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Wildcats’ softball program sets new mark
with third-place finish in SEC preseason poll

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The University of Kentucky softball team has been picked to finish third in the Southeastern Conference in 2015, following a vote of league coaches.   The predicted order of finish is the highest ever for the Wildcats, who finished tied …

Tamme, Buffone, Jones among inductees for ’15 Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame class

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The Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame announced its inductees for 2015 and they include Jacob Tamme, Aaron Jones, Doug Buffone and Gil Mains.   In addition, Alabama head coach Nick Saban was named the winner of the Blanton Collier …

Cardinals’ 2015 football schedule includes Thursday night matchup against Clemson

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  Coming off a third-straight nine-win season, the University of Louisville announced its 2015 football schedule on Thursday and it includes a Thursday night matchup with Clemson on Sept. 17.   Finishing at 9-4 overall, 5-3 in their first season …

UK Hoops team opens season’s toughest stretch of games with matchup against Vols

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  The 10th-ranked Kentucky women’s basketball team embarks on arguably its toughest stretch of the season as five of its next six opponents are ranked in the top 25, including two matchups with No. 6 Tennessee.   The first meeting …

Hilvert, Thomas More’s winningest football coach, resigns for top high school position

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  Thomas More College head football coach Jim Hilvert has resigned to take the same position at LaSalle High School, a top football program in the nation.   “Coach Hilvert is the winningest coach in Thomas More College history and …

Jamie Vaught: Former UK star Issel believes new NBA franchise would work in Louisville

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In recent years, there have been some movements or discussions as well as media stories about bringing an NBA franchise to the city of Louisville.   And there is also an active Facebook page, titled “Bring the NBA to Louisville,” …

UK football fans will get behind-the-scenes coverage online for signing day on Feb. 4

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  Fans looking to go behind the scenes as UK football welcomes a new class on Signing Day once again have their home.   Signing Day coverage on UKathletics.com will begin at 8 a.m. on Feb. 4 and continue late …

EKU’s Hunter named OVC Player of Week, teammate Murray nabs Newcomer accolades

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  The Eastern Kentucky University women’s basketball team’s backcourt duo of sophomore Michaela Hunter and junior Shameekia Murray was honored by the Ohio Valley Conference this week by being named OVC Player and Newcomer of the Week, respectively.   Hunter …

Ashley Scoby: Booker’s recent hot streak moves him to the top of UK marksman list

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  By the time he’s done at the University of Kentucky, Devin Booker could be the best shooter that John Calipari has coached in Lexington.   Through 19 games (he’s played in 18), Booker is shooting exactly 50 percent from …

Mobile ticketing for smart phones available now for Rupp, coming soon to The New CWS

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In an effort to provide more convenient and efficient entry for fans attending home men’s basketball games, the University of Kentucky Athletics Department has partnered with Ticketmaster to bring mobile ticketing technology to Rupp Arena.   Mobile ticketing will also …

Seven former Legends earn invitations to Kansas City spring training next month

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Seven former Lexington Legends – Scott Alexander, Christian Binford, Cam Gallagher, Hunter Dozier, Bubba Starling, Miguel Almonte and Raul Mondesi — are among 23 non-roster invitees to Major League Spring Training with the Legends’ parent club, the American League champion …

Eastern Kentucky-Morehead matchup on regional television; four EKU games on TV

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  Eastern Kentucky University’s men’s basketball game at Morehead State University on Saturday will be televised live throughout Central and Eastern Kentucky.   The game will air on This TV, which is WYMT’s newly-launched secondary channel. The contest will also …

Sports Notes: Hot start for Wildcats pushes Calipari ahead of Rupp’s winning percentage

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  In the long, storied history that is Kentucky basketball, only four teams have won at least 19 games to start a season. John Calipari has done it twice.   Prior to the perfect start for this year’s top-ranked Wildcats, …

Billy Reed: ‘Deflategate’ media obsession ups the needle on Super Bowl’s ‘Silly-O-Meter’

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Invariably, the week before the Super Bowl is an exercise in nonsense. There is little or no real news, so the media, bless their hearts, does its best to manufacture some kind of controversy. Every statement by every coach and …

Getting to be a habit: Kentucky’s Booker named SEC Freshman of the Week once again

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  Kentucky’s freshman long-range sharpshooter has been named Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week for the third consecutive time and for the fourth time overall, more than any other player, league officials announced.   Booker logged 12 points, 1.5 rebounds …