John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats basketball team raised over $2 million for the flood victims in Eastern Kentucky. Mark Stoops and the football team lended their helping hands yesterday by helping Father Jim Sichko unpack thousands of boxes filled with much needed goods for the region.
OMG — THE ENTIRE UK FOOTBALL TEAM IS ON THEIR WAY TO ASSIST ME UNLOAD AND PACK THESE 10,000 PACKAGES FROM THE FR JIM WISH LIST!!!!!! OMG - TY JESUS #missionaryofmercy pic.twitter.com/PbOCTViFMM— Father Jim Sichko (@JimSichko) August 5, 2022
We get to see the best of people in the face of tragedy and the local college institutions have surely shown us their best.
Tweets of the Day
We'll always love you, Mike pic.twitter.com/EAyl6dAcNi— Kentucky Men’s Basketball (@KentuckyMBB) August 5, 2022
Rest easy, Mike.
Remembering Mike Pratt | The Athletic- Many were able to say their final goodbyes to the Kentucky legend yesterday at his memorial. Kyle Tucker did a wonderful job with this article.
Dan Issel calls for a banner for his good friend | Cats Pause- Dan’s exactly right. Mike needs to be immortalized in the rafters at Rupp Arena.
Opponent Preview: Northern Illinois | Cats Illustrated- Here’s an early look at the Salukis.
Kentucky has a lot of questions but a lot to like | Vaught’s Views- The more people I talk to, the better I feel about this team. Their athleticism is greater than it was last season and some guys have taken major steps forward.
Backup QB now a big question after Beau Allen’s departure | WDRB- Put Will Levis in bubble wrap ASAP.
Why Will Levis isn’t worried about his blind side | Courier-Journal- Will Levis relies on his own awareness along with whomever is at tackle this season.
10 questions Kentucky football must answer in 2022 | SDS- The status of Chris Rodriguez is number one here and for good reason. The staff remains tight lipped in regards to when, or if, he will play this season.
Fantasy QB tiers and strategies | CBS- Start gearing up for those fantasy football drafts!
Demaryius Thomas died of a seizure disorder | ESPN- Fans now have closure in regards to the passing of the Bronco great.
Nick Saban claims last year was a “rebuilding year” for the Tide | USA Today- I love Saban but this deserves a hard eye roll from all of us.
Ranking current NFL players as Hall of Famers | Sporting News- A fun exercise on Hall of Fame weekend.
Aaron Rodgers credits psychedelics for his back-to-back MVP seasons | SB Nation- Using psychedelics as therapeutic remedies is really picking up steam and Rodgers is a big proponent of the methods.