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July 31, 2020

Mitch Barnhart’s message to fans about the Governor’s Cup

Drew Franklin 4:00pm July 31, 2020 7/31/20

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Mitch Barnhart chatted with Tom Leach over Zoom for this week’s BBN Live on the UK Athletics’ Twitter feed, and in doing so the UK athletics director addressed the unfortunate postponement of the Governor’s Cup football game. When the Southeastern Conference voted to play a conference-only football schedule, it eliminated the annual UK-UofL rivalry game,…

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July 30, 2020

The Governor’s Cup is staying in Lexington for another year

Drew Franklin 5:30pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20

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With today’s news that the SEC will play a conference-only schedule this football season, the Governor’s Cup trophy secured its place in UK’s trophy case for another calendar year. By the time we see Kentucky and Louisville play football again, it will have been 1,463 days since Louisville beat Kentucky, and it will probably be…

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Mitch Barnhart “Disappointed” in Governor’s Cup Cancellation

Nick Roush 5:17pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20

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Kentucky’s athletics director is speaking out after the SEC announced a change in schedules this fall. Searching for alternatives to continue playing football during the coronavirus pandemic, the league approved a ten-game schedule limiting all games to conference opponents. The season will now kick off at the end of September. “Our adjusted schedule puts us…

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SEC moving to 10-game conference-only schedule; season starts September 26

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20

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Well, I hope you like SEC football because that’s all Kentucky will play this fall. According to Sports Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger, SEC presidents have agreed to a 10-game, conference-only schedule with an approved kickoff date of September 26. That means the Kentucky-Louisville game is off the table this year and the Governor’s Cup will reside…

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July 29, 2020

SEC reportedly moving closer to 10-game conference-only football schedule

Nick Roush 11:00pm July 29, 2020 7/29/20

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Kentucky’s 2020 football schedule may only feature ten games against SEC opponents. According to a report from Sports Illustrated, during a Wednesday virtual meeting the majority of SEC athletic directors voiced their approval for a 10-game, SEC-only schedule in 2020. Now the matter must be ratified by the league’s presidents. The presidents are scheduled to…

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July 22, 2020

Peach Bowl president behind proposal to keep one non-conference game on shortened schedule

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm July 22, 2020 7/22/20

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As conferences consider a variety of scenarios for the 2020 college football season, one man is determined to preserve non-conference rivalries like the Governor’s Cup. In the wake of the Big 10 and Pac-12 moving to conference-only schedules, Gary Stoken, president and CEO of the Peach Bowl, proposed the “plus one” schedule to the commissioners…

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July 20, 2020

Satterfield hopeful Louisville can finish the season playing “the guys down in Lexington”

Nick Roush 4:00pm July 20, 2020 7/20/20

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The man who cried L’s down is taking a page from the Wildcats in the Governor’s Cup’s war of words. As college football coronavirus purgatory continues, SEC, ACC and Big 12 conference officials are contemplating if and how the 2020 season can be played. Last Monday officials from every SEC school met in Birmingham to…

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July 9, 2020

Governor’s Cup will stay in Lexington as ACC is expected to play conference-only games in 2020

Nick Roush 4:30pm July 9, 2020 7/9/20

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The Governor’s Cup will stay in Lexington for another year. Shortly after the Big 10 officially announced it intends to play only conference football games in 2020, reports surfaced that the ACC will follow suit to ensure safety during the coronavirus pandemic. Brett McMurphy reports the ACC will add Notre Dame into the fold. ACC…

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March 23, 2020

The early line on next year’s Governor’s Cup is enticing

Drew Franklin 5:00pm March 23, 2020 3/23/20

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December 14, 2019

WATCH: UK Football team, Governor’s Cup trophy honored in Rupp Arena

Maggie Davis 9:30pm December 14, 2019 12/14/19

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During the first timeout of Kentucky’s basketball game against Georgia Tech, a different group of Wildcats was brought onto the floor to the overwhelming noise of the BBN’s cheers. Members of this year’s football team, who were also joined by head coach Mark Stoops and the Governor’s Cup trophy, were recognized for another season of…

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