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  • 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
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    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
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    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
    AP Photo/Mark HumphreyAP Photo/Mark Humphrey
    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
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    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
    @KentuckyVB@KentuckyVB
    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
    AP Photo/James CrispAP Photo/James Crisp
    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...
  • Wildcats Set To Take On Crooked Stick

    Wildcats Set To Take On Crooked Stick

    Sunday, October 15 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-10-15 18:00:09 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The 2017-18 edition of the Kentucky men’s golf team entered the year boasting a slew of talented and experienced players. However, the start this squad has gotten off to is downright historic. Kentucky has played in two events thus far and brought home two team trophies. It’s the first time under head coach Brian Craig that has happened. The 2004-05 squad won two of its first three events before claiming the 2005 Southeastern Conference trophy lat...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The 2017-18 edition of the Kentucky men’s golf team entered the year boasting a slew of talented and experienced players. However, the start this squad has gotten off to is downright historic. Kentucky has played in two events thus far and brought home two team trophies. It’s the first time under head coach Brian Craig that has happened. The 2004-05 squad won two of its first three events before claiming the 2005 Southeastern Conference trophy lat...
  • Easton In Third Place After First Day At Southern Dunes Invitational

    Easton In Third Place After First Day At Southern Dunes Invitational

    Sunday, October 15 2017 2:30 AM EDT2017-10-15 06:30:09 GMT
    MARICOPA, Ariz. – One of the best two-round performances of WKU golfer Stuart Easton’s college career has the junior in third place after the first day of action at Wyoming’s Southern Dunes Invitational. Easton, an Ayrshire, Scotland native, fired a 5-under total of 139 (70-69) over Saturday’s first two rounds at the par-72, 7,546-yard Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, Ariz. The second-round 69 tied Easton’s career low, which he most re...
    MARICOPA, Ariz. – One of the best two-round performances of WKU golfer Stuart Easton’s college career has the junior in third place after the first day of action at Wyoming’s Southern Dunes Invitational. Easton, an Ayrshire, Scotland native, fired a 5-under total of 139 (70-69) over Saturday’s first two rounds at the par-72, 7,546-yard Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, Ariz. The second-round 69 tied Easton’s career low, which he most re...
  • Football Comes Up Short At Miles College, 35-0

    Football Comes Up Short At Miles College, 35-0

    Sunday, October 15 2017 2:00 AM EDT2017-10-15 06:00:12 GMT
    Fairfield, Ala.-Sophomore running back Brett Sylve rushed for 107 yards as Kentucky State University football dropped its second SIAC contest of the season 35-0 to Miles College on Saturday afternoon at Sloan Alumni Stadium. The Thorobreds (2-5, 1-2) have now dropped three consecutive games, as the Golden Bears (4-3, 2-1) have won four of their last five contest, and has jumped ahead of KSU in the west division standings to No. 2. Sylve's performance marked the third time ...
    Fairfield, Ala.-Sophomore running back Brett Sylve rushed for 107 yards as Kentucky State University football dropped its second SIAC contest of the season 35-0 to Miles College on Saturday afternoon at Sloan Alumni Stadium. The Thorobreds (2-5, 1-2) have now dropped three consecutive games, as the Golden Bears (4-3, 2-1) have won four of their last five contest, and has jumped ahead of KSU in the west division standings to No. 2. Sylve's performance marked the third time ...
  • NO. 3 Gamecocks Power Past Colonels

    NO. 3 Gamecocks Power Past Colonels

    Sunday, October 15 2017 1:30 AM EDT2017-10-15 05:30:04 GMT
    RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University football team suffered a 41-25 loss at No. 3 Jacksonville State University on Saturday at Burgess-Snow Field in Jacksonville, Alabama. The Gamecocks (5-1, 3-0 OVC) used a 66-yard kickoff return to start the game to score its first touchdown after a four-play drive that lasted 1:28.  EKU answered with a drive to the JSU seven yard line, but an interception in the end zone ended the threat.  Jacksonville State answere...
    RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University football team suffered a 41-25 loss at No. 3 Jacksonville State University on Saturday at Burgess-Snow Field in Jacksonville, Alabama. The Gamecocks (5-1, 3-0 OVC) used a 66-yard kickoff return to start the game to score its first touchdown after a four-play drive that lasted 1:28.  EKU answered with a drive to the JSU seven yard line, but an interception in the end zone ended the threat.  Jacksonville State answere...
  • La Coronel Holds Off Daddys Lil Darling To Win Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented By Lane’s End

    La Coronel Holds Off Daddys Lil Darling To Win Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented By Lane’s End

    Sunday, October 15 2017 1:00 AM EDT2017-10-15 05:00:21 GMT
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    LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 14, 2017) – John C. Oxley’s La Coronel went to the front soon after the break and then held off a late bid from Daddys Lil Darling by a half-length to win the 34th running of the $500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented by Lane’s End (G1) for 3-year-old fillies before a Saturday afternoon crowd of 29,636. The figure marked the second-largest Fall Meet attendance in Keeneland history. Trained by Mark Casse and ridden by Jose L...
    LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 14, 2017) – John C. Oxley’s La Coronel went to the front soon after the break and then held off a late bid from Daddys Lil Darling by a half-length to win the 34th running of the $500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented by Lane’s End (G1) for 3-year-old fillies before a Saturday afternoon crowd of 29,636. The figure marked the second-largest Fall Meet attendance in Keeneland history. Trained by Mark Casse and ridden by Jose L...
  • Quotes From The $500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup  Presented by Lane’s End (G1)

    Quotes From The $500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup  Presented by Lane’s End (G1)

