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Lexington's Jim Host receives national football award

Updated: 06/11/2014 - The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today that sports marketing pioneer Jim Host has been named the recipient of the 2014 NFF Outstanding Contribution to Amateur Football Award.

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UK softball ends with best ranking ever

Updated: 06/10/2014 - After advancing to the Women’s College World Series for the first time in program history, the University of Kentucky softball team ends its historic 2014 season ranked No. 6 in both the USA Today/ National Fastpitch Coaches Association Top 25 and ESPN.com/USA Softball Top 25, it was announced Tuesday.

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Calipari reportedly offered big dollars to leave UK

Updated: 06/09/2014 - UK coach John Calipari said Monday he was offered significantly more money to leave UK than he was to stay. Calipari spoke in an interview on Kentucky Sports Radio. Greg Doyel of CBSSports.com was filling in as guest host.

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UK's Thomas selected in 22nd round

Posted: 06/07/2014 - Kentucky fifth-year senior catcher Micheal Thomas has been picked in the 22nd round of the 2014 MLB Draft, going No. 670 overall, by the Detroit Tigers, it was announced on Saturday afternoon.

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Mitchell pledges $1 million gift to UK athletics

Updated: 06/06/2014 - University of Kentucky women’s basketball head coach Matthew Mitchell and his wife, Jenna, have pledged $1 million over the next 10 years to the University of Kentucky Athletics Department, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart announced Friday.

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Calipari signs new contract with UK

Updated: 06/06/2014 - University of Kentucky men's basketball coach John Calipari, who led the Wildcats to the school's 16th NCAA Final Four appearance last season, has been rewarded with a new seven-year contract, UK Director of Athletics Mitch Barnhart announced Thursday.

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Reed a finalist for Howser Trophy

Posted: 06/05/2014 - Kentucky junior two-way star A.J. Reed has been name one of five finalists for the Dick Howser Trophy, presented by Easton Foundation and given annually to the top player in college baseball, it was announced on Thursday morning by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

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Maile named Southern League all-star

Posted: 06/04/2014 - Former UK catcher Luke Maile has been named to the Southern League All-Star game, slated for June 17 in Chattanooga.

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A.J. Reed finalist for Golden Spikes Award

Updated: 06/03/2014 - Kentucky junior left-handed pitcher/first baseman A.J. Reed has been named one of three finalists for the 2014 Golden Spikes Award, it was announced by USA Baseball on Tuesday afternoon.

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Bengals sign Burden

Posted: 06/03/2014 - Looking for depth at tackle, the Bengals have signed local product, and former UK offensive tackle, Chandler Burden.

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Calipari recovering, talks about summer trip

Updated: 06/02/2014 - UK coach John Calipari is recovering from hip surgery and looking forward to his team's summer trip to the Bahamas in August. Calipari spoke Monday on an ESPN podcast with Andy Katz and Seth Greenburg.

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UK Hoops names assistant coach

Updated: 06/02/2014 - Former Dayton assistant coach Adeniyi Amadou has been hired as an assistant coach for the University of Kentucky women’s basketball program, UK head coach Matthew Mitchell announced Monday.

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Softball Wildcats suffer heartbreaking loss, eliminated from CWS

Posted: 05/31/2014 - Kaitlyn Thumann doubled and scored on an error in the bottom of the eighth inning as Baylor rallied from a seven-run deficit to stun Kentucky 8-7 on Saturday night in an elimination game in the Women's College World Series.

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