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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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Baseball Wildcats fall at Louisville

Posted: 04/23/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Chris Dominguez’s RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Josh Richmond with the game-winning run, giving the Louisville Cardinals a dramatic 6-5 walk-off win over No. 17 Kentucky – snapping UK’s 22-game non-conference winning streak – in front of a regular season UL record 3,652 fans at Jim Patterson Stadium.

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AUDIO- What Do The Pros Think of Woodson?

Updated: 04/22/2008 - How far has Andre' Woodson's stock fallen? What high has Keenan Burton's risen? These are just a couple of questions WKYT's Drew Deener and The Courier Journal's Brett Dawson talk about on the latest edition of Wildcat Nation.

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EKU signs two basketball players

Posted: 04/22/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team recently signed two more players to its 2008-09 roster – Dayvon Ellis and Papa Oppong.

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Drew Lee Named OVC Player of the Week

Updated: 04/22/2008 - NASHVILLE, Ky. - Morehead State sophomore second baseman/shortstop Drew Lee has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Player of the Week.

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Lewis says Johnson should sit out the season

Updated: 04/22/2008 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Tired of Chad Johnson's posturing for a trade, Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis says the disgruntled receiver should keep his word and sit out the season.

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Football Wildcats, women's tennis named Team of the Year at CATSPYs

Posted: 04/22/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky Athletics Association presented 25 honors at the sixth-annual CATSPY Awards, held Monday at Memorial Coliseum to recognize athletic and academic performance during the 2007-08 year. With co-winners in some categories, a total of seven teams and 25 individuals were recognized. Jay Crawford of ESPN and Christi Thomas of WKYT served as co-hosts of the event.

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Kentucky Derby-Graded Stakes Career Earnings

Posted: 04/22/2008 - Participation in the $2 million-guaranteed Kentucky Derby is limited to 20 horses. If more than 20 are entered, preference is given to horses with the highest career earnings in graded stakes races (f-filly):

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AUDIO - John Cohen Talks UK Baseball

Updated: 04/21/2008 - Why are college players more likely to make to the major leagues? And how fast can Scott Green throw his fastball? These are just a couple of questions John Cohen talks about with Drew Deener.

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Cowgill Named SEC Player Of The Week

Updated: 04/21/2008 - After reaching base safely 16-of-21 times during Kentucky 4-1 week, Wildcat junior centerfielder Collin Cowgill has been named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday afternoon.

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Cheruiyot, Tune win Boston Marathon

Posted: 04/21/2008 - Robert Cheruiyot won his fourth Boston Marathon on Monday, and Dire Tune outkicked Alevtina Biktimirova by 2 seconds in the closest finish in the history of the women's race.

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Damron Wins Nationwide Event In Georgia

Updated: 04/20/2008 - Robert Damron made a 14-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff Sunday with England's Greg Owen to win the Athens Regional Foundation Classic, his first victory since the PGA Tour's Byron Nelson Classic. After birdieing the final two holes of regulation to force the extra session, Owen came up short on a 12-foot birdie putt to give Damron the title in the Nationwide Tour event.

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Cats Edge Florida In 10th 3-2

Updated: 04/20/2008 - Brian Spear’s bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 10th inning scored Keenan Wiley with the game-winning run, giving the 17th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats a thrilling 3-2 win over No. 24 Florida, securing the series victory over the Gators, on a beautiful Sunday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Still No Clear Cut QB After Blue White Game

Posted: 04/19/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Curtis Pulley and Mike Hartline matched each other throw for throw and nearly run for run during an entertaining wrap-up to spring practice, with Pulley's 17-yard touchdown run with 1:04 remaining the difference in the White team's 23-22 victory.

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Cats rally, win opener against Florida

Posted: 04/19/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Sawyer Carroll tallied a career-high five RBI and Collin Cowgill reached base 5-of-5 times, as the No. 17 Kentucky baseball team erased a 7-6 Florida lead with five runs in the bottom of the eighth inning, holding on to secure a 11-7 series-opening victory over the 24th-ranked Gators, on a gorgeous Friday evening in front of 3,036 fans at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Depth on display at UK's Blue - White game

Posted: 04/18/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Rich Brooks has spent the last three years trying to bolster the Wildcats' depth, signing oversized recruiting classes in hopes of developing a quality program down the road.

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Griffey Belts Home Run #596

Updated: 04/17/2008 - CHICAGO -- Put No. 596 in the books for Ken Griffey Jr. The Reds' right fielder is only four home runs away from 600 for his career after he slugged a three-run shot to right-center field Thursday against the Cubs at Wrigley Field. It stretched Cincinnati to a six-run lead before a five-game losing streak was snapped in a 9-2 win.

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Earl Clark Staying At UofL

Updated: 04/18/2008 - Louisville forward Earl Clark will stay with the Cardinals next season rather than enter the NBA Draft. Clark did not sign with an agent.

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Baseball Cats set for clash with Gators

Posted: 04/17/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Riding a 22-1 home record in 2008, the No. 17 Kentucky baseball team will seek to continue its winning ways, playing host to the 24th-ranked Florida Gators in a three-game set, with first pitch on Friday at Cliff Hagan Stadium slated for 6:30 p.m. ET.

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