    Sunday, October 15 2017 12:30 AM EDT2017-10-15 04:30:04 GMT
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    David Carroll (assistant to Mark Casse, winning trainer of La Coronel) “It was a fantastic race. Jose (Lezcano) rode her beautifully. All the credit goes to (Casse’s son and assistant Norman). She came down to me (from Casse at Churchill Downs) during the week. We schooled her (in the Keeneland Paddock). She settled in well. “We’re just so happy for the Oxleys (winning owner John C. Oxley and his wife, Debby, whose Heavenly Love won the Darley Alcibiades-G1 f...
    David Carroll (assistant to Mark Casse, winning trainer of La Coronel) “It was a fantastic race. Jose (Lezcano) rode her beautifully. All the credit goes to (Casse’s son and assistant Norman). She came down to me (from Casse at Churchill Downs) during the week. We schooled her (in the Keeneland Paddock). She settled in well. “We’re just so happy for the Oxleys (winning owner John C. Oxley and his wife, Debby, whose Heavenly Love won the Darley Alcibiades-G1 f...
  • Kentucky Sweeps Eastern Michigan, Women Remain Undefeated

    Kentucky Sweeps Eastern Michigan, Women Remain Undefeated

    Sunday, October 15 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-10-15 04:00:38 GMT
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Highlighted by 25 event victories, the Kentucky swimming and diving teams defeated Eastern Michigan inside the Lancaster Aquatic Center on Saturday afternoon. The women topped the Eagles 174-124, while the men won 184-113. “I thought we had some good swims and some that need to be better,” said head coach Lars Jorgensen following the wins. “Overall it was a pretty good day for us, but Eastern had a really good meet as well. They are definitely...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Highlighted by 25 event victories, the Kentucky swimming and diving teams defeated Eastern Michigan inside the Lancaster Aquatic Center on Saturday afternoon. The women topped the Eagles 174-124, while the men won 184-113. “I thought we had some good swims and some that need to be better,” said head coach Lars Jorgensen following the wins. “Overall it was a pretty good day for us, but Eastern had a really good meet as well. They are definitely...
  • EKU Falls To Eastern Illinois

    EKU Falls To Eastern Illinois

    Saturday, October 14 2017 11:30 PM EDT2017-10-15 03:30:17 GMT
    RICHMOND, Ky. – Chloe Rojas led all players with 24 digs in Eastern Kentucky University volleyball’s four-set loss to Eastern Illinois University on Saturday afternoon at McBrayer Arena. EKU lost by scores of 20-25, 25-14, 25-27 and 12-25. After falling in the first stanza the Colonels found themselves in an early 7-3 hole to begin the second set. But, an attack error from EIU’s Laurel Bailey and a kill from Celina Sanks aided Eastern in rattling off six unans...
    RICHMOND, Ky. – Chloe Rojas led all players with 24 digs in Eastern Kentucky University volleyball’s four-set loss to Eastern Illinois University on Saturday afternoon at McBrayer Arena. EKU lost by scores of 20-25, 25-14, 25-27 and 12-25. After falling in the first stanza the Colonels found themselves in an early 7-3 hole to begin the second set. But, an attack error from EIU’s Laurel Bailey and a kill from Celina Sanks aided Eastern in rattling off six unans...
  • Fitzgerald Has 4 TDs, Mississippi State Tops BYU 35-10

    Fitzgerald Has 4 TDs, Mississippi State Tops BYU 35-10

    Saturday, October 14 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-10-15 03:00:14 GMT
    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - After a bye week and two straight blowout losses on the road to ranked opponents, Mississippi State retook control of the narrative of its season with 35-10 victory over BYU on Saturday.      "We did some silly things, made some silly mistakes, but overall I liked our performance," coach Dan Mullen said. "I liked our mindset coming off of the bye week."      The Bulldogs (4-2) executed a balanced plan of attack...
    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - After a bye week and two straight blowout losses on the road to ranked opponents, Mississippi State retook control of the narrative of its season with 35-10 victory over BYU on Saturday.      "We did some silly things, made some silly mistakes, but overall I liked our performance," coach Dan Mullen said. "I liked our mindset coming off of the bye week."      The Bulldogs (4-2) executed a balanced plan of attack...
  • Kentucky Men’s Soccer Falls 1-0 At Marshall

    Kentucky Men’s Soccer Falls 1-0 At Marshall

    Saturday, October 14 2017 10:30 PM EDT2017-10-15 02:30:07 GMT
    Chet WhiteChet White
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – No. 21/22 Kentucky (7-4-2, 4-2-0 Conference USA) couldn’t find the back of the net, while Marshall (6-5-1, 2-3-0 C-USA) took one chance and held on from there to deal the Wildcats a 1-0 blow on Saturday in a road league match. Marshall took the lead in the 72nd minute through Lewis Knight who scored his ninth goal of the season, heading home a Jamil Roberts cross. “It’s a tough one, but you have to give Marshall a lot of credit,” Ken...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – No. 21/22 Kentucky (7-4-2, 4-2-0 Conference USA) couldn’t find the back of the net, while Marshall (6-5-1, 2-3-0 C-USA) took one chance and held on from there to deal the Wildcats a 1-0 blow on Saturday in a road league match. Marshall took the lead in the 72nd minute through Lewis Knight who scored his ninth goal of the season, heading home a Jamil Roberts cross. “It’s a tough one, but you have to give Marshall a lot of credit,” Ken...
  • Dishman, Boyd Lead Second-Half Surger As White Cruises Past Maroon, 63-49

