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Wildcat Quickies: The Masters Edition

The Masters get underway today, spring football news continues to heat up, and more in today’s quickies!

PGA: The Masters - Practice Round Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

Strap in, ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for the one golf tournament that actually gets as much attention as it should: The Masters.

Action starts at 7:40 a.m., and Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson (fell down the stairs, hurt his back) are your three two biggest favorites. Relax, and enjoy one of the most peaceful sports in existence.

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Your quickies

How to win The Masters - SB Nation
It’s pretty simple. You hit the ball in the hole. Do it right, and you’ll finish 54 under par.

These way too early top-25s are hyping UK too much - Herald-Leader
It’s great that these media outlets think highly of this next UK team. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Much of the team will be freshmen.

Ranking the 21 one-and-done’s in the Cal era - SEC Country
From Anthony Davis to Enes Kanter, the best Cal players to leave after their freshman season at Kentucky.

The Kentucky quarterback situation - KSR
Stephen Johnson, Gunner Hoak and Drew Barker are the options for Kentucky. Freddie Maggard makes a case for each of them to end up the starter this season.

Jarred Vanderbilt is quite confident about next year - 247
Vanderbilt says the Cats are going all the way next year. And he wants everyone to know that he said it.

Q&A with Shai Gilgeous-Alexander - 247 Sports
The Canadian native is hoping to bring his talents south to Kentucky.

Cats Illustrated Podcast - Cats Illustrated
The guys talk UK baseball and spring football.

The Celtics still don’t have an answer for LeBron James - Sports Illustrated
James looked to be in full playoff mode as the Cleveland Cavaliers dominated the Boston Celtics last night.

Westbrook misses triple-double but still leads OKC to win - FOX Sports
Russell Westbrook had an unbelievable fourth quarter, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a tight win over the Memphis Grizzlies. But he still came up just one rebound short of the triple-double that would’ve launched him into immortality.

Looks like Marshawn Lynch wants to come back - ESPN
Lynch said awhile back that he was done. But the chance to play for his hometown Oakland Raiders is appparently too good for him to pass up, as he’s showing a lot of interest in coming out of retirement and signing with them.

Patriots reportedly interested in trading for Richard Sherman - CBS Sports
With the interest they’ve shown in Adrian Peterson and Sherman, the New England Patriots appear to be trying to build a super team.

The entire 2017 Masters field, ranked - SB Nation
Kyle Robbins ranks every golfer in this year’s competition, from 94-1. From “Just happy to be here, man,” to the “contenders.”

Panera Bread sold to JAB Holding Company - The New York Times