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A World Without Refs?

By Jonathan Miller  Ever since the final 0.3 seconds of Kentucky’s season expired, tongues have been tattering across the Commonwealth about BBN’s newest anti-celebrity, 2017’s Christian Laettner: referee John Higgins. F...
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End UNC’s Mockery of College Sport

 By Jonathan Miller There was something special about yesterday afternoon’s Elite Eight matchup between the University of Kentucky Wildcats and the University of North Carolina Tar Heels. Arguably, the two best remaining...
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No No North Carolina

By Jonathan Miller For much of my Kentucky youth, our North Carolina neighbors had our number. On the hardwood, between Goose’s Greatest Game and Rick’s Resurrection, the Wildcats struggled mightily: from Joe B.’s imposs...
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Would You Play?

Stanford RB Christian McCaffery By Jonathan Miller You’re a college football phenom. After helping lead your team to a solid winning season — short of the championship playoffs, but entry into a prominent, albeit absurdl...
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Sports and Our Not-So-Secret Identities

By Jonathan Miller From dodging politics over the turkey table, to a looming recount and counterpunch, to the death of one more Kentucky legend, this Thanksgiving weekend was poised to be yet another low moment in our an...
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Lebron’s Witnesses

By Terry Williams When he first knocked on the windows of our souls, he amazed us: a teenaged phenom who graced the pages of Sports Illustrated. From humble beginnings to accepting gifts *(clears throat)* money for his t...
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World Series: Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland Indians

By Chris Barnes Harry Caray, the legendary Cubs broadcaster, just rolled over in his grave, and screamed, “The Cubs Win. The Cubs win.” And Bob Uecker has been resting his Cleveland Indian’s raspy vocal cords to yell, “H...
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2016 With A Bullet

By Leslie Lyons My hero is and always will be Muhammad Ali. For all the obvious reasons, yes, but also because I am from Louisville, KY, and my father was a Golden Gloves champion at age 17, training with Joe …
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Knicks 2016 Off-Season Grades: Part II

By Liam Beatus   Part I of my off-season grades considered the first two, and arguably, the most important, moves the Knicks made this off-season. Let’s take a look at several other roster additions/subtractions that sho...