If you haven't heard the Cal Cast (John Calipari's podcast) yet, it's a must-listen. Calipari had Rick Pitino on the show, a much-awaited episode that has finally released. I don't want to spoil anything, but they talk about the rivalry, and get more in-depth with their conversation than just the surface of basketball (as Cal usually does on the show).
Calipari talked about having a good conversation with Pitino in the past during one of his press conferences this year. He also said that they can't be friendly with each other on a regular basis. So, the two had a nice 50-minute conversation, and boy was it good. You can listen to it here.
Also, the first minute is outstanding.
Tweet of the day
Teddy Valentine just called another foul on Kentucky! #BBN— Twillie Stein (@TwillieStein) January 19, 2017
Still not over the insane number of fouls.
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After earning double-digit wins last week against Alabama and Georgia, the UK women’s basketball team looks to continue its momentum as it begins a two-game SEC road swing at LSU on Thursday at 8 p.m. ET.
Kentucky football defensive coordinator Eliot leaving for job at Colorado | Lexington Herald-Leader
Kentucky coordinator D.J. Eliot is leaving Kentucky for a similar position at Colorado. Mark Stoops took over defensive play calling early in the season after an inexperienced UK defense gave up 500 or more yards three straight times.
D.J. Eliot to Colorado: What’s Next? | Kentucky Sports Radio
Will Mark Stoops convert his defense from a 3-4 to a 4-3 given the high number of elite prototypical 4-3 defensive ends in the Class of 2017?
Mo Bamba on McDonald’s All-American honor: ‘It’s an unreal experience. I’m in awe’ | | USA Today
Mohamed "Mo" Bamba is the kind of player who gets honors and acclaim the way that some people get groceries. He shows up at an event, he dominates, he is honored.
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The next wave of college basketball and NBA stars was on display at the annual high school basketball showcase.
Defensive lineman Jon Ford no longer considering UK - UK recruiting news
Three-star defensive lineman Jon Ford announced Wednesday that he is sticking with his commitment to Miami and shutting down his recruitment
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Like many of you, I disagreed with about 49 of the 52 fouls called in Tuesday night's game at Mississippi State. The officiating was consistently abominable.
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Top five junior Cameron Reddish to plan visits soon - Rivals.com
Thanks to his play this winter, 6-foot-8 wing Cameron Reddish has risen into the top five of the 2018 rankings. Who is standing out in his recruitment?
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Could Tony Romo turn the Texans into Super Bowl contenders? Should the Browns roll the dice on Mitch Trubisky? Gil Brandt provides a path forward for eight QB-needy teams.
UCF Knights Tacko Fall's road to relevancy - ESPN
New to basketball from Senegal, Tacko Fall's path took him to six U.S. states. He nearly had to leave the country and had a run-in with the NCAA, but now he's flourishing with the Golden Knights.
Could Bonds be bound for the Hall? Some experts think so - The Sacramento Bee
So many people despise the Steroid Era, and those who made it. But at some point, something's got to give. Steroids or not, Barry Bonds was one of the all-time greats.
Jaguars choose Nathaniel Hackett over Chip Kelly as OC - NFL
This hurts for Kelly, who expected to get an offer from the Jacksonville Jaguars. He allegedly even had assistants lined up for when he got the job.
John Wall records double-double in win - CBS Sports
Wall is continuing to show that he might be the best guard in the Eastern Conference. He has double-digit assists in three of his last five games.
49ers' CEO Jed York is deserving of whatever happens in coaching search - Fox Sports
The San Francisco 49ers don't seem to be having success filling their head coaching vacancy, and the franchise is in the shape it's in because of York. He bears the responsibility for their issues.