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  • UK Football Team Gets Running Back Commitment

    UK Football Team Gets Running Back Commitment

    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-09-22 02:25:14 GMT
    A 2018 Kentucky recruit has committed to play for the UK Football team next season. Tyler Markray, a running back out of Michigan, announced his decision Thursday night on Twitter. C O M M I T T E D ????... BBN pic.twitter.com/uiVy778ZcW — Ty (@Tymmarkray4) September 21, 2017 According to SEC Country, UK was the first school to offer Markray a scholarship but he will be a preferred walk-on. Markray is not rated according to the recruiting services and picked the Wildcats ...
    A 2018 Kentucky recruit has committed to play for the UK Football team next season. Tyler Markray, a running back out of Michigan, announced his decision Thursday night on Twitter. C O M M I T T E D ????... BBN pic.twitter.com/uiVy778ZcW — Ty (@Tymmarkray4) September 21, 2017 According to SEC Country, UK was the first school to offer Markray a scholarship but he will be a preferred walk-on. Markray is not rated according to the recruiting services and picked the Wildcats ...
  • Alyssa Rice Named Chair of SEC WBB Leadership Council

    Alyssa Rice Named Chair of SEC WBB Leadership Council

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:00:13 GMT
    University of Kentucky women’s basketball senior post Alyssa Rice has been named by her peers in the league as the chair of the 2017-18 Southeastern Conference Women’s Basketball Leadership Council, it was announced Thursday by the league office. "Alyssa Rice, this year’s Chair of the Women’s Basketball Leadership Council has been involved in a leadership role on the council over the past year while serving as vice chair,” said Misty Brown, SEC Di...
    University of Kentucky women’s basketball senior post Alyssa Rice has been named by her peers in the league as the chair of the 2017-18 Southeastern Conference Women’s Basketball Leadership Council, it was announced Thursday by the league office. "Alyssa Rice, this year’s Chair of the Women’s Basketball Leadership Council has been involved in a leadership role on the council over the past year while serving as vice chair,” said Misty Brown, SEC Di...
  • Strong Thursday Session at Keeneland Sale Highest Level Since 2008

    Strong Thursday Session at Keeneland Sale Highest Level Since 2008

    Thursday, September 21 2017 8:15 PM EDT2017-09-22 00:15:11 GMT
    With the sale of Hip 3313 during Thursday’s 10th session of the 12-day Keeneland September Yearling Sale, gross sales for the auction exceeded $300 million for the first time since 2008. Thursday marked the final day of Book 5, with 255 yearlings sold for a total of $6,557,100, for an average of $25,714 and a median of $15,000. With two session left in the sale, 2,261 yearlings have grossed $304,265,700, for an average of $134,571 and a median of $75,000. Wave&rsqu...
    With the sale of Hip 3313 during Thursday’s 10th session of the 12-day Keeneland September Yearling Sale, gross sales for the auction exceeded $300 million for the first time since 2008. Thursday marked the final day of Book 5, with 255 yearlings sold for a total of $6,557,100, for an average of $25,714 and a median of $15,000. With two session left in the sale, 2,261 yearlings have grossed $304,265,700, for an average of $134,571 and a median of $75,000. Wave&rsqu...
  • You Can Follow Quickley's Decision in Documentary

    You Can Follow Quickley's Decision in Documentary

    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:47 PM EDT2017-09-21 21:47:42 GMT
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    Kentucky is in pursuit of point guard, Immanuel Quickley for the Class of 2018.  Now, True Blue Fans have a chance to follow his decision process in a documentary on line produced by Capital Hoops for Uninterrupted. It shows you how he goes through the decision process--in fact, dropping one school right off the jump in the first video below. But it also follows Quickley through his day-to-day actions in his Senior year.  Quickley is a 6'3" point guard out of Bel Air,...
    Kentucky is in pursuit of point guard, Immanuel Quickley for the Class of 2018.  Now, True Blue Fans have a chance to follow his decision process in a documentary on line produced by Capital Hoops for Uninterrupted. It shows you how he goes through the decision process--in fact, dropping one school right off the jump in the first video below. But it also follows Quickley through his day-to-day actions in his Senior year.  Quickley is a 6'3" point guard out of Bel Air,...
  • New UK Athletics App Launches

    New UK Athletics App Launches

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:32:04 GMT
    The University of Kentucky Athletics Department has launched the new UK Athletics mobile application, presented by Hunt Brothers Pizza, that allows fans to keep up with the Wildcats with the latest news, video and live streaming audio in an interactive, customizable environment. The app can be downloaded for free on Apple devices through the App Store and on Android devices through Google Play by searching for “UK Athletics.” Fans with Apple phones who have already down...
    The University of Kentucky Athletics Department has launched the new UK Athletics mobile application, presented by Hunt Brothers Pizza, that allows fans to keep up with the Wildcats with the latest news, video and live streaming audio in an interactive, customizable environment. The app can be downloaded for free on Apple devices through the App Store and on Android devices through Google Play by searching for “UK Athletics.” Fans with Apple phones who have already down...
  • EKU Volleyball Opens OVC Play This Weekend

    EKU Volleyball Opens OVC Play This Weekend

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:47 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:47:41 GMT
    The Eastern Kentucky University volleyball team is set to open league play this weekend with a double-dip in the Music City, playing Tennessee State University at 7 p.m. on Friday and Belmont University at 3 p.m. on Saturday. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: -The Colonels are led by senior Nikki Drost who has notched 146 kills (2.75 per set). -Celina Sanks (10) and Cassie Knutson (12) are both in double-digits with service aces on the season.  -Kaylin Johnson leads EKU with 4...
    The Eastern Kentucky University volleyball team is set to open league play this weekend with a double-dip in the Music City, playing Tennessee State University at 7 p.m. on Friday and Belmont University at 3 p.m. on Saturday. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: -The Colonels are led by senior Nikki Drost who has notched 146 kills (2.75 per set). -Celina Sanks (10) and Cassie Knutson (12) are both in double-digits with service aces on the season.  -Kaylin Johnson leads EKU with 4...
  • Non-Conference Games vs. UofL, Cal Picked up by SEC Network

    Non-Conference Games vs. UofL, Cal Picked up by SEC Network

    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:45 PM EDT2017-09-21 16:45:34 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics)– Kentucky women’s basketball non-conference home games against Louisville and Cal have been picked up for national television by the SEC Network. UK and UofL will tip off at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, Dec. 17, while UK and Cal will tip at noon ET on Thursday, Dec. 21. Both games will be played in Memorial Coliseum. 

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics)– Kentucky women’s basketball non-conference home games against Louisville and Cal have been picked up for national television by the SEC Network. UK and UofL will tip off at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, Dec. 17, while UK and Cal will tip at noon ET on Thursday, Dec. 21. Both games will be played in Memorial Coliseum. 

  • Courtney Love Named to 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

    Courtney Love Named to 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:35 PM EDT2017-09-21 16:35:41 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athetics)– Kentucky football linebacker Courtney Love has been named to the 2017 Allstate Good Works Team selected by the Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association, it was announced today. Love is one of 22 college football players overall and one of just 11 Football Bowl Subdivision players named to the prestigious team. This award shines a spotlight on the incredible stories of selflessness and community service disp...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athetics)– Kentucky football linebacker Courtney Love has been named to the 2017 Allstate Good Works Team selected by the Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association, it was announced today. Love is one of 22 college football players overall and one of just 11 Football Bowl Subdivision players named to the prestigious team. This award shines a spotlight on the incredible stories of selflessness and community service disp...
  • Huge UK Fans “Aly'An” Thrilled To Be UK-Florida Pregame Concert

    Huge UK Fans “Aly'An” Thrilled To Be UK-Florida Pregame Concert

    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:35 AM EDT2017-09-21 09:35:50 GMT
    Alsyon Rogers, left, and Andrea Gross are childhood friends from Mercer County who are making their mark in the music industry.Alsyon Rogers, left, and Andrea Gross are childhood friends from Mercer County who are making their mark in the music industry.
    By LARRY VAUGHT They’ve performed for NASCAR events and the 2012 vice-presidential debate festival. They’v opened for a lot of well-known acts and have become hits on the Lexington and Kentucky bar scene much like Montgomery Gentry did years ago before it took off to national stardom. But Mercer Countians Alyson Rogers and Andrea Gross can’t wait to sing at Kroger Field Saturday before Kentucky ends its 30-year losing streak to Florida. Okay, that’s my though...
    By LARRY VAUGHT They’ve performed for NASCAR events and the 2012 vice-presidential debate festival. They’v opened for a lot of well-known acts and have become hits on the Lexington and Kentucky bar scene much like Montgomery Gentry did years ago before it took off to national stardom. But Mercer Countians Alyson Rogers and Andrea Gross can’t wait to sing at Kroger Field Saturday before Kentucky ends its 30-year losing streak to Florida. Okay, that’s my though...
  • Williams Scores His First Goal of Season in Top-25 Draw with Xavier

