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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Joining Hendrick

Updated: 06/13/2007 - Dale Earnhardt Jr. is joining Hendrick Motorsports. The decision ends five weeks of recruiting for NASCAR's most popular driver who said he was leaving DEI at the end of the season.

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Knowles Dismissed from Ky. All-Star Team

Updated: 07/05/2007 - Clark County High School product Preston Knowles, who has signed with the University of Louisville, has been dismissed from the team and will not play Saturday when Kentucky faces Indiana in Bowling Green, Ky.

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Revere Signs with Twins

Updated: 07/05/2007 - MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - First-round draft pick Ben Revere agreed Tuesday to a minor league contract with the Minnesota Twins and will receive a $750,000 signing bonus.

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Sorg Named New MSU Baseball Coach

Updated: 07/05/2007 - MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - A former Morehead State baseball player is returning to the team as the new head coach.

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UK Offers Scholarship to Power Forward

Posted: 06/12/2007 - The University of Kentucky Basketball program has offered a scholarship to 6-8 Power Forward Olek Czyz (pronounced chizz).

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Former UT Coach Ray Mears Dies At 80

Updated: 06/11/2007 - Former Tennessee Coach Ray Mears died Monday afternoon in Knoxville at the age of 80. Mears coahced the Vols for 15 seasons in the 1960's and 70's winning 278 games.

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Louisville Advances To College World Series

Updated: 06/10/2007 - The Louisville Cardinals will make their first trip ever to the College World Series this week. Louisville routed Oklahoma State 20-2 in the third and deciding game of the Super Regional Sunday in Louisville. The Cards open Friday against Rice.

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Ocho Cinco Eighty-Sixes Horse

Updated: 07/05/2007 - Draped in black-and-orange silks emblazoned with No. 85 and “Ocho Cinco,” Chad Johnson eighty-sixed a four-year-old thoroughbred in Saturday’s showdown at River Downs.

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Pletcher Ends Triple Crown Drought

Updated: 07/05/2007 - NEW YORK (AP) - Todd Pletcher figures he's been looking in the wrong place for his Triple Crown candidates. Or at least at the wrong gender.

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Cardinals Can't Close Out Cowboys

Updated: 07/05/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Keanon Simon's RBI single in the top of the 12th inning gave Oklahoma State a 3-2 win Saturday over host Louisville in the NCAA Super Regional.

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Homer Bailey Wins Debut With Reds

Updated: 07/05/2007 - Homer Bailey pitched five innings of five-hit, two-run baseball in his major league debut as the Reds beat the Cleveland Indians at Great American Ball Park, 4 - 3.

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Five Wildcats Selected on Day 2 of Draft

Updated: 07/05/2007 - ORLANDO, Fla. -- For the second consecutive year, the Kentucky baseball team had an excellent showing at the annual Major League Baseball Draft, as five UK players heard their name called on Friday afternoon, including four top-20 round selections. Included in the Wildcat draft picks were Sean Coughlin, Scott Green, Antone DeJesus, Sawyer Carroll, and Collin Cowgill. UK signee Dan Killian was also selected by the Oakland Athletics in the 32nd round.

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Van Gundy Replaces Donovan as Magic Coach

Updated: 07/05/2007 - ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Stan Van Gundy was hired Thursday as coach of the Orlando Magic, who acted quickly after their days-old agreement with Billy Donovan collapsed.

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Donovan Free To Go To Florida

Updated: 07/05/2007 - The Orlando Magic finally released Billy Donovan from his contract late Wednesday night.

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Curlin 6-5 Favorite In Belmont

Updated: 06/06/2007 - Preakness winner Curlin is the 6-5 favorite for Saturday's Belmont Stakes, with the filly Rags to Riches the third choice at 3-1. Curlin will break from the No. 3 post position under jockey Robby Albarado.

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Donovan, Magic Close to Resolution

Updated: 07/05/2007 - Reports: Donovan almost out, Van Gundy almost in for Magic Eds: UPDATES with Jeff Van Gundy comment. ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Orlando Magic are close to resolving their coaching fiasco by agreeing to a deal to dismiss Billy Donovan and hire Stan Van Gundy, according to reports Tuesday.

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Lofton To Try Out For Pan Am Games

Updated: 07/05/2007 - Tennessee's Chris Lofton has been invited to try out for the U-S-A basketball team that will compete at the Pan American Games.

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Donovan Trying To Return To Florida

Updated: 06/04/2007 - Billy Donovan is trying to void the $27.5 million dollar contract he signed last week with the Orlando Magic in hopes of returning to the Florida Gators. Earlier Monday, the Magic said Donovan was conflicted about his decision to leave Gainesville.

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Magic Say Donovan Is Conflicted

Updated: 06/04/2007 - The Orlando Magic released a statement Monday saying Billy Donovan is conflicted about his decision to leave Florida and coach the NBA's Orlando Magic. The Magic said the two sides have had numberous conversations over the last 48 hours and they have a commitment from Donovan that the dialogue will continue.

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Donovan Could Return To Coach Gators!

Updated: 06/04/2007 - FoxSports.com, citing two anonymous sources, reported Sunday night that Billy Donovan was having second thoughts about coaching the NBA's Orlando Magic and attempting to return to Gainesville. FoxSports.com reported Donovan has approached both sides about getting out of the deal. He has yet to sign the contract with the NBA team.

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Street Sense And Hard Spun To Stand At Darley

Updated: 06/03/2007 - Street Sense and Hard Spun, the top two finishers in last month's Kentucky Derby will both retire to Darley's Jonabell Farm at the conclusion of thier racing careers.

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