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Kentucky won a football game. Here are my thoughts.

College football is back and with that the Kentucky Wildcats took the field for the first time in 2014. Despite Commonwealth Stadium being less than full for the opener, there is excitement about this season. Fans are excited about what Mark Stoops is doing. And Saturday gave us our first opportunity to see a bunch of players that are behind that excitement. Whether or not Kentucky...
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Pinkie Links: Oregon Cheerleaders, Michael Sam released and more

Meet the 2014-15 Oregon Cheerleaders (CoEd) Rams release Michael Sam (SportsNaut) Lee Corso drinks a beer with Steve Austin (Larry Brown Sports) 10 Bold College Football Predictions (Midwest Sports Fans) Freshman 15: Top 15 Cars for College Freshmen (Man Jr.) Deandrew White has some serious XBox jukes (Busted Coverage)
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Auburn Ball Boy runs step-for-step with Melvin Ray in khakis

Auburn wide receiver Melvin Ray is know for his blazing speed. In their opener against Arkansas he caught a ball near the sideline, broke a tackle and then took off. But, look to Ray’s left and you will see the ball boy take off, as well. And he keeps up with him, in khakis.  Step for step. I think he needs a call from either Mark Stoops or Bobby Petrino.
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Sunday Morning Hangover – 8/17/14

Nick and Nick talk UL/UK football scrimmages, Teddy Bridgewater, NASCAR with Miss Sprint Cup, and visors. Why would anyone wear a visor?
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Sunday Morning Hangover – 8/10/14

Nick and Nick preview the final round of the PGA Championship at Valhalla.
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Sunday Morning Hangover – 8/3/14

Nick and Nick preview next week’s PGA Championship at Valhalla, talk about Paul George’s nasty injury in a USA basketball exhibition, and are joined by the Rochester Red Wings’ Mark Hamburger.
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Sunday Morning Hangover – 7/27/14

Nick and Nick talk over/unders for UK and U of L’s football season. They are joined by IL Umpire Nic Lentz, Miss Sprint Cup, WKU Director of Football Operations Greg Brohm.
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunday Morning Hangover to air at 10 a.m. on July 27

After sitting out last week due to the British Open, the guys are back on ESPN 680/105.7 at 10 a.m. this Sunday morning. Nick Evans will be live in studio while Nick Curran joins the show from the Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis. With August quickly approaching, Nick and Nick will take their first real look at the upcoming college football season. Bovada, an offshore gaming website...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Brand to unveil new Jeter #RE2PECT TV spot during All-Star Game

Derek Jeter will compete is his final MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday night in Minneapolis. To honor the all-time Yankee great, Jordan Brand will unveil a brand new TV sport featuring Jeter, titled “RE2PECT”, just before his first at-bat in the All-Star Game. In the spot, a number of notable individuals tip their hat to the Captain: Rudy Giuliani, Jay-Z, John Lackey, Joe Torre,...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunday Morning Hangover – 7/6/14

Nick and Nick talk NBA Free Agency, World Cup, and were joined by Louisville Bats play-by-play voice Matt Andrews and NBA referee Nick Buchert.
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July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Legendary Ideas: Save the plants campaign

  Whether it be signing a petition to save endangered species, shedding a tear over a newscast about a stray dog, or embarking on yet another trip to zoo, there are all kinds of examples of humans’ close affinity to animals. What we don’t see as many examples of, however, is mankind being in harmony with plants. While this article is not being created to dissuade our love for...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Surprises at Hendrick Motorsports Fan Fest

Hendrick Motorsports has a strong lineup of drivers. NASCAR fans know that a few of their drivers are six-time champion Jimmie Johnson, four-time champion Jeff Gordon, 2014 Daytona 500 winner and 11-time NASCAR’s most popular driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and 16-time race winner Kasey Kahne. Most recently, Hendrick Motorsports organized a campus wide fan event and sought out die-hard...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Great World Cup Recipes

With summer heating up and soccer viewing parties in full swing, folks around the country will be celebrating the World Cup by having parties with family and friends. Tomorrow as the US Men’s National Team takes on Belgium I thought it might be nice to try some cool new recipes for the game. Here are some recipes by Chef Rick Bayless featuring Negra Modelo and Frontera Brand salsas...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunday Morning Hangover – 6/29/14

Nick and Nick talk World Cup, NBA Draft and baseball.
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunday Morning Hangover – 6/15/14

Nick and Nick talk NBA Finals, World Cup, the Cards in Omaha, and the U.S. Open. Who says that there is nothing to talk about during the summer? Happy Father’s Day!
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Criteria for choosing World Cup favorites

The 2014 World Cup is right around the corner. Regardless of how you feel about soccer (insert lawn fairy joke here), you ain’t ‘Merican if you can’t get behind the stars and bars every four years as they go for glory against the rest of the world in a sport. After the US, however, the soccer illiterate probably find themselves confused about who else to root for. There are...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunday Morning Hangover – 6/8/14

This week, we talk Belmont, NBA Finals, UofL Baseball, and welcome J.J. Hysell. You’ll learn something from her.
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

SP Interview: Jennie Finch

If you going to want to learn about softball then listening to Jennie Finch is probably a smart move. Finch is a winner on every level. She was the 2001 Women’s College World Series Champion, an Arizona 3-time All-American Player, an NCAA Record Holder 60 Consecutive Victories, and is a 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist and 2008 Olympic Silver Medalist. She is now working with Capital...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunday Morning Hangover – 6/1/14

Nick and Nick talk college baseball with Neil Price and Sean Moth and then preview the NBA Finals between the Heat and the Spurs.
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Six Best Grocery Store Shoppers

Few life chores are as mundane and monotonous as a trip to the grocery store.  To keep your next supermarket adventure more entertaining, stay on the look out for these six types of shoppers. Whether you find yourself in a gigantic supermarket or some smaller-scale store, you’re guaranteed to spot some of these patrons, striving for perfection with a shopping cart. The In-A...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunday Morning Hangover – 5/25/14

Nick and Nick talk to Mark Boyle about the Pacers/Heat series and to Jason Ence of the Louisville Coopers about #SoccerAtSlugger.
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

SP Interview with Antrel Rolle

New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle teamed up with Promax Nutrition protein bars to host a workout with Henry Hynsoki and Spencer Paysinger at NYSC in Mid-town earlier this month. Some members of the media had a chance to work out with Antrel and the rest of the crew. I was able to ask Antrel a few questions on the workout with Promax Nutrition and his time in the NFL. Art Eddy:...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Reebok Classic Presents The Question Mid “White Noise”

Allen Iverson always turned the voices of haters into white noise, and now Reebok is flipping that into a white shoe that’s sure to make noise of its own. The Question Mid “White Noise” will hit stores on Friday, May 23rd at key retailers Champs, Finish Line, Jimmy Jazz, Eastbay, DTLR, Villa and reebok.com for $140. The grade school version will be available at Champs and Eastbay for $95.
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Introducing the Blacktop Retaliate Performance Kicks

Take your game outside and check it up with the Blacktop Retaliate, the latest performance basketball model from Reebok Basketball. Built to meet the demands of athletes without compromising style, the Blacktop Retaliate takes inspiration from the incredibly popular Reebok Blacktop collection originally introduced in the 90s. Reebok Blacktop: on-court technology, off-court style...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunday Morning Hangover – 5/18/14

We talk Preakness with J.J. Hysell and talk some NBA Playoffs. We also introduced a new segment inspired by Matt Andrews call “What Else is Going On?”.
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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