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July 19, 2020

Rex Chapman reflects on role Rick Pitino played in his recovery

Maggie Davis 6:00pm July 19, 2020 7/19/20

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Rex Chapman isn’t afraid to talk about his past. Throughout the past few months, the former Wildcat has repeatedly opened up about his personal struggles with addiction and his transformation into a “Block or Charge” social media star in conversations with ESPN and Ryan McGee, Fox Sports and Shannon Spake, and national sports radio host…

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July 5, 2020

Today on KSR: Football commitment highlights 4th of July

Sam Gormley 10:00am July 5, 2020 7/5/20

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The 4th of July has come and gone, but my head is still rattling with the banging of fireworks. I spent last night watching surrounding homes shoot off fireworks across the clear Kentucky sky. Here’s to hoping you had a safe and enjoyable celebration yesterday, as well. Now onto the news and notes you need…

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June 4, 2020

WATCH: Rex Chapman opens up to Dan Patrick

Drew Franklin 9:00pm June 4, 2020 6/4/20

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After reading Rex Chapman’s piece for the Herald-Leader, Dan Patrick dialed up Rex for an interview on the Dan Patrick Show earlier today. It began on the topic of the current racial injustices around our country, but turned to Rex’s own battles with addiction in a very difficult conversation. Then Rex broke the ice and…

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June 3, 2020

LINK OF THE DAY: Rex Chapman’s op-ed about race in America

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:15am June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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All week, athletes, celebrities, and community leaders have added to the dialogue about racial injustice in America. Yesterday, one of the Big Blue Nation’s finest chipped in his two cents. Former Kentucky star and current UK Sports Network commentator Rex Chapman wrote an op-ed for the Herald-Leader about his own experiences with racism, specifically how…

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April 29, 2020

WATCH: Shannon Spake interviews Rex Chapman

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:00pm April 29, 2020 4/29/20

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Rex Chapman’s rise to social media stardom has been well documented, most recently by ESPN in an episode of “E:60.” As the pandemic continues, his viral videos of dogs, babies, and people doing stupid things have become a much-needed break from reality. Earlier this week Shannon Spake caught up with Rex for the latest edition…

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April 4, 2020

Rex Chapman Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund set to grant $50,000 to fight pandemic

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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Rex Chapman’s foundation is set to make a significant contribution to fight the coronavirus pandemic. This evening, the former Kentucky star announced his newly-founded Rex Chapman Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund would be providing seven grants totaling $50,000 in New York. “The Chapman COVID-19 Relief Fund is honored to announce 7 grants totaling $50K in the…

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April 3, 2020

The Rex Chapman Foundation is Helping Fight Against the Coronavirus

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm April 3, 2020 4/3/20 Comments Disabled

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Rex Chapman is using his success as an Internet sensation for philanthropy (don’t worry, he’s still posting memes). The former Kentucky superstar and founder of the Rex Chapman Foundation has partnered with the Blue Grass Community Foundation as they officially established the Rex Chapman Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund. The goal of the fund is to…

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March 27, 2020

WATCH: Ryan McGee Profiles Rex Chapman’s Rise to Social Media Stardom on E:60

Nick Roush 5:00pm March 27, 2020 3/27/20

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Friday is unofficially ‘Rex Chapman Day’ at the four-letter network. ESPN’s Ryan McGee traveled to Lexington earlier this month to profile one of Kentucky’s best. In the first chapter of Chapman’s story, the BBN crowned him King Rex. After a stellar NBA career, his second chapter is plagued by opioid addiction. The third chapter has…

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March 23, 2020

ESPN’s E:60 on Rex Chapman premieres on Friday

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:30am March 23, 2020 3/23/20

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Has anyone had a more random career path than Rex Chapman? On Friday, ESPN will debut a new E:60 entitled “Being Rex Chapman,” which chronicles Rex’s journey from Kentucky to the NBA, through the shoplifting/opioid episode, and now, social media stardom. With over 575,000 followers on Twitter, Rex has made a second living sharing funny…

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March 22, 2020

Today on KSR: ‘March Sadness’ continues to final day of Opening Weekend

Sam Gormley 10:00am March 22, 2020 3/22/20

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I can’t be the only one that wakes up every morning hoping that this has just been a horrible nightmare and that we are still, in fact, right in the heat of March Madness. Instead, we enter another day of sportless America. Personally, I find myself with way too much free time. I look over…

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