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Smith named to Rimington Trophy watch list

Updated: 07/14/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- University of Kentucky starting center Matt Smith has been named to the Rimington Trophy 2011 watch list, which is presented annually to the most outstanding center in NCAA Division I-A college football, the Rimington Trophy Committee announced Wednesday.

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Trevathan, Warford up for Lombardi Award

Posted: 07/13/2011 - Houston, Texas – July 12, 2011 – The Rotary Lombardi Award Committee has released the Official Watch List for the 2011 Rotary Lombardi Award. This is the 42nd year that the Rotary Lombardi Award has named the nation’s college lineman of the year. UK linebacker Danny Trevathan and offensive tackle Larry Warford are candidates for the Lombardi Award.

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EKU opener slated for 6:00 p.m.

Posted: 07/12/2011 - RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University football team will turn on the lights at Roy Kidd Stadium for its first two home games of 2011. EKU’s home opener is slated for Sept. 10 against Missouri State at 6 p.m.

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UK fans now can relive greatest Wildcat moments

Updated: 07/12/2011 - Beginning this Saturday, fans will have a chance to relive some of the greatest moments in UK history, as WKYT begins rebroadcasting classic Wildcat football and basketball games. “Big Blue Encore” will air throughout the season on WKYT and CWKYT.

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UK Gymnastics rounds out staff

Posted: 07/11/2011 - Kentucky gymnastics coach Tim Garrison has retained Wildcats assistant Chuck Dickerson and added Mary McDaniel to his staff.

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Delic set to return to Wildcat football team

Posted: 07/09/2011 - As it turns out, Nermin Delic isn’t quite ready to walk away from football — and the University of Kentucky appears quite ready to welcome him back.

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Trevathan, Warford earn preseason honors

Updated: 07/08/2011 - University of Kentucky football senior linebacker Danny Trevathan has been named to the preseason watch list for the 2011 Bronko Nagurski Trophy, while junior offensive lineman Larry Warford has made the 2011 Outland Trophy watch list, the Football Writers Association of America announced Friday.

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Scoreboards ready to go in at Commonwealth Stadium

Updated: 07/08/2011 - Two months from the start of the 2011 Kentucky football season, construction is set to get underway at Commonwealth Stadium for the installation of a new high definition video and sound system.

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UK hires all-american to be assistant golf coach

Posted: 07/07/2011 - Former PING All-American and former No. 1 ranked junior player in the nation Jessie Mudd has been named assistant men’s golf coach at the University of Kentucky, head coach Brian Craig announced Thursday.

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Joker Phillips announces Game Day Ready Tour

Updated: 07/12/2011 - After a successful five-city tour last summer and a trip to Ethiopia this summer, University of Kentucky football head coach Joker Phillips has announced the Gameday Ready Tour will make two additional stops in July in Pikeville and Covington.

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UK Hoops camps set for August

Updated: 07/07/2011 - University of Kentucky women’s basketball head coach Matthew Mitchell and his staff are excited to announce the dates and times for their inaugural satellite camp tour this summer where they will teach the game of basketball to the youth of the Bluegrass. (Dates Inside)

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Former Batcat Cowgill keeps it all in perspective

Posted: 07/07/2011 - A fifth-round pick of the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2008, Cowgill expected to make his mark on the organization and march to the big leagues. After a solid first professional season, Cowgill was 61 games into his 2009 season when he handled a small-scale failure about as poorly as possible.

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UK Quarterback showing growth in leadership

Updated: 07/07/2011 - Kentucky quarterback Morgan Newton seems comfortable in his new leadership role with the Wildcats as he pushes not only himself to improve in the offseason, but his teammates too.

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Webb unlikely to pitch this season

Updated: 07/06/2011 - ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Brandon Webb likely will not pitch for the Texas Rangers this season after experiencing more pain in his surgically repaired right rotator cuff.

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Former UK video coordinator could be Pacers next coach

Posted: 07/05/2011 - INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana Pacers have scheduled a news conference with Frank Vogel amid speculation that he will be the team's next head coach. Vogel is a former Kentucky video coordinator.

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Wildcats Make Professional Debuts

Posted: 07/05/2011 - Four 2011 Kentucky baseball standouts have opened their professional careers after signing professional contracts.

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New UK president takes office

Updated: 07/01/2011 - It's the first day of a new era at the University of Kentucky as Dr. Eli Capilouto takes over as president.

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Former Cat Dale Brown heading to Clark Atlanta

Posted: 07/01/2011 - Since finishing his pro basketball career and returning to the University of Kentucky to obtain his college degree in 2003, Brown has had nine coaching jobs in eight years. The Pascagoula native was named head coach at Clark Atlanta University on Wednesday, his second job in less than a month

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Harrellson Expected To Be An Enforcer

Posted: 07/01/2011 - It's been a wild week for Josh Harrellson to say the least. The former Kentucky Wildcat returned from New York City on Thursday, one week from the night he was drafted by the New Orleans Hornets with the 45th overall pick in the 2nd round of the NBA draft, then shipped to the Knicks for $750,000 dollars in cash.

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Meyer selected All-South

Updated: 06/30/2011 - NASHVILLE -- Kentucky junior right-handed starting pitcher Alex Meyer has been selected second-team All-South Region by the American Baseball Coaches Association, it was announced.

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