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Thanksgiving is over, which means the Cats (and most of us) are back to work today.

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Lexington Salvation Army feeds hundreds at annual Thanksgiving dinner - WKYT
The Salvation Army has been feeding people in need around the holidays for decades. John Calipari and the UK Basketball team showed up to volunteer as well. They passed out food and took plenty of pictures with volunteers and guests.

Top-Ranked Kentucky Faces UT Martin on Friday | UK Wildcats News
After beating Cleveland State 101-70 on Wednesday, top-ranked Kentucky returns to action on Friday, facing UT Martin at Rupp Arena. Friday's game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. ET tipoff and can be seen on the SEC Network.

Veteran players help UT Martin endure weeklong road trip that ends at UK | Lexington Herald-Leader
UT Martin is doing the three-games-in-five-days thing the hard way. All three games are on the road, the last at Kentucky Friday. A core of veteran players has gotten the Skyhawks off to a good start.

Notebook: Kentucky set for difficult stretch - CoachCal.com
After defeating Cleveland State by 31 points on Wednesday, the Wildcats’ fifth straight victory of 21 or more points, UK will turn its attention to UT Martin (5-1). Following UT Martin, Kentucky will play Arizona State in the Bahamas, No. 14/13 UCLA and Valparaiso at home, Hofstra and No. 4/4 North Carolina at neutral sites and No. 10/10 Louisville on the road.

Kentucky basketball draws Fab Five comparison after Cleveland State win - SEC Country
"I was fortunate when I was at Eastern Michigan to be able to play the Fab Five," he said, noting Michigan’s famous freshman-led team that reached the 1992 NCAA title game. "And I’m telling you, they have the equivalency of being able to go out there and play like that. Literally, (Kentucky is) a better defensive team. They don’t have the guard size that Michigan team had, but they do have the quickness and the defensive ability that team had."

ESPN analyst discusses what's next for Kentucky - 247
Kentucky is fresh off a 31-point win, and the Wildcats are 5-0 and have won every game by at least 21 points. So what can Kentucky do for an encore? Just coming out of December with one or no losses would be nice.

Bowl Ticket Requests Being Accepted Now | UK Wildcats News
After the Kentucky football team won its sixth game on Saturday, the UK Ticket Office is now accepting ticket requests for the Wildcats’ bowl game.

John Clay podcast: Kentucky-Louisville football preview | Lexington Herald-Leader
Arch-rivals Kentucky and Louisville tangle at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium on Saturday. Rick Bozich of WDRB-TV in Louisville and Jennifer Smith of the Lexington Herald-Leader give scouting reports and talk about keys for the two teams.

Kentucky Offensive Line Named Semifinalist for Joe Moore Award | UK Wildcats Athletics
The Kentucky offensive line has been named a semifinalist for the Joe Moore Award, recognizing the Most Outstanding Offensive Line Unit.

LSU Tigers reportedly close to deal with Houston Cougars coach Tom Herman - ESPN
A deal between LSU and Houston coach Tom Herman, who was thought to have been a potential top candidate for Texas, could be in place as early as Saturday, sources told ESPN.

LSU coach search moves from Fisher to Houston's Herman - USA Today
After talks stalled with FSU's Jimbo Fisher Wednesday, LSU officials met with Houston's Tom Herman in Houston Thursday. Herman, 41, is perhaps the hottest young coach in the country. Herman's Houston Cougars are 9-2 overall this season and knocked off No. 4 Louisville, 36-10, last week.

The Scoop on Tom Herman - FootballScoop
Sources on both sides of this deal confirmed to FootballScoop that no deal is currently in place with Tom Herman and LSU. Texas reps are headed to meet with Tom Herman’s reps. Houston plays Friday, so this could get really interesting very quickly.

Best Black Friday Deals: Best Buy, Amazon, Target, Walmart | Digital Trends
The craziest holiday saving season is upon us, and here's a look at upcoming Black Friday deals on gadgets and accessories -- if you dare brave the lines.

Here's a little info behind that cranberry sauce you are slabbing on your Thanksgiving feast - Mashable
Who doesn't love a little cranberry sauce with their turkey?

12 TV shows to binge-watch this Thanksgiving weekend - The Verge
Thanksgiving is finally here, giving us all reason to reflect on what we should truly be thankful for a fantastic year for television.