The Matt Jones Podcast
By Matt Jones
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You've heard him on KSR, but now you can hear Matt Jones like never before with extended one-on-one interviews with guests from in and outside the sports world.
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast E66: Derby Week with Tony Vanetti and Ed DeRosa||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 C||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast E65: Rex Chapman||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.||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E64 with Dr. Ricky Jones||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: -||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E63 with Marcus Spears & Ryan Lemond||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.||8/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast E62: Stories from Behind the Scenes with Ryan and Drew||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,||4/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E61 Bomani Jones||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... -||1/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E60 Doug Gottlieb||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... -||1/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E59 The Return of the Podcast with Tony Vanetti||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... -||1/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E58 Jeff Piecoro and Jonathan Martin||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.||9/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E57 Marcus Spears & Vanetti||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: -||9/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E56 Hillbilly Elegy with J.D. Vance||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.||8/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E55 Ian Eagle||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: -||8/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E54 Previewing the 2016 Football Season||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.||8/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E53 Brittany Wagner of “Last Chance U” & Mark Ennis||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||8/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E52 Tony Vanetti & Dan Wolken||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: -||8/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E51 Ramel Bradley & SEC Media Days with Freddie & Nick||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||7/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast E50: SEC Integration with Nate Northington & Wilbur Hackett||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.||7/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E49 Ryen Russillo & Vanetti||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.||7/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E48 Michael Waltrip & Alex Kennedy||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.||7/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E47 Joe Sonka||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).||6/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E46 NBA Draft with Fran Fraschilla & Chad Ford||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 internation||6/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E45 Muhammad Ali’s Life with Dave Kindred||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||6/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E44 Barrett Sallee, Josh Hopkins & a Surprise||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.||6/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E43 Zach “Big EZ” McCrite||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 Tomli||6/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E42 NBA with Matt Moore & Tony Vanetti||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,||5/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E41 Seth Greenberg & T.J. Walker||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||5/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E40 Bomani Jones||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 -||5/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E39 Nick Coffey, Alex Kennedy & Jonathan Martin||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||5/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E38 Derby Handicapping Help & Oscar Combs||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.||5/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Matt Jones Podcast: E37 Talkin’ Derby with Tony Vanetti & Dan Wolken||In honor of Derby Week, The Matt Jones Podcast lets you know how to celebrate accordingly by talking to Tony Vanetti and the man covering the Kentucky Derby for USA Today, Dan Wolken. Don't worry, Derby wasn't the only thing they talked about... -||5/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Worth your time.
Matt Jones is the best
He's smart, funny, and full of insight on a variety of topics. He always has great guests. I'm loving every episode
Like KSR unfiltered!
I've been a huge Kentucky Sports Radio fan for years, and I'm so glad Matt chose to start these additional podcasts. It's like a slightly more raw and less censored version of KSR...I love it!