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Ashley Scoby: Halfway home, unbeaten Cats too good not to think about making history

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  Whether the Kentucky Wildcats like it or not, they’re halfway there.   With a 69-53 win at Missouri Thursday night, Kentucky moved to 20-0 – officially halfway to the much-whispered-about, once seemingly-impossible 40-0 mark.   Head coach John Calipari …

Wildcats’ softball program sets new mark
with third-place finish in SEC preseason poll

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The University of Kentucky softball team has been picked to finish third in the Southeastern Conference in 2015, following a vote of league coaches.   The predicted order of finish is the highest ever for the Wildcats, who finished tied …

UK Hoops team opens season’s toughest stretch of games with matchup against Vols

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  The 10th-ranked Kentucky women’s basketball team embarks on arguably its toughest stretch of the season as five of its next six opponents are ranked in the top 25, including two matchups with No. 6 Tennessee.   The first meeting …

Jamie Vaught: Former UK star Issel believes new NBA franchise would work in Louisville

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In recent years, there have been some movements or discussions as well as media stories about bringing an NBA franchise to the city of Louisville.   And there is also an active Facebook page, titled “Bring the NBA to Louisville,” …

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, …

Getting to be a habit: Kentucky’s Booker named SEC Freshman of the Week once again

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  Kentucky’s freshman long-range sharpshooter has been named Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week for the third consecutive time and for the fourth time overall, more than any other player, league officials announced.   Booker logged 12 points, 1.5 rebounds …

Wildcats turn up the defensive pressure late to pull away for big SEC win over Missouri

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  Kentucky held Missouri to just over 20 percent shooting in the second half Sunday and pulled away for an 83-69 Southeastern Conference win over the Tigers.   With the game tied 50-50, No. 14 Kentucky allowed just two Tiger …

Ashley Scoby: Whether its depth, defense or guards, UK just keeps finding ways to win

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  If you didn’t watch the Kentucky-South Carolina game on Saturday, let’s play a game. I feed you a couple stat lines from Columbia, S.C., and you guess if the game was close.   Ready? Here we go.   Willie …

Wildcats to face Antigua’s South Florida team in first Hoopball Miami Invitational next year

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.   The Kentucky men’s basketball team will recognize a familiar face on the opposing bench when it plays South Florida next season in the inaugural Hoophall Miami Invitational.   UK will play former assistant coach Orlando Antigua’s South Florida …

Ashley Scoby: Lee just the latest Wildcat to prove he can step up when he’s needed most

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Marcus Lee has been compared to a pogo stick. And rightfully so, with his impressive vertical leap that makes put-back dunks look like he’s playing on a six-foot goal. But Lee could also be compared to the kid on the …

Jamie Vaught: New Vitale book ‘It’s Awesome Baby’ shares inside story of memorable career

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Yes, the famous basketball broadcaster once was a victim of bullying when he was a young kid growing up in his blue-collar New Jersey roots.   As you know, bullying, unfortunately, is a serious problem found in many communities, usually …

Former All-American Burrow named Kentucky’s 2015 SEC Basketball Legend

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  Former two-time Kentucky All-America selection Bob Burrow has been tabbed as Kentucky’s Southeastern Conference Basketball Legend and will be honored at this year’s SEC Tournament, which will be held at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn., March 11-15.   A …

Kentucky softball team sets another record: Highest preseason national ranking at No. 12

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Last January, the University of Kentucky softball team earned its highest preseason ranking in program history at No. 12 nationally. Twelve months later, after a trip to the 2014 Women’s College World Series, Rachel Lawson and Co. have another school-record …