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The Bottom Line: Lexington - January 21, 2017 Podcast

Kentucky plays the best defensive team in the nation in South Carolina. Louisville is 2nd in defense, and UK fans remember that one. Two teams in the AP Top 4 are frauds. Louisville football raises ticket prices after a Heisman season: shocking! Mike Leach is still bitter. Should UK football blame all their defensive woes on their now departed former DC? The wife of an NFL QB playing this weekend is pissed at a local bar. The Chicago Bears QB is a 300-pound lesbian? Happy Anniversary,...

Duration: 00:35:01

The Bottom Line: Lexington - January 18, 2017 Podcast

Kentucky survives and advances past Mississippi State, despite Brent Musburger’s gambling talk. Calipari answers yet more questions about paying his players. We love people who are bitter to the end, and one college coach was last night. Notre Dame has pissed someone off in the ACC. Ohio State has made the Playoff twice in controversial fashion, so let’s just make sure they don’t have to worry as much anymore! Finebaum gets sick of his callers, literally! Belichick still pulling our leg...

Duration: 00:34:36

The Bottom Line: Lexington - January 17, 2017 Podcast

Can Mississippi State win, or stay within single digits of Kentucky tonight? Is the MSU 3-game win streak a fraud, or finally living up to hype. Why Wenyen Gabriel’s 16 rebs was the deodorant that covered his game’s stink. Why UCLA’s win over Kentucky in December looks worse by the day. A key injury for Louisville at a bad time. Villanova is the new #1, but should they be? Kansas better enjoy life now, because it’s going to get worse very quickly. Gonzaga will be a #1 seed, again. And they...

Duration: 00:32:59

The Bottom Line: Lexington - January 13, 2017 Podcast

Does Auburn have any chance of defeating Kentucky? Jeff Badet shocks BBN, because he could see the writing on the wall. Who knew Joker Phillips was still around? The NCAA finally looks to Ken Pomeroy and Jeff Sagarin for help. A UK basketball anniversary that will make you feel old. 4 NFL teams have new coaches that most people couldn’t pick in a police lineup. The NFL playoffs resume this weekend. Bo Jackson is being disingenous to all of us Tecmo Bowl players. Brandon Phillips can’t even...

Duration: 00:35:28

The Bottom Line: Lexington - January 11, 2017 Podcast

Kentucky escapes Nashville with a win over Vanderbilt. We gloat over correctly predicting all 3 Top 25 upsets on Tuesday night. Grayson Allen is at it again. How much of a fraud is the last undefeated team in college basketball? Clemson’s “Told Ya So” Tour in full effect. What does the Finebaum Show and Phyllis from Mulga do for the next 8 months? Is the ACC serious about claiming they are better than the SEC in football? Jim Harbaugh uses old technology. The Falcons refuse to punk Russell...

Duration: 00:32:06

The Bottom Line: Lexington - January 10, 2017 Podcast

Our takes from Clemson winning the National Championship, as we predicted. A huge Tuesday night in college basketball: we preview Kentucky-Vanderbilt and three Top 25 Upset Specials. QB’s make all the difference, and last night was proof. Lane Kiffin is dancing like Tom Cruise in Risky Business. Dabo is the strongest dog. A walk-on who will never pay for a meal in Clemson, SC again. 2017 college football looks to have the same cast of characters, other than Clemson. Should Deshaun Watson...

Duration: 00:30:03

The Bottom Line: Lexington - January 9, 2017 Podcast

Alabama-Clemson tonight for the championship. Can Clemson win and/or cover? We point out some obvious tell tale signs. Kentucky boat racing the SEC, and one influential person has them ranked #1. Someone named Justin Moore uses flawed logic regarding Malik Monk, then fights his trolls by using the line no one has ever used successfully: Do you know who I am? The computer nerds have caught up to UK’s numbers. What was the point of Hamidou Diallo? How to lose a 14-point lead in 65 seconds....

Duration: 00:30:24

The Bottom Line: Lexington - January 6, 2017 Podcast

We preview a big college basketball weekend, and NFL Wild Card Weekend as well. Does Arkansas have a statistical chance against Kentucky? What is the common denominator in both Arkansas losses? Is this a make or break year for Mike Anderson? Would 5-star Hamidou Diallo make a big difference this late in the season? DeMarcus Cousins compares John Wall and Eric Bledsoe to this year’s UK guards, and the numbers tell us that he is dead wrong. Coach K survives surgery after lying to everyone...

Duration: 00:32:45

The Bottom Line: Lexington - January 4, 2017 Podcast

After win over A&M, is Kentucky the best team in the nation? Rick Pitino’s imitation of Sgt. Shultz is getting old, and transparent. Orlando Antigua didn’t inherit his troubles from John Calipari, right? Roy Williams makes Clemson mad, again. Minnesota football reminds us of Donald Trump/Billy Bush videos. Nick Saban needs to leave pictures of Lane Kiffin with security to keep him away from the press box. Tennessee with another mysterious coaching change. An oral history of white running...

