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  • Kentucky Women’s Soccer Selected for Three National TV Matches

    Kentucky Women’s Soccer Selected for Three National TV Matches

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-08-16 02:45:35 GMT
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    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    The Kentucky women’s soccer team has been selected for three nationally-televised matches by the networks of ESPN, it was announced on Wednesday. Kentucky’s home match on August 26 vs. Wisconsin and Sept. 13 match at Missouri to open the Southeastern Conference season will both be shown live on the SEC Network. Kentucky’s trip to two-time defending league champion South Carolina on Sept. 24 will be televised live on ESPNU. In addition, all of Kentucky’s h...
    The Kentucky women’s soccer team has been selected for three nationally-televised matches by the networks of ESPN, it was announced on Wednesday. Kentucky’s home match on August 26 vs. Wisconsin and Sept. 13 match at Missouri to open the Southeastern Conference season will both be shown live on the SEC Network. Kentucky’s trip to two-time defending league champion South Carolina on Sept. 24 will be televised live on ESPNU. In addition, all of Kentucky’s h...
  • Kentucky Volleyball Television Schedule Released

    Kentucky Volleyball Television Schedule Released

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:14:01 GMT
     The Southeastern Conference revealed its television schedule Wednesday, featuring 43 SEC volleyball matches on the SEC Network and the ESPN family of networks. Kentucky will appear in at least seven of those contests. All of Kentucky’s seven televised matches are against conference opponents. UK’s home match with No. 7 Florida (Oct. 31) and at Arkansas (Nov. 14) will air on ESPNU, while the other five matches – at Tennessee (Sept. 23), vs. Missouri (Sept. 30...
     The Southeastern Conference revealed its television schedule Wednesday, featuring 43 SEC volleyball matches on the SEC Network and the ESPN family of networks. Kentucky will appear in at least seven of those contests. All of Kentucky’s seven televised matches are against conference opponents. UK’s home match with No. 7 Florida (Oct. 31) and at Arkansas (Nov. 14) will air on ESPNU, while the other five matches – at Tennessee (Sept. 23), vs. Missouri (Sept. 30...
  • Former Kentucky Wildcat Marcus Lee Signs with Heat

    Former Kentucky Wildcat Marcus Lee Signs with Heat

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:46:10 GMT
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    UKAthletics.comUKAthletics.com
    The Miami Heat announced today that former Kentucky Wildcat forward Marcus Lee will join the team. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Lee started in 24 games in his three years at the University of Kentucky, before transferring to California, Berkeley for his senior season. Lee appeared in seven Summer League games (five starts) with the Cleveland Cavaliers in Las Vegas and averaged 6.1 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.57 blocks in 15.9 minutes of action while shoo...
    The Miami Heat announced today that former Kentucky Wildcat forward Marcus Lee will join the team. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Lee started in 24 games in his three years at the University of Kentucky, before transferring to California, Berkeley for his senior season. Lee appeared in seven Summer League games (five starts) with the Cleveland Cavaliers in Las Vegas and averaged 6.1 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.57 blocks in 15.9 minutes of action while shoo...
  • Mariners Place Ace James Paxton on DL

    Mariners Place Ace James Paxton on DL

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:26:24 GMT
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    AP Photo/Elaine ThompsonAP Photo/Elaine Thompson
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Seattle Mariners ace James Paxton was placed on the disabled list after being hit by a line drive on his pitching arm Tuesday night.      X-rays on Paxton's left arm were negative, and he was diagnosed with a forearm contusion.      Paxton allowed a leadoff home run to Oakland's Marcus Semien and struck out Matt Chapman before Jed Lowrie lined a 2-1 pitch back up the middle. Manager Scott Servais and a team trainer rushed fr...
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Seattle Mariners ace James Paxton was placed on the disabled list after being hit by a line drive on his pitching arm Tuesday night.      X-rays on Paxton's left arm were negative, and he was diagnosed with a forearm contusion.      Paxton allowed a leadoff home run to Oakland's Marcus Semien and struck out Matt Chapman before Jed Lowrie lined a 2-1 pitch back up the middle. Manager Scott Servais and a team trainer rushed fr...
  • Samarzich, Bosco, Crosetti Named to 2018 SEC Watch List