    Williams Scores His First Goal of Season in Top-25 Draw with Xavier

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:44 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:44:11 GMT
    Chet WhiteChet White
    JJ Williams scored his first goal of the season to give Kentucky an early lead, but Xavier clawed back to level terms midway through the first half and the match finished 1-1 in a midweek matchup of ranked teams on Wednesday at The Bell. No. 15/21[i] Kentucky and RV/No. 23 Xavier each moved to 2017 records of  won 5, lost 1, drew 2. The goals Williams, making his first start of the 2017 season, scored his first goal of the year about 10 minutes after the game commenced. ...
    JJ Williams scored his first goal of the season to give Kentucky an early lead, but Xavier clawed back to level terms midway through the first half and the match finished 1-1 in a midweek matchup of ranked teams on Wednesday at The Bell. No. 15/21[i] Kentucky and RV/No. 23 Xavier each moved to 2017 records of  won 5, lost 1, drew 2. The goals Williams, making his first start of the 2017 season, scored his first goal of the year about 10 minutes after the game commenced. ...
  • No. 10 Kentucky Rallies to Beat Missouri, 3-1

    No. 10 Kentucky Rallies to Beat Missouri, 3-1

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:55:22 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    Behind a career offensive day from sophomore Leah Edmond and the fifth double-double of the year from freshman Madison Lilley, the No. 10 Kentucky volleyball team opened Southeastern Conference action with a 3-1 (19-25, 25-18, 25-19, 25-19) win at Missouri on Wednesday. Kentucky improves to 10-2 overall and 1-0 in league play. Missouri drops to 7-7 and 0-1 in the SEC. UK will return to action on Sunday with a home date against LSU at 1:30 p.m. ET. “I’m really pleased...
    Behind a career offensive day from sophomore Leah Edmond and the fifth double-double of the year from freshman Madison Lilley, the No. 10 Kentucky volleyball team opened Southeastern Conference action with a 3-1 (19-25, 25-18, 25-19, 25-19) win at Missouri on Wednesday. Kentucky improves to 10-2 overall and 1-0 in league play. Missouri drops to 7-7 and 0-1 in the SEC. UK will return to action on Sunday with a home date against LSU at 1:30 p.m. ET. “I’m really pleased...
  • Florida's McElwain Impressed with Kentucky

    Florida's McElwain Impressed with Kentucky

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:06 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:06:15 GMT
    AP Photo/Brynn AndersonAP Photo/Brynn Anderson
    Kentucky is getting another shot to end a long losing streak against the Florida Gators--30 years to be exact. You would understand if the Gators came into Lexington pretty confidently but you can tell Florida Head Coach, Jim McElwain, has concern for his team. The Wildcats are 3-0 and playing with a lot of confidence, on their home field and it's a sellout. This morning on the SEC Teleconference, McElwain said, "I know you guys take it as coach-spech, but Kentucky's a team...
    Kentucky is getting another shot to end a long losing streak against the Florida Gators--30 years to be exact. You would understand if the Gators came into Lexington pretty confidently but you can tell Florida Head Coach, Jim McElwain, has concern for his team. The Wildcats are 3-0 and playing with a lot of confidence, on their home field and it's a sellout. This morning on the SEC Teleconference, McElwain said, "I know you guys take it as coach-spech, but Kentucky's a team...
  • Morehead St. Basketball Will Have Featured OVC Game This Season

    Morehead St. Basketball Will Have Featured OVC Game This Season

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:06:20 GMT
    The Ohio Valley Conference announced its slate of Conference games across ESPN networks for the 2017-18 season on Wednesday. The schedule includes seven total men's basketball games (four regular season contests and three OVC Tournament games) that will appear on one of the networks during the season. Each of the regular season games and the OVC Tournament semifinals will air live on ESPNU. The OVC Tournament championship game will air on ESPN2 at 7:00 p.m. CT on Saturday, March 3. ...
    The Ohio Valley Conference announced its slate of Conference games across ESPN networks for the 2017-18 season on Wednesday. The schedule includes seven total men's basketball games (four regular season contests and three OVC Tournament games) that will appear on one of the networks during the season. Each of the regular season games and the OVC Tournament semifinals will air live on ESPNU. The OVC Tournament championship game will air on ESPN2 at 7:00 p.m. CT on Saturday, March 3. ...
  • SEC Coaches-Hotter Seats

    SEC Coaches-Hotter Seats

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:00:18 GMT
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    The Southeastern Conference coaches who entered the season facing questions about their job security haven't done much to quiet them. In fact, the heat from fans has intensified around coaches like Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin, Auburn's Gus Malzahn, Arkansas' Bret Bielema and Tennessee's Butch Jones . The season's only about a quarter of the way done so much could change the rest of the way - good and bad. There's been some bad already for each of those four coaches. Fans and bosse...

    The Southeastern Conference coaches who entered the season facing questions about their job security haven't done much to quiet them. In fact, the heat from fans has intensified around coaches like Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin, Auburn's Gus Malzahn, Arkansas' Bret Bielema and Tennessee's Butch Jones . The season's only about a quarter of the way done so much could change the rest of the way - good and bad. There's been some bad already for each of those four coaches. Fans and bosse...

  • 15 Seconds Of Fame, UK To Deliver Videoboard Moments to Fans

    15 Seconds Of Fame, UK To Deliver Videoboard Moments to Fans

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:07 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:07:59 GMT

     15 Seconds of Fame (15SOF), the breakthrough social media app that delivers personal video moments to fans who appear on camera at live events, and the University of Kentucky have announced a partnership to provide football fans at Kroger Field with their videoboard moments. The deal makes Kentucky the first SEC program to partner with 15SOF. Starting with Saturday’s Kentucky-Florida matchup, fans who download the free 15SOF app and take a “selfie” to sign u...

     15 Seconds of Fame (15SOF), the breakthrough social media app that delivers personal video moments to fans who appear on camera at live events, and the University of Kentucky have announced a partnership to provide football fans at Kroger Field with their videoboard moments. The deal makes Kentucky the first SEC program to partner with 15SOF. Starting with Saturday’s Kentucky-Florida matchup, fans who download the free 15SOF app and take a “selfie” to sign u...

  • UK Hoops Will Play Three Games At Rupp

    UK Hoops Will Play Three Games At Rupp

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:56:21 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    For the first time in over a decade, the University of Kentucky women’s basketball team will play three regular-season games inside Rupp Arena, facing Tennessee on Dec. 31, South Carolina on Jan. 21 and LSU on Feb. 4 in the historic building. All three games will tip at noon ET with the Tennessee and LSU games to be televised on SEC Network, while the South Carolina game will be on ESPNU. The Dec. 31 game vs. Tennessee will be a doubleheader with the Kentucky men’s bask...
    For the first time in over a decade, the University of Kentucky women’s basketball team will play three regular-season games inside Rupp Arena, facing Tennessee on Dec. 31, South Carolina on Jan. 21 and LSU on Feb. 4 in the historic building. All three games will tip at noon ET with the Tennessee and LSU games to be televised on SEC Network, while the South Carolina game will be on ESPNU. The Dec. 31 game vs. Tennessee will be a doubleheader with the Kentucky men’s bask...
  • Big Blue Madness Tickets Will Be Available Sept. 29th

    Big Blue Madness Tickets Will Be Available Sept. 29th

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:38 AM EDT2017-09-20 15:38:02 GMT
    Tickets for the 2017 edition of Big Blue Madness in Rupp Arena will be available Friday, Sept. 29, at 10 p.m. at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Avenue of Champions and online at Ticketmaster.com. Big Blue Madness, the first open practice opportunity for UK’s 2017-18 men’s and women’s basketball teams, is Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. It will also air live on the SEC Network. Tickets are free again this year for the annual spectacle in Rupp Arena, which will feat...
    Tickets for the 2017 edition of Big Blue Madness in Rupp Arena will be available Friday, Sept. 29, at 10 p.m. at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Avenue of Champions and online at Ticketmaster.com. Big Blue Madness, the first open practice opportunity for UK’s 2017-18 men’s and women’s basketball teams, is Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. It will also air live on the SEC Network. Tickets are free again this year for the annual spectacle in Rupp Arena, which will feat...
  • Country Duo Aly’An To Play Pregame Concert Saturday

    Country Duo Aly’An To Play Pregame Concert Saturday

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:23 AM EDT2017-09-20 15:23:20 GMT
    Country duo Aly’An will play the second Kentucky Football Pregame Concert of the season on Saturday before the Wildcats host Florida. The concert will take place on the stage in the plaza outside Gate 12 of Kroger Field. Aly’An will play immediately following the Cat Walk presented by Chevy, which is set to begin at 5:15 p.m. Bradford BBQ and Mad Mike’s food trucks will be open next to the concert stage. The game between the 3-0 Wildcats and No. 20/22 Florida w...
    Country duo Aly’An will play the second Kentucky Football Pregame Concert of the season on Saturday before the Wildcats host Florida. The concert will take place on the stage in the plaza outside Gate 12 of Kroger Field. Aly’An will play immediately following the Cat Walk presented by Chevy, which is set to begin at 5:15 p.m. Bradford BBQ and Mad Mike’s food trucks will be open next to the concert stage. The game between the 3-0 Wildcats and No. 20/22 Florida w...
  • It's Time For The Streak To End – And To Turn Leach And Cutler Loose After The Win

