Jon Hale, The Courier-Journal

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The Courier-Journal

Lexington, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Jon:

Kentucky football adds junior college linebacker to 2021 recruiting class

Kentucky football has added junior college linebacker Joko Willis to its 2021 recruiting class, giving the Wildcats 10 commitments in the class. → Read More

Kentucky and Notre Dame to resume basketball series with 3-year deal starting in 2020

Kentucky basketball is resuming its longstanding series with Notre Dame starting with a game at Rupp Arena in December. → Read More

What you need to know about Kentucky's cheerleading hazing investigation

What happened in the UK cheerleading scandal? Here is a summary of the investigation into hazing, nudity and alcohol use in the program. → Read More

Kentucky football LB Chris Oats hospitalized with non-coronavirus medical issue

UK linebacker Chris Oats has been hospitalized due to a medical issue not related to COVID-19 and is expect to move to a rehabilitation center soon. → Read More

Former Kentucky basketball coach Eddie Sutton dies

Former Kentucky basketball coach Eddie Sutton died Saturday, according to a report from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. → Read More

North Hardin all-state defensive back Jordan Lovett commits to Kentucky football

Kentucky football's in-state recruiting momentum in the 2021 class continued with a commitment from North Hardin's Jordan Lovett. → Read More

UK cheerleaders take to social media to defend fired coaches, program's reputation

Current and former members of the Kentucky cheerleading program have taken to social media to defend the coaches fired after a hazing investigation. → Read More

Kentucky cheerleading coaching staff fired after investigation into hazing allegations

The coaching staff of UK's prestigious cheerleading program has been fired after an investigation into hazing allegations. → Read More

No DeAndre Williams, so what are Kentucky basketball's options now in the frontcourt?

The 6-foot-9 Evansville transfer committed to Memphis on Friday. → Read More

Coach: Evansville transfer DeAndre Williams not scared away from Kentucky by Olivier Sarr

Evansville transfer DeAndre Williams plans to pick between Kentucky, Baylor, Memphis and Arkansas by Monday. → Read More

Get to know Kentucky transfer target Olivier Sarr: Would he be comfortable in spotlight?

Wake Forest beat reporter Conor O'Neill answers five questions about Kentucky basketball recruiting target Olivier Sarr and his possible fit at UK. → Read More

As part of pitch for Olivier Sarr to stay, new Wake Forest coach takes shot at Kentucky

Steve Forbes pitch for Olivier Sarr to stay at Wake Forest: Why would you end up 'getting your degree at a place like Kentucky?' → Read More

Vince Tyra does not anticipate Louisville is in danger of receiving NCAA's 'death penalty'

Louisville AD Vince Tyra said he does not think the school is at risk of receiving the NCAA's death penalty despite another investigation. → Read More

Louisville without the Kentucky Derby, protests and more in midday coronavirus roundup

There is no Kentucky Derby hangover as usual on the first Sunday in May this year, but the event's absence is being felt during the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

DeAndre Williams helped Evansville beat Kentucky. Could he transfer to UK now?

Evansville transfer DeAndre Williams has listed Kentucky as one of the four schools he is considering to continue his college career. → Read More

State rep. criticized for taking photo with woman flashing white supremacy sign at protest

Kentucky state Rep. Savannah Maddox has drawn criticism from a member of her own party for a photo with a woman flashing a racist hand signal. → Read More

Kentucky basketball's best hope for 2020-21 frontcourt help may come from within

John Calipari continues to pursue another post player for his 2020-21 roster, but options for an immediate impact player are dwindling. → Read More

SEC Network apologizes for tweet mocking Kentucky football QB Terry Wilson

Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson faced criticism from an unlikely source on social media Thursday: The SEC's own network. → Read More

Mitch Barnhart to season ticket holders: Kentucky 'planning for football in the fall'

In an email to season ticket holders, Kentucky athletics director Mitch Barnhart said the school is planning on playing games in the fall. → Read More

John Calipari: G League plan to pursue top recruits could negatively affect 'thousands'

Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari thinks the G League's plan to sign top high school recruits could negatively affect thousands of students. → Read More