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Tommy Hilfiger’s Sunday News and Views



Thomas Jacob Hilfiger, casually known as Tommy, is an American fashion designer and owner/founder of the Tommy Hilfiger fashion and lifestyle brand. Born in New York on March 24, 1951, Tommy is a direct descendent of the Scottish poet Robert Burns and passed up college in favor of learning machine shop trades and working retail starting at the age of 16. In 1984, he founded Tommy Hilfiger Corporation to launch what would become his signature menswear clothing line. He sold Tommy Hilfiger Corporation to a private investment company in 2006 for $1.6 billion. His daughter Ally was on the MTV series Rich Girls, and his son, Rich, is an aspiring rapper.


The above paragraph is incredibly boring. Here’s what you REALLY need to know about Tommy. When you Wikipedia “Hip hop fashion,” under the subsection “Urban Fashion” the following paragraph occurs:


Tommy Hilfiger was one of the most prominent brands in 1990s sportswear, though Polo Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Nautica, and DKNY were also popular. When Snoop Doggy Dogg wore a Hilfiger sweatshirt during an appearance on Saturday Night Live, it sold out of New York City stores the next day. Hilfiger’s popularity was due to its perceived waspiness, which made it seem exclusive and aspirational. Moreover, Hilfiger courted the new hip hop market: black models featured prominently in the company’s advertising campaigns, and rappers like Puffy and Coolio walked during its runway shows.


I have never been able to get over the fact that this Irish-Catholic raised, Hamptons-summer-goer, Scottish-poet-descended white guy was able to make clothes so appealing that rappers and hip hop artists HAD to have them. Mr. Hilfiger, you are a wizard.


Also, I would be remiss if I didn’t mention that Hilfiger’s name is dropped during the best radio edit job of all time in A$AP Rocky’s song “F***in’ Problem”: “AT LEAST HILFIGER RIIIIIIIICH!” At least Hilfiger rich, indeed. Let’s get to the news and views.


-After Julius Randle’s commitment on Wednesday and the loss of one more available scholarship, Dominique Hawkins of Madison Central and KY High School State Championship fame has yet to make any concrete moves regarding his impending commitment. Hawkins received an offer from Purdue late this week, to go along with his current offers from South Carolina, Morehead State, Tennessee Tech, and Western Kentucky. Hawkins has also received a walk-on offer from Louisville and has heard from Tennessee, but says he is still waiting to hear form Kentucky, which he has explicitly called his “dream school.” But for now, we wait.

UK baseball won both games in today’s double header after poor weather forced a game delay last night. The Wildcats beat the Mississippi State Bulldogs 3-2 in the first game, and in the rubber match, the Cats won in dramatic fashion as Austin Cousino hit a walk-off for a 4-3 win. The Cats return to action Tuesday against Marshall.

The UK Hoops begin their NCAA Tournament run tomorrow against the Navy at 12:05 pm (ESPNU). The Cats’ #2 seed is their highest ever in the NCAA tournament, and the Cats will be playing in Queens, NY- near the hometowns of redshirt sophomore point guard Jennifer O’Neill (Bronx) and sophomore forward Jelleah Sidney (Queens Village). Junior forward Samantha Drake did not make the trip after being suspended for “not upholding team standards.” Drake had averaged 12 minutes and 3.6 points in the past five games. Scroll down for Wilder Treadway’s preview of what’s to come.

-Let’s make this point especially quick. Louisville looked every bit the number one overall seed as they steamrolled over Colorado State 82-56. The Cards forced 19 turnovers and outrebounded the Rams 29-24; Russ Smith led the Cards with 27 points. On the bright side? That horrible red is finally out of Rupp Arena as the Cards will play Oregon in Indianapolis in the Sweet 16 next weekend. It’s the little victories.

You know who’s not bitter about Louisville’s success in the tournament thus far? UK alum Ashley Judd. Check her tweet:

Was Kentucky’s favorite movie star in a gracious mood tonight? Or should we take this as a sign that Judd is planning a run for Kentucky senate and realizes she needs some Louisville votes?

