Posted: 11:15 AM LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Matthew Mitchell era began Thursday in Memorial Coliseum in front of 2,119 fans as the Wildcats used an in-your-face pressure defense to force 30 turnovers and defeat NCAA Division II foe Kentucky Wesleyan 83-61 in their first exhibition game.
Posted: 11:08 AM LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Breeders' Cup Classic winner Curlin has
more than 400 new owners.
A state judge has given the plaintiffs, in a lawsuit against
three lawyers, the right to claim part ownership of the 3-year-old
colt who has earned more than $5.1 million on the track.
Posted: 5:43 PM
CINCINNATI (AP) - The Cincinnati Bengals had both of their
running backs at practice today.
Rudi Johnson went through his second full practice in two days.
Johnson missed most of the last four games with a strained
hamstring, but is expected to play Sunday in Buffalo.
Kenny Watson also went through a full practice today. He was
cleared to return after suffering a mild concussion last Sunday.
Watson filled in while Johnson was hurt.
The Bengals are 2-5 heading into a game they must win to
preserve any hope of making the playoffs.
(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
Posted: 5:09 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. – Seniors Sarah Elliott (McKee, Ky.) and Samantha Mahoney (Detroit) were named to the preseason All-SEC team as selected by league coaches and announced by the conference office Thursday. The league coaches also picked Kentucky to finish sixth in the standings.
Posted: 4:33 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky honors its 1958 national championship basketball team, and the team it faced in the finals that year, Saturday night when the Wildcats host Seattle in an exhibition game.
Posted: 2:46 PM BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference maintains its
strong presence in the NBA for the 2007-2008 season as 41 former players are on 21 of the 30 NBA teams on the opening day's rosters. Nine of the 12 SEC schools have former standouts holding roster spots at the beginning of the league's 62nd season.
Updated: 2:14 PM The Kentucky women’s basketball team opens the Matthew Mitchell era on Thursday when it plays host to NCAA Division II foe Kentucky Wesleyan in the first of two exhibition contests in Memorial Coliseum. Tip-off between the Wildcats and Panthers is set for 7 p.m. EDT and the game will be carried live on the Big Blue Sports Network (radio) with Neil Price. The game will be open to the public free of charge with seating on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Updated: 5:44 AM Billy Gillispie took the court as Kentucky's coach for the first time Wednesday night and, if one exhibition game is any indication, he's making good on his promise to turn up the tempo.
Posted: 2:19 PM BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Southeastern Conference unveiled its
fourth annual men's basketball coaches preseason All-SEC first and
second teams, Wednesday, to tip off another great season of SEC men's basketball.
Updated: 2:20 PM Former Huntington High basketball standout Patrick Patterson was close friends with two Highlander football players who died in an accident on their way back from an end-of-school trip from Florida.
Posted: 9:45 PM CALGARY, Alberta -- Former Kentucky Thoroughblades netminder Miikka Kiprusoff agreed to a $35-million, six-year extension with the Flames on Monday that will keep the star goalie in Calgary through the 2013-14 season.
Updated: 4:07 PM EUGENE – Rich Brooks, who led the University of Oregon to the 1995 Rose Bowl in addition to laying the foundation for the football program’s most successful era in school history, highlights a quintet of individual standouts who will be inducted as part of the school’s 16th class into the university’s Athletics Hall of Fame during festivities spanning the weekend of Nov. 2-3.
Posted: 4:24 PM ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia senior Takais Brown, the team's
leading scorer last year who already was suspended for the first
nine games this season, has been dismissed from the team by coach