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UK's Peters runner-up for Emmitt Smith award

Posted: 07/14/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky defensive lineman Corey Peters never thought he would be mentioned in the same sentence as the legendary Emmitt Smith.

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Perry back at British Open

Posted: 07/14/2009 - TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) - Kenny Perry wants to make one thing clear: He's got nothing against the British Open. The 48-year-old American is back at golf's oldest major championship after skipping it last year, a scheduling decision he made early on because he felt it gave him the best chance to play for the U.S. Ryder Cup team in his native Kentucky.

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Meeks making most of summer league play

Posted: 07/14/2009 - Friday night, while all eyes were on Brandon Jennings during the U.S. pro debut of the most talked-about prospect in last month's NBA draft, Jodie Meeks flew under the radar.

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Miller, Mack bring gold back to Bluegrass

Posted: 07/13/2009 - Jamie Dixon, Matt Painter and Chris Lowery wore their gold medals around their necks Saturday night in Auckland, New Zealand. They had them on as they made their way to the airport for the return trip back to the United States on Sunday.

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Rachel Alexandra solid workout at Saratoga

Updated: 07/13/2009 - Preakness-winning filly Rachel Alexandra put in another solid workout at Saratoga Race Course, although it's still not clear when she'll next race. Rachel Alexandra worked five furlongs in 1:01.38 on Monday.

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Jay Bruce to miss 6-8 weeks

Updated: 07/13/2009 - The Cincinnati Reds say outfielder Jay Bruce's broken right wrist shows no damage to tendons or ligaments, but he is expected to be out for six to eight weeks.

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Gay's 100 fastest this year

Posted: 07/11/2009 - Lexington's Tyson Gay scorched to victory in the 100m on Friday in 9.77sec, leaving fierce rival Asafa Powell in his wake as he set the fastest time of the year at the Rome Golden League meeting.

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Arroyo Shuts Out Mets

Posted: 07/10/2009 - NEW YORK (AP) - Bronson Arroyo became the latest struggling pitcher to overwhelm the New York Mets.

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Future Wildcat wins Marion Miley

Posted: 07/10/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. — Future Wildcat Betsie Johnson won first place at the Marion Miley Invitational, recording a 140 (71, 69) on Friday at the Lexington Country Club, while Kentucky sophomore Ashlee Rose took home second place with a 148 (72, 76).

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UK's Mitchell, wife host cooking show at Fayette Mall

Posted: 07/10/2009 - Lexington, KY – Move over, Emeril! UK Hoops' head coach Matthew Mitchell and his wife Jenna, are bringing a live edition of the popular coach's show segment "The Coach's Kitchen" to Lexington's Fayette Mall. The second of five events geared toward the drive for 5,000 new season ticket holders will take place on Saturday, July 18, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. ET.

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"Pioneer Of The Nile" Is Retired

Posted: 07/09/2009 - Kentucky Derby runner-up Pioneerof the Nile has been retired with a soft-tissue injury in his left front leg.

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Travis Ford Confirms Matt Pilgrim Signing

Posted: 07/09/2009 - Oklahoma State basketball coach Travis Ford says Kentucky transfer Matt Pilgrim has signed a financial aid agreement to play for the Cowboys.

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Keeneland trims purses for fall stakes

Updated: 07/09/2009 - Keeneland Race Course has trimmed purses for seven stakes races during the 2009 Fall Meet due to the economic downturn. The Thoroughbred Club of America, Woodford, Bourbon, Perryville, Bryan Station, Sycamore and Rood & Riddle Dowager races have had their purses cut by a combined $275,000.

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Meeks inks 3-year deal

Posted: 07/08/2009 - MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Bucks have signed second-round pick Jodie Meeks to a three-year contract.

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Curry adds former Cat to Georgia State staff

Updated: 07/08/2009 - ATLANTA -- Todd Perry, who played for Bill Curry at Kentucky before an 11-year career in the NFL, is back with Curry as an assistant coach at Georgia State.

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Meeks agrees to deal with Bucks

Posted: 07/08/2009 - St. Francis - Rookie guard Jodie Meeks has agreed to a three-year contract with the Bucks, sources confirmed Wednesday.

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USA U-19 team wins again

Updated: 07/07/2009 - Howard Thompkins III had 14 points and nine rebounds and the United States qualified for the quarterfinals with an 82-61 win over Puerto Rico at the FIBA under-19 world championships Tuesday. Kentucky's Darius Miller scored 4 points in 17 minutes while Butler's Shelvin Mack out of Bryan Station High School had 7 points in 18 minutes.

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Perry to play British Open despite mother's cancer

Updated: 07/06/2009 - Kenny Perry has decided to play in the British Open next week after meeting with doctors for his mother, who is dying of blood cancer. Perry was criticized last year when he did not go to golf's oldest championship, sticking to his commitment to play in Milwaukee and to his goal of making the Ryder Cup team for the competition held in his native Kentucky.

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Mayfield not on Chicagoland entry list

Updated: 07/06/2009 - NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield's team isn't on the entry list for Saturday's race at Chicagoland Speedway. Mayfield, whose drug suspension was overturned by a federal judge last week, still could attempt to qualify for the race. Under NASCAR rules, teams have until one hour before the first practice to register. That gives Mayfield until Thursday afternoon, but he would have to pay a late entry fee of several thousand dollars. He also could make the race if hired to drive for another team.

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McNair's Death Ruled A Homicide

Updated: 07/05/2009 - Shot twice in the head and two more times in the chest, former NFL quarterback Steve McNair was the victim of a homicide, police declared Sunday. But authorities wouldn't say it was a murder-suicide - even with his 20-year-old girlfriend dead at his feet from a single bullet. McNair had been dating Sahel Kazemi for several months, and Nashville police spokesman Don Aaron said Sunday that a semiautomatic pistol was found under her body. She was shot in the head.

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