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October 1, 2019

WATCH: Sydney McLaughlin continues to dominate international competition

Maggie Davis 12:35pm October 1, 2019 10/1/19

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Sydney McLaughlin crushed her collegiate competition when she ran for the University of Kentucky, and now the track star is also dominating on the international stage. After one year at UK, McLaughlin turned professional and signed with New Balance last October. Fast forward to today, and the former Wildcat just won her heat at the…

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September 15, 2019

WATCH: UK Athletics Hall of Fame acceptance speeches

Brett Bibbins 9:00pm September 15, 2019 9/15/19 Comments Disabled

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With all the hype surrounding the Florida game this weekend, overshadowed was the induction of the UK Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2019. This year’s class included football star quarterback Andre Woodson, men’s basketball big man DeMarcus Cousins, women’s basketball’s A’dia Mathies, Henri Junghänel from UK Rifle, and both Vic Nelson and Don Weber from…

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September 13, 2019

Kentucky Volleyball Grad-Transfer, Leah Meyer, plays her first home game in Lexington

Hayden Hooper 8:00pm September 13, 2019 9/13/19

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Today was not only the first game in Memorial Coliseum for the 2019 Kentucky Wildcats Volleyball team, but it was also the first home game in a Kentucky uniform for Duke graduate transfer Leah Meyer. Grad-Transfer Leah Meyer’s first in-game entrance as a Kentucky Wildcat in Memorial Coliseum. pic.twitter.com/tTfOEcjLLv — Hayden Hooper (@haydenhooper01) September 13,…

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Kentucky Volleyball sweeps Cleveland State 3-0 in first home game

Hayden Hooper 5:30pm September 13, 2019 9/13/19 Comments Disabled

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The Kentucky Volleyball team won its first game of the Bluegrass Battle and fifth overall, defeating the Cleveland State Vikings in three sets, 25-17, 25-19, 25-9. Game, set and match. The #15 Kentucky Wildcats defeat the Cleveland State Vikings in a sweep. Next game for the Cats will be later today as they play Florida…

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September 12, 2019

WATCH: Kentucky Men’s Soccer Makes SportsCenter Top 10

Nick Roush 11:00am September 12, 2019 9/12/19

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The Kentucky men’s soccer team earned some national attention overnight. The Cats checked in at No. 4 on the SportsCenter Top 10 after Brandon McManus set up Bailey Rouse for the back-heal goal that evened up the score at 2-2. Bailey Rouse's first goal of the season comes off a clever assist from Brandon McManus,…

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September 4, 2019

A GoFundMe has been set up for UK golfer Cullan Brown

Jack Pilgrim 9:15pm September 4, 2019 9/4/19

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Last week, UK sophomore men’s golfer Cullan Brown was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, an extremely rare type of bone cancer. After finding out the news, Brown was forced to withdraw from school and will now begin chemotherapy treatments this week. Now, a GoFundMe page has been set up to help Cullan and the Browns during this difficult…

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September 1, 2019

UK Sophomore Golfer Cullan Brown Diagnosed With Cancer

Zack Geoghegan 11:10pm September 1, 2019 9/1/19

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Cullan Brown, a sophomore on the University of Kentucky men’s golf team, has been diagnosed with bone cancer and has withdrawn from school, he announced on Saturday. According to WPSD, the Lyon County High School graduate was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, an extremely rare type of bone cancer, on Monday, which was later confirmed by the University.…

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August 24, 2019

Former Kentucky track and field star Daniel Roberts wins first professional meet

Jack Pilgrim 5:00pm August 24, 2019 8/24/19

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Former Kentucky track superstar Daniel Roberts is now officially a winner at the professional level. This afternoon, Roberts took home the 110M Hurdles victory by crossing the finish line in 13.08 seconds to secure a spot in the Diamond League Finals. This was his very first victory as a Diamond League professional athlete. Result of…

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August 15, 2019

Abbey Cheek wins NPF Rookie of the Year, Batting Title

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00am August 15, 2019 8/15/19

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Abbey Cheek’s pro career is off to a fast start. Last night, the former Kentucky slugger was named the 2019 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Rookie of the Year at the league’s awards ceremony in Rosemont, Illinois. She also took home the batting title after leading the league with a .378 average, which helped the Chicago…

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August 14, 2019

Kentucky Men’s Soccer Named Favorites to Win Conference USA

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm August 14, 2019 8/14/19

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Shifting focus from football to fútbol, the Kentucky men’s soccer team has been named the favorites to win the Conference USA. Not only that, but several players were voted to the Conference USA Preseason Team by the coaches. According to the release sent out by UK Athletics, redshirt-junior defender Aimé Mabika was selected as the preseason C-USA…

