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Gay drops out of London Grand Prix

Posted: 07/23/2008 - LONDON (AP) - Sprinter Tyson Gay has withdrawn from Friday's London Grand Prix while he continues to recover from the hamstring injury he sustained at the U.S. Olympic trials.

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Tamme signs 4-year deal with Indy

Posted: 07/23/2008 - INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - On the eve of training camp, the Colts agreed to terms with five draft picks including their top choice, offensive lineman Mike Pollak, in a dash to get all nine draft choices into camp on time. Three other rookies remained unsigned. The signings include former UK tight end Jacob Tamme.

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Wildcat named best defensive second baseman in NCAA

Posted: 07/23/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Former Kentucky infielder Ryan Wilkes has been tabbed the best defensive second baseman in college baseball during the 2008 season, receiving the Rawlings Gold Glove, the American Baseball Coaches Association announced.

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Fogg injured, will miss next start

Posted: 07/23/2008 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Josh Fogg got hit in the face during batting practice and will now miss his next scheduled start for the Cincinnati Reds.

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Bengals sign former U of L receiver Urrutia

Posted: 07/22/2008 - The Bengals today signed rookie WR Mario Urrutia of Louisville to a four-year contract. Urrutia was a seventh-round Bengals selection in the 2008 draft.

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Colonels picked to finish second in OVC

Posted: 07/22/2008 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Eastern Kentucky University football team was picked second in the 2008 preseason OVC poll as released by the league Tuesday at its annual football media day event. Meanwhile, five Colonels were selected to the preseason All-OVC team.

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Lofton Signs To Play Pro Ball In Turkey

Updated: 07/21/2008 - Former University of Tennessee and Mason County star Chris Lofton has signed a one-year contract with a professional basketball team in Mersin, Turkey.

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Five Wildcats Recognized With Preseason All-SEC Honors

Updated: 07/21/2008 - Five Kentucky Wildcats – offensive tackle Garry Williams, defensive end Jeremy Jarmon, cornerback Trevard Lindley and linebackers Braxton Kelley and Micah Johnson – were chosen for the Coaches’ Preseason All-Southeastern Conference Team announced Monday by the league office.

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Chad Johnson Says He'll Report On Time

Updated: 07/21/2008 - Receiver Chad Johnson says he'll report on time for the Cincinnati Bengals' training camp next weekend, but his surgically repaired ankle probably will limit him in practice.

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Fixler Belts 3 Homers For Legends

Updated: 07/20/2008 - Jonathan Fixler hammered three home runs Sunday afternoon as the Lexington Legends routed the Columbus Catfish 16-10 at Applebee's Park. For the Legends it was their third straight win.

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Benson wins at Kentucky Speedway

Posted: 07/19/2008 - Johnny Benson held off Michael Annett to win the Built Ford Tough 225 at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday.

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Lindley named to more national award watch lists

Posted: 07/19/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Junior cornerback Trevard Lindley has been named to the preseason watch lists for two more national honors, the Chuck Bednarik Award and the Jim Thorpe Award.

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Azubuike close to signing $9 million deal with Clippers

Posted: 07/18/2008 - Golden State Warriors guard Kelenna Azubuike, a restricted free agent, signed an offer sheet with the Clippers on Thursday for a three-year deal worth $9 million. The Warriors have seven days to match it.

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Two-Minute Warning with Twins’ Prospect Ben Revere

Updated: 07/18/2008 - Ben Revere was a standout baseball and football at Lexington Catholic. He helped lead the Knights to state titles in both sports and was later crowned Kentucky’s Mr. Baseball. After being drafted in the first round of the 2007 draft by Minnesota, Revere reported to the Twins’ Gulf Coast League team in Ft. Meyers, where he was named a post-season All-Star.

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Clippers Extend Offer to Azubuike

Posted: 07/17/2008 - Kelenna Azubuike may soon be a Los Angeles Clipper. The former University of Kentucky guard has agreed to terms on an offer sheet with the team.

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Keenland announces ban of toe grabs at track

Updated: 07/17/2008 - Lexington, KY (July 17, 2008) – Officials at Keeneland and Turfway Park today announced a new shoe policy banning the use of toe grabs. The policy is effective at both racetracks beginning September 1.

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Former Wildcat suspended as high school coach in Ohio

Posted: 07/17/2008 - TROTWOOD, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio High School Athletic Association says it has suspended a football coach in suburban Dayton for trying to recruit players enrolled at other schools.

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Busch attempting NASCAR history at Kentucky Speedway

Posted: 07/16/2008 - DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Kyle Busch stands a victory away from making NASCAR history as the first driver to win a race in all three of the organization's national series in successive starts.

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Kentucky represented at British Open

Posted: 07/16/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former UK Wildcat J.B. Holmes opens play on Thursday in the 137th British Open Golf Championship at Royal Birkdale in Southport, England.

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AJ Ellis Smacks 2-Run Double in All-Star Game

Posted: 07/16/2008 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Former Paul Dunbar High School star A.J. Ellis hit a two-run double to cap a ninth-inning rally by the Pacific CoastLeague and it held off the International League 6-5 in the Triple-A All-Star game Wednesday night.

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Morris works out for Hawks

Posted: 07/16/2008 - Former UK big man Randolph Morris worked out for the Atlanta Hawks.

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