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  • Adidas Exec, 4 Coaches Charged In College Bribery Scheme

    Adidas Exec, 4 Coaches Charged In College Bribery Scheme

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 4:23 PM EDT2017-09-26 20:23:38 GMT
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    (AP) — In one of the biggest crackdowns on the corrupting role of money in college basketball, 10 men — including a top Adidas executive and four assistant coaches — were charged Tuesday with using hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to influence star athletes' choice of schools, shoe sponsors, agents, financial advisers, even tailors. Some of the most explosive allegations appeared to involve Louisville, one of the college basketball's biggest powerhouses. ...

    (AP) — In one of the biggest crackdowns on the corrupting role of money in college basketball, 10 men — including a top Adidas executive and four assistant coaches — were charged Tuesday with using hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to influence star athletes' choice of schools, shoe sponsors, agents, financial advisers, even tailors. Some of the most explosive allegations appeared to involve Louisville, one of the college basketball's biggest powerhouses. ...

  • University 6: Louisville Named In Federal Indictment, Bribery Alleged

    University 6: Louisville Named In Federal Indictment, Bribery Alleged

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 4:10 PM EDT2017-09-26 20:10:50 GMT
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    The FBI has arrested several NCAA basketball staff members in a sports apparel corruption investigation. According to NBC News, 4 coaches were arrested in the investigation. Matt Jones of KSR and Hey Kentucky says that one of the coaches is based at a Kentucky school. One of these appears to be a Coach in Kentucky...not sure which school yet. Stay tuned.... https://t.co/AteZiEtWK2 — Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) September 26, 2017

    The FBI has arrested several NCAA basketball staff members in a sports apparel corruption investigation. According to NBC News, 4 coaches were arrested in the investigation. Matt Jones of KSR and Hey Kentucky says that one of the coaches is based at a Kentucky school. One of these appears to be a Coach in Kentucky...not sure which school yet. Stay tuned.... https://t.co/AteZiEtWK2 — Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) September 26, 2017

  • UofL, NCAA Releases Statement Confirming Investigation

    UofL, NCAA Releases Statement Confirming Investigation

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 4:10 PM EDT2017-09-26 20:10:14 GMT

    LOUISVILLE, Ky (LEX 18) A statement has been released from Gregory Postel, M.D., the Interim President of the University of Louisville in regards to an FBI investigation related to alleged bribery and basketball recruiting.  "Today, the University of Louisville received notice that it is included in a federal investigation involving criminal activity related to men’s basketball recruiting. While we are just learning about this information, this is a serious concern t...

    LOUISVILLE, Ky (LEX 18) A statement has been released from Gregory Postel, M.D., the Interim President of the University of Louisville in regards to an FBI investigation related to alleged bribery and basketball recruiting.  "Today, the University of Louisville received notice that it is included in a federal investigation involving criminal activity related to men’s basketball recruiting. While we are just learning about this information, this is a serious concern t...

  • Former BBN Quarterback's T-shirt Company Moves Quickly After UofL Scandal

    Former BBN Quarterback's T-shirt Company Moves Quickly After UofL Scandal

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-09-26 19:53:56 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -- Former UK Quarterback Jared Lorenzen is already capitalizing on the federal investigation into multiple schools. His t-shirt company, Throwboy Tees, is mass producing shirts in response to allegations of misconduct on the part of the University of Louisville. According to a federal indictment, beginning in May of 2017, Jim Gatto, the Director of Global Marketing for Adidas Basketball paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to funnel top pr...

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -- Former UK Quarterback Jared Lorenzen is already capitalizing on the federal investigation into multiple schools. His t-shirt company, Throwboy Tees, is mass producing shirts in response to allegations of misconduct on the part of the University of Louisville. According to a federal indictment, beginning in May of 2017, Jim Gatto, the Director of Global Marketing for Adidas Basketball paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to funnel top pr...

  • Two Colonels Finish In Top-30 At Loaded Northern Intercollegiate

    Two Colonels Finish In Top-30 At Loaded Northern Intercollegiate

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 1:00 AM EDT2017-09-26 05:00:14 GMT
    RICHMOND, Ky. – Two Eastern Kentucky University men’s golfers finished in the top-30 at the loaded Northern Intercollegiate on Monday.  Erik Lindwall tied for 23rd and Will Sallee tied for 26th in a field that included players from Marquette, Virginia, Iowa State, Purdue and Michigan. Lindwall shot rounds of 73, 74 and 2-under 70 for a 54-hole total of 217 (+1).  Sallee followed a first round 74 with a second round 1-under 71 on Sunday before clos...
    RICHMOND, Ky. – Two Eastern Kentucky University men’s golfers finished in the top-30 at the loaded Northern Intercollegiate on Monday.  Erik Lindwall tied for 23rd and Will Sallee tied for 26th in a field that included players from Marquette, Virginia, Iowa State, Purdue and Michigan. Lindwall shot rounds of 73, 74 and 2-under 70 for a 54-hole total of 217 (+1).  Sallee followed a first round 74 with a second round 1-under 71 on Sunday before clos...
  • Lady Tops In Second Place Entering Final Round At East Carolina

    Lady Tops In Second Place Entering Final Round At East Carolina

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 12:30 AM EDT2017-09-26 04:30:06 GMT
    GREENVILLE, N.C. — A second-round push has the WKU Lady Topper Golf team just four strokes out of first place going into the final day of East Carolina’s Pirate Collegiate Classic. The Lady Toppers fired a 7-over 583 (293-290) total in Monday’s first two rounds at the par-72, 6,105-yard Greenville Country Club, good enough for second place behind host East Carolina (579). Trailing ECU by 13 strokes through the first round, WKU made up nine strokes in the after...
    GREENVILLE, N.C. — A second-round push has the WKU Lady Topper Golf team just four strokes out of first place going into the final day of East Carolina’s Pirate Collegiate Classic. The Lady Toppers fired a 7-over 583 (293-290) total in Monday’s first two rounds at the par-72, 6,105-yard Greenville Country Club, good enough for second place behind host East Carolina (579). Trailing ECU by 13 strokes through the first round, WKU made up nine strokes in the after...
  • McDaniel Leads UK To First Place, Program Record Low Round

    McDaniel Leads UK To First Place, Program Record Low Round

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-09-26 04:00:41 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    CINCINNATI, Ohio – Quite simply, Monday at Coldstream Country Club will forever be etched in the record books. And if its a sign of what’s to come from this Kentucky men’s golf team, well it will be able to point to this moment as a defining turn in the season. The Wildcats emerged as the leader through 36 holes of play at the two-day, 54-hole Bearcat Invitational, highlighted by a Brian Craig era program record of a 15-under par, 269, score during the second round ...
    CINCINNATI, Ohio – Quite simply, Monday at Coldstream Country Club will forever be etched in the record books. And if its a sign of what’s to come from this Kentucky men’s golf team, well it will be able to point to this moment as a defining turn in the season. The Wildcats emerged as the leader through 36 holes of play at the two-day, 54-hole Bearcat Invitational, highlighted by a Brian Craig era program record of a 15-under par, 269, score during the second round ...
  • Leone, Bragado Named C-USA Players Of The Week

    Leone, Bragado Named C-USA Players Of The Week

    Monday, September 25 2017 11:30 PM EDT2017-09-26 03:30:11 GMT
    IRVING, Texas – Senior Allison Leone and sophomore Christina Bragado have been named the C-USA Goalkeeper and Defensive Player of the Week, respectively, as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. Leone’s honor is the third of her career, having previously been named the C-USA Goalkeeper of the Week in back-to-back weeks last season on Oct. 3 and Oct. 10; the honor also gives Leone the most weekly awards among WKU goalkeepers in program history and ma...
    IRVING, Texas – Senior Allison Leone and sophomore Christina Bragado have been named the C-USA Goalkeeper and Defensive Player of the Week, respectively, as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. Leone’s honor is the third of her career, having previously been named the C-USA Goalkeeper of the Week in back-to-back weeks last season on Oct. 3 and Oct. 10; the honor also gives Leone the most weekly awards among WKU goalkeepers in program history and ma...
  • Weekend Sweep Propels Two Toppers To C-USA Honors

    Weekend Sweep Propels Two Toppers To C-USA Honors

    Monday, September 25 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-09-26 03:00:09 GMT
    IRVING, Texas – As WKU Volleyball extended its winning streak to double digits during the opening weekend of league play, the play of Jessica Lucas and Sydney Engle stood out as the duo has repeated as the Conference USA Setter of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week, respectively. The Lady Toppers improved to 15-2 after a five-set victory over Florida Atlantic and a sweep of Charlotte on the road. For the fourth consecutive week, Lucas has collected Setter of the Wee...
    IRVING, Texas – As WKU Volleyball extended its winning streak to double digits during the opening weekend of league play, the play of Jessica Lucas and Sydney Engle stood out as the duo has repeated as the Conference USA Setter of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week, respectively. The Lady Toppers improved to 15-2 after a five-set victory over Florida Atlantic and a sweep of Charlotte on the road. For the fourth consecutive week, Lucas has collected Setter of the Wee...
  • Warren Named SIAC Special Teams Player Of The Week

    Warren Named SIAC Special Teams Player Of The Week

    Monday, September 25 2017 10:30 PM EDT2017-09-26 02:30:09 GMT
    Frankfort, Ky.-Kentucky State University football junior kicker Turner Warren has been awarded the Special Teams Player of the Week by the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Warren had a day full of highlights with KSU downing CSU 34-22 in the Circle City Classic. As Warren lined up for a 28-yard field goal attempt in the second quarter, he broke to his left after the snap, as junior wide receiver Cort Groathouse flipped the ball to W...
    Frankfort, Ky.-Kentucky State University football junior kicker Turner Warren has been awarded the Special Teams Player of the Week by the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Warren had a day full of highlights with KSU downing CSU 34-22 in the Circle City Classic. As Warren lined up for a 28-yard field goal attempt in the second quarter, he broke to his left after the snap, as junior wide receiver Cort Groathouse flipped the ball to W...
  • Vernon Carey Receives Scholarship Offer From Kentucky

    Vernon Carey Receives Scholarship Offer From Kentucky

    Monday, September 25 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-09-26 02:10:29 GMT
    Jon Lopez, NikeJon Lopez, Nike
    Kentucky has reportedly offered Vernon Carey, the No.1 overall prospect  in the Class of 2019.  247Sports reports that the five-star power forward received a scholarship offer from John Calipari last Wednesday. Out of Fort Lauderdale University School, Carey is the fifth 2019 recipient of a scholarship offer from Kentucky. Carey plays for Nike Team Florida, averaging 17.1 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game in the EYBL last travel season. He also won a g...
    Kentucky has reportedly offered Vernon Carey, the No.1 overall prospect  in the Class of 2019.  247Sports reports that the five-star power forward received a scholarship offer from John Calipari last Wednesday. Out of Fort Lauderdale University School, Carey is the fifth 2019 recipient of a scholarship offer from Kentucky. Carey plays for Nike Team Florida, averaging 17.1 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game in the EYBL last travel season. He also won a g...
  • Tennessee Coach Butch Jones Rips The Media

    Tennessee Coach Butch Jones Rips The Media

    Monday, September 25 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-26 02:00:11 GMT
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    (AP) — Tennessee coach Butch Jones criticized the media coverage of his program Monday while responding to a question about an injured player. In the final question of his Monday press conference, Jones was asked whether a teammate caused the injury that prevented defensive tackle Shy Tuttle from playing last week in a 17-13 victory over Massachusetts . Jones started out by saying "football is an emotional and a competitive game" before noting the injury was...

