College Football: two-a-day workouts prohibited in SEC

When the Kentucky football team reports for fall camp this year, the Wildcats likely will arrive one week earlier than in previous years. The Southeastern Conference adopted a policy that prohibits two-a-day workouts and limits the number of live contact drills a team can produce during preseason and regular-season workouts. A team can have no more than three live workouts during a given week and one...

Photo Gallery: Blue-White Football Scrimmage

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Seven former UK players to compete in NBA Playoffs

Another banner NBA season for former Kentucky men’s basketball players ended Wednesday, closing the book on yet another year of broken records, historic individual performances and an ever-growing presence for the nation’s most prolific NBA-producing program. A total of 26 Kentucky Wildcats saw action in the NBA this season – more than any other school in the country – after starting the year...

UK football practice, April 8, 2017

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UK’s Hawkins playing for his supportive hometown

Kentucky senior Dominique Hawkins is a 2013 graduate of Madison Central High School (Keith Taylor Photo) MEMPHIS — Kentucky senior Dominique Hawkins knows his career at Kentucky is winding down. He just doesn’t want it to end this weekend. “I believe we can reach the national championship game,” Hawkins said. “I haven’t been thinking about (my career coming to and end) lately. It’s been...

UK Pep Rally at Memphis

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Photo gallery: UK vs.Wichita State

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Photo Gallery: UK vs. NKU

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Photo Gallery: UK NCAA open practice

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Calipari wants more consistency from Cats

Kentucky coach John Calipari talks with Malik Monk during the SEC Tournament last weekend in Nashville (Tammie Brown Photo) Kentucky coach John Calipari will be looking for more consistency when the Wildcats take on Northern Kentucky at 9:30 p.m. Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The Kentucky coach said the Wildcats (29-5) are playing consistently...

Hawkins, seniors will be the key for Cats in postseason

Dominique Hawkins and Mychal Mulder will be counted on to provide leadership and valuable minutes for the Wildcats during the postseason (Tammie Brown Photo)When Kentucky takes on Georgia today in the Southeastern Conference Tournament here in Nashville, it will be the beginning of the last hurrah for seniors Dominique Hawkins, Derek Willis and Mychal Mulder. Hawkins and Willis were part of two Final...

Five things: SEC Tournament

The Southeastern Conference Tournament will be a prelude to the Big Dance for some teams, but for others, a ticket to the NCAA Tournament will largely depend on a good showing in Nashville this week. The five-day even begins tonight with a pair of first round games featuring the bottom tier of the conference – Mississippi State, LSU, Missouri and Auburn – ushering in the league tourney. The...

Repeat feat: Bam named SEC Frosh of Week

Bam Adebayo and the Wildcats displayed confidence and toughness in a win over Vandy Tuesday night at Rupp Arena (Tammie Brown Photo) After helping Kentucky win its 48th regular-season Southeastern Conference crown, freshman forward Bam Adebayo was named the league’s top-performing freshman on Monday for a second straight week. Adebayo provided a consistent presence for the Cats in two historic comeback...

UK to play Tennessee-Georgia winner in SEC Tourney

The Kentucky men’s basketball team will be the No. 1 seed in the annual Southeastern Conference Tournament when action begins Wednesday in Nashville, Tennessee. The Wildcats, who earned the coveted double bye, will play the winner of the Tennessee-Georgia game on Friday in Nashville, Tenn., at 1 p.m. in the quarterfinals.   UK won its 48th regular-season Southeastern Conference championship this...

Photo Gallery: UK Senior Night

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Senior night will be special for UK trio

Senior night is special. Although the tradition has somewhat taken a backseat to the one-and-done era under John Calipari, there’s just something about that last home game of the season at Rupp Arena – the singing of “My Old Kentucky Home” the tears, the parents and the seniors receiving their framed jersey. It’s an emotional and sometimes tearjerking experience. Tonight instate heroes...

Cats crack AP Top 10, latest poll boosts NCAA resume

Kentucky moved back into the Associated Press Top 10 and is ranked No. 9 in the newest Top 25 released Monday. The Wildcats (24-5, 14-2 Southeastern Conference) are ranked below instate rival Louisville, which is No. 8 in the poll. In addition to moving back into the Top 10 for the first time since climbing as high as No. 4 earlier this year, the latest ranking boosts UK’s NCAA Tournament resume. Three...

Photo Gallery: Kentucky 76, Florida 66

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Perseverance pays off for Matthew Mitchell

Calipari on NBA rumors: ‘That’s not happening’

John Calipari shot down any rumors that he could be coaching former Kentucky standouts Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins in New Orleans next season less than 24 hours after Cousins was traded to the Pelicans. “First of all, that’s not happening,” said of the coaching rumors during the SEC teleconference Monday. Calipari liked the idea of Davis and Cousins being on the same team, but said the...