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  • Calipari to Pay Spring Tuition for Two Students at Blue-White Game

    Calipari to Pay Spring Tuition for Two Students at Blue-White Game

    Thursday, October 19 2017 10:44 PM EDT2017-10-20 02:44:07 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    There are few things better for Kentucky students than going to a Kentucky basketball game. But for two students attending UK’s Blue-White Game, it will get better. Much better. For the fifth year in a row, head coach John Calipari will pay the 2018 spring semester in-state tuition for two lucky Kentucky students who attend Friday’s Blue-White Game at Rupp Arena (7 p.m. ET on the SEC Network). Similar to the past two years, UK students will check into the Blue-White ...
    There are few things better for Kentucky students than going to a Kentucky basketball game. But for two students attending UK’s Blue-White Game, it will get better. Much better. For the fifth year in a row, head coach John Calipari will pay the 2018 spring semester in-state tuition for two lucky Kentucky students who attend Friday’s Blue-White Game at Rupp Arena (7 p.m. ET on the SEC Network). Similar to the past two years, UK students will check into the Blue-White ...
  • Banged-Up Wildcats Put Up Gritty Performance at No. 20 Florida

    Banged-Up Wildcats Put Up Gritty Performance at No. 20 Florida

    Thursday, October 19 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-10-20 01:49:05 GMT
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    The No. 20 Florida Gators scored a goal each half on Thursday afternoon en route to a 2-0 shutout win over Kentucky at the Embry-Riddle Soccer Complex in Daytona Beach. The match moved to Embry-Riddle University in Daytona Beach, Florida on Tuesday afternoon after discussions with both school’s athletic administrations. The University of Kentucky, the athletics department and the women’s soccer program would like to thank the staff of Embry-Riddle for their graciousness...
    The No. 20 Florida Gators scored a goal each half on Thursday afternoon en route to a 2-0 shutout win over Kentucky at the Embry-Riddle Soccer Complex in Daytona Beach. The match moved to Embry-Riddle University in Daytona Beach, Florida on Tuesday afternoon after discussions with both school’s athletic administrations. The University of Kentucky, the athletics department and the women’s soccer program would like to thank the staff of Embry-Riddle for their graciousness...
  • Mayo Named to Karl Malone Watch List

    Mayo Named to Karl Malone Watch List

    Thursday, October 19 2017 9:16 PM EDT2017-10-20 01:16:50 GMT
    EKU AthleticsEKU Athletics
    Eastern Kentucky University junior Nick Mayo was one of 20 players named to the 2018 Karl Malone Award Watch List on Thursday, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced. The award is given annually to the top power forward in Division I men’s college basketball. Mayo is the only Ohio Valley Conference player and one of only five mid-major players on the list. He is surrounded by high-profile names such as Marvin Bagley III (Duke), Wendell Carter, Jr. (Duke), ...
    Eastern Kentucky University junior Nick Mayo was one of 20 players named to the 2018 Karl Malone Award Watch List on Thursday, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced. The award is given annually to the top power forward in Division I men’s college basketball. Mayo is the only Ohio Valley Conference player and one of only five mid-major players on the list. He is surrounded by high-profile names such as Marvin Bagley III (Duke), Wendell Carter, Jr. (Duke), ...
  • 2018 Barbasol Championship Moves To Nicholasville

    2018 Barbasol Championship Moves To Nicholasville

    Thursday, October 19 2017 6:51 PM EDT2017-10-19 22:51:41 GMT

    NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) - The Barbasol Championship announced that the event will be the first PGA Tour tournament held in Kentucky in decades. The event will be held at the Keene Trace Golf Club next July. The tournament will carry a purse of $3.5 million and award 300 FedExCup points to the champion.  The tournament is expected to have an economic impact in the $18 million range.

    NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) - The Barbasol Championship announced that the event will be the first PGA Tour tournament held in Kentucky in decades. The event will be held at the Keene Trace Golf Club next July. The tournament will carry a purse of $3.5 million and award 300 FedExCup points to the champion.  The tournament is expected to have an economic impact in the $18 million range.

  • PJ Washington Is A Candidate For 2018 Karl Malone Award

    PJ Washington Is A Candidate For 2018 Karl Malone Award

    Thursday, October 19 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-10-19 20:49:29 GMT
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     For the third consecutive day, a Kentucky men’s basketball player has been added to a preseason watch list by the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame. PJ Washington was tapped as one or 21 candidates for the 2018 Karl Malone Award, which is presented annually to the top power forward in the country. With Hamidou Diallo already on the preseason watch list for the Jerry West Award, freshman forward Kevin Knox was announced Wednesday as one of 21 candidates for t...

     For the third consecutive day, a Kentucky men’s basketball player has been added to a preseason watch list by the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame. PJ Washington was tapped as one or 21 candidates for the 2018 Karl Malone Award, which is presented annually to the top power forward in the country. With Hamidou Diallo already on the preseason watch list for the Jerry West Award, freshman forward Kevin Knox was announced Wednesday as one of 21 candidates for t...

  • UK Picked 6th In The SEC

    UK Picked 6th In The SEC

    Thursday, October 19 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-10-19 20:48:34 GMT
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    Birmingham, Ala. - South Carolina was predicted to win the 2018 Southeastern Conference women's basketball championship in a voting of a select panel of both SEC and national media members. The Gamecocks enter the 2017-18 campaign as the reigning national champion and the four-time reigning SEC regular-season champions. The Gamecocks return two starters in A'ja Wilson and Tyasha Harris among their six letterwinners. South Carolina tops the order of finish, with Mississippi State, Mi...
    Birmingham, Ala. - South Carolina was predicted to win the 2018 Southeastern Conference women's basketball championship in a voting of a select panel of both SEC and national media members. The Gamecocks enter the 2017-18 campaign as the reigning national champion and the four-time reigning SEC regular-season champions. The Gamecocks return two starters in A'ja Wilson and Tyasha Harris among their six letterwinners. South Carolina tops the order of finish, with Mississippi State, Mi...
  • Paulus Named Assistant Basketball Coach at Louisville

    Paulus Named Assistant Basketball Coach at Louisville

    Thursday, October 19 2017 3:34 PM EDT2017-10-19 19:34:19 GMT
    Greg Paulus, who has worked on the basketball staffs at Ohio State and Navy a combined seven years, has been named an assistant basketball coach at the University of Louisville under Interim Coach David Padgett. “Greg is a very valuable addition to our staff,” said Padgett.  “He will bring a wealth of knowledge from many levels to our program and specifically to our players, especially his experiences within the ACC.  He obviously had a stellar playing c...
    Greg Paulus, who has worked on the basketball staffs at Ohio State and Navy a combined seven years, has been named an assistant basketball coach at the University of Louisville under Interim Coach David Padgett. “Greg is a very valuable addition to our staff,” said Padgett.  “He will bring a wealth of knowledge from many levels to our program and specifically to our players, especially his experiences within the ACC.  He obviously had a stellar playing c...
  • UK Is 4th In The New USA Today Coaches Poll

    UK Is 4th In The New USA Today Coaches Poll

    Thursday, October 19 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-10-19 19:30:06 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
     Despite losing nearly 93 percent of its scoring and almost 77 percent of its rebounding from a season ago, the panel for the USA Today Coaches Poll once again believes the Kentucky men’s basketball team will be among the top teams competing for a national title in 2017-18. The Wildcats are ranked fourth in the preseason Coaches Poll that was released Thursday. Duke will begin the season at No. 1, followed by Michigan State, Kansas, UK and Arizona. Full preseason rank...
     Despite losing nearly 93 percent of its scoring and almost 77 percent of its rebounding from a season ago, the panel for the USA Today Coaches Poll once again believes the Kentucky men’s basketball team will be among the top teams competing for a national title in 2017-18. The Wildcats are ranked fourth in the preseason Coaches Poll that was released Thursday. Duke will begin the season at No. 1, followed by Michigan State, Kansas, UK and Arizona. Full preseason rank...
  • UK Is Ranked 4th In The USA Today Preseason Men's Basketball Poll

    UK Is Ranked 4th In The USA Today Preseason Men's Basketball Poll

    Thursday, October 19 2017 1:33 PM EDT2017-10-19 17:33:10 GMT
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    The top 25 teams in the USA Today preseason 2017-18 men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, final 2016-17 records, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: RecordPtsPvs 1. Duke (20) 28-9 774 13 2. Michigan State (9) 20-15 747 NR 3. Kansas 31-5 723 4 4. Kentucky 32-6 678 5 5. Arizona (2) 32-5 654 7 6. Villanova 32-4 623 8 7. Florida (1) 27-9 549 10 8. Wichita State 31-5 543 21 ...

    The top 25 teams in the USA Today preseason 2017-18 men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, final 2016-17 records, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: RecordPtsPvs 1. Duke (20) 28-9 774 13 2. Michigan State (9) 20-15 747 NR 3. Kansas 31-5 723 4 4. Kentucky 32-6 678 5 5. Arizona (2) 32-5 654 7 6. Villanova 32-4 623 8 7. Florida (1) 27-9 549 10 8. Wichita State 31-5 543 21 ...

