Latest John Calipari News

Ice Cube enjoying the good days in 3rd year of Big3

Jul. 5, 2019 12:36 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ice Cube and Dakota Johnson were snapped this week in Los Angeles rehearsing for a new movie. Johnson was dressed in a white top, black leather jacket and distressed jeans. Cube? He kept it sports chic: a Raiders hat, dark shades and a Killer 3s T-shirt straight out of the Big3 catalog....

Brad Calipari will transfer from Kentucky to Detroit Mercy

Jul. 1, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky guard Brad Calipari says on his verified Twitter account that he will transfer to Detroit Mercy. The 6-foot son of Wildcats coach John Calipari will have two seasons of eligibility remaining and can play immediately as a graduate transfer. Calipari thanked many in a video...

Heat select Tyler Herro from Kentucky with No. 13 draft pick

Jun. 21, 2019 12:26 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro is already the answer to a trivia question. He's the first shooting guard that the Miami Heat drafted after Dwyane Wade retired. The former Kentucky sharpshooter was the 13th overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night, going to a Heat team that will have a glaring hole in its...

Calipari signs $86 million, 10-year extension with Kentucky

Jun. 13, 2019 7:14 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has signed a 10-year contract extension through 2029 worth $86 million that includes an option in the sixth year to step down and become a special assistant to the athletic director or university representative. The 60-year-old Calipari and the school...

Longtime Memphis broadcaster Forrest Goodman dies

Jun. 11, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Forrest Goodman, a longtime member of the Memphis football and men's basketball broadcast team, has died. He was 48. Memphis athletic department spokeswoman Tammy DeGroff said Goodman's wife, Michelle, told the school Goodman died Monday night. Memphis issued a release announcing...