Category Archives: TV/radio

Mel Kiper ranks Bud Dupree 7th-best outside linebacker

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper, Jr. is out with an updated Big Board of top 25 NFL draft prospects overall for 2015 on his NFL Insider page ($), plus the top 10 prospects at each position. Kentucky’s Bud Dupree did … Continue reading

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College football on television: August 28

College football swings into gear with several appealing Thursday night matchups on the tube, including the SEC Network’s first foray into live game coverage. The schedule: 6:00 – Texas A&M at South Carolina (SEC) 7:00 – Eastern Illinois at Minnesota … Continue reading

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Kentucky to make four Super Tuesday appearances

ESPN has released its Super Tuesday schedule, which includes four UK appearances. January 6 7 p.m. Arkansas at Georgia 9 p.m. Ohio State at Minnesota January 13 7 p.m. Michigan at Ohio State 9 p.m. Missouri at Kentucky January 20 … Continue reading

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Kentucky men and women in ESPN Tip-Off Marathon

ESPN has released the schedule for this year’s Tip-Off Marathon, which includes the UK men and women. The Kentucky women play Baylor on Monday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. in Lexington. The Kentucky men play Kansas on Nov. 18 at … Continue reading

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ESPN announces college football broadcast teams

Here are the broadcast teams for ESPN’s college football season, just announced by the network: Saturday Night Football — Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit and Heather Cox ESPN College Football Primetime — Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge and Holly Rowe ESPN or … Continue reading

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Time Warner not on SEC Network bandwagon yet

With Friday’s news that cable giant Comcast has reached an agreement to carry the SEC Network, Time-Warner is left as one of the few large carriers that has not signed on with the conference’s new television network. Neither DirecTV satellite … Continue reading

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This could be trouble

.@billsimmons with @boogiecousins for the new B.S. Report coming soon! — Grantland (@Grantland33) July 15, 2014

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World Cup draws record American TV audience

Looks as if this World Cup drew the biggest American soccer audiences in history. In fact, Germany’s 1-0 win over Argentina in the World Cup final drew more than 26 million viewers, making it the most-watched soccer match in U.S. history. … Continue reading

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ESPN compares everything — yes, everything — to LeBron

Immediately after Germany stunned host Brazil 7-1 in the semifinals of the World Cup, a ESPN SportsCenter anchor compared it to LeBron James and the Heat “getting their butts kicked” by the Spurs in the NBA Final. With ESPN, everything … Continue reading

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Dick Vitale gets a little carried away

I love Dick Vitale. A nicer guy you will not meet. That being said, ESPN’s hyperactive college basketball analyst gets a bit carried away when he writes about Kentucky’s basketball team for 2014-15. An excerpt: This will be the most … Continue reading

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