    (AP) — Tennessee coach Butch Jones criticized the media coverage of his program Monday while responding to a question about an injured player. In the final question of his Monday press conference, Jones was asked whether a teammate caused the injury that prevented defensive tackle Shy Tuttle from playing last week in a 17-13 victory over Massachusetts . Jones started out by saying "football is an emotional and a competitive game" before noting the injury was...

  • Joe Brown Nets Conference USA Weekly Honor With Pick Six

    Joe Brown Nets Conference USA Weekly Honor With Pick Six

    Monday, September 25 2017 9:30 PM EDT2017-09-26 01:30:10 GMT
    IRVING, Texas — With a game-clinching pick six in WKU's 33-21 victory over Ball State, senior defensive back Joe Brown was voted Conference USA Co-Defensive Player of the Week, it was announced Monday afternoon. Brown also added three solo tackles and a quarterback hurry. It is the first such honor for the Louisville native, and the first defensive weekly award won by a Hilltopper since linebacker Nick Holt on Nov. 30, 2015. Coming into the season with ...
    IRVING, Texas — With a game-clinching pick six in WKU's 33-21 victory over Ball State, senior defensive back Joe Brown was voted Conference USA Co-Defensive Player of the Week, it was announced Monday afternoon. Brown also added three solo tackles and a quarterback hurry. It is the first such honor for the Louisville native, and the first defensive weekly award won by a Hilltopper since linebacker Nick Holt on Nov. 30, 2015. Coming into the season with ...
  • Teacher Appreciation Day At Kentucky Football On Saturday

    Teacher Appreciation Day At Kentucky Football On Saturday

    Monday, September 25 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-09-26 01:00:11 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky football will participate in Extra Yard for Teachers Week by holding Teacher Appreciation Day at the Wildcats’ game vs. Eastern Michigan on Saturday. As part of the event, teachers are invited to purchase $25 tickets to the game by visiting UKathletics.com/eyft. Teachers who purchase will receive a unique referral link they can share with friends, family and coworkers. Groups using the same referral link will automatically be seated together...

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky football will participate in Extra Yard for Teachers Week by holding Teacher Appreciation Day at the Wildcats’ game vs. Eastern Michigan on Saturday. As part of the event, teachers are invited to purchase $25 tickets to the game by visiting UKathletics.com/eyft. Teachers who purchase will receive a unique referral link they can share with friends, family and coworkers. Groups using the same referral link will automatically be seated together...

  • EKU’S Grace Chosen As National Defensive Player Of The Week, Wrzuszczak Earns Honorable Mention

    EKU’S Grace Chosen As National Defensive Player Of The Week, Wrzuszczak Earns Honorable Mention

    Monday, September 25 2017 8:30 PM EDT2017-09-26 00:30:09 GMT

    RICHMOND, Ky. –Eastern Kentucky University safety Kobie Grace was chosen as the STATS National Defensive Player of the Week on Monday. Teammate Keith Wrzuszczak earned honorable mention recognition for National Special Teams Player of the Week by STATS. Both players excelled in the Colonels’ 24-21 victory over Tennessee Tech on Saturday. Grace was a difference maker for the Colonels in the close win.  The senior finished with seven tackles, one interception, o...

    RICHMOND, Ky. –Eastern Kentucky University safety Kobie Grace was chosen as the STATS National Defensive Player of the Week on Monday. Teammate Keith Wrzuszczak earned honorable mention recognition for National Special Teams Player of the Week by STATS. Both players excelled in the Colonels’ 24-21 victory over Tennessee Tech on Saturday. Grace was a difference maker for the Colonels in the close win.  The senior finished with seven tackles, one interception, o...

  • Grade 1 Winner Paola Queen Consigned To 2017 Keeneland November Sale

    Grade 1 Winner Paola Queen Consigned To 2017 Keeneland November Sale

    Monday, September 25 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-09-26 00:00:15 GMT
    LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 25, 2017) – Paola Queen, winner of the 2016 Test (G1) at Saratoga, has been consigned by Elite Sales as a broodmare prospect to the 2017 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. Paola Queen displayed her exceptional racing ability with a powerful win in the Test, rallying from off the pace in deep stretch to defeat a quality field of 3-year-old fillies. She finished in the money in half of her 10 starts, including second in the Gulfstream Park Oaks (G2)...
    LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 25, 2017) – Paola Queen, winner of the 2016 Test (G1) at Saratoga, has been consigned by Elite Sales as a broodmare prospect to the 2017 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. Paola Queen displayed her exceptional racing ability with a powerful win in the Test, rallying from off the pace in deep stretch to defeat a quality field of 3-year-old fillies. She finished in the money in half of her 10 starts, including second in the Gulfstream Park Oaks (G2)...
  • Stoops Talks Moving On From Florida Loss

    Stoops Talks Moving On From Florida Loss

    Monday, September 25 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-09-25 23:00:13 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    Opening Statement “As I said after the game, a very, very disappointing loss (to Florida). It’s heartbreaking to our team, our fans, a lot of people. It hurts because our team has invested so much and worked extremely hard to get into position to win that game. To play quality football and to come up short hurts a lot of people, but I’m very proud of this team. They’re very resilient. They’re very tough. And we’re really playing the game the right w...
    Opening Statement “As I said after the game, a very, very disappointing loss (to Florida). It’s heartbreaking to our team, our fans, a lot of people. It hurts because our team has invested so much and worked extremely hard to get into position to win that game. To play quality football and to come up short hurts a lot of people, but I’m very proud of this team. They’re very resilient. They’re very tough. And we’re really playing the game the right w...
  • Nate Northington Looks Back On Breaking The Color Barrier In The SEC

    Nate Northington Looks Back On Breaking The Color Barrier In The SEC

    Monday, September 25 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-09-25 22:36:41 GMT
    Nate Northington was the first African-American to play in a SEC game in any sport. (Vicky Graff Photo)Nate Northington was the first African-American to play in a SEC game in any sport. (Vicky Graff Photo)
    On what he remembers going through that day and leading up to the game … “That was a tremendously (tough day) and you cannot explain the grief that we felt – me personally and teammates and coaches. It was a real tragedy. I know that our minds were not even on making history or the ballgame at that stage. But Greg’s parents wanted us to go ahead and play the game and we went out there to do that. It was a tough situation. Once you get on the field, things kind...
    On what he remembers going through that day and leading up to the game … “That was a tremendously (tough day) and you cannot explain the grief that we felt – me personally and teammates and coaches. It was a real tragedy. I know that our minds were not even on making history or the ballgame at that stage. But Greg’s parents wanted us to go ahead and play the game and we went out there to do that. It was a tough situation. Once you get on the field, things kind...
  • Conference USA Volleyball Tournament Tickets Now On Sale

    Conference USA Volleyball Tournament Tickets Now On Sale

    Monday, September 25 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-09-25 22:00:19 GMT
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – For the first time in league history, the Conference USA Volleyball Tournament will be hosted by the WKU Lady Toppers in Bowling Green with action opening on Friday, Nov. 17 and lasting through Sunday, Nov. 19, from E.A. Diddle Arena. The WKU Ticket Office in combination with Conference USA have announced that tickets are now on sale. Numerous ticket options are available to best suit all event attendees. The all-inclusive all-session pass gives adults...
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – For the first time in league history, the Conference USA Volleyball Tournament will be hosted by the WKU Lady Toppers in Bowling Green with action opening on Friday, Nov. 17 and lasting through Sunday, Nov. 19, from E.A. Diddle Arena. The WKU Ticket Office in combination with Conference USA have announced that tickets are now on sale. Numerous ticket options are available to best suit all event attendees. The all-inclusive all-session pass gives adults...
  • SEC Network Will Show UK-Missouri

    SEC Network Will Show UK-Missouri

    Monday, September 25 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-09-25 22:00:19 GMT
    AP Photo/David StephensonAP Photo/David Stephenson
    Missouri is the only team that's 0-2 in SEC games. During SEC games they have scored only 27 points and given up 82. Overall they are 1-3.  UK will have a home game on October 7th against Missouri.  Kick off is at 7:30pm. The Tigers are coming off a 51-14 loss to Auburn last Saturday.  They have a bye week before playing Kentucky. UK at 3-1 takes on Eastern Michigan at 4 p.m. ET Saturday at Kroger Field.
    Missouri is the only team that's 0-2 in SEC games. During SEC games they have scored only 27 points and given up 82. Overall they are 1-3.  UK will have a home game on October 7th against Missouri.  Kick off is at 7:30pm. The Tigers are coming off a 51-14 loss to Auburn last Saturday.  They have a bye week before playing Kentucky. UK at 3-1 takes on Eastern Michigan at 4 p.m. ET Saturday at Kroger Field.
  • John Wall Wants NFL Stars To Do More