    Samarzich, Bosco, Crosetti Named to 2018 SEC Watch List

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:20:06 GMT
    Three Kentucky women’s soccer players were named to the 2018 Southeastern Conference 2018 Preseason Watch List, it was announced by the league office on Wednesday. Redshirt senior Tanya Samarzich, junior Gina Crosetti and redshirt sophomore Marissa Bosco were all named to the honorary preseason list representing Kentucky. The names were voted upon by the coaches in the league. After tearing her ACL at Florida State last season, Samarzich returns for her redshirt senior sea...
    Three Kentucky women’s soccer players were named to the 2018 Southeastern Conference 2018 Preseason Watch List, it was announced by the league office on Wednesday. Redshirt senior Tanya Samarzich, junior Gina Crosetti and redshirt sophomore Marissa Bosco were all named to the honorary preseason list representing Kentucky. The names were voted upon by the coaches in the league. After tearing her ACL at Florida State last season, Samarzich returns for her redshirt senior sea...
  • Mason Hazelwood Named Perfect Game League’s Top Pitcher

    Mason Hazelwood Named Perfect Game League’s Top Pitcher

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:45 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:45:51 GMT
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    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    Kentucky left-handed pitcher Mason Hazelwood is the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League’s Pitcher of the Year, the summer league announced Wednesday. He had previously been selected First-Team All-PGCBL. Hazelwood, a rising sophomore, was brilliant in 11 appearances for the Elmira Pioneers. He started eight games and posted a 5-1 record with a league-record 84 strikeouts in just 50.0 innings. His five wins also tied for the most in the league this summer. The 6-foot-5 ...
    Kentucky left-handed pitcher Mason Hazelwood is the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League’s Pitcher of the Year, the summer league announced Wednesday. He had previously been selected First-Team All-PGCBL. Hazelwood, a rising sophomore, was brilliant in 11 appearances for the Elmira Pioneers. He started eight games and posted a 5-1 record with a league-record 84 strikeouts in just 50.0 innings. His five wins also tied for the most in the league this summer. The 6-foot-5 ...
  • Winchester Family Has Memories From Bahamas Trip With Cats It Will Never Forget

    Winchester Family Has Memories From Bahamas Trip With Cats It Will Never Forget

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:41 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:41:55 GMT
    Andrea Tucker and her 8-year-old daughter got to meet Immanuel Quickley's grandmother in the Bahamas. (Heath Tucker Photo)Andrea Tucker and her 8-year-old daughter got to meet Immanuel Quickley's grandmother in the Bahamas. (Heath Tucker Photo)
    Andrea Tucker and her 8-year-old daughter got to meet Immanuel Quickley's grandmother in the Bahamas. (Heath Tucker Photo)Andrea Tucker and her 8-year-old daughter got to meet Immanuel Quickley's grandmother in the Bahamas. (Heath Tucker Photo)
    By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky fan Andrea Tucker of Winchester is trying not to be “intoxicated” by UK’s play in the Bahamas — a plea coach John Calipari made to fans after his team routed four exhibition opponents. She went to the 2015 Final Four in Indianapolis when 38-0 UK lost to Wisconsin — “I can’t even begin to explain how heartbreaking leaving that arena was. I cried the whole way home,” she said. She left the Bahamas impressed ...
    By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky fan Andrea Tucker of Winchester is trying not to be “intoxicated” by UK’s play in the Bahamas — a plea coach John Calipari made to fans after his team routed four exhibition opponents. She went to the 2015 Final Four in Indianapolis when 38-0 UK lost to Wisconsin — “I can’t even begin to explain how heartbreaking leaving that arena was. I cried the whole way home,” she said. She left the Bahamas impressed ...
  • Ramirez, Kluber Lift Indians Past Reds 8-1

    Ramirez, Kluber Lift Indians Past Reds 8-1

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:57 PM EDT2018-08-15 02:57:57 GMT
    - Jose Ramirez hit his 36th home run and Corey Kluber extended his dominance of the Cincinnati Reds and the Cleveland Indians rolled to an 8-1 win on Tuesday night.      The Indians won the first two games of the series by a combined 18-4 despite a rough week with outfielder Leonys Martin hospitalized with a serious bacterial infection and right-hander Trevor Bauer on the DL with a fractured right leg.      Kluber (15-6) allowed one run and five hits and ...
    - Jose Ramirez hit his 36th home run and Corey Kluber extended his dominance of the Cincinnati Reds and the Cleveland Indians rolled to an 8-1 win on Tuesday night.      The Indians won the first two games of the series by a combined 18-4 despite a rough week with outfielder Leonys Martin hospitalized with a serious bacterial infection and right-hander Trevor Bauer on the DL with a fractured right leg.      Kluber (15-6) allowed one run and five hits and ...
  • 2018 EKU Preseason Football Camp: Practice 9, Defensive Backs

