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September 4, 2013

Devin Booker on potentially playing with Tyler Ulis in college

Drew Franklin 5:00pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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2014 shooting guard Devin Booker has his own blog over at USA Today, where it seems like every high school basketball player has a blog, and he wrote about potentially playing with Tyler Ulis at the next level in his latest entry. Booker, ranked 30th in the new Rivals150, and Ulis have had the conversation…

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UK Fans of the Day Want List of Pitino/Calipari’s Ten Best

Matt Jones 4:01pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Andy Katz got some conversation going today by ranking the ten best players Rick Pitino coached in college. It is an interesting discussion, brought on by Pitino’s induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame. Andy listed them this way: 1. Tony Delk 2. Jamal Mashburn 3. Antoine Walker 4. Reece Gaines 5. Ron Mercer 6.…

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Flashback: Kentucky vs. Miami

Stuart Hammer 3:00pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Much like last week’s opponent Western Kentucky, the history between Kentucky and Miami, Ohio is limited. The series with the Redhawks dates back to 1894, but the two teams have faced off just four times in the modern era. And after this one, there is no indication that the two teams will play each other…

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Pictures of John Wall’s New $4.9 Million House

Matt Jones 2:31pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Today we told you about John Wall’s new purchase, a $4.9 million dollar crib in the DC area that will allow him to enjoy his new contract. Well this afternoon, the website BUSTED COVERAGE provided some pictures of the house in all its glory. Click the link above to see more (they are impressive), but…

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Stoops says he’s already seeing a change in Max Smith

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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During today’s SEC Coaches’ Teleconference, Mark Stoops said that his team is “looking forward to getting back on the field” to bounce back after the Western loss, and he’s already seeing a change in Maxwell Smith after naming him the starter on Monday: “Yeah, I do. I’m starting to see a change. I think it’s…

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UK Fans of the Day Want the new Rivals rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Enjoyed meeting this group of KSR fans at Legends this weekend. Next time we’ll try to take a picture in which we don’t look possessed. Rivals released their new Top 150 for the 2014 class this morning, and several of UK’s targets made a jump. Here’s where UK’s recruits rank, along with upcoming visits: 1.…

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John Wall drops $4.9 million on a new mansion in DC

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Even since he received his $80 million max contract, John Wall has been living large. Over the summer, Wall has expanded his tattoo collection, made it rain in a DC club, and partied with Luda on Labor Day. Now, the Washington Post is reporting that Wall purchased a 17,350 square foot mansion in Potomac for…

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Aaron Harrison likes Batman, Andrew likes Spider-Man

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Aaron on the left, Andrew on the right. It’s finally Andrew and Aaron Harrison’s turn in the spotlight at CoachCal.com, and Eric Lindsey does not disappoint. Andrew calls their first week on campus “an amazing experience,” and says he can’t wait to get on the court with the rest of his team. The two say…

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Tyler Ulis’ father gives us the ultimate quote about UK recruiting under John Calipari

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:15am September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Yesterday, 2014 point guard Tyler Ulis narrowed his list to three: Kentucky, Iowa, and Michigan State. The 5’8″ point guard will be on campus this weekend with his friend Devin Booker for the Alumni Game, and last night, his father spoke to the Steve Jones about his recruitment. One quote from the elder Ulis pretty…

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Karl Towns has a big game for the Dominican Republic

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Felicitaciones to the Dominican Republic National Team, who got a big win yesterday over Paraguay in the FIBA Americas Championship in Venezuela. Further felicitaciones to Karl Towns, who had his best game yet for the DR National Team, scoring a team-high 16 points and four rebounds in just 13 minutes. He was 5-6 from the…

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July 14, 2020

DeMarcus Cousins says he had thoughts about attending an HBCU

Zack Geoghegan 10:15pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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DeMarcus Cousins’ career at Kentucky panned out well for him, but what if he had attended an HBCU? In a recent interview with Bleacher Report’s Taylor Rooks, Cousins explains how he might have done things differently back when he was a senior in high school if he were given the opportunity. After the announcement that…

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John Calipari expands on new McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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Following a Monday morning announcement, Kentucky Men’s Basketball head coach John Calipari took to Zoom on Tuesday as he talked to reporters about the inner workings of the new-founded John McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative, a coach-driven program designed to create opportunities for minorities within college athletics. Working with fellow head coaches across multiple sports, including…

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Bam Adebayo did not arrive with the Miami Heat at the NBA’s bubble in Orlando

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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Most of the participants at the NBA’s restart Orlando have already arrived, but a few big names have yet to be confirmed. According to a report from Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo did not make the initial trip to the Orlando bubble with the rest of the organization. Adebayo’s teammate, Goran…

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The eight randomest questions surrounding the 2020 college football season

Aaron Torres 8:00pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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It’s no secret that the last few days haven’t been, umm, inspiring around the college football world. From the Ivy League postponing fall sports, to the Big Ten and Pac-12 going conference only and none other than Greg Sankey putting a wet blanket on the start of the season, things aren’t exactly moving in the…

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Three Wildcats taken in latest NBA Mock Draft

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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Three Kentucky Wildcats are now expected to go in the 2020 NBA Draft. According to Sam Vecenie of The Athletic – arguably the top draft analyst in the game, regularly speaking with league executives regarding the top draft-eligible prospects each year – Tyrese Maxey is expected to be UK’s lone first round selection, followed by…

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WATCH/TRANSCRIPT: John Calipari’s virtual media press conference

Zack Geoghegan 6:45pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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John Calipari showed off his quarantine beard during a media press conference via Zoom on Tuesday, and he had plenty more to share. Most importantly, the Kentucky Men’s head basketball coach spoke about a new Minority Leadership Initiative that he is helping spearhead, going into detail about the ins and outs of the program. Calipari…

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Three Jockeys from Keeneland Summer Meet have Tested Positive for Coronavirus

Nick Roush 6:00pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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Keeneland’s unprecedented summer meet was only five days long. In that short time three jockeys who rode in the meet contracted coronavirus. Florent Geroux announced on Twitter that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Known by race fans simply as FloGo, over the last week he rode races at Keeneland, Indiana Grand and Belmont Park.…

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7 Things We’ll Miss from SEC Media Days

Nick Roush 5:00pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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If 2020 was a normal year, today KSR would be reporting to you live from the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Georgia as Mark Stoops prepared to take the podium at SEC Media Days. Instead, college football fans everywhere are crossing their fingers, hoping that a season can still happen this fall. If…

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Wenyen Gabriel surprises Uber driver with generosity

Drew Franklin 4:00pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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Wenyen Gabriel is down in the Orlando bubble as a member of the Portland Trailblazers, the ninth-place team in the Western Conference. Soon he and his Blazer teammates will try to overcome a 3.5-game deficit to sneak into the playoffs ahead of Memphis, the current eighth-seed if the playoffs were to start today. In the…

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Calipari not cutting hair even though it “looks like shit”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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Like the rest of us, John Calipari has let his grooming habits go a little bit during quarantine. When the pandemic started and the world stopped in March, Cal started growing a beard, but lately, his hair has been what’s drawing headlines. This morning, Calipari said that even though his friends tell him his hair…

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