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March 31, 2020

Former Kentucky Soccer Star Battling COVID-19 While Living in Finland

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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“If I don’t get to the hospital at all, I’ll probably die.” A former Kentucky soccer star is still recovering from a positive case of the coronavirus that he says had him close to death. According to the Herald-Leader, Antti J. Peltonen, a one-time Wildcat soccer standout and current resident of Finland, was battling the virus for…

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UK Announces ‘BBN Live’ Featuring Conversations With Current Kentucky Coaches

Zack Geoghegan 9:30pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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The University of Kentucky is finding ways to keep the Big Blue Nation entertained during this weird time without sports. They recently announced the creation of BBN Live, a new live-streaming service that will air twice a day throughout the week featuring conversations with current Kentucky coaches across all sports. The afternoon edition airs at…

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March 29, 2020

Extra Eligibility Discussions for Spring College Athletes Has Reportedly Gone “Sideways”

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm March 29, 2020 3/29/20

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The NCAA isn’t going to let a global pandemic deter them from doing what is morally wrong. According to Dennis Dodd over at CBS Sports, several athletic directors are expressing concerns over the possibility of an extra year of eligibility for spring college athletes whose seasons were canceled due to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus.…

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March 27, 2020

ESPN Simulation Predicts UK Hoops Would Have Lost in Sweet 16… to Louisville

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm March 27, 2020 3/27/20

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Hypothetical NCAA Tournament brackets are all college basketball fans have left right now, and even then, they almost always lead to disappointment. ESPN took it one step further for fans of the Kentucky Wildcats Women’s Basketball squad. While their Bracketology expert Charlie Creme did have the ‘Cats advancing to the Sweet 16 as a six-seed,…

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March 25, 2020

UKWBB Signee Treasure Hunt named Tennessee Player of the Year

Maggie Davis 9:30pm March 25, 2020 3/25/20 Comments Disabled

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Fans should have known Treasure Hunt is going to be a special addition to the BBN based on her name alone, but she’s continuing to back her potential up by earning another big award. The five-star guard has been tabbed the MaxPreps Tennessee Player of the Year. Hunt is ranked as a top-10 player in…

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March 19, 2020

UK Rifle ends season No. 1 in final CRCA Top 20 rankings

Jack Pilgrim 8:45pm March 19, 2020 3/19/20

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After taking home both the Great America Rifle Conference regular-season and tournament championships, the University of Kentucky rifle team ended its flawless season ranked No. 1 in the final Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association Top 20 rankings. Finishing as the top qualifier for the 2020 NCAA Rifle Championships, which were canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak,…

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March 8, 2020

Celebrate International Women’s Day with some of UK’s best athletes

Maggie Davis 6:00pm March 8, 2020 3/8/20 Comments Disabled

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Sunday, March 8th marks International Women’s Day 2020, and the University of Kentucky has plenty to celebrate. It’s been another big year for the ladies of the BBN. Here are just a few of the women leading the charge for the Wildcats. Rhyne Howard, basketball Howard has been dominant for the Wildcats all season, and…

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February 26, 2020

UKWBB’s KeKe McKinney named to SEC Community Service Team

Maggie Davis 10:00pm February 26, 2020 2/26/20

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University of Kentucky women’s basketball junior forward KeKe Mckinney has been named to the Southeastern Conference Community Service Team for her hard work and dedication to serving others in Lexington and beyond during her time with the Wildcats. McKinney has been extremely active and passionate about community service since arriving in Lexington. Last summer, she…

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February 25, 2020

Kentucky Baseball run-rules Tennessee Tech, wins 13-3 in seven innings

Maggie Davis 10:10pm February 25, 2020 2/25/20

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The Kentucky baseball team is getting good at this walk-off win thing. For the second time in as many games, the Wildcats rushed the field after scoring the winning run its final at-bat, albeit in an unconventional way in Tuesday’s wet 13-3, seven-inning victory over Tennessee Tech. The game was called as a 10-run rule…

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February 23, 2020

Kentucky Baseball defeats Appalachian State in 15 innings on walk-off walk

Maggie Davis 9:45pm February 23, 2020 2/23/20

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And that’s how you finish a baseball game. The Kentucky baseball team completed a weekend sweep of Appalachian State with an 8-7, 15-inning marathon victory, capping a perfect 4-0 start to its 15-game homestand at Kentucky Proud Park. It was the Wildcats’ 26th consecutive win over non-Power Five conference opponents, the longest such current streak in the…

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