    2018 EKU Preseason Football Camp: Practice 9, Defensive Backs

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-08-15 02:24:29 GMT
    EKU AthleticsEKU Athletics
    EKU AthleticsEKU Athletics
    There are holes to fill in the defensive backfield for the Eastern Kentucky University football team, but reinforcements are here. The Colonels lost two starters – cornerback Buck Solomon and safety Kobie Grace who had started 32 straight games – but return three starters in Ben Bascom (NB, R-Jr., 5-9, 186), Jordan Whitfield (CB, R-Sr., 6-1, 182) and TJ Comstock (S, Jr., 5-11, 193). In addition, Jared Tucker (CB, R-Sr., 5-11, 180) is back after playing in all 11 game...
    There are holes to fill in the defensive backfield for the Eastern Kentucky University football team, but reinforcements are here. The Colonels lost two starters – cornerback Buck Solomon and safety Kobie Grace who had started 32 straight games – but return three starters in Ben Bascom (NB, R-Jr., 5-9, 186), Jordan Whitfield (CB, R-Sr., 6-1, 182) and TJ Comstock (S, Jr., 5-11, 193). In addition, Jared Tucker (CB, R-Sr., 5-11, 180) is back after playing in all 11 game...
  • Judge Tosses Pitino's Lawsuit Against Adidas

    Judge Tosses Pitino's Lawsuit Against Adidas

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:29:52 GMT

    (LEX 18) — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed former Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino's lawsuit against the apparel company Adidas. In a "memorandum opinion and order" signed by U.S. District Judge David J. Hale, the court dismissed Pitino's lawsuit, largely pointing to and endorsement agreement that requires arbitration instead of court action in disputes. In the suit, Pitino "alleges that Adidas knowingly or recklessly caused him emotional ...

    (LEX 18) — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed former Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino's lawsuit against the apparel company Adidas. In a "memorandum opinion and order" signed by U.S. District Judge David J. Hale, the court dismissed Pitino's lawsuit, largely pointing to and endorsement agreement that requires arbitration instead of court action in disputes. In the suit, Pitino "alleges that Adidas knowingly or recklessly caused him emotional ...

  • Keith McBride Joins UK Track & Field Staff

    Keith McBride Joins UK Track & Field Staff

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:11:38 GMT

    Kentucky Track & Field and Cross Country Head Coach Lonnie Greene has announced the addition of Keith McBride assistant coach working with throwers after he served in the same position on Greene’s staff at Purdue for the past six years. “It is exciting that Keith has decided to join our staff here at Kentucky,” Greene said. “He is one of the best throws coaches in the country and he has a keen sense and eye for identifying and developing talent. ...

    Kentucky Track & Field and Cross Country Head Coach Lonnie Greene has announced the addition of Keith McBride assistant coach working with throwers after he served in the same position on Greene’s staff at Purdue for the past six years. “It is exciting that Keith has decided to join our staff here at Kentucky,” Greene said. “He is one of the best throws coaches in the country and he has a keen sense and eye for identifying and developing talent. ...

  • Kris Grimes Joins UK Track & Field Staff

    Kris Grimes Joins UK Track & Field Staff

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:48:00 GMT
    Kentucky Track & Field and Cross Country Head Coach Lonnie Greene has announced the addition of assistant coach Kris Grimes to work with jumpers and multi-event athletes. “We’re excited to welcome Coach Grimes into our Kentucky family,” Greene said. “He’s another proven coach who checks all the boxes. He’s a coach that has a proven track record of developing world-class athletes, he’s done it at the highest level in our league a...
    Kentucky Track & Field and Cross Country Head Coach Lonnie Greene has announced the addition of assistant coach Kris Grimes to work with jumpers and multi-event athletes. “We’re excited to welcome Coach Grimes into our Kentucky family,” Greene said. “He’s another proven coach who checks all the boxes. He’s a coach that has a proven track record of developing world-class athletes, he’s done it at the highest level in our league a...
  • Three UK football walk-ons receive scholarship

