John Calipari Called Into Mike Francesa's Show To Yell At Him

Today on his radio show, Mike Francesa was talking some shit about Kentucky men's basketball coach John Calipari. "He's not a classic X's and O's guy," he said in his particular way. Francesa then took a call from "John in Kentucky," who wanted to defend coach Cal's abilities. Turns out, "John in Kentucky" was… » 8/21/14 5:14pm 8/21/14 5:14pm

John Calipari Is Having A Really Great Spring Break In The Big Apple

Earlier this week, after failing to get a nod for the Big Dance, the Kentucky Wildcats–the winningest team in the history of the men's NCAA tournamentlost to Robert Morris in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. It was a low point. But you know who's cruising right along, content as ever? John… » 3/21/13 5:00pm 3/21/13 5:00pm

This Mediocre Kentucky Team Offers Hope That John Calipari Hasn't…

With their win today over No. 11 Florida, the Kentucky Wildcats will probably make the NCAA Tournament. Normally UK achieves that designation by late November or so. Kentucky missed the Big Dance in 2009, but it'd been 1991 since the Cats last weren't invited to March Madness. They hold the NCAA record with 53… » 3/09/13 6:48pm 3/09/13 6:48pm

Kentucky Declares For NBA Draft

UK's entire starting five—freshmen Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, and Marquis Teague, and sophomores Doron Lamb and Terrence Jones—announced they'll be leaving Lexington after a national championship. They'll be joined by senior Darius Miller, so John Calipari—as proud as he is of his one-and-dones—will have… » 4/18/12 10:05am 4/18/12 10:05am

John Calipari Received The Key To The City, And The Plaque Has Typos In…

John Calipari and the NCAA championship trophy kicked off a whistlestop tour of the state today, and one of the first stops was in Pikeville, Ky., where Calipari received the key to the city. Perhaps the ceremonial plaque was whipped up hastily, but it sports a pair of typos. [Twitter] » 4/12/12 5:45pm 4/12/12 5:45pm

John Calipari Used To Make A Nets Intern Defend Him By Calling Into New…

Now that John Calipari has finally won an NCAA championship, Adrian Wojnarowski has written something over at Yahoo that posits the Knicks' job as Calipari's potential next step. Wojnarowski is a terrific reporter, so the rationale behind his suggestion—money, the spotlight, leverage, Calipari's bitterness over his… » 4/04/12 5:10pm 4/04/12 5:10pm