Some 6 o’clock news:
– This Cats Illustrated thread has a fairly lengthy list of football prospects thought to be visiting Kentucky this weekend. It’s a big recruiting weekend for new coach Mark Stoops.
– There a lot of neat shots in this gallery of college basketball’s best photos from December.
– The Marion County girls’ basketball team has a shot at a perfect season. It also includes a pair of Kentucky signees.
– And with John Calipari hooking up his players to heart monitors, the question arises will Matthew Mitchell do the same with the UK women’s team?
– Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly is a purple-faced screaming machine. But the guy wins.
– Rough day in Baton Rouge where the number of football players leaving early for the NFL Draft has grown to five. Even LSU’s punter is exiting early.
– Long-time sports columnist Steve Kelley is leaving the Seattle Times. Among his reasons, those inane comments posted at the end of his pieces.