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

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

Why Exactly Do Rick Pitino And John Calipari Hate Each Other?

Louisville vs. Kentucky, by far the more compelling game in this year's Final Four, tips off at just after 6:00 p.m. this evening. There are a few reasons why this game has more going for it than Ohio State vs. Kansas (including not being Ohio State vs. Kansas), but none more interesting than the in-state rivalry and… » 3/31/12 1:14pm 3/31/12 1:14pm

Memphis Basketball Announcer Accidentally Introduces "Head Coach Of The …

The Memphis Tigers, coached by Josh Pastner, lost 76-72 to unranked (and undefeated) Murray State yesterday. John Calipari did not get credited with the loss, because John Calipari stopped coaching Memphis two and a half years ago, when Kentucky offered him $31.65 million and free membership to a country club.… » 12/12/11 11:15am 12/12/11 11:15am