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Kentucky Wildcats vs. UT Martin Photo Gallery

Kentucky Wildcats vs. UT Martin Photo Gallery

Game 1 for the Kentucky Wildcats is in the books after a win over the UT Martin Skyhawks. Here are my photo gallery from the game.    
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Kentucky Offense Explodes; Cats Beat UT Martin 59-14

Kentucky Offense Explodes; Cats Beat UT Martin 59-14

Braylon Heard was unstoppable against UT Martin. Photo by Jason Marcum Kentucky could not have asked for a better start to its season that what was witnessed at Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday. The Cats not only did what they were supposed to do in beating UT Martin, but…

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Kentucky Dominating UT Martin 35-0 at Halftime

Kentucky Dominating UT Martin 35-0 at Halftime

Running back Braylon Heard breaks off a a 73-yard touchdown run. Kentucky could not have gotten off to a better start this season as the offense looks explosive and the defensive has pitched a shut-out thus far. Following are some highlights and stats from the first half: Braylon Heard's 73-yard touchdown…

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2015 SF Jaylen Brown Will Visit Kentucky for Big Blue Madness

2015 SF Jaylen Brown Will Visit Kentucky for Big Blue Madness

Kentucky will add another big visitor to its list for Big Blue Madness, according to a report by ZagsBlog. 2015 small forward Jaylen Brown will take an official visit to Kentucky on October 17 for Big Blue Madness, as well as an official visit to Kansas on October 10 for "Late Night in the Phog."…

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KSC’s Game by Game Prediction for UK’s 2014 Football Season

KSC’s Game by Game Prediction for UK’s 2014 Football Season

The season officially starts tomorrow.  We thought it would be a good idea to give you our predictions for this season and who each of us think will win each game that UK plays.  You will see the game by game breakdown below.  See what each of us thinks below. Game #1     Game…

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Damien Harris runs over Whitley County, then runs down to Lexington for Cat Walk

Damien Harris runs over Whitley County, then runs down to Lexington for Cat Walk

Damien Harris and the Madison Southern Eagles moved to 2-0 on the season with a 41-20 win Friday over Whitley County On Friday night. Harris had another big game for the Eagles with 257 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries — 10 yards more than the Colonels had on the ground as a team.…

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Report: Rajon Rondo wants to leave Boston Celtics

Report: Rajon Rondo wants to leave Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics are in rebuilding mode, and Rajon Rondo doesn't want to be a part of it. (more…)

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UK Volleyball off to hot start

UK Volleyball off to hot start

The No. 19 Kentucky Wildcats volleyball team capped an opening weekend of competition by taking the Bluegrass Battle crown with a 3-1 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday night. Junior middle blocker Sara Schwarzwalder paved the way with 11 kills on .429 hitting and a squad-best five blocks, while junior setter Morgan Bergren narrowly missed on a triple-double…

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Best GIFs and Videos from College Football’s First Full Saturday

Best GIFs and Videos from College Football’s First Full Saturday

Everett Golson looked like a rising star in 2012, and after a year off, his skills haven't diminished. Jameis Winston is still one of the best players in college football. Jameis Winston is pretty good at football. https://t.co/RNIKfHNwuw — SB Nation GIF (@SBNationGIF) August 31, 2014 Insanity moves…

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Kentucky issues statement on injured cheerleader Brooke Gibbs

Kentucky issues statement on injured cheerleader Brooke Gibbs

A Kentucky Wildcats cheerleader was injured in a fall late in the fourth quarter of the Wildcats’ 59-14 victory over Tennessee-Martin on Saturday. (more…)

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Kentucky Wildcats Football Player Interviews after win over UT Martin (video)

Postgame interviews following the Kentucky Wildcats' 59-14 win over UT Martin. (more…)

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Kentucky Wildcats TV Highlights of UK’s domination of UT Martin

Kentucky Wildcats TV Highlights of UK’s domination of UT Martin

The Kentucky Wildcats are 1-0 this year after their 59-14 thrashing of the UT Martin Skyhawks. Here are the Wildcats TV highlights: (more…)

