Auburn’s Sir Charles Said What?

By LARRY VAUGHT How can you not love Charles Barkley? He’s so candid and outspoken and this week he provided a little bulletin board material for Kentucky when it plays at Auburn — Barkley’s alma mater where he was a basketball standout — Saturday to open the season. He was on ESPN’s Monday

UK Football Freshman Carrington Valentine Is One To Watch

By LARRY VAUGHT It’s not likely that Kentucky will have many true freshmen play significant roles this season barring numerous injuries with the returning talent the Wildcats have back . However, one name just to file away is freshman Carrington Valentine of Cincinnati. He was one of the nation’s top 100 cornerbacks

UK Football Mark Stoops First Game Week Presser

By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky.— Mark Stoops breathed a sigh of relief Monday as the No. 23 Wildcats began preparing for Saturday’s season-opener at eighth-ranked Auburn. “Seems like it's been a long time coming, but it's exciting time for us — that's for sure,” Stoops said Monday. “ … For us, it's

UK Depth Chart Narrowed Down, QBs Gatewood, Allen Impressive

Kentucky wide receiver Allen Dailey takes part in a practice drill on Tuesday. (UK Athletics Photo) By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — Fall camp is nearly complete and Kentucky has its depth chart mostly configured for the upcoming season. Kentucky offensive coordinator Eddie Gran said Tuesday the Wildcats have penciled in the first-

Latest Results Reveal 14 UK Athletes Test Positive For COVID-19

By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — The latest COVID-19 results have revealed that 14 of Kentucky’s 402 student-athletes tested positive during a round of testing conducted Aug. 20-Sept. 2. In addition to the 14 who tested positive for the virus, seven of 306 staff members also tested positive. A total of 34 student-athletes

How Good Is Kentucky’s Defense

By LARRY VAUGHT How often can you remember when Kentucky’s biggest weakness in Southeastern Conference play was that it could just not stop a power running attack? Numerous SEC offenses would literally overpower UK’s defense at the line of scrimmage to gain yards and control the clock. Sometimes Kentucky’s first unit could