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Rupp Arena Renovation Plan Suspended For Now

It doesn’t look like the Kentucky Wildcats are going to have a renovated basketball arena anytime soon. Lexington Mayor Jim Gray recently unveiled designs for a $351 million renovation and redesign of Rupp Arena and the building of a new convention center next to it.  However, failure to get the necessary support from the state has caused the plans to stall, leading Gray, along...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rupp Arena project fading fast; Eli Capilouto not laying down

It doesn’t look like the Kentucky Wildcats are going to have a renovated basketball arena anytime soon. Lexington Mayor Jim Gray recently unveiled designs for a $310 million renovation and redesign of Rupp Arena and the building of a new convention center next to it.  That plan would eventually fall apart, and now Gray, along with Lexington Center Corporation chairman Brent...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jim Gray takes delicious pastry out of Marcos Maidana’s hands

Jim Gray has had his fair share of bizarre interview moments – Pete Rose and LeBron James immediately come to mind – but this one takes the cake. After his loss to Floyd Mayweather this weekend, Marcos Maidana was interviewed by Gray.  He was trying to enjoy what looks to be a frosted pastry after exerting an incredible physical effort over 12 grueling rounds. And what does...
Via Awful Announcing
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcos Maidana learns the hard way never to eat during a Jim Gray interview (Video)

Jim Gray was in full-on mall cop mode Saturday while serving as the ringside correspondent for Showtime’s pay-per-view telecast of the Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana fight. I mean just check out his reaction when Maidana went to eat a snack after his fight. Did you see Gray snatch the wrapper right out of his hand? Guy […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Donald Sterling Says Clippers “Not For Sale” (Video)

Jim Gray appeared on Fox News just minutes before NBA Commissioner Adam Silver banned Donald Sterling for life.  Multiple reports have stated that Silver and the other NBA owners will have the leverage to force Sterling to part with the team. Gray is reporting that Sterling made it clear that the Clippers weren’t up for sale and he had no interest in parting with the franchise...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Rupp Arena deal done? Renovations put on hold

The Kentucky Wildcats have one of the proudest traditions in all of sports in their basketball team. With 2,111 all-time wins, UK is the winningest program in the history of college basketball. Needless to say, the best program in college basketball deserves one of the best arenas there is and Rupp Arena is certainly in need of some renovations. Lexington Mayor Jim Gray recently...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Video interviews: Mayweather & Canelo sit down with Jim Gray for pre-fight special

It's fight week for Floyd Mayweather vs. Saul "Canelo" Alvarez. Haven't you heard? Well, the latest offering we have for you from the nonstop hype machine that has become The One: Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez is a pair of sit down interviews with Showtime's Jim Gray. Right here, you can check out separate video interviews from Mayweather and Canelo with Gray...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray Schedules Announcement Tomorrow Regarding Rupp Arena Redesign

Plans for the remodeling of Kentucky’s Rupp Arena have been in the making for a couple of years. Now, it looks like the city is finally ready to take the next step. According to Kyle Tucker of The Louisville Courier-Journal, news will be coming from Lexington mayor, Jim Gray, and the Lexington Center Corporation Wednesday, June 10th at 1:30 p.m.  Lexington mayor’s office says...
Via College Spun
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace wants to party with Jim Gray

In our second Sacramento Kings related post of the day (that has to be a record or something), Kings sideline reporter Jim Gray interviewed Lakers forward/enigma Metta World Peace after Sunday's Lakers victory.  The interview begins on an eye-raising note as Metta tells Gray to call him "Ron."  Gray goes on to ask Metta Ron Artest about advice for suspended Kings...
Via Awful Announcing
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Shaq once told Kobe he'd 'kill him'

Despite not being teammates since 2004, the love-hate relationship between Shaq and Kobe just keeps on giving, this time in the form of a new autobiography by the Big Fella. 

Via Laker Nation
October 31, 2011  |  3 Comments
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