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UK Hoops picked to finish third in SEC

Posted: 10/25/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky women's basketball team was picked to finish third in the Southeastern Conference this season in a voting of a select panel of both SEC and national media members.

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UK athletes among those petitioning NCAA for cut of TV money

Posted: 10/24/2011 - More than 300 football and men's basketball players from Arizona, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Purdue and UCLA want the NCAA and college presidents to set aside a cut of TV sports revenue for student-athletes to cover the cost of their education.

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UK picked to win SEC Championship

Updated: 10/24/2011 - The University of Kentucky men's basketball team was picked by the media to win its 45th Southeastern Conference championship this season as announced by the SEC on Monday. Each SEC school selected media members that cover their team and additional media from across the nation were selected by the conference office to form the voting panel.

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Denham named OVC Offensive Player of the Week

Posted: 10/23/2011 - Running back Matt Denham came away with adidas OVC Offensive Player of the Week honors following Eastern Kentucky University’s 33-22 win over Tennessee State Saturday afternoon.

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EKU rushes past Tennessee State, 33-22

Posted: 10/22/2011 - RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Matt Denham ran for two touchdowns and Eastern Kentucky defeated Tennessee State 33-22 on Saturday.

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U of L cornerback breaks neck making tackle

Posted: 10/22/2011 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville coach Charlie Strong says cornerback Anthony Conner is undergoing additional tests after breaking his neck in a game against Rutgers.

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Dayton tops Morehead, 30-28

Posted: 10/22/2011 - MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Dayton used a dominant ground game and solid special teams play to beat Morehead State 30-28 on Saturday.

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Cats end skid 38-14 over Jacksonville State

Updated: 10/22/2011 - CoShik Williams ran for a career-high 148 yards and Kentucky snapped a four-game losing streak with a 38-14 win over Jacksonville State on Saturday.

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WKYT-TV and cn|2 Partner to Produce the "KSTV Minute" with Matt Jones

Posted: 10/21/2011 - WKYT-TV and Insight Communications' cn|2 have announced a partnership to create and air the "KSTV Minute," hosted by Matt Jones, weeknights on WKYT's 27 NEWSFIRST at 11pm and again during the Station's morning show, 27 NEWSFIRST This Morning.

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Committee recommends dissolving UK athletics board

Updated: 10/20/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 20, 2011) − A specially formed committee of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees (BOT) today unanimously recommended that a new BOT committee on intercollegiate athletics be formed as part of its Governing Regulations.

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UK freshmen named to Tisdale Award Watch List

Posted: 10/20/2011 - LEXINGTON, KY – UK freshmen Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Marquis Teague are among 12 players announced Thursday by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) as preseason candidates for the Wayman Tisdale Award, honoring the nation's top freshman for the 2011-12 college basketball season.

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Keeneland part of $500,000 Breeders' Cup contest

Posted: 10/20/2011 - LEXINGTON, KY (October 20, 2011) – Keeneland and the Breeders’ Cup this week announced the launch of the $500,000 Pay Day Contest that gives fans the chance to win $500,000 cash.

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UK ranked 2nd in preseason poll

Posted: 10/20/2011 - UK says this year's men’s basketball team is No. 2 in the newly released ESPN/USA Today Coaches preseason Top 25.

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Palmer preparing to start Sunday

Updated: 10/19/2011 - ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Carson Palmer shared time with the first-team offense with Kyle Boller at his initial practice with the Oakland Raiders.

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UK basketball tickets still available

Posted: 10/19/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tickets for the first three home games for the UK men’s basketball team including both exhibitions are currently available to the general public. The tickets made available are from the unsold student ticket allotment.

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Ukwu cleared to play against Jacksonville State

Posted: 10/19/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky football head coach Joker Phillips announced after practice Wednesday that Kentucky starting defensive end Collins Ukwu, who has missed the past three games because of injury, has been cleared to play against Jacksonville State on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium.

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Award-winning AP news, sports photographer Ed Reinke dies

Posted: 10/19/2011 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Ed Reinke didn't think of his job so much as taking photos, but rather as creating them. When the award-winning Associated Press photographer grabbed his camera and headed out to an assignment, he would tell his colleagues, "I am going to make a picture."

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Bengals, Raiders make deal for Palmer

Posted: 10/18/2011 - ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have acquired quarterback Carson Palmer from Cincinnati in a bold move to replace injured starter Jason Campbell.

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U of L, Strong reach contract extension

Posted: 10/18/2011 - LOUSIVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The University of Louisville has agreed to new seven-year contract with football coach Charlie Strong. Strong is in his second season at Louisville and his current contract ran through the 2015 season. The new deal increases Strong's base salary from $1.6 million to $2.3 million.

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Bengals, Raiders working on Palmer trade

Posted: 10/18/2011 - CINCINNATI (AP) - The Bengals have reversed course and are talking to the Oakland Raiders about a trade for quarterback Carson Palmer, a source familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press.

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Sanford leaves UofL program

Updated: 10/18/2011 - Louisville coach Charlie Strong has announced that offensive coordinator Mike Sanford is no longer with the program.

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Indy Car driver Dan Wheldon killed in Las Vegas

Updated: 10/16/2011 - Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon died Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway after his car became ensnarled in a fiery 15-car pileup on Lap 13, flew over another vehicle and landed in a catch fence just outside turn 2.

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EKU runs down SEMO 41-17

Posted: 10/15/2011 - Matt Denham ran for two touchdowns and 142 yards as Eastern Kentucky took advantage of six Southeast Missouri turnovers to beat the Redhawks 41-17 on Saturday.

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