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Friday Quickies: NFL Schedules Edition

The NFL regular season schedules get released, recruiting news and more in today's quickies.

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The NFL schedules have been released; an annual hype show in which we find out the a little over half of the schedule that we didn't already know. It is exciting though, because it means we're closer to football.

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UK has edge over U of L in streak-busting year of Cats-Cards rivalry | Lexington Herald Leader
In the head-to-head competition in all sports between intrastate archrivals Kentucky and Louisville in 2016-17, the Wildcats came out with a narrow advantage in a year characterized by some of the rivalry’s longish winning streaks being snapped

Kentucky basketball: Latest on Adebayo, Diallo, Gabriel, Killeya-Jones - SEC Country
Seven Wildcats are already out the door. Who (and how many) might be next to leave Kentucky basketball? What we're hearing about who stays and goes.

Calipari 'not done quite yet' with 2017 class - 247
John Calipari said Thursday he's 'not done quite yet' adding to Kentucky's already top-ranked 2017 recruiting class.

Devin Booker: 70-point game, clutch shots ‘a start of a legacy’ | Lexington Herald Leader
Former University of Kentucky star Devin Booker’s sophomore NBA season was filled with highlights, including a pair of buzzer-beating, game-winning shots and a historical 70-point performance.

National analyst has new prediction for Mark Smith " UK recruiting news
Smith is expected to visit Ohio State this weekend, too, and he has said that he will visit UK before making a college decision, though a date for that trip has not yet been set.

UK Lands 70 Student-Athletes on SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll | UK Wildcats News
UK had the fourth-most honorees in the conference and ranked in the top three in men’s basketball and men’s swimming and diving representatives.

Tiger Woods has another back surgery to alleviate pain - ESPN
Tiger Woods, who hasn't played a competitive round since early February, has had his fourth back surgery since March 2014.

Paintsville defensive tackle Tyrese Allen commits to West Virginia University | Lexington Herald Leader
This week’s college commitment and performance highlights from current and former Kentucky high school athletes.

ESPN personalities spar over the Wonderlic | ProFootballTalk
One of the few things I've learned over the 15-plus years of running this website is that it's wrong to make light of low Wonderlic scores, for a variety of reasons summarized below. On Thursday, a case of ESPN-on-ESPN crime emerged over the issue of Wonderlic shaming.

Top 17 games of the 2017 NFL season: Must-see matchups -
The 2017 campaign will feature a Super Bowl rematch between Matt Ryan's Falcons and Tom Brady's Patriots. Is this the No. 1 game on this season's slate? Elliot Harrison has the top 17 of '17.

Mo Alie-Cox, a former basketball player for VCU, has signed with the NFL's Colts - ESPN
The 6-foot-6, 262-pound Alie-Cox is trying to join players like Swoope, Los Angeles' Antonio Gates and Seattle's Jimmy Graham as former college basketball players that have made the transition to the NFL.

Thunder need Victor Oladipo to break out of slump - FOX Sports
Oladipo has been absent this series, and that has put even pressure on Russell Westbrook to succeed. The Thunder need Oladipo to pick up the slack, and fast.

LeBron leads Cavs to historic comeback - ESPN
As good as LeBron James is in the regular season, playoff LeBron James is a whole new animal. No one can stop James when he hits this gear.

NFL regular season schedule released - NFL
Get an up-to-date schedule for your favorite NFL team.

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