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Cal addresses Jefferson Co. alumni

Posted: 10/12/2011 - A sold out crowd of nearly 800 UK fans attended the annual Jefferson Co. alumni luncheon in Louisville on Wednesday. UK coach John Calipari was the headline speaker.

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Madness to air on WKYT

Posted: 10/12/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Big Blue Madness, the first open practice opportunity for Kentucky's 2011-12 men's and women's basketball teams, is Friday, Oct. 14. This will be the seventh time Madness has been held at Rupp Arena. Fans will be allowed to enter Rupp Arena beginning at 6 p.m. the night of Big Blue Madness. Madness Timeline:

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Morehead Hysteria set for Oct. 19

Posted: 10/11/2011 - MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Eagle fans will get their first chance to see the 2011-12 Morehead State men’s and women’s basketball teams at Morehead Hysteria on Wednesday, Oct. 19. The event is slated for 7 p.m. ET and will be free to the public. Fans can enjoy scrimmages by both teams, as well as a dunk contest and a three-point shooting contest.

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UK's Clemons out for the season

Posted: 10/11/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky running back Josh Clemons will miss the rest of the season with a torn meniscus.

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Keeneland wins International Simulcast Award

Posted: 10/11/2011 - LEXINGTON, KY (October 11, 2011) – Keeneland Association recently was named the winner of the International Simulcast Award at the 19th annual International Simulcasting Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. Keeneland also won the award, which honors the horse racing industry’s best simulcast production, in 2003, 2008 and 2009. Keeneland’s latest award was for its coverage of the Giant’s Causeway (L) from April.

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Blind Luck to be offered in Keeneland November sale

Posted: 10/11/2011 - LEXINGTON, KY (October 11, 2011) – Blind Luck, the 2010 Champion three-year-old filly, will be offered at Keeneland’s upcoming November Breeding Stock Sale. She will be offered as Hip 210A, the final horse sold at session one on Monday, November 7.

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Sanford's status unclear on UofL staff

Updated: 10/10/2011 - Mike Sanford's status on coach Charlie Strong's Louisville coaching staff remains in flux. Strong said Monday that he has not met with the Cardinals apparently former offensive coordinator, who did not travel with the team for this weekend's 14-7 loss at North Carolina. Strong said he plans for Sanford to remain on staff, however, it is unclear what his role will be.

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Tickets avaiable for UK-Transy tip-off dinner

Updated: 10/10/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - Coaches and players from both the University of Kentucky and Transylvania University will attend a tip-off dinner on Oct. 30 at Keeneland Entertainment Center in advance of the historic meeting of the teams on Nov. 2. Tickets are available for the event, billed as "Dinner with the Pioneers and Wildcats." The teams will then meet on the court for the first time in 100 years on Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. at Rupp Arena in an exhibition game.

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UPike, Big Blue All-Stars entertain crowd of 4,000

Posted: 10/08/2011 - A crowd of more than 4,000 gathered at the East Kentucky Expo Center on Saturday night to watch an exhibition game between the Big Blue All-Stars and the defending national champion University of Pikeville Bears, a game won by the Stars 103-82.

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EKU downs E. Illinois, 48-16

Posted: 10/08/2011 - CHARLESTON, Ill. – The Eastern Kentucky University football team ran for a season-high 374 yards on its way to a 48-16 victory over host Eastern Illinois Saturday afternoon. The win was the fifth straight for the Colonels (2-3, 1-1 OVC) over the Panthers (1-5, 0-4).

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Drake deals Morehead St. home loss

Posted: 10/08/2011 - MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Michael Piatkowski threw three touchdown passes, two to Nathan Paddock, as Drake rallied to beat Morehead State 41-26 on Saturday.

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Cats fall at Carolina, 54-3

Updated: 10/08/2011 - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw threw for 311 yards and four touchdowns leading No. 18 South Carolina to a 54-3 win over Kentucky on Saturday.

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Louisville OC absent from game; Strong to make statement

Posted: 10/08/2011 - CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Louisville athletic officials say coach Charlie Strong will discuss the absence of offensive coordinator Mike Sanford after the Cardinals' game against the North Carolina Tar Heels.

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Rajon Rondo to join Big Blue All-Stars team

Updated: 10/08/2011 - Former University of Kentucky stand out and current NBA Boston Celtic All-Star Rajon Rondon will be joining the Big Blue All-Star Tour for three dates.

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Carolina prepares for Cats, run to defend Eastern title

Posted: 10/07/2011 - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Steve Spurrier hopes he's finally got the pieces of South Carolina's championship puzzle in place. The defending SEC Eastern Division champs were supposed to have little trouble on their way back to the league title game - and maybe even take the next step.

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UK bans Herald-Leader from interviewing UK player

Updated: 10/07/2011 - The University of Kentucky banned a hometown newspaper from interviewing a highly touted basketball player because the paper hasn't publicly apologized for the way it edited a question in a published story that mentioned the violent death of the athlete's father.

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SEC dominated by defense

Posted: 10/06/2011 - The Southeastern Conference still has plenty of star power this season. But instead of quarterbacks generating the buzz, it's a collection of defensive standouts.

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Joker wants Cats to "grind-out" win at Carolina

Updated: 10/07/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky football has wrapped up preparation for its contest against South Carolina with head coach Joker Phillips saying his team needs to have a grind-out performance against the Gamecocks, who are ranked No. 18 in The Associated Press poll and No. 14 by USA Today coaches poll.

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UK releases statement on player, Herald-Leader

Posted: 10/06/2011 - After a recent interview session with UK men’s basketball player Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, the Lexington Herald-Leader took the liberty of rewriting a question from the transcript in a way that we feel sensationalizes the story and was unfair to Michael and his family.

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Six UK women's games added to TV schedule

Posted: 10/06/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Six additional Kentucky women’s basketball games have been added to the TV schedule, it was announced today. The UK IMG Sports Network, UK's local network that serves eight over-the-air stations and Fox Sports Net South on cable, will broadcast five games while Cox Sports Television will air the Wildcats’ game at LSU.

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Big Blue All-Stars will take on Villains in charity game

Updated: 10/06/2011 - LEXINGTON, KY (October 6, 2011) - 15inc, owned by former University of Kentucky Basketball player Jeff Sheppard has announced a Mens Basketball Exhibition Game between the Big Blue All Stars and The Villains presented by State Farm Insurance, to be played at Rupp Arena on Monday, October 24. Tipoff is slated for 7:30 p.m. ET.

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