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David Elson fired as WKU coach

Updated: 11/09/2009 - Western Kentucky has fired head coach David Elson, though he will finish out the remainder of the season. The Hilltoppers are 0-9 this season and have lost 17 straight games, the longest active losing streak in the Football Bowl Subdivision.

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Brooks looks for Cobb & Locke to return

Updated: 11/09/2009 - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks hopes to have running back Derrick Locke and receiver Randall Cobb back for a crucial game at Vanderbilt on Saturday. Locke sat out with a knee injury and Cobb was out with a thumb injury during Kentuckys 37-12 win over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday. Both will be back at practice this week.

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Georgetown Falls to Mississippi State

Updated: 12/09/2009 - Eddie Gray had a game-high 19 points to pace the Tigers, an NAIA powerhouse from Georgetown, Ky. Vic Moses added 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Kyle Saxton scored 10 points off the bench.

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Zenyatta Wins Breeders Cup Classic

Posted: 11/07/2009 - Zenyatta beat the boys in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday, running her record to 14-0 in the most impressive effort of her career.

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Kentucky earns 5th win, 37-12 over Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 11/07/2009 - Morgan Newton threw his first two career touchdown passes and three other Wildcats ran for scores as Kentucky dominated Eastern Kentucky 37-12 Saturday, extending its nonconference winning streak to a school-record 18 games. (Stats & Game Notes Inside)

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Cardinals fall to West Virginia 17-9

Posted: 11/07/2009 - Jarrett Brown threw a touchdown pass but managed little offense and West Virginia struggled to beat Louisville 17-9 on Saturday.

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UK Hoops shines during Fan Day

Posted: 11/07/2009 - The 2009-10 Kentucky women’s basketball team debuted their skills for over 200 fans Saturday morning in the third annual “UK Hoops Fan Day” in Memorial Coliseum. The Wildcats defeated the Blue Bombers, the team’s male practice squad, 49-43 in three 10-minute periods.

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Wall impresses, Kentucky wins big 117-52

Updated: 11/06/2009 - John Wall scored 27 points in his collegiate debut and No. 4 Kentucky rolled past Clarion 117-52 on Friday night in an exhibition game.

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SEC fines Florida's Meyer

Posted: 11/06/2009 - GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Florida coach Urban Meyer has been fined $30,000 by the Southeastern Conference for criticizing officials.

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D'Backs pick up Webb's $8.5 M option

Posted: 11/06/2009 - PHOENIX (AP) - Pitcher Brandon Webb's $8.5 million option was exercised Friday by the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Lindley in, Locke Out

Posted: 11/05/2009 - Following Thursday’s practice, Coach Rich Brooks confirmed that cornerback Trevard Lindley will start against Eastern Kentucky on Saturday, but tailback Derrick Locke will not play against EKU.

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NY Yankees Win 27th World Series Title

Posted: 11/04/2009 - A Japanese import has helped the New York Yankees drive to the top of the baseball world once again with their 27th World Series title.

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Morehead Beats Cedarville in Exhibition Opener

Posted: 11/04/2009 - MOREHEAD, Ky.— Morehead State men’s basketball opened the 2009-2010 exhibition season with a decisive 90-58 win over Cedarville Wednesday evening at Johnson arena in front of 2,012 fans. Three MSU players tallied double figure scoring and junior Kenneth Faried finished with a double-double to lead the Eagles. Morehead State coach Donnie Tyndall got a look at 13 of his 16 players Wednesday, 12 of which scored.

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Zenyatta the favorite in Breeders' Cup Classic

Posted: 11/03/2009 - ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) - Zenyatta was made the early 5-2 favorite Tuesday in a field of 13 for the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic, where she'll put her 13-0 record on the line against the boys for the first time.

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Back injury forces Prince to bench, ends streak

Posted: 11/03/2009 - AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Detroit Pistons forward Tayshaun Prince will miss Tuesday's game against the Orlando Magic with a back injury, ending his consecutive-games streak at 496.

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Flu Bug Hurting Football Cats

Updated: 11/03/2009 - Illness and injury thinned the ranks of the Kentucky football team significantly during Tuesday morning’s practice at the Nutter Training Center.

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UK Hoops Fans' Day set for Saturday

Posted: 11/03/2009 - Lexington, KY – University of Kentucky women's basketball fans are invited to the third annual “UK Hoops Fan Day” Saturday, Nov. 7 in Memorial Coliseum. The event is free of charge and will feature inflatable games, music, free posters, an autograph session and a Blue and White scrimmage. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. ET and the first 100 fans will receive a free hot dog and coke. The event will begin at 10 a.m. ET.

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Cats Beat Campbellsville 74-38

Posted: 11/02/2009 - New Kentucky coach John Calipari promised some growing pains, and there were plenty as the Wildcats had 23 turnovers and were 3 of 14 on 3-pointers.

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Rondo agrees to 5 year contract extension

Updated: 11/05/2009 - Rajon Rondo says he has agreed to a five-year contract extension with the Celtics, keeping the star point guard from entering the market as a restricted free agent after the season.

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Rich Brooks Answers Questions about MSU Loss

Posted: 11/02/2009 - Coach Rich Brooks agreed, saying overconfidence caused his team to lose focus. Now he has to find a way to pick the Wildcats back up before things unravel.

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Patterson Named AP Pre-Season All-American

Posted: 11/02/2009 - The 6-9 Patterson averaged 17.9 points and 9.3 rebounds for the Wildcats last season and he's expected to be more of an inside presence this season with the addition of freshman point guard John Wall to new coach John Calipari's offense.

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