A Final Four to remember

Kentucky head coach John Calipari celebrates after defeating Michigan 75-72 and becoming the NCAA Midwest Regional Champions at the Elite 8 vs. Michigan at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind., on Sunday, March 30, 2014. Photo by Emily Wuetcher | Staff

By Joshua Huff Jhuff@kykernel.com The four coaches participating in Saturday’s Final Four are as monolithic in college basketball as Lucas Oil Stadium is to Indianapolis’ skyline. Few Final Fours in recent memory have the intrigue as this year. No. 1 UK brings its pursuit of perfection, Wisconsin unleashes its spread offense with the intention of […]

UK softball’s success is on the mound

Pitcher Kelsey Nunley (33) pitches during the game against #1 LSU on Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

By Jordan Ondrof sports@kykernel.com After beating instate rival Louisville on Wednesday, No. 13 softball prepares for a weekend series against No. 5 Alabama. The Crimson Tide are coming off a 17-0 win over Mississippi Valley State on Tuesday and a 12-1 victory over Southern Mississippi on Wednesday. “Alabama is a tremendous program and they have […]

The good and bad of the Final Four

Kentucky Wildcats guard Andrew Harrison (5) goes to shoot during the NCAA Final Four vs. Wisconsin at the AT&T in Arlington, Tx., on Saturday, April 5, 2014. Photo by Emily Wuetcher | Staff

Good: There’s a chance that Willie Cauley-Stein will be matched up with All-American forward Frank Kaminsky. But if head coach John Calipari is smart, he’ll put him on the hot hand — Sam Dekker. Dekker is shooting 48 percent from beyond the arc this tournament, 15 percent higher than his season average. Auburn guard KT Harrell […]