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Athlon Sports' 2016-17 College Basketball Top 25

posted on August 26, 2016
Duke and Kentucky haven’t met in the NCAA Tournament since the 1998 Elite Eight. If that drought ends in 2016, the matchup could be epic.   Sure, Duke and Kentucky have faced each other during the season on a somewhat regular basis, splitting their last four meetings.   But that epic NCAA matchup is the only piece that’s been missing in the Coach K vs. Coach Cal rivalry. They’ve faced each other in November. They’ve sparred verbally during the spring. They’ve...
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Kentucky Sports Radio's Matt Jones Rips Clay Travis For John Calipari Take

posted on June 28, 2016
We should've known the John Calipari talk wasn't going to die down anytime soon.   Clay Travis recently talked about the Kentucky basketball coach and his alleged practice of players. The Fox Sports personality went on to discuss the tremendous cheating of Calipari, and now Kentucky Sports Radio's Matt Jones is firing back.   During an interview on Bo Mattingly's Sports Talk, Jones went off on Travis and his controversial takes.   "[He's] turned...
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The Sports World Mourns Legendary Coach Pat Summitt

posted on June 28, 2016
Pat Summitt's passing has shaken more than just the sports world.   The legendary women's basketball coach was more than just a coach. She broke barriers and became a leader, mentor, and more in the lives of those she came across. Summitt passed away at the age of 64, just five years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease. In her 38 years at Tennessee, she won 1,098 games and eight national titles. She cemented her place in the book of the greatest coaches of all-time.   Many...
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Clay Travis Accuses John Calipari of Cheating and Paying Players

posted on June 27, 2016
Clay Travis is always blatantly honest.    The Fox Sports personality recently gave his spiel about Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari's multiple appearances on ESPN shows as well as the art of paying college players. The network is known for giving its famous "ESPN car wash" but it's usually done with multiple coaches at once. Calipari had the spotlight all to himself, much to the chagrin of those in and outside the company.    "Let's be honest, John Calipari...
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