-The Rupp Arena second and third round games came to a close tonight with the most exciting game of the day between Butler and Marquette (AND HOW AWESOME WAS THAT GAME?! Fun fact, Lexington native Lyle Wolf is a GA for Marquette). From what I’ve heard and seen, the atmosphere at Rupp has been electric for today’s sessions, and it’s nice to know that even when the Cats aren’t playing, Lexington can still remain the college basketball mecca of America. Attendance for the night was quoted at 20,601.

-While you were laying in bed, eating burritos, and watching March Madness all day, Kentucky’s football team was continuing their spring practice. Nick Roush has done a fabulous job of keeping you up-to-date on the happenings inside Nutter Field House, but look who showed up today to check in on the new coach:

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No word on whether Eli requested that the practice music playlist be turned off while he was in the building.

Reports are coming out that Ben Howland at UCLA was fired today following his team’s loss to Minnesota. If only Ben Howland’s dad had raised him to be a basketball coach from a young age.

**UPDATE: UCLA just released a statement saying that they have not fired Howland. Welp, this is awkward.**


Welcome to the off-season, folks. It’s going to be a long, sometimes slow 200 or so days until Big Blue Madness. We’ll get through this together. Andrew McCarthy and I will see you tomorrow. Sweet dreams, BBN.



Article written by Kristen Geil

104 Comments for Tommy Hilfiger’s Sunday News and Views

  1. Lil c
    10:34 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    “Off season” ??? Believe it or not, basketball is not the only sport at this university!!!!!

  2. The Tain't
    10:36 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    This good sportsmanship shit is killing me.

  3. [email protected]
    10:41 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Sounds like she is campaigning for the Senate seat.

  4. R U Kidding me?
    10:44 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Sounds like Judd is going to piss off even more of the BBN than already have dethroned her as the queen of basketball.
    What a stupid tweet!

  5. jugg
    10:46 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    miss judd wont run for senate! she will get her little hind end handed to her!

  6. Wild Blue
    10:50 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Ashley Judd just lost my vote.

  7. oldschool
    10:51 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Probably the first Judd shout-out to Pitino since she threw him a party for aborting his child. She’s kind of passionate about infant termination.

  8. chad b
    10:52 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    What a sell out.

  9. MizzippiState
    10:55 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Ashley I was willing to overlook the fact that you are bleeding heart, left wing, coal hating, liberal. But this is too much. Consider your fan card NULL and VOID. You sicken me.

  10. Aaron
    10:55 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Dumb tweet

  11. seriously
    10:57 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    1- stop…just stop.

  12. that guy
    11:02 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    the hilfiger line is only in the edited version. its not the actual lyric.

  13. Deepblue
    11:06 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Sell Out.

  14. bluebiscuit
    11:09 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Using the words “Pitino” and “overall seed” in the same tweet makes it sound like Ashley’s campaigning for a seat in Porcini’s.

  15. BBB
    11:13 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Ditto #9 A political move if ever there was one. NO MORE UK AFFILIATION PLEASE! Who gives a shoutout to Pitino?
    You’re a pro actress Ashley. You could only act like politician. Leave politics to the pros. Disgusting

  16. Matt
    11:14 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    I don’t care how far I have UofL going in my bracket. I’m rooting for whoever they play every time.
    #1. We know basketball isn’t the only sport and we’re all excited for football. But, come on now, we will always love basketball more.

  17. Mack
    11:14 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Nothing personal BBN, it is just politics she wants little brother’s votes.

  18. Crazy cat fan
    11:15 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Has anyone heard anything about our basketball recruiting? I haven’t heard about a commit in over 72 hours. I’m getting worried

  19. Han
    11:15 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    The high and mighty Gonzaga narrowly escaped the 16 seed to fall to the 9 seed. I know they won a lot of games, but it’s fool’s gold. They were the weakest 1 seed and it showed.

  20. Han
    11:17 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    18) I know the feeling. I’m assuming there’ll be more rumors next week when the meetings happen. We’ll find out more about Harrow, Wiltjer, WCS, et al, and if Hawkins suddenly gets and offer, he’ll commit, and we’ll know Harrow is gone.

