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Tuesday Wildcat Links

July 22nd 2014

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Nation of Blue:  VIDEO from UK TV crew of Stoops' "car wash" day at ESPN
Herald Leader:  Stoops to skip Governor's Cup Luncheon
Saturday Blitz:  Can Stoops make Cats competitive in SEC
Vaught's Views:  UK Commit likes UK's chances at also tabbing OT George Brown
Next Cats:  Damien Harris sets date for college decision

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ESPN:  Marcus Lee ranked as one of the under the radar sophomore's to watch by ESPN
CoachCal.com:  Three Cats named to NABC Honors Court
Next Cats:  Swanigan gets offer from UK

PHOTO COURTESY:  Victoria Graff

Monday Wildcat Links

July 21st 2014

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ESPN:  5 things we learned from SEC Media Days
Herald Leader:  ICYMI:  OC wants QBs to go back to basics entering fall camp
Outkick the Coverage:  SEC Network to Direct TV coming 'soon'
Nation of Blue:  Stoops participating in ESPN "Car Wash" today

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Courier Journal:  Pelicans re-sign Darius Miller
Vaught's Views:  Kentucky to faceoff with South Florida in 2015/2016 season
NextCats:  Trinity's Spalding commits to UofL;  that causes Zimmerman to elimiate Cards

PHOTO COURTESY:  Victoria Graff


Sunday Wildcat Links

July 20th 2014

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KSR:  Calipari returns from recruiting to a full gym in Lexington
Vaught's Views:  Jack Givens not a fan of one and dones, but would rather have them than play against them
Bleacher Report:  Where UK projected starters rank vs SEC competition

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Sports Illustrated:  Kentucky seniors embrace Stoops culture
Herald Leader: OC goes back to basics for QB
ESPN:  SEC coaches question regular season structure

PHOTO COURTESY:  Victoria Graff

Saturday Wildcat Links

July 19th 2014

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Herald Leader:  Stoops wants to see QB competition quickly
Courier Journal/Kyle Tucker asks how soon incoming freshman will play this season
Vaught's Views:  Stoops gives Dupree the FSU compliment
KSR:  Yahtzee!  UK tabs 3-star corner recruit
ESPN:  Things learned at SEC Media days this week

PHOTO COURTESY:  Victoria Graff

Friday Wildcat Links

July 17th 2014

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USA Today: Kentucky tries to turn talent into victories
KY Forward: Wildcats back at the bottom of SEC East Division poll
AL.com: Kentucky using Auburn's 2013 turnaround as inspiration
NFL.com: Dupree predicts he'll 'blow up' combine
USA Today: Kentucky deals with short-term losses while expecting long-term goals
Vaught's Views: Kentucky will likely have artificial turf in 2015
John Clay: Five advantages to CWS installing artificial turf

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Wildcat Blue Nation: Towns, a big man with something to offer
Next Cats: Another 2016 prospect has offer from Calipari
Herald Leader: Fast friends Newman, Stone could form blockbuster 'package deal'

OTHER SPORTS
ESPN: A.J. Reed wins Golden Spikes Award

Thursday Wildcat Links

July 16th 2014

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KY Forward: Towles holds the key to Wildcats increasing win total next season
Courier-Journal: Kemp, Timmons, Blue looking for a big year 2
ESPN: The SEC defines quarterback "strike zone"
Herald Leader: Inexperience will be a major hurdle for Kentucky
A Sea of Blue: Defensive breakdown 
Nation of Blue:  new video from UK TV on summer workouts

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Next Cats:  Diamond Stone to announce Nov 12
Next Cats:  Malik Newman talks about his recruitment
Bleacher Report: Mismatches Wildcats are dreading in 2014-2015
Wildcat Blue Nation: Former Wildcat stars are having a busy summer
Kentucky Rivals: Looking ahead at Aaron Harrison's 2014-2015 season



Wednesday Wildcat Links

July 16th 2014

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Herald Leader:  Coaches excited for extra 8 hours of summer practice time
Courier Journal:  Coodinator breaks down QB battle entering fall camp
ESPN:  Butch Jones, Vols optimistic for coming season
Vaughts Views:  ESPN's Luginbill talks about UK's recruiting success

