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Dixon Wins At Kentucky Speedway

Posted: 08/10/2008 - Dixon came from behind Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway, passing Helio Castroneves coming off the final turn on the 1.5-mile oval to win the Meijer Indy 300.

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Kentucky Lands 4-Star Quarterback Committment

Updated: 08/18/2008 - The Kentucky Sports Report is reporting Kentucky has landed one of the biggest prospects in the Rich Brooks coaching era receiving a verbal committment from four-star quarterback Ryan Mossokowski

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Dixon Takes Pole At Kentucky Speedway

Posted: 08/09/2008 - IndyCar series leader Scott Dixon will start in a familiar spot during Saturday's Meijer Indy 300 at KentuckySpeedway.

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Boyd Out Four To Six Weeks

Updated: 08/18/2008 - Freshman wide receiver Aaron Boyd (Lexington, Ky.) has been diagnosed with mononucleosis, Coach Rich Brooks announced Friday.

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Pulley Not Headed To EKU

Updated: 08/18/2008 - 27 Sportsfirst learned Thursday that former UK Quarterback Curtis Pulley will not become an EKU Colonel. Pulley met with Eastern Coach Dean Hood folliwng his dismissal from Kentucky Tuesday.

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Rivers Practices With Bengals

Updated: 08/06/2008 - Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Keith Rivers says he used homework to keep from falling behind during his holdout. The Bengals' top draft choice signed a five-year contract late Tuesday night, then joined the team today at training camp in Georgetown, Kentucky, for practice.

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Bengals Sign Top Draft Pick

Posted: 08/06/2008 - The Bengals Tuesday night signed LB Keith Rivers of Southern California, their first-round choice in the 2008 draft. Rivers is to participate in his first practice at training camp at Georgetown (Ky.) College.

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Shelby Linville Dies At 78

Updated: 08/05/2008 - Shelby Linville, who played on Kentucky's 1950-51 national championship basketball team, has died in Ohio. He was 78. Phil Linville says his father died of cancer Tuesday at a nursing home in Middletown. Linville's Middletown High School team won two state championships in the 1940s, and he was a member of the school's athletic hall of fame.

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Warford Ineligible, Johnson Injured

Updated: 08/18/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky cornerback Paul Warford has been ruled ineligible for the 2008 season, though he could return to the team in 2009. The Wildcats could also be without offensive guard Christian Johnson this season.

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Big Brown Comes On Late To Win Haskell

Posted: 08/03/2008 - Is Big Brown really back? After a too-close-for-comfort victory in Sunday's $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park, there could be more questions than answers about Big Brown's future.

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UK Announces 2008-09 Basketball Schedule

Updated: 08/18/2008 - Kentucky announced its 2008-09 men’s basketball schedule, which includes as many as 13 games, with the possibility of a 14th, televised on CBS, or the ESPN Family of Networks. The schedule features a trip to Las Vegas, 18 regular-season games at Rupp Arena and matchups with traditional foes North Carolina, Indiana and Louisville.

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Brooks & Staff Ready For Fall Camp

Updated: 08/15/2008 - Coach Rich Brooks was the featured speaker at the annual Kentucky Kickoff Luncheon, presented by Kroger, on Friday at Lexington’s Radisson Hotel.

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Brooks addresses UK quarterback issues

Updated: 08/18/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Having returned from an out-of-state trip, Kentucky Coach Rich Brooks held a news conference on Thursday to address the situation with quarterbacks Curtis Pulley and Will Fidler, who have been involved with legal issues recently.

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Cusick says trade to Yankees is bittersweet

Posted: 07/31/2008 - LEXINGTON, KY -- The Houston Astros and New York Yankees agreed to a trade Wednesday evening that sent Lexington Legend second baseman Matt Cusick to the Yankees in exchange for veteran reliever LaTroy Hawkins.

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Hartline Will Be Top QB When Camp Opens

Updated: 08/18/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky quarterback Curtis Pulley's recent legal troubles mean sophomore Mike Hartline will begin preseason camp as the Wildcats' starting quarterback.

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Griffey Okays Trade to White Sox

Updated: 07/31/2008 - By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) - Ken Griffey Jr. agreed Thursday to accept a trade to the Chicago White Sox, leaving it up to the commissioner's office to approve the deal because money is involved, a person with knowledge of the discussions told The Associated Press.

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Former UK diving champ takes over at Fresno State

Posted: 07/31/2008 - FRESNO, Calif. – Former Kentucky diver Taryn Ignacio has been tabbed as Fresno State’s head diving coach announced Wednesday. Ignacio joins the staff of Jeanne Fleck and will oversee four divers for the Bulldogs.

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Legends' Cusick traded to Yankees

Posted: 07/30/2008 - HOUSTON (AP) - The New York Yankees traded reliever LaTroy Hawkins to the Houston Astros on Wednesday for minor league infielder Matt Cusick.

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Pulley pleads guilty to speeding charge

Updated: 07/30/2008 - ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky quarterback Curtis Pulley has pleaded guilty to a speeding charge in Elizabethtown stemming from a traffic stop last week.

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Keeneland September sale a record

Posted: 07/30/2008 - Lexington, KY (July 29, 2008) – Keeneland has cataloged a record 5,555 yearlings for its 2008 September Yearling Sale, to be held September 8-23.

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Morris Agrees to Terms With Hawks

Posted: 07/29/2008 - Randolph Morris has agreed to a two year deal with the Atlanta Hawks. The former UK center will get an estimated 1.7 million dollars, which is the NBA's minimum salary.

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NASCAR apologizes for Brickyard fiasco

Posted: 07/29/2008 - CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - NASCAR is apologizing for the tire fiasco that ruined Sunday's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and has already started working to avoid a repeat.

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Arrests Cloud UK Quarterback Battle

Updated: 07/28/2008 - Suddenly, figuring out who Kentucky's starting quarterback will be against Louisville is the least of coach Rich Brooks' problems. The arrests of quarterbacks Curtis Pulley and Will Fidler in separate incidents last week have taken the focus off what could have been a heated battle to replace Andre Woodson.

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