Duration: 00:32:08

The Bottom Line: Lexington - January 3, 2017 Podcast

Bama-Clemson title game drama. Does UK have a QB controversy for 2017? A&M-Kentucky basketball preview. Calipari vs. Pitino on a Podcast? Coack K wimps out. Another west coast fraud. We agree with a Wikipedia fortune teller. Pacman Jones at it again. The real NFL MVP. A barista who deserves his cash. And we pick several upsets in college basketball tonight. Twitter: @bottomlinelex Email: bottomlinelex@gmail.com http://bottomlinelexington.podbean.com/

Duration: 00:34:58

The Bottom Line: Lexington - December 21, 2016 Podcast

We look at tonight’s Kentucky-Louisville from an objective/gambling perspective, not with cliche’ and conjecture. If 64 of 82 experts, using that term loosely, take one side, then you should look to take the other side. Calipari sends a message to a UNC hack. What if Pitino never left UK? Why you shouldn’t fault college football RB’s for skipping their bowls. If Rutgers is gonna cheat, why don’t they go full SMU and win big? A surprising state on the Warriors. More DeMarcus Cousins and...

Duration: 00:29:17

The Bottom Line: Lexington - December 19, 2016 Podcast

What does Kentucky’s win over North Carolina mean in their impending matchup with Louisville? When is the last time Calipari gave up 197 points in 2 games? UK has 4 players who they trust, but who is the 5th? Of the 6 remaining undefeated teams, 1 is legit, 2 are really good, and 3 are frauds. West Virginia, the numbers darling, keeps chugging along. We give one perennial power last rights before claiming them out of the NCAA Tournament. WakeyLeaks is all about who you are, like everything...

Duration: 00:27:24

The Bottom Line: Lexington - December 13, 2016 Podcast

Truth Time for Kentucky basketball, who has a record of 0-1 vs current Top 25 teams. We predicted one SEC upset last night, but didn’t see another one coming. What unknown team does one well-respected mathematician have as the #1 team in the nation? Lamar Jackson doesn’t draw TV ratings. The best season for college football in the history of the state of Kentucky? Lane Kiffin is back. Jeff Fisher is gone, and Eric Dickerson gets his way. One old running back who has been a great value in...

Duration: 00:35:25

The Bottom Line: Lexington - December 12, 2016 Podcast

Cupcake Season is over for Kentucky Basketball, as North Caroina, Louisville, and the SEC looms. Calipari is actually telling the truth about his team, for once. Why Brad Calipari is a local bookie’s best friend. The SEC’s basketball struggles on Sunday. We see one of the nation’s 7 undefeated teams losing tonight. Lamar Jackson wins the Heisman, making his team a decided underdog in their bowl game. Benny Snell rewarded for his miracle season. Lane Kiffin moves on, while Butch Jones holds...

Duration: 00:29:47

The Bottom Line: Lexington - December 7, 2016 Podcast

Valparaiso and Kentucky face off tonight in Lexington. We look at the real numbers that matter, not talk radio fluff, when predicting the outcome and whether Valpo has a Puncher’s Chance. Both Duke and Florida impressed last night, but Ohio State did not. BBN must be thrilled Little Richie Pitino has cupcaked his way to a hot start. Lamar Jackson will win the Heisman, despite his own school rooting against him. Joe Mixon isn’t far from being the new Ray Rice. What happens when The Bottom...

Duration: 00:30:23

The Bottom Line: Lexington - December 5, 2016 Podcast

The College Football Playoff Committee reminds us that it’s more important to know the right people and have the right name, than be skilled, talented, and hard-working. Ohio State gets away with it for the 2nd time in 3 years. Committee chairman Kirby Hocutt was so scared he would make Never Nervous Pervis Ellison nervous. Kirk Herbstreit was also scared to death, allowing ESPN to control everyone by giving information they had for many hours. Kentucky vs. Georgia Tech in a bowl with...

Duration: 00:38:50

The Bottom Line: Lexington - November 22, 2016 Podcast

Kentucky football should be thrilled with 6 wins and a bowl, despite not starting their QB and failing to see the big picture. Louisville’s season is over, but does that mean UK has a chance? The numbers say absolutely not. The College Football Playoff faces a huge contradiction if Ohio State defeats Michigan. Butch Jones finally found a championship he can win. Charlie Strong lost his job long before the humiliating loss to Kansas. How does Brian Kelly get a pass when Charlie Weis did...

Duration: 00:34:29

The Bottom Line: Lexington - November 15, 2016 Podcast

John Calipari vs. Tom Izzo: who exceeds expectations more? The numbers say it’s no contest. But who wins tonight? How do some teams win the RPI battle before the season even starts? Do tonight’s College Football Playoff rankings mean anything, especially to Ohio State and Louisville? The worst bet in sports just became even worse. Is BBN just marking time until finally getting that 6th win? The Bengals are on the road to nowhere this season, and it might cost them their coach. Alshon...

Duration: 00:31:24

The Bottom Line: Lexington - November 14, 2016 Podcast

What have we really learned from Kentucky basketball after 2 games? The numbers say it’s all about the 3-pointers, or lack thereof. Looking to tomorrow’s first true test vs. Michigan State. Kentucky football lost the battle, but will win the war this week against Austin Peay, despite what Jon Hale says from a very non-big picture persepctive. The College Football Playoff teams no longer have mulligans. How Ohio State is now in the same boat as Louisville, and it’s drowning fast. A tell...

Duration: 00:40:08

The Bottom Line: Lexington - November 11, 2016 Podcast

Was the Drew Barker injury a blessing in disguise? The numbers say “yes!” Former UK RB Moe Williams is a liar, and certainly no Eric Dickerson. College basketball season starts tonight! Stephen F. Austin has only one similarity with Kentucky: they’re a shadow of their former selves from last year. ESPN experts - using that term loosely - don’t like UK’s chances at the Final Four. John Calipari got one vote for Coach of the Year, as did Rick Pitino - from Dick Vitale, of all people. If...

Duration: 00:31:37

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