1. Kentucky Basketball: How Will Wildcats Deal with Alex Poythress' Injury?

    Alex Poythress is out for the season with a torn ACL , according to Brian Milam of WKYT News. It's a tough blow for a player who has, quite frankly, had a rough collegiate career up to this point...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 17 days ago 16,523 reads 42 comments

  2. Kentucky's Dirty Little Secret: Its 'Roster Full of NBA Talent' Is an Illusion

    Could Kentucky beat the Philadelphia 76ers? That was the (dumb) question posed after Kentucky's 72-40 demolition of then-No...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 21 days ago 14,444 reads 72 comments

  3. Kentucky Can Shoot the 3, but That Doesn't Mean It Should

    Have you ever played pickup ball where there's a guy who just jacks up three-pointer after three-pointer even though he keeps missing, insisting the whole time that he's actually ...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 1 month ago 7,610 reads 26 comments

  4. Kentucky 72 Kansas 40: Wildcats Put the Nation on Notice

    I, for one, welcome our new Wildcat overlords. That, in case you were wondering, was a statement game. Last year the Champions Classic served as notice that Kentucky had a very long way to go...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 1 month ago 13,607 reads 41 comments

  5. Kentucky Basketball: Let's All Overreact and Panic About the Buffalo Game

    For 20 minutes Sunday night, No. 1 Kentucky showed that it was overrated, overhyped and over-everything-else as it lost 38-33 to unranked Buffalo. It was a sloppy game for the Cats and confirmed suspicions that "deep" is not synonymous with "good...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 1 month ago 5,830 reads 34 comments

  6. Kentucky vs. Buffalo Recap: Freshmen Save the Day for Wildcats

    Kentucky: 71. Buffalo: 52. Well, that was about as unpleasant as a 19-point win could be. The No. 1 team in the nation is not supposed to trail by five heading into halftime against Buffalo...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 1 month ago 6,716 reads 9 comments

  7. Kentucky 85, Grand Canyon 45 Game Recap: Cats Take Care of Business

    Yes, 85-45 sounds about right. It's somehow dominant and yet not dominant enough, considering a second half where Kentucky endured some sloppy play. The Cats got off to a great start, which is really promising...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 1 month ago 2,640 reads 3 comments

  8. Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving's Handshake Was Not Smoking a Joint, Dummies

    So this is a thing now, apparently. After their recent win over the New Orleans Pelicans , Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving celebrated with a custom handshake...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 1 month ago 1,322 reads 0 comments

  9. Kentucky Basketball: John Calipari Has His Platoons All Wrong Right Now

    I'm all in on John Calipari 's platoon approach. It's a bold strategy, but once he ran it out onto the floor, any other approach would have seemed silly...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 2 months ago 13,637 reads 21 comments

  10. Attempting to Find the Bright Side of the Oakland A's Collapse

    My mama always told me, "If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all." Well, if you go by that philosophy, there hasn't been much to say about the Oakland A's over the past two months...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 3 months ago 3,058 reads 7 comments

  11. Oakland A's: What If Yoenis Cespedes Is Magic?

    Okay, hear me out. Since the A's signed Yoenis Cespedes in 2012, the team was 228-131 with him in the starting lineup and 43-69 without him in the lineup, including their 15-25 record since the trade...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 4 months ago 6,520 reads 29 comments

  12. Attempting to Explain the Oakland A's Collapse Through Sports Movies

    To put things simply, this is not a great time to be an A's fan. The last two years and leading up to the All-Star break this year, it was wonderful. This scrappy bunch of young players and overachieving journeymen were a joy to watch...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 4 months ago 3,260 reads 7 comments

  13. What Does a Tire Go Through Before Hitting a NASCAR Track?

    It takes 3,000-4,000 tires to get through your average NASCAR weekend. Take a look behind the scenes to see what these tires go through before they are finally ready for a race...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 4 months ago 7,501 reads 5 comments

  14. Kentucky Basketball 2014: Early Impressions of Every Player on the Roster

    Kentucky basketball? In August? It's like Christmas in August! With the Wildcats playing six exhibition games in the Bahamas this year, we have the unusual pleasure of checking out the team far more in advance of the season than we're used to...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 5 months ago 7,720 reads 12 comments

  15. Atlanta Falcons Hard Knocks Episode 1 Recap: Let's Fight!

    Are you guys ready for some Hard Knocks ? Our long, national football-less nightmare is finally over. Sure, preseason football is fun, but the NFL season really doesn't get going ...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 5 months ago 15,590 reads 7 comments

  16. Ranking the 25 Best Cities to Be a Sports Fan: An Explanation

    How much does where you live matter as a sports fan? The short answer: It depends. If you're an Alabama football fan, there's no better place to live than Tuscaloosa. If you're a Red Sox fan, there's no worse place to live than New York City...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 5 months ago 15,215 reads 1 comments

  17. Aaron Murray's Brother Josh Wins 'The Bachelorette,' Mark Richt Tweets Congrats

    Because I'm sure all of you sports fans out there have been paying attention, The Bachelorette finale was Monday night and, spoiler alert, Andi Dorfman chose Josh Murray, Aaron Murray's brother...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 5 months ago 78,256 reads 41 comments

  18. Breaking Down LeBron James' Social Media for Clues to His Free-Agency Decision

    In case you haven't heard, LeBron James is making a big decision pretty soon. And people are kind of freaking out about it...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 6 months ago 97,898 reads 171 comments

  19. Pick Your $15 All-Time John Calipari Kentucky Team

    You may have seen this fun, time-wasting game making the rounds on the Internet since Tuesday, courtesy of @BallIsLife : It got me thinking about if I could do that just with players from John Calipari -led Wildcat teams...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 7 months ago 18,974 reads 93 comments

  20. 2014 NCAA Tournament Award Results

    Yesterday we took a look at the best dunks, games, performances, biggest upsets and funniest moments of the NCAA tournament. You voted and the results are in...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 9 months ago 12,553 reads 5 comments

  21. Vote for the 2014 NCAA Tournament Awards

    The NCAA tournament is finally over with UConn's victory over Kentucky. It was a crazy ride from start to finish, with four overtime games on the first day of full tournament play and a No...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 9 months ago 7,638 reads 8 comments

  22. Kentucky Basketball: Predicting Which Underclassman Will Stay, Which Will Go

    It's amazing what a Final Four will do. Going into the NCAA tournament, this Kentucky team seemed like a disappointment. Entertaining the idea of a 40-0 season turned into a 10-loss season...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 9 months ago 73,608 reads 110 comments

  23. Live: Watch The Killers, Tim McGraw and L.L. Cool J at the Coke Zero Countdown

    Return to this page on April 5th at 2:30 p.m. ET to watch The Killers, Tim McGraw and L.L. Cool J live...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 9 months ago 4,010 reads 1 comments

  24. NCAA Tournament Elite Eight Award Results

    Well that was a ridiculously entertaining Elite Eight. There were some unexpected teams crashing the party as well as a few that expected to be there all along, but the end result was plenty of great NCAA action...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 9 months ago 986 reads 8 comments

  25. Kentucky Basketball: After Uneven Season, Wildcats Peaking Not a Second Too Soon

    The team that lived. Kentucky should be dead by now. It really should. We must have buried the Wildcats half a dozen times this season. We buried them after they lost to UNC, proving that they couldn't beat a ranked opponent...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 9 months ago 3,058 reads 13 comments