Memphis Undoes Decision To Honor John Calipari After Fans Whine

Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari will be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame this weekend for a career that has, over nearly 30 years, seen his teams advance to six Final Fours (two of them vacated) and win an NCAA title. Before Calipari coached Kentucky, however, he spent nine seasons at the University… »9/10/15 8:13pm9/10/15 8:13pm

Police Release Videos Of EKU-UK Bar Fight, UK QB Getting Sucker-Punched

New video footage reveals more about January’s bar fight involving Eastern Kentucky lineman Colton Scurry and Kentucky football players . Not only did Scurry initiate the fight, but later that night, a different EKU player punched a Kentucky quarterback in the head in a dorm lobby on EKU’s campus.
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Final Four National Anthem Features Athletes From The Four Schools

Instead of hiring a celebrity to butcher the national anthem before tonight’s Final Four in Indianapolis, the NCAA went in another direction—bringing together athlete representatives from the four schools competing tonight. One of them, Wisconsin’s Vitto Brown, will actually be suiting up in a few hours. It doesn’t… »4/04/15 6:09pm4/04/15 6:09pm

No-Chill Kentucky Bro To ESPN's Kaylee Hartung: "You're Gorgeous"

ESPN’s nonstop Final Four coverage has featured all manner of creatures on its airwaves, including Kentucky superfan Bill Morgan, who literally sees the world through Big Blue-colored glasses. Morgan’s excitement couldn’t be contained, though, as he told the WWL’s Kaylee Hartung that “...we love you. You’re… »4/04/15 10:48am4/04/15 10:48am

How John Calipari's Juggled Kentucky's Lineups To A Near-Perfect Season

In late October, Kentucky coach John Calipari announced a unique substitution pattern, one specifically designed to take advantage of the squad's nine McDonald's All-Americans. He would platoon his Wildcats, splitting the team into White and Blue units that would alternate for several minutes spurts. The strategy's… »4/03/15 4:04pm4/03/15 4:04pm

John Calipari's Deal Is Bad, Even For Players Whose Knees Survive It

Last week, I wrote about the ways that both pro- and anti-NCAA camps tend to miss the mark when talking about University of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari. He deserves less criticism for breaking NCAA rules and more for profiting from them, because even his “Players First” arrangement forces players to take… »3/31/15 10:57am3/31/15 10:57am

Kentucky Keeps Perfect Season Alive In Worst Way Possible

Despite trailing Notre Dame numerous times in the second half, Kentucky overcame a below-average offensive night and a stunning performance from Irish forward Zach Auguste to advance to the Final Four and improve their record to 38-0 thanks to two free throws by Andrew Harrison with six seconds remaining, shots that… »3/28/15 11:07pm3/28/15 11:07pm