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Are you ready for some football? The NFL season kicks off Thursday nighty when the defending Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs host the Houston Texans. To prepare you for the 2020 season, Matt is joined by his former Sunday NFL Countdown co-hosts Geoff Schwartz and Myron Medcalf to break down all 32 NFL teams ahead to what will be a season unl…
 
Matt Jones is joined by Rick Sanders, a former Kentucky State Police Commissioner and current Police Chief in Jeffersontown, to discuss recent events from the perspective of a 40-plus-year veteran in law enforcement.Among the topics? Controversial videos involving police officers, the national spotlight of certain cases, ongoing protests, and much …
 
Welcome to the Kentucky football edition of The Matt Jones Podcast. Up first, Matt is joined by Kentucky defensive end Josh Paschal who details the Wildcats' return to campus and the events of last week's Black Lives Matter protest. Randall Cobb described how Mark Stoops' actions that day earned his respect as the UK great reflects on changes in th…
 
The Matt Jones Podcast has relaunched in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The opening week continues with another one of Matt's longtime friends, Gregg Doyel. The former CBS Sports writer and current columnist for the Indianapolis Star discussed how he's evolved as a writer through his own personal growth. Highlights:-- Is Gregg now a homer?-…
 
The Matt Jones Podcast is back. To kick off another round of podcasts, Matt Jones invites his old buddy Tony Vanetti onto a Zoom conversation to talk about what's happened since coronavirus shut down the world. He also asked Tony to look at his butt. Just another normal day at Kentucky Sports Radio. Highlights: -- Have our brains been changed by ce…
 
It's been a wild week for Matt Jones. Taken off the radio after an FEC complaint was filed by Mitch McConnell's people, the man behind KSR took a few days away before getting back in front of a microphone. Matt explains exactly what happened, what was going through his mind at the time and much more during a delightful discussion with his friend, S…
 
Matt Jones dusted off the old podcast equipment to sit down with his good friend Tony Vanetti for an hour-long conversation about his chaotic summer. As Matt approaches his deadline to decide if he will run for Senate in the 2020 election, he shares what has gone into the decision-making process and why it has been the most stressful month of his l…
 
Surprise! Another episode of the Matt Jones Podcast is here! This time, Matt and Drew break down Kentucky’s upcoming trip to the Bahamas, the roster, and fun stories from their last trip to Atlantis in 2014. Here’s a breakdown of everything discussed: 3:30 – Bahamas overview -Why the Bahamas trip is so crucial for this team’s development (looking b…
 
The Matt Jones Podcast’s No. 1 guest returns just in time for the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby. Tony Vanetti touches on a variety of topics with Matt Jones before Twin Spires handicapper Ed DeRosa gives some tips to help you win some money at Churchill Downs this weekend. Highlights: — The best moments from the roast of Matt Jones. — Vanetti…
 
After an extended hiatus, Matt Jones has picked back up the podcast microphone. The 65th edition of The Matt Jones Podcast is an extended conversation with former Kentucky Wildcat and current UK Sports Network broadcaster, Rex Chapman. They touch on a variety of topics, like… — Is Rex worried that UK has developed a culture of failure if you stay i…
 
The Matt Jones Podcast makes its triumphant return with Dr. Ricky Jones. The outspoken UofL professor provides a unique perspective on the tumult surrounding the university and its athletic department. Highlights: — “It is no longer an academic institution,” Jones said. — The crazy story of how Vince Tyra became UofL’s acting AD. — What’s wrong wit…
 
The Matt Jones Podcast makes its triumphant return by previewing the 2017 college football season with ESPN’s Marcus Spears. Following the football talk, Ryan Lemond and Matt peel back the curtain to give you an intimate look behind the scenes of KSR. Highlights include: — Why Mark Stoops was “did as good a job of coaching a football team as anybod…
 
The Matt Jones Podcast returns with Ryan Lemond and Drew Franklin to share some KSR stories from behind the scenes, including the much anticipated Bahamas story. There’s not just one, but two tales from Atlantis and… — Alex Legion, Billy Gillispie and how his wild last day at UK could’ve happened much sooner. — John Calipari’s first decision at UK …
 
