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SEC: Bruce Pearl not returning; Saban daughter’s lawsuit

Leading off today’s SEC links is turmoil in Tennessee. With the current Vols off to a rocky basketball start, UT fans miss the days when Bruce Pearl was coach. Those who hope for Pearl’s return, however, are fixating on a … Continue reading

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Bruce Pearl picks Michigan State to beat Kentucky

Our friend Mike Griffith of MLive.com caught up with former Tennessee basketball coach Bruce Pearl, now working for ESPN, who has a predicition for Tuesday night’s No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdown in the Champions Classic. Pearl thinks Michigan State … Continue reading

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SEC: Teams turning attention to openers

SEC links for Saturday: * John Adams of the Knoxville News-Sentinel believes that schools should be waiting in line to hire ex-Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl. John’s right, by the way. * Alabama has turned its attention to its August 31 opener … Continue reading

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SEC: Johnny Manziel’s tweet draws attention

SEC links for Monday: Did Johnny Manziel tweet that he can’t wait to leave College Station? Manziel’s tweet sure drew a lot of attention. UCLA beats LSU in College World Series as L.A. baseball tops LA baseball. Mistakes plague Tigers in first-round … Continue reading

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Video: Steven Pearl pokes fun at father’s trouble

In a radio spot fro Calhoun’s BBQ in Knoxville, Bruce Pearl’s son Steven pokes fun at the reason his father was dismissed as the head basketball coach at Tennessee. Bruce Pearl was ultimately let go after lying to the NCAA … Continue reading

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Bruce Pearl says UK is “too big and too slow”

ESPN college basketball analyst Bruce Pearl was the “Five Good Minutes” guest on PTI this afternoon, and Michael Wilbon asked the former Tennessee coach about Kentucky. “Michael, first of all, expectations were way too high on these Wildcats, OK?” Pearl … Continue reading

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Bruce Pearl thinks UK will lose a home game

Could John Calipari’s three-year unbeaten streak at Rupp Arena be in jeopardy of coming to an end? Former Tennessee coach and longtime Calipari feud opponent Bruce Pearl thinks so. Now a grocery chain administrator and an ESPN basketball analyst, Pearl … Continue reading

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Jalen Rose joins GameDay; Pearl, Greenberg join ESPN

Update: Jeff Goodman reports we will be seeing less of Digger Phelps. See tweet after the jump. ESPN announced today that former Michigan star Jalen Rose will replace former North Carolina star Hubert Davis on the network’s College GameDay telecasts … Continue reading

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BBL: Players are stepping up as Cats are clicking

Check out the Herald-Leader fans gallery from the UK-Florida game. Big Blue Links for Thursday: Players stepping up as Cats are clicking, writes Aaron Smith of Kernel. Kidd-Gilchrist a virtuoso again, writes Matt May of Cats Pause. MKG excelling in … Continue reading

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Pearl finds safety net as assistants face hard landings

CBS Sports’ Garry Parrish has shed some light on a largely ignored byproduct of head coach firings. What happens to the assistant coaches? The head coach usually is provided a rather large buyout. What about the assistant coaches? Sorry for … Continue reading

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