  • What Rick Pitino Told ESPN

    What Rick Pitino Told ESPN

    Thursday, October 19 2017 1:17 PM EDT2017-10-19 17:17:24 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    ESPN got the first interview with Rick Pitino since he was fired as Louisville's coach.   You might or might not agree to some of the things he says.  That's your call.  But, I do agree with Pitino when he says by getting fired, they took his life away.
    ESPN got the first interview with Rick Pitino since he was fired as Louisville's coach.   You might or might not agree to some of the things he says.  That's your call.  But, I do agree with Pitino when he says by getting fired, they took his life away.
  • Kentucky Baseball Fall World Series Begins Friday

    Kentucky Baseball Fall World Series Begins Friday

    Thursday, October 19 2017 12:56 PM EDT2017-10-19 16:56:43 GMT
    UK BaseballUK Baseball
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky baseball team will hold its Fall World Series this weekend at Cliff Hagan Stadium as it wraps up its fall practice schedule. The three-game series will take place Friday through Sunday at Cliff Hagan Stadium and is free and open to the public. First pitch for Friday is scheduled for 3:15 p.m., with both Saturday and Sunday set for an 11:30 a.m. start. The roster has been split into the Blue Team and Black Team after an internal draft was hel...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky baseball team will hold its Fall World Series this weekend at Cliff Hagan Stadium as it wraps up its fall practice schedule. The three-game series will take place Friday through Sunday at Cliff Hagan Stadium and is free and open to the public. First pitch for Friday is scheduled for 3:15 p.m., with both Saturday and Sunday set for an 11:30 a.m. start. The roster has been split into the Blue Team and Black Team after an internal draft was hel...
  • Pitino Tells Bilas He Had No Knowledge Of "Pay-For-Play" Scheme

    Pitino Tells Bilas He Had No Knowledge Of "Pay-For-Play" Scheme

    Thursday, October 19 2017 6:01 AM EDT2017-10-19 10:01:40 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (ESPN/LEX 18) - Former UofL coach Rick Pitino broke his silence to ESPN's Jay Bilas exclusively Wednesday. Pitino told Bilas that a lie detector test administered by a former FBI agent prove that he is telling the truth.  "I answered 'absolutely not' on both questions and passed the lie detector test. So I had no knowledge of any of this," Pitino said. The embattled coach did take responsibility for any bad staff hires he had made over the course ...
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (ESPN/LEX 18) - Former UofL coach Rick Pitino broke his silence to ESPN's Jay Bilas exclusively Wednesday. Pitino told Bilas that a lie detector test administered by a former FBI agent prove that he is telling the truth.  "I answered 'absolutely not' on both questions and passed the lie detector test. So I had no knowledge of any of this," Pitino said. The embattled coach did take responsibility for any bad staff hires he had made over the course ...
  • Courtney Love Named Quarterfinalist For Lott IMPACT Trophy

    Courtney Love Named Quarterfinalist For Lott IMPACT Trophy

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 10:16 PM EDT2017-10-19 02:16:10 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    Kentucky linebacker Courtney Love has been named one of 20 quarterfinalists by the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation for the 2017 Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List. The 20 players represent the best college defensive players in the nation who make the biggest IMPACT on their team both on and off the field. IMPACT is an acronym for Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity. Named after Pro Football Hall of Fame member, Ronnie Lott, The Lott IMPACT Trophy is awa...
    Kentucky linebacker Courtney Love has been named one of 20 quarterfinalists by the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation for the 2017 Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List. The 20 players represent the best college defensive players in the nation who make the biggest IMPACT on their team both on and off the field. IMPACT is an acronym for Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity. Named after Pro Football Hall of Fame member, Ronnie Lott, The Lott IMPACT Trophy is awa...
  • Calipari Wants Players To Spend Two Years In College

    Calipari Wants Players To Spend Two Years In College

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 9:30 PM EDT2017-10-19 01:30:13 GMT
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    (AP) Kentucky coach John Calipari says any changes to recruiting in the wake of the FBI investigation need to be thought out to avoid unintended consequences. One proposal that has been floated would give players coming out of high school the option of staying two years in college or going to the NBA or the NBA's G League. Calipari said Wednesday at the SEC Tipoff for men's basketball that change would make his job much easier. Calipari says recruits would have to decide if they're ...
    (AP) Kentucky coach John Calipari says any changes to recruiting in the wake of the FBI investigation need to be thought out to avoid unintended consequences. One proposal that has been floated would give players coming out of high school the option of staying two years in college or going to the NBA or the NBA's G League. Calipari said Wednesday at the SEC Tipoff for men's basketball that change would make his job much easier. Calipari says recruits would have to decide if they're ...
  • Was Tom Jurich Loyal To A Fault?

    Was Tom Jurich Loyal To A Fault?

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 8:31 PM EDT2017-10-19 00:31:36 GMT
    (AP) - Tom Jurich was loyal to the coaches he hired at Louisville almost to a fault, supporting them through good and bad times during 20 years as the Cardinals athletic director. None more than men's basketball coach Rick Pitino. Jurich and Pitino faced many embarrassing transgressions during the coach's 16-year tenure, but the negative attention generated by a federal investigation of college basketball was the last straw for Pitino - and ultimately Jurich. Louisville trustees fi...
    (AP) - Tom Jurich was loyal to the coaches he hired at Louisville almost to a fault, supporting them through good and bad times during 20 years as the Cardinals athletic director. None more than men's basketball coach Rick Pitino. Jurich and Pitino faced many embarrassing transgressions during the coach's 16-year tenure, but the negative attention generated by a federal investigation of college basketball was the last straw for Pitino - and ultimately Jurich. Louisville trustees fi...
  • "Kentucky Cares Classic" Is Oct 30th

    "Kentucky Cares Classic" Is Oct 30th

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 7:20 PM EDT2017-10-18 23:20:43 GMT
     The Morehead State men's basketball team has added a special exhibition game at Kentucky on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. ET at Rupp Arena. The game, entitled the "Kentucky Cares Classic" will see all proceeds go to Team Rubicon, a non-government 501(c)(3) organization that unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. All proceeds will go to help victims of natural disasters, including hurricanes in Puert...
     The Morehead State men's basketball team has added a special exhibition game at Kentucky on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. ET at Rupp Arena. The game, entitled the "Kentucky Cares Classic" will see all proceeds go to Team Rubicon, a non-government 501(c)(3) organization that unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. All proceeds will go to help victims of natural disasters, including hurricanes in Puert...
  • Jurich Fired With Cause, Attorneys Release Statement

    Jurich Fired With Cause, Attorneys Release Statement

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-10-18 21:09:12 GMT

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18)-- The University of Louisville Board of Trustees voted to fire Tom Jurich with cause on Wednesday.

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18)-- The University of Louisville Board of Trustees voted to fire Tom Jurich with cause on Wednesday.

  • NCAA Says Yes To A Special Waiver For UK To Play Morehead State

    NCAA Says Yes To A Special Waiver For UK To Play Morehead State

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-10-18 21:06:32 GMT
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    In light of recent disasters around the country, UK Athletics will play a small part in helping those affected by adding a third men’s basketball exhibition game to Kentucky’s 2017-18 schedule. The NCAA has granted a special waiver for the Wildcats to host Morehead State. UK will host the Eagles – coached by former Kentucky staff member Preston Spradlin – for the inaugural “Kentucky Cares Classic” on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. in Rupp Arena to raise funds...
    In light of recent disasters around the country, UK Athletics will play a small part in helping those affected by adding a third men’s basketball exhibition game to Kentucky’s 2017-18 schedule. The NCAA has granted a special waiver for the Wildcats to host Morehead State. UK will host the Eagles – coached by former Kentucky staff member Preston Spradlin – for the inaugural “Kentucky Cares Classic” on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. in Rupp Arena to raise funds...
  • Knox Chosen for Julius Erving Award Preseason Watch List

    Knox Chosen for Julius Erving Award Preseason Watch List

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 2:03 PM EDT2017-10-18 18:03:36 GMT
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – With Hamidou Diallo already on the preseason watch list for the Jerry West Award, freshman forward Kevin Knox was announced Wednesday as one of 20 candidates for the 2018 Julius Erving Award, which is presented annually to the top small forward in the country. Knox is looking to become the first winner of the award in school history. The Erving Award be presented by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame to the nation’s top small...
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – With Hamidou Diallo already on the preseason watch list for the Jerry West Award, freshman forward Kevin Knox was announced Wednesday as one of 20 candidates for the 2018 Julius Erving Award, which is presented annually to the top small forward in the country. Knox is looking to become the first winner of the award in school history. The Erving Award be presented by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame to the nation’s top small...
  • Media Picks Kentucky To Win 2018 SEC Men’s Basketball Championship

    Media Picks Kentucky To Win 2018 SEC Men’s Basketball Championship

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 10:06 AM EDT2017-10-18 14:06:45 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.(LEX 18) – Kentucky was predicted to win the 2017 Southeastern Conference men’s basketball championship in voting by a select panel of both SEC and national media members. The Wildcats are the overall preseason favorite for the 13th time since the 1998-99 season. Voting for SEC Men’s Basketball Player of the Year resulted in a three-way tie with Georgia senior forward Yante Maten, Missouri freshman forward Michael Porter, Jr. and Texas A&M sopho...
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.(LEX 18) – Kentucky was predicted to win the 2017 Southeastern Conference men’s basketball championship in voting by a select panel of both SEC and national media members. The Wildcats are the overall preseason favorite for the 13th time since the 1998-99 season. Voting for SEC Men’s Basketball Player of the Year resulted in a three-way tie with Georgia senior forward Yante Maten, Missouri freshman forward Michael Porter, Jr. and Texas A&M sopho...
  • Watching Granddaughter Gabby Curry Play Volleyball At UK Brings Back Adolph Rupp Memories For Jess Curry

    Watching Granddaughter Gabby Curry Play Volleyball At UK Brings Back Adolph Rupp Memories For Jess Curry

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 5:03 AM EDT2017-10-18 09:03:23 GMT
    Jess Curry.Jess Curry.

