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Friday Quickies: BBN Takeover Edition

The 'Cats will have a strong presence at All-Star Weekend, John Calipari has a 30-For-30 coming out and more in today's headlines.

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It's a good time to be a Wildcat.

The Wildcats are taking over All-Star Weekend, as they have three All-Stars participating in the All-Star game, as well as three guys participating in the Taco Bell Skills Challenge. The players are the same in both fields: John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis.

On top of featuring three players in the All-Star events, John Calipari has his own ESPN 30-For-30 film coming out soon. The film, titled 'One and Not Done,' will look at John Calipari's entire career. The good, the bad, the ugly, and everything else. It'll release on April 13th.

As long as Kentucky succeeds on the court, it's going to be a great few months for the Wildcats.

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No. 10 Kentucky Heads to Athens to Face No. 9 Georgia | UK Wildcats News
Coming off a rare dual meet weekend, the No. 10 Kentucky gymnastics team will head to Athens, Georgia to face the No. 9 Georgia Bulldogs on Friday.

Canyon Barry's dad a hall of famer, mom has Kentucky ties | Lexington Herald-Leader
Florida player Canyon Barry is the youngest son of Hall of Famer Rick Barry. His mother, the former Lynn Norenberg, was a graduate assistant for UK’s women’s team three decades ago. Canyon is a productive player and an aspiring nuclear engineer.

'Don't Flinch' Attitude Extends to Strong Signing Class | UK Wildcats News
"We didn't lose one guy since the start of the season, not one player," said Mark Stoops. "And that's a special group."

Malik Monk Is Breaking The Mold, But Is That What The NBA Wants? | VICE Sports
Malik Monk is doing things not only rarely seen at Kentucky, but college basketball overall. And stats don't tell the whole story.

UK football: Cats coaches discuss spring quarterback competition | Lexington Herald-Leader
Kentucky’s offensive coaches said Stephen Johnson has a "leg up" at quarterback in the spring, but the Cats have a wealth of talent available at that position now.

Despite injury, Jacob Tamme making the most of the Super Bowl | Kentucky Sports Radio
If you're a Kentucky fan, you should be cheering for the Falcons on Sunday night since former Cat Jacob Tamme will be on Atlanta’s sideline.

NBA player: Malik Monk 'is the truth' - 247
Even NBA players are starting to take notice of Malik Monk's scoring prowess. Monk has produced three games of 30 or more points and five games with at least five made threes.

A window into the post-Heisman Trophy life of Lamar Jackson | Lexington Herald-Leader
The Bluegrass Sports Awards Banquet on Wednesday night provided a view of what life is like when one is as famous as Heisman Trophy-winning Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson. In Lexington to accept the 2016 Kentucky Sports Figure of the Year Award, the U of L sophomore seems to be handling celebrity about as well as it can be done

Duke Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski will return on Saturday - ESPN
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski will return after missing the last seven games while recovering from back surgery. The Blue Devils went 4-3 with associate coach Jeff Capel filling in as head coach.

Top 32 prospects for the 2017 NFL draft | PFF
PFF's Steve Palazzolo updates the 2017 draft board coming out of the all-star showcases.

What Kentucky Sports Figure award voters said about our state’s best | Lexington Herald-Leader
There were far more than 10 Kentucky sports figures who produced impressive 2016s. This is what voters in the 2016 Lexington Herald-Leader Kentucky Sports Figure of the Year said about Philip Haywood, Demarcus Cousins, Sydney Moss, Benny Snell, Stephen Johnson and others who finished outside the Top 10.

Charles Barkley says his beef with LeBron James is over - SB Nation
This battle goes to LeBron James. His response to Barkley's criticism could not be matched.

Eric Berry says he won't play under Chiefs franchise tag - ESPN
The star safety who recovered from cancer wants more than just the franchise tag from Kansas City.

NFL rumors: Cardinals want to trade up for Deshaun Watson - FOX Sports
If Carson Palmer retires this offseason, Watson could be the answer to their future quarterback issues.

Apple is knocked off as world's most valuable brand - USA Today