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Saturday Quickies: The Ides of Archie Goodwin Edition

Archie Goodwin has been waived, and more in today’s quickies.

NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Chicago Bulls Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

Archie Goodwin is facing tough times in his basketball career. After a turbulent freshman season at Kentucky in which John Calipari basically called him uncoachable, the shooting guard went to the NBA, and has now played for three teams in five seasons. After playing 12 games for the Brooklyn Nets this year, they’re waiving him. Here’s to hoping his fourth team is a long-lasting commitment.

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Brooklyn waives Archie Goodwin | Kentucky Sports Radio
If Archie Goodwin is going to play in the NBA next season, it won't be in Brooklyn. The Nets waived Goodwin, who signed a multi-year deal with the team during last season.

Kentucky Softball Announces 2017 Fall Prospect Camp Dates | UK Wildcats News
The University of Kentucky softball coach announced that August 19 and 20 will serve as its 2017 Fall Prospect Camp dates.

All Kentucky signees expected to be in preseason camp this weekend - SEC Country
With Michael Nesbitt aboard, all 24 Kentucky signees in the 2017 class are expected to be in Lexington on Sunday when the Wildcats begin preseason camp.

Immanuel Quickley, Team BBC makes Big Baller Brand say uncle - Cats Pause
Two of the top point guard prospects in the country squared off at the Adidas Summer Championships in Las Vegas Friday but only for a half. - UK's new facilities are helpful, but people make the difference
Do the new "bells and whistles" really help Kentucky when it comes to on the field play, or just recruiting?

Darius Miller returns to NBA with confidence, experience | Lexington Herald Leader
The New Orleans Pelicans’ Darius Miller, who spent the past three seasons in Germany, said playing overseas has changed his game. “ I got a lot of experience on the court and playing at a high level,” the former Mason County High School and University of Kentucky star said.

Donald Penn, Aaron Donald headline camp holdouts -
The first week of camp wouldn't be complete without holdouts, with Aaron Donald and Donald Penn leading this summer's refusals to report. Chris Wesseling covers what we learned from camp Friday.

Kyrie Irving trade sweepstakes has drawn 20 teams and 6 offers -
Irving’s trade value has gone up after teams dug into his background and came up empty. Now, whoever makes the best offer can land an all-world talent.

Diamondbacks' Robbie Ray receives stitches after being struck in head with line drive -
Ray sat upright as he left the game, bloody hand holding a towel up to his head

The Tooth Scary: Yankees' Aaron Judge visits dentist, starts vs Rays - ESPN
Yankees slugger Aaron Judge is back in the starting lineup, a day after he accidentally lost half of his front left tooth during a home plate celebration.

Broncos linebacker Shane Ray (wrist) out 6-8 weeks -
Denver's quest to regain the division crown has hit a bump in the road. Linebacker Shane Ray will miss six to eight weeks after surgery to repair a torn ligament in his wrist.

NFL's best, worst offensive arsenals, from 32-1 - ESPN
No quarterbacks, offensive linemen or coordinators allowed -- just pass-catchers and running backs. From 32-1, we're ranking every team's offensive weapons. This considers running backs, wide receivers and tight ends without the influence of quarterbacks, offensive linemen or offensive coordinators.

The Emoji Movie review: Like staring into an existential abyss
This is a terrible film.