    By LARRY VAUGHT Just getting to watch his granddaughter, Kentucky freshman Gabby Curry, play collegiate volleyball is a thrill for Jess Curry. But to have her playing at Kentucky where he played basketball for coach Adolph Rupp for two seasons is even more of a thrill. “She is something special. She is a straight A student. She doesn’t say much. She just beats you. She never quits. She is always going. She is really good,” said her grandfather...

    By LARRY VAUGHT Just getting to watch his granddaughter, Kentucky freshman Gabby Curry, play collegiate volleyball is a thrill for Jess Curry. But to have her playing at Kentucky where he played basketball for coach Adolph Rupp for two seasons is even more of a thrill. “She is something special. She is a straight A student. She doesn’t say much. She just beats you. She never quits. She is always going. She is really good,” said her grandfather...

  • Irish Stakes Winner Twirl (IRE) Supplemented To Keeneland’s 2017 November Sale

    Irish Stakes Winner Twirl (IRE) Supplemented To Keeneland’s 2017 November Sale

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 11:30 PM EDT2017-10-18 03:30:23 GMT
    LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 17, 2017) – Twirl (IRE), a stakes-winning daughter of leading sire Galileo (IRE) and a full sister to Irish and French highweight Misty For Me (IRE), dam of multiple Group 1 winners Roly Poly and U S Navy Flag, has been supplemented to Keeneland’s 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale, which begins Nov. 7. Consigned by Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent, Twirl will be offered in foal to Curlin. (Click here for a link to Twirl’s fe...
    LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 17, 2017) – Twirl (IRE), a stakes-winning daughter of leading sire Galileo (IRE) and a full sister to Irish and French highweight Misty For Me (IRE), dam of multiple Group 1 winners Roly Poly and U S Navy Flag, has been supplemented to Keeneland’s 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale, which begins Nov. 7. Consigned by Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency, agent, Twirl will be offered in foal to Curlin. (Click here for a link to Twirl’s fe...
  • Jones, Bonnett Bring In SEC Weekly Honors

    Jones, Bonnett Bring In SEC Weekly Honors

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-10-18 03:00:25 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Following Kentucky swimming and diving’s wins over Eastern Michigan on Saturday, senior Isaac Jones and freshman Bailey Bonnett won Southeastern Conference weekly awards, the league office announced Tuesday. Bonnett earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors, while Jones was tabbed SEC Male Swimmer of the Week. “Being recognized by the league office is a tremendous accomplishment for our athletes,” said head coach Lars Jorgensen. “Bailey a...
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Following Kentucky swimming and diving’s wins over Eastern Michigan on Saturday, senior Isaac Jones and freshman Bailey Bonnett won Southeastern Conference weekly awards, the league office announced Tuesday. Bonnett earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors, while Jones was tabbed SEC Male Swimmer of the Week. “Being recognized by the league office is a tremendous accomplishment for our athletes,” said head coach Lars Jorgensen. “Bailey a...
  • Gran, UK, Embracing The Noise

    Gran, UK, Embracing The Noise

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-10-18 02:00:27 GMT
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    On matchup with Mississippi State DT Jeffery Simmons: “Well, we’re going to have to do a great job. When you play against a great player and a great front like this, you’re going to have to have technique and fundamentals. You’ve got to be able to take your protection and make sure you help your center on some stuff. We’ll be ready to do that.” On how much they tweaked during bye week: “Yeah, you go back to your self scout for your ...
    On matchup with Mississippi State DT Jeffery Simmons: “Well, we’re going to have to do a great job. When you play against a great player and a great front like this, you’re going to have to have technique and fundamentals. You’ve got to be able to take your protection and make sure you help your center on some stuff. We’ll be ready to do that.” On how much they tweaked during bye week: “Yeah, you go back to your self scout for your ...
  • Thursday’s Kentucky At Florida Soccer Match Relocated To Embry-Riddle

    Thursday’s Kentucky At Florida Soccer Match Relocated To Embry-Riddle

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-10-18 01:00:19 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Thursday’s women’s soccer match between No. 20 Florida and Kentucky is to be played 5 p.m. at Embry-Riddle Soccer Stadium in Daytona Beach, Fla. Admission is free. “I’d like to thank Embry-Riddle Athletics Director John Phillips for agreeing to accommodate the teams and this match,” Florida AD Scott Stricklin said. “This is an unusual request and we are grateful that Embry-Riddle is welcoming this event to their ...
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Thursday’s women’s soccer match between No. 20 Florida and Kentucky is to be played 5 p.m. at Embry-Riddle Soccer Stadium in Daytona Beach, Fla. Admission is free. “I’d like to thank Embry-Riddle Athletics Director John Phillips for agreeing to accommodate the teams and this match,” Florida AD Scott Stricklin said. “This is an unusual request and we are grateful that Embry-Riddle is welcoming this event to their ...
  • UK’s Josh Allen Named AP And Sports Illustrated Second-Team Midseason All-American

    UK’s Josh Allen Named AP And Sports Illustrated Second-Team Midseason All-American

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 8:30 PM EDT2017-10-18 00:30:20 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Junior linebacker Josh Allen has been named a second-team defense midseason All-American by The Associated Press and Sports Illustrated it was announced today. He also was a first-team midseason All-Southeastern Conference selection by The All-American. Allen, a native of Montclair, New Jersey, has been a force to be reckoned with for the Wildcats (5-1, 2-1 SEC) this season as he leads the league and ranks third nationally in ...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Junior linebacker Josh Allen has been named a second-team defense midseason All-American by The Associated Press and Sports Illustrated it was announced today. He also was a first-team midseason All-Southeastern Conference selection by The All-American. Allen, a native of Montclair, New Jersey, has been a force to be reckoned with for the Wildcats (5-1, 2-1 SEC) this season as he leads the league and ranks third nationally in ...
  • Former UK-Target, Trae Young, Speaks Out About Recruitment

    Former UK-Target, Trae Young, Speaks Out About Recruitment

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-10-18 00:00:24 GMT
    Trae Young, center, hopes he can play on the USA under 19 team for John Calipari. (Twitter Photo)Trae Young, center, hopes he can play on the USA under 19 team for John Calipari. (Twitter Photo)

    Point guard, Trae Young, was one of the most sought after players in the Class of 2017.  Young, who was heavily recruited by Kentucky among other schools, chose to stay home and play at Oklahoma once the Wildcats landed Quade Green. Young was also recruited by several schools being investigated by the FBI as part of a pay for play scandal, including Oklahoma State and Arizona.  Young, and his father, both say that the opportunities to get paid prior to playing in the NBA we...

    Point guard, Trae Young, was one of the most sought after players in the Class of 2017.  Young, who was heavily recruited by Kentucky among other schools, chose to stay home and play at Oklahoma once the Wildcats landed Quade Green. Young was also recruited by several schools being investigated by the FBI as part of a pay for play scandal, including Oklahoma State and Arizona.  Young, and his father, both say that the opportunities to get paid prior to playing in the NBA we...

  • Keeneland Barn Notes - October 17, 2017

    Keeneland Barn Notes - October 17, 2017

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 7:30 PM EDT2017-10-17 23:30:35 GMT
    KeenelandKeeneland
    FAULT HEADLINES OVERFLOW FIELD ENTERED IN FRIDAY’S PIN OAK VALLEY VIEW   Agave Racing Stable’s Fault, winner of the Pucker Up (G3) at Arlington prior to finishing a close third in the Sands Point (G2) at Belmont, tops a field of 14 3-year-old fillies and one also-eligible entered Tuesday for Friday’s 27th running of the $150,000 Pin Oak Valley View (G3). The Pin Oak Valley View, run at 1 1/16 miles on the Keeneland turf course, will go as the ninth ...
    FAULT HEADLINES OVERFLOW FIELD ENTERED IN FRIDAY’S PIN OAK VALLEY VIEW   Agave Racing Stable’s Fault, winner of the Pucker Up (G3) at Arlington prior to finishing a close third in the Sands Point (G2) at Belmont, tops a field of 14 3-year-old fillies and one also-eligible entered Tuesday for Friday’s 27th running of the $150,000 Pin Oak Valley View (G3). The Pin Oak Valley View, run at 1 1/16 miles on the Keeneland turf course, will go as the ninth ...
  • Again! Men’s Golf Claims Crooked Stick Crown

    Again! Men’s Golf Claims Crooked Stick Crown

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-10-17 23:00:41 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    CARMEL, Ind. –  Champions again! For the third time in as many tournaments, the Kentucky men’s golf team claimed the tournament crown. Senior Cooper Musselman led the way with his first collegiate victory as the Wildcats hung on by one stroke to edge out North Florida for the Crooked Stick Invitational title. In the process, the Wildcats made even more history which has become a common theme thus far. In what has shaped up to be the most prolific performance in pro...
    CARMEL, Ind. –  Champions again! For the third time in as many tournaments, the Kentucky men’s golf team claimed the tournament crown. Senior Cooper Musselman led the way with his first collegiate victory as the Wildcats hung on by one stroke to edge out North Florida for the Crooked Stick Invitational title. In the process, the Wildcats made even more history which has become a common theme thus far. In what has shaped up to be the most prolific performance in pro...
  • Adidas Responds To Pitino Lawsuit

