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Today on KSR: Happy Valentine’s Day!

It’s a lovely day around the Big Blue Nation.  Even though some of our hearts were broken Tuesday night, our love for the Cats can heal all wounds this Valentine’s Day.  Let all your loving out today.  Save all your hate for Tennessee this Saturday.

One Step Closer to Sports Gambling

On this Valentine’s Day, I would love to place a legal wager at a Kentucky sports book.  You can’t do it this year, but it could be on its way.  Yesterday the Kentucky state legislature discussed a bill that would allow you to place legal wagers at horse tracks and the Kentucky Speedway.  The only stipulation: if this bill passes, you will not be able to bet on games involving Kentucky universities.  You’ll find more details on HB175 here.

College Basketball on TV

  • 7:00: #9 Houston at UConn on ESPN
  • 7:00: Illinois at Ohio State on ESPN2
  • 8:00: UAB at Marshall on CBSSN
  • 9:00: Murray State at Austin Peay on ESPN2
  • 9:00: Arizona at Utah on ESPN
  • 11:00: #3 Gonzaga at Loyola Marymount
  • 11:00: St. Mary’s at Santa Clara on ESPNU

Football Recruits are on Campus

It’s a quiet football recruiting period for coaches.  They can’t travel to see prospects, but they can host them on campus.  Rising junior wide receiver Walker Merrill from Brentwood, Tennessee, checked out the UK football facility yesterday.

This weekend there will a ton of talent on campus for the big game against Tennessee. Tomorrow we’ll let you know who’s expected to make the trip.  Here’s who the coaching staff is targeting within state boundaries in the 2020 recruiting class.

A Big Guest on the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast

Torres is bringing the heat on Valentine’s Day.  One of your favorite college basketball analysts, Sean Farnham, joins the program to talk about Saturday’s top five matchup between the Cats and the Vols, the UCLA coaching search and much, much more.  Subscribe to the Aaron Torres Sports Podcast on iTunes to get it delivered directly to your phone.

The 50th Funkhouser Situation 

America’s favorite pop culture podcast is celebrating its Golden Anniversary on Valentine’s Day.  Chris Tomlin and Lee Cruse have something special planned for the 50th episode of The Funkhouser Situation.

Top Chef: Kentucky is Back

If you can’t whip up a delicious homemade meal for your Valentine, you can learn from the professionals.  Beginning at 8:00 pm on Bravo, tonight the cooking competition show takes its talents to the Ali Center in Louisville.

Celebrate at KSBar

Having someone cook for you might be a better decision than learning on the fly.  KSBar will hook you up, just call ahead to make sure there’s still availability for this spectacular deal.

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Article written by Nick Roush

"Look upon the doughnut, and not upon the hole." @RoushKSR