Archive for March, 2010
Former Cards center and Bills 1st round draft pick Eric Wood will be on site to join former Cards QB Dave Ragone to bring you a football players view on March Madness as well as all the going the rest of the nation’s top sports stories.
Come-out to Brownies the Shed (237 Whittington Parkway) this Saturday to meet two generations of Cardinal greats, watch basketball on one of Brownies big screen TVs while enjoying Brownies great food and drink prices.
Coach Rick Pitino said Jerry Smith will be forced to sit out of this week’s Big East tourney due to a thumb injury he suffered after a dunk during Saturday’s win against Syracuse. In patented Jerry fashion, the thumb was not actually injured in the act of dunking, yet in an act of celebration following the jam. Smith scored 8 of the Cards’ first 10 points Saturday before leaving the game and making way for that crazy cracker Kyle Kuric.
The picture is in response to an article in the LEO yesterday by veteran sportswriter CD Kaplan.Kaplan is known as Seedy K in the publication and has a reputation to push the envelope in his writings. This time I don’t think he’s pushing it too far because the news has been around for months. Of course, the piece involves our favorite cheaters down I-64 and their two prized recruits – John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins…
There are now two sources, one a member of the national media, who indicate there is a race to reveal some NCAA transgressions by UK frosh stars, John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins.
I am told, though I have no personal knowledge nor evidence myself whatsoever, that the investigations concern cash money and, perhaps, real estate.
There are two nationally known media sources who are, according to sources, scurrying to obtain the last bit of evidence that will allow them to publish the story. One, I’m advised, is the New York Times. The other, one of the major online sports sites.
As per usual, neither of my sources mentioned UK coach John Calipari by name. Only the players were named. This is all I have at this time. Frankly, it’s not much. But, the facts are these. 1) John Calipari has a track record that would not rule out such a situation. 2) These two players, by their actions, indicated they would have played for Calipari at North Dakota A & M, if that’s where he was coaching. 3) None of the Tobacco Road schools surprisingly gave a serious look at Wall, though he was a local
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