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9:13 am
Wed July 23, 2014

UK Athletics To Tailgaters: 'Please Pardon Our Dust'

Renovations at Commonwealth Stadium will continue throughout the 2014 season.
Credit outoftheblue.com

UK Athletics officials say the construction project at Commonwealth Stadium will continue through the upcoming football season.

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Sports
9:05 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Three Players Suspended From UK Football Team

Three players have been suspended from the UK football team for violating team rules.

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Sports
7:09 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Kentucky Rally Falls Short In 28-22 Loss To MSU

Kentucky had the ball and a chance for its first Southeastern Conference victory under first-year coach Mark Stoops.

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Sports
11:36 pm
Sat October 5, 2013

Cats Show Fight In Gritty 35-28 Loss To Gamecocks

Connor Shaw passed for a TD and ran for another as No. 13 South Carolina held off a Kentucky comeback for a 35-28 victory Saturday night.

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Sports
8:37 am
Sun August 25, 2013

UK Backfield Adjusting To Pass First Philosophy

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky will ask a lot of its running backs this season.  Carrying the ball might be the least of their responsibilities.

New Wildcats offensive coordinator Neal Brown is implementing his pass-oriented "Air Raid" scheme that means the tailbacks' first priorities are catching passes and blocking.

Seniors Jonathan George and Raymond Sanders say that shifting their mindset from punishing defenses rushing the ball to improving their receiving and blocking skills has been an adjustment.

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Local/Regional News
1:43 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Football Spending Up In New UK Athletics Budget

UK Football Coach Mark Stoops

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky Athletics Committee has approved an athletics budget that boosts funding for the school’s football program by $3M or 33 percent over last year.

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Sports
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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