Where Were You On The Day That Sports Stood Still?

Vanderbilt and Arkansas played in the final SEC basketball game at Bridgestone Arena before the day that sports stood still. In my lifetime, there have been four iconic “stop what you were doing and watch” moments. The first one—the John F. Kennedy assassination on November 22, 1963—occurred when I was four

Best Friends Forever?

You’d think UK head basketball coach John Calipari and his athletics director, Mitch Barnhart, should be best buddies. After all, they’re exactly the same age (Cal is actually six months older), they grew up in the same eras, and they’ve been intimately tied together as top-level executives at the same

Calipari Laments Team’s Fatal Flaw

(LEXINGTON, Ky.) -- When casting aspersions on this year’s Kentucky basketball team, there’s plenty of blame to go around. After all, you can’t go 8 – 14 and be on track for one of the worst seasons in program history…and NOT expect some finger pointing. Is it the lack of pure

Please Coach Cal, Say It Ain’t So!

When Oscar Combs speaks, you better listen. The “Guru of UK Sports” made a guest appearance on the radio show this morning and dropped a precious nugget that made me squirm a bit. After pining about the hypocrisy of coaches salaries, the futility of the Eddie Gran firing, and the first-half

Brandon Boston Trying To Stay The Course But Has Been Surprised At How Difficult The Season Has Been

Brandon Boston (UK Athletics Photo) By LARRY VAUGHT He’s the leading scorer at Kentucky, a position that normally would earn a true freshman early-season accolades. Instead, Brandon Boston has been struggling as much — or maybe more — than the rest of his UK teammates. Before Kentucky played and lost to Notre Dame for

Calipari Makes Practices Tougher To ‘Light A Fire’ Under The Wildcats

Kentucky coach John Calipari watches his squad during a loss to Kansas in the State Farm Champions Classic last Tuesday. ((Phil Elsworth/ESPN Images) KENTUCKY VS. GEORGIA TECH at State Farm Arena, Atlanta When: Sunday, 5 p.m. TV/Radio: ESPN, UK Radio Network Records: Kentucky 1-2, Georgia Tech 0-2 Last meeting: Kentucky 67, Georgia Tech 53 Series: UK leads