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Kentucky fires coach after loss to Vanderbilt

...Kentucky has fired football coach Joker Phillips, a day after an embarrassing loss to Vanderbilt.Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart announced Phillips' dismissal Sunday in an open letter on the athletic department's web site.The Wildcats lost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-11-04/kentucky-fires-coach-afte
Murray, Bray are co-SEC players of the week

...final two regular season games.After Kentucky announced Sunday that Phillips had been fired and athletic director Mitch Barnhart said the move would be effective at the end of the season, spokesman DeWayne Peevy later said that Phillips' status...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-11-05/murray-bray-are-co-sec-pl
Overtime

...Williams Grambling State coach Doug Williams has interviewed for the job at Kentucky. Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart met with Williams on Friday at an airport in Hebron, Ky. Barnhart is seeking a replacement for Guy Morriss, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/29/oth_366638.shtml
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Gillispie has no formal contract

...employed under a two-page memorandum of understanding that details his compensation package, athletic director Mitch Barnhart said Friday. "UK is comfortable with letting the memorandum of understanding serve as an employment agreement since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/17/nca_152861.shtml
College basketball
Gillispie out at Kentucky

...Saying the Wildcats deserve a leader who understands "this is not just another coaching job," athletic director Mitch Barnhart and president Lee Todd dismiss ed Gillispie less than two years after he replace d Tubby Smith. "He's a good basketball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/28/nca_516271.shtml
College basketball
Calipari's high price pays off for Wildcats

...need one. It was Calipari who ended up doing the selling.When university president Lee Todd and athletic director Mitch Barnhart outlined their vision for returning the Wildcats to glory, Calipari cut them short and assured them he was the man...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2011-03-29/caliparis-high-price-pays
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Premium price paid for coach

...athletics board approved the contract that will make Calipari the highest-paid coach in the nation. Athletic director Mitch Barnhart defended the salary, saying that the university paid a premium price to lure Calipari away Memphis because he "can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/02/nca_516908.shtml
College basketball
Learning how to attract a crowd

...the issue of abusive fan language head on. USC athletic director Mike McGee communicated his regrets to Kentucky AD Mitch Barnhart for the vile and abusive language hurled toward Wildcats player Keith Bogans. The Gamecocks athletic department also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/09/mic_375128.shtml
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Gillispie puts on a happy face

...smiled, a rarity during his final days with the program. And he said he had no ill feelings toward athletic director Mitch Barnhart, who cited philosophical differences as the reason Gillispie was let go. "I'm not a woe-is-me kind of person...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/29/nca_516313.shtml
College basketball
Overtime

...nuclear, biological and chemical weapons. Colleges Kentucky hires Barnhart as AD Kentucky hired Oregon State's Mitch Barnhart as athletic director Monday, hoping he can help a program stung by turmoil off the field and failed expectations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/16/oth_348806.shtml
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