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Harvick set for second inaugural event victory in Kentucky

Updated: 07/07/2011 - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship leader Kevin Harvick arrived at Kentucky Speedway Thursday morning with an appreciation for the significance of the weekend ahead as the countdown continues for Saturday night’s inaugural “Quaker State 400”.

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UK Hoops camps set for August

Updated: 07/07/2011 - University of Kentucky women’s basketball head coach Matthew Mitchell and his staff are excited to announce the dates and times for their inaugural satellite camp tour this summer where they will teach the game of basketball to the youth of the Bluegrass. (Dates Inside)

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Former Batcat Cowgill keeps it all in perspective

Posted: 07/07/2011 - A fifth-round pick of the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2008, Cowgill expected to make his mark on the organization and march to the big leagues. After a solid first professional season, Cowgill was 61 games into his 2009 season when he handled a small-scale failure about as poorly as possible.

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UK Quarterback showing growth in leadership

Updated: 07/07/2011 - Kentucky quarterback Morgan Newton seems comfortable in his new leadership role with the Wildcats as he pushes not only himself to improve in the offseason, but his teammates too.

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Kentucky revving for Sprint Cup race

Updated: 07/07/2011 - The countdown to NASCAR Sprint Cup racing in Kentucky is winding down. The first race is set for tonight with the big draw Saturday at the Kentucky Speedway.

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Former Mr. Baseball named co-Rookie of the Month

Posted: 07/06/2011 - Minnesota Twins outfielder Ben Revere and Oakland Athletics second baseman Jemile Weeks have been selected as the co- winners of the American League's top rookie for the month for June.

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Webb unlikely to pitch this season

Updated: 07/06/2011 - ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Brandon Webb likely will not pitch for the Texas Rangers this season after experiencing more pain in his surgically repaired right rotator cuff.

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Logano rolls into Kentucky with momentum

Updated: 07/06/2011 - Joey Logano probably knows his way around Kentucky Speedway better than any other driver headed there this weekend. With three wins in three Nationwide Series starts at the track, Logano has reason to believe he'll have a strong run in Saturday night's inaugural Sprint Cup Series event at Kentucky. And a two-week wave of momentum has Logano excited at the opportunity to continue his surge in the standings - and maybe get himself in contention for the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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Former UK video coordinator could be Pacers next coach

Posted: 07/05/2011 - INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana Pacers have scheduled a news conference with Frank Vogel amid speculation that he will be the team's next head coach. Vogel is a former Kentucky video coordinator.

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Wildcats Make Professional Debuts

Posted: 07/05/2011 - Four 2011 Kentucky baseball standouts have opened their professional careers after signing professional contracts.

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Cards edge Reds 1-0 in pitchers duel

Updated: 07/05/2011 - Chris Carpenter outdueled Cincinnati Reds nemesis Johnny Cueto with eight scoreless innings, then watched from the dugout as pinch-hitter Mark Hamilton drove in the lone run with an infield hit for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 1-0 victory on Monday night.

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Former Cat Dale Brown heading to Clark Atlanta

Posted: 07/01/2011 - Since finishing his pro basketball career and returning to the University of Kentucky to obtain his college degree in 2003, Brown has had nine coaching jobs in eight years. The Pascagoula native was named head coach at Clark Atlanta University on Wednesday, his second job in less than a month

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Harrellson Expected To Be An Enforcer

Posted: 07/01/2011 - It's been a wild week for Josh Harrellson to say the least. The former Kentucky Wildcat returned from New York City on Thursday, one week from the night he was drafted by the New Orleans Hornets with the 45th overall pick in the 2nd round of the NBA draft, then shipped to the Knicks for $750,000 dollars in cash.

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Sprint Cup race at Kentucky Speedway sold out

Updated: 07/01/2011 - Kentucky Speedway announces it has sold out the 107,000 grandstand tickets available for the inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series “Quaker State 400.”

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Autopsy reveals Macho Man suffered from heart disease

Updated: 07/05/2011 - ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A medical examiner says something went wrong with professional wrestler "Macho Man" Randy Savage's heart before he crashed his car and declared the cause of death as heart disease.

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Meyer selected All-South

Updated: 06/30/2011 - NASHVILLE -- Kentucky junior right-handed starting pitcher Alex Meyer has been selected second-team All-South Region by the American Baseball Coaches Association, it was announced.

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EKU women to host Louisville

Posted: 06/30/2011 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University’s women’s basketball team will play host to the University of Louisville on Nov. 17 at McBrayer Arena, head coach Chrissy Roberts announced today along with the Lady Colonels’ complete 2011-12 schedule.

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Teater highlights 2011 Morehead Hall of Fame class

Updated: 06/29/2011 - MOREHEAD, Ky.--Morehead State athletics announced this week that four former student-athletes, Harlan “Fats” Tolle, Val Falcone, Diane (Long) Wetherill, and Josh Teater will be inducted into the MSU Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2011 class will be installed in the annual Hall of Fame dinner on Friday, Oct. 21 and officially recognized during the Homecoming football game Oct. 22 versus Dayton.

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Ex-Cat Hayes off to China

Posted: 06/29/2011 - Houston Rockets’ forward Chuck Hayes will visit Xiamen on July 5th-9th as Qiaodan Sports’ new brand ambassador to China, reports Xiamen Economic Daily.

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Liggins introduced at Magic press conference

Updated: 06/29/2011 - ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Minutes before walking into his introductory news conference, Orlando Magic guard DeAndre Liggins received some advice about being a second-round pick from his new teammate, Gilbert Arenas.

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Animal Kingdom done for the year

Updated: 06/29/2011 - NEW YORK (AP) - Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom has a more serious leg injury that will require surgery, and the colt won't race again this year.

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