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July 11, 2020

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey not optimistic about football this fall: “The direct reality is not good.”

Nick Roush 10:00pm July 11, 2020 7/11/20

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“We are running out of time to correct and get things right.” Greg Sankey’s words on Saturday morning’s edition of Marty and McGee cast doubt on the likelihood of college football being played this fall. The statement comes on the heels of the Big Ten and Pac-12’s decisions to exclusively play conference games this fall.…

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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 Comments Disabled

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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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August 2, 2020

PAC-12 players outline demands in Players’ Tribune Letter

Brent Wainscott 11:00pm August 2, 2020 8/2/20

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On Saturday, it was reported the players of the PAC-12 were threatening to opt-out of playing if the league didn’t offer them protection and benefits. As expected in the report, the demands were made public as players in the PAC-12 sent out this letter titled #WeAreUnited in the Players’ Tribune Sunday morning. In the letter,…

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Kentucky fans shouldn’t worry about Olivier Sarr’s eligibility… Not yet

Maggie Davis 10:00pm August 2, 2020 8/2/20

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Kentucky fans are anxiously awaiting Olivier Sarr news, and for good reason. The Wake Forest transfer averaged 13.7 points, nine rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game for the Demon Deacons last season, received all-ACC honors and is being touted as the linchpin for UK’s Final Four hopes and dreams this season. He’s the last real,…

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August 1, 2020

NCAA planning on-time start for college basketball: “We’ve got a high level of confidence.”

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm August 1, 2020 8/1/20

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The NCAA is planning an on-time start for college basketball, with the season scheduled to begin on November 10. In an interview with NCAA.com’s Andy Katz, NCAA Senior Vice President of Basketball Dan Gavitt said that while there is “uncertainty” in the world of sports due to the coronavirus, the organization is planning on moving…

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July 31, 2020

All-SEC Football: 5 Reasons Why This Will Be Fun As Hell

Adam Luckett 10:30pm July 31, 2020 7/31/20

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It’s been a very, very weird time in the college sports world and it all started on that Thursday during conference tournament weekend when everything was canceled essentially overnight. Everything completely stopped and what followed it was months of uncertainty. Things have started to get better while outbreaks are still occurring nearly five months later,…

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SOURCES: Kentucky basketball players temporarily leaving campus bubble

Jack Pilgrim 5:25pm July 31, 2020 7/31/20

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The Kentucky basketball team is taking a one-week break from on-campus activities, sources tell KSR. After Terrence Clarke was seen out at a basketball event this afternoon – a fan posted a picture with the Kentucky guard with the caption, “Met my guy [Terrence Clarke] today” – several parents confirmed with KSR that the team…

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July 30, 2020

Seven immediate reactions to the SEC’s league-only football announcement

Aaron Torres 11:00pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20

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On Thursday, the bombshell that had long been expected officially dropped: The SEC has announced their plans for the upcoming college football season. The conference where it “just means more” is about to get more, with a 10-game, league only schedule beginning on September 26th. The season will end with the SEC title game on…

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SEC moving to 10-game conference-only schedule; season starts September 26

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20

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Well, I hope you like SEC football because that’s all Kentucky will play this fall. According to Sports Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger, SEC presidents have agreed to a 10-game, conference-only schedule with an approved kickoff date of September 26. That means the Kentucky-Louisville game is off the table this year and the Governor’s Cup will reside…

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LISTEN: Adolph Rupp defends delayed Kentucky basketball integration in 1971 interview

Nick Roush 12:00pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20

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Questions surrounding the legacy of Adolph Rupp resurfaced last week when Kentucky’s department of African-American and Africana Studies stated in a letter to UK president Eli Capilouto, “The University should rename Rupp Arena.” The department argued that Rupp’s name “has come to stand for racism.” The letter sparked a debate over how Rupp handled race…

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Gambling Odds For Shannon The Dude’s 50-Mile Walk

Drew Franklin 10:00am July 30, 2020 7/30/20 Comments Disabled

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Today is the day Shannon The Dude is set to begin his 50-mile walk around Lexington with a $5,000 cash prize waiting for him at the finish line if he can complete his journey in under 20 hours. The whistle will blow to send him on his way tonight at 10:00 p.m. which gives him…

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July 29, 2020

SEC reportedly moving closer to 10-game conference-only football schedule

Nick Roush 11:00pm July 29, 2020 7/29/20

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Kentucky’s 2020 football schedule may only feature ten games against SEC opponents. According to a report from Sports Illustrated, during a Wednesday virtual meeting the majority of SEC athletic directors voiced their approval for a 10-game, SEC-only schedule in 2020. Now the matter must be ratified by the league’s presidents. The presidents are scheduled to…

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