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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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UK Hoops league schedule released

Posted: 08/27/2013 - The Southeastern Conference announced its 14-team, 16-game women’s basketball schedule for the 2013-14 season on Tuesday and Kentucky’s slate is highlighted by eight home matchups, including battles in Memorial Coliseum with Florida, LSU and Vanderbilt, as well as road matchups at Georgia, Tennessee and Texas A&M.

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Bone picks UK

Posted: 08/27/2013 - Class of 2014 wideout Blake Bone has announced he will play UK.

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Stoops and Cats eager to start season

Updated: 08/27/2013 - It's finally game week, Kentucky opens against Western Kentucky Saturday night. As his first game as a head coach draws close, Mark Stoops hopes to get some sleep. "Hopefully a little bit." Stoops said at his first weekly news conference. "I'm excited but feel good, feel good about the preparation we've done so far, tidy it up this week."

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Coach Cal to wear red this season in honor of R.J. Corman

Updated: 08/26/2013 - While red is a color loathed by Kentucky Wildcat fans, Coach John Calipari says he will wear the color for one or more basketball games this season in honor of the late railroad magnate R.J. Corman.

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Cats continue preparing for WKU

Posted: 08/24/2013 - After starting game week a couple days early on Thursday, Kentucky continued to prepare for its season opener vs. Western Kentucky University on Saturday.

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UK begins WKU preparation

Posted: 08/23/2013 - UK began preparations for Western Kentucky University in earnest on Friday, shifting from camp to in-season mode with its season opener eight days away.

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UK losing players to transfer

Posted: 08/23/2013 - Kentucky redshirt freshman defensive tackle Patrick Graffree has announced via Twitter he will transfer to Eastern Kentucky.

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UK-Belmont game set to air on ESPNU

Posted: 08/22/2013 - The University of Kentucky has announced that ESPNU will televise the Dec. 21 Kentucky-Belmont men’s basketball game.

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