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Speedway has announcement set for Aug. 10

Posted: 07/31/2010 - Kentucky Speedway’s owner hinted Friday that a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race would be held next year at the Gallatin County track.

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From the Sidelines

Posted: 07/31/2010 - The Southeastern Conference would seem to be, once again, an inverted Weeble – lots of power at the top, winnowing into a pool of teams that won’t compete for anything beyond the mid-level bowl games.

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Rachel Alexandra will race in August

Posted: 07/30/2010 - The co-owner of Rachel Alexandra says his Horse of the Year will race next in the Personal Ensign Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on Aug. 29.

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Bengals Benson cool with the NFL

Posted: 07/30/2010 - Bengals Running Back Cedric Benson will not be disciplined by the NFL for a recent incident in Austin, Texas.

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Terrell Owens officially a Bengal

Posted: 07/29/2010 - The Bengals today signed unrestricted free agent Terrell Owens, one of the most productive wide receivers in NFL history. Also today, the club waived WR Freddie Brown, a first-year NFL player from Utah.

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Cousins returns for Calipari ProCamp

Updated: 07/29/2010 - Former Kentucky star DeMarcus Cousins enjoys the perks of being a professional basketball player, namely making enough money to buy a house for his mother. Yet there's a part of the Sacramento Kings rookie center that wishes he'd returned for his sophomore season with the Wildcats.

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Big Cuz back in Lexington

Posted: 07/29/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Former Kentucky star DeMarcus Cousins enjoys the perks of being a professional basketball player, namely making enough money to buy a house for his mother.

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Phillips says Rumph eligible

Updated: 07/28/2010 - UK coach Joker Phillips, speaking at Wednesday's Governor's Cup luncheon in Louisville said freshman defensive lineman Donte Rumph is eligible. Phillips said Rumph could help his team immediately but he will have to get in shape.

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Fan Day activities set for Aug. 7

Posted: 07/28/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The annual Kentucky Football Fan Day has been slated for Saturday, Aug. 7 at Commonwealth Stadium. There will be a bonus for the fans this year as new head coach Joker Phillips will hold an open practice starting at 6 p.m. ET. Gates open at 5 p.m. ET, when 3-D posters and schedule cards will be given away.

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Rondo survives first cut of Team USA

Posted: 07/28/2010 - USA Basketball trimmed its roster of candidates for the world championships to 15 on Wednesday, cutting Rookie of the Year Tyreke Evans, O.J. Mayo and Gerald Wallace.

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Bengals trying to sign Terrell Owens

Updated: 07/26/2010 - Bengals owner Mike Brown is trying to bring receiver Terrell Owens aboard. Browns said Monday that the team is discussing a contract with Owens' agent, Drew Rosenhaus. Owens worked out for the Bengals in March, but they decided instead to sign receiver Antonio Bryant to a four-year deal.

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Patterson to attend ProCamp

Updated: 07/26/2010 - Former UK standout and 14th overall pick in the NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets, Patrick Patterson will make an appearance at the 2010 John Calipari ProCamp. Patterson will join Eric Bledsoe, the 18th overall pick and member of the Los Angeles Clippers, on Saturday, July 31. The camp, scheduled for July 29-31, will feature the No. 5 pick and current Sacramento King DeMarcus Cousins on Thursday, July 29, the No. 1 overall pick and current Washington Wizard John Wall on Friday, July 30 and Bledsoe and Patterson on Saturday. The camp will run from 9:00 a.m. – noon for children K-4th grade, and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. for campers 5-12th grade. Each pro player will attend one full day of camp for both age groups.

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Eastern Kentucky picked 3rd in OVC

Posted: 07/26/2010 - After a vote that saw five teams receive at least one first-place nod, the Eastern Kentucky University football team was picked by the OVC coaches and sports information directors to finish third in 2010.

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Patterson set to appear at Calipari camp

Posted: 07/26/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former UK standout and 14th overall pick in the NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets, Patrick Patterson will make an appearance at the 2010 John Calipari ProCamp.

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Media selects Cobb, Locke to All-SEC team

Updated: 07/23/2010 - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- After being named to the Preseason All-Southeastern Conference first team by league coaches earlier in the week, University of Kentucky wide receiver/quarterback Randall Cobb and tailback Derrick Locke have been voted 2010 All-SEC Media Days Football first and second team by members of the media, it was announced Friday.

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Bengals staying in Georgetown

Updated: 07/23/2010 - The Bengals and Georgetown (Ky.) College have agreed on a one-year extension of the team’s contract to hold training camp at the College’s East Campus Athletic Complex. The agreement now runs through 2011, and 2011 will mark the Bengals’ 15th consecutive year in Georgetown.

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UK picked 4th in SEC East, Cobb & Locke 1st Team

Updated: 07/23/2010 - The Kentucky Wildcats are picked to finish fourth in the SEC East in a vote of media attending the 2010 SEC Football Media Days, held July 21-23 at the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala. The 177 voters also selected Alabama to defeat Florida in the SEC Football Championship Game on Dec. 4 in Atlanta.

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Party & Agents, Hot Topic at SEC Meetings

Updated: 07/22/2010 - A party on Miami's South Beach and sports agents were once again hot topics at the Southeastern Conference media days, with South Carolina and Georgia taking center stage on Thursday.

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Morehead State wins OVC academic award

Updated: 07/22/2010 - Morehead State athletics has won the Ohio Valley Conference’s Institutional Academic Achievement Award. It marks a league-record 10th time in 24 years MSU has been awarded the OVC’s highest academic honor.

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Leaders square off on biggest Tour de France stage

Posted: 07/22/2010 - The 172 remaining riders have set out on the Tour de France's biggest stage, a make-or-break day for Luxembourg's Andy Schleck if he wants to overcome defending champion Alberto Contador of Spain.

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Joker Phillips, Wildcats On The Right Track

Posted: 07/21/2010 - The first-year Kentucky coach says the Wildcats have received 14 verbal commitments from recruits, a dozen more than last year at the same time.

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Mississippi State Ready To Take Next Step

Posted: 07/21/2010 - Mullen led Mississippi State to five wins in his debut season. He says the team is "way further ahead" after being together for a year.

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