After a story last week on the Sports Illustrated website characterized the University of Kentucky as steadfast in opposition to changing the SEC's "game-day prohibition" on in-venue alcohol sales, in response, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart, above, and President Eli Capilouto issued a joint statement saying "We are both open to participating in conversations" about possibly changing the policy in the future.
After a story last week on the Sports Illustrated website characterized the University of Kentucky as steadfast in opposition to changing the SEC's "game-day prohibition" on in-venue alcohol sales, in response, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart, above, and President Eli Capilouto issued a joint statement saying "We are both open to participating in conversations" about possibly changing the policy in the future. David Stephenson Associated Press
After a story last week on the Sports Illustrated website characterized the University of Kentucky as steadfast in opposition to changing the SEC's "game-day prohibition" on in-venue alcohol sales, in response, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart, above, and President Eli Capilouto issued a joint statement saying "We are both open to participating in conversations" about possibly changing the policy in the future. David Stephenson Associated Press

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Mark Story

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I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.