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Conner selected by the Jets

Posted: 04/24/2010 - The New York Jets have drafted Kentucky fullback John Conner with the fifth-round pick they acquired from Seattle for running back Leon Washington.

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Lindley selected by the Eagles

Updated: 04/24/2010 - The Philadelphia Eagles have selected Kentucky cornerback Trevard Lindley in the fourth round.

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Peters Drafted by Atlanta Falcons

Posted: 04/23/2010 - Peters was the 83rd overall pick in the 2010 draft and the first Wildcat taken in this year’s selection process. Rounds four through seven will be held on Saturday.

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Patterson entering NBA Draft

Updated: 04/23/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky forward Patrick Patterson is skipping his senior season and heading to the NBA.

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Bengals select Gresham with 1st round pick

Posted: 04/22/2010 - The Bengals attempted to fill their biggest hole in the first round of the NFL draft, picking tight end Jermaine Gresham from Oklahoma with the 21st pick.

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Teague will be a Wildcat

Updated: 04/22/2010 - Indianapolis Pike guard Marquis Teague will play college basketball at the University of Kentucky. The 6-foot-2 Teague made the announcement this afternoon at his high school.

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NCAA agrees to CBS, Turner deal on men's tournament

Posted: 04/22/2010 - The NCAA on Thursday announced a new 14-year television, Internet and wireless rights agreement with CBS Sports and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., to present the Division I Men’s Basketball Championship beginning in 2011 and continuing through 2024 for more than $10.8 billion.

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Joe Torre has Derby starter with HomeboyKris

Posted: 04/21/2010 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Joe Torre simply couldn't hold back the smile. Standing on the backside at Churchill Downs on Wednesday morning, the Los Angeles Dodgers manager hardly looked tired hours after watching his team lose up the road in Cincinnati.

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Sources say Roethlisberger to be suspended

Posted: 04/21/2010 - The Associated Press is reporting Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be suspended for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy.

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Batcats fall hard at Western Kentucky, 24-8

Posted: 04/21/2010 - The 26th-ranked Western Kentucky Hilltoppers plated 16 runs on 13 hits in the second inning alone, with the first 16 hitters in the inning reaching base safely before Kentucky recorded an out, as the Hilltoppers posted a dominating 24-8 win over the Wildcats, in front of a record 6,183 fans at Bowling Green Ballpark

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Reds Volquez Suspended 50 Games

Posted: 04/20/2010 - Cincinnati Reds pitcher Edinson Volquez has been suspended 50 games following a positive test for performance-enhancing drugs.

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Morehead's Lee Named National Player of the Week

Posted: 04/20/2010 - MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Morehead State shortstop Drew Lee has earned another National Player of the Week award, being named the National College Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Hitter of the Week.

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Noble's Promise "60-40" for Derby

Updated: 04/20/2010 - Noble's Promise put together a sharp workout, but trainer Ken McPeek says he's still unsure if the 3-year-old colt will run in the Kentucky Derby. Noble's Promise covered five furlongs in 59.80 seconds Tuesday at Churchill Downs, a move McPeek found encouraging. The horse is still dealing with a mild lung infection as well as cuts sustained during a fifth-place finish in the Arkansas Derby on April 10.

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Joker evaluates scrimmage, calls for better tackling

Updated: 04/19/2010 - Joker Phillips Evaluates Saturday Scrimmage: Following Monday morning’s practice, Coach Joker Phillips gave an update on his impressions of the scrimmage held Saturday. “I really think that the receivers are doing a great job catching the ball and making plays for us,” Phillips said. “The quarterbacks threw the ball a lot better Saturday but we have to get better protecting the quarterback. We just have to tackle on defense, which cost us getting ourselves getting off the field a few times.”

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Louisville arena named KFC Yum! Center

Updated: 04/19/2010 - The company that owns KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut will put its name on a new arena in Louisville under a 10-year, $13.5 million deal. The arena under construction will be called the KFC Yum! Center under the deal announced Monday. Yum Brands, which owns KFC and the other two chains, is headquartered in Louisville. The deal also gives Yum as many as eight concession outlets inside the arena for its food.

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Fortson declares for draft

Updated: 04/18/2010 - Arkansas basketball coach John Pelphrey says sophomore point guard Courtney Fortson has decided to declare for the NBA draft, but will not hire an agent. Pelphrey made the announcement Sunday.

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Endorsement arrives at Churchill Downs

Updated: 04/18/2010 - Kentucky Derby contender Endorsement has arrived at Churchill Downs and is scheduled to return to the track Monday morning.

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UK holds off Florida 6-5

Updated: 04/18/2010 - Freshman Walter Wijas made his first career start and combined with fellow freshman Jordan Cooper to handcuff No. 7 Florida to two runs over the first six innings, helping lead No. 30 Kentucky to a 6-5 win, Sunday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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