1. 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 3 days ago 12,490 reads 39 comments

  2. 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 5 days ago 5,694 reads 34 comments

  3. 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 5 days ago 6,528 reads 9 comments

  4. 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 7 days ago 2,588 reads 3 comments

  5. 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 10 days ago 1,146 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 24 days ago 13,486 reads 21 comments

  7. 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 1 month ago 3,014 reads 7 comments

  8. 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 2 months ago 6,361 reads 29 comments

  9. 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 2 months ago 3,215 reads 7 comments

  10. 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 3 months ago 7,466 reads 5 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 7,617 reads 12 comments

  12. 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 4 months ago 15,489 reads 7 comments

  13. 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 4 months ago 12,378 reads 1 comments

  14. 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 4 months ago 78,177 reads 41 comments

  15. 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 4 months ago 97,862 reads 171 comments

  16. 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 6 months ago 18,882 reads 93 comments

  17. 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 8 months ago 12,536 reads 5 comments

  18. 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 8 months ago 7,626 reads 8 comments

  19. 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 8 months ago 73,581 reads 110 comments

  20. 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 8 months ago 3,981 reads 1 comments

  21. 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 8 months ago 976 reads 8 comments

  22. 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 8 months ago 3,030 reads 13 comments

  23. Vote for the 2014 NCAA Tournament Elite Eight Awards

    The Final Four is finally set! In what has been an absolutely incredible tournament, the games to reach the pinnacle of college basketball were excellent as well...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 8 months ago 11,148 reads 9 comments

  24. Sweet 16 Award Results

    The Sweet 16 has come and gone, but that doesn't mean we can't relive the sweetness. You voted on the freshest dunk, best play, biggest winner, best game and greatest upset, and the winners have been decided...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 8 months ago 7,550 reads 10 comments

  25. Vote for the 2014 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Awards

    While the first day of Sweet 16 play was fairly tame, the second day delivered with a few gems and a few upsets...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 8 months ago 10,497 reads 5 comments