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Stoops, UK pick up first win of the season

Updated: 09/07/2013 - Maxwell Smith threw three long touchdown passes and Jalen Whitlow and Raymond Sanders each added scoring runs as Kentucky beat Miami (Ohio) 41-7 on Saturday.

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Pitino enters Hall of Fame on Sunday

Posted: 09/06/2013 - Rick Pitino has spent nearly half his life as a coach. Just because he's going into the Basketball Hall of Fame doesn't mean he's thinking about the end of his career.

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Former Wildcat to appear in Federal Court next week

Posted: 09/06/2013 - Former University of Kentucky basketball star Richie Farmer will appear in federal court next Friday, Sept. 13, to enter a guilty plea in a government corruption case.

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Trevathan, Broncos pick off Super Bowl champs

Posted: 09/06/2013 - Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan began his touchdown celebration a little too prematurely after an interception, dropping the ball before he crossed the goal line Thursday night in the opener against Baltimore.

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Cats finish week strong

Updated: 09/06/2013 - Kentucky held its final practice on Thursday before facing Miami (Ohio), working in shorts to stay healthy ahead of its home opener on Saturday at noon ET. Mark Stoops was pleased with the Wildcats' day.

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5th Vandy player released from jail

Updated: 09/05/2013 - The final former Vanderbilt player has been released from jail after posting bond on five charges of aggravated rape

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Former Wildcat star reaches plea agreement in corruption case

Posted: 09/05/2013 - A former University of Kentucky basketball star whose jersey hangs in the rafters of Rupp Arena has reached a plea deal with prosecutors in a government corruption case that would put him in prison for some two years.

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UK defense must adjust after WKU

Updated: 09/06/2013 - For the Kentucky defense it was one tough night. Western drove the ball to the end zone three of the first four times it had the ball as the Hilltoppers cruised to a 35-26 victory. "We didn't tackle very well at all." said UK defensive coordinator D.J. Eliot. "We just weren't in the right spots, so that was disapppointing. I thought we would be there, thought we would be further along than we were and we just weren't."

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Max Smith stepping up at midweek

Updated: 09/04/2013 - When Mark Stoops and Neal Brown reviewed tape from Kentucky's season opener to make a decision on a starter at quarterback, they saw clearly that the loss by no means could be blamed entirely on Maxwell Smith and Jalen Whitlow. Nonetheless, a choice had to be made and they settled on Smith.

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Wall buys Potomac mansion

Updated: 09/04/2013 - In July, John Wall signed an $80 million, five-year deal with the Washington Wizards. His next step? Buying a Potomac mansion for $4.9 million.

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UK fans reminded of game day changes

Posted: 09/04/2013 - With the beginning of football season only days away, the University of Kentucky event management staff has announced the following reminders and changes to game day operations on Saturdays at Commonwealth Stadium this fall.

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Cats return to practice "the right way"

Updated: 09/04/2013 - Reflecting on Kentucky's season-opening loss on Monday, Mark Stoops didn't hide from the work he and his team have ahead of them. With that in mind, however, Stoops knew the only acceptable approach was to get back to the task at hand.

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Williamson named to SEC Community Service Team

Updated: 09/03/2013 - University of Kentucky senior linebacker Avery Williamson has been named to the Southeastern Conference Community Service Team, as announced by the league office.

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UK season and single-game football tickets remain

Posted: 09/03/2013 - University of Kentucky football fans still have time to reserve their seat to see first-year head coach Mark Stoops and the 2013 Wildcats, as season tickets and single-game tickets for the 2013 season remain available.

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Clemson jumps to No. 4; Bama still tops in AP Top 25

Posted: 09/03/2013 - Clemson has surged to its highest ranking in The Associated Press poll in 25 years after the Tigers won the biggest game of the opening weekend of the college football season.

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Western spoils Stoops' debut

Updated: 08/31/2013 - Keshawn Simpson ran for a pair of 3-yard touchdowns and Antonio Andrews added his own 3-yard score as Western Kentucky beat Kentucky 35-26 Saturday night making coach Bobby Petrino a winner in his debut.

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UK has "Thunder and Lightning"

Updated: 08/30/2013 - Much has been said about the Air Raid Offense and it should be wide open when Kentucky opens against Western Kentucky Saturday night. But the Cats will also offer some punch from the backfield, you could call it "Thunder and Lightning."

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UK launches interactive website and social media hub

Posted: 08/30/2013 - Keeping with its continuing push to find new and exciting ways for fans to keep up with the program, head coach Mark Stoops and the University of Kentucky football program have announced the launch of an interactive website and social media hub for the 2013 season. Both sites are currently active.

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Coaches take center stage in UK-WKU matchup

Posted: 08/30/2013 - Kentucky and Western Kentucky want to do more than just get off to good starts with a win Saturday night. The Wildcats and Hilltoppers also aim to jump-start their new coaches' tenures when the teams meet in Nashville, Tenn.

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