    John Wall Wants NFL Stars To Do More

    Monday, September 25 2017 4:17 PM EDT2017-09-25 20:17:48 GMT
    AP Photo/Manuel Balce CenetaAP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
    John Wall is upset that Colin Kaepernick isn't playing quarterback in the NFL.  There are teams that have talked about signing the former San Francisco starting quarterback, but no one has come close to signing him.  And many believe he's better than many of the current NFL quarterbacks. Colin Kaepernick, while playing for San Francisco, chose to sit on the bench during the national anthem to protest police brutality.  The Washington superstar is pushing the two best ...
    John Wall is upset that Colin Kaepernick isn't playing quarterback in the NFL.  There are teams that have talked about signing the former San Francisco starting quarterback, but no one has come close to signing him.  And many believe he's better than many of the current NFL quarterbacks. Colin Kaepernick, while playing for San Francisco, chose to sit on the bench during the national anthem to protest police brutality.  The Washington superstar is pushing the two best ...
  • Lilley, Edmond Haul In SEC Weekly Honors

    Lilley, Edmond Haul In SEC Weekly Honors

    Monday, September 25 2017 3:25 PM EDT2017-09-25 19:25:46 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Freshman Madison Lilley and sophomore Leah Edmond took home three Southeastern Conference awards after the first week of conference play, the league announced Monday afternoon. Lilley won SEC Player and Setter of the Week honors, while Edmond earned Offensive Player of the Week. Lilley garnered Setter and Player of the Week for the second time in this season. She also won both awards after her performance against Loyola (Chicago) and Marquette earlier this se...
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Freshman Madison Lilley and sophomore Leah Edmond took home three Southeastern Conference awards after the first week of conference play, the league announced Monday afternoon. Lilley won SEC Player and Setter of the Week honors, while Edmond earned Offensive Player of the Week. Lilley garnered Setter and Player of the Week for the second time in this season. She also won both awards after her performance against Loyola (Chicago) and Marquette earlier this se...
  • 2019 UK Recruiting Target C.J. Jeffries Will Play At Marshall County Hoop Fest

    2019 UK Recruiting Target C.J. Jeffries Will Play At Marshall County Hoop Fest

    Monday, September 25 2017 12:23 PM EDT2017-09-25 16:23:30 GMT
    D.J. Jeffries with coach John Calipari and assistant Tony Barbee. Jeffries will play in the Marshall County Hoop Fest Dec. 2.D.J. Jeffries with coach John Calipari and assistant Tony Barbee. Jeffries will play in the Marshall County Hoop Fest Dec. 2.
    By LARRY VAUGHT For years Eric Rombaugh had heard about the Marshall County Hoop Fest in Benton. He saw and read the highlights from teams and top players that participated in the early season basketball showcase. This year he’ll bring his Olive Branch (Miss.) team to Benton to play and showcase 6-7 D.J. Jeffries, one of the top players in the 2019 recruiting class. “We finally have a group of boys that can compete at that level,” Rombaugh said. “I reac...
    By LARRY VAUGHT For years Eric Rombaugh had heard about the Marshall County Hoop Fest in Benton. He saw and read the highlights from teams and top players that participated in the early season basketball showcase. This year he’ll bring his Olive Branch (Miss.) team to Benton to play and showcase 6-7 D.J. Jeffries, one of the top players in the 2019 recruiting class. “We finally have a group of boys that can compete at that level,” Rombaugh said. “I reac...
  • Centre College Players Not Only Ones That Might Be Intimidated In Rupp Arena Exhibition Game With UK

    Centre College Players Not Only Ones That Might Be Intimidated In Rupp Arena Exhibition Game With UK

    Monday, September 25 2017 5:48 AM EDT2017-09-25 09:48:26 GMT
    Centre College cheerleader Britagne Guempel is a UK fan while Aurielle March is a Louisville fan. On Nov. 3rd, though, both will be watching the UK cheerleaders as much or more than the basketball.Centre College cheerleader Britagne Guempel is a UK fan while Aurielle March is a Louisville fan. On Nov. 3rd, though, both will be watching the UK cheerleaders as much or more than the basketball.
    By LARRY VAUGHT It’s still about six weeks until Division III Centre College plays Kentucky in an exhibition game in Rupp Arena in what figures to be the standard mismatch, If Centre players are a bit intimidated playing John Calipari’s team, no one would be surprised or blame them. But the Centre cheerleaders might be even more intimidated about being on the same court with the championship Kentucky cheer team. Kentucky has won 22 national cheer championships, inc...
    By LARRY VAUGHT It’s still about six weeks until Division III Centre College plays Kentucky in an exhibition game in Rupp Arena in what figures to be the standard mismatch, If Centre players are a bit intimidated playing John Calipari’s team, no one would be surprised or blame them. But the Centre cheerleaders might be even more intimidated about being on the same court with the championship Kentucky cheer team. Kentucky has won 22 national cheer championships, inc...
  • Kentucky Men’s Tennis Wraps Up Successful First Fall Weekend

    Kentucky Men’s Tennis Wraps Up Successful First Fall Weekend

    Monday, September 25 2017 1:00 AM EDT2017-09-25 05:00:22 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    MALIBU, Calif. – The Kentucky men’s tennis team spent the weekend at three different tournaments across the country, competing at the Oracle ITA Masters, the John Breaux Cajun Classic and the Gator Ranked +1 Invite. The Wildcats earned nine wins in the three tournaments, including two over ranked players. UK will return to action Oct. 1 – Oct. 9 at the 2017 Saint Francis Health System ITA Men’s All-American Championships in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Coach Kauffmann&...
    MALIBU, Calif. – The Kentucky men’s tennis team spent the weekend at three different tournaments across the country, competing at the Oracle ITA Masters, the John Breaux Cajun Classic and the Gator Ranked +1 Invite. The Wildcats earned nine wins in the three tournaments, including two over ranked players. UK will return to action Oct. 1 – Oct. 9 at the 2017 Saint Francis Health System ITA Men’s All-American Championships in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Coach Kauffmann&...
  • Two Colonels Earn Weekly Player Of The Week Honors After Victory Over TTU

    Two Colonels Earn Weekly Player Of The Week Honors After Victory Over TTU

    Monday, September 25 2017 12:30 AM EDT2017-09-25 04:30:07 GMT
    RICHMOND, Ky. – Two Eastern Kentucky University football players picked up weekly player of the week awards after the Colonels’ 24-21 win over Tennessee Tech on Saturday. Keith Wrzuszczak was chosen as the adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Specialist of the Week on Sunday.  Kobie Grace was picked as the adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Week and the Madness Ohio Valley Defensive Player of the Week by College Sports Madness. In a g...
    RICHMOND, Ky. – Two Eastern Kentucky University football players picked up weekly player of the week awards after the Colonels’ 24-21 win over Tennessee Tech on Saturday. Keith Wrzuszczak was chosen as the adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Specialist of the Week on Sunday.  Kobie Grace was picked as the adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Week and the Madness Ohio Valley Defensive Player of the Week by College Sports Madness. In a g...
  • UK’s Clean Sheet In Second Half Proves Resilience On The Plains

    UK’s Clean Sheet In Second Half Proves Resilience On The Plains

    Monday, September 25 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-09-25 04:00:42 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky women’s soccer team kept one of the best offenses in the Southeastern Conference off the board in the second half – as Evangeline Soucie made three saves in Sunday’s SEC showdown on The Plains. The Tigers, now undefeated in SEC play, knocked off the Wildcats 3-0 at the Auburn Soccer Complex in unseasonably hot and humid conditions thanks to three first-half goals. Kentucky will continue SEC play on Friday at the Bell Soccer Compl...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky women’s soccer team kept one of the best offenses in the Southeastern Conference off the board in the second half – as Evangeline Soucie made three saves in Sunday’s SEC showdown on The Plains. The Tigers, now undefeated in SEC play, knocked off the Wildcats 3-0 at the Auburn Soccer Complex in unseasonably hot and humid conditions thanks to three first-half goals. Kentucky will continue SEC play on Friday at the Bell Soccer Compl...
  • On Senior Day, EKU Soccer Battles SEMO To Draw

    On Senior Day, EKU Soccer Battles SEMO To Draw

    Sunday, September 24 2017 11:30 PM EDT2017-09-25 03:30:13 GMT
    RICHMOND, Ky. – On Senior Day at EKU Soccer Field, senior forward Jordan Foster scored the equalizing goal in the 82nd minute of regulation to help the Eastern Kentucky University soccer team battle back and tie Southeast Missouri, 1-1. Foster took a beautiful 70-yard feed from freshman defender Jess Philpot, battled her way in front of two Redhawk defenders, and found the bottom left side of the goal from 10 yards out. It tied Foster for the team lead with four goals...
    RICHMOND, Ky. – On Senior Day at EKU Soccer Field, senior forward Jordan Foster scored the equalizing goal in the 82nd minute of regulation to help the Eastern Kentucky University soccer team battle back and tie Southeast Missouri, 1-1. Foster took a beautiful 70-yard feed from freshman defender Jess Philpot, battled her way in front of two Redhawk defenders, and found the bottom left side of the goal from 10 yards out. It tied Foster for the team lead with four goals...
  • Walker Says Kentucky Has To Have Quick Memory

    Walker Says Kentucky Has To Have Quick Memory

    Sunday, September 24 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-09-25 03:00:13 GMT
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    On how long it will take to get over something like this … “With football you have to have a quick memory. Just like in a game, you drop a ball, they are going to come right back to you and you have to catch it. It’s different every time. We’ll see. Definitely a tough loss. We’ll use this as motivation. Watch the film, get better, get corrected, forget about it and play the next game.” On if he thought they were going to win after his fourth-do...
    On how long it will take to get over something like this … “With football you have to have a quick memory. Just like in a game, you drop a ball, they are going to come right back to you and you have to catch it. It’s different every time. We’ll see. Definitely a tough loss. We’ll use this as motivation. Watch the film, get better, get corrected, forget about it and play the next game.” On if he thought they were going to win after his fourth-do...
  • Williams Scores And Assists Twice In UK’s Win Over FAU

