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KSR Week In Review: June 6-10


So you’ve been a little behind on your web browsing this week and missed a couple five trips to No worries. This week’s Week In Review will have you caught up and ready to talk sports at the golf course this weekend. Just take a moment to soak in all that you missed…




— I gave you more ideas for John Calipari’s SEC tournament proposal. I think this thing can really take off with enough support.

— Do you know which county in Kentucky has the longest life expectancy? You do now.

— Skal Labissiere doesn’t think John Calipari misused him at Kentucky. Labissiere said in an interview, “It was nice, people say that, but Kentucky really helped me a lot, I would say…”

— Shortly after arriving on campus Sacha Killeya-Jones and Bam Adebayo showed off their new lockers in a brief SnapChat tour.

— UK announced the addition of the most important signee in Kentucky basketball history.

— The football team returned to action for summer workouts.


— Some former Wildcats reunited at the Governor’s Cup Classic reception in Frankfort.


— Worst News of the Week: Mac Jones flipped to Alabama. The move led UK assistant Darin Hinshaw to send out a subtweet about Jones. (Not a good look for Hinshaw.)

— In Frankfort, Mark Stoops addressed the media in a press conference at the Governor’s Cup Classic. You can watch the entire video of Stoops’ comments on the site.

— Freddie Maggard shared his thoughts and observations from the Governor’s Cup Classic. I did too, including some good behind-the-scenes photos.

— Back in Lexington, Kash Daniel welcomed Landon Young to campus.

— The SEC announced kickoff times for the first three weekends of the college football season.

— In basketball news, Slice and St. John’s parted ways after only one year.

— Also, Devin Booker, Willie Cauley-Stein and Julis Randle were named to the USA Basketball Select Team.


— We learned UK target Trae Young will stay in Norman for his senior year. Good news for Lon Kruger and Oklahoma.

— Rupp Arena won the home attendance award for college basketball in 2015-16.

— UK introduced a new and unique mobile season-ticket package for football fans on a budget.

— Jamal Murray got nasty in Boston, setting a new record in a spot shooting drill. Murray also appeared in “Draft Days” for The Players’ Tribune.

— John Calipari said Murray should be the No. 1 overall pick on an ESPN podcast.

— I suggest Alabama should send Mark Stoops a finder’s fee. Joking, obviously. Kind of.

— Kentucky added a new opponent to the 2019 football schedule.

— Tim Masthay taught us all we can save money by sleeping in a utility closet in college.

— Spotted: Bam Adebayo in a walking boot.


— Big day for one KSR fan in Lexington, who removed his KSR shirt before yelling at traffic.

— took a look at the One-and-Done Era of the NBA. Spoiler: Coach Cal coached a lot of them.

— Shaq coming to Lexington? If he has his way, his son will become a Wildcat. Shareef O’Neal said Shaq is pushing him toward UK.

— The Courier-Journal is hiring. Kyle Tucker is gone.

— UK introduced new football assistant Matt House to the media in Lexington. Freddie came away impressed by the new coach.

— Calipari got together with his new team for the first time.

— Nick went to a satellite camp in Dayton.


— The city of Louisville shut down for Muhammad Ali’s funeral procession in Louisville.

Marcus Lee is giving California another look.

— Jamal Murray said he thinks he is the best player in the draft.

— UK is launching Malik Monk into space to train for next season.


Enjoy your weekend!

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR