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  • Freddie Maggard Hired By UK As New Director Of Player Development

    Freddie Maggard Hired By UK As New Director Of Player Development

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-04-20 21:31:45 GMT
    Courtesy: KSRCourtesy: KSR
    Courtesy: KSRCourtesy: KSR
    LEXINGTON, Ky (KSR) Kentucky Sports Radio broke the news Friday that KSR Football writer and former UK Quarterback Freddie Maggard has been hired by UK Football as the Director of Player Development.  KSR's Matt Jones said that Maggard will be helping UK players with life off the field, by helping them find internships, jobs after football, and by helping them build career skills.  On a personal level, there is not a better human being than @FredMaggard. I am lucky...
    LEXINGTON, Ky (KSR) Kentucky Sports Radio broke the news Friday that KSR Football writer and former UK Quarterback Freddie Maggard has been hired by UK Football as the Director of Player Development.  KSR's Matt Jones said that Maggard will be helping UK players with life off the field, by helping them find internships, jobs after football, and by helping them build career skills.  On a personal level, there is not a better human being than @FredMaggard. I am lucky...
  • Part Of UK's Non-Conference Schedule For Next Season

    Part Of UK's Non-Conference Schedule For Next Season

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-04-20 20:38:43 GMT
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    AP PhotoAP Photo

    So far, what we know about UK's non conference schedule for next season is terrific.  UK played Monmouth for the first time last season and won 93-76. It will be the third meeting with Seton Hall, and first since the 1988-89 series.

    So far, what we know about UK's non conference schedule for next season is terrific.  UK played Monmouth for the first time last season and won 93-76. It will be the third meeting with Seton Hall, and first since the 1988-89 series.

  • Vanderbilt Enters Draft, Forgoes Agent

    Vanderbilt Enters Draft, Forgoes Agent

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-04-20 17:01:34 GMT
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)  – Using NCAA rules that allow players to “test the waters” and go through the NBA Draft process, freshman forward Jarred Vanderbilt will enter his name in the 2018 NBA Draft but does not plan to hire an agent at this time. So long as Vanderbilt does not hire an agent, he will have until May 30 (10 days after the NBA Draft Combine) to make a final decision as to whether he wishes to remain in the draft or return to Kentucky. “Thi...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)  – Using NCAA rules that allow players to “test the waters” and go through the NBA Draft process, freshman forward Jarred Vanderbilt will enter his name in the 2018 NBA Draft but does not plan to hire an agent at this time. So long as Vanderbilt does not hire an agent, he will have until May 30 (10 days after the NBA Draft Combine) to make a final decision as to whether he wishes to remain in the draft or return to Kentucky. “Thi...
  • Legends Utilize the Long Ball in Game One Victory Over Hagerstown

    Legends Utilize the Long Ball in Game One Victory Over Hagerstown

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:45 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:45:05 GMT
    Credit: Clinton RiddleCredit: Clinton Riddle
    Credit: Clinton RiddleCredit: Clinton Riddle
    After a close first three innings, the Lexington Legends were able to beat the visiting Hagerstown Suns, 10-7. The Legends improve their record to 9-5 while the Suns’ record drops to 3-11. The Suns sent 10 batters to the plate in the first inning. Cole Freeman reached on a walk then advanced to third on an error on the groundball hit by Luis Garcia. With runners at the corners, Juan Soto lined an RBI double to right field, putting the Suns up 1-0. An RBI single by Anderson Fran...
    After a close first three innings, the Lexington Legends were able to beat the visiting Hagerstown Suns, 10-7. The Legends improve their record to 9-5 while the Suns’ record drops to 3-11. The Suns sent 10 batters to the plate in the first inning. Cole Freeman reached on a walk then advanced to third on an error on the groundball hit by Luis Garcia. With runners at the corners, Juan Soto lined an RBI double to right field, putting the Suns up 1-0. An RBI single by Anderson Fran...
  • Kentucky Falls in Series Opener Between Top 10 Teams

    Kentucky Falls in Series Opener Between Top 10 Teams

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:16 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:16:50 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    Top-ranked Florida used a big third inning to claim the first of three games against No. 6 Kentucky, 6-1, at Cliff Hagan Stadium in a matchup of top 10 teams. The defending national champions plated six runs in taking an early lead they would not relinquish. The two clubs will meet again Friday night with UK ace Sean Hjelle matching arms with Florida’s Jackson Kowar, who started against the Cats in the 2017 regular season finale that clinched the SEC East title for the Gators...
    Top-ranked Florida used a big third inning to claim the first of three games against No. 6 Kentucky, 6-1, at Cliff Hagan Stadium in a matchup of top 10 teams. The defending national champions plated six runs in taking an early lead they would not relinquish. The two clubs will meet again Friday night with UK ace Sean Hjelle matching arms with Florida’s Jackson Kowar, who started against the Cats in the 2017 regular season finale that clinched the SEC East title for the Gators...
  • Source: Calipari Wants Quade Green to Return, Be a Team Leader