    Three UK football walk-ons receive scholarship

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:53:04 GMT
    Lexington, KY (LEX 18) -- Kentucky football walk-ons Zach Johnson (running back), David Bouvier (wide receiver) and Miles Butler (kicker) each received a scholarship Monday night. A video from head coach Mark Stoops' twitter page revealed the announcement, where he brought all three players to the front of the room in front of the team. After the announcement, their teammates cheered and rushed to celebrate with them. "It's honestly a blessing," said Johnson. "M...
    Lexington, KY (LEX 18) -- Kentucky football walk-ons Zach Johnson (running back), David Bouvier (wide receiver) and Miles Butler (kicker) each received a scholarship Monday night. A video from head coach Mark Stoops' twitter page revealed the announcement, where he brought all three players to the front of the room in front of the team. After the announcement, their teammates cheered and rushed to celebrate with them. "It's honestly a blessing," said Johnson. "M...
  • Reid Travis “Embraced” Coming To Loaded Kentucky Roster To Be Challenged

    Reid Travis “Embraced” Coming To Loaded Kentucky Roster To Be Challenged

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:40 AM EDT2018-08-14 08:40:00 GMT
    Reid Travis hugged a child when UK players delivered shoes to needy children during their time in the Bahamas last week. (Chet White/UK Athletics Photo)Reid Travis hugged a child when UK players delivered shoes to needy children during their time in the Bahamas last week. (Chet White/UK Athletics Photo)
    Reid Travis hugged a child when UK players delivered shoes to needy children during their time in the Bahamas last week. (Chet White/UK Athletics Photo)Reid Travis hugged a child when UK players delivered shoes to needy children during their time in the Bahamas last week. (Chet White/UK Athletics Photo)
    By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky fans were anxious to see just what Stanford graduate transfer Reid Travis would look like during UK’s exhibition games in the Bahamas. He showed them plenty, too, to have Kentucky fans even more giddy now than they were when he opted to take his name out of the NBA draft and transferred to UK to join a roster that seemed to have everything except an experienced, physical inside player like him. “Kentucky has not had a guy like Travis,” sai...
    By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky fans were anxious to see just what Stanford graduate transfer Reid Travis would look like during UK’s exhibition games in the Bahamas. He showed them plenty, too, to have Kentucky fans even more giddy now than they were when he opted to take his name out of the NBA draft and transferred to UK to join a roster that seemed to have everything except an experienced, physical inside player like him. “Kentucky has not had a guy like Travis,” sai...
  • Legends Complete the Sweep of the Intimidators in 3-1 Victory

    Legends Complete the Sweep of the Intimidators in 3-1 Victory

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:30 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:30:19 GMT
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    Lexington LegendsLexington Legends
    The Lexington Legends hold on to the top spot in the Southern Division with a four-game sweep of the Kannapolis Intimidators in a 3-1 victory in the final game. The Legends are now 27-20 in the second half of the series The Legends plated their first run in the bottom of the first inning. Kyle Isbel blasted a leadoff home run to right field and Lexington jumped out to a 1-0 lead. In the bottom of the second, Sebastian Rivero lined a double down the left field line then moved to thir...
    The Lexington Legends hold on to the top spot in the Southern Division with a four-game sweep of the Kannapolis Intimidators in a 3-1 victory in the final game. The Legends are now 27-20 in the second half of the series The Legends plated their first run in the bottom of the first inning. Kyle Isbel blasted a leadoff home run to right field and Lexington jumped out to a 1-0 lead. In the bottom of the second, Sebastian Rivero lined a double down the left field line then moved to thir...
  • Kentucky Volleyball Single-Match Tickets on Sale Now

    Kentucky Volleyball Single-Match Tickets on Sale Now

    Monday, August 13 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:00:13 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    With the Kentucky volleyball season beginning on Aug. 24, single-match tickets are now on sale to the general public. Single-match tickets for all matches can be purchased online through Ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. UK's schedule features 13 home matches, including non-conference matches against Big 12 power Kansas, College of Charleston, Chattanooga and regional-foe Dayton. The Wildcats will host nine SEC teams, including SEC Co-Champ...
    With the Kentucky volleyball season beginning on Aug. 24, single-match tickets are now on sale to the general public. Single-match tickets for all matches can be purchased online through Ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. UK's schedule features 13 home matches, including non-conference matches against Big 12 power Kansas, College of Charleston, Chattanooga and regional-foe Dayton. The Wildcats will host nine SEC teams, including SEC Co-Champ...
  • Lukas Euler Wins in Playoff at Dutch Amateur

