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HOOVER, Ala. — Only one guy on the Arkansas baseball team has his own page at the Internet Movie Database. So when first-year Razorbacks pitching coach Wes Johnson was handing out nicknames upon his arrival to Fayetteville this spring, an opportunity was missed to call pitcher Jake Reindl “Hollywood.” A Fayetteville native and Shiloh High […]
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Kentucky fell behind early, but scored six unanswered runs to take a 7-2 win against South Carolina in the second round of the SEC Baseball Tournament. The 3rd-seeded Wildcats are headed to the third round of the tournament in Hoover, Ala., where they’ll face the winner of this evening’s matchup between 2nd-seeded LSU and 10th-seeded Missouri. […]
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South Carolina baseball is one game away from elimination in the SEC Tournament. The Gamecocks fell 7-2 to No. 3-seeded Kentucky on Wednesday, leaving the Gamecocks down to their final stand as they push for any shot at making the NCAA Tournament. A three-run, bases-clearing double from Kentucky’s Evan White in the sixth inning blew […]
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — While scrolling through Instagram earlier this season, JJ Schwarz saw a mention of a book that particularly resonated with him and his state of mind at the time. So he picked up a copy of “The Alchemist” in the airport on the way to Florida’s baseball series at Vanderbilt last month and started […]
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A radio host has a strong opinion about Tennessee’s future. Matt Jones of KentuckySportsRadio.com dropped an interesting opinion Wednesday in which he said Tennessee, Notre Dame and Nebraska will never be consistently great like they were in the past. His argument? The nationalization of college football in recent years has harmed those programs. Check out his explanation for […]
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For D’haquille “Duke” Williams at Auburn, it was an unceremonious end for a player who came in with high expectations. His quest to rectify that has taken him to our neighbor to the north. Williams will be suiting up with the Canadian Football League’s Edmonton Eskimos, who begin rookie camp and training camp this week. He was […]
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Virginia Tech will be making a trip across state lines to visit Rupp Arena next season. Kentucky announced a one-year deal to play Virginia Tech as part of its non-conference schedule for the 2017-18 season on Wednesday. The game will be played on Dec. 16. Despite the fact that the two universities from bordering states are only fours […]
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AUBURN, Ala. — When Tre’ Williams signed with Auburn football as a 5-star prospect from Mobile, Ala., the Tigers’ linebacking corps wasn’t in the best of shape. Now, three years after he first arrived on the Plains, Williams is delivering on the promise he had as a high school All-American. He’s the top player in a […]
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LEXINGTON, Ky. — Jon Toth slid all the way out of the 2017 NFL Draft, but now there’s clarity to the former Kentucky center’s situation. The Houston Chronicle’s Aaron Wilson reported that Toth had surgery on a herniated disk Tuesday, but that multiple teams are still expected to pursue him. Jon Toth had successful surgery […]
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Vernon Hargreaves III has big-time ups. The former Florida cornerback is only one year into his professional career. But if the clip below is any guide, quarterbacks would be smart to avoid his side of the field next fall. Check out the tweet released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday. During a recent workout, […]
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Two SEC teams were among the finalists for former Wright State guard Mark Alstork. However, he chose to go elsewhere as a graduate transfer. On Wednesday, Alstork picked Illinois over LSU, South Carolina and Pittsburgh, as relayed by The Advocate’s Sheldon Mickles. The 6-foot-5, 190-pound guard averaged 19 points, 4.7 rebounds and 3.5 assists per […]
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Did you know 10 of the past 11 quarterbacks to have won the Heisman Trophy attended the Elite 11 Finals or an Elite 11 Regional? If that doesn’t have your attention for the recruitment of guys invited to this event, nothing likely will. The 24 quarterbacks who have earned a trip to the Elite 11 finals […]
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