LATEST STORIES FROM AARON TORRES SPORTS

2016 Masters Tournament Set to Bring the World’s Best Players, Ticket Value to Augusta in April

Jordan Spieth returns to the scene of his first ever major when he attempts to defend his title at the 80th Masters tournament in April. The 2016 Masters promises to live up to high expectations even if Spieth can’t find a way to nab his second green jacket, which would make him the first back-to-back Masters champion in 11 years. Spieth enters arguably PGA’s most prestigious...
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February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Villanova, Kansas, Virginia Projected as March Madness Top Seeds

The college basketball regular season has hit the home stretch, and as the clock counts down to Selection Sunday on March Madness, speculation has ramped up on which squads will grab the No. 1 seeds at this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. The Villanova Wildcats have been a pleasant surprise, building on last year’s stellar 32-3 straight up record with a 23-3 mark with...
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February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Aaron joins ESPN Radio North Carolina

On Monday, Aaron Torres joined ESPN Radio in North Carolina. How great was the Big XII-SEC Challenge? Should the ACC-Big Ten Challenge move to this time of the year? And could Kris Dunn make a run at National Player of the Year? All that and more! The post Aaron joins ESPN Radio North Carolina appeared first on Aaron Torres Sports.
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February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Top 6 Ice Matches You Can’t Miss

Top 6 Ice Matches You Can’t Miss   The world of hockey is abuzz. As the season warms up (or cools down, as it were), NHL fans will finally see whither and whether the Stanley Cup will be taken from the beach.  Every night from now until the winter break, we look forward to a new and thrilling match — which ultimately means even the most fervent hockey fan is going to miss...
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November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Aaron joins “Kentucky Women Talk Sports” to discuss his new book

Another day, another interview on Aaron’s new book, “One and Fun.” (If you’re not familiar with the book, you can click here for more details). Aaron joined the ladies of “Kentucky Women Talk Sports” to discuss the origins of “One and Fun” and the surprising people behind the scenes who helped make the book possible! The post Aaron joins “Kentucky Women Talk Sports”...
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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Aaron talks about his new book on ESPN Radio in Lexington, Kentucky

As you’ve probably heard by now, Aaron has a new book out! It’s titled “One and Fun: A Behind the Scenes Look at John Calipari and the 2010 Kentucky Wildcats” and it will be available on Amazon within the next week. For details, excerpts and everything else, you need to visit KentuckyBasketballBook.com. Anyway to help start promotion of the book, Aaron hopped on the phone...
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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Aaron talks about his new book on ESPN Radio in Lexington, Kentucky

As you’ve probably heard by now, Aaron has a new book out! It’s titled “One and Fun: A Behind the Scenes Look at John Calipari and the 2010 Kentucky Wildcats” and it will be available on Amazon within the next week. For details, excerpts and everything else, you need to visit KentuckyBasketballBook.com. Anyway to help start promotion of the book, Aaron hopped on the phone...
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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Audio: Aaron joins ESPN Radio in Arkansas to discuss his latest article

On Thursday, Aaron joined ESPN Radio 99.9’s “Razorback Roundtable” to discuss his newest article on Fox Sports’ Outkick the Coverage, titled “25 Reasons Arkansas Should Still Be Optimistic.” Aaron and the guys discussed the origin of the article, try and figure out what’s wrong with the Razorbacks, and then Aaron explained why he thinks the ‘Hogs will beat Tennessee...
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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Why 2015 is the Year the SEC Misses the College Football Playoff

It seems impossible, but 2015 marks the year that an apocalypse hits and the SEC misses the college football playoff. I explain why in an article for Outkick the Coverage. The post Why 2015 is the Year the SEC Misses the College Football Playoff appeared first on Aaron Torres Sports.
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Aaron joins the “No 2 Minute Warning” podcast to discuss his article, preview the 2015 season

Earlier this week, Aaron joined the “No 2 Minute Warning” podcast to discuss his article on Maurice Clarett. Do young players even remember Clarett? What impact do his speeches have? And what’s next for Clarett? Then, Aaron and host Kevin McGuire discussed the season ahead, including why Jim Harbaugh might not be getting enough coverage entering his Michigan debut and why...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

In-depth story on the “rebirth” of Maurice Clarett

Maurice Clarett has been in the news a lot lately, for his new-found speaking career, including a stop he made last week at Florida State. But before any of the news about his time at Florida State came out, I did an in-depth piece on Clarett for FoxSports.com. Through interviews with Maurice, his business partners, and those who have brought him in to speak, I detailed Maurice...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Audio: Previews the NBA Draft, and discusses who the Minnesota Timberwolves should take No. 1

The NBA Draft is just a few days away, and on Saturday Aaron joined Kentucky Women Talk Sports to preview the event. We start with the Minnesota Timberwolves. After trading for the last two first overall picks in Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett, the T-Wolves are on the clock, and it might be time for fans to finally purchase some tickets to see the team (you can do so at TicketIbis...
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June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Audio interview: Aaron previews the 2015 NBA Draft on ESPN Radio

