Football http://wkms.org en Titans' George Wilson Comes Home to Paducah for Sports Fest http://wkms.org/post/titans-george-wilson-comes-home-paducah-sports-fest <p>Young athletes&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">gathered for the annual George Wilson Sports Fest &nbsp;Saturday for a chance to&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">train with Tennessee Titans safety and Paducah native George Wilson.</span></p><p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:17:16 +0000 Lance Dennee 41323 at http://wkms.org Titans' George Wilson Comes Home to Paducah for Sports Fest Why The 'Man's-Man Game' Is An Insult To Men http://wkms.org/post/why-mans-man-game-insult-men Michael Sam, the SEC defensive player of the year out of Missouri, talked about being gay <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/10/sports/michael-sam-college-football-star-says-he-is-gay-ahead-of-nfl-draft.html?hp&_r=0" target="_blank">in an interview</a> with <em>The New York Times</em> that ran Sunday, although his college coaches and teammates already knew. Sam was expected to be a solid NFL draft pick in May, making this a particularly intriguing time for him to come out. Mon, 10 Feb 2014 18:30:03 +0000 Linda Holmes 38592 at http://wkms.org Why The 'Man's-Man Game' Is An Insult To Men MSU Marketing Professor on the Buzz and Economics of Super Bowl Ads http://wkms.org/post/msu-marketing-professor-buzz-and-economics-super-bowl-ads <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Super Bowl ads cause a lot of buzz.&nbsp; On</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sounds Good</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Kate Lochte speaks with Murray State Marketing Professor Glynn Mangold about the creativity and economics of Super Bowl advertisements. They talk about this year's highlights, trends, the different types of marketing, what's successful and what's not.</span></p><p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 18:15:17 +0000 Kate Lochte 38454 at http://wkms.org MSU Marketing Professor on the Buzz and Economics of Super Bowl Ads Racer Football Coach on NFL Memories and Super Bowl Predictions http://wkms.org/post/racer-football-coach-nfl-memories-and-super-bowl-predictions <p>The Super Bowl is the most watched single-day sporting event in the world and to celebrate, Tracy Ross talks to Murray State Racer football coach Chris Hatcher about the NFL's popularity, the coach's favorite team and player and the keys to victory in Sunday's big game.</p><p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:44:27 +0000 Tracy Ross 38364 at http://wkms.org Racer Football Coach on NFL Memories and Super Bowl Predictions KHSAA: Football Finals Schedule Unchanged, For Now http://wkms.org/post/khsaa-football-finals-schedule-unchanged-now <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">The Kentucky High School Athletic Association says it’s monitoring the weather situation related to the six football championship games being played Friday and Saturday at LT Smith Stadium in Bowling Green.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">A cold front is expected to hit the area Friday, with snow, sleet, and ice possible.</p><p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 21:01:25 +0000 WKU Public Radio News 37118 at http://wkms.org KHSAA: Football Finals Schedule Unchanged, For Now Mayfield Cancels School Day In Support of Football Championship Game http://wkms.org/post/mayfield-cancels-school-day-support-football-championship-game <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mayfield students will get a day off this week to cheer on the football team.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mayfield Independent Schools will be closed this Friday, December </span>6th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;to allow faculty, staff and students to support the Mayfield Cardinal Football team at the state championship game.</span></p><p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 18:47:44 +0000 Rob Canning 37016 at http://wkms.org Mayfield Cancels School Day In Support of Football Championship Game A Safety Checklist To Save Teen Athletes' Lives http://wkms.org/post/safety-checklist-save-teen-athletes-lives For all the benefits of exercise and teamwork to the heart and head, high school athletes still lead the nation in athletics-related deaths. Thu, 15 Aug 2013 15:58:37 +0000 editor 34026 at http://wkms.org A Safety Checklist To Save Teen Athletes' Lives Kentucky BOE To Consider Organizing Middle School Athletics http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-boe-consider-organizing-middle-school-athletics <p></p><p>The Kentucky Board of Education will soon reconsider its policies governing middle school athletics. A legislative task force crafted final recommendations this week, which include many policies already in place at the high school level. Wed, 28 Nov 2012 22:04:56 +0000 Devin Katayama (KPR) 25040 at http://wkms.org Kentucky BOE To Consider Organizing Middle School Athletics Three Former UTM Football Players Face Robbery, Kidnapping Charges http://wkms.org/post/three-former-utm-football-players-face-robbery-kidnapping-charges <p></p><p>Three former University of Tennessee at Martin football players face robbery and kidnapping charges. Linebacker Cortez Bowen was removed from the team after he and former players Richard Taylor and Jeremy Anderson allegedly robbed and kidnapped two UTM students at gunpoint earlier this month. A 17-year-old juvenile is also charged in the incident. Mon, 26 Nov 2012 18:04:24 +0000 Angela Hatton & Weakley County Press 24907 at http://wkms.org Three Former UTM Football Players Face Robbery, Kidnapping Charges OVC Football Scores http://wkms.org/post/ovc-football-scores-1 <p>In OVC football over the weekend. the Murray State Racers fell 35 to 38 to Jacksonville State’s Gamecocks Saturday. Elsewhere, SEMO beat Austin Peay 48 to 27. Eastern Kentucky lost to Eastern Illinois 24 to 7, and Tennessee State brought down Tennessee Tech 22 to 21.</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 13:54:25 +0000 Shelly Baskin 23820 at http://wkms.org