Pallbearers were grandsons, Daniel Gillespie, Justin Cole, Joel Gillespie, Bradley Gillespie, Cody Gillespie and James Gillespie.
Honorary pallbearers were David Young, Steven Wilkins, Daryl Kingston, Travis Kingston, Mike Sode and Phillip Christie.
As the University of Kentucky men's basketball team prepares for Saturday's annual game against archrival Louisville, huge numbers of UK fans will be reading Kentuckysportsradio.com, which Jones calls the "largest independent sports blog in America." They will come for an entertaining mix of news, commentary, rumor and humor, delivered in what the blog calls "the most ridiculous manner possible." Jones and his staff are constantly posting comments and links to the blog on Twitter.
Nevertheless, sideshows sell and so we come to tonight’s Jodie Meeks game, and guess who is scheduled to once again be the sideline reporter? Of course, if Vandy somehow does something interesting for the first time in the history of that school, maybe ESPN will avoid this whole sordid mess by interviewing Kevin Stallings instead. This entry was posted on Tuesday, February 17th, 2009 at pm by rtmsf and is filed under media matters. So piggybacking a report from Sportsby BROOKS yesterday (via Deadspin) that the root of the frosty relations between Kentucky capo Billy Gillispie and ESPN sideline reporter Jeannine Edwards goes back to her refusal to You may recall our first inkling of their tiff on January 27 when UK played at Ole Miss.Gillispie was unhappy with his team and thought Edwards’ question was particularly bad, so he told her so.Justin Whited of London was one of them, and he was eager to pose for a picture with Jones.A jazz trumpeter and composer, Dizzy Gillespie played with Charlie Parker and developed the music known as "bebop." His best-known compositions include "Oop Bob Sh' Bam," "Groovin' High," "Salt Peanuts" and "A Night in Tunisia."Born on October 21, 1917, in Cheraw, South Carolina, Dizzy Gillespie, known for his "swollen" cheeks and signature (uniquely angled) trumpet's bell, got his start in the mid-1930s by working in prominent swing bands, including those of Benny Carter and Charlie Barnet.