John Calipari signs two-year contract extension with Kentucky

John Calipari signed a two-year contract extension with Kentucky, the school announced on Wednesday.The two-year deal runs through 2024 and calls for Calipari to make $8 million a year after next season. He will make $7.75 million next season.“John has achieved consistent championship-level performance at Kentucky,” Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart said in a statement...
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John Calipari, Mark Stoops sign 2-year extensions with Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky has signed John Calipari and Mark Stoops to two-year contract extensions, keeping Calipari as its men’s basketball coach through 2024 and Stoops with the football program through 2022. Calipari’s base salary increases $500,000 to $7.75 million next season and rises to $8 million annually for each year after under the amended deal. The extension announced...

John Calipari, Mark Stoops Receive Extensions From Kentucky

Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari and football coach Mark Stoops received contract extensions from the university on Wednesday, the school announced in a statement. Calipari’s deal will now extend through March 30, 2024. Calipari will receive $7.75 million next season, before earning $8 million a year for the remainder of his contract. For Stoops, the contract will run through...
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3 hours ago

Kentucky Basketball: John Calipari signs extension through 2024

LEXINGTON, Ky. — John Calipari and Kentucky basketball have agreed to a two-year extension that will keep the the Wildcats’ coach under contract through the 2023-24 season. There is no raise for Calipari in this new deal — he’s due $7.25 million this season, $7.75 million next season and $8 million a year thereafter, starting in 2018-19, same as his last contract — but...
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3 hours ago

Which Sweet 16 team should you be rooting for?

A week ago, your team made it into the NCAA Tournament and you were excited at the possibilities. Do this, beat them, hold on, make a run and you'd be in the Final Four in no time. Some teams were doing a little dreaming while others fully expected a great shot at a national championship. Sixteen of those teams remain while fans of the other 52 schools are left to wonder what happened...
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8 biggest storylines entering the Sweet 16

In seemingly the blink of an eye, the NCAA Tournament was cut from 64 teams to 16 last weekend. As more than three-quarters of teams earning a tournament bid were sent home, we learned quite a bit about what to expect moving forward.First off, we learned just how good these 16 teams are and what kind of excellent games we can expect to see. With styles clashing and weaknesses capable...
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6 biggest takeaways from Day 4 of the NCAA Tournament

The first weekend of NCAA Tournament play has come to a close, and if you can piece together the pieces of your ripped up bracket, it’s easy to see how much mayhem we witnessed in just four days.In four days we lost a number one seed and two number two seeds. Teams perceived as possible champions are flying home this weekend empty-handed, while others have re-affirmed themselves...
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NCAA gets it all wrong by forcing Kentucky writer to delete video

When going to a sporting event, it’s not uncommon to see someone make a fool of themselves while in the stands. People love to have fun and they cheer or boo but sometimes someone takes it too far. If that person happens to be the wife of the head coach of one of the teams playing, that’s something else entirely.Drew Franklin of Kentucky Sports Radio tweeted video of Lynn Marshall...
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Ben Simmons, Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball, Calipari and the NBA age limit

The NBA has reasonable and logical arguments for the age limit they initiated beginning with the 2006 NBA Draft, creating the one-and-done rule.None of those arguments or potential benefits to any parties applied much to the case of Ben Simmons, who played one season at LSU before declaring for the draft. Despite Simmons' obvious pro-caliber abilities, LSU wasn't one of the 68 teams...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Calipari shoots down talk of him leaving Kentucky for Pelicans

John Calipari has been the subject of so many NBA rumors that he’s going out of his way to try to shut them down before they even get started now.After two of his former Kentucky players, DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis, were reunited with the New Orleans Pelicans, Calipari responded to a non-serious question about leaving Kentucky to coach New Orleans with a very serious answer...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 20, 2017  |  Discuss

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