Wildcats Arrive at 140th Kentucky Derby


Some of our favorite Wildcats have joined the masses flocking to Churchill Downs to watch the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby. Here are a few that have been spotted so far: Sam Malone and Nerlens Noel: Julius Randle: Julius Randle is making his first trip to the Kentucky Derby. @heraldleader photo: pic.twitter.com/BYxWtOmmOE — ExCats [...]

Nerlens Noel and buddy Kelly Melton are ready for Derby

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While most young millionaires would spend Derby day rubbing elbows with celebrities and posing on the red carpet, Nerlens Noel chooses to make a difference in a young man’s life. Last year Nerlens took Kelly Melton to the Kentucky Derby. Kelly had been diagnosed with leukemia. The pair met during Noel’s visits to the Kentucky [...]

Video: KSTV talks to Jorts, former Cats step out at Derby Galas


KSTV’s Bradley McKee and Mark Krebs caught up with Jorts and other celebrities at last night’s Barnstable Brown party. Source: http://mycn2.com/kstv/bbn-favorites-show-up-at-the-barnstable-brown-party Here’s former Wildcat Nazr Mohammed and Chicago Bulls legend Scottie Pippen at the Grand Gala: Nazr and Pistons guard Chauncey Billups: Mark Krebs: Fun night at Barnstable Brown with @Bradley_Cn2 for @KSTV_Sports. Be on [...]

Nerlens, Randle and Polson take in Pikeville’s Hillbilly Days


Several former Cats are taking in the sights and sounds of Pikeville’s Hillbilly Days to meet fans and sign autographs. #HBD I’ll be back tomorrow 11am-1pm #Kentucky pic.twitter.com/WMezh9fRGk — Julius Randle (@J30_RANDLE) April 26, 2014 @J30_RANDLE it was awesome seeing you today to #hillbillydays. Thank you for coming hope you had a blast! pic.twitter.com/cdsVOzxBV6 — [...]

Nerlens Noel to get a new Teammate


Nerlens Noel and his 76ers teammates will soon have another player added to the roster. According to a report from CBSsports, the Philadelphia 76ers will sign Kevin Grow. Grow, who has Down syndrome, is the team manager for Bensalem High School. Grow suited up and played the final two games of the season for Bensalem [...]

Jerry Palm Apologizes for Nerlens Noel Tweet

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Jerry Palm, CBS Sports Bracketologist, has apologized for his tweet about Nerlens Noel at last night’s Florida game. @NerlensNoel3 I’m so sorry about my comment last night. It wasn’t my best moment. Looking forward to seeing you in the NBA soon — Jerry Palm (@jppalmCBS) February 16, 2014 After a night and day of the [...]