    I don’t think anything significant will happen with Wiggins til around the McD AA game.

    I’d love for him to sit down with the other 6 guys we have there and casually say on camera that he’s gonna go to UK.

  21. Crazy cat fan
    11:19 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    20- I was joking. McD’s game I think Gordon stays out west and we hear wiggins is a Cat in may.

  22. crazycatfan
    11:23 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    It is weird seeing Ashley root for UL, but why not keep the NCAA Basketball Championship in the state of Kentucky? They can win this year, then we will win the next five. Then one for them … and five more for us. (Kind of like “keep away!) Let’s make Kentucky basketball’s hallowed ground!

  23. Seth
    11:25 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    It’s quite obvious that Ashley Judd is now trying to appeal to both sides because she’s about to run for office. She’s already being dishonest. Do not vote for her. There are plenty of other democrats that you can vote for in the primary.

  24. Matt
    11:25 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    22- no way!!! I never want to see UofL win a championship. I’d love for us to be able to say Pitino only won a title at UK and never UofL, but Cal won multiple at UK. Never ever ever root for louisville to win the title. If you do someone should take your UK fan card from you

  25. Syrin
    11:28 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Shabazz “Coach Killer” Muhammed

  26. Steve
    11:30 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Did you see Pitino quote after the game that said “We don’t play for lottery picks” in regards to how good his team is??

    Cheap shot? Interesting how this isn’t posted yet on KSR.

  27. Ryan
    11:30 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Would not have voted for Judd anyway, but if I were on the fence, this would sway me the other way. Real UK fans DON’T ROOT FOR LOUISVILLE! Ever.

  28. Bigcat4453
    11:31 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    WHen was the last time a 1 seed lost to a 9 seed?

  29. Hey
    11:32 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    22. Please leave the forum. UL could drown in a bucket of pi$$ for all I care.

  30. UK Homer
    11:33 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Ashley loves the Cats more than any other team. Getting bent out of shape over one pro-Card comment just shows insecurity. The sooner the lonely, crazy, unrealistic UK fans can realize that even with a successful 2013 UL season they’re still miles behind UK, the better off the entire fanbase will be.

  31. CATMAN
    11:35 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    #22 you are dead on. I would love to see it stay in the state of Kentucky than North Carolina. UK has nothing to worry about over Louisville. I would love to see Western Kentucky to become a powerhouse as well. We are Kentucky and they will always be the little brother and sister.

  32. Cawood's Court
    11:36 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Ashley Judd is a freakin joke. Why don’t she just run for mayor of loserville? They can have her traitor @ss. All this crap about her being BBN biggest fan, BULL$HIT. She only shows up at big time games like Carolina or UL and that’s just so CBS will show her as the “Biggest UK Fan”. Piss on her and she would be a pitiful politician. She’s a left turn of left.

  33. coolioo
    11:38 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Judd is just pandering. Just disgusting.

  34. J, Cole
    11:39 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    Ashley is buying votes, plain and simple. She can’t win without getting a lot of votes from the largest city in Kentucky. She should stick to acting.

  35. CATMAN
    11:39 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    #24, why should UK be afraid of Louisville and Rick Pitno? If we get knocked out of the tournament and it was between Duke and Louisville for the Championship, who would you root for?

  36. Cawood's Court
    11:44 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    #35, I would root for the power to go out just before the tornado and hurricane hit the arena.

  37. UKBlue
    11:45 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    With Ash so called thinking of running for Senate, she has to now play both sides, typical. UL not going to win it all, so it’s irrelevant, just like UL is outside the city limits of Louisville.

    Hope to God UCLA doesn’t go after Coach O.

  38. Seth
    11:45 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    #35, that’s an evil question!

  39. Joe
    11:47 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    There are few things gayer & annoying than “real fan” “true fan” & the worst of all “fan card”. All of the things you “real fans” accuse Louisville fans of being is exactly how y’all are acting. Obsessing over the other school is pathetic & petty. I love UK bball & football & will always consider UL little brother. So I’m not threatened by them & wouldn’t mind at all if they win the title, hell I’m rootin for em. Way better option than Indiana! So I guess y’all can have my fan card, & all of its imaginary lame worth.

