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The Redemption of Demarco Robinson

The Redemption of Demarco Robinson

Photo by Jason Marcum It's fair to say that this season, Demarco Robinson is kind of the forgotten man.  After a turbulent end of the season last year and offseason, it was unclear if Demarco would even be on the team come this fall. Then you factor in…

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2015 5-Star PG Isaiah Briscoe Open to Idea of Playing with Tyler Ulis

2015 5-Star PG Isaiah Briscoe Open to Idea of Playing with Tyler Ulis

While he is one of the top players in the class of 2015, the news that Kentucky was now recruiting five-star guard Isaiah Briscoe came as a bit of a surprise. There was little mention of Briscoe previously as the Cats's coaching staff honed in on the likes of Malik Newman and Antonio Blakeney. Then…

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Photos and video of Big Blue Madness Campout

Photos and video of Big Blue Madness Campout

Big Blue Madness Campout 2014 has begun. Kentucky Wildcats basketball fans are out in full force in the annual Big Blue Madness Campout at Memorial Coliseum for Madness tickets. (more…)

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5-Star SG Antonio Blakeney Decommits from Louisville Cardinals

5-Star SG Antonio Blakeney Decommits from Louisville Cardinals

Louisville's No. 1 ranked recruiting class took a big hit on Monday as five-star shooting guard Antonio Blakeney announced that he was re-opening his recruitment - just 11 days after he originally committed to the Cardinals. https://twitter.com/blakeney96/status/511699929975508993 The 6'4" scorer from Orlando, FL says he realized that he had rushed into making…

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College football Week 3: Pandemonium is the norm in the SEC

College football Week 3: Pandemonium is the norm in the SEC

Blowouts and broken hearts headline week three in the wild SEC. Editor’s note: I will be referring to all teams by their new AP Top 25 ranking, which was released Sunday, September 14.   Kentucky Wildcats @ Florida Gators Final Score - UF - 36 UK -30 3OT The one that got…

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SEC statement on controversial overtime play of Kentucky Wildcats vs. Florida Gators

SEC statement on controversial overtime play of Kentucky Wildcats vs. Florida Gators

At the end of the first overtime period during the Kentucky Wildcats' loss to the Florida Gators Saturday, a controversial play happened when a delay of game was not called on the play that Jeff Driskel hit Demarcus Robinson for the game-tying score on 4th-and-7. (more…)

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No. 15 Kentucky Wildcats Volleyball team beats Lipscomb (video)

No. 15 Kentucky Wildcats Volleyball team beats Lipscomb (video)

The No. 15 Kentucky volleyball team made the necessary adjustments to defeat Lipscomb, 3-1 (21-25, 25-16, 25-15, 25-17)after a first set loss Thursday night in Memorial Coliseum. “Lipscomb is a good team,” UK head coach Craig Skinner said. “We knew that coming in and they hit .500 in set one. They run a style…

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Kentucky Wildcats Basketball TV and Times Finalized

Kentucky Wildcats Basketball TV and Times Finalized

The remainder of the Kentucky men’s basketball start times and TV info are complete, leaving the Wildcats with 32 nationally televised contests this year on either the SEC Network, ESPN’s family of networks (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU) or CBS. UK’s games against Grand Canyon (Nov. 14 at, 8 p.m.), Montana State (Nov. 23 at, 6 p.m.),…

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Kentucky Wildcats win CoSIDA Awards

Kentucky Wildcats win CoSIDA Awards

The University of Kentucky multimedia and media relations departments earned three national awards in 2013-14, it was announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America in its 2014 annual report released on Wednesday afternoon. Creative Director Kim Troxall, and Associate Media Relations Director, Susan Lax earned fourth place nationally for their 204-page women’s basketball…

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John Calipari Says the Harrison Twins Have Slimmed Down Considerably

