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UK Football

Competition for football recruits in Kentucky about to turn red-hot

With Kentuckians Jeff Brohm coaching at Purdue and Joker Phillips at Cincinnati, this may well be the best time ever to be an aspiring FBS football player from the state of Kentucky. Yet this could become a challenging time to be an in-state recruiter at the commonwealth’s three Football Bowl Subdivision schools — Kentucky, Louisville and Western Kentucky.

UK Men's Basketball

Laughter on the bench is the least of UK basketball’s worries

Malik Monk’s laughing while on the bench late in UK’s blowout loss at Florida in response to the UF student section sarcastically serenading him with a rendition of “Happy Birthday” turned into a social media imbroglio. What Wildcats fans — and John Calipari — should be fretting about is UK’s dismal second-half defensive numbers in recent games

Other Sports

A window into the post-Heisman Trophy life of Lamar Jackson

The Bluegrass Sports Awards Banquet on Wednesday night provided a view of what life is like when one is as famous as Heisman Trophy-winning Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson. In Lexington to accept the 2016 Kentucky Sports Figure of the Year Award, the U of L sophomore seems to be handling celebrity about as well as it can be done

UK Men's Basketball

Lamar Jackson is the 2016 Kentucky Sports Figure of the Year

Heisman Trophy-winning Louisville Cardinals quarterback Lamar Jackson wins the 2016 Lexington Herald-Leader Kentucky Sports Figure of the Year award by largest margin in 36-year history of the award over runner-up Tyler Ulis. High-scoring hoops star Whitney Creech of Jenkins finishes third, highest ever by a high school girls’ basketball player

Videos

Lamar Jackson on Lamar Thomas, where he keeps Heisman Trophy

After winning the Herald-Leader's Sports Figure of the Year award at the Bluegrass Sports Award Banquet on Wednesday night, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson talked about his relationship with UK assistant coach Lamar Thomas, who recruited him at U of L.
jclay@herald-leader.com
Lamar Jackson on Lamar Thomas, where he keeps Heisman Trophy 0:45

Lamar Jackson on Lamar Thomas, where he keeps Heisman Trophy

Pitino defends Grayson Allen, compares him to Christian Laettner 1:52

Pitino defends Grayson Allen, compares him to Christian Laettner

Mark Stoops proud of victory over Louisville 5:04

Mark Stoops proud of victory over Louisville

Stephen Johnson: We wanted to show what we could do 1:09

Stephen Johnson: We wanted to show what we could do