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Laettner Documentary Misses Kentucky Fans’ Voice


Like many Kentucky fans, my evening entertainment was watching the 30 For 30 ESPN documentary I Hate Christian Laettner. I expected that Laettner would not be vilified, since he was actively promoting the documentary in media appearances for weeks. I didn’t expect that one of the loudest voices in the Hate Laettner camp would not be heard: Kentucky fans.

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Top 2016 Recruit Cuts His List

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The top player in the class of 2016 has announced his top 8. Harry Giles, a 6’10” power forward from High Point, North Carolina has listed Kentucky among his top 8 schools. Top 8 Schools No order Duke Kentucky Kansas Syracuse UNC Wake Forest Ohio St UNLV — Harry Giles (@TheReal_HG3) February 10, 2015 On the 24/7 Sports Crystal Ball, Duke ...

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Top 5 Teams that Could Hypothetically Beat Kentucky


Would you have ever thought that Kentucky would be 22-0 today and the only thing the national media has to do is dream up ways for them to lose? Well, Myron Medcalf of ESPN.com has made up the top 5 teams that he thinks has the best shot of beating the Wildcats. Here are his top 2: 1. Wisconsin: One ...

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When is Kentucky’s Next Best Chance to Lose?

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Ken Pomeroy of KenPom.com has written a special article on Deadspin of the top teams that have the best chance to go undefeated this season. Kentucky is #1, followed by Virginia, and Duke. Pomeroy also spoke about who Kentucky’s next opponent that has the best shot of beating the Wildcats. It may be a surprise that, at 17 percent, the ...

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Who did a CBS Writer say would Win between Kentucky and Duke?

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Jeff Borzello of CBS Sports was asked on twitter who he thought would win between Kentucky and Duke if they played today. On a neutral today, I'd probably take Duke. RT @Brein789698: f Duke and Kentucky played today who do you think would win.? — Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) December 9, 2014 Why do you think he is right or wrong?

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A 30 for 30 Film Every Kentucky Fan Might Want to Watch

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The title itself should be enough for every member of the BBN to mark their calendars to watch this 30 for 30. This release from ESPN: ESPN Films today announced a new 30 for 30 film that will debut in 2015 as part of the award-winning and critically-acclaimed documentary series. “I Hate Christian Laettner,” directed by Rory Karpf (“The Book ...

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Who Would Beat the 76ers the Most Between Champions Classic Teams?


The Wall Street Journal has looked into which team in the Champions Classic would beat the Philadelphia 76ers the most and it looks like the Michigan State Spartans would. Here is an excerpt and chart: Michigan State would beat the 76ers 10.1% of the time, according to WhatIfSports.com’s projections based on 1,001 simulations on a neutral court. “It looks like ...

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Brandon Ingram Hanging Out with John Calipari

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Top 5 star small forward Brandon Ingram posted this picture on instagram with Kentucky head coach John Calipari. Cal, the recruiting wizard on Tobacco Road, is trying to steal Ingram away from Duke and North Carolina. The two are said to lead for Ingram. [adsenseyu3]

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Former Duke Star uses Racial Slur to Describe Another Former Duke Star

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Atlanta Hawks general manager and former Dukie Danny Ferry is under fire for using a racial slur to describe another former Dukie Luol Dieng on a major conference call. Here is an excerpt from a letter obtained by WSBTV in Atlanta: [adsenseyu3] You can read “Channel 2 obtains “smoking gun” in controversial Hawks slur scandal” by clicking here. Remember this ...

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ESPN is doing a 30 for 30 on the 1992 Kentucky vs Duke game


Gene Wojciechowski of ESPN is reporting that ESPN will make a 30 for 30 about the 1992 regional final game between Kentucky and Duke. The show is set to air on Selection Sunday. 30 For 30 interview (nearly 3 hours–thanks, fellas, I'm missing the game) was about Christian Laettner. Will run on 2014 Selection Sunday. — Gene Wojciechowski (@GenoEspn) September ...

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Diamond Stone Announces His Top 5; Did Kentucky Make the Cut?


Five star center Diamond Stone released his top 5 via twitter today and some were surprised by his list. Maryland, Duke, Oklahoma State, Wisconsin, and UCONN made the cut for the 6’10” big man from Milwaukee. Obviously, Kentucky did not make the list. Stone, with one of the best names in all of sports, will not wear Kentucky blue and ...

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Five Star Power Forward Cuts List


Five Star power forward Henry Ellenson has cut his list and Kentucky is in his top 3. Henry Ellenson, a five-star prospect, tells Scout that he has narrowed his list of schools to Kentucky, Marquette and Michigan State. — Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) August 28, 2014 [adsenseyu3] Among the schools not making the final cut are Duke, North Carolina, and Wisconsin. ...

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Report: Coach K will Pick Dukie over DeMarcus Cousins


You read that title correctly. Coach K has lost his mind. Here is the tweet: 2 things from Team USA: post practice games between Durant/Harden/George are epic; Mason Plumlee likely to make team over DeMarcus Cousins — Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) July 31, 2014 [adsenseyu3] Did I mention I don’t like Coach K?

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Mitch McConnell Campaign Apologizes for Inconvenience

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Kentucky US Senator Mitch McConnell’s campaign for re-election has issued a press release concerning the recent use of NCAA athletes in their recent political videos that have caused quite a stir. Earlier today, issues related to the use of NCAA images in a web video created by an outside vendor for our campaign were brought to our attention. The video ...

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University of Kentucky Sends Cease and Desist Letter to Mitch McConnell

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The University of Kentucky has released a statement concerning Senator Mitch McConnell using footage of Julius Randle in an advertisement. McConnell’s campaign replaced the Duke footage that was mistakenly put into an ad with the above Randle picture. The University of Kentucky consulted with the NCAA earlier today regarding footage of Julius Randle in a Mitch McConnell advertisement. Although the ...

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