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Street Sense Wins Kentucky Derby

Updated: 09/22/2007 - By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Street Sense roared from next-to-last in a 20-horse field to win the Kentucky Derby, putting trainer Carl Nafzger back in the winner's circle 17 years after his first visit.

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Cats Fall in Columbia

Posted: 05/04/2007 - Travis Jones had four hits, including a home run, to lead South Carolina to an 8-1 win over Kentucky on Friday night.

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3 Point Line Moving Back

Posted: 05/03/2007 - start polishing up their long-range shooting. The men's basketball rules committee approved a measure Thursday that would move the 3-point line back one foot in 2008-09 - from 19 feet, 9 inches to 20 feet, 9 inches. If approved by the playing rules oversight committee on May 25, it would mark the first major alteration to the 3-point shot since its inception in 1986-87.

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Pitino Gets Extension

Updated: 09/22/2007 - Pitino signed a three-year contract extension with the Cardinals on Thursday that could keep him at the school through 2013, long enough for a highly anticipated downtown arena to open while he tries to lead the school to its third national championship.

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Three Cats Invited To Tryout

Updated: 09/22/2007 - Three linemen from the University of Kentucky football team, offensive tackle Michael Aitcheson, long snapper Jason Dickerson, and center Matt McCutchan, have accepted offers to attend rookie camps with National Football League teams.

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KSU Invited to Prestigious Golf Tournament

Posted: 05/01/2007 - Frankfort, KY (04-30-07) – Kentucky State University Golf Team has been accepted to compete in the 2007 PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship. The tournament will be held from May 10-14, 2007 at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

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Rags to Riches Draws Outside Post in Oaks

Posted: 05/01/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 1, 2007) – Derrick Smith and Michael Tabor’s Rags to Riches drew an outside post in a capacity field of 14 3-year-old fillies, but has been installed as a strong morning line favorite for the 133rd running of the $500,000-added Kentucky Oaks (Grade I) on Friday, May 4 at Churchill Downs.

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Pettigrew Goes to WKU

Updated: 09/22/2007 - Steffphon Pettigrew, The Associated Press' Kentucky boys high school player of the year, has signed to play for Western Kentucky next season.

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Bengals Draft Michigan Cornerback in 1st Round

Updated: 05/01/2007 - NEW YORK (AP) - The Cincinnati Bengals hope they've improved their secondary by taking cornerback Leon Hall with the 18th overall pick in today's N-F-L draft.

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Okoye First Kentucky Player Drafted

Updated: 04/30/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - University of Louisville defensive lineman Amobi Okoye has a new job. The 19-year-old Okoye was selected by the Houston Texans with the 10th selection of Saturday's Draft.

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UK Baseball Wins in 12th

Posted: 04/28/2007 - Shortstop Ryan Wilkes' RBI single in the bottom of the 12th inning Friday completed Kentucky's rally and gave the Wildcats a hard-fought 8-7 victory against Georgia at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The win was UK's first last-at bat victory this season.

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Kentucky Derby a Wide-Open Race

Updated: 05/01/2007 - Four horses have run just two prep races. Four others are coming in off long layoffs. And some didn't even race as 2-year-olds. Conventional wisdom is out the window at this year's Kentucky Derby, a wide-open affair that could produce a winner whose trainer might just break all the unspoken rules.

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LCA's Seamands Named AP Coach of the Year

Posted: 04/27/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Coach Jason Seamands of Lexington Christian Academy has been named the Associated Press Kentucky girls' high school basketball coach of the year.

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Gray Named AP HS Player of the Year

Posted: 04/27/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Associated Press player of the year in Kentucky girls' high school basketball is Rebecca Gray of Scott County. The 5-foot-10 senior guard averaged 26 points and six rebounds per game, leading the Cardinals to a record of 25-and-four.

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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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Louisville's Bush Says He's 99 Percent Healed

Posted: 04/18/2007 - Michael Bush is up and running, his broken right leg nearly fully healed just in time for the NFL draft. The former Louisville running back this week took part in his first full workout since he was hurt in September and also received a thumbs-up prognosis from James Andrews, an Alabama-based orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports injuries.

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