  40. usuk
    11:48 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    wow u really suck go back to ksrcollege

  41. CATMAN
    11:49 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    #36 – LMAO – that was good.

  42. Terrence Jones' Cell Phone
    11:49 pm March 23, 2013 Permalink

    For one wonderful night I belonged to you.. now you do this??

  43. markp
    12:02 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    Ashley’s full of it. She’s being a politician. I don’t go out of my way to root for U of L. But I sure as hell don’t root for them.

  44. Mike
    12:02 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    If they’re not playing UK Louisville can win all they want and I do think it wold be great if our state won back to back titles.

  45. markp
    12:02 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    root against, sorry

  46. Big J
    12:03 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    I think Ashley’s comments just ruined her chances of getting votes from this state. I’ve always liked her but not her liberal views. Come on Ashley be true BLUE…

  47. Steve
    12:04 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    32. Could not have said it better myself. Ashley is bored, no movies, no husband, and now Yarmouth has dam near talked her into a no win political race. Ashley, McConnell is a Richard but he’s a Darth Vader politician. It won’t be pretty and won’t be fun for the next 16 months if you take Yarmouth’s advise.

  48. Han
    12:09 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    22) When your rival wins a title, it makes it easier for them to recruit against you. Plus their fans crow nonstop.

  49. mashburnfan1
    12:19 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    Those thinking UCLA goes after Coach O can relax. No way a scholl like that goes after a guy with no HC experience.

  50. mashburnfan1
    12:19 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    post 49 *school

  51. Mike's Mom
    12:25 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    Mike- As I promised. I would continue to send more facts about you. Mike is a Cardinal fan as most here knows. He lives in Shively and is divorced as of 3 years. As 2 kids, but both do not live with him.

    Tsk tsk. Keep hating on UK and I will continue to expose you.

  52. ha
    12:31 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    Ashley Judd’s already too progressive, intelligent and educated for the majority of this ignorant state to feel any sort of connection to her and to have any chance of getting elected to public office in this state. Fortunately for her, those same idiots are probably in the camp that define their UK basketball fandom by petty hatred of rival programs instead of pride in their state, so I doubt she lost any additional votes with that tweet.

  53. Troy
    12:42 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    #52 Some other renowned progressives: Hitler, Stalin, Mao, Castro, Chavez, Pol Pot, etc. Schadenfreude. That’s what we’ll all be feeling after the progressive economic collapse, imposed martial law, and douche bags like you being tossed in FEMA camps you pushed for.

  54. RahRah
    12:44 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    I would absolutely root for Duke against UofL any day.
    I am a UK fan living in Louisville.

  55. Cotton Mash
    12:44 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    #26. I missed what Pitino said about our guys during post game. Do you have quote? KSR? Anyone?

  56. AshleyObama
    12:45 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    Hi… I’m an Obama supporter. I also cheer for Loserville now. I enjoy giving people stuff for free. I am no longer your BBN Celebrity.

  57. Rich
    12:50 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    Hope her and her liberal garbage gets booed right out of Rupp. She would devastate this state.

  58. Catlogic15
    12:51 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    BBN….Chill on Ashley for now. But……whenever CBS focuses on her sporting UL gear with pompons, it is our collective duty to pounce. CATS…….let’s see where this Mouse goes when the real fan commitment emerges.

  59. Culver
    12:53 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    Judd needs to keep her sorry ass out of KY…and especially out of Rupp. She’s worthless in my book.

  60. bigbluelou
    12:58 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    Ahley had ZERO chance of being elected as dog catcher before her dumb pro UL remark. This now seals her fate. Her hero Obama only got 30% of this states vote. She now wouldn’t get even close to that. Like all libs = two faced.

  61. The Bank is Open
    1:12 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    Stupid liberal. Now a fence-straddling politician. I hope McConnell runs all over her communist two-face. If it was up to her she would turn Kentucky into New York or California. And it’s like how ESPN gets all eat up Barackatology and pretty much makes out like he’s the biggest sports fan in America, the national media just praises Ashley for being this “die-hard big blue fan”. Enough already.

