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Kentucky Wildcats Quickies: Blue-White Game Edition

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The Kentucky Wildcats will be back in Commonwealth Stadium with fans able to watch them play actual football.

It comes today at noon when the annual Blue-Whit Spring Game kicks off. This is one that fans won't want to miss between the battle for the starting QB spot, new offensive coordinator Eddie Gran, and a wealth of newcomers on both sides of the ball.

Here's a nice little hype video to get you pumped for football time in the Bluegrass:

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Your Quickies

Five storylines to watch in the 2016 Blue-White scrimmage - Courier-Journal
With a new offense and massive turnover on defense the 2016 spring game could be an important test for the Wildcats.

John Clay podcast: Kentucky football Spring Game preview - Lexington Herald-Leader
Lexington Herald-Leader sports columnist John Clay and beat writer Jennifer Smith talk about what to look for in Kentucky football’s Spring Game.

Format for Blue-White Spring Game - UK Wildcats News
UK will hold its annual Blue-White Spring Game today in Commonwealth Stadium. Here's everything you need to know about the game.

Wildcats maturing and handling their business - SEC Sports
SEC Network's Peter Burns and Clint Stoerner talk with Kentucky coach Mark Stoops about the transformation of the Wildcats in the offseason.

UK Nominees for McWhorter Post-Grad Scholarships Revealed - UK Wildcats News
Jordan Swindle of the UK football team and Morgan Bergren of the Wildcat volleyball team have been nominated for the H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship.

Former pole vaulter Charles Moushey walking on to football team - Courier-Journal
"I got into pole vault because I’m kind of an adrenaline junkie," Moushey said. "But I also get a huge adrenaline rush from being out on the football field. It doesn’t really go together, but they’re just two things I love."

Lamar Thomas instilling confidence via hard work - Lexington Herald-Leader
New Kentucky wide receivers coach Lamar Thomas is trying to instill confidence in his much-maligned position group through hard work. "I was able to make it," Thomas said. "And I tell them all the time, you guys are probably better athletes than I ever was."

Friday Five: The five angriest fan bases in college football - CBSSports.com
The list features two annual rivals for Kentucky football.

Devin Booker, Trey Lyles appear in Nike campaign - Cats Pause
Booker played for the Alabama Challenge while Lyles competed for the Spiece Indy Heat before signing with Kentucky as part of the 2014 class.

The Best Things Tyler Ulis Said On KSR - Kentucky Sports Radio
If you haven't found the time to listen to Tyler Ulis' interview with KSR, DO IT! There were some really good ones, including how he loves UK fans trolling ESPN analyst Dan Dakich.

Wildcats looking forward to new facilities - SEC Sports
SEC Network's Clint Stoerner goes behind the scenes with QB Drew Barker and recruiting coordinator Dan Berezowitz of UK's brand new football facility.

NBA -- Success for all 16 playoff teams - ESPN
Every NBA playoff team has dreams of winning it all. But some dreams aren't realistic. What should all 16 teams view as first-round success?

Q&A: Wenyen Gabriel’s high school coach talks about the UK basketball recruit - Lexington Herald-Leader
Mike Mannix, who coached future UK player Wenyen Gabriel in high school, talks about Gabriel’s leadership ability, defensive intensity and his future with the Wildcats.

What to watch for in Kentucky's Blue-White Spring Football Game - Cats Pause
In this new system, all eyes will of course be focused on quarterback Drew Barker, who has spent all spring running the first-team offense.

Verizon reportedly plans FiOS overhaul with new internet-based set-top box - The Verge
Verizon is planning on releasing a new set-top box model later this year that could substantially change how it delivers cable and internet services to FiOS customers.

NCAA says Lattimore can’t work for USC football - The State
The NCAA has stated that Lattimore cannot join the staff at USC due to his status as a former player and his presence through football camps and foundation, which the NCAA considers it an unfair recruiting advantage.

Facebook Live is the next big thing in media — after the last big thing (and the thing before that) - Mashable
"It's going to replace live television."

5 best run-stuffing defenses in the SEC - SDS
Unfortunately, UK faces three of them.

All signs point to Heat's Chris Bosh missing the NBA playoffs - CBSSports.com
It appears as if the Miami All-Star forward won't play in this postseason due to his ongoing battle with blood clots.

Les Miles 'cops' movie role - NOLA.com
Miles plays a policeman in Camera Obscura, which I now will at some point watch if for no other reason than this.

The weird future of movie theater food - The Verge
Some of the cool, weird, and frankly horrifying items you may soon come across while walking the aisles of The Candy Show.

1-day-old baby goat can't quite figure out this whole jumping thing - Mashable
It's physically challenging to be this cute.