Defense closes strong, looks to build for future

UK Linebacker Winston Guy tackles Tennessee Running Back Tauren Poole during the third quarter of the University of Kentucky football game against Tennessee at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Ky., on 11/26/11. UK won the game 10-7. Photo by Bob Weaver | Staff

When UK head coach Joker Phillips presented his team with his master plan to beat the Tennessee Volunteers for the first time since 1984, which included starting wide receiver Matt Roark at quarterback for the first time in his college career, the defense knew it would have to play perfect football to give the Cats a […]

Holiday Guide: A shopper’s guide to Lexington

When it comes to shopping for others, trying to find the perfect gift, standing in long lines, maneuvering through crowds of people and waiting in traffic can be a hassle.

Holiday Guide: Decorating your dorm or apartment

Decorating your dorm for the holidays has been known to improve performance on your upcoming finals. OK, that may be exaggerated a bit. But decorating is sure to improve your mood when arriving back to your dorm room or apartment after a long, cold day of classes.

Calipari: would you drop Louisville, North Carolina or Indiana?


UK plays a lot of big-time games out of conference. This year, it had Kansas (Champions Classic) and St. John’s (SEC/Big East Challenge), and the traditional games with North Carolina, Indiana and Louisville. But with the SEC possibly adding two games to the conference schedule, Calipari is rethinking how many premier out-of-conference games his young […]