Category Archives: UK sports

BBL: Recruiting and draft updates

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: Next Cats’ Ben Roberts has updated his football recruiting page with information on 50 players. John Calipari watches son play at EBYL event, reports Roberts. UK basketball target Jamal Murray wants to be No. 1 draft … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Sunday

Big Blue Links for Sunday: UK softball reaches finals of the Notre Dame Regional, reports UK Athletics. Kentucky beat Ball State 5-0 on Saturday after beating Northwestern on Friday. Pitcher Kelsey Nunley was dominant for seven innings. Kentucky baseball beats … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Kentucky baseball, softball both fall

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Mistakes made the difference as UK baseball lost 5-2 to No. 2 Louisville on Wednesday night, reports Mark Maloney of the Herald-Leader.  “We had plenty of opportunity to score some runs,” UK Coach Gary Henderson … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: UK baseball faces No. 2 Louisville

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Kentucky baseball hosts No. 2 Louisville on Wednesday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The Cats lost a 2-1 heartbreaker in 10 innings at U of L last week. A win over the Cardinals would certainly … Continue reading

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BBL: Florida avoids sweep with win over UK baseball

Big Blue Links for Monday: Florida avoids baseball sweep with win over Kentucky, reports Adam West of Gainesville Sun. Mike Phillips, one of Kentucky’s ‘twin towers,’ dies at home, reports Jerry Tipton of Herald-Leader. Luring big man Harry Giles might … Continue reading

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RIP Rena Vicini

When I was starting out in this business, covering Kentucky women’s basketball, Rena Vicini was a huge help to me as a supporter, a critic and, most of all, a friend. The former University of Kentucky assistant athletic director passed away … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Reading material to occupy the wait

It’s a long day of waiting for the 8:49 p.m. tip when No. 1 seed Kentucky meets No. 3 seed Notre Dame in the Midwest Regional final for a trip to next week’s Final Four in Indianapolis. So here’s some … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: SEC Tourney requires open wallet

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: – Looking for SEC Tournament tickets? It may cost you. Nashville’s close proximity to the Big Blue Nation, coupled with Kentucky’s 31-0 run, has driven up ticket prices. [Tennessean] – Austin Kendall, a highly-regarded quarterback … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Kentucky-Arkansas review

Big Blue Links for Sunday: Kentucky makes a statement by pounding Arkansas, reports Jerry Tipton of the H-L. “The statement: Never — ever — say Kentucky might lose a game. That kind of speculation brings the best out of Kentucky. … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Is Kentucky killing college basketball?

Big Blue Links: Rolling Stone: Is Kentucky killing college basketball? Jerry Tipton: No. 18 Arkansas a challenge Kentucky may savor Jerry Tipton: X marks several spots for Cats Bob Holt: Arkansas out to spoil Kentucky’s run Mark Maloney: Long-jump duo … Continue reading

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