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Remembering Mike Casey, “best money player” Adolph Rupp ever coached

Kentucky coach Adolph Rupp had one of the nation's best recruiting classes led by, from left, Mike Casey, Dan Issel and Mike Pratt. Many still believe Casey's injury cost UK a national title in 1970. (UK Athletics Photo) By LARRY VAUGHT If things had been just a bit different, this could easily

Eddie Sutton Lived A ‘Full Life’ Amid Triumphs And Troubles

By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — Eddie Sutton’s short tenure at Kentucky was rocked by a recruiting scandal that brought the state’s flagship university to its knees. The Wildcats eventually recovered from the disaster and Sutton also found success after resigning as coach of the Wildcats following the 1988-89 season. Those ups and

Some extremely candid thoughts on Eddie Sutton documentary by someone who should know

photo credit Jamie Vaught By Dr. John Huang Did anyone catch the Eddie Sutton documentary last night? One person sure did. Roger “Get the ball to Kenny Walker” Harden was glued to the tube as memories of his beloved coach flooded onto the big screen. He shared his customarily candid thoughts with Michael

Never Has Kentucky’s Offensive Line Got So Much Preseason Recognition

By LARRY VAUGHT Never did I imagine seeing a day when the Kentucky offensive line would be getting so much national recognition and respect.  Pro Football Focus picked Kentucky as having the op returning offensive line in Power 5 Football. That means the Cats beat traditional powers Clemson, Ohio State and Oregon

Mike Pratt Knows Immanuel Quickley Has Intangible Qualities NBA Teams Like

By LARRY VAUGHT Southeastern Conference Player of the Year Immanuel Quickley is being projected as a likely mid second-round pick in the upcoming NBA Draft by most mock drafts. Some have him a bit higher, some a little lower. Kentucky Radio Network analyst Mike Pratt, a former UK All-American player and NBA

Calipari Envisions Strict Medical Protocol Before Return To Practice

Kentucky coach John Calipari expects a strict medical protocol before his players return to approved workouts next month. By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — Before his players can even start thinking about basketball next month, Kentucky coach John Calipari expects the Wildcats to undergo medical precautions prior to workouts. "The protocol would