What’s Covid Testing Really Like for Returning UK Students?

Dr. John Huang I still have occasional dreams about school. Sometimes I’m missing class. Other times I’m flunking a test. Never, though, did I have nightmares about getting my nose swabbed during a world-wide pandemic prior to enrolling for the semester. For UK students planning for in-person classes, that’s exactly what they

Not a Chance in France UT-Martin Pulls the Upset, Right?

By Dr. John Huang When the University of Kentucky basketball team took over the No. 1 position in the Associated Press rankings two short weeks ago, many thought it was theirs to keep. In other words, the steady diet of cupcakes on the ensuing schedule would guarantee there would be no hiccups forthcoming. Basketball Cats

Is Kentucky Versus Tennessee Really a Football Rivalry?

By Dr. John Huang My online dictionary defines a rivalry as “a competition for the same objective or for superiority in the same field.” Taking that definition to heart, the upcoming Kentucky versus Tennessee football game certainly qualifies as such. First of all, the objective for both teams is obviously to win the game. As

Win It For Jared

By Dr. John Huang Mark Stoops opened his Monday press conference talking about the upcoming Arkansas game as a tribute to Jared Lorenzen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VyGcqcyZeD0 Stoops said he and his sports information team will make an intentional effort prior to the game to familiarize his players with Jared's family and legacy. Thanks Coach! http://justthecats.com/why-i-like-mark-stoops/ One

Christmas In October

By Dr. John Huang With that "must win" game against Arkansas coming up on Saturday, it's time for all of BBN to get riled up. Coach Stoops talked about hitting the reset button during the bye-week. I say it's time for everyone to RECHARGE! Here's my column that appeared in the

Move Along Folks–Nothing to Crow About Here.

By Dr. John Huang And now the second guessing begins. I’m not a big believer in the law of averages, but the law of averages finally caught up with Kentucky in their series against South Carolina. Six straight victories was a bit too much to ask. You knew the Cats were

If Looks Could Kill…

By Dr. John Huang ...then South Carolina could be in deep trouble on Saturday. When Kentucky's football practice ended seven minutes early today, the media didn't know whether they would get a happy or grumpy Mark Stoops. It turned out they got a very INTENSE Coach Stoops. https://youtu.be/mNQAi76Bzbk The Gamecocks have their backs against

Returning to the Scene of the Crime

By Dr. John Huang I'm heading back to Columbia, South Carolina this weekend with some bittersweet memories. On one hand, Kentucky's 23-13 victory over the Gamecocks in 2017 was a watershed moment for Coach Mark Stoops' program. On the other hand, I nearly didn't make it out of Williams Bryce Stadium