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UK basketball SID headed to MIssissippi State

Posted: 06/20/2008 - JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Incoming Mississippi State athletic director Greg Byrne has recruited another new hire away from Kentucky. Scott Stricklin has been named a new associate athletic director at Mississippi State. He will replace Byrne, who officially took over in Starkville last Friday.

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EKU's Korir named track All-American

Posted: 06/20/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University senior Jacob Korir has been named an outdoor track and field All-American in the 10,000 meters by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Korir competed in the 10,000 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships last week in Des Moines, finishing fourth with a time of 28:49.92. It is his second track and field All-American honor.

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Big Brown will race in the Haskell

Posted: 06/19/2008 - NEW YORK (AP) - Big Brown is on his way back to the races, his next start set for the Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on Aug. 3.

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Bengals, Georgetown College agree to new deal

Posted: 06/18/2008 - The Bengals and Georgetown (Ky.) College have agreed on a one-year extension of the team’s contract to hold training camp at the college’s East Campus Athletic Complex. The agreement now runs through 2009.

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Green added to UK baseball staff

Posted: 06/18/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Brian Green, who has spent the previous four years as the hitting coach and recruiting coordinator at UCLA, has been named the new assistant coach at Kentucky, UK head coach Gary Henderson announced on Wednesday.

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Euton Ruled Ineligible at Scott County

Posted: 06/17/2008 - Former Rose Hill star and UK recruit Dakotah Euton has been ruled ineligible to play basketball at Scott County High School, this according to documents sent to the school by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.

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Jasper transferring to UNLV

Posted: 06/17/2008 - Former UK guard Derrick Jasper is transferring to UNLV. That’s according to a published report in today’s Las Vegas Sun.

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Ky. Girls' All-Stars Sweep Hoosiers; boys end streak

Posted: 06/15/2008 - LOUISVILLE, Ky, -- Kentucky Mr. Basketball Darius Miller scored 13 points, and sparked a second-half spurt, to lead his team to a 95-78 win Sunday over the Indiana All-Stars and end an eight-game losing skid in the annual summer series.

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Logano wins first career race at Kentucky

Posted: 06/14/2008 - SPARTA, Ky. (AP) - Joey Logano became the youngest winner in Nationwide Series history Saturday night, cruising to victory in the Meijer 300 at Kentucky Speedway.

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Pleasure Ridge Park Wins State Baseball Title

Updated: 06/14/2008 - Louisville PRP scored two runs in the first inning and added two more in the sixth as the Panthers beat Lawrence County, 4 - 1, to claim the state baseball title.

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NASCAR official says no Sprint Cup race in Kentucky next year

Posted: 06/14/2008 - SPARTA, Ky. (AP) - Despite the pleas of Kentucky Speedway's prospective new buyer, a NASCAR official says there will be no Sprint Cup race at the track next year. NASCAR spokesman Ramsey Poston said Saturday the 2009 Sprint Cup series schedule won't include a stop at the 1.5-mile tri-oval.

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NASCAR Suspends Officials In Lawsuit Investigation

Posted: 06/14/2008 - ...The officials, who were not immediately identified, were sent home from Kentucky Speedway on Friday evening, a person familiar with the NASCAR investigation told the AP.

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Indiana boys make it 8 in-a-row

Posted: 06/13/2008 - The Indiana boys all-stars held on to win a thriller in Indianapolis, 83-82. The Kentucky boys now have lost 8 straight.

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Kentucky girls snap losing-streak

Updated: 06/13/2008 - The Kentucky girls' all-star team snapped a five-game losing streak to their Indiana counterparts on Friday night. The girls from the Bluegrass State won 76-59.

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State Baseball semifinals rained out

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Friday's game at the State Baseball Tournament were rained out. The games will be played on Saturday at Applebee's Park.

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UK's Scott wins National Championship

Posted: 06/13/2008 - DES MOINES, Iowa – University of Kentucky track and field thrower Rashaud Scott won the men’s discus National Title with a throw of 199-8 to become the first Wildcat crowned an NCAA National Champion since former Olympian sprinter Tim Harden won the 55 meter dash for the Blue and White in 1996.

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Former Bengal Henry suspended by NFL

Posted: 06/13/2008 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Former Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chris Henry has been suspended by the NFL pending the outcome of his trial later this month, his agent said Friday.

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Sampson, Indiana meeting with NCAA

Posted: 06/13/2008 - SEATTLE (AP) - Former Indiana coach Kelvin Sampson and several school administrators are in a closed-door hearing before a NCAA panel that will determine whether Sampson violated recruiting rules.

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Nationwide Series visits Sparta on Saturday

Posted: 06/13/2008 - SPARTA, Ky. (AP) - Maybe it's only fitting that in the middle of horse country, the longshots have come up big at Kentucky Speedway. The 1.5-mile tri-oval in northern Kentucky has developed a reputation for producing unlikely winners during the Nationwide Series' annual visit. David Gilliland picked up his first career win at the track in 2006 and Stephen Leicht raced to victory lane last year.

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Carroll, Cowgill pick up more All-America honors

Posted: 06/13/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Sawyer Carroll and Collin Cowgill have earned their fourth All-America selection, as Baseball America tabbed Carroll to the first-team and Cowgill to the third-team, it was announced on Thursday.

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