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Wilbur Hackett Jr. and Paul Karem

Wilbur Hackett Jr. and Paul Karem

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Wilbur Hackett Jr. and Paul Karem

Billy speaks with Wilbur Hackett Jr. and Paul Karem, former University of Kentucky football players. Wilbur Hackett Jr. is one of the players featured on the new statues at Commonwealth Stadium honoring racial pioneers in football. Paul Karem was active in getting the statues in place.
S5 E3 Length 56:50 Premiere: 11.22.16

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Sports columnist Billy Reed interviews athletes and leaders in the world of athletics.

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Mike Battaglia - S5 E8

Billy speaks with Mike Battaglia, who has been in thoroughbred racing in Kentucky for more than 40 years. He is best known as the oddsmaker for the Kentucky Derby, the track announcer at Turfway Park and Churchill Downs, and a TV analyst.

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Rex Chapman - S5 E9

Billy sits down with former University of Kentucky basketball player Rex Chapman. Retired from professional basketball, Chapman played for four NBA teams through his 12-year career in the league.

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Tom Leach - S5 E10

Billy speaks with Kentucky broadcaster Tom Leach, the voice of the Wildcats, and host of The Leach Report radio show.

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Lloyd Pinky Gardner - S6 E1

Billy speaks with Lloyd "Pinky" Gardner, who has been associated with several championship basketball teams at Western Kentucky University and Fairdale High School. He is best known as the trainer for the great Kentucky Colonels of ABA.

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Hal Smith and Bill Malone - S5 E7

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Don Lane and Wayne Chapman - S5 E6

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Bobby Washington and George Wilson - S5 E5

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Jerry Tipton - S5 E4

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Wilbur Hackett Jr. and Paul Karem - S5 E3

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Season 5

Tom Leach

S5 E10 Length 56:43 Premiere Date 7.4.17

Rex Chapman

S5 E9 Length 56:44 Premiere Date 5.23.17

Mike Battaglia

S5 E8 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 5.2.17

Hal Smith and Bill Malone

S5 E7 Length 56:39 Premiere Date 3.28.17

Don Lane and Wayne Chapman

S5 E6 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 2.21.17

Bobby Washington and George Wilson

S5 E5 Length 56:52 Premiere Date 1.17.17

Sportswriter Jerry Tipton

S5 E4 Length 56:44 Premiere Date 12.20.16

Wilbur Hackett Jr. and Paul Karem

S5 E3 Length 56:50 Premiere Date 11.22.16

Former Gov. John Y. Brown

S5 E2 Length 58:52 Premiere Date 10.23.16

Seamus Carey, Transylvania University

S5 E1 Length 58:03 Premiere Date 9.10.16

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