It will be a special morning for tennis and for the British Isles if the Scotsman, Andy Murray can end the 77-year British drought at Wimbledon. Although this has been a wild tournament of upsets, the title match is a No. 1 versus No. 2 slugfest between the Serbian Novak Djokovic, who has won once at Wimbledon, and Andy Murray, who brought home Olympic gold here in London last summer. Outside of the 1966 World Cup this could be the biggest sporting event in British history, so good luck Andy.
– Twitter erupted last night after the seven year reigning UFC middleweight champ, Anderson Silva was knocked out by Chris Weidman in the second round. The knockout blow was dealt as Silva was taunting Weidman to hit him. How embarrassing.
– Five star small forward Stanley Johnson says it‘s a big deal that he’s the only small forward that Kentucky has offered–that it must mean we really want him. He also reconfirmed that he will be attending Big Blue Madness. He’s one of this class’s top priority guys and Cal is making him feel like it.
– Mark Story looked at the four programs Stoops consistently has to beat to succeed—Louisville, Mississippi State, Vanderbilt, and Missouri.
– A reporter told the newest Wimbledon champion, Marion Bartoli, that she “wasn’t a looker” yesterday. See how she responded.
– Our good friend Jerry Tipton interviewed one fan who feels the proposed Rupp Arena renovations would be at too high a cost to the family nature of Rupp. It’s certainly quite a read.