John Calipari Says the Harrison Twins Have Slimmed Down Considerably

Although the Harrison twins obviously played well during their freshman seasons, Andrew and Aaron have reportedly made huge strides this off-season in their conditioning. Kentucky head coach John Calipari took to Twitter on Wednesday to rave about the work his team has put in and specifically the progress the twins have made. https://twitter.com/UKCoachCalipari/status/512346986209505280 Calipari stated…

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Jameis Winston Suspended by Florida State Seminoles for half vs Clemson Tigers

Jameis Winston Suspended by Florida State Seminoles for half vs Clemson Tigers

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said on Wednesday's ACC teleconference that the school is considering punishment for Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Jameis Winston in the wake of a report that he jumped on a table at the student union and yelled an obscene phrase. (more…)

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Justin Laird hits late goal to lead Kentucky Wildcats past Xavier

Justin Laird hits late goal to lead Kentucky Wildcats past Xavier

Senior Justin Laird’s golden goal in the 95th minute lifted the Kentucky men’s soccer team to its third consecutive win, toppling Xavier with a 1-0 result, on a pleasant Tuesday night at the Wendell & Vickie Bell Complex. Kentucky (4-2) battled Xavier in a scoreless tilt until Laird struck for his second goal of the…

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2015 G Eric Davis Will Announce Commitment on September 16

2015 G Eric Davis Will Announce Commitment on September 16

2015 guard Eric Davis will announce his commitment on September 16 at his high school in Saginaw, Michigan, the school's basketball program announced via Twitter on Tuesday. https://twitter.com/SAHBBteam/status/509516457005547520 His finalists include Kentucky, Michigan, Michigan State, N.C. State, Texas, Louisiana State and UNLV. Kentucky is the only school on the list who has not yet offered,…

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The Battle for Skal Labissiere Begins

The Battle for Skal Labissiere Begins

2015 5-star  Skal Labissiere has announced the rest of his official visits. after visiting North Carolina this past weekend. (more…)

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Kentucky Basketball Now Recruiting 2015 G Isaiah Briscoe

Kentucky Basketball Now Recruiting 2015 G Isaiah Briscoe

With Antonio Blakeney off the board to Louisville, Kentucky is now getting re-involved with 2015 five-star guard Isaiah Briscoe. “Kentucky has gotten involved with Isaiah again and he is excited to visit with the staff,” his high school coach Dave Boff told SNY.tv. While he has not yet received a confirmed offer from Kentucky, John…

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John Calipari Set to Visit Malik Newman and Jaylen Brown on Tuesday

John Calipari Set to Visit Malik Newman and Jaylen Brown on Tuesday

Tuesday, which marks the first day of the upcoming open recruiting period, will be a huge day for Kentucky's basketball recruiting efforts as head coach John Calipari will be conducting in-home visits with both Malik Newman and Jaylen Brown. The two five-star prospects are likely the Cats' two biggest remaining targets as the options on…

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Mark Stoops Arrives Via Helicopter to Watch Damien Harris (VIDEO)

Mark Stoops Arrives Via Helicopter to Watch Damien Harris (VIDEO)

Mark Stoops visited 2015 five-star running back Damien Harris in style on Friday night. The Kentucky coach arrived at the Madison Central v. Madison Southern about half an hour before the start of the game in a helicopter. It's only a 40-mile trip from Lexington to Berea, but Stoops clearly wanted to make a big…

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Mark Stoops will fly to see Damien Harris via helicopter

Mark Stoops will fly to see Damien Harris via helicopter

Damien Harris and his Madison Southern Eagles will take on their county rivals tonight, as the Madison Central Indians come to town for their annual rivalry game. (more…)

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Devin Hester sets NFL record for return scores vs Buccaneers (video)

Devin Hester sets NFL record for return scores vs Buccaneers (video)

The all-time record for touchdowns via kickoff and punt returns now belongs to Devin Hester. The the receiver got most of those in his days with the Chicago Bears, Hester broke the record Thursday night while playing for the Atlanta Falcons. Hester caught a punt in the 2nd quarter of their matchup with the Tampa…

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Bobby Rainey will start over Doug Martin vs. Falcons; Martin likely out