    Adidas Responds To Pitino Lawsuit

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 6:37 PM EDT2017-10-17 22:37:50 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    Adidas has responded to the lawsuit filed by Rick Pitino Tuesday.  In an email to WAVE3, Adidas spokeswoman, Maria Culp said, “Mr. Pitino's lawsuit is clearly a reaction to his termination yesterday and is without merit.” Pitino filed a lawsuit against Adidas a day after the sportswear company terminated his personal services agreement,r claiming that they made it look like he knew about and participated in the practice of funneling money to the family of a...
    Adidas has responded to the lawsuit filed by Rick Pitino Tuesday.  In an email to WAVE3, Adidas spokeswoman, Maria Culp said, “Mr. Pitino's lawsuit is clearly a reaction to his termination yesterday and is without merit.” Pitino filed a lawsuit against Adidas a day after the sportswear company terminated his personal services agreement,r claiming that they made it look like he knew about and participated in the practice of funneling money to the family of a...
  • 2017 CBS Sports Classic Tickets On Sale Friday

    2017 CBS Sports Classic Tickets On Sale Friday

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-10-17 22:00:33 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    NEW ORLEANS (Oct. 17, 2017) – Tickets for the 2017 CBS Sports Classic, featuring college basketball powers Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio State and UCLA, will go on sale Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. ET. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com, or through www.cbssportsclassic.com. The fourth-annual college basketball doubleheader will be held on Dec. 23 at Smoothie King Center in ...
    NEW ORLEANS (Oct. 17, 2017) – Tickets for the 2017 CBS Sports Classic, featuring college basketball powers Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio State and UCLA, will go on sale Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. ET. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com, or through www.cbssportsclassic.com. The fourth-annual college basketball doubleheader will be held on Dec. 23 at Smoothie King Center in ...
  • Pitino Files Suit Against Adidas For Damages

    Pitino Files Suit Against Adidas For Damages

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-10-17 21:18:20 GMT

    LOUISVILLE, Ky (LEX 18) - Rick Pitino has filed a lawsuit against Adidas for claiming that they made it look like he knew about and participated in the practice of funneling money to the family of a U of L men's basketball team recruit.

    LOUISVILLE, Ky (LEX 18) - Rick Pitino has filed a lawsuit against Adidas for claiming that they made it look like he knew about and participated in the practice of funneling money to the family of a U of L men's basketball team recruit.

  • Lexington's Lee Kiefer Wins A Gold Medal In The World Cup

    Lexington's Lee Kiefer Wins A Gold Medal In The World Cup

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 3:00 PM EDT2017-10-17 19:00:24 GMT
    USA FencingUSA Fencing
    Two-time Olympian Lee Kiefer (Lexington, Ky.) is off to a perfect start to the 2017-18 season, winning all six of her bouts for the gold medal at the first women's foil World Cup of the season in Cancun, Mexico. Dating back to last season, the gold marks the third consecutive World Cup medal for Kiefer after she claimed the title in Tauberbischofsheim in April and bronze in Gdansk in February. With her third individual World Cup title victory, the University of Kentuck...
    Two-time Olympian Lee Kiefer (Lexington, Ky.) is off to a perfect start to the 2017-18 season, winning all six of her bouts for the gold medal at the first women's foil World Cup of the season in Cancun, Mexico. Dating back to last season, the gold marks the third consecutive World Cup medal for Kiefer after she claimed the title in Tauberbischofsheim in April and bronze in Gdansk in February. With her third individual World Cup title victory, the University of Kentuck...
  • Hamidou Diallo Makes Jerry West Award Watch List

    Hamidou Diallo Makes Jerry West Award Watch List

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-10-17 18:00:23 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    There was a reason the Big Blue Nation exuberated excitement when Hamidou Diallo announced his return to Kentucky for his freshman campaign. Diallo, who is expected to be a major contributor for the Wildcats, was selected to the Jerry West Award watch list, which recognizes the country’s best shooting guard. Malik Monk was among the early favorites for the award last season. After averaging 19.8 points per game and claiming Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year honors,...
    There was a reason the Big Blue Nation exuberated excitement when Hamidou Diallo announced his return to Kentucky for his freshman campaign. Diallo, who is expected to be a major contributor for the Wildcats, was selected to the Jerry West Award watch list, which recognizes the country’s best shooting guard. Malik Monk was among the early favorites for the award last season. After averaging 19.8 points per game and claiming Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year honors,...
  • Former State Golf Champion Now Mental Coach For Willie Cauley-Stein

    Former State Golf Champion Now Mental Coach For Willie Cauley-Stein

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 1:40 PM EDT2017-10-17 17:40:42 GMT
    Betty Baird Kregor has gone from state high school golf champion to Willie Cauley-Stein's mental coach.Betty Baird Kregor has gone from state high school golf champion to Willie Cauley-Stein's mental coach.

    By LARRY VAUGHT It seems like such an unlikely pairing. Betty Baird Kregor is a former Kentucky state high school golf champion (1979) and the best young golfer I have ever seen play. Willie Cauley-Stein is getting set for his second NBA season and was one of the most unique players on and off the court that I have been around during 42 years of covering University of Kentucky basketball. But now they are a team. Kregor, who lives in Louisville, is Cauley-Stein’s mental ...

    By LARRY VAUGHT It seems like such an unlikely pairing. Betty Baird Kregor is a former Kentucky state high school golf champion (1979) and the best young golfer I have ever seen play. Willie Cauley-Stein is getting set for his second NBA season and was one of the most unique players on and off the court that I have been around during 42 years of covering University of Kentucky basketball. But now they are a team. Kregor, who lives in Louisville, is Cauley-Stein’s mental ...

  • 27 From UK Make NBA Opening-Day Rosters

    27 From UK Make NBA Opening-Day Rosters

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 1:10 PM EDT2017-10-17 17:10:43 GMT
    AP Photo/Gerald HerbertAP Photo/Gerald Herbert
    Kentucky’s unprecedented success with helping players reach the NBA has surpassed a new level of extreme. As the 2017-18 NBA season begins Tuesday, a whopping 27 players on NBA opening-day rosters played and finished their college basketball careers at the University of Kentucky, the nation’s most prolific NBA player-producing program in the country. UK’s 27 players are once again far and away the most of any college basketball program. Duke is in second with 2...
    Kentucky’s unprecedented success with helping players reach the NBA has surpassed a new level of extreme. As the 2017-18 NBA season begins Tuesday, a whopping 27 players on NBA opening-day rosters played and finished their college basketball careers at the University of Kentucky, the nation’s most prolific NBA player-producing program in the country. UK’s 27 players are once again far and away the most of any college basketball program. Duke is in second with 2...
  • UK's Josh Allen Makes 2nd Team AP Midseason All-America Team

    UK's Josh Allen Makes 2nd Team AP Midseason All-America Team

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 1:06 PM EDT2017-10-17 17:06:08 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press

    (AP)-- Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma and star running backs Bryce Love of Stanford and Saquon Barkley of Penn State lead The Associated Press midseason All-America team, along with two defensive backs from No. 1 Alabama.            The team released Tuesday was selected by 16 members of the AP Top 25 voting panel.            Mayfield leads the nation in passer efficiency rating...

    (AP)-- Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma and star running backs Bryce Love of Stanford and Saquon Barkley of Penn State lead The Associated Press midseason All-America team, along with two defensive backs from No. 1 Alabama.            The team released Tuesday was selected by 16 members of the AP Top 25 voting panel.            Mayfield leads the nation in passer efficiency rating...

  • Kentucky In The Hunt At Crooked Stick Invitational

    Kentucky In The Hunt At Crooked Stick Invitational

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:30 PM EDT2017-10-17 03:30:27 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    CARMEL, Ind. –  After winning its opening two events, the Kentucky men’s golf team once again is in the hunt after two rounds of play at the Crooked Stick Invitational on Monday. The Wildcats fired a combined 2-under par score after 36 holes of play behind the play of senior Cooper Musselman.  UK enters day two six shots off of Purdue’s pace and just one stroke back of second-place Georgia. Musselman fired back-to-back rounds of 2-under, 70, for a 4-...
    CARMEL, Ind. –  After winning its opening two events, the Kentucky men’s golf team once again is in the hunt after two rounds of play at the Crooked Stick Invitational on Monday. The Wildcats fired a combined 2-under par score after 36 holes of play behind the play of senior Cooper Musselman.  UK enters day two six shots off of Purdue’s pace and just one stroke back of second-place Georgia. Musselman fired back-to-back rounds of 2-under, 70, for a 4-...
  • Andrew Harrison Expected To Make Grizzlies Roster

    Andrew Harrison Expected To Make Grizzlies Roster

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-10-17 03:00:25 GMT
    Ronda Churchill - Associated PressRonda Churchill - Associated Press
    The Memphis Grizzlies open their season Wednesday again the New Orleans Pelicans, and former UK guard, Andrew Harrison is expected to make the opening day roster. Free agent guard Mario Chalmers and veteran Andrew Harrison will make the Memphis Grizzlies roster, league sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) October 16, 2017 Last season, Harrison averaged 5.9 points and 2.8 assists for the Grizzlies. 
    The Memphis Grizzlies open their season Wednesday again the New Orleans Pelicans, and former UK guard, Andrew Harrison is expected to make the opening day roster. Free agent guard Mario Chalmers and veteran Andrew Harrison will make the Memphis Grizzlies roster, league sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) October 16, 2017 Last season, Harrison averaged 5.9 points and 2.8 assists for the Grizzlies. 
  • Bridgewater Cleared To Rejoin Vikings For Practice This Week

