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Darnell named top New York league prospect

Posted: 08/29/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky sophomore southpaw Logan Darnell was named the top prospect in the New York Collegiate Baseball League and junior catcher Marcus Nidiffer was tabbed the 14th-best prospect in the Valley Collegiate Baseball League, according to PGcrosschecker.com’s surveying of scouts and summer league coaches.

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Brooks adds two new faces to starters on offense

Posted: 08/29/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky Coach Rich Brooks updated a couple of position battles following Thursday morning’s practice, indicating that offensive guard Jess Beets and wide receiver E.J. Adams were likely to see starting assignments in Sunday’s season opener at Louisville.

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Former Mason Co. quarterback facing EKU

Posted: 08/27/2008 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Cincinnati quarterback Dustin Grutza might understandably have a few butterflies heading into the Bearcats' season opener against Eastern Kentucky tomorrow night.

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Gillispie Picks Up New Recruit

Updated: 08/27/2008 - UK Coach Billy Gillispie has picked up a new recruit. Donald Williams a 6-4, 200 pound shooting guard out of Progressive Christian Academy in Maryland.

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Crawford Signs Deal With Lakers'

Posted: 08/27/2008 - Joe Crawford, the Los Angeles Lakers' only selection in the NBA draft last June, signed a contract with the Western Conference champions on Wednesday.

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UK Women's Soccer Hosts 8th Ranked Texas

Posted: 08/27/2008 - The Kentucky women’s soccer team jumps right into the fire Thursday, as they host the eighth ranked Texas Longhorns (1-0-0) in their 2008 season opener.

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Brooks, Cats gearing up for rivalry game

Posted: 08/27/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks piped crowd noise over the speaker during practice on Wednesday in an effort to prepare his players for what they'll hear on Sunday when the Wildcats play at Louisville.

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Little goes on PUP, continues rehabbing knee

Posted: 08/26/2008 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans placed running back Rafael Little on the physically unable to perform list to reach the roster limit of 75 by the NFL deadline.

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Kearns has stress fracture

Posted: 08/26/2008 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Nationals placed outfielder Austin Kearns on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday due to a stress fracture in his left foot.

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UK Women's Hoops Add Two To Roster

Posted: 08/26/2008 - Matthew Mitchell, Kentucky women’s basketball head coach, announced the addition of two Bluegrass natives in Keyla Snowden (Lexington, Ky.) and Sarah Rowe (Mt. Vernon, Ky.) to the 2008-09 roster this season.

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Brooks cautious, but confident as opener approaches

Updated: 08/26/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks is confident he's got some talent to work with. But even after four decades in coaching he's not sure how the Wildcats will respond on Sunday in the Governor's Cup against Louisville.

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Brooks Not Surprised Cats Underdog Sunday

Updated: 08/25/2008 - Consecutive bowl victories and an experienced defense hasn't seemed to make believers out of the oddsmakers when it comes to Kentucky.

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SEC Signs TV Deal With ESPN

Updated: 08/25/2008 - The Southeastern Conference has signed a 15-year deal for ESPN to televise sporting events. The deal was announced Monday and begins with the 2009-10 season.

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Brooks pleased with second scrimmage

Posted: 08/23/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – A week after being kept out of the end zone by the defense in the first major scrimmage, the Kentucky offense showed improvement during a 90-minute scrimmage in sweltering conditions Saturday afternoon at Commonwealth Stadium.

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Jarmon at home on field or stage

Posted: 08/23/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Offensive linemen should beware if they see Kentucky end Jeremy Jarmon limp up to the line of scrimmage out of breath, shoulders slumped and seemingly in no shape to rush the quarterback.

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EKU's Gathof selected preseason All-American

Posted: 08/22/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Senior football player Brandon Gathof was named a preseason second team All-American by the Sports Network Friday. Gathof, a two-time All-Ohio Valley Conference pick at defensive back, was one of five OVC players to make the list.

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Legends, Astros extend partnership

Posted: 08/22/2008 - APPLEBEE'S PARK (Lexington, KY) – The Lexington Legends and the Houston Astros have reached a contract extension on their Player Development Contract through 2012. The agreement will bring the partnership between the two franchises to 12 professional baseball seasons.

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Hood, EKU ready to open 2008 season

Posted: 08/21/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Dean Hood is back where he once belonged. Hood, 44, spent five seasons as an assistant to Roy Kidd at Eastern Kentucky in the 1990s before eventually moving on to Wake Forest, where he helped head coach Jim Grobe turn the once lowly Demon Deacons into contenders in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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Big Brown Headed Back To Grass

Posted: 08/21/2008 - Big Brown is heading back to the grass in preparation for the Breeders' Cup Classic.

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Tyson Gay Will Leave Beijing With No Medals

Posted: 08/21/2008 - Tyson Gay reached back to grab the baton "and there was nothing." He's not the only American track favorite who will leave Beijing empty-handed.

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Pulley Enrolls At Florida A&M

Posted: 08/21/2008 - WKYT 27 SportsFirst has confirmed with the Florida A&M Athletic department that former UK Quarterback Curtis Pulley has enrolled and will play football for the Rattlers in 2008.

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Kentucky Lands 5-Star Quarterback, Morgan Newton

Updated: 08/21/2008 - Quarterback Morgan Newton of top-ranked and defending Indiana high school Class 5A champion Carmel has announced he will play college football at Kentucky.

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