    Williams Scores And Assists Twice In UK’s Win Over FAU

    Sunday, September 24 2017 10:30 PM EDT2017-09-25 02:30:10 GMT
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    LEXINGTON, Ky. – JJ Williams scored the opening goal, which proved to be the winner and assisted two more as Kentucky won its third match from as many opportunities in Conference USA action, outpacing Florida Atlantic 4-0 at The Bell on Sunday. The Wildcats improved their 2017 overall record to won 6, lost 1, drew 2, while FAU dropped to W1, L4, D0 (1-2-0 C-USA). Kentucky extended its unbeaten run to three games having won at New Mexico and tied RV/No. 21 Xavier on Wedensday. ...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – JJ Williams scored the opening goal, which proved to be the winner and assisted two more as Kentucky won its third match from as many opportunities in Conference USA action, outpacing Florida Atlantic 4-0 at The Bell on Sunday. The Wildcats improved their 2017 overall record to won 6, lost 1, drew 2, while FAU dropped to W1, L4, D0 (1-2-0 C-USA). Kentucky extended its unbeaten run to three games having won at New Mexico and tied RV/No. 21 Xavier on Wedensday. ...
  • Rodgers Burns Bengals In OT, Packers Win 27-24

    Rodgers Burns Bengals In OT, Packers Win 27-24

    Sunday, September 24 2017 10:15 PM EDT2017-09-25 02:15:04 GMT
    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Aaron Rodgers burned another defense deep with a free play. The Cincinnati Bengals found their offense and a new way to lose.      Mason Crosby kicked a 27-yard field goal with 6:26 left in overtime set up by Rodgers' 72-yard pass to Geronimo Allison, and the Green Bay Packers rallied to beat Cincinnati 27-24 on Sunday.      Crosby's kick completed the Packers' comeback from a 21-7 halftime deficit.      On third-and-...
    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Aaron Rodgers burned another defense deep with a free play. The Cincinnati Bengals found their offense and a new way to lose.      Mason Crosby kicked a 27-yard field goal with 6:26 left in overtime set up by Rodgers' 72-yard pass to Geronimo Allison, and the Green Bay Packers rallied to beat Cincinnati 27-24 on Sunday.      Crosby's kick completed the Packers' comeback from a 21-7 halftime deficit.      On third-and-...
  • Eli Brown: 'Florida Didn't Earn One Touchdown'

    Eli Brown: 'Florida Didn't Earn One Touchdown'

    Sunday, September 24 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-25 02:00:12 GMT
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    On how frustrating it was to leave guys open on two different plays … “It’s communication. You get so riled up and you feel like you have the game in your hand and just something just slips up. Like I said, it’s communication. It was all closed in. We didn’t even see the other man move out. I guess they were breaking a huddle and moved somebody real quick where we didn’t see it, so they kept getting us with that. Every touchdown they had was a mis...
    On how frustrating it was to leave guys open on two different plays … “It’s communication. You get so riled up and you feel like you have the game in your hand and just something just slips up. Like I said, it’s communication. It was all closed in. We didn’t even see the other man move out. I guess they were breaking a huddle and moved somebody real quick where we didn’t see it, so they kept getting us with that. Every touchdown they had was a mis...
  • DeAndre Liggins Traded To Atlanta, Waived Immediately

    DeAndre Liggins Traded To Atlanta, Waived Immediately

    Sunday, September 24 2017 9:45 PM EDT2017-09-25 01:45:02 GMT
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    DeAndre Liggins has been traded from the Los Angeles Clippers to the Atlanta Hawks, and will be waived immediately. Adrian Wojnarowski was the first to break the news on Twitter. The Los Angeles Clippers traded DeAndre Liggins to Atlanta, creating a $1.67M trade exception, league sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) September 24, 2017 The Hawks will waive Liggins, who has a non-guaranteed deal, league sources said. https://t.co/M8xHtHurEy — Adrian Wojn...
    DeAndre Liggins has been traded from the Los Angeles Clippers to the Atlanta Hawks, and will be waived immediately. Adrian Wojnarowski was the first to break the news on Twitter. The Los Angeles Clippers traded DeAndre Liggins to Atlanta, creating a $1.67M trade exception, league sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) September 24, 2017 The Hawks will waive Liggins, who has a non-guaranteed deal, league sources said. https://t.co/M8xHtHurEy — Adrian Wojn...
  • Zion Williamson Forced To Postpone UK Visit

    Zion Williamson Forced To Postpone UK Visit

    Sunday, September 24 2017 9:30 PM EDT2017-09-25 01:30:05 GMT
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    After Hurricane Irma forced John Calipari to cancel his in-home visit to top prospect, Zion Williamson, earlier this month, now Williamson has been forced to cancel his official visit to Kentucky due to a 'family issue'. Matt Jones first reported the news on Twitter Saturday morning. Hearing Zion Williamson was unable to make his UK visit this weekend due to a family situation. Will be rescheduling another trip to Lex — Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) September 23, 2017 It w...
    After Hurricane Irma forced John Calipari to cancel his in-home visit to top prospect, Zion Williamson, earlier this month, now Williamson has been forced to cancel his official visit to Kentucky due to a 'family issue'. Matt Jones first reported the news on Twitter Saturday morning. Hearing Zion Williamson was unable to make his UK visit this weekend due to a family situation. Will be rescheduling another trip to Lex — Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) September 23, 2017 It w...
  • Justin Thomas Wins Fed Ex Cup

    Justin Thomas Wins Fed Ex Cup

    Sunday, September 24 2017 9:15 PM EDT2017-09-25 01:15:05 GMT
    ATLANTA (AP) - Xander Schauffele won the tournament. Justin Thomas won the $10 million.      There was plenty of drama but no satisfaction.      The PGA Tour must figure out a better way to end its season.      This was roughly akin to the New York Giants winning the Super Bowl in 2008, only to get to the locker room and watch the New England Patriots receive the Lombardi Trophy because they had the better season.      Schauf...
    ATLANTA (AP) - Xander Schauffele won the tournament. Justin Thomas won the $10 million.      There was plenty of drama but no satisfaction.      The PGA Tour must figure out a better way to end its season.      This was roughly akin to the New York Giants winning the Super Bowl in 2008, only to get to the locker room and watch the New England Patriots receive the Lombardi Trophy because they had the better season.      Schauf...
  • MacGinnis Says 'You Got To Make The Kick'

    MacGinnis Says 'You Got To Make The Kick'

    Sunday, September 24 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-09-25 01:00:07 GMT
    Chet White-UK AthleticsChet White-UK Athletics
    On the potential game-winning kick … “Well, I was hoping I had enough, but it just came up short. But I’ve got to do better, make the first one. Maybe we’re not in that situation.” On if 57 yards is in his range … “Yes, definitely. You have to hit a crisp ball. There was some wind, so conditions weren’t the most favorable. At the end of the day, the team sends you out there, you got to make the kick.”
    On the potential game-winning kick … “Well, I was hoping I had enough, but it just came up short. But I’ve got to do better, make the first one. Maybe we’re not in that situation.” On if 57 yards is in his range … “Yes, definitely. You have to hit a crisp ball. There was some wind, so conditions weren’t the most favorable. At the end of the day, the team sends you out there, you got to make the kick.”
  • Serving Leads No. 10 Kentucky To 3-0 Sweep Of LSU

    Serving Leads No. 10 Kentucky To 3-0 Sweep Of LSU

    Sunday, September 24 2017 8:30 PM EDT2017-09-25 00:30:06 GMT
    @KentuckyVB@KentuckyVB
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Behind one of the best serving performances of the season the No. 10 Kentucky volleyball program rolled to a 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-13) sweep of visiting LSU on Sunday. UK racked up nine aces which led to a balanced offensive attack in the win. Kentucky improves to 11-2 on the year and 2-0 in Southeastern Conference action. LSU falls to 10-3 on the season and 1-1 in league play. Kentucky will have a week off before traveling to Mississippi State on Oct. 1 at 2...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Behind one of the best serving performances of the season the No. 10 Kentucky volleyball program rolled to a 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-13) sweep of visiting LSU on Sunday. UK racked up nine aces which led to a balanced offensive attack in the win. Kentucky improves to 11-2 on the year and 2-0 in Southeastern Conference action. LSU falls to 10-3 on the season and 1-1 in league play. Kentucky will have a week off before traveling to Mississippi State on Oct. 1 at 2...
  • Benny Believes UK Was Better Team

    Benny Believes UK Was Better Team

    Sunday, September 24 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-09-25 00:00:13 GMT
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    On if he thought he was putting MacGinnis in position to kick the winning field goal … “Yes sir, that was the plan. When Coach (Eddie) Gran called it, that’s exactly what we did.” On if they believed they were the better team … “Right. We were the better team. There’s not a question. We did our thing on special teams, the defense and offense, so I felt like we were the better team. Whether it was just the mistake of the guy being open o...
    On if he thought he was putting MacGinnis in position to kick the winning field goal … “Yes sir, that was the plan. When Coach (Eddie) Gran called it, that’s exactly what we did.” On if they believed they were the better team … “Right. We were the better team. There’s not a question. We did our thing on special teams, the defense and offense, so I felt like we were the better team. Whether it was just the mistake of the guy being open o...
  • Hot-Hitting Lady Toppers Take Down Charlotte For 11th-Straight Win

    Hot-Hitting Lady Toppers Take Down Charlotte For 11th-Straight Win

    Sunday, September 24 2017 7:30 PM EDT2017-09-24 23:30:04 GMT

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – For the second-straight match, WKU Volleyball saw three Lady Toppers hit double-digit kills as the Red and White used its high-powered offense for a Conference USA road win at Charlotte. Led by Rachel Anderson’s 20 kills while Sydney Engle added 13 and Alyssa Cavanaugh posted 12, WKU swept the Charlotte 49ers and now owns the league’s longest winning streak at 11. “This was a great win on the back end of a long weekend of travel for us,

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – For the second-straight match, WKU Volleyball saw three Lady Toppers hit double-digit kills as the Red and White used its high-powered offense for a Conference USA road win at Charlotte. Led by Rachel Anderson’s 20 kills while Sydney Engle added 13 and Alyssa Cavanaugh posted 12, WKU swept the Charlotte 49ers and now owns the league’s longest winning streak at 11. “This was a great win on the back end of a long weekend of travel for us,

  • Johnson Believes UK Played Well Enough To Beat Florida

    Johnson Believes UK Played Well Enough To Beat Florida

    Sunday, September 24 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-09-24 23:00:14 GMT
    @UKFootball@UKFootball
    On if he could tell from the start that Kentucky was physical enough to play with Florida … “Absolutely. Everything we had game planned was going the right way. We had a few mistakes, especially on my part. A few throws I shouldn’t have made. But we just have to get all of that fixed on Monday.” On what positive the team can take from this … “Our guys were fighting the whole 60 minutes. I am extremely proud of the team for what we did during...
    On if he could tell from the start that Kentucky was physical enough to play with Florida … “Absolutely. Everything we had game planned was going the right way. We had a few mistakes, especially on my part. A few throws I shouldn’t have made. But we just have to get all of that fixed on Monday.” On what positive the team can take from this … “Our guys were fighting the whole 60 minutes. I am extremely proud of the team for what we did during...
  • Men’s Golf Returns To Action At Bearcat Invitational

