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  1. John Calipari hints at negative recruiting

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky coach John Calipari has released a "National Signing Day" message on his website, and it appears he's calling out the negative recruiting against Kentucky. "Before we get to National Signing Day, and as players wind down their decision p...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  2. John Calipari doesn't own a computer

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky coach John Calipari might have more than one million followers on Twitter and more than 300,000 fans of his Facebook page. He also might issue plenty of press releases on But apparently he doesn't even own a computer. Tha...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  3. Miners celebrate success with John Calipari

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky coach John Calipari spent his Friday visiting with miners in the Eastern part of the state and tweeted, "It means so much to me & my family that I'm able to share time w/all these hard-working folks." Calipari's appearance in fact was...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  4. John Calipari organizes own draft combine

    Diamond Leung

    While there is uproar about the NCAA moving up the NBA draft early entry deadline, Kentucky coach John Calipari is citing an inadequate amount of time for testing the waters in announcing a "first-of-its-kind" combine for his draft-eligible players t...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  5. Rick Pitino might not coach Puerto Rico

    Diamond Leung

    While Kentucky coach John Calipari mulls a chance to coach the Dominican Republic national team, Louisville coach Rick Pitino might be forced to give up coaching the Puerto Rico national team this summer. Pitino agreed to coach the team in Decembe...

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  6. John Calipari laughs off NBA rumors

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky coach John Calipari has certainly heard the rumors before that he might leave the college ranks to return to the NBA, and he's a veteran at downplaying that kind of talk. The instant success he's found at Kentucky gets his name bandied ab...

    Blog | April 13, 2011
  7. 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
  8. John Calipari wants space from UK fans

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky coach John Calipari knows Big Blue Nation is going to invade Houston later this week, but as Wildcats fans celebrate the team's first Final Four appearance in 13 years, he also hopes for some relative peace and quiet. In other words, plea...

    Blog | March 29, 2011
  9. John Calipari wants to be family-friendly

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky coach John Calipari said on his audiocast that it was his wife who called him out on his profanity-laced tirade toward Terrence Jones. "I knew I had an issue when my wife called me right after the game and said, 'They could read ...

    Blog | January 19, 2011
  10. Calipari: Kanter ruling sets precedent

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky coach John Calipari spoke at length today regarding the NCAA upholding a ruling that forward Enes Kanter would be permanently ineligible due to impermissible compensation "above his actual and necessary expenses" that he received from his Tu...

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  11. WKU coach sent fans gas reimbursements

    Diamond Leung

    Western Kentucky coach Ken McDonald was so embarrassed by his team's performance in a 20-point road loss to Vanderbilt on Dec. 1 that after the game, he felt horrible for the fans who had made the hour-long drive to Nashville. "I told the guys, an...

    Blog | December 23, 2010
  12. Calipari, Self nominated for peace prize

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky coach John Calipari and Kansas coach Bill Self are among the coaches who have been nominated for first United Nations NGO Positive Peace Awards to recognize those whose contributions in their communities exemplify and demonstrate the word "p...

    Blog | December 15, 2010
  13. Is there a silver lining for Kentucky?

    Diamond Leung

    David Scott is the editor of -- Kentucky coach John Calipari's website -- and he has something to say about Enes Kanter being ruled ineligible. Scott told Larry Vaught of The Advocate-Messenger that in doing so he was not speaking on ...

    Blog | November 11, 2010
  14. John Calipari is no fan of ugly-looking suits

    Diamond Leung

    Louisville coach Rick Pitino has on occasion during games worn a white suit so distinctive that SportsCenter pointed out he was "channeling his inner Colonel Sanders." To Kentucky coach John Calipari, Pitino's look and similarly showy suits are ba...

    Blog | November 08, 2010
  15. Frustrated UK player loses right to tweet

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky coach John Calipari tweeted today that senior forward Josh Harrellson has been banned from Twitter "until he's responsible enough to handle success & failure." Harrellson racked up 16 points and 26 rebounds in 40 minutes during the te...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  16. Rick Stansbury disagrees with John Calipari

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky coach John Calipari in speaking last week on ESPNU regarding the Enes Kanter eligibility matter compared it to Mississippi State guard Dee Bost failing to remove his name from the NBA draft by the deadline. "Dee Bost decided to put his name...

    Blog | October 22, 2010