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Joker speaks to Army ROTC – Images by Kentucky Kernel University of Kentucky ROTC cadets are going the extra mile for the UK vs. UofL football game as they make their way to Louisville for the game. At 6:45 a.m. today, head coach Joker Phillips sent off a team of 15-20 cadets, who arel marching […]

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Triathlon benefits eye research

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By Kate Carpenter Swim 800 meters, bike 18.5 miles and run four miles. To add to those already intimidating numbers, competition and speed are also factors. While that may not sound like the usual relaxing Sunday, that series of events is exactly how more than 400 athletes are going to be spending theirs. The Susan […]

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Cats hope for offensive renaissance

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Cats hope for offensive renaissance

The 2006 and 2007 editions of the UK offense scored plenty of points, gained many yards through the air and on the ground, and set the bar high for subsequent offensive units. In those two seasons, the Big Blue Nation was spoiled by the likes of an explosive offensive that averaged close to 40 points […]

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The Edge: UK vs. Louisville

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The Edge: UK vs. Louisville

Every week, the Kernel sports staff will break down the upcoming football game, focusing on three key matchups. This week: UK vs. Louisville. Key Matchups: QB Mike Hartline vs. QB Adam Froman Both quarterbacks won their starting jobs late in fall camp and will be looking to prove to coaches and teammates that the correct […]

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Hartline has final chance to make QB job his own

Mike Hartline knows this is his last hurrah. Hartline knows he has his fair share of critics. He knows the label of opening day starter doesn’t mean anything. He knows UK head coach Joker Phillips has said that “he offers the best chance (to win) at this point in time, but that might not be […]

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The Kernel takes a look at eight players who could enjoy breakout seasons. Moncell Allen No. 30 Position: Fullback Taking the reins from: John Conner 2010 Outlook: Allen spent his first three years at tailback, but was moved to fullback in the spring after the Cats lost their top three fullbacks to graduation. Conner was […]

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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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