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Basketball Wildcats among Top 10 in nation in APR

Posted: 04/22/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team has received a public recognition award for its Academic Progress Rate score, the NCAA announced Wednesday.

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Kentucky boys All-Stars rosters announced

Updated: 04/22/2009 - Louisville, KY (April 21, 2009) — Dave Satterly, Game Director of the Kentucky-Indiana All Star Basketball Classic, announced the members of the 2009 team. They include:

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Its official: Cats, Huskies tangle in the Garden

Posted: 04/22/2009 - The third annual SEC/BIG EAST Invitational will be held December 9-10 in New York City and Tampa, Fla., ESPN Regional Television (ERT) announced today. The two-night men's college basketball event begins with a doubleheader Wednesday, Dec. 9, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The matchups feature Georgia vs. St. John's on ESPN2, followed by Kentucky vs. Connecticut on ESPN.

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Rick Pitino Addresses Extortion Attempt

Updated: 04/18/2009 - The University of Louisville has recently learned that the FBI is investigating an attempt to extort money from its men's head basketball coach, Rick Pitino. In March 2009, Coach Pitino alerted the authorities of this attempt as well as the University. The matter is currently under investigation.

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Kentucky Baseball Loses Game 2 In Extra Innings

Posted: 04/18/2009 - Gunner Glad had his go-ahead, solo homer robbed by Mississippi State left-fielder Brent Brownlee in the top of the ninth inning and Connor Powers hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 10th inning, powering MSU to a 4-3 walk-off win over Kentucky.

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Advice Wins Lexington Stakes

Posted: 04/18/2009 - Advice has spoiled Square Eddie's return to racing, roaring from last to first to take the $300,000 Lexington Stakes at Keeneland.

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UK Football Holds Second Scrimmage Of Spring Practice

Posted: 04/18/2009 - One week after being dominated in the first scrimmage of spring practice, the Kentucky offensive unit bounced back with a solid performance during an 80-minute scrimmage Saturday morning at Commonwealth Stadium.

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Kentucky Baseball Takes Game 1 Over Former Coach

Posted: 04/18/2009 - Sophomore second baseman Chris Bisson’s two-RBI triple in the top of the 11th-inning completed a dramatic comeback that saw Kentucky plate runs in the seventh, eighth, ninth and 11th innings to secure a Southeastern Conference series-opener over Mississippi State 5-4, in front of a MSU season-high 6,926 fans at Dudy Noble Field.

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CATSPY Awards set for April 29

Posted: 04/17/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The seventh-annual CATSPY Awards, celebrating the 2008-09 athletics year at the University of Kentucky, will be held on Wednesday, April 29 in Memorial Coliseum.

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Calipari to hire former Wildcats Delk, Padgett

Updated: 04/16/2009 - Saying he wanted to help them launch coaching careers, new UK coach John Calipari on Thursday said he would hire former Wildcat players Tony Delk and Scott Padgett.

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Doug Flynn Honored At Bryan Station

Updated: 04/15/2009 - Former Major Leaguer Doug Flynn was honored tonight with the retirement of his jersey at Bryan Station High School.

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Cousins signs with UK

Updated: 04/15/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky men’s basketball program received a National Letter of Intent from DeMarcus Cousins, Coach John Calipari announced on Wednesday

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Wildcats having fun, enjoying Calipari

Posted: 04/15/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky players are raving about the enthusiasm of new coach John Calipari, whose energetic, uptempo practices have quickly won over the Wildcats.

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Kentucky Tops Louisville In Baseball

Posted: 04/14/2009 - Trailing 6-4 after seven innings, Kentucky plated three runs in the top of the eighth, highlighted by sophomore outfielder Bryan Rose’s go-ahead RBI double with two outs, scoring catcher Marcus Nidiffer from first base, lifting UK to a dramatic 8-7 win over the Louisville Cardinals, Tuesday night in front of 2,442 fans at Jim Patterson Stadium.

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Bengals Release 2009 Schedule

Posted: 04/14/2009 - The Bengals’ 2009 schedule, released today by the National Football League, features a September home showdown against defending league champion Pittsburgh, and that contest will be the first of three straight games against AFC North Division rivals.

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Former Wildcat Casey laid to rest

Posted: 04/14/2009 - SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Several hundred mourners gathered in central Kentucky to say goodbye to a former Kentucky basketball player.

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Rumble at the River: UK vs. Miami (OH)

Posted: 04/14/2009 - CINCINNATI (AP) - The University of Kentucky will cross the Ohio River to play Miami University this fall, a prelude to a recruiting battle that both coaches relish.

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Cats Reach Midway Point of Spring Practice

Updated: 04/13/2009 - The Kentucky football team hit the mid-point of the 2009 spring-practice season on Monday with the eighth of 15 allotted practices. The team practiced for two hours Monday morning on the Tim Couch Practice Fields. Much of the practice involved working on corrections following the major scrimmage held on Saturday.

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Funeral arrangements for Mike Casey set

Posted: 04/13/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Funeral arrangements for former UK basketball great Mike Casey, who passed away on Thursday, have been set for Tuesday.

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Old Fashioned Out of Derby

Updated: 04/12/2009 - Larry Jones has known plenty of heartbreak at the Kentucky Derby. Now his hopes for a winner before he retires rests with Friesan Fire. The trainer's other contender, Old Fashioned, is off the Derby trail after a knee injury was discovered following the colt's second-place finish in the Arkansas Derby on Saturday. Jones said the injury - a slab fracture - was not life-threatening but could end the horse's career.

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9th Inning HR Sinks Cats

Updated: 04/12/2009 - Catcher Joey Lewis belted a lead-off solo home run to left-center field in the top of the ninth inning, giving No. 3 Georgia a 5-4 win over the Kentucky baseball team, completing a three-game sweep of the Wildcats, on Sunday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Jones Down To One Lone Derby Contender

Updated: 04/12/2009 - Larry Jones has known plenty of heartbreak at the Kentucky Derby. Now his hopes for a winner before he retires rests with Friesan Fire. The trainer's other contender, Old Fashioned, is off the Derby trail after a knee injury was discovered following the colt's second-place finish in the Arkansas Derby on Saturday. Jones said the injury - a slab fracture - was not life-threatening but could end the horse's career.

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Orton, Hood Shine In Derby Festival Classic

Posted: 04/11/2009 - Jon Hood was one of eight double-figures scorers for the Gold team tonight in its 151-145 victory over the Black in the Derby Festival Basketball Classic in front of 13,111 fans at Freedom Hall.

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Horsemen Earn First Victory Of The Season

Posted: 04/11/2009 - Kentucky quarterback Jared Lorenzen threw for three touchdowns and ran for four more, and the Horsemen won their sixth consecutive home-opener with a 63-56 win against WB-Scranton on Saturday in Rupp Arena.

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