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Cancun times now set for Wildcats

Posted: 10/02/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Times for the 2009 Cancun Challenge games in Cancun have been set as announced by tournament organizers on Friday.

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Bama doesn't want to be compared to Gators

Posted: 10/02/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Alabama linebacker Rolando McClain has a message for everyone trying to compare the third-ranked Crimson Tide to No. 1 Florida: Get a life.

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Brooks says Cats needs to play faster, tougher

Posted: 09/30/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's opening play script might be in need of a rewrite. The Wildcats have struggled mightily to move the ball early in games and were held to minus-1 yard in the first quarter of a 41-7 loss to No. 1 Florida on Saturday.

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Cats go "ones vs. ones" in practice

Posted: 09/29/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – With the goal of better adjusting to game-day speed, the Kentucky football first-team offensive and defensive units spent more time practicing against each other on Tuesday morning.

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Kentucky faces another big challenge Saturday

Updated: 09/28/2009 - So much for the touchy-feely Rich Brooks. After watching his team get dismantled during a 41-7 loss to No. 1 Florida, the Kentucky coach offered his typical blunt assessment on how he'll be in practice this week before the Wildcats face No. 3 Alabama on Saturday. "I probably get grumpier, ornerier," he said.

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Brooks thankful Tebow not seriously hurt

Updated: 09/27/2009 - Rich Brooks is thankful Florida quarterback Tim Tebow wasn't seriously hurt following a vicious hit in the third quarter of the top-ranked Gators' 41-7 win over the Wildcats on Saturday night. The jarring hit on the superstar left players on both sides of the field shaken. Tebow spent the night in the hospital before returning to Gainesville, Fla. on Sunday morning.

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UK falls to Gators, knock out Tebow

Updated: 09/27/2009 - The win extended Florida's winning streak to 14 games, tops in the nation as the Gators (4-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) continued their mastery over the Wildcats (2-1, 0-1). Florida has won 23 straight in the series, the second longest active winning streak by one team over another in the country. (Stats Inside)

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UK to create Big Blue Sports Archives Endowment

Posted: 09/25/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 25, 2009) − The University of Kentucky Libraries, with help from UK Athletics and the Big Blue Nation, are using advanced technologies and archival techniques to preserve and make available to the public the Wildcats' storied history. In honor of this considerable undertaking, UK Basketball Coach John Calipari and the family of the late legendary broadcaster Claude Sullivan invite the public to celebrate the creation of the Big Blue Sports Archives Endowment, Tuesday evening, Oct. 13, at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort.

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Florida trying to extend dominance over UK to 23 straight games

Posted: 09/25/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A week ago, it would have been deemed another salvo from Urban Meyer to an opposing SEC coach. This week, it just sounds like the truth. The Florida coach didn't exactly mince his words when asked how much progress Kentucky has made under Rich Brooks since Meyer began coaching the Gators five seasons ago.

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Stacey Poole Picks UK, First In 2010 Class

Updated: 09/24/2009 - Stacey Poole, a 4-star recruit out of Jacksonville, Florida, officially commited to Kentucky after visiting last Saturday. Poole chose UK over South Carolina in a live announcement on ESPNU.

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Stacey Poole Commits To UK, First In 2010 Class

Updated: 09/24/2009 - Stacey Poole, a 4-star recruit out of Jacksonville, Florida, officially committed to Kentucky after visiting last Saturday. Poole chose UK over South Carolina in a live announcement on ESPNU.

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Madness tickets distributed beginning Oct. 3

Posted: 09/23/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tickets for the 2009 Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena will be available Saturday, Oct. 3, at 6 a.m., at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Euclid Avenue and online at UKathletics.com and Ticketmaster.com. Madness, the first open practice opportunity for Kentucky’s 2009-10 men’s and women’s basketball teams, is Friday, Oct. 16, at 7:30 p.m. Fans will be allowed to enter Rupp Arena beginning at 6 p.m. the night of Big Blue Madness.

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Cats have struggled stopping Tebow, Florida

Posted: 09/23/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky defensive tackle Ricky Lumpkin says it would be easier to stop Florida quarterback Tim Tebow if the former Heisman Trophy winner wasn't so nice.

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Ex-Cat Bogans signs with Spurs

Posted: 09/22/2009 - SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Guard Keith Bogans is the latest newcomer to the San Antonio Spurs.

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Brooks looking for better effort against Florida

Updated: 10/06/2009 - Rich Brooks isn't sure what it will take for Kentucky to upset top-ranked Florida when the Gators visit Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday. He does know it what it won't take, namely another poor performance similar to what the Wildcats showed in their 31-27 comeback win against archrival Louisville over the weekend. "We gave up a few too many big plays for my liking," Brooks said.

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Kentucky Wins Third Straight Governors Cup, 31-27

Posted: 09/20/2009 - Derrick Locke returned a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown and ran for another score as Kentucky outlasted Louisville 31-27 on Saturday, the Wildcats' third consecutive victory against the in-state rival Cardinals. (Stats Inside)

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Brooks can emphathize with counterpart

Posted: 09/20/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - While Kentucky coach Rich Brooks can empathize with Louisville's Steve Kragthrope, he wouldn't trade places with his Cardinals counterpart.

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Henderson's Bat Cats haul in sixth-best recruiting class

Posted: 09/20/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- In two seasons as head coach of the University of Kentucky baseball program, Gary Henderson has landed two top-six recruiting classes, as the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper tabbed UK’s newcomers the sixth-best recruiting class in the nation, it was announced Thursday.

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