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August 8, 2020

The Knicks reportedly extend a job offer to Kentucky’s Kenny Payne

Nick Roush 1:21pm August 8, 2020 8/8/20

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The New York Knicks’ pursuit of Kentucky’s Kenny Payne continues. Jeff Goodman reports that UK’s associate head coach is currently “weighing an offer to join the New York Knicks organization.” The Knicks’ latest front office additions, Leon Rose and  Williams Wesley, a.k.a. Worldwide Wes, have a close relationship with Payne. Known by Wildcat players simply as…

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August 7, 2020

Kentucky’s additional 2020 opponents are Alabama and Ole Miss

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30pm August 7, 2020 8/7/20

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Bring. On. Bama. The SEC just revealed each team’s additional non-divisional opponents for the 2020 season, and Kentucky drew Alabama and Ole Miss. The game vs. the Crimson Tide will take place in Tuscaloosa, while the game vs. the fighting Lane Kiffins will happen at Kroger Field. Kentucky last played Alabama in 2016, a 34-6 loss…

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August 6, 2020

Could Kentucky basketball host an SEC-only bubble? Here is the blueprint.

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm August 6, 2020 8/6/20

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Despite uncertainty surrounding college sports and the logistics of how football and basketball seasons could be played safely in the midst of a pandemic, NCAA Senior Vice President of Basketball Dan Gavitt dropped a bomb to begin the month of August. In an interview with NCAA.com’s Andy Katz, Gavitt not only confirmed the NCAA was…

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August 5, 2020

Terry Wilson assures fans he’s “all in” on upcoming football season

Maggie Davis 6:30pm August 5, 2020 8/5/20

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Terry Wilson is locked in for another season of Kentucky football. For the past few days, there have been rumblings regarding Wilson’s decision of whether or not he’ll suit up for the Wildcats this season. With his girlfriend expecting their child later this month, Wilson is understandably concerned about protecting the health and safety of…

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Player comparisons for the 2020-21 Kentucky basketball freshmen

Jack Pilgrim 1:00pm August 5, 2020 8/5/20

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With the McDonald’s All-American Game, Jordan Brand Classic, and Allen Iverson Roundball Classic all canceled this year, Kentucky fans weren’t granted the opportunity to see the latest recruiting class in action this spring. As great as the group is as a whole – they are the top-ranked recruiting class in the nation, after all –…

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EKU kicker leaves team due to staff’s lack of COVID-19 protocols, testing: “[They] do not care about player safety”

Jack Pilgrim 11:14am August 5, 2020 8/5/20

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The Eastern Kentucky football is under fire after one of the team’s kickers, Landon White, announced Tuesday he was leaving the program due to a lack of care for player safety within the team. White, a redshirt junior, posted on his Instagram page that he is resigning from the team because the team’s head coach,…

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August 4, 2020

Kentucky golfer Cullan Brown has lost his battle with cancer

Zack Geoghegan 9:19pm August 4, 2020 8/4/20

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Terrible news has come out of Lyon County: Kentucky golfer Cullan Brown died Tuesday night in Lexington. According to reporter Scott Brown, Cullan passed away with his family by his side. The news was confirmed by Lyon County Athletic Director Zach Thomas. This one sucks to write. It's not fair. But, we were oh so…

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August 3, 2020

Recruiting Roundup: Official Written Offers

Adam Luckett 8:00pm August 3, 2020 8/3/20 Comments Disabled

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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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The Pac-12 moves one step closer to unionizing college football

Nick Roush 1:00pm August 3, 2020 8/3/20

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The eyes of college football are on the Pac-12 and it’s not for their play on the field. The headlines are sensational. The quotes are shocking. The reactions by pundits are completely over the top. But what exactly is happening in the college football world west of the Mississippi? In short, players are using their…

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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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September 10, 2013

Why the Alumni Game Matters

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:30pm September 10, 2013 9/10/13

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Forgive me, I needed one more day of basketball. Last night was just too good. There was a moment during the Alumni Game in which Cal called his players out to midcourt during a timeout and surveyed them like a proud papa. “I just got to tell you, folks,” Cal crowed to the crowd, “How…

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Photos from a fun night in Rupp Arena

Drew Franklin 11:30am September 10, 2013 9/10/13

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September 8, 2013

The Leach Report

Tom Leach 8:00pm September 8, 2013 9/8/13

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The Kentucky football is about to jump into the deep end of the pool, with a four-game stretch against some elite-level opponents. And that’s why it was so important that the Wildcats got the kind of feel-good win they needed against Miami. The wide gap in team speed that UK enjoyed in this matchup will…

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September 7, 2013

Cats’ Hot Start Fuels 41-7 Win

Nick Roush 4:45pm September 7, 2013 9/7/13

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After a disappointing Week 1 loss to in-state foe WKU, the #BBN held its breath to see if the old “improving from Week 1 to Week 2” adage could be applied to Stoops’ team. Last week the Cats came out with little emotion, and it showed from the first snap with WKU driving it right…

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Air Raid unleashed, Cats win big

Stuart Hammer 3:29pm September 7, 2013 9/7/13

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What a day. Kentucky football regained plenty of momentum in week two following the disappointing loss to open the season last time out. Mark Stoops and D.J. Eliot had the defense clicking, and Neal Brown unleashed the Air Raid to huge success. Kentucky poured it on the Redhawks, winning 41-7. The game was a blowout…

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September 5, 2013

Kentucky Pride Before the Fall

John Dubya 8:00pm September 5, 2013 9/5/13

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The book was already written, the movie already shot. The “unbelievable true story” of the boy who started from the holler and rose to the rafters, then state office. Mix in a love story subplot and tab a way-too-handsome albeit believable leading man for the part and Disney would have its next big thing.  …

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The LEACH REPORT: Previewing the Miami Redhawks

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm September 5, 2013 9/5/13

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Tom Leach is going to be posting a bi-weekly column during the season here on KSR to preview and review the UK games. We are excited to have the “Voice of the Wildcats” here with us and here is his post previewing UK’s game against Miami (Ohio) on Saturday: At the weekly UK football news…

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A New Old Story

Duncan Cavanah 12:15pm September 5, 2013 9/5/13

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My thoughts exactly, old timey cheerleaders… Okay, I admit it.  I, along with many of my blue-clad brethren, once again fell victim to a time-honored Kentucky football blunder: the August oversell.  Unlike some of the nation’s more prestigious programs who thrive in the cooler months of Fall, Kentucky football is traditionally at its best in…

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September 3, 2013

Roushanalizing a Poor Run Defensive Performance

Nick Roush 12:00pm September 3, 2013 9/3/13

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  Entering Saturday’s game both offenses were expected to post big numbers offensively, primarily in the passing game. Surprise surprise, Neal Brown and Bobby Petrino’s teams both had 216 yards carrying in the season opener. The most perplexing issue for UK fans was the perception that the hyped-defensive line wouldn’t have trouble slowing down WKU’s…

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September 2, 2013

Stoops Press Conference Wrap Up

Nick Roush 2:30pm September 2, 2013 9/2/13

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– The biggest news of the day was the announcement of Max Smith as the starting QB for the home opener against Miami. It’s undeniable that Max out-threw Jalen during his time on the field, with Alan Cutler pointing out to me after the game that in Max’s first drive he threw for 73 yards,…

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