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Mitchell gets contract extension

Posted: 05/03/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's Matthew Mitchell signed a seven-year extension Thursday, putting him among the highest-paid coaches in women's college basketball.

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UK-IU series comes to an end

Updated: 05/03/2012 - Indiana has decided it won't sign a new contract to play Kentucky in men's basketball, ending a rivalry that has been played every year since 1969. Hoosiers athletic director Fred Glass says the two schools could not agree on where games should be played.

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Fans can help bring GameDay back

Updated: 05/02/2012 - University of Kentucky football fans have the chance to bring ESPN College GameDay back to Lexington, Ky., as the nationwide show has decided to film a commercial for the program on a university campus selected by fans. College football fans across the country can participate in a social media promotion to have a College GameDay spot on their campus this summer.

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UK's Burden signs free agent deal with Titans

Posted: 05/01/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Former University of Kentucky football offensive lineman Chandler Burden has signed as an undrafted free agent with the Tennessee Titans, beginning his dream of playing in the National Football League.

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Vandy hands no. 1 UK its first series loss of 2012

Posted: 04/29/2012 - NASHVILLE -- After rallying to even the game with a run in the top of the eighth, Vanderbilt won the game in the bottom of the eighth with five runs and a Connor Harrell grand slam to post a 6-1 win over No. 1 Kentucky to win the series and hand the Wildcats their first series defeat of 2012, on a hot Sunday afternoon at Hawkins Field.

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Vandy evens series with UK baseball

Posted: 04/28/2012 - NASHVILLE – After No. 1 Kentucky rallied with three runs in the top of the eighth inning to erase a three-run hole, the Wildcats just missed a two-out sliding grab in rightfield that allowed the game-winning run to score in the bottom of the eighth, with Vanderbilt evening the series with a 4-3 win over the Wildcats, on a steamy Saturday afternoon in front of 2,837 at Hawkins Field.

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Trevathan drafted in 6th round by Denver

Posted: 04/28/2012 - ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos used their final pick of the NFL draft on a linebacker, selecting Danny Trevathan of Kentucky in the sixth round on Saturday.

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Guy first Wildcat drafted, goes to Seattle

Posted: 04/28/2012 - RENTON, Wash. (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks have added depth to the secondary, picking Kentucky safety Winston Guy with their second sixth-round pick in Saturday's NFL draft.

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Cats clip Commodores 5-2

Updated: 04/27/2012 - Freshman centerfielder Austin Cousino launched his eighth homer of the year and collected three hits to lead No. 1 Kentucky to a 5-2 series-opening win over the defending league champion Vanderbilt Commodores, on Friday night at Hawkins Field.

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Former Xavier player to visit UK

Updated: 04/27/2012 - Former Xavier guard Mark Lyons will visit Kentucky, that according to the Kansas City Star.

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UK assistant reportedly headed to Tennessee

Posted: 04/26/2012 - The Knoxville News Sentinel is reporting that UK assistant coach Kyra Elzy will be joining the staff of SEC-rival Tennessee. Elzy currently is the associate head of the Wildcats under Matthew Mitchell.

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Lucky Boston boy meets Celtics hero

Posted: 04/26/2012 - BOSTON (AP) - The Boston third-grader who narrowly missed a bullet that came through his bedroom wall and left a smoking hole in his Boston Celtics jersey has met the player whose shirt he was wearing.

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Croatian guard set to visit UK

Posted: 04/25/2012 - During his visit to Great American Ball Park on Tuesday, UK coach John Calipari told a local radio audience that he wasn’t finished with recruiting for the upcoming season.

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UK's Cousino selected to USA National Team

Posted: 04/25/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky freshman centerfielder Austin Cousino has been selected to play for the USA Collegiate National Team, UK’s first member of the USA National Team since John Wilson in 1999, it was announced on Wednesday afternoon.

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UK's Lilttrell named to PItcher of Year watch list

Posted: 04/25/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky sophomore southpaw Corey Littrell has been named to the initial watch list for the College Baseball Hall of Fame National Pitcher of the Year, it was announced.

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Strickland staying at UK

Updated: 04/25/2012 - Rod Strickland, special assistant to UK coach John Calipari, is not leaving to join Larry Brown's staff at SMU.

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Cards pound Cats 10-2

Updated: 04/24/2012 - No. 20 Louisville took advantage of a pair of unearned runs in the top of the first inning, opening the game up with a six-run third inning for a 10-2 win over No. 1 Kentucky to sweep the two-game season series.

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Reds honor UK's championship

Updated: 04/24/2012 - Coach John Calipari threw a ceremonial pitch - a strike to infielder Todd Frazier - as the Cincinnati Reds honored Kentucky's eighth national basketball championship.

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Maile named SEC co-player of the week

Posted: 04/23/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- After belting two homers and hitting .462 during a four-game week, Kentucky junior catcher Luke Maile has been named Southeastern Conference Co-Player of the Week, it was announced on Monday afternoon by the league office.

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UK baseball edges LSU, 7-6 to claim the series

Posted: 04/22/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Freshman Austin Cousino collected a team-best three hits and Zac Zellers launched his fifth homer of the year to lead No. 2 Kentucky to a series-clinching 7-6 win in the rubber match over No. 1 LSU, in front of 3,086 fans on an overcast Sunday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Cats complete spring drills with Blue-White game

Posted: 04/21/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Since Kentucky ended its 2011 season with a historic win over Tennessee, a lot about the defense responsible for that victory has changed.

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Baseball Wildcats take game two from LSU, 8-1

Posted: 04/21/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Behind home runs from Austin Cousino and Luke Maile and a quality start from Jerad Grundy, No. 2 Kentucky posted an 8-1 win over No. 1 LSU to even the series, snapping LSU’s league leading eight-game winning streak and forcing a rubber match in the finale, on an overcast Saturday afternoon in front of 2,625 at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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