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OXFORD, Miss. — Saturday was a distressing day for Blue and White enthusiasts. UK played ugly when it couldn’t afford to, and it cost itself a win. The Cats suffered one thing coaches of all sports fear — implosion. It began with a dropped pass or a missed blocking assignment, and it ended with a […]

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Live Blog: UK vs. Ole Miss

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Live Blog: UK vs. Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss.: Kernel writers Ben Jones and Chandler Howard are in the press box at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium for today’s football game. The Cats (3-1, 0-1 Southeastern Conference) are trying to find their first win in league play and get back on track after being hammered by Florida last week, while the Rebels (2-2, 0-1 SEC) […]

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Beyond a dream: Former UK guard releases book

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Beyond a dream: Former UK guard releases book

Last March when former UK guard Mark Krebs met his mother, Terri, on the court at Senior Day and gave her a kiss, their two dreams converged in one place. For Mark, it was finishing an unlikely career as a scholarship basketball player for UK. For Terri, it was seeing her children reach adulthood. That […]

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The Edge: UK vs. Ole Miss

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Key Matchups: Running back Derrick Locke vs. Ole Miss defensive line Locke became only the fourth back in UK history to rush for 100 yards against Florida when he gashed the Gators for 103 yards last game, and he is the first UK running back to record four consecutive 100-yard games since Artose Pinner in […]

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Louisville soccer knocks off UK 2-0 at home

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By Mills Armbruster sports@kykernel.com The rivalry has been renewed. The UK men’s soccer team (3-5-1) took on the Louisville Cardinals (5-0-2) at the UK Soccer complex Wednesday night. 2,107 fans showed up to watch the Cats and Cards duel it out under the complex lights. The Cardinals, No. 8 in the nation according to Soccer […]

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Big Blue Madness Photo

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Big Blue Madness Photo
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UK defense wants to contain Ole Miss QB Masoli

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UK defense wants to contain Ole Miss QB Masoli

Ole Miss has lots of new faces on its offense this year. But of all the faces on the unit that lost 10 starters from last year, none is newer — or maybe more frightening —than quarterback Jeremiah Masoli. The UK defense has spent plenty of time preparing for the former second-team All Pac-10 selection […]

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UK women’s soccer hangs hopes on remaining road schedule

By Brandon Thomas sports@kykernel.com The UK women’s soccer team finishes up this month of play and quickly turns its attention toward the next. Through ten games this season, UK (6-4, 0-2 Southeastern Conference) is in a good position to make a run at the post-season because of its remaining schedule. The Cats have nine games […]

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Potential pro Matthews making strides

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Potential pro Matthews making strides

Chris Matthews is always open. At least that’s what UK head coach Joker Phillips thinks. “At 6-foot-4, you’ve got a 5-foot-10 guy (defending you) that’s open,” Phillips said. “I don’t care how close he is to you.” Phillips expects Matthews, listed as a 6-foot-5 senior wide receiver, to always be open and to go up […]

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Cats prepare for in-state rival

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Cats prepare for in-state rival

The University of Kentucky’s men soccer team (3-4-1) will face one of the toughest teams on its schedule Wednesday night, and it happens to be a team that’s only 70 miles away. The University of Louisville is coming to Lexington not only as an archrival but also as a top-ten team carrying an undefeated record. […]

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