John Calipari Explains How Kentucky Players Are Disciplined: Talks About Rap Music, Bringing NBA Security, And Blocking Players From Women (Video)

During the Bill O’Reilly Show, Kentucky head coach John Calipari explained how Kentucky players are taken care of. The video provides fantastic insight to how a dominant basketball program handles their kids’ year in and year out. Two of the topics that were very interesting lie upon the recruiting process at Kentucky and the way the players are protected from negative temptation...
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Bill O’Reilly To John Calipari: “How Do You Coach Kids Who Listen To Rap?” (Video)

I see what Bill O’Reilly was trying to do there. Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari has been making the media rounds recently to promote his  book, “Players First: Coaching From the Inside Out.”   Coach Cal made an appearance on Fox News’ The Bill O’Reilly Show.   O’Reilly did his best to stay on the ultimate topic of basketball before he decided to ask...
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John Calipari says he wouldn't take Lakers job if it was offered

John Calipari is a polarizing figure. While many dislike him for some of his views and the way he runs his program, you can’t deny the success he’s had in the NCAA. His Kentucky team made it to the championship game this season, but fell short to UConn. Around the time of the championship game, there was speculation that he would be leaving Kentucky to coach the Los Angeles Lakers...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Bill O’Reilly Interviews John Calipari, Asks Some Borderline Inappropriate Questions

Kentucky head coach John Calipari made the rounds yesterday to promote his new book ‘Players First’, appearing on CBS, The Dan Patrick Show, Kentucky Sports Radio, and for some strange reason, the O’Reilly Factor. It’s safe to say that the conversation the two had was unlike any of the other’s Cal had experienced in the day. O’Reilly asked Calipari about how to impose...
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John Calipari says ‘tweak’ he made was having Andrew Harrison pass more

The Kentucky Wildcats were a completely different team once the NCAA Tournament began. After a season of disappointing results and tumbling in the national rankings, Kentucky knocked off some of the best teams in the tourney field en route to a National Championship appearance. So what changed? When reporters asked how the Wildcats were able […]
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Jim Calhoun thoughts on John Calipari

UConn beat Kentucky in the National Championship a week ago today. Today former UConn coach Jim Calhoun gave his thoughts about Kentucky coach John Calipari during a radio interview. Here is what Calhoun had to say about Calipari. Calhoun also best Calipari in the 2011 Final Four as UConn went on to win another national championship. “The one thing about John, John can become...
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John Calipari Reveals the Tweak that Propelled Kentucky to the Final Four

John Calipari finally revealed the infamous tweak he made to his team before the SEC tournament while making an appearance on “CBS This Morning” Monday. The tweak, it turns out, was very simple, and most probably noticed it at some point during Kentucky’s run. Calipari explained that the big tweak was simply making his point guard, Andrew Harrison, focus on passing more than...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will They Stay or Go

It seems assistant basketball coach Barry Rohrssen has been the rumored target to replace Orlando Antigua on John Calipari’s Kentucky bench. Granted it has been a slow week-long rumble, but everyone is presuming it will happen (and thank you KSR comment kids for demonstrating that Kentucky fans have little basketball knowledge outside their own team). For Rohrssen it is almost...
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Kentucky's John Calipari highly critical of NCAA in new book

Tweet John Calipari came within minutes of winning his second NCAA title in three years with Kentucky earlier in this month but according to some excerpts from his new book, Calipari is not happy with the current state of college basketball, likening the NCAA to the Soviet Union. In his soon-to-be-released book “Players First: Coaching From the Inside Out”, Calipari...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari: I was close to depression after loss

For the second time in his career, John Calipari lost in the national championship game. His Kentucky squad fell to Connecticut, 60-54, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas April 7. Calipari, expectedly, took the lost pretty hard. I was close to depression yesterday. Getting that close and not being able to see the joy in my players’ eyes after victory rocked me. — John...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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