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Phil Jackson Watches Kentucky Practice

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New York Knicks president Phil Jackson was on hand at the Joe Craft Center to watch Kentucky’s practice today. He is expected to be in attendance at Rupp for the Kentucky/Arkansas game on Saturday. Phil Jackson is here for UK practice. — Kyle Tucker (@KyleTucker_CJ) February 27, 2015 Phil Jackson, who may be fined for commenting on D'Angelo Russell, will ...

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The Biggest News Fail Ever

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KTVU in San Francisco thought they were reporting the correct names of the pilots that crashed Asiana Flight 214. They also had to retract the news they were reported as the names of the pilots. That has to be the biggest news fail ever.

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Rivalries Aside, Kentucky Store Shows Support for Ware


Here’s a short article from USA Today. It shows that BBN knows when to put rivalries aside and show some respect. The Kentucky-Louisville rivalry is one of the most notable in college sports, but in light of Kevin Ware’s devastating injury, Big Blue Nation knows when to put that aside and show some respect. Wildcat Wearhouse, a Lexington-based Kentucky apparel ...

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Knight, “World Peace definitely threw a punch”


  Brandon Knight tells ESPN he definitely got punched by Metta World Peace. He thinks the punishment given to World Peace isn’t severe enough, a flagrant foul, the first for the season. The play needs to be reviewed because he definitely threw a punch,” Knight told reporters after the game. “It felt like he threw a punch. That’s why I ...

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Nerlens Noel Repeats as SEC Freshman of the Week (Again!)


Yes, Nerlens Noel is SEC Freshman of the Week once again, his third time to be exact!   LEXINGTON, Ky. – Freshman Nerlens Noel earned Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week accolades for the third-consecutive week following another impressive week of play. Noel averaged 10.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and seven blocks in wins at Ole Miss and at Texas A&M. ...

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UK-UNC Series confirmed back on


UK and UNC confirmed the return of a home-and-home series beginning next season. North Carolina will resume its men’s basketball series with Kentucky.The two schools played for 12 straight seasons and will play next season in Chapel Hill. Both agreed to hold off this season to flip the year each school hosts the annual game.

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Kentucky in Stanley Johnson’s Top 10 List


The 22nd overall player in 2014 and a 4-star recruit according to ESPN, Stanley Johnson has a full list of schools but has cut down his official to 10. Along with Kentucky, making it to his list are Louisville, Arizona, N.C. State, SDSU, USC, UNLV, UCLA, Syracuse, and Oregon.   My top are:UNLV Oregon Sdsu Nc stateKentucky ArizonaLouisville USCSyracuse Ucla — ...

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UK opens today as 17-point Favorite


Most Las Vegas sports books bring optimism in spite of the loss at Alabama, as Kentucky opens up as 17-point favorite in today’s game against LSU. Fans are hopeful, UK has to win and shake off that recent loss.

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Wildcat Captions #11 – Nerlens is Getting It


The loss against Texas was a disappointment to all CAT FANS but the big man sure looks like he is getting it more. See related story here. Here, Nerlens talks about the team’s performance and their loss against Texas A&M. He had a big game – 15 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists, 7 blocks, 4 steals, this performance was the ...

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Will Any UK Football Coaching Hire Satisfy the Masses?


    It looks like the UK Football coach’s search could be drawing to a close. Ever since the rumors started swirling around about Joker’s job security after the Louisville loss, we’ve had our noses stuck in computer monitors (or iPhones or iPads, if you’re one of those hoity-toity types) looking through rumors and trying to get any kind of ...

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Tyus Jones Hoping to Visit Kentucky Soon


The top point guard in the 2014 class is hoping to make a visit to Kentucky in the near future. Tyus Jones talks about Kentucky and other teams recruiting him in his newly released entry into his USA Today recruiting diary. Some of you may have heard that I cut my list down to eight schools. Right now I’m looking ...

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Big Blue Preview: Kentucky vs. Duke


  #3 KENTUCKY WILDCATS vs. #8 DUKE BLUE DEVILS Tuesday, November 13, 2012, Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia 9:30PM Tipoff, ESPN/WatchESPN   At times it was exciting, at times it was ugly, and it even ended up downright surprising at certain points of the game. Despite struggling mightily in the rebounding department, Kentucky was able to gut out a close 72-69 ...

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Big Blue Preview: Kentucky vs. Maryland


KENTUCKY WILDCATS vs. MARYLAND TERRAPINS Friday, November 09, 2012, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY 8:30PM Tipoff, ESPN This is it, folks. This is the moment we’ve been waiting for since the final buzzer of the Kentucky/Kansas National Championship game. Tonight is the night a new generation of Wildcats takes the floor to defend their championship. And what an early test it ...

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Why Sonny Dykes Will Be UK’s Next Head Coach

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It may have been a little earlier than we had thought, but the inevitable occurred on Sunday, when it was announced that embattled UK football coach Joker Phillips would not return to Lexington for the 2013 campaign. Almost immediately, fans took to social media and message boards with a veritable wish list of head coaching candidates. We here at Nation ...

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Mathies Named Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award Candidate


LEXINGTON, Ky. – Senior guard A’dia Mathies has been selected as one of 30 national candidates for the prestigious Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award in women’s basketball, it was announced Wednesday. Mathies was chosen for excelling on and off the court. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable ...

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Alex Poythress and Nerlens Noel Pre-Season All Freshman


The Sporting News released their All Freshman team and Kentucky’s Alex Poythress and Nerlens Noel are two of the five. Alex Poythress, Kentucky , SF, 6-7/215 Poythress is one of those matchup nightmares, a 6-7 wing too strong for a small forward to defend and too quick for a power forward. Nerlens Noel, Kentucky, C, 6-10/215 Ditch the Anthony Davis ...

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