    Men’s Golf Returns To Action At Bearcat Invitational

    Sunday, September 24 2017 6:30 PM EDT2017-09-24 22:30:12 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – After beginning the 2017-18 campaign by winning the Wolf Run Intercollegiate trophy, the Kentucky men’s golf team is set to take aim at the Coldstream Country Club course at the Bearcat Invitational beginning on Monday. The 54-hole tournament will be played over the span of two days, with the field playing 36 holes on the opening day of competition and the final 18 holes on Tuesday. Kentucky earned its first tournament victory when it concluded play sev...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – After beginning the 2017-18 campaign by winning the Wolf Run Intercollegiate trophy, the Kentucky men’s golf team is set to take aim at the Coldstream Country Club course at the Bearcat Invitational beginning on Monday. The 54-hole tournament will be played over the span of two days, with the field playing 36 holes on the opening day of competition and the final 18 holes on Tuesday. Kentucky earned its first tournament victory when it concluded play sev...
  • Josh Allen: 'We Put Everything We Had Into Game'

    Josh Allen: 'We Put Everything We Had Into Game'

    Sunday, September 24 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-09-24 22:00:14 GMT
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    On the team's emotions after the game ... “We really wanted it, so when we didn’t win, it hurt. We put everything we had into the game.” On if the defense got tired late in the game … “I don’t think so. It was communication issues, people not being in the right spot, people not signaling the calls and stuff. We are going to have to get better next week.” On if the communication problems were because the defense was shorthanded due to...
    On the team's emotions after the game ... “We really wanted it, so when we didn’t win, it hurt. We put everything we had into the game.” On if the defense got tired late in the game … “I don’t think so. It was communication issues, people not being in the right spot, people not signaling the calls and stuff. We are going to have to get better next week.” On if the communication problems were because the defense was shorthanded due to...
  • Lady Toppers In Action At Pirate Collegiate Classic

    Lady Toppers In Action At Pirate Collegiate Classic

    Sunday, September 24 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-09-24 21:30:10 GMT
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — As an England native, WKU freshman golfer Megan Clarke had to adjust to the Bermuda grass and the grain of the greens in her college debut last week at the USA Intercollegiate. Clarke responded with a top-20 finish in her first outing. That was one of several results that give the Lady Toppers confidence heading into this week’s Pirate Collegiate Classic, hosted by East Carolina. “I think we did really well as a team, especially on the sec...
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — As an England native, WKU freshman golfer Megan Clarke had to adjust to the Bermuda grass and the grain of the greens in her college debut last week at the USA Intercollegiate. Clarke responded with a top-20 finish in her first outing. That was one of several results that give the Lady Toppers confidence heading into this week’s Pirate Collegiate Classic, hosted by East Carolina. “I think we did really well as a team, especially on the sec...
  • Nick Haynes Talks Penalty, Post Florida Leadership

    Nick Haynes Talks Penalty, Post Florida Leadership

    Sunday, September 24 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-09-24 21:00:09 GMT
    On penalty at the end of the game … “I was surprised. I didn’t think it was a hold but I guess he thought something else. That’s all I can say about that really.” On who stepped up in locker room after game … “It was really all of us. That was a hard one to lose. But we have a bunch of seniors and leaders here and we’ll be ready to go as quick as tomorrow. We’re a hungry team and we’ll be back better than ever.”
    On penalty at the end of the game … “I was surprised. I didn’t think it was a hold but I guess he thought something else. That’s all I can say about that really.” On who stepped up in locker room after game … “It was really all of us. That was a hard one to lose. But we have a bunch of seniors and leaders here and we’ll be ready to go as quick as tomorrow. We’re a hungry team and we’ll be back better than ever.”
  • What Jim McElwain Said About Florida's Win Over UK

    What Jim McElwain Said About Florida's Win Over UK

    Sunday, September 24 2017 4:30 PM EDT2017-09-24 20:30:08 GMT
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    Opening statement … “Well, that was fun. Just can’t tell you how much I really like our football team, our guys. They keep hanging in there and figuring out a way to play the game. They keep hanging in there and figuring out a way to play the game and don’t listen to stuff. Just go out and play and, you know, that was fun. It was a heck of an atmosphere. They did a good job of hyping the game up and all that. You could fill it on the sideline that there was 

    Opening statement … “Well, that was fun. Just can’t tell you how much I really like our football team, our guys. They keep hanging in there and figuring out a way to play the game. They keep hanging in there and figuring out a way to play the game and don’t listen to stuff. Just go out and play and, you know, that was fun. It was a heck of an atmosphere. They did a good job of hyping the game up and all that. You could fill it on the sideline that there was 

  • C.J. Conrad Says Team Will Improve From Loss To Florida

    C.J. Conrad Says Team Will Improve From Loss To Florida

    Sunday, September 24 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-09-24 20:00:13 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    On the locker room postgame … “As you can expect, it was very difficult just because you put your heart and soul into a game and to fall short like that isn’t a good feeling, especially considering all of the work we put in. There’s no doubt about it that we’re upset, but we’re going to get better from this.” On penalty at the end of the game … “It was tough. It wasn’t good. We obviously weren’t going to give up ...
    On the locker room postgame … “As you can expect, it was very difficult just because you put your heart and soul into a game and to fall short like that isn’t a good feeling, especially considering all of the work we put in. There’s no doubt about it that we’re upset, but we’re going to get better from this.” On penalty at the end of the game … “It was tough. It wasn’t good. We obviously weren’t going to give up ...
  • Enes Kanter Headed To NYC As Part Of Trade For Carmelo Anthony

    Enes Kanter Headed To NYC As Part Of Trade For Carmelo Anthony

    Sunday, September 24 2017 3:21 PM EDT2017-09-24 19:21:09 GMT
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    NEW YORK (AP) - Carmelo Anthony won't be at Knicks training camp after all. He'll be in Oklahoma City, joining Russell Westbrook and Paul George in a loaded lineup.      The Knicks agreed to trade Anthony to the Thunder on Saturday, saving themselves a potentially awkward reunion next week with the player they'd been trying to deal since last season.      New York will get Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a draft pick, a person with knowledge of the deal s...
    NEW YORK (AP) - Carmelo Anthony won't be at Knicks training camp after all. He'll be in Oklahoma City, joining Russell Westbrook and Paul George in a loaded lineup.      The Knicks agreed to trade Anthony to the Thunder on Saturday, saving themselves a potentially awkward reunion next week with the player they'd been trying to deal since last season.      New York will get Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a draft pick, a person with knowledge of the deal s...
  • Belmont Edges EKU In Five Sets

    Belmont Edges EKU In Five Sets

    Sunday, September 24 2017 10:24 AM EDT2017-09-24 14:24:58 GMT

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Freshman Lauren Kolenik had a career day with 13 kills, more than doubling her previous high of six, coupled with two blocks to lead the Eastern Kentucky University volleyball team in its five set loss to Belmont University on Saturday afternoon at the Curb Center. EKU handled Belmont in set one. Cassie Knutson threw the first punch of the set with a kill from Rachel Woody. Woody then put down a ball of her own to start an 8-1 Colonel run that ended with...

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Freshman Lauren Kolenik had a career day with 13 kills, more than doubling her previous high of six, coupled with two blocks to lead the Eastern Kentucky University volleyball team in its five set loss to Belmont University on Saturday afternoon at the Curb Center. EKU handled Belmont in set one. Cassie Knutson threw the first punch of the set with a kill from Rachel Woody. Woody then put down a ball of her own to start an 8-1 Colonel run that ended with...

  • Florida-Kentucky Post Game Notes

    Florida-Kentucky Post Game Notes

    Sunday, September 24 2017 12:30 AM EDT2017-09-24 04:30:04 GMT
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    FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 27, Florida 28 Team Records and Series Notes Kentucky is 3-1, 1-1 in the Southeastern Conference. Florida is 2-1, 2-0 in the SEC. Florida leads the series 51-17, including 21-10 in games played in Lexington. The Gators have won 31 consecutive meetings dating back to 1986. Tonight’s attendance at Kroger Field was 62,965, which is the fourth largest crowd in Kroger Field history since the renovation in 2015. Kentucky will return to acti...
    FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 27, Florida 28 Team Records and Series Notes Kentucky is 3-1, 1-1 in the Southeastern Conference. Florida is 2-1, 2-0 in the SEC. Florida leads the series 51-17, including 21-10 in games played in Lexington. The Gators have won 31 consecutive meetings dating back to 1986. Tonight’s attendance at Kroger Field was 62,965, which is the fourth largest crowd in Kroger Field history since the renovation in 2015. Kentucky will return to acti...
  • Mark Stoops Admits This Loss To Florida Hurts

    Mark Stoops Admits This Loss To Florida Hurts

    Sunday, September 24 2017 12:14 AM EDT2017-09-24 04:14:23 GMT
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    Mark Stoops MARK STOOPS: “They played unbelievably hard tonight -- and played winning football. And I really appreciate them and the way they put themselves in a position all week to win the football game. And there's quite a few plays in games and you never know which ones are going to decide the football game. And there's probably one of 12 plays in there that changed the game. And it's very disappointing that we didn't come up with those plays. The breakdown in communication...
    Mark Stoops MARK STOOPS: “They played unbelievably hard tonight -- and played winning football. And I really appreciate them and the way they put themselves in a position all week to win the football game. And there's quite a few plays in games and you never know which ones are going to decide the football game. And there's probably one of 12 plays in there that changed the game. And it's very disappointing that we didn't come up with those plays. The breakdown in communication...
  • UK 27 Florida 28

    UK 27 Florida 28

    Sunday, September 24 2017 12:12 AM EDT2017-09-24 04:12:42 GMT

    Wonderful drive by UK to get them on the board.  Kayaune Ross with a terrific 21 yard catch and run that included faking out Florida defenders.  Stephen Johnson finished the drive with a nice 14 yard TD pass to Blake Bone in the corner of the end.  UK leads 7-0. 

