"The revolution will put you in the driver's seat. The revolution will not be televised." -Gil-Scott Heron I'm a middle age man with a love/hate affa...
Dr. Keen Babbage is a middle age, extremely intelligent high school teacher who found out that he had he had stage four cancer. When looking possible death in the eye, Keen and Breaking Bad's Walt came to opposite conclusions.
As the country recovers in a still fragile global economy, we cannot forget -- nor abandon -- the principles that made us strong. Public investment in research and development, though not always immediately apparent, is an essential driver of our recovery.
"We can't afford to be innocent Stand up and face the enemy It's a do or die situation-we will be invincible" -Pat Benatar The contemporary that I n...
While many journalists are understandably questioning the ethics of recruiting athletes so young, we must also keep our eye on the ball with regard to the physical impact such a practice may produce.
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.