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Kentucky gets ready for a matchup in Atlantis, more on Kentucky’s win over Louisville and more.

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Kentucky’s matchup against Arizona State today isn’t your normal non-conference game, as they’ll be playing in the Bahamas.

They’ll be playing in a ballroom instead of an arena, and they’re playing a Pac-12 team. Not the most usual things for Kentucky. The game will air live on ESPN 2 at 7 p.m. ET tonight.

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That’s right, Teddy, Louisville lost to none other than Kentucky.

Your quickies

Mark Stoops gets huge bonus after win Saturday - SEC Country
Stoops earned an additional $250,000 for his win on Saturday because it was his seventh win of the season.

Mitch Barnhart will look for best bowl fit - SEC Country
With Kentucky’s win over Louisville, the Cats have improved their bowl standing. They’ll most likely end up in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl or the Music City Bowl, but regardless of the options, Barnhart plans to find the best fit.

Stephen Johnson named SEC player of the week - Gridiron Now
Johnson had a career day to lead Kentucky to a win over Louisville, and it earned him player of the week honors from Gridiron Now.

Stephen Johnson earns ESPN helmet sticker - ESPN
Johnson’s performance is earning him national media exposure.

Kentucky report card vs. Louisville - SEC Country
There were high grades abound in a game where the Cats forced Lamar Jackson to turn the ball over four times and scored 41 points.

Injury updates on Briscoe and Willis - SEC Country
Isaiah Briscoe and Derek Willis have returned to practice, and look good to go.

Chiefs beat Broncos in overtime - NFL
The Kansas City Chiefs topped the Denver Broncos, 30-27, on a pinball field goal in overtime.

Hue Jackson vows that he will eventually fix the Browns - NBC Sports
After the Browns have started the season 0-12, all I can say is good luck Hue. Trust the process?

Ottawa Redblacks win CFL’s Grey Cup - ESPN
The Redblacks are the champs up north, with a 41-year-old quarterback no less!

Justin Tucker has great day in win over Cincinnati Bengals - Washington Post
Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker made 4 field goals to seal the deal in a 19-14 win over their divisional rival.

Conor McGregor relinquishes UFC featherweight title - The Sun
The UFC has forced McGregor to give up one of his two belts, despite the fact that McGregor said he wouldn’t do so.

Mexican volcano erupts, sending ash three miles into the sky - UPI