Mark Story

April 14, 2014

Mark Story: It's time to cut Rex Chapman some slack

I don't blame Kentucky fans for being upset with the ex-Wildcats star over the timing of his pre-NCAA championship game tweet claiming John Calipari was bound for the Los Angeles Lakers. But King Rex's "done deal" tweet played zero role in Kentucky's 60-54 loss to Connecticut.

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About Mark Story

Mark Story


I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.