Three epic Dwight Anderson moments that left a lasting imprint on UK basketball

In a star-crossed Kentucky Wildcats basketball career, Dwight Anderson was little more than a one-and-done player for Joe B. Hall in the late 1970s.

Nevertheless, the electrifying 6-foot-3 guard left a lasting imprint on UK’s regal men’s basketball history that has endured for four decades.

The Dayton, Ohio, product was found dead Saturday in his bedroom in his hometown. The cause of death is pending an autopsy. Anderson was 59.

When Hall and his ace recruiter Leonard Hamilton won a fierce recruiting battle with Michigan to bring Anderson to Lexington, they had gained for Kentucky a player unlike any it had ever had before.

At the time, it seemed UK had landed its own version of Darrell Griffith, the former Male High School star guard who would go on to lead Louisville to the 1980 NCAA title.

To put Anderson’s ability in a modern context, he was something of a

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A Brazilian surfer broke her own Guinness World Records title by riding an epic wave

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NAZARE, PORTUGAL – FEBRUARY 11: Maya Gabiera of Brazill surfing for Team World during Heat 5 of the 2020 Nazare Challenge on February 11, 2020 in Nazare, Portugal. (Photo by Laurent Masurel/WSL via Getty Images)(Photo by Laurent Masurel/WSL via Getty Images)

Brazilian surfer Maya Gabeira has broken her own world record for the largest wave surfed by a woman.

The 33-year-old rode a 73.5-foot wave in Praia do Norte, Portugal, on February 11, beating her previous record by 5.5 feet. She made history in 2018 after surfing a 68-foot-high wave in the same waters.

“I never thought this could happen, still feels surreal,” Gabeira said in an Instagram post capturing her achievement. “To have a woman in this position in a male dominated sport is a dream come true!”

Since measuring the size of waves is difficult, teams

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11 Epic Swimming Holes In Northern California

Elwanda Tulloch

Can I let you in on a little secret? The rest of the USA hates us because of our weather. Parts of our lovely Northern California can easily climb into triple-digits but with our low humidity and clear skies we can understand why so many are jealous of us.

When it comes to taking a dip on a hot day there are a few swimming holes you may not even know about. While the rest of Northern California goes to the same beach again every year, here are a few places you can go to impress your family and friends and make your summer epic.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe
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