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June 29, 2013

The Return of the Prodigal Son, Daniel Orton

Chris Thomas 8:30pm June 29, 2013 6/29/13

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  Sometimes a beloved son sets out on his own path, apart from his father’s wishes. Sometimes that path is misguided and does not include finishing a semester’s worth of classes at the University of Kentucky before heading to the NBA. And sometimes a fanbase can hold grudges. But hey, let’s put that behind us.…

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Calipari mistaken for Dan Gilbert

Chris Thomas 7:25pm June 29, 2013 6/29/13

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On that wacky draft night, a few things happened that went unnoticed (at least to me). I missed out on this Calipari’s Instagram above, but I just read an article explaining the situation. Apparently, a NBA Draft crowd member mistook Coach Cal for Cav’s owner Dan Gilbert. Click the previous link to see the NY…

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Eric Bledsoe may be on the move

Chris Thomas 6:15pm June 29, 2013 6/29/13

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— This collage was posted by @TeamBledsoe as a look back on his 3 years in the NBA — Let’s go ahead and make this a former-Cat-NBA-trade-talk evening on KSR, as the professional hoops rumor mill is churning hard post-draft. Looks like Eric Bledsoe has some teams chasing after him, including the Toronto Raptors now.…

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Coach Cal at Kentucky Speedway

Chris Thomas 5:01pm June 29, 2013 6/29/13

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— Coach Cal is ‘gramming again — Today, as many of you probably know, is a big day for race fans in the commonwealth. If you venture down I-71, you’ll notice a large line of automobiles of all shapes and sizes waiting to get off the interstate. And if you can see past that sea…

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Dallas Mavericks interested in Rondo

Chris Thomas 4:00pm June 29, 2013 6/29/13

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Heads up, Cuban! Catch! This week has seen one of the wackiest NBA drafts in history, full of surprises and trades. It felt like someone had spiked our bourbon with acid, and we were all simultaneously witnessing a bizarro NBA scene, full of draft picks having no idea where they were going even after being…

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June 25, 2013

Kentucky Football: Strong and Weak

Chris Thomas 5:00pm June 25, 2013 6/25/13

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— Because this picture can’t be used enough — We’ve forecasted our own opinions on what next season will look like as Mark Stoops take the helm for his first live-action as the UK head coach. We’ve predicted what the teams record will be and we’ve seen recruit after recruit roll in. The 2014 recruiting…

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June 19, 2013

Game-changing sports lawsuit starts tomorrow

Chris Thomas 5:00pm June 19, 2013 6/19/13

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— O’Bannon was POY for UCLA in 1995 — If you like sports, law, or even video games, you need to pay attention to this court case if you aren’t already. Ed O’Bannon vs. NCAA continues a step further tomorrow with a certification hearing. Tomorrow, June 20th, Judge Claudia Wilken will begin the certification hearing to…

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June 15, 2013

Karl Towns speaks up (and loves Rafferty’s)

Chris Thomas 4:12pm June 15, 2013 6/15/13

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Above, Steve Jones captured Karl Towns putting a beat down today on former NBA guy Jerome Williams in a game of one-on-one. You love Karl Towns. You know you love Karl Towns. And rightfully so. This kid is unreal – he’s 7’1, can fill it up from anywhere, and moves like a guard when he needs…

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Class of 2015 getting first calls today

Chris Thomas 2:30pm June 15, 2013 6/15/13

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–This 7-footer is gunning for that #1 spot in 2015– Last night, as the calendar flipped to say June 15th, the floodgates opened in one area of the recruiting world. This marked the start of the contact period for some high-caliber high school ballers. With contact officially allowed today for the Class of 2015, some…

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The Calipari Manifesto

Chris Thomas 1:00pm June 15, 2013 6/15/13

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Coach Cal is getting a lot of grief from the haters today about his string of philosophical recruiting tweets from this morning. However, I think they are worth defending (surprise). Calipari’s perspective on putting the kids and their future first pays dividends for not only the players, but the schools, the fans, and all the…

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