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Joker gets little sleep, faces big challenge

Updated: 08/09/2010 - Sleep doesn't come easy to Joker Phillips. Never has. Five hours a night and he's good. Six and the Kentucky coach finds he can barely hold his head up in the afternoon. Considering the challenge Phillips faces in his first year on the job, getting too much sleep won't be a problem.

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Cats hold media day; Phillips says Hartline enters as No. 1 QB

Updated: 08/06/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - New Kentucky football coach Joker Phillips says this year's team may have the firepower to compare to the record-breaking offense led by Andre Woodson a few years ago. The former offensive coordinator hosted his first media day Friday as the Wildcat's head coach and acknowledged the biggest uncertainty swirls around who will get the bulk of the snaps at quarterback.

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Cal gets good marks from NCAA for academics

Updated: 08/05/2010 - Kentucky coach John Calipari got mostly passing grades on his report card. West Virginia's Bob Huggins did even better, earning perfect marks each of the past two seasons. The two men, often criticized for their players' academic performance, had better-than-expected scores in the NCAA's first Academic Progress Rate for coaches. On Thursday, the NCAA released coaches' scores in six sports - baseball, football, men's and women's basketball and women's indoor and outdoor track - from 2003-04 through 2008-09.

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Lookin At Lucky out of Travers

Updated: 08/05/2010 - The trainer of Preakness and Haskell Invitational winner Lookin At Lucky says the horse came down with a fever this week and won't run in the Travers on Aug. 28 at Saratoga.

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Bengals' Bryant won't play Sunday

Updated: 08/05/2010 - Receiver Antonio Bryant won't play in the Cincinnati Bengals' preseason opener because of his bad knee.

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Roberts leads after Day 2 of Kentucky Open

Posted: 08/04/2010 - Andy Roberts shot a 6 under 66 on Wednesday to take a 4 stroke leading after completion of second round action at the Kentucky Open.

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Micah Johnson Signs With Dolphins

Posted: 08/04/2010 - The Miami Dolphins moved quickly after rookie linebacker A. J. Edds was lost for the season last night, signing undrafted rookie linebacker Micah Johnson to replace him.

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Kanter still not eligible, may miss Canadian trip

Posted: 08/03/2010 - UK spokesperson DeWayne Peevey confirms that freshman center Enes Kanter still has not gained eligibilty from the NCAA and could miss his team's upcoming trip to Canada.

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UK hikes K Fund & tickets prices for basketball

Updated: 08/03/2010 - Fans are going to have to shell out more green to watch Big Blue at Rupp Arena next seasonl. The Kentucky Athletics Board raised the cost of basketball tickets Tuesday for the first time in three years, a move officials said was necessary to keep the program moving forward.

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Gresham, Bengals first round pick agree to deal

Posted: 08/02/2010 - Gresham, the 21st overall pick, is expected to arrive in Georgetown, Ky., on Tuesday to sign his deal and participate in an afternoon practice. The former Oklahoma star has missed eight practices, but has plenty of time to win the starting job.

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Kentuckian leads PGA Jr. Championship

Updated: 08/02/2010 - Justin Thomas has set a course record with a 7-under-par 65 and leads the 35th Junior PGA Championship by one stroke midway through the first round in Fort Wayne, Ind.

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Dodson no longer a Wildcat

Updated: 08/02/2010 - UK guard Darnell Dodson will not be back next season with the Wildcats. Coach John Calipari posted the news on his Facebook page Sunday.

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Ex-Cat Holmes fires 10-under 60 on Saturday

Posted: 07/31/2010 - WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - Jeff Overton hadn't even teed off in the third round of the inaugural Greenbrier Classic but already his four-shot lead is shrinking.

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Speedway has announcement set for Aug. 10

Posted: 07/31/2010 - Kentucky Speedway’s owner hinted Friday that a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race would be held next year at the Gallatin County track.

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From the Sidelines

Posted: 07/31/2010 - The Southeastern Conference would seem to be, once again, an inverted Weeble – lots of power at the top, winnowing into a pool of teams that won’t compete for anything beyond the mid-level bowl games.

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Rachel Alexandra will race in August

Posted: 07/30/2010 - The co-owner of Rachel Alexandra says his Horse of the Year will race next in the Personal Ensign Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on Aug. 29.

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Bengals Benson cool with the NFL

Posted: 07/30/2010 - Bengals Running Back Cedric Benson will not be disciplined by the NFL for a recent incident in Austin, Texas.

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Terrell Owens officially a Bengal

Posted: 07/29/2010 - The Bengals today signed unrestricted free agent Terrell Owens, one of the most productive wide receivers in NFL history. Also today, the club waived WR Freddie Brown, a first-year NFL player from Utah.

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Cousins returns for Calipari ProCamp

Updated: 07/29/2010 - Former Kentucky star DeMarcus Cousins enjoys the perks of being a professional basketball player, namely making enough money to buy a house for his mother. Yet there's a part of the Sacramento Kings rookie center that wishes he'd returned for his sophomore season with the Wildcats.

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