    Lukas Euler Wins in Playoff at Dutch Amateur

    Monday, August 13 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-08-13 20:07:08 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    Senior Kentucky men’s golfer Lukas Euler capitalized on a stellar junior campaign by continuing his strong play into the summer months. Euler captured the 2018 Dutch Amateur on Sunday in dramatic fashion by winning in a playoff. Euler’s win automatically qualifies him for the KLM Open on the European Tour Sept. 13-16. The KLM Open is an annual event played in the Netherlands. It’s been a part of the European Tour since its inception in 1972. The Dieburg, German...
    Senior Kentucky men’s golfer Lukas Euler capitalized on a stellar junior campaign by continuing his strong play into the summer months. Euler captured the 2018 Dutch Amateur on Sunday in dramatic fashion by winning in a playoff. Euler’s win automatically qualifies him for the KLM Open on the European Tour Sept. 13-16. The KLM Open is an annual event played in the Netherlands. It’s been a part of the European Tour since its inception in 1972. The Dieburg, German...
  • EKU’s LJ Scott Chosen as a Preseason All-American

    EKU’s LJ Scott Chosen as a Preseason All-American

    Monday, August 13 2018 3:19 PM EDT2018-08-13 19:19:04 GMT
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    Mark PearsonMark Pearson
    Eastern Kentucky University redshirt senior LJ Scott was chosen to the Phil Steele Preseason All-American Team, the publication announced last week.  Scott was a fourth team selection as a kick returner. The 2018 season begins for the Colonels in less than three weeks when Morehead State visits Roy Kidd Stadium on Thursday, August 30.  For ticket information, contact the EKU Athletics Ticket Office at 844-3-GOBIGE. In 2017, Scott was a second team All-Ohio Va...
    Eastern Kentucky University redshirt senior LJ Scott was chosen to the Phil Steele Preseason All-American Team, the publication announced last week.  Scott was a fourth team selection as a kick returner. The 2018 season begins for the Colonels in less than three weeks when Morehead State visits Roy Kidd Stadium on Thursday, August 30.  For ticket information, contact the EKU Athletics Ticket Office at 844-3-GOBIGE. In 2017, Scott was a second team All-Ohio Va...
  • 2018 EKU Preseason Football Camp: Practice 8, Scrimmage

    2018 EKU Preseason Football Camp: Practice 8, Scrimmage

    Sunday, August 12 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-08-13 02:38:20 GMT
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    EKU AthleticsEKU Athletics
    The Eastern Kentucky University football team held its first scrimmage of preseason camp on Sunday.  The offense and defense both fared well at times throughout the nearly two-hour long scrimmage. Redshirt senior LJ Scott got things started with a 45-yard kickoff return. The first quarter of the scrimmage put the offense at its own 35 yard line.  In six series, the defense held the offense scoreless five times.  On the first series, Darryl McCleskey Jr. took a han...
    The Eastern Kentucky University football team held its first scrimmage of preseason camp on Sunday.  The offense and defense both fared well at times throughout the nearly two-hour long scrimmage. Redshirt senior LJ Scott got things started with a 45-yard kickoff return. The first quarter of the scrimmage put the offense at its own 35 yard line.  In six series, the defense held the offense scoreless five times.  On the first series, Darryl McCleskey Jr. took a han...
  • Kentucky-Team Toronto Game Notes

    Kentucky-Team Toronto Game Notes

    Sunday, August 12 2018 7:34 PM EDT2018-08-12 23:34:46 GMT
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    AP PhotoAP Photo
    UK MEN’S BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES KENTUCKY vs. TEAM TORONTO BIG BLUE BAHAMAS | ATLANTIS IMPERIAL ARENA| PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS  AUG. 12, 2018 ATTENDANCE: 1,308   FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 93, Team Toronto 60 This was Kentucky’s final exhibition game of the Big Blue Bahamas foreign exhibition tour. The players will return home for a week’s break before returning to campus the following week for the start of fall classes on Aug. 22. UK opens its season wit...
    UK MEN’S BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES KENTUCKY vs. TEAM TORONTO BIG BLUE BAHAMAS | ATLANTIS IMPERIAL ARENA| PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS  AUG. 12, 2018 ATTENDANCE: 1,308   FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 93, Team Toronto 60 This was Kentucky’s final exhibition game of the Big Blue Bahamas foreign exhibition tour. The players will return home for a week’s break before returning to campus the following week for the start of fall classes on Aug. 22. UK opens its season wit...
  • Legends Not Intimidated by Evil Empire and Sweep Kannapolis in Doubleheader

    Legends Not Intimidated by Evil Empire and Sweep Kannapolis in Doubleheader

    Sunday, August 12 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-08-12 23:15:18 GMT
    The Lexington Legends swept the Kannapolis Intimidators in a doubleheader with an 8-2 victory in game one and 8-4 in game two. The Legends hold on to the top spot in the South Atlantic League and are now 65-51 overall and 28-20 in the second half. The Intimidators jumped out to an early lead in the top of the second inning. Tyler Frost lined a triple to the right field corner then scored on a groundout by Carlos Perez. The Legends answered in the bottom of the third inning. Sebastia...
    The Lexington Legends swept the Kannapolis Intimidators in a doubleheader with an 8-2 victory in game one and 8-4 in game two. The Legends hold on to the top spot in the South Atlantic League and are now 65-51 overall and 28-20 in the second half. The Intimidators jumped out to an early lead in the top of the second inning. Tyler Frost lined a triple to the right field corner then scored on a groundout by Carlos Perez. The Legends answered in the bottom of the third inning. Sebastia...
  • UK wraps up perfect Bahamas trip with 93-60 win over Team Toronto

    UK wraps up perfect Bahamas trip with 93-60 win over Team Toronto

    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-08-12 22:17:51 GMT
    Lexington, KY (WLEX) -- The Kentucky men's basketball team wrapped up its Big Blue Bahamas trip with a 93-60 victory over Team Toronto Sunday. Reid Travis led the Wildcats with 19 points and 15 rebounds. Tyler Herro finished with 15 points, Quade Green added 14 points, and Keldon Johnson and PJ Washington each finished with 13 points. Kentucky was dominant in the paint once again, scoring 42 points. They also shot 52 percent from the field. The Wildcats will be in the Bahamas for t...
    Lexington, KY (WLEX) -- The Kentucky men's basketball team wrapped up its Big Blue Bahamas trip with a 93-60 victory over Team Toronto Sunday. Reid Travis led the Wildcats with 19 points and 15 rebounds. Tyler Herro finished with 15 points, Quade Green added 14 points, and Keldon Johnson and PJ Washington each finished with 13 points. Kentucky was dominant in the paint once again, scoring 42 points. They also shot 52 percent from the field. The Wildcats will be in the Bahamas for t...
  • Kentucky Leads Team Toronto 39-19 at Halftime

    Kentucky Leads Team Toronto 39-19 at Halftime

    Sunday, August 12 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-08-12 21:00:15 GMT
    Kentucky took the lead at the 18-minute mark and never looked back in half number one. The Wildcats used a balanced scoring attack to propel them to a 39-19 halftime lead. Guards Quade Green and Tyler Herro led the way with ten points apiece. Reid Travis nearly compiled a double-double in the first half with nine points and ten rebounds. PJ Washington had seven points and six rebounds.
    Kentucky took the lead at the 18-minute mark and never looked back in half number one. The Wildcats used a balanced scoring attack to propel them to a 39-19 halftime lead. Guards Quade Green and Tyler Herro led the way with ten points apiece. Reid Travis nearly compiled a double-double in the first half with nine points and ten rebounds. PJ Washington had seven points and six rebounds.
  • Stoops, players not satisfied with first scrimmage of fall camp

    Stoops, players not satisfied with first scrimmage of fall camp

    Sunday, August 12 2018 12:17 AM EDT2018-08-12 04:17:17 GMT

    Lexington, KY (WLEX) | With just three weeks away from its season opener against Central Michigan, the Kentucky football was anything but thrilled after its first scrimmage of fall camp on Saturday. "I thought it was not good enough today. Not a good enough scrimmage," said UK football coach Mark Stoops. "I was disappointed to be honest with you, with the overall scrimmage. I felt like it was a bit flat. I expected more out of these guys across the board. I though...

