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July 14, 2020

John Calipari feels “confident” Olivier Sarr will receive waiver from NCAA

Jack Pilgrim 1:00pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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No, Kentucky has not received word from the NCAA regarding Olivier Sarr’s waiver request. There is, however, confidence within the program that the talented 7-foot center will ultimately be deemed eligible to play this season in Lexington. In a conference call with Kentucky media members this morning, UK head coach John Calipari said the Wake…

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Calipari: Kentucky’s “got a sterile bubble that’s as good as it gets anywhere”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:31pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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Due to HIPAA laws, John Calipari can’t directly say that his team has tested negative for the coronavirus, but reading between the lines, all 15 players are in the clear. On a Zoom call with reporters this morning, Calipari said that everyone on his team is on campus and participating in voluntary workouts, a sign…

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KSR Shop: KSR masks available now!

ShopKSR.com 9:45am July 14, 2020 7/14/20 Comments Disabled

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The KSR Shop and Kentucky Branded have lots of mask designs to keep you and the community safe. But today they introduce their latest design. KSR masks are now available! Head to ShopKSR.com to pick some up for you and your family. Hurry as mask quantities are limited at this time. Take advantage of free shipping…

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July 13, 2020

SEC Commissioner says fall sports decision will come in late July

Maggie Davis 11:00pm July 13, 2020 7/13/20

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Athletic directors from across the Southeastern Conference met at the SEC Office in Birmingham Monday to discuss the conference’s game plan for resuming collegiate athletics amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Their decision was… No decision, for now. SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey still believes the right time to make a decision will come by the end of…

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University of Kentucky Announces Three of 229 Student Athletes and Staffers Test Positive for Coronavirus

Nick Roush 11:47am July 13, 2020 7/13/20

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The University of Kentucky provided a campus-wide coronavirus update Monday morning, revealing the school has added PCR diagnostic testing for coronavirus to its return to activity protocols. The football team, the first group to return to campus, was initially only tested for antibodies. Last week 166 football players and staff members underwent diagnostic testing for…

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John Calipari announces McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:58am July 13, 2020 7/13/20

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John Calipari has a new mission. This morning, Calipari announced the McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative (MLI), a coach-driven program aimed at creating access and opportunities for minorities in college athletics administration. The foundation is named for civil rights pioneer John McLendon, the first African American basketball coach at a predominantly white institution and in any…

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July 12, 2020

All UK football players, staff test negative for COVID-19

Maggie Davis 11:00pm July 12, 2020 7/12/20

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Finally, there’s good news to report. Kentucky’s football players and staff have gotten their COVID-19 results back, and all 161 tests have reportedly come back negative. That’s according to Lewis Poore, Kentucky kicker Chance Poore’s dad. He posted the happy announcement on Twitter Sunday night. Just heard and happy to report. After testing 161 athletes…

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LOOK: Louisville City FC resumes season with fans in the stands

Maggie Davis 10:00pm July 12, 2020 7/12/20

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Live sports returned to the Bluegrass Sunday evening in the form of a Louisville City FC soccer match against Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC. Even though the home team didn’t win the game (LouCity lost the match 3-1), the game itself isn’t necessarily the biggest story of the day. Instead, it’s the fact the team welcomed 4,850…

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July 11, 2020

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey not optimistic about football this fall: “The direct reality is not good.”

Nick Roush 10:00pm July 11, 2020 7/11/20

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“We are running out of time to correct and get things right.” Greg Sankey’s words on Saturday morning’s edition of Marty and McGee cast doubt on the likelihood of college football being played this fall. The statement comes on the heels of the Big Ten and Pac-12’s decisions to exclusively play conference games this fall.…

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July 10, 2020

I bet you a million dollars you can’t guess Skyy Clark’s favorite Wildcat**

Drew Franklin 3:15pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20

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Five-star guard Skyy Clark is very high on Kentucky, says he’s been a fan since he’s been playing basketball and it was a “blessing” to receive a scholarship offer last week. He’s a huge Cats fan. He’ll probably become a Wildcat when it’s his turn to play college basketball in 2022. So Clark likes the…