    Source: Calipari Wants Quade Green to Return, Be a Team Leader

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:22:40 GMT
    AP Photo/James CrispAP Photo/James Crisp
    AP Photo/James CrispAP Photo/James Crisp
    Source tells KSR that Calipari met yesterday with Quade Green to tell him he wants Green to return and be a leader for next year’s team — Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) April 19, 2018 According to a report from KSR, John Calipari met with Quade Green, telling the Freshman guard he'd like him to return to Kentucky for his Sophomore season rather than exploring his options elsewhere.  This past season, Green averaged 9.3 points, 2.7 assists and 1.8 rebounds per game ...
    Source tells KSR that Calipari met yesterday with Quade Green to tell him he wants Green to return and be a leader for next year’s team — Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) April 19, 2018 According to a report from KSR, John Calipari met with Quade Green, telling the Freshman guard he'd like him to return to Kentucky for his Sophomore season rather than exploring his options elsewhere.  This past season, Green averaged 9.3 points, 2.7 assists and 1.8 rebounds per game ...
  • Lone Sailor Blitzes Five Furlongs In Kentucky Derby-Breeze

    Lone Sailor Blitzes Five Furlongs In Kentucky Derby-Breeze

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:01:09 GMT
    Churchill Downs/Coady PhotographyChurchill Downs/Coady Photography
    Churchill Downs/Coady PhotographyChurchill Downs/Coady Photography
    G M B Racing’s TwinSpires.com Louisiana Derby (Grade II) runner-up Lone Sailor fired a bullet five-furlong move in :57.60 Thursday morning at Churchill Downs in preparation for the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (Grade I) on Saturday, May 5.           With jockey James Graham aboard, Lone Sailor started nine lengths behind workmates Pearl’s Opinion(:59.80) and Blaze a Trail...
    G M B Racing’s TwinSpires.com Louisiana Derby (Grade II) runner-up Lone Sailor fired a bullet five-furlong move in :57.60 Thursday morning at Churchill Downs in preparation for the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (Grade I) on Saturday, May 5.           With jockey James Graham aboard, Lone Sailor started nine lengths behind workmates Pearl’s Opinion(:59.80) and Blaze a Trail...
  • No. 18 Kentucky Hosts No. 7/6 Georgia At John Cropp Stadium

    No. 18 Kentucky Hosts No. 7/6 Georgia At John Cropp Stadium

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:54:55 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    Riding a two-game winning streak, the Kentucky Wildcats will host the No. 6 Georgia Bulldogs over the weekend at John Cropp Stadium for a top-20 showdown in Lexington. UK is looking to pick up some more crucial wins for its NCAA Tournament resume, as well as stay above the cutline for the 2018 SEC Tournament in Missouri with the top 12 teams advancing to Columbia. Game one of the series will be at 6 p.m. ET live on the SEC Network+, ESPN3 and the ESPN app with Dave Baker ...
    Riding a two-game winning streak, the Kentucky Wildcats will host the No. 6 Georgia Bulldogs over the weekend at John Cropp Stadium for a top-20 showdown in Lexington. UK is looking to pick up some more crucial wins for its NCAA Tournament resume, as well as stay above the cutline for the 2018 SEC Tournament in Missouri with the top 12 teams advancing to Columbia. Game one of the series will be at 6 p.m. ET live on the SEC Network+, ESPN3 and the ESPN app with Dave Baker ...
  • Cincinnati Reds Manager, Pitching Coach Out

    Cincinnati Reds Manager, Pitching Coach Out

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:12:56 GMT
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    APAP
    CINCINNATI (LEX 18) - The Reds have announced that they have fired Bryan Price and pitching coach Mack Jenkins. The Reds have the worst record in the Major League right now and the team's worst since 1931. Bench coach Jim Riggleman will replace Bryan Price as the interim manager. Louisville's manager Pat Kelly has been called up from Class AAA to take over for Jenkins. The team will conduct searches for a permanent replacement later this year. 
    CINCINNATI (LEX 18) - The Reds have announced that they have fired Bryan Price and pitching coach Mack Jenkins. The Reds have the worst record in the Major League right now and the team's worst since 1931. Bench coach Jim Riggleman will replace Bryan Price as the interim manager. Louisville's manager Pat Kelly has been called up from Class AAA to take over for Jenkins. The team will conduct searches for a permanent replacement later this year. 
  • WKU Football and Basketball Celebrating 100 Seasons in 2018-'19

    WKU Football and Basketball Celebrating 100 Seasons in 2018-'19

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:00 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:00:18 GMT
    WKU AthleticsWKU Athletics
    WKU AthleticsWKU Athletics
    It will be a historic year on The Hill in 2018-19 as both the Hilltopper Football and Hilltopper Basketball squads will field their 100th teams on the gridiron and hardwood, and WKU Athletics will take fans on trips down memory lane leading up to both seasons. Hilltopper Football fielded its first official team in 1913 but due to World War I and World War II, no teams were fielded between 1917 and 1919 and 1943-45. On the hardwood, the Hilltoppers began play in the 1914-15 season a...
    It will be a historic year on The Hill in 2018-19 as both the Hilltopper Football and Hilltopper Basketball squads will field their 100th teams on the gridiron and hardwood, and WKU Athletics will take fans on trips down memory lane leading up to both seasons. Hilltopper Football fielded its first official team in 1913 but due to World War I and World War II, no teams were fielded between 1917 and 1919 and 1943-45. On the hardwood, the Hilltoppers began play in the 1914-15 season a...
  • California Chrome's Foal Is Here

    California Chrome's Foal Is Here

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:24 AM EDT2018-04-19 12:24:55 GMT
    NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) - California Chrome is a dad!  A brand new foal sired by the Derby winner was born last night  at Taylor Made Farm in Jessamine County. The birth was live streamed on a webcam.  Mama Colerful Bride. The foal's ownership is also open to the public thanks to a crowdsourcing campaign. Check out the adorable baby on the live stream above!
    NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) - California Chrome is a dad!  A brand new foal sired by the Derby winner was born last night  at Taylor Made Farm in Jessamine County. The birth was live streamed on a webcam.  Mama Colerful Bride. The foal's ownership is also open to the public thanks to a crowdsourcing campaign. Check out the adorable baby on the live stream above!
  • Kentucky Gymnastics Set for Program’s First NCAA Championships

    Kentucky Gymnastics Set for Program’s First NCAA Championships

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:45 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:45:06 GMT
    After posting a 197.050 at the NCAA Minneapolis Regional, the Kentucky gymnastics team qualified for the 2018 NCAA Championships for the first time in program history. UK will compete in Friday’s second semifinal meet at 7 p.m. live on ESPNU inside the Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis.  Bart Conner, Kathy Johnson Clarke and Laura Rutledge will be on the call. The Wildcats are set to compete against Utah, Washington, California, Oklahoma and Florida in the meet. The top three ...
    After posting a 197.050 at the NCAA Minneapolis Regional, the Kentucky gymnastics team qualified for the 2018 NCAA Championships for the first time in program history. UK will compete in Friday’s second semifinal meet at 7 p.m. live on ESPNU inside the Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis.  Bart Conner, Kathy Johnson Clarke and Laura Rutledge will be on the call. The Wildcats are set to compete against Utah, Washington, California, Oklahoma and Florida in the meet. The top three ...
  • Legends Swept by Hickory Before Return to Lexington

    Legends Swept by Hickory Before Return to Lexington

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:17:00 GMT
    Photo by Clinton RiddlePhoto by Clinton Riddle
    Photo by Clinton RiddlePhoto by Clinton Riddle
    The Lexington Legends were doubled up by the Hickory Crawdads in the series finale, falling 4-2. The Legends overall record now sits at 8-5 and the Crawdads improve to 4-8. Garrett Davila (0-1) was given the loss and Tyler Phillips (1-2) was awarded the victory. Hickory got on the board first in the third inning. Ryan Dorow led off with a home run to left field, putting the Crawdads up 1-0. Davila then walked Chad Smith. Yohel Pozo singled to right field, and Smith advanced to third ...
    The Lexington Legends were doubled up by the Hickory Crawdads in the series finale, falling 4-2. The Legends overall record now sits at 8-5 and the Crawdads improve to 4-8. Garrett Davila (0-1) was given the loss and Tyler Phillips (1-2) was awarded the victory. Hickory got on the board first in the third inning. Ryan Dorow led off with a home run to left field, putting the Crawdads up 1-0. Davila then walked Chad Smith. Yohel Pozo singled to right field, and Smith advanced to third ...
  • Sydney McLaughlin on Latest Watch List for The Bowerman

    Sydney McLaughlin on Latest Watch List for The Bowerman

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:48:27 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    Kentucky freshman Sydney McLaughlin is on the latest edition of The Bowerman Watch List, which tracks some of the top collegiate track and field athletes in the nation as the season progresses. McLaughlin has etched her name into history through the early going of the outdoor season. The freshman from Dunellen, New Jersey, ran a 50.07 in the 400 meters at the Florida Relays, making her the second-fastest performer in the event in collegiate history. She and teammates Fai...
    Kentucky freshman Sydney McLaughlin is on the latest edition of The Bowerman Watch List, which tracks some of the top collegiate track and field athletes in the nation as the season progresses. McLaughlin has etched her name into history through the early going of the outdoor season. The freshman from Dunellen, New Jersey, ran a 50.07 in the 400 meters at the Florida Relays, making her the second-fastest performer in the event in collegiate history. She and teammates Fai...
  • Kentucky Hosts Florida in Series Between Top 10 Teams

    Kentucky Hosts Florida in Series Between Top 10 Teams

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:51:40 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    Preview by Tim Letcher. After a five-game road trip, the Kentucky baseball team returns to Cliff Hagan Stadium this weekend to face No. 1 Florida in a three-game, SEC series. Kentucky (25-12, 7-8 SEC) had a productive road trip, winning three of its five games, including taking two of three contests at No. 18 Georgia over the weekend. UK closer Chris Machamer had a big week, recording a win and two saves, which earned him SEC Pitcher of the Week honors. The sixth-ranked Wildcats wi...
    Preview by Tim Letcher. After a five-game road trip, the Kentucky baseball team returns to Cliff Hagan Stadium this weekend to face No. 1 Florida in a three-game, SEC series. Kentucky (25-12, 7-8 SEC) had a productive road trip, winning three of its five games, including taking two of three contests at No. 18 Georgia over the weekend. UK closer Chris Machamer had a big week, recording a win and two saves, which earned him SEC Pitcher of the Week honors. The sixth-ranked Wildcats wi...
  • Men's Basketball Inks Big Man Sasha Sukhanov

