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Quickies: Xavier Peters Edition

Another rumored transfer that turns out to be a non-story.

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Kentucky appears to be in the running for a big-time transfer in Florida State defensive end Xavier Peters.

As much success as the Wildcats had defensively this season — not to mention the rise of Josh Allen — Kentucky should be an attractive program for defensive prospects who opt to transfer to a school that could develop them better.

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Breaking down a potential Xavier Peters transfer for Kentucky | Kentucky Sports Radio
Could Kentucky football be receiving a massive transfer?

Coaches have seen UK’s future rushing attack and promise it’s fast, powerful and dynamic | Lexington Herald Leader
Kentucky coaches have seen the future of the Wildcats’ run game and promise it’s fast, powerful and dynamic. “Kavosiey and Chris, those two dudes right there, those are two powerful running backs,” junior linebacker Kash Daniel said when asked about players who presented the defense trouble in practices this season.

Kentucky-Louisville preview |
The Wildcats lead the series, which dates back to 1913, at 35-16, including an 8-2 mark under John Calipari.

WATCH || Young UK fan finds out he’s going to the Citrus Bowl - 247
Everyone remembers that one gift they received as a kid that stands out above all others and for Brody Schaffer, that present came in the form of tickets to the Citrus Bowl.

Kentucky basketball: Coach Kenny Payne uses Louisville roots - LCJ
Kentucky associate head coach Kenny Payne won a national title in college with UK's biggest rival - and his time at Louisville helped him develop. “Louisville is a great university. It’s my university where I went to school, and I wish them well. The state needs Louisville to be good.”

Wildcats still likely favorite against Louisville
“I’ll take the Wildcats based on their bigs. I think Reid Travis and PJ Washington will present some serious matchup issues for the Cardinals. UofL did beat a Michigan State team with a strong inside game, but missed free throws hurt the Spartans and that’s been a strength for Kentucky thus far,” said Tom Leach, play-by-play voice of the UK Radio Network.

Chris Mack has Louisville ahead of schedule | Lexington Herald Leader
Chris Mack has Louisville basketball winning in his first season as head coach. The former Xavier coach has also recruited well for 2019-20. Many believed U of L would struggle after running into trouble with the NCAA.

It's OK to admit you feared worst when Kentucky faced Carolina - 247
Go ahead, admit it. You tuned into Saturday’s Kentucky vs. North Carolina game fearful another embarrassing rout might be about to unfold.

Photos: Kentucky-Louisville basketball through the years - LCJ
35 years after the Dream Game, the Kentucky vs Louisville basketball rivalry is still going strong, even if the Wildcats have had a strong grip on it as of late.

Mike Brown ready to give a massive middle finger to Bengals fans
What is it with Cincinnati recycling coaches, families and players? It isn’t because their success has been historically overwhelming. And making matters worse is that Mike Brown is reportedly letting Marvin Lewis call the shots when it comes to remaining head coach of the Bengals, which Paul Daugherty calls “the biggest middle-finger salute to a fan base ever.”

Alcohol, coffee could be key to living longer, study finds |
People who drink moderate amounts of alcohol or coffee and are overweight in their 70s live longer lives, according to researchers at UC Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders. As a Bengals fan, this is music to my ears.

Report: Van Halen Rumored to Tour With Original Lineup in 2019 - Loud Wire
Might we see the reemergence of Van Halen? The buzz has been simmering in recent weeks about Van Halen’s return in 2019 after singer David Lee Roth hinted in a Vulture interview that the group might be playing Yankee Stadium in 2019.