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Via Big Blue View
1 day ago

Is Adrian Peterson’s message to the Giants, or the Vikings?

On the surface, Adrian Peterson’s flirt-tweet with the Giants seems to be a fairly obvious message to Big Blue. But the real recipients could be the team that wears purple. There’s no way the Vikings will pay Peterson $18 million in 2017. So then question becomes how much less will they offer him — and…
Via Pro Football Talk
10 days ago

What's up next for Big Blue as NFL offseason begins

A look at the key dates and players set to become Free Agents in 2017: Now that the confetti has been cleared in Houston, it’s all systems go for the 2017 season. NEWS > Eli M...
Via Giants.com
20 days ago

Big Blue Fan Cave: Once a Giant ... Always a Giant

ONCE A GIANT, ALWAYS A GIANT BY MATT COHEN It's not just a fan cave. As Jack Barletta says, it's more of a museum. The Connecticut native and lifelong Giants fan has been collecting Big Blue ...
Via Giants.com
January 26, 2017

Big Blue gets energized for playoff game in Green Bay

BIG BLUE GETS ENERGIZED FOR PLAYOFF GAME IN GREEN BAY BY MATT COHEN, CHARLIE MULE For the first time since 2011, the New York Giants (11-5) are in the postseason. Big Blue will visit the Gree...
Via Giants.com
January 05, 2017

A Lot Of Green From Big Blue: Examining The Giants' Risky Free Agent Signings

Spending big in free agency is a lot like indulging on late-night fast food. You're happy in the short term but you know there's a solid chance that you'll feel terrible about it in the long run. In the NFL, very rarely do superstars hit free agency, as teams often place the franchise tag on their best players whom they're unable to sign to long term deals. This usually results...
Via The Sports Quotient
September 04, 2016  |  Discuss

John Calipari: Big Blue Nation's Player's Coach

Karl-Anthony Towns, the 2015 NBA No. 1 overall draft pick, had no trouble converting a year’s worth of NCAA college basketball to a successful rookie season. The 19-year-old post player averaged 18.3 points, 10.5 rebounds, and 1.7 blocks for the Minnesota Timberwolves en route to Rookie of the Year Honors.Rewind the hands of time to a 19-year-old John Wall, who in 2010 was also...
Via The Sports Quotient
August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky Basketball Dubted An Amazing New On-Court Intro Video At Big Blue Madness

No one does Midnight Madness better than Kentucky. As usual, this year’s event was a massive recruiting day, and the program went all out to make the program look as impressive as possible. This year’s Big Blue Madness featured UK’s new 2015-16 intro video, which is displayed right on the court, and goes through the Wildcats’ impressive program history. The video is an incredibly...
Via College Spun
October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky’s Hosting An Absurd Amount Of Elite Recruits At Big Blue Madness Tonight

If you host a preseason tipoff event at Kentucky, the recruits will come.  The Wildcats’ men’s basketball program, which is set to have Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena this evening, will be entertaining a ridiculous amount of elite recruits.  According to multiple recruits experts, multiple five-star prospects in the 2016 and 2017 classes will be in Lexington, Ky.  My sources...
Via College Spun
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Brining back the Boom: Kentucky RB Williams returning for Auburn

Kentucky is hosting Auburn Thursday in what should be a very anticipated matchup for Big Blue Nation in search of its third SEC win. If the Wildcats are going to be bowling in 2015, they may need to win this home game. Adding an extra level of hype to the game, sophomore Stanley 'Boom' Williams will be making a return to the field, according to Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops....
Via FOX Sports
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

SEC Network to air Kentucky’s ‘Big Blue Madness’

Every year, about a month before the start of the college basketball season, the Kentucky Wildcats host a big event where fans get to come out and get an early look at their team for the upcoming season. This event is called “Big Blue Madness” and it is always an awesome spectacle. The Wildcats have a fan base all over the country and some of them don’t get to experience the...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

SEC Network To Air Kentucky Basketball’s “Big Blue Madness”

At 4-1, Kentucky football is off to a solid start, but for most fans in Lexington, football is just a way to pass the time until basketball season tips off. That is coming very soon. Kentucky hosts its annual “Big Blue Madness” on October 16, when members of #BBN will get their first looks at the 2015-16 Wildcats, featuring new stars like Skal Labissiere, Jamal Murray, and Isiah...
Via College Spun
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcat Fans Already Lining Up For ‘Big Blue Madness’ Event

