As we sit here on the brink of football season's early practices, news around the Big Blue Nation is kind of scarce. So treat this as an open thread to discuss any Wildcat-related thing you want.
Isiah lands No. 16-ranked player in the country
Not much to say about this, except you have to give Thomas a kudos for landing a top player.
Rose addresses controversy
Rose insists he did nothing wrong. Via John Clay.
Five SEC teams in preseason coaches' poll - SEC - ESPN
Kentucky receives more votes in the coach's poll than Tennessee does. When was the last time that happened? Yet still, we are picked to finish last.
UK Basketball News
ZAGSBLOG " Harris Meets With Kentucky President
Lee Todd -- Assistant Coach for Recruiting?
ZAGSBLOG " Calipari: ‘I’d Like to Play 3 Point Guards’; Tobias Harris Visiting Kentucky
Nice interview by Zagoria, and interesting comments from Calipari. Three point guards? Fine by me. Just win.
Danny Jett's Inner Circle: The Immortals: UK's 25 'Legends' #19
Cotton Nash was a professional baseball and basketball player.
Nike Swoosh Smushes Calipari Hire - Score
Some conspiracy theories are just downright hilarious. This Seedy K guy should work for The Onion, or something.
UK Football News
Eric Crawford makes some good points.
He even quotes a character from Caddyshack, so you know it must be good.
Defensive ends, passing attack among UK X-factors | courier-journal.com | The Courier-Journal
Can we pass? Can we replace Jeremy Jarmon? These are among the "X Factors."
Sprints Is Light // 08.06.09 - Team Speed Kills
Kentucky Wildcats: Sure, they'll probably go to a bowl. But can they do it while defeating more than the nonconference cupcakes and weak SEC teams? Good question.
Football reporting day notes
Lentz and Alfonso Smith bulk up.
- Redshirt year helped LB Will Johnson
Cats leave summer fun behind
Time to get to work, football Wildcats. Football camp time.
5-a-Days: SEC East
Heh. Can Kentucky get a bowl not located in Tennessee?
Other UK Sports News
UK women have drive to dribble all summer long | KentuckySports.com
So Mitchell handed each player a blue and white ball. He gave the mandate that they were to dribble that ball around campus at all times, except inside buildings. At least he didn't make them push basketballs around in baby carriages. :-)
NCAA Sports News
Mike Hartline’s brother shining with Dolphins John Clay’s Sidelines
Good for Brian. I hope Mike Harline proves my lack of confidence in him wrong this year, I really do.
NCAA Constantly Buckling to USC in Investigation 'Showdown'
So what do you think? Is the NCAA about to buckle under the weight of USC's millions?
Why the SEC Should Scrap the Outback to Get the Gator Back On Board - Dawg Sports
Kyle King thinks the Gator Bowl would give the SEC the best bowl tie-ins of any league.
Other News of Interest
ESPN atwitter about workers tweeting - USATODAY.com
Seems that Barad Dûr is not interested in unrestrained tweeting. The beatings will continue until morale improves.
The Daily Schadenfreude
Rex Chapman vs Louisville 1986
Heh. I remember this game well. Enjoy.