WKYT | Lexington, Kentucky | Sports

More Headlines

Governor's Cup luncheon starts football talk

Updated: 07/27/2012 - The annual Governor's Cup luncheon was held on Thursday at the Cardinal Club in Simpsonville. UK football coach Joker Phillips and Louisville coach Charlie Strong were on hand to discuss the game between the two schools, which will take place Sept. 2 at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.

Read More

Kauffman named UK's new tennis coach

Updated: 07/25/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky men’s tennis associate head coach Cedric Kauffmann has been named the 12th men’s tennis head coach in program history after the retirement of 30-year head coach Dennis Emery last week, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart announced Wednesday.

Read More

Pair of Wildcats get All-Star nod

Posted: 07/25/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky freshman right-hander Chandler Shepherd and sophomore infielder Paul McConkey started their respective summer collegiate league all-star games, with Shepherd starting in the Perfect Game Collegiate League and McConkey getting the nod as the designated hitter in the New England Collegiate League.

Read More

Floreal completes UK track staff

Posted: 07/24/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky track and field head coach Edrick Floreal has begun work on his inaugural coaching staff at UK by naming Hakon DeVries, Jason Dunn and Andrew Ninow assistant coaches. DeVries, Dunn and Ninow each join the Wildcats staff after coaching under Floreal at Stanford.

Read More

Cousino leading hitter for USA Collegiate National Team

Posted: 07/24/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky freshman centerfielder Austin Cousino finished the summer as the leading hitter on the USA Collegiate National Team, helping guide the club to the Bronze Medal in the Netherlands during the Honkbal Week at Pim Mulier Stadium.

Read More

UK announces new ticket mini-packs for football

Updated: 07/20/2012 - Four-game and three-game mini-packs are now available for the 2012 Kentucky football season. Tickets for both packs are located in the lower level end zones of Commonwealth Stadium. And for a limited time, fans ordering a football mini-pack by August 10th will receive a free Olympic Sports Pass.

Read More

Grundy to return to UK

Posted: 07/13/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky junior southpaw Jerad Grundy, who posted a pair of wins and a 1.50 ERA in two postseason starts in 2012, has elected to turn down the Minnesota Twins as a 27th round pick in the MLB Draft to return to UK for his senior season, he announced on Friday afternoon.

Read More

Kidd-Gilchrist working as hard off the court as on

Posted: 07/13/2012 - CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Michael Kidd-Gilchrist continues to work hard off the basketball court so he'll be able to confidently talk about his success on it. It hasn't been easy for the teenager. The No. 2 pick in the NBA draft by the Charlotte Bobcats has battled a speech disorder since he was a toddle

Read More

Davis added to U.S. roster

Posted: 07/13/2012 - USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo confirmed this morning that he had been informed that USA and Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin has been diagnosed with a medial meniscus tear of his left knee. The injury will require arthroscopic surgery, which will force the 6’10” and 251-pound Griffin to miss the rest of the USA National Team training and the London Olympics. Griffin is expected to be at full readiness when the Clippers’ training camp opens this fall.

Read More

NBA Cats could be on the move if deal goes through

Posted: 07/13/2012 - ESPN.com is reporting that former Wildcats Patrick Patterson, Terrence Jones and Josh Harrellson could be involved in a deal that would send Orlando All-Star center Dwight Howard to the Rockets.

Read More

Davis answers the call in U.S. rout of Dominicans

Posted: 07/13/2012 - LAS VEGAS (AP) - Anthony Davis was seated on the court, the best players in the world towering above him. The NBA rookie had just been fouled while making a 3-pointer, falling backward toward the U.S. bench, looking up to see the likes of LeBron James and Kevin Durant dancing in celebration.

Read More

Warford added to Outland Trophy Watch List

Posted: 07/12/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Larry Warford, who has been a second-team All-Southeastern Conference performer each of the last two seasons, has yet another honor to add to the list this preseason as the University of Kentucky senior offensive guard has been tabbed to the Outland Trophy Award Watch List, which seeks to honor the nation’s best interior lineman, the Football Writers Association of America announced Thursday.

Read More

52 Wildcats named to SEC Honor Roll

Posted: 07/12/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – A total of 52 University of Kentucky student-athletes were named to the Southeastern Conference First-Year Academic Honor Roll for their impressive achievements in the classroom, the league office announced Thursday.

Read More

Warford, King named to coaches preseason All-SEC teams

Posted: 07/12/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky football seniors Larry Warford and La’Rod King have begun their senior seasons with a significant honor from the coaches of the Southeastern Conference after both were named to the 2012 Preseason Coaches’ All-SEC Team, the league office announced Thursday.

Read More

Harrellson trade to Houston made official

Posted: 07/11/2012 - NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Knicks have acquired center Marcus Camby from Houston in a sign-and trade deal and re-signed guard JR Smith.

Read More

UK's Gameday Ready Tour hits Louisville

Posted: 07/11/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- After three successful stops already this summer, University of Kentucky football head coach Joker Phillips is set for the final Gameday Ready Tour stop of the year at Shawnee Park in Louisville, Ky., on Sunday, July 15.

Read More

UK's McIntosh named to Groza Watch List

Posted: 07/11/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky senior placekicker Craig McIntosh, who has made nearly 80 percent of his field goals the past two years, has been named to the Lou Groza Award Watch List, which annually honors the nation’s best placekicker, the Palm Beach County (Fla.) Sports Commission announced Wednesday.

Read More

UK Fan Day set for Aug. 4

Posted: 07/11/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The annual Kentucky Football Fan Day has been slated for Saturday, Aug. 4 at Commonwealth Stadium, where the Kentucky football team will hold an open practice along with an autograph session and fireworks show.

Read More

WKYT

2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability