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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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Cats clean things up in final practice

Updated: 08/30/2013 - At the beginning of his first game week as Kentucky head coach, Mark Stoops said he wasn't sure whether the final days before his team faced off against Western Kentucky University would go by quickly or slowly.

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Defensive line UK strength

Updated: 08/28/2013 - Without question the defensive line should be one of Kentucky's strengths in the upcoming season. Seniors Donte Rumph and Mister Cobble return at defensive tackle. The ends will be manned by junior Bud Dupree and junior college transfer Za'Darius Smith. WIth a new 4-3 alignment, the Cats look to be more aggressive.

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Cats stay sharp at midweek

Updated: 08/28/2013 - Fall classes began today at the University of Kentucky and Mark Stoops had his team on the practice field in the afternoon. "It was just good work today," the UK head coach said. "We just lightened up a little bit and went in just uppers and had about an hour and a half workout and again just worked a lot of situations and just getting ready to go."

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New era for Kentucky football

Updated: 08/27/2013 - It's the beginning of a new era for Kentucky football and it's important that it gets off to a good start Saturday. "It's huge," said linebacker Avery Williamson. "We want to go out there and set the tone and let people know that this is a different Kentucky team."

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Turner hired at Louisville

Posted: 08/27/2013 - Wayne Turner is reuniting with Louisville coach Rick Pitino, joining the defending national champions as an assistant.

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