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Brooks, fans set to say goodbye to seniors

Posted: 11/20/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks acknowledges saying goodbye to this year's crop of seniors will be even tougher than usual.

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UofL's Padgett Sidelined By Fractured Knee

Updated: 11/19/2007 - Louisville coach Rick Pitino says center David Padgett has a fractured right knee and will miss at least 10 weeks. Padgett injured the knee late in the first half of Louisville's 84-53 win over Jackson State on Sunday.

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UK Can Spoil Tennessee's SEC Title Hopes

Updated: 11/20/2007 - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks has always said his top goal this season was for the Wildcats to be a factor in the Southeastern Conference race. This wasn't exactly what he had in mind.

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Colonels End Playoff Drought, Begin Postseason On The Road

Updated: 11/19/2007 - For the second consecutive year, two Ohio Valley Conference teams will compete in the Division I Football Championship as it was announced by the NCAA on Sunday. Eastern Kentucky, the 2007 OVC Champions and recipient of the league's automatic bid, was joined by Eastern Illinois, who received an at-large bid, in the 16-team playoff field.

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Cats fall out of Top 25

Posted: 11/18/2007 - Kentucky's loss at Georgia knocks the Cats out of the AP Top 25. Kansas moves to its highest ranking ever.

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Hilltoppers knock off Eagles, 52-12

Posted: 11/17/2007 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Western Kentucky scored 24 points in the second quarter en route to a 52-12 victory over Morehead State on Saturday.

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EKU falls on road, 76-56 to ETSU

Posted: 11/17/2007 - JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) - Andrew Reed's 17 points and 8 rebounds helped ETSU to a 76-56 win over Eastern Kentucky in the Buccaneers home opener on Saturday. Reed was one of four ETSU players in double digits as East Tennessee shot 58 percent from the floor and held Eastern Kentucky to just 33 percent.

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Morehead State falls on the road, 86-70

Updated: 11/17/2007 - BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) - Ryne Hamblet and Nate Miller each scored 16 and three other Falcons reached double figures as Bowling Green beat Morehead State 86-70 today.

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Colonels complete perfect OVC season, whip Tennessee Tech

Posted: 11/17/2007 - RICHMOND, Ky. –Eastern Kentucky University’s football team finished off a perfect Ohio Valley Conference season by beating Tennessee Tech Saturday afternoon at Roy Kidd Stadium, 38-24. The #12 Colonels (9-2, 8-0 OVC) begin play in the NCAA Division I FCS playoffs next week.

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Cats fall between the hedges

Posted: 11/17/2007 - ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia has done all it can. Now, the Bulldogs need a little help to reach the Southeastern Conference championship game. Knowshon Moreno ran for 124 yards, Matthew Stafford surprised Kentucky with a 10-yard touchdown run and No. 8 Georgia overcame four turnovers and an early deficit to beat 22nd-ranked Kentucky 24-13 Saturday.

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Gillispie and UK settle on "memorandum of understanding"

Posted: 11/16/2007 - Although he doesn’t have a formal contract with UK, coach Billy Gillispie does have a “memorandum of understanding” with the university and athletics director Mitch Barnhart. Apparently, that’s good enough for both parties.

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"Red-Out" Between the Hedges

Posted: 11/16/2007 - ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - The Great Motivator seems to have run out of ideas. The best Mark Richt could do for tomorrow's crucial Kentucky-Georgia game was a "red-out."

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EKU's Hope finalist for Coach of Year honors

Posted: 11/16/2007 - PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Eastern Kentucky University football head coach Danny Hope was recently named one of 16 finalists for the Eddie Robinson Award. The Robinson Award, named for the legendary former Grambling coach, has been given annually by The Sports Network to the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) national coach of the year since 1987.

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Gillispie working, but hasn't signed a contract

Posted: 11/16/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - More than seven months after agreeing to become Kentucky's basketball coach, Billy Gillispie still hasn't signed a formal contract. Because the coach and university haven't agreed to the specific language, athletics director Mitch Barnhart said Friday that Gillispie would remain employed under a two-page memorandum of understanding that details his compensation package.

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Former UK Coach Dies

Posted: 11/16/2007 - Former head UK football coach John Ray, who headed up the wildcat program from 1969 to 1972, has died.

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Former player, Reds' broadcaster Nuxhall dies

Posted: 11/16/2007 - CINCINNATI -- Joe Nuxhall, who was the youngest player in major league history and the beloved "old left-hander" on Cincinnati Reds radio broadcasts, died overnight following a bout with cancer, the team said Friday. He was 79.

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Bonds Indicted on Perjury and Obstruction of Justice Charges

Updated: 11/15/2007 - By PAUL ELIAS Associated Press Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Barry Bonds, baseball's home run king, was indicted for perjury and obstruction of justice Thursday and could face prison instead of the Hall of Fame for telling a federal grand jury he did not knowingly use performance-enhancing drugs.

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Padres' Ace Peavy Wins NL Cy Young Award

Updated: 11/15/2007 - By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) - Jake Peavy was a unanimous winner of the NL Cy Young Award on Thursday after leading the league in wins, ERA and strikeouts - pitching's version of a Triple Crown.

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Woodson finalist for Golden Arm Award

Posted: 11/15/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – André Woodson has been named a finalist for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award for the nation’s top senior quarterback.

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Gillispie says Cats must move on without Meeks

Posted: 11/14/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky will be without its top outside shooter for at least a month after guard Jodie Meeks was diagnosed with a stress fracture.

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Miller, Liggins now Wildcats

Posted: 11/14/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Two highly touted high school seniors signed letters of intent to play for Kentucky on Wednesday - the first day of college basketball's early signing period.

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Cats might be without running back Saturday

Updated: 11/14/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky running back Rafael Little is questionable for Saturday's game at No. 8 Georgia after injuring his back in last week's win over Vanderbilt.

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Mason star signs LOI with UK

Updated: 11/14/2007 - Mason Co. all-stater Darius Miller made it official: he will play basketball at the University of Kentucky.

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