Ford sponsors UK Athletics

The Ford F-150 is now the official sponsor of UK Athletics. Here’s the full release from UK. LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tradition, toughness, and success come to mind when thinking of University of Kentucky Athletics.  Those terms also describe the Ford F-150 Truck, America’s best selling truck for 34 consecutive years. Ford has brought these two […]

Dominican Republic comes from behind to win second game in FIBA Americas

The Dominican Republic won its second game in the 2011 FIBA Americas Championship over Venezuela 92-89. The Dominican team was trailing by 11 points after three quarters but pulled out a come-from-behind victory. Al Horford scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Jack Michael Martinez recorded his second straight double-double with 18 points and […]

UK vs. Louisville basketball gets noon tipoff

The annual UK vs. Louisville basketball game will tip off at noon on New Year’s Eve in Rupp Arena, according to the released Big East basketball schedule. That’s the same time and date the game tipped off last year at the Yum! Center. Louisville will have played one road game, at Butler on Nov. 19, […]

Riggs receives weekly honor from C-USA

Sophomore forward Tyler Riggs put in two impressive displays over the weekend making him Conference USA’s first Offensive Player of the Week this season. He scored three goals over the weekend; one in the opener against Dayton last Friday night and then the tying and go ahead goals against No. 9 Michigan last Sunday night. […]

SEC East faster, stronger than last year’s class

By Cody Porter As the Kernel’s UK football columnist, Cody Porter evaluates each team in the SEC East and predicts where they will finish in 2011. South Carolina Key Returner: Alshon Jeffery, WR Key Loss: Chris Culliver, CB (San Francisco 49ers) Who to Watch: Marcus Lattimore, RB The ol’ ball coach should have all the […]

Newton prepares for full season as quarterback

UK quarterback Morgan Newton makes a touchdown in the second quarter of the game against Mississippi State at Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009. Photo by Adam Wolffbrandt | Staff

The last time Cats fans saw former quarterback Mike Hartline under center, he was in the midst of a senior season in which he would lead UK’s pass attack to second in the SEC statistically. The last time Cats fans saw Morgan Newton under center, he was replacing a suspended Hartline in the BBVA Compass […]

US coach calls Darius Miller a ‘quintessential teammate’

Darius Miller was tabbed as a potential glue guy for a young title-contending UK team by his two-time U.S. coach. “He’s a good teammate and a good person,” said Matt Painter in a teleconference Monday, head coach at Purdue who coached the U.S. team in the World University Games. “I think UK has an unbelievable […]