    Wonderful drive by UK to get them on the board.  Kayaune Ross with a terrific 21 yard catch and run that included faking out Florida defenders.  Stephen Johnson finished the drive with a nice 14 yard TD pass to Blake Bone in the corner of the end.  UK leads 7-0. 

  • No. 20 Florida Rallies Past Kentucky 28-27 To Extend Streak

    No. 20 Florida Rallies Past Kentucky 28-27 To Extend Streak

    Sunday, September 24 2017 12:08 AM EDT2017-09-24 04:08:18 GMT
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    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Freddie Swain caught a 5-yard touchdown pass from backup quarterback Luke Del Rio with 43 seconds remaining to cap No. 20 Florida's rally from a 13-point, fourth-quarter deficit that beat Kentucky 28-27 on Saturday night.      The Gators extended their winning streak over the Wildcats to 31 games, the nation's longest streak in FBS, and took early control of the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division. And it required everything they had after t...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Freddie Swain caught a 5-yard touchdown pass from backup quarterback Luke Del Rio with 43 seconds remaining to cap No. 20 Florida's rally from a 13-point, fourth-quarter deficit that beat Kentucky 28-27 on Saturday night.      The Gators extended their winning streak over the Wildcats to 31 games, the nation's longest streak in FBS, and took early control of the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division. And it required everything they had after t...
  • Jackson Sets TD Mark, No. 19 Louisville Beats Kent St 42-3

    Jackson Sets TD Mark, No. 19 Louisville Beats Kent St 42-3

    Saturday, September 23 2017 7:30 PM EDT2017-09-23 23:30:10 GMT
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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville got the easy bounce-back victory it expected and Lamar Jackson broke a school record to boot.      Jackson accounted for three touchdowns to set a Louisville record with 88 in his career and the No. 19 Cardinals routed Kent State 42-3 Saturday.      A week after his team was soundly beaten by Clemson, Cardinals coach Bobby Petrino was happy  with the effort but disappointed by four turnovers.      

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville got the easy bounce-back victory it expected and Lamar Jackson broke a school record to boot.      Jackson accounted for three touchdowns to set a Louisville record with 88 in his career and the No. 19 Cardinals routed Kent State 42-3 Saturday.      A week after his team was soundly beaten by Clemson, Cardinals coach Bobby Petrino was happy  with the effort but disappointed by four turnovers.      

  • Morehead State Surges Back To Win On Last-Minute Touchdown

    Morehead State Surges Back To Win On Last-Minute Touchdown

    Saturday, September 23 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-09-23 23:00:13 GMT
    MOREHEAD, Ky. – Morehead State football opened its 2017 Pioneer Football League slate in electrifying fashion, beating Dayton 34-28 on Saturday afternoon at Jayne Stadium. The Eagles' record improves to 2-2 on the season, dropping the Flyers to 1-3 (0-1 PFL). "For us to play that type of game versus a team that was the preseason pick to win the conference, it's a pretty special win," said MSU head coach Rob Tenyer. "From a confidence standpoint, there's...
    MOREHEAD, Ky. – Morehead State football opened its 2017 Pioneer Football League slate in electrifying fashion, beating Dayton 34-28 on Saturday afternoon at Jayne Stadium. The Eagles' record improves to 2-2 on the season, dropping the Flyers to 1-3 (0-1 PFL). "For us to play that type of game versus a team that was the preseason pick to win the conference, it's a pretty special win," said MSU head coach Rob Tenyer. "From a confidence standpoint, there's...
  • Buoyant Market, Abundance Of Quality Horses Produce Soaring Results As Keeneland September Yearling Sale Concludes

    Buoyant Market, Abundance Of Quality Horses Produce Soaring Results As Keeneland September Yearling Sale Concludes

    Saturday, September 23 2017 6:30 PM EDT2017-09-23 22:30:15 GMT
    LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 23, 2017) – Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale ended Saturday following a 12-day run that saw commerce achieve heights not seen in nearly a decade. A spectacular crop of yearlings spurred bidding wars among domestic and foreign buyers throughout the auction, driving gross receipts above $300 million for the first time since 2008, while producing record average and median prices and the sale of 13 seven-figure horses. Gross sales of $307,845,400 ...
    LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 23, 2017) – Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale ended Saturday following a 12-day run that saw commerce achieve heights not seen in nearly a decade. A spectacular crop of yearlings spurred bidding wars among domestic and foreign buyers throughout the auction, driving gross receipts above $300 million for the first time since 2008, while producing record average and median prices and the sale of 13 seven-figure horses. Gross sales of $307,845,400 ...
  • Volleyball Goes Undefeated Through East/West Crossover

    Volleyball Goes Undefeated Through East/West Crossover

    Saturday, September 23 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-09-23 22:00:10 GMT
    Birmingham, Ala. - Kentucky State University volleyball finished off the third day of the SIAC East/West Crossover by repeating its performance from the first and second day, by sweeping through the competition and coming out undefeated. The Thorobrettes (10-5, 6-0) took down both Fort Valley State University and Albany State University, facing adversity in only two of six sets on the day. KSU will face off with the western side ...
    Birmingham, Ala. - Kentucky State University volleyball finished off the third day of the SIAC East/West Crossover by repeating its performance from the first and second day, by sweeping through the competition and coming out undefeated. The Thorobrettes (10-5, 6-0) took down both Fort Valley State University and Albany State University, facing adversity in only two of six sets on the day. KSU will face off with the western side ...
  • EKU Unveils Roy Kidd Statue

    EKU Unveils Roy Kidd Statue

    Saturday, September 23 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-09-23 21:22:44 GMT
    EKU AthleticsEKU Athletics
    RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University unveiled a statue of College Football Hall of Fame coach Roy Kidd on Saturday. The statue of the man who won 314 games as the head coach of the Colonels is located in the north end zone, overlooking the field at Roy Kidd Stadium. The statue was completed using private funds that have been donated specifically for the project over the last two years.  Kidd retired from his coaching duties at EKU, his alma mater, after the 2...
    RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University unveiled a statue of College Football Hall of Fame coach Roy Kidd on Saturday. The statue of the man who won 314 games as the head coach of the Colonels is located in the north end zone, overlooking the field at Roy Kidd Stadium. The statue was completed using private funds that have been donated specifically for the project over the last two years.  Kidd retired from his coaching duties at EKU, his alma mater, after the 2...
  • EKU Outlasts TSU To Open League Action

    EKU Outlasts TSU To Open League Action

    Saturday, September 23 2017 12:30 AM EDT2017-09-23 04:30:08 GMT
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Great play both offensively and defensively helped guide the Eastern Kentucky University volleyball team back to the win column with a 3-1 victory over Tennessee State to open conference play on Friday night at TSU. EKU won by scores of 25-16, 16-25, 27-25 and 25-14. The squads came into set three even at one set apiece. But, EKU came out of the locker room hot, opening the set on a 7-2 run that began with a kill from Cassie Knutson. After a pair of kil...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Great play both offensively and defensively helped guide the Eastern Kentucky University volleyball team back to the win column with a 3-1 victory over Tennessee State to open conference play on Friday night at TSU. EKU won by scores of 25-16, 16-25, 27-25 and 25-14. The squads came into set three even at one set apiece. But, EKU came out of the locker room hot, opening the set on a 7-2 run that began with a kill from Cassie Knutson. After a pair of kil...
  • A Very Emotional John Wall Goes Into The UK Athletics Hall Of Fame

    A Very Emotional John Wall Goes Into The UK Athletics Hall Of Fame

    Saturday, September 23 2017 12:06 AM EDT2017-09-23 04:06:06 GMT
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    John Wall loves UK and loves what it did for him.  He's quick to tell you that Cal believed in him much more than he believed in himself. The road to the top wasn't easy for the former UK great.  There were some big time problems.  To get past all that and make it to the UK Athletics Hall of Fame, as the first of many coached by Cal to get there, is extra special. Like so many, he's trying to figure out where all the time went.  He's about to start his 8th season...
    John Wall loves UK and loves what it did for him.  He's quick to tell you that Cal believed in him much more than he believed in himself. The road to the top wasn't easy for the former UK great.  There were some big time problems.  To get past all that and make it to the UK Athletics Hall of Fame, as the first of many coached by Cal to get there, is extra special. Like so many, he's trying to figure out where all the time went.  He's about to start his 8th season...
  • Cavanaugh's Career Night Leads WKU Past FAU In Five

    Cavanaugh's Career Night Leads WKU Past FAU In Five

    Saturday, September 23 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-09-23 04:00:49 GMT
    BOCA RATON, Fla. – In the 2017 Conference USA opener, WKU used a career-high 26 Alyssa Cavanaugh kills to claim a hard-fought five set win on the road at Florida Atlantic (8-4). The Lady Topper offense stayed hot, hitting a collective .388 in the first five setter between the Owls and WKU in program history. WKU’s 10th-straight win of the season also marked its 22nd all-time victory over Florida Atlantic as the Red and White lead the series 22-0 now. Additionally...
    BOCA RATON, Fla. – In the 2017 Conference USA opener, WKU used a career-high 26 Alyssa Cavanaugh kills to claim a hard-fought five set win on the road at Florida Atlantic (8-4). The Lady Topper offense stayed hot, hitting a collective .388 in the first five setter between the Owls and WKU in program history. WKU’s 10th-straight win of the season also marked its 22nd all-time victory over Florida Atlantic as the Red and White lead the series 22-0 now. Additionally...
  • Nine up, Nine Down As Volleyball Sweeps Through Day Two Of Crossover

    Nine up, Nine Down As Volleyball Sweeps Through Day Two Of Crossover

    Friday, September 22 2017 11:30 PM EDT2017-09-23 03:30:14 GMT
    Birmingham, Ala.-Kentucky State University volleyball took the second day of the SIAC East/West Crossover by storm, sweeping nine straight sets for three wins against the likes of Clark Atlanta University, Paine College, and Benedict College at the Birmingham Crossplex on Friday. The Thorobrettess (8-5) have now won four straight matches against conference opponents, and sit atop the west division standings. KSU will close out the Crossover with two matches on Saturday against Fort ...
    Birmingham, Ala.-Kentucky State University volleyball took the second day of the SIAC East/West Crossover by storm, sweeping nine straight sets for three wins against the likes of Clark Atlanta University, Paine College, and Benedict College at the Birmingham Crossplex on Friday. The Thorobrettess (8-5) have now won four straight matches against conference opponents, and sit atop the west division standings. KSU will close out the Crossover with two matches on Saturday against Fort ...
  • High School Football Scores - September 22, 2017

