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Time to talk about Cal’s comments and the weekend (Monday Show Thread)

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John Calipari just dropped another bomb on his website by announcing his plans to retire at UK and break UCLA’s record before he does. Cal’s latest essay gives Matt and Ryan plenty to talk about on today’s show, as does the NBA combine and more from the weekend.

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22 Comments for Time to talk about Cal’s comments and the weekend (Monday Show Thread)



  1. UK_JB
    9:56 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

    Hopefully no wind on today’s show, so were you able to get Bill to come on the show?

    Ryan, how did the Dancing with the stars go?



  2. ukjaybrat
    10:20 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

    I’ve missed so much in KSR land because i was in meetings all last week. currently listening to all the podcasts on 2x speed so i can try to catch up.



    • Realme
      10:27 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

      Just don’t miss this:

      http://kentuckysportsradio.com/main/did-janice-give-us-the-best-call-in-ksr-history/

      That’s probably all you missed.



    • ukjaybrat
      10:29 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

      I read that story waiting for a table at dinner one day last week and that’s when i felt left out a little. Originally i was just going to cut my losses and start anew this week. but hey, with podcasts i can listen as fast as i want and skip all the commercials. so why not



    • Realme
      11:01 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

      I kind of like coming back from vacation knowing I have a pile of podcasts to catch up on.



  3. RealCatsFan
    10:21 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

    Would love to see a “ring of fire” of the rowdiest students all the way around the lower arena. This would be a deal where you would want some type of lottery or have them stand in line for them to ensure you get the most devoted, crazy fans down there.



    • ukjaybrat
      10:25 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

      That would be neat. we don’t need to give out entire sections to students. Maybe the first few rows, that would force the people that don’t feel like they have to stand up to get into the action or they won’t be able to see. Then again, you think they would stop paying to go to games if that were the case ?



    • KyDoughBoy
      10:31 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

      That is not going to happen, if you think you are going to move the rich old people from their current seats..the program will have $0 for any future upgrades. Get used to it



    • ukjaybrat
      10:33 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

      unless they move into luxury suites. not suggesting to kick them up into the nosebleeds. i’m also not saying it’s definitely going to happen. but it’s certainly feasible



    • symphonist41169
      10:37 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

      The trick would be to give them a better alternative, ala luxury suites. As bad as I hate Tennessee, Rupp Arena needs to do what Thompson-Boling did a few years ago by taking one side of the upper arena and building suites for the fat cats. That frees up a lot of the lower arena season tickets seats for students. The question is who pays for it? UK doesn’t own Rupp Arena and I’m not sure if Lexington would be interested in spending that kind of cash on something that will basically only be of benefit to the UK men’s basketball team.



    • KyDoughBoy
      10:39 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

      Yeah Rupp is way behind in the suite category. All stadiums/arenas are doing upgrades to put them in, except Rupp and maybe Chaminade idk



    • RealCatsFan
      10:57 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

      People like Dale are the reason that Rupp is caught in a 70’s time warp in respect to amenities… πŸ™



    • RealCatsFan
      11:00 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

      I was watching a game last year, and they had an interesting layout for their lower arena. They had luxury suites right down by the court, and then had the student section on top, with a series of lower level seating above them. Can’t remember what stadium, I think it was a school in Ohio.



  4. KyDoughBoy
    10:32 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

    Also, UL should be a 14pt + favorite…we have sucked in football and no reason to think otherwise this year. I hate being negative but I cant keep drinking this Stoops kool aid without seeing positive results.



  5. symphonist41169
    10:51 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

    Gotta remember those billion dollar hotels in Vegas didn’t get built by all their oddsmakers setting the lines at stupid levels.



  6. RealCatsFan
    11:08 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

    Wow, so they finally did a penis transplant, huh? That will open a can of worms (no pun intended). Do you think “Blackzilla” will put his up for auction? (when he’s done with it, of course!) πŸ˜€



  7. Realme
    11:24 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

    The best Metallica song is One and And Justice For All is the best album in existence. The idea that Matt picked it out blows my mind, he’s usually so terrible with music.



    • RealCatsFan
      11:26 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

      “King Nothing” is one of my fav’s…



    • CatFanDu
      9:41 am May 17, 2016 Permalink

      Metallica is great, but why ignore Black Sabbath, Led Zepplin, Iron Maiden, ad naus…..



  8. onsides
    11:28 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

    It will never happen, but I wish UK would play a marquee opponent at Memorial Coliseum for the students.



    • RealCatsFan
      11:47 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

      ^^^ THIS!! ^^^



  9. Larry Pratt
    11:38 am May 16, 2016 Permalink

    I still think Casey did not mail that money. No one at UK mailed that. Read up on it, and the lawsuit Casey won against Emery.