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Time to get Julius Randle and his son, Kyden Randle, back to the NBA All-Star Game.

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Good morning.

Fan voting has opened for the 2022 NBA All-Star Game. That means you can now help former Kentucky Wildcats like Julius Randle (and little Kyden), Anthony Davis, Devin Booker, Bam Adebayo, Tyler Herro and others earn this prestigious (and potentially lucrative) honor.

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NBA All-Star Voting Is Here!
NBA All-Star Voting 2021 has begun and will conclude on Saturday night, Jan. 22 at midnight ET, giving fans the opportunity to vote for the NBA All-Star Game starters via the NBA App, NBA.com and Twitter.

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Top Kentucky basketball recruiting links: Catching up on the 2023 recruits with UK offers
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KSR Film Breakdown: What do you need to know about Shaedon Sharpe?
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Iowa's Kirk Ferentz breaks down Kentucky, lauds Mark Stoops and Wildcats' offensive line play
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Kentucky basketball climbs to No. 4 seed in latest bracketology
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Kentucky offers California commit and several underclassmen
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Five-star wing Justin Edwards updates his recruitment
On Kentucky: “It was a good visit. I liked the fan atmosphere and them being a basketball state. I was watching their practice and they were breaking down plays that help them and don't help them be successful. Coach Chin [Coleman] and Orlando Antigua are recruiting me over there.”

Kentucky vs. Iowa Citrus Bowl NCAA Football Odds, Plays and Insights
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NFL players, teams celebrate Christmas Day on social media
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John Lynch's supposedly inadvertent "like" of tweet disparaging Jimmy Garoppolo makes waves
The tweet in question said “leave Jimmy in Nashville,” with a photo of a man looking into a plane from the other side of a window. Ouch.

Recap: Green Bay Packers 24, Cleveland Browns 22
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers led the Green Bay Packers to a 24-22 victory over quarterback Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns on Christmas Day.

Becky Hammon a candidate for New York Liberty and Las Vegas Aces Jobs
Hammon spent eight seasons with each franchise as a player — when the Aces were the San Antonio Stars/Silver Stars, so the connections are there.