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UK Football picks up freshman defensive tackle

Posted: 08/16/2010 - Elliott Porter, a defensive tackle from Waggaman, La., who earned All-America honors at Archbishop Shaw High School, has joined the Kentucky football team and began practicing with the Wildcats Monday afternoon.

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Terrence Jones sidlined until September

Updated: 08/16/2010 - UK freshman forward Terrence Jones has been diagnosed with a stress fracture in his rib, causing pain in his shoulder. Jones hopes to return to the court when the Wildcats begin individual workouts in September.

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Football Cats lose McCaskill for season

Posted: 08/16/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Junior wide receiver Gene McCaskill will miss the 2010 football season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee, University of Kentucky football head coach Joker Phillips announced Sunday.

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Cats Crush Lancers 95-62

Posted: 08/16/2010 - Kentucky whips Windsor by 33! It was close throughout the first half, but Brandon Knight and UK poured it on the second half.

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Joker's Cats conduct first scrimmage

Posted: 08/15/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Kentucky football team held its first major scrimmage of preseason practice Saturday afternoon at Commonwealth Stadium.

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Davis commits to Cats

Updated: 08/13/2010 - Chicago Perspectives star Anthony Davis has given a verbal commitment to play his college basketball for head coach John Calipari, and the University of Kentucky. Davis is considered one of the top players in the Class of 2011.

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Cats, Cal head to Canada

Posted: 08/13/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - John Calipari is taking his young Kentucky squad to Canada this weekend for a three-game exhibition trip where seven newcomers will get an early preview of the coach's system.

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Cal talks Cats in Canada; Kanter staying home

Updated: 08/13/2010 - UK coach John Calipari said today that freshman center Enes Kanter will not make this weekend's trip to Canada because questions still surround the big man's eligibility.

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Amber Smith out indefinitely with knee injury

Posted: 08/11/2010 - Kentucky women’s basketball senior point guard Amber Smith (Winter Haven, Fla.) is out indefinitely after suffering a knee injury during a pickup game in late July.

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Calipari "teaching" young Cats

Updated: 08/10/2010 - With a trip to Canada looming at the end of the week, coach John Calipari put his Wildcats through another practice on Tuesday, the first of two on the day.

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Joker gets little sleep, faces big challenge

Updated: 08/09/2010 - Sleep doesn't come easy to Joker Phillips. Never has. Five hours a night and he's good. Six and the Kentucky coach finds he can barely hold his head up in the afternoon. Considering the challenge Phillips faces in his first year on the job, getting too much sleep won't be a problem.

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Cats hold media day; Phillips says Hartline enters as No. 1 QB

Updated: 08/06/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - New Kentucky football coach Joker Phillips says this year's team may have the firepower to compare to the record-breaking offense led by Andre Woodson a few years ago. The former offensive coordinator hosted his first media day Friday as the Wildcat's head coach and acknowledged the biggest uncertainty swirls around who will get the bulk of the snaps at quarterback.

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Cal gets good marks from NCAA for academics

Updated: 08/05/2010 - Kentucky coach John Calipari got mostly passing grades on his report card. West Virginia's Bob Huggins did even better, earning perfect marks each of the past two seasons. The two men, often criticized for their players' academic performance, had better-than-expected scores in the NCAA's first Academic Progress Rate for coaches. On Thursday, the NCAA released coaches' scores in six sports - baseball, football, men's and women's basketball and women's indoor and outdoor track - from 2003-04 through 2008-09.

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Micah Johnson Signs With Dolphins

Posted: 08/04/2010 - The Miami Dolphins moved quickly after rookie linebacker A. J. Edds was lost for the season last night, signing undrafted rookie linebacker Micah Johnson to replace him.

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Kanter still not eligible, may miss Canadian trip

Updated: 08/03/2010 - UK spokesperson DeWayne Peevey confirms that freshman center Enes Kanter still has not gained eligibilty from the NCAA and could miss his team's upcoming trip to Canada.

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UK hikes K Fund & tickets prices for basketball

Updated: 08/03/2010 - Fans are going to have to shell out more green to watch Big Blue at Rupp Arena next seasonl. The Kentucky Athletics Board raised the cost of basketball tickets Tuesday for the first time in three years, a move officials said was necessary to keep the program moving forward.

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Ex-Cat Holmes fires 10-under 60 on Saturday

Posted: 07/31/2010 - WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - Jeff Overton hadn't even teed off in the third round of the inaugural Greenbrier Classic but already his four-shot lead is shrinking.

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Cousins returns for Calipari ProCamp

Updated: 07/29/2010 - Former Kentucky star DeMarcus Cousins enjoys the perks of being a professional basketball player, namely making enough money to buy a house for his mother. Yet there's a part of the Sacramento Kings rookie center that wishes he'd returned for his sophomore season with the Wildcats.

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Big Cuz back in Lexington

Posted: 07/29/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Former Kentucky star DeMarcus Cousins enjoys the perks of being a professional basketball player, namely making enough money to buy a house for his mother.

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Phillips says Rumph eligible

Updated: 07/28/2010 - UK coach Joker Phillips, speaking at Wednesday's Governor's Cup luncheon in Louisville said freshman defensive lineman Donte Rumph is eligible. Phillips said Rumph could help his team immediately but he will have to get in shape.

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Fan Day activities set for Aug. 7

Posted: 07/28/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The annual Kentucky Football Fan Day has been slated for Saturday, Aug. 7 at Commonwealth Stadium. There will be a bonus for the fans this year as new head coach Joker Phillips will hold an open practice starting at 6 p.m. ET. Gates open at 5 p.m. ET, when 3-D posters and schedule cards will be given away.

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