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Cats battle back, but fall at Ole Miss, 42-35

Updated: 10/03/2010 - OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Quarterback Jeremiah Masoli threw for three touchdowns and rushed for another as Mississippi beat Kentucky 42-35 on Saturday.

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Ole Miss defense hurting

Posted: 10/01/2010 - OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Just four games into the season, Mississippi's defense is hurting. Defensive end Kentrell Lockett is out for the season, hobbling around on crutches after tearing his ACL. Safety Johnny Brown has a sore knee. Cornerback Jeremy McGee is recovering from a concussion. And that's bad news for the Rebels, considering they were already having trouble stopping opponents before the rash of injuries. They're giving up 32 points per game, which ranks last in the Southeastern Conference.

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Kanter must sit, wait on NCAA

Posted: 10/01/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky freshman center Enes Kanter must sit out all team activities until the NCAA determines his amateur status.

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Ex-Cat Mohammed still going strong in NBA

Posted: 09/30/2010 - WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - It wasn't even a year and a half ago that Nazr Mohammed was so frustrated at being buried on the bench by Bobcats coach Larry Brown that he wanted out of Charlotte. Brown replied that he tried to trade Mohammed, but no found no takers.

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Sixth ranked Cardinals shuts out Wildcats

Posted: 09/29/2010 - Freshman goalkeeper Tyler Beadle made three saves but the sixth-ranked Louisville Cardinals posted a 2-0 win over the Kentucky men’s soccer team, in front of 2,107 fans – the sixth-largest crowd in program history – on a gorgeous Wednesday night at the UK Soccer Complex.

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Lady Vols too much for Kentucky

Updated: 10/01/2010 - No. 23 Tennessee used 46 kills to get by Kentucky, 3-0 (25-22, 25-15, 25-22) Wednesday night in Knoxville, Tenn. For the first time in nine meetings between the two schools extra sets were not needed to determine a winner.

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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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