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SEC Network has Kentucky Football Going 8-4 this Season

SEC Network has Kentucky Football Going 8-4 this Season

The analysts over at SEC Network are predicting a bright outlook for Kentucky football this season. The panel broke down the Wildcats’ schedule game-by-game and came away with eight wins for Mark Stoops and company. They had Kentucky winning against Louisiana Lafayette, South Carolina, Florida, Eastern Kentucky, Mississippi State, Vanderbilt, Charlotte and Louisville. The only […]

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The Linebacker Position; Not as Thin as Some Think

The Linebacker Position; Not as Thin as Some Think

With the latest departures and injuries, there are folks that cover UK football that are gasping at the depth of linebacker at Kentucky, and starting to talk about how their lack of depth at those positions is going to lead to Kentucky not being able to reach their goals of reaching a bowl game this […]

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Are YOU Ready for UK Football this Season?  I AM

Are YOU Ready for UK Football this Season? I AM

I’m not the biggest football fan or don’t have the biggest football knowledge.  If you have ever heard a radio, saw me on Twitter, talked to me in person or seen me write about football before, you will likely know that statement is true, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t paid attention to recruiting and […]

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Markelle Fultz Commits To Washington

Markelle Fultz Commits To Washington

  Kentucky target Markelle Fultz has verbally committed to the Washingon Huskies. Markelle chose the Huskies over Arizona, Kentucky and Louisville among others.  The 6-5 shooting guard from Hyattsville, Maryland once labeled Kentucky as his dream school, and as recently as three weeks ago, Kentucky looked to be the clear-cut favorite.  Fultz took an unofficial […]

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UK Releases Official Specs for Basketball Players

UK Releases Official Specs for Basketball Players

The specs of Coach Calipari’s new, shiny, toys were released today from UK Athletics.  This information, in part to let folks know who is on campus and who isn’t, gives us a little indication of just how big this team is going to be this year. Also, we get to see the players numbers.  Skal […]

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Stoops names 8 Freshman we could see this Fall

Stoops names 8 Freshman we could see this Fall

Yesterday after their first practice of the year that wasn’t officially a part of “Fall Camp,” Coach Stoops sort of let the cat out of the bag in terms of freshmen that could see the field this year for the Kentucky Wildcats. He specifically mentioned 8 freshmen when discussing those that could see playing time […]

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Skal Labissiere named to Blue Ribbon All-American Team

Skal Labissiere named to Blue Ribbon All-American Team

The Blue Ribbon Basketball Yearbook released their picks for their pre-season All-American team today, and guess what?  Yep, another Kentucky player found their way on to the list. Skal Labissiere, the former 5*, consensus top 5 player in the class of 2015, Skal is set to follow the footsteps of Anthony Davis and Karl Towns […]

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Kentucky Basketball Adds Two Walk-Ons for 2015 Season

Kentucky Basketball Adds Two Walk-Ons for 2015 Season

With the departure of Sam Malone, Tod Lanter, and Brian Long, it was only natural that Kentucky was going to add a few walk-ons this season.  Though, until this point, nobody knew who they would be. Today, the University of Kentucky answered those questions: Dillon Pulliam, a transfer from Transy, and Johnny David, a freshman […]

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Sacha Killeya-Jones Moves Up in Rankings

Sacha Killeya-Jones Moves Up in Rankings

Sacha Killeya-Jones had a very good summer. Now that summer is winding down, AAU has stopped and school is starting back; it’s time for all the major recruiting service to update their rankings based on what they’ve seen this summer. With Tai Wynard enrolling in December, he officially moves to 2015 class so that leaves Killeya-Jones […]

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Landon Young Moves Up In Rankings

Landon Young Moves Up In Rankings

Kentucky Commit Landon Young out of Lexington doesn’t seem to be talked about as much as Drake Jackson and Kash Daniel, but he is rated as the #1 in-state prospect in the 2016 class by Rivals.com and the #91 overall player in the country (recently updated).  See rankings here: 2016 Rivals Top 100 FB Rankings.  That would […]

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Tai Wynyard Confirms He Will Enroll at Kentucky in December

