'Very Spartan': UK's next opponent mixes basketball with military discipline

Kentucky’s opponent in Sunday’s game struggles to adhere to the NCAA’s 20-hour limit on time spent on athletics activities per week. But there’s no need to alert the NCAA enforcement staff. The rigorous time demands placed on Virginia Military Institute students make it difficult for the players to spend as much as 20 hours each …

After beating cancer, Kentucky's Paschal back on field playing Saturday

The seniors weren’t the only feel-good story for Kentucky football on Saturday as the Cats faced Middle Tennessee at Kroger Field. Sophomore Josh Paschal, who was diagnosed with malignant melanoma on his foot nearly four months ago, was back out with his team on the field in full uniform on Senior Day. The 6-foot-3, 278-pound …

Wintery weather causes slick roads, icy overpasses across central Kentucky

Lexington police responded to multiple crashes Wednesday night as slick roads and icy overpasses caused serious problems for drivers. Between about 4:30 p.m. and 9 p.m., officers had responded to four injury crashes and 22 non-injury crashes, according to police. WKYT Chief Meteorologist Chris Bailey said earlier Wednesday that freezing rain and sleet were expected …

UK volleyball extends two winning streaks in sweep of Arkansas

The University of Kentucky volleyball team got a chance to show its stuff in front of a national TV audience on ESPNU on Wednesday night, and the Wildcats did not disappoint. The Southeastern Conference-leading Wildcats opened a stretch of three consecutive road games by sweeping past Arkansas 25-18, 25-15, 25-13 at Fayetteville, Ark. The win …

Kentucky puts its new identity on display in rout of North Dakota

The combination of a late start and icy weather resulted in a noticeable number of empty seats for Kentucky’s game against North Dakota on Wednesday night. In maybe a first for a UK home game, individual hand claps could be discerned in the oh-so-quiet confines of Rupp Arena. Fittingly, a Kentucky defense which had been …

Marshall leads Georgia Tech past fumble-prone Miami, 27-21

TaQuon Marshall ran for 92 yards with two touchdowns and Georgia Tech scored 13 points off Miami’s three lost fumbles to beat the struggling Hurricanes 27-21 on Saturday night. Georgia Tech’s top-ranked running attack gained 231 yards against Miami’s defense, second in the nation in total yards allowed. Marshall completed only 3 of 4 passes …

Final statistics from Kentucky's 24-7 loss at Tennessee

Unranked Tennessee defeated No. 11 Kentucky 24-7 in a Southeastern Conference college football game at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn., on Saturday. The Wildcats (7-3, 5-3 SEC) return to action on Saturday, Nov. 17 vs. Middle Tennessee State (7-3, 6-1 Conference USA) at Kroger Field in Lexington. Kickoff time is noon. Click here to view …