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Wildcat Quickies: Missouri Gameday Edition

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The Cats look to keep their momentum going, and news from around the sports world.

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Another week, another must-win for Kentucky football. Of the SEC games Kentucky has left, this game against Missouri seems to be the most-winnable. If the Cats get the win today, their chance at making a bowl game will rise significantly with Austin Peay still on the schedule. Their bowl hopes aren’t completely dashed if they lose, but it’ll be an uphill battle and they’ll need a big win in the SEC.

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Hopefully the Cats can quiet the Zou.

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After rough start to season, Kentucky showing progress - ESPN

The Cats started the season on a course for disaster. Now, they’re in a good position to win their third straight SEC game; something they haven’t done in more than a decade.

Kentucky heads to show me state showdown - Nation of Blue

Different week, same message: this is a crucial SEC game to get to bowl eligibility.

SEC Preview: Is Kentucky the league’s only hope? - 247

The Cats are the favorite to win the SEC in basketball, but are they the only team that even stands a chance at making a big splash nationally?

Cal said Terry Francona is a great baskeetball player - SEC Country

Francona is known best for being a world championship baseball manager, but Cal was impressed with Francona’s basketball ability.

John Calipari randomly called into a Memphis radio show - SEC Country

He wished the former Memphis Athletic Director happy birthday, and said that Tubby Smith was a great hire for Memphis basketball.

Anthony Davis stars in new SportsCenter commercial - CoachCal.com

He is quite the blocker.

East stakes are on the line in Jacksonville - ESPN

Can you believe the Cats have a chance to be in first place in the SEC East at the end of today?

Cleveland Indians take 2-1 World Series lead - USA Today

Coco Crisp’s pinch-hit RBI caused the lone run scored in game three of the series, and it led to the Indians stealing one away in Chicago.

Russell Westbrook records 51-point triple double - Yahoo! Sports

In a performance not much different than Davis’ season-opening performance, Westbrook put the Oklahoma City Thunder on his back. The biggest difference is that the Thunder actually won their game.

Chicago Bulls’ guard Dwyane Wade fined $25,000 for throat slash gesture - ESPN

Wade apologized for the gesture he made during a game against the Celtics via social media.

College football coaches who make more that $4 million - USA Today

There are more than you’d expect.

Tony Romo returns to practice - CBS

Will Jerry Jones give Romo a shot at his job after Dak Prescott’s brilliance?

Cleveland Cavaliers top Toronto Raptors - Fox Sports

Kyrie Irving and LeBron James led the way for the Cavs, helping to get the win in an Eastern Conference Finals rematch.

Why Vine Died - The Verge

The birds just broke the world record for nonstop flight - NDTV