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Wildcat Quickies: Graduation Edition

Graduation Day for UK students. Nyquist wins Kentucky Derby. UK softball wins another thriller. One of UK football’s key coaches is a guy often seen, barely heard. More.

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Congratulations to everyone graduating or have already graduated college recently. Whether it's Kentucky, Kentucky State, Louisville or EKU (#ColonelPride), congrats on all your accomplishments, and good luck with your futures.

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55 Kentucky Student-Athletes Set to Graduate This Weekend - UK Wildcats News
A total of 55 current and former University of Kentucky student-athletes are slated to receive their bachelor’s degrees on Sunday at UK’s commencement ceremonies.

Nyquist stays perfect in winning Kentucky Derby - Lexington Herald-Leader
Nyquist took over in the stretch and held off a late-closing Exaggerator to stay undefeated and win the 142nd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday.

Wildcats Clinch Series in Dramatic Walk-Off Fashion in Extras - UK Wildcats News
For the second-consecutive day the No. 12 Kentucky softball team earned a dramatic walk-off victory, 1-0, in extra innings over Mississippi State.

H.S. coach impressed with Isaiah Briscoe's freshman season - Cats Pause
Despite his shooting woes, Isaiah Briscoe's high school coach says he was impressed with his workman-like freshman season at UK.

Translating Part I of Calipari’s State of the Program Series - Kentucky Sports Radio
John Calipari released part one of a three-part series addressing the state of the Kentucky basketball program. Here are the best "Cal-speak" passages to find out what he’s really trying to tell us.

One of Cats’ key coaches is a guy often seen, barely heard - Lexington Herald-Leader
The coach that Kentucky’s football players spend a majority of their time with is quietly teaching way more than just weight lifting and conditioning in the offseason.

Kyle Lowry rescues Raptors, scores 33 in 95-91 win over Heat - ESPN
Toronto lost its center, and then it lost a 13-point lead. Kyle Lowry made sure the losing stopped there as he finished with 33 points on 11-for-19 shooting to help the Raptors take a 2-1 series lead after the teams split overtime games in Toronto.

Inside Palantir, Silicon Valley's Most Secretive Company - Buzzfeed
Palantir has lost top-tier clients, is struggling to stem staff departures, and isn’t collecting most of the money it touts in high-value deals.

YouTube says its primetime audience is bigger than the top 10 TV shows combined - The Verge
Its annual advertising gala was a display of data-driven confidence.

Which SEC schools are helped most by satellite camps, and which are hindered? - SEC Country
SEC Country offers an encapsulated look at which SEC-affiliated states stand to benefit the most from the NCAA's recent reversal of the satellite camp ban.

Delray Beach Police make arrest in connection to hit-and-run death of Jordan Parsons - ESPN
After a six-day investigation, police in south Florida said Saturday they have arrested a 28-year-old man in connection with a May 1 hit-and-run that killed MMA fighter Jordan Parsons.

New UK Art Museum exhibits explore fantasy and storytelling 0 Lexington Herald-Leader
Stuart Horodner, director of the UK Art Museum, talks about the process of choosing an exhibition, as well as this spring and summer’s exhibition.

Suns center saves friend from drowning in Dominican Republic - Azcentral Sports
Phoenix Suns center Alex Len saved a friend from drowning during their recent vacation in the Dominican Republic.

David Ortiz of Red Sox irate after two strike calls vs. Yankees - ESPN
David Ortiz had to be held back by members of the Red Sox after clashing with home-plate umpire Ron Kulpa following two controversial strike calls with the bases loaded in the ninth inning.

Best Vehicles to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse - Digital Trends
It’s always happening somewhere else until it’s at your front door.

The eight best program options to join the Big 12 if the league expands -
There aren't a ton of amazing programs out there for the Big 12 to consider while looking at expanding to 12 teams, but these are the most logical choices.

Your new Han Solo vs. the original Han Solo: fight! - The Verge
Actor Alden Ehrenreich will play a young Han Solo for the standalone film due in 2018.

21 Things Grandmas Do That Prove They're Too Pure For This World - Buzzfeed
You will never go hungry a day in your life...