ESPN’s Bomani Jones took some time out of his busy schedule to join the Matt Jones Podcast. The two discussed his television show Highly Questionable, a variety of topics in the sports world and more, including… — Why Tubby Smith is appreciated more now than when he was at UK. — Bobby Petrino is a “sociopath.” — Does Bomani believe Pitino knew? — S…
 
Doug Gottlieb returns to The Matt Jones Podcast to take an extensive look into the 2016-17 college basketball season. Matt and Doug discuss this year’s Kentucky team, who will contend for the National Championship and… — What’s wrong with Duke? — The team Kentucky doesn’t want to play (again). — Why you don’t need to have a rim protector to win a N…
 
After a brief hiatus, Matt returns with the podcast’s favorite guest, Tony Vanetti. They discuss the three biggest things that happened since Episode 58 — the football season, the UK/UofL basketball game and the election — but that’s not all… — What happened when Matt started the TV show. — Why Tony thinks WakeyLeaks was stupid. — Matt invites hims…
 
In this episode Matt explores the problems plaguing the Kentucky football team with color analyst Jeff Piecoro. Less than eight weeks from the election, Jonathan Martin of The New York Times provides an updated from the divisive campaign trail. Highlights: — Will the Reds be any good in the foreseeable future? — How the late first half TD vs. South…
 
The SEC Network’s Marcus Spears the podcast to discuss a tough first week of college football for the SEC Network. Tony Vanetti dishes on football and more of the typical shenanigans you usually hear from the two. Highlights: — Can Mark Stoops coach? — Do UofL fans feel bad for UK fans? — An update on the craziness in the UofL administration. — How…
 
Matt is joined by Hillbilly Elegy author J.D. Vance to discuss Vance’s observations of Appalachia. A Middletown, Oh. native, Vance’s time in Eastern Kentucky primarily occurred during summers with his grandparents in Breathitt County. After serving as a Marine and attending Yale Law School, hear his sociological analysis in this discussion with Mat…
 
Matt is joined by talented broadcaster Ian Eagle to talk about his career that extends into college basketball, boxing, tennis, golf and the NFL. Eagle shares stories from throughout his extensive career and much more, including: — Eagle’s unique relationship with Calipari while calling the Nets’ play-by-play. — How Tony Robbins was involved when C…
 
Freddie, Jared and Nick of the KSR Football Podcast join Matt to prepare the BBN for the 2016 football season. The crew goes through every position to help you understand what Mark Stoops has to work with entering his fourth season. A few of the topics they cover: — How Eddie Gran and Lamar Thomas will make a difference. — A position-by-position an…
 
Today’s episode is all about “Last Chance U,” the Netflix documentary that follows the football program of East Mississippi Community College. The star of the show, academic advisor Brittany Wagner, joins Matt to discuss her life at the Junior College. After speaking with Wagner, Matt gets perspective from another viewer, Mark Ennis. Highlights: — …
 
After traveling all around the country, The Matt Jones Podcast returns with everyone’s favorite guest, Tony Vanetti. Capturing the Olympic spirit, USA Today’s Dan Wolken calls in from Rio to provide an Olympic update. A few highlights: — Tony has officially become an old man. — Will Tony miss Matt when he moves to Lexington? — How one covers the Ol…
 
A fan favorite from the early days of KSR, former UK point guard Ramel “Smooth” Bradley joins The Matt Jones Podcast to discuss his time at Kentucky and what he has going on now. Freddie Maggard and Nick Roush join the podcast to talk football after spending four days in Hoover for SEC Media Days. Some of what you’ll hear: — How Smooth thinks The B…
 
The Golden Anniversary of the podcast celebrates one of Kentucky football’s greatest accomplishments. Two of the four Kentucky Wildcats that helped integrate the SEC, Nate Worthington and Wilbur Hackett, join the podcast to discuss their journey. Before they’re immortalized with statues in front of Commonwealth Stadium, hear their story. Highlights…
 
