Williams looks to lead running backs

Kentucky running back Stanley Williams (18) sprints into the end zone during the first half of the University of Kentucky vs. Ohio University football game at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Ky., on Saturday, September 6, 2014. Kentucky leads Ohio 14-0 .Photo by Adam Pennavaria | Staff

Now less than 60 days before the lights flick on over the newly renovated Commonwealth Stadium and the Cats face Louisiana-Lafayette, we continue forward in our position preview series.

Six Cats selected in NBA Draft

By Arpan Dixit sports@kykernel.com The NBA Draft on Thursday night was once again dominated by UK as six players from the historic 38-1 team were drafted. The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Karl-Anthony Towns as the No.1 pick, joining John Wall and Anthony Davis as the only UK players to ever be selected first overall. Willie Cauley-Stein followed […]

2015 guard Murray commits to UK

By Arpan Dixit sports@kykernel.com John Calipari added another five-star recruit to his résumé on Wednesday. Canadian point guard Jamal Murray announced on Canadian sports network TSN that he would be reclassifying to the class of 2015 to play for the Cats. Murray is considered to be a consensus top ten recruit on recruiting websites and […]

This week on tap: Blue Stallion

Art by Ben Wade

When I arrived at the tap room to sample beers for this column I was greeted by a horde of some of the cutest dogs I’ve ever laid my eyes on. It’s difficult to be objective when you are surrounded by cute dogs, so you’ll have to excuse any excessive praise in this column.

Towns could take top spot in NBA draft

Karl-Anthony Towns of the Kentucky Wildcats fights for a loose ball during first half of the Elite 8 of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Quicken Loans Arena on Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Cleveland , OH. Photo by Jonathan Krueger | Staff.

By Joshua Huff jhuff@kykernel.com @KYKernelSports The NBA spotlight shifts its attention from Golden State to Brooklyn as the 2015 NBA Draft kicks off Thursday. In a draft lauded as one of the deepest in years, seven UK players look to add a cherry to the top of what has been one of UK basketball’s most […]