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Vaught's Views:  Getting Ulis and not Mudiay turns out well for Cats
NextCats:  Towns named nat'l male athlete of the year
Zagsblog:  Blakeney may visit UK for Big Blue Madness
DetroitBadBoys.com:  Harrelson released by Pistons

OTHER:
BBN First updates UK fans on quest for new traditions
Nation of Blue:  Emory U study ranks UofL fans #1, UK #7

Tuesday Wildcat Links

July 15th 2014

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KSR:  Kentucky's new depth chart
Vaught's Views:  SEC to choose bowl teams rather than let bowls decide
Courier Journal:  Coordinator calls Elam the 'real deal'
ESPN:  Commissioner Slive wants Big 5 conference autonomy

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Herald Leader/Mark Story greats weigh in on lack of in-state talent

PHOTO COURTESY:  Victoria Graff

Monday Wildcat Links

July 14th 2014

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Herald Leader:  Calipari makes offers to 4 Kentucky targets
KSR:  Julius Randle makes summer league debut
Courier Journal:  Documentary honors fallen UK recruit
EpochTimes:  Teague is likely to stick with Brooklyn

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Wildcat BlueNation:  Little bit of bowl buzz for Cats
Next Cats:  in-state OL prospect Jackson gets offer from Alabama
CBS/Dennis Dodd:  SEC Media Days preview

PHOTO COURTESY:  Victoria Graff




Sunday Wildcat Links

July 13th 2014

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Wildcat Blue Nation: Ten recruits that might be ready to make a decision
USA Today: Calipari could have been LeBron's coach after all
Next Cats: Coach Cal in Las Vegas
Rivals.com: Bragg knows of two visits

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Vaught's Views: UK's kicker and punter doing big things
Wildcat Blue Nation: Two football recruits narrow list, UK makes the cut

Saturday Wildcat Links

July 11th 2014

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Bleacher Report: Is John Calipari the Nation's most irreplaceable coach?
Wildcat Blue Nation: John Calipari, LeBron James and what might have been
NextCats: Calipari looking at Jaylen Brown in Chicago

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Vaught's Views: What intrigues media members most about upcoming football season
Wildcat Blue Nation: Edwards Effects
A Sea of Blue: Ranking the SEC's offensive lines

OTHER SPORTS
Courier-Journal: Dish, U-Verse pick up SEC Network, others talking
CBS Sports: NCAA's next big lawsuit over scholarships comes into focus

Friday Wildcat Links

July 10th 2014

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Bleacher Report: Five best single-game performances in past decade
CBS Sports: How to fix basketball in the SEC
Courier-Journal: Calipari says Cats "love to play basketball"
Next Cats: Who are Coach Cal and his assistants watching?

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Herald Leader: For UK football fans, 2014 begins a whole new world
NBC Sports: Outland Trophy watch list dominated by SEC
A Sea of Blue: Combine results for UK recruits
Nation of Blue: Dupree on Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list
John Clay: Even without Edwards, Stoops has options

OTHER SPORTS
UK Athletics: Women's Swimming and Diving earns highest GPA in the nation

Thursday Wildcat Links

July 9th 2014

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ESPN projects 5.5 wins for UK football this season
A Sea of Blue: What a commitment from Damien Harris would do for UK football
Herald Leader: UK signee Edwards to have should surgery; will not enroll in the fall
Vaught's Views: Neal Brown on DT Matt Elam
ESPN:  UK will send 3 linemen w/ Stoops for SEC Media Days

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Courier-Journal: Noel thrives, other Cats aim to survive in Summer League
Wildcat Blue Nation: Potential lineup combinations
A Sea of Blue: 2014-2015 Wildcats may be talented, but they are not yet a team

Wednesday Wildcat Links

July 8th 2014

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Rant Sports: Fans remain loyal and have hope for the future
KSR: Why Kentucky football is becoming "cool"
Courier-Journal: Bud Dupree is everybody's 'freak' athlete
A Sea of Blue: George Brown is one of UK's top recruiting targets
Vaught's Views: The Wildcats just need their quarterback to be good
Next Cats: Two top UK football targets commit to other schools

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Bleacher Report: Prioritizing Wildcats' top 2015 targets
Herald Leader: Plenty of top prospects on Calipari's list
FanSided: Could the Celtics be using James Young as a trade chip?
CBS Sports: Ranking the top 10 recruits in 2015
Bleacher Report: Is Andrew Harrison ready to lead a championship team?



