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Wild Weasel

  • joined Jul 05, 2008
  • last login Jul 31, 2014
  • posts 488
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  • MLB Kansas City Royals
  • NBA Boston Celtics
  • NFL Green Bay Packers
  • NCAAF Kentucky Wildcats
  • NCAAB Kentucky Wildcats
  • Golf Kenny Perry, JR Holmes
  • Tennis Andy Roddick
  • Boxing Victor Ortiz
User Blog

A Better 'Brow'

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Kobe's Facebook: Ad's Brow bested by Armenian wrestler.

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Dana O'Neil Channels John Chaney

ESPN's Dana O'Neil comments on the athletics-academics conundrum that has vexed the NCAA forever, even preceding its establishment. In doing so she cites John Chaney — not the killing John Calipari...

Dan Roundfield Passes

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NBA All-Star in the 70's Dan Roundfield drowned saving his wife. Roundfield played for Central Michigan and faced UK in '75 Sweet Sixteen.

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Orlando's New Contract

Well this should draw some interest and commentary, perhaps not as much as the Calipari-Izzo comparison, but since it too is based primarily on opinion affords much opportunity. Joan Niesen of Fox...

Cards Loss, 'Dores Gain

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Ryan White, a rare KY 4* FB player, decommits from UL for Vandy. UK never in consideration. Hmmm.

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Academic Fraud Plot Thickens At Chapel Hill

Charlotte News Observer reports that UNC faculty is calling for an independent panel to look into the alleged academic fraud allegations at the Chapel Hill campus. More interesting is the broader...

Candice Cruz: Quite A Resume

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From Heartland, KY, to Miss Teen U.S., entrant Miss Kentucky, CoachCal.coim and now to ESPN.

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UK A Role Model For Penn State

Reading the New York Times is an integral part of my daily routine and, I must concede considering my political leanings, often a duty rather than a joy. Every so often I'm pleasantly surprised by...

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Pat Forde Blisters Tar Heels

In, as far as I know, his first major commentary since joining Yahoo Sports Pat Forde unloads on the University of North Carolina and its alleged academic fraud. Put it this way: If anyone has...

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Penn State Deserves The NCAA Death Penalty

First I would assert that it's not my opinion. In fact I haven't as yet come to a personal conclusion but I will say that this piece by Bryan Fischer of CBSSports has provided me with the rationale...

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Recruit Finds Leverage ... And Uses It.

Robert Nkemdiche is America's #1 football recruit and he's orally committed to Clemson ... but, as Corso would say, not so fast.The Georgia defensive lineman has a 5 for 1 offer to the orange folks...

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The Fragility Of The Professional Athlete's Dreams

Now, two days following the NBA draft when 2 UK teenagers earn 8-figure contracts and 4 more realize dreams, would seem to be a good time to visit an envisaged dream that became a nightmare of...

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Call It The Gillispie Syndrome: Middle School Recruiting

Probably (no, definitely) not fair to BCG and likely indistinct for those not citizens of BBN but it is relevant to today's world of travel teams and early star recognition. Pete Thamel (get past...

You'll Like "Mike Mike"

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If UK is still PG University in 8 years (Cal will be only 61) then 4th grade phenom Mike Miles will be a perfect fit. Notice he is wearing blue.

Jay Pharoah As Stephen A. Smith

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Hilarious! Fabulous! Must watch! Stephen A.'s compadres at ESPN liked it so much they forced him to watch it ... twice.

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Big Blue Nights: From A Brooklyn Rape To UK Basketball ... And Back

After a rape, the world is remade. A story of violence, true love, cars, defeat, madness, the road from New York to Lexington, and the religion that is college basketball. Victory has many...

Karl Towns, Jr. — Next Big (Really Big) Recruit

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Near 7-foot NJ (same school that produced Andrew Bynum) 9th grader and UK has an in.

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Show 'Em The Money

If there was ever any doubt this from SB Nation — LeBron James, Kentucky And The AAU Revolution — should lay it to rest: From the beginnings in spring and summer AAU competition to college (now...

JaQuan Lyle 2014 4/5* SG

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Inidana 6-4 sophomore on the path of Marquis Teague?

UConn Player Exodus Continues

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Sophomore Roscoe Smith, once a highly recruited 5* and a most-of-the time starter for Huskies, has been granted his release and will transfer.

Road To Gr8ness

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Would put it on front page if I could. I'll watch this regularly for the rest of my life.

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Media On Media

The official title is Backstage At The Final Four and it comes with two warnings: it's long, and because it is media (in the form of Brian Weinberg writing for Salon.com) commenting on media it is...

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Revisiting The Student-Athlete

Did you know that this week is NCAA Division III week? Neither did I. In the National Review Nicholas Frankovich takes a look at the, as he calls it, outmoded term, student athlete, and proposes...

Cats FB Loses 3 Players

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KSR reports that LB's Tim Patterson and Justin Henderson have left team, plus on again, off again DE Nermin Delic is gone.

What Do Pitino And Petrino Have In Common?

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Besides U of L I mean? Blondes it would seem. Petrino wrecks his motorcycle, suffers contusions and 4 cracked ribs — oh, yeah, he had a rider — a 25-year old hot blonde.

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It's Time To Recognize Bat Cats

Let's see it's been less than 72 hours since Calipari and the Cats brought UK's 8th national basketball championship and the glow, the euphoria, the pride still dominate the BBN. Add to that the...

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Poynter Reviews ESPN And RMK

Poynter Review has an 18-month contract with ESPN to review and critique the network and its affiliates. The recent brouhaha over Bob Knight's reluctance, er, refusal to speak the word Kentucky has...

Judd Surprised By Anderson Cooper

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Ashley shocked by Blue & White pompoms and UK fight song. Thanks to KSR.

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UK Makes Political Commentary

March Madness has slipped into the realm of politics (using the word in its broadest context) by being featured in dueling columns in National Review Online. First comes Andrew Cline (whoever that...

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Shabazz Muhammad: Plot Thickens

Las Vegas Reviw-Journal reports that Muhammad's father, Ron Holmes, has acquired the services of high-profile attorney Robert Orr, former North Carolina — hmmm, isn't Durham in North Carolina? —...

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