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She’s seen her son injure his knee and miss the 2018 season when Kentucky won 10 games and then come back to play so effectively in 2019 that he’s been named the third best returning offensive lineman in the Southeastern Conference.

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He’s never coached Terrence Clarke, but he’s coached against the incoming Kentucky freshman guard often and Our Savior Lutheran (N.Y.) coach Peter Wehye has never failed to be impressed.

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Just how good is recent Kentucky basketball commit Jada Walker? The point guard is a top 70 player nationally in the 2021 recruiting class, but she got her first Division I scholarship offer from Michigan when she was in the sixth grade.

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Kentucky lost some big offensive numbers off its 2020 softball team with the graduation of Alex Martens and Bailey Vick, two of the nation’s best offensive players last season. However, signee Erin Coffel of Indiana will arrive on campus with some big numbers of her own.

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His junior season he played with Spire Academy in Ohio, a team that featured guard LaMelo Ball and Rocket Watts. That left Isaiah Jackson to fill a role while Ball, who played overseas last year and should be a top five pick in the NBA draft, and Watts, who averaged 9.0 points per game at Mi…

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LEXINGTON — John Calipari’s name has surfaced yet again as a potential candidate for the head coaching job with the New York Knicks. If the past is any indication, the Kentucky coach won’t walk away easily or at all.

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LEXINGTON — Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops doesn’t have the capacity to keep an eye on each and every member of his team but trusts the Wildcats are doing what it takes to stay focused amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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LEXINGTON — John Calipari and Mark Stoops used their platforms to address concerns against racial injustice, and the two Kentucky coaches shared their thoughts on social media regarding weekend protests across the nation sparked by the recent death of George Floyd.

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Five-star defensive lineman Justin Rogers is the highest rated recruit — he’s a top 20 player nationally — that coach Mark Stoops has signed at UK, but he doesn’t want fans thinking he has a superstar mentality.

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Mollie Kregor, director of the Mitchell Family Foundation, says it’s impossible for anyone to fully appreciate what Jenna and Matthew Mitchell do to support so many charitable efforts in Lexington and Fayette County.

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LEXINGTON — The “Last Dance” has captivated and fulfilled the nation’s thirst for sports, and Michael Jordan’s career has been well-documented during the weekly ESPN special that ends Sunday night.

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LEXINGTON — Kentucky landed a future post player when Wake Forest junior Olivier Sarr announced plans to transfer to the school on Wednesday.

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LEXINGTON — Kentucky landed a future post player when Wake Forest junior Olivier Sarr announced plans to transfer to the school on Wednesday.

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Now that Kentucky failed to land Purdue graduate transfer Matt Haarms to fill the void at center it has on the 2020-21 roster, one name that keeps being mentioned as a possible solution is 6-11 Moussa Cisse of Lausanne Collegiate School of Memphis.

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LEXINGTON — Lynn Bowden Jr. proved he could be a college quarterback and hopes to get a shot at the next level during the NFL Draft that begins Thursday night.

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LEXINGTON — After enjoying a prolific junior season in which he was an all-conference performer, Kentucky men’s basketball forward Nick Richards announced Tuesday that he plans to submit his name for the 2020 NBA Draft and forgo his remaining eligibility by signing with an agency. 

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LEXINGTON — Rick Pitino doesn’t think John Calipari will leave Lexington anytime soon and added the Kentucky coach is in it for the long haul.

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