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Guest post: Which team do Kentucky fans dislike the most?

Vaught’s note: Kentucky basketball fan Tina Cox has been a contributor for vaughtsviews.com and will contribute regularly this summer. By TINA COX This is a hard time of year for UK basketball fans, including myself. I search social media every day for bits of information about the upcoming season.  I wait for pictures of the …

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Long-time UK fan gives ‘The Sixth Man: A Krazy Love Story’ an A for variety of reasons

By LARRY VAUGHT For almost three years, Tim Bates and three friends worked to get over 200 hours of footage from interviews to fan celebrations to crowd reaction about the University of Kentucky basketball program. The narrowed that down to a 90-minute documentary, “The Sixth Man: A Krazy Love Story.” “We knew we wanted to …

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Get ready for Laettner replay but will you pull for Cards or Duke to win?

Vaught’s note: Okay, we all knew the Louisville-Duke game today was going to be full of 1992 storylines and UK fans are going to see that Christian Laettner game-winning shot all afternoon today as Duke and Louisville battle for a Final Fourth berth. But who do you want to win? Are you pulling for the …

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Florida assistant coach John Pelphrey on Rupp Arena, Laettner shot, UK and golf game

By LARRY VAUGHT Paintsville’s John Pelphrey was one of “The Unforgettables” at Kentucky that lost that memorable 1992 NCAA Tournament game to Duke on Christian Laettner’s buzzer-beating shot in overtime in 1992 that propelled the Blue Devils to the national title and denied coach Rick Pitino and his Cats a chance to win a championship. …

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Sean Woods did not like vibe he got from UK players at recent benefit telethon

By LARRY VAUGHT Sean Woods was one of The Unforgettables at Kentucky and had 21 points — and many thought the game-winning goal — in that infamous 1992 NCAA Tournament loss to Duke when Christian Laettner hit a last-second goal to beat UK. But during a teleconference Monday leading into Morehead’s game at Kentucky Wednesday …

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Photo Gallery: UK vs Duke Nov. 13, 2012

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Christian Laettner considered playing for Calipari at Pittsburgh before going to Duke

By LARRY VAUGHT ATLANTA — Former Kentucky star Jeff Sheppard and Duke standout Christian Laettner combined forces at a fundraiser here Tuesday before the UK-Duke game in the Georgia Dome to help raise $10,000 in honor of Dick Vitale for the V Foundation to use for pediatric cancer research. Laettner even agreed to let the …

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Sheppard, Laettner and Vitale combining on unique fundraiser that offers UK fans a chance to stomp on Laettner

By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky fans who have never forgiven Duke’s Christian Laettner for his “stomp” of Aminu Timberlake during the historic 1992 UK-Duke NCAA Tournament game have a special opportunity Tuesday to stomp Laettner. Kentucky’s Jeff Sheppard, Laettner and ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale are hosting a fund-raising event for the V Foundation to …

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