne has accepted a job with the Knicks to join Tom Thibodeau’s staff as an assistant. The New York Knicks have hired Kentucky associate head coach Kenny Payne as an assistant coach, sources tell ESPN. Payne is the…

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August 10, 2020

Real Fake Transcript From The Power 5 Athletic Directors Meeting

Drew Franklin 3:13pm August 10, 2020 8/10/20

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The athletic directors of the Power 5 conferences came together in a secret Zoom meeting early Monday morning to compare notes on how they see the future of college football in 2020. The meeting was organized by the Big Ten conference as a way to convince the other Power 5 schools to pull the plug…

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