    Dishman, Boyd Lead Second-Half Surger As White Cruises Past Maroon, 63-49

    Saturday, October 14 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-10-15 02:00:12 GMT
    EKU AthleticsEKU Athletics
    RICHMOND, Ky. – The White Team rallied past the Maroon Team, 63-49, in the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team’s intra-squad scrimmage on Saturday at McBrayer Arena. Sophomore forward DeAndre Dishman and freshman guard Dedric Boyd keyed the White Team’s second-half surge. Dishman finished with a game-high 18 points and seven rebounds. The Lexington native finished a perfect 8-of-8 from the free throw line on the day. Boyd, meanwhile, tallied...
    RICHMOND, Ky. – The White Team rallied past the Maroon Team, 63-49, in the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team’s intra-squad scrimmage on Saturday at McBrayer Arena. Sophomore forward DeAndre Dishman and freshman guard Dedric Boyd keyed the White Team’s second-half surge. Dishman finished with a game-high 18 points and seven rebounds. The Lexington native finished a perfect 8-of-8 from the free throw line on the day. Boyd, meanwhile, tallied...
  • Keeneland Barn Notes - October 14, 2017

    Keeneland Barn Notes - October 14, 2017

    Saturday, October 14 2017 9:30 PM EDT2017-10-15 01:30:07 GMT
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    MORTICIA FINISHES 2017 WITH A FLOURISH  IN BUFFALO TRACE FRANKLIN COUNTY VICTORY An eventful Friday for G. Watts Humphrey Jr.’s Morticia ended with a trip to the winner’s circle following her half-length victory in the $100,000 Buffalo Trace Franklin County (G3). The 3-year-old Twirling Candy filly lost a shoe in the Paddock. She ran the 5½-furlong grass race with three shoes and still won. “I have never sent one out with three shoes, but I h...

    MORTICIA FINISHES 2017 WITH A FLOURISH  IN BUFFALO TRACE FRANKLIN COUNTY VICTORY An eventful Friday for G. Watts Humphrey Jr.’s Morticia ended with a trip to the winner’s circle following her half-length victory in the $100,000 Buffalo Trace Franklin County (G3). The 3-year-old Twirling Candy filly lost a shoe in the Paddock. She ran the 5½-furlong grass race with three shoes and still won. “I have never sent one out with three shoes, but I h...

  • No. 3 UK Rifle Faces No. 13 Navy In First Home Match

    No. 3 UK Rifle Faces No. 13 Navy In First Home Match

    Saturday, October 14 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-10-15 01:00:15 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Coming off a solid first week where school records fell and smallbore scores improved, the third-ranked Kentucky rifle team is set to host its first home conference match of the 2017-18 season. The Wildcats welcome No. 13 Navy to Lexington on Sunday at 9 a.m. ET inside the Buell Armory and Barker Hall. Fans can keep up with Sunday’s match with live targets and the UK Rifle Gameday Page. “It’s always exciting to come back home a...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Coming off a solid first week where school records fell and smallbore scores improved, the third-ranked Kentucky rifle team is set to host its first home conference match of the 2017-18 season. The Wildcats welcome No. 13 Navy to Lexington on Sunday at 9 a.m. ET inside the Buell Armory and Barker Hall. Fans can keep up with Sunday’s match with live targets and the UK Rifle Gameday Page. “It’s always exciting to come back home a...
  • Women's Cross Country Makes Statement With Eighth-Place Finish At Pre-Nats

    Women's Cross Country Makes Statement With Eighth-Place Finish At Pre-Nats

    Saturday, October 14 2017 8:30 PM EDT2017-10-15 00:30:11 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University women’s cross country team continues to make a case to be nationally ranked, as the Colonels finished eighth out of 43 teams in the loaded Red Race at the Pre-National Invitational on Saturday morning at E.P. ‘Tom’ Sawyer Park. EKU defeated two nationally-ranked teams at the meet – No. 12 Ole Miss and No. 24 Missouri – as well as several regionally-ranked teams such as Northern Arizona, Virgini...
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University women’s cross country team continues to make a case to be nationally ranked, as the Colonels finished eighth out of 43 teams in the loaded Red Race at the Pre-National Invitational on Saturday morning at E.P. ‘Tom’ Sawyer Park. EKU defeated two nationally-ranked teams at the meet – No. 12 Ole Miss and No. 24 Missouri – as well as several regionally-ranked teams such as Northern Arizona, Virgini...
  • No. 8 Kentucky Heads To No. 1 Florida For SEC Network Showdown

    No. 8 Kentucky Heads To No. 1 Florida For SEC Network Showdown

    Saturday, October 14 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-10-15 00:00:16 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 8 Kentucky volleyball team (15-2, 6-0 SEC) heads to Gainesville for a showdown with No. 1 Florida (14-0, 6-0 SEC) tomorrow at 1 p.m. The match will be shown live on SEC Network with Tiffany Greene and Missy Whittemore on the call. Kentucky is currently on a 10-match winning streak while Florida is No. 1 in the AVCA poll and No. 2 in the latest RPI.  Scouting the Opponent – Florida Florida is undefeated this season and is currently ranke...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 8 Kentucky volleyball team (15-2, 6-0 SEC) heads to Gainesville for a showdown with No. 1 Florida (14-0, 6-0 SEC) tomorrow at 1 p.m. The match will be shown live on SEC Network with Tiffany Greene and Missy Whittemore on the call. Kentucky is currently on a 10-match winning streak while Florida is No. 1 in the AVCA poll and No. 2 in the latest RPI.  Scouting the Opponent – Florida Florida is undefeated this season and is currently ranke...
  • Louisville Couldn't Capitalize On Lamar Jackson's 5 TD Day

