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Wall’s dance craze helped rejuvenate UK

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Wall’s dance craze helped rejuvenate UK

You only get one chance at a first impression. And last year, John Wall made the most of his. “A 6-foot-4 freshman from Raleigh, North Carolina, No. 11, John Wall.” The moment the words rang through Rupp Arena at last year’s Big Blue Madness, the fireworks and fog cleared to show the freshman phenom unleashing […]

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Who’s attending Big Blue Madness?

Kanter’s status uncertain UK freshman Enes Kanter may or may not be participating in Big Blue Madness. Kanter had been granted a waiver to continue practicing with UK, but the 45-day time limit ran out Sept. 30. It is unknown whether he will be able to participate or appear at Madness. “We don’t know,” UK […]

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The Edge: UK vs. South Carolina

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The UK defense has yet to a hold a Southeastern Conference opponent to less than 37 points and given up an average of 429 yards per game the last three contests. Because the UK offense continues to hum along, this week’s Edge will focus on the three South Carolina playmakers the Cats have to shut […]

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Lighting struck all around the UK Soccer Complex Wednesday night, but after two overtimes and the storm settled, a 1-1 draw was the result. A Conference USA match that featured UK (4-6-2, 1-1-1 C-USA) versus conference leading No. 22 University of Central Florida (8-2-1, 4-0-1 C-USA) was also accompanied by a heavy storm. The game […]

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Another chance to snap a streak

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Another chance to snap a streak

UK has played a Steve Spurrier-coached team 17 times. UK has lost to those Spurrier-coached teams 17 times. The Cats (3-3, 0-3 SEC) take on South Carolina a week after the Gamecocks recorded a victory against then-No. 1 Alabama, a win Spurrier called the biggest in school history. His sideline opponent joked about the gravity […]

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Cats’ corners hope to avoid repeat success by Jeffery

The UK defense has had to match up with more than its fair share of elite wide receivers in the last two seasons. The Cats have had to account for Alabama’s Julio Jones and Georgia’s A.J. Green, but neither of those players gave the secondary fits like a little-known freshman did last year in Columbia, […]

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Volleyball halts losing streak

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Volleyball halts losing streak

The UK volleyball team returned to Lexington from a weekend road trip to Louisiana State and Arkansas, having split a pair of Southeastern Conference matches. UK (9-9, 3-5 SEC) began its trip by falling to the defending conference champion LSU Tigers, but rebounded two days later by defeating the Razorbacks in Fayetteville. “We had a […]

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UK ready for SEC East leading Gamecocks

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UK ready for SEC East leading Gamecocks

After losing on a last-second field goal to then-No. 8 Auburn, UK will have another opportunity for that elusive high-profile win when the Cats host No. 10 South Carolina this weekend. South Carolina (4-1, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) and UK (3-3, 0-3 SEC) are at opposite ends of the SEC East division standing, yet the Cats’ […]

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Cool Cats scrap, remain unbeaten

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Cool Cats scrap, remain unbeaten

By Mills Armbruster sports@kykernel.com The UK men’s ice hockey team had its first home game in two weeks Saturday night as it took on the Cincinnati Bearcats at the Lexington Ice Center. The Cool Cats battled through an extended weekend schedule as they traveled to Louisville to face the Cardinals on Thursday and to the […]

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A team can only do so much to succeed when it’s playing the No. 8 football team in the nation. Saturday, UK did all it could. The Cats played top-25-type football against the second-best program they face this season, but the clock struck zero before they had a chance to complete their comeback. The thought […]

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