    Men's Basketball Inks Big Man Sasha Sukhanov

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:41:27 GMT
    Morehead StateMorehead State
    Morehead StateMorehead State
    Sasha Sukhanov (Pronunciation: Sasha SOO-Hahn-uv), a Russian native who played his high school ball at Teays Valley Christian School in West Virginia, has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Morehead State men's basketball program. Sukhanov, a 6-11, 235-pound forward, is from Tomsk, Russia. "We are extremely excited to add Sasha to our program. He provides the size that we needed, along with a skill set that will translate well with how we are going to play," sa...
    Sasha Sukhanov (Pronunciation: Sasha SOO-Hahn-uv), a Russian native who played his high school ball at Teays Valley Christian School in West Virginia, has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Morehead State men's basketball program. Sukhanov, a 6-11, 235-pound forward, is from Tomsk, Russia. "We are extremely excited to add Sasha to our program. He provides the size that we needed, along with a skill set that will translate well with how we are going to play," sa...
  • Gabriel To Declare For 2018 NBA Draft; Eligible To Return

    Gabriel To Declare For 2018 NBA Draft; Eligible To Return

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:01:50 GMT
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Kentucky men’s basketball sophomore forward Wenyen Gabriel announced Wednesday that he plans to submit his name for the 2018 NBA Draft but will not hire an agent. So long as Gabriel does not hire an agent, he will have until May 30 (10 days after the NBA Draft Combine) to make a final decision as to whether he wishes to remain in the draft or return to Kentucky. “My dream has always been to play professionally,” Gabriel said. “Af...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Kentucky men’s basketball sophomore forward Wenyen Gabriel announced Wednesday that he plans to submit his name for the 2018 NBA Draft but will not hire an agent. So long as Gabriel does not hire an agent, he will have until May 30 (10 days after the NBA Draft Combine) to make a final decision as to whether he wishes to remain in the draft or return to Kentucky. “My dream has always been to play professionally,” Gabriel said. “Af...
  • Stoops Hires New Recruiting Coordinator

    Stoops Hires New Recruiting Coordinator

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:33:30 GMT
    FloridaFlorida

    FootballScoop Staff tweets that E.K. Franks is the new recruiting coordinator at  Kentucky. Franks was hired back in January by Florida to work in the recruiting department.  They also listed him as an assistant director of player personnel. Before that, he was the director of recruiting for Arkansas  Sources tell FootballScoop Mark Stoops has hired EK Franks away from Florida #BBNhttps://t.co/g2dPbWgJpS — FootballScoop Staff (@FootballScoop) April ...

    FootballScoop Staff tweets that E.K. Franks is the new recruiting coordinator at  Kentucky. Franks was hired back in January by Florida to work in the recruiting department.  They also listed him as an assistant director of player personnel. Before that, he was the director of recruiting for Arkansas  Sources tell FootballScoop Mark Stoops has hired EK Franks away from Florida #BBNhttps://t.co/g2dPbWgJpS — FootballScoop Staff (@FootballScoop) April ...

  • Pitino Chats With Albany Sportswriter On Job Search

    Pitino Chats With Albany Sportswriter On Job Search

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-04-18 14:04:14 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Times Union) - Coach Rick Pitino, after saying he wouldn't give an interview, reached out to a Albany sportswriter. Last week, Chris Churchill in Albany wrote a piece for the Times Union paper. Despite taking some pot shots at Pitino's scandals, Churchill said he was excited at the rumors that Pitino might come coach at Siena College. Pitino ended up calling Churchill to confront some of the writer's terse humor, but he didn't say no when asked about the head coachi...
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Times Union) - Coach Rick Pitino, after saying he wouldn't give an interview, reached out to a Albany sportswriter. Last week, Chris Churchill in Albany wrote a piece for the Times Union paper. Despite taking some pot shots at Pitino's scandals, Churchill said he was excited at the rumors that Pitino might come coach at Siena College. Pitino ended up calling Churchill to confront some of the writer's terse humor, but he didn't say no when asked about the head coachi...
  • Trey Dawson Homers But UK Falls at Louisville

    Trey Dawson Homers But UK Falls at Louisville

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-04-18 02:27:49 GMT
    Photo by Barry WestermanPhoto by Barry Westerman
    Photo by Barry WestermanPhoto by Barry Westerman
    Trey Dawson blasted his second home run of the season but a series of two-out hits doomed No. 6 Kentucky in an 8-2 loss to Louisville on a clear and cool night at Jim Patterson Stadium. Despite the defeat, the Wildcats finished 3-2 on a difficult road trip through three different states and now return home for seven straight games, including the next three against No. 1 Florida. The Cats got off to a good start on Dawson’s home run, a screaming shot over the left-centerfie...
    Trey Dawson blasted his second home run of the season but a series of two-out hits doomed No. 6 Kentucky in an 8-2 loss to Louisville on a clear and cool night at Jim Patterson Stadium. Despite the defeat, the Wildcats finished 3-2 on a difficult road trip through three different states and now return home for seven straight games, including the next three against No. 1 Florida. The Cats got off to a good start on Dawson’s home run, a screaming shot over the left-centerfie...
  • EKU Baseball Late Surge Too Much for Dayton