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Diamond Stone cuts Kentucky Wildcats; Not a surprise, but still tough loss

Diamond Stone cuts Kentucky Wildcats; Not a surprise, but still tough loss

The Kentucky Wildcats won't be getting Diamond Stone. (more…)

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2015 PF Henry Ellenson Cuts List to Kentucky, Marquette and Michigan State

2015 PF Henry Ellenson Cuts List to Kentucky, Marquette and Michigan State

Five-star power forward Henry Ellenson has trimmed his list to just three schools: Kentucky, Marquette and Michigan State, according to a report by ESPN's Reggie Rankin. Among the schools to not make the cut were Duke, North Carolina and Wisconsin. The 6'10", 230 lbs. big man from Rice Lake, WI is currently slotted as the…

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Jahque Alleyne commits to Virginia Tech Hokies over Kentucky Wildcats

Jahque Alleyne commits to Virginia Tech Hokies over Kentucky Wildcats

Ocean Lakes (Virginia Beach, VA) athlete Jahque Alleyne continues to see his stock rise, and the Kentucky Wildcats were the first SEC school to offer him back in April to play cornerback. However, UK won't be ladning his services after they appeared to be the favorites for awhile. The 3-star prospect announced today that he has chosen to…

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Luke Hiers decommits from Kentucky Wildcats; Cats unlikely for him

Luke Hiers decommits from Kentucky Wildcats; Cats unlikely for him

The Kentucky Wildcats picked up a huge commitment in the form of Lake Wales (Fla.) offensive lineman Luke Hiers over the summer. Unfortunately, Hiers has now decommitted from UK. Hiers committing to Kentucky was viewed as one of the top center prospects of the 2015 class. He also held scholarship offers from the Louisville Cardinals,…

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UK Football Fan Day Photo Gallery

UK Football Fan Day Photo Gallery

The Kentucky Wildcats took to the field on a rainy summer Saturday to hold their annual Fan Day. Here are our photos from the open practice portion: 

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Blake Bone loving his Kentucky experience; Talks QB competition

Blake Bone loving his Kentucky experience; Talks QB competition

(h/t) Courier Journal Kentucky picked up a huge get in the class of 2014 in the form of four-star wide receiver Blake Bone. Aa 6’5″, 183 lbs receiver from Woodruff, South Carolina, Bone opted for Kentucky over the likes of Arkansas, Clemson, Louisville, Ole Miss, Nebraska, Auburn and South Carolina. Since…

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Wildcat Pros (wildcatpros.com)

Kevin Love to Cavs for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young

Kevin Love to Cavs for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young

We now have closure. (more…)

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Suns offer Eric Bledsoe to Timberwolves for Kevin Love

Suns offer Eric Bledsoe to Timberwolves for Kevin Love

The Cleveland Cavaliers have looked to be on the verge of completing a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves for All-NBA forward Kevin Love for some time now.   Yahoo Sports Adrian Wojnarowski reported a while back that the Cavs had a deal in place for the T'Wolves, sending former Kansas Jayhawks star Andrew Wiggins and other assets in exchange for…

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NBA Trade Rumors: Eric Bledsoe sign-and-trade talks heat up

NBA Trade Rumors: Eric Bledsoe sign-and-trade talks heat up

One of the biggest names on the NBA free agency market is Phoenix suns restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe. The Suns reportedly offered Bledsoe a four-year, $48 million contract when free agency opened, but Bledsoe’s reps wanted a five-year max offer that could run north of $80 million. (more…)

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Danny Trevathan Injury Report Sponsored by Team Zokee

Danny Trevathan Injury Report Sponsored by Team Zokee

Today's Injury Report is brought to you by Team Zokee.  Be sure to check out their website to get all your UK merchandise. It appears that Danny Trevathan’s knee injury is not nearly as severe as initial reports suggested. Trevathan injured his left knee in practice this past Tuesday and initial reports were that he…

