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Wall believs Cal will remain at UK

Posted: 05/21/2010 - CHICAGO (AP) - John Wall believes John Calipari will stay at Kentucky, even if he has a chance to coach LeBron James.

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UK makes it official, Jones & Vargas sign

Posted: 05/21/2010 - Terrence Jones and Eloy Vargas have both signed a financial aid offer to play basketball at the University of Kentucky, Head Coach John Calipari announced on Friday.

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Batcats lose series opener at Georgia

Posted: 05/20/2010 - The Georgia Bulldogs rode eight runs in the first four innings and a career-long pitching performance from junior right-hander Justin Grimm to an 8-6 series-opening win over the Kentucky Wildcats, on Thursday night at Foley Field.

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Wall talks of resurrecting Wizards

Posted: 05/20/2010 - CHICAGO (AP) - Already, John Wall is thinking about the possibilities. He can envision looking toward the home crowd and seeing President Barack Obama in the stands, cheering him on as he tries to resurrect the Washington Wizards.

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NCAA formally approves 68-team tournament

Posted: 05/20/2010 - The NCAA has approved a 68-team format for the men's basketball tournament, beginning next March. Now it has to figure out the format for those early round games.

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Lukas training Mnie That Bird

Updated: 05/19/2010 - Hall of Famer D. Wayne Lukas is the new trainer for 2009 Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird. Chip Woolley, who guided the gelding to a 50-1 upset in last year's Derby, said Wednesday the 4-year-old is being shipped to Lukas' barn at Churchill Downs immediately. Mine That Bird had been resting in New Mexico

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Batcats top Murray State, 4th straight win

Posted: 05/18/2010 - In his third career start, Kentucky sophomore right-hander Joe Devine tossed a career-high 5.1 innings and struck out a career-best four, helping lead UK to a 6-3 win over Murray State in the final non-conference game of the 2010 regular-season, on Tuesday night in front of 1,571 fans at Brooks Stadium.

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Wizards win NBA Lottery! First shot at UK's Wall

Posted: 05/18/2010 - Washington moved up from the No. 5 spot to earn the top pick in next month's draft, when it will likely choose between Kentucky freshman John Wall and national player of the year Evan Turner of Ohio State.

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Terrence Jones chooses Kentucky

Updated: 05/19/2010 - The Oregonian newspaper is reporting 5-Star recruit Terrence Jones will sign a national letter of intent with either Washington or Kentucky on Wednesday.

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UK Football lands WR for 2011

Updated: 05/17/2010 - According to Scout.com the University of Kentucky has picked up a verbal commitment from wide receiver Darien Thomas out of Theodore, Alabama for 2011

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Tyson Gay sets 200m record

Updated: 05/17/2010 - Lexington's Tyson Gay has broken a 44-year-old record for the 200 meters run on a straight track.

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UK softball headed to NCAA

Updated: 05/17/2010 - After ringing up its second consecutive 30-win season the Kentucky softball team was once again selected as an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament it was announced Sunday night on a live telecast by ESPNU. Kentucky (31-25) will head north to a familiar site for its historical second straight run at the NCAA title. The Wildcats were picked to play in the Columbus, Ohio, regional – the same site as last year’s first trip to the national tournament. UK will meet the host Buckeyes in the opening round matchup on Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. ET.

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UK tennis advances in NCAA

Updated: 05/16/2010 - The 12th-seeded University of Kentucky men’s tennis team defeated No. 24 Georgia Tech 4-1 in the second round of the NCAA Championships on Sunday at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex. The victory sends the Wildcats to the event’s round of 16 for the first time since 2002.

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Nidiffer slam lifts Cats to sweep

Updated: 05/16/2010 - Trailing by two runs, with one out and the bases loaded in the bottom of the eighth inning, Kentucky fifth-year senior catcher Marcus Nidiffer – in the final at-bat of his home career – connected on a 3-2 offering from LSU All-American closer Matty Ott, sending the ball soaring over the left-field fence for the game-winning grand slam, with UK sweeping the 20th-ranked Tigers for the first time in 19 years with a 6-4 win Sunday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Home runs power Batcats over LSU

Posted: 05/15/2010 - Freshman Jordan Cooper tossed a career-high seven innings in his fourth career conference start and Taylor Black, Chris Bisson and Luke Maile each hit home runs, leading the Kentucky baseball team to a series-clinching 9-4 win over No. 20 LSU, the defending national champions, Saturday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Lookin at Lucky wins Preakness

Posted: 05/15/2010 - BALTIMORE (AP) - Lookin at Lucky won the Preakness, ending Super Saver's bid to become the first Triple Crown winner in 32 years.

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Report: Eloy Vargas Commits To Basketball Cats

Posted: 05/15/2010 - Scout.com and Rivals.com are reporting power forward Eloy Vargas has committed to Kentucky, giving the Cats the top ranked recruiting class for 2010.

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UK Tennis advances in NCAA tourney

Posted: 05/15/2010 - The No. 12-seed University of Kentucky men’s tennis team posted a 4-0 victory over Cleveland State in first-round action of the NCAA Championships on Saturday at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex.

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UK Batcats take down LSU Tigers

Posted: 05/14/2010 - Trailing by two runs entering the bottom of the ninth against No. 20 LSU – the defending NCAA champions – Kentucky plated one run to cut the lead to one then got a walk-off, three-run home run from junior Lance Ray, his second three-run homer of the game, lifting UK to a 11-9 series-opening win, Friday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Softball Wildcats fall on walk-off homer

Posted: 05/13/2010 - FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – In what appeared to look like another fairy tale ending at the Southeastern Conference tournament for the Kentucky softball team resulted in heartbreak. Owning a 1-0 lead off of a Molly Johnson home run and in the middle of the seventh inning with a pair of base runners on the paths, severe weather moved into the area and halted the game. After a 2 hour and 33 minute wait before play resumed, LSU smacked a two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh to advance to the semi-finals Friday.

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Strickland reassigned, UK reorganizes men's basketball

Updated: 05/13/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky men’s basketball department will undergo changes to its administrative staff for the upcoming 2010-11 season, head coach John Calipari announced Thursday.

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Batcats lose 2nd straight non-conference game

Posted: 05/12/2010 - Senior catcher Marcus Nidiffer got his seventh hit in the last two games but Lipscomb plated 10 runs in the first six innings and held on for a 10-8 midweek win over Kentucky, on Wednesday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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