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New York Times reports Kanter was paid by Turkish team

The New York Times reported Tuesday that UK freshman Enes Kanter received about $100,000 in cash and benefits over a period of three years from the Turkish professional team he played for, citing the general manager of the team. The general manager of the Turkish team Fenerbahce Ulker, Nedim Karakas, told the Times the team […]

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Players open to scheduling change

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Players open to scheduling change

It’s been nearly two decades since UK scheduled a marquee nonconference opponent in the regular season outside of geographic rivalries. But as fans grumble about hosting opponents like Western Kentucky, Akron and Charleston Southern this season, they’re not alone. Several players said they’d like to see the Cats ante up against a top-flight opponent from […]

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Face of the program

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Face of the program

In August, UK volleyball began their season searching for an image, an identity, a face that fans could identify with this year’s team. Knowing former UK stars like Sarah Rumely and Sarah Mendoza would never again be walking out of the tunnel at Memorial Coliseum in the blue and white, the 2010 edition of the […]

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Allen embraces new role as fullback

Moncell Allen had limited options entering his senior year. UK head coach Joker Phillips gave him the choice of only two stances. One involved standing on the sideline with his helmet held under his arms. The other involved bent knees and eyes scanning a defensive front through the slit in his facemask waiting to strike. […]

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Monroe celebrates first year as chief

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Monroe celebrates first year as chief

By Drew Teague UK’s police chief has been in charge of the police department for more than four years, but he is just now about to mark his first full year with the official title. UK Police Chief Joe Monroe said the beginning of the year has gone as he expected, but he is glad […]

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Monroe Photo

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Monroe Photo
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Despite the season-opening win over Louisville, a sluggish second half and dumb penalties captured the focus of UK head coach Joker Phillips ahead of UK’s matchup with Western Kentucky Saturday. “We cannot make our same mistakes that we had in this past game,” Phillips said. “We’ve got to get those corrected and continue to play […]

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UK sports weekend roundup

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It’s been a busy Labor Day Weekend for UK sports. Of course, there was that football game. But there were more athletes playing than just the helmeted ones. Men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball all played in tournaments over the weekend. Here’s a quick rundown of what happened, and the Kernel will have more […]

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Live Blog: Lee Todd 3 p.m. Press Conference

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Live Blog: Lee Todd 3 p.m. Press Conference

Follow along with Kernel writer Ben Jones as he covers President Lee Todd’s 3 p.m. press conference today. According to a news release, Todd “will be announcing changes in the university administration.” The news conference will be held at the UK administration building. Watch live streaming video from kentuckykernelnews at livestream.com <a href=”http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=d5cd957e6f” mce_href=”http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=d5cd957e6f” >Lee […]

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UK Football 2010: Louisville – Images by Kentucky Kernel LOUISVILLE—The Joker Phillips era has started on a winning note. In his first game as UK head coach, Phillips’ team scored 35 seconds into the game against archrival Louisville and an impressive early offensive display, which accounted for many of UK’s 230 rushing yards, lifted the […]

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