Hall of Fame defensive end Chris Doleman has been diagnosed with a brain tumor and will have it removed, ProFootballTalk reported.
Doleman, 56, will have the surgery Wednesday.
A day after the Wildcats fell out of the Top 25 for the first time since March 2014 , freshmen forwards Washington and Knox helped end their skid from the foul line and perimeter respectively. Washington made 10 of 14 free throws along with 6-of-10 shooting to top his previous best against Monmouth by two points. Knox overcame an initial missed layup to hit all four from behind the arc to finish 5-of-6 shooting from the floor and from the line.
We’re not worried about being pretty, we’re worried about getting the job done and getting the `W’, said Washington, who also had two blocks and three steals.
He added that coach John Calipari says all the time that we’re too Hollywood, and we just have to be aggressive and bring toughness to the game.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander added 16 points, including eight in the second half to help Kentucky (15-5, 5-3 Southeastern Conference) eventually seize a back-and-forth game between schools coming off losses. The Wildcats shot 43 percent but made 23 of 30 free throws.
RIveron has had an interesting season full of explanation videos, most notably overturned turned touchdowns by Pittsburgh’s Jesse James in Week 15 and Buffalo’s Kelvin Benjamin in Week 16. Both controversial calls happened against the Patriots.
At 42 years old and as a driver who made his name for being able to loosen up a car’s handling to the point where he could outrun the competition, it would make sense that his decline could be a result of his reaction skills being just a tick slower.
But Johnson says he has all the talent that carried him to a string of five consecutive titles from 2006 to ’10, then again to titles in 2013 and 2016. He believes his leadership and communication — not to mention a new Chevrolet body style with the Camaro replacing the Chevrolet SS — will be the keys in determining whether the Hendrick Motorsports driver improves on a year where his average finish was a career-worst 16.8.