  62. Linda Taylor
    1:25 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    55 (CottonMash) This is copied directly from Kyle Tucker’s twitter. He was at the Pitino press conference:

    Kyle Tucker ‏@KyleTucker_CJ 5h
    Pitino said this isn’t one of his top talent teams. Not a ton of lottery picks. “But we don’t play the game for the lottery draft.”

  63. Dee W
    1:54 am March 24, 2013 Permalink Ashley Judd: “Tennessee is Home”

  64. Dee W
    1:57 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    #54 “I am a UK fan living in Louisville.” While you can be in Kentucky without being in Louisville, you can’t be in Louisville without being in Kentucky. There are probably more Kentucky fans in Louisville than Louisville fans.

  65. Duke Sucks
    2:03 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    Any one who has had the misfortune of meeting Ashly will tell you she is very rude and entitled! Why is she a Super fan because she gets free tickets to 3 or 4 games a year. The super fans are the ones who struggle to afford upper level seats and go for the love of the program.
    Judd hasn’t been a Kentuckian in years. I hope she does run for office so she can be put in her place. Mitch M will beat her with about 65% of the vote!

  66. Vinnycent
    2:09 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    What the… It’s Ashley frigging Judd! Who gives a rats a$$! She is more of a UK fan than McConnell is! Plus he isn’t hot. And our state needs help. Also she isn’t a communist. Your a communist.

  67. Dee W
    2:18 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    #66 – “communist” may be too strong a word, but she is definitely extreme left wing –

  68. Spell Check
    2:22 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    Under Randle section, *from not form.
    Proofread before posting.

  69. Michael
    2:33 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    Ashley’s tweet is what is known as ‘pandering’.

  70. frankoa
    3:04 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    Vinneycent, I thought you liberals knew something……guess not…. it’t you’re or you are.

  71. frankoa
    3:05 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    correction: it’s

  72. Wildcatsteeler
    3:43 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    “Was Kentucky’s favorite movie star in a gracious mood tonight? Or should we take this as a sign that Judd is planning a run for Kentucky senate and realizes she needs some Louisville votes?”
    Both. Because unlike you ignorant children she was there when Pitino resurrected this program. You total noobs can’t possible understand it you weren’t there. You’re half-ass fans that think your experience of UK is all that matters. Ignorant kids that don’t have a clue to the history of the program. You sure love to use the banners though don’t you? From now on use the banners you experienced super fans. Or just shut up for anything before that.

  73. Bill
    6:02 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    I’m glad that game isn’t possible since they are in the same bracket. But we could see Louisville vs Indiana for the title. Who would you root for in that one?

  74. ???
    6:02 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    I am a UK fan through and through, but I don’t understand the hatred of Louisville thing. Some of us Kentucky folk can root for UofL also. You hate Louisville that is your choice to do so. I AM for all Kentucky teams and that is my choice and there are many more of us that feel the same way.

  75. RealCatsFan
    7:29 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    73, I would root for a giant sinkhole to develop under the court to swallow up the whole horrid mess. I’m sure if that were to happen then Crean would instruct all his players to flop into it, and Pitino would say that it is by far the strongest sinkhole that he has ever seen.

  76. KYStout
    7:38 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    And once again….the KSR comments section is an unmoderated cesspool. Some of you people should be ashamed of yourselves.

    #53, Stalin a “progressive”? Pol Pot? Hitler? Wow your post was full of hatred AND ignorance. That’s no way to go through life son.

  77. BBB
    8:12 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    66) You have friggin Alzheimers disease. 74) You don’t know who you are…am I a cat or a cardinal….am I a human or a monkey….am I a republican or a democrat…am I a man or a woman.
    All of you get blue or get out!
    Beshear vetos the “Religion” Bill that protects our religious freedoms and protects the US constitution and he vetos it.
    Kentucky has to pass legislation that gaurantees our 2nd amendment rights from Federal attack. As if they should have to be protected at all!
    Instead they are under attack by liberal socialists democrats like Ashley Judd and John Yarmuth and Obama and Hillary Clinton and Diane Feinstein and Nancy Pelosi. WHAT A CREW!
    At least Mitch is loyal to his school.

