Found March 26, 2012 on
Midwest Sports Fans:
This is a simple point I’m going to make, so I’ll be brief with it. But it’s an important one, I think, so I’m not leaving it unsaid anymore.
Over the weekend, I saw numerous blog and social media posts mocking Michael Kidd-Gilchrist’s manner of speaking in press interviews. It immediately pissed me off, even before I did any digging into MKG’s background.
First, it pissed me off because I’d like to know how many of the jackwagons doing the mocking would have been experts in dealing with the press…as college freshmen. My guess is probably not many of them. I sure wouldn’t have been.
Second, as soon as I saw MKG struggling to put together expansive answers, it seemed likely that he may suffer from a speaking issue. Of course, unlike you or I who can work through any speech disorder away from the limelight of cameras and microphones shoved in our faces, Kidd-Gilchrist has to do so in front of the sports world, with any misstep sure to be picked apart by bloggers like yours truly who...
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Kentucky’s freshman sensation Michael Kidd-Gilchrist seems to have an issue when it comes to interviews.
What in the world is up with Kentucky’s fab freshman MICHAEL KIDD-GILCHRIST? MKG may be a beast on the court, leading the Wildcats to the Final Four on Sunday with a team-high 19 points, but dude is just a bench warmer in the interview department. Check out this inquest before...
John Calipari knows he isn’t a movie critic but when he was asked on Saturday to give an opinion on a movie he saw with his team on Thursday, he gave his honest opinion: it was “awful.”
The culprit the evidently stunk up the movie theater? “21 Jump Street,” the Jonah Hill-Channing Tatum big screen comedy adaptation of the late 80′s, early 90′s network TV show. While...
The animosity between Kentucky and Louisville fans reached a boiling point on Tuesday, when a fan of the former was punched by a fan of the latter while hooked up to a dialysis machine.
PROS VS. JOES
The always outspoken TNT analyst says this year's Kentucky squad is so stacked that they could beat a few of the NBA's bottom-feeding franchises.
ATLANTA—Not wanting to spoil a dream season and what could possibly be his best shot at a national title, John Calipari gathered his Kentucky players during a timeout in their game against Baylor to ask them, for one final time, if any of them happen to be ineligible.
“Last time I’m going to ask,” said Calipari. “I’ve been burned two times too many, and I’m not...
In the press conference after his team beat Baylor to advance for the Final Four, Kentucky Coach John Calipari asked, "Is the floor going to be raised (in the Super Dome)? Does anybody know?"
When was confirmed that the floor would, indeed, be elevated a couple of feet above field level for the games, Cal said, "That makes it harder. When they raise that floor, now...
In the world of Craigslist, almost anything can happen and recently, one diehard Kentucky Wildcats fan has attempted to get tickets to the Final Four by offering his wife as compensation.
Here is the advertisement as it appeared:
It's most likely fake but still entertaining nevertheless.
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Two teams made their way to the Final Four on Saturday night, and two more will join them as the last two Elite Eight games take place Sunday afternoon. Three teams in action on Sunday are hoping to continue their long lasting legacies of excellence, while one program is trying to take the next step to win their first ever National Championship. Here are the games to look out for...
The # 1 Kentucky Wildcats rolled through "Catlanta" in route to winning the NCAA South Regional. They are headed back to New Orleans for back-to-back Final 4 Seasons. Enjoy it all with KSR's Final 4 Free-4-All.
If there’s one thing Kentucky coach John Calipari knows he won’t do this week, it’s feed the UK-Louisville rivalry hype.
Since I can't find a transcript of the UConn Huskies women's basketball team's pregame presser before their Elite Eight matchup with the Kentucky Wildcats, I figured the next best thing is the video of it.
Here it is for you to enjoy:
KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) -- Tiffany Hayes scored 22 points and top-seed Connecticut beat Kentucky 80-65 on Tuesday night to advance to the Final Four for the fifth straight season.
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 18 for UConn (33-4), which will play the winner of Notre Dame and Maryland on Sunday in Denver. The Huskies matched their own school mark of five straight trips to the national...
The Louisville Cardinals and Ketucky Wildcats lock horns in New Orleans this weekend in the Final Four. It is pretty big deal in the Bluegrass State.
It's gameday for the Wildcats. Kentucky Sports Report and FOXSportsNext have the latest breakdown of exactly what to expect from Sunday's match-up.
Future Edenton Steamer and current University of Tennessee pitcher, Zack Godley has just been named the Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week. On Friday night, he held the previously undefeated Kentucky Wildcats to just a run on three hits in eight innings of work. You can read the press release here.