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Boise State hit with 3-year probation

Posted: 09/13/2011 - BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The NCAA placed Boise State on probation for three years and imposed other sanctions Tuesday for major violations by the football program and other sports.

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Calipari announces coaching clinic

Updated: 09/13/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky men’s basketball has announced the date for the 2011 John Calipari Coaches’ Clinic. Scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 23 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET at Memorial Coliseum, the day-long event, intended for male and female coaches and fans, gives a unique glimpse into the coaching philosophies and strategies that Coach Calipari uses in guiding the defending NCAA Tournament East Regional champion, Kentucky Wildcats. Included in this unique clinic will be a chance to tour the Joe Craft Center and Wildcat Lodge with experts available to answer questions.

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Cats get ready for rivalry with Cards

Updated: 09/12/2011 - A pair of unimpressive starts for Kentucky and Louisville hasn't tampered the importance of when the two teams play each other on Saturday. Head coach Joker Phillips said he's thankful to have two wins, no matter how his team got them. Louisville hasn't been as fortunate; the Cardinals opened with a 21-9 win over FCS opponent Murray State before losing Friday at home to Florida International, 24-17.

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Clemons earns SEC honors

Updated: 09/12/2011 - Kentucky's Josh Clemons is the SEC Co-Freshman of the Week after running for 126 yards Saturday against Central Michigan.

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Joker, Cats prepare for Central Michigan

Posted: 09/09/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach Joker Phillips has been busy balancing a tricky set of circumstances that he didn't see coming.

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Madness tickets distributed Oct. 1

Updated: 09/08/2011 - Tickets for the 2011 Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena will be available Saturday, Oct. 1, at 7 a.m., at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Euclid Avenue and online at UKathletics.com and Ticketmaster.com. Madness, the first open practice opportunity for Kentucky’s 2011-12 men’s and women’s basketball teams, is Friday, Oct. 14. Times and broadcast info will be released at a later date.

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Joker pleased with team's focus

Posted: 09/07/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – For the second consecutive day the University of Kentucky football team has been moved indoors to the Nutter Field House because of rain in the Lexington area, but the gloomy weather didn’t stop the team from having a productive day at practice with head coach Joker Phillips saying the team had high intensity and focus on Wednesday.

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Arkansas approached about joining Big 12

Updated: 09/07/2011 - SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long says the school was approached recently about joining the Big 12. Long told The Associated Press the Razorbacks are content to remain in the Southeastern Conference.

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Calipari learning international game, winning over players

Updated: 09/07/2011 - MAR DEL PLATA (FIBA Americas Championship) - John Calipari has won a reputation as one of the best United States college coaches ever and has made it to the NBA. However, he has no shame in assuming he had to study the South American teams' style to make the Dominican Republic play like them.

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Lindley cut by the Eagles

Posted: 09/07/2011 - The Philadelphia Eagles today announced the team has released second-year cornerback Trevard Lindley. The former UK player was cut to make room for veteran player Joselio Hanson.

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Hartline added to Colts practice squad

Posted: 09/06/2011 - INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indianapolis have added receiver Chris Brooks and quarterback Mike Hartline to the team's practice squad

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Smith's role up in the air after Cards sign Taylor

Updated: 09/06/2011 - To the surprise of no one, including the rest of the Cardinals’ running backs themselves – “I knew they’d bring in a veteran,” Alfonso Smith said – Chester Taylor was added to the roster Monday. What Taylor’s impact will be on the field will have to be determined. It doesn’t hurt to have a running back in the locker room who has been around, however, given that the most experience otherwise at the position is that Beanie Wells and LaRod Stephens-Howling are entering their third NFL season.

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Cats offensive woes continue in practice

Updated: 09/06/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's offense sputtered for 190 total yards of offense in its season-opening 14-3 win over Western Kentucky on Thursday, and head coach Joker Phillips says things haven't improved in the practices since.

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Phillips asking Cats to focus

Posted: 09/06/2011 - After winning its fifth-consecutive season opener and school-record 20th straight regular-season, non-conference game, the University of Kentucky football team hit the practice field for the third time since the season-opening win with head coach Joker Phillips asking his team to focus and study in anticipation for the home opener Saturday against Central Michigan.

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UK wins ugly, 14-3 over Western Kentucky

Updated: 09/02/2011 - Josh Clemons scored on a 14-yard touchdown run, and Morgan Newton shook off three interceptions in throwing a 31-yard TD pass to La'Rod King in helping the Wildcats beat Western Kentucky 14-3 on Thursday night.

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Western get Wildcats on their home turf

Posted: 08/31/2011 - The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers finally have gotten the mighty Kentucky Wildcats of the Southeastern Conference to come play a game on their home turf.

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Warford ready to dominate defenses

Posted: 08/31/2011 - A 6-foot-3, 336 lb. dancing machine? That’s what Bengals linebacker DeQuin Evans calls Larry Warford. The two were teammates at Kentucky. Evans says Warford, UK’s starting right guard, is the best dancer on the Wildcats’ team.

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Cowgill named PCL Rookie of the Year

Posted: 08/30/2011 - ROUND ROCK, Texas -- Former Kentucky baseball star Collin Cowgill has been named 2011 Triple-A Pacific Coast League Rookie of the Year, the league office announced on Tuesday afternoon.

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Kanter trying to close 2-year basketball gap

Posted: 08/30/2011 - BAMBERG (EuroBasket 2011) - Two years may not seem like a long time, but it's eternity for a young basketball player. Just ask Turkey's 19-year-old star power forward Enes Kanter.

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Coach Calipari has two new walk-ons

Posted: 08/29/2011 - The UK basketball team welcomes two new walk-ons to the team this season, both are point guards, Sam Malone and Brian Long.

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Hartline cut by the Colts

Posted: 08/29/2011 - Quarterback Mike Hartline was among those released. During the preseason, Hartline only attempted two passes with no completions.

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Jakes to lead WKU offense vs. UK

Updated: 08/29/2011 - Last season, Western Kentucky's Kawaun Jakes struggled to find his rhythm with new coach Willie Taggart's West Coast offense, completing 51 percent of his passes for 140 yards per game. He started every game last season for the Hilltoppers, which finished 2-12 - good enough for last place in the Sun Belt Conference. The ground game wasn't the problem - Bobby Rainey posted 137 yards per game.

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