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Kentucky Wildcats Announce UK Alumni Game is Cancelled

Kentucky Wildcats Announce UK Alumni Game is Cancelled

The UK Athletics department has announced the 2014 UK Alumni Charity Game, originally scheduled for Aug. 24, has officially been canceled. Anyone who purchased tickets for the game will receive a full refund. “With what we’ve been able to do with bringing our guys back for our fans and raising money for charity, the UK Alumni Charity…

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Danny Trevathan breaks kneecap; Denver Broncos expect him back in 2 months

Danny Trevathan breaks kneecap; Denver Broncos expect him back in 2 months

The Denver Broncos and star linebacker Danny Trevathan dodged a bullet on Tuesday. It looked as though Trevathan injured his knee to the point he could miss the 2014 NFL season, but it turned out to be "just" a broken kneecap. ESPN's Josina Anderson was the first to report this: Broncos LB Danny Trevathan in…

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Big Blue Onion News

“Sources”, the real Illuminati

“Sources”, the real Illuminati

"Sources have indicated that Kentucky Sports Connection is the greatest UK site ever." "Sources."  "Sources." "Sources." Chances are if you follow sports very closely, you have heard the phrase "sources say" or "sources have indicated."  But who really are these "sources," and what are they really saying? Big Blue Onion investigated. ------------ It's dark in…

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John Calipari has Pat Forde come check out his new mattress

John Calipari has Pat Forde come check out his new mattress

Photo(shop) credit: Dan Bodner "You made your bed, now lay in it," were the words for the incomparable Pat Forde back last March after UK was coming off their humiliating defeat at the hands of lowly South Carolina. Well, Cal did just that, and just last week he went out and…

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Pesky Journalists Unhappy with Cal’s New Contract Structure

Pesky Journalists Unhappy with Cal’s New Contract Structure

Yesterday, it was announced that Kentucky had inked John Calipari to a deal that extended his current contract through 2021.  The deal also made Coach Cal the highest paid coach of a public institution in the country, second only to Duke's Coach K. Perhaps one of the biggest changes to the contract though, other than…

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Report: Youth League Basketball Team has Reached out to John Calipari

Report: Youth League Basketball Team has Reached out to John Calipari

Could John Calipari be headed back home to Pennsylvania? According to a source close to BBO, the Moon Township Dolphins have made John Calipari their top head coaching target after previous head coach Ned Rogers found himself imprisoned following a relapse into alcoholism. The Dolphins are situated in the K-2nd grade league of the Hooptown…

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Cal One Step Closer to Becoming Wolverine

Cal One Step Closer to Becoming Wolverine

Earlier this Spring, Coach Calipari had what was deemed to be a "simple" procedure done to replace his hip.  The surgery went fine, and Cal is now in good health and recovering just fine. But it's what you don't know about the surgery that might shock you. You see, this isn't the first hip that…

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What is the Big Blue Onion?

What is the Big Blue Onion?

This is an interesting new site where we will talk about and possibly make up crazy stories, discuss odd news, and give you weird news surrounding the Kentucky Wildcats.

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Kentucky Sports Connection News

The Kentucky Sports Connection Radio Show – Launching Soon…

The Kentucky Sports Connection Radio Show – Launching Soon…

As some of you may have read in my behind the scenes post a couple weeks ago, Kentucky Sports Connection is getting a radio show. That's right, we will be going on air, giving you great UK sports news, information, predictions, thoughts, opinions, expectations and a whole lot more.  It's going to be a blast…

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Zokee Contest – Give the UK Basketball Team a Nickname

Zokee Contest – Give the UK Basketball Team a Nickname

Check out the contest below on our Facebook Page. Click on the Likes & Comments section at the bottom to be directed to the comments section where you too can enter the contest and give this year's UK Basketball Team a great Nickname. Post by Kentucky Sports Connection.

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KSC & Zokee Partner Up For Contest Give-Aways & Free Shipping on Gameday!