    EKU Baseball Late Surge Too Much for Dayton

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:31 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:31:52 GMT
    Eastern Kentucky University’s baseball team used a four-run top of the eighth to pull away from the University of Dayton on Tuesday and win 11-6. In the eighth inning, EKU (18-20, 9-6 OVC) got an RBI single to left field by Nick Howie and a two-run single to right field by Chris Botsoe to push its lead to three and not look back. Botsoe would score on a RBI walk by Daniel McFarland later in the game. In the bottom of the fourth Michael Cleary had an RBI...
    Eastern Kentucky University’s baseball team used a four-run top of the eighth to pull away from the University of Dayton on Tuesday and win 11-6. In the eighth inning, EKU (18-20, 9-6 OVC) got an RBI single to left field by Nick Howie and a two-run single to right field by Chris Botsoe to push its lead to three and not look back. Botsoe would score on a RBI walk by Daniel McFarland later in the game. In the bottom of the fourth Michael Cleary had an RBI...
  • No. 18 Kentucky Heads West for Midweek in Bowling Green

    No. 18 Kentucky Heads West for Midweek in Bowling Green

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-04-17 23:00:09 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    After picking up its third top-10 win of the season on Sunday afternoon in College Station against No. 9 Texas A&M, the No. 20/18 Kentucky softball team will set its sights on a Wednesday night midweek game at Western Kentucky slated for 7 p.m. ET from Bowling Green, Ky. The Wildcats have been solid in non-conference games this season, and have hit the cover off the ball in those games. The Wildcats are hitting above .300 and have outscored their opponents by more than 75 runs ...
    After picking up its third top-10 win of the season on Sunday afternoon in College Station against No. 9 Texas A&M, the No. 20/18 Kentucky softball team will set its sights on a Wednesday night midweek game at Western Kentucky slated for 7 p.m. ET from Bowling Green, Ky. The Wildcats have been solid in non-conference games this season, and have hit the cover off the ball in those games. The Wildcats are hitting above .300 and have outscored their opponents by more than 75 runs ...
  • Kentucky State University athletic director announces retirement

    Kentucky State University athletic director announces retirement

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:11:02 GMT
    Kentucky St. UniversityKentucky St. University
    Kentucky St. UniversityKentucky St. University
    Kentucky State University Athletic Director William Graham recently announced his upcoming retirement from the University. Graham, athletic director since 2016, is a long-time Kentucky State employee, Hall-of-Famer and University legend. Graham served three stints at Kentucky State over a period of more than 30 years. His Kentucky State career began on the hardwood as a student-athlete. During his time as a student-athlete, Kentucky State won NAIA national championships in 19...
    Kentucky State University Athletic Director William Graham recently announced his upcoming retirement from the University. Graham, athletic director since 2016, is a long-time Kentucky State employee, Hall-of-Famer and University legend. Graham served three stints at Kentucky State over a period of more than 30 years. His Kentucky State career began on the hardwood as a student-athlete. During his time as a student-athlete, Kentucky State won NAIA national championships in 19...
  • Kentucky Football Flex Packs, Away Game Tickets to Go on Sale

    Kentucky Football Flex Packs, Away Game Tickets to Go on Sale

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:35:10 GMT
    Kentucky football’s popular flex packs – which offer tickets to select home games – will go on sale April 18 at 10 a.m., along with tickets to UK’s five away games in 2018. The 3-Game Flex Pack will return for the 2018 season. Pricing ranges from $107 to $175, depending on games and seating locations selected. This flex pack offers fans the options to select one game from each of the following groupings to create a customized experience: South Carolina ...
    Kentucky football’s popular flex packs – which offer tickets to select home games – will go on sale April 18 at 10 a.m., along with tickets to UK’s five away games in 2018. The 3-Game Flex Pack will return for the 2018 season. Pricing ranges from $107 to $175, depending on games and seating locations selected. This flex pack offers fans the options to select one game from each of the following groupings to create a customized experience: South Carolina ...
  • Legends Take A Step Into the Future With New Technology

    Legends Take A Step Into the Future With New Technology

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:28:19 GMT
    Lexington LegendsLexington Legends
    Lexington LegendsLexington Legends
    The Lexington Legends announce today the various amount of new technology that will be incorporated around Whitaker Bank Ballpark in 2018. From Virtual Reality to free Wi-Fi, fans will be able to enjoy a variety of new additions that go beyond what they are accustomed to seeing. “Whitaker Bank Ballpark is full of new technological activities for fans of all ages. Whether it’s listening to the broadcast on the First Pitch App, trying to hit home runs in the virtual reality...
    The Lexington Legends announce today the various amount of new technology that will be incorporated around Whitaker Bank Ballpark in 2018. From Virtual Reality to free Wi-Fi, fans will be able to enjoy a variety of new additions that go beyond what they are accustomed to seeing. “Whitaker Bank Ballpark is full of new technological activities for fans of all ages. Whether it’s listening to the broadcast on the First Pitch App, trying to hit home runs in the virtual reality...
  • Attorney For Richie Farmer Pleads Not Guilty On His Behalf

    Attorney For Richie Farmer Pleads Not Guilty On His Behalf

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:00 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:00:07 GMT

    LONDON, Ky. (LEX 18) — After a delay in his case, Richie Farmer, a former University of Kentucky basketball player and Kentucky politician, was scheduled to appear in court again Tuesday.

    LONDON, Ky. (LEX 18) — After a delay in his case, Richie Farmer, a former University of Kentucky basketball player and Kentucky politician, was scheduled to appear in court again Tuesday.

