The Real Chris Livingston: fiend or fraud

USA Basketball Photo The first time Steve Smith saw Chris Livingston play on the AAU circuit, he knew he was a special talent. “The word on the street then was that he was looking to leave (his Akron, Ohio high school) and find somewhere he would play against a better schedule,” said

Yeast Rising

Kansas State Photos As a former NFL player himself, Craig Yeast was definitely proud when his son, Russ, was picked in the seventh round of the recent NFL draft by the Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams. However, he was not the most excited family member on draft night. “I think we are

Storybook Ending

UK Athletics Photos Vince Marrow knew if all went well it was going to be a one-and-done deal with Wan’Dale Robinson. The former Kentucky Mr. Football/Paul Hornung Award winner had originally committed to Kentucky but later the Western Hills High School star flipped to Nebraska. Robinson had two solid years there but

Don’t Mind if Adou

Photo UK Athletics Rising three-star Pennsylvania guard Adou Thiero is not a normal John Calipari type recruit but he might be just what the Kentucky coach needs for his program. Thiero signed with the Wildcats Sunday on his 18th birthday and became just the third three-star high school prospect to sign with

Mister “Relatable”

UK Athletics Photo Just a few hours after the Detroit Lions made Kentucky defensive lineman Josh Paschal the 46th overall pick in the National Football League draft, he was on a Zoom call with media members explaining why he thought he could be an immediate impact player this season. “Versatility is one

Duked Again

Vicky Graff Photo If there was one thing that Kentucky basketball fans did not need right now it is another loss to Duke. Yet Kentucky and coach John Calipari took a significant hit from the Blue Devils today with numerous sources reporting that Jai Lucas is leaving John Calipari’s staff to become

Oscar Nuggets

Vicky Graff Photo If you only paid attention to Oscar Tshiebwe saying he was coming back to Kentucky for another season at his press conference last week, you missed out on a lot of other nuggets the consensus national player of the year shared. — Name, image and likeness. Speculation was that Tshiebwe

Let’s not forget

Twitter Photo of Kentucky five-star recruits Cason Wallace and Chris Livingston from Jordan Brand Classic By LARRY VAUGHT Rather than focusing on who Kentucky may have staying on the roster or transferring to join the roster, let’s not forget about two five-star players that John Calipari is definitely adding for next season. Guard

How good will Kentucky be next year?

Kentucky's fortunes next season depend largely on whether Oscar Tshiebwe returns. Photo by Vicki Graff Should Kentucky basketball fans feel better because the way too early polls for the 2022-23 college season have the Wildcats ranked so highly? The Sporting News’ Mike DeCourcy has Kentucky in the No. 1 spot. ESPN

Somebody please explain

Kentucky senior swimmer Riley Gaines has already been on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Fox News and “Inside Edition” — another national TV show — and Wednesday will be in Frankfort  to testify when the Kentucky legislature votes to override the veto of Senate Bill 83 that would ban transgender girls from