Author Archives: John Clay

Adam Silver says raising age limit a top priority

New NBA Commissioner Adam Silver tells Brian Windhorst of that he is not only in favor of increasing the league age limit from 19 to 20, he wants to make a top priority. Silver said the NBA’s Board of … Continue reading

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Video: Mark Stoops talks about practice

UK football coach Mark Stoops talks to the media this morning after his team’s spring practice. Stoops said the offense took a step back. He said the defense made plays, but part of that had to do with ineffectiveness by … Continue reading

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Next year’s pre-season No. 1 spot up in the air

With Duke announcing this morning that Rodney Hood is indeed following teammate Jabari Parker into the pro ranks, there appears to be some wavering on the previous consensus that the Blue Devils will be pre-season No. 1 going into the … Continue reading

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#AskEmmert turns into another NCAA disaster

If you want to get your Easter weekend off to a fun start, hit the #AskEmmert button on Twitter, or search the hashtag. The NCAA had the bright idea of taking Twitter questions for NCAA president Mark Emmert Friday morning … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for April 18

Big Blue Links for Friday: At his press conference Thursday morning, John Calipari said that the NCAA blocked an idea in which the Kentucky coach and his wife would set up a fund to help the education of his former … Continue reading

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Two down, many more NBA decisions to go

James Young to the NBA was almost a dead-solid certainty. Kentucky announced Thursday afternoon that the freshman guard will put his name in the draft. The Michigan native is the first Cat to make it official. Expect Julius Randle to … Continue reading

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First Cuonzo Martin, now Frank Haith

This week appears to be “Escape from the SEC” time for league basketball coaches. First it was Cuonzo Martin exiting Tennessee. Now it’s Frank Haith exiting Missouri. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reports that Haith is in final negotiations to accept the … Continue reading

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Livestream: John Calipari press conference

John Calipari is meeting with the media this morning at 10:30 a.m. You can also follow along on Twitter.

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Rajon Rondo honored Boston Marathon bombing victims

Rajon Rondo used his shoes Wednesday to honor Boston Marathon bombing victims. Rajon Rondo wearing shoes to honor victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. Will donate to the One Fund afterwards. — Abby Chin (@tvabby) April 16, 2014

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Big Blue Links for April 17

Big Blue Links for Thursday: The big Kentucky football news from Wednesday concerned Jalen Whitlow’s transfer after the quarterback was asked to move to wide receiver. ”He’s talented and he does have the skill set to run the football, and throw … Continue reading

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