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August 1, 2021

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn wins gold in 100M hurdles, Keni Harrison earns silver

Zack Geoghegan 11:10pm August 1, 2021 8/1/21

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What a run from two former Wildcat track stars. During Sunday night’s 100-meter hurdles event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, who ran track and field at the University of Kentucky from 2015-18, won the GOLD MEDAL with a time of 12.37. Her gold medal victory was the first-ever in an athletic event by…

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Former Kentucky WBB guard Sabrina Haines ready for second stint of overseas basketball

Zack Geoghegan 11:00pm August 1, 2021 8/1/21

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Sabrina Haines was robbed of the full overseas experience, but she’s earned herself a second chance. The former Kentucky Women’s Basketball guard spent only a few months in Serbia after graduating from UK following the conclusion of the 2019-20 season. The COVID-19 pandemic forced her to move back home before she could even get settled…

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Highly-ranked cornerback Jeremiah Caldwell decommits from Kentucky

Zack Geoghegan 3:20pm August 1, 2021 8/1/21

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This news isn’t too surprising, but it still stings nonetheless. Highly-ranked class of 2022 cornerback Jeremiah Caldwell announced through Twitter on Sunday that he has decommitted from the University of Kentucky and fully reopening his recruitment. The 6-foot-2, 175-pound defensive back from Belleville, MI, initially committed to the Wildcats back in January but his status…

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July 31, 2021

Adem Bona set to visit Kentucky on August 28, hopeful for scholarship: “I’m built a little bit different.”

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm July 31, 2021 7/31/21

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Nine months into his time in the United States, Prolific Prep’s best-kept secret is a secret no more. 2022 five-star center Adem Bona is not only a well-known commodity in basketball recruiting circles, he’s now one of Kentucky’s top frontcourt targets in the rising senior class. His numbers are consistently solid, but not absurd. The…

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July 30, 2021

LOOK: NBA honors Terrence Clarke as honorary selection in 2021 Draft

Zack Geoghegan 7:00am July 30, 2021 7/30/21

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The NBA pulled off an all-time classy move during the 2021 Draft. Terrence Clarke, a former Kentucky Wildcat guard, was supposed to hear his name called during Thursday night’s NBA Draft by his future franchise, but his life was tragically taken away from him in April as a result of a car accident. To honor…

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Brandon Boston Jr. drafted by Los Angeles Clippers with 51st pick in 2021 NBA Draft

Zack Geoghegan 12:22am July 30, 2021 7/30/21

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Brandon Boston Jr. is heading to Hollywood. With the 51st pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Clippers have selected 19-year-old Brandon Boston Jr. The pick was initially owned by the Memphis Grizzlies but was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans, who then shipped the pick over to the Clips right before the…

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July 29, 2021

Isaiah Jackson drafted by Washington Wizards with 22nd pick, traded to Indiana Pacers

Zack Geoghegan 10:30pm July 29, 2021 7/29/21

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Isaiah Jackson is heading to Indianapolis. With the 22nd pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, the Washington Wizards selected 19-year-old Isaiah Jackson via a trade with the Los Angeles Lakers. But right after the pick was announced, it was reported by Shams Charania that Jackson will be traded to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for…

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KSR and On3: What You Need to Know

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:10am July 29, 2021 7/29/21

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The cat is out of the bag. Kentucky Sports Radio is joining On3 as the network’s first fan site, a move a long time in the making. After sitting on this news for what feels like an eternity, we are thrilled to finally talk about it. KSR is nothing without our readers, so I understand…

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Kentucky Sports Radio Joins On3

KSR 10:00am July 29, 2021 7/29/21

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — On3 announced it has added the popular digital media company, Kentucky Sports Radio (KSR) as its first fan site. “Kentucky Sports Radio is a significant addition to On3, and we are honored they are the first fan site to join the network,” said Shannon Terry, CEO of On3. “Not only is KSR…

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July 28, 2021

TyTy Washington, Kellan Grady emerging in summer practice, John Calipari likes veteran-filled roster

Jack Pilgrim 1:00am July 28, 2021 7/28/21

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We’re still a little over three months away from the start of basketball season for the Kentucky Wildcats, but summer practice reports are in full swing for the program as the team works to get back to its winning ways in 2021-22. KSR released the first practice report of the summer back in June, with Matt…

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September 18, 2013

Listen to Mark Stoops’ interview with KSR

Drew Franklin 12:15pm September 18, 2013 9/18/13

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Here it is, the audio from Mark Stoops’ appearance on Kentucky Sports Radio radio earlier today. Have a listen as he talks quarterbacks, newcomers, Florida game, playing under the lights in Commonwealth, and how he embraces the challenge and wouldn’t want to be anywhere else than the University of Kentucky. Listen to the today’s show…

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September 17, 2013

The Drew Barker Diary: Bringing the Winning Mentality to UK

Drew Barker 8:15pm September 17, 2013 9/17/13

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Future UK Quarterback Drew Barker will be writing a diary for KSR throughout his senior season to give fans a behind-the-scenes look at what’s going on in recruiting and the changes in the UK football program. Check out his earlier entries: Laying a Foundation Keeping the momentum going Recapping The Elite 11/The Opening The New…

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September 14, 2013

Cats D Shows Up, Forgets to Bring the Offense

Nick Roush 4:15pm September 14, 2013 9/14/13

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Always expect the unexpected during rivalry games. I’d love to meet the fool that predicted UK’s defense would hold the high-powered Louisville offense to 10 points in the first half; I’d give him a firm handshake and a pat on the back. The defense played like you’d expect a Mark Stoops defense to play. They…

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It was fun while it lasted

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:14pm September 14, 2013 9/14/13

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It truly was the tale of two halves. Kentucky’s defense gave a near flawless performance in the first half, but the offense didn’t hold up its part of the bargain, and as a result, Louisville captured the momentum going into halftime up 10-3. Maxwell Smith went down with a shoulder injury in the third quarter,…

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September 13, 2013

Tyler Ulis is John Calipari’s next point guard

Drew Franklin 8:18pm September 13, 2013 9/13/13

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John Calipari’s search for a point guard in the 2014 class is over, thanks for playing. Tyler Ulis announced Friday night that he will attend the University of Kentucky in the fall of 2014. Ulis, though small in stature, is a tough point guard that distributes the ball as well as anyone and can knock…

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September 12, 2013

The Leach Report

Tom Leach 8:30pm September 12, 2013 9/12/13

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“If we played 10 games, they might nine but not…this…game.” “No one, and I mean no one, comes into our house and pushes us around.” “Life is this game of inches–and so is football….The inches we need are everywhere around us, in every break of the game, every minute, every second. On this team, we…

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Putting the Napoleon Complex to Good Use: Famous Shorties in the NBA

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:30pm September 12, 2013 9/12/13

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With Tyler Ulis’ commitment to the Cats all but certain tomorrow night, many fans are still trying to wrap their heads around the idea of a 5’9″ point guard in a Kentucky uniform. I get it; the typical Calipari point guard is more in the mold of Wall, Rose, or Harrison: 6’3″-6’5″, strong, and fast.…

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September 11, 2013

Tucker Max recaps his second year at the John Calipari Fantasy Camp

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00pm September 11, 2013 9/11/13

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Tucker Max attended The John Calipari Fantasy Camp for the second year in a row, and has been kind enough to document his experience for KSR. If you don’t know who Tucker is, he authored the very popular book “I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell,” which became a New York Times #1 bestseller and…

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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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