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Calipari Expects At Least Five Players To Declare For The NBA Draft

By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — John Calipari is used to rotating rosters. The Kentucky coach is expecting more turnover next season. Calipari said he believes at last five players to declare for the NBA Draft, including Southeastern Conference Player of the Year Immanuel Quickley, along with Nick Richards , Ashton Hagans,

Calipari ‘Disappointed’ Sestina Not Granted Another Year By The NCAA

By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — Nate Sestina’s career at Kentucky came to an end Monday. The NCAA Division I Council permitted spring athletes in sports such as baseball and softball, another year of eligibility next season, but denied the same opportunity for those who competed in winter sports this season because

The Path Less Traveled Is Not Always The Best Path

Vicky Graff photoBy LARRY VAUGHT Whenever the NBA Draft occurs, Kentucky junior center Nick Richards figures to have put his name into the draft and is consistently projected as a second-round pick on most mock drafts. Kentucky coach John Calipari has said for three years that Richards, a McDonald’s All-American, was on

Johnny be gone: UK’s Juzang opts to enter transfer portal

By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — Johnny Juzang is entering the NCAA transfer portal. The Kentucky freshman guard announced his intentions on Friday via social media. Juzang averaged 2.9 points and 1.9 rebounds per game this season and tallied 10 points in the Wildcats’ 71-70 win over Florida in the team’s regular-season

Rex Chapman’s Rise To Twitter Sensation Led To ESPN’s “E:60” Featuring Former UK Star Friday Night

ESPN Photo By LARRY VAUGHT ESPN’s Ryan McGee lives in Charlotte and about five weeks ago took his 15-year-old daughter, a high school freshman, and her friends to see the Charlotte Hornets play.During the game highlights of former Kentucky star Rex Chapman — Charlotte’s first-ever draft pick in 1988 — flashed on

A World Without Sports

BY Bill Crockett (MANCHESTER, Ky.) — In a world without sports, fear of the unknown leads to speculation which in turn generates uncertainty.  During these unprecedented times, regardless of whether or not you avidly follow sports, citizens across the Commonwealth of Kentucky not only long for normalcy, but crave comfort and relief.  In

Quickley’s Faith Was An Inspiration To His UK Teammates This Season

By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — Immanuel Quickley was a leader on the court. He also was an inspiration in the locker room this season. Kentucky coach John Calipari called on Quickley to say the pre-game prayer, shifting away from his traditional practice of  spreading “it around so that before we go out

John Calipari Would Love To Have Nate Sestina Back But Admits There Are A Lot of Questions For NCAA To Answer

Vicky Graff Photo By LARRY VAUGHT If John Calipari had his way, he would "love another year" to coach Nate Sestina because the NCAA granted an extra year of eligibility to seniors because of this year's NCAA Tournament being cancelled. "I like being around him. Every day you walk in and you see

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