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UK wins ugly, 14-3 over Western Kentucky

Updated: 09/02/2011 - Josh Clemons scored on a 14-yard touchdown run, and Morgan Newton shook off three interceptions in throwing a 31-yard TD pass to La'Rod King in helping the Wildcats beat Western Kentucky 14-3 on Thursday night.

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Western get Wildcats on their home turf

Posted: 08/31/2011 - The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers finally have gotten the mighty Kentucky Wildcats of the Southeastern Conference to come play a game on their home turf.

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Warford ready to dominate defenses

Posted: 08/31/2011 - A 6-foot-3, 336 lb. dancing machine? That’s what Bengals linebacker DeQuin Evans calls Larry Warford. The two were teammates at Kentucky. Evans says Warford, UK’s starting right guard, is the best dancer on the Wildcats’ team.

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Cowgill named PCL Rookie of the Year

Posted: 08/30/2011 - ROUND ROCK, Texas -- Former Kentucky baseball star Collin Cowgill has been named 2011 Triple-A Pacific Coast League Rookie of the Year, the league office announced on Tuesday afternoon.

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Kanter trying to close 2-year basketball gap

Posted: 08/30/2011 - BAMBERG (EuroBasket 2011) - Two years may not seem like a long time, but it's eternity for a young basketball player. Just ask Turkey's 19-year-old star power forward Enes Kanter.

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Coach Calipari has two new walk-ons

Posted: 08/29/2011 - The UK basketball team welcomes two new walk-ons to the team this season, both are point guards, Sam Malone and Brian Long.

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Hartline cut by the Colts

Posted: 08/29/2011 - Quarterback Mike Hartline was among those released. During the preseason, Hartline only attempted two passes with no completions.

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Jakes to lead WKU offense vs. UK

Updated: 08/29/2011 - Last season, Western Kentucky's Kawaun Jakes struggled to find his rhythm with new coach Willie Taggart's West Coast offense, completing 51 percent of his passes for 140 yards per game. He started every game last season for the Hilltoppers, which finished 2-12 - good enough for last place in the Sun Belt Conference. The ground game wasn't the problem - Bobby Rainey posted 137 yards per game.

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Derrick Locke Cut By Eagles

Posted: 08/26/2011 - The biggest name among the players cut was Locke, but with all of the talent at running back, he did not have a legitimate chance to make the team unless another player was injured.

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Cats begin implementing WKU gameplan

Updated: 08/25/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky head coach Joker Phillips held a brief practice Thursday morning, just under an hour, as the Kentucky football team begin its game-week preparation for its season opener with Western Kentucky University on Thursday, Sept. 1, at 9:15 p.m. ET in Nashville, Tenn.

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Time set for UK-Kansas showdown

Updated: 08/25/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The UK men’s basketball game against Kansas on Nov. 15, has been set for a 9:00 p.m. tip and is part of ESPN’s College Hoops Tip-off Marathon.

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Phillips speaks at annual Louisville alumni luncheon

Posted: 08/24/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Joker Phillips, who is entering his second season as the head coach of the University of Kentucky football team, talked at the annual Greater Louisville Area Alumni Luncheon on Wednesday, to give alumni and fans the latest on the team’s preparation for its season opener on Thursday, Sept. 1, against WKU at LP Field in Nashville.

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UK's Gott named summer league All-American

Posted: 08/24/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- After dominating in the Cape Cod League as the top closer on the circuit, Kentucky sophomore right-hander Trevor Gott has been tabbed a first-team Perfect Game Summer Collegiate All-America honoree, it was announced.

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Football Cats break fall camp

Posted: 08/23/2011 - University of Kentucky head coach Joker Phillips and the 2011 Kentucky football team held a mock scrimmage at Commonwealth Stadium on Tuesday night with Phillips’ main objective to get the team organized and prepared for the game day schedule.

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Holmes to undergo brain surgery

Posted: 08/23/2011 - EDISON, N.J. -- J.B. Holmes officially withdrew today from The Barclays, the first event of the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup, and will miss the next three months of competition due to a recent diagnosis of Chiari malformations, a brain condition that will require surgery on Thursday, Sept. 1. Holmes will have surgery at The Johns Hopkins University Hospital. He is near his home in Louisville, Ky. this week for blood work and pre-op tests.

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UK's Mitchell on Summitt: "She is more than just a coach."

Posted: 08/23/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Below are statements from Kentucky men’s and women’s basketball coaches John Calipari and Matthew Mitchell on the news of Pat Summitt’s diagnosis of early onset dementia.

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UK women release basketball schedule

Updated: 08/23/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky women’s basketball team is set to face a tough 2011-12 schedule that features three nonconference opponents who finished last year ranked in the top 20, 18 home games – including one in Rupp Arena – and a pair of games on ESPN2, UK head coach Matthew Mitchell announced Tuesday.

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Depth Chart taking shape for Football Cats

Updated: 08/22/2011 - The University of Kentucky football team completed its final two-a-day practice of fall camp on Monday, with second-year head coach Joker Phillips saying after practice that several position battles are starting to take shape.

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Jones, Lamb honored by Vitale

Posted: 08/22/2011 - The honors are beginning to roll in for the 2012 UK men’s basketball team as Terrence Jones and Doron Lamb were named to Dick Vitale’s All-Solid Gold teams.

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UK women add swing player

Posted: 08/19/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Bra’Shey Ali, a 6-foot forward from Plainfield, N.J., has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at the University of Kentucky, UK Hoops head coach Matthew Mitchell announced Friday.

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Offense shines In Thursday's practice

Updated: 08/18/2011 - University of Kentucky football head coach Joker Phillips was pleased with how his defense played Wednesday at practice, saying the unit forced the UK offense to several turnovers. But on the team’s final two-a-day practice of the week the offense responded in the morning session, answering the defense’s challenge.

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Cats to play 12 league games on national TV

Updated: 08/18/2011 - Birmingham, Ala. -- The Southeastern Conference unveiled the 2012 men’s basketball composite league schedule on Thursday afternoon. In the third year of its historic agreements with CBS Sports and ESPN, each of the 96 conference games will be televised live.

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