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UK rides stifling defense, sizzling pace to rout of Clarion | Lexington Herald-Leader
In an exhibition rout of Clarion, Kentucky looked like the team advertised this preseason. The Cats’ defense suffocated the Division II opponent. UK outclassed Clarion, which hoped its superior experience could make for a competitive game.

Photo Gallery: Clarion -
The best shots from Sunday's good times in Rupp Arena.

No. 22 Kentucky Dominates Alabama in Sweep | UK Wildcats News
The No. 22 Kentucky volleyball team earned another league sweep after taking down Alabama, 3-0 on Sunday. UK has now won 14-of-15 matches.

Avery Williamson bets car Cats will beat Austin Peay - 247
Kentucky has now won five of its last six games and won three in a row in the SEC for the first time since 1999. Former Cat Avery Williamson bets his car that UK will, at the very least, beat Austin Peay to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2010. Of course he hopes more wins than that are coming soon...

Cousins, Towns big men with guard skills | Lexington Herald-Leader
The center position isn’t obsolete in today’s space-and-pace NBA. It’s just packaged differently. The Kings boast an All-Star in DeMarcus Cousins. The Timberwolves have one of the league’s rising stars in Karl-Anthony Towns. Both played at Kentucky for Coach John Calipari.

Crossover: Which UK greats could make it on gridiron? | Kentucky Sports Radio
With former hardwood Cats could tango on the gridiron? Did you know Willie Cauley-Stein played wide receiver in high school???

Suns misspell Eric Bledsoe's name on jersey vs. Warriors -
You would think the star point guard is one name his team would get right

Kentucky’s Marissa Bosco and Evangeline Soucie Named All-SEC | UK Athletics
Freshmen Evangeline Soucie and Marissa Bosco were named to the Southeastern Conference’s All-Freshman Team, it was announced by the SEC office on Sunday.

Official SEC Country Power Poll (Week 9) - SEC Country
At this point of the season, it's natural for the SEC Country Power Poll to start filtering out the top-tier teams from the bottom.

Report card: High marks for Benny, Boom and the offense - SEC Country
There were records and good grades a plenty for Kentucky's run game as Benny Snell, Boom Williams and the Wildcats offensive line.

Rondo-led Chicago Bulls off to 2-0 start to NBA season | Lexington Herald-Leader
The Chicago Bulls’ offense, keyed by former University of Kentucky star Rajon Rondo, has hummed with efficiency in impressive victories over the Celtics and Pacers.

Satisfaction Not in the Cards for These Cats | UK Wildcats News
Kentucky had been playing its best football of the season, winning four games in five tries. However, the Wildcats are not satisfied with what they've done so far, knowing that there's still plenty of accomplishments left to achieve.

Will Boogie be traded this year? Is Harden going to make history? - ESPN
From trade targets to MVP candidates, here are 10 fearless predictions for the new NBA season. One of these revolves around dealing of DeMarcus Cousins out of Sacramento.

SEC East race a mess after Tennessee's loss to South Carolina - 247
The SEC East race has always been a mess, but things are especially nutty after Tennessee dropped a shocker to South Carolina on Saturday night. It now has UK right in the mix for an SEC East crown.

McDaniel, Musselman Pace Wildcats to Second Place | UK Wildcats
Behind top-10 finishes from Chip McDaniel and Cooper Musselman, the UK men’s golf team capped the fall slate in style with a second-place finish at the Steelwood Intercollegiate.

NFL Nation's Shots & Sounds: Week 8 in the NFL - ESPN
A.J. Green burns Josh Norman; Jermaine Kearse comes two feet down away from a winner; Seth Roberts caps an explosive day for the Raiders.

Jimbo Fisher Fined $20,000 For Criticizing ACC Officials - The Spun
Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher fined after criticizing officials following last night's loss to Clemson.

10 things I'm absolutely overreacting to after Week 9 - SDS
A lot of overreacting about the week that was in college football, especially around the SEC.

The obscene amount of candy sold for Halloween, in three charts - Vox
We’ve officially entered the season of sugar. It's going to last for six months.

12 spooky page-turners for Halloween - The Verge
It’s October, and that means nightfall creeps earlier every day and the shadows lengthen from skeletal trees.