    It's Time For The Streak To End – And To Turn Leach And Cutler Loose After The Win

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:00 AM EDT2017-09-20 10:00:13 GMT
    Stephen Johnson celebrated with UK fans after the win at South Carolina. If UK beats Florida Saturday, it will turn into an on-field party. (Keyle Chisesi/GoBigBlueCountry.com)Stephen Johnson celebrated with UK fans after the win at South Carolina. If UK beats Florida Saturday, it will turn into an on-field party. (Keyle Chisesi/GoBigBlueCountry.com)
    By LARRY VAUGHT For those Kentucky fans born after 1986, you can’t fault them for not believing Kentucky can beat Florida Saturday. They’ve never seen it happen. NOT ONCE. But this old media member has. I was in Commonwealth Stadium in 1986 — and I am sure my buddy Oscar Combs of The Cats’ Pause was, too, along with WKYT-TV sports anchor Rob Bromley and WLAP sports host Dick Gabriel — when UK won 10-3 in a game that it DOMINATED. Best I remember, Kentu...
    By LARRY VAUGHT For those Kentucky fans born after 1986, you can’t fault them for not believing Kentucky can beat Florida Saturday. They’ve never seen it happen. NOT ONCE. But this old media member has. I was in Commonwealth Stadium in 1986 — and I am sure my buddy Oscar Combs of The Cats’ Pause was, too, along with WKYT-TV sports anchor Rob Bromley and WLAP sports host Dick Gabriel — when UK won 10-3 in a game that it DOMINATED. Best I remember, Kentu...
  • Kentucky and Xavier Set for Ranked Showdown Wednesday at The Bell

    Kentucky and Xavier Set for Ranked Showdown Wednesday at The Bell

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:25:02 GMT
    Chet WhiteChet White
    A pair of 5-1-1 men’s soccer teams will put their records on the line against one another at The Bell on Wednesday. No. 15/21[i] Kentucky will host RV/No. 23 Xavier with first touch slated for 7:35 p.m.  The match will be streamed live via ESPN3 platforms. The setup As aforementioned, both teams boast 2017 records of won 5, lost 1, drew 1. Kentucky is coming off a 1-0 win on the always-challenging in-conference trip to New Mexico. UK lost its last match a...
    A pair of 5-1-1 men’s soccer teams will put their records on the line against one another at The Bell on Wednesday. No. 15/21[i] Kentucky will host RV/No. 23 Xavier with first touch slated for 7:35 p.m.  The match will be streamed live via ESPN3 platforms. The setup As aforementioned, both teams boast 2017 records of won 5, lost 1, drew 1. Kentucky is coming off a 1-0 win on the always-challenging in-conference trip to New Mexico. UK lost its last match a...
  • Keeneland September Sale Continues to Show Strength

    Keeneland September Sale Continues to Show Strength

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 9:42 PM EDT2017-09-20 01:42:06 GMT
    Two yearlings, a filly by Warrior’s Reward and a colt by Stay Thirsty, each sold for $325,000 to headline a solid day of trade during Tuesday’s eighth session of Keeneland’s 12-day September Yearling Sale. Today Keeneland sold 285 yearlings for gross sales of $15,571,000, for an average of $54,635 and a median of $40,000. “European pinhookers in particular were very active today; it was a good mix of domestic and foreign participation,” Keeneland Direct...
    Two yearlings, a filly by Warrior’s Reward and a colt by Stay Thirsty, each sold for $325,000 to headline a solid day of trade during Tuesday’s eighth session of Keeneland’s 12-day September Yearling Sale. Today Keeneland sold 285 yearlings for gross sales of $15,571,000, for an average of $54,635 and a median of $40,000. “European pinhookers in particular were very active today; it was a good mix of domestic and foreign participation,” Keeneland Direct...
  • No. 10 Kentucky Opens SEC Season At Missouri

    No. 10 Kentucky Opens SEC Season At Missouri

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-09-20 00:00:17 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – After wrapping up the nonconference portion of the season with two wins against Louisville and Kennesaw State last weekend, the No. 10 Kentucky volleyball program will hit the road to open Southeastern Conference play on Wednesday. UK will face Missouri at 8 p.m. ET and the match can be watched live on the SEC Network with Missy Whittemore and Dawn Davenport on the call. The match will also be streamed live on the Watch ESPN app. After the match on Wednesday, ...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – After wrapping up the nonconference portion of the season with two wins against Louisville and Kennesaw State last weekend, the No. 10 Kentucky volleyball program will hit the road to open Southeastern Conference play on Wednesday. UK will face Missouri at 8 p.m. ET and the match can be watched live on the SEC Network with Missy Whittemore and Dawn Davenport on the call. The match will also be streamed live on the Watch ESPN app. After the match on Wednesday, ...
  • UK Florida Is Sold Out

    UK Florida Is Sold Out

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:12 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:12:40 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics

    3-0 Kentucky plays host to 1-1 Florida Saturday night at 7:30 in what is going to be the first sellout since Auburn came to town on Oct 15, 2015. With capacity cut back to 61,000 it should be easier to sell out Kroger Field, but it hasn't been.  If UK can beat Florida, they should not only get in the Top 25, but this might not be the only sellout of the season. UK Athletics will honor its 2017 Hall of Fame class during halftime on Saturday.  Randall Cobb, now with the Gre...

    3-0 Kentucky plays host to 1-1 Florida Saturday night at 7:30 in what is going to be the first sellout since Auburn came to town on Oct 15, 2015. With capacity cut back to 61,000 it should be easier to sell out Kroger Field, but it hasn't been.  If UK can beat Florida, they should not only get in the Top 25, but this might not be the only sellout of the season. UK Athletics will honor its 2017 Hall of Fame class during halftime on Saturday.  Randall Cobb, now with the Gre...

  • Carroll, Kemper Named OVC Players Of The Week

    Carroll, Kemper Named OVC Players Of The Week

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:00:16 GMT
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Eastern Kentucky University soccer players Emmi Carroll and Haley Kemper have been voted the Ohio Valley Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday. It is the first time EKU has had the OVC Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week in the same week since Devon Saini (Offensive) and Lauren Fant (Defensive) pulled off the feat in August of 2011. Carroll was a force up front last week, scoring two ...
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Eastern Kentucky University soccer players Emmi Carroll and Haley Kemper have been voted the Ohio Valley Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday. It is the first time EKU has had the OVC Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week in the same week since Devon Saini (Offensive) and Lauren Fant (Defensive) pulled off the feat in August of 2011. Carroll was a force up front last week, scoring two ...
  • EKU’S Moberly Posts Top-5 Finish In Loaded Field At Tennessee

    EKU’S Moberly Posts Top-5 Finish In Loaded Field At Tennessee

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-09-19 20:00:17 GMT
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – In a field that included six teams ranked in the top-35 in the nation at the end of last season, and 10 teams rated among the top-65, Eastern Kentucky University’s Elsa Moberly tied for fifth and broke two school records at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship hosted by the University of Tennessee. All 15 teams included in the field were ranked among the top-100 in the nation at the end of last season.  EKU finished 13th overall, bea...
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – In a field that included six teams ranked in the top-35 in the nation at the end of last season, and 10 teams rated among the top-65, Eastern Kentucky University’s Elsa Moberly tied for fifth and broke two school records at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship hosted by the University of Tennessee. All 15 teams included in the field were ranked among the top-100 in the nation at the end of last season.  EKU finished 13th overall, bea...
  • UK Announces 2018 Football Schedule

    UK Announces 2018 Football Schedule

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:15 PM EDT2017-09-19 19:15:30 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    The 2018 Kentucky football schedule features seven home games, including visits from Mississippi State, South Carolina, Vanderbilt and Georgia, and five road games, the Southeastern Conference announced Tuesday. Kentucky opens its season at Kroger Field with Central Michigan on Sept. 1 before traveling to The Swamp to face the Florida Gators in the SEC opener on Sept. 8. The Wildcats close out September with a three-game homestand that includes Murray State (Sept. 15), Mississippi ...
    The 2018 Kentucky football schedule features seven home games, including visits from Mississippi State, South Carolina, Vanderbilt and Georgia, and five road games, the Southeastern Conference announced Tuesday. Kentucky opens its season at Kroger Field with Central Michigan on Sept. 1 before traveling to The Swamp to face the Florida Gators in the SEC opener on Sept. 8. The Wildcats close out September with a three-game homestand that includes Murray State (Sept. 15), Mississippi ...
  • Pro Day For UK Is Oct. 8th