    Lexington, KY (WLEX) | With just three weeks away from its season opener against Central Michigan, the Kentucky football was anything but thrilled after its first scrimmage of fall camp on Saturday. "I thought it was not good enough today. Not a good enough scrimmage," said UK football coach Mark Stoops. "I was disappointed to be honest with you, with the overall scrimmage. I felt like it was a bit flat. I expected more out of these guys across the board. I though...

  • UK cruises to 100-64 win for third victory in Bahamas

    Sunday, August 12 2018 12:05 AM EDT2018-08-12 04:05:40 GMT
    Lexington, KY (WLEX) | The Kentucky basketball team won its third Big Blue Bahamas matchup Saturday night with a 100-64 win over Mega Bemax, team out of Serbia. PJ Washington led the Wildcats with 20 points and 12 rebounds. Keldon Johnson and Tyler Herro each had 16 points with Johnson getting the crowd on its feet on numerous occasions with his dunking abilities. The Wildcats would close the first half on a 40-22 run to take a 47-29 lead into the locker room. They kept their moment...
    Lexington, KY (WLEX) | The Kentucky basketball team won its third Big Blue Bahamas matchup Saturday night with a 100-64 win over Mega Bemax, team out of Serbia. PJ Washington led the Wildcats with 20 points and 12 rebounds. Keldon Johnson and Tyler Herro each had 16 points with Johnson getting the crowd on its feet on numerous occasions with his dunking abilities. The Wildcats would close the first half on a 40-22 run to take a 47-29 lead into the locker room. They kept their moment...
  • No. 20 Kentucky Travels to Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday

    No. 20 Kentucky Travels to Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday

    Monday, April 9 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-04-09 17:14:04 GMT

    Following a week off from Southeastern Conference play, in which Kentucky won four-straight games, all in run-rule fashion, the Wildcats will now set their sights back on Eastern Kentucky for the return trip of a home-and-home with the Colonels on Tuesday night in Richmond. The game will commence at 6 p.m. ET from Gertrude Hood Field on the campus of Eastern Kentucky and will be streamed live on the OVC Digital Network. Kentucky got off to a fast start against the Colonels last ...

    Following a week off from Southeastern Conference play, in which Kentucky won four-straight games, all in run-rule fashion, the Wildcats will now set their sights back on Eastern Kentucky for the return trip of a home-and-home with the Colonels on Tuesday night in Richmond. The game will commence at 6 p.m. ET from Gertrude Hood Field on the campus of Eastern Kentucky and will be streamed live on the OVC Digital Network. Kentucky got off to a fast start against the Colonels last ...

  • Kevin Knox Is The Player Of The Week

    Kevin Knox Is The Player Of The Week

    Monday, January 29 2018 11:47 AM EST2018-01-29 16:47:16 GMT
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    Kevin Knox, after his 34 points which led UK to a great comeback win over West Virginia is the Yahoo Sports player of the week.  Knox was 11 of 17 from the field.  He was the big key in UK's comeback after being down 17 points.  Plus, he had 19 points against Mississippi State. Knox had a great time playing in the tough atmosphere at West Virginia.  "Yeah, I love atmospheres like, I love playing away games, I love going against people on the road," Kno...

    Kevin Knox, after his 34 points which led UK to a great comeback win over West Virginia is the Yahoo Sports player of the week.  Knox was 11 of 17 from the field.  He was the big key in UK's comeback after being down 17 points.  Plus, he had 19 points against Mississippi State. Knox had a great time playing in the tough atmosphere at West Virginia.  "Yeah, I love atmospheres like, I love playing away games, I love going against people on the road," Kno...

  • UK 103 Thomas More 61

    UK 103 Thomas More 61

    Friday, October 27 2017 9:16 PM EDT2017-10-28 01:16:14 GMT

    UK gets off to a fast start. Kevin Knox with a dunk and Quade Green hits 2 3's.  UK leads 13-6 at the first TV timeout with 15;39 to go in the half. Thomas More was tough.  After they hit 2 3's in a row, the second by Austin Young. Cal, who said he was going to yell less, wants time.  The media is now sitting in the upper deck, there has been a number of times I've heard Cal all the way up here.  It's 25-17 UK. UK's obvious size advantage hurt Thomas More. ...