  • Kristindottir Chosen OVC Freshman of the Year, Three Colonels Earn All-OVC Honors

    Kristindottir Chosen OVC Freshman of the Year, Three Colonels Earn All-OVC Honors

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-04-17 04:14:46 GMT
    EKU AthleticsEKU Athletics
    EKU AthleticsEKU Athletics
    Ragnhildur Kristinsdottir was chosen as the Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year and three Colonels were selected to the All-Ohio Valley Conference Team, the league announced tonight at its annual awards banquet held in conjunction with the 2018 OVC Championship at The Shoals on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Juniors Elsa Moberly and Amanda Lindahl, and sophomore Hannabeth Owens were chosen to the 10-member All-OVC Team. ...
    Ragnhildur Kristinsdottir was chosen as the Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year and three Colonels were selected to the All-Ohio Valley Conference Team, the league announced tonight at its annual awards banquet held in conjunction with the 2018 OVC Championship at The Shoals on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Juniors Elsa Moberly and Amanda Lindahl, and sophomore Hannabeth Owens were chosen to the 10-member All-OVC Team. ...
  • Lexington Falls To Hickory in Game One

    Lexington Falls To Hickory in Game One

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-04-17 02:16:15 GMT
    Lexington LegendsLexington Legends
    Lexington LegendsLexington Legends
    In the second leg of the first road trip of 2018, the Lexington Legends fell to the Hickory Crawdads 2-1. The Legends overall record drops to 8-3 and the Crawdads improve to 2-8. Reid Anderson (1-0) earned the win for Hickory and Andres Sotillet (0-1) was given the loss. The Crawdads plated both of their runs in the bottom of the third inning. Kole Enright grounded out then Yonny Hernandez was hit by a pitch. With Hernandez on first, Eric Jenkins singled to centerfield, advancing Her...
    In the second leg of the first road trip of 2018, the Lexington Legends fell to the Hickory Crawdads 2-1. The Legends overall record drops to 8-3 and the Crawdads improve to 2-8. Reid Anderson (1-0) earned the win for Hickory and Andres Sotillet (0-1) was given the loss. The Crawdads plated both of their runs in the bottom of the third inning. Kole Enright grounded out then Yonny Hernandez was hit by a pitch. With Hernandez on first, Eric Jenkins singled to centerfield, advancing Her...
  • Rajon Rondo has a Knack for Performing in the Playoffs

    Rajon Rondo has a Knack for Performing in the Playoffs

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:31 PM EDT2018-04-17 01:31:22 GMT
    Rajon Rondo is healthy and he's locked in.      That's good news for the New Orleans Pelicans, not so much for the Portland Trail Blazers. When Rondo is locked in during the postseason, the 6-foot-1 guard who won an NBA title with the Boston Celtics has shown he can be a tough out.      Over the course of his career, Rondo has averaged 10.5 points, 8.5 assists and 4.8 rebounds. Comparatively in the playoffs, he has averaged 14.3 points, 9.2 assists and si...
    Rajon Rondo is healthy and he's locked in.      That's good news for the New Orleans Pelicans, not so much for the Portland Trail Blazers. When Rondo is locked in during the postseason, the 6-foot-1 guard who won an NBA title with the Boston Celtics has shown he can be a tough out.      Over the course of his career, Rondo has averaged 10.5 points, 8.5 assists and 4.8 rebounds. Comparatively in the playoffs, he has averaged 14.3 points, 9.2 assists and si...
  • Lexington Legends to Hold Auditions for Friday Night Live

    Lexington Legends to Hold Auditions for Friday Night Live

    Monday, April 16 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:42:49 GMT
    The Lexington Legends are seeking local artists to perform during Friday Night Live events throughout the season. The Legends will be holding auditions for Friday Night Live, beginning Friday April 20 at 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 21 at 4 p.m. in front of the Kentucky Ale Taproom at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. Friday Night Live will occur every Friday home game, featuring local songwriters and performers. The live music will begin when gates open, allowing fans to listen to the...
    The Lexington Legends are seeking local artists to perform during Friday Night Live events throughout the season. The Legends will be holding auditions for Friday Night Live, beginning Friday April 20 at 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 21 at 4 p.m. in front of the Kentucky Ale Taproom at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. Friday Night Live will occur every Friday home game, featuring local songwriters and performers. The live music will begin when gates open, allowing fans to listen to the...
  • Diallo Leaves For The NBA

    Diallo Leaves For The NBA

    Monday, April 16 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-04-16 20:58:35 GMT
    AP Images (Otto Kitsinger)AP Images (Otto Kitsinger)
    AP Images (Otto Kitsinger)AP Images (Otto Kitsinger)
    Kentucky men’s basketball freshman guard Hamidou Diallo announced Monday that he plans to submit his name for the 2018 NBA Draft and hire an agent, which would effectively end his collegiate career. The NBA Draft is June 21 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. “I would like to start off by thanking my family for always supporting and believing in me,” Diallo said. “Thank you to Coach Cal, the assistants and the staff for everything. You guys have...
    Kentucky men’s basketball freshman guard Hamidou Diallo announced Monday that he plans to submit his name for the 2018 NBA Draft and hire an agent, which would effectively end his collegiate career. The NBA Draft is June 21 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. “I would like to start off by thanking my family for always supporting and believing in me,” Diallo said. “Thank you to Coach Cal, the assistants and the staff for everything. You guys have...
  • Get Ready For Christmas With North Carolina

