Updated: 3:14 PM Rich Brooks doesn't want to hear about a quarterback controversy. He insists that both Mike Hartline and Randall Cobb will play against Middle Tennessee, but the coach admitted he didn't know who would start against the Blue Raiders next Saturday.
Posted: 12:19 PM Former Lexington Catholic outfielder Ben Revere has been the subject of several entries here at TV Timeout. With the minor league season ending, it's time to update the incredible year the Richmond native had.
Updated: 9:40 PM The 1996 battle for the Governor's Cup always will be remembered for a number of things. It was the first game ever at Louisville's Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. It was one of Tim Couch's greatest days as a Wildcat. But for most of us, who covered the game down on the field, it was a blistering summer afternoon, one of the hottest any of us can remember.
Posted: 3:07 PM Finally!
For all of us football fans needing a pigskin fix, Friday night provided just that. The night marked the start of the high school season, which means college football is here, too.
Updated: 7:45 AM With all due respect to the American institution that is Monday Night Football, I ask the rhetorical question: "Are you ready for some football?"
Of course you are and it all gets underway Thursday night.
Posted: 1:45 PM Former UK baseball Wildcat Michael Bertram is at it again. The Lexington product is tearing the cover off the baseball, finding his hitting stroke in the minor leagues at an opportune time.
Updated: 1:18 PM There aren't many sexagenarians working the sidelines in college football these days. There are even fewer septagenarians and octogenerians coaching these days, as well.
UK's Rich Brooks turns 67 on Wednesday. He celebrates his birthday by putting his team through another afternoon practice. I'd say there's not another place he'd rather be.
Posted: 10:52 AM DeMoreo Ford is one of my favorite players on this UK team. He’s energetic and his outgoing personality is infectious. Thrust into a role this season as one of the Wildcat leaders, Ford eagerly accepted. But still, he’s been struggling on the field.
Posted: 10:51 AM Former Lexington Catholic quarterback Justin Burke is leaving North Carolina State and is enrolling at Louisville. Burke, a redshirt sophomore, was the Kentucky Gatorade Player of the Year after leading Catholic to a state title in 2005.
Posted: 10:50 AM Former Lexington Catholic outfielder and Kentucky Mr. Baseball, Ben Revere, has been turning heads at the professional level for nearly two years now. Recently, the Beloit Snappers’ prospect was honored by Baseball America and Midwest League managers for his stellar play this season.
Posted: 10:49 AM Wildcat baseball coaches are enjoying a bittersweet Friday night. With the midnight deadline looming, when drafted players must decide on either playing pro ball or enrolling in school, several UK signees have made their decisions.
Posted: 10:47 AM The UK baseball coaches are waiting on midnight.
That’s when one of their prized recruits must decide if he’s going to be a Wildcat or play pro ball. Robbie Ross, the LCA product, flew to Texas on Wednesday, where he is negotiating a contract with the Rangers.
Posted: 10:46 AM Samual Simpson will be a Wildcat.
During an afternoon news conference at Henry Clay High School, Simpson spoke of playing in the best football conference in America. “I want to play for the best fans in the country,” Simpson added.
Posted: 10:45 AM Henry Clay offensive lineman Sam Simpson will make public his college choice on Tuesday. The 6-foot-4, 290 lb. center has narrowed his choices to Virginia, Vandy, UK, Tennessee and Alabama.
Posted: 10:44 AM The past week has proven to be pretty significant (to borrow a Rich Brooks buzz word) for the UK football team, with regard to the direction the program is headed, both short-term and for the future.
Posted: 10:41 AM 27 SportsFirst has learned that former UK quarterback Curtis Pulley was in attendance Wednesday, watching Dean Hood’s EKU Colonels practice, just a day after the Hopkinsville native was kicked off the Wildcat team.
Updated: 6:22 PM
- Officials say the amount of suspicious fires involving abandoned structures is alarming. Warfield Volunteer Fire Department Chief Greg Alley says, "Seems like it has become a pattern, and there is around one or two guys doing this...as professionals."
Posted: 10:54 AM
- Hundreds of runners are joining victims of the Boston Marathon bombings to finish the last mile of the race, reclaiming the triumph of crossing the finish line after explosives went off while many athletes were still running.