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Ex-Cat Blaton re-signs with Phillies

Updated: 01/25/2010 - PHILADELPHIA -- Joe Blanton and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $24 million, three-year contract that avoided a salary arbitration hearing next month.

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Transy falls to Maryville in overtime

Posted: 01/20/2010 - Transy senior guard Tim Tierney had nine points, 10 rebounds, and five assists for the Pioneers and now has 983 points for his Transy career after a tough 75-69 overtime loss to Maryville in non-conference basketball action.

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Morehead Rolls Past SIU-Edwardsville

Posted: 01/19/2010 - MOREHEAD, Ky—This one didn’t start the way the last two did, but it finished in similar fashion. Morehead State men’s basketball ran away with a 66-46 win over SIU Edwardsville Tuesday night at Johnson Arena. It marked the Eagles’ ninth straight win, equaling the longest streak since the 2002-03 season.

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EKU Routs Chicago State

Posted: 01/19/2010 - RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team used a 17-0 run at the end of the first half to surge past Chicago State Tuesday night in McBrayer Arena, 74-50. The Colonels (14-6) have now won an arena-record 19 straight home games.

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UK Hoops back in Top 25

Updated: 02/05/2010 - The University of Kentucky women’s basketball team debuted in the USA Today/ESPN Top 25 Coaches Poll at No. 25 released Tuesday. It marks the Wildcats’ first ranking since a No. 24 position in the poll on Nov. 23, 2006.

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Texas Upset, UK only unbeaten team

Updated: 01/19/2010 - Jamar Samuels scored 15 of his 20 points in a dominating first half and No. 10 Kansas State withstood a gut check rally to knock off top-ranked Texas 71-62 on Monday night. Kansas State (16-2, 3-1 Big 12) smothered Texas with its extended man-to-man defense to overcome a 1-for-12 effort from 3-point range and held on to beat a No. 1 team for the third time in school history.

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Rachel Alexandra wins Horse of Year

Updated: 01/19/2010 - Rachel Alexandra won the first matchup between racing's leading ladies, beating out Zenyatta for Horse of the Year. Maybe the next time the two superstars compete it will be on the track. "Someday we'll meet, and we'll decide at that time who's the best," Zenyatta's owner Jerry Moss said.

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UK looking to set GameDay record

Updated: 02/05/2010 - The University of Kentucky was the first college basketball team to win 2,000 games. Now, UK hopes to be the first to pack its arena for ESPN’s College GameDay.

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Bledsoe SEC Fresman of the Week

Updated: 01/18/2010 - UK men’s basketball player Eric Bledsoe was named the SEC Freshman of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday. Bledsoe, a 6-1 guard from Birmingham, Ala., averaged 19 points to go along with 4.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists in helping lead Kentucky (18-0, 3-0 SEC) to wins at Florida and at Auburn.

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UK Cheerleaders win 18th title

Updated: 01/17/2010 - For an unprecedented 18th time, the University of Kentucky cheerleading team won the Universal Cheerleading Association's national championship at the 2010 College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championships on Sunday at the Walt Disney Resort in Orlando, Fla. Head coach Jomo Thompson and the cheerleading squad has now claimed three consecutive national championships, including 14 out of the last 16 years.

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UK Hoops Whips Alabama 88-63

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Five players scored in double-figures Sunday to lead the Kentucky women’s basketball team to a resounding 88-63 win over Alabama in front 6,040 fan in Memorial Coliseum, the second-largest crowd to see the Wildcats this season. The 25-point win marked UK’s largest margin of victory against a Southeastern Conference team since defeating Arkansas by 27 points on Feb. 18, 2007.

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Judge rules in Paxton vs. UK case

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The University of Kentucky can keep one of the nation's top collegiate pitchers out of games for his senior season if he fails to clear up NCAA concerns about his amateur status, a judge ruled Friday night.

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EKU knocks off SEMO, 79-63

Posted: 01/16/2010 - RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Josh Taylor scored 19 points and Eastern Kentucky defeated Southeast Missouri 79-63 on Saturday night.

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Cats survive trip to the Plains, 72-67

Updated: 01/16/2010 - AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - John Wall hit two free throws with 8.9 seconds left to help No. 2 Kentucky remain unbeaten with a 72-67 victory over Auburn on Saturday. (Stats & Post Game Notes Inside)

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Louisville loses 2nd straight, 82-77

Posted: 01/16/2010 - Nasir Robinson scored a career-high 26 points, Brad Wanamaker scored 20 and No. 16 Pittsburgh staged a frantic rally in the final minute of regulation to force overtime, then held off Louisville for an 82-77 victory Saturday that ran its winning streak to eight games.

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Dooley set to take over at Tennessee

Posted: 01/15/2010 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee's frantic search to find a new coach is over, and the Volunteers are turning to Louisiana Tech's Derek Dooley.

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Cutcliffe says "no" to UT, will remain at Duke

Posted: 01/15/2010 - DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Football coach David Cutcliffe is staying at Duke. Amid reports that he was a candidate for the opening at Tennessee, Cutcliffe said Friday he would remain with the Blue Devils because "Duke is the place for our family."

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UK Hoops loses at South Carolina, 79-71

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Freshman guard A’dia Mathies (Louisville, Ky.) scored a career-high 20 points but it wouldn’t be enough as the Kentucky women’s basketball team fell to South Carolina 79-71 Thursday night in the Colonial Life Arena.

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Pinkett added to UK Hoops roster

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky head women's basketball coach Matthew Mitchell today announced the addition of Bernisha Pinkett (Washington, D.C.) to the 2009-10 Wildcat freshman class.

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Calipari takes Cats success in stride

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - When John Calipari was introduced as Kentucky's coach on April 1, he cautioned that he wasn't "The Grand Poobah." April Fools!

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Phillips announces additions to Wildcat roster

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Terrell Combs, Josh Gibbs and Justin Henderson have enrolled in the University of Kentucky for the spring semester and have joined the football team, Coach Joker Phillips announced Wednesday.

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