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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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Bidding for a "Kentucky Triple Crown"

Updated: 06/04/2014 - Jockey Steve Cauthen teamed up with NASCAR driver Carl Edwards Tuesday as California Chrome's bid for the Triple Crown nears.

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Votto close to starting rehab

Updated: 06/03/2014 - Reds first baseman Joey Votto is on his way back from a left leg injury, moving closer to a rehabilitation assignment in the minors.

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A.J. Reed finalist for Golden Spikes Award

Updated: 06/03/2014 - Kentucky junior left-handed pitcher/first baseman A.J. Reed has been named one of three finalists for the 2014 Golden Spikes Award, it was announced by USA Baseball on Tuesday afternoon.

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Keeneland will host Belmont party

Posted: 06/03/2014 - Keeneland will throw a Belmont Day party on Saturday to celebrate California Chrome’s quest for racing’s Triple Crown, featuring a New York-style menu, drawings for $2 win tickets and official programs from Belmont Park, and the chance for one lucky fan to place a $500 win bet on the horse of his/her choice in the Belmont Stakes (G1).

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Legends put two on All-Star squad

Posted: 06/03/2014 - Catcher-first baseman Frank Schwindel and outfielder Dominique Taylor will represent the Lexington Legends on the Southern Division team at the 2014 South Atlantic League All-Star game in Hickory, N.C. June 17.

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