Wichita State Finally Loses; Kentucky Advances To Sweet 16

This will be a tough game to top. Kentucky beat the No. 1 seed and previously undefeated Wichita State Shockers 78-76. It was an offensive showcase—especially for Wichita State's Cleanthony Early who had 31 points and one thunderous dunk—and both teams exchanged leads for most of the second half. » 3/23/14 5:49pm 3/23/14 5:49pm

Say This For Newly Former Arkansas Head Coach John L. Smith: He Screwed…

The University of Arkansas will not be renewing the contract of interim coach John L. Smith, the university announced today, confirming what everyone and his sister knew the minute then-No. 8 Arkansas lost in Little Rock to Louisiana-Monroe on Sept. 8. Smith's team cliff-dove out of the polls, then followed that… » 11/24/12 2:20pm 11/24/12 2:20pm

As If Being Arrested For DUI While Riding A Horse Weren't Bad Enough,…

Lexington, Kentucky. Home to basketball, bluegrass, bourbon, and—strangely—the best Cuban sandwich I've ever eaten. It's also home to horses, some of which are people's modes of transportation. When a man found himself running afoul of Johnny Law while atop his steed, it seems that makes it a story worthy of leading… » 9/19/12 9:00am 9/19/12 9:00am

Note To Coaches: Saying Your Students Wear A Rival's Colors Because…

Western Kentucky's gearing up for a big football game at cross-state rival Kentucky this weekend. Part of the festivities: Hilltoppers players are carrying footballs around campus, and if any fans can steal the ball and bring it to coach, they'll get to travel with the team. (This is a recipe for fun and also assault… » 9/10/12 3:15pm 9/10/12 3:15pm

Reports: Kentucky Students Are Burning Things, Getting Pepper Sprayed…

Did you guys hear? Lexington is "burning" and the students are "rioting" after Kentucky dispatched with Louisville in the first game of the Final Four. Just look at the crazy scene above. It's your typical city burning/students rioting situation: "at least three" burning couches, overturning cars and maybe burning… » 3/31/12 10:54pm 3/31/12 10:54pm

It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Weekend: Your College Basketball Open Thread

I had this whole great thing written breaking down each game with the most mind-blowing analysis the world had ever seen, but internet connectivity issues ruined it all. Just know that it would have made Dick Vitale look like a gimmicky old man—it was that good. Anyway, here you go, chat down below about the SEC… » 3/10/12 12:50pm 3/10/12 12:50pm

Is This Petition The Beginning Of An Athlete Revolt Against The NCAA?

More than 300 football and men's basketball players from major, Division I NCAA programs have added their names to a petition drawn up and circulated by the National College Players Association (NCPA), which is headed by a former UCLA linebacker named Ramogi Hamu. The NCPA solicited player support from five major… » 10/25/11 11:55am 10/25/11 11:55am

Rajon Rondo Goes No-Look, Over The Head, Makes Us Demand The NBA Come…

Playing for something called the Big Blue All-Stars, Rajon Rondo and friends (including Brandon Knight, Kenneth Faried and Jodie Meeks) are touring Kentucky, making fools of local college teams. In Monday's game, Rondo found Faried with a no-look lob that embarrassed Union College so hard, it came all the way around… » 10/13/11 7:15pm 10/13/11 7:15pm

Kentucky Demolition Derby Winner Charged With DUI After Winning…

Bad hoodoo from the Jessamine County Fair. Dark times. A champion laid low. On Wednesday, David L. Warner Jr., of Nicholasville, Ky., drove a beaut of a derby in the ultra-competitive small car class. Warner demolished many things on his way to the title. But instead of getting to enjoy his victory, Warner got busted… » 7/15/11 2:35pm 7/15/11 2:35pm

Bob Knight Continues His Solo Defamation Crusade Against John Calipari

Bob Knight can't bullwhip his players anymore, and so over the past few years he's redirected his unmitigated anger about college athletics. It now rests squarely on the head of Kentucky basketball pimp John Calipari. On Saturday, Knight spoke to some Hoosiers at a banquet in Wabash, Ind. and claimed that the starting… » 4/19/11 2:45pm 4/19/11 2:45pm

College Football Roundup: Chase Daniel and Warren Buffett Are Boyzzz

The most shocking image of the college football weekend occurred in the second half of Missouri-Nebraska. And it had nothing to do with the fact that Missouri hung 52 on Nebraska before the third quarter ended. It was finding out that Missouri’s chubby and short quarterback who will win the Heisman Trophy is boyz… » 10/06/08 12:30pm 10/06/08 12:30pm