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John Calipari, Kentucky sign $52.5-million contract extension
John Calipari, Kentucky sign $52.5-million contract extension

Unlike many of his one-and-done freshmen, Kentucky Coach John Calipari isn’t going anywhere for a long time, signing a seven-year, $52.5-million contract extension Thursday with the university. Under the contract that runs through the 2020-21 season, Calipari next season is set to earn $6.5 million in base salary, which will incrementally rise to $8 million a year for his final three years. “We want to continue to help young people and their families reach their dreams, while at the same time maintaining our success on the basketball court, in the classroom and in the community,” Calipari said, according to the Associated Press.  Kentucky was defeated by...