Wildcat fans seem more interested in celebrating wins by people who temporarily wear polyester tank tops brandished in "Kentucky" than by, say, degree-seeking philosophy students at Kentucky.
The University of Kentucky hopes to become the first university of our size in the country to turn over management of an entire housing system to a private company. Such a public-private partnership turns the traditional model on its head.
UCLA has joined Kentucky as one of the top two 2012 recruiting classes with the addition of top-25 prospect Tony Parker on Monday.
There are few basketball coaches at any level who handle their players as well as John Calipari. While the Wizards are currently short on the talent part, that skill of being able to handle the massive egos of modern athletes is nothing to sneeze at.
I believe girls and women are particularly vulnerable to "otheration," causing us to cling to the hope that a layer of war paint on our faces and highlights in our hair will mask our secret feeling of unworthiness.
College basketball, particularly here in the heartland, really does matter. And flaws and all, big-time, big-money college roundball is not only the people's sport; it's also good public policy.
If John Calipari's Kentucky Wildcats are the ultimate Goliath, than Bill Self's Kansas Jayhawks are the greatest David of all time. Despite the 6.5-point spread that Vegas laid on Monday night's national championship game, the affair is a battle between two of college basketball's elite, blue-blood programs. Here are the three crucial matchups heading into the final.
These actions are immature and shameful for other members of the UK community. The rioting overshadows what should have been a light-hearted celebration after the Cats' win.
Ten months ago, a tornado leveled miles of the city, leaving homes flattened and lives changed forever. Hundreds of people died and thousands of homes and businesses were destroyed, but Joplin has not been left behind.
In Big Blue Nation, where winning is a relief as much as a joy, merely reaching two consecutive NCAA Final Fours is not good enough.
The next great shot-blocker in the NBA is barely old enough to vote: an 18-year-old prodigy at the University of Kentucky who is already drawing comparisons with Kevin Garnett and other premier defenders who are almost old enough to be his parents.
So much of this preseason's hype for Kentucky surrounded Anthony Davis that many people overlooked the overwhelming presence of fellow freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.
NetScouts Basketball has named Georgetown guard Sugar Rodgers as its Women's National Player of the Week for games ending the week of Sunday, Jan. 1. ...
The new Madison Square Garden has been getting some much needed renovations recently and it's nice to see the Garden try to recapture its history as the mecca of college basketball.
I'm excited for the start of another football season and I've spent the last month doing a team by team analysis and rating of all 120 Division 1A (aka FBS) teams.
One of the most challenging aspects of custody decisions is the issue of domestic violence. About 20% of divorces require judges to appoint a custody...