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Brooks anxious to get started

Updated: 08/31/2009 - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks says the offseason has seemed longer than usual this year and he's anxious to get going. The Wildcats get their chance Saturday against Miami of Ohio when they kick off the season in Cincinnati. It also is an opportunity to play in an NFL facility - Paul Brown Stadium, home of the Bengals.

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Andre Smith signs with Bengals

Updated: 08/30/2009 - Offensive tackle Andre Smith signed a contract Sunday with the Cincinnati Bengals, ending an impasse that dragged on a month into the preseason. The Bengals originally planned to have Smith start at right tackle, but he has missed all three preseason games. He was in Cincinnati and agreed to the deal shortly before the start of a late afternoon practice. "He has a lot of work

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Week 2 HighSchool Football Scores

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Tates Creek took down Mercer County 41-36 in our Friday Night Flights game of the week. Week 2 Scores Inside!

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Brooks Confirms Boyd Will Redshirt

Updated: 08/28/2009 - Kentucky head football coach Rich Brooks confirmed Friday after practice that wide receiver Aaron Boyd (Lexington, Ky.) will redshirt this season.

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UK Football Back On The Practice Field

Posted: 08/27/2009 - It seemed more like football season Thursday morning at the Nutter Training Center as the Wildcats practiced during their usual in-season morning time and players scurried to the weight room or the classroom at the end of the workout.

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Calipari Will Hold Book Tour This Weekend

Updated: 08/26/2009 - UK Basketball Coach John Calipari has new book coming out titled "Bounce Back" and this weekend will have autograph sessions. Dates and Locations Inside!

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UK Hoops Team Releases 09-10 Roster

Posted: 08/26/2009 - The Wildcats return five letterwinners, including three starters from last year’s squad that advanced to a school-record fifth-consecutive post season tournament.

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Pitino angry over Sypher reports

Updated: 08/26/2009 - Louisville coach Rick Pitino says a sex scandal involving a woman accused of trying to extort him has been "pure hell" for his family and that he's had enough.

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Quality Road early favorite in Travers

Updated: 08/26/2009 - Until this week, the Travers Stakes had the potential to bring together the three winners of the Triple Crown races. On Saturday, only Belmont Stakes winner Summer Bird will be in the field of seven 3-year-olds. Two days after the announcement that Preakness winning filly Rachel Alexandra will race next in the Woodward Stakes on Sept. 5, Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird was withdrawn from the $1 million Travers.

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Brooks says Cobb & Smith on track for opener

Updated: 08/26/2009 - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks says wide receiver Randall Cobb and running back Alfonso Smith are on track to play in the Wildcats' season-opener against Miami (Ohio) next Saturday. Cobb has been slowed by back spasms recently while Smith has been dealing with a bruised foot. Brooks said on Wednesday he expects both players to be ready to face the RedHawks.

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Mine That Bird out of Travers

Updated: 08/26/2009 - Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird will not run in the Travers Stakes on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. Trainer Chip Woolley said Wednesday that he didn't want to jeopardize Mine That Bird's health by running him in a 1¼-mile race less than two weeks after the horse had throat surgery to free an entrapped epiglottis.

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Mark Krebs awarded scholarship

Updated: 08/26/2009 - Former Kentucky walk-on Mark Krebs has been awarded a scholarship by coach John Calipari for his senior season. Krebs, from Newport, Ky., has played in 17 games during his two years with the Wildcats.

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E.J. Fields to undergo surgery

Updated: 08/24/2009 - UK Coach Rich Brooks announced after Monday's practice that redshirt freshman wide receiver E.J. Fields will undergo surgery on his foot to repair a torn ligament. Brooks said Fields will miss most of the season.

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UK Hoops Releases Schedule

Updated: 08/24/2009 - Seventeen home games, a trip to Santa Barbara Calif., and a new 16-game Southeastern Conference slate, are features of the 2009-10 University of Kentucky women’s basketball schedule, UK Coach Matthew Mitchell announced Monday.

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Rachel to run in Woodward Stakes

Updated: 08/24/2009 - Rachel Alexandra will run next in the Woodward Stakes on Sept. 5 at Saratoga Race Course. The decision was announced Monday by trainer Steve Asmussen following workouts by the filly and the 3-year-old colt Kensei, both owned by Jess Jackson.

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Former Wildcat eligible to play at OSU

Posted: 08/24/2009 - Oklahoma State University announced Sunday that Kentucky transfer Matt Pilgrim will be immediately eligible to play for the Cowboys.

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Cats get break from practice

Updated: 08/23/2009 - The Kentucky Wildcats got their first break in more than two weeks when head coach Rich Brooks called of a weekend practice.

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Palmer still not practicing

Updated: 08/23/2009 - Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer did some light tossing Sunday, but did not practice with the team. Palmer, who has a sprained left ankle, is questionable for Thursday's preseason game against St. Louis. He missed much of last season with an elbow injury.

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Plenty of preseason honors for Wildcats

Posted: 08/22/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - With most preseason awards and watch lists having been announced, here are the Kentucky Wildcats who have received preseason honors:

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UK's Huzzie out for year

Posted: 08/21/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - Freshman linebacker Qua Huzzie will have shoulder surgery and will be out for the season, Coach Rich Brooks announced Thursday.

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