Category Archives: UK sports

BBL: Kentucky football spends day with Special Olympics

Big Blue Links for Monday: Kentucky players run drills for Special Olympics team, reports Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. WKYT has video of Kentucky football’s fun day with Special Olympics. Darryl Long should help Kentucky at tight end, reports Ben Roberts … Continue reading

Posted in UK football, UK sports | Comments

Big Blue Links: Devin Booker back in Moss Point

Big Blue Links for Saturday: Devin Booker preaches hard work to Moss Point Kids, reports Patrick Magee of the Biloxi Sun-Herald. “Devin Booker may only be 18 years old, but he’s quickly built a reputation as an idol for children, … Continue reading

Posted in UK basketball, UK football, UK sports | Comments

Big Blue Links start with Patrick Towles

Big Blue Links starts with Monday’s big news of┬áMark Stoops naming Patrick Towles as Kentucky’s starting quarterback. It wasn’t a huge surprise. Towles is the returning starter. Challenger Drew Barker is talented but inexperienced. He’s a redshirt freshman. Towles is … Continue reading

Posted in U of L basketball, UK football, UK sports | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments

BBL: Freshmen look to play early role for Kentucky football

Big Blue Links for Friday: C.J. Conrad has Jacob Tamme on his mind, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. Kentucky’s true freshman tight end wants to follow in the footsteps of the former UK tight end who has carved out … Continue reading

Posted in UK football, UK hoops, UK sports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments

Arin Gilliland one of 10 to watch for national team shot

Just last month, Herald-Leader intern Joshua Huff penned an excellent feature on former Kentucky women’s soccer star Arin Gilliland, who is starring with the Chicago Red Stars of the National Women’s Soccer League. Gilliland told Huff she would really love … Continue reading

Posted in UK sports | Tagged | Comments

Another step forward for Kentucky women’s soccer

You may know Jon Lipsitz as the funny coach who wears suits to games, is great on Twitter and loves to speak his mind. By now, you should also know that Lipsitz is in the process of building a first-class … Continue reading

Posted in UK sports | Comments

BBL: Recruiting, NBA Summer League updates

Big Blue Links for Friday:

Posted in SEC, UK basketball, UK football, UK sports | Comments

Big Blue Links on eve of NBA Draft 2015

Big Blue Links for Wednesday:

Posted in NBA, SEC, UK basketball, UK football, UK sports | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments

BBL: J.B. Holmes three shots back at U.S. Open

Big Blue Links for Sunday: Eagle on 16 keeps J.B. Holmes in U.S. Open contention. [Herald-Leader] Analyst thinks Booker will be better shooter in NBA. [Jerry Tipton] Master Marketer Calipari tries another catch-phrase. [John Clay] Karl-Anthony Towns works out for … Continue reading

Posted in UK basketball, UK football, UK sports | Comments

BBL: Kentucky happy to get Ohio State tackle

Big Blue Links for Saturday: Ohio State offensive tackle Marcyels Jones transfers to UK. [Herald-Leader] Jones was a one-time Kentucky recruit. [Cats Illustrated] Price increases approved for UK basketball tickets. [Herald-Leader] Top 2016 prospect Josh Jackson likes what he’s seen … Continue reading

Posted in UK basketball, UK football, UK sports | Comments