BY Bill Crockett (MANCHESTER, Ky.) — Until recently, the Kentucky-Tennessee border war has been a pretty lopsided affair in favor of the Vols.  Before you can declare any contest a rivalry game, however, the traditional underdog should occasionally win a contest.  On Saturday at Neyland Stadium, two things became obvious after Kentucky trounced

Still Can’t Believe What I Just Saw

By Dr. John Huang (KNOXVILLE, Tn.) – What did you expect in 2020? Kentucky’s 34-7 annihilation of No. 18 Tennessee proves that anything can happen during this Covid ravaged season. The Wildcats hadn’t won in Knoxville since 1984, but thanks to three straight interceptions—two of them pick 6s—Kentucky was able to

Rocky Top Preview

Mark Stoops is hopeful Kentucky can strike a balance when the Wildcats take on Tennessee Saturday in Knoxville. The Wildcats (1-2) used a stellar defensive performance to hold off Mississippi State 24-2 last weekend, picking up the slack from the offense, which managed just 157 yards against the Bulldogs. In a

UK Fans Can’t Endure Another Loss In Knoxville

By LARRY VAUGHT No, it’s not Mark Stoops’ fault that Kentucky has not won in Knoxville since 1984. That’s THIRTY-SIX YEARS of misery and heartache for UK fans. Remember two years ago when the UK team that won 10 games went to Knoxville and laid an egg. Tennessee beat the Cats 24-7

Nothing Sucks Like a Big Orange

photo credit Keith Taylor By Dr. John Huang (KNOXVILLE, Tn) – Napoleon had his Waterloo. Custer had his Little Big Horn. For John Calipari and his 15th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats, the scene of their demise has always seemed like Thompson-Boling Arena. “Jeez, we’ve won some down there,” Calipari retorted, when asked at his pregame press conference why it

Richards and Montgomery Ready for Big Orange

By Dr. John Huang Die-hard Kentucky fans know that Knoxville is a hard place to play. For whatever reason, Kentucky never seems to win in Thompson-Boling Arena. Dating back to the days of Ernie and Bernie, victories over Tennessee have been too few and far between. After their stellar performances against Mississippi

You Should’ve Just Listened To Me

Vicky Graff Photo By LARRY VAUGHT For several weeks various sources had told me that Tennessee’s strong finish made the Volunteers the team the Taxslayer Gator Bowl in Jacksonville wanted the most unless the Vols got invited to the Outback Bowl. However, the Music City Bowl in Nashville also wanted the Vols and