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Pletcher pleased with Super Saver workout

Updated: 05/10/2010 - Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver breezed three easy furlongs at Churchill Downs in his first work since capturing the Run for the Roses. Trainer Todd Pletcher said Monday he was pleased with the effort and believes Super Saver should have little trouble bouncing back for the Preakness on Saturday.

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Meyer-Kapteyn pitch Cats to win over No. 4 So. Carolina

Updated: 05/09/2010 - After missing three weeks due to illness, Kentucky sophomore right-handed pitcher Alex Meyer returned to the mound and turned in a dominating performance, leading UK to a 9-3 win over No. 4 South Carolina, clinching a series win over the Southeastern Conference front-running Gamecocks, on Sunday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Tiger pulls out of Players, fears bulging disc

Updated: 05/09/2010 - Tiger Woods withdrew from The Players Championship on Sunday with an injury that he fears might be a bulging disk in his upper back. "I've been playing with a bad neck for about a month," Woods said.

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Johnson signs with Giants

Posted: 05/08/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky linebacker Micah Johnson has signed a National Football League free-agent contract with the New York Giants.

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Batcats fall to South Carolina, 13-9

Posted: 05/07/2010 - With Kentucky owning a three-run lead after five innings, No. 4 South Carolina struck for five runs in the top of the sixth inning and held off a late-inning rally from UK, handing the Wildcats an 13-9 series-opening loss, on a gorgeous Friday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Morehead State’s Faried to Return For Senior Season

Posted: 05/07/2010 - Morehead State junior Kenneth Faried announced Friday that he has removed his name from NBA draft consideration and will return for his senior year with Eagle men’s basketball.

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Stricklin introduced as Mississippi State AD

Posted: 05/07/2010 - STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Scott Stricklin has been promoted to athletic director at Mississippi State after spending the last two years as an associate athletic director.

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Stricklin tabbed as new Mississippi State AD

Updated: 05/07/2010 - STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State will introduce Scott Stricklin as its 16th director of athletics at 2 p.m. today, capping the university's month-and-a-half long search to replace Greg Byrne.

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J.B. Holmes leads at the Players Championship

Posted: 05/06/2010 - J.B. Holmes and Robert Allenby shared the lead at 66, which didn't give them much separation. Twenty players were separated by two shots at the top of the leaderboard.

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Pacman, Bengals agree to deal

Posted: 05/06/2010 - Adam "Pacman" Jones agreed to a two-year deal with the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday, putting the troubled cornerback on a team with a history of giving players second chances.

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Super Saver bouncing back quickly

Updated: 05/06/2010 - Todd Pletcher is breaking one of his own rules in pursuit of a Triple Crown. The Eclipse Award winning trainer likes to give his horses at least five weeks off between races. Super Saver's win the Kentucky Derby, however, hasn't left Pletcher much choice.

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Dieng signs with Cards

Posted: 05/06/2010 - Louisville signed 6-foot-10 center Gorgui Dieng on Thursday, one day after coach Rick Pitino announced sophomore center Samardo Samuels is staying in the NBA Draft.

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Charity Wheelchair Basketball Game Tonight

Posted: 05/06/2010 - The Cardinal Hill Wheelchair Basketball Team, Hill on Wheels, will be taking on the “Kentucky Legends” Thursday, May, 6, at 7:00pm. The Kentucky Legends, coached by Kyle Macy, brings back the talents of past UK & Transylvania basketball standouts along with local sportscasters.

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Lookin At Lucky could run in Preakness

Updated: 05/06/2010 - Trainer Bob Baffert says he's leaning toward running beaten Kentucky Derby favorite Lookin At Lucky in the Preakness. Baffert said Thursday there's a 51 percent chance Lookin at Lucky will be at Pimlico for the second jewel of the Triple Crown next Saturday. That's up from the 50-50 odds Baffert gave after the Derby.

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UK Players Come Together For Great Cause

Updated: 05/05/2010 - A handful of UK basketball players got together for an autograph session and fundraising effort at the Paul Mitchell School on Wednesday night raising $7,400 dollars.

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Rondo named to NBA All-Defensive team

Posted: 05/05/2010 - Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo was named a first-teamer on the NBA's All-Defensive team today, joining Kobe Bryant (G), LeBron James (F), Gerald Wallace (F), and Dwight Howard (C). Rondo, who makes the team for the first time, received 23 first-place votes, second only to Howard's 28. The team is voted on by the coaches.

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Cal to throw out first pitch

Posted: 05/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- After leading the Kentucky men’s basketball team to a 35-3 record in his first season as head coach, John Calipari will be on hand at the UK baseball game with No. 4 South Carolina on Friday night to throw out the ceremonial first pitch. First pitch is slated for 7 p.m. ET on Friday at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Cal says he's happy at UK

Updated: 05/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari says while he's open to a contract extension, he's not interested in a raise. Calipari said Wednesday in an audio tweet on lexy.com that athletic director Mitch Barnhart approached him 10 days ago about restructuring his contract.

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Ex-Cat Pilgrim accused of rape

Updated: 05/05/2010 - STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - An Oklahoma State University student has been granted an emergency protective order against basketball player Matt Pilgrim, three weeks after she accused him of sexually assaulting her in a campus dormitory.

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