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Football Wildcats to be Honored Saturday

Posted: 01/23/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky football team, champion of the 2007 Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl, will be honored before Saturday’s men’s basketball game against South Carolina.

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Bengals Hire FitzGerald as Linebackers Coach

Posted: 01/23/2008 - CINCINNATI (AP) - The Cincinnati Bengals on Wednesday hired as linebackers coach Jeff FitzGerald, who's had that role at Baltimore the last three seasons.

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Reds Sign Affeldt

Updated: 01/23/2008 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Pitcher Jeremy Affeldt (A'-fehlt) and the Cincinnati Reds have finalized their 3-million-dollar, one-year contract.

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Cats Knock Off Vols 72-66

Updated: 01/23/2008 - Billyball" may have finally arrived at Kentucky. Patrick Patterson scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds as the Wildcats knocked off No. 3 Tennessee 72-66 on Tuesday night.

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EKU Hires Hood as Head Football Coach

Posted: 01/22/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University introduced Dean Hood, former Wake Forest and Eastern Kentucky defensive coordinator, as the 13th head coach of the Colonel football program Tuesday afternoon in O’Donnell Hall, Student Services Building Auditorium.

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Curlin named Horse of the Year

Posted: 01/22/2008 - BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Breeders' Cup Classic winner Curlin swept Horse of the Year and 3-year-old male honors at the 37th annual Eclipse Awards on Monday night.

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MSU cheerleaders capture 17th title

Posted: 01/21/2008 - Morehead State's co-ed cheerleading squad won its sixth straight Division 1 national title and its 17th overall. The school's all-girl team captured its sixth overall championship and its first since 2005, at the Universal Cheerleaders Association's 2007 College Cheerleading and Dance Team Championships in Orlando.

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Wildcats Host Tennessee Tuesday

Posted: 01/21/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Watching tape of his team struggling to stay in front of Florida in a loss to the Gators on Saturday night made Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie "want to throw up."

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Hood to take over at EKU

Posted: 01/21/2008 - 27 SportsFirst has learned that Wake Forest defensive coordinator Dean Hood will be named the new head football coach at Eastern Kentucky during a news conference scheduled for 2 pm tomorrow at the school.

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UK Cheerleaders Win 16th National Title

Updated: 01/21/2008 - ORLANDO – The University of Kentucky cheerleaders continued their dominance at the Universal Cheer Association National Championships by winning their record 16th title, Sunday at Disney’s Wide World of Sports.

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Elliott leads UK women to upset of Auburn

Posted: 01/20/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Sarah Elliott scored 14 points to lead four Kentucky players in double-figures and the Wildcats beat Auburn 62-55 on Sunday.

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Gators Run Streak To Seven, Down Cats In OT

Updated: 01/21/2008 - Nick Calathes had 24 points and made several clutch free throws, Walter Hodge hit a huge 3-pointer in overtime and Florida extended its wining streak over Southeastern Conference rival Kentucky to seven games with a 81-70 victory Saturday night.

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Morehead State wins at home

Posted: 01/19/2008 - MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Leon Buchanan and Maze Stallworth scored 20 points to lead Morehead State in a win over Jacksonville State today, 85-70. The Eagles went on an 11-0 run to end the first half. Kenneth Faried added 13 points and 13 rebounds for Morehead State.

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Harmon takes over at Tates Creek

Updated: 01/18/2008 - Mike Harmon, who played high school football for Roy Walton at Tates Creek in the late 80's, is going home. Harmon was introduced as the Commodores' new football coach Friday afternoon, taking over for Mark Willoughby, who resigned following the season.

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Jasper, Meeks Limited in Practice

Posted: 01/18/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky guards Derrick Jasper and Jodie Meeks are practicing in a limited role, but their status for Saturday's game at Florida remains up in the air.

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Phillips Designated Future Head Coach

Posted: 01/18/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Joker Phillips, currently the offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach for the University of Kentucky football team, has been designated as UK’s head coach of the future, Director of Athletics Mitch Barnhart announced Friday.

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Brooks Receives Extension, Raise

Posted: 01/18/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky head coach Rich Brooks has received a contact extension through the 2011 season and will receive a raise in pay to $1.6 million per year, UK Director of Athletics Mitch Barnhart announced Friday.

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UK set to announce Phillips as Brooks' successor

Updated: 01/18/2008 - UK has called a 4 p.m. news conference for Friday afternoon, where it is expected Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart and UK President Lee Todd will make two major announcements.

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Parker leads Vols past UK women

Posted: 01/17/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Candace Parker scored 23 points and No. 2 Tennessee weathered a sloppy start to pull away from Kentucky 65-40 Thursday night.

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UK Baseball Ranked 25th Preseason

Posted: 01/17/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – For the second time this season, the Kentucky baseball team has earned a preseason national ranking, checking in at No. 25 in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association preseason top-30, the organization announced Thursday.

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Kaumeyer Named Defensive Backs Coach

Posted: 01/17/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thom Kaumeyer, whose varied experiences include stints as a Division I defensive coordinator, junior-college head coach, National Football League player, and NFL assistant coach, is the new defensive backs coach at the University of Kentucky, Coach Rich Brooks has announced.

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Football Wildcats pick up another verbal commitment

Updated: 01/17/2008 - Rich Brooks has picked up another verbal commitment. Leesburg (FL) linebacker Danny Trevathan made an official visit to UK over the weekend and said he would sign with the Wildcats on NCAA Signing Day, Feb. 6.

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