With NFL training camps and college football camps ongoing, football is in the air.
Tonight, the first football game of the 2015 seasons will be played when Bud Dupree and the Pittsburgh Steelers take on Teddy Bridgewater and the Minnesota Vikings. Be sure to read up on our own Bradley Martinez on Dupree's outlook in his rookie NFL season.
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Alvonte Bell and Courtney Miggins hope to make up for missed summer
Junior-college transfers Alvonte Bell and Courtney Miggins alleviated some fans' fear by reporting on time for preseason camp this week. Now, they'll look to do the same for the coaches with the defense needing a big boost in light of Jason Hatcher's suspension after already losing Bud Dupree and Za'Darius Smith to the NFL.
Wenyen Gabriel says UK now among those recruiting him hardest
Class of 2016 prospect and five-star big man Wenyen Gabriel is being recruited by seemingly every big-name college program, including Duke and Kentucky. Which blue blood will come out on top in this recruitment?
Eli Brown still planning to redshirt
Former Warren East standout and four-star linebacker Eli Brown.The freshman out of Bowling Green, Ky., is still returning from a torn ACL suffered during his high school career. He'd also like to add to his listed 208 pounds.
Greatest UK Players of the Shot-Clock Era: #5
As the guys at KSC continue their countdown of the greatest Wildcats in the shot-clock era, they're now in the top five. Tayshaun Prince, Rex Chapman, Jodie Meeks, Keith Bogans and Patrick Patterson have already made their list.
Matt Elam's message for Damien Harris
Remember when Damien Harris committed to Alabama with Matt Elam in attendance? Elam recounts that fateful day, which ended way differently than how he envisioned it.
UK target Dennis Smith had surgery Friday on his injured knee
Dennis Smith Jr., one of the top point guards in the 2016 class, had surgery Friday afternoon on his injured left knee.The extent of the injury and specifics of the surgery were not known at this point. Smith injured his knee Sunday night at the Adidas Nations Global event in California.