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Mike Summers new UK offensive line coach

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Arkansas offensive line coach Mike Summers is leaving the Razorbacks to take a similar job at Kentucky. Summers is a native of Lexington, Ky., where the UK campus is located, and began his career as an offensive line coach for the Wildcats in 1979. He is married to the daughter of former Kentucky basketball coach Joe B. Hall.

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Kentucky holds on in SEC opener

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Cousins scored seven of his 16 points in the final 3 minutes as the Wildcats stayed unbeaten with a gritty 76-68 win over the Bulldogs on Saturday. (Stats & Post Game Notes Inside)

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Bengals exit playoffs, lose 24-14

Posted: 01/09/2010 - Mark Sanchez handled single-degree wind chills and the playoff pressure with no problems Saturday, throwing a touchdown pass on a rollout play, and the NFL's top running game took it from there, setting up a 24-14 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Tuberville will coach Texas Tech

Posted: 01/09/2010 - Former Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville will be named the next football coach at Texas Tech, a news conference is scheduled for Sunday in Lubbock, Texas.

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Peyton Manning wins NFL MVP Award

Posted: 01/09/2010 - Peyton Manning became the first player to win The Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player honors four times. The Indianapolis Colts' sensational quarterback romped to the award Saturday in balloting by 50 sports writers and broadcasters who cover the league.

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Pete Carroll leaving USC for NFL

Posted: 01/09/2010 - Pete Carroll has reportedly agreed to leave Southern California after nine years to return to the NFL and coach the Seattle Seahawks.

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Cats host Georgia, look for improvement

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari was vaguely talking about areas where the unbeaten Wildcats could improve on Friday when asked if he could be more specific.

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Alabama wins BCS National Championship

Posted: 01/08/2010 - The No. 1 Crimson Tide held off a rally by second-ranked Texas and beat the Longhorns 37-21 on Thursday night in the BCS title game.

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UK Hoops loses in overtime, 61-60

Posted: 01/08/2010 - Jasmine James knew she was going to be called on to win the game. Whatever nerves the freshman had evaporated by the time she took the 3-pointer with 15 seconds left in overtime that went through and gave No. 8 Georgia a school-record 15-0 start with a 61-60 win over Kentucky on Thursday night.

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Phillips Makes Staff Changes

Updated: 02/05/2010 - New Kentucky football coach Joker Phillips will not retain offensive line caoch Jimmy Heggins and defensive line coach Rick Petri.

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The Joker Phillips era begins at Kentucky

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Joker Phillips took the reins Wednesday as Kentucky's new head football coach and choked up when he spoke about his mentor, Rich Brooks. (Phillips Profile Inside)

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Henry's Fiancee will not be charged

Posted: 01/06/2010 - Police will not file charges against the fiancee of late Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chris Henry in connection with his death last month.

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Kelley signs with Denver

Posted: 01/05/2010 - Former Wildcat linebacker Braxton Kelley has signed a future contract with the Denver Broncos.

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Kearns signs deal with Indians

Posted: 01/05/2010 - CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cleveland Indians have signed free agent outfielder Austin Kearns to a minor league contract.

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Cousins Named SEC Player of the Week

Updated: 03/05/2010 - Cousins recorded his fourth straight double-double and his league-leading eighth this season with 18 points and 18 rebounds against Louisville.

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From Just One of the Guys on the Beat: Thanks, Coach

Updated: 02/05/2010 - When Joker Phillips grabs the reins of the UK football program, he will become the seventh head coach I will have covered as a member of the media who work the beat. In some capacity or another, I go back to the early days of the Fran Curci era.

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Rich Brooks announces retirement

Updated: 01/04/2010 - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks has announced that he is retiring after seven seasons coaching the Wildcats. Brooks made the announcement on Monday. He will be replaced by offensive head coach Joker Phillips, who agreed to become Brooks' eventual successor two years ago. "This is the end of the road of the old man's coaching career," Brooks said.

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Bengals routed 37-0, open playoffs Saturday

Updated: 01/04/2010 - Rex Ryan's top-ranked defense shut down the Cincinnati Bengals and rookie Mark Sanchez efficiently led a clock-eating offense as the Jets clinched their first playoff berth in three seasons with a 37-0 victory at the frigid Meadowlands on Sunday night. Needing a win to keep their season going, and playing in front of their frosted fans braving Arctic conditions, the Jets (9-7) set up a rematch against the Bengals (10-6) in the first round of the playoffs next Saturday at Cincinnati.

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Kentucky holds off Louisville, 71-62

Updated: 02/05/2010 - DeMarcus Cousins scored 18 points and matched a season-high with 18 rebounds to lead No. 3 Kentucky past rival Louisville 71-62 on Saturday. (Stats & Game Notes Inside)

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Strong hires another Florida assistant

Updated: 12/31/2009 - Florida's coaching situation is getting more unsettled. Cornerbacks coach Vance Bedford is leaving the Gators to become defensive coordinator at Louisville. New Louisville coach Charlie Strong, still working as Florida's defensive coordinator, hired Bedford even though he said last week he didn't plan to take anyone from Florida with him.

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Former UK assistant, Texas Tech coach Leach fired

Posted: 12/30/2009 - LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Texas Tech fired coach Mike Leach on Wednesday, two days after he was suspended by the school as it investigated his treatment of a player with a concussion.

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