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Sunday Quickies: U19 Training Camp Edition

Coach Cal and his Team USA U19 squad begin training camp today.

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Quickley, King Talk Recruiting Heading Into USA U19 Tryouts | Zagsblog
The 2017 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Cup Team training camp opens today and runs from June 18-25 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Two players competing for spots are UK recruits Immanuel Quickley and Louis King.

Fastest split ever? Sydney McLaughlin breaks 50 seconds as UC wins title -
In her first race at New Balance Outdoor Nationals, future Wildcat Sydney McLaughlin split 49.85 for 400 meters as she anchored Union Catholic's Swedish relay to its second straight national title and a new national record for the second year in a row

Kentucky lands commitment from elite S Keontra Smith - SEC Country
The Kentucky Wildcats got their first commitment for their Class of 2019 when it landed safety Keontra Smith from a familiar locale.

Father of Stoops brothers has an extraordinary legacy | Lexington Herald Leader
For this Father’s Day weekend, Jennifer Smith spoke with the sons of the late Ron Stoops Sr. about what their dad taught them about life, family and football.

GameTime: Sam Mitchell with De'Aaron Fox -
Sam Mitchell sits down with draft prospect, De'Aaron Fox, ahead of the 2017 NBA draft and GameTime breaks down how his play fits the league.

2017 NBA mock draft roundup 4.0 -
The 2017 NBA Draft begins June 22 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Kentucky has five underclassmen and three seniors in this year’s draft, with freshmen De’Aaron Fox, Malik Monk and Bam Adebayo expected by many to be first-round picks.

Allen Edwards finds success on basketball trail | Lexington Herald Leader
Allen Edwards was one of a relatively few players to be on two of Kentucky’s national championship teams. Success has continued as a coach. In 2016-17, he became only the second Wyoming coach to win 20 or more games in his first season.

LB prospect DeAndre Square commits to the Cats - SEC Country
DeAndre Square, one of the top prospects from Michigan, announced his commitment to Kentucky on Friday night.

Voice of UK baseball, women's basketball leaving for Mississippi State - WKYT
During his stint with Kentucky, Neil Price served as play-by-play broadcaster for UK women's basketball and baseball, producing more than 700 broadcasts since March 2005. He also served as host for the UK football pregame show, host for the basketball and baseball coaches' shows and Kentucky Wildcat daily shows. We'll miss ya Neil.

Rich Brooks' 2006, 2007 bowl teams planning reunion - 247
A pair of Rich Brooks' Kentucky bowl teams are planning a reunion this season.

Rick Pitino’s defiance is making things worse for Louisville | Lexington Herald Leader
Louisville made two serious misjudgements in its "defense" of the Cardinals’ men’s basketball program in the "strippers/escorts for recruits" scandal

Watch: Justin Thomas Drains Incredible Putt During Round 3 At U.S. Open - The Spun
Justin Thomas sunk a pretty remarkable putt for birdie during Round 3 at the U.S. Open.

How to set up two-factor authentication on all your online accounts - The Verge
Just about any account you own on the internet is prone to being hacked — and one of the easiest ways to add an extra layer of security is to enable two-factor authentication. Also known as...

3 big reasons why Amazon needs Whole Foods - Vox
The grocery industry is the new frontier.

34 years later, Microsoft researchers conquer Ms. Pac-Man’s Atari 2600 port - Polygon
A useful test for a new type of AI.

9 questions for Bill Nye - Vox
The science guy on Fox News, genetically modified foods, and jumping to conclusions.

PRP holds off last-inning rally to take home championship | Lexington Herald Leader
Pleasure Ridge Park defeated Simon Kenton, 6-5, in the championship game of the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament on Saturday at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. PRP improved its record to 6-4 in finals appearances and tied Manual and Owensboro for the second-most championships in state history.

PRP reigns again as king of Kentucky baseball under Bill Miller | KHSAA
Miller, in his 38th year as PRP’s baseball boss, is the winningest coach in state history. His teams have piled up 1,132 victories, 20 region titles and 16 final four appearances.