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UK's Palmer resigns, headed to Virginia

Posted: 06/04/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky women’s basketball assistant coach Wendy Palmer announced her resignation to accept the assistant coach position at Virginia, her alma mater, head Coach Matthew Mitchell announced Thursday.

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Former Wildcat signs deal with Jaguars

Posted: 06/04/2009 - JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed veteran safety Marlon McCree, bringing him back to where he began his career.

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Couch, Yeast reunite for youth football camp

Posted: 06/03/2009 - MT VERNON ­ Operation UNITE has teamed up with former University of Kentucky standouts Tim Couch and Craig Yeast to offer two regional ³Tackling Drugs² football skills camps for students in grades 7-12.

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Landon Slone Heading To Morehead State

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Landon Slone has confirmed with 27 Sportsfirst that he will transfer to Morehead State to play basketball for the Eagles.

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Derby winner installed as Belmont favorite

Posted: 06/03/2009 - NEW YORK (AP) - Mine That Bird has been made the 2-1 favorite for the Belmont Stakes, when Calvin Borel will attempt to become the first jockey to win all three Triple Crown races with different horses.

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NASCAR asks to move Mayfield challenge

Posted: 06/02/2009 - CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - NASCAR has asked to move Jeremy Mayfield's challenge of his indefinite suspension to federal court.

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Borel not backing away from guarantee

Posted: 06/02/2009 - NEW YORK (AP) - Calvin Borel grinned at the question: Would Mine That Bird have passed Rachel Alexandra if the Preakness were 1½ miles?

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Memphis finds no proof of former player cheating

Updated: 06/02/2009 - MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis was unable to find proof that a former player cheated on his SAT exam in its internal investigation of NCAA allegations against the men's basketball team.

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Mine That Bird works out for Belmont

Updated: 06/01/2009 - Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird has worked out at Churchill Downs with jockey Calvin Borel back on board ahead of the Belmont Stakes. Mine that Bird went a half mile in 50 seconds and came off the track Monday morning prancing and kicking.

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Mine That Bird To Work Monday, Belmont Field 10 or 9

Updated: 05/31/2009 - The owners of Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird stopped by the gelding's barn at Churchill Downs for a quick visit before heading to New York for Belmont Stakes week. Mark Allen and Dr. Leonard Blach also met with trainer Chip Woolley a day before Mine That Bird's final workout in preparation for Saturday's 1½-mile Belmont.

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Harrison County Claims 10th Region Title

Posted: 05/30/2009 - Harrison County broke open a 1-1 tie with three runs in its final two at-bats as the 'Breds secured a 4 - 1 win over Scott High for the 10th region championship.

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Rachel Alexandra Out Of The Belmont

Posted: 05/29/2009 - Preakness winner Rachel Alexandra will not run in the Belmont Stakes, opening the way for jockey Calvin Borel to return to Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird in his quest for a personal Triple Crown.

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NCAA tells Calipari to appear at hearings

Updated: 05/29/2009 - A letter from the NCAA tells Kentucky coach John Calipari he must participate in next week's hearing on alleged major violations at Memphis, even though he isn't considered "at risk" in the probe.

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Former Wildcat on top after first round of ADI Classic

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Georgetown, KY (May 28, 2009)… Former University of Kentucky golfer and defending tournament champion Mark Blakefield (Maysville, KY) shares the opening round lead at The ADI Classic over the 6842 yard par 72 Cherry Blossom Golf Club with Andrew Medley (Athens, AL) after each posted opening rounds of eight-under par 64.

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Jeremy Jarmon: The NCAA Got It Wrong

Posted: 05/28/2009 - In 1983-84, I worked in the old Southwest Conference, back when Southern Methodist was on trial with the NCAA and wound up getting the Death Penalty. The program eventually returned, but it’s never been the same, and that’s a good thing.

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UK's Athletic Director and President Knew Of NCAA Investigation

Updated: 05/28/2009 - University of Kentucky president Lee Todd and Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart say they knew about an NCAA investigation into the Memphis basketball program led at the time by new Kentucky coach John Calipari. (Statement from both Barnhart & Todd Inside)

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Wall pleads guilty to misdemeanor

Posted: 05/27/2009 - RALEIGH, N.C. -- Kentucky Wildcats recruit John Wall has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and entered a program for first offenders which could lead to having his record cleared.

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Calipari's former team accused of major NCAA violations

Updated: 05/27/2009 - The University of Memphis reportedly is responding to an NCAA notice of allegations accusing the men's basketball program of major violations during the 2007-08 season under John Calipari.

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Slone given release, weighing options

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Walk-on and fan favorite Landon Slone has asked for, and been given, his release from the UK basketball team. While not technically a scholarship player, Slone had to inform the school of his intentions to transfer. Slone, who played at Paintsville High School, told 27 SportsFirst that he has tried unsuccessfully to address his situation with new coach John Calipari.

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UK announces 3 Cats won't return

Updated: 05/26/2009 - University of Kentucky men’s basketball players, Jared Carter, A.J. Stewart and Donald Williams will not return to UK for the 2009-10 season.

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Rachel Alexandra works at Churchill, no word on Belmont

Updated: 05/25/2009 - Preakness winner Rachel Alexandra worked a half mile at Churchill Downs, but the filly's owner says it may be another week before he decides whether to enter her in the Belmont Stakes. Jess Jackson said Monday that Rachel Alexandra is "progressing well" and will work again next week before a decision is made on the third leg of the Triple Crown on June 6.

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