The University of Kentucky’s men’s basketball team is heading to Washington D.C. to meet President Barack Obama this Friday. Kentucky won its eight national championships this year, and the presidential meeting is typical for NCAA basketball champions. This is the Wildcats’ first White House visit since 1998. This is also the team’s first official visit to… Continue reading Kentucky Basketball Team to Visit White House
University of Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari will be heavily compensated for taking the Wildcats to the Final Four, but more are questioning if college athletes should receive a share as well.
The 105th Kentucky State Fair is underway in Louisville. Governor Steve Beshear, Agriculture Commissioner Ritchie Farmer and University of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari were among the speakers at the fair’s traditional opening event, the annual commodities breakfast. Farmer says the recession has been tough on the agriculture industry. “But I can tell you that Kentucky… Continue reading Kentucky State Fair Begins Ten-Day Run