On Thursday, I talked NBA Draft with the guys over on ESPN Radio in Lexington. We discussed who will go No. 1, why this trade could be full of trades, and why two Kentucky players that no one is talking about, could be the future of the NBA. If you like college hoops or NBA Draft talk, this is something you’ll want to listen to. And as always, follow me on Twitter @Aaron_Torres...
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

The Untold Story of Rory McIlroy’s College Recruitment

Over on FoxSports.com I wrote about the No. 1 ranked player in the world, Rory McIlroy, and the forgotten recruiting story, of how he nearly played golf at a small school in Tennessee. Whether you’re a golf fan or not, this is a fun story, and a chapter of Rory’s life that not many — if any — of his fans know about. Here’s the link. Enjoy! The post The Untold Story of Rory...
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

The Incredible Story of USC’s Adoree Jackson, and Why Football ISN’T His Best Sport

I did a big-time feature for FoxSports.com on USC football superstar Adoree Jackson. The thing that few people know however, is that football isn’t actually Adoree’s best sport. If everything goes to plan, he could be in the Olympics next year…. The post The Incredible Story of USC’s Adoree Jackson, and Why Football ISN’T His Best Sport appeared first on Aaron Torres Sports.
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Why You Have to See The Movie ‘Entourage’

Since it came out, the ‘Entourage’ movie has gotten nothing but awful reviews. I’m here to tell you why the critics are idiots, and why you absolutely have to see the movie. Here’s the link The post Why You Have to See The Movie ‘Entourage’ appeared first on Aaron Torres Sports.
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

What Was It Like to Be In Vegas for Mayweather-Pacquiao?

What was it like to be in Vegas for Mayweather-Pacquiao? I did a write-up for Outkick the Coverage on the absolute insanity surrounding the “Fight of the Century.” Here’s the link…. The post What Was It Like to Be In Vegas for Mayweather-Pacquiao? appeared first on Aaron Torres Sports.
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston’s crab legs photo proves that he hasn’t learned a damn thing

Some quick thoughts on Jameis and the whole crab leg picture fiasco. Also shared this on my Facebook page Back in December, I was back in Connecticut, visiting with some friends and drinking some beers when the topic of the NFL Draft came up. My buddies knew I know college football, so they turned to me, and asked, ‘Hey Torres, who you think has the better NFL career, Winston or...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Can’t All Three Quarterbacks Stay At Ohio State? (via Outkick the Coverage)

I wrote a little bit on the Ohio State quarterback situation earlier in the week. And I wondered this: While everyone assumes that one of the QB’s has to leave, why can’t anyone comprehend the possibility that all three might stay, and that it just actually might work? It sounds crazy, but what if it happens?   The post Why Can’t All Three Quarterbacks Stay At Ohio State?...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas and Texas A&M want to play again, but what does A&M have to gain? (via Fox Sports)

After ESPN reported Monday morning that both Texas and Texas A&M are interested in renewing their football rivalry, the first thing I asked myself is: “Why?” What exactly does Texas A&M have to gain by playing this game? Times have changed, and Texas is no longer the premiere program in the state — Texas A&M is winning bigger, recruiting better, and right now...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Karl Anthony Towns is a Basketball Star, But He’s About Much More Than Basketball (FoxSports.com)

Earlier this week, I did a big feature on Kentucky power forward Karl Anthony Towns for FoxSports.com. For those who follow college hoops, they know Towns as the star of Kentucky’s basketball team, and a future NBA lottery pick. But for those who know him, he is much more: A 4.0 student, with dreams of becoming of a doctor. He’s also a friend, mentor, and one of the most unique...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

15 Reasons It’s Still Ok to Hate Duke (FoxSports.com)

It’s amazing, as much as time has changed, and the years have gone on, one thing in college basketball remains consistent: Everybody hates Duke. North Carolina fans hate Duke. Kentucky fans hate Duke. UConn and Arizona….yup, they hate Duke too. Earlier this week, I wrote a story for FoxSports.com, on 15 Reasons It’s Still Ok to Hate Duke…. Think you’ll enjoy!
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

How did John Calipari not win National Coach of the Year? (for FoxSports.com)

On Monday, Aaron did a quick article for FoxSports.com, wondering why John Calipari didn’t win National Coach of the Year? As he discussed, the snub is more about the voters who voted for him, not Calipari himself. You can read the article here.
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Audio: Aaron breaks down the second weekend of the tournament with ESPN Radio Lexington

Earlier this week, Aaron joined his old friends at ESPN Lexington to break down the second weekend of NCAA Tournament games. Not surprisingly, the interview had a Kentucky-heavy twist, as he discussed the team that would give Kentucky the toughest match-up, why a Duke-Kentucky title game would basically be the best thing ever, and why at this point, he’s almost rooting for the...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Aaron’s NCAA Tournament Picks

Like everyone else in America, I decided to share my bracket and tournament picks this morning. My Final Four is as follows: Kentucky, Wisconsin, Iowa State and Michigan State, with Kentucky beating Iowa State for the National Championship. Why did I make those picks? Click on my Facebook page for explanation. Also, my full bracket is below… Good luck, and enjoy the tournament!  
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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