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September 24, 2020

Jesse Jackson calls for boycott of UK, UofL sports teams

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:39pm September 24, 2020 9/24/20 Comments Disabled

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As the nation reacts to the decision in the Breonna Taylor case, one of the most prominent civil rights activists is calling for a boycott of all things Kentucky, including its football and basketball teams. Reverend Jesse Jackson tweeted this afternoon that professional athletes should discourage recruits from attending the University of Kentucky and the…

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August 28, 2020

LISTEN: Mark Stoops talks to KSR about his team’s stand for social justice

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm August 28, 2020 8/28/20

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This morning, Mark Stoops called in to Kentucky Sports Radio to give us an update on his football team, but after yesterday’s walkout for social justice, the interview went in an entirely different direction. Stoops spent almost 20 minutes talking about how proud he is of his players for standing up for what they believe…

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August 27, 2020

Kentucky Football team decides to walk out of practice to protest racial injustice

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:33pm August 27, 2020 8/27/20

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The Kentucky Football team is joining the movement against racial injustice. Sources tell KSR that the team has collectively decided to walk out of today’s practice in support of the ongoing protests in sports following the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Yesterday, the Milwaukee Bucks boycotted Game 5 of their series vs.…

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August 26, 2020

Kenny ‘the Jet’ Smith Walks off “Inside the NBA” to Stand with the Players

Brent Wainscott 7:45pm August 26, 2020 8/26/20

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Former NBA player and Inside the NBA personality Kenny ‘the Jet’ Smith walked off the set on Wednesday night. He did so to protest the shooting of Jacob Blake and to stand with the NBA players’ decision Wednesday night. He said it doesn’t feel appropriate to be on the show and wanted to show his…

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June 18, 2020

Tennessee to wear black jerseys vs. Kentucky in honor of Black Lives Matter

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm June 18, 2020 6/18/20

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Tennessee is making special plans for the Kentucky game and I can’t even make fun of them because it’s actually a pretty cool idea. This morning, Vols head coach Jeremy Pruitt told reporters that the team is talking about wearing black jerseys for the game vs. Kentucky in Neyland Stadium on November 7 and auctioning…

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June 15, 2020

BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: Have Minds Been Changed Since 2017 About Anthem Protest?

Bryan the Intern 10:00am June 15, 2020 6/15/20

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Back in 2017, I posted the following article, which was written in response to the aftermath of the Colin Kaepernick season of protest and the question was raised about if we would see similar protests in the following college football and college basketball season.  And in 2017, the comments section was much of what you…

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June 12, 2020

Ravi Moss, Erik Daniels leading “Walk Forward” Rally in Lexington tomorrow

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm June 12, 2020 6/12/20 Comments Disabled

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Marches and rallies against racial injustice continue across the country, and tomorrow, several former UK Basketball and Football players are holding their own in Lexington. Ravi Moss and Erik Daniels have organized the “Walk Forward” rally, which will begin at 1 p.m. at Woodland Park. Fellow UK alums like Ramel Bradley, Lukasz Obrzut, Shane Boyd,…

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June 10, 2020

NASCAR bans Confederate Flag from its events and racetracks

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm June 10, 2020 6/10/20

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Amid the worldwide protests following George Floyd’s death, NASCAR just took a very big stand against racial injustice. This afternoon, the stock car series announced it is banning the confederate flag from its events and racetracks. “The presence of the confederate flag at NASCAR events runs contrary to our commitment to providing a welcoming and…

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June 5, 2020

LOOK: Mark Stoops leads Kentucky Football team in Black Lives Matter protest

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:30pm June 5, 2020 6/5/20

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This afternoon, Mark Stoops made it clear that racism has no place at the University of Kentucky. Stoops, Associate Head Coach Vince Marrow, and Director of Player Development Courtney Love led the Kentucky Football team’s march at a Black Lives Matter protest in downtown Lexington alongside Mayor Linda Gorton and other community leaders. Before the…

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Mark Stoops addresses UK Football attending Black Lives Matter protest

Zack Geoghegan 11:00pm June 5, 2020 6/5/20

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The Kentucky Football program made me proud today, and I’m sure they did the same for most of the people reading this post right now. On Friday afternoon – on what would have been Breonna Taylor’s 27th birthday – Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops, along with associate head coach Vince Marrow, Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton,…

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