Kentucky football ends Fan Day with open practice
Kentucky football welcomed fans and media alike to an autograph session Saturday morning at Nutter Field House, followed by a full-length open practice at the Joe Craft Football Training Facility in the 2018 edition of Fan Day. Kentucky Sports Radio’s Nick Roush recapped all the action on the gridiron, while KSR photographer Dr. Michael Huang captured the event on camera.
ICYMI: Former Cats sign to NFL training camp rosters
A pair of former Kentucky football standouts signed to NFL training camp rosters last Thursday, becoming the 14th and 15th Wildcats under preseason contract. Linebacker Josh Forrest re-upped with the Seattle Seahawks, while offensive lineman Kyle Meadows agreed to join the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Isaac Humphries sang at Derek Willis’ wedding
Former Kentucky basketball forward Isaac Humphries was among several ex-teammates who attended Derek Willis’ wedding on Saturday, where the Australian native provided the serenade for Willis’ first dance as a married man.
— Tod Lanter (@tod_lanterIII) August 4, 2018
Karl-Anthony Towns publicly defended LeBron James from the President of the United States
So let me get this straight: Flint, MI has dirty water still, but you worried about an interview about a man doing good for education and generations of kids in his hometown? Shut your damn mouth! Stop using them twitter fingers and get stuff done for our country with that pen. https://t.co/sEkX3OKaJM
— Karl-Anthony Towns (@KarlTowns) August 4, 2018
Kentucky women’s basketball tips off in Italy
In its first foreign tour since 2001, Kentucky women’s basketball tips off the opening installment of its Italian preseason slate with an exhibition contest versus the Bosnia and Herzegovina National Team at 12:30 p.m. ET in Rome.
Kentucky men’s basketball readies to embark for the Bahamas
Head coach John Calipari’s 2018-19 Kentucky Wildcats will return to the Bahamas for the program’s second preseason tour of the country since 2014. The Cats will spend one more night in the U.S. before flying south on Monday for the eight-day trip. Kentucky’s first matchup is scheduled with the Bahamas National Team on Wednesday.