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Tubby Finalizes Contract With Minnesota

Updated: 12/11/2007 - Minnesota basketball coach Tubby Smith finalized a contract Tuesday that will pay him $1.75 million annually. The seven-year contract - the largest for a university employee - was signed about nine months after the former Kentucky coach was hired to rebuild a Gophers program that lost a record 22 games last season.

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Derrick Jasper To Return?

Updated: 12/11/2007 - Speaking on his weekly radio show Monday night UK coach Billy Gillispie indicated that point guard Derrick Jasper could return to action soon, possibly as early as Saturday's game with U-A-B. Jasper has been sidelined all season rehabbing from microfracture knee surgery.

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Breeders' Cup Expands By Three More Races

Updated: 12/10/2007 - The Breeders' Cup got bigger for the second straight year. Three races were added to thoroughbred racing's world championships in 2008, increasing the two-day event to 14 races worth $25.5 million in prize money. The next Breeders' Cup will be at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., on Oct. 24-25.

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WKU Makes it 12 Straight Over EKU

Posted: 12/08/2007 - RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Forward Courtney Lee scored 23 points and Western Kentucky went on a 16-7 run before halftime to defeat Eastern Kentucky 77-60 on Saturday night at McBrayer Arena.

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Lexington Catholic Takes 4A Title

Posted: 12/08/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Lexington Catholic shut down record-setting Lone Oak quarterback Corey Robinson, with the Knights defeating the Purple Flash 49-7 in KHSAA Class AAAA state championship game on Saturday at Papa John's Cardinal Statium.

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Younger Crawford Gets Best of Cats

Posted: 12/08/2007 - With Indiana's starting guards sitting out and his parents watching from behind the Indiana bench, Jordan Crawford delivered a masterpiece. The freshman scored 20 points in his first career start and led the 15th-ranked Hoosiers to a 70-51 rout over border rival Kentucky.

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LCA falls short in first football finals

Posted: 12/07/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Ryan Amelung ("AM-eh-lung") returned a kickoff and a punt for touchdowns to lead Beechwood to the one-A state title, 38-35, over Lexington Christian.

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Crawford brothers meet for the first time

Posted: 12/07/2007 - BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Joe and Jordan Crawford used to play basketball for family bragging rights. Now the reward could include Top 25 rankings and national respect.

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LSU signs Miles through 2012

Posted: 12/06/2007 - BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU head football coach Les Miles signed a contract extension Thursday to keep him at the university through 2012 and end speculation that Miles might leave for a job at the University of Michigan.

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Tamme selected SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Updated: 02/05/2010 - University of Kentucky tight end Jacob Tamme has been named the Southeastern Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year in a vote of the league coaches, the SEC Office announced Wednesday.

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Grobe latest to turn down Razorbacks

Updated: 12/06/2007 - RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Wake Forest football coach Jim Grobe will return next season to the Demon Deacons, rebuffing an apparent attempt to lure him to Arkansas to replace Houston Nutt, a person close to the program said Thursday.

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Legion May Reconsider Transferring From UK

Updated: 12/05/2007 - One day after Kentucky announced freshman Alex Legion had told coach Billy Gillispie he wanted to transfer, Legion's mother says her son and Gillispie have apparently worked out their problems.

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Five Wildcats named All-SEC, Brooks up for Coach of the Year

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Five Wildcats – tight end Jacob Tamme, linebacker Wesley Woodyard, quarterback André Woodson, defensive end Jeremy Jarmon, and offensive tackle Garry Williams – were named to the All-Southeastern Conference squad selected by league coaches.

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Horsemen to host open tryouts

Posted: 12/04/2007 - The Lexington Horsemen, set to open their innaugural season in Arena 2, will have open tryouts this weekend.

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Arkansas still looking for a coach; Bowden staying put

Posted: 12/04/2007 - CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Tommy Bowden is staying at Clemson to coach football. Amid reports he was talking with Arkansas about that school's coaching vacancy, Bowden has come to terms on a new contract with the Tigers.

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UK Confirms: Legion Seeks Release

Updated: 12/05/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky freshman guard Alex Legion informed head coach Billy Gillispie Monday night of his desire to transfer.

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Alex Legion To Transfer?

Updated: 12/04/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky freshman guard Alex Legion informed head coach Billy Gillispie Monday night of his desire to transfer.

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Cats, 'Noles to clash in Nashville

Posted: 12/02/2007 - Nashville, Tenn. - Representatives of the Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl announced today the University of Kentucky will represent the Southeastern Conference (SEC) in the tenth annual Bowl and face off against the Atlantic Coast Conference’s (ACC) Florida State University. Kick-off will be Monday, Dec. 31, 2007 at 3 p.m. CST at LP Field in Nashville. The game will be televised live on ESPN.

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LSU still in National Championship hunt, knock off Vols

Posted: 12/01/2007 - ATLANTA (AP) - Les Miles and LSU can now focus on their future together, starting with a trip to the Superdome. Assured by Miles he would stay as their coach, the fifth-ranked Tigers shifted their full attention to No. 14 Tennessee. The result was a 21-14 victory Saturday in the Southeastern Conference championship game - and still a slight chance to play for the national title.

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Heels dig in, knock off Cats by nine

Updated: 12/02/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Every time Tyler Hansbrough caught the ball in the post, Kentucky's players swarmed around him, swatting at the ball.

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Motorcycle Daredevil Evel Knievel Dies At 69

Updated: 11/30/2007 - Evel Knievel, the hard-living motorcycle daredevil whose jumps over Greyhound buses, live sharks and Idaho's Snake River Canyon made him an international icon in the 1970s, died Friday. He was 69.

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'Heels might be without Lawson against UK

Posted: 11/30/2007 - CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Top-ranked North Carolina might be without point guard Ty Lawson for a second straight game when the Tar Heels travel to Kentucky on Saturday.

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UK Women Host Western Friday at Rupp

Updated: 11/29/2007 - After a three-year absence, Kentucky women’s basketball renews its rivalry with instate foe Western Kentucky University when the Wildcats meet the Lady Toppers Friday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. ET in Rupp Arena. The game will be broadcast live on the Big Blue Sports Network (radio/TV) and FSN South (TV).

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Tamme, Masthay named Academic All-Americans

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tight end Jacob Tamme and punter Tim Masthay have been voted to the 2007 Academic All-America Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America and sponsored by ESPN The Magazine.

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