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Columns

  • Vaught’s Views: Hamidou Diallo attending UK to test himself, possibly prepare for NBA

    By Larry Vaught

    Having Hamidou Diallo decide to start his college basketball career now was no surprise to Marc Allard, sports editor of the Norwich (Connecticut) Bulletin.
    Diallo, a 6-5 guard, announced Saturday that he would start classes at Kentucky this week. He had graduated from Putnam Science Academy (Connecticut) last year and had been playing there as a graduate student this season.

  • NFL Playoffs

    The 17-week grind that is the NFL regular season is quickly coming to an end, and while most of the postseason drama has been settled on the football field, there are still several details that will be settled in the final week of the regular season. For the AFC, the playoff field is relatively drama free. The six teams that will battle it out on that side of the bracket have already been decided. The only thing that remains is determining the seeding of those six teams.

  • Vaught’s Views: Calipari trying to keep his Cats warm during ‘Camp Cal’

    By Larry Vaught

    Nickeil Alexander-Walker has one word to describe what type of player his cousin, Kentucky signee Shai Alexander is.
    “Phenomenal. Phenomenal. Phenomenal. Phenomenal,” said Alexander-Walker, who is the Kentucky signee’s teammate at Hamilton Heights Christian Academy in Chattanooga. “He sees the floor great. He is really starting to score a lot more.

  • A new chapter
  • Vaught’s Views: ‘I love Kentucky and I am just thankful’

    By Larry Vaught

    Despite all the accolades she’s garnered over the last four years, Makayla Epps still considers herself just a “county/country kid” who has been blessed with all she has accomplished.
    The Kentucky senior guard from Marion County earned one All-American honor last year. Two years she’s been named to the All-Southeastern Conference team. She’s leading a young team in scoring this year.

  • Vaught’s Views: Kentucky offensive lineman Nick Haynes will have his own Florida fan section at bowl game

    By Larry Vaught

  • Preparation

    Ben Franklin wore many hats throughout his life, serving in many roles such as a diplomat, postmaster, author, scientist, diplomat, and of course, a Founding Father. This man, born in Boston and raised in the City of Brotherly Love, has many well-known sayings and phrases that still endure to this day, including a quote on preparation that resonates and sticks with me: "By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail."

  • Woods and Waters: Last minute gift ideas for people who love the outdoors

    Ya know what today is? It’s just three or four days till Christmas! Ya got all your shopping done? Ya do. Well good for you! But what about the other 80 percent of the people who are reading this? Are you sure you’re done?
    O.K., maybe you do need to pick up a few things. Well, if ya do you’re in luck cause I’m here to help! I’m going to give ya some “ya can’t go wrong” gift ideas for your outdoors man or woman.

  • Vaught’s Views: Kentucky basketball fans will have a special Christmas this year

    By Larry Vaught

    Kentucky basketball fans have a special Christmas treat coming their way thanks to former Wildcat Cameron Mills.
    His documentary, “The Team,” is a story about Kentucky’s 1996 national championship team and the 20th year anniversary the players and coaches held in August in Miami.
    That Kentucky team coached by Rick Pitino finished 34-2 and featured nine future NBA players. Mills felt there was a special story to tell about the team but wasn’t sure what it was.

  • A tradition

    For the 117th time Saturday, two members of the same team became opponents for 60 minutes. For 60 minutes, a battle ensued on a 100-yard long, 53 1/3-yard wide battlefield. The site? M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. The participants? The Army Black Knights and the Navy Midshipmen. The finish? Memorable. Fifteen years in the making.
    At long last, the streak is over. For the first time since 2001, Army got to sing second. Army won.