Friday Night News and Views

Friday Night News and Views

Kindsey Bernhardover 6 years

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  photo 2 What is a more appropriate way to start off your weekend than with a cute picture of a dog in a Kentucky football jersey? Six cats to participate in NBA Draft Scouting Combine Devin Booker, Willie Cauley-Stein, Aaron and Andrew Harrison, Dakari Johnson and Trey Lyles will participate in the NBA Draft's Combine in Chicago on June 25. Karl-Anthony Towns, most likely the No.1 overall pick, will be the only player to no attend the combine. The Harrison's and Johnson will participate in the 5-on-5 competitions. Booker, Cauley-Stein and Lyles will only participate in the medical/physical testing portion. Multiple cats participated in NFL rookie minicamps today  [caption id="attachment_178503" align="alignnone" width="418"]New York Jets New York Jets[/caption] The former Kentucky tight end, Steve Borden, participated in the Jets' rookie minicamp on a tryout basis. Braylon Heard also took handoffs from Jameis Winston at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' rookie minicamp. Also, Javess Blue has officially signed with the Green Bay Packers as a free agent. Bud Dupree projected to make the 2015 NFL All-Rookie Team The 22nd overall pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers has already been projected to make the All-Rookie NFL team. The Steelers expect Dupree to play like the linebackers of the past and be an impact on the defensive side of the ball. You can check out the full list here. 61 student-athletes to graduate  A total of 61 athletes will graduate from the University of Kentucky this weekend. Ten football players will receive their bachelor's degree on Saturday. Tod Lanter, Brian Long, Same Malone and Alex Poythress will be handed their diploma Saturday as well. Full list of graduating athletes here. Third overall draft pick, Dante Fowler Jr., tore his ACL The Jacksonville Jaguars first pick off the NFL draft tore his ACL during Jacksonville's first rookie minicamp season. Sad news for the former Florida Gator as he will miss his first season in the NFL. Fowler was carted off the field after injuring himself during 11-on-11 drills. Jeff Badet tweets his support to Fowler. https://twitter.com/uk_jb4/status/596792948206927872 Wizards' head coach was not happy with the media today Randy Wittman made his frustration with the media very clear today. Whitman was upset after The Washington Post reported that John Wall "clashed with team medical staffers before sitting out Tuesday." Whitman called the report "a flat-out lie," and backed his star point-guard [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-u-k6G4QzA[/embed] ICYMI: Karl Towns is still not a real human being Despite his late arrival, Matt was still able to chat with the projected No. 1 NBA Draft pick and all of KSR was able to watch through the app, Periscope. When Matt asked Towns what three people in history Karl would like to have dinner with, Towns responded, "I would pick Homer, Aristotle and Achilles." If you want to see the whole video, download the app and follow Matt at @MattJonesKSR. [caption id="attachment_178505" align="alignnone" width="592"]@ryanlemond @ryanlemond[/caption]  

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2021-10-19

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Kentucky Football Midseason Report Card

It's the bye week, the unofficial midway point of the 2021 Kentucky football season and grades are due. Mark Stoops' Wildcats are 6-1. Like all good students, they can expect a trip to get ice cream after receiving their midseason report card....