Tai Wynyard Confirms He Will Enroll at Kentucky in December

Kentucky officially will have yet another player available for the 2015-16 basketball season. Tai Wynyard confirmed to Larry Vaught on Sunday that he will enroll at Kentucky in December. “I’m sure I will be coming to UK in December to begin classes winter/spring semester,” Wynyard told Vaught. “I’m looking forward to and excited about joining […]

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Top UK Basketball Targets Competing in Brooklyn, NY at Elite 24 and in the Bahamas as a Nike EYBL Select Team this Saturday

Top UK Basketball Targets Competing in Brooklyn, NY at Elite 24 and in the Bahamas as a Nike EYBL Select Team this Saturday

Check out all the UK targets playing this weekend. Two very high profile events are happening for some very high profile recruits this upcoming weekend.  Below is the roster break down for both events and some TV information on how to watch these recruits. Elite 24 Roster: EZ PASS 0: DeAndre Ayton – 2017  – […]

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John Wall: “I Probably Won’t Make” USA Olympic 12-Man Roster

John Wall: “I Probably Won’t Make” USA Olympic 12-Man Roster

Kentucky fans hoping to see John Wall in the 2016 Olympics in Rio next summer may want to temper their expectations a bit. Wall participated in Team USA’s minicamp in Las Vegas last week, making him eligible for the 12-man roster, but he is realistic in his expectations of making the final cut. He explained […]

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Karl-Anthony Towns Shares a Phone Booth with Kevin Spacey on The Tonight Show

Karl-Anthony Towns Shares a Phone Booth with Kevin Spacey on The Tonight Show

In case you missed it, Karl-Anthony Towns made an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Friday. Towns got up close and personal with House of Cards star Kevin Spacey in a phone booth during a trivia contest. Needless to say, it got pretty cramped in there. You can watch the clip below: […]

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Tayshaun Prince joining the Timberwolves

Tayshaun Prince joining the Timberwolves

Tayshaun Prince is entering in to his 14th season as an NBA professional, and it appears that he’ll be heading to the Minnesota Timberwolves. According to Marc Spears of Yahoo!, Tayshaun will be going there to join Karl Towns and company for the veteran’s minimum: Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a one-year deal paying […]

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Steelers Sign Former UK Running Back Braylon Heard

Steelers Sign Former UK Running Back Braylon Heard

   Almost four months after going undrafted in the 2015 NFL Draft, former Kentucky running back Braylon Heard was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers Tuesday evening according to Steelers beat writer Mark Kaboly.     Heard joins former Cat Bud Dupree in Pittsburgh, and while he’ll have a steep hill to climb in order to make […]

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Doron Lamb Hired as Consultant at Dating Website

Doron Lamb Hired as Consultant at Dating Website

On Tuesday, there was unfortunate news for Doron Lamb.  His season in the D-League came to an end as he suffered a wrist injury that will sideline him for the rest of the year. On Wednesday though, the news was significantly better for Doron.  Gary Kremen, founder and CEO of Match.com, announced via press release […]

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Recruit not “feeling” Twitter love

Recruit not “feeling” Twitter love

Recruit D’Squarius Green, Jr. out of Springfield, Illinois, is not feeling all of the Twitter love that he’s been receiving lately. The highly touted recruit says that in fact, he’s eliminating all schools who have a fan interact with him via any form of social media. “I just feel like all these old dudes are kinda […]

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“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

“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 bought a new Tempurpedic “Stacks on Stacks” Sleeper […]

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Recap of SBFFC Draft

Recap of SBFFC Draft

On Saturday Brad and myself (TJ Mounce) competed in the Southern Bluegrass Fantasy Football Championship (SBFFC).  It was an awesome experience at the event with Dr. Brian Harwood and friends. We we’re able to help with the morning fantasy football draft auction, which was a lot of fun to watch and help with.  We then […]

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Previewing the 6th Annual Southern Bluegrass Fantasy Football Championship (SBFFC)

Previewing the 6th Annual Southern Bluegrass Fantasy Football Championship (SBFFC)

Brad Woodcock and myself(TJ Mounce) we’ll be driving over to the Carroll Knicely Conference Center in Bowling Green, KY this Saturday for the Southern Bluegrass Fantasy Football Championship (SBFFC). We have been chosen to participate in the event, help facilitate and just enjoy the day with all of Western Kentucky’s finest fantasy football gurus. The SBFFC president […]