KSC & Zokee Partner Up For Contest Give-Aways & Free Shipping on Gameday!

Zokee  has given us the unique opportunity to partner with them to help provide all of Big Blue Nation a really great place to get all Kentucky Wildcats Merchandise online through their store.  Zokee is really on top of their game in the way they help UK fans get the greatest gear at blazing speeds. They offer…

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What is going on behind the scenes at Kentucky Sports Connection?

What is going on behind the scenes at Kentucky Sports Connection?

I'm sure that you've thought to yourself, "I wonder what's going on behind the scenes over at Kentucky Sports Connection," maybe not, but what the heck we'd like to give you some updates on all our hard work this summer anyway.  This summer we've had lots of great opportunities, conversations, new partners and much much…

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#BBN, Subscribe to the KSC Monthly Newsletter

#BBN, Subscribe to the KSC Monthly Newsletter

Kentucky Sports Connection will be doing a monthly newsletter starting at the end of August/beginning of September.  The newsletter will help you keep up to date on everything happening with our website, plus all the great Kentucky Sports news happening in Big Blue Nation.  We look forward to bringing you our great content a different…

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Help Wanted: Cover Kentucky Wildcats on KSC Network; NFL and NBA too

Help Wanted: Cover Kentucky Wildcats on KSC Network; NFL and NBA too

Are you passionate about Kentucky Sports? Would you like an avenue to voice your opinion? Are you willing to be a consistent blogger and have your articles published on one of the Kentucky Sports Connection websites? If so, we're looking for experienced, passionate sports bloggers to publish quality articles on the kysportsconnection.com site, or on our…

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AJ Stamps’ Incredible 1-Handed Interception (video)

AJ Stamps’ Incredible 1-Handed Interception (video)

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kentucky Wildcats defensive back AJ Stamps made an incredible one-handed interception vs UT Martin’s Dylan Favre. The nephew of future Pro Football Hall of Famer Brett Favre.   H/T to BroBible for the video. . Want to continue this Kentucky Wildcats  discussion? Then be sure to check out the KSC Forums Subscribe to our…

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Sports on TV Saturday

Sports on TV Saturday

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
A Saturday full of sports action is here with the return of college football. Here's what's on the docket. (more…)

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Roundtable: KSC Staff UK Football Record Predictions

Roundtable: KSC Staff UK Football Record Predictions

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
With the college football season about to be in full swing, like as in, ya know, tomorrow, the Kentucky Sports Connection staff has predicted the record for the Kentucky Wildcats football team for the coming year.  Plan your sports bets accordingly. (more…)

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EJ Floreal earns scholarship with Kentucky Wildcats

EJ Floreal earns scholarship with Kentucky Wildcats

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari has awarded walk-on guard/forward EJ Floreal a scholarship for the 2014-15 college basketball season, according to KSR's Matt Jones. Floreal, the son of UK track coach Eldrick Floreal,  accepted an offer to walk on in the 2013-14 season for UK. In 2012, UK hired Edrick to be the school’s new track and…

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Kentucky Wildcats Announces Fan Experience Enhancements for 2014

Kentucky Wildcats Announces Fan Experience Enhancements for 2014

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
On Saturday, UK football will open the second season of the Mark Stoops era against UT Martin. Just as coaches and players have prepared during the offseason, UK Athletics has worked to improve the game-day atmosphere at Commonwealth Stadium. Based on nearly 1,700 fan suggestions through BBN First, UK Athletics has implemented the following enhancements…

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Virtual Gameday: Tennessee Martin at Kentucky

Virtual Gameday: Tennessee Martin at Kentucky

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Patrick Towles was determined to prove that the coaching staff made the right choice The return of college football season also means the return of my favorite feature: Virtual Gameday. Though Kentucky's season opener is still a day away, you can get your football fix early with our highly scientific virtual…

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Jalen Whitlow Has Shaky Debut for Eastern Illinois; Kicks 3-Yard Punt

