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Cal gets good marks from NCAA for academics

Updated: 08/05/2010 - Kentucky coach John Calipari got mostly passing grades on his report card. West Virginia's Bob Huggins did even better, earning perfect marks each of the past two seasons. The two men, often criticized for their players' academic performance, had better-than-expected scores in the NCAA's first Academic Progress Rate for coaches. On Thursday, the NCAA released coaches' scores in six sports - baseball, football, men's and women's basketball and women's indoor and outdoor track - from 2003-04 through 2008-09.

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Micah Johnson Signs With Dolphins

Posted: 08/04/2010 - The Miami Dolphins moved quickly after rookie linebacker A. J. Edds was lost for the season last night, signing undrafted rookie linebacker Micah Johnson to replace him.

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Kanter still not eligible, may miss Canadian trip

Updated: 08/03/2010 - UK spokesperson DeWayne Peevey confirms that freshman center Enes Kanter still has not gained eligibilty from the NCAA and could miss his team's upcoming trip to Canada.

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UK hikes K Fund & tickets prices for basketball

Updated: 08/03/2010 - Fans are going to have to shell out more green to watch Big Blue at Rupp Arena next seasonl. The Kentucky Athletics Board raised the cost of basketball tickets Tuesday for the first time in three years, a move officials said was necessary to keep the program moving forward.

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Ex-Cat Holmes fires 10-under 60 on Saturday

Posted: 07/31/2010 - WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - Jeff Overton hadn't even teed off in the third round of the inaugural Greenbrier Classic but already his four-shot lead is shrinking.

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Cousins returns for Calipari ProCamp

Updated: 07/29/2010 - Former Kentucky star DeMarcus Cousins enjoys the perks of being a professional basketball player, namely making enough money to buy a house for his mother. Yet there's a part of the Sacramento Kings rookie center that wishes he'd returned for his sophomore season with the Wildcats.

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Big Cuz back in Lexington

Posted: 07/29/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Former Kentucky star DeMarcus Cousins enjoys the perks of being a professional basketball player, namely making enough money to buy a house for his mother.

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Phillips says Rumph eligible

Updated: 07/28/2010 - UK coach Joker Phillips, speaking at Wednesday's Governor's Cup luncheon in Louisville said freshman defensive lineman Donte Rumph is eligible. Phillips said Rumph could help his team immediately but he will have to get in shape.

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Fan Day activities set for Aug. 7

Posted: 07/28/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The annual Kentucky Football Fan Day has been slated for Saturday, Aug. 7 at Commonwealth Stadium. There will be a bonus for the fans this year as new head coach Joker Phillips will hold an open practice starting at 6 p.m. ET. Gates open at 5 p.m. ET, when 3-D posters and schedule cards will be given away.

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Rondo survives first cut of Team USA

Posted: 07/28/2010 - USA Basketball trimmed its roster of candidates for the world championships to 15 on Wednesday, cutting Rookie of the Year Tyreke Evans, O.J. Mayo and Gerald Wallace.

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Patterson to attend ProCamp

Updated: 07/26/2010 - Former UK standout and 14th overall pick in the NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets, Patrick Patterson will make an appearance at the 2010 John Calipari ProCamp. Patterson will join Eric Bledsoe, the 18th overall pick and member of the Los Angeles Clippers, on Saturday, July 31. The camp, scheduled for July 29-31, will feature the No. 5 pick and current Sacramento King DeMarcus Cousins on Thursday, July 29, the No. 1 overall pick and current Washington Wizard John Wall on Friday, July 30 and Bledsoe and Patterson on Saturday. The camp will run from 9:00 a.m. – noon for children K-4th grade, and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. for campers 5-12th grade. Each pro player will attend one full day of camp for both age groups.

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Patterson set to appear at Calipari camp

Posted: 07/26/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former UK standout and 14th overall pick in the NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets, Patrick Patterson will make an appearance at the 2010 John Calipari ProCamp.

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Media selects Cobb, Locke to All-SEC team

Updated: 07/23/2010 - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- After being named to the Preseason All-Southeastern Conference first team by league coaches earlier in the week, University of Kentucky wide receiver/quarterback Randall Cobb and tailback Derrick Locke have been voted 2010 All-SEC Media Days Football first and second team by members of the media, it was announced Friday.

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UK picked 4th in SEC East, Cobb & Locke 1st Team

Updated: 07/23/2010 - The Kentucky Wildcats are picked to finish fourth in the SEC East in a vote of media attending the 2010 SEC Football Media Days, held July 21-23 at the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala. The 177 voters also selected Alabama to defeat Florida in the SEC Football Championship Game on Dec. 4 in Atlanta.

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Joker Phillips, Wildcats On The Right Track

Posted: 07/21/2010 - The first-year Kentucky coach says the Wildcats have received 14 verbal commitments from recruits, a dozen more than last year at the same time.

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Future Batcat Littrell Receives Big Honor

Posted: 07/21/2010 - Trinity standout pitcher and Kentucky signee Corey Littrell has been named the Kentucky Louisville Slugger High School Player of the Year.

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Cobb, Locke, Evans voted All-SEC

Updated: 07/20/2010 - Three University of Kentucky football players, including junior wide receiver/quarterback Randall Cobb, senior tailback Derrick Locke and senior defensive end DeQuin Evans, have been named to the Preseason All-Southeastern Conference Team selected by the league coaches, the conference office announced Tuesday.

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UK Announces 2010 Hall Of Fame Class

Posted: 07/19/2010 - The class includes former UK student-athletes Mike Casey (men’s basketball), Steve Flesch (men’s golf), Nancy Napolski Johnson (rifle), Billy Ray Lickert (men’s basketball), Valerie McGovern Young (cross country, track and field) and Tayshaun Prince (men’s basketball).

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Pro Days Set For Calipari Camp

Posted: 07/19/2010 - The University of Kentucky announces the schedule of appearances for the Coach Calipari “ProCamp” presented by the Garth Brooks Teammates for Kids Foundation.

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Magloire Re-signs With Miami Heat

Posted: 07/19/2010 - It'll be the third season Magloire spends with Miami, which wanted him back to bolster its depth inside. Magloire has averaged 7.7 points and 6.7 rebounds per game in his 10 NBA seasons with one All-Star appearance.

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Padgett officially introduced as new Manhattan assistant

Posted: 07/16/2010 - RIVERDALE, N.Y. - The Manhattan men's basketball program welcomes another new face to its coaching staff for the 2010-11 campaign. Jaspers fifth-year head coach Barry Rohrssen has named eight-year NBA veteran and former University of Kentucky standout Scott Padgett an assistant coach.

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