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Trevor Lacey signs with Alabama

Updated: 05/18/2011 - 5-Star shooting guard Trevor Lacey is staying in his home state. Lacey announced this afternoon he'll play at the University of Alabama.

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Cal introduced as Dominican coach

Updated: 05/17/2011 - UK Coach John Calipari getting what he called an unbelievable reception upon his arrival in the Dominican Republic Tuesday. Calipari invited WKYT along for his journey to the Caribbean that will include Haiti Wednesday.

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Nehro out of Preakness

Updated: 05/17/2011 - Kentucky Derby runner-up Nehro will not run in the Preakness. Nehro has endured a busy schedule this spring, and owner Ahmed Zayat says he doesn't want to risk running the horse in Saturday'ssecond leg of the Triple Crown.

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Georgetown College AD stepping down

Posted: 05/16/2011 - For the past 10 years, Georgetown College athletics has been under the leadership of Athletics Director Eric Ward. This morning Ward announced to the Tiger coaches and staff that he had made the decision to leave at the end of June.

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Vargas heading to the far East

Posted: 05/16/2011 - University of Kentucky men’s basketball senior Eloy Vargas, along with other collegiate players, will travel with Reach USA, to Far East May 17 through May 31 to play nine total games against a Lithuanian club team and a Brazilian all-star squad.

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Chapman placed on 15 Day DL

Posted: 05/16/2011 - The Cincinnati Reds have placed left-hander Aroldis Chapman on the 15-day disabled list with an inflamed pitching shoulder.

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Animal Kingdom may wait till Saturday to arrive at Pimlico

Posted: 05/16/2011 - After watching Animal Kingdom gallop 1½ miles Monday in relative obscurity, Motion decided there was no rush to move his horse from spacious Herringswell Stables to a bit cramped Stall 40 at Pimlico, the traditional home of the Derby winner.

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UK Hoops Signee named Parade All-American

Posted: 05/16/2011 - University of Kentucky women's basketball signee Bria Goss of Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis, Ind., was one of 39 senior prep standouts to be named to the Parade Magazine All-American team.

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Batcats McCarthy named national player of the week

Updated: 05/16/2011 - After collecting 13 hits in 19 at bats during a four-game week, Kentucky junior third baseman Thomas McCarthy has been named Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week, as announced by Collegiate Baseball on Monday afternoon.

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UK softball selected for 3rd straight NCAA

Updated: 05/16/2011 - A mark of a program is measured in continued success stories. The 20th-ranked Kentucky softball team’s third consecutive bid into the NCAA Tournament announced Sunday solidifies UK as no longer a team on the rise, but one of the best programs in the nation. The Wildcats earned their third consecutive at-large bid and will travel to Ann Arbor, Mich. for the opening round of the tournament.

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Transy's Tereshko named PING All-American

Posted: 05/14/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - Transylvania's Justin Tereshko has been named to the PING All-American first team, becoming just the third Pioneer to achieve that honor, following an announcement Friday by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

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UK, Meyer takes series opener against Georgia

Updated: 05/13/2011 - Behind the ninth quality start of the season from Alex Meyer and a three-hit outing from Thomas McCarthy, the Kentucky Wildcats plated four runs in the first inning and posted a 7-4 series-opening win over Georgia, on a pleasant Friday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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UK Tennis advances to face Louisville

Updated: 05/13/2011 - For the third time in as many seasons, the No. 10 University of Kentucky men’s tennis team defeated Cleveland State in the NCAA Championships after taking down the Vikings 4-0 in the opening round of the event on Friday at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex.

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Belmont joins OVC

Posted: 05/13/2011 - BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The Ohio Valley Conference announced on Friday that Belmont University has been admitted to the Conference and will become the league’s 12th member. The move was approved by the OVC Board of Presidents.

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UK Softball falls in SEC Tournament

Posted: 05/12/2011 - A pair of two-run innings propelled the No. 8 Tennessee Lady Vols past the 20th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats, 4-1 in the opening round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament Thursday afternoon in Oxford, Miss.

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Tydlacka Named to “All-Spring Team”

Posted: 05/12/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky senior punter Ryan Tydlacka has been named to the “All-Spring Team” by Rivals.com in recognition of his notable performance during spring practice.

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Hammond Named to PARADE's 35th Annual All-America HS Girls Basketball Team

Posted: 05/12/2011 - New York, May 12 — PARADE announces its 35th annual All-America High School Girls Basketball Team in this Sunday’s issue. Sara Hammond, a 6’2” forward from Rockcastle County High in Mt. Vernon, has been named to the team. Hammond is committed to Louisville.

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Tubby Smith fights prostate cancer

Updated: 05/12/2011 - Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says he's "feeling great" and free of prostate cancer after dealing with the disease for the past year.

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Wall, Cousins make NBA All-Rookie team

Posted: 05/11/2011 - The accolades continue to roll in for former UK men’s basketball players Eric Bledsoe, DeMarcus Cousins and John Wall as all three were named 2010-11 T-Mobile NBA All-Rookies the NBA announced on Wednesday.

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Meyer earns second national honor

Updated: 05/11/2011 - Already owning a Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association NCAA Pitcher of the Week honors after a complete-game shutout win over No. 1 Vanderbilt, Kentucky junior Alex Meyer has been named a national player of the week by CollegeBaseball360.com, it was announced.

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Batcats take down Indiana, 8-5

Updated: 05/10/2011 - Neiko Johnson, Luke Maile, Michael Williams and Chad Wright each belted home runs and starter Taylor Rogers hurled his sixth quality start of the year, lifting Kentucky to an 8-5 midweek win over Indiana, on a sultry Tuesday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Liggins explains decision to leave UK

Updated: 05/10/2011 - DeAndre Liggins believes his stock is as high as it ever will be for the NBA draft. He says he believes right no he's a late first round to early second round pick and he wants to go higher.

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