    Louisville Couldn't Capitalize On Lamar Jackson's 5 TD Day

    Saturday, October 14 2017 7:30 PM EDT2017-10-14 23:30:14 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Colton Lichtenberg kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired, pushing Boston College past Louisville 45-42 in a shootout Saturday after the Cardinals tied the game late behind three fourth-quarter scores by Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson.      After Jackson's 41-yard TD run with 5:03 remaining tied the wild game at 42, BC's Isaac Yiadom recovered the second of two fumbles at Louisville's 39. Freshman A.J. Dillon, who rushed for two of his c...
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Colton Lichtenberg kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired, pushing Boston College past Louisville 45-42 in a shootout Saturday after the Cardinals tied the game late behind three fourth-quarter scores by Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson.      After Jackson's 41-yard TD run with 5:03 remaining tied the wild game at 42, BC's Isaac Yiadom recovered the second of two fumbles at Louisville's 39. Freshman A.J. Dillon, who rushed for two of his c...
  • WKU Picks Up 1-0 Victory Over Florida Atlantic

    WKU Picks Up 1-0 Victory Over Florida Atlantic

    Saturday, October 14 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-10-14 23:00:20 GMT
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Freshman Tally Bishop shined for WKU Soccer on Friday evening, scoring the match-winning goal in the ninth minute off an assist from Hannah Chua to give the Lady Toppers a 1-0 victory over Florida Atlantic at the WKU Soccer Complex. The Lady Toppers (4-8-1, 1-4-1 C-USA) claimed their first C-USA victory of the season and snapped a three-match losing streak. Florida Atlantic (7-7-2, 2-4-1 C-USA) dropped their second straight one-goal decision after also...
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Freshman Tally Bishop shined for WKU Soccer on Friday evening, scoring the match-winning goal in the ninth minute off an assist from Hannah Chua to give the Lady Toppers a 1-0 victory over Florida Atlantic at the WKU Soccer Complex. The Lady Toppers (4-8-1, 1-4-1 C-USA) claimed their first C-USA victory of the season and snapped a three-match losing streak. Florida Atlantic (7-7-2, 2-4-1 C-USA) dropped their second straight one-goal decision after also...
  • Thomas Trails At CIMB Classic

    Thomas Trails At CIMB Classic

    Saturday, October 14 2017 6:30 PM EDT2017-10-14 22:30:15 GMT
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Pat Perez turned in an 8-under 64 at the third round of the PGA Tour's CIMB Classic to open up a four-shot lead over closest rival Xander Schauffele.      The American, who led by a single stroke coming into Saturday, turned on the style on the back nine with six birdies, giving him nine for the day against just one bogey. After three rounds, Perez is on 21-under 195.      "These guys are so good and you can make so many...
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Pat Perez turned in an 8-under 64 at the third round of the PGA Tour's CIMB Classic to open up a four-shot lead over closest rival Xander Schauffele.      The American, who led by a single stroke coming into Saturday, turned on the style on the back nine with six birdies, giving him nine for the day against just one bogey. After three rounds, Perez is on 21-under 195.      "These guys are so good and you can make so many...
  • Foster's Golden Goal Lifts EKU Past JSU

    Foster's Golden Goal Lifts EKU Past JSU

    Saturday, October 14 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-10-14 22:00:18 GMT
    JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – Senior forward Jordan Foster scored a dramatic golden goal midway through the first overtime period that lifted the Eastern Kentucky University soccer team past the Jacksonville State Gamecocks, 1-0, on Friday night at JSU Soccer Field. In the 95th minute, the Fairborn, Ohio native took a throw-in from junior Bailly Bounds and fired a shot from 30-yards out that sailed past the goalkeeper and into the top left of the net. Foster now has recor...
    JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – Senior forward Jordan Foster scored a dramatic golden goal midway through the first overtime period that lifted the Eastern Kentucky University soccer team past the Jacksonville State Gamecocks, 1-0, on Friday night at JSU Soccer Field. In the 95th minute, the Fairborn, Ohio native took a throw-in from junior Bailly Bounds and fired a shot from 30-yards out that sailed past the goalkeeper and into the top left of the net. Foster now has recor...
  • Kentucky Offers Tyrese Maxey

    Kentucky Offers Tyrese Maxey

    Saturday, October 14 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-10-14 21:30:10 GMT
    Scout.comScout.com
    Fresh off his unofficial visit to Big Blue Madness Friday, Kentucky has offered 5-star guard in the Class of 2019, Tyrese Maxey. Blessed to receive an offer from the University of Kentucky!! #BBN???? pic.twitter.com/48Ndzx5ofY — Tyrese Maxey (@TyreseMaxey) October 14, 2017 Maxey, from South Garland High School in Texas, is ranked as the overall No. 12 player 2019 class by 247 Sports. The 6-2, 185-pound guard already holds offers from Michigan State, Baylor, Florid...
    Fresh off his unofficial visit to Big Blue Madness Friday, Kentucky has offered 5-star guard in the Class of 2019, Tyrese Maxey. Blessed to receive an offer from the University of Kentucky!! #BBN???? pic.twitter.com/48Ndzx5ofY — Tyrese Maxey (@TyreseMaxey) October 14, 2017 Maxey, from South Garland High School in Texas, is ranked as the overall No. 12 player 2019 class by 247 Sports. The 6-2, 185-pound guard already holds offers from Michigan State, Baylor, Florid...
  • Defense Holds Strong As WKU Sweeps UAB For 16th-Consecutive Win

