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August 14, 2020

WATCH: Benny Snell and Kash Daniel star in new local commercial

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm August 14, 2020 8/14/20

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We’re used to seeing Benny Snell and Kash Daniel on our television screens, but they usually aren’t hitting golf balls or swinging bats. The two former Kentucky Football stars have teamed up for the first time since college in a new UK Federal Credit Union commercial and it’s everything you might have expected: Kash’s flow…

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Mike Edwards is the first player to pick off Tom Brady as a Buccaneer

Jack Pilgrim 6:00pm August 14, 2020 8/14/20

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Tom Brady, ever heard of him? Arguably the greatest quarterback in NFL history made a league-altering decision this spring, leaving the New England Patriots after 20 years with the organization in favor of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. As he gets used to life in Tampa, a former Wildcat gave him a warm welcome in practice…

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OVC planning for fall AND spring football

Jack Pilgrim 5:00pm August 14, 2020 8/14/20

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Forget having one college football season, the Ohio Valley Conference is planning to have two. According to Pete Thamel of Yahoo! Sports, the OVC Presidents voted to allow schools to play four non-conference games in the fall, followed by an additional seven-game conference schedule in the spring. Source: The OVC Presidents voted that the schools…

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Louisville plans to play college football with fans this fall

Jack Pilgrim 4:00pm August 14, 2020 8/14/20

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The Louisville Cardinals are planning to play college football this fall, and they hope to do so with fans in the stands. Barring an update from the ACC Medical Advisory Group telling them otherwise, Louisville Director of Athletics Vince Tyra released an announcement this afternoon confirming that the school will play football this fall. “As…

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A reminder that Kentucky’s Big Blue Wall is very good

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:15pm August 14, 2020 8/14/20

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It’s a somewhat slow Friday afternoon in sports (which honestly feels a little eerie given the chaos of this week), so let’s take a moment and give some praise to a unit of the Kentucky Football team that can never get enough: the Big Blue Wall. This morning, Pro Football Focus’ Brent Rollins tweeted this…

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SEC coaches fighting over schedules during a pandemic is so SEC

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm August 14, 2020 8/14/20

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Even during a pandemic, the SEC is gonna SEC. According to Pete Thamel, yesterday’s conference call between the league’s coaches got heated after several coaches complained about the lack of transparency in how the additional two games were chosen for each squad. Sources: The SEC coaches call on Thursday became contentious. At least five SEC coaches…

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Kentucky ranks ahead of Louisville in Pac-12 and Big Ten-less preseason Top 25

Nick Roush 12:00pm August 14, 2020 8/14/20

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You don’t need to play the Governor’s Cup to know that Kentucky is better than Louisville on the football field. The annual season-ending rivalry game has been put on hold for the 2020 college football season as the SEC moves to a conference-only schedule. The unique schedule is just one of seemingly a zillion changes…

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August 13, 2020

5 things that need to happen to get football on the field this fall

Aaron Torres 8:00pm August 13, 2020 8/13/20

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It really is wild to think about how much the college sports landscape has changed in the last few days. Remember, it was just eight days ago that the Big Ten proudly trotted out their fall football schedule, with games kicking off on September 5th. Less than a week later, the season – along with…

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NCAA grants transfer waiver for UNLV guard Caleb Grill

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm August 13, 2020 8/13/20

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Another day, another approved transfer waiver from the NCAA for a player not named Olivier Sarr or Joey Gatewood. This afternoon, Stadium’s Jeff Goodman broke the news that UNLV point guard Caleb Grill will be instantly eligible this season after receiving a waiver from the NCAA. Grill, a 6-foot-3 guard native of Maize, KS, transferred…

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Former UK Football Star Quentin McCord Dead at 42

Nick Roush 4:35pm August 13, 2020 8/13/20

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Former Kentucky football star wide receiver Quentin McCord has passed away. He was 42. One of Tim Couch’s favorite targets in Hal Mumme’s Air Raid offense, McCord caught passes for the Wildcats from 1996-00. He finished his career with 112 receptions for 1,743 yards and 15 touchdowns. He ranks sixth in school history in career…

