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Nord Returns to Kentucky

Posted: 07/13/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – For Kentucky head coach Joker Phillips, the decision to hire Greg Nord as special teams coordinator and tight ends coach was as simple as 1-2-3.

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Proffitt earns Academic Honor

Posted: 07/13/2010 - Morehead State junior guard Ty Proffitt has earned a prestigious award from the National Association of Basketball Coaches, securing spot on the organization’s Honors Court

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March Madness will includes 4 1st round games

Posted: 07/12/2010 - The NCAA unveiled its plans for the newly expanded 68-team men's basketball tournament Monday: Beginning next March, eight teams will play early the opening week in a "First Four" round, with the winners advancing to games on Thursday or Friday.

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NCAA may bar scholarship offers to young

Posted: 07/12/2010 - The NCAA is looking at whether to ban scholarship offers to recruits before July 1 in the summer between their junior and senior years in high school.

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Parsons to Play for Patriots in 2011

Posted: 07/11/2010 - Ethan is a graduate of Lawrence County High School. During his 2010 senior season, Parsons had an impressive .357 batting average with 13 doubles, 5 home runs, 37 runs batted in.

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WKU Assistant Search Focusing on Edwards

Posted: 07/09/2010 - Western Kentucky University interviewed former University of Kentucky guard Tony Delk for its vacant men's basketball assistant coaching job a couple of months ago, but the search appears to have settled on another former Wildcat guard.

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Ex-Kentucky center Turpin dies in suicide

Posted: 07/08/2010 - Mel Turpin, an All-American center dubbed "The Big Dipper" who led Kentucky to the Southeastern Conference championship in 1984 and played in the NBA, committed suicide Thursday, authorities said.

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LeBron chooses Heat

Updated: 07/08/2010 - Ending weeks of silence and drama, the two-time MVP said on his ESPN special from Greenwich, Conn. on Thursday night that he's decided to join the Miami Heat and leave the Cleveland Cavaliers after an unsuccessful seven-year quest for the championship he covets.

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Votto, Swisher win vote for final All-Star spots

Posted: 07/08/2010 - Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto and the New York Yankees outfielder Nick Swisher have been chosen by fans for the final roster spots for Tuesday's All-Star game in Anaheim.

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Bledsoe's friend, relative say they paid rent

Posted: 07/08/2010 - A relative and family friend both say they helped former Kentucky player Eric Bledsoe and his mother pay rent when he was in school in Birmingham, and that it wasn't paid by his high school coach.

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Sacramento Kings Sign DeMarcus Cousins

Posted: 07/07/2010 - SACRAMENTO, CA, July 7, 2010 -- The Sacramento Kings today signed rookie center DeMarcus Cousins to a contract, it was announced by Kings’ President of Basketball Operations Geoff Petrie. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. Cousins was Sacramento’s first round selection (5th overall) of the 2010 NBA Draft out of the University of Kentucky as an undergraduate.

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Men’s Basketball Announces Prasco John Calipari ProCamp

Posted: 07/07/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The UK men’s basketball program has announced the 2010 Prasco John Calipari ProCamp, where three recent NBA First Round Draft picks will join campers for three days in late July.

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Friedrich to Pitch for U.S. in All-Star Futures Game

Posted: 07/07/2010 - DENVER – Former Eastern Kentucky University All-American left-hander Christian Friedrich will pitch for the U.S. team in the 12th annual XM All-Star Futures Game during All-Star weekend in Anaheim. The U.S. vs. World game will be held July 11 at 7:00 p.m. at Angel Stadium.

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Marvin Lewis and 4 coaches visit troops

Posted: 07/06/2010 - Andy Reid, John Fox of the Carolina Panthers, Marvin Lewis of the Cincinnati Bengals and Brad Childress of the Minnesota Vikings met with hundreds of soldiers at the air field north of Kabul over the Fourth of July weekend.

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NASCAR considers changes

Posted: 07/06/2010 - NASCAR fans are reluctant to change, even when tweaks are made to grossly outdated policies and procedures. They like how things were done "in the old days" and are quick to criticize new ideas.

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Orton struggles in first Summer League game

Posted: 07/05/2010 - Orton committed three offensive fouls in the first four minutes against the Indiana Pacers. He went 1-for-8 from the field, grabbed three rebounds and committed four turnovers.

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