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Kentucky announces Jalen Whitlow will leave football program after decision to transfer

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Jalen Whitlow, who started eight games for Kentucky at quarterback last season, has decided to transfer, the school announced Wednesday.   “We respect Jalen and his decision as we want the best for him. I thank Jalen for his contributions …

End of basketball season hasn’t slowed Calipari as national book tour continues

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  Although it’s been just over a week since Kentucky fell to Connecticut in the NCAA Championship game in Arlington, Wildcat coach John Calipari hasn’t seen a break in his schedule.   He has spent this week on a whirlwind …

Kentucky completes season sweep
of Louisville with 4-2 road victory

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  Freshmen Zack Brown and Logan Salow combined to work six shutout innings in relief and Kyle Cody came on to earn his third save of the year with a shutout ninth, as No. 19 Kentucky posted a 4-2 win …

UK Hoops star Stallworth selected 25th overall in WNBA draft by Connecticut Sun

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University of Kentucky women’s basketball senior forward DeNesha Stallworth was the 25th overall selection in the 2014 Women’s National Basketball Association Draft as she was chosen by the Connecticut Sun in the third round on Monday night in Montville, Conn. …

Kentucky sophomore Cauley-Stein wants
to come back for another NCAA title run

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  Sophomore forward Willie Cauley-Stein will return to the Kentucky men’s basketball program for the 2014-15 season, he announced on Twitter Monday.   “I want to come back and have a chance to win a national championship, while also getting …

Wildcats drop series finale to Missouri, prepare to take on No. 10 Cardinals

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Missouri fifth-year senior Eric Anderson worked a strong start on the mound and drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning to post an 8-3 win over No. 12 Kentucky to claim the series, on a windy Sunday afternoon …

Offense, defense battle on equal footing during second Kentucky football scrimmage

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  It was a rare scrimmage for Kentucky football. Mark Stoops (addressing media above. Photo from UKAthletics) didn’t leave the scrimmage — UK’s second of the spring — thinking one side of the ball had the better of the action …

Wildcats hope to bounce back from loss with big weekend SEC series against Missouri

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Coming off a series win over 12th-ranked Florida last weekend, No. 12 Kentucky will return to action with a crucial three-game series with Missouri, with the series opener slated for 6:30 p.m.on Friday at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The series will …

No. 14 Kentucky men’s tennis team posts impressive victory over top-rated Ohio State

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  The No. 14 University of Kentucky men’s tennis team used an impressive comeback in the doubles point, two straight-set wins in singles, and a come-from-behind, three-set singles win from No. 13 Tom Jomby to catapult past No. 1 Ohio …

Kentucky baseball falls after delay in midweek
upset loss to Morehead State Eagles, 6-4

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Morehead State plated single runs in the first, second, fourth and sixth innings and fought through an extensive rain delay to post a 6-4 win over No. 12 Kentucky, on a rain-soaked Tuesday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.   Kentucky …

Willie Cauley-Stein, ambivalent about future, opens up on upcoming NBA-or-not decision

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  ARLINGTON, Texas — After a Kentucky team’s final game of the season, win or lose—and Kentucky was so close to the ultimate goal, ending a season with a win—the question always has to be asked to whichever star players …

Kentucky finally flinches in title game but will be remembered for classic, clutch journey

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  ARLINGTON, Texas — What could have been hung over Kentucky’s locker room like a storm cloud. The Wildcats had just lost in the national championship game, and only when Connecticut was up six and dribbling out the clock in …

Keven revisits some Wildcats basketball memories, getting ready for the final game

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  KyForward’s Keven Moore is known here as our “insurance guy,” a columnist who actually makes insurance interesting and relevant. But for the next few days – like every other ‘bleed blue’ Kentuckian, he has no time for anything but …

Dominique Hawkins on the verge of history
after winning Sweet 16 and Mr. Basketball

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  ARLINGTON, Texas — Dominique Hawkins doesn’t keep a written log of how many points he gives up when John Calipari sticks him in to serve as Kentucky’s defensive stopper, but he doesn’t forget it, either, when somebody torches him. …

Willie Cauley-Stein says he ‘probably’ won’t play in Monday’s championship game

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ARLINGTON, Texas — Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein likely won’t play in Monday’s national championship game against Connecticut, he said in a post-game interview after Saturday’s win over Wisconsin.   He said the first time he’s really tested his ankle since …