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Madness Tickets Distributed Oct. 2

Posted: 09/20/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tickets for the 2010 Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena will be available Saturday, Oct. 2, at 7 a.m., at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Euclid Avenue and online at UKathletics.com and Ticketmaster.com.

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Joker changing kickers?

Updated: 09/16/2010 - Following Thursday morning’s practice, University of Kentucky head coach Joker Phillips complimented the consistently of sophomore placekicker Craig McIntosh, going so far to say that if the Akron game was Thursday, McIntosh would do the placekicking. “If we went today I think that we might go with McIntosh (for field goals and extra points) and (Joe) Mansour would be our kickoff guy,” Phillips said. “We have everybody just focusing on one phase.”

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UK offense growing more diverse

Updated: 09/15/2010 - Chris Matthews longer has those "ummm" moments - when the Kentucky wide receiver would hesistate for a split second wondering which way was the correct way to go. The senior admits there were times last year when he'd see the ball snapped and didn't move right away. "You're trying to read the defense, the keys and just trying to get a feel for the speed of the game," Matthews said. Matthews and the rest of Kentucky's receiving corps seem to be all caught up.

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Tyndall Promotes Howard to Assistant

Posted: 09/15/2010 - Morehead State men’s basketball coach Donnie Tyndall announced Wednesday that he has elevated Adam Howard to the position of Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach.

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Cobb Heisman Candidate?

Updated: 09/14/2010 - Kentucky coach Joker Phillips says star wide receiver Randall Cobb is the best player he's ever been around. And just because Cobb doesn't play for a national power doesn't mean he shouldn't be considered for college football's top honor. Phillips said Tuesday he considers is a "slap in the face"

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Gators Receiver Rainey Charged With Stalking

Posted: 09/14/2010 - Florida has not announced what disciplinary action it will take against Rainey, though Gators offensive coordinator Steve Addazio said Tuesday, "Chris Rainey is not a part of our team right now. That's really all I have to say on that."

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Heisman Talk For Randall Cobb

Posted: 09/14/2010 - Phillips said Tuesday he considers is a "slap in the face" that Cobb wouldn't receive Heisman Trophy consideration simply because he plays for the Wildcats and not a team like Florida.

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Joker best start since Bear Bryant

Updated: 09/13/2010 - Joker Phillips is off to the best start by a first-year Kentucky coach since Bear Bryant won his first three games with the Wildcats in 1946. And don't think Phillips isn't aware of it. When asked on Monday if he knew whose mark he can match with a victory over Akron on Saturday, Phillips knowingly nodded his head. "Bear Bryant," he said. "Sounds good. Joker and Bear."

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UK An Un-perfect 2-0

Posted: 09/12/2010 - The Cats have not lost, but Joker is not satisfied.

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Eastern Kentucky Colonels ready for Louisville

Posted: 09/10/2010 - EKU (0-1), which struggled in a 31-9 loss to Missouri State last week, hopes to have cornerback Jeremy Caldwell at 100 percent. Caldwell, a candidate for the Buck Buchanan Award given annually to the top defensive back in the FCS, played just a handful of snaps against Missouri State while recovering from a hernia.

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Pearl, Vols Basketball in trouble with NCAA

Posted: 09/10/2010 - The latest black eye for Tennessee came Friday when men's basketball coach Bruce Pearl acknowledged publicly that he gave misleading and incorrect information to the NCAA about possible violations during a 17-month investigation of his program.

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Coyle elevated to UK deputy director of athletics

Updated: 09/10/2010 - University of Kentucky Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart recently announced a restructuring plan of the UK Athletics department, which includes the promotion of Mark Coyle from senior associate athletics director for external affairs to deputy director of athletics.

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Keeneland readies for September Sale

Posted: 09/09/2010 - LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 9, 2010) – The international racing community is turning its focus to Keeneland as it prepares to kick off its 67th annual September Yearling Sale on Sunday evening, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m.

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Former champ Buster Douglas to appear at Lexington MMA event

Posted: 09/09/2010 - Former heavyweight champion James “Buster” Douglas, whose upset win over Mike Tyson in 1990 shocked the boxing world, will make an appearance in Lexington Thursday, September 16 at the Mixed Martial Arts “Fall Brawl” at Applebee’s Park. Douglas will be available for autographs and pictures throughout the evening.

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UK-WKU available on Insight Cable

Posted: 09/09/2010 - Insight Communications to Assist in Televising WKU Game: Insight Communications has acquired rights to televise the UK-WKU game live in selected markets. Here are the markets and cable channels:

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Turkish GM tells newspaper UK recruit took cash

Updated: 09/08/2010 - A New York Times article is quoting the GM of Turkish team Fenerbache Ulker that UK's Enes Kanter received more than $100,000 dollars in cash and benefits whle playing for the professional club.

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Cats prepare for second in-state battle

Posted: 09/07/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky football team returned to the Nutter Training Facility practice fields Tuesday, starting preparations for Saturday’s matchup with in-state rival Western Kentucky University.

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Burton cut by Rams

Posted: 09/07/2010 - Wide receiver Keenan Burton has been released by the St. Louis Rams to make room for newly-acquired Mark Clayton on the roster. This couldn't have been an easy decision for coach Steve Spagnuolo; the hard-working Burton was one of his favorites.

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EPO dismissed against ex-Wildcat

Updated: 09/07/2010 - STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - A Payne County judge has dismissed an emergency protective order issued against Oklahoma State University forward Matt Pilgrim after a woman accused him of rape.

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