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Beckham recovering, out for six months

Posted: 03/17/2010 - David Beckham arrived in London with his wife Victoria on Wednesday after flying in from the Finnish clinic where he had surgery for a torn Achilles' tendon.

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Ballard outruns Shelby Co., 90-80

Posted: 03/17/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Forward Keiston Jones scored 30 points as Ballard held off Shelby County 90-80 in the opening round of the Boys Sweet 16 at Rupp Arena.

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Warren Central wins Boys Sweet 16 opener

Posted: 03/17/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Jordan Shanklin scored 16 points and Warren Central used a big third quarter run to beat East Carter 55-36 in the opening game of the Boys Sweet 16 state tournament on Wednesday at Rupp Arena.

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UK Softball Upsets #5 Alabama

Posted: 03/16/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Trailing by two runs going into the sixth inning the Kentucky offense finally found some rhythm and plated five runs to mount a terrific comeback and edge No. 5 Alabama, 5-4 in the nightcap of a doubleheader at the UK Softball Complex.

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Dunlap AP SEC Player of the Year, Mitchell Coach of the Year

Updated: 03/17/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The accolades continue flowing in for the Kentucky women’s basketball program as junior forward Victoria Dunlap and head coach Matthew Mitchell were chosen Southeastern Conference Player and Coach of the Year, respectively, by The Associated Press on Tuesday. Mitchell also was named Russell Athletic/WBCA Region 3 Coach of the Year.

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Woods set to return for Masters

Posted: 03/16/2010 - PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods said Tuesday he will return to golf next month at the Masters, ending a four-month hiatus brought on by a sex scandal that shattered his image as the gold standard in sports.

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Boys Sweet 16 opens on Wednesday

Updated: 03/16/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The field for the 2010 boys' state tournament may not have a favorite, but it's definitely top-heavy. When the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Boys' Sweet Sixteen tournament opens Wednesday at Rupp Arena in Lexington, half of the teams competing on the first day will be ranked in the Top 10.

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Tiger Woods returning to golf at the Masters

Posted: 03/16/2010 - Woods issued a statement Tuesday morning, saying he will play in the competition, which begins April 8. He's taken a four-month hiatus because of a sex scandal.

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UK women a 4-seed in Louisville

Updated: 03/16/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 19/15 Kentucky women’s basketball team earned its seventh bid to the NCAA Tournament with a No. 4 seed in the Kansas City Regional when the tournament pairings were released on Monday evening. The Wildcats (25-7) won’t have to travel far for their first NCAA appearance in four years, as UK will square off with 13th-seeded Liberty (27-5) in the first round Saturday, March 20 at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Ky.

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Colonels accept bid to play in CBI

Posted: 03/15/2010 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Behind the effort of a 20-win season, the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team has earned a berth in the 2010 College Basketball Invitational. The Colonels will host College of Charleston on March 17.

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UK-ETSU tip set for 7:15 p.m. Thursday

Updated: 03/15/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The second-ranked University of Kentucky men’s basketball team will kick off its 50th NCAA Tournament vs. East Tennessee State on Thursday, March 18 at 6:15 P.M. CST at the New Orleans Arena, the NCAA has announced.

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Cal pleased with #1 seed

Updated: 03/15/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari is happy the Wildcats nabbed a No. 1 seed, but he doesn't believe the NCAA selection committee did any favors for the SEC champions.

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Cats win wild one, claim 26th SEC Tournament title

Updated: 03/15/2010 - John Wall scored seven of his 15 points in overtime, and No. 2 Kentucky rallied from five down with 2:28 left in regulation to beat Mississippi State 75-74 on Sunday for the Wildcats' 26th Southeastern Conference tournament championship.

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Mercy takes down Scott Co., wins girls state title

Posted: 03/13/2010 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Juliann Miller scored 23 points and Mercy defeated Scott County 71-61 to win the 2010 Kentucky state girls high school championship Saturday night.

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Mississippi State knocks out Vandy, face Cats in SEC finals

Updated: 03/14/2010 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Barry Stewart scored 14 points and Mississippi State advanced to its second consecutive Southeastern Conference tournament championship game with a 62-52 win over No. 20 Vanderbilt on Saturday.

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Rowan girls fall in state semis

Posted: 03/13/2010 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Ellen Sholtes led Mercy with 22 points and 6 steals as they went on to beat Rowan County 53-45 in the semifinal of the girls' state high school tournament Saturday morning.

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Scott Co. advances to Sweet 16 finals

Posted: 03/13/2010 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Kristen Stainback had 26 points while Madison Webb scored 22 to help Scott County defeat Rockcastle County 62-59 in a nail-biter in the semifinal of the girls' state high school tournament Saturday afternoon.

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Cats roll to SEC finals

Updated: 03/13/2010 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kentucky is back in the Southeastern Conference tournament title game, a win away from the championship Wildcats fans see as their birthright.

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