Bobby Rainey will start over Doug Martin vs. Falcons; Martin likely out

One of the biggest revelations of the 2014 NFL Season has been the play of Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Bobby Rainey. In turn, one of the biggest disappointments has been Doug Martin, who was expected to be Tampa's No. 1 RB, but has to take that job. (more…)

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NFL Week 3 TV Info, Online Streams, Odds, Point Spreads and more

NFL Week 3 TV Info, Online Streams, Odds, Point Spreads and more

NFL week 3 opens Thursday night with the Atlanta Falcons hosting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  Here is the TV schedule and odds (via OddsShark) for Week 3. (more…)

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NFL and NFLPA agree to changes on Drug Policy; Wes Welker reinstated

NFL and NFLPA agree to changes on Drug Policy; Wes Welker reinstated

The NFL and NFL Players Association have reached agreement on wide-ranging improvements to their policy on performance enhancing substances that include the use of third-party arbitration appeals of positive tests and implementation of testing for human growth hormone within the next few weeks. The NFL and NFLPA are nearing an agreement on changes to the…

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Minnesota Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list; Could end his season

Minnesota Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list; Could end his season

On Monday, the Minnesota Vikings activated All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson for Sunday's contest vs. the New Orleans Saints. However, after consideration, the VIkings have done an about-face and placed Peterson on the NFL's exempt/commissioner's permission list. He'll remain on said list until his child-abuse case is resolved, which bars him from all team activities,…

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Team USA Wins Gold After Dominating Serbia in FIBA World Cup

Team USA Wins Gold After Dominating Serbia in FIBA World Cup

Team USA Basketball has won the 2014 FIBA World Cup after getting a 129-92 victory over Serbia Sunday afternoon. Former Kentucky Wildcats stars Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins combined to score 18 points and grab 13 rebounds and block three shots. (more…)

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“Sources”, the real Illuminati

“Sources”, the real Illuminati

"Sources have indicated that Kentucky Sports Connection is the greatest UK site ever." "Sources."  "Sources." "Sources." Chances are if you follow sports very closely, you have heard the phrase "sources say" or "sources have indicated."  But who really are these "sources," and what are they really saying? Big Blue Onion investigated. ------------ It's dark in…

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John Calipari has Pat Forde come check out his new mattress

John Calipari has Pat Forde come check out his new mattress

Photo(shop) credit: Dan Bodner "You made your bed, now lay in it," were the words for the incomparable Pat Forde back last March after UK was coming off their humiliating defeat at the hands of lowly South Carolina. Well, Cal did just that, and just last week he went out and…

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Pesky Journalists Unhappy with Cal’s New Contract Structure

Pesky Journalists Unhappy with Cal’s New Contract Structure

Yesterday, it was announced that Kentucky had inked John Calipari to a deal that extended his current contract through 2021.  The deal also made Coach Cal the highest paid coach of a public institution in the country, second only to Duke's Coach K. Perhaps one of the biggest changes to the contract though, other than…

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Report: Youth League Basketball Team has Reached out to John Calipari

Report: Youth League Basketball Team has Reached out to John Calipari

Could John Calipari be headed back home to Pennsylvania? According to a source close to BBO, the Moon Township Dolphins have made John Calipari their top head coaching target after previous head coach Ned Rogers found himself imprisoned following a relapse into alcoholism. The Dolphins are situated in the K-2nd grade league of the Hooptown…

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Cal One Step Closer to Becoming Wolverine

Cal One Step Closer to Becoming Wolverine

Earlier this Spring, Coach Calipari had what was deemed to be a "simple" procedure done to replace his hip.  The surgery went fine, and Cal is now in good health and recovering just fine. But it's what you don't know about the surgery that might shock you. You see, this isn't the first hip that…

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What is the Big Blue Onion?

What is the Big Blue Onion?

This is an interesting new site where we will talk about and possibly make up crazy stories, discuss odd news, and give you weird news surrounding the Kentucky Wildcats.

