Posted: 4:36 PM CINCINNATI (AP) - Right-hander Kirk Saarloos refused an
assignment to the minors on Thursday, choosing to leave the
Cincinnati Reds and become a free agent.
Infielder Mark Bellhorn and outfielder Jason Ellison also
refused outright assignments to the minors and became free agents.
Cincinnati acquired Saarloos from Oakland in a trade last
Posted: 2:38 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky running back Rafael Little has
shown little progress in recovering from a deep thigh bruise and
his status for Saturday's game against No. 1 Louisiana State
Posted: 2:13 PM LSU's defense has shown the ability to contain one star quarterback from the SEC. Kentucky's Andre Woodson could provide a tougher test.
Owning the nation's top defense, the No. 1 Tigers will try to shut down Woodson and the high-powered offense of the 17th-ranked Wildcats on Saturday in Lexington.
Posted: 1:53 PM No Tickets Available: Tickets are not available for Saturday’s game vs. LSU which is slated for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff at Commonwealth Stadium. Tickets are SOLD OUT.
“Buyer Beware” for Tickets Not Bought Through UK or TicketMaster: Fans are reminded “buyer beware” for game tickets not purchased through the official outlets, UK Athletics or TicketMaster.
Posted: 10:18 AM NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team was picked to finish second out of 11 teams in the 2007-08 preseason Ohio Valley Conference poll conducted by a vote of OVC head men’s basketball coaches and sports information directors. Junior forward Mike Rose and sophomore guard Adam Leonard were named to the preseason all-conference team.
Posted: 10:14 AM LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- If Rich Brooks had any job in America other than Kentucky football coach, he says he would have thoroughly enjoyed the classic battle between top-ranked Louisiana State and defending national champion Florida.
Posted: 10:09 AM GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- Isiah Thomas expects a friendly crowd Thursday night, and will have a familiar face in practice the following day.
One day after signing Allan Houston, the Knicks will make their home exhibition debut on Thursday against Maccabi Tel Aviv, their first game in New York since a jury found Thomas and Madison Square Garden sexually harassed former team executive Anucha Browne Sanders.
Posted: 5:25 PM CINCINNATI (AP) - The NFL has suspended starting cornerback
Johnathan Joseph for Sunday's game at Kansas City, the Cincinnati
Bengals said Tuesday.
Joseph will forfeit his salary for both this game and the Jets
game on Oct. 21, the club said. He was suspended for violating the
league's substance abuse policy.
Updated: 12:45 AM CHICAGO – After picking up OVC Offensive Player of the Week honors on Sunday, Eastern Kentucky University quarterback Allan Holland was named one of five national players of the week for the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) by the College Sporting News.
Updated: 7:00 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Florida at Kentucky football game on Oct. 20 will be televised by CBS at 3:30 p.m. or Lincoln Financial Sports 12:30 p.m., the Southeastern Conference has announced.
Updated: 11:43 PM CHARLESTON, Ill. – Junior Taylor Long and freshman Logan O’Connor combined for five field goals while junior quarterback Allan Holland threw for a career-high 321 yards and two scores as the Eastern Kentucky University football team defeated #16 Eastern Illinois Saturday afternoon, 28-21. With the win, the Colonels (4-2, 3-0 OVC) knocked the Panthers (3-3, 2-1) out of the unbeaten ranks in league action.
Posted: 11:21 AM BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gambling at every opportunity, No. 1 LSU stayed perfect. Florida's hopes of another national title appear to be over after a remarkable Saturday night in Death Valley.
Posted: 10:30 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Breakdowns - at least two of them fatal -
marred a record slate of stakes races Saturday at Keeneland in
which four horses earned automatic spots in the Breeders' Cup.
Posted: 6:15 PM Track star Marion Jones admits doping before 2000 Sydney Games
By The Associated Press
Marion Jones admitted using steroids before the 2000 Olympics in
a recent letter to close family and friends, The Washington Post
Jones, who won five medals in Sydney, said she took "the
clear" for two years, beginning in 1999, and that she got it from
former coach Trevor Graham, who told her it was flaxseed oil, the
Posted: 9:15 AM Kentucky basketball sophomore Michael Porter suffered a concussion Monday during workouts. A sports publicist reported the injury yesterday, and added that Porter hopes to be ready to return to practice a week from tomorrow.
Posted: 5:38 PM PHOENIX -- He's been here before, only it wasn't the postseason and it wasn't October.
Just because Arizona starting pitcher Brandon Webb doesn't have an inkling of playoff experience doesn't mean that he hasn't been battle-tested or hasn't had to execute tough pitches in critical situations and in important games.
Posted: 12:29 PM LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville running back George Stripling
was suspended from Friday night's game against Utah for violating
Coach Steve Kragthorpe did not elaborate Wednesday on why
Stripling was disciplined.