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Latest results reveal 14 UK athletes test positive for COVID-19; seven staff members also test positive

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today The latest COVID-19 results have revealed that 14 of the University of Kentucky’s 402 athletes tested positive during a round of testing conducted Aug. 20-Sept. 2. In addition to the 14 who tested positive for the virus, seven of 306 staff members also tested positive. A total of 34 athletes who returned to campus received antibody testing and one was a positive result...

Keith Taylor: Single-digit losses a sign the Wildcats are closing the gap in the SEC

Kentucky receiver Garrett Johnson just misses making a catch in the Wildcats’ loss to Auburn Thursday night (Bill Thiry Photo)   Auburn’s players and coaches walked into the visitor’s locker room at Commonwealth Stadium shaking hands, exchanging fist bumps and high fives following a 30-27 triumph over Kentucky Thursday night at Commonwealth Stadium.   They were jubilant and very...

Keith Taylor: Wildcats have short time to prepare for rare Thursday night encounter

Kentucky coach Mark Stoops and the Wildcats will take on Auburn in a rare Thursday night game this week. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. on ESPN (UK Athletics Photo)   Kentucky has had plenty of time to get over a close call against neighboring Eastern Kentucky. They have little time to prepare for Auburn.   The Wildcats (4-1, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) and Tigers (3-2, 0-2) will meet in a...