"We have a great locker room right now, I love this locker room," Phillips said. "We have guys doing the things the right way and especially the guys at the top are leading the young guys and teaching them how we do things. We need all 105 of these players to be with us when we play Sept. 2."-- Keeping with the theme of family, Joker extended an invitation to all former Kentucky football players to attend practice on Saturday and stay for lunch to meet and greet with the current players. It's a nice gesture by the staff, who is going out of their way to include the alumni, some of whom have been very vocal about the future of the program over the past few months. Several former Cats have voiced their opinions, both good and bad, about Kentucky football, and it's encouraging to see Joker and his staff make sure they are heard. Any former players interested in participating in the event should contact Jeremy Jarmon to register. Coincidence? I think not. -- If you haven't read about the UNC academic fraud scandal, scroll down and check out one of the multiple posts on it. In short: Julius Peppers' transcript, which was accidentally published on UNC's website, is now proof that the fraud has been going on for at least a decade. Gregg Doyel was one of the first national media members to acknowledge the story on Tuesday, calling not only for an NCAA investigation, but for the banners to be taken down in Chapel Hill. What happens from here remains to be seen, but the issue is becoming harder and harder for the NCAA or media to ignore. Gregg will come on the radio show Wednesday to talk about the scandal, so be sure to turn in. -- UK Hoops' non-conference schedule was released on Tuesday, and features some huge matchups. The ladies will open the season against Delaware State on November 10th before traveling to Waco, Texas to take on 2012 National Champions Baylor in the State Farm Tip-Off Classic on November 13th. After a four-game homestead, they will face Louisville in the Yum Center on December 2nd, and in what has become an annual tradition, they will play a game in Rupp Arena, against DePaul on December 7th. Get it girls. -- After winning a National Championship and the gold medal, Anthony Davis has big expectations for his first year in New Orleans:
That's all for now. Matt and the gang will be live from the Tap Room from the Whitaker Bank Ballpark in the morning in what promises to be a show not to miss. Don't believe me? John Short will be there.
Sitting here thinking and this is what I've came up with. Nat'l Champion....Gold Medalist....all I need is a NBA championship to be complete— Anthony Davis (@AntDavis23) August 14, 2012