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Kentucky-Florida gameday is here and more in today’s quickies.

NCAA Football: Kentucky at South Carolina Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports

Talking season is over. It’s gameday. Kentucky welcomes Florida to town in what might be the deciding matchup for the entire SEC East...in Week 4.

Oh, and Immanuel Quickley picked Kentucky last night (SCORE!)

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Will Zion Williamson follow Immanuel Quickley to UK? | Lexington Herald Leader
The commitment of five-star point guard Immanuel Quickley to UK on Friday should only help the Cats with five-star recruit Zion Williamson.

Sacramento Kings' De'Aaron Fox avid piano player, 'old soul' | The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento Kings rookie De’Aaron Fox, a former Kentucky Wildcat, loves to pass and play defense and, in his spare time, play video games and master the piano.

How exactly do Cats pick uniform combinations? | Lexington Herald Leader
Cats’ longtime equipment manager Tom Kalinowski likes the different game-day looks. “I kind of like the wild stuff to be honest. I’m going with the times. Change is good.”

Quickley commitment a sign that Calipari’s plan is working | Lexington Herald Leader
Kentucky assistant coach Joel Justus zeroed in on Immanuel Quickley early in the recruiting process, exactly the plan John Calipari laid out.

Quickley: 10 Things To Know About UK's Next Point Guard | Kentucky Sports Radio
Class of 2018 point guard Immanuel Quickley pledged his commitment to the University of Kentucky. Now get to know him.

WATCH: Acceptance speeches for UK Athletics Hall of Fame inductees | Kentucky Sports Radio
UK Athletics Hall of Fame class of 2017 acceptance speeches at the induction ceremony. John Wall's will make you cry.

CatsPause - Kentucky hosting Zion Williamson for first official visit
The nation's top-ranked 2018 prospect Zion Williamson will be on Kentucky's campus this weekend for his first official visit.

CatsIllustrated.com - Matchups To Watch in Florida-Kentucky Showdown
In this edition of Cats Illustrated's "Four Downs," we take a closer look at the key matchups to watch in Saturday's game at Kroger Field.

A new contender has emerged in Zion Williamson's recruitment - SEC Country
Kentucky is hosting 2018 5-star Zion Williamson for an official visit this weekend. Great news for the Cats, right? But there could be bad news, too.

Cats intentionally reliving pain of last loss at Florida | Lexington Herald Leader
Regular reminders of last season’s 45-7 drubbing at Florida have been part of game prep, and that may motivate Kentucky even more than the 30-0 streak.

Melo gives Knicks expanded wish list of teams, including Cleveland Cavaliers - ESPN
The Knicks have not yet opened training camp, but the Carmelo Anthony intrigue continues. Sources told ESPN that the 10-time All-Star has expanded his wish list of teams that he would like to be traded to -- and it includes the Cavaliers and Thunder.

49ers coach Shanahan being realistic after 0-3 start | FOX Sports
The San Francisco 49ers took a long-term approach when they overhauled their entire football operation last winter by hiring a new coach and general manager. Amid their 0-3 start under Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch, the team isn't sounding the alarm.

One thing is certain, the Golden State Warriors are strong favorites to win third title in four years | NBA.com
They will take the Pacific Division with ease, a participation ribbon in their universe. They open training camp Saturday with a cushion the size of San Francisco Bay to win the Western Conference a fourth consecutive season until someone proves otherwise, and are such a consensus choice to win another NBA title that picking a challenger is bold.

Dodgers' Cody Bellinger sets NL rookie home-run record with 39th - ESPN
Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger has broken the National League rookie record with his 39th home run of the season.

NFL vs. college football: Tips for fans who want to try watching CFB - SBNation.com
If any NFL fans want to join us earlier in the weekend, here are a few tips.