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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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Elijah Justice Offered Scholarship

Posted: 05/04/2010 - Kentucky Mr. Basketball and Shelby Valley standout Elijah Justice was offered a scholarship tonight by Louisville and will sign on Wednesday.

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UK, Calipari respond to reports

Updated: 05/05/2010 - UK head coach John Calipari released a statement on his facebook page, while athletics director Mitch Barnhart responds as well to Calipari coaching reports.

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Report: Cal Intrigued by Bulls opening

Posted: 05/04/2010 - Kentucky coach John Calipari is intrigued with the Chicago Bulls’ coaching job and would be willing to listen to a pitch from management, NBA and NCAA sources told Yahoo! Sports on Tuesday.

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Cal says Orton, Bledsoe likely gone

Updated: 05/03/2010 - Kentucky coach John Calipari says he would be "shocked" if freshmen Daniel Orton and Eric Bledsoe decide to return to school rather than enter the NBA draft.

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Cats fall to Vols 3-1

Updated: 05/02/2010 - Kentucky got a career-high five innings from freshman Jordan Cooper but couldn’t muster enough offense, as the Tennessee Volunteers posted a 3-1 win over the Wildcats, claiming the series on Sunday afternoon in front of 1,800 fans at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.

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Super Saver headed to Preakness

Updated: 05/02/2010 - Calvin Borel boldly predicted he's going to win the Triple Crown after Super Saver sloshed to a 2½-length victory in the Kentucky Derby. Ever-cautious trainer Todd Pletcher sure likes the rail-hugging rider's confidence. "I don't think I've ever had a jockey come to the paddock more focused," he said Sunday. "I would equate it to someone coming out for a heavyweight fight. He was so in the zone and pumped up. Didn't have much to say, but you could just see the intensity on his face. He was revved up."

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