    Bridgewater Cleared To Rejoin Vikings For Practice This Week

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:30 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:30:16 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Teddy Bridgewater has been cleared to rejoin the Minnesota Vikings for practice, roughly 14 months after a dislocation and multiple ligament tears in his left knee put his leg and career at risk.      Coach Mike Zimmer said Bridgewater will be eased back in with the team beginning Wednesday.      "We're not going to dose him out," Zimmer said Monday, after the 24-year-old quarterback visited his surgeon, Dr. Dan Cooper...
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Teddy Bridgewater has been cleared to rejoin the Minnesota Vikings for practice, roughly 14 months after a dislocation and multiple ligament tears in his left knee put his leg and career at risk.      Coach Mike Zimmer said Bridgewater will be eased back in with the team beginning Wednesday.      "We're not going to dose him out," Zimmer said Monday, after the 24-year-old quarterback visited his surgeon, Dr. Dan Cooper...
  • SEC Network Returns To Nashville For Extensive SEC Basketball Media Days Coverage

    SEC Network Returns To Nashville For Extensive SEC Basketball Media Days Coverage

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:00:25 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    For the second consecutive year, SEC Network will have a full set on site at SEC Basketball Media Days. SEC Now and The Paul Finebaum Show are live both days - October 18 and 19 - with a total of 15 hours of SEC Network coverage for the men's and women's basketball preview event. The two-day media showcase tips off more than 170 collegiate basketball games scheduled for the SEC Network this year. SEC Now and The Paul Finebaum Show have a new locati...
    For the second consecutive year, SEC Network will have a full set on site at SEC Basketball Media Days. SEC Now and The Paul Finebaum Show are live both days - October 18 and 19 - with a total of 15 hours of SEC Network coverage for the men's and women's basketball preview event. The two-day media showcase tips off more than 170 collegiate basketball games scheduled for the SEC Network this year. SEC Now and The Paul Finebaum Show have a new locati...
  • UK Makes Vernon Carey's Top Eight

    UK Makes Vernon Carey's Top Eight

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:33 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:33:00 GMT
    Vernon CareyVernon Carey
    Kentucky is still in the running for the top player in the class of 2019. Monday, Vernon Carey Jr. announced his new list of eight schools in consideration, which included UK among other of powerhouse programs. FINAL 8... pic.twitter.com/zMJkhA1N2m — Vernon Carey Jr. (@vernoncarey22) October 17, 2017 Carey, a 6-9, 245-pound power forward out of Fort Lauderdal, Fla.. is ranked No. 1 overall by 247 Sports.  Scout, ESPN and Rivals have him at No. 2 behind James...
    Kentucky is still in the running for the top player in the class of 2019. Monday, Vernon Carey Jr. announced his new list of eight schools in consideration, which included UK among other of powerhouse programs. FINAL 8... pic.twitter.com/zMJkhA1N2m — Vernon Carey Jr. (@vernoncarey22) October 17, 2017 Carey, a 6-9, 245-pound power forward out of Fort Lauderdal, Fla.. is ranked No. 1 overall by 247 Sports.  Scout, ESPN and Rivals have him at No. 2 behind James...
  • EKU Baseball Freshman Recognized As Among Best In OVC

    EKU Baseball Freshman Recognized As Among Best In OVC

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:30 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:30:09 GMT
    RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University baseball team has two of the top freshmen in the Ohio Valley Conference, according to Perfect Game. Daniel Harris IV is ranked as the number one freshman in the OVC coming into the season.  He is a 5-foot-11, 152-pound shortstop from Stone Mountain, Georgia. As a senior at Miller Grove High School, Harris had a batting average of .492 with two home runs. He was named to the Perfect Game Top-500 his senior year. He w...
    RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University baseball team has two of the top freshmen in the Ohio Valley Conference, according to Perfect Game. Daniel Harris IV is ranked as the number one freshman in the OVC coming into the season.  He is a 5-foot-11, 152-pound shortstop from Stone Mountain, Georgia. As a senior at Miller Grove High School, Harris had a batting average of .492 with two home runs. He was named to the Perfect Game Top-500 his senior year. He w...
  • Kentucky Derby Winner Always Dreaming To Race On In 2018

    Kentucky Derby Winner Always Dreaming To Race On In 2018

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:00:20 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    Always Dreaming, winner of this year's Kentucky Derby (G1) and Florida Derby (G1), will return to training in November and be pointed for a 4-year-old racing campaign in 2018, it was announced Monday. The 3-year-old colt from the first crop of Bodemeister was found to have stomach ulcers after the Travers Stakes, and was recently cleared of ulcers by veterinarians after treatment and a month of being turned out at WinStar Farm in Versailles, Ky. “When Always Dreaming came to t...
    Always Dreaming, winner of this year's Kentucky Derby (G1) and Florida Derby (G1), will return to training in November and be pointed for a 4-year-old racing campaign in 2018, it was announced Monday. The 3-year-old colt from the first crop of Bodemeister was found to have stomach ulcers after the Travers Stakes, and was recently cleared of ulcers by veterinarians after treatment and a month of being turned out at WinStar Farm in Versailles, Ky. “When Always Dreaming came to t...
  • Kentucky Garners SEC Awards After Historic Win

    Kentucky Garners SEC Awards After Historic Win

    Monday, October 16 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-10-17 00:00:31 GMT
    Britney Howard - UK AthleticsBritney Howard - UK Athletics
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – After knocking off the No. 1 team in the nation for the first time in program history yesterday, sophomore Leah Edmond and freshman Madison Lilley both brought home Southeastern Conference weekly awards, the league announced on Monday. Edmond won SEC Player and Offensive Player of the Week, while Lilley won Co-Setter of the Week. Edmond led the Cats on offense in both matches of the week, earning her second straight SEC Player and Offensive Player of the Wee...
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – After knocking off the No. 1 team in the nation for the first time in program history yesterday, sophomore Leah Edmond and freshman Madison Lilley both brought home Southeastern Conference weekly awards, the league announced on Monday. Edmond won SEC Player and Offensive Player of the Week, while Lilley won Co-Setter of the Week. Edmond led the Cats on offense in both matches of the week, earning her second straight SEC Player and Offensive Player of the Wee...
  • Kentucky Sweeps Ohio Valley Regional Titles For Second Consecutive Season

    Kentucky Sweeps Ohio Valley Regional Titles For Second Consecutive Season

    Monday, October 16 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-10-16 23:00:39 GMT
    @UKWomensTennis@UKWomensTennis

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – For the second consecutive year, the University of Kentucky women’s tennis team won both the singles and doubles titles at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Ohio Valley Regional Championships on Monday in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Junior Justina Mikulskyte brought home the singles title, while Mami Adachi and Akvile Paražinskaite teamed up to win the doubles draw. “I am proud of our team,” said head coach Carlos Drada. 

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – For the second consecutive year, the University of Kentucky women’s tennis team won both the singles and doubles titles at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Ohio Valley Regional Championships on Monday in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Junior Justina Mikulskyte brought home the singles title, while Mami Adachi and Akvile Paražinskaite teamed up to win the doubles draw. “I am proud of our team,” said head coach Carlos Drada. 

  • Kentucky Rested After Bye Week

    Kentucky Rested After Bye Week

    Monday, October 16 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-10-16 22:00:40 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    "It's been a good off week. Our players needed it. We needed some rest. Got healthy, we were able to do some self-scout, get ahead on Mississippi State, so it's been a good week. We're gonna need to play our best here this week. That's for sure." On who benefitted the most health wise from the off week: "I think the whole group, honestly. We were banged up. There was probably a few guys who wouldn't have been able to play last week. So, I think that's helpful. I r...
    "It's been a good off week. Our players needed it. We needed some rest. Got healthy, we were able to do some self-scout, get ahead on Mississippi State, so it's been a good week. We're gonna need to play our best here this week. That's for sure." On who benefitted the most health wise from the off week: "I think the whole group, honestly. We were banged up. There was probably a few guys who wouldn't have been able to play last week. So, I think that's helpful. I r...
  • Timberwolves Exercise Option On Karl-Anthony Towns

    Timberwolves Exercise Option On Karl-Anthony Towns

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:32 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:32:37 GMT
    AP Photo/Mark J. TerrillAP Photo/Mark J. Terrill
    The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Sunday that the team has exercised the fourth-year options on Karl-Anthony Towns and Tyus Jones. Towns, averaged 25.1 points, 12.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game last season, starting all 82 games for the second consecutive year.  Towns set a franchise single-season scoring record with 2061 points while recording 1007 rebounds, becoming the youngest player in NBA history to score 2000+ points and grab 1000+ rebounds in ...
    The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Sunday that the team has exercised the fourth-year options on Karl-Anthony Towns and Tyus Jones. Towns, averaged 25.1 points, 12.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game last season, starting all 82 games for the second consecutive year.  Towns set a franchise single-season scoring record with 2061 points while recording 1007 rebounds, becoming the youngest player in NBA history to score 2000+ points and grab 1000+ rebounds in ...
  • Adidas Terminates Contract With Pitino

    Adidas Terminates Contract With Pitino

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:00:32 GMT

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) --Adidas has cut ties with former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino, according to a statement from the company.

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) --Adidas has cut ties with former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino, according to a statement from the company.

  • EKU Athletics Director Says He's Sorry To Jacksonville State University

    EKU Athletics Director Says He's Sorry To Jacksonville State University

    Monday, October 16 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-10-16 20:50:11 GMT

    EKU lost more than just their fifth game of the season when they went on the road and were dominated by Jacksonville State 41-25. There was a problem during halftime that caused  EKU Athletics Direcotr Steve Lockmueller to write a letter saying EKU is sorry.  Dear Jacksonville State University community,   Eastern Kentucky University athletics, Head Football Coach Mark Elder and the entire EKU football program wish to express sincere apologies to the Jacks...

