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Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari shares photo of coal miner who rushed from work for son's first game -- and invites the family to Lexington for a game |  CNN

Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari shares photo of coal miner who rushed from work for son’s first game — and invites the family to Lexington for a game | CNN

CNN — A Kentucky coal miner who rushed straight from work to take his family to a University of Kentucky Wildcats practice game is on the shortlist for father of the year and earned praise from legendary coach John Calipari, who shared a picture of him and expressed admiration for his hard work and dedication …

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Takeaways from Kentucky Basketball's Big Blue Madness 2022

Takeaways from Kentucky Basketball’s Big Blue Madness 2022

Kentucky Men’s and Women’s Basketball welcomed Big Blue Nation into Rupp Arena Friday night for another year of Big Blue Madness, the biggest spectacle in all of college basketball practice. This year, the festivities got off to a great start with a surprise commitment from Aaron Bradshawthe five-star center who happened to be in attendance …

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Loretta Lynn, coal miner's daughter and country queen, dies

Loretta Lynn, coal miner’s daughter and country queen, dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner’s daughter whose frank songs about life and love as a woman in Appalachia pulled her out of poverty and made her a pillar of country music, has died. She was 90. In a statement provided to The Associated Press, Lynn’s family said she died Tuesday …

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The Athletic

The Athletic 131: Kentucky, Arkansas surge into the top 10 in the rankings of each team

There’s nothing wrong with overcorrections in college football rankings this early in the season. Through two-plus weeks of football, there have been numerous upsets and surprising results. Three top-10 teams lost this past Saturday to teams outside the Power 5 conferences. Alabama nearly lost to Texas and its backup quarterback. We don’t know what to …

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Florida vs.  Kentucky score, takeaways: No.  20 Wildcats dominate second half to swamp No.  12 Gators

Florida vs. Kentucky score, takeaways: No. 20 Wildcats dominate second half to swamp No. 12 Gators

Nearly a touchdown underdog entering The Swamp on Saturday night, No. 20 Kentucky shut out No. 12 Florida in the second half to pull off a 26-16 win and continue a wild day of upsets across college football. While neither of the game’s star quarterbacks were notably efficient, Gators phenom Anthony Richardson was notably poor …

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If John Calipari wants to declare Kentucky 'a basketball school,' it's time for him to back it up

If John Calipari wants to declare Kentucky ‘a basketball school,’ it’s time for him to back it up

John Calipari isn’t wrong that the University of Kentucky is a basketball school. That’s what he told the Athletic last week and any suggestion, let alone any huffing and puffing, to the contrary is ridiculous. That’s not a shot at Mark Stoops’ football program, which this week is ranked in the AP preseason poll for …

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