  78. Grayinrichmond
    8:20 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    I find it a little weird that most post on this site bash Ashley for saying something good about the Cards, while Mr. No Mitch has always been a big U of L booster. Why doesn’t that upset the conservative posters?

  79. tuxedo park
    8:24 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    you know how many people see those tweets? a couple thousand maybe? the people who vote are not on twitter, folks. lighten the hell up.

  80. Raazoul
    8:29 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    76 is right on. I’m a conservative but our liberals aren’t freakin hitler! They are just bad at their job. Like most people in this country. Also, people like Stalin and Hitler changed the world with their beliefs, as awful as they were. These fake, empty suit political nothing’s play march madness and tackle tough things like “sugary drinks”. You think we will remember these losers in 50 years? For doing what? Making you put your seatbelt on?

  81. UKIT
    8:33 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    Don’t worry, some Dem (that actually lives here) will either force a judge to rule Judd can’t run OR he’ll beat her sorry azz way before she goes up against McConnell.

    Judd is washed up. Acting career has technically been over for years. Her looks have taken a severe blow over the years. Her marrage is over, Dario dumped her. And now, with her latest tweet, most of the BBN finally sees her for what she really is – an opportunist. Nice know’n ya, Ashley…

  82. Judd2014
    8:36 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    You morons saying to not vote for Judd because she is rooting for Louisville do realize that Mitch is a die hard Cardinal Fan and donor, right?

  83. UKIT
    8:39 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    #78 – At least he is man enough to stick with one school. Don’t recall him tweeting about Cal and UK and giving them props last time he was running.

    “We, the people of the great state of Tennessee, cast all of our delegates for President Obama.” – Ashley Judd

  84. Ashley = bloated
    8:47 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    I actually feel sorry for Ashley. She allowed some publicist or handler to type a ‘political maneuver’ into her Twitter account. While that tweet MIGHT get her 5 votes she didn’t already have, it cost her 50% of the BBN’s love and admiration (that she didn’t really deserve anyway). Wanna bet she is hanging all over Rick at the Derby – no matter if uofl wins another game in the tourney or not.

  85. buzzard
    8:47 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    good one #78…it doesn’t upset the conservatives because most of them don’t – can’t read so they don’t what’s going on in the world.
    I agree with you #52 , #53 sounds like an uneducated redneck. Some of you ignorant people make it hard to read the comment section. Nothing wrong with blowing up a mountain, and polluting our water to get a little coal and destroying the very land we call home. GO BIG BUSINESS. I want me some cheap power.
    I’d rather Louisville win than either IU or Duke any freeking day.

  86. Wild Blue
    9:00 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    #66-vinnycent, our state already is at the top of the list for federal dollars.
    I for one am getting tired of paying excessive taxes to help pay for s%^ for the liberals.

  87. Blue Hair
    9:02 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    Rupp was electric today? Did the coaches have to tell the fans to stand and cheer for the final 8 minutes of the games?

  88. Mad_Catter
    9:10 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    #52) really? What has she ever done to warrant consideration for elected office? She is an actress, you know a person who “acts” like they are somebody or something else. She has no real world practical experience so not sure where the “progressive” bs comes from, she lives in TN but now wants to carpetbag rep KY, and her pseudo liberal-elite intellectualism is borrowed ideology. She has done some nice things for Darfur and women’s rights, but the real question is wtf does she know about legit issues like debt reduction, economic issues, national security, etc? Nada. Her tweet is transparently pathetic pandering that discredits her IMO. #15minutesareover

  89. bigbluelife
    9:15 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    Question has been on my mind for a long time- who the hell decided that ashley judd is/was UK #1 fan- I’ve never missed at least watching televised games since 1963 and simply because I don’t have the financial wherewith all to attend their games- she’s a bigger fan than me? Further I hope she throws her hat in the ring- as much as I dislike mcconnell- as dirty a
    campaigner as he is- she’ll very soon learn just how well her liberal ides play in this state.

