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. Beginning with the 2024-25 season, Calipari has the option to step down and into the university position that will pay $950,000 annually.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans wrapped up their three-day mandatory minicamp not on a football field but with a field trip to hit golf balls. Their last football play? Dean Pees caught a ball punted off a Jugs machine before being swarmed by Titans defenders celebrating with the 69-year-old coordinator the day before. Coach Mike Vrabel says the trip was the result of evaluating where the Titans are at the end of their offseason program and a last attempt to keep everyone healthy for training camp.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt and SMU have scheduled a three-game series that starts in 2024. The two teams will face each other twice in Nashville and once in Dallas during a six-year stretch. Vanderbilt will host SMU on 2024 and 2028. The Commodores will play at SMU in 2029.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A key NCAA official says six schools are going to be facing allegations of Level I violations as early as next month, the latest fallout in the college basketball corruption scandal. Stan Wilcox, vice president for regulatory affairs for the NCAA, tells CBS Sports that two high-profile programs will be notified in early July, the others at a later date.
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Maximum Security will race this weekend for the first time since being disqualified in the Kentucky Derby. The Jason Servis-trained colt was among six 3-year-olds entered for the $150,000 Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday. The 1 1/16-mile race in New Jersey will be the first in more than two months for Maximum Security.