NCAA adopts new proposals and Calipari’s take

The NCAA Board of Directors adopted significant legislature Thursday that will change student athlete welfare, loosen men’s basketball recruiting rules and toughen academic standards. The four substantial changes: Gave conferences the option of adding a $2,000 stipend to scholarship athletes that will help cover the cost of attendance. “The new rule makes the additional aid […]

Machester Street offers thrills and chills: Distillery District hosts Fall Ball and haunted houses

Manchester Street is known for its old buildings and massive warehouses lined side by side. Dimly-lit and silent, the street can be a little intimidating. So it’s not surprising that the distillery district becomes home to haunted houses and fashionable monsters around Halloween season.

COLUMN: Jones in no sophomore slump in team scrimmage

UK head coach John Calipari put on the full-court hype for Terrence Jones on Tuesday, a day before the Blue-White scrimmage, by calling him the nation’s best player. Calipari’s words alone didn’t prove anything. He’s been touting Jones’ potential ever since he stepped on campus, and he only partially lived up to it as a […]

Blue-White scrimmage: 3 things we learned

Tonight’s full column can be read here. 1. Terrence Jones is everything John Calipari hyped him up to be. Calipari hasn’t shied away from raising the bar of Jones’ potential. Last year he consistently said Jones could be one of the best players in the SEC. Jones didn’t quite get all the way there. This […]

Cats will try to run to first conference win

UK running back CoShik Williams stiff arms Jacksonville State defensive back Robert Gray for a first down during the first half of UK's home game against Jacksonville State in Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Ky. Oct. 22, 2011. Photo by Brandon Goodwin | Staff

UK passed one test last Saturday when Jacksonville State came to town — that the team has the talent and maturity to win. Now, they must pass an even stiffer test this weekend when the Cats host Mississippi State — that the team can take it up another level and win in the difficult SEC. […]

Blue-White scrimmage Live Blog

Join the Kentucky Kernel live blog for Wednesday’s Blue-White scrimmage, where we get the first full realistic look at the team. Blogging will start at 6:45. In the meantime, three things to watch for tonight: 1. How much John Calipari actually institutes some of the new offensive styles he keeps talking about. He’s been saying […]