    Pro Day For UK Is Oct. 8th

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 2:25 PM EDT2017-09-19 18:25:17 GMT
    AP Photo/James CrispAP Photo/James Crisp
    Kentucky men’s basketball’s annual Pro Day, which provides NBA teams with an up-close look at the current Wildcats’ roster, has been set for Oct. 8 in Rupp Arena. But it won’t just be NBA teams that get to watch. Kentucky fans will once again get a sneak peek, as the SEC Network will televise the practice live from 7 to 9 p.m. It’s the fourth consecutive season UK’s Pro Day will be televised. Sean Farnham and Seth Greenberg will be on hand to ...
    Kentucky men’s basketball’s annual Pro Day, which provides NBA teams with an up-close look at the current Wildcats’ roster, has been set for Oct. 8 in Rupp Arena. But it won’t just be NBA teams that get to watch. Kentucky fans will once again get a sneak peek, as the SEC Network will televise the practice live from 7 to 9 p.m. It’s the fourth consecutive season UK’s Pro Day will be televised. Sean Farnham and Seth Greenberg will be on hand to ...
  • SEC Storied Shares The Inspirational Career Of C. M. Newton with “Courage Matters – The C. M. Newton Story”

    SEC Storied Shares The Inspirational Career Of C. M. Newton with “Courage Matters – The C. M. Newton Story”

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-09-19 16:54:53 GMT

    Featuring one of the towering figures in Southeastern Conference history, the latest chapter in ESPN Films’ SEC Storied series is “Courage Matters – The C. M. Newton Story.” Premiering Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 9 p.m. ET on SEC Network, the film explores the story of Newton’s influence on the basketball world, a career spanning seven decades as an innovator and an advocate for the advancement of African-Americans in athletics. “Courage Matters ...

    Featuring one of the towering figures in Southeastern Conference history, the latest chapter in ESPN Films’ SEC Storied series is “Courage Matters – The C. M. Newton Story.” Premiering Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 9 p.m. ET on SEC Network, the film explores the story of Newton’s influence on the basketball world, a career spanning seven decades as an innovator and an advocate for the advancement of African-Americans in athletics. “Courage Matters ...

  • Blue-White Game Tickets Set To Go On Sale Monday

    Blue-White Game Tickets Set To Go On Sale Monday

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:33 AM EDT2017-09-19 14:33:02 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – Tickets for the Kentucky men’s basketball Blue-White Game go on sale Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. ET. The annual exhibition is scheduled for Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. in Rupp Arena. The game will be televised by the SEC Network. On Monday at 5 p.m., tickets will be available online through Ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000. Based on availability after Monday evening’s on-sale, tickets will also be available beginning...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – Tickets for the Kentucky men’s basketball Blue-White Game go on sale Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. ET. The annual exhibition is scheduled for Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. in Rupp Arena. The game will be televised by the SEC Network. On Monday at 5 p.m., tickets will be available online through Ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000. Based on availability after Monday evening’s on-sale, tickets will also be available beginning...
  • DeDe Haynes Expects Stands To Be Filled With BBN Fans Ready To See UK Beat Florida

    DeDe Haynes Expects Stands To Be Filled With BBN Fans Ready To See UK Beat Florida

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:27 AM EDT2017-09-19 09:27:22 GMT
    DeDe Haynes said the smiles her son, Nick, and Benny Snell, left, had after the South Carolina win were contagious.DeDe Haynes said the smiles her son, Nick, and Benny Snell, left, had after the South Carolina win were contagious.
    By LARRY VAUGHT DeDe Haynes is a mild-mannered, God-fearing woman who loves watching her son, senior Nick Haynes, play football at the University of Kentucky. But this week she’s a little bit more hyper than normal. She’s ready to see Kentucky end a 30-yard losing streak to Florida Saturday night and move to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in Southeastern Conference play. It would be even sweeter because the Haynes live in Niceville, Fla. — where all the love goes to...
    By LARRY VAUGHT DeDe Haynes is a mild-mannered, God-fearing woman who loves watching her son, senior Nick Haynes, play football at the University of Kentucky. But this week she’s a little bit more hyper than normal. She’s ready to see Kentucky end a 30-yard losing streak to Florida Saturday night and move to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in Southeastern Conference play. It would be even sweeter because the Haynes live in Niceville, Fla. — where all the love goes to...
  • Kentucky Gymnastics Releases 2018 Schedule

    Kentucky Gymnastics Releases 2018 Schedule

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-09-19 03:00:13 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky gymnastics has set its schedule for the 2018 season, and UK will face some of the best programs in the nation. The Wildcats are set to host five meets and travel to six schools in the regular season. The Wildcats will open the season with their annual “Excite Night,” Jan. 5. Opening night will be memorable, as the Cats will compete in Rupp Arena for the first time in program history. UK will welcome Southeast Missouri State, George Washingt...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky gymnastics has set its schedule for the 2018 season, and UK will face some of the best programs in the nation. The Wildcats are set to host five meets and travel to six schools in the regular season. The Wildcats will open the season with their annual “Excite Night,” Jan. 5. Opening night will be memorable, as the Cats will compete in Rupp Arena for the first time in program history. UK will welcome Southeast Missouri State, George Washingt...
  • Report: Two Florida Gators Could Be Arrested

    Report: Two Florida Gators Could Be Arrested

    Monday, September 18 2017 10:27 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:27:30 GMT
    There is a report Monday night that two Florida Gators could be arrested by the end of the week. TheReadOptional.com is reporting that Antonio Calloway and Jordan Smith could face felony grand theft and other misdemeanor charges and they could find themselves locked up before the weekend. Nine players have been suspended after using university-distributed cards to buy electronics, selling them and then reporting the cards as stolen.  The Gators visit Kentucky on Saturday with ...
    There is a report Monday night that two Florida Gators could be arrested by the end of the week. TheReadOptional.com is reporting that Antonio Calloway and Jordan Smith could face felony grand theft and other misdemeanor charges and they could find themselves locked up before the weekend. Nine players have been suspended after using university-distributed cards to buy electronics, selling them and then reporting the cards as stolen.  The Gators visit Kentucky on Saturday with ...
  • Kentucky Oaks Winner Cathryn Sophia, Grade 1 Winner Her Emmynency Cataloged For Keeneland 2017 November Sale

    Kentucky Oaks Winner Cathryn Sophia, Grade 1 Winner Her Emmynency Cataloged For Keeneland 2017 November Sale

    Monday, September 18 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:00:14 GMT
    LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 18, 2017) – Kentucky Oaks (G1) winner Cathryn Sophia and Her Emmynency, winner of the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (G1) at Keeneland, have been consigned by Bedouin Bloodstock to Keeneland’s 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale, which begins Nov. 7. Both mares are carrying their first foals, both by leading sire Pioneerof the Nile. Millionaire Cathryn Sophia confirmed her brilliance with a dominating win in the 2016 Kentucky Oaks to establish he...
    LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 18, 2017) – Kentucky Oaks (G1) winner Cathryn Sophia and Her Emmynency, winner of the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (G1) at Keeneland, have been consigned by Bedouin Bloodstock to Keeneland’s 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale, which begins Nov. 7. Both mares are carrying their first foals, both by leading sire Pioneerof the Nile. Millionaire Cathryn Sophia confirmed her brilliance with a dominating win in the 2016 Kentucky Oaks to establish he...
  • Women's Tennis With Strong Showing At Greater Cincinnati Invite

    Women's Tennis With Strong Showing At Greater Cincinnati Invite

    Monday, September 18 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:00:14 GMT
    MASON, Ohio – The Eastern Kentucky University women’s tennis team opened the fall season with strong showing at the Greater Cincinnati Fall Invitational last weekend. The squad posted an 11-8 record in singles play and went 7-3 in doubles.  Alexandra Belle, Kristina Lagoda and Sagung Putri Dwinta led the charge in for the women’s portion of the singles competition, each going 2-1 on the weekend. Belle started off the event squaring off against St. Franci...
    MASON, Ohio – The Eastern Kentucky University women’s tennis team opened the fall season with strong showing at the Greater Cincinnati Fall Invitational last weekend. The squad posted an 11-8 record in singles play and went 7-3 in doubles.  Alexandra Belle, Kristina Lagoda and Sagung Putri Dwinta led the charge in for the women’s portion of the singles competition, each going 2-1 on the weekend. Belle started off the event squaring off against St. Franci...
  • Engle, Lucas Pick Up Conference USA Weekly Honors

    Engle, Lucas Pick Up Conference USA Weekly Honors

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-09-19 00:00:19 GMT
    IRVING, Texas – For the third-straight week, WKU Volleyball has seen student-athletes recognized for their performances on the court as Sydney Engle and Jessica Lucas have earned Defensive Player of the Week and Setter of the Week, respectively, the Conference USA office announced Monday. The honors come after a big weekend in Columbus, Ohio, as the Lady Toppers swept No. 25 Ohio State and ultimately won the Buckeye Invitational. Four weeks into the season, WKU Volleyball ...
    IRVING, Texas – For the third-straight week, WKU Volleyball has seen student-athletes recognized for their performances on the court as Sydney Engle and Jessica Lucas have earned Defensive Player of the Week and Setter of the Week, respectively, the Conference USA office announced Monday. The honors come after a big weekend in Columbus, Ohio, as the Lady Toppers swept No. 25 Ohio State and ultimately won the Buckeye Invitational. Four weeks into the season, WKU Volleyball ...
  • Men's Tennis Opens Season At Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Invitational

