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UK team leaders ask for change in practice

Posted: 09/29/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – First-year head coach Joker Phillips said Wednesday that leaders of the University of Kentucky football team addressed him about changing practice, specifically, getting the first-team offense to work more against the second-team defense instead of the scout team and vice versa.

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Cats Defense Has To Stop Rebels QB Masoli

Posted: 09/29/2010 - It took one game for the Kentucky defense to turn Florida freshman Trey Burton into a budding superstar. The Wildcats (3-1, 0-1 Southeastern Conference) are hoping to keep Ole Miss quarterback Jeremiah Masoli from doing the same on Saturday when they travel to play the Rebels (2-2, 0-1).

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Cats rebound, have good practice

Posted: 09/28/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky football team returned to the practice field Tuesday for the first time since dropping its first game of the season to then-ninth ranked Florida last Saturday. First-year head coach Joker Phillips said after practice Tuesday that practice was “good,” but there are still some improvements that need to be made.

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NCAA closes book on Bledsoe

Updated: 09/28/2010 - INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The NCAA "plans no further action" regarding an investigation into the eligibility of former Kentucky guard Eric Bledsoe.

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Rebels running back enjoys record-breaking day

Posted: 09/28/2010 - OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Brandon Bolden's philosophy on running the football is simple: Focus on getting four to six yards first, but don't lose sight of the end zone.

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Former Cat & NFL Hall of Famer George Blanda passes away

Updated: 09/27/2010 - Blanda was a quarterback and kicker at the University of Kentucky. Bear Bryant, who later won fame and set countless records at Texas A&M and Alabama, arrived in his sophomore year, following a 1-9 season. The Wildcats lost three games in each of the next three years.

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Wayne Turner Joins Men’s Basketball Staff

Posted: 09/24/2010 - Kentucky head coach John Calipari is pleased to announce the addition of former UK guard Wayne Turner to the 2010-11 men's basketball staff.

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Meyer says Gators have 50-50 shot against Cats

Posted: 09/24/2010 - GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Coach Urban Meyer raised eyebrows last weekend when he called Florida's game against Kentucky a coin flip. Really? A 50-50 shot? At home? Against Kentucky?

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Calipari Believes Kanter Will Play For Cats

Posted: 09/23/2010 - Kentucky coach John Calipari believes that freshman center Enes Kanter is an amateur and that Turkish club officials have "four million reasons" why they want him to return to Europe.

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UK Hoops ranked top-15 in preseason polls

Updated: 09/23/2010 - On the heels of a record-breaking season, the Kentucky women’s basketball team has earned top-15 preseason rankings by Sporting News Magazine, Athlon Sports Magazine and Lindy’s Basketball Annual, which were released recently. The Wildcats, whose remarkable season included an NCAA Elite Eight appearance, the most wins (28) in program history, a school-record 11 Southeastern Conference victories and the highest conference finish (second) in 28 years, are ranked No

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Wyndham ready to move on from Tebow hit

Posted: 09/22/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky sophomore defensive lineman Taylor Wyndham says he still stumbles across video of the vicious hit he laid on Florida star Tim Tebow last year, now he is ready to move on.

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Humble Wildcats head for Florida

Updated: 09/20/2010 - Ricky Lumpkin hasn't bothered to take a glimpse at the Top 25 polls this season, so it's not surprising the Kentucky senior defensive tackle isn't concerned about whether the undefeated Wildcats are getting any respect. Though Kentucky has handled Louisville, Western Kentucky and Akron by an average of 26 points, the Wildcats have failed to receive a single vote in the poll.

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UK Releases Additional TV Info

Posted: 09/20/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky men’s basketball program has released eight additional televised games for the 2010-11 season, including the annual Blue-White game and both exhibition games.

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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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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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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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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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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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