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Poythress, Johnson each announce their
decision to play for the Wildcats next season


Sophomore forward Alex Poythress and freshman center Dakari Johnson said Wednesday in separate statements that they will return to the Kentucky men’s basketball program for the 2014-15 season.   “Playing in the NBA has always been a dream of mine, …

UK’s Randle makes it official: He’ll advance
to the NBA so he can ‘achieve my dream’


  Kentucky forward Julius Randle finally made it official Tuesday, announcing that he’ll leave his Wildcat family to enter the NBA.   Randle held a news conference at Memorial Coliseum to end the speculation over whether he would return for …

Sports Notes: UK’s Salow is SEC Pitcher of the Week; EKU has three on All-OVC golf team


Logan Salow, Kentucky’s freshman relief standout, has been named Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week after putting up five shutout innings over two appearances last week.   The Ashland native worked two games during Kentucky’s recent four-game road trip, which …

Kentucky’s Randle to discuss future plans during Tuesday news conference at Memorial


  Kentucky freshman forward Julius Randle will hold a news conference Tuesday to announce whether he will give up his remaining college eligibility to move to the NBA or return to the Lexington campus next year. The 6-9, 250-pound Randle …

UK softball win streak snapped; Reed continues to lead NCAA in home runs


  Arkansas defeated No. 8 Kentucky 8-0 Sunday at John Cropp Stadium to salvage the final game of the three-game set and stop a nine-game Wildcats’ winning streak.   Junior first baseman Kasey Fagan had six runs batted in for …

Fans who can’t attend Blue-White football scrimmage have other viewing options


  Game Day Information   Fans of the Big Blue Nation who can’t make their way to Commonwealth Stadium for the Blue-White Spring Game on Saturday, April 26 at