Herald-Leader reader blasts UK players for autograph tours

Herald-Leader reader blasts UK players for autograph tours

Mrs. Tyler Thompsonover 6 years

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[embed]https://twitter.com/mrstylerksr/status/602456776454348802[/embed] For some reason, my sister and brother-in-law still get the Herald-Leader, so I leafed through it this morning while I drank my morning tea. After reading Merlene Davis' column announcing her retirement, I found this letter to the editor from Mike Downs blasting the UK players headed for the draft--the "Sayonara Seven," according to him--for making money off their autograph tours. Check out the entire letter above. Everyone is entitled to their opinion, of course, but I wonder if Downs realizes how much money the university and the NCAA made off the "Sayonara Seven" this season. Probably enough to buy Mother Harrison as many cars--any make or model--as she could ever want.

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