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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.

Bob Baffert Has Top 2 Early Favorites For Kentucky Derby

Apr 29, 2015

American Pharoah has been made the early 5-2 favorite for the 141st Kentucky Derby, with Dortmund the second choice in the full field of 20 horses, giving trainer Bob Baffert the top two choices on the morning line.

Seven Wildcats Leaving For NBA Draft

Apr 9, 2015

Kentucky has a lot of spots to fill now that a record seven players have announced they will enter the NBA draft.

Calipari Selected AP Coach Of The Year

Apr 3, 2015
UK Athletics

John Calipari, whose Kentucky team is the first in 24 years to reach the Final Four undefeated, has been selected The Associated Press' coach of the year.

Greg Echlin

Kentucky Junior forward Willie Cauley-Stein may be the best-known Kansas native to be a part of the Wildcats basketball program since former coach Adolph Rupp.  Cauley-Stein was named a consensus All-American this week and he’s poised to lead the undefeated Cats to a 9th national championship.   Greg Echlin reports on the big man’s humble beginnings.