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Padgett leaving UK staff

Updated: 07/02/2010 - Former Wildcat Scott Padgett is leaving the UK basketball staff after one season.

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Sprint Cup date requested for Kentucky Speedway

Posted: 07/02/2010 - Speedway Motorsports Inc. has submitted a scheduling request to NASCAR for the 2011 season, perhaps finally opening the door for the company to bring a long-coveted Sprint Cup race to Kentucky Speedway.

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Nord set to join UK staff

Posted: 07/02/2010 - Former Wildcat Greg Nord is returning to his alma mater, where he is expected to coach tight ends.

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Ortmayer will not return to UK staff

Posted: 07/01/2010 - UK football spokesperson Tony Neely confirms that Steve Ortmayer will not return next season as assistant head coach, special teams coordinator and tight ends coach.

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Orton apologizes on Twitter

Updated: 07/01/2010 - Former UK forward Daniel Orton apologizing to UK fans through his Twitter account. Orton said, " "Okay there are some things that I've been needing to address, but I was trying to focus my attention elsewhere. As far as the classes, I want to apologize for not doing what I said I would. I messed up big time and hope I can be somewhat forgiven. I messed up on a few due dates on my online class and I just lost focus in school. I apologize."

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Wall to wear No. 2 with Wizards

Updated: 06/30/2010 - John Wall can't have No. 11, so he's going with No. 2. The Washington Wizards' No. 1 overall draft pick announced Wednesday night on Twitter his choice of jersey for the start of his NBA career.

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Mother of former UK walk-on dies

Posted: 06/30/2010 - Terri Krebs, mother of former UK walk-on Mark Krebs, passed away on Wednesday in northern Kentucky.

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Raines resigns at LCA

Updated: 06/29/2010 - Paul Raines coached Lexington Christian to a state football championship last fall, building the program up from the very beginning. He stepped down Monday as coach of the Eagles.

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Bledsoe Excited About Opportunity With Clippers

Posted: 06/28/2010 - They later traded a future first-round pick to Oklahoma City in exchange for Bledsoe, a 6-1 guard who averaged 11.3 points and 2.9 assists in his freshman season at Kentucky, where No. 1 overall draft pick John Wall was the star.

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Racing Study: Colts & stallions injured more frequently

Updated: 06/28/2010 - Colts and stallions were fatally injured at nearly twice the rate as female racehorses, according to early findings from an industrywide database that also uncovered no immediate proof that synthetic tracks are safer than dirt ones.

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Wall welcomed in Washington

Updated: 06/25/2010 - John Wall was driven in an SUV-size limo to the Verizon Center, where he stepped onto a red carpet surrounded by scores of fans who cheered, craned their necks and did their best to snap photos of the Washington Wizards' No. 1 overall draft pick.

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Cal says he hasn't talked to LeBron

Updated: 06/25/2010 - Kentucky coach John Calipari says he's never talked to LeBron James about the NBA superstar's future or becoming the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Cal reacts to Cat's draft History

Updated: 06/25/2010 - Kentucky coach John Calipari is already thinking about trying to one-up the night the Wildcats had at Thursday's NBA draft. Five Kentucky players were selected in the first round, including John Wall going No. 1 overall to the Washington Wizards. Wall was soon joined by teammates DeMarcus Cousins, Patrick Patterson, Eric Bledsoe and Daniel Orton.

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UK makes NBA Draft history

Updated: 06/25/2010 - Five former Wildcats made history tonight as all five players were selected in the first round of the NBA Draft, led by John Wall, the first Wildcat ever selected as the first overall pick. Wall was selected No. 1 overall by the Washington Wizards, followed by Demarcus Cousins at No. 5 by the Sacramento Kings. Patrick Patterson went 14th to the Houston Rockets, while Eric Bledsoe went 18th to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Daniel Orton ended the night for Kentucky when he was selected 29th by the Orlando Magic.

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Rockets pick Patterson

Posted: 06/24/2010 - The Houston Rockets have selected Kentucky forward Patrick Patterson with the 14th pick in the NBA draft.

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Kings select Cousins with fifth pick in NBA draft

Posted: 06/24/2010 - The Sacramento Kings took another step toward bolstering their front court by selecting Kentucky forward DeMarcus Cousins with the No. 5 pick in the NBA draft.

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Wall & Cousins await draft in NYC

Updated: 06/24/2010 - Like a president-elect awaiting inauguration, John Wall is seemingly just biding his time until he can officially begin cleaning up Washington. Life hasn't been so simple for DeMarcus Cousins, who has been crisscrossing the country battling Derrick Favors in hopes of getting picked soon after his college teammate. It's been a decidedly different draft process for the Kentucky freshmen, but Cousins thinks it will yield the same result once they become pros.

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Reebok introduces Wall shoe

Updated: 06/24/2010 - On the eve of the NBA draft, John Wall introduced his new shoe with Reebok. Reebok officials did not release contract terms. Yahoo! Sports, citing anonymous sources, reported the deal is for five years and $25 million. The "ZigTech Slash" is part of the ZigTech collection of Reebok.

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Wizards rebuilding begins with Wall

Updated: 06/23/2010 - Picking John Wall No. 1 is the obvious choice. Been that way since the Washington Wizards won the lottery last month. But team president Ernie Grunfeld has nearly an entire roster to rebuild, so he's spent as much time - if not more - focusing on what he'll do with his other selections Thursday night during the NBA draft.

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Cousins works out for Nets

Updated: 06/21/2010 - Derrick Favors and DeMarcus Cousins have been playing against each other since high school, so working out for the New Jersey Nets three days before the NBA Draft was nothing new. The stakes were a little higher Monday. The Nets have the third pick overall in Thursday night's draft, and they likely will have to decide whether to take Cousins or Favors.

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Riddle named Mr. Baseball

Updated: 06/21/2010 - Western Hills shortstop and pitcher J.T. Riddle is Mister baseball in the state of Kentucky

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