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Former Mr. Basketball re-signs with Knicks

Posted: 10/11/2007 - GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- Isiah Thomas expects a friendly crowd Thursday night, and will have a familiar face in practice the following day. One day after signing Allan Houston, the Knicks will make their home exhibition debut on Thursday against Maccabi Tel Aviv, their first game in New York since a jury found Thomas and Madison Square Garden sexually harassed former team executive Anucha Browne Sanders.

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Bengals' Joseph suspended

Posted: 10/09/2007 - CINCINNATI (AP) - The NFL has suspended starting cornerback Johnathan Joseph for Sunday's game at Kansas City, the Cincinnati Bengals said Tuesday. Joseph will forfeit his salary for both this game and the Jets game on Oct. 21, the club said. He was suspended for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

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EKU's Holland National Player of the Week

Updated: 10/09/2007 - CHICAGO – After picking up OVC Offensive Player of the Week honors on Sunday, Eastern Kentucky University quarterback Allan Holland was named one of five national players of the week for the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) by the College Sporting News.

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Cats and Gators will be televised live

Updated: 10/08/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Florida at Kentucky football game on Oct. 20 will be televised by CBS at 3:30 p.m. or Lincoln Financial Sports 12:30 p.m., the Southeastern Conference has announced.

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UK Facing Top-Ranked LSU This Weekend

Posted: 10/08/2007 - The University of Kentucky football team will try to regroup this week following last week's loss to South Carolina.

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EKU takes control of OVC with win at E. Illinois

Updated: 10/07/2007 - CHARLESTON, Ill. – Junior Taylor Long and freshman Logan O’Connor combined for five field goals while junior quarterback Allan Holland threw for a career-high 321 yards and two scores as the Eastern Kentucky University football team defeated #16 Eastern Illinois Saturday afternoon, 28-21. With the win, the Colonels (4-2, 3-0 OVC) knocked the Panthers (3-3, 2-1) out of the unbeaten ranks in league action.

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LSU heading to Lexington unbeaten

Posted: 10/07/2007 - BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gambling at every opportunity, No. 1 LSU stayed perfect. Florida's hopes of another national title appear to be over after a remarkable Saturday night in Death Valley.

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Record Day at Keeneland Overshadowed by Injuries

Posted: 10/06/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Breakdowns - at least two of them fatal - marred a record slate of stakes races Saturday at Keeneland in which four horses earned automatic spots in the Breeders' Cup.

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Spurrier Conquers Cats Again, 38-23

Updated: 10/05/2007 - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Kentucky's perfect start was spoiled by the one ball coach who knows better than almost anyone how to humble the Wildcats.

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Jones Says She Used Steroids

Posted: 10/04/2007 - Track star Marion Jones admits doping before 2000 Sydney Games By The Associated Press Marion Jones admitted using steroids before the 2000 Olympics in a recent letter to close family and friends, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Jones, who won five medals in Sydney, said she took "the clear" for two years, beginning in 1999, and that she got it from former coach Trevor Graham, who told her it was flaxseed oil, the newspaper reported.

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Wildcat Guard Suffers Concussion In Practice

Posted: 10/04/2007 - Kentucky basketball sophomore Michael Porter suffered a concussion Monday during workouts. A sports publicist reported the injury yesterday, and added that Porter hopes to be ready to return to practice a week from tomorrow.

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Webb Gets First Playoff Start

Posted: 10/03/2007 - PHOENIX -- He's been here before, only it wasn't the postseason and it wasn't October. Just because Arizona starting pitcher Brandon Webb doesn't have an inkling of playoff experience doesn't mean that he hasn't been battle-tested or hasn't had to execute tough pitches in critical situations and in important games.

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Cats Remember Spurrier's Comments

Updated: 10/04/2007 - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Kentucky quarterback Andre Woodson remembers chuckling at the comments opposing coaches like Steve Spurrier putting down the Wildcats' finish a year ago.

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Kragthorpe disciplines another Cardinal

Posted: 10/03/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville running back George Stripling was suspended from Friday night's game against Utah for violating team rules. Coach Steve Kragthorpe did not elaborate Wednesday on why Stripling was disciplined.

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LSU-UK To Air On CBS WKYT, Williams Honored By SEC

Updated: 10/01/2007 - The LSU at Kentucky game on Oct. 13 has been picked by CBS for live national telecast. Game time will be 3:30 p.m on WKYT. Offensive tackle Garry Williams has been named the Southeastern Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week as chosen by the league office.

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Cats next opponent: Carolina wins with freshman QB

Posted: 09/30/2007 - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Steve Spurrier finally found a little fun in the South Carolina offense. Much of that came because of his new quarterback, freshman Chris Smelley, who threw for 279 yards and two touchdowns to lead the 16th-ranked Gamecocks (4-1, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) to a 38-21 win over Mississippi State on Saturday.

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Cats Leap To Number 8 In Both Polls

Updated: 09/30/2007 - Following Saturday's victory over Florida Atlantic the Kentucky Wildcats are unbeaten in five games and now ranked eigth in this week's Associated Press College Football Poll. It's Kentucky's first top ten ranking since 1977, the Cats are also ranked eigth in the ESPN-USA Today Coaches Poll. The AP also has a new number one ranked team this week as LSU barely edged out Southern Cal for the top spot.

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Colonels dump Samford, improve to 3-2

Posted: 09/29/2007 - RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University football team forced five turnovers on its way to a 43-20 win over Samford University Saturday at Roy Kidd Stadium. The Colonels (3-2, 2-0 OVC) held possession of the ball for less than a third of the game, but intercepted five Bulldog (3-2, 1-1) passes.

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Hard Spun turns tables on Derby winner

Posted: 09/29/2007 - FLORENCE, Ky. (AP) - Hard Spun finally got the best of Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense. The runner-up to Street Sense in the Derby held off the colt down the stretch to win today's Kentucky Cup Classic at Turfway Park.

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