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Newcomers could see more playing time for UK

Updated: 09/07/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - To prevent big-yardage allowances from becoming an old habit, Kentucky's defense could have a new look for Saturday night's home opener against Kent State.

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Johnson held out of Bills practice

Posted: 09/06/2012 - ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Stevie Johnson has been held out of practice because of a groin injury, leaving the Buffalo Bills' top receiver's status uncertain for their season-opening game at the New York Jets this weekend.

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Miller signs with Hornets

Updated: 09/06/2012 - The New Orleans Hornets announced Thursday they have signed 2012 second-round pick Darius Miller. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Williams will miss Kent State game

Updated: 09/07/2012 - Senior tailback CoShik Williams will miss UK's home opener on Saturday due to an injury. Coach Joker Phillips made the announcement following Thursday's practice.

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Cats face short week, then Kent State

Updated: 09/04/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky football team hit the practice fields for the first time Tuesday since its season-opener, focusing on fine tuning things on both sides of the ball before opening up the home schedule on Saturday against Kent State at 7:30 p.m. ET.

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Boyd grateful for opportunity to start against Kent State

Updated: 09/07/2012 - Senior Aaron Boyd will get the start alongside La'Rod King at wide receiver when the Wildcats host Kent State this Saturday. "He'll be a starter," coach Joker Phillips announced on Tuesday. "Other guys will play, but Aaron deserves to start."

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UK football comes up short against Louisville

Updated: 09/02/2012 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Jeremy Wright rushed for 105 yards and three touchdowns and Teddy Bridgewater passed for 232, helping No. 25 Louisville start the season strong with a 32-14 victory against rival Kentucky on Sunday.

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Lindley, other Cats cut by NFL teams

Posted: 09/01/2012 - The Philadelphia Eagles cut former Wildcat Trevard Lindley on Saturday to make room for offensive lineman Nathan Menkin.

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Louisville outlasts No. 10 Kentucky in wild finish

Posted: 08/29/2012 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The No. 10 Kentucky volleyball team suffered a heartbreaking 3-1 (21-25, 25-23, 25-15, 30-28) loss to Louisville at the KFC Yum! Center on Wednesday in front of 5,007 fans in a wild affair. UK claimed the opening set and the Cardinals fired back to win the next three including outlasting the Blue and White 30-28 in the fourth frame to claim the match. With tonight’s win, the home squad has claimed the match in each of the last four seasons.

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Cats up the tempo, endure physical practice on Tuesday

Updated: 08/29/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky football head coach Joker Phillips said after practice Tuesday that the UK football team went through more of a physical practice than normal as he and the coaching staff worked to increase tempo Tuesday morning at the Nutter Training Facility.

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Cats head into weekend opener with quiet confidence

Updated: 08/28/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The experts from Las Vegas have tabbed Louisville as a 14-point favorite in this Sunday's annual matchup with Kentucky. But the players and coaches who will make the trip west on I-64 could care less.

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Collins brags on Davis

Posted: 08/25/2012 - NBA coach, Doug Collins, very impressed by Anthony Davis.

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Williams named starter at tailback

Updated: 08/23/2012 - Lexington, KY (WKYT) - Former walk-on running back CoShik Williams will get the nod as the starter when UK travels to Louisville on Sept. 2.

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Former Wildcat Estill back at UK

Posted: 08/23/2012 - Former Madison Central star and UK center Marquis Estill is back with the basketball program, this time as an undergraduate student assistant coach.

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UK announces charity alumni game

Posted: 08/23/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – On Sept. 15, the Big Blue Nation will have an opportunity to enjoy some of the top talent to come through the UK men’s basketball program in the last two decades when Kentucky hosts the 2012 UK Alumni Charity Game at Rupp Arena.

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Harrellson drawing interest from Heat

Posted: 08/23/2012 - Lexington, KY (WKYT) - Former Wildcat Josh Harrellson is drawing interest from the defending World Champions, Miami Heat.

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UK's Shepherd named a summer league All-American

Posted: 08/22/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky sophomore right-hander Chandler Shepherd, the 2012 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League Pitcher of the Year, has been selected a first-team summer league All-America starting pitcher by Perfect Game USA, it was announced on Wednesday afternoon.

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Big Blue Madness tickets available beginning Sept. 22

Updated: 08/21/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tickets for the 2012 Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena will be available Saturday, September 22nd at 7:00 am at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Euclid Avenue and online at UKathletics.com and Ticketmaster.com. Madness, the first open practice opportunity for UK’s 2012-13 men’s and women’s basketball teams, is Friday, Oct. 12. Times and broadcast info will be released at a later date.

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