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Defense, versatility help DeAndre Liggins stand out in Orlando

From his career at Kentucky to stints with the Orlando Magic, Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder, Liggins' calling card has always been defense.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

USA Today

Calipari could've been LeBron's coach after all

John Calipari could've been LeBron James' coach after all John Calipari has not missed his chance.

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BleacherReport

Why New Orleans Pelicans Are Poised to Surprise Next Season

It has become an offseason tradition to utter that sentence. In truth, the basketball world has been waiting for the Pelicans to take flight since the arrival of No.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Wildcats Morning Quickies: Men's Basketball Edition

News and commentary from around the Big Blue Internet. John Calipari gives a peek inside his first practice with the team.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Documentary about late UK recruit John Stewart airs Sunday

The documentary, titled Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story , includes interviews with Stewart's parents, brother, extended family, teammates and friends as well as then-Kentucky coach Tubby Smith and former Cat Wayne Turner.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

BleacherReport

Best Bargain-Bin NBA 2014 Free-Agency Options for New Orleans Pelicans

With no draft picks added in the last two years, the New Orleans Pelicans must look to free agency as their primary means of rounding out the roster.

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BleacherReport

Kentucky Basketball: Wildcats' 5 Best Single-Game Performances in Past Decade

In the past 10 years, the Kentucky basketball program has continued to be one of the most prestigious and dominant programs in college basketball.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Gonzaga Basketball: replacing Sam Dower and David Stockton

Gonzaga Basketball ended on a bitter note this past season, and sadly two of the Zags' most useful players have graduated and moved on.

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The Now Newspaper

Surrey track star trying to beat the clock

Fleetwood Park Secondary alumnus Keffri Neal has made his mark collecting an NCAA Div.

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A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Football: Combine Results for UK Recruits CJ Conrad And Damien Harris

Day One of The Opening is in the books. The assembled 162 players all conducted SPARQ testing yesterday, including CJ Conrad and Damien Harris, and the next two days will see them compete in 7-on-7.

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A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Wildcats Morning Quickies: Germany Thrashes Brazil Edition

News and commentary from around the Big Blue Internet. Neal Brown likes his quarterbacks.

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Big East Coast Bias

Villanova Recruiting: A roundup of the Class of 2014 and beyond

Big East Coast Bias' Christopher Fairfield catches you up on the latest in all things Villanova recruiting, 2014 and beyond.

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Onward State

Maggie Harding Among NCAA Elite 89 Contenders

First it was the Elite 11 that produced Penn State news this week, now it's the Elite 89 : Women's volleyball graduate Maggie Harding is a nominee to win the NCAA's Elite 89 award for the second time.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Dorm Report: New in town

Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid played far above their age range for Kansas. Jabari Parker gave Duke fans flashbacks of Grant Hill.

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ESPN

Biancardi: Nation's best defensive freshmen

As the nation's best prospects advance throughout their high school career, they usually make their name on the offensive end of the floor or from their overwhelming physical gifts.

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BleacherReport

Kentucky Basketball Recruiting: Prioritizing Wildcats' Top 2015 Targets

Whether you're on the coaching staff or a fan of Kentucky basketball there is no offseason.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Monsters Meet Spinners with Thornton at Centennial

All nine Lowell starter had at least one hit, including solo homers from Jordan Betts and Danny Mars, to hand the Vermont Lake Monsters a 6-3 New York-Penn League loss on Monday night at historic Centennial Field.

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USA Today

Former UK player Kyle Wiltjer follows Olynyk path at Gonzaga

Former UK player Kyle Wiltjer following Kelly Olynyk route at Gonzaga Gonzaga's strength coach has transformed tall, wiry players before.

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Team Speed Kills

SEC Football Preview 2014: Kentucky Players Have Bad Experiences, But It's Experience

The Wildcats bring back a load of players from a team that went 2-10 last year and is in the middle of transitioning its offensive scheme.

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Sun-Star

Panes: Channelling Riley

FOR those who inhale great basketball, one Patrick James Riley, an athlete, a multi-titled coach and an elite general manager commands awe and respect.

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