The Kentucky Wildcats basketball team will host their annual “Big Blue Madness” event on October 16th, but that’s not stopping their notoriously devoted fans from camping out for tickets 20 days out from the event. Memorial Coliseum and the Joe Craft Center have some visitors. #BBMCampout #BBN pic.twitter.com/fbY3WKrKYN — CoachCal.com (@CoachCalDotCom) September 30, 2015...
Via No Coast Bias
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Blue Kitten wins Belmont's Joe Hirsch Turf Classic

NEW YORK (AP) Big Blue Kitten won the $600,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic in a course-record time Saturday at Belmont Park. The 7-year-old ran 1 1/2 miles in 2:23.39, erasing the mark of 2:24.36 set by Fantastic Light in 2001. Big Blue Kitten was trained by Chad Brown, who sent out three of the seven runners in the field. The trio all played prominent roles, starting with Shining Copper...
Via Associated Press
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Ex-Michigan Big Man Jordan Morgan Got Engaged To Former Miss Michigan In Front Of Eiffel Tower

It’s a Big Blue love story all the way from Paris, France. Former Michigan big man Jordan Morgan got engaged to his girlfriend KT Maviglia in front of the Eiffel Tower today.  Maviglia is the former Miss Michigan.   Looking forward to this life full of joy with the woman of my dreams  A photo posted by Jordan Morgan (@realjordanmorgan) on Sep 26, 2015 at 11:16am PDT ...
Via College Spun
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Stoops, Wildcats feel 'responsibility' to fans as opener arrives

Kentucky coach Mark Stoops on Thursday made his final media appearance before Saturday's season opener against Louisiana-Lafayette, and just as is the case with most of Big Blue Nation, he's ready to see the Wildcats hit the field."I think the anticipation as you get closer to it and it gets closer to the end of the week, you start feeling anxious and ready to go," Stoops said, according...
Via FOX Sports
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky issues Drake cease-and-desist

The University of Kentucky has issued Drake a cease-and-desist letter after he took pictures with some recruits at the school’s “Big Blue Madness” event. Kami Mattioli of The Sporting News reported the story. Kentucky ended up self-reporting Drake’s activities, which included “impermissible contact” between himself and three “potential-student-athletes.” Per the...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Drake Will Perform At Kentucky’s Big Blue Madness

Kentucky basketball’s Big Blue Madness season tip-off event is set to take place Oct. 16 at Rupp Arena.  It should be quite a show.  According to Adam Zagoria, Drake will be performing in front of Big Blue Nation.  Drake will perform at Big Blue Madness, which was appealing for @Iam_RawleAlkins on the UK visit. — Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) July 15, 2015 Yeah, recruits are...
Via College Spun
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Blue Kitten wins Monmouth's United Nations Stakes

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) Big Blue Kitten won the $535,000 United Nations Stakes with a little help from a friend on Sunday at Monmouth Park. The 7-year-old rallied to win the track's premier grass race by 1 1/2 lengths over stablemate Slumber. While the top two finishers in the 1 3/8-mile race were trained by Chad Brown, the assist came from another source. Shining Copper played the...
Via Associated Press
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Main Sequence to face 8 in United Nations at Monmouth Park

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) Eclipse Award winner Main Sequence will defend his title in the $500,000 United Nations Stakes at Monmouth Park against 2013 winner Big Blue Kitten and seven other horses. Main Sequence drew the No 6. post for the 1 3/8 mile race on the turn. Rajiv Maragh will ride the H. Graham Motion trainee, who will be making his first start since returning from Dubai this...
Via Associated Press
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky Fans Can Search For Love On Their Very Own Dating Website

Dating made easy for Big Blue Nation.
Via Busted Coverage
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Blue Baby

Thats right, big blue nation now has another big blue fan to add to their always eccentric fanbase. Known for being one of the most die-hard fan bases in the country their newest addition surely didn’t disappoint. A pair of big time cats fans recently named their daughter after two of their favorite players and she’s got some pretty big shoes to fill.  Willie Cauley Stein and...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

A-League final: anybody got a ticket for Sydney vs Victory?

The Melbourne Victory will host Sydney FC in the A-League's grand final on Sunday in a stadium that, quite frankly, is only about half as big as they'd prefer. The match, dubbed the ''Big Blue,'' will be played at a 30,000-seat venue, the Victory's home ground for the regular season, meaning tens of thousands of fans will miss out. League officials wanted to use a larger stadium...
Via Associated Press
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

The Best of Kentucky Final Four House Banners

It’s officially Final Four Eve and Big Blue Nation can hardly contain themselves. In fact, Kentucky fans are so pumped that a lot of them have burned some time this week by making hilarious house banners. Spoiler: They love making “Willie” jokes. Honestly, I think we all need to pray for Lexington this weekend. In the scenario that Wisconsin wins, there’s a strong possibility...
Via Busted Coverage
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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