Posted: 6:03 PM The U.S. men's basketball team has more time to solve the problems caused by its injuries.
The Americans have been granted an extension from the U.S. Olympic Committee and won't have to name their roster until July 8, pushed back from June 18. That will allow them to wait until after the NBA season has ended and after training camp has begun.
Posted: 10:14 PM BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- In a back-and-forth affair that saw No. 7 Kentucky plate go-ahead runs in the 11th and 12th innings, the Wildcats posted a 6-5 win in 12 innings over red-hot Indiana behind strong offensive games from J.T. Riddle and Cameron Flynn and a dominating pitching performance from A.J. Reed, on a Wednesday night at Sembower Field.
Updated: 10:03 PM Former University of Kentucky pitching star Alex Meyer, a first round choice of the Washington Nationals in 2011, will return to Lexington this weekend as a member of the class A Hagerstown Suns. The Suns take on the Lexington Legends in a four-game series beginning Thursday night at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.
Posted: 6:33 PM The game of baseball is about skill. The skill of hitting, pitching and at times, taking one for the team.
In this, one of the best seasons in Kentucky baseball history, the Wildcats are taking one for the team at a furious pace.
Posted: 4:01 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former Illinois State assistant coach Danielle Santos, who helped lead the Redbirds to their first undefeated home season in program history, has been hired as an assistant coach at Kentucky, UK head coach Matthew Mitchell announced Tuesday.
Posted: 6:48 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Sophomore starter Corey Littrell took a shutout into the ninth inning and sophomore closer Trevor Gott set a new single-season record with his ninth save, leading No. 3 Kentucky to a 2-1 win over two-time defending conference champion No. 5 Florida, on a pleasant Saturday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
Posted: 3:57 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. – Seniors Brittany Cervantes, Rachel Riley and Chanda Bell combined to clinch a 2-1 victory over No. 22 LSU to claim the series with the Tigers for the first time in school history on Saturday afternoon in front of 1,151 boisterous fans at the UK Softball Complex. Cervantes hit her team-leading 12th home run of the season in the first inning and sophomore Ginny Carroll connected for her seventh to provide the game-winning run.
Updated: 10:44 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. -- With the game locked in a 1-1 tie in the eighth inning, No. 5 Florida got a leadoff triple and a game-winning RBI single from Josh Tobias, adding a ninth-inning rally to post a 5-1 series-clinching win over No. 3 Kentucky, just UK’s second series defeat of the year, on a pleasant Friday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
Updated: 11:59 PM Preston Tucker hit a first inning home run and No. 5 Florida got a strong start from junior Hudson Randall, holding off a late rally to post a 5-3 win over No. 3 Kentucky in the opener of the series Thursday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
Updated: 7:18 PM Anthony Davis, who led the University of Kentucky Wildcats to this year’s NCAA championship, and Oklahoma City Thunder standout guard James Harden have been added to the list of finalists for the 2012 USA Basketball National Team, USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo announced today. The official 12-man U.S. Olympic team roster will be announced later this year.
Updated: 3:34 PM 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.
Updated: 10:23 PM 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.
Updated: 3:00 PM 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.
Posted: 5:12 PM 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.
Posted: 5:58 PM 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.
Updated: 11:56 PM 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.