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3 hrs ago | A Sea of Blue

Previewing Kentucky's First SEC Game: A look at Florida, their recruiting and coaching

What in the world is going on in Florida? First, a 4-8 season last year and an uninspiring first half of the 2015 recruiting cycle.

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6 hrs ago | A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Wildcats Morning Quickies: George Brown Edition

News and commentary from around the Big Blue Internet. UK target George Brown commits today.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WLKY-TV Louisville

Orlando prep star heavily recruited by UK, UofL at AAU Championships

The AAU Championships are loaded with talent, and at least one of the players is the focus of the Louisville Cardinals and Kentucky Wildcats.

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BleacherReport

How Anthony Davis Can Jump into NBA MVP Conversation Next Season

Even though the 21-year-old big man has just two years of experience at the professional level, he's already blossomed into one of the league's 10 best players.

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A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Football: Kentucky - Louisville Governor's Cup Makes Sense

Scheduling is often used as a bludgeon by media personalities and fans to be wielded against rivals and their fans.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Huskers.com

Rose Named Nebraska Rifle Coach

Ashley Rose was named the fifth rifle coach in the history of the Nebraska rifle program, when Director of Athletics Shawn Eichorst made the announcement on Wednesday, July 23. Rose comes to Nebraska after spending the 2013-14 season as an assistant coach at Kentucky.

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A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Wildcats Football: The Importance of Beating Vanderbilt

The Wildcats still have some ground to make up in order to compete for an SEC championship.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky men's basketball wins second straight NABC Academic Excellence Award

The University of Kentucky was among 129 men's basketball teams across all divisions honored Thursday as winners of the Team Academic Excellence Award, presented by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball, Brian Long, Sam Malone, Jarrod Polson, Eloy Vargas, Mark Krebs

Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky offers Alumni Game with a twist this year

The University of Kentucky men's basketball team will hold its annual Alumni Charity Game with a new twist this year.

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Related Topix: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Anthony Davis, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball

OregonLive.com

Canzano: Kyle Wiltjer sounds off on Damian Lillard, Kentucky and Gonzaga

Last summer Kentucky big man Kyle Wiltjer left Kentucky for Gonzaga. Most impressively, he did so without hurting anyone's feelings, or seemingly losing a friend.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Wildcats Morning Quickies: Mark Stoops Edition

News and commentary from around the Big Blue Internet. Mark Stoops will not attend Governor's Cup luncheon.

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A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Football: Introduction To Coverages Under Mark Stoops

A very basic look at these defensive coverages: Cover 0, Cover 1, Cover 2, Cover 3, Cover 4, and Quarter Quarter Half along with some examples of their usage by UK last season.

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A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Football Recruit Damien Harris Captures The Recruiting Headlines Again

The Big Blue Nation's love affair and courtship of the nation's number one running back reached another plateau in the last 24 hours.

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BleacherReport

Kentucky Basketball: Ranking the 5 Best Defenders in Wildcats History

Kentucky basketball has had its fair share of great offensive players through the years.

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BleacherReport

Can Julius Randle Be LA Lakers' Next Star?

Perhaps he has what it takes, but the jury is still out. The Lakers saw enough of him during his freshman season at Kentucky to select him with the No.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Basketball: 2016 Shooting Guard Malik Monk Is A Remarkable Athlete

Sometimes, you see mixtapes that tell you something about how a player handles the ball, how he shoots, how he passes.

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WKYT

Three Wildcats honored for academic achievement

Three University of Kentucky men's basketball players have been honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches for excellence in the classroom during the 2013-14 academic school year.

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A Sea of Blue

2014 Kentucky Football Season Preview

How did our current coaches fare in the second year of their previous jobs, and can it help to predict UK's upcoming season? At the precipice of Year Two, Kentucky's defense appears to be emphasizing versatility by staffing it with multi-role players.

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BleacherReport

How Much Do Recruiting Rankings Factor into NCAA Basketball Success?

There's not a player in the 2015 class who has received the kind of hype that surrounded Andrew Wiggins.

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2014 Kentucky Wildcats Football Preview

During the SEC media days in Hoover, Alabama, head coach Mark Stoops told the media he was blessed to be at Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Mike Douglas, Sports, NCAA Sports, SEC Football, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Football, NCAA Football

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