    Defense Holds Strong As WKU Sweeps UAB For 16th-Consecutive Win

    Saturday, October 14 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-10-14 21:00:12 GMT
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – While the WKU Volleyball offense was held to its third-lowest hitting percentage of the season (.281), the defense came up clutch and limited the UAB attack to a .009 hitting clip en route to the Lady Toppers’ 16th-straight victory. The sweep from Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Ala., marked WKU’s sixth-consecutive sweep as the Red and White have now won 19-straight sets of action. “I’m very, very pleased with this win,” Travis ...
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – While the WKU Volleyball offense was held to its third-lowest hitting percentage of the season (.281), the defense came up clutch and limited the UAB attack to a .009 hitting clip en route to the Lady Toppers’ 16th-straight victory. The sweep from Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Ala., marked WKU’s sixth-consecutive sweep as the Red and White have now won 19-straight sets of action. “I’m very, very pleased with this win,” Travis ...
  • Men's Cross Country Delivers Strong Showing At Wisconsin Invitational

    Men's Cross Country Delivers Strong Showing At Wisconsin Invitational

    Saturday, October 14 2017 4:30 PM EDT2017-10-14 20:30:09 GMT
    EKU AthleticsEKU Athletics
    MADISON, Wis. – The Eastern Kentucky University men’s cross country team finished 19th out of 35 teams at the loaded Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational on Friday at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Course. The #NuttyInvite, which is regarded as one of the nation’s premier regular season cross country meets, boasted 20 of the top-30 teams in country, according to the latest USTFCCCA national poll. EKU scored 526 points and defeated six nationally-ranked teams...
    MADISON, Wis. – The Eastern Kentucky University men’s cross country team finished 19th out of 35 teams at the loaded Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational on Friday at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Course. The #NuttyInvite, which is regarded as one of the nation’s premier regular season cross country meets, boasted 20 of the top-30 teams in country, according to the latest USTFCCCA national poll. EKU scored 526 points and defeated six nationally-ranked teams...
  • Kentucky Returns To Conference USA Play At Marshall

    Kentucky Returns To Conference USA Play At Marshall

    Saturday, October 14 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-10-14 20:00:15 GMT
    Chet WhiteChet White
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – No. 21/22 Kentucky (7-3-2, 4-1-0 C-USA) heads to Marshall (5-5-1, 1-3-0 C-USA) for a Saturday Conference USA match. The setup and history UK leads the all-time series 19-7-3 and is 8-2-2 when playing in Huntington, West Virginia. Kentucky won last year’s meeting 3-0 in Lexington. The Wildcats won their last match against Marshall in Huntington, 1-0 in 2015. UK has not lost the last seven matches played at Marshall. Both teams have beaten Conference USA ...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – No. 21/22 Kentucky (7-3-2, 4-1-0 C-USA) heads to Marshall (5-5-1, 1-3-0 C-USA) for a Saturday Conference USA match. The setup and history UK leads the all-time series 19-7-3 and is 8-2-2 when playing in Huntington, West Virginia. Kentucky won last year’s meeting 3-0 in Lexington. The Wildcats won their last match against Marshall in Huntington, 1-0 in 2015. UK has not lost the last seven matches played at Marshall. Both teams have beaten Conference USA ...
  • EKU Drops Heartbreaker To SIUE

    EKU Drops Heartbreaker To SIUE

    Saturday, October 14 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-10-14 19:30:07 GMT
    RICHMOND, Ky. – Nikki Drost came up with a season-high 22 kills to lead all players in a heartbreaking Eastern Kentucky University volleyball loss to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in five sets on Friday night at McBrayer Arena. EKU was behind 2-1 entering the fourth stanza where it opened up on a 4-0 run after a ball handling error from the Cougars, back-to-back blocks from a duo of Kaylin Johnson and Lauren Kolenik and a kill from Drost. The teams then went po...
    RICHMOND, Ky. – Nikki Drost came up with a season-high 22 kills to lead all players in a heartbreaking Eastern Kentucky University volleyball loss to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in five sets on Friday night at McBrayer Arena. EKU was behind 2-1 entering the fourth stanza where it opened up on a 4-0 run after a ball handling error from the Cougars, back-to-back blocks from a duo of Kaylin Johnson and Lauren Kolenik and a kill from Drost. The teams then went po...
  • Women 26th, Men 27th At Wisconsin Invitational

    Women 26th, Men 27th At Wisconsin Invitational

    Saturday, October 14 2017 3:00 PM EDT2017-10-14 19:00:16 GMT
    @KentuckyTrack@KentuckyTrack
    MADISON, Wis. – The Kentucky women’s team was 26th, and the men’s team was 25th at the Wisconsin Invitational on Friday. Jacob Thomson led the way for the Kentucky men’s team, placing 42nd in 24:16.80. Brennan Fields was Kentucky’s No. 2 finisher placing 77th overall in 24:33.30. Daniel Southard placed 141st in 24:59.90, Matthew Thomas was 194th in 25:29.70 and Kendall Muhammad was 200th in 25:38.00. Katy Kunc placed 55th in her first 6k of the year r...
    MADISON, Wis. – The Kentucky women’s team was 26th, and the men’s team was 25th at the Wisconsin Invitational on Friday. Jacob Thomson led the way for the Kentucky men’s team, placing 42nd in 24:16.80. Brennan Fields was Kentucky’s No. 2 finisher placing 77th overall in 24:33.30. Daniel Southard placed 141st in 24:59.90, Matthew Thomas was 194th in 25:29.70 and Kendall Muhammad was 200th in 25:38.00. Katy Kunc placed 55th in her first 6k of the year r...
  • Hilltoppers, Lady Toppers Usher In New Season At Hilltopper Hysteria