    EKU lost more than just their fifth game of the season when they went on the road and were dominated by Jacksonville State 41-25. There was a problem during halftime that caused  EKU Athletics Direcotr Steve Lockmueller to write a letter saying EKU is sorry.  Dear Jacksonville State University community,   Eastern Kentucky University athletics, Head Football Coach Mark Elder and the entire EKU football program wish to express sincere apologies to the Jacks...

  • Darren Headrick Will Be The New Voice Of UK Women's Basketball & Baseball

    Darren Headrick Will Be The New Voice Of UK Women's Basketball & Baseball

    Monday, October 16 2017 4:05 PM EDT2017-10-16 20:05:43 GMT
    Darren Headrick, who has spent over a decade announcing collegiate and professional sports including being named a Baseball America Best MLB Broadcaster Prospect honoree in 2015, has joined the UK Sports Network team as the new voice of Kentucky women’s basketball and baseball. Along with calling all the action on the court and on the diamond, Headrick will also serve as the host of the Matthew Mitchell Radio Show, Nick Mingione Radio Show, the Wildcat Sports Update...
    Darren Headrick, who has spent over a decade announcing collegiate and professional sports including being named a Baseball America Best MLB Broadcaster Prospect honoree in 2015, has joined the UK Sports Network team as the new voice of Kentucky women’s basketball and baseball. Along with calling all the action on the court and on the diamond, Headrick will also serve as the host of the Matthew Mitchell Radio Show, Nick Mingione Radio Show, the Wildcat Sports Update...
  • Homecoming For EKU

    Homecoming For EKU

    Monday, October 16 2017 3:32 PM EDT2017-10-16 19:32:10 GMT
    Eastern Kentucky University’s football team will host the University of Tennessee at Martin on Saturday for Homecoming. The live radio broadcast of the game is available in the Richmond area on WCYO 100.7 FM, and can be heard worldwide on EKUSports.com.  A live free video broadcast is available on OVCDigitalNetwork.com. Please note, the Alumni Coliseum parking lot serves as the staging area for the Homecoming Parade.  The lot will open for tailgating at 10 a.m. ...
    Eastern Kentucky University’s football team will host the University of Tennessee at Martin on Saturday for Homecoming. The live radio broadcast of the game is available in the Richmond area on WCYO 100.7 FM, and can be heard worldwide on EKUSports.com.  A live free video broadcast is available on OVCDigitalNetwork.com. Please note, the Alumni Coliseum parking lot serves as the staging area for the Homecoming Parade.  The lot will open for tailgating at 10 a.m. ...
  • Pitino Terminated By Unanimous Vote

    Pitino Terminated By Unanimous Vote

    Monday, October 16 2017 3:16 PM EDT2017-10-16 19:16:32 GMT

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18/WAVE 3) - The University of Louisville Athletic Association is meeting today and the fate of Coach Rick Pitino could be decided in a matter of minutes. An executive session is being held on "personnel matters."  Pitino was placed on unpaid administrative leave after a federal investigation claimed that the school colluded with Adidas sportswear. One student-athlete received $100,000 to commit to UofL. This follows other allegations. T...

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18/WAVE 3) - The University of Louisville Athletic Association is meeting today and the fate of Coach Rick Pitino could be decided in a matter of minutes. An executive session is being held on "personnel matters."  Pitino was placed on unpaid administrative leave after a federal investigation claimed that the school colluded with Adidas sportswear. One student-athlete received $100,000 to commit to UofL. This follows other allegations. T...

  • Kroger Field Wins Award

    Kroger Field Wins Award

    Monday, October 16 2017 12:31 PM EDT2017-10-16 16:31:14 GMT
     Kroger Field, the home of the Kentucky football team, has been awarded LEED Silver certification for its environmental performance and sustainable design. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance. Kroger Field is the first...
     Kroger Field, the home of the Kentucky football team, has been awarded LEED Silver certification for its environmental performance and sustainable design. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance. Kroger Field is the first...
  • AP Exclusive: Probe Prompts Soul-Searching Across NCAA Hoops

    AP Exclusive: Probe Prompts Soul-Searching Across NCAA Hoops

    Monday, October 16 2017 12:15 PM EDT2017-10-16 16:15:37 GMT
    The spate of arrests, details of under-the-table bribes to teenagers and the expected downfall of one of the sport’s best-known coaches has triggered uncomfortable soul-searching among the institutions at the heart of college basketball, including internal reviews by more than two dozen schools of their own prominent programs. At stake is the future of a business that, over the span of 22 years ending in 2032, will produce $19.6 billion in TV money for the NCAA Tournament, know...
    The spate of arrests, details of under-the-table bribes to teenagers and the expected downfall of one of the sport’s best-known coaches has triggered uncomfortable soul-searching among the institutions at the heart of college basketball, including internal reviews by more than two dozen schools of their own prominent programs. At stake is the future of a business that, over the span of 22 years ending in 2032, will produce $19.6 billion in TV money for the NCAA Tournament, know...
  • UK vs Tennessee Game Time Announced

    UK vs Tennessee Game Time Announced

    Monday, October 16 2017 12:13 PM EDT2017-10-16 16:13:36 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - UK has announced the game time for its home matchup with the Tennessee Volunteers. The game will be played Saturday, October 28 at Kroger Field. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m.  The game will be broadcast on the SEC Network. Check your cable provider for details. Tickets are still available. Find more here.

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - UK has announced the game time for its home matchup with the Tennessee Volunteers. The game will be played Saturday, October 28 at Kroger Field. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m.  The game will be broadcast on the SEC Network. Check your cable provider for details. Tickets are still available. Find more here.

  • UofL's Student Paper Takes Shot At Pitino, Adidas

    UofL's Student Paper Takes Shot At Pitino, Adidas

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:56 AM EDT2017-10-16 15:56:21 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) - As the UofL board debates the future of Coach Rick Pitino and the basketball program amid its most recent scandal, the student-run newspaper took a shot at the situation. The Louisville Cardinal, the independently published UofL student paper, placed a photo of Rick Pitino on the cover announcing his departure and David Padgett's appointment as interim head coach. At the bottom right corner, the paper took the Adidas logo and changed the letters to re...
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) - As the UofL board debates the future of Coach Rick Pitino and the basketball program amid its most recent scandal, the student-run newspaper took a shot at the situation. The Louisville Cardinal, the independently published UofL student paper, placed a photo of Rick Pitino on the cover announcing his departure and David Padgett's appointment as interim head coach. At the bottom right corner, the paper took the Adidas logo and changed the letters to re...
  • Patrick Towles Throws Shade On Himself After Boston College Win

    Patrick Towles Throws Shade On Himself After Boston College Win

    Monday, October 16 2017 8:40 AM EDT2017-10-16 12:40:02 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) - Proving that sometimes self-deprecating humor makes for the best jokes, former University of Kentucky quarterback Patrick Towles landed a good one on Twitter following Louisville's loss to Boston College. Towles, who transferred to Boston College after playing for the Wildcats, went to Louisville to watch his former team take on the Cardinals. Boston College shocked UofL beating them 45-42 at their homecoming. Towles, pointing out the circumstance that bot...
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) - Proving that sometimes self-deprecating humor makes for the best jokes, former University of Kentucky quarterback Patrick Towles landed a good one on Twitter following Louisville's loss to Boston College. Towles, who transferred to Boston College after playing for the Wildcats, went to Louisville to watch his former team take on the Cardinals. Boston College shocked UofL beating them 45-42 at their homecoming. Towles, pointing out the circumstance that bot...
  • Former MLB Pitcher, Heath HS Graduate Daniel Webb Dies In ATV Accident

    Former MLB Pitcher, Heath HS Graduate Daniel Webb Dies In ATV Accident

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:44 AM EDT2017-10-16 09:44:19 GMT
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    WAVERLY, Tenn. (AP/WPSD) - Daniel Webb, a former relief pitcher for the Chicago White Sox and Heath High School graduate, has died in an ATV accident. He was 28. Humphreys County Sheriff Chris Davis says Webb died Saturday night. Davis says Webb's wife and two other people sustained "significant injuries" in the accident, about 70 miles west of Nashville. Webb was 7-5 with a 4.50 ERA in 94 games for the White Sox from 2013-16. The right-hander pitched one inning in 2016, t...

    WAVERLY, Tenn. (AP/WPSD) - Daniel Webb, a former relief pitcher for the Chicago White Sox and Heath High School graduate, has died in an ATV accident. He was 28. Humphreys County Sheriff Chris Davis says Webb died Saturday night. Davis says Webb's wife and two other people sustained "significant injuries" in the accident, about 70 miles west of Nashville. Webb was 7-5 with a 4.50 ERA in 94 games for the White Sox from 2013-16. The right-hander pitched one inning in 2016, t...