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October 17, 2013

Kentucky Football’s Midterm Report Card

Nick Roush 9:30pm October 17, 2013 10/17/13

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The middle of  October isn’t just time for co-eds to lie to their parents about their grades. After playing six games it’s finally time to evaluate the re-building football team. After entering the season with blind expectations, the 1-5 Cats have been through many ups and downs. It’s tough judging a team that played 4…

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Phil Steele names Dupree and Williamson Midseason All-SEC Second Team

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm October 17, 2013 10/17/13

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Congrats to defensive end Bud Dupree and linebacker Avery Williamson, who were both given Midseason All-SEC Second Team honors by Phil Steele College Football. Dupree, who is on the mend after straining a pectoral muscle a few weeks ago, has 28 tackles on the season, including 4.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks. He also…

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Kentucky Football mid-season rankings

Stuart Hammer 3:00pm October 17, 2013 10/17/13

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Total Offense — 101st 361 plays, 2,114 yards (5.86 yards/play) For a team built on Air Raid philosophies, it really hasn’t started clicking yet. Neal Brown and Mark Stoops still need the athletes, and that is coming, but so is experience with this season’s squad. Now that the gauntlet of four-straight top-20 opponents has passed,…

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: 40 Years of Commonwealth Stadium, Highs and Lows

Bryan the Intern 9:00am October 17, 2013 10/17/13

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If you missed it, this years marks the 40th anniversary of the opening of Commonwealth Stadium and in those 40 years we’ve seen a lot of changes.  A total of 8 coaches have coached games for Kentucky in that stadium.  Only 13 for Guy Morris and the most, 54 for Jerry Claiborne.  Claiborne also recorded…

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UK Minifigs Are Here…Be Excited Apparently

Matt Jones 8:00am October 17, 2013 10/17/13

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I don’t know what a “minifig” is…I will guess it is a mini-figurine, but I have no idea to be honest. But apparently they are a big thing in the world of geeks (or at least the website HAVE-A-GEEKASM says they are…that is a real website by the way) and now you can have one…

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October 16, 2013

Wet Wednesday Practice Notes

Nick Roush 7:00pm October 16, 2013 10/16/13

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– After going through an emotionally tough practice on Tuesday, the Cats bounced back today during a much lighter practice. Things were dialed back physically, but Coach Stoops seemed surprised when he walked in and the team was dressed in full pads. The team didn’t need to do anything special to get geeked up. Stoops…

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Stoops talked quarterbacks after a wet practice today

Drew Franklin 5:53pm October 16, 2013 10/16/13

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Kentucky practiced in the rain today and Max Smith handled the majority of the first team reps at quarterback, as expected. Stoops said he’s still not writing Jalen Whitlow off for the Mississippi State game, though. Not yet. They’re waiting to see how the injured ankle heals this week. Patrick Towles and Reese Phillips continue…

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Jim Irsay = Billy G?

Corey Nichols 5:00pm October 16, 2013 10/16/13

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“Even I know that was stupid, Jim.” Kentucky may not have a professional football team, but that doesn’t stop us from watching the NFL on Sundays (or Mondays, or Thursdays).  And since we don’t have anybody in-state to root for, that leaves us with really three “local” options: the Bengals, the Titans, or the Colts.…

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Stoops addressed injuries on today’s SEC teleconference

Drew Franklin 2:12pm October 16, 2013 10/16/13

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Coach Stoops’ appearance on the SEC teleconference was very brief today, being a bye week and all. He had a few things to say about Alabama’s running game and then got right to the injury report: “We hope to have Demarco Robinson back. He did not practice yesterday so we hope to have him back…

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ESPN With The Mid-Season Report

Andrew Cassady 10:30am October 16, 2013 10/16/13

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Six games down and the worldwide leader is ready to issue the latest report on Kentucky’s football status. With a 1-5 record the Cats are about where most people expected us to be entering the season. Kentucky has played a couple of teams closer than expected and struggled in a few others. David Ching of…

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