    Hilltoppers, Lady Toppers Usher In New Season At Hilltopper Hysteria

    Saturday, October 14 2017 2:30 PM EDT2017-10-14 18:30:05 GMT
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Basketball season returned to The Hill on Friday night as WKU hosted its annual tip-off event, Hilltopper Hysteria presented by local McDonald’s, on an exciting Homecoming weekend at E.A. Diddle Arena. The Hilltopper and Lady Topper Basketball programs were on display for two hours, and the night featured player and coach introductions, scrimmages by both programs, shooting challenges, performances by the WKU Cheerleaders and Topperettes and...
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Basketball season returned to The Hill on Friday night as WKU hosted its annual tip-off event, Hilltopper Hysteria presented by local McDonald’s, on an exciting Homecoming weekend at E.A. Diddle Arena. The Hilltopper and Lady Topper Basketball programs were on display for two hours, and the night featured player and coach introductions, scrimmages by both programs, shooting challenges, performances by the WKU Cheerleaders and Topperettes and...
  • Kentucky Hosts Senior Day Sunday Vs. Loyola-Chicago

    Kentucky Hosts Senior Day Sunday Vs. Loyola-Chicago

    Saturday, October 14 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-10-14 18:00:13 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky women’s soccer team will close out its non-conference season on Sunday afternoon, hosting the Loyola Ramblers for a 2 p.m. ET match at the Bell Soccer Complex. Sunday will also serve as Senior Day, as the Wildcats will honor seniors Katy Keen and Kelly Novak with a pre-match ceremony. All Big Blue fans are asked to be in their seats at 1:45 p.m. ET for a ceremony that will take place prior to team introductions. The program, head coach Ian Ca...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky women’s soccer team will close out its non-conference season on Sunday afternoon, hosting the Loyola Ramblers for a 2 p.m. ET match at the Bell Soccer Complex. Sunday will also serve as Senior Day, as the Wildcats will honor seniors Katy Keen and Kelly Novak with a pre-match ceremony. All Big Blue fans are asked to be in their seats at 1:45 p.m. ET for a ceremony that will take place prior to team introductions. The program, head coach Ian Ca...
  • Hilltoppers Headed Back To Louisville For NCAA Pre-Nationals

    Hilltoppers Headed Back To Louisville For NCAA Pre-Nationals

    Saturday, October 14 2017 1:00 AM EDT2017-10-14 05:00:25 GMT
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – To conclude the 2017 cross country regular season, WKU is set to travel back to Louisville on Saturday for the 2017 NCAA Division I Cross Country Pre-Nationals Invitational. Action from the E.P. ‘Tom’ Sawyer State Park course will commence for the Hilltoppers at 10:30 a.m. CT, with the men’s 8K race before the women take over in the 6K at 11:15 a.m. CT. Saturday’s Pre-Nationals meet serves as a pre-cursor for the national cham...
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – To conclude the 2017 cross country regular season, WKU is set to travel back to Louisville on Saturday for the 2017 NCAA Division I Cross Country Pre-Nationals Invitational. Action from the E.P. ‘Tom’ Sawyer State Park course will commence for the Hilltoppers at 10:30 a.m. CT, with the men’s 8K race before the women take over in the 6K at 11:15 a.m. CT. Saturday’s Pre-Nationals meet serves as a pre-cursor for the national cham...
  • High School Football Scores - October 13, 2017

    High School Football Scores - October 13, 2017

    Friday, October 13 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-10-14 03:36:07 GMT

    Apollo 31, Owensboro 28      Ashland Blazer 49, Greenup Co. 35      Beechwood 63, Ludlow 0      Belfry 48, Lawrence Co. 6      Bowling Green 56, Barren Co. 0      Boyle Co. 48, Lexington Catholic 17      Bracken Co. 52, Berea 0      Bullitt East 40, North Bullitt 19      Campbellsville 50, Bethlehem 14      Central Hardin 35, Meade Co. 28    ...

    Apollo 31, Owensboro 28      Ashland Blazer 49, Greenup Co. 35      Beechwood 63, Ludlow 0      Belfry 48, Lawrence Co. 6      Bowling Green 56, Barren Co. 0      Boyle Co. 48, Lexington Catholic 17      Bracken Co. 52, Berea 0      Bullitt East 40, North Bullitt 19      Campbellsville 50, Bethlehem 14      Central Hardin 35, Meade Co. 28    ...

  • Hilltoppers Head West For Southern Dunes Invitational

    Hilltoppers Head West For Southern Dunes Invitational

    Friday, October 13 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-10-14 03:00:18 GMT
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — It’s a battle to qualify for tournaments for the WKU Hilltopper golfers this season, and head coach Phillip Hatchett says that’s a good thing. Competition has been fierce each week for the Hilltoppers, who return to action this weekend at Wyoming’s Southern Dunes Invitational after a few weeks off from tournament play. Hatchett said it’s taken scores of around even-par to qualify for WKU this season, which has dropped by about ...
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — It’s a battle to qualify for tournaments for the WKU Hilltopper golfers this season, and head coach Phillip Hatchett says that’s a good thing. Competition has been fierce each week for the Hilltoppers, who return to action this weekend at Wyoming’s Southern Dunes Invitational after a few weeks off from tournament play. Hatchett said it’s taken scores of around even-par to qualify for WKU this season, which has dropped by about ...
  • Football Prepares For Clash At Miles College In SIAC Matchup

    Football Prepares For Clash At Miles College In SIAC Matchup

    Friday, October 13 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-10-14 02:00:23 GMT
    KYSU AthleticsKYSU Athletics
    Frankfort, Ky.-Kentucky State University football will travel to Miles College for a 3 pm ET kickoff on Saturday, where all eyes from around the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference will be focused on the potential outcome. The Thorobreds (2-4, 1-1) have dropped back-to-back contest against Morehouse College and West Virginia State University, after winning back-to-back games against Kentucky Wesleyan College and Central State University. The Golden Bears (3-3, 1-1) have won ...
    Frankfort, Ky.-Kentucky State University football will travel to Miles College for a 3 pm ET kickoff on Saturday, where all eyes from around the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference will be focused on the potential outcome. The Thorobreds (2-4, 1-1) have dropped back-to-back contest against Morehouse College and West Virginia State University, after winning back-to-back games against Kentucky Wesleyan College and Central State University. The Golden Bears (3-3, 1-1) have won ...
  • Corban Collins Continuing Basketball Career In Germany