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Southern Bluegrass Fantasy Football Championship Update

Southern Bluegrass Fantasy Football Championship Update

ATTENTION FANTASY FOOTBALL FANS! Friday is the last day to sign up for the Southern Bluegrass Fantasy Football Championship presented by Buffalo Trace Bourbon! You could win thousands just for playing fantasy football. Due to popular demand the SBFFC keeps growing and that means a few new slots have opened up for the SBFFC’s main […]

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Kentucky Sports Connection 2nd Anniversary

Kentucky Sports Connection 2nd Anniversary

Happy 2nd Anniversary to everyone out there in Big Blue Nation. Last week was our anniversary date. We officially launched Kentucky Sports Connection 2 years ago.  It was a transition phase for us from Ky Cat Stats to what we are now “KSC.”  We’ve grown tremendously over the last two years, going from a couple hundred […]

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MacGinnis, Stamps, and Swindle make Coaches Preseason All-SEC Team

MacGinnis, Stamps, and Swindle make Coaches Preseason All-SEC Team

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Three Kentucky football players took home preseason honors today, just when you thought all of the preseason awards had already been given out. Sophomore kicker Austin MacGinnis, senior safety AJ Stamps, and senior tackle Jordan Swindle were all named to one of the coaches preseason All-SEC team. MacGinnis was the only Cat to make the […]

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Marques Bolden sets Official Date

Marques Bolden sets Official Date

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Marques Bolden, the #1 Center in the class of 2016, has set his official visit date for visiting the University of Kentucky. Marques Bolden told ESPN he will visit Kentucky on September 4th. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) August 25, 2015 According to 247’s Crystal Ball feature, Duke has recently surged ahead for Bolden’s services.  If […]

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MKG Gettin’ Paid

MKG Gettin’ Paid

| August 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

According to multiple reports this evening, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and the Charlotte Hornets are closing in on finalizing a 4 year 52 million dollar deal.  For those of you who are a little math challenged, that’s 13 million dollars a year, though the specifics of the contract have not been determined yet, as the final version […]

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NCAA Denies Love, Hart’s Appeal

NCAA Denies Love, Hart’s Appeal

| August 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kentucky’s two transfers from Nebraska, Courtney Love and Greg Hart, have both had their appeals to play this season without having to sit out denied by the NCAA. Both players are originally from Ohio, but had originally gone to Nebraska before deciding to transfer to UK. According to Mark Stoops, Kentucky is still appealing Courtney […]

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Two UK Football Players Transferring

Two UK Football Players Transferring

| August 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

According to multiple reports UK Football has gotten word that two players will be transferring. DB Jaleel Hytche and LB Dorian Hendrix are the reported players that will be transferring.  This is sad news as you hate to hear about any transfers, but it looks like as if they were not projected starters or very […]

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5* Combo Guard to make Announcement Tonight

5* Combo Guard to make Announcement Tonight

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Markelle Fultz, a 5* combo guard in the 2016 class, will be making his decision tonight, according to Paul Biancardi. Breaking News: Espn #21 Markelle Fultz will be making his college decision tonight live on @Espnu 7PM during the #E24X Dunk / 3point contest — Paul Biancardi (@PaulBiancardi) August 21, 2015 Fultz will be deciding […]

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Rivals Top 100 OT Visiting UK

Rivals Top 100 OT Visiting UK

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

It looks like Jedrick Willis isn’t the only top offensive lineman that UK has on their radar for the 2017 class. Today, Tony Gray, the #6 ranked offensive tackle in the country, will be visiting UK on an unofficial visit today, before heading to Ohio State tomorrow. On my way #Kentucky pic.twitter.com/6bovlJyC4P — TONY DUKE […]

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Kentucky Football Walk-Ons Joey Herrick and Cole Mosier Earn Scholarships

Kentucky Football Walk-Ons Joey Herrick and Cole Mosier Earn Scholarships

| August 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

A couple of Kentucky football walk-ons received good news on Thursday. Sophomore offensive lineman Cole Mosier and senior wide receiver Joey Herrick both earned scholarships for the upcoming season, according to the tweets of their teammates and coaches. Congratulations to @JoeyHerrick and @ColeMosier71 for reaping the rewards for all the hard work tonight!! #welldeserved #BBN […]

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