  90. Tax evasion
    9:16 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    Why do you think Ashley lives in Tn vs the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The liberal doesn’t pay state income tax on her millions of dollars. You don’t say Go Cards.. You say good luck or Congrats…Let’s see.. Now she’s a disloyal card fan that hates coal and babies. It’s for her own good to stop now.

  91. Sammydog
    9:17 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    The bigger question is how are UK fans going to deal with it when UL does win it all this year. This is going to be a hard pill to swallow over the summer. Pitino feels it this year and his arrogance is starting to show with veiled shots at UK’s recruiting philosophy. He has a team steam rolling at just the right time beating everybody by a large margin. They look unstoppable to me. When Russ Smith passes the ball he is unguardable. Their defensive style makes it impossible for the opposing team to run their offense. Sure, they foul on almost every possession but the game has been allowed to become so physical refs don’t call them. I don’t see anyone who can beat them unless they have an off night.

  92. Loyalty
    9:24 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    For those that say McConnell is a Louisville fan…he’s a loyal fan. It’s the timing here… Our players are sitting in COAL lodge hurting while UL is in their house. Maybe she’ll mix up her phones with Siva at the Final four in her red this year. Loyalty is the key here.. She could have followed up with a tweet saying I bleed blue but nope… She knows all the bleeding liberal pro choice folks live in Louisville.

  93. bigbluelife
    9:24 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    52- ULTRA LIBERAL actress who resides in tn why would she have any connection with the majority of honest-hardworking people of this state?

  94. Jrock1966
    9:24 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    Judd is obviously thinking ahead and wanting UL fan’s votes for her Senate run…

  95. buzzard
    9:42 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    #88 – your talking about actors….like the guy who “acted” like a President..Reagan

  96. dodger1
    9:55 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    i hate indiana with a passion,but if they play louisville i will pull for indiana. you can blame all the louisville hatred by uk fans on denny crum bum. he started the whole thing. iam speaking as a fan who goes back to the 50’s rooting for the big blue.

  97. In The Middle
    10:17 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    I’m registered Independent, I support Natural Gas, I voted for Obama, I’m Pro-Choice, I own several guns and support the 2nd Amendment, I’m an Afghan Vet, I wouldn’t support Ashley Judd or McConnell, I hate UofL, I live in Louisville. I’m a UK season ticket holder. Does any of this make me less of a UK fan ? No I don’t think so. Everyone is entitled to their own opinions, people need to chill and if you don’t like something VOTE otherwise keep your ignorance to yourself. Better yet do the world a favor and don’t pass any of that nonsense on to your innocent children.

  98. KYStout
    10:20 am March 24, 2013 Permalink

    91 – You don’t see anyone that can beat them? Really?

    I see at least 10 teams that can bounce Louisville form the tourney.

  99. crazycatfan
    12:35 pm March 24, 2013 Permalink

    31 = TOTALLY AGREE!!! Everyone needs to chill out and remember … WE ARE KENTUCKY!!!

  100. crazycatfan
    12:41 pm March 24, 2013 Permalink

    74 – Exactly! Gee … what’s up with all the hatred? It just makes us look jealous. Chill out and look forward to winning it all next year … and the next … and the next …

  101. ???
    12:57 pm March 24, 2013 Permalink

    77…. BBB…… YOU sound like a retard…. I wasn’t talking about politics. Politicians are entertainers for the military industrial complex. I was talking about supporting another school from Kentucky. Idiots like you give UK fan base a bad get out…LOL

  102. Hillary
    1:01 pm March 24, 2013 Permalink

    Give it up Ashley! You don’t have a chance in hell to beat Mitch in Kentucky. Make sure you campaign with the truth on your stances for gun control, coal, taxes and spending.

  103. lil seizures
    2:57 pm March 24, 2013 Permalink

    I keep that bitch on me, like the Book of Eli

  104. reminder
    8:40 am March 25, 2013 Permalink

    Note to KSR: Please don’t let us forget this tweet in the future.