    Get Ready For Christmas With North Carolina

    Monday, April 16 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-04-16 20:34:33 GMT
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    AP PhotoAP Photo
    North Carolina released their 2018-19 non-conference schedule.   UK will play the Tar Heels on December 22nd in Chicago.  It's the 5th annual CBS Sports Classic.  This will be their first meeting since Carolina defeated the Wildcats, 75-73, in Memphis in the 2017 NCAA South Region final. UK played Carolina in the CBS Sports Classic earlier that season and won a classic, 103-100 behind Malik Monk's 47 points. Cal has gotten the best of North Carolina. ...
    North Carolina released their 2018-19 non-conference schedule.   UK will play the Tar Heels on December 22nd in Chicago.  It's the 5th annual CBS Sports Classic.  This will be their first meeting since Carolina defeated the Wildcats, 75-73, in Memphis in the 2017 NCAA South Region final. UK played Carolina in the CBS Sports Classic earlier that season and won a classic, 103-100 behind Malik Monk's 47 points. Cal has gotten the best of North Carolina. ...
  • UK Football Losing Two Players who will Transfer

    UK Football Losing Two Players who will Transfer

    Monday, April 16 2018 3:59 PM EDT2018-04-16 19:59:37 GMT
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    @KentuckyAthletics@KentuckyAthletics
    The Kentucky Football team just finished up spring practices and it shows players how much or how little they may be involved in the fall. Because of that, two players have decided to transfer. Sophomore safety, Tobias Gilliam, was the first to announce his intentions on Monday. God’s plan ???? pic.twitter.com/ED00212E0s — D R I P P Y 7 (@Cash7teen) April 16, 2018 Gilliam, who is from Dayton, Ohio. only had three tackles in six games last season, after battlin...
    The Kentucky Football team just finished up spring practices and it shows players how much or how little they may be involved in the fall. Because of that, two players have decided to transfer. Sophomore safety, Tobias Gilliam, was the first to announce his intentions on Monday. God’s plan ???? pic.twitter.com/ED00212E0s — D R I P P Y 7 (@Cash7teen) April 16, 2018 Gilliam, who is from Dayton, Ohio. only had three tackles in six games last season, after battlin...
  • Kentucky Ends Five-Game Road Trip in Louisville

    Kentucky Ends Five-Game Road Trip in Louisville

    Monday, April 16 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-04-16 19:35:12 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    No. 6 Kentucky’s road trip will come to an end Tuesday night in Louisville as the Wildcats seek to build on the momentum generated by winning a series at No. 18 Georgia over the weekend. The Bulldogs had been 17-2 at home this season before the Cats arrived and grabbed two taut affairs. Now it’s on to Louisville, where the Cardinals are similarly dominant on their own field and will be looking to split the season’s two games with the Cats.   The Cats will arr...
    No. 6 Kentucky’s road trip will come to an end Tuesday night in Louisville as the Wildcats seek to build on the momentum generated by winning a series at No. 18 Georgia over the weekend. The Bulldogs had been 17-2 at home this season before the Cats arrived and grabbed two taut affairs. Now it’s on to Louisville, where the Cardinals are similarly dominant on their own field and will be looking to split the season’s two games with the Cats.   The Cats will arr...
  • Kentucky’s Chris Machamer Named SEC Pitcher of the Week

    Kentucky’s Chris Machamer Named SEC Pitcher of the Week

    Monday, April 16 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-04-16 17:32:37 GMT
    UK Athletics-Chet WhiteUK Athletics-Chet White
    UK Athletics-Chet WhiteUK Athletics-Chet White
    Kentucky sophomore closer Chris Machamer was named Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week for his efforts in each of the Wildcats’ three wins last week, it was announced on Monday. The right-hander did not allow a run in 5.1 innings of work against No. 18 Georgia and Western Carolina, yielding just three hits, striking out seven and issuing an intentional walk. After recording a save in the Cats’ 7-5 win at Western Carolina he was dominant against the Bulldogs in a...
    Kentucky sophomore closer Chris Machamer was named Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week for his efforts in each of the Wildcats’ three wins last week, it was announced on Monday. The right-hander did not allow a run in 5.1 innings of work against No. 18 Georgia and Western Carolina, yielding just three hits, striking out seven and issuing an intentional walk. After recording a save in the Cats’ 7-5 win at Western Carolina he was dominant against the Bulldogs in a...
  • UK Baseball Week 9 in Review

    UK Baseball Week 9 in Review

    Sunday, April 15 2018 10:06 PM EDT2018-04-16 02:06:17 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    2018 KENTUCKY BASEBALL WEEK NINE IN REVIEW OVERALL RECORD: 25-11 (7-8 SEC) WEEK RECORD: 3-1 LAST WEEK Apr. 11 – Win, 7-5, at Western Carolina Apr. 13 – Win, 6-4 (11 innings), at #18 Georgia Apr. 14 – Loss, 7-9, at #18 Georgia Apr. 15 – Win, 1-0, at #18 Georgia THIS WEEK Apr. 17 – at Louisville (6 p.m.; Louisville; ACC Network) Apr. 19 – vs. #1 Florida (7 p.m.; Lexington; SEC Network) Apr. 20 – vs. #1 Florida (7:30 ...
    2018 KENTUCKY BASEBALL WEEK NINE IN REVIEW OVERALL RECORD: 25-11 (7-8 SEC) WEEK RECORD: 3-1 LAST WEEK Apr. 11 – Win, 7-5, at Western Carolina Apr. 13 – Win, 6-4 (11 innings), at #18 Georgia Apr. 14 – Loss, 7-9, at #18 Georgia Apr. 15 – Win, 1-0, at #18 Georgia THIS WEEK Apr. 17 – at Louisville (6 p.m.; Louisville; ACC Network) Apr. 19 – vs. #1 Florida (7 p.m.; Lexington; SEC Network) Apr. 20 – vs. #1 Florida (7:30 ...
  • Cardinals Sweep 4-Game Series from Reds with 3-2 Victory