Tuesday Wildcat Links

July 7th 2014

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ESPN: The ultimate juggling act
Wildcat Blue Nation: Derrick Jones set to visit
USA Today: Former UK player Kyle Wiltjer following Kelly Olynyk route at Gonzaga
CBS Sports: Schools that got work done early for 2015
NBC Sports: 15 names you need to know before the live period starts
ESPN: Car accident sidelines James Young

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Wildcat Blue Nation: What defines success in 2014?
Team Speed Kills: Kentucky players have bad experiences, but it's experience
UK Athletics: Bud Dupree on Chuck Bednarik Award preseason watch list
Vaught's Views: Is a redshirt year best for Drew Barker?
A Sea of Blue: Why UK will be one of the biggest surprises of 2014

Monday Wildcat Links

July 7th 2014

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Herald Leader/Jerry Tipton:  In more ways than one, SEC knows Kentucky is 'Gold Standard'
USA Today profiled Karl Towns
KSR rounds up Kentuckians in NBA Summer League
CoachCal.com:  ICYMI last week, Coach Cal listed 20 questions athletes should ask a prospective coach

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Vaught's Views:  Stoops knows its important for UK to show improvement in year two

PHOTO COURTESY:  Victoria Graff


Sunday Wildcat Links

July 6th 2014

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WDRB/John Lewis:  Nerlens Noel makes his debut
Courier Journal:  Noel talks on debut
Nation of Blue:  Teague, Liggins start fast in NBA summer league
KSR projects the win/loss totals of non conference schedule
Wildcat Blue Nation:  Ullis not feeling pressure
Cats Illustrated team talks about UK's non-conference schedule

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kentuckysports.com/Mark Story asks what is standard for success for Stoops' 2nd year
CatsPause:  Stoops talks about expectations for 2014 season
Post & Courier:  what if a college FB playoff had been in place all along?
KSR:  highly-rated DE prospect is taking a look at UK, b/c friendship w/ Damien Harris
C-J/Steve Jones:  4-star LB from Tennessee has UK among his final schools



Saturday Wildcat Links

July 5th 2014

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C-J:  UK recruit Fullwood had to overcome some health obstacles
ESPN says Florida is UK's most important game
mrSEC.com looks at the toughest places to get a win in the SEC

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SI.com:  Kyle Wiltjer eage to restart his career at Gonzaga
BleacherReport says Randle is poised to thrive with Lakers
Nation of Blue:  Patrick Patterson signs new deal with Raptors

July 4th Wildcat Links

July 4th 2014

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mrSEC.com looks at homefield advantages in the SEC
NextCats:  UK among final 5 for OL Brown
VaughtsViews:  RB Horton appreciates being pushed by coaches
Sea of Blue:  UK football recruiting is heating up

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Nation of Blue:  new UK TV video with X-men theme
Nation of Blue:  annual UK alumni game set for August 24
kentuckysports.com:  NBA's Orlando Summer League will include 4 ex-Cats
USA Today:  Towns studies NBA greats of the past
KSR:  Calipari has a holiday update for BBN
Next Cats:  2016 guard Gordon to visit UK this weekend
VaughtsViews:  Calipari says no home-&-home deal with Murray State

Wednesday's Wildcat Links

July 2nd 2014

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Zagsblog:  Duke making a late push to land Diallo
KSR:  report says Buffalo and coach Bobby Hurley will play at UK in November
Detroit Free Press:  Jodie Meeks signs with Detroit

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