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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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Reed a finalist for Howser Trophy

Posted: 06/05/2014 - Kentucky junior two-way star A.J. Reed has been name one of five finalists for the Dick Howser Trophy, presented by Easton Foundation and given annually to the top player in college baseball, it was announced on Thursday morning by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

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Sterling will sell Clippers, drop NBA lawsuit

Posted: 06/04/2014 - An attorney for Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling says he has agreed to sign off on selling the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for what would be a record $2 billion.

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Morehead St. adds JUCO center

Posted: 06/04/2014 - Marcus Fuggins, a 6-foot-9 post player with a 7-foot-6 wing span, has signed an athletic scholarship agreement with the Morehead State men's basketball program.

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Cauthen hopeful for next Triple Crown winner

Updated: 06/04/2014 - 36 horses have won the Kentucky Derby since 1978, but none have gone on to win the Triple Crown since Steven Cauthen did it aboard Affirmed 36 years ago.

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Maile named Southern League all-star

Posted: 06/04/2014 - Former UK catcher Luke Maile has been named to the Southern League All-Star game, slated for June 17 in Chattanooga.

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