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Sunday Quickies: Mother’s Day 2019 Edition

It’s Mother’s Day in Big Blue Nation.

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NCAA Basketball Tournament - Baylor v Kentucky

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms in the Big Blue Nation! If you’re a husband/father and you’re reading this, I hope you’ve taken care of business this morning with breakfast in bed and gifts aplenty.

One of the most prominent moms in BBN is Ellen Calipari. As the Matriarch of her family, it appears that she wields as much if not more power than her husband does on the court. The love and adoration she receives from her children reminds me of how I feel about my own mother.

Tweets of the Day

This has nothing to do with sports but I laughed for 10 minutes when I saw this.

Cal took a break from living his best life in Italy and did some basketball stuff. Back to pictures if the Italian cliffside from a boat.

Tell em, Nick.


Jordan Jones and Darius West attend Bengals camp | Cats Pause- Both players had good careers at UK, Jordan’s was a little up and down, and they both deserve a good shot at the NFL. Hopefully it works out.

Two Cats on the trade market? | CBS- Anthony Davis is the hottest name in the trade market this offseason and there are rumors that the Pelicans may be looking at Kevin Knox in a trade with the Knicks.

Two Cats win titles in outdoor event | UK Athletics- The Kentucky women’s team placed third in the event and the men’s team placed sixth.

Seven SEC players in Yahoo! NBA mock draft | Saturday’s Down South- Keldon Johnson, PJ Washington, and Tyler Herro are three of the SEC players in the first round but only Washington is in the lottery.

Jason Kidd to join Frank Vogel’s staff in LA | ESPN- It’s almost like the Lakers are hiring Kidd as Vogel’s replacement already.

Dennis Rodman accused of theft of 400 pound crystal | USA Today- Just when you think that Dennis Rodman couldn’t get any weirded, he allegedly robbed a yoga studio. Rodman is claiming he was given permission from the owner to take “a couple of gifts”.

Penny Hardaway pulls in two big time recruits | 247- The Tigers got four star recruit Lester Quinones and grad transfer Rayjon Tucker. Memphis better blow up the AAC or Penny’s recruiting successes are going to be short lived.