    Men's Tennis Opens Season At Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Invitational

    Monday, September 18 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:00:19 GMT
    MASON, Ohio – The duo of Ramon van Flymen and Parth Aggarwal led the way for the Eastern Kentucky University men’s tennis team this weekend at the Greater Cincinnati Invitational. The two paired up to go 1-1 in doubles play and each posted 2-1 marks in the singles portion of the competition. “The biggest bright spot for the men this weekend was that Ramon van Flymen played like a true veteran, winning 2-of-3 super tiebreakers to clinch victories,” explai...
    MASON, Ohio – The duo of Ramon van Flymen and Parth Aggarwal led the way for the Eastern Kentucky University men’s tennis team this weekend at the Greater Cincinnati Invitational. The two paired up to go 1-1 in doubles play and each posted 2-1 marks in the singles portion of the competition. “The biggest bright spot for the men this weekend was that Ramon van Flymen played like a true veteran, winning 2-of-3 super tiebreakers to clinch victories,” explai...
  • Sylve Named SIAC Newcomer Of The Week

    Sylve Named SIAC Newcomer Of The Week

    Monday, September 18 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:00:14 GMT
    KYSU AthleticsKYSU Athletics
    Frankfort, Ky.-Kentucky State University football sophomore running Brett Sylve has been awarded the Newcomer of the Week by the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Sylve was the offensive focal point for the Thorobreds in their 30-23 win over in-state opponent Kentucky Wesleyan College on Saturday. He accounted for 100 yards rushing on 21 attempts, but his largest contribution came on special teams. Following a KWC touchdown, Sylve ran back the 90-yard kickoff r...
    Frankfort, Ky.-Kentucky State University football sophomore running Brett Sylve has been awarded the Newcomer of the Week by the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Sylve was the offensive focal point for the Thorobreds in their 30-23 win over in-state opponent Kentucky Wesleyan College on Saturday. He accounted for 100 yards rushing on 21 attempts, but his largest contribution came on special teams. Following a KWC touchdown, Sylve ran back the 90-yard kickoff r...
  • Austin MacGinnis Is One Of The Lou Groza Stars Of The Week

    Austin MacGinnis Is One Of The Lou Groza Stars Of The Week

    Monday, September 18 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-09-18 21:09:08 GMT
    Chet White-UK AthleticsChet White-UK Athletics
    College football’s top kicking award, the Palm Beach County Sports Commission Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award presented by the Orange Bowl recognizes three of the top kickers each week from FBS division teams as the “Stars of the Week.” University of Utah senior walk-on Matt Gay has not missed a kick of any kind so far this season. He made field goals of 56, 50, 21 and 20 yards in Utah’s 54-16 rout of San Jose State in Salt Lake City on Saturday. ...
    College football’s top kicking award, the Palm Beach County Sports Commission Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award presented by the Orange Bowl recognizes three of the top kickers each week from FBS division teams as the “Stars of the Week.” University of Utah senior walk-on Matt Gay has not missed a kick of any kind so far this season. He made field goals of 56, 50, 21 and 20 yards in Utah’s 54-16 rout of San Jose State in Salt Lake City on Saturday. ...
  • Top High School Teams In Kentucky

    Top High School Teams In Kentucky

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:33 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:33:54 GMT
    (AP) _ The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls, with first-place votes, records, total points and previous rankings: ^Class 1A= †Rank-School                     FPV     Rcd TP  Pvs †1. Paintsville                  (8)  &n...
    (AP) _ The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls, with first-place votes, records, total points and previous rankings: ^Class 1A= †Rank-School                     FPV     Rcd TP  Pvs †1. Paintsville                  (8)  &n...
  • Baity, MacGinnis Earn SEC Weekly Honors

    Baity, MacGinnis Earn SEC Weekly Honors

    Monday, September 18 2017 12:28 PM EDT2017-09-18 16:28:16 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – Kentucky junior cornerback Derrick Baity Jr. and senior kicker Austin MacGinnis were named Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week and Special Teams Player of the Week, respectively, for their standout performances in Saturday’s 23-13 victory at South Carolina, the league announced on Monday. This is the fourth time in school history that Kentucky has had at least two players honored for the same game.  In 2007, ...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – Kentucky junior cornerback Derrick Baity Jr. and senior kicker Austin MacGinnis were named Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week and Special Teams Player of the Week, respectively, for their standout performances in Saturday’s 23-13 victory at South Carolina, the league announced on Monday. This is the fourth time in school history that Kentucky has had at least two players honored for the same game.  In 2007, ...
  • Dwane Casey Understands Even Better Now Courage It Took For Joe Hall To Do What He Did In 1978 NCAA Tournament Win

    Dwane Casey Understands Even Better Now Courage It Took For Joe Hall To Do What He Did In 1978 NCAA Tournament Win

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:59 AM EDT2017-09-18 08:59:56 GMT
    Dwane Casey (20) and his 1977-78 teammates will be featured in a new book by Doug Brunk on the 1978 national championship team.Dwane Casey (20) and his 1977-78 teammates will be featured in a new book by Doug Brunk on the 1978 national championship team.
    By LARRY VAUGHT It’s no surprise that Dwane Casey wanted to have lunch with his former Kentucky coach, Joe Hall, when he returned to Lexington for the recent alumni game. Casey, now the head coach of the Toronto Raptors, said he had a “great time” sharing stories with Hall, former Cats’ Pause publisher Oscar Combs, and former UK teammates Jack Givens, Kyle Macy, and Freddie Cowan. “I’ve been on coach Hall’s radio show before. We h...
    By LARRY VAUGHT It’s no surprise that Dwane Casey wanted to have lunch with his former Kentucky coach, Joe Hall, when he returned to Lexington for the recent alumni game. Casey, now the head coach of the Toronto Raptors, said he had a “great time” sharing stories with Hall, former Cats’ Pause publisher Oscar Combs, and former UK teammates Jack Givens, Kyle Macy, and Freddie Cowan. “I’ve been on coach Hall’s radio show before. We h...
  • Half-Brother To 2017 Saratoga Special Winner Brings $625,000 To Top Strong Sunday Session At Keeneland September Sale

    Half-Brother To 2017 Saratoga Special Winner Brings $625,000 To Top Strong Sunday Session At Keeneland September Sale

    Monday, September 18 2017 1:00 AM EDT2017-09-18 05:00:21 GMT
    LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 17, 2017) – The market continued to show strength during Sunday’s session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, headlined by the sale of a half-brother to recent Saratoga Special (G2) winner Copper Bullet for $625,000 to Steven W. Young, agent. Sunday’s session-topper, consigned by James M. Herbener Jr., agent, is from the first crop of Verrazano. Out of the winning Unbridled’s Song mare Allegory, the colt is from the family of Ro...
    LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 17, 2017) – The market continued to show strength during Sunday’s session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, headlined by the sale of a half-brother to recent Saratoga Special (G2) winner Copper Bullet for $625,000 to Steven W. Young, agent. Sunday’s session-topper, consigned by James M. Herbener Jr., agent, is from the first crop of Verrazano. Out of the winning Unbridled’s Song mare Allegory, the colt is from the family of Ro...
  • Cal Offers 2019 Teammates Scottie Lewis And Bryan Antoine

    Cal Offers 2019 Teammates Scottie Lewis And Bryan Antoine

    Monday, September 18 2017 12:40 AM EDT2017-09-18 04:40:26 GMT
    Pat LawlessPat Lawless

    John Calipari is already building his 2019 class.  According to 247Sports, Cal extended offers to 5-star teammates Scottie Lewis and Brian Antoine Sunday.  Both top prospects in the Class of 2019, they're teammates The Ranney School in Eatontown, N.J. and for Team Rio on the Under Armour travel circuit. Lewis is ranked the No. 1 shooting guard and 5th overall prospect in the 2019 class by 247Sports, while Antoine is ranked No. 8 overall and the top combo guard in ...

    John Calipari is already building his 2019 class.  According to 247Sports, Cal extended offers to 5-star teammates Scottie Lewis and Brian Antoine Sunday.  Both top prospects in the Class of 2019, they're teammates The Ranney School in Eatontown, N.J. and for Team Rio on the Under Armour travel circuit. Lewis is ranked the No. 1 shooting guard and 5th overall prospect in the 2019 class by 247Sports, while Antoine is ranked No. 8 overall and the top combo guard in ...

