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University of Kentucky, General Motors share something in common

Kentucky and General Motors are both paying the price for prizing winning over success. Jeff MacGregor

Updated: April 2, 2009, 10:13 AM ET
By Jeff MacGregor | Page 2

Low comedy, high anxiety and the Big Trouble in Kentucky.

Now that Billy Clyde Gillispie's been run out of Lexington by the same folks who thought he was a great hire, we should probably spend a few minutes this week on the deceptive nature of expectation.

Hired the year before last to Return College Basketball At Kentucky To Its Rightful Place Atop The American Sporting Consciousness Without Regard To Cost Or Consequence, Gillispie instead became a pariah, a loser and a ...

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