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New book will give Kentucky fans insightful look at legendary broadcaster Claude Sullivan

By LARRY VAUGHT While Cawood Ledford rightfully is remembered as a Kentucky broadcasting legend, he followed another legend — Claude Sullivan — who is not nearly as well known by UK fans as he should be. Sullivan’s son, Alan, hopes a new book — Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting …

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@Rene81 says “The Sixth Man” is documentary UK fans can be proud of

Vaught’s note: Vaughtsviews.com contributor Rene Cornette gives us a glimpse of what the documentary, “The Sixth Man: A Krazy Love Story,” about the passion of UK basketball fans involves. It’s a terrific read, one I guarantee you will enjoy. The movie is being shown at The Grand in Lancaster Thursday at 7:30 p.m. I plan …

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Guest post: From Lexington West to front row in Rupp Arena was like being in heaven

By LINDA SINCLAIR My friend Christy Barger and I went to the Alumni Game together.  She got to our seats before I did.  TShe asked where the seat and row was when she was at the top of Rupp.  I was talking to a man too young to be wearing a blue coat and was …

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Do you agree with Calipari, Rupp and Pitino being on top 10 hated list

By LARRY VAUGHT USA Today compiled its list of the 10 most hated coaches in college basketball and not only did current Kentucky coach John Calipari land on the list, but so did Adolph Rupp and Rick Pition. The list also included Jerry Tarkanian, Jim Calhoun, John Chaney, Bob Huggins, John Thompson, Mike Krzyzewsk and …

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Reader needs help locating a second album Adolph Rupp did with Cawood Ledford

By LARRY VAUGHT Vaughtsviews.com reader Steve Moody has asked me a question that I can’t honestly answer, so I need your help. Here goes what Moody sent me: “Are you familiar with a second album that Coach Rupp did with Cawood Ledford in the late 60’s or perhaps just after he retired? I have the …

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Unique painting shows five Kentucky coaches who have won national titles with championship trophies

By LARRY VAUGHT For several years Tim Bess had been encouraging his wife, Danville artist Anne Crawford to do a painting based on the tradition of the University of Kentucky basketball. Last summer she found herself considering the best way to portray the deep tradition of UK basketball in an original oil portrait. “Her artistic, …

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Guest post: 60 years of Family Tradition with Kentucky basketball

photos by Lauren Colwell Vaught’s note: As Kentucky gets set to start another basketball season, here is a reminder from UK fan Lauren Colwell about how the Cats can bring generations of family members together for the season reason — supporting UK basketball. By LAUREN COLWELL We cheer. We yell. We jump with elation at a …

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Calipari Fantasy Camper, former 101 Club member making a difference in Haiti

By ASHLEY SCOBY As a journalist, there are a lot of times in your career when you have to search for stories – dig into small details to find the one that could make a story. But there are other times when the good stories just walk up to you and announce themselves, and that’s …

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