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Keeneland spring meet one of richest ever

Posted: 01/20/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Keeneland will begin its 75th season by offering over $3.4 million in purses for the spring meet's 16 stakes races. The meet, which runs from April 8-29, will feature the $750,000 Blue Grass Stakes. It's one of the major prep races for the Kentucky Derby.

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Chenery creates Secretariat Award

Posted: 01/19/2011 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The woman who owned Secretariat has created an award to be given annually to the horse whose popularity and racing excellence resonates most with the American public.

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UK women try to end road streak at Florida

Posted: 01/19/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky women’s basketball team travels to Gainesville, Fla., Thursday, Jan 20 in search of its first conference road win and first win over the Gators on the road since 2006. Game time is 7 p.m. EST in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. All the action can be heard live on the Big Blue Sports Network with Neil Price.

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UK Fights Back, Alabama Rolls 68-66

Posted: 01/18/2011 - Ben Eblen grabbed a loose ball and made one of two free throws with 2.8 seconds left to help Alabama preserve a 68-66 victory over No. 12 Kentucky on Tuesday night.

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Reports: Beckham transferring to UK

Posted: 01/18/2011 - Twany Beckham, a former Mississippi State guard, will transfer to Kentucky, according to published reports. Beckham visited a UK practice Sunday, and several media outlets have indicated that he will enroll at the school. He will be able to play in January, 2012.

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UK Hoops Pinkett Named SEC Freshman Of The Week

Posted: 01/17/2011 - Kentucky's Bernisha Pinkett (Washington, D.C.) was named the Southeastern Conference's Freshman of the Week, the league office in Birmingham, Ala., announced Monday.

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Clark County Ranked 4th In State

Posted: 01/17/2011 - Central Kentucky is well represented in the Boys State Prep Poll, Girls State Poll is also inside.

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Jones named SEC Freshman of the Week

Updated: 01/17/2011 - Kentucky’s Terrence Jones was named SEC Freshman of the Week after averaging 26.0 points and 7.5 rebounds in wins over Auburn and LSU. Jones came off the bench and broke the UK freshman single-game scoring record with 35 points against Auburn.

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UK cheerleaders finish second at national championships

Posted: 01/17/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- For most cheerleading programs, second place is something to aspire to. Most years, a second-place finish means a school has the best cheerleading team in the nation -- other than University of Kentucky, of course.

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Former Wildcat Patterson Taken to Hospital

Posted: 01/15/2011 - Houston rookie Patrick Patterson was taken to Piedmont Hospital during the Rockets' game against Atlanta because of chest pain and congestion.

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EKU picks up big road win

Posted: 01/15/2011 - CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) - Josh Daniel scored 19 points and Joshua Jones had 15 as Eastern Kentucky defeated Southeast Missouri 64-52 Saturday.

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Cats maul Tigers, 82-44

Posted: 01/15/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari didn't stick around to do postgame interviews after the 13th-ranked Wildcats crushed LSU 82-44 on Saturday, citing the need to get a head start on a recruiting visit.

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Trevathan, Guy return for senior seasons

Posted: 01/14/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – “Unfinished business” was the common thread for Kentucky All-America linebacker Danny Trevathan and All-Southeastern Conference safety Winston Guy, who have decided to return for their senior seasons after going through the National Football League draft evaluation process.

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Cal implores team to play better

Posted: 01/14/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari says the 13th-ranked Wildcats need to start playing better quickly if they want to keep pace in the Southeastern Conference.

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Former player Casey joins Reds broadcast team

Posted: 01/14/2011 - CINCINNATI, OHIO – While FOX Sports Ohio prepares for what will surely be another thrilling season of Cincinnati Reds baseball, the network is excited to announce its 2011 Reds broadcast team.

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UK Hoops Snaps Skid, Rolls Over South Carolina

Posted: 01/13/2011 - Victoria Dunlap had 20 points and eight rebounds, and No. 19 Kentucky held South Carolina without a field goal over the final 8 minutes in a 66-48 win on Thursday night.

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Randall Cobb headed to the NFL

Updated: 01/14/2011 - In an emotional news conference Thursday afternoon Randall Cobb announced his plans to enter the NFL draft.

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Pitino, Cards Lose At Villanova

Posted: 01/12/2011 - Corey Stokes scored 23 points and Mouphtaou Yarou had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 7 Villanova to its 10th straight win, 88-74 over No. 18 Louisville on Wednesday night.

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