    Corban Collins Continuing Basketball Career In Germany

    Friday, October 13 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-10-14 01:00:14 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    Former Morehead State guard, Corban Collins, has reportedly agreed to a professional contract with the VFL Kirchheim Knights in Kirchheim, Germany. Collins graduated from Morehead in 2016, leading all scorers in his final season with the Eagles with 11 points per game. About signing with a team in Germany's Pro-A league Collins said, "I have been dreaming of playing professional basketball ever since I was young.  To be able to see all the hard work come to fruition, it's ...
    Former Morehead State guard, Corban Collins, has reportedly agreed to a professional contract with the VFL Kirchheim Knights in Kirchheim, Germany. Collins graduated from Morehead in 2016, leading all scorers in his final season with the Eagles with 11 points per game. About signing with a team in Germany's Pro-A league Collins said, "I have been dreaming of playing professional basketball ever since I was young.  To be able to see all the hard work come to fruition, it's ...
  • Kentucky To Wrap Regular Season At Wisconsin Invitational

    Kentucky To Wrap Regular Season At Wisconsin Invitational

    Friday, October 13 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-10-14 00:00:21 GMT
    Kentucky AthleticsKentucky Athletics
    MADISON, Wis. – Kentucky’s cross country regular season will conclude Friday at the Wisconsin Invitational. The Wildcats will run at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Course against an elite field.  FloTrack will live stream the meet with its subscription service. UW will provide live results.  Traditionally, the Wildcats have run at the Pre-Nationals Invitational this weekend, but they’re headed north to the Badger State for a change this year. PreNats wi...
    MADISON, Wis. – Kentucky’s cross country regular season will conclude Friday at the Wisconsin Invitational. The Wildcats will run at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Course against an elite field.  FloTrack will live stream the meet with its subscription service. UW will provide live results.  Traditionally, the Wildcats have run at the Pre-Nationals Invitational this weekend, but they’re headed north to the Badger State for a change this year. PreNats wi...
  • Keeneland Barn Notes - October 13, 2017

    Keeneland Barn Notes - October 13, 2017

    Friday, October 13 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 23:00:23 GMT
    KeenelandKeeneland
    WUHEIDA (GB) WILL NOT RUN IN SATURDAY’S QUEEN ELIZABETH II CHALLENGE CUP PRESENTED BY LANE’S END Godolphin Racing’s Group 1 winner Wuheida (GB) will not make a scheduled start in Saturday’s $500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented by Lane’s End (G1). “We are going to scratch and we posted it on our website last night,” said Tim Denniff, traveling lad for trainer Charles Appleby. “She developed a corn on her ri...
    WUHEIDA (GB) WILL NOT RUN IN SATURDAY’S QUEEN ELIZABETH II CHALLENGE CUP PRESENTED BY LANE’S END Godolphin Racing’s Group 1 winner Wuheida (GB) will not make a scheduled start in Saturday’s $500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented by Lane’s End (G1). “We are going to scratch and we posted it on our website last night,” said Tim Denniff, traveling lad for trainer Charles Appleby. “She developed a corn on her ri...
  • Lady Toppers Headed Out For UAB, FIU Weekend Roadtrip

    Lady Toppers Headed Out For UAB, FIU Weekend Roadtrip

    Friday, October 13 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 22:00:20 GMT
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Breaking up a pair of four-match homestands, WKU Volleyball (19-2) is headed out for a long weekend of travel with stops at UAB and FIU on the docket. The Lady Toppers will look to continue building on their Conference USA-record 30-straight wins over league opponents first on Friday night with a 7 p.m. CT tilt slated in Birmingham, Ala. Weekend play will conclude Sunday at noon CT down in Miami, Fla. WEEKEND INFORMATION Friday – WKU at UAB &n...
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Breaking up a pair of four-match homestands, WKU Volleyball (19-2) is headed out for a long weekend of travel with stops at UAB and FIU on the docket. The Lady Toppers will look to continue building on their Conference USA-record 30-straight wins over league opponents first on Friday night with a 7 p.m. CT tilt slated in Birmingham, Ala. Weekend play will conclude Sunday at noon CT down in Miami, Fla. WEEKEND INFORMATION Friday – WKU at UAB &n...
  • Kentucky Set To Host Eastern Michigan Saturday

    Kentucky Set To Host Eastern Michigan Saturday

    Friday, October 13 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 21:00:14 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky swimming and diving program will host its second consecutive home meet on Saturday afternoon as Eastern Michigan visits Lancaster Aquatic Center. Diving will begin at noon ET, while the swimming events will kick off at 1 p.m. “It was great to swim against an SEC team in Vanderbilt last week, but it’s nice to have both teams back in action this week,” said head coach Lars Jorgensen. “Eastern Michigan is a perennial powerhouse...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky swimming and diving program will host its second consecutive home meet on Saturday afternoon as Eastern Michigan visits Lancaster Aquatic Center. Diving will begin at noon ET, while the swimming events will kick off at 1 p.m. “It was great to swim against an SEC team in Vanderbilt last week, but it’s nice to have both teams back in action this week,” said head coach Lars Jorgensen. “Eastern Michigan is a perennial powerhouse...
  • EKU’S Moberly Among Top Ranked Players In Nation

