Content Tagged 'rupp'

Rupp's 113th Birthday
A look back at the man who led the Cats for over 40 years. Video Video
New UK Deal w/ JMI Not Impacting Rupp Arena...Yet
UK AD says new deal not centered on talks about Rupp Arena, but program as whole. Video Video
UPDATE: Lexington Mayor Suspends Rupp Renovation
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray has suspended efforts to renovate the home of the University of Kentucky men's basketball team. Video Video
Governor, Mayor Defend Rupp Renovations on Radio
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and Governor Steve Beshear talked about plans for the Rupp Renovation Project on the radio Friday morning but there still aren’t a lot of answers. Video Video
UK President Criticizes Rupp Project
The president of the University of Kentucky is criticizing how the Rupp Arena planning has been handled. He wrote his thoughts in a letter to the chairman of the Lexington Center Corporation Tuesday; ABC 36 got a copy of it Thursday. Video Video
UK Will Host EKU At Rupp This Season
The last time the Cats and Colonels played back in 2006, UK edged out a 13-point win. Video Video
UPDATE: Rupp Arena Renovation Tops $350 Million Mark
The financial plan to remodel Rupp Arena has set the price tag at $351 million, according to city officials.
Lawmakers Consider Renovations To Rupp Arena
Lawmakers are considering the latest plan to fund renovations at Lexington's Rupp Arena, but the new plan comes as the General Assembly session is just about to end.
Lawmakers Reviewing Rupp Arena Financing Proposal
Supporters of a plan to help finance Rupp Arena's renovation are mounting one last effort to persuade Kentucky lawmakers to include state-backed bonding for the project. It's the legislative equivalent of a last-second shot at the buzzer.
Proposed Budget Includes $40 Million Debt for Rupp
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray has proposed a budget that includes $40 million dollars in debt to pay for Rupp Arena Renovations. Video Video
Celebration at Rupp Held for Cats' Successful Season
Everyone can agree that, in spite of Monday's crushing championship loss to the Huskies, the Wildcats have had a tremendous season. A celebration is being held at Rupp Arena Tuesday to celebrate the team's outstanding achievements this year.
Beshear Says Kentucky Deserves Rupp Arena Money
Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear made another public push for Rupp Arena before getting on a plane to Dallas to watch Kentucky play for the national championship.
Rupp Arena Gets Tiny Portion of Proposed Budget Request
Kentucky lawmakers approved a budget for the state Monday night, but the money set aside for Rupp Arena's renovation is just over two percent of what Lexington Mayor Jim Gray had hoped for.
Lexington Mayor Promises to Reimburse Coal Severance Funds
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray announced Tuesday that coal counties will be paid back $2.5 million in severance funds that were used by the state to update Rupp Arena.
Ky. House OKs Bill to Help Finance Rupp Renovation
The Kentucky House has passed a bill to help finance the renovation of Rupp Arena and a new convention center in downtown Lexington.
Sweet 16 Means More Business...and More Traffic
The Sweet 16 is bringing in people from all over the state, which is boding well for many Lexington businesses. Video Video
Want Free UK Tickets? Take a Rupp Arena Survey
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray announced Monday that as a way to entice more people to take the Rupp District fan experience survey, he's giving away two tickets to the UK men's basketball game against Mississippi State.
Fans Celebrate Big Blue Madness
Madness took over Rupp Arena Friday night as Solid Blue fans couldn’t wait to get a glimpse of this year’s Kentucky basketball teams and fans have high hopes for this year’s team. Video Video
Groundbreaking Date For New Rupp Pushed Back To 2015
Originally aimed for 2014, Lexington Center Board Chair Brent Rice says he hopes to break ground on a new Rupp in early 2015 Video Video
Public Encouraged To Share Favorite Rupp Memories
The comments collected will be incorporated into upcoming public meetings about the future of the arena and available online.
Rupp Crowd Played Bigger Role For Cats
Cal thanks Solid Blue fans for having big impact on 90-83 OT win over Missouri. Video Video
This is What the New Rupp Could Look Like
The official recommendation is that Rupp Arena should be renovated not replaced. The plan from the Mayoral appointed committee also calls for a new and much bigger convention center and a whole lot more. Video Video
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