Author Archives: John Clay

LSU basketball assistant backs out of job

LSU coach Johnny Jones appeared to pick up needed X and O help when he hired John Treloar to his staff in April. Not so fast. Treloar reportedly has changed his mind. Sheldon Mickles of The Advocate reports that Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Bye-bye Johnny Cueto?

All good things must come to an end. Johnny Cueto was really good. Really good. And yet Wednesday was the last time the fans at GABP will see the right-handed ace start a game in a Cincinnati Reds uniform.

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Big Blue Links: Summer league, dating site, big contracts

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Aaron Harrison thinks he can bring shooting to the table in Charlotte. The former Kentucky guard, known for his run of dramatic three-pointers during the Cats’ 2014 NCAA Tournament march, went undrafted but will play … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Kings now interested in Rajon Rondo

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: John Calipari is not going anywhere — not yet. Calipari says I WILL BE AT KENTUCKY. Kings owner says report of interest in Calipari “categorically untrue.” Kings would like a sit-down with Rajon Rondo. Anthony … Continue reading

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John Calipari’s not going anywhere (not yet)

Here’s my take to this report that John Calipari might leave Kentucky to run the show in Sacramento. It’s not going to happen. Not this time. In fact, I’d totally dismiss Adrian Wojnarowski’s report for Yahoo Sports that the Kings … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Tuesday

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: Will Patrick Towles do for UK in 2015 when Andre Woodson did in 2006? John Calipari says next season could get crazy again. Calipari supports removal of the Confederate flag. Tyler Ulis throws it down. … Continue reading

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Evening links: Kings may want another ex-Cat

Five evening news links: Kings interested in bringing Eric Bledsoe to the Sacramento circus. American Pharoah went back to work at Santa Anita this morning. Keeneland is expanding its fall race schedule with seven additional stakes. Chuck Culpepper talks to … Continue reading

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Old-school Bo Ryan will complain (and win) one more year

Bo Ryan announced Monday that he would coach one more season at Wisconsin before retiring. A surprise to the rest of the country, it apparently was not a bombshell in Madison, where rumors had swirled since April that the program’s … Continue reading

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Current NBA contracts of John Calipari’s first-round picks

Phoenix is reportedly offering former UK guard Brandon Knight a lucrative deal to sign with the Suns after being acquired from the Bucks last season. So thought it might be a good time to check out the current status of … Continue reading

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John Calipari’s Facebook page is debating Confederate flag

There is quite the discussion taking place on John Calipari’s Facebook page. You may have heard that on the SEC summer basketball teleconference Monday morning, the Kentucky basketball coach was asked about the controversy over the Confederate flag. Caught off … Continue reading

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