  • This 5-1 Start For UK Feels A Lot Better Than 5-1 Start in 2014

    This 5-1 Start For UK Feels A Lot Better Than 5-1 Start in 2014

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:21 AM EDT2017-10-16 09:21:18 GMT
    Kentucky is 5-1 again just like it was in 2014 but this time coach Mark Stoops' team truly believes it can finish with a lot more wins. (Vicky Graff Photo)Kentucky is 5-1 again just like it was in 2014 but this time coach Mark Stoops' team truly believes it can finish with a lot more wins. (Vicky Graff Photo)
    By LARRY VAUGHT Forgive Kentucky redshirt freshman center Drake Jackson for not quite being up to date on his Kentucky football history. After Kentucky beat Missouri to improve to 5-1, Jackson was downright giddy about what might be on tap for UK the second half of the season.  “We are 5-1 and I don’t think we have played our best ball yet. Obviously we have the toughest half of our schedule coming up. But guys can get recovered during the bye week and we will...
    By LARRY VAUGHT Forgive Kentucky redshirt freshman center Drake Jackson for not quite being up to date on his Kentucky football history. After Kentucky beat Missouri to improve to 5-1, Jackson was downright giddy about what might be on tap for UK the second half of the season.  “We are 5-1 and I don’t think we have played our best ball yet. Obviously we have the toughest half of our schedule coming up. But guys can get recovered during the bye week and we will...
  • WKU Sweeps Weekend, Takes Down FIU Sunday

    WKU Sweeps Weekend, Takes Down FIU Sunday

    Monday, October 16 2017 2:00 AM EDT2017-10-16 06:00:15 GMT
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – On a windy afternoon at the WKU Soccer Complex, WKU netted a pair of first-half goals from Chandler Backes and Tally Bishop and held FIU off the board to earn a 2-0 victory on Sunday. The Lady Toppers (5-8-1, 2-4-1 C-USA) claimed their fifth shutout of the season and second in a row after also shutting out Florida Atlantic on Friday evening. WKU has not allowed a goal in 252 consecutive minutes dating back to the match at Middle Tennessee on Oct. 6. B...
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – On a windy afternoon at the WKU Soccer Complex, WKU netted a pair of first-half goals from Chandler Backes and Tally Bishop and held FIU off the board to earn a 2-0 victory on Sunday. The Lady Toppers (5-8-1, 2-4-1 C-USA) claimed their fifth shutout of the season and second in a row after also shutting out Florida Atlantic on Friday evening. WKU has not allowed a goal in 252 consecutive minutes dating back to the match at Middle Tennessee on Oct. 6. B...
  • Easton Finishes Third In Arizona In Career-Best Showing

    Easton Finishes Third In Arizona In Career-Best Showing

    Monday, October 16 2017 1:00 AM EDT2017-10-16 05:00:22 GMT
    MARICOPA, Ariz. – WKU junior golfer Stuart Easton turned in the best performance of his career this weekend, culminating with a third-place finish Sunday at Wyoming’s Southern Dunes Invitational. Easton – an Ayrshire, Scotland, native – fired a 7-under 209 (70-69-69) total across three rounds of play to claim third outright at the par-72, 7,546-yard Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, Ariz. Both the third-place finish and the 209 tally were the...
    MARICOPA, Ariz. – WKU junior golfer Stuart Easton turned in the best performance of his career this weekend, culminating with a third-place finish Sunday at Wyoming’s Southern Dunes Invitational. Easton – an Ayrshire, Scotland, native – fired a 7-under 209 (70-69-69) total across three rounds of play to claim third outright at the par-72, 7,546-yard Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, Ariz. Both the third-place finish and the 209 tally were the...
  • Ohio Valley ITA Regional Championships Wrap Up WKU Fall Season

    Ohio Valley ITA Regional Championships Wrap Up WKU Fall Season

    Monday, October 16 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-10-16 04:00:51 GMT
    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Lady Topper Tennis wrapped up the fall season this weekend at the ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championship hosted by Middle Tennessee. The field included three ranked teams, No. 4 Vanderbilt, No. 18 Kentucky and No. 24 Tennessee, along with several ranked individuals and doubles pairs. Freshman Moka Ito led the squad as she advanced the furthest through the Regional Championship tournament while splitting her contests 2-2. The Fukushima, Japan native def...
    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Lady Topper Tennis wrapped up the fall season this weekend at the ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championship hosted by Middle Tennessee. The field included three ranked teams, No. 4 Vanderbilt, No. 18 Kentucky and No. 24 Tennessee, along with several ranked individuals and doubles pairs. Freshman Moka Ito led the squad as she advanced the furthest through the Regional Championship tournament while splitting her contests 2-2. The Fukushima, Japan native def...
  • Cross Country With A Final Tune Up Before SIAC Championships

    Cross Country With A Final Tune Up Before SIAC Championships

    Sunday, October 15 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-10-16 03:00:16 GMT
    Wilmington, Ohio.-The Jenna Strong Invitational featured over 60 squads and 600 student-athletes, as Kentucky State University men's and women's cross country aimed to trend upwards in what has been a successful 2017 campaign. Junior standout Daphene Brown led the Thorobrettes with a finishing time of 26:17.2 in the women's 5k. Brown's time was a setback from her production in previous meets but continues to make the transition from track athlete to both track and cross cou...
    Wilmington, Ohio.-The Jenna Strong Invitational featured over 60 squads and 600 student-athletes, as Kentucky State University men's and women's cross country aimed to trend upwards in what has been a successful 2017 campaign. Junior standout Daphene Brown led the Thorobrettes with a finishing time of 26:17.2 in the women's 5k. Brown's time was a setback from her production in previous meets but continues to make the transition from track athlete to both track and cross cou...
  • Murray Ready For Pain Free Second Season

    Murray Ready For Pain Free Second Season

    Sunday, October 15 2017 10:30 PM EDT2017-10-16 02:30:10 GMT
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    Kentucky fans know all about Jamal Murray's 'mental Kung Fu', and last year, the Denver Nuggets found out first-hand just how tough the former Wildcat is. As a rookie, Murray played with two sports hernias, but Nuggets head coach Michael Malone said that Murray never said a word about the injury. In a feature by the Denver Post, Murray talked about how he's ready to play a pain free sophomore season after undergoing off-season surgery. About the hernias, the article said: &l...
    Kentucky fans know all about Jamal Murray's 'mental Kung Fu', and last year, the Denver Nuggets found out first-hand just how tough the former Wildcat is. As a rookie, Murray played with two sports hernias, but Nuggets head coach Michael Malone said that Murray never said a word about the injury. In a feature by the Denver Post, Murray talked about how he's ready to play a pain free sophomore season after undergoing off-season surgery. About the hernias, the article said: &l...
  • WKU Volleyball Extends Win Streak To 17 With Sweep At FIU

    WKU Volleyball Extends Win Streak To 17 With Sweep At FIU

    Sunday, October 15 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-10-16 02:00:13 GMT
    MIAMI, Fla. – On one of the team’s toughest weekends of travel yet, WKU Volleyball continued its winning ways by wrapping up the stretch with a sweep at FIU on Sunday. The Lady Toppers have now strung together 22-straight victorious sets, the most by the program since the 2013 campaign. Additionally, the Red and White now own wins in their last 17 matches and have won 32-straight over Conference USA foes. “We’re happy to get a win at the end of a brutal r...
    MIAMI, Fla. – On one of the team’s toughest weekends of travel yet, WKU Volleyball continued its winning ways by wrapping up the stretch with a sweep at FIU on Sunday. The Lady Toppers have now strung together 22-straight victorious sets, the most by the program since the 2013 campaign. Additionally, the Red and White now own wins in their last 17 matches and have won 32-straight over Conference USA foes. “We’re happy to get a win at the end of a brutal r...
  • Last Promise Kept Wins Sunday’s Featured Claiborne Farm Purse

    Last Promise Kept Wins Sunday’s Featured Claiborne Farm Purse

    Sunday, October 15 2017 9:30 PM EDT2017-10-16 01:30:07 GMT
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    LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 15, 2017) – Tim Turney’s Last Promise Kept rallied from far off the pace to win Sunday’s featured $67,000 Claiborne Farm Purse for fillies and mares by a half-length over La Sola Ranger before a crowd of 13,544. (Click here for a replay of the race.) Trained by Tom Proctor and ridden by Florent Geroux, Last Promise Kept covered the 1 1/16 miles on a firm turf course in 1:45.58. Sunday’s triumph was the second in three career...
    LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 15, 2017) – Tim Turney’s Last Promise Kept rallied from far off the pace to win Sunday’s featured $67,000 Claiborne Farm Purse for fillies and mares by a half-length over La Sola Ranger before a crowd of 13,544. (Click here for a replay of the race.) Trained by Tom Proctor and ridden by Florent Geroux, Last Promise Kept covered the 1 1/16 miles on a firm turf course in 1:45.58. Sunday’s triumph was the second in three career...
  • EKU Soccer Falls At Tennessee Tech

    EKU Soccer Falls At Tennessee Tech

    Sunday, October 15 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-10-16 01:00:17 GMT
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Eastern Kentucky University soccer team dropped its first conference game of the season, falling to the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles, 2-0, on Sunday afternoon. It is the Colonels’ first loss since September 8th, when they fell to Garden-Webb, 2-0. The EKU (8-4-4, 5-1-3 OVC) offensive attacked picked up in the second half, as the Colonels managed to fire five of their six shots in the final 45 minutes, but none of them managed to find the...
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Eastern Kentucky University soccer team dropped its first conference game of the season, falling to the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles, 2-0, on Sunday afternoon. It is the Colonels’ first loss since September 8th, when they fell to Garden-Webb, 2-0. The EKU (8-4-4, 5-1-3 OVC) offensive attacked picked up in the second half, as the Colonels managed to fire five of their six shots in the final 45 minutes, but none of them managed to find the...
  • Cats Down No. 13 Navy In Home Opener

    Cats Down No. 13 Navy In Home Opener

    Sunday, October 15 2017 8:30 PM EDT2017-10-16 00:30:07 GMT
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    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The third-ranked Kentucky rifle team came out with another impressive showing on Sunday after defeating No. 13 Navy, 4711-4640, inside the Buell Armory for its first home win of 2017-18. Four Wildcats shot 590 – or better – in air rifle, which led them to a 10-point increase in the discipline from the first match. UK fired 2376 in air rifle and 2335 in smallbore. “Overall, I thought we performed fairly well,” head coach Harry Mullins. 

