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Knight leaving UK, staying in NBA draft

Updated: 05/06/2011 - Kentucky freshman Brandon Knight announced Friday that he will keep his name in June's NBA draft, forgoing his final three years of eligibility. The 6-foot-3, 185-pound guard said he made his decision after a combine for league scouts, where he was told he could be among the first 10 selections.

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Cobb happy to be with Packers

Updated: 05/05/2011 - Former UK wide receiver and return man Randall Cobb said today he couldn't be happier the way last week's NFL draft turned out. The Green Bay Packers took Cobb with the final pick of the 2nd round, he was the 64th overall selection. “It’s probably the best thing that could have happened to me, to wait as long as I did and go to the team I did. God works in mysterious ways."

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BatCats host top-ranked Vandy

Posted: 05/05/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- After spending the majority of April on the road, the Kentucky baseball team returns home for an eight-game homestand, hosting No. 1 Vanderbilt for a three-game series, with first pitch of the series opener set for Friday at 6:30 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The series will resume on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET and conclude on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET.

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Dialed In installed as the Derby favorite

Updated: 05/04/2011 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Dialed In has been made the early 4-1 favorite for the Kentucky Derby, with Uncle Mo as the second choice in the full field of 20 horses.

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Rondo, Celtics down 2-0 to Heat

Updated: 05/04/2011 - Rajon Rondo scored 20 points and added 12 assists for Boston, which got 16 points from Kevin Garnett and 13 from Pierce. The Celtics have only rallied from an 0-2 deficit in a best-of-seven series once.

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Joyful Victory heads field for Kentucky Oaks

Updated: 05/03/2011 - The field is set for Friday's running of the Grade 1, $1 million Kentucky Oaks, 13 3-year-old fillies were entered Tuesday Morning. Joyful Victory, trained by Larry Jones with Mike Smith riding drew the number one post and is listed as the 5-2 morning line favorite.

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Toby's Corner out of the Derby

Updated: 05/03/2011 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Wood Memorial winner Toby's Corner has dropped out of consideration for Saturday's Kentucky Derby because of an unspecified problem with his left hind leg.

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Rose to be named MVP; played for Calipari at Memphis

Updated: 05/03/2011 - Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is the NBA's MVP, becoming the youngest player in league history to win the award, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.

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UK Holding NBA Combine

Updated: 05/02/2011 - Around 20 NBA Scouts filled the Joe Craft Center to put Brandon Knight, Terrence Jones, DeAndre Liggins and Josh Harrellson through workout.

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Oaks Favorite Out With Injury

Posted: 05/02/2011 - R Heat Lightning, the probable favorite for the 137th Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs on Friday, was declared from the race Monday morning after being diagnosed with a possible knee injury, said trainer Todd Pletcher.

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Zito hopes to be Dialed In as Derby winner

Posted: 05/02/2011 - Nick Zito knows the good part of the Kentucky Derby as a two-time winner. He also knows the heartbreak of America's greatest race. Zito nearly joined fellow Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert as a three-time champ last year, when Ice Box overcame traffic trouble twice only to finish second, beaten 2½ lengths by Super Saver.

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Keeneland to offer drive-thru wagering at Red Mile

Posted: 05/02/2011 - To provide greater service to Thoroughbred racing fans, Keeneland, in partnership with The Red Mile, will offer drive-thru wagering on Kentucky Oaks Day and Kentucky Derby Day at Red Mile Racetrack, in addition to its home site at Keeneland.

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Baseball Cats drop 12th-straight road game

Posted: 04/30/2011 - BATON ROUGE, La. -- The LSU Tigers plated five runs through the first four innings and posted an 8-4 win over Kentucky, sweeping the Wildcats in front of 9,993 on Saturday at Alex Box Stadium.

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Uncle Mo a Go For Derby?

Posted: 04/30/2011 - Todd Pletcher faces a fresh batch of inquiries regarding Uncle Mo, one of his two contenders for the 137th Kentucky Derby.

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Leake pleads guilty to reduced charge

Updated: 04/29/2011 - Reds pitcher Mike Leake was sentenced to counseling and 30 hours of community service after pleading guilty Friday to a charge reduced from theft to unauthorized use of property.

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Gomez to ride Master of Hounds in Derby

Updated: 04/29/2011 - Eclipse Award winning jockey Garrett Gomez will ride Master of Hounds in the Kentucky Derby. His agent, Tony Matos, confirmed the deal Friday.

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