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John Calipari Turns Down $60 Million Deal From Cavs

Before signing a new contract with the University of Kentucky, John Calipari reportedly met with the Cleveland Cavaliers to discuss a $60 million contract. According to Yahoo Sports, Calipari and the Cavs had lengthy discussions about a possible contract before Calipari accepted the new 7-year, $52 million deal, from Kentucky. Had Calipari accepted their offer, it would have made him …

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Willie Cauley-Stein Says He Will Return To Kentucky

Every other star player may be leaving the roster of the Kentucky Wildcats, but Willie Cauley-Stein says that he plans to stay. Most players on the Kentucky roster will be departing for the NBA after only their freshman year, but he plans to stay to at least become a junior. He is a part of a Kentucky team that made …

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Mitch Kupchak Contract Extended as Lakers GM

Mitch Kupchak, general manager of the Los Angeles Lakers, has agreed to a multi-year contract extension, which was revealed during a 145-130 loss to the Houston Rockets Tuesday night. Kupchak had one year remaining on his previous contract with the Lakers, and the details of his amended contract haven’t been released. Since taking over for Jerry West in 2000, Kupchak …

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John Calipari Shoots Down Rumors About Coaching LA Lakers

While he is denying it now, there was a rumor that coach John Calipari might be heading back to the NBA to coach the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers have struggled immensely this season, and could certainly use some help. John Calipari is a veteran basketball coach, and as a coach that is disliked by a number of people for …

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NCAA Final: Kentucky Wildcats Will Meet The UConn Huskies

In an incredibly unlikely scenario in the NCAA Final, Kentucky will match up with Connecticut, in a game between the SEC and the AAC conferences. Neither team was predicted to go far, yet they will both be playing for the national championship. In order to reach the NCAA Final UConn defeated Florida for the second time this season, and Kentucky …

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Kentucky Vs. Michigan State: MSU Prevails, Knocking Off #1

A showdown in the champions classic took place last night, and in a tough battle between Kentucky and Michigan State, Michigan State took the win. Any match-up that is set up with Kentucky vs. Michigan State is sure to be an exciting one, but this year was especially important since they were the top two teams in the country. Michigan …

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Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Go One, Two, Make NBA Draft History

While last night’s NBA Draft featured a lot of manufactured drama from ESPN as they tried to create something of “Who will have the most picks? Kentucky or North Carolina” rivalry, the big story was when Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, both of the Kentucky Wildcats, went first and second in the draft, a first for the NBA and its …

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John Calipari And Staff Sign Extensions at UK

Winning the National Championship is good for your resume, isn’t that right, John Calipari? Especially when it comes to a town that’s been waiting for 14 years for another banner. Not only does it look good on your permanent record, it can also help make your bank account even larger than it already is. Isn’t that right, John Calipari? The …

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Kentucky Fans Bake NCAA Trophy Cake For Coach Calipari

Thanks to the ever-growing trend of foodies and foody-related undertakings–like creating replica cakes, for instance–is at an all-time high in relation to popularity. The fact that shows like Cupcake Wars and Cake Boss are sustainable hits only furthers this point. With that in mind, it should come as no surprise that someone in Lexington, Kentucky created a cake replica of …

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John Calipari’s Key To City Plaque Is Wrought With Misspellings

While touring the state of Kentucky, showing off the hardware his Kentucky Wildcats basketball team won, head coach John Calipari is being treated as an untouchable, even more so than he was before he captured the school’s eighth championship. Aside from stopping in small town Kentucky McDonald’s restaurants, Calipari has also been rewarded with keys to the city, courtesy of …

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