Happy Father's Day to all the fathers out there. I hope you have a wonderful day with friends and family. Coach Cal would like to share some important lessons he got from his dad.
This is the first Father's Day where I no longer have a father around. Here's to you, Dad. Hope you know I'm thinking about you.
Tweet of the Morning
Breaking News. Radio Legend Casey Kasem has died according to @nbcnightlynews— LEX 18 News (@LEX18News) June 15, 2014
Rest in peace, Casey. You will be remembered.
“@Clinch_Football Our Panthers at Kentucky. (Dondre Lacey, Chauncey Manac, Fred Tiller, Octavis Johnson). Good visit! pic.twitter.com/yFbEGfa1J2— Ky Sports Connection (@KySportsConnect) June 14, 2014
Kentucky 2016 target Thon Maker is looking at a January decision on whether or not to reclassify to 2015. Hat tip: Aaron's blog.
Mitch Barnhart predicts a happy ending to the Rupp Arena debate. I think he's right, this thing just needs a little more baking.
Larry Vaught makes exactly the same point as I do about the latest allegation of cheating against John Calipari.
Jarrod Polson may write a book about his college basketball experience.
Other Kentucky sports
- Congratulations to the women's track team, who finished 7th overall at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, their best showing ever.
Urban Meyer says his 2008 Florida team was the "best team to ever play the game." Whatever, Urban. I think there are plenty of teams and coaches who would take exception to that.
More on Joker Phillips possible "bump rule" violation that could have serious implications for Florida:
If a coach runs into a recruit during a dead period, it is considered a violation of the NCAA’s “bump rule,” which is considered a lesser violation. But if the meeting was arranged, it could be deemed a more serious offense.
Hat tip: MrSEC.
Alabama and Missouri are not helping themselves by complaining about scheduling woes.
Kevin Scarbinski tries to imagine the SEC's rejection letters should UCF and USF apply for membership.
- Missouri's new coach Kim Anderson to make $1.1 million per year. Not exactly John Calipari territory... Hat tip: MrSEC.
Other sports news
Indiana sweeps Kentucky again in the All-Star games, and they did it without UK signee Trey Lyles.
Steve Masiello talks to the New York Post about his lack of a diploma.
I think this is bullcrap. Everyone played the same golf course all three times. Kaymer has simply been better than everyone else, and the rest of it is nonsense. Hat tip: Real Clear Sports.
- Are dads the new moms? What's next, up is the new down? Hat tip: Instapundit