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Could Rupp Arena Be on Its Way Out?
What are the characteristics of a “legend”? First, I think a legend can be anyone or anything. John Wayne was a legend. The Ford Mustang is a legend. “I Love Lucy” is a legend. I wanted to make sure you understood my personal definition of a legend, because I’m going to throw a legendary structure i…
Locked-Out Ex-Wildcats Wanted Back on UK Campus
University of Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari is a great recruiter. That is no secret. University of Kentucky head basketball coach John Caliapari has a great big heart. That, too, is no secret. But now, Coach Cal has combined those two highly valued assets and has essentially re-invent…
NCAA Unhappy About UK’s Calipari Milestone Celebration
Back in February, the University of Kentucky had a great big celebration in honor of head basketball coach John Calipari's 500th victory. Confetti, a big cake, pin the tail on the donkey--you know, the works! Everybody had a very good time...except the NCAA. Because in their eyes--and according…
Calipari/Pitino Rivalry Blazes Hot in the Offseason
For big college basketball fans like myself, the May-September offseason is the equivalent of Interstate 40 between Nashville and Memphis--it never seems to end. Thank God that in the doldrums of June, University of Kentucky head coach John Calipari and University of Louisville head coach Rick …
Coach Cal, New Wildcat Top Off-Season UK News
Sure it's May 31st, but there's bound to be a University of Kentucky basketball story somewhere. Sure enough, we have one...no, make that two. The UK basketball team--already flush with extraordinary talent for 2011-12--has added another to its roster. And this time, it wasn&apos…
For UK, There Is No Off-Season
Sure, they play the game from November until (hopefully) April. But Big Blue Nation never stops thinking about Wildcat basketball. Even the smallest item about Kentucky magnifies a hundredfold in the minds of the average 'Cat fan. And so far, this off-season hasn't disappointed.
Your Official Jorts Alert!
I'm not warning you of the impending arrival of a Dr. Seuss character. No, it seems everybody's favorite University of Kentucky center Josh Harrellson--nickname: Jorts (for all those jeans shorts he wears)--wants to visit Owensboro. He tweeted his plans this morning.
Oh, What Might Have Been
If I never hear CLANK! again for the rest of my life, I will be very thankful. Last night's brick-fest between UConn and Butler set college basketball back a hundred years. You know, when basketball was all about a soccer ball and couple of peach baskets. And after last night's game, …

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