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Ashley Scoby: No. 1 Mississippi State not exactly UK’s ideal homecoming opponent

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  When the University of Kentucky scheduled its homecoming festivities for the week of the Mississippi State game, it probably didn’t expect the Bulldogs to be the No. 1 ranked team in America.   That is the case, though, and …

Billy Reed: Month filled with critical football games could muscle hoops out of spotlight

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Beginning on Saturday, Louisville and Kentucky will embark upon what I believe to be the most important, interesting and significant 35-day period in the history of major-college football in the commonwealth. Heck, it might even be exciting enough to detract …

Kentucky men’s soccer team back in national rankings for the first time in three seasons

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The Kentucky men’s soccer team checked into the national top 25 for the first time in three seasons this week, after extending its winning-streak to four games with two more victories.   The Wildcats are ranked as high as No. …

Ashley Scoby: Musings from an airplane seat result in more scrimmaging for Calipari’s Cats

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  For as much as Kentucky head coach John Calipari talks about helping his players escape the “clutter,” he certainly has enough of it in his own life. Phone calls, people knocking on his door, someone always asking for something: …

Cal’s Wildcats unanimous selection to win SEC basketball race, Harrison is top player

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  The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team was tabbed by the media to win its 46th Southeastern Conference championship this season as announced by the league office on Wednesday and sophomore guard Aaron Harrison was selected by the media …

With top-ranked Mississippi State on the horizon, Cats working to forget LSU loss

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  As much as he may have wanted to, Kentucky offensive coordinator Neal Brown couldn’t just throw away the tape from Saturday’s blowout loss at LSU.   Even though it’s a painful reminder, there’s too much to be gained from …

Ashley Scoby: Mitchell wants to attack, attack, attack all the way to a Final Four appearance

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  It’s back to the basics for Kentucky women’s basketball – if the “basics” include 20 suicides in 20 minutes, a standard of being the “fastest, most disruptive” team in America and relating to the VCU men’s team.   They …

SEC Network will provide live broadcasts
of Blue-White Scrimmage, both exhibitions

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  Kentucky’s annual Blue-White Scrimmage set for Oct. 27 in Rupp Arena will air live on the SEC Network, it was announced Tuesday.   The scrimmage will also be available on WatchESPN and SECNetwork.com. Dave Baker and Jeff Piecoro will …

Sports Notes: Performance at LSU turns feel-good Kentucky season into big question mark

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  What a difference a week makes in the life of a rebuilding college football program.   Just seven days ago, Kentucky Wildcat fans were talking about pulling an upset of unranked but still talented LSU at Tiger Stadium, a …

UK Notes: Swift named SEC Offensive Player of Week; SEC Network adds Delk to lineup

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Kentucky women’s soccer forward Zoe Swift was named the Southeastern Conference’s Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after after she scored two game-winning goals over the weekend to propel Kentucky to a 2-0-0 record.   Swift collected six crucial …

Season-high crowd, national TV audience watches Kentucky knock off No. 5 Florida

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  Kentucky’s women’s soccer team picked up its biggest win of the season on Sunday afternoon, as the Wildcats shut out the No. 5/4 Florida Gators 2-0 in front of a season-high 1,172 fans at the Wendell & Vickie Bell …

No. 12 Kentucky has 11-match winning streak snapped in five-set nail-biter against Tigers

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  The 12th-ranked Kentucky volleyball team suffered a hard-fought 3-2 (25-21, 25-15, 24-26, 25-9, 16-14) five-set loss to LSU on Sunday in front of 1,668 fans in Memorial Coliseum, snapping an 11-match winning streak for the Wildcats.   “Credit LSU …

Jamie Vaught: Calipari unfazed by UK’s No. 1 ranking, will take unconventional approach

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  John Calipari covered nearly everything during his 45-minute news conference at Kentucky’s annual basketball Media Day festivities late last week. And he was in a pretty good humor.   The 55-year-old coach, who is beginning his sixth year at …

LSU defense shuts down Wildcats’ attack, Tigers romp to easy win in Death Valley

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  Facing arguably its toughest test of the season, the Kentucky football team suffered a 41-3 loss to LSU Saturday night in front of 101,581 at Tiger Stadium.   The Wildcats (5-2, 2-2 Southeastern Conference), who saw their three-game winning …

Ninth-ranked New Mexico falls as Laird’s goal holds up for 1-0 UK Conference USA victory

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Justin Laird’s 31st-minute goal gave the Kentucky men’s soccer team a 1-0 win over ninth-ranked New Mexico on Saturday at the Wendell and Vickie Bell Soccer Complex.   The UK defense held on for the remaining hour to claim its …