Red-hot rivalry is ready to burn across the Kentucky bluegrass

Players on the men’s basketball team are acutely aware of the fuss new coach has generated some 70 miles away in Lexington and all over the hoops-crazed state starved for another championship.  For months now, the Cardinals have listened to make comparisons between Calipari, 50, and their coach, Rick Pitino, 57, himself once a beloved coach who led that school to the 1996 national title.  Read article.

Mark Zerof, US Presswire - John Calipari coaches his Kentucky team in front of the programs seven national chamipionship banners. If all goes well, the Wildcats could hang banner No. 8 this season.
Mark Zerof, US Presswire - coaches his team in front of the program's seven national chamipionship banners. If all goes well, the Wildcats could hang banner No. 8 this season.