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Kentucky edges North Carolina State in TaxSlayer Gator Bowl for third straight postseason victory

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today A long and unprecedented season didn’t come to an end without a dose of adversity for Kentucky. The Wildcats (5-6) overcame a late surge by North Carolina State and held on for a 23-21 victory over the Wolfpack in the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl on Saturday in Jacksonville. The Wildcats used a solid running game, directed by recruiting coordinator and tight ends coach Vince...

Stoops has no regrets as Kentucky prepares for N.C. State in Gator Bowl on Saturday afternoon

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today University of Kentucky football head coach Mark Stoops isn’t second-guessing his team’s decision to compete in the postseason this year. “For the program, coaches, for all of us, it’s easy to want to do those things and talk about many years later,” Stoops said. “I would not do that at the expense of our players’ mental health. I wouldn’t do it. I absolutely...

Louisville defensive standout’s long road to recovery from severe leg injury nearly complete

By Rocco Gasparro University of Louisville University of Louisville safety Russ Yeast is a fighter. The senior was in the midst of having a career year in 2019 before suffering a severe leg injury in the regular-season home finale against Syracuse on Nov. 23. However, it all came crashing down on one play during Louisville’s 56-34 win over the Orange. Coming up to make a tackle, the junior was...

Satterfield, Louisville football players slowly see normalcy returning as voluntary workouts continue

By Rocco Gasparro University of Louisville University of Louisville football head coach Scott Satterfield said on Wednesday that things are almost back to normal. Well, as normal as you can hope during a pandemic. More than half of the roster has returned to campus during the past two weeks, and Satterfield brought back his coaches on Monday in hopes to start the 2020 football season as planned. COVID-19...

Louisville quarterback ready for return to campus next week; to begin voluntary workouts June 8

By Rocco Gasparro University of Louisville After two months of being away from campus, University of Louisville quarterback Micale Cunningham is excited about returning to campus. The junior quarterback is among as many as 30 football student-athletes, 15 each from men’s and women’s basketball, and 15 from swimming and diving that will be returning to the UofL campus on June 1 and begin...

Louisville volleyball star McHenry named to preseason All-ACC squad; Cards picked third in poll

University of Louisville senior outside hitter Melanie McHenry headlines the list of preseason All-Atlantic Coast Conference volleyball stars, and the Cardinals have been chosen third in the preseason poll of the ACC coaches. McHenry led Louisville with 383 kills last season and was named honorable mention All-American. She enters her senior year with 1,131 career kills. Melanie McHenry Louisville...