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Looking at the possibility of UK vs. the NBA

07/24/2017 06:33 PM

There have been rumors the last few weeks that Kentucky’s annual alumni game could feature a matchup between former Wildcats and a group of NBA players, possibly the Golden State Warriors. Former Cats Julius Randle and Karl-Anthony Towns say they like their chances.  Read more 

UK on eBay: July 21, 2017

07/23/2017 08:21 PM

Bradley McKee and Lachlan McLean battle it out in the latest edition of “UK on eBay.” They bid on a Kentucky duck call, a retro converse Kentucky basketball warmup, signed basketballs by John Calipari and Joe B. Hall, and more. Watch:  Read more 

UK Football Hosts Annual Women's Clinic

07/22/2017 04:31 PM

Nearly 300 women participated in UK football’s annual women’s clinic Saturday in the Woodford Reserve room at Kroger Field. In it’s 17th year, the women heard from coaches and learned different football terms, watched film, did give-aways, watched a fashion show with the players and heard from kicker Austin MacGinnis, before taking the field to go through some drills. Wide receivers coach Lamar Thomas was on hand to talk to the ladies, and spoke with KSTV afterward. He said he wasn’t surprised... Read more 

Breaking Down De'Aaron Fox's Expectations in Sacramento

07/18/2017 04:45 PM

De’Aaron Fox was one of nine former Wildcats to play in the Las Vegas Summer League. The Kings expect him to make an immediate impact on their roster, despite some concerns potentially about his jump shot. Fox averaged just under 12 points and three assists per game for the Kings, while teammate Skal Labissiere averaged 10 and five, playing over 25 minutes per game for Sacramento. Jason Jones, the Kings beat writer for the Sacramento Bee, joined KSTV to discuss Fox’s... Read more 

UK Offers Six-Foot-Six Middle Schooler

07/18/2017 12:58 PM

Six-foot-six, 350 pound Kiyaunta Goodwin usually gets one response when he steps onto the football field. “Usually shock, but like if you listen to me talk you can get I’m in the eighth grade. You can tell,” Goodwin said with a smile. He’s thirteen years old, heading into eighth grade at Olmstead Academy North in the fall. For the most part, he’s your average kid. “I like music. I’m a clarinet player. I like robotics, I want to be an engineer. I like... Read more 

Former swimmer named finalist for NCAA Woman of the Year

07/17/2017 11:18 AM

A former swimmer for Kentucky has been named as a nominee for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year. Danielle Galyer was chosen from an initial pool of 543 nominees. She is one of two nominees from the SEC. The NCAA Woman of the Year award honors graduating female college athletes who have distinguished themselves throughout their collegiate careers in academics, athletics, service and leadership. Galyer became Kentucky’s first swimmer to win a national championship when she took the 200-yard backstroke crown... Read more 

Two Wildcat legends pass away over the weekend

07/17/2017 08:16 AM

Two former Kentucky Wildcats legends passed away over the weekend. Former Kentucky quarterback Vito “Babe” Parilli passed away on Saturday at the age of 87 and former Kentucky basketball player Jerry Bird died on Sunday at the age of 83. Parilli led the Kentucky football team to the Orange, Sugar and Cotton Bowls in the 1949-1951 seasons. The Rochester, Pennsylvania native was a first-team All-American in 1950 and 1951. He had a historic career at Kentucky, throwing for 4,351 yards... Read more 

The latest "UK on eBay" goes down to the wire

07/16/2017 08:17 PM

Mark Krebs returns to KSTV to take on Clayton Abernathy in the latest edition of “UK on eBay.” They bid on a lot of expensive items, including a Kentucky pub chair, a Mark Stoops signed football and game-worn shoes from Bam Adebayo. Check it out:  Read more 

Former UK Football Player Has Special Connection With Current Team

07/15/2017 01:00 PM

Cat for life. It’s something many Kentucky fans claim, but only a certain few can truly live out. Jerry Bell is now one of those fans. If his name sounds familiar, you likely know him not for his fandom, but for his on the field exploits. “He was my first roommate in the summer when I reported to Kentucky,” said former UK quarterback Freddie Maggard. “You’ve got to realize that Jerry Bell is probably the biggest personality that’s ever gone through the... Read more 

Sydney McLaughlin named Gatorade National Female Athlete of the Year

07/12/2017 09:08 AM

Incoming Kentucky track and field freshman Sydney McLaughlin has been named the Gatorade National Female Athlete of the Year for the second straight year. She becomes the first repeat winner of the prestigious award. McLaughlin is one of the most decorated high school track and field athletes ever. She owns multiple national and world records in various track events. She participated in the 400-meter-hurdles at the Rio Olympics in 2016. McLaughlin is expected to be on campus later this month.... Read more 

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