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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘University of Kentucky’

Ashley Judd Pens Powerful Essay Against Twitter Trolls, Sharing Her Experiences of Rape and Incest

Ashley Judd drew the line in the sand this week after having had enough of Twitter trolls. In retaliation for offensive tweets directed at the Ashley Judd after she posted her own tweet during the SEC Basketball Championship, in which her beloved University of Kentucky Wildcats were playing and won, the actress penned a powerful essay about violence against women, …

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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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Steve Masiello Loses South Florida Deal

After finding “previously undetected discrepancy in his background check,” University of South Florida officials were prompted to end a contract with Manhattan coach Steve Masiello late Tuesday night. USF had paid a Texas-based search firm called Eastman & Beaudine $60,000 to find a replacement for coach Stan Heath, and the company found that Masiello had falsified a credential on his …

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Anthony Davis’ Unibrow Gets Trademarked

During the last season of college basketball, Kentucky’s Anthony Davis made the unibrow popular with sports fans, so much so, in fact, it went well beyond Kentucky fans. In fact, some might say the Player of Year in college basketball took shame out of such facial hair and made it socially acceptable, at least judging by all the “Brow Down” …

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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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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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Nerlens Noel, Shabazz Muhammad, Twitter, And The Power Of The Big Blue Nation

Basketball is big in the state of Kentucky. I know this is the understatement of the decade, but go with me here. What I’m trying to say is that the people of the state (and our displaced but loyal fans everywhere) follow UK basketball with such a white-hot intensity that it has no equal. The team is a religion, coach …

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UK Wildcat Fans Watch & Celebrate 8th National Championship [Exclusive Video]

It’s been two days since the University of Kentucky Wildcats won their 8th national championship, and it’s starting to sink in around the state. If you know any UK fans, most likely they’re already donning apparel in celebration of the victory. If you’re really hardcore, you won’t take the shirt off until they win another. Ali Ord of WebProNews went …

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#LexingtonPoliceScanner Provides Best Post Game Entertainment Ever

Unless you’ve lived in Lexington, KY for an extended period of time then you just can’t understand what UK basketball means to the fans in the state. When you’re born here, most likely you come into the world with UK blue pumping in your veins. There are 80 year old grandma-fans who will school you on what to do against …

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UK President Implores Fans To Behave Responsibly

In light of Saturday night’s disorder, the University of Kentucky’s President, Dr. Eli Capilouto, has written an email, asking his student body to behave in a responsible manner if the basketball team beats Kansas later tonight. Considering how UK fans acted after beating Louisville, Dr Capilouto’s words will likely fall on deaf ears, but he did go on record concerning …

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Anthony Davis Earns USBWA Player of the Year

University of Kentucky’s Anthony Davis has been selected to receive the U.S. Basketball Writers Association National Player of the Year. Davis is the only player from the University of Kentucky to win the award, and only the second in the SEC to win it. “Pistol” Pete Marovich won the award twice while at LSU. The Oscar Robertson Trophy, will be …

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