    Cardinals Sweep 4-Game Series from Reds with 3-2 Victory

    Sunday, April 15 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-04-16 00:30:08 GMT
    AP Photo/Gary LandersAP Photo/Gary Landers
    AP Photo/Gary LandersAP Photo/Gary Landers
    Carlos Martinez struck out a season-high 11 batters in seven shutout innings and Harrison Bader's two-run home run helped the St. Louis Cardinals complete their first four-game sweep in Cincinnati since 1949 with a 3-2 win on Sunday.      Martinez (2-1) allowed two hits and four walks while helping send the Reds to their eighth consecutive loss, one short of matching their longest losing streak of last season.      The Reds scored 10 runs in the series wh...
    Carlos Martinez struck out a season-high 11 batters in seven shutout innings and Harrison Bader's two-run home run helped the St. Louis Cardinals complete their first four-game sweep in Cincinnati since 1949 with a 3-2 win on Sunday.      Martinez (2-1) allowed two hits and four walks while helping send the Reds to their eighth consecutive loss, one short of matching their longest losing streak of last season.      The Reds scored 10 runs in the series wh...
  • Series Finale in Augusta Postponed Due to Inclement Weather

    Series Finale in Augusta Postponed Due to Inclement Weather

    Sunday, April 15 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-04-15 23:45:04 GMT
    Photo Credit Clinton RiddlePhoto Credit Clinton Riddle
    Photo Credit Clinton RiddlePhoto Credit Clinton Riddle
    The series finale between the Lexington Legends and the Augusta GreenJackets has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be played during the series at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington beginning June 1, 2018. The exact date and time will be announced at a later date. The Legends will head to Hickory, North Carolina to face the Crawdads in a three-game series. The first game will be Monday, April 16 at 6:05 p.m. The Legends return to Whitaker Bank Ballpark on Thursd...
    The series finale between the Lexington Legends and the Augusta GreenJackets has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be played during the series at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington beginning June 1, 2018. The exact date and time will be announced at a later date. The Legends will head to Hickory, North Carolina to face the Crawdads in a three-game series. The first game will be Monday, April 16 at 6:05 p.m. The Legends return to Whitaker Bank Ballpark on Thursd...
  • Martens’ Late RBI Double, Humes’ Relief Gives UK Sunday Win

    Martens’ Late RBI Double, Humes’ Relief Gives UK Sunday Win

    Sunday, April 15 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-04-15 22:46:41 GMT
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    @UKphotogs@UKphotogs
    Alex Martens hit an RBI double to deep left field to score the game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth inning to lift the No. 19 Kentucky Wildcats to a 3-2 win over the No. 9 Texas A&M Aggies on Sunday afternoon in the final game at the Aggie Softball Complex in College Station. Autumn Humes threw five complete shutout innings of shutout softball in relief of Grace Baalman in the win, as she picked up her eighth win of the season in the circle. Humes allowed no runs on five...
    Alex Martens hit an RBI double to deep left field to score the game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth inning to lift the No. 19 Kentucky Wildcats to a 3-2 win over the No. 9 Texas A&M Aggies on Sunday afternoon in the final game at the Aggie Softball Complex in College Station. Autumn Humes threw five complete shutout innings of shutout softball in relief of Grace Baalman in the win, as she picked up her eighth win of the season in the circle. Humes allowed no runs on five...
  • 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

    Thursday, October 26 2017 5:44 PM EDT2017-10-26 21:44:02 GMT

    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
    (Keith Taylor Photo)(Keith Taylor Photo)

    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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  • Bevin Lampooned On Comedy Central For Teacher Remarks

    Bevin Lampooned On Comedy Central For Teacher Remarks

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:59:25 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -Governor Matt Bevin was the subject of a lampooning monologue. 

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -Governor Matt Bevin was the subject of a lampooning monologue. 

  • I-64 Covered In Popsicles After Crash

    I-64 Covered In Popsicles After Crash

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:56 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:56:08 GMT

    WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - The interstate is about to get a little sticky this morning. A semi carrying a load of popsicles has crashed on I-64 near milemarker 60. A witness tells LEX 18 that a car ran one semi off the road and caused it to crash into a second semi that was sitting on the shoulder.  No one was injured. Unfortunately, popsicles have covered the roadway. Crews are working to clear the scene. Versailles Police are responding. 

    WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - The interstate is about to get a little sticky this morning. A semi carrying a load of popsicles has crashed on I-64 near milemarker 60. A witness tells LEX 18 that a car ran one semi off the road and caused it to crash into a second semi that was sitting on the shoulder.  No one was injured. Unfortunately, popsicles have covered the roadway. Crews are working to clear the scene. Versailles Police are responding. 

  • Coroner Seeks Next-of-Kin of Deceased

    Coroner Seeks Next-of-Kin of Deceased

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:47:31 GMT

    UPDATE: The family has been found.

    UPDATE: The family has been found.

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