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Franklin Lugenbeel, ThinkStock
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How Many College Players Actually Go Pro?

Every time I see these stats, I'm always amazed. The number of high school basketball players that go on to play in college is small and the number of college players that go pro is even smaller.
Take a look, I think you'll be surprised.

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MLB via YouTube
MLB via YouTube
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The Yankees Recreate Babe Ruth Baseball Scene From “The Sandlot” [VIDEO]

You remember Moon right? Well you probably remember Moon loves the New York Yankees. Personally, I'm a Red Sox fan, and so is Brett...we have to stick together. Anyway, I heard about this video, well, I heard the audio from it the other day and then I HAD to find it. I love The Sandlot, it's funny, it's touching, and it has one of the greatest attributes any one movie can have, it's totally quotable! Watch this!

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Category: Humor, Sports, What's New
KHSAA (Official Youtube Channel) via YouTube
KHSAA (Official Youtube Channel) via YouTube
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Owensboro HS Boys Win 5th State Basketball Championship

The Owensboro Red Devils took the early lead over Bowling Green in the Whitaker Bank/ KHSAA Boys Sweet 16 Championship game at Rupp Arena in Lexington Sunday and they never looked back. OHS won their 5th Boys Basketball title and their first since 1980. The Red Devils beat the Purples, 74-58.

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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KWC Sigma Alpha Mu Chapter Bouncing to Beat Alzheimers [VIDEO]

If you're heading into the Wesleyan Park Plaza Kroger this weekend, chances are you'll see members of Kentucky Wesleyan's Sigma Alpha Mu chapter Bouncing to Beat Alzheimers.

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(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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President Barack Obama Picks UK Wildcats to Win NCAA Tournament

They are 34 and 0 on the season and many people are predicting that the UK Wildcats will storm through the NCAA Tournament, remain undefeated and clinch another national title.  Among the people predicting that big win . . . President Barack Obama.  Here's who Mr. President thinks Kentucky will beat in the championship game and who else will make the Final Four!

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Joe Robbins/Getty Images
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Rick Pitino Says His ’96 Kentucky Team Is Better Than Current One

 

On a recent edition of The Dan Patrick Show, Rick Pitino was asked a question that resembles a type of question that many, many coaches are being asked these days.

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Bleacher Report
Bleacher Report
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Hampton Coach Looks To The Big Guy For Help To Beat UK [VIDEO]

The good news is that Hampton won its opening round game in the NCAA Tournament and advances. The bad news is they face the University of Kentucky Wildcats. So, when the Hampton Head Coach was interviewed after his win, the question of how to beat UK came up. He responded by calling the good Lord himself. Here's how that call went...

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Robert Cianflone/Getty Images
Robert Cianflone/Getty Images
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Demolition City Roller Derby Owensboro Takeover This Sunday

I can't roller skate or ice skate at all, which saddens me because I would love to be part of a roller derby team. Evansville's Demolition City Roller Derby gals will be returning to Owensboro this Sunday (3/22) for an exhibition match at Skates Alive!

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Courtesy of the Evansville Icemen (Kera Bridges Photography)
Courtesy of the Evansville Icemen (Kera Bridges Photography)
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Icemen Gets NHL Call Up

 

The Evansville Icemen season hasn't turned out quite like planned, but one player has reason to celebrate. Goalkeeper Chris Driedger was recalled by the NHL's Ottawa Senators. This is the second time the Senators have called up Driedger, the first being February 17th.
Driedger is expected to play tonight against the Carolina Hurricanes in Raleigh.
With Driedger recalled, the Icemen have signed Alex Vazzano to fill his roster spot. Vazzano (which is an awesome hockey name, ha!) will join the Icemen for their game Friday against the Florida Everblades.
Although the season is winding down, there is still time for you to check out the Icemen!

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JACTeam/Willy Foo via YouTube
JACTeam/Willy Foo via YouTube
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The Longest Volleyball Point Ever [Video]

This is crazy!  In fact, I am remembering back the days when Jaclyn and I played in the Owensboro Parks Department's recreational volleyball league.  We lasted just one season (we were awful).  Our goal was just to keep the ball in play and not hit each other in the back of the head or Marcia Brady each other in the nose.  THIS is insane. This point lasts for one minute and 45 seconds and features sixteen switches in the rally.  No wonder it holds a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest point ever.  WATCH!

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Category: Sports, Videos
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Christian Petersen/Getty Images
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UC Irvine’s Mamadou N’diaye Will Be Tallest Player In NCAA Tournament [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

Well, it's here, the Madness! The most equally satisfying yet frustrating three weeks in sports all year. We know the narrative, the Kentucky Wildcats have an excellent shot at a championship and the ever elusive perfect season. They have the size, the defense, and the shooters to make it happen. However, what UK doesn't have is a 7'6" center. Big West champs UC-Irvine (the Anteaters!) do. Let me introduce Sophmore Mamadou N'Diaye (pronounced N jai).

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Dave Broberg/Thinkstock
Dave Broberg/Thinkstock
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Kentucky Is the Overall #1 Seed, Louisville a 4-Seed in 2015 NCAA Tournament

Selection Sunday is my Christmas. Well, it's another type of Christmas for me. I love it. I get out the notebook on which I have already constructed my own bracket and fill it in as they start naming schools. This year, I already had one filled in before the announcement.

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