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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Pasquali's Pix: Gamble on Stoops not paying off as of latework in progress there, and it won't change until we show that we can perform t
Pasquali's Pix: Gamble on Stoops not paying off as of late
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
work in progress there, and it won't change until we show that we can perform the way we can." Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart hoped performances would have been better by now when he gave Stoops a six-year, $21.5 million contract on... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Forde-Yard Dash: Four teams that are fighting for their playoff lives this weekand/or overprotected by their buyouts: Mark Stoops (14), Kentucky. Looking lik
Forde-Yard Dash: Four teams that are fighting for their playoff lives this week
Yahoo Sports / Posted 16 days ago
and/or overprotected by their buyouts: Mark Stoops (14), Kentucky. Looking like Charlie Weis Lite. Athletic director Mitch Barnhart gave Stoops a contract extension in May 2014 to celebrate a 2-10 debut season – then gave him another one in... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
JUST JOSHIN’: College football Week 2 rewindfour years. You might remember that game, a 40-0 loss to Vanderbilt on Nov. 3,
JUST JOSHIN’: College football Week 2 rewind
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 16 days ago
four years. You might remember that game, a 40-0 loss to Vanderbilt on Nov. 3, 2012. The next day UK Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart announced that then-coach Joker Phillips would not return in 2013. If Saturday’s loss to Florida had occurred... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Surveying the damage at Kentucky after a worst-case scenario 0-2 startLouisville is lighting up scoreboards and welcoming ESPN’s College GameDay to t
Surveying the damage at Kentucky after a worst-case scenario 0-2 start
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 17 days ago
Louisville is lighting up scoreboards and welcoming ESPN’s College GameDay to town this week. For UK athletic director Mitch Barnhart, who has preached patience and shows no signs of not staying the course with Stoops, it’s a difficult... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Kentucky in pivotal season under coach Mark Stoops entering Saturday's matchup with Gatorshas a truly disastrous season (like two to four wins), Stoops is back in 2017.
Kentucky in pivotal season under coach Mark Stoops entering Saturday's matchup with Gators
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
has a truly disastrous season (like two to four wins), Stoops is back in 2017. For starters, UK athletics director Mitch Barnhart is a loyal boss by nature. He stuck with Rich Brooks when fans wanted him fired midway through year four, and... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
JUST JOSHIN’: College football Week 1 rewindhe, the Wildcats or Big Blue Nation had hoped to start this bowl-or-bust season
JUST JOSHIN’: College football Week 1 rewind
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 23 days ago
he, the Wildcats or Big Blue Nation had hoped to start this bowl-or-bust season. We wonder if Kentucky Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart has Les Miles’ phone number - and is prepared to use it if Miles is ousted at LSU. Lamar Freaking Jackson! A... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Is it time for UK to buy out Mark Stoops' contract?LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Get ya checkbook ready Mitch Barnhart. Heading into th
Is it time for UK to buy out Mark Stoops' contract?
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 24 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Get ya checkbook ready Mitch Barnhart. Heading into this college football season the prevailing theory - at least locally - was that fourth-year University of Kentucky coach Mark Stoops was pretty much guaranteed a fifth... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Bama best, Kentucky worst of SEC's first weekendof that move when the top-ranked Crimson Tide rolled over the Trojans 52-6 Satu
Bama best, Kentucky worst of SEC's first weekend
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 24 days ago
of that move when the top-ranked Crimson Tide rolled over the Trojans 52-6 Saturday. Because Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart decided to give coach Mark Stoops a raise and extension in just his second year on the job, it now seems... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Billy Reed: Enough with the hype; let's see if UofL can meet expectationsthe athletic department can’t fire Coach Mark Stoops because of the way-too-gen
Billy Reed: Enough with the hype; let's see if UofL can meet expectations
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 28 days ago
the athletic department can’t fire Coach Mark Stoops because of the way-too-generous buyout clause that Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart gave him a couple of years ago. It would cost UK around $12 million to pay Stoops not to coach. The optics of... Read more

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