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“Sources”, the real Illuminati

“Sources have indicated that Kentucky Sports Connection is the greatest UK site ever.” “Sources.”  “Sources.” “Sources.” Chances are if you follow sports very closely, you have heard the phrase “sources say” or “sources have indicated.”  But who really are these “sources,” and what are they really saying? Big Blue Onion investigated. ———— It’s...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Point Guard Derryck Thornton Will Visit Kentucky for Big Blue Madness

The Kentucky coaching staff liked what they saw from 2016 point guard Derryck Thornton. So much so, the Wildcats offered him during his unofficial visit on Sunday. Thornton apparently liked what he saw as well during his time in Lexington as he announced shortly afterward that he would be making a return trip in the fall for Big Blue Madness. Derryck Thornton will visit Kentucky...
Via Kentucky Recruits
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach Cal Letting 3 Fans Be “Honorary Coaches”, Sit On Bench For Big Blue Bahamas Tour

When John Calipari’s Kentucky Wildcats make their way to the Bahamas this August, they’ll have three extra “coaches” on staff. That’s because Coach Cal and the school are selecting three “honorary” coaches for their Big Blue Bahamas tour who will have their airfare, hotels, transportation and tickets paid for by the program. Each coach will get to sit on the bench with...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats Fan Jeeps For Big Blue Nation

Things are going alright for Big Blue Nation these days, so this Kentucky Wildcats fan decided to get out and Jeep for BBN.
Via Gamedayr
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephen Zimmerman to visit for Big Blue Madness

Big Blue Madness is annually one of the biggest recruiting events for the Kentucky Wildcats. Las Vegas (Nev.) According to Chris Fisher of Catspuase, Bishop Gorman 5-star center Stephen Zimmerman will take an official visit to UK for’ Big Blue Madness in October: Zimmerman narrowed his list to eight schools in April and in addition to Kentucky, is also considering Arizona, Kansas...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephen Zimmerman to visit for Big Blue Madness

Big Blue Madness is annually one of the biggest recruiting events for the Kentucky Wildcats. Las Vegas (Nev.) According to Chris Fisher of Catspuase, Bishop Gorman 5-star center Stephen Zimmerman will take an official visit to UK for’ Big Blue Madness in October: Zimmerman narrowed his list to eight schools in April and in addition to Kentucky, is also considering Arizona, Kansas...
Via Kentucky Recruits
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Basketball Season – So Far Away

Is there any time that moves more slowly than the days following the end of the NCAA Tournament up to the day Big Blue Madness begins?  Oh sure, there are lots of great discussions to be had as fans speculate on the upcoming season, but the off season is a challenging time for the Big Blue Nation, testing their patience to the breaking point.  With that in mind, I offer my humble...
Via Big Blue Digest
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

4-Star Tight End Will Decide Between Kentucky and Indiana on Friday

Another #Yahtzee could be on the way for Big Blue Nation as four-star tight end C.J. Conrad plans to decide between Indiana and Kentucky this weekend before announcing his decision on Friday. The 6’5″, 231 lbs. tight end from LaGrange, Ohio is slotted as the No. 6 tight end and No. 174 prospect overall for 2015, according to Rivals. Conrad tells Scout.com that he plans to make...
Via Kentucky Recruits
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky Offensive Coordinator Takes A Jab At Louisville

Joe Robbins | Getty Images Kentucky football fans across the bluegrass state are gearing up for the annual spring game. Coming off back-to-back 2-10 seasons and two consecutive years without a win in conference play, the Big Blue Nation is eager for another year of lackluster football. Pretty cute, right? To be completely honest, I actually like the Kentucky staff. They seem to go...
Via The Cardinal Connect
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants schedule reportedly leaks early

The Giants schedule has reportedly leaked early. New York radio station WFAN claims to have gotten their hands on the Giants 2014 schedule and Big Blue will supposedly get the first Monday Night game of the year. Here's the reported schedule: Monday, Sept. 8 at Detroit Sunday, Sept. 14 vs. ARIZONA Sunday, Sept. 21 vs. HOUSTON Thursday, Sept. 25 at Washington Sunday...
Via The Giant Exiles
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats announce formation of ‘Big Blue Nation first’

Kentucky Wildcats Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart announced a new fan initiative called “Big Blue Nation First”. It’s a project designed to get the BBN to help with improving the state of UK and what it does to make all sporting events the best possible experience for fans. Here are the three values as Barnhart described them: 1.    We will compete for championships and...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Bloguin around college football (4/21)

