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Georgetown College votes to move to NCAA D-II

Posted: 04/28/2012 - Georgetown, KY - The Board of Trustees of Georgetown College today unanimously voted for the institution to apply to become an NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division II member. Georgetown is currently an NAIA member school.

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Trevathan drafted in 6th round by Denver

Posted: 04/28/2012 - ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos used their final pick of the NFL draft on a linebacker, selecting Danny Trevathan of Kentucky in the sixth round on Saturday.

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Guy first Wildcat drafted, goes to Seattle

Posted: 04/28/2012 - RENTON, Wash. (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks have added depth to the secondary, picking Kentucky safety Winston Guy with their second sixth-round pick in Saturday's NFL draft.

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Tyndall accepts Southern Miss job

Posted: 04/28/2012 - Multiple sources have confirmed to 27 SportsFirst that Morehead State coach Donnie Tyndall has accepted a 4-year deal with Southern Mississippi.

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Cats clip Commodores 5-2

Updated: 04/27/2012 - Freshman centerfielder Austin Cousino launched his eighth homer of the year and collected three hits to lead No. 1 Kentucky to a 5-2 series-opening win over the defending league champion Vanderbilt Commodores, on Friday night at Hawkins Field.

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NCAA: South Carolina failed to monitor athletic program

Posted: 04/27/2012 - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The NCAA says South Carolina failed to monitor its athletic program and has accepted the school's proposed sanctions to cut six football scholarships the next three years and slash its official recruiting visits by more than half.

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Report: Tyndall offered Southern Miss job

Updated: 04/27/2012 - Southern Mississippi has offered the job to Donnie Tyndall. Sources told CBSSports.com that Tyndall, who has led Morehead State to a pair of NCAA tournaments in the past four seasons, will make a decision within the next 24 hours. Tyndall met with the Southern Miss administration Monday in New Orleans. Former assistant Greg Heiar, now at Wichita State, Mississippi Valley State coach Sean Woods and former Nebraska coach Doc Sadler were also interviewed for the job

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Former Xavier player to visit UK

Updated: 04/27/2012 - Former Xavier guard Mark Lyons will visit Kentucky, that according to the Kansas City Star.

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Bengals take CB Dre Kirkpatrick with 17th pick

Posted: 04/26/2012 - CINCINNATI (AP) - The Bengals took cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick from Alabama with the 17th overall pick in the draft, trying to fill one of their two most glaring needs.

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Union Rags arrives at Churchill Downs

Posted: 04/26/2012 - Chadds Ford Stable’s Union Rags, a leading contender for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), was scheduled to leave Keeneland late this morning for Churchill Downs. Michael Matz trains the 3-year-old son of Dixie Union, who has trained here since he arrived from the Palm Meadows training center in Florida on April 15. Union Rags worked once at Keeneland, a half-mile in :47.40 on April 20, under regular exercise rider Peter Brette.

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UK assistant reportedly headed to Tennessee

Posted: 04/26/2012 - The Knoxville News Sentinel is reporting that UK assistant coach Kyra Elzy will be joining the staff of SEC-rival Tennessee. Elzy currently is the associate head of the Wildcats under Matthew Mitchell.

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Lucky Boston boy meets Celtics hero

Posted: 04/26/2012 - BOSTON (AP) - The Boston third-grader who narrowly missed a bullet that came through his bedroom wall and left a smoking hole in his Boston Celtics jersey has met the player whose shirt he was wearing.

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Croatian guard set to visit UK

Posted: 04/25/2012 - During his visit to Great American Ball Park on Tuesday, UK coach John Calipari told a local radio audience that he wasn’t finished with recruiting for the upcoming season.

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UK's Cousino selected to USA National Team

Posted: 04/25/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky freshman centerfielder Austin Cousino has been selected to play for the USA Collegiate National Team, UK’s first member of the USA National Team since John Wilson in 1999, it was announced on Wednesday afternoon.

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UK's Lilttrell named to PItcher of Year watch list

Posted: 04/25/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky sophomore southpaw Corey Littrell has been named to the initial watch list for the College Baseball Hall of Fame National Pitcher of the Year, it was announced.

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Strickland staying at UK

Updated: 04/25/2012 - Rod Strickland, special assistant to UK coach John Calipari, is not leaving to join Larry Brown's staff at SMU.

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Isn't He Clever out of the Kentucky Derby

Updated: 04/25/2012 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Trainer Steve Asmussen says Isn't He Clever has been withdrawn from consideration for the Kentucky Derby on May 5.

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Cards pound Cats 10-2

Updated: 04/24/2012 - No. 20 Louisville took advantage of a pair of unearned runs in the top of the first inning, opening the game up with a six-run third inning for a 10-2 win over No. 1 Kentucky to sweep the two-game season series.

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Reds honor UK's championship

Updated: 04/24/2012 - Coach John Calipari threw a ceremonial pitch - a strike to infielder Todd Frazier - as the Cincinnati Reds honored Kentucky's eighth national basketball championship.

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Smith named coach at Arkansas

Posted: 04/24/2012 - FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - New Arkansas coach John L. Smith says he couldn't pass up the opportunity to guide a team he helped mold, one without a leader since Bobby Petrino's firing.

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Class of 2012 enters Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame

Posted: 04/24/2012 - The 2012 Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame celebrates its 25th anniversary with the induction of the 2012 class. The induction banquet is scheduled for Saturday, April 28, at the Bluegrass Ballroom in the Lexington Convention Center. Festivities begin with a social hour and silent auction beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by the induction ceremonies.

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