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Kentucky Wildcats Quickies: Kash Daniel Edition

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Kentucky looks to Kash in on another big-time 2016 prospect.

It's decision day for Kash Daniel.

The Paintsville linebacker will be making his college announcement today with the Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals and South Carolina Gamecocks being his finalists. The Cats are viewed as the favorites, but there's no such thing as a guarantee in recruiting.

Will Mark Stoops and company seal the deal?

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Kash Daniel breaks down final 3 schools
Everyone assumes Kentucky and South Carolina the two schools Kash Daniel is considering with Louisville being more for show. Don't tell Kash that. When asked specifically if Louisville may land Daniel, he said, "Louisville's got a really damn good shot." As for UK, Daniel said, " It's a young program with coach Stoops and that staff, and I see the program only going forward and taking no steps back."

Jamal Murray named to Canadian national team
Jamal Murray will get to rep his country in the Pan American Games, which will be held in Toronto later this month. Murray was one of 16 players named to the roster for the Canadian National Team Training Camp, which will take place July 12-17. He joins former Wildcat Kyle Wiltjer, in competing for a spot on the final roster, which will be set before July 18 with Canada opening play on July 21 vs. Argentina.

Kentucky football takes recruiting international
2014 four-star defensive end Thomas Schaffer is one of the top prospects in America. Schaffer recently returned to his native Austria this summer to be with friends and family, but that didn't stop Mark Stoops and his staff from sending him a host of recruiting letters.

Kentucky Kernel columnist writes "Calipari would be wise to leave UK"
To which I reply, who is letting Louisville fans write for the Kentucky Kernal? In all seriousness, Calipari would only be 'wise' to leave UK if he were offered the absolute perfect NBA job, which may not even exist. There's really no logical reason Cal should leave, and this is just wishful thinking from another Cal/Kentucky detractor.

USMNT looks good in tune-up win over Guatemala before the Gold Cup begins
The United States men's national team beat Guatemala 4-0 in their final exhibition match ahead of the 2015 Gold Cup, with Timmy Chandler's second-half goal from distance and a Panenka penalty kick from Clint Dempsey highlighting the match for the team. The U.S. now will face Honduras on July 7 in their opening Gold Cup match at 9:30 p.m. ET in Frisco, Texas.

What better way to enjoy fireworks displays than through the eyes of a drone?
If you're browsing for some highlights from the fireworks shows around the US, some videographers have started flying their quadrocopters directly through fireworks to get some amazing shots of the explosions.