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Cook Named Assistant Director of Football Operations

Updated: 05/25/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former University of Kentucky wide receiver Tommy Cook, who has spent the past two seasons as a graduate assistant for the Wildcats, has accepted the position of assistant director of football operations, UK head coach Joker Phillips announced Friday.

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Kentucky moves past Mississippi State, 5-1 to advance

Updated: 05/24/2012 - Jerad Grundy worked six innings and allowed only one run while fanning a career-high nine and No. 11 Kentucky got four hits – including three doubles –from senior Thomas McCarthy to post a 5-1 win over No. 21 Mississippi State to clinch a berth in the Southeastern Conference Tournament Semifinals.

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Coach Cal's faith runs deeps

Updated: 05/24/2012 - For an hour we talked to Coach Cal about his religious faith, time he makes for his son Brad, and living in the fishbowl of UK basketball.

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Calipari making scheduling changes

Updated: 05/23/2012 - UK coach John Calipari talked scheduling on his website CoachCal.com. Calipari says he wants to create experiences not just games. He wants experiences for the fans and he wants experiences to benefit his players.

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Quigley honored with sportsmanship award

Updated: 05/23/2012 - After an incredible career both on and off the tennis courts, University of Kentucky men’s tennis senior Eric Quigley has received a high honor from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association being named one of two national recipients of the ITA/Rafael Osuna Sportsmanship Award, it was announced Tuesday.

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Coach Cal talks exclusively with WKYT

Updated: 05/25/2012 - Earlier this week, UK Basketball Coach John Calipari reflected on the national championship, and looked ahead to the future.

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Trevathan signs with Broncos

Updated: 05/22/2012 - Former UK linebacker Danny Trevathan has signed a four-year $2.2 million dollar contract with the Denver Broncos according to Aaron Wilson of Profootball.scout.com.

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Cousins & Wall to play for select team

Updated: 05/21/2012 - Former Kentucky men’s basketball All-Americans DeMarcus Cousins and John Wall will be suiting up for the Red, White and Blue this summer as members of the 2012 USA Men’s Select Team that will train against the 2012 USA Basketball Men's National Team during its July 6-12 training camp in Las Vegas, Nev.

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Cousino SEC Freshman of the Year

Updated: 05/21/2012 - After leading Kentucky in nearly every offensively category during a historic 2012 regular season, centerfielder Austin Cousino has been named Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year by SEbaseball.com, it was announced on Monday morning.

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Five-Run second enough to power Kentucky past Valpo

Posted: 05/19/2012 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Behind a five-run, three-hit second inning, the Kentucky softball team kept its season alive Saturday afternoon with a 5-4 win over Valparaiso in an NCAA Softball Tournament elimination game.

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UK's Adams will give up football, concentrate on baseball

Posted: 05/19/2012 - UK two-sport athlete Brian Adams will give up football with the Wildcats to concentrate solely on baseball. Adams is wide receiver on Joker Phillips' football Wildcats and a center fielder on Gary Henderson's baseball team.

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Mississippi State ruins Cats chase for title

Posted: 05/19/2012 - Shepherd who worked 2.1 innings, allowing three hits, two runs, walking one, striking out two. Sam Mahar then came on and allowed two hits and a run without getting an out before UK turned to Trevor Gott, who got the final four outs of the game, including three strikeouts.

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Mississippi State claims series win over UK

Posted: 05/19/2012 - STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Two defensive miscues by No. 2 Kentucky led to four Mississippi State runs and a 4-3 win over the Wildcats in the second game of the three-game series to secure the series win, on Friday night at Dudy Noble Field.

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Kentucky suffers heartbreaking walk-off loss in NCAA opener

Posted: 05/18/2012 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. – After rallying for two scores in the top half of the seventh, the Kentucky softball team fell in heartbreaking fashion in the home half of the inning to drop a 3-2 contest to No. 21 Michigan in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

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Nicholasville boy credits UK players for will to live

Updated: 05/20/2012 - Reese Kemp is a 15-year-old from Nicholasville, and like many his age, a Kentucky Wildcats fan. Reese just completed his eighth grade year at West Jessamine Middle School, but says, in some ways, he owes his life to a few who wear the blue and white.

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Stratton Pitches Mississippi State to opening win

Posted: 05/17/2012 - STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Mississippi State got a strong start from ace Chris Stratton and a two-run rally in the fourth inning to post a 3-1 series-opening win over No. 2 Kentucky, on Thursday night in front of 6,146 at Dudy Noble Field.

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New group of WIldcats heading to Ethiopia

Updated: 05/17/2012 - Last summer, when they took a service trip to Ethiopia with head coach Joker Phillips, Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart and others, Danny Trevathan and Stuart Hines weren’t entirely sure what was in store for them. The experience ended up being a life-changing one, with the two rising seniors witnessing a culture and a lifestyle unimaginably far removed from their own.

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No. 2 UK falls to Murray St. 7-3

Updated: 05/16/2012 - Murray State broke open a 3-3 game with a two-out, bases-clearing double in the bottom of the eighth inning and held off No. 2 Kentucky for a 7-3 win, in front of a packed 1,379 on a gorgeous Tuesday night at Brooks Stadium.

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Williams and Cats back up bold preseason prediction

Updated: 05/15/2012 - After being drafted last summer by the San Francisco Giants, UK catcher Michael Williams decided to return to Lexington for his senior season. UK coaches, players and fans are glad he did.

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No. 2 Kentucky leaves on final road swing

Updated: 05/14/2012 - Owning a 23-2 record against non-conference opponents in 2012 and embarking on a season-long road trip to end the regular-season, No. 2 Kentucky travels to Paducah, Ky., to face off with Murray State at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday at Brooks Stadium.

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