    UK gets off to a fast start. Kevin Knox with a dunk and Quade Green hits 2 3's.  UK leads 13-6 at the first TV timeout with 15;39 to go in the half. Thomas More was tough.  After they hit 2 3's in a row, the second by Austin Young. Cal, who said he was going to yell less, wants time.  The media is now sitting in the upper deck, there has been a number of times I've heard Cal all the way up here.  It's 25-17 UK. UK's obvious size advantage hurt Thomas More. ...

  • Former Eagle Brent Arrington Set To Play For The NBA G-League's Greensboro Swarm

    Former Eagle Brent Arrington Set To Play For The NBA G-League's Greensboro Swarm

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    Former Morehead State men's basketball guard Brent Arrington has agreed to play for the Charlotte Hornets' NBA G-League affiliate, the Greensboro Swarm. The Swarm were added as an NBA G-League affiliate prior to the beginning of last season. They field their home events at the Greensboro Coliseum Fieldhouse in Greensboro, North Carolina. "I want to start by giving thanks and the glory to God and Christ Jesus for blessing me with these abilities," said Arrington. "I'm ...

    Former Morehead State men's basketball guard Brent Arrington has agreed to play for the Charlotte Hornets' NBA G-League affiliate, the Greensboro Swarm. The Swarm were added as an NBA G-League affiliate prior to the beginning of last season. They field their home events at the Greensboro Coliseum Fieldhouse in Greensboro, North Carolina. "I want to start by giving thanks and the glory to God and Christ Jesus for blessing me with these abilities," said Arrington. "I'm ...

  • 2017 CBS Sports Classic Tickets On Sale Friday

    2017 CBS Sports Classic Tickets On Sale Friday

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-10-17 22:00:33 GMT
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    NEW ORLEANS (Oct. 17, 2017) – Tickets for the 2017 CBS Sports Classic, featuring college basketball powers Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio State and UCLA, will go on sale Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. ET. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com, or through www.cbssportsclassic.com. The fourth-annual college basketball doubleheader will be held on Dec. 23 at Smoothie King Center in ...
    NEW ORLEANS (Oct. 17, 2017) – Tickets for the 2017 CBS Sports Classic, featuring college basketball powers Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio State and UCLA, will go on sale Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. ET. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com, or through www.cbssportsclassic.com. The fourth-annual college basketball doubleheader will be held on Dec. 23 at Smoothie King Center in ...
  • 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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  • Fayette Co. Schools Employee Arrested On Sexual Abuse Charges

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    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) An employee at Fayette County Public Schools has been placed on administrative leave after being charged with sexual abuse. The arrest warrant states that in 2018, the alleged victim said that Steuart had sexually abused him. The arrest warrant also states that the victim and other juveniles would go to Steuart's home to go swimming and watch movies. The victim said that while watching a movie at Steuart's house, he was inappropriately touched by Steu...

    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) An employee at Fayette County Public Schools has been placed on administrative leave after being charged with sexual abuse. The arrest warrant states that in 2018, the alleged victim said that Steuart had sexually abused him. The arrest warrant also states that the victim and other juveniles would go to Steuart's home to go swimming and watch movies. The victim said that while watching a movie at Steuart's house, he was inappropriately touched by Steu...

  • Several Vehicles Involved In I-75 Crash

    Several Vehicles Involved In I-75 Crash

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    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Police and firefighters were called to a serious crash Wednesday evening on I-75.  It happened around 9:45 p.m. in the southbound lanes near mile marker 115.  Our crews said there were several vehicles involved and at least one ambulance was seen leaving the scene, but there is no word if anyone was seriously hurt.  I-75 southbound was down to one lane while crews cleaned up the crash.  There's no word yet on what may have c...

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  • Police: Teen Faked Kidnapping To Get Money From Father

    Police: Teen Faked Kidnapping To Get Money From Father

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    CORBIN, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A woman was arrested after she allegedly faked her own kidnapping to get money from her father. Police say 19-year-old Abbygail Farley's father reported her missing Monday morning. On Tuesday, the father started receiving threatening text messages from Abbygail's phone, demanding $600 and saying if they don't get it, they'll hurt her. He started getting more texts, but from a different number, asking for $400 by a certain time, or they'll 'kill her.'&nbs...

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