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John Calipari Was Super Duper Pumped To See The Pope Speak

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 09.24.2015 | Sports

Pope Francis spoke to Congress today as part of his ongoing tour of the United States. While politicians in attendance at Capitol Hill were profoundly...

Jordan Schultz

Karl-Anthony Towns: 'I'm Not Just A Basketball Player'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.24.2015 | Sports

Projected No. 1 NBA draft pick Karl-Anthony Towns only played 21 minutes per game as a freshman at Kentucky. And yet, with his 6-foot-11 frame, deft s...

John Calipari Just Said The Most John Calipari Thing Ever

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 05.21.2015 | Sports

He said the goal is to get his players drafted, not win the national championship.

A Controversial Shot Clock Call Gave Wisconsin A Clutch Basket In Their Win Over Kentucky

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 04.05.2015 | Sports

Among the many standout moments of Wisconsin's 71-64 victory over Kentucky in their Final Four game on Saturday, one that is sure to not soon be forgo...

John Calipari Says NCAA Schools Should Pay For Athletes' Insurance

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 04.02.2015 | Sports

Calipari made the comment during a press conference with Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan.

Jordan Schultz

4 Best Parts Of The Final Four

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.05.2015 | Sports

The Final Four is upon us, which likely means you've torn up all but one of the 116 brackets you filled out. The 2015 version of March Madness has bee...

Final Four Coaches Weigh In On Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Law

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 04.01.2015 | Sports

The men underscore college basketball's role in promoting inclusion.

Jordan Schultz

Former NBA Star Talks Final Four And March Madness Pressure

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.26.2015 | Sports

After a thrilling opening opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament, 36-0 Kentucky is hoping to become the first undefeated national champion since India...

Jordan Schultz

Your Bracket May Be Busted, But Here's Why You Need To Keep Watching March Madness

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.25.2015 | Sports

Please enable Javascript to watch this video The opening weekend of the 2015 NCAA Tournament is over, and if you've already torn up your bracke...

John Calipari On Basketball: 'This Is Not Communism'

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 03.20.2015 | Sports

Coach Calipari or Professor Calipari?

Jordan Schultz

John Wall: 'When I Have A Guy One-On-One Guarding Me, I Feel Like He's At My Mercy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.03.2015 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Call it a coming-out party for John Wall. The 24-year-old Washington Wizards point guard and former No. 1 overall pick is enjoying his bes...

Jordan Schultz

3 Reasons Why Kentucky Might Not Win The National Championship

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.01.2015 | Sports

John Calipari's Kentucky Wildcats are trying to become the first team to go undefeated since Bob Knight's Indiana Hoosiers in 1976. There are a few re...

Kentucky Player Videobombs Coach At Worst Possible Moment

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.11.2015 | Sports

Timing is everything.

The Coach Rage Scale, From Harbaugh To Carroll

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.16.2015 | Sports

"Your anger is a gift." Football coaches, in the NFL or Europe, may never have been the target audience of Rage Against The Machine. But the above...

Jordan Schultz

John Calipari Hopes To Keep Improving As Kentucky Head Coach

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.25.2014 | Sports

For the second consecutive year, John Calipari enters the college basketball season with the top-ranked team in the country. Kentucky, fresh off its n...

Challenging the Value of College Athletics

Dr. Alan Kadish | Posted 06.11.2014 | Education
Dr. Alan Kadish

I'm not implying that intercollegiate athletics should be abolished, but limits on scholarships, spending on athletic programs, physical education staff salary and ancillary income could restore the appropriate balance.

If Kentucky Wins It All Tonight, the World Will Not Come to an End

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 06.07.2014 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

There has been a raging debate about the "one-and-done" players -- the group of basketball players that attends college for a single year, essentially biding their time until they become eligible for the NBA draft.

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Shabazz Napier, The Senior, And Julius Randle, The Freshman

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.07.2014 | Sports

Monday night's national championship game in Dallas between Kentucky and Connecticut represents the highest combined seeds in NCAA title history. Thes...

John Caliapri Wants Kentucky Players To 'Succeed And Proceed' And Not Just Be 'One And Done'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.05.2014 | Sports

John Calipari doesn't want his players at Kentucky to just be "one and done." No, this doesn't mean that Kentucky will stop recruiting talented hi...

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Key Final Four Matchups: Shabazz Napier Vs. Scottie Wilbekin, John Calipari Vs. Bo Ryan

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.04.2014 | Sports

Year after year, one thing remains true about the Final Four: It's as much a spectacle as it is a pair of basketball games fueled by teenagers and 20-...

Jordan Schultz

Been Under A Rock? Here's Your Final Four Preview

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.03.2014 | Sports

Finally, the Final Four is here. With three marquee games remaining, the field remains as open as ever. In a tournament rife with upsets and excellenc...

Jordan Schultz

March Madness Sweet 16 Preview: Tom Izzo's Final Four Mission And The All-Kentucky Tilt

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.28.2014 | Sports

The Sweet 16 is some of the best basketball we will see throughout the entire NCAA Tournament. With a trip to the regional finals on the line, we take...

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March Madness Early Takeaways: The Likely Stars Of The Sweet 16

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.25.2014 | Sports

The first weekend of March Madness provided three 12-5 upsets, a 1-seed losing its first game of the season and the fall of powerhouses Duke and Kansa...

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March Madness Friday Preview: The Rise Of Jabari Parker, Doug McDermott And Kentucky's Issues

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.20.2014 | Sports

Thursday's first full day of action in the NCAA Tournament was everything as advertised. Dayton stunned in-state foe Ohio State in a terrific opening ...

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The Andrew Wiggins Show Begins

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.08.2013 | Sports

Kansas' rising freshman Andrew Wiggins is among college basketball's all-time most hyped players. But the 18-year-old Canadian is hardly the only fres...