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Ashley Scoby: Following final spring practice, Stoops sees signs Cats are on the right track

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  In a sport that’s built off bone-crushing tackles and brute strength, going “through the motions” as a football player is perhaps even more unacceptable than in any other sport. So consistency, although often used as a buzzword in other …

Ashley Scoby: UK spring football update comes with a new quarterback controversy

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  Kentucky football is much like being a fan of the Chicago Cubs: “This is our year” gets tossed around each preseason like it’s a requirement. And with head coach Mark Stoops at the helm for what will be his …

Stoops opens Wildcats’ Saturday football practice session at Nutter Center to public

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  University of Kentucky football head coach Mark Stoops will open practice Saturday, April 11, for fans and media.   The open practice, which will start at noon, will be held on the Tim Couch Practice Fields at the Nutter …

First scrimmage of spring practice leaves Kentucky’s Stoops all smiles as QBs shine

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  Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops was enthused following his team’s first scrimmage of spring practice Saturday at the Tim Couch Practice Fields, a workout that was open to the public and media.   “Got some really good work in …

Kentucky football practice session at Nutter Training Center Saturday to be open to public

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  University of Kentucky football head coach Mark Stoops will open practice Saturday for fans and media, beginning at 10:30 a.m.   The open session will be held on the Tim Couch Practice Fields at the Nutter Training Center. The …

UK Football Signing Day: With recruiting over, coaches switch to development mode

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  The value of forgetfulness is encouraged in myriad forms – coaches preaching memory loss to their interception-friendly quarterbacks, a rap song telling you to brush dirt off your shoulders. Regardless of how people invite short memories into their lives, …

Both Conference USA divisional football champions set to visit Western Kentucky

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  Western Kentucky’s 2015 schedule will include visits to Bowling Green by both of last year’s Conference USA division champions.   WKU will play host to three C-USA foes who finished in the top two of their divisions in 2014, …

Tamme, Buffone, Jones among inductees for ’15 Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame class

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The Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame announced its inductees for 2015 and they include Jacob Tamme, Aaron Jones, Doug Buffone and Gil Mains.   In addition, Alabama head coach Nick Saban was named the winner of the Blanton Collier …

Cardinals’ 2015 football schedule includes Thursday night matchup against Clemson

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  Coming off a third-straight nine-win season, the University of Louisville announced its 2015 football schedule on Thursday and it includes a Thursday night matchup with Clemson on Sept. 17.   Finishing at 9-4 overall, 5-3 in their first season …

Hilvert, Thomas More’s winningest football coach, resigns for top high school position

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  Thomas More College head football coach Jim Hilvert has resigned to take the same position at LaSalle High School, a top football program in the nation.   “Coach Hilvert is the winningest coach in Thomas More College history and …

UK football fans will get behind-the-scenes coverage online for signing day on Feb. 4

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  Fans looking to go behind the scenes as UK football welcomes a new class on Signing Day once again have their home.   Signing Day coverage on UKathletics.com will begin at 8 a.m. on Feb. 4 and continue late …

Mobile ticketing for smart phones available now for Rupp, coming soon to The New CWS

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In an effort to provide more convenient and efficient entry for fans attending home men’s basketball games, the University of Kentucky Athletics Department has partnered with Ticketmaster to bring mobile ticketing technology to Rupp Arena.   Mobile ticketing will also …

Sports Notes: Hot start for Wildcats pushes Calipari ahead of Rupp’s winning percentage

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  In the long, storied history that is Kentucky basketball, only four teams have won at least 19 games to start a season. John Calipari has done it twice.   Prior to the perfect start for this year’s top-ranked Wildcats, …

Kentucky running back Heard enters name for NFL draft, will give up senior season

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  Kentucky junior running back Braylon Heard, who will complete his bachelor’s degree this spring, has decided to forego his final season of college football and has declared for the 2015 National Football League draft.   After transferring from Nebraska, …

Sports Notes: Recent moves by Barnhart prove he’s ‘all in’ with Stoops, football staff

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  There are a number of signs that show the times they are a-changing for the University of Kentucky football program, but it’s more than stadium renovations, new practice facilities and nationally ranked recruiting classes.   Recent decisions by UK …