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2014-08-25 12:24:52

LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coach John Calipari and The Calipari Foundation have joined with Global Sports Aid Network and Samaritan's Feet for a benefit effort entitled "Comedy Mania" to be held at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky, on Thursday, November 20, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139265 The event will begin at 7:30pm and is billed as a "night of fun for the whole family." Headlining the event will be comedian Bill Engvall from the...

2014-04-23 23:14:32

While eager to begin a professional NBA career, those players with enough skill to become eligible for the draft process should consider the danger of not completing their college degree. Future earning power that accompanies an education outside the locker room will come in handy for a player who becomes disabled, says the Founding Partner of DarrasLaw. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Many talented college basketball players are only attending one year of school before entering the...

2011-03-06 00:02:31

Exclusive MVP Training basketball videos include basic and advanced point guard skills taught by University of Kentucky Basketball Head Coach, John Calipari and features 2009 NBA Rookie of the Year, Derrick Rose. Ames, Ia. (PRWEB) March 4, 2011 Championship Productions, Inc. announced today the release of two new instructional basketball videos featuring 2008-09 NBA Rookie of the Year Derrick Rose and University of Kentucky head coach John Calipari. These exclusive videos -- which cover...

2010-12-11 00:00:42

Exclusive DVD package includes Advanced Dribble Drive Offense: Zone & Transition Game and 100 Drills and Sets. Each DVD features the University of Massachusetts assistant coach Vance Walberg and his revolutionary Advanced Dribble Drive Attack Offense. Access free basketball training videos and previews at basketballcoach.com. Ames, IA (PRWEB) December 10, 2010 Championship Productions, Inc. announced today the release of two original and exclusive basketball videos (preview clips...

2010-04-03 18:23:00

INDIANAPOLIS, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- John Calipari, head coach of the University of Kentucky's men's basketball team, and Mike Brey, head coach of the University of Notre Dame's men's basketball team, traded their playbooks for aprons here today at the LG Coaches Cook-off during NCAA® Final Four® weekend. Both coaches are appearing on behalf of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). To view the multimedia assets associated with this...

2010-02-03 05:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gray Television, Inc. ("Gray," "we" or "us") (NYSE: GTN) assists the University of Kentucky men's basketball team make a slam dunk in its effort to help victims of January's devastating earthquake in Haiti. The effort even scored a high-five for the team from President Barack Obama. With the help of four Gray Television stations and less than 48 hours to plan and execute it, the basketball team raised more than a million dollars during the "Hoops...

2009-08-20 16:45:51

The University of Memphis was found guilty Thursday of major violations in men's basketball and women's golf, the NCAA infractions committee said. The Tigers' must forfeit every victory in its 38-2 2007-2008 basketball season under coach John Calipari that ended in the national title game, which the Tigers lost to Kansas in overtime. The team must also return the money associated with the 2008 NCAA championship tournament, the committee said. The penalties followed allegations Derrick Rose,...

2009-05-27 21:35:53

The Commercial Appeal reported Wednesday the NCAA has accused the Memphis basketball program of major violations. The Memphis newspaper said that during the 2007-08 season, the school was involved in knowing fraudulence or misconduct, concerning an SAT exam taken by a player. The newspaper quoted the NCAA's report to Memphis as saying the player in question suited up only for the 2007-08 season. If that is the case, the evidence may point to Derrick Rose, the top overall pick in the 2008 NBA...

2009-05-27 20:12:43

Former Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie is suing the school for $6 million, alleging breach of contract, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported Wednesday. Gillispie left Texas A&M in 2007 and agreed to a seven-year deal to coach the Kentucky basketball team. He was fired after just two years on the job. The newspaper reported his lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, alleges both breach of contract and fraud. The newspaper also said Gillispie never signed a...

2009-04-07 11:47:48

Kentucky junior Jodie Meeks, who led the Southeastern Conference in scoring last season, Tuesday declared himself eligible for the NBA draft. However, since Meeks didn't hire an agent, he has until June 15 to withdraw his name from the draft and be eligible to return to the Wildcats. Meeks was eighth in the nation and first in the SEC with a 23.7-points-per-game average and scored a Kentucky record with 54 points in a game against Tennessee. A 6-foot-4-inch guard, Meeks shot 90.2 percent from...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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