  • Keeneland Releases Statement On Passing Of Penny Chenery

    Keeneland Releases Statement On Passing Of Penny Chenery

    Monday, September 18 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-09-18 04:00:40 GMT
    SECRETARIAT.COMSECRETARIAT.COM
    Keeneland joins the Thoroughbred community worldwide in mourning the passing of Penny Chenery. Mrs. Chenery exemplified the very best of our sport, serving as one of its most beloved and passionate ambassadors. She was a generous owner, tirelessly sharing the legacy of her great Triple Crown winner, Secretariat, with generations of fans that extended far beyond racing. Keeneland is honored to have played a role in the movie Secretariat, and to remember her 1972 Blue Grass Stakes ...
    Keeneland joins the Thoroughbred community worldwide in mourning the passing of Penny Chenery. Mrs. Chenery exemplified the very best of our sport, serving as one of its most beloved and passionate ambassadors. She was a generous owner, tirelessly sharing the legacy of her great Triple Crown winner, Secretariat, with generations of fans that extended far beyond racing. Keeneland is honored to have played a role in the movie Secretariat, and to remember her 1972 Blue Grass Stakes ...
  • EKU Beats Rival Morehead State, 3-2, In Overtime

    EKU Beats Rival Morehead State, 3-2, In Overtime

    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:30 PM EDT2017-09-18 03:30:10 GMT
    MOREHEAD, Ky. – Sophomore Marian Wolski made her first career goal count, scoring the game-winner in overtime to lift the Eastern Kentucky University soccer team past rival Morehead State, 3-2, on Sunday afternoon at Jayne Stadium. The game was tied, 1-1, in the 76th minute when freshman Kylie Thompson received a pass from sophomore Erin Torrence on a breakaway, drew MSU keeper Michelle Washburn out of the box and buried a shot from distance to give EKU (4-3-2, 1-0-1 ...
    MOREHEAD, Ky. – Sophomore Marian Wolski made her first career goal count, scoring the game-winner in overtime to lift the Eastern Kentucky University soccer team past rival Morehead State, 3-2, on Sunday afternoon at Jayne Stadium. The game was tied, 1-1, in the 76th minute when freshman Kylie Thompson received a pass from sophomore Erin Torrence on a breakaway, drew MSU keeper Michelle Washburn out of the box and buried a shot from distance to give EKU (4-3-2, 1-0-1 ...
  • Cross Country Turns In Hopeful Showing At Berea Invitational

    Cross Country Turns In Hopeful Showing At Berea Invitational

    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-09-18 03:00:13 GMT
    Berea, Ky.-Kentucky State University men's and women's cross country competed in the Berea College Mike and Mary Kay Invitational on Saturday. Both squads finished in the bottom third of the overall team standings, but according to head coach Fatimah Shabazz, it was a tune-up after some early year limitations. "I am very proud of the hard work and determination that our Thorobreds and Thorobrettes showed this weekend," said Shabazz. "It was our first meet compare...
    Berea, Ky.-Kentucky State University men's and women's cross country competed in the Berea College Mike and Mary Kay Invitational on Saturday. Both squads finished in the bottom third of the overall team standings, but according to head coach Fatimah Shabazz, it was a tune-up after some early year limitations. "I am very proud of the hard work and determination that our Thorobreds and Thorobrettes showed this weekend," said Shabazz. "It was our first meet compare...
  • Mitchell Robinson Pursuing NBA Career

    Mitchell Robinson Pursuing NBA Career

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:57 PM EDT2017-09-18 02:57:01 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    Just three weeks after re-enrolling at Western Kentucky, Mitchell Robinson has once again left the campus, and declared that he is pursuing a career in the NBA. According to a report from Scout.com's Evan Daniels, Robinson left Western Kentucky’s campus earlier this week, returning to his home in Louisiana, before coming to this decision. Robinson is quoted as saying, "“I’ve decided to leave Western Kentucky and just focus on next year’s NBA Draft. ...
    Just three weeks after re-enrolling at Western Kentucky, Mitchell Robinson has once again left the campus, and declared that he is pursuing a career in the NBA. According to a report from Scout.com's Evan Daniels, Robinson left Western Kentucky’s campus earlier this week, returning to his home in Louisiana, before coming to this decision. Robinson is quoted as saying, "“I’ve decided to leave Western Kentucky and just focus on next year’s NBA Draft. ...
  • Five Match Unbeaten Streak Vs. Tennessee Snapped Sunday

    Five Match Unbeaten Streak Vs. Tennessee Snapped Sunday

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:30 PM EDT2017-09-18 02:30:10 GMT
    ukathletics.comukathletics.com

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tennessee scored two first half goals, and a late tally in the second half to push past Kentucky 3-0 on Sunday night at Regal Stadium. With the loss, Kentucky falls to 5-5-0 overall and suffers its first loss of the season in Southeastern Conference play. Tennessee remains unbeaten and is now 9-0-0 on the year. UK will host No. 2 South Carolina on Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. ET from the Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington. The match will be a ‘White Out

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tennessee scored two first half goals, and a late tally in the second half to push past Kentucky 3-0 on Sunday night at Regal Stadium. With the loss, Kentucky falls to 5-5-0 overall and suffers its first loss of the season in Southeastern Conference play. Tennessee remains unbeaten and is now 9-0-0 on the year. UK will host No. 2 South Carolina on Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. ET from the Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington. The match will be a ‘White Out

  • Hilltoppers Head To Memphis Intercollegiate After Tough Qualifying

    Hilltoppers Head To Memphis Intercollegiate After Tough Qualifying

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-18 02:00:13 GMT
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — After an intense period of qualifying, the WKU Hilltopper Golf team returns to action this week at the Memphis Intercollegiate. It took a three-hole playoff for the Hilltoppers to determine their lineup for the Memphis tournament, which will take place Monday and Tuesday at the par-72, 7,235-yard Colonial Country Club in Cordova, Tenn. WKU will be one of 13 programs competing in the 54-hole event. Play will begin at 8 a.m. CT Monday in the first of tw...
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — After an intense period of qualifying, the WKU Hilltopper Golf team returns to action this week at the Memphis Intercollegiate. It took a three-hole playoff for the Hilltoppers to determine their lineup for the Memphis tournament, which will take place Monday and Tuesday at the par-72, 7,235-yard Colonial Country Club in Cordova, Tenn. WKU will be one of 13 programs competing in the 54-hole event. Play will begin at 8 a.m. CT Monday in the first of tw...
  • Dale Romans Records 700th Churchill Downs Victory Sunday

    Dale Romans Records 700th Churchill Downs Victory Sunday

    Sunday, September 17 2017 9:30 PM EDT2017-09-18 01:30:08 GMT
    Hans Pennink - Associated PressHans Pennink - Associated Press

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017) – South Louisville native Dale Romans became only the second trainer in Churchill Downs history to win 700 career races beneath the track’s iconic Twin Spires when 2-year-old Promises Fulfilled won Sunday’s seventh race by four lengths under jockey Robby Albarado. More importantly, the milestone victory put the 51-year-old horseman just one win back of joining Bill Mott as the all-tim...

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017) – South Louisville native Dale Romans became only the second trainer in Churchill Downs history to win 700 career races beneath the track’s iconic Twin Spires when 2-year-old Promises Fulfilled won Sunday’s seventh race by four lengths under jockey Robby Albarado. More importantly, the milestone victory put the 51-year-old horseman just one win back of joining Bill Mott as the all-tim...

  • Greathouse Named Co SIAC Offensive Player Of The Week

    Greathouse Named Co SIAC Offensive Player Of The Week

    Sunday, September 17 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-09-18 01:00:09 GMT
    Frankfort, Ky.-Following a productive first week of the volleyball season, where the Thorobrettes accumulated an overall record of 4-1, junior middle blocker Landri Great house was recognized by the SIAC offices by being named the Co-Offensive Player of the Week. Greathouse helped KSU to wins over Bluefield State College, Brescia University (Ky.), and Oakland City University as she finished with 58 kills and averaging 14.4 points per ...
    Frankfort, Ky.-Following a productive first week of the volleyball season, where the Thorobrettes accumulated an overall record of 4-1, junior middle blocker Landri Great house was recognized by the SIAC offices by being named the Co-Offensive Player of the Week. Greathouse helped KSU to wins over Bluefield State College, Brescia University (Ky.), and Oakland City University as she finished with 58 kills and averaging 14.4 points per ...
  • Churchill Downs Releases Statement On Passing On Penny Chenery

    Churchill Downs Releases Statement On Passing On Penny Chenery

    Sunday, September 17 2017 8:30 PM EDT2017-09-18 00:30:08 GMT
    SECRETARIAT.COMSECRETARIAT.COM
    “Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby family join all in Thoroughbred racing in mourning the passing of Penny Chenery.  Fans embraced her as the owner of Secretariat, her legendary Kentucky Derby and Triple Crown winner and American sports icon, along with her ongoing role as the protector of his legacy and lifelong supporter of causes that promote the health and welfare of retired Thoroughbreds.  We at Churchill Downs also fondly recall her 1972 Kentucky Derby victo...
    “Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby family join all in Thoroughbred racing in mourning the passing of Penny Chenery.  Fans embraced her as the owner of Secretariat, her legendary Kentucky Derby and Triple Crown winner and American sports icon, along with her ongoing role as the protector of his legacy and lifelong supporter of causes that promote the health and welfare of retired Thoroughbreds.  We at Churchill Downs also fondly recall her 1972 Kentucky Derby victo...
  • UK Women’s Golf Opens Season At Mercedes-Benz Championship

