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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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UK's Smith named to Rimington Watch List

Posted: 07/10/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky football senior Matt Smith, who has started the past two seasons at center for the Wildcats, has been named to the Rimington Trophy Watch List, which annually honors the best center in the nation, the trophy committee announced Tuesday.

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Alex Meyer pitches in MLB Futures Game

Posted: 07/08/2012 - Former Kentucky star right-hander Alex Meyer became the third former Wildcat and the second UK pitcher to play in the MLB Futures Game in the last two years.

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Davis fails to make U.S. national team

Updated: 07/08/2012 - Five members of the gold medal winning lineup at the 2008 Bejing Games were included in the 12-man U.S. Olympic basketball team announced by USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo on Saturday.

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Holmes three shots off lead at Greenbrier

Posted: 07/07/2012 - WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson shot a 5-under 65 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Greenbrier Classic.

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Kidd-Gilchrist signs first pro contract

Updated: 07/07/2012 - The Charlotte Bobcats have signed No. 2 overall pick Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, which will allow the rookie small forward to participate in summer-league practices and games starting Tuesday in Las Vegas.

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Davis attends USA workout

Posted: 07/06/2012 - LAS VEGAS (AP) - The U.S. men's Olympic basketball team has opened training camp and quickly had its first injury.

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UK's Maile named honorable mention All-American

Posted: 07/06/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- After leading Kentucky with 12 homers and 51 RBI during its historic 2012 campaign, junior catcher Luke Maile has been named honorable mention All-America by College Baseball Insider, it was announced on Friday morning.

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Calipari's Cats to face Lafayette in November

Updated: 07/06/2012 - EASTON, Pa. – Lafayette College head coach Fran O'Hanlon released the 2012-13 men's basketball schedule on Thursday and the campaign is highlighted by several high-profile non-conference matchups, including a meeting with the reigning national champion Kentucky Wildcats.

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Transy, UK exhibition game announced

Posted: 07/05/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - For the second year in a row, Transylvania's men's basketball team will take on the University of Kentucky in an exhibition game at Rupp Arena.

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Miller to play with Hornets Summer League team

Posted: 07/05/2012 - NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Hornets first-round pick Austin Rivers and third-year pro Al-Farouq Aminu are among those who've been named to New Orleans' Las Vegas summer league roster.

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UK's Henderson inks new 5-year deal

Posted: 07/03/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky baseball coach Gary Henderson, who directed the Wildcats to a school-record 45-win season in 2012, has signed a new five-year contract, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart announced Tuesday.

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Former Wildcat Johnson helps USA to World Cup win

Posted: 07/03/2012 - OKLAHOMA CITY.– For the sixth time in the history of the event the United States captured the World Cup of Softball held in Oklahoma City. UK’s assistant coach and former All-America player, Molly Johnson, started five contests in the event and ended the series on a three-game hitting streak.

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