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Kentucky Sports Connection News

The Kentucky Sports Connection Radio Show – Launching Soon…

The Kentucky Sports Connection Radio Show – Launching Soon…

As some of you may have read in my behind the scenes post a couple weeks ago, Kentucky Sports Connection is getting a radio show. That's right, we will be going on air, giving you great UK sports news, information, predictions, thoughts, opinions, expectations and a whole lot more.  It's going to be a blast…

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Zokee Contest – Give the UK Basketball Team a Nickname

Zokee Contest – Give the UK Basketball Team a Nickname

Check out the contest below on our Facebook Page. Click on the Likes & Comments section at the bottom to be directed to the comments section where you too can enter the contest and give this year's UK Basketball Team a great Nickname. Post by Kentucky Sports Connection.

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KSC & Zokee Partner Up For Contest Give-Aways & Free Shipping on Gameday!

KSC & Zokee Partner Up For Contest Give-Aways & Free Shipping on Gameday!

Zokee  has given us the unique opportunity to partner with them to help provide all of Big Blue Nation a really great place to get all Kentucky Wildcats Merchandise online through their store.  Zokee is really on top of their game in the way they help UK fans get the greatest gear at blazing speeds. They offer…

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What is going on behind the scenes at Kentucky Sports Connection?

What is going on behind the scenes at Kentucky Sports Connection?

I'm sure that you've thought to yourself, "I wonder what's going on behind the scenes over at Kentucky Sports Connection," maybe not, but what the heck we'd like to give you some updates on all our hard work this summer anyway.  This summer we've had lots of great opportunities, conversations, new partners and much much…

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#BBN, Subscribe to the KSC Monthly Newsletter

#BBN, Subscribe to the KSC Monthly Newsletter

Kentucky Sports Connection will be doing a monthly newsletter starting at the end of August/beginning of September.  The newsletter will help you keep up to date on everything happening with our website, plus all the great Kentucky Sports news happening in Big Blue Nation.  We look forward to bringing you our great content a different…

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Help Wanted: Cover Kentucky Wildcats on KSC Network; NFL and NBA too

Help Wanted: Cover Kentucky Wildcats on KSC Network; NFL and NBA too

Are you passionate about Kentucky Sports? Would you like an avenue to voice your opinion? Are you willing to be a consistent blogger and have your articles published on one of the Kentucky Sports Connection websites? If so, we're looking for experienced, passionate sports bloggers to publish quality articles on the kysportsconnection.com site, or on our…

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Tyler Lockett drops ball in endzone , leads to INT and shirtless, confused fan (video)

Tyler Lockett drops ball in endzone , leads to INT and shirtless, confused fan (video)

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Auburn vs. Kansas State game has been very ugly thus far, highlighted by these two videos. Tyler Lockett drops ball in endzone , leads to interception https://t.co/mJKXi0JFqM — gifdsports (@gifdsports) September 18, 2014   Shirtless confused K-State Bro https://t.co/CtjdyHsZLA — gifdsports (@gifdsports) September 18, 2014 Both teams have been terrible in the first half…

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Kentucky Wildcats to play Louisiana Lafayette Ragin Cajuns in football

Kentucky Wildcats to play Louisiana Lafayette Ragin Cajuns in football

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Kentucky Wildcats will face the Louisiana Lafayette on the football field in 2015. (more…)

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UK Football recruit Kengera Daniel gets Kim Kardashian photoshop treatment

UK Football recruit Kengera Daniel gets Kim Kardashian photoshop treatment

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
College football recruiting knows no bounds. The recruitment of 2015 3-star defensive end Kengera Daniel is the latest example. (more…)

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Arkansas State Player plays dead during fake punt that goes awry (video)

Arkansas State Player plays dead during fake punt that goes awry (video)

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
On a Saturday, the Arkansas State-Miami game slipped off the radar. That's too bad, because the world deserved to watch live as the Red Wolves -- who attempted one of the most hilarious fake punt attempts we've ever seen. The play went horribly awry (the punter was intercepted), but not without a great effort by Arkansas…

