President Barack Obama plays with a basketball as Kentucky coach John Calipari and forward Eloy Vargas look on during a celebration of the University of Kentucky men's basketball team 2012 NCAA championship in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., Friday, May 4, 2012. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
President Barack Obama plays with a basketball as Kentucky coach John Calipari and forward Eloy Vargas look on during a celebration of the University of Kentucky men's basketball team 2012 NCAA championship in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., Friday, May 4, 2012. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT) MCT
President Barack Obama plays with a basketball as Kentucky coach John Calipari and forward Eloy Vargas look on during a celebration of the University of Kentucky men's basketball team 2012 NCAA championship in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., Friday, May 4, 2012. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT) MCT

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Mark Story

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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.