Football

Sports
6:01 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Coach Hatcher Reportedly Leaving MSU

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Murray State football coach Chris Hatcher is leaving the Racers to coach at Samford University. The website footballscoop.com first reported that Hatcher will likely be introduced as Samford's coach Thursday.

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Sports
10:52 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Racer Football Update with Neal Bradley

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"The Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley joins Tracy Ross on Sounds Good to talk all things Murray State Racer football. This week, they discuss on the Racers' losses to Western Michigan and Jacksonville State, and look ahead to the game tomorrow at Cookeville versus Tennessee Tech. 

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Sports
2:43 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Neal Bradley's Racer Football Season Outlook

Murray State returns to action with their final non-conference game of the season at Western Michigan
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Voice of the Racers Neal Bradley and Tracy Ross look back at the first two games of the Racer Football season, preview tomorrow's game at Western Michigan and the upcoming match-up with OVC favorites: Jacksonville State on Sounds Good.

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Sports
7:17 am
Mon June 16, 2014

Titans' George Wilson Comes Home to Paducah for Sports Fest

Credit Lance Dennee

Young athletes gathered for the annual George Wilson Sports Fest  Saturday for a chance to train with Tennessee Titans safety and Paducah native George Wilson.

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Monkey See
12:30 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Why The 'Man's-Man Game' Is An Insult To Men

Michael Sam, seen here in November 2013, told The New York Times over the weekend that he's gay.
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Originally published on Mon February 10, 2014 3:06 pm

Michael Sam, the SEC defensive player of the year out of Missouri, talked about being gay in an interview with The New York Times 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. Assuming he's drafted, Sam would become the first active NFL athlete to be openly gay.

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Business
12:15 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

MSU Marketing Professor on the Buzz and Economics of Super Bowl Ads

Budweiser Commercial
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 Super Bowl ads cause a lot of buzz.  On Sounds Good, 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.

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Sports
3:44 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Racer Football Coach on NFL Memories and Super Bowl Predictions

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.

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Sports
3:01 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

KHSAA: Football Finals Schedule Unchanged, For Now

LT Smith Stadium is hosting the 2013 Kentucky high school football finals.
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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.

A cold front is expected to hit the area Friday, with snow, sleet, and ice possible.

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Education
12:47 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Mayfield Cancels School Day In Support of Football Championship Game

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Mayfield students will get a day off this week to cheer on the football team. Mayfield Independent Schools will be closed this Friday, December 6th to allow faculty, staff and students to support the Mayfield Cardinal Football team at the state championship game.

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Shots - Health News
10:58 am
Thu August 15, 2013

A Safety Checklist To Save Teen Athletes' Lives

Ray Copeland, a football coach at Bishop McGuinness High School, puts his players through a workout in Oklahoma City in 2007. As is often the case in much of the U.S., the first day of high school football practice that year began in a heat wave.
AP

Originally published on Fri August 16, 2013 7:03 am

For all the benefits of exercise and teamwork to the heart and head, high school athletes still lead the nation in athletics-related deaths. And it doesn't have to be that way, sports medicine specialists say.

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