I was poking my nose around the Bloguin family of sites on Sunday and noticed that we have a couple of new college blogs that have come into the fold: Big Blue Digest (Kentucky) and Noled Out (FSU). There is a lot of content produced by the various Bloguin blogs that I don’t have a chance to read so I figured that I would try to make a point of going to these sites and pulling...
Via Crystal Ball Run
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Hank Hill Destroys John Calipari For Losing In The Title Game

Unless you are a devout member of Big Blue Nation (or are related to John Calipari), this video of Hank Hill should make you laugh.
Via Gamedayr
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

UK’s Willie Cauley-Stein Wore A Flowery Blue Shirt Under His Jersey (Photo)

Willie Cauley-Stein can’t play in the National Championship game, but he’s definitely making his presence felt with his Big Blue flowery under-the-jersey shirt look. Cauley-Stein just ensured a week filled with relaxing memes.  
Via Thacover2
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ashley Judd May Or May Not Have Wet Herself At End Of Kentucky Game

The first lady of Big Blue Nation, Ashley Judd, may or may not have wet herself with excitement at the end of the Kentucky game on Saturday night.
Via Gamedayr
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Final Four Countdown: Q&A with Big Blue Digest ☆

How does one defeat the opposition? By getting in to the head of the opposition of course. So, reason No. 2 the Badgers win it all – opposition research. Bloguin’s own Kentucky site, Big Blue Digest, sat down and answered the six-pack of questions we threw their way. So, sit back and enjoy the answers.  MadTown Badgers: Willie Cauley-Stein, what does his absence mean…or in...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcat Fans Get Ballsy With New BBN Nickname

BBN no longer stands for "Big Blue Nation." Nope, Kentucky Wildcat fans are now collectively known as "Big Balls Nation."
Via Gamedayr
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Kentucky Fan Shows His Faith In #BBN With A “2014 National Champs” Tattoo

Some Kentucky fans aren’t thrilled with this year’s Wildcats team, but one intrepid member of Big Blue Nation still has a lot of faith in his team this March…so much so, that he put it in ink.  Twitter user @Tizzblack just tweeted out this photo of a fresh tattoo declaring Kentucky as the 2014 National Champions, complete with a ’9′ in the place of the ‘o’ in National...
Via College Spun
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Blue offers 'Bama back

One of the top emerging prospects in the state of Alabama, JaMarius Henderson has racked up a half-dozen offers early in the process. But Friday night's offer was a big milestone for him, as it was the first from an SEC program.
Via recruiting.scout.com
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA All-Star Weekend has Big Blue flavor

The NBA’s All-Star weekend in New Orleans will have a distinct Big Blue flavor this year.
Via kentucky.scout.com
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Tisch appeared on B&C wearing a game worn Giants jersey (but it was a Phil Simms one so it's OK)

On the heels of the NFL bombshell lawsuit that claims Big Blue sold fakes, Giants co-owner Jonathan Tisch appeared on the Boomer & Carton show. JT stated that the organization will defend itself against charges of fraud.**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Patterson hopes to stay in Big Blue rotation

As Mike Patterson headed for the exit on Baggie Day last December, he stopped and reflected on his first season with the Giants. “I waited a long time to get in this locker room,” he said. “Hopefully I’m back next season.” Patterson, who spent his first eight seasons with the Eagles, always had a healthy respect for the Giants, having faced them twice a year. He jumped...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Blue Board: Wednesday Night Update

With only two weeks left before National Signing Day and three scholarships left in the coffer, the Big Blue Nation’s attention has turned to who will fill those last remaining spots in Kentucky’s 2014 football recruiting class.
Via kentucky.scout.com
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

What will Ben McAdoo do with Big Blue?

This was a big week for Big Blue. No, I am not being sarcastic. It was announced just a couple of days ago that former Packers QB coach Ben McAdoo would be named the new offensive coordinator of the New York Football Giants. This is a big and bold move for the Giants. McAdoo has no pervious experience as a coordinator, but he will be the man in charge of the offense of one of the...
Via cover32 - Giants
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants' Free Agent Wish List: Running Backs

New York had some issues in the running game in 2013 and could look to the free agent market for an upgrade or two. Find out the top backs on Big Blue's free agent wish list.
Via nyg.scout.com
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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