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Cats Top Vandy 6-2

Updated: 04/26/2008 - James Paxton, Aaron Lovett and Andrew Albers combined to hold Vanderbilt to eight hits in a 6-2 Kentucky win Saturday.

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Flemings chooses 'Bows over Cats

Posted: 04/26/2008 - Roderick Flemings, a junior college first-team All-America player, signed his letter of intent yesterday to play for Hawaii.

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LCA's Barnette to play at UK

Posted: 04/25/2008 - UK women’s coach Matthew Mitchell has picked up a verbal commitment for the 2010 season. Lexington Christian’s Sarah Beth Barnette will play for the Wildcats, her father, Ross Barnette told 27 SportsFirst.

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EKU sets spring game for Sunday

Posted: 04/25/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University football team will conclude its 2008 spring practice schedule Sunday, April 27, with the annual Spring Game. The Colonel offense (white team) will challenge the Colonel defense (maroon team) at Roy Kidd Stadium beginning at 4 p.m.

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Former Cat Robertson dealt to Broncos

Posted: 04/24/2008 - ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos acquired defensive tackle Dewayne Robertson from the New York Jets on Thursday for a conditional pick in the 2009 draft.

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Derby favorite works out in Florida

Posted: 04/24/2008 - BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Kentucky Derby favorite Big Brown put in a workout at the Palm Meadows training center Thursday, an effort trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. said "looked real good."

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Two Wildcats on Dick Howser Trophy Watch List

Posted: 04/24/2008 - DALLAS -- Sawyer Carroll and Collin Cowgill have been tabbed two of 50 players named to the Dick Howser Trophy Watch List, an award given annually to the top player in college baseball, the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association announced Thursday.

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Jocketty Hoping to Bring Stability

Posted: 04/24/2008 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Since 2000, the Cincinnati Reds have had six managers, four general managers and two owners. That's a lot of change in a little more than eight years.

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Berkman's HR Leads Astros Past Reds

Posted: 04/24/2008 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Might as well call it Berkman's Ballpark. Lance Berkman hit his 18th homer at Great American Ball Park - the most by any visiting player - and drove in three runs Thursday, leading the Houston Astros to their fifth straight win, 5-3 over the Cincinnati Reds.

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Insell added to UK Hoops staff

Posted: 04/24/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky women’s basketball head coach Matthew Mitchell completed his coaching staff today with the hiring of Matt Insell, a former top AAU coach and Director of Basketball Operations at Louisiana Tech.

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Cowgill, Wilkes lead Cats past Toppers

Updated: 04/24/2008 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Collin Cowgill and Ryan Wilkes delivered solo home runs, lifting the 17th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats to a 2-1 victory over state rival Western Kentucky – sweeping the two-game season series - in front of a WKU school-record 3,057 fans at Nick Denes Field.

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Rondo Leads Celtics Past Hawks

Posted: 04/23/2008 - BOSTON (AP) - Rajon Rondo outplayed Mike Bibby and helped the Boston Celtics silence Atlanta and its blustery point guard. Kevin Garnett had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and Rondo added 12 points, eight assists and six rebounds to lead Boston to a 96-77 victory over Atlanta on Wednesday night and a 2-0 lead in the first-round series.

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Horsemen, Fire hope to create AF2 rivalry

Posted: 04/23/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (www.lexingtonhorsemen.com) – The Lexington Horsemen travel to the Derby City on Saturday to face the Louisville Fire in the War on I-64, the first-ever meeting between the two Kentucky teams in the history of the two franchises. Kick-off in Freedom Hall is slated for 7 p.m. EDT and the game will be carried live on 101.5 FM The Planet with Gary Ball and Randy Wilson. Live audio will also be available at www.wvlkam.com.

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Hopson signs LOI with Tennessee

Posted: 04/23/2008 - Scotty Hopson, the Associated Press Kentucky Boys High School Player of the Year, has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at the University of Tennessee beginning with the 2008-09 season, head coach Bruce Pearl announced Wednesday.

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Churchill Downs announces security measures for Derby

Posted: 04/23/2008 - Churchill Downs will again implement special hospitality and safety measures for the 134th runnings of the Kentucky Derby & Kentucky Oaks. Patrons are advised to arrive early on both days to accommodate expanded search procedures at all entrance gates. All patrons are subject to being scanned by magnetic wands before entry to Churchill Downs.

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Reds fire GM Krivsky

Posted: 04/23/2008 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Off to their worst start in five years, the Reds have fired general manager Wayne Krivsky and replaced him with former St. Louis GM Walt Jocketty (JAHK'-eh-tee).

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Kentucky boys' All-Stars roster set

Updated: 01/06/2010 - The Kentucky boys’ All-Stars roster is set. Mason Co.’s Darius Miller, Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball, will lead the boys’All-Stars.

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EKU wins OVC golf title

Posted: 04/23/2008 - PADUCAH, Ky. – Entering the final round with a 26-stroke lead, the Eastern Kentucky University Colonels were able to cruise during the final round of the 2008 Ohio Valley Conference Golf Championship, claiming the title by 19 strokes. The victory marked the Colonels 11th Championship in the 60-year history of the event, which was held at the Country Club of Paducah this year.

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