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Batcats Roll Over Xavier, 15-2

Posted: 04/05/2011 - Behind a grand slam from catcher Luke Maile, a home run and five RBI from third baseman Thomas McCarthy and the first homer of the season from centerfielder Brian Adams, the Kentucky Wildcats pounded out a season-high 15 runs in a 15-2 drubbing of Xavier, on Tuesday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Reds stay unbeaten, defeat Houston 8-2

Posted: 04/05/2011 - Chris Heisey drove in three runs and the Cincinnati Reds took a patient approach at the plate in improving to 4-0 for the first time since their 1990 World Series championship season, beating the Houston Astros 8-2 on Tuesday night.

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Stein predicts Legends win or will dress like Bruce Pearl

Posted: 04/05/2011 - As he has every year since the Lexington Legends began play in 2001, Legends President/CEO Alan Stein has guaranteed that the team would win its opening game. And as always, he has attached a promise to do something memorable just in case the Legends aren’t able to record a victory.

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Georgia duo entering NBA Draft

Posted: 04/05/2011 - Georgia juniors Trey Thompkins and Travis Leslie are jumping to the NBA. The duo announced they would put their names into the NBA Draft after leading the Bulldogs into the NCAA Tournament for the first time under coach Mark Fox.

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UK finishes in Top 5 of final poll

Posted: 04/05/2011 - The top 25 teams in the USA Today-ESPN men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, final records, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

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Novosel, Irish Upset UCONN

Posted: 04/04/2011 - Former Lexington Catholic star Natalie Novosel and Notre Dame finally beat UConn 72-63 to advance to NCAA Finals.

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Cats run comes to end, fall to UConn 56-55

Posted: 04/02/2011 - HOUSTON (AP) - Kemba Walker scored 18 points Saturday night to help Connecticut keep its remarkable postseason run going with a 56-55 victory over Kentucky that placed the Huskies one win away from their third, and most improbable, NCAA title.

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Mack coming up big in Butler's run to finals

Posted: 04/02/2011 - HOUSTON (AP) - Maybe this time that final, riveting shot will go in. Maybe this time Butler won't need it. The Bulldogs are back in the national title game, not as lovable underdogs but as a team intent on making up for last year's heartbreak.

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UK fans give ex-coach warm welcome

Posted: 04/02/2011 - Tubby Smith had great seats Saturday night, first row in fact, but they weren't quite as good as the last time Kentucky was in the national semifinals.

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Former Dunbar player named All-American

Posted: 04/01/2011 - Former Dunbar star Ebony Rowe has been named to the Full Court Press Freshman All-American team. The Middle Tennessee player was listed to the online publication’s third team.

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Knight set to lead the Cats against the Huskies

Posted: 04/01/2011 - HOUSTON (AP) - Kentucky guard Brandon Knight is stepping out of the shadows of his talented predecessors during the Wildcats' run to the Final Four. Knight has knocked down two game-winners during the NCAA tournament, carving out his own identity in a point guard fraternity that includes Derrick Rose and John Wall, both of whom were coached by Kentucky's John Calipari.

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Brey named AP Coach of the Year

Posted: 04/01/2011 - HOUSTON (AP) - Mike Brey is The Associated Press' coach of the year after guiding Notre Dame to second place in the Big East and a No. 5 ranking in the final poll.

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Fredette named AP Player of the Year

Posted: 04/01/2011 - HOUSTON (AP) - Jimmer Fredette is The Associated Press' player of the year after leading the nation in scoring and BYU to one of its best seasons.

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Wall suspended for scuffle

Posted: 03/31/2011 - NEW YORK - Wizards rookie John Wall has been suspended one game without pay and two Miami Heat players were fined for their actions in Wednesday night's game at Washington.

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Teater opens Shell Houston open with 7-under

Posted: 03/31/2011 - Former Morehead State golfer Josh Teater crafted a bogey-free, 7-under-par 65 today in his opening round of the Shell Houston Open, leaving him two shots off the lead.

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Reds open season with walk-off winner

Posted: 03/31/2011 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Ramon Hernandez hit a two-out, three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday, rallying the Cincinnati Reds to a 7-6 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers in an opening-day flashback to their NL Central title season.

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Cats ready for rematch with UConn

Updated: 03/31/2011 - HOUSTON (AP) - Connecticut might not want to read too much into its win over Kentucky four months ago as it heads into Saturday's Final Four rematch.

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Wall ejected during Wizards-Heat game

Updated: 03/30/2011 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Top overall draft pick John Wall and Zydrunas Ilgauskas have been ejected after a skirmish during the second quarter of the Wizards' game against the Heat on Wednesday night.

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Keeneland spring meet kicks off 75th Anniversary

Posted: 03/30/2011 - LEXINGTON, KY (March 30, 2011) – Keeneland will put the emphasis on fun as the spring race meeting (April 8-29) kicks off the historic track’s 75th anniversary celebration.

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Harrellson one of country's most improved

Posted: 03/29/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky center Josh Harrellson said in October he'd give up his eligibility if it meant freshman big man Enes Kanter could play.

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