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October 1, 2013

John Calipari looks ahead to the 2013-14 season

Drew Franklin 12:01am October 1, 2013 10/1/13

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  Last month John Calipari sat down with some of the finest media members Lexington, Kentucky has to offer, and Ryan Lemond, to discuss the upcoming 2013-14 college basketball season and his University of Kentucky Wildcats. The interview was embargoed until October 1, but now it’s free to roam the internets without restriction. Rather than…

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September 30, 2013

A Good Film Session Leads to an Entertaining and Informative Monday Press Conference

Nick Roush 3:00pm September 30, 2013 9/30/13

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Coach Stoops began this morning’s press conference with what is probably the longest narrative of his head coaching career. After watching film from Saturday’s game, Stoops took away 3 Main Points of emphasis: 1. Film showed that it wasn’t as bad as we thought it was, with players fighting “extremely hard on both sides of…

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September 28, 2013

Gators Ground and Pound the Cats

Nick Roush 10:49pm September 28, 2013 9/28/13

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For 2 quarters the #BBN had high hopes for a Florida upset. The next two quarters weren’t so pretty. Matt Jones (of all the names) ate away at the Kentucky defense bit by bit on his way to recording 176 yards on the ground- 3 more total yards than the Kentucky offense. Jones joined Cat-killer…

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September 26, 2013

Tweet Beat: September Power Rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:30pm September 26, 2013 9/26/13

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As part of the never-ending quest to bring you University of Kentucky news in the most ridiculous manner possible, I comb the Twitter-verse each week for the funniest, oddest, and sometimes, nearly illegible tweets from your favorite players and personalities. Basically, I read Twitter so you don’t have to. Without further ado, here are the…

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The Leach Report

Tom Leach 7:00pm September 26, 2013 9/26/13

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KEY STORYLINES/MATCHUPS Fast start. Remember that first-quarter debacle at The Swamp in 2008, with two blocked punts? Starting with that game, Kentucky has not produced a first-quarter touchdown against the Gators. Over the last five seasons, the scores (in favor of Florida) after one quarter have been 28-0, 31-0, 14-0, 21-3 and last year’s 3-0.…

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September 24, 2013

Great Villains in Kentucky/Florida History

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:15pm September 24, 2013 9/24/13

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Let’s face it: the Kentucky/Florida football series is as lopsided as game of darts with Stevie Wonder. Kentucky’s 26-game losing streak ain’t pretty, and it certainly isn’t fun to talk about. Yet, if there’s anything Kentucky football fans have learned over the years, it’s finding humor in even the darkest places. Gainesville has given us…

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Breaking Down Trey Lyles’ Final Two

Ally Tucker 3:00pm September 24, 2013 9/24/13

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Trey Lyles, a 5-star prospect from the class of 2014, announced yesterday that he was down to his final 2 schools in the recruiting process: Kentucky and Louisville. For the rivalry, you couldn’t ask for a much juicier final two list. Lyles would be a hugely important piece for both Calipari and Pitino in the…

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September 23, 2013

Louisville fans get married at tailgate

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:25pm September 23, 2013 9/23/13

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WDRB 41 Louisville News Want to see the most Louisville thing ever? Check out this video above of two Louisville fans getting married at a tailgate prior to the Cards’ game against FIU on Saturday. I thought it was all actually pretty sweet until they threw up their L’s during the vows and took off…

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Cats Need to Get Physical Against Florida

Nick Roush 2:01pm September 23, 2013 9/23/13

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  After a week of rest, the Cats are going to have to turn up a few notches to match the physicality of the ranked Florida Gators. With a little experience playing against Will Muschamp teams, the one word that comes to Stoops’ mind when he thinks of the Gators is ‘tough’, “They want to…

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September 20, 2013

What has John Calipari been up to lately?

Drew Franklin 12:00pm September 20, 2013 9/20/13

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  It has been an extremely busy two weeks for John Vincent Calipari. Since the September recruiting period got underway early last week, he has been on the go, bouncing from home to home, working to build his next great recruiting class. It’s not easy keeping up with Calipari when he’s on the move, but…

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