Jalen Whitlow Has Shaky Debut for Eastern Illinois; Kicks 3-Yard Punt

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Former Kentucky quarterback Jalen Whitlow got off to a bit of a rough start in his debut for Eastern Illinois against Minnesota. Kentucky fans who watched the game likely got a sense of deja vu as Whitlow found himself alternating series with fellow quarterback Andrew Manley, much as he did with Maxwell Smith in Lexington.…

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Kentucky basketball adds director of analytics and assistant strength coach

Kentucky basketball adds director of analytics and assistant strength coach

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
The UK men’s basketball program has added Joel Justus as the director of men’s basketball analytics and Robert Harris as assistant strength and conditioning coach, head coach John Calipari announced Thursday. Justus’ main responsibilities will include analyzing player and team performance, utilizing various stats and data to help develop efficient strategies through video. Justus comes…

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Kentucky Wildcats Football Gameday Changes

Kentucky Wildcats Football Gameday Changes

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
UK Athletics has just out a press release with the latest edition of the UK Gameday Education Series:. This one features gameday changes that fans need to be aware of. Before stepping foot on campus for a football game this fall, fans are encouraged to visit www.ukathletics.com/fbgameday for all game day information needs. WHAT UK FOOTBALL…

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Breaking Down the Kentucky Wildcats and the UT Martin Skyhawks

Breaking Down the Kentucky Wildcats and the UT Martin Skyhawks

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kentucky officially kicks off it's season on Saturday afternoon at noon, as they welcome in the UT-Martin Skyhawks.  It's the first time the Cats have opened in Commonwealth Stadium since 2007.  On that occasion, the Cats welcomed in Eastern Kentucky and won 50-10.  That season, they would go on to win the…

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Kentucky Wildcats vs Buffalo Bulls Game Time and Channel Set

Kentucky Wildcats vs Buffalo Bulls Game Time and Channel Set

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
The game time for the Kentucky Wildcats vs. Buffalo Bulls contest slated for Sunday, Nov. 16 at Rupp Arena, has been set for noon ET on ESPNU. The game marks the first time the two programs will meet on the hardwood. The story of this game will be Bulls head coach Bobby Hurley, a former Duke…

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2014 College Football Predictions for Kentucky Wildcats and SEC

2014 College Football Predictions for Kentucky Wildcats and SEC

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
The time is finally here folks. We've made it through the miserable stretch since basketball ended in April. After almost five months, College Football is back. The beginning of a new season is always exciting, and it's fun to make predictions on how the season will unfold. Here are my game-by-game outcomes for Kentucky football…

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Texas A&M vs South Carolina: TV Info, Live Stream, Injury Report, Odds and more

Texas A&M vs South Carolina: TV Info, Live Stream, Injury Report, Odds and more

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Who: Texas A&M Aggies ay South Carolina Gamecocks When: Thursday, August 28, 6 p.m. ET Where: Williams-Brice Stadium, Columbia, S.C. Television: SEC Network Live Stream: WatchESPN Odds via Odds Shark: Over/Under: 58 Spread: South Carolina (-13) The No. 9 South Carolina Gamecocks will open 2014 season at home against the No. 21 Texas A&M Aggies. Prior to…

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From Andre to Patrick

From Andre to Patrick

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
One could argue that no Kentucky quarterback led a more successful period of Kentucky football than Andre Woodson.  From '06 to '07, UK won 16 games, rose to #8 in the country, defeated a Brian Brohm led Louisville team, and beat the #1 team in the country, LSU.  During his time at…

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Unlucky 7 shows Kentucky Wildcats’ SEC struggles

Unlucky 7 shows Kentucky Wildcats’ SEC struggles

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Photo by Jason Marcum The Kentucky Wildcats haven't won an SEC game in two years. What's even more amazing than that debilitating stat is that only seven current Cats were part of UK's last SEC win. The Cats last won an SEC contest in the final game of 2011: A miraculous 10-7…

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