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  1. Isiah Thomas brings NBA stars to campus

    Diamond Leung

    In support of Isiah Thomas, the Miami Heat's Big Three are coming to the Florida International campus to play. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh will host the South Florida All-Star Classic, with proceeds going to the foundation in honor of...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  2. Joe B. Hall kept from coaching ex-UK pros

    Diamond Leung

    John Calipari is coaching the Dominican National team and has arranged an exhibition game on Aug. 15 in which they'll go up against a team of former Kentucky players including Eric Bledsoe, DeMarcus Cousins, Tayshaun Prince, Rajon Rondo and John Wall...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  3. Kentucky picked the right time to peak

    Diamond Leung

    HOUSTON -- John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins and Eric Bledsoe have been getting teased this week. That's what Kentucky coach John Calipari has heard from his one-and-done players from last season who came close, but missed out on the Final Four -- unlik...

    Blog | April 01, 2011
  4. UK's freshmen fit in fine with veterans

    Dana O'Neil

    The revolving door of talent spun out John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins, Eric Bledsoe and Daniel Orton and spun in Terrence Jones, Brandon Knight, Stacey Poole and Doron Lamb. Yet somehow Kentucky hasn't spun out of control. The Wildcats may have a b...

    Blog | December 03, 2010
  5. NCAA officially closes any inquiries into former Kentucky guard E...

    Andy Katz

    The NCAA has officially closed any inquiries into former Kentucky guard Eric Bledsoe's eligibility during his one season with the Wildcats.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2010
  6. Man who led Bledsoe probe speaks out

    Dana O'Neil

    In the 1960s, U.W. Clemon marched with Martin Luther King Jr., took part in boycotts and risked plenty in confronting Bull Connor and others in an effort to desegregate the Birmingham Public Library and the city's school system. Now, four decades ...

    Blog | September 28, 2010
  7. Calipari: Duke a factor in Elite Eight loss

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky coach John Calipari had a speaking engagement in Birmingham today, and no, he wasn't talking about Eric Bledsoe. He declined to conduct interviews with reporters at the event, telling the Birmingham News he had to be back in Lexington for ev...

    Blog | September 27, 2010
  8. Kansas still waiting on Selby clearance

    Eamonn Brennan

    Friday evening was more full of hoops news than you might have realized. Of course, there was the Eric Bledsoe stuff. But there was also this statement, released by Kansas media relations, from Kansas basketball coach Bill Self. The subject? Josh Sel...

    Blog | September 27, 2010
  9. In Birmingham, teacher still hard to believe

    Eamonn Brennan

    Make no mistake: The Eric Bledsoe saga is over. The Birmingham Board of Education made its baffling decision, ruling that Bledsoe's transcript wouldn't be changed despite an independent report claiming his teacher was "not credible" on the matter of ...

    Blog | September 27, 2010
  10. The strange ruling on Eric Bledsoe's grades

    Eamonn Brennan

    "We think you're lying, but we can't prove it. You're free to go." It sounds like bad dialogue on a network TV cop drama. (You know David Caruso's dropped that line at least five times. Then the sunglasses go on, and the magic happens.) But it's f...

    Blog | September 24, 2010
  11. Ruling: Eric Bledsoe keeps grades; was eligible at Kentucky

    Andy Katz

    The Birmingham school board is letting basketball star Eric Bledsoe keep a grade that helped him gain NCAA eligibility to play at Kentucky.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2010
  12. Will Eric Bledsoe report affect Kentucky?

    Dana O'Neil

    Here's what everyone wants to know about today's Birmingham News story regarding Eric Bledsoe and some grade discrepancies: Can it spell trouble for Kentucky? The non-answer answer: maybe. The News reports that a grade on Bledsoe's high school ...

    Blog | September 14, 2010
  13. Summer Buzz: Kentucky Wildcats

    Eamonn Brennan

    For the next month or so, our friends at The Mag are previewing one high-profile school per day for their Summer Buzz series. For the sake of all that is synergistic, yours truly will be attempting the same, complementing each comprehensive Insider p...

    Blog | July 21, 2010
  14. Family friends say they paid Bledsoe's rent

    Eamonn Brennan

    One portion of the New York Times' investigation into former Kentucky guard Eric Bledsoe's eligibility issues focused on a landlord's claims that Bledsoe's high school coach paid about $1,200 of the player's rent in a neighborhood that allowed Bledso...

    Blog | July 07, 2010
  15. Thursday's biggest draft winner: Kentucky

    Eamonn Brennan

    From a college basketball perspective, there was one big winner at Thursday night's NBA draft: the University of Kentucky men's basketball program. As if John Calipari needed to boost his NBA-friendly reputation any more. And yet he did: Calipari'...

    Blog | June 25, 2010
  16. John Calipari exposes fake Twitter accounts

    Diamond Leung

    There exist numerous reasons a recruit might desire to play for Kentucky, and here's another one: John Calipari will verify that a Twitter account in your name is actually yours. In recent tweets to his million-plus followers, Calipari has expo...

    Blog | June 18, 2010