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Bigger schools taking notice of Morehead's Tyndall

Posted: 03/24/2010 - After leading Morehead State to back-to-back 20-win seasons, a first in school history, coach Donnie Tyndall is quietly, but quickly showing up on the short lists of needy athletic directors. Auburn and UNC Charlotte have contacted the 39-year old Tyndall about their coaching vacancies.

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Miss. St., Vandy run into Big Blue Wall; Cats continue their gauntlet run

Posted: 02/21/2010 - UK coach John Calipari warned fans of his teams remaining regular season games: four of the last six are on the road and at three of the SEC's toughest venues. The Cats, he said, might stumble along the way. After trips to Starkville and Nashville in the same week, even the most die-hard UK fan would have to admit that the coach was right, the wins over Mississippi State and Vandy were two of the most grueling in the past several years.

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Massey, Calipari story touches thousands of readers

Updated: 02/20/2010 - When I posted the story of John Calipari's visit to Indianapolis, to visit critically ill UK fan Kevin Massey, little did anyone know of the outpouring of support for the story and the parties involved.

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NBA All-Star Game smashes old attendance record (UK - Michigan State)

Updated: 02/15/2010 - Give Jerry Jones and Mark Cuban credit. Two owners, with egos the size of Texas, put their heads together and came up with an NBA All-Star plan that has resulted in a world-record for attendance at a basketball game. Sunday's announced attendance of 108,713 fans for the NBA All-Star Game at Cowboys Stadium breaks the old record set at Ford Field in Detroit, when Kentucky and Michigan State met in a game on December 13, 2003. On that day, 78,129 fans showed up, many wearing the blue and white

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Calipari delivers hope to gravely ill Indiana boy

Updated: 02/12/2010 - Kevin Massey loves the Kentucky Wildcats. Has all his young life. The only problem with Kevin's affinity for the the Big Blue is that he lives deep in the heart of IU country. Kevin is a sophomore at Franklin Central High School in Indianapolis, and recently, the coach of Kevin's favorite basketball team, John Calipari, turned the tables, becoming a fan of the three-sport athlete. Not because of Kevin's ability to turn a double-play or knock down a three-point shot, but because of Kevin's will to live.

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National Signing Day Podcast

Posted: 02/03/2010 - Listen in to the latest on National Signing Day with Jeff Drummond of KentuckyInk.com

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Cats back on top

Updated: 01/25/2010 - For the first time since March 18, 2003, the Kentucky Wildcats are the top-ranked team in the land.

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Cal, Cats, Commonwealth raise $1 million for Haiti

Updated: 01/18/2010 - The brainchild of John Calipari, Hoops for Haiti was a smashing success, raising more than $1 million in aid for the earthquake victims of Haiti. Coach Cal presented the idea to WKYT General Manager Wayne Martin on Friday, and without hesitation, the station embarked on a 48-hour scramble to get the event on the air. Station manager Mike Kanarek and his crew relied upon their telethon experience and turned organized chaos into a thing of beauty.

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Calipari, WKYT team up for Hoops for Haiti

Posted: 01/15/2010 - Leave it to Kentucky coach John Calipari to think outside the box. Using his visibility as the leader of the Big Blue Nation, Calipari, his Wildcats and the staff at WKYT will team up for a fund raising mission this Sunday for the victims of this week's earthquake in Haiti.

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Johnnie Knoxville punks the Vols

Posted: 01/13/2010 - Call it the ultimate "jilt job." Lane Kiffin announced Tuesday night that he was leaving Tennessee after one season to take over at Southern Cal, where he once was an assistant coach. The fallout has been incredible.

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Knight calls out Cal

Posted: 12/18/2009 - Bobby Knight is making headlines again. Now that he's been out of the coaching spotlight for a couple of seasons, and currently is an analyst for ESPN, Knight is taking shots at college basketball and one of its top coaches. Speaking at a fundraiser for the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame, Knight told the assembled group that college basketball is lacking integrity. Knight cited UK coach John Calipari as an example.

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Ex-Cat Hayes defies odds, finds a home in Houston

Posted: 12/10/2009 - At 6-foot-6, ex-Wildcat Chuck Hayes towers over the general population. The only problem is, Hayes makes his living playing basketball against guys who are much taller. Still, Hayes has been productive and kept a job in the NBA since 2005.

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Calling all (hard core) UK fans...!

Posted: 12/04/2009 - There's a new sheriff in town, and with it, renewed optimism. I'm speaking specifically about UK coach John Calipari and the excitement he's generated since being on the job since April 1. Coach Cal has spent a good portion of his time in the Bluegrass State meeting fans and spreading the word, that Kentucky is back and in a big way. He nearly single-handedly raised the excitement level to a fever pitch, in what was one of the most anticipated basketball seasons in recent UK history. Now, Coach Cal is reaching out to the fans, again. This time on his weekly basketball show, "This IS Kentucky Basketball," which airs around the state on the Big Blue Sports Network. The first installment airs this Sunday here in Lexington on WKYT.

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Strike up the band, Cats headed to Music City

Posted: 12/03/2009 - For the third time in the past four seasons, the football Wildcats will be heading south to Nashville for the bowl season. With all due respect to the Music City and bowl organizers, it's not the destination that UK fans, players and coaches had hoped for. Many were thinking warmer climates, like Tampa, or even indoors, like Atlanta.

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Mother of all UK streaks lives on

Updated: 11/29/2009 - 24 years of futility was within their grasp. All the football Wildcats had to do was force Tennessee, which hasn't lost to Kentucky since 1984, into a punting situation, by holding the Vols on third and 18, midway through the third quarter. With the Cats clinging to a 21-14 lead, Tennessee's Jonathon Crompton completed a pass to former Madison Southern star Luke Stocker, now a UT tight end, for a gain of 30 yards and a first down. Drive alive. Streak alive.

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Newton has fan in former Super Bowl MVP

Posted: 11/27/2009 - When the decision was made six weeks ago to start a true freshman quarterback against Auburn, there was a segment of fans (including yours truly), who questioned the sanity of the UK coaching staff. Why in the world would you throw the kid to the wolves?

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Cats won't be Men in Black

Posted: 10/27/2009 - It's been THE hot button issue this week: should the football Wildcats wear black jerseys or uniforms when they take the field Saturday night?

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Hanging with John Daly

Updated: 09/30/2009 - It isn't every day that you get to spend a couple of hours with one of golf's true superstars, but on Sunday that's exactly what we did. Sporting those colorful Loudmouth pants, John Daly, golf's "everyman," held court with a handful of people just before he and ex-Wildcat golfer J.B. Holmes helped usher in a new chapter in Winchester golf.

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Flu outbreak could affect UK-UF

Posted: 09/20/2009 - Sounds far-fetched, I know. UK and Florida officials now are worried about the potential of flu outbreaks on both sides, which could have an affect on Saturday's matchup.

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Gillispie enters rehab facility

Updated: 09/10/2009 - Billy Gillispie's turbulent two-year run at UK has been nothing compared to the past two weeks: after being arrested on August 27 for drunk driving, the ex-Wildcat coach has decided to check into a Houston rehab center.

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Runnin' into the Rebels record book

Updated: 08/30/2009 - After two weeks of the high school football season, it's apparent Boyle County is among the class of 4A. After dismantling Rockcastle County on Saturday, 42-22, the Rebels appear to be in mid-season form.

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