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UK Football’s Garrett Johnson named SEC Freshman of the Week

UK Football’s Garrett Johnson named SEC Freshman of the Week

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
After setting a Kentucky Wildcats freshman record with 154 receiving yards on Saturday at Florida, wide receiver Garrett Johnson has been tabbed the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week, it was announced on Monday night during SEC Now on the SEC Network. A native of Winter Garden, Fla., Johnson set a new UK freshman record…

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The awesome, unexpected, and meaningful of college football’s week 3

The awesome, unexpected, and meaningful of college football’s week 3

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
  Dan Rubenstein and Ryan Nanni run down the most notable stories of college football's third week on "Wake Up, College Football!" (more…)

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Kentucky Wildcats vs. Georgetown changed; Vanderbilt gametime announced

Kentucky Wildcats vs. Georgetown changed; Vanderbilt gametime announced

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Kentucky-Georgetown College men’s basketball exhibition game, initially slated for Nov. 7, will now be played Sunday, Nov. 9 in Rupp Arena. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. and the game will be televised live on the SEC Network. In addition to the new date for the UK-Georgetown contest, Kentucky’s Nov. 2 exhibition opener against…

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Anthony Davis named to FIBA World Cup All-Tournament Team

Anthony Davis named to FIBA World Cup All-Tournament Team

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Following Team USA Basketball's win over Serbia in the FIB World Cup Gold Medal Game on Sunday, SI.com's FIBA World Cup All-Tournament was released. Making the first team was former KEntucky Wildcats star and current New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis. If not for foul trouble limiting his minutes in multiple games, Davis would have…

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Stanley “Boom” Williams has “Run of the Year” vs. Florida Gators (video)

Stanley “Boom” Williams has “Run of the Year” vs. Florida Gators (video)

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Photo by Jason Marcum Against the Florida Gators at the Swamp Saturday night, Kentucky Wildcats running back Stanley "Boom" Williams earned his nickname with what may end up being the run of the year in college football. (more…)

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Moral Victories Count

Moral Victories Count

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Photo by: Jason Marcum There's a lot of sentiment on Twitter and other social media outlets that you'll see poured out over the rest of the weekend that Stoops' isn't about moral victories and neither should we be, as fans. Well, maybe that's true, but I…

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Kentucky Wildcats Win Respectability Back

Kentucky Wildcats Win Respectability Back

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kentucky lost to Florida Saturday night. There's no two ways about it. After four quarters and three overtime periods, the Cats were once again left with a loss to Florida hanging on their record. But while a win over the Gators for the first time in 28 years would have been nice, the Cats did…

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Kentucky’s Bud Dupree, Florida’s Vernon Hargreaves leave with injuries

Kentucky’s Bud Dupree, Florida’s Vernon Hargreaves leave with injuries

| September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Right before the Kentucky Wildcats and Florida Gators headed into halftime, both teams lost key players to injury. (more…)

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Kentucky Wildcats Fans Shows Strong Support at Catwalk vs Florida (video)

Kentucky Wildcats Fans Shows Strong Support at Catwalk vs Florida (video)

| September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Kentucky Wildcats fans are showing strong support for their team in Gainesville. (more…)

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Virginia Cavaliers upset Louisville Cardinals in thriller

Virginia Cavaliers upset Louisville Cardinals in thriller

| September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Greyson Lambert threw for one touchdown and ran for another and Ian Frye kicked a 42-yard field goal with 3:41 remaining, giving the Virginia Cavaliers a 23-21 victory against the No. 21 Louisville Cardinals on Saturday. (more…)

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Georgia Bulldogs vs. South Carolina Gamecocks delayed due to bad weather

Georgia Bulldogs vs. South Carolina Gamecocks delayed due to bad weather

| September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
The game between Georgia and South Carolina has been delayed due to bad weather. The game, which is on CBS and on CBSSports.com, was supposed to start at 3:30 p.m. ET but has been delayed. (more…)

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