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Memorable UK games set to air this summer on Big Blue Encore

Posted: 06/25/2012 - Want to relive Anthony Davis' blocked shot that secured UK's win over North Carolina? Need a football fix, including Kentucky's improbable win over Tennessee last November? Those games and more will air this summer as part of WKYT's Big Blue Encore, which features some of the "best of" UK games over the past 30 years.

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UK Football Recruiters Right in Looking North

Updated: 06/26/2012 - When you want something – REALLY want something – you go where you’ll have the best opportunity of getting it. Including football talent.

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Despite cuts, UK president vows budget protects top priorities

Updated: 06/22/2012 - While the state's flagship university prepares for layoffs and further budget cuts, University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto is making the case that the university's commitment remains steadfast despite challenges ahead.

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Waltrip to sport UK colors at Sprint Cup race

Posted: 06/22/2012 - Michael Waltrip and Aaron's will honor the University of Kentucky at Kentucky Speedway. He and his Aaron’s Dream Machine will sport University of Kentucky colors to honor his favorite college basketball team.

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Alex Meyer named to MLB Futures game roster

Posted: 06/22/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Former Kentucky star right-hander Alex Meyer has been named to the 14th annual MLB Futures Game roster, set for July 8 at 5 p.m. ET at the Kansas City Royals’ Kauffman Stadium as part of MLB All-Star Game festivities, it was announced on Thursday afternoon.

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15 of 22 UK athletic teams surpass national APR

Posted: 06/20/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The NCAA released its Academic Progress Rate report Tuesday, showing that all 22 of the University of Kentucky sports teams surpassed the NCAA cut score and that 15 of the 22 squads exceeded the national average for public universities in their sports.

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Davis meets with Hornets

Posted: 06/19/2012 - WESTWEGO, La. (AP) - Anthony Davis is in New Orleans for a meet-and-greet with the team that is expected to make him the NBA's top overall draft pick next week.

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UK's Nutter Training Facility gets a facelift

Updated: 06/15/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Nutter Training Facility is the hub of Kentucky football. It houses coaching offices, meeting rooms and the team's main locker room. Almost year-round, the building is somewhat of a second home to players and coaches, save for a short window of time right after the end of the spring semester.

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UK's O'Neill named to Puerto Rican National team

Posted: 06/13/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky sophomore point guard Jennifer O’Neill (Bronx, N.Y.) has been selected to compete on the Puerto Rican women’s national team in its pursuit of a berth in the 2012 London Olympics.

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Transy, UK to meet again this November

Posted: 06/08/2012 - Last season, Transylvania University billed its game with Kentucky as “the Battle on Broadway.” Act 2 will take place this November.

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Holmes one shot back at St. Jude Classic

Posted: 06/08/2012 - Once J.B. Holmes made the decision to have brain surgery in September, he never looked back. There was little worrying. Hardly any thought that he’d never compete again on the PGA TOUR.

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Rodriguez taken in the 9th round of MLB Draft by the New York Mets

Posted: 06/05/2012 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University senior shortstop Richie Rodriguez was drafted by the New York Mets on Tuesday in the ninth round and as the 290th overall pick of the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Rodriguez was the first Ohio Valley Conference player taken off the board in this year’s draft.

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Luke Maile picked in eighth round by the Tampa Bay Rays

Posted: 06/05/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky junior catcher Luke Maile – a 2012 All-Southeastern Conference selection – has been picked in the eighth round of the 2012 MLB Draft by the Tampa Bay Rays, going No. 272 overall, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon.

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Brian Adams selected in the eighth round of the MLB Draft

Posted: 06/05/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky junior centerfielder Brian Adams has been selected in the eighth round of the 2012 MLB Draft by the San Diego Padres, going as the 255th overall pick, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon.

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Calipari Tuesday Press Conference

Posted: 06/05/2012 - UK head coach John Calipari held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to introduce his new Fantasy Experience.

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Controversial homer ends UK baseball season

Posted: 06/04/2012 - GARY, IND. -- Minutes after the end of one of the most glorious seasons in UK baseball history, Gary Henderson shared with reporters the story of a candid moment from last season, which might have seen his tenure as the Wildcats’ head coach cut short. “(Athletics Director) Mitch Barnhart and I had a real personal moment last year, after about nine straight losses,” Henderson said. “You’re wondering if you can get this thing right.”

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Baseball Cats allow coach to relax - finally

Updated: 06/02/2012 - Judging by the response to reporters’ postings on Twitter and Facebook, Kentucky baseball fans were worried about their Wildcats, and why not? They’re down to their final loss in the NCAA regional, thanks to the 21-inning loss to Kent State – the longest NCAA tournament game in which a Southeastern Conference team has ever been involved. Imagine how their coach feels.

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UK defeats Valpo, 8-1, advances in NCAA Tourney

Updated: 06/02/2012 - After playing 21 innings less than 24 hours ago, the Kentucky Wildcats knock off Valparaiso, 8-1, in a loser's bracket game of the NCAA Tournament in Gary, Ind.

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UK falls in 21 innings, 7-6 to Kent State

Updated: 06/02/2012 - Kent State pushed across a run in the top of the 21st inning Friday and then held on to defeat Kentucky 7-6 in the opening game of the NCAA Tournament in the Gary, Ind. Regional.

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