    High School Football Scores - September 22, 2017

    Friday, September 22 2017 11:06 PM EDT2017-09-23 03:06:17 GMT
    Allen Co.-Scottsville 46, Grayson Co. 7      Ashland Blazer 46, Rowan Co. 14      Bardstown 20, Thomas Nelson 14      Belfry 63, Sheldon Clark 8      Bishop Brossart 34, Nicholas Co. 0      Boyle Co. 56, North Hardin 10      Bullitt East 65, Nelson Co. 12      Casey Co. 49, Jackson Co. 14      Collins 38, Spencer Co. 0      Conner 35, Newport Central C...
    Allen Co.-Scottsville 46, Grayson Co. 7      Ashland Blazer 46, Rowan Co. 14      Bardstown 20, Thomas Nelson 14      Belfry 63, Sheldon Clark 8      Bishop Brossart 34, Nicholas Co. 0      Boyle Co. 56, North Hardin 10      Bullitt East 65, Nelson Co. 12      Casey Co. 49, Jackson Co. 14      Collins 38, Spencer Co. 0      Conner 35, Newport Central C...
  • No. 15 Kentucky Welcomes FAU For Conference USA Weekend Play

    No. 15 Kentucky Welcomes FAU For Conference USA Weekend Play

    Friday, September 22 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-09-23 03:00:17 GMT
    Chet WhiteChet White
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Fifteenth-ranked Kentucky will look to build on its winning ways in Conference USA when the Florida Atlantic Owls visit The Bell on Sunday. First touch is slated for 12:05 p.m. and the gates will open an hour before. The match will be streamed live via BeIN Sports . The setup Florida Atlantic will arrive in Lexington with a record of 1-4-0 (1-1-0). The Owls are coming off a 3-0 conference loss to Old Dominion. Kentucky 5-1-2 (2-0-0) most recen...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Fifteenth-ranked Kentucky will look to build on its winning ways in Conference USA when the Florida Atlantic Owls visit The Bell on Sunday. First touch is slated for 12:05 p.m. and the gates will open an hour before. The match will be streamed live via BeIN Sports . The setup Florida Atlantic will arrive in Lexington with a record of 1-4-0 (1-1-0). The Owls are coming off a 3-0 conference loss to Old Dominion. Kentucky 5-1-2 (2-0-0) most recen...
  • EKU Soccer Continues Winning Ways, Defeats UT Martin

    EKU Soccer Continues Winning Ways, Defeats UT Martin

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:30 PM EDT2017-09-23 02:30:09 GMT
    RICHMOND, Ky. – Junior Bailly Bounds scored her second goal of the season in the 36th minute to lift the Eastern Kentucky University soccer team past the UT Martin Skyhawks, 1-0, on Friday afternoon in an OVC matchup at EKU Soccer Field. After sophomore midfielder Marian Wolski broke away from two defenders, she fired a cross to Bounds, who placed a shot 20 yards out that zipped past the Skyhawks’ goalkeeper. It was all the EKU defense needed. Senior goalk...
    RICHMOND, Ky. – Junior Bailly Bounds scored her second goal of the season in the 36th minute to lift the Eastern Kentucky University soccer team past the UT Martin Skyhawks, 1-0, on Friday afternoon in an OVC matchup at EKU Soccer Field. After sophomore midfielder Marian Wolski broke away from two defenders, she fired a cross to Bounds, who placed a shot 20 yards out that zipped past the Skyhawks’ goalkeeper. It was all the EKU defense needed. Senior goalk...
  • Morehead State Alum DeJuan Marrero Set To Play Pro Ball In Switzerland

    Morehead State Alum DeJuan Marrero Set To Play Pro Ball In Switzerland

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-23 02:00:15 GMT
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    MOREHEAD, Ky. – Former Morehead State men's basketball center Dejuan "Rico" Marrero has put pen to paper on a contract to play professionally for the Pully-Lausanne Basket LNB basketball club in Lausanne, Switzerland.   The hoops club in the nation of premier chocolatiers is one of eight teams that is fielded in Switzerland's national basketball league.   "I'm blessed and thankful to have God on my side throughout my entire journey," said ...
    MOREHEAD, Ky. – Former Morehead State men's basketball center Dejuan "Rico" Marrero has put pen to paper on a contract to play professionally for the Pully-Lausanne Basket LNB basketball club in Lausanne, Switzerland.   The hoops club in the nation of premier chocolatiers is one of eight teams that is fielded in Switzerland's national basketball league.   "I'm blessed and thankful to have God on my side throughout my entire journey," said ...
  • Malamou Qualifies For Riviera ITA Women's All-American Championships

    Malamou Qualifies For Riviera ITA Women's All-American Championships

    Friday, September 22 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-09-23 01:00:11 GMT
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Elpida Malamou will make WKU history becoming the first Lady Topper to compete at the ITA Women’s All-American Championships. The graduate student is set to take on the best in women’s collegiate tennis starting Sept. 30 in Pacific Palisades, Calif. Malamou, a native of Ioannina, Greece, has seen great success in her three years on The Hill. She has collected a 37-10 career singles record, making her the winningest Lady Topper in WKU Tennis...
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Elpida Malamou will make WKU history becoming the first Lady Topper to compete at the ITA Women’s All-American Championships. The graduate student is set to take on the best in women’s collegiate tennis starting Sept. 30 in Pacific Palisades, Calif. Malamou, a native of Ioannina, Greece, has seen great success in her three years on The Hill. She has collected a 37-10 career singles record, making her the winningest Lady Topper in WKU Tennis...
  • Randall Cobb: UK Athletics Hall Of Fame

    Randall Cobb: UK Athletics Hall Of Fame

    Friday, September 22 2017 8:58 PM EDT2017-09-23 00:58:37 GMT
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    Arguably the most versatile, dynamic playmaker in UK football history as a wide receiver, quarterback, punt returner and kickoff returner. First-team All-America as a junior. Two-year first-team All-SEC. Set SEC single-season record for all-purpose yardage (2,396 yards in 2010).  Set UK career record for touchdowns (37), although he played only three seasons. Clutch player who scored five game-winning fourth-quarter touchdowns in his career, vs. Arkansas, Louisvil...

    Arguably the most versatile, dynamic playmaker in UK football history as a wide receiver, quarterback, punt returner and kickoff returner. First-team All-America as a junior. Two-year first-team All-SEC. Set SEC single-season record for all-purpose yardage (2,396 yards in 2010).  Set UK career record for touchdowns (37), although he played only three seasons. Clutch player who scored five game-winning fourth-quarter touchdowns in his career, vs. Arkansas, Louisvil...

  • John Calipari Visits R.J. Barrett

    John Calipari Visits R.J. Barrett

    Friday, September 22 2017 8:30 PM EDT2017-09-23 00:30:12 GMT
    247Sports247Sports
    John Calipari continued hitting the recruiting trail hard this week, visiting the overall No. 1 player in the class of 2018, R.J. Barrett. Kentucky head coach John Calipari was in today for five-star 2018 wing RJ Barrett; he heads to Arizona tonight @RowlandRIVALS — Corey Evans (@coreyevans_10) September 21, 2017 Barrett is coming off an official visit to Kentucky.  The 6'6" forward out of the Monteverde Academy in Florida was originally in the class of 2019, bu...
    John Calipari continued hitting the recruiting trail hard this week, visiting the overall No. 1 player in the class of 2018, R.J. Barrett. Kentucky head coach John Calipari was in today for five-star 2018 wing RJ Barrett; he heads to Arizona tonight @RowlandRIVALS — Corey Evans (@coreyevans_10) September 21, 2017 Barrett is coming off an official visit to Kentucky.  The 6'6" forward out of the Monteverde Academy in Florida was originally in the class of 2019, bu...
  • No. 10 Kentucky Welcomes LSU For League Home Opener On Sunday

    No. 10 Kentucky Welcomes LSU For League Home Opener On Sunday

    Friday, September 22 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-09-23 00:00:18 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – After opening the Southeastern Conference with a win at Missouri, the No. 10 Kentucky (10-2, 1-0 SEC) volleyball team will welcome LSU (9-2, 0-0 SEC) for the first SEC match in Memorial Coliseum this season. First serve is set for 1:30 p.m. on the SEC Network+ and the Watch ESPN app, with Dick Gabriel and Kathy DeBoer on the call. After Sunday’s match, the Wildcats will have six days off until they travel to Mississippi State. UK will take on the Bulldogs...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – After opening the Southeastern Conference with a win at Missouri, the No. 10 Kentucky (10-2, 1-0 SEC) volleyball team will welcome LSU (9-2, 0-0 SEC) for the first SEC match in Memorial Coliseum this season. First serve is set for 1:30 p.m. on the SEC Network+ and the Watch ESPN app, with Dick Gabriel and Kathy DeBoer on the call. After Sunday’s match, the Wildcats will have six days off until they travel to Mississippi State. UK will take on the Bulldogs...
  • Immanuel Quickley Commits To Kentucky

    Immanuel Quickley Commits To Kentucky

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:28 PM EDT2017-09-22 22:28:44 GMT
    @IQ_GodSon@IQ_GodSon

    The Kentucky Basketball team picked up some big news Friday.  Immanuel Quickley announced that he was committing to UK.  Quickley is Kentucky’s first commitment in the 2018 class. Quickley is a five star, top ten overall player according to the recruiting services, the 6'4" 180 pound guard is the No. 8 overall prospect in the 2018 class and the No. 2 point guard, per 247Sports.  The senior out of the John Carroll School in Bel Air, Md., Quickley pl...

    The Kentucky Basketball team picked up some big news Friday.  Immanuel Quickley announced that he was committing to UK.  Quickley is Kentucky’s first commitment in the 2018 class. Quickley is a five star, top ten overall player according to the recruiting services, the 6'4" 180 pound guard is the No. 8 overall prospect in the 2018 class and the No. 2 point guard, per 247Sports.  The senior out of the John Carroll School in Bel Air, Md., Quickley pl...

