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No. 2 Kentucky Shuts Down No. 5 Duke For 74-63 Victory

Nov 18, 2015
UK Athletics

Tyler Ulis had 18 points and six assists, and No. 2 Kentucky used its speed and athleticism to hold off No. 5 Duke for a 74-63 victory in the Champions Classic on Tuesday night.

Triple Crown champion American Pharoah won the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic by 6 1/2 lengths Saturday in his final race before retirement.

Beholder Will Not Run In Breeders' Cup Classic

Oct 29, 2015
Paulick Report

Two-time Eclipse Award champion Beholder, winner of the 2012 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies and 2013 Breeders’ Cup Distaff, has been declared from Saturday’s $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic after it was discovered she bled following her Thursday morning gallop. Beholder had been listed as the 3-1 second choice on the morning line behind favorite American Pharoah.


Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes and the unbeaten Cincinnati Bengals won their sixth straight to match the team's best start to a season with a 34-21 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

Towles Named Starter For Wildcats' Home Opener

Aug 17, 2015
UK Athletics

Kentucky head football coach Mark Stoops has officially named junior Patrick Towles as the starting quarterback when the Wildcats take on Louisiana Lafayette in the home opener next month.  Towles beat out freshman Drew Barker for the starting job.

UK Athletics

Hopes are high for the Kentucky Wildcats as they officially kick off fall practice today.  Before the 2015 version took the field, head coach Mark Stoops took part in the annual media day.  He says the Wildcats are ready to show their fans and the rest of the SEC that hard work pays off.

Renovations To Commonwealth Stadium On Schedule

Jul 22, 2015
UK Athletics

Kentucky senior associate athletic director Russ Pear remains confident that Commonwealth Stadium will be ready for the Wildcats' Sept. 5 season opener despite being "stressed about things" because of this month's heavy rains.

UK Athletics

Kentucky's Big Blue Madness tipoff for its men's and women's teams is set for Oct. 16 at Rupp Arena.  Free tickets will be distributed on FRIDAY Oct. 2 at 10 p.m. to allow fans to attend the Wildcats' home football game against Eastern Kentucky the next day.  Campout and more ticket information for the highly popular workouts will be released later.

Six Former Wildcats Hear Their Names Called In NBA Draft

Jun 26, 2015
UK Athletics

It was another good night for the UK Men's Basketball program.  Six of seven eligible players heard their name called last night during the NBA draft.  Karl Anthony Towns was the overall number one pick.  He went to the Minnesota Timberwolves.

In Depth: What It Was Was Base Ball

May 30, 2015
Alan Lytle

Relief pitchers, free agents, designated hitters and sabermetrics are some of the more recent aspects of the game affectionately called "our national pastime," but as Alan Lytle recently discovered there are still places where people can see baseball in a more primitive, and arguably purer form.