Mark Story

June 10, 2011 12:00 AM

Mark Story: Kentucky, WKU athletics bosses say Thursday night football opener in Nashville will draw

Are you ready for Late Night with Joker Phillips? There is much to like about Kentucky's season-opening football game with Western Kentucky on Sept. 1 in Nashville's LP Field. The starting time — 8:15 p.m. Central; 9:15 p.m. Eastern — is not among those things.

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About Mark Story

Mark Story


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.

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