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Eddie Sutton Lived A ‘Full Life’ Amid Triumphs And Troubles

By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — Eddie Sutton’s short tenure at Kentucky was rocked by a recruiting scandal that brought the state’s flagship university to its knees. The Wildcats eventually recovered from the disaster and Sutton also found success after resigning as coach of the Wildcats following the 1988-89 season. Those ups and

Growing Up Craig Skinner “Just Wanted To Play And Didn’t Care What Sport It Was”

By LARRY VAUGHT It's been remarkable the way that coach Craig Skinner has elevated Kentucky volleyball into a national program that has won three straight Southeastern Conference titles and is a regular NCAA Tournament participant now. The Cats even have the nation's No. 1 recruiting class joining the program this fall. Skinner

Barnhart Seeks Special Game Day Experience When Sports Resume

Mitch Barnhart and Mark Stoops are taking careful steps as schools re-open to allow athletes back on campus for voluntary workouts next month. (UK Athletics Photo) By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — Mitch Barnhart is confident the Game Day experience will “very, very special” when sports return to campus in the future. “We

Some extremely candid thoughts on Eddie Sutton documentary by someone who should know

photo credit Jamie Vaught By Dr. John Huang Did anyone catch the Eddie Sutton documentary last night? One person sure did. Roger “Get the ball to Kenny Walker” Harden was glued to the tube as memories of his beloved coach flooded onto the big screen. He shared his customarily candid thoughts with Michael

UK Women’s Coach Mitchell Recovering From Brain Surgery

By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky women’s basketball coach Matthew Mitchell is recovering following brain surgery. Mitchell recently had surgery to remove a subdural hematoma after blood was found on his brain approximately two weeks ago. Mitchell’s wife Jenna Mitchell said he fell and suffered a concussion nearly four months ago

Never Has Kentucky’s Offensive Line Got So Much Preseason Recognition

By LARRY VAUGHT Never did I imagine seeing a day when the Kentucky offensive line would be getting so much national recognition and respect.  Pro Football Focus picked Kentucky as having the op returning offensive line in Power 5 Football. That means the Cats beat traditional powers Clemson, Ohio State and Oregon

Mike Pratt Knows Immanuel Quickley Has Intangible Qualities NBA Teams Like

By LARRY VAUGHT Southeastern Conference Player of the Year Immanuel Quickley is being projected as a likely mid second-round pick in the upcoming NBA Draft by most mock drafts. Some have him a bit higher, some a little lower. Kentucky Radio Network analyst Mike Pratt, a former UK All-American player and NBA