    UK Women’s Golf Opens Season At Mercedes-Benz Championship

    Sunday, September 17 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-09-18 00:00:14 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – With its sights set on its first team NCAA Championships appearance since 1992 and with an experienced, talent-filled team, the Kentucky women’s golf team will begin its 2017-18 season on Monday at the Mercedes-Benz Championship in Knoxville, Tennessee. Play will begin Monday from the Cherokee Country Club with 36 holes, followed by the final round of 18 Tuesday. The tournament will be the first of four fall tournaments and the beginning of what the W...
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – With its sights set on its first team NCAA Championships appearance since 1992 and with an experienced, talent-filled team, the Kentucky women’s golf team will begin its 2017-18 season on Monday at the Mercedes-Benz Championship in Knoxville, Tennessee. Play will begin Monday from the Cherokee Country Club with 36 holes, followed by the final round of 18 Tuesday. The tournament will be the first of four fall tournaments and the beginning of what the W...
  • Bengals Losing Sleep Over Historically Bad Start

    Bengals Losing Sleep Over Historically Bad Start

    Sunday, September 17 2017 7:30 PM EDT2017-09-17 23:30:07 GMT
    AP Photo/Frank VictoresAP Photo/Frank Victores
    CINCINNATI (AP) - Weary and bleary, coach Marvin Lewis tried to sum up his team's horrific start. What was supposed to be a special season has quickly soured. Words are as elusive as a good night's sleep or a simple touchdown.      "Um, the uh, you know, hmmm. Not a, you know, not a spot where we thought we'd be, but we are," a bleary-eyed Lewis said Friday afternoon.      They're sleepless in Cincinnati after two historically bad games to open ...
    CINCINNATI (AP) - Weary and bleary, coach Marvin Lewis tried to sum up his team's horrific start. What was supposed to be a special season has quickly soured. Words are as elusive as a good night's sleep or a simple touchdown.      "Um, the uh, you know, hmmm. Not a, you know, not a spot where we thought we'd be, but we are," a bleary-eyed Lewis said Friday afternoon.      They're sleepless in Cincinnati after two historically bad games to open ...
  • Kentucky Receives Votes In Latest AP Poll

    Kentucky Receives Votes In Latest AP Poll

    Sunday, September 17 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-09-17 23:00:15 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    Alabama remains the No. 1 team in the AP Top 25, but Clemson moved to No. 2 after beating Louisville and Lamar Jackson Saturday night. Florida moved up to No. 20 and Tennessee dropped out after the Gators beat the Volunteers 26-20, and Kentucky received 11 votes after beating South Carolina 23-13. For the entire AP Top 25, click here
    Alabama remains the No. 1 team in the AP Top 25, but Clemson moved to No. 2 after beating Louisville and Lamar Jackson Saturday night. Florida moved up to No. 20 and Tennessee dropped out after the Gators beat the Volunteers 26-20, and Kentucky received 11 votes after beating South Carolina 23-13. For the entire AP Top 25, click here
  • Barnes Kicks Late FG To Lead La Tech Over Western Kentucky

    Barnes Kicks Late FG To Lead La Tech Over Western Kentucky

    Sunday, September 17 2017 6:30 PM EDT2017-09-17 22:30:15 GMT
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Jonathan Barnes kicked a 21-yard field goal with two seconds left to give Louisiana Tech a 23-22 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday night in a Conference USA opener.      Kam McKnight scored on a 2-yard run, capping a 91-yard drive to pull Louisiana Tech to 22-20 with 6:08 to play. The Bulldogs' Joe Brown intercepted a J'Mar Smith pass on the ensuing series, but the Hilltoppers punted three plays later. Smith then completed back-to-back ...
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Jonathan Barnes kicked a 21-yard field goal with two seconds left to give Louisiana Tech a 23-22 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday night in a Conference USA opener.      Kam McKnight scored on a 2-yard run, capping a 91-yard drive to pull Louisiana Tech to 22-20 with 6:08 to play. The Bulldogs' Joe Brown intercepted a J'Mar Smith pass on the ensuing series, but the Hilltoppers punted three plays later. Smith then completed back-to-back ...
  • Colonels Pull Away On Final Day To Win EKU Intercollegiate

    Colonels Pull Away On Final Day To Win EKU Intercollegiate

    Sunday, September 17 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-09-17 22:00:15 GMT
    RICHMOND, Ky. – After beginning the day with a four-shot lead over the field, the Eastern Kentucky University men’s golf team cruised to a 12-shot victory at the EKU Intercollegiate sponsored by Raising Cane’s on Sunday. Two Colonels finished in the top-10.  Noah Combs (205, -5) finished second, just one shot out of first.  He shot par or better in all three rounds, including a final round 2-under 68.  Jared Brown carded a final round 4-under 66 ...
    RICHMOND, Ky. – After beginning the day with a four-shot lead over the field, the Eastern Kentucky University men’s golf team cruised to a 12-shot victory at the EKU Intercollegiate sponsored by Raising Cane’s on Sunday. Two Colonels finished in the top-10.  Noah Combs (205, -5) finished second, just one shot out of first.  He shot par or better in all three rounds, including a final round 2-under 68.  Jared Brown carded a final round 4-under 66 ...
  • Higginbotham Hauls In Two Touchdowns In Football's Loss At Austin Peay

    Higginbotham Hauls In Two Touchdowns In Football's Loss At Austin Peay

    Sunday, September 17 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-09-17 21:30:09 GMT
    CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Junior wideout Jarin Higginbotham hauled in a pair of touchdown passes Saturday night, but host Austin Peay rolled up 477 rushing yards and defeated the Morehead State Eagles 69-13 at Fortera Stadium. "We got off to a really rough start again," said head coach Rob Tenyer. "We took possession of the ball and felt like we had a good plan and a ball goes off a helmet and it's an interception right off the bat. But Austin Peay is a...
    CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Junior wideout Jarin Higginbotham hauled in a pair of touchdown passes Saturday night, but host Austin Peay rolled up 477 rushing yards and defeated the Morehead State Eagles 69-13 at Fortera Stadium. "We got off to a really rough start again," said head coach Rob Tenyer. "We took possession of the ball and felt like we had a good plan and a ball goes off a helmet and it's an interception right off the bat. But Austin Peay is a...
  • Mabika’s PK, Clean Sheet Give UK 1-0 Win At New Mexico

    Mabika’s PK, Clean Sheet Give UK 1-0 Win At New Mexico

    Sunday, September 17 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-09-17 21:00:11 GMT
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    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Freshman Aimé Mabike fired home his first career goal, a penalty kick two seconds before halftime, and that proved to be enough for No. 13-ranked Kentucky men’s soccer team’s stout defense as the Wildcats won 1-0 at the vaunted New Mexico Soccer Complex on Saturday night. Kentucky has taken a maximum six points from two Conference USA matches and improved it’s 2017 record to won 5, lost 1, drew 1. The Wildcats broke New Mexico’...
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Freshman Aimé Mabike fired home his first career goal, a penalty kick two seconds before halftime, and that proved to be enough for No. 13-ranked Kentucky men’s soccer team’s stout defense as the Wildcats won 1-0 at the vaunted New Mexico Soccer Complex on Saturday night. Kentucky has taken a maximum six points from two Conference USA matches and improved it’s 2017 record to won 5, lost 1, drew 1. The Wildcats broke New Mexico’...
  • No. 3 Clemson Blows Out Jackson And No. 14 Louisville

    No. 3 Clemson Blows Out Jackson And No. 14 Louisville

    Sunday, September 17 2017 4:30 PM EDT2017-09-17 20:30:09 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kelly Bryant had time to read the defense, allowing the Clemson quarterback to make good decisions and crisp throws. Heisman Trophy-winning counterpart Lamar Jackson didn't get that same luxury for Louisville.      That stark difference paid off with a decisive victory for the third-ranked Tigers.      While Clemson held Jackson in check for most of the game, Bryant accounted for three touchdowns as the Tigers routed No. 14 Louisvil...
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kelly Bryant had time to read the defense, allowing the Clemson quarterback to make good decisions and crisp throws. Heisman Trophy-winning counterpart Lamar Jackson didn't get that same luxury for Louisville.      That stark difference paid off with a decisive victory for the third-ranked Tigers.      While Clemson held Jackson in check for most of the game, Bryant accounted for three touchdowns as the Tigers routed No. 14 Louisvil...
  • Stoops Proud Of Team Victory At South Carolina