  • Kentucky's Once-Porous Defense Now Stingy Against The Run

    Kentucky's Once-Porous Defense Now Stingy Against The Run

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-09-22 22:00:21 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's defense is leaving opponents little room to run.      The Wildcats certainly had room for improvement after last year's porous start in which they allowed over 200 yards rushing and 500-plus overall in their first three games. Florida had a field day in Gainesville by rushing for 244 of its 564 yards in the 45-7 pummeling that Kentucky players took personally for their lack of resistance.      "We went down there and ...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's defense is leaving opponents little room to run.      The Wildcats certainly had room for improvement after last year's porous start in which they allowed over 200 yards rushing and 500-plus overall in their first three games. Florida had a field day in Gainesville by rushing for 244 of its 564 yards in the 45-7 pummeling that Kentucky players took personally for their lack of resistance.      "We went down there and ...
  • $115,000 Gio Ponti Filly Leads Friday At Keeneland September Yearling Sale

    $115,000 Gio Ponti Filly Leads Friday At Keeneland September Yearling Sale

    Friday, September 22 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-09-22 21:00:14 GMT
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    LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 22, 2017) – A filly by Gio Ponti sold for $115,000 to John Brocklebank, agent for R 3 Stable, to be the top price during Friday’s penultimate session of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale. Brocklebank, signing on behalf of R 3 Stable, was the session’s leading buyer, purchasing two horses for $136,000. Keeneland sold 159 yearlings Friday for a total of $2,111,900, for an average of $13,282 and a median of $7,500. Cumulatively throu...
    LEXINGTON, KY (Sept. 22, 2017) – A filly by Gio Ponti sold for $115,000 to John Brocklebank, agent for R 3 Stable, to be the top price during Friday’s penultimate session of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale. Brocklebank, signing on behalf of R 3 Stable, was the session’s leading buyer, purchasing two horses for $136,000. Keeneland sold 159 yearlings Friday for a total of $2,111,900, for an average of $13,282 and a median of $7,500. Cumulatively throu...
  • Kentucky Seeks End To 30-Game Losing Streak Against Florida

    Kentucky Seeks End To 30-Game Losing Streak Against Florida

    Friday, September 22 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-09-22 20:00:20 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's futility against Florida that began long before its players were born hasn't stopped the annual question about ending the slide.      Surprisingly, the Wildcats have embraced the issue more this year because a bigger reward looms if they break their 30-game losing streak to the No. 20 Gators .      Kentucky (3-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) can grab early control of the Eastern Division by beating the Gators (1-1, 1-0) on...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's futility against Florida that began long before its players were born hasn't stopped the annual question about ending the slide.      Surprisingly, the Wildcats have embraced the issue more this year because a bigger reward looms if they break their 30-game losing streak to the No. 20 Gators .      Kentucky (3-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) can grab early control of the Eastern Division by beating the Gators (1-1, 1-0) on...
  • Clear Bag Policy Reminder For Saturday

    Clear Bag Policy Reminder For Saturday

    Friday, September 22 2017 3:02 PM EDT2017-09-22 19:02:09 GMT
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    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Fans are reminded that the Southeastern Conference’s league-wide clear bag policy is in place all season at Kroger Field, including Saturday’s game vs. Florida. Each fan will be permitted to carry one large clear bag – either a one-gallon Ziploc-style bag or a 12” x 6” x 12” clear bag – plus a small clutch that does not exceed 4.5” x 6.5”. The small clutch allows privacy for small personal items and is also ...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Fans are reminded that the Southeastern Conference’s league-wide clear bag policy is in place all season at Kroger Field, including Saturday’s game vs. Florida. Each fan will be permitted to carry one large clear bag – either a one-gallon Ziploc-style bag or a 12” x 6” x 12” clear bag – plus a small clutch that does not exceed 4.5” x 6.5”. The small clutch allows privacy for small personal items and is also ...
  • UK Recruit Quickley Announcing College Choice Friday

    UK Recruit Quickley Announcing College Choice Friday

    Friday, September 22 2017 12:45 AM EDT2017-09-22 04:45:09 GMT
    @IQ_GodSon@IQ_GodSon
    The Kentucky Basketball team could pick up some big news on Friday.  Class of 2018 point guard, Immanuel Quickley, tweeted out Thursday night that he plans to make his decision known on Friday. Actually there were two tweets that mentioned it. I am committing at 6:00pm at JC tomorrow...EVERYONE COME OUT!!!!! ???????????????????? — Immanuel Quickley (@IQ_GodSon) September 22, 2017 Friday at 6:00 p.m., the world finds out where @IQ_GodSon will continue his education an...
    The Kentucky Basketball team could pick up some big news on Friday.  Class of 2018 point guard, Immanuel Quickley, tweeted out Thursday night that he plans to make his decision known on Friday. Actually there were two tweets that mentioned it. I am committing at 6:00pm at JC tomorrow...EVERYONE COME OUT!!!!! ???????????????????? — Immanuel Quickley (@IQ_GodSon) September 22, 2017 Friday at 6:00 p.m., the world finds out where @IQ_GodSon will continue his education an...
  • Strong Performance Breeds Confidence for Wildcats vs. No. 3 USC

    Strong Performance Breeds Confidence for Wildcats vs. No. 3 USC

    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-09-22 03:00:17 GMT
    Chet WhiteChet White
    The defense was resolute, and the performance was strong out of the Kentucky women’s soccer team on Thursday night at the Bell Soccer Complex, as the Wildcats held the No. 3 team in the country and the top-ranked team in the RPI to just one goal in a 1-0 defeat. “Given the lessons learned at Tennessee on Sunday night, the performance of the Wildcats tonight was something that I couldn’t be more proud of,” head coach Ian Carry said. “This was a great ni...
    The defense was resolute, and the performance was strong out of the Kentucky women’s soccer team on Thursday night at the Bell Soccer Complex, as the Wildcats held the No. 3 team in the country and the top-ranked team in the RPI to just one goal in a 1-0 defeat. “Given the lessons learned at Tennessee on Sunday night, the performance of the Wildcats tonight was something that I couldn’t be more proud of,” head coach Ian Carry said. “This was a great ni...
  • Jaxson Hayes Talks About Offer From UK

    Jaxson Hayes Talks About Offer From UK

    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-09-22 02:45:56 GMT
    On Wednesday night, Cincinnati Moeller Senior, Jaxson Hayes announced on Twitter that he had a scholarship offer from Coach Calipari and the University of Kentucky. Blessed to have received a scholarship from The University of Kentucky ?????? #BBN pic.twitter.com/S5giZKIWDU — Jaxson Hayes♠? (@hayes_jaxson) September 20, 2017 Hayes is a little known prospect who has bloomed late in his career. In fact, he came off the bench last season for Moeller helping lead them ...
    On Wednesday night, Cincinnati Moeller Senior, Jaxson Hayes announced on Twitter that he had a scholarship offer from Coach Calipari and the University of Kentucky. Blessed to have received a scholarship from The University of Kentucky ?????? #BBN pic.twitter.com/S5giZKIWDU — Jaxson Hayes♠? (@hayes_jaxson) September 20, 2017 Hayes is a little known prospect who has bloomed late in his career. In fact, he came off the bench last season for Moeller helping lead them ...
  • UK Football Team Gets Running Back Commitment

    UK Football Team Gets Running Back Commitment

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

    Alyssa Rice Named Chair of SEC WBB Leadership Council

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

    Strong Thursday Session at Keeneland Sale Highest Level Since 2008

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

    You Can Follow Quickley's Decision in Documentary

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

    University 6: Louisville Named In Federal Indictment, Bribery Alleged

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 4:10 PM EDT2017-09-26 20:10:50 GMT
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    The FBI has arrested several NCAA basketball staff members in a sports apparel corruption investigation. According to NBC News, 4 coaches were arrested in the investigation. Matt Jones of KSR and Hey Kentucky says that one of the coaches is based at a Kentucky school. One of these appears to be a Coach in Kentucky...not sure which school yet. Stay tuned.... https://t.co/AteZiEtWK2 — Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) September 26, 2017

    The FBI has arrested several NCAA basketball staff members in a sports apparel corruption investigation. According to NBC News, 4 coaches were arrested in the investigation. Matt Jones of KSR and Hey Kentucky says that one of the coaches is based at a Kentucky school. One of these appears to be a Coach in Kentucky...not sure which school yet. Stay tuned.... https://t.co/AteZiEtWK2 — Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) September 26, 2017

  • Trooper Caught On Camera In Altercation With Road Crew

    Trooper Caught On Camera In Altercation With Road Crew

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 8:56 AM EDT2017-09-26 12:56:42 GMT

    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A concerning video involving an off-duty Kentucky State Police trooper and a road crew has surfaced, spurring an internal investigation.  The video was shot Sunday night by Justin Gaddis, a member of a road crew on Dixie Highway near the Patton Museum in Hardin County. Gaddis said the man in the video ignored the slow sign, the safety light, and the cones marking the lane. A paving crew employee eventually yelled at him to slow down.  "He basi...

    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A concerning video involving an off-duty Kentucky State Police trooper and a road crew has surfaced, spurring an internal investigation.  The video was shot Sunday night by Justin Gaddis, a member of a road crew on Dixie Highway near the Patton Museum in Hardin County. Gaddis said the man in the video ignored the slow sign, the safety light, and the cones marking the lane. A paving crew employee eventually yelled at him to slow down.  "He basi...

  • Eddie Montgomery Releases Statement On Death

    Eddie Montgomery Releases Statement On Death

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 9:34 AM EDT2017-09-26 13:34:31 GMT
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    NASHVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18/Taste of Country) - Country music star and Kentucky native Eddie Montgomery has released a  statement on the death of bandmate and friend Troy Gentry. Gentry was killed in a helicopter crash on September 8 hours before the group was scheduled to perform in Medford, N.J. Social media accounts belonging to the group and Montgomery have been silent since Gentry's funeral. Montgomery released a statement to Nashville outlet, Taste of Country, talking about hi...

    NASHVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18/Taste of Country) - Country music star and Kentucky native Eddie Montgomery has released a  statement on the death of bandmate and friend Troy Gentry. Gentry was killed in a helicopter crash on September 8 hours before the group was scheduled to perform in Medford, N.J. Social media accounts belonging to the group and Montgomery have been silent since Gentry's funeral. Montgomery released a statement to Nashville outlet, Taste of Country, talking about hi...

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