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2:53 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Former Wildcat Woods Laments Changes To College Game, Scholar Athletes

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Former Kentucky Wildcat and current Morehead State University Coach Sean Woods made some controversial comments Monday about the changing attitudes and lack of historical knowledge amongst today’s scholar athletes. 

Woods talked about coming in to Rupp Arena to compete against his Alma Mater and took certain members of the current Wildcat roster to task for what he called their “sense of entitlement”.

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12:12 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Duke Holds Off UK 75-68

ATLANTA  -- Seth Curry scored 23 points and No. 9 Duke held off a furious comeback by No. 3 Kentucky, beating the defending national champions 75-68 Tuesday night in the first matchup between the storied programs since 2001.

Duke (1-1) appeared to be in control, even with Mason Plumlee on the bench in foul trouble. The Blue Devils ripped off a 13-3 run, capped by Rasheed Sulaimon's 3-pointer that made it 58-44 with 9 1/2 minutes remaining.

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10:32 pm
Tue November 13, 2012

Kentucky Women Humbled By Top-Ranked Baylor

WACO, Texas  -- Sixth-ranked Kentucky was never able to press the issue against defending national champion Baylor.

Brittney Griner and the No. 1 Lady Bears are just that good, and easily passed what was supposed to be their first real challenge with an overwhelming 85-51 victory Tuesday night.

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3:10 pm
Thu November 8, 2012

Ready or Not, Cats to Open Season Against Maryland

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The UK men’s basketball team is ranked number 3 in the nation as it starts regular season play Friday, but Coach John Calipari says the Wildcats have a lot of work to do.

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2:55 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Phillips Says He Owes It To Players To Finish Season

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Joker Phillips says he struggled with the idea of coaching the last two games of Kentucky’s football season after being informed he would not be back in 2013.  At a post-practice press conference Tuesday Phillips said he thought about walking away now but felt like he needed to do right by his players.

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5:16 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Phillips To Coach Final Two Games

LEXINGTON, Ky.  -- A day after announcing that UK football coach Joker Phillips would not return for the 2013 season, Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart says Phillips and his staff will coach the team through its final two games this year.

The Wildcats have a bye this week.  The season resumes a week from Saturday against Samford.

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3:05 pm
Sun November 4, 2012

UK Fires Joker Phillips

Joker Phillips will not return to coach the Kentucky Wildcats in 2013.

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Following Saturday's near historic loss to Vanderbilt, UK Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart has announced that head football coach Joker Phillips will not return next season.  The Wildcats are currently mired in an eight game losing streak and attendance at home games has dramatically declined.

Barnhart announced the action in an "Open Letter To The Big Blue Nation"

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5:56 pm
Tue October 23, 2012

Churchill Downs Wins Approval To Add September Racing

LEXINGTON, Ky.  --  Churchill Downs crossed the finish line a winner Tuesday in its pursuit of September racing, as Kentucky horse racing regulators awarded the track a third meet next year for the first time in its history.

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1:48 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Rupp Arena To Host NCAA Tournament Games

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The basketball home of the Kentucky Wildcats will be a host site for the 2013 NCAA Men's Tournament.  According to the organization’s website, Rupp Arena will host second and third round games March 21st and the 23rd. 

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5:10 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

UK Football's Injuries Continue To Mount

LEXINGTON, Ky.  -- Kentucky freshman quarterback Patrick Towles will miss Saturday's Southeastern Conference game at Arkansas after sustaining a high right ankle sprain against Mississippi State.

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