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First visit to Notre Dame memorable as Louisville comes away with big win over Irish

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  Louisville made sure its first trip to South Bend, Ind., was a memorable one. A missed Irish field goal in the final moments helped make it happen   In the first meeting between the two schools located less than …

Western Kentucky sets offensive mark, gains bowl eligibility again with impressive victory

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  Western Kentucky got the win it needed to become bowl-eligible and set a school record on offense in the process.   Quarterback Brandon Doughty completed 26 of 35 passes for 346 yards and five touchdowns Saturday and Western Kentucky …

UK Hoop’s sixth straight top 20 recruiting class includes pair from the Bluegrass state

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  Four of the nation’s top-rated recruits in Batouly Camara, Maci Morris, Taylor Murray and Morgan Rich have signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Kentucky women’s basketball program and head coach Matthew Mitchell.   The class is …

Boston puts up a fight, but No. 1 Kentucky pulls away late behind Harrison, Booker

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  Aaron Harrison scored 19 points, Devin Booker added 15 and top-ranked Kentucky shot 59 percent from the field to pull away from Boston University for an 89-65 victory Friday night.   Three days after holding No. 5 Kansas to …

UK women dominate Arizona State, advance into NCAA Sweet 16 round for the first time

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  For the first time in program history, the University of Kentucky women’s soccer team advanced to the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 with a 3-1 defeat of the Arizona State Sun Devils on Friday at Klöckner Stadiu, behind goals from …

Lindsey leaves CoachCal.com to become
assistant director of media relations for UK

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  Eric Lindsey, who has spent the last three years as editor of CoachCal.com, has been named Associate Director of Media Relations and will assume primary media responsibilities for the UK men’s basketball and women’s golf programs, athletics director Mitch …

Churchill Downs back in action, will make up lost weather days by increasing daily race card

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  Following back-to-back cancellations due to a frozen racetrack, racing at Churchill Downs Racetrack will resume Friday with its regularly-scheduled 10-race program.   “Our superb track maintenance team has diligently worked around the clock to ensure that we have a …

Russ Brown: Showdown at Notre Dame figures to be a big one for Louisville, Petrino

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  By Russ Brown KyForward correspondent   Growing up in Helena, Montana, Bobby Petrino spent most Saturday mornings in front of the television watching Lindsay Nelson host a show featuring highlights from the previous day’s Notre Dame football game.   …

Oakland uses second half goals to subdue No. 24 Kentucky in NCAA tournament first round

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  Two goals in the first 15 minutes of the second half lifted Oakland to a 2-0 first-round NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament win over No. 24 Kentucky on Thursday at the Wendell and Vickie Bell Soccer Complex.   Cody Archibald …

Wildcats challenge Arizona State in second round of NCAA women’s soccer tournament

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  The University of Kentucky women’s soccer team returns to the pitch on Friday at 3 p.m. as the Wildcats continue their postseason run in Charlottesville, Va., against the Arizona State Sun Devils in the second round of the 2014 …

Thomas More sweeps men’s, women’s Presidents’ Conference soccer honors

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  Thomas More College head men’s soccer coach Jeff Cummings was named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Coach of the Year and eight Saints were named All-PAC by the conference’s nine head coaches.   For the Thomas More women’s team, …

Ashley Scoby: Win over Louisville, spot in a bowl game would put the icing on the cake

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  Say you’re making a cupcake. You mix just enough batter to make a three-inches-across pastry with no frills. But when you open the oven, a whole, fluffy cake is there.   And suddenly, you find a can of frosting …

Legends release first-pitch times for 2015 home season, 19 fireworks shows on tap

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  Start times have been set for all 70 Lexington Legends home games in 2015, the 15th season of Legends baseball, with a total of 19 fireworks shows on the schedule.   The Legends will again offer Education Days and …

Winter chill forces Churchill Downs to cancel live racing program for second successive day

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  An early blast of winter weather that has sent temperatures plummeting into the teens with sub-zero wind chills prompted Churchill Downs Racetrack to cancel its live racing program scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 19.   As a result of the …

Early scoring run, big edge on boards the difference as UK women handle Morehead

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  No. 13 Kentucky opened the game on a 14-0 run and went on to defeat Morehead State 91-62 Wednesday at Memorial Coliseum.   The Wildcats, coming off an impressive win over No. 8 Baylor on Monday night, improved to …