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Lexington's Jim Host receives national football award

Updated: 06/11/2014 - The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today that sports marketing pioneer Jim Host has been named the recipient of the 2014 NFF Outstanding Contribution to Amateur Football Award.

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Spurs dominate Heat in Miami 111-92

Updated: 06/11/2014 - Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 29 points, and the San Antonio Spurs made an NBA Finals-record 75.8 percent of their shots in the first half in a 111-92 victory over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night that gave them a 2-1 lead.

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UK softball ends with best ranking ever

Updated: 06/10/2014 - After advancing to the Women’s College World Series for the first time in program history, the University of Kentucky softball team ends its historic 2014 season ranked No. 6 in both the USA Today/ National Fastpitch Coaches Association Top 25 and ESPN.com/USA Softball Top 25, it was announced Tuesday.

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Votto returning to Reds

Updated: 06/10/2014 - First baseman Joey Votto was batting third in the Cincinnati Reds' starting lineup for their game on Tuesday against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Keeneland to offer 17 stakes races in Fall Meet

Posted: 06/10/2014 - Keeneland will offer 17 stakes worth a total of $4.925 million during its 2014 Fall Meet from Oct. 3-25. The 17-day season will award approximately $600,000 in average daily purses as one of the richest racing programs in North America, while Keeneland debuts a state-of-the-art dirt surface on the main track and features races for horses headed to the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.

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EKU's Fisher earns All-American honor

Posted: 06/10/2014 - Eastern Kentucky University’s Ben Fisher was chosen as a first team Freshman All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA), the organization announced on Monday.

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Calipari reportedly offered big dollars to leave UK

Updated: 06/09/2014 - UK coach John Calipari said Monday he was offered significantly more money to leave UK than he was to stay. Calipari spoke in an interview on Kentucky Sports Radio. Greg Doyel of CBSSports.com was filling in as guest host.

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Steve Coburn apologizes

Updated: 06/09/2014 - California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn has apologized for his bitter remarks after his horse failed to win the Triple Crown.

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UK's Thomas selected in 22nd round

Posted: 06/07/2014 - Kentucky fifth-year senior catcher Micheal Thomas has been picked in the 22nd round of the 2014 MLB Draft, going No. 670 overall, by the Detroit Tigers, it was announced on Saturday afternoon.

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Sharapova wins French Open title

Posted: 06/07/2014 - Maria Sharapova won her second French Open title in three years, overcoming some shaky serving Saturday to beat fourth-seeded Simona Halep 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4 in the final.

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Mitchell pledges $1 million gift to UK athletics

Updated: 06/06/2014 - University of Kentucky women’s basketball head coach Matthew Mitchell and his wife, Jenna, have pledged $1 million over the next 10 years to the University of Kentucky Athletics Department, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart announced Friday.

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Calipari signs new contract with UK

Updated: 06/06/2014 - University of Kentucky men's basketball coach John Calipari, who led the Wildcats to the school's 16th NCAA Final Four appearance last season, has been rewarded with a new seven-year contract, UK Director of Athletics Mitch Barnhart announced Thursday.

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