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Kentucky at Missouri Preview: Cats must prevent big special teams plays and take advantage of Mauk’s mistakes

The Cats were once 5-1 with six games remaining. Needing just one of six to become bowl eligible. With their upcoming schedule, you knew that last win wasn’t going to come easy. After failing at LSU and at home against Mississippi State, the Cats now travel to Columbia to face Missouri. A win on the road would be their first road conference win since they beat Georgia on November...
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YumpWords: Bloodcurdling

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Pick 6: Six Takeaways from Louisville’s 42-31 loss to Florida State

First off, I would like to thank everyone that came out to Drake’s Paddock tonight for the game. Great crowd and congrats to our giveaway winners. If only the Cards would have pulled off the upset. Now to my six takeaways. The Start – You could not have asked for a better start. And I’m saying that even though the Cards did not punch it in after DeVante Parker’s big play...
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Athletes in Halloween Costumes

Kids aren’t the only one’s who get dressed up for Halloween…these pictures speak for themselves. How crazy identical does Ludacris look to Anthony Davis, and props to John McEnroe for dressing as…uh…John McEnroe?      
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YumpWords: Redolent

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UK Football Preview – Missouri Blogger Bill Connelly (RockMNation.com)

Bill Connelly of RockMNation.com helps us preview the Missouri Tigers leading up to Saturday’s match-up with the Wildcats.
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FSU to wear new uniforms at Louisville

We’ve seen Louisville’s uniforms for Thursday’s tilt against FSU. They will wear grey unis with camouflage grey helmets. Well, Florida State will be wearing new uniforms too. I can’t tell that much of a difference.
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Julius Randle breaks leg in NBA debut

What was supposed to be an exciting night for Julius Randle, quickly turned devastating. In the fourth quarter of the Lakers’ 108-90 loss to the Rockets, Randle broke his leg. Randle is to go further evaluation, but the initial diagnosis was a broken tibia. Randle was driving to the basket midway through the fourth quarter and reports are that everyone just heard a “pop”. His...
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YumpWords: Soupcon

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Nick’d Up: Playoff Rankings, Anthony Davis and some more stuff

After years of waiting, the College Football Playoff Rankings are out The College Football Playoff Rankings came out tonight for whatever they are worth. I thought they would mirror the AP Poll nearly identical. They were very similar, but there were some discrepancies. Notre Dame was probably the biggest difference as they are 6th in the AP, but just tenth in the College Football...
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My Yump Top Four Playoff Rankings

It’s almost November and that means it’s time for me to release my Yump Top Four. This will change throughout the year based on performance, but I’ll be honest it’s gonna be tough to unseat a member in the top four. 1. Mila Kunis – Preggers are not preggers. It don’t matter. No. 1 for a long time. 2. Sarah Hyland – The fastest rising of the bunch. Tiny and dark haired...
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YumpWords: Impedimenta

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UK head coach John Calipari talks after Blue-White game

At one point the Blue was leading the White, 65-44. Then you looked up and the White led, 2-0. UK head coach John Calipari addresses the greatest comeback of all-time. And there was actually some defense in this game. Video courtesy of Scott Anderson
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Bobby Petrino talks prior to Florida State

U of L head coach Bobby Petrino met with the media today to discuss Thursday night’s big game against defending National Champion Florida State at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Here are some of the highlights. On Will Gardner: “He just needs to focus on executing the offense. I think he’s done a real nice job in practice and in the meeting room, understanding what looks we...
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Mark Stoops talks prior to Missouri

UK head coach Mark Stoops talked to the media prior to Saturday’s tilt at Missouri. He said that their special teams played really well on Sunday. They were nowhere near as bad as they were at LSU, but still many would disagree.
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Pinkie Links: Anthony Davis, Taylor Swift and more

How good can Anthony Davis be? (The Sports Post) LeBron: Bulls are better than Cavs right now (Sports Glory) Taylor Swift is the newest member of the Knicks (Next Impulse) What’s the future of streaming live sports? (The Sports Fan Journal) Nine Managers unhappy that Joe Maddon is available (The Outside Corner) Cam Neely is in Dumb and Dumber To (NESN)
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YumpWords: Obdurate

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Sunday Morning Hangover – 10/26/14

Nick and Nick talk UK’s loss to Mississippi State live from the Sports and Social Club.
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Spooky Halloween Cocktail Recipes from Captain Morgan

Looking to spice up your All Hallow’s Eve Party. These drinks from Captain Morgan will do the trick…or treat. The tealogists from Owl’s Brew took their costume tea blends and created Halloween-inspired cocktails with Captain Morgan. The Reaping and Haunted Voyage are two simple recipes that are sure to be a huge hit during this year’s festivities. Owl’s Brew tea is available...
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UK Football Preview: Mississippi State at Kentucky

The last time the Kentucky Wildcats got absolutely creamed at LSU, they came back the next week and beat Mississippi State, on the road. Their next home game was against Georgia, a game they won and was really the first big win in the Rich Brooks era. It was also the last time they went .500 in conference play. This was 2006. Now they look to get up off the mat and standing in their...
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YumpWords: Neoteric

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UK Football Preview with Charlie Burris of ForWhomTheCowbellTolls.com

We talk to Charlie Burris of ForWhomTheCowbellTolls.com about the Bulldogs’ 6-0 start, their win at LSU, Dak Prescott, and their struggling secondary.
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Grandma challenges Dwyane Wade to one-on-one

Illuminada Magtoto, who is also known as Grandma Nelly, loves her Miami Heat and especially Dwyane Wade. With her birthday coming up, she decided to ask Wade for a game of one-on-one for her birthday. And this was a big birthday, Grandma Nelly was turning 90 years old. She even put together a video. And then Wade showed up to play her. Social media can be a pretty cool thing.
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YumpWords: Gadabout

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Kobe Bryant to Julius Randle, “You’re an idiot if you f#^@ this up”

When you are one of the first players to join the Lakers via the Lottery as Julius Randle was, that means that Kobe Bryant is probably going to apply some pressure on you. He knows his time is running out and that he needs the help from the young guys if they are to prove the pundits wrong by making the playoffs. On Sunday night, Randle put up eight points, five rebounds and two...
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