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Football Wildcats, it says here, will win games, show ‘progress’

Posted: 08/29/2012 - Posing the question takes but a second or two: “Can Joker survive?” And we’ve heard it all summer. The answer will take about a dozen weeks to present itself – more or less. That’s a long time, but fear not - we’re here to answer your queries before they inflate the first football.

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Cats up the tempo, endure physical practice on Tuesday

Updated: 08/29/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky football head coach Joker Phillips said after practice Tuesday that the UK football team went through more of a physical practice than normal as he and the coaching staff worked to increase tempo Tuesday morning at the Nutter Training Facility.

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Cats head into weekend opener with quiet confidence

Updated: 08/28/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The experts from Las Vegas have tabbed Louisville as a 14-point favorite in this Sunday's annual matchup with Kentucky. But the players and coaches who will make the trip west on I-64 could care less.

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Mark Krebs working on acting & writing career

Updated: 08/27/2012 - Former Kentucky Wildcat Mark Krebs, who wrote the book "Beyond a Dream," is busy working on a career in acting and writing. After appearing in the movie "Thunderstruck", which was recently released, Krebs has spent a lot of his time in New York.

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Joker Phillips looks ahead to Louisville

Updated: 08/27/2012 - UK coach Joker Phillips held his first weekly news conference Monday at Commonwealth Stadium as the Cats prepare for their Season opener Sunday in Louisville.

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Collins brags on Davis

Posted: 08/25/2012 - NBA coach, Doug Collins, very impressed by Anthony Davis.

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UK permanent captains announced

Updated: 08/24/2012 - Center Matt Smith and defensive end Collins Ukwu will be permanent captains for the Kentucky Wildcats in the 2012 season.

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Packers beat Bengals, Micah shines

Updated: 08/24/2012 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Aaron Rodgers led Green Bay to a big first half Thursday night, running for 52 yards and two touchdowns for a 27-13 preseason victory. Former UK Wildcat Micahl Johnson with four tackles and a fumble recovery for Cincinnati.

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Joker pleased with practice

Updated: 08/23/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky football team had Wednesday off from football activities due to the start of fall semester classes. However, the entire team and coaching staff was back at it Thursday morning as the Wildcats began their preparation for the season opener with Louisville on Sept. 2.

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Williams named starter at tailback

Updated: 08/23/2012 - Lexington, KY (WKYT) - Former walk-on running back CoShik Williams will get the nod as the starter when UK travels to Louisville on Sept. 2.

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Former Wildcat Estill back at UK

Posted: 08/23/2012 - Former Madison Central star and UK center Marquis Estill is back with the basketball program, this time as an undergraduate student assistant coach.

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UK announces charity alumni game

Posted: 08/23/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – On Sept. 15, the Big Blue Nation will have an opportunity to enjoy some of the top talent to come through the UK men’s basketball program in the last two decades when Kentucky hosts the 2012 UK Alumni Charity Game at Rupp Arena.

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Harrellson drawing interest from Heat

Posted: 08/23/2012 - Lexington, KY (WKYT) - Former Wildcat Josh Harrellson is drawing interest from the defending World Champions, Miami Heat.

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UK's Shepherd named a summer league All-American

Posted: 08/22/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky sophomore right-hander Chandler Shepherd, the 2012 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League Pitcher of the Year, has been selected a first-team summer league All-America starting pitcher by Perfect Game USA, it was announced on Wednesday afternoon.

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Chris Rusin shines in MLB debut

Updated: 08/22/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- In his MLB debut, former Kentucky star southpaw Chris Rusin tossed five innings and allowed one run for the Chicago Cubs at the Milwaukee Brewers, also collecting a triple in his first career plate appearance, on Tuesday night at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wis.

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UK practice shortened

Updated: 08/21/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky football team had a shortened practice on the final day of fall camp Tuesday as rain and lightning moved into the Lexington area, ending practice and causing the Wildcats to move into position meetings early.

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Big Blue Madness tickets available beginning Sept. 22

Updated: 08/21/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tickets for the 2012 Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena will be available Saturday, September 22nd at 7:00 am at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Euclid Avenue and online at UKathletics.com and Ticketmaster.com. Madness, the first open practice opportunity for UK’s 2012-13 men’s and women’s basketball teams, is Friday, Oct. 12. Times and broadcast info will be released at a later date.

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Rusin to start for Cubs tonight

Updated: 08/21/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Former Kentucky southpaw Chris Rusin has been called up from Triple-A Iowa and will make his MLB debut as the starting pitcher on Tuesday at the Milwaukee Brewers.

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Max Smith named UK starting QB

Updated: 08/21/2012 - Lexington Ky. (WKYT) - UK coach Joker Phillips named sophomore Max Smith his starting quarterback as practice ended Monday. Phillips said it was a difficult decsion that was made Sunday night.

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