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Horsemen joining Arena Football 1

Updated: 09/28/2009 - Arena football isn't dead yet. Officials from what will be known as Arena Football 1 said Monday that they will have at least 16 teams ready to play in 2010, including four in former Arena Football League markets: Salt Lake City, Chicago, Phoenix and Orlando, Fla. The Arizona Rattlers and Orlando Predators played in the old AFL, but the new league's Chicago and Salt Lake City teams did not. Arena Football 1 said its markets also will include Little Rock, Ark.; Fresno, Calif.; Des Moines, Iowa; Jacksonville, Fla.; Lexington, Ky.; Milwaukee; Oklahoma City; Spokane, Wash.; Huntsville, Ala.; Kennewick, Wash.; and Tulsa.

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Kentucky faces another big challenge Saturday

Updated: 09/28/2009 - So much for the touchy-feely Rich Brooks. After watching his team get dismantled during a 41-7 loss to No. 1 Florida, the Kentucky coach offered his typical blunt assessment on how he'll be in practice this week before the Wildcats face No. 3 Alabama on Saturday. "I probably get grumpier, ornerier," he said.

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Brooks thankful Tebow not seriously hurt

Updated: 09/27/2009 - Rich Brooks is thankful Florida quarterback Tim Tebow wasn't seriously hurt following a vicious hit in the third quarter of the top-ranked Gators' 41-7 win over the Wildcats on Saturday night. The jarring hit on the superstar left players on both sides of the field shaken. Tebow spent the night in the hospital before returning to Gainesville, Fla. on Sunday morning.

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Tebow released from hospital, headed home

Updated: 09/27/2009 - Florida quarterback Tim Tebow was out of the hospital and on his way home Sunday, about 12 hours after sustaining a concussion during the team's 41-7 victory at Kentucky. Tebow was released from the University Medical Center in Lexington, Ky., Sunday morning. He was held for precautionary reasons. Coach Urban Meyer spent the night in hospital with Tebow.

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Eastern Kentucky Improves To 2-0 In OVC Play

Posted: 09/26/2009 - The Eastern Kentucky University football team forced three turnovers on the way to a 23-13 victory over Murray State Saturday evening at Roy Stewart Stadium. The No. 20 Colonels (2-1, 2-0 OVC) have now won eight of the last nine meetings against the Racers (1-3, 0-1).

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UK falls to Gators, knock out Tebow

Updated: 09/27/2009 - The win extended Florida's winning streak to 14 games, tops in the nation as the Gators (4-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) continued their mastery over the Wildcats (2-1, 0-1). Florida has won 23 straight in the series, the second longest active winning streak by one team over another in the country. (Stats Inside)

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Florida QB Tim Tebow, Others, Have Flu

Posted: 09/26/2009 - Florida quarterback Tim Tebow and several teammates flew to Kentucky on a separate plane because of respiratory and congestive issues, according to a person familiar with Florida's travel plans.

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High School Football Scores: Week 6

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Week 6 of the high school football season is in the books, Boyle County rolls past Danville 49-9 in our Friday Night Flights game of the week. (Scores Inside)

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UK to create Big Blue Sports Archives Endowment

Posted: 09/25/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 25, 2009) − The University of Kentucky Libraries, with help from UK Athletics and the Big Blue Nation, are using advanced technologies and archival techniques to preserve and make available to the public the Wildcats' storied history. In honor of this considerable undertaking, UK Basketball Coach John Calipari and the family of the late legendary broadcaster Claude Sullivan invite the public to celebrate the creation of the Big Blue Sports Archives Endowment, Tuesday evening, Oct. 13, at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort.

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Florida trying to extend dominance over UK to 23 straight games

Posted: 09/25/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A week ago, it would have been deemed another salvo from Urban Meyer to an opposing SEC coach. This week, it just sounds like the truth. The Florida coach didn't exactly mince his words when asked how much progress Kentucky has made under Rich Brooks since Meyer began coaching the Gators five seasons ago.

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Stacey Poole Picks UK, First In 2010 Class

Updated: 09/24/2009 - Stacey Poole, a 4-star recruit out of Jacksonville, Florida, officially commited to Kentucky after visiting last Saturday. Poole chose UK over South Carolina in a live announcement on ESPNU.

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MSU Eagles Will Get OVC Title Rings This Weekend

Posted: 09/24/2009 - MOREHEAD, Ky. – The Morehead State men’s basketball team will be presented with their 2009 Ohio Valley Conference Championship rings Saturday. The ceremony will take place during halftime of the home football game against Butler.

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Horsemen Name Tommy Johnson Head Coach

Updated: 09/24/2009 - As 27Sportsfirst reported on Wednesday night the Kentucky Horsemen have hired former Louisville Fire coach Tommy Johnson to lead the team next season.

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LCA Football Team Learning Life Lesson Off The Field

Updated: 09/23/2009 - Denise Rains, the wife of LCA football coach Paul Rains is fighting breast cancer as the eagles fight to get back to the state title game. No question the team is learning more than just football this season. The story inside.

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Madness tickets distributed beginning Oct. 3

Posted: 09/23/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tickets for the 2009 Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena will be available Saturday, Oct. 3, at 6 a.m., at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Euclid Avenue and online at UKathletics.com and Ticketmaster.com. Madness, the first open practice opportunity for Kentucky’s 2009-10 men’s and women’s basketball teams, is Friday, Oct. 16, at 7:30 p.m. Fans will be allowed to enter Rupp Arena beginning at 6 p.m. the night of Big Blue Madness.

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Cats have struggled stopping Tebow, Florida

Posted: 09/23/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky defensive tackle Ricky Lumpkin says it would be easier to stop Florida quarterback Tim Tebow if the former Heisman Trophy winner wasn't so nice.

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Ex-Cat Bogans signs with Spurs

Posted: 09/22/2009 - SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Guard Keith Bogans is the latest newcomer to the San Antonio Spurs.

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Summer Squall euthanized

Posted: 09/22/2009 - VERSAILLES, Ky. (AP) - Former Preakness champion Summer Squall was euthanized Tuesday at Lane's End Farm due to complications of old age. He was 22.

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