Found June 06, 2014 on The League News:
John Calipari to the NBA? Nope. On Thursday afternoon the head coach of Kentucky, John Calipari, signed a  7 year contract, worth $52 million to stay with the Wildcats. The contract leads through to... The post John Calipari Signs $52 Million Extension For 7 Years appeared first on The League News.

Report: John Calipari signs 7-year extension with Kentucky

Love him or hate him, there’s no denying that John Calipari has cemented his status as one of the best coaches, and likely the best recruiter, in college basketball. In five seasons in Lexington, he has an NCAA Championship and three final fours, and this past season elevated a team that struggles for most of the year to find an identity to the National Championship Game. Many...

Should Calipari be the highest-paid coach in the country?

Should Rick Pitino be making more money than John Calipari? Last week, this question could have been posed and it could have been argued emphatically.  Since Calipari seized the Wildcat helm in the summer of 2009, Kentucky has defeated Louisville in six out of the seven times the two teams have met, including once in the Final Four and once in the Sweet 16. Today, that question...

John Calipari signs new deal with Kentucky Wildcats

Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball coach John Calipari, who led the Wildcats to the school’s 16th NCAA Final Four appearance last season, has been rewarded with a new seven-year contract, UK Director of Athletics Mitch Barnhart announced Thursday in a press release. “Basketball has long been the marquee sport at the University of Kentucky,” Barnhart said. “It’s a sport...

John Calipari’s New Contract Broken Down

The Kentucky Wildcats and men’s basketball head coach John Calipari agreed to a new contract that will keep him in Lexington through 2021 while paying him an annual salary between $6.5-8 million. Here is a full breakdown of the contract:  

UK Gives Calipari Raise to $6.5M & Contract Extension to 2021

The University of Kentucky have now secured John Calipari in a contract that will keep him in Lexington until 2021. In addition, Calipari’s will get an increase in annual salary to $6.5 million. Overall, Calipari will be making about $52 million if he stays with the Wildcats until 2021. It seems both sides had long knew the marriage wasn’t ending but were simply just ironing...

Kentucky's John Calipari gets new contract through 2021

The University of Kentucky announced Thursday night it has signed basketball coach John Calipari to a new seven-year contract that will make him the second-highest paid coach in college basketball. If Calipari, 55, stays to the end of the deal, which runs out in March of 2021, he would make $52.5 million in guaranteed compensation. He made $5.2 million annually under the old deal...

John Calipari Signs New 7-Year Deal With Kentucky

The numbers don’t mean anything, but the new contract confirms that John Calipari believes he has the best job in college basketball.  Matt Jones is reporting that Calipari has signed a new seven-year deal with Kentucky. BREAKiNG: John Calipari has signed a new 7 year deal with Kentucky — Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) June 5, 2014 Calipari's new deal goes through the 2021...

Calipari Becomes 2nd Richest Coach In NCAA With $52.5M Extension

John Calipari reached a new deal with Kentucky, becoming the second-highest paid coach in college basketball. Calipari's deal runs through March of 2021 and he would make $52.5 million in guaranteed compensation. Calipari made $5.2 million annually under the old deal and will average $7.5 million under the new one. According to USA Today's salary database, he passed Louisville...

John Calipari signs seven-year deal worth $52 million with Kentucky

Kentucky and John Calipari have agreed to a seven-year contract worth more than $52 million that will eventually pay the basketball coach in excess of $8 million per year. That makes Calipari the second highest-paid coach in college basketball. Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, a Hall of Famer, still ranks first. "Basketball has long been the marquee sport at the University of...

Calipari giving out 'Succeed and Proceed' shirts at his camp

Thursday, Kentucky’s John Calipari was inked to a seven-year, $52.5 million contract extension by the university, becoming the SEC’s highest paid coach – including Alabama football head coach Nick Saban. Friday, it was back to business as usual for the Wildcats head man, who is getting set to run the first weekend of his annual summer Father/Son Camp in Lexington. And while...

John Calipari Signs New Seven-Year, $52.5M Contract With Kentucky

His players have a penchant for leaving after just one season, but John Calipari will be sticking around in Lexington for the considerable future. The Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball coach made sure of that on Thursday when he signed a new seven-year contract worth $52.5 million in guaranteed money. The deal will make Calipari the second highest-paid coach in college basketball...

PHOTOS: of John Calipari’s new $52mil 7yr extension

John Calipari is staying at Kentucky for a long time. Even though the Los Angles Lakers job is open. Got that Rex Chapman? The publicist of Coach Cal tweeted out back on May 1st that he was staying put. But just tonight, it was made official that Calipari signed a seven-year, $52.5 million contract extension. And the University of Kentucky actually mailed all of us who cover the...

DeAndre Liggins works out for Nets; Says he ‘loves’ John Calipari

With the NBA Finals now having started, the end of the NBA season is now imminent. Players who weren’t on a roster last year are now working out for teams in hopes of getting a job this coming season.  Adam Zagoria caught up with former Kentucky Wildcats guard DeAndre Liggins, who worked out for the Brooklyn Nets this week. He did so in hopes of getting an invite to play with...

Are Nick Saban and John Calipari worth all that money?

Welcome to the world of college sports where Nick Saban and John Calipari just received raises from their schools because Alabama and Kentucky were worried other schools might try to take them away. However, are Saban or Calipari worth signing to such a long contract or all that money? Nick Saban, paid like an NFL coach, is now the number one paid coach in all of college football...

Calipari, Saban have more than fat contract extensions in common

Kentucky's John Calipari and Alabama's Nick Saban both got paid this week, but the similarities don't end there.
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