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SEC EAST 1. Florida Gators Head coach: Urban Meyer (57-10 overall at Florida, 32-8 Southeastern Conference) Last year: 13-1, 8-0 SEC Taking the reins: John Brantley For better or for worse, Brantley is already being called the second coming of the first incarnation. Fans who are expecting Florida’s offense to improve after replacing Tim Tebow […]

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The UK football program has one game to prove its validity to the Big Blue Nation. In a sport of “what ifs,” UK head coach Joker Phillips faces a weekend that holds the biggest “if” of the season. There is rarely so much buzz surrounding the Cats. But with a fiery, young coach, a solid […]

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UK volleyball prevails in intrastate battle

In a game which could have held the attention of the entire commonwealth of Kentucky, UK and intrastate rival Louisville failed to disappoint fans at Memorial Coliseum on the volleyball court Wednesday night. In a dramatic five-set marathon, UK earned its first win of the season in a come-from-behind fashion 14-25, 25-19, 25-22, 25-27, 15-10. […]

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Smoke Tent Photo

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Smoke Tent Photo
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Cal’s Final Word Photo

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Cal’s Final Word Photo
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robert Haven photo

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robert Haven photo
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Joe Mansour arrived on campus with a reputation for long, long field goals. The kind of field goals booted from the midfield logo. “The first day I got here, the team was surrounding me,” Mansour, a freshman, said on Media Day of his introduction to UK players. “And I think I kicked a 65-yarder.” The […]

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Rivalry reversal for upperclassmen

When players like Stuart Hines and Jacob Dufrene arrived on campus four years ago, there were plenty of losing streaks facing the UK football program that they wanted to break. Among the biggest was a four-game losing streak to archrival Louisville. When Hines, a redshirt junior guard, and Dufrene, a senior linebacker, began their UK […]

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Bailey leads young secondary

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Bailey leads young secondary

Before having ever played a down in Division I football, junior safety Mychal Bailey was already an Internet sensation. Bailey is just one of many Cats in recent years to make his way to campus via LaGrange (Ga.) High School. During a game in his senior year of high school, Bailey won a bet against […]

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Cats go ’4′ record in rivalry game

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Cats go ’4′ record in rivalry game

Sandwiched between the 1976 Peach Bowl and the 2009 Liberty Bowl in the glass trophy case in the lobby of the Nutter Training Facility sits the Governor’s Cup. For UK’s 13 seniors, they’ve become accustomed to seeing the 110-pound trophy on a consistent basis. “Yeah we got to keep that in there, I was just […]

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