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The third-ranked Kentucky rifle team came out with another impressive showing on Sunday after defeating No. 13 Navy, 4711-4640, inside the Buell Armory for its first home win of 2017-18. Four Wildcats shot 590 – or better – in air rifle, which led them to a 10-point increase in the discipline from the first match. UK fired 2376 in air rifle and 2335 in smallbore. “Overall, I thought we performed fairly well,” head coach Harry Mullins. 

  • Kentucky Celebrates Katy Keen, Kelly Novak On Senior Day

    Kentucky Celebrates Katy Keen, Kelly Novak On Senior Day

    Sunday, October 15 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-10-16 00:00:17 GMT
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    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky women’s soccer team celebrated the careers of Katy Keen and Kelly Novak on Sunday afternoon in the team’s annual Senior Day at the Bell Soccer Complex in front of 1,190 Big Blue fans. Yuuka Kurosaki scored what might be UK’s best goal of the season to level the match in the 27th minute as Keen served in a perfect ball off a set piece from 40 yards out and Kurosaki was there to smash it home into the upper-inside netting to make it...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky women’s soccer team celebrated the careers of Katy Keen and Kelly Novak on Sunday afternoon in the team’s annual Senior Day at the Bell Soccer Complex in front of 1,190 Big Blue fans. Yuuka Kurosaki scored what might be UK’s best goal of the season to level the match in the 27th minute as Keen served in a perfect ball off a set piece from 40 yards out and Kurosaki was there to smash it home into the upper-inside netting to make it...
  • Keeneland Barn Notes - October 15, 2017

    Keeneland Barn Notes - October 15, 2017

    Sunday, October 15 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-10-15 23:00:19 GMT
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    DEFENDING CHAMPION RENOWN (GB) HEADS FIELD  OF 13 FOR THURSDAY’S SYCAMORE Merriebelle Stable’s Renown (GB) will face 12 rivals Thursday when he attempts to become the fifth horse to win the $100,000 Sycamore (G3) going 1½ miles over the Keeneland turf course in consecutive years. The Sycamore will go as the eighth race on Thursday’s nine-race program with a 4:57 p.m. ET post time. First post time is 1:05 p.m. Trained by Elizabeth Voss, R...
    DEFENDING CHAMPION RENOWN (GB) HEADS FIELD  OF 13 FOR THURSDAY’S SYCAMORE Merriebelle Stable’s Renown (GB) will face 12 rivals Thursday when he attempts to become the fifth horse to win the $100,000 Sycamore (G3) going 1½ miles over the Keeneland turf course in consecutive years. The Sycamore will go as the eighth race on Thursday’s nine-race program with a 4:57 p.m. ET post time. First post time is 1:05 p.m. Trained by Elizabeth Voss, R...
  • History! Kentucky Topples No. 1 Florida In Gainesville

    History! Kentucky Topples No. 1 Florida In Gainesville

    Sunday, October 15 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-10-15 22:00:15 GMT
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    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – History! For just the third time in Southeastern Conference history two top-10 ranked teams squared off. The No. 8 Kentucky volleyball team exited Gainesville, Florida, with more than just a 3-1 (25-20, 25-22, 23-25, 25-16) win over No. 1 Florida as a number of program records fell in the process. For the first time in Kentucky volleyball history, the Wildcats topped the top-ranked team in the country. It is the third-consecutive win over the Gators on their...
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – History! For just the third time in Southeastern Conference history two top-10 ranked teams squared off. The No. 8 Kentucky volleyball team exited Gainesville, Florida, with more than just a 3-1 (25-20, 25-22, 23-25, 25-16) win over No. 1 Florida as a number of program records fell in the process. For the first time in Kentucky volleyball history, the Wildcats topped the top-ranked team in the country. It is the third-consecutive win over the Gators on their...
  • Kentucky Received 6 Votes In AP Poll

    Kentucky Received 6 Votes In AP Poll

    Sunday, October 15 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-10-15 21:00:10 GMT
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    Despite having a bye week, Kentucky received 6 votes in the latest Associated Press College Football poll, good for No. 30 in the country. Here's the full AP poll: The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 14, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:              Record   ...
    Despite having a bye week, Kentucky received 6 votes in the latest Associated Press College Football poll, good for No. 30 in the country. Here's the full AP poll: The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 14, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:              Record   ...
  • Kentucky Ranked 26th In Coaches Poll

    Kentucky Ranked 26th In Coaches Poll

    Sunday, October 15 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-10-15 20:00:17 GMT
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    The latest Amway Top 25 Coaches Poll was released Sunday, and Kentucky came in at No. 26. Despite the bye, the Wildcats received 64 votes, ahead of SEC opponents South Carolina, Florida, and Mississippi State.  UK is currently alone in second place in the SEC East behind Georgia after Florida lost to Texas A&M 19-17 Saturday night. Here's the full rankings: The Amway Top 25 football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 14, total point...
    The latest Amway Top 25 Coaches Poll was released Sunday, and Kentucky came in at No. 26. Despite the bye, the Wildcats received 64 votes, ahead of SEC opponents South Carolina, Florida, and Mississippi State.  UK is currently alone in second place in the SEC East behind Georgia after Florida lost to Texas A&M 19-17 Saturday night. Here's the full rankings: The Amway Top 25 football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 14, total point...
  • Three Former Cats Waived Over Weekend

    Three Former Cats Waived Over Weekend

    Sunday, October 15 2017 3:16 PM EDT2017-10-15 19:16:45 GMT
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    It has not been a good weekend for three former University of Kentucky basketball players. Isaiah Briscoe, Archie Goodwin and DeAndre Liggins were all waived by their teams just days before the NBA’s regular-season opener on Tuesday. The Blazers have waived Anthony Morrow, Isaiah Briscoe and Archie Goodwin — Casey Holdahl (@CHold) October 14, 2017 Briscoe and Goodwin were let go by the Portland Trail Blazers a month after signing training camp contracts. Briscoe av...
    It has not been a good weekend for three former University of Kentucky basketball players. Isaiah Briscoe, Archie Goodwin and DeAndre Liggins were all waived by their teams just days before the NBA’s regular-season opener on Tuesday. The Blazers have waived Anthony Morrow, Isaiah Briscoe and Archie Goodwin — Casey Holdahl (@CHold) October 14, 2017 Briscoe and Goodwin were let go by the Portland Trail Blazers a month after signing training camp contracts. Briscoe av...
  • 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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  • Facebook Post Brings Hope To Cold Case

    Facebook Post Brings Hope To Cold Case

    Thursday, October 19 2017 6:47 PM EDT2017-10-19 22:47:45 GMT

    (LEX 18) A small town in rural Knox County gave an unidentified woman a funeral after a killer dumped her body in a refrigerator in 1985. Since that day, the woman has only been known as Red-Headed Jane Doe, but now she may finally have a name and a family.  Newspapers reported that Red-Headed Jane Doe was asphyxiated and her body tossed away. Without a name or known loved ones, the town of Barbourville adopted her and hundreds turned out for her funeral.  Now in 2017, Fac...

    (LEX 18) A small town in rural Knox County gave an unidentified woman a funeral after a killer dumped her body in a refrigerator in 1985. Since that day, the woman has only been known as Red-Headed Jane Doe, but now she may finally have a name and a family.  Newspapers reported that Red-Headed Jane Doe was asphyxiated and her body tossed away. Without a name or known loved ones, the town of Barbourville adopted her and hundreds turned out for her funeral.  Now in 2017, Fac...

  • Elizabethtown Boy Sleeps For 11 Days

    Elizabethtown Boy Sleeps For 11 Days

    Thursday, October 19 2017 6:48 PM EDT2017-10-19 22:48:46 GMT
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    LOUISVILLE, Ky (LEX 18) An Elizabethtown family said their second-grade son baffled doctors when he fell asleep and stayed asleep for 11 days.  Two weeks ago, little Wyatt was the life of the party at a relative's wedding when he was the ringbearer.  "He was awesome, he stole the show. He stole the last dance, he took the bride away from the groom," said Wyatt's mom Amy Shaw. But just 48 hours later, Wyatt wasn't able to stay awake. "I tried to wake him up...

    LOUISVILLE, Ky (LEX 18) An Elizabethtown family said their second-grade son baffled doctors when he fell asleep and stayed asleep for 11 days.  Two weeks ago, little Wyatt was the life of the party at a relative's wedding when he was the ringbearer.  "He was awesome, he stole the show. He stole the last dance, he took the bride away from the groom," said Wyatt's mom Amy Shaw. But just 48 hours later, Wyatt wasn't able to stay awake. "I tried to wake him up...

  • Rockcastle Teen Dies In Dirt Bike Accident

    Rockcastle Teen Dies In Dirt Bike Accident

    Thursday, October 19 2017 6:32 PM EDT2017-10-19 22:32:47 GMT

    ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - A 16-year-old boy has died after a dirt bike accident in Rockcastle County. Seth Barret was involved in the crash on Bowling Ridge Road on Tuesday. He succumbed to his injuries Wednesday night. Barret was a well-loved student at Rockcastle County High School.  School officials held an assembly this morning and allowed students to decorate Barret's parking space.  An avid fisherman, he was on the student's bass fishing team.  In cont...

    ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - A 16-year-old boy has died after a dirt bike accident in Rockcastle County. Seth Barret was involved in the crash on Bowling Ridge Road on Tuesday. He succumbed to his injuries Wednesday night. Barret was a well-loved student at Rockcastle County High School.  School officials held an assembly this morning and allowed students to decorate Barret's parking space.  An avid fisherman, he was on the student's bass fishing team.  In cont...

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