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UK's John Wall On Court, Day After Eligibility Report

Posted: 10/23/2009 - Kentucky freshman guard John Wall practiced with his teammates in front of students on Friday, a day after a report that the highly touted guard might not be eligible to play.

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Football Cats get verbal commitment

Posted: 10/23/2009 - The football Wildcats continue to see results from their recruiting efforts in Georgia. On Thursday, Rich Brooks picked up a verbal commitment from defensive end Alvin Davis.

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Wall's eligibility questioned

Updated: 10/22/2009 - ESPN.com is reporting there are eligibility issues regarding Kentucky's top recruit John Wall. The report quotes SEC Commissioner Mike Slive as saying it's an amateur issue that arose before Wall came to UK.

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Calipari says 3 freshmen could start

Updated: 10/22/2009 - New Kentucky coach John Calipari says the Wildcats could open his first season with three freshman starters. That doesn't mean he's downplaying the high expectations. Those three came from the nation's top recruiting class and include the biggest prize in point guard John Wall.

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UK-EKU to air live on WKYT-TV

Updated: 10/21/2009 - Kentucky’s home game against Eastern Kentucky University on Nov. 7 will kick off at 1 p.m. and be a live telecast in Lexington on WKYT and Hazard on WYMT.

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Cards picked 4th in Big East

Updated: 10/21/2009 - The Lousiville Cardinals are picked to finish fourth in a poll of coaches at Big East media day in New York. Luke Harangody of Notre Dame was tabbed preseason player of the year.

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MSU's Ballard Will Be 'Shoeless' on Saturday

Posted: 10/20/2009 - Morehead State head football coach Matt Ballard will be coaching on the sidelines in his bare feet during this Saturday’s Homecoming game against Marist.

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Senate President proposes amendment on gambling

Posted: 10/20/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Senate President David Williams is proposing a state constitutional amendment that would limit any expanded gambling without amending the constitution.

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Kiffins signs new deal with UT

Posted: 10/20/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee coach Lane Kiffin, who had been working under a memo of understanding, has signed a six-year, $14.25 million contract.

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No. 7 Wildcats host Tennessee in volleyball

Posted: 10/20/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Wednesday marks the first time in school history that an ESPN telecast volleyball match will air live from Memorial Coliseum when the seventh-ranked Kentucky Wildcats host Tennessee beginning at 7:04 p.m. ET. The match will air live on ESPNU and air as a Campus Connection match.

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EKU women help Special Olympics

Posted: 10/20/2009 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University’s women’s basketball team took time out of their day on Monday to assist the Special Olympics of Kentucky.

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Brooks amazed with team's effort against Auburn

Posted: 10/20/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Every time Kentucky coach Rich Brooks thinks about one particularly ugly statistic from his team's latest effort, he grows more amazed this was the game that ended 43 years of futility against Auburn.

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Kentucky picked to win SEC, Patterson Player of the Year

Updated: 10/19/2009 - Kentucky is predicted to win the 2010 Southeastern Conference men's basketball championship in a voting by a select panel of both SEC and national media members. Each SEC school selected media members that cover their team and additional writers from across the nation were selected by the conference office to form the 25-member voting panel.

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Micah Johnson named SEC Defensive Player of the Week

Updated: 10/19/2009 - Linebacker Micah Johnson has been named the Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league office has announced. Johnson claimed 14 tackles in Saturday’s 21-14 win at Auburn, sharing game-high honors with teammate Danny Trevathan. Johnson also had a tackle for loss during the game.

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Brooks says Newton likely starter Saturday

Updated: 10/19/2009 - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks says freshman quarterback Morgan Newton will likely start his second straight game Saturday against Louisiana-Monroe following the Wildcats' first victory over Auburn in 43 years.

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Brooks not naming starting QB for UL-Monroe

Updated: 10/18/2009 - Kentucky's win against Auburn didn't solve the Wildcats' quarterback competition. True freshman Morgan Newton, back-up Will Fidler and receiver Randall Cobb - who led the Wildcat formation - all scored touchdowns in Kentucky's 21-14 win Saturday at Auburn, but coach Rich Brooks said none of them performed well enough to be named the starter ahead of Saturdays game against Louisiana-Monroe.

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UConn player dies after win over UofL

Posted: 10/18/2009 - A University of Connecticut football player died Sunday following an on-campus stabbing, hours after the team's victory over Louisville.

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Cats Run Over Auburn, 21-14

Updated: 10/18/2009 - Randall Cobb scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 4-yard run with 3:17 to play as Kentucky came from behind to defeat Auburn 21-14 Saturday night. (Stats & Post Game Notes Inside)

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EKU enjoys homecoming win over UT-Martin

Posted: 10/17/2009 - RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University football team intercepted four passes on the way to a 31-25 win over UT Martin on Homecoming today at Roy Kidd Stadium. Sophomores Jeremy Caldwell and Patrick McClellan both picked off two passes for the No. 23 Colonels (4-2, 4-1 OVC).

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Morehead falls on the road

Posted: 10/17/2009 - JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Josh McGregor threw four touchdown and Jacksonville defeated Morehead State 39-0 on Saturday.

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High School Football: Week 9 Scores

Posted: 10/16/2009 - Week 9 of the High School Football season is in the books as Boyle County keeps rolling handing West Jessamine their first loss of the season 47-0 in our Friday Night Flights game of the week.

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Big Blue Madness, Calipari Huge Success

Posted: 10/16/2009 - On a stage befitting a rock star, John Calipari got his first taste of a packed house at Rupp Arena on Friday night and promised to return Kentucky basketball to "its rightful place at the top of the mountain."

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Bengals' Blackout Lifted

Posted: 10/16/2009 - CINCINNATI (AP) - The Bengals have avoided a local television blackout for their game against the Houston Texans - with an assist from Motorola and receiver Chad Ochocinco.

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EKU unveils All-Century football team

Posted: 10/16/2009 - RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University athletics department unveiled its All-Century Football Team at a luncheon Friday in the Moberly Building. More than 200 people attended the event, including 12 of the 24 players and the coach selected to the prestigious team.

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