As August gave way a fresh breeze blew across Kentucky last week, sweeping out for awhile, Rick Pitino bombast, John Calipari-Memphis spin and the fruity smell on Billy Clyde Gillispie’s breath.
Kentucky’s football coach told a capacity crowd at a Jefferson County alumni luncheon, “We are clearly a better football team than last year.”
Applause. Genuine, strong, without the hollow politeness of years past.
UK’s Mahatma had spoken. Take it to the bank.