    EKU’S Moberly Among Top Ranked Players In Nation

    Friday, October 13 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 20:00:18 GMT
    EKU AthleticsEKU Athletics
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Eastern Kentucky University junior and Kentucky native Elsa Moberly is ranked among the top women’s golfers in the nation according to the latest Golfstat rankings. Moberly is ranked 32nd among all NCAA Division I players in the Golfstat Cup Standings.  The Somerset, Kentucky native is also highly ranked in a number of stat categories.  Among 5,008 collegiate golfers across all divisions, Moberly’s round of 65 at the Golf...
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Eastern Kentucky University junior and Kentucky native Elsa Moberly is ranked among the top women’s golfers in the nation according to the latest Golfstat rankings. Moberly is ranked 32nd among all NCAA Division I players in the Golfstat Cup Standings.  The Somerset, Kentucky native is also highly ranked in a number of stat categories.  Among 5,008 collegiate golfers across all divisions, Moberly’s round of 65 at the Golf...
  • Sacramento Kings Embrace Youth Movement

    Sacramento Kings Embrace Youth Movement

    Friday, October 13 2017 3:13 PM EDT2017-10-13 19:13:30 GMT
    AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliAP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli
    SACRAMENTO (AP) — The Sacramento Kings have moved on from emotional big man DeMarcus Cousins, who they traded away to New Orleans in February. They are embracing a new era and it’s a full-on youth movement in California’s capital, with a few experienced veterans mixed in to provide guidance. “I think we have a really talented group,” second-year forward Skal Labissiere said. “This year for us is going to be a lot about growing. It’s going to...
    SACRAMENTO (AP) — The Sacramento Kings have moved on from emotional big man DeMarcus Cousins, who they traded away to New Orleans in February. They are embracing a new era and it’s a full-on youth movement in California’s capital, with a few experienced veterans mixed in to provide guidance. “I think we have a really talented group,” second-year forward Skal Labissiere said. “This year for us is going to be a lot about growing. It’s going to...
  • NCAA "Could Not Conclude" Academic Violations In UNC Case

    NCAA "Could Not Conclude" Academic Violations In UNC Case

    Friday, October 13 2017 1:13 PM EDT2017-10-13 17:13:32 GMT

    (AP) North Carolina has avoided major penalties after an NCAA infractions committee panel “could not conclude” there were academic violations in the multi-year case focused on irregular courses

    (AP) North Carolina has avoided major penalties after an NCAA infractions committee panel “could not conclude” there were academic violations in the multi-year case focused on irregular courses

  • Rick Pitino's House Hits The Market

    Rick Pitino's House Hits The Market

    Friday, October 13 2017 10:29 AM EDT2017-10-13 14:29:07 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18/The Courier-Journal) - If you're looking for a stylish home with a bit of a ... history, Coach Rick Pitino's home is now on the market.  Pitino announced that he was putting his home on the market after he was put on leave from his coaching position at Louisville. The Courier-Journal reports that a sign has popped up in front of the Mockingbird Gardens home. It's valued at over $1 million, but could go for much more.
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18/The Courier-Journal) - If you're looking for a stylish home with a bit of a ... history, Coach Rick Pitino's home is now on the market.  Pitino announced that he was putting his home on the market after he was put on leave from his coaching position at Louisville. The Courier-Journal reports that a sign has popped up in front of the Mockingbird Gardens home. It's valued at over $1 million, but could go for much more.
  • Monk, Fox Named All-America By USA Today

    Monk, Fox Named All-America By USA Today

    Monday, March 6 2017 9:46 AM EST2017-03-06 14:46:59 GMT
    (Keith Taylor Photo)(Keith Taylor Photo)

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

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

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  • Police On North Mt. Tabor Road Investigating Shooting

    Police On North Mt. Tabor Road Investigating Shooting

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 9:48 PM EDT2017-10-18 01:48:38 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Police are investigating a shooting on North Mt. Tabor Road.  An off-duty officer was at the Stoney Brooke Apartments when he heard numerous gunshots. People reported seeing two dark-colored passenger cars exchanging gunfire and officers have found numerous shell casings on North Mt. Tabor Road. Police are investigating a second scene on Old Todds Road. A white sedan wrecked there. Right now, police are not sure if the two scenes are related. Two men wer...

    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Police are investigating a shooting on North Mt. Tabor Road.  An off-duty officer was at the Stoney Brooke Apartments when he heard numerous gunshots. People reported seeing two dark-colored passenger cars exchanging gunfire and officers have found numerous shell casings on North Mt. Tabor Road. Police are investigating a second scene on Old Todds Road. A white sedan wrecked there. Right now, police are not sure if the two scenes are related. Two men wer...

  • 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...

  • Two Officers Fired For Dragging Dr. Dao Off United Flight

    Two Officers Fired For Dragging Dr. Dao Off United Flight

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 3:34 PM EDT2017-10-17 19:34:46 GMT

    (NBC) Two Chicago law enforcement officers involved in dragging Louisville Dr. David Dao off the United Airlines' flight were fired, according to NBC News. A third officer resigned and another received a five-day suspension which was shortened to two days.  The report from Chicago's Inspector General Joseph Ferguson did not reveal the identities of the officers, but the report said an officer and Aviation Security sergeant were the ones fired. Dr. Dao broke his nose, lost ...

    (NBC) Two Chicago law enforcement officers involved in dragging Louisville Dr. David Dao off the United Airlines' flight were fired, according to NBC News. A third officer resigned and another received a five-day suspension which was shortened to two days.  The report from Chicago's Inspector General Joseph Ferguson did not reveal the identities of the officers, but the report said an officer and Aviation Security sergeant were the ones fired. Dr. Dao broke his nose, lost ...

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