Posted: 04/01/2009 - The new coach is the talk of the town.
Posted: 04/01/2009 - The new coach is the talk of the town.
Updated: 04/01/2009 - UK's new coach didn't land at Blue Grass Airport as many fans expected, but instead arrived in style at a private air strip in Jessamine County.
Updated: 04/01/2009 - John Calipari has accepted an offer to leave Memphis to coach the tradition-rich Kentucky basketball program and will be introduced at a news conference at 9:30 Wednesday morning.
Posted: 12/06/2011 - Our sister station News Channel 3 in Memphis, WREG, tells us a source close to the University of Memphis basketball program says Coach Calipari has signed a deal with UK.
Posted: 03/30/2009 - Many of the national media, ignoring the excellent advice of the Herald-Leader’s Mark Story, are taking the “lazy” angle on the UK basketball coaching story. They’re invoking the “beware of the short fuse” argument against any coach accepting the job in Lexington.
Updated: 04/01/2009 - John Calipari has made his decision and will become the new head coach of the University of Kentucky. UK confirms that they have signed Calipari to an eight-year deal.
Updated: 03/29/2009 - Michigan State is marching on to Motown. The Spartans gave the Final Four a hometown feel, stopping overall No. 1 seed Louisville 64-52 Sunday to win the Midwest Regional. Goran Suton had 19 points and 10 rebounds as the second-seeded Spartans (30-6) reached their fifth Final Four in 11 years - the most trips of any team in the nation during that span.
Updated: 03/29/2009 - ...University of Louisville basketball team plays Michigan State at 2:20 p.m. in the NCAA Midwest Regional championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium ... LIVE - On CBS / WKYT.
Posted: 03/28/2009 - With Kentucky trailing No. 28 South Carolina 4-3 with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, freshman infielder Andy Burns connected on the first pitch he saw on the weekend, belting a two-run, walk-off home run over the right-field fence, lifting UK to a series-evening 5-4 win over the Gamecocks, on Saturday evening at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
Posted: 03/28/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Legendary Arkansas Coach Frank Broyles once said, “Luck follows speed.” If that’s so, the Kentucky football team might be in for more “luck” in the 2009 season. Results from the team’s winter strength and conditioning program have been tabulated by Marc Hill, UK Director of Strength and Conditioning. The numbers show significant improvement in overall team speed and quickness, along with some gains in strength, as compared to the results of March 2008.
Updated: 03/28/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Alysheba, winner of the 1987 Kentucky Derby and Preakness and chosen 1988 Horse of the Year, has died. The champion stallion was 25. The charismatic star, dubbed "America's Horse" by racing fans, Alysheba was euthanized Friday night following a fall in his stall at the Kentucky Horse Park's Hall of Champions, where he was buried Saturday.
Updated: 03/28/2009 - Ousted Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie says he has no hard feelings toward Kentucky after the university fired him on Friday.
Posted: 03/27/2009 - Earl Clark had 19 points and nine rebounds, leading Louisville to one of the most lopsided routs in regional round history, 103-64 over Arizona on Friday night.
Updated: 03/27/2009 - TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama hires Anthony Grant of Virginia Commonwealth as its men's basketball coach.
Posted: 03/27/2009 - GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Florida coach Billy Donovan says he isn't going anywhere. Donovan made it clear Friday he has no interest in the Kentucky job or any other opening, reaffirming his desire to stay in Gainesville and get the Gators back to the NCAA tournament.
Updated: 03/27/2009 - The UK basketball program no longer has a head coach. Late Friday afternoon, university officials announced coach Billy Gillispie has been dismissed after only two years on the job.
Posted: 03/27/2009 - New York, NY (Sports Network) - The New York Knicks signed free agent guard Joe Crawford to a 10-day contract on Friday.
Updated: 03/26/2009 - The 2009 University of Kentucky football schedule has been completed as the Wildcats will take on Miami University on Sept. 5 in Cincinnati’s Paul Brown Stadium.
Updated: 03/27/2009 - University of Kentucky Coach Billy Gillispie says he has “no idea” what the future holds for him. “I think we have to learn patience a little bit,” Gillispie told WKYT during the taping of his final weekly television show of the season on Thursday morning.
Posted: 03/26/2009 - Houston Astros shortstop Miguel Tejada is due in court for sentencing after pleading guilty to misleading Congress about performance enhancers in baseball
Updated: 03/25/2009 - Luke Harangody had 30 points and 11 rebounds and Notre Dame hit 12 3-pointers to end a 10-game losing streak to Kentucky, beating the Wildcats 77-67 Wednesday night to advance to the National Invitation Tournament semifinals. (Stats Inside)
Updated: 03/25/2009 - Grayson, KY - Kentucky Christian University Women's Basketball Coach Ron Arnett has made history. The 61-year old Arnett won his 11th national championship with KCU this season, surpassing John Wooden as the all-time leader in national championships by any college basketball coach at any level. Wooden won 10 national titles in 29 years of coaching, including 7 in a row at UCLA from 1967-1973.
Posted: 03/25/2009 - Lexington, KY - Kentucky women’s basketball signee Adia Mathies (AH-dee-ah MATH-is) of Louisville, Ky., has been named the 2009 Kentucky Miss Basketball, announced Wednesday at Iroquois High School by the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation. The award is chosen by the state’s high school coaches. Mathies will be the seventh Kentucky Miss Basketball to play for the Wildcats, including the third in the last five years. She joins 2007 winner Rebecca Gray (Georgetown) on the UK squad next season.
Posted: 03/25/2009 - Virginia Commonwealth coach Anthony Grant flew into Tuscaloosa, Ala., for a second round of meetings with Alabama officials seeking a replacement for Mark Gottfried.
Posted: 03/24/2009 - Kentucky fans want to know if it will be Billy Gillispie's last game as coach of the Wildcats. Notre Dame fans want to know if it will be Luke Harangody's last game with the Irish.