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Legion Commits To UK

Updated: 04/25/2007 - UK coach Billy Gillispie has his first high profile recruit. 6-4 shooting guard Alex Legion is headed to Kentucky.

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Mitchell To Be Named UK Women's Coach

Updated: 04/23/2007 - According to sources former assistant Matthew Mitchell will be named UK's new women's basketball coach at a Monday afternoon news conference. Mitchell, a native of Mississippi spent the last two seasons rebuilding the women's program at Morehead State.

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Cats Fall at Florida 5-4

Updated: 04/22/2007 - Chris Petrie delivered a bases loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday to give Florida a 5-4 victory over Kentucky. the loss dropped the cats to 7-10-1 in SEC play.

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Cats Fall at Florida

Posted: 04/21/2007 - GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Jon Townsend had three hits and two R-B-Is to help lead Florida to a 10-to-7 win over Kentucky on Saturday.

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Offense Prevails in Blue-White Game

Updated: 04/21/2007 - Sparked by two touchdown drives in the fourth quarter, the Blue defeated the White, 65-50, in the Blue/White Spring Game on Saturday afternoon before a crowd of approximately 5,000 in Commonwealth Stadium.

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Longshot Sends Lexington Field into a Tizzy

Posted: 04/21/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Long-shot Slew's Tizzy took control early and pulled away to win the 325-thousand dollar Lexington Stakes today at Keeneland.

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Oden Enters NBA Draft

Updated: 04/21/2007 - COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Greg Oden is through with school. The 7-foot freshman said Friday he will leave Ohio State after leading the Buckeyes to the national championship game and enter the NBA draft, where he figures to be one of the top two picks along with Texas freshman forward Kevin Durant.

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NCAA Proposes Ban on Text Messaging

Updated: 04/18/2007 - INDIANAPOLIS -- Coaches have spent the last several years upgrading their gadgets and learning the new tricks of recruiting. Now it may be time to turn back the clock.

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Mindshaft Filly Brings Record Price

Updated: 04/18/2007 - A Mindshaft filly brought a record prce of $1.75 million Tuesday at Keeneland's April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. It was the highest price ever paid for a filly at the sale.

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State Has New Racing Vet

Updated: 04/18/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A western Kentucky veterinarian will become the state's top horse racing doctor.

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Dick Gabriel on Neil Reed

Posted: 04/16/2007 - There’s no way of knowing what Adolph Rupp might say about Kentucky’s new head basketball coach. The Baron has been gone since Dec. 12, 1976. But this much we know, for certain: Billy Gillispie has drawn an endorsement from a former Rupp assistant, a man who pre-dates Joe B. Hall on the UK staff. And it’s an endorsement that rings as loudly as Big Ben.

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Gillispie Names Two Assistant Coaches

Updated: 04/16/2007 - New UK coach Billy Gillispie named Jeremy Cox and Glynn Cyprien to his staff Monday. Cyprien coached last season at Arkansas while Cox was on Gillispie's staff last season at Texas A&M.

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Cats Settle For Split With #1 Vanderbilt

Updated: 04/15/2007 - Sean Coughlin hit a dramatic two-run home run in the eigth inning Sunday to give Kentucky an 8-6 victory over No. 1 ranked Vanderbilt. The Commodores gained a split in the modified doubleheader by winning the suspended game from Saturday 9-4.

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Former Rupp Assistant Lauds New UK Coach

Posted: 04/15/2007 - There’s no way of knowing what Adolph Rupp might say about Kentucky’s new head basketball coach. The Baron has been gone since Dec. 12, 1976. But this much we know, for certain: Billy Gillispie has drawn an endorsement from a former Rupp assistant, a man who pre-dates Joe B. Hall on the UK staff. And it’s an endorsement that rings as loudly as Big Ben.

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Dominican Wins Blue Grass by a Nose

Posted: 04/14/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - This time, Street Sense came up a nose short. In a wild four-horse dash, Dominican put his nose in front of Street Sense in the final stride to win the $750,000 Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland on Saturday.

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Pletcher Loaded For Derby

Posted: 04/13/2007 - Todd Pletcher set his tentative lineup for the Kentucky Derby on Friday, and it's a doozy - a record-equaling five horses.

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Gillispie Pledges To Have Best Staff In Country

Updated: 04/13/2007 - New UK basketball coach Billy Gilliespie pledged to have the best staff in the country at a Thursday news conference. Gillispie said one potential assistant is Jeremy Cox, who coached under him at Texas A&M

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Chancellor Takes Over at LSU

Updated: 04/11/2007 - BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Former Olympic and WNBA coach Van Chancellor was hired as the women's basketball coach at LSU on Wednesday, succeeding Pokey Chatman.

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Mickie DeMoss Resigns

Updated: 04/13/2007 - The UK Athletics Department is searching for another head basketball coach.

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General Assembly Honors Former Cat Brandon Webb

Updated: 04/10/2007 - Frankfort, KY, April 9- Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon Webb now has a highway named in his honor in his hometown of Ashland, Kentucky. Senate Joint Resolution 93 was amended in the Kentucky House of Representatives by State Representative John Vincent (R-Ashland) to honor Ashland native and 2006 National League Cy Young Award Winner Brandon Webb by naming the roadway in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments. The 2007 General Assembly passed the resolution on March 26, 2007 and it was signed into law by the Governor on April 5, 2007.

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NFL Suspends Henry 8 Games

Updated: 04/10/2007 - NEW YORK (AP) - Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chris Henry has been suspended for eight games for his numerous arrests.

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