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Today on KSR: This is March

For only a few more hours, this is March.  Tonight’s Final Four is the beginning of the end of the college basketball season.  It will hurt to see Loyola in Kentucky’s place in San Antonio, but after that, it’s time to move on.  You can do this, BBN.  The painfully wonderful month of March is finally coming to a close.

Keldon Johnson is Okay

A day after competing in the McDonald’s All-American Game, the future Kentucky small forward rolled his ankle at the Geico High School Nationals.  He was able to fight through the pain and play in the second half of yesterday’s quarterfinal, but Johnson could not will Oak Hill past Vernon Carey of the University School.

Johnson is slated to play alongside Tyler Herro next Sunday April 8 in the Jordan Brand Classic, but this ankle injury might prevent that from happening.

UK Football is Back

After three weeks of practice, the Kentucky football team will finally be able to hold a complete scrimmage.  Mother Nature refused to cooperate until now.  The sunshine will let the Cats strap on fill pads this morning at Kroger Field.

Mark Stoops will share his thoughts on the scrimmage around 1:00, until then, enjoy the sounds of pads popping with Eddie Gran.  You’ll hear a few of Gran’s favorite phrases: “The ball is the program,” and “Don’t take the cheese!”

Renew Your Season Tickets

You have less than one week to lock up your seats for what could be an historic 2018 Kentucky football season.  Click here to renew your Kentucky football season tickets before the Friday April 6 deadline.

Bat Cats Upset by Bama

Kole Cottam knocked his 11th home run out of the park, a new career high, but it was not enough offense to steal the first game of the series at Alabama.  The Bat Cats will try to avenge the 4-2 loss today at 3:00.  You can watch it on SEC Network+ (a.k.a Watch ESPN) or listen on 630 WLAP.

Louisville City Plays at Home

The rain has finally gone away.  Enjoy the wonderful weather with a game of Jogo Bonito.  The Boys in Purple take on Tampa Bay at 3:00 inside Louisville Slugger Field.

Derby Prep Races Continue

We already have the result from one. Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf winner Mendelssohn went to dirt for the first time and blew the doors off the UAE Derby field, winning by an impressive 18.5 links.

Audible is the morning line favorite to win the Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park this evening at 6:30.  35 Days till Derby.


Article written by Nick Roush

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

9 Comments for Today on KSR: This is March

  1. JTHinton
    10:35 am March 31, 2018 Permalink

    Let’s go LouCity!!! Us and Tampa are the two best teams in the league!

    • jaws2
      12:43 pm March 31, 2018 Permalink

      Is LouCity a beer? What beer league are you referring too?

    • JTHinton
      8:27 am April 1, 2018 Permalink

      Yeah, cause beer leagues have guys who’ve played in the highest levels of soccer (EPL) and have dozens of matches w/ 15,000 supporters…

    • jaws2
      1:49 pm April 1, 2018 Permalink

      No, because it’s a so called sport where players are running down the field and when someone breaths on them, they act like a sniper shot them from the crowd and fall down and roll around in agony! Ohhhh, he touch me, he touch me!!! I can assure you of this, a beer league guy wouldn’t be rolling around like a puss!

  2. gobble gobble
    11:37 am March 31, 2018 Permalink

    Why do you have a pic of Jon Rothstein? Also, why are you so bad at your job?

    • runningunnin.454
      1:24 pm March 31, 2018 Permalink

      I would say because tonight is the Final Four; and, Rothstein is a college bb analyst for CBS.

  3. gobble gobble
    11:43 am March 31, 2018 Permalink

    The moment Nick’s role with KSR was increased, was the moment UK b-ball lost its swagger

    • runningunnin.454
      1:25 pm March 31, 2018 Permalink

      You mad about something…?

    • mm40
      7:17 pm March 31, 2018 Permalink

      If it makes you upset, then simply quit reading what Nick writes. It’s not really that difficult.