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Sunday Headlines: Kentucky Rugby Wins National Championship Edition

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When it comes to Kentucky Wildcats athletics, is there any greater feeling than beating up on the Louisville Cardinals? It was just two weeks ago when the UK football team ended their regular season on a high note by pulling off a significant upset of the Cardinals.

Then, yesterday, Kentucky’s men’s rugby team won the Division I-AA national championship over Louisville by a score of 43-28. Yes — you read that right.

If handing the Cardinals a second L in as many weeks, it was even sweeter than Kentucky essentially put the game away after taking a 26-0 lead at halftime.

The Wildcats knocked off NC State (quarterfinals, 32-12) and Boston College (semifinals, 51-14) before meeting the Cardinals in the championship game.

For all of the Kentucky fans who love to stick it to Louisville fans, Christmas basically came a month early — twice.

Tweet of the Day

And they beat Louisville... Even better.

Headlines

Bradshaw Leads Kentucky Past Penn on Saturday – UK Athletics

Bradshaw had his first career double-double, scoring 17 points and grabbing 11 rebounds, as Kentucky held off a tough Penn team 81-66 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

Wildcats Face No. 18/18 Cardinals at the KFC Yum! Center on Sunday – UK Athletics

The University of Kentucky women’s basketball team will face its sixth Power 5 team in seven games when it meets No. 18/18 Louisville on Sunday, Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. ET.

Kentucky gets Scare but Regroups to Beat Penn - Vaught’s Views

Still an impressive win.

Ohtani joining Dodgers on 10-year, $700M contract - ESPN

Crazy.

Bradshaw had a Game Full of Favorite Moments in Win - Vaught’s Views

He’s been a huge lift for the Wildcats.

Army hangs on, wins 124th meeting with Navy - ESPN

Crazy finish.

Calipari wants his players to stop making life difficult for themselves - KSR

Amen.

Vikings OC Wes Phillips charged with DWI, will travel to Vegas - ESPN

Yikes.

Wagner’s leadership and “will to win” are keys to Kentucky’s success - KSR

He’s a key piece to their team.

Eagles Dom DiSandro banned from sideline vs. Cowboys - USA Today

Justifiable?