The AAC’s media package with ESPN expires in 2020. The Sports Business Daily reported a new deal could be worth three to four times more than the current $126 million, seven-year deal. But that would be contingent on a team like UCF not leaving.
Kansas State hired Chris Klieman of North Dakota State to lead its football program Monday night, passing the reins from retired Hall of Fame coach Bill Snyder to someone with three Football Championship Subdivision titles but little Big 12 experience.
Kentucky linebacker Josh Allen, right guard Bunchy Stallings are the first Cats duo to be named Associated Press All-Americans in the same season. Running back Benny Snell was named to Third Team as well.
Kentucky basketball fell from ninth to 19th in the Associated Press Top 25 poll on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. Several national experts believe UK is not deserving of a Top 25 ranking after Saturday’s loss to Seton Hall.
This past weekend, the Detroit Pistons and Dwane Casey and his family held a Very Merry Casey Christmas, hosting 36 children from the Pure Heart Foundation, a nonprofit group that helps children who have parents who are incarcerated.