    Stoops Proud Of Team Victory At South Carolina

    Sunday, September 17 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-09-17 20:00:14 GMT
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    “I’d like to say our thoughts and our prayers are with our fan who was injured last night. It’s an exciting win and I just want to acknowledge her and let the BBN say prayers for her. “As far as the victory, it was a great team victory. The strength of our team is the team. I’ve told you guys since Day 1 that they have a winning mentality and a winning work ethic, and you’re seeing that. Everybody wants to panic because it’s gotta look pretty...
    “I’d like to say our thoughts and our prayers are with our fan who was injured last night. It’s an exciting win and I just want to acknowledge her and let the BBN say prayers for her. “As far as the victory, it was a great team victory. The strength of our team is the team. I’ve told you guys since Day 1 that they have a winning mentality and a winning work ethic, and you’re seeing that. Everybody wants to panic because it’s gotta look pretty...
  • Penny Chenery, Owner Of Triple Crown Champ Secretariat, Dies

    Penny Chenery, Owner Of Triple Crown Champ Secretariat, Dies

    Sunday, September 17 2017 3:27 PM EDT2017-09-17 19:27:42 GMT
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    Penny Chenery, who bred and raced 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat as well as realizing her ailing father's dream to win the Kentucky Derby in 1972 with Riva Ridge, has died. She was 95.      Chenery died Saturday in her Boulder, Colorado, home following complications from a stroke, according to her children. They announced her death Sunday through Leonard Lusky, her longtime friend and business partner.      In 1973, Secretariat captured the imaginat...
    Penny Chenery, who bred and raced 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat as well as realizing her ailing father's dream to win the Kentucky Derby in 1972 with Riva Ridge, has died. She was 95.      Chenery died Saturday in her Boulder, Colorado, home following complications from a stroke, according to her children. They announced her death Sunday through Leonard Lusky, her longtime friend and business partner.      In 1973, Secretariat captured the imaginat...
  • Katina Powell's Daughter Arrested

    Katina Powell's Daughter Arrested

    Sunday, September 17 2017 12:18 PM EDT2017-09-17 16:18:59 GMT

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WLKY/CNN) - A Louisville television station is reporting that the daughter of "Breaking Cardinal Rules" author Katina Powell has been arrested in Louisville. According to WLKY the Louisville CBS affiliate, Lindsay Powell was charged with assault and burglary. The arrest stemmed from a domestic dispute with her aunt after trying to locate her children. Police say Powell punched her aunt in the face. Powell's other daughter, Abraeshea Moorman was 19 wh...

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WLKY/CNN) - A Louisville television station is reporting that the daughter of "Breaking Cardinal Rules" author Katina Powell has been arrested in Louisville. According to WLKY the Louisville CBS affiliate, Lindsay Powell was charged with assault and burglary. The arrest stemmed from a domestic dispute with her aunt after trying to locate her children. Police say Powell punched her aunt in the face. Powell's other daughter, Abraeshea Moorman was 19 wh...

  • Kentucky-South Carolina Post Game Notes

    Kentucky-South Carolina Post Game Notes

    Saturday, September 16 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-09-17 03:57:23 GMT
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    FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 23, South Carolina 13 Team Records and Series Notes Kentucky is 3-0, 1-0 in the Southeastern Conference. South Carolina is 2-1, 1-1 in the SEC. Kentucky is off to a 3-0 start for the first time since 2010. South Carolina leads the series 17-11-1 but the Wildcats have won four in a row.  USC leads 8-5-1 in games played in Columbia. Kentucky will return to action Sat. Sept. 16 with the SEC home opener vs. Florida. Game time is 7:30 p.m. and wil...

    FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 23, South Carolina 13 Team Records and Series Notes Kentucky is 3-0, 1-0 in the Southeastern Conference. South Carolina is 2-1, 1-1 in the SEC. Kentucky is off to a 3-0 start for the first time since 2010. South Carolina leads the series 17-11-1 but the Wildcats have won four in a row.  USC leads 8-5-1 in games played in Columbia. Kentucky will return to action Sat. Sept. 16 with the SEC home opener vs. Florida. Game time is 7:30 p.m. and wil...

  • Snell's 2 TDs Lead Kentucky To 23-13 Win Over Gamecocks

    Snell's 2 TDs Lead Kentucky To 23-13 Win Over Gamecocks

    Saturday, September 16 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-09-17 03:45:50 GMT
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    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Benny Snell Jr. rushed for two touchdowns and Kentucky's defense held off South Carolina to win its fourth straight over the Gamecocks, 23-13, on Saturday night.      Snell, who's status was in doubt earlier in the week due to bruised ribs, rushed for scores of 5 and 1 yard in leading the Wildcats (1-0 Southeastern Conference) to their first 3-0 start since 2010. Two years ago, Kentucky snapped a 22-game SEC road losing streak at South Carolina. 

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Benny Snell Jr. rushed for two touchdowns and Kentucky's defense held off South Carolina to win its fourth straight over the Gamecocks, 23-13, on Saturday night.      Snell, who's status was in doubt earlier in the week due to bruised ribs, rushed for scores of 5 and 1 yard in leading the Wildcats (1-0 Southeastern Conference) to their first 3-0 start since 2010. Two years ago, Kentucky snapped a 22-game SEC road losing streak at South Carolina. 

  • Monk, Fox Named All-America By USA Today

    Monk, Fox Named All-America By USA Today

    Monday, March 6 2017 9:46 AM EST2017-03-06 14:46:59 GMT
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    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky’s freshman backcourt tandem of Malik Monk and De’Aaron Fox was named All-America by USA Today on Monday. Monk earned second-team distinction, while Fox was tabbed to the third team. Monk was joined on the second team by Josh Jackson (Kansas), Justin Jackson (North Carolina), Luke Kennard (Duke) and Nigel Williams-Goss (Gonzaga). Third-team honorees along with Fox included Ethan Happ (Wisconsin), Lauri Markkanen (Arizona), Monte Morris (Iowa...

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky’s freshman backcourt tandem of Malik Monk and De’Aaron Fox was named All-America by USA Today on Monday. Monk earned second-team distinction, while Fox was tabbed to the third team. Monk was joined on the second team by Josh Jackson (Kansas), Justin Jackson (North Carolina), Luke Kennard (Duke) and Nigel Williams-Goss (Gonzaga). Third-team honorees along with Fox included Ethan Happ (Wisconsin), Lauri Markkanen (Arizona), Monte Morris (Iowa...

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  • Baby Whose Mother Chose Giving Birth Over Chemo Has Died

    Baby Whose Mother Chose Giving Birth Over Chemo Has Died

    Thursday, September 21 2017 1:27 PM EDT2017-09-21 17:27:27 GMT
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    DETROIT (AP) — The baby born of a Michigan woman who chose to forgo chemotherapy to give birth to the child has died, a relative said Thursday. Sonya Nelson said her niece, Life Lynn DeKlyen, died Wednesday evening at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. Life’s mother, Carrie DeKlyen, died Sept. 9, three days after giving birth to her sixth child. Relatives said Life had been doing better than expected after being born prematurely at 1 pound, 4 ounces (567 g...
    DETROIT (AP) — The baby born of a Michigan woman who chose to forgo chemotherapy to give birth to the child has died, a relative said Thursday. Sonya Nelson said her niece, Life Lynn DeKlyen, died Wednesday evening at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. Life’s mother, Carrie DeKlyen, died Sept. 9, three days after giving birth to her sixth child. Relatives said Life had been doing better than expected after being born prematurely at 1 pound, 4 ounces (567 g...
  • Woman Accused Of Sexual Assault Of Police Officer

    Woman Accused Of Sexual Assault Of Police Officer

    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:49 AM EDT2017-09-21 09:49:58 GMT
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (The Kentucky New Era)-- A woman is accused of first-degree sexual abuse and third-degree assault on a police officer after the officer said the woman grabbed her genital area, threatened to kill her and spit directly into the her eyes. Aaron Nifong, 31, of Glasgow, was awaiting a mental evaluation Saturday at LifeSkills when she said she needed to use the restroom, according to her arrest citation. When she finished and extended her hands to be handcuffe...
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (The Kentucky New Era)-- A woman is accused of first-degree sexual abuse and third-degree assault on a police officer after the officer said the woman grabbed her genital area, threatened to kill her and spit directly into the her eyes. Aaron Nifong, 31, of Glasgow, was awaiting a mental evaluation Saturday at LifeSkills when she said she needed to use the restroom, according to her arrest citation. When she finished and extended her hands to be handcuffe...
  • Person Identified In Fayette Mall Incident

    Person Identified In Fayette Mall Incident

    Thursday, September 21 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-09-21 17:51:00 GMT
    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Lexington Police have identified one of the people involved in an incident at Fayette Mall in which firearms were drawn inside a store. Police say that shortly before 1 pm., September 7, officers were dispatched to the Vengeance store for what appeared to be a robbery. A store employee said that several people entered the store and approached two customers, demanding cash from them.  Through their investigation, police say 21-year-old Laybron Mo...
    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Lexington Police have identified one of the people involved in an incident at Fayette Mall in which firearms were drawn inside a store. Police say that shortly before 1 pm., September 7, officers were dispatched to the Vengeance store for what appeared to be a robbery. A store employee said that several people entered the store and approached two customers, demanding cash from them.  Through their investigation, police say 21-year-old Laybron Mo...
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