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Football focus is on seventh win, not Tennessee streak

A new sign was on the door to the Wildcat Den in Commonwealth Stadium before UK’s weekly Monday morning news conference. It was fairly self-explanatory: “Beat Tennessee.” However, defeating Tennessee (5-6, 2-5 Southeastern Conference) is something that the Cats (6-5, 2-5 SEC) haven’t been able to do since 1984, when UK head Joker Phillips played […]

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Live Blog: UK vs. Oklahoma

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Join Kernel writers Aaron Smith and Nick Craddock for a live blog of the UK-Oklahoma Maui Invitational round one game. The live blog will start around 5:15 p.m. UK vs. Oklahoma basketball: Maui

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Maui Preview, part 1: Oklahoma

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On an island far, far away, yet somehow still part of this nation, UK plays Oklahoma in the first round of the Maui Invitational Monday. Here’s three things to know/watch for this game (5:30 p.m. Eastern, ESPN2): 1. The potential unveiling of a UK zone – UK head coach John Calipari has relied on man-to-man […]

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Cats’ Hoops fends off No. 12 Irish 81-76

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Cats’ Hoops fends off No. 12 Irish 81-76

A mid-November game had the atmosphere, environment and play of an NCAA tournament game as the No. 10 UK women’s basketball team held on to defeat No. 12 Notre Dame 81-76.

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Trips to Hawaii are supposed to be relaxing. Yet the UK men’s basketball team’s participation in the EA Sports Maui Invitational, one of the upper echelon preseason tournaments during college basketball’s Feast Week, will most likely be anything but relaxing for this relatively youthful group of Cats. The rigors of three games in three days […]

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A lineman’s Turkey Day

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A lineman’s Turkey Day

A tasty feature on some of the football team’s biggest eaters.

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Maui Invitational Information

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Maui Invitational Information

UK is currently in Hawaii to play in the Maui Invitational, an eight-team tournament that has built a reputation for solid basketball. UK plays Oklahoma Monday at 5:30 p.m. on ESPN 2. If UK wins, it plays the winner of the Washington/Virginia game on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m on ESPN. If UK loses, it will […]

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UK beats Portland 79-48

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UK beats Portland 79-48

UK’s second game of the season was billed as a homecoming. A pit stop on the way to Maui. More than anything else, it was a rout. UK (2-0) jumped out to a 15-0 lead over Portland (3-1) at the start of the game on the way to a 79-48 victory. Freshman Brandon Knight led […]

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Join Kernel writers Aaron Smith, Chandler Howard and Matt Murray for the UK vs. Portland live blog UK vs. Portland basketball

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‘Diseased lungs, dead bodies’ to be on cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a proposal for new graphic labels last week and will select nine from 96 potential labels to rotate on cigarette packing, said Audrey Darville, nurse practitioner and certified tobacco treatment specialist with UK HealthCare.

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