Tony Vanetti hasn’t been back on the program since Matt went on vacation, and today he returns with a bang ahead of the podcast’s 50th birthday. They discuss all of the news stories from the last month before ESPN’s Ryen Russell joins the program. Highlights include: — Hear both sides of the infamous story about Matt’s ESPN suit. — Matt doles outs …
 
It’s a high-powered podcast, bringing Kentucky native and NASCAR legend, Michael Waltrip, onto the program. Before that interview, Matt discusses the insanity surrounding NBA Agency with Alex Kennedy of BasketballInsiders.com. Just a few highlights: — What KD’s move means for the rest of the NBA. — Waltrip’s 2012 National Championship experience, w…
 
Matt is celebrating his return vacation by returning to the podcast, starting with Joe Sonka of Insider Louisville. Joe helps Matt catch up with what happened around the state over the last two weeks (hint: it’s A LOT). Some of what they discussed: — The nuts and bolts of what’s happened with UofL’s Board of Trustees. — Ramsey’s position as Preside…
 
There’s still a few weeks until the June 23rd NBA Draft, but this is Matt’s last opportunity to preview and project the picks before he heads away on vacation. Chad Ford joins the podcast for a second time and Fran Fraschilla discusses the international players in his podcast debut. Some of the things you’ll hear… — Where the Cats will go in this y…
 
The Matt Jones Podcast takes its turn honoring The Greatest. It begins with Tony Vanetti giving some hometown perspective before Matt is joined by Dave Kindred. Kindred began following Ali as a young reporter for The Courier-Journal before authoring the book Sound and Fury: Two Powerful Lives, One Fateful Friendship. A few highlights: — How Ali’s i…
 
Before Josh Hopkins and Matt share UK fan stories, Bleacher Report’s SEC reporter Barrett Sallee joins the program from the SEC Meetings in Destin, Florida. The best of the best includes: — How the SEC views Mark Stoops. — A random D.A. Lane from Georgia story. — How Stoops can work at UK. — Some weird things Josh has done for his UK fandom. — A su…
 
The Matt Jones Podcast is going back to its roots. This podcast is a throwback to Matt’s first days on KSR with his original co-host, Big EZ. They discuss how they got into the radio business, plus: — Great early KSR stories with Chris Tomlin’s baseball reports and Nasty Nate. — Cal’s crazy SEC Tournament idea. — Matt still won’t tell the story fro…
 
Tony Vanetti’s been away for awhile, but today he’s back on The Matt Jones Podcast to discuss everything that’s happened in the world of UK and UofL since the Kentucky Derby. The second half of the show is with Matt Moore, CBS Sports’ NBA writer and the creator of the website Hardwood Paroxysm. Highlights include: — News on Marcus Lee. — How Kentuc…
 
With the 2016-17 roster finalized, there’s plenty of college basketball to talk about. ESPN’s Seth Greenberg and Cats Illustrated’s T.J. Walker join the program to discuss the decisions made by Isaiah Briscoe and Marcus Lee and the lay of the land in college basketball. Highlights from the show: — Seth strikes back at Matt for saying Tubby Smith is…
 
For the 40th edition of The Matt Jones Podcast, Bomani Jones joins the program for a fascinating hour of audio. Bomani and Matt discuss so much, the only way you can summarize it is with a voluminous list. — The Washington Redskins — Who ya taking, Karl Towns or Anthony Davis? — Coach Cal and Coach K: The Differences and Similarities — Have the War…
 
After a two week hiatus, The Matt Jones Podcast is back with a winning trifecta of guests. Matt brings on a new UofL guy, our friend from Inside the Red Zone on 790-KRD, Nick Coffey. Then he’s joined by Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders to discuss the NBA Playoffs. The episode is capped off by an appearance from Jonathan Martin of The New York Ti…
 
We’ve dabbled into Derby, but today it’s a headfirst dive into handicapping The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports with Ed DeRosa of TwinSpires.com. If you wanna win money this Saturday, you need to listen to the first 35 minutes of this podcast. Following DeRosa for his first appearance on The Matt Jones Podcast is Oscar Combs. Highlights include: — Ho…
 
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