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Tom Payne Reaching Out To John Calipari About Speaking To UK Basketball Team

Pictures were provided by Tom Payne By LARRY VAUGHT Tom Payne was the first African-American player to play at Kentucky but admits he didn’t have a “close relationship” with coach Adolph Rupp during the 1970-71 season. “I was his player,” said Payne. “The thing I remember the most, though, is that he stood

What’s The Truth About Adolph Rupp? One Former Player Says Just Watch Dick Gabriel’s Documentary To Find Out

By LARRY VAUGHT As soon as new broke that the faculty of the University of Kentucky 's African American and Africana Studies program wanted to change the name of Rupp Arena because the name stood for “racism and exclusion” that “alienates” black students and fans you knew it not only was

Frederick Douglas Coach Nathan McPeek Hopes There’s Season But Understands “You Have To Do What Is Best For Everybody”

By LARRY VAUGHT For selfish reasons, Nathan McPeek really wants there to be a 2020 high school football season.  “We have a very good senior class and selfishly I would hate not to play this year,” said the Frederick Douglas High School coach during his appearance on WPBK-FM Thursday morning. “It won’t

Top Kentucky Basketball Recruit Changing High Schools

By LARRY VAUGHT Another top recruiting target is changing schools for the 2020-21 high school basketball season. Power forward Brandon Huntley-Hatfield is a top five player in the 2022 class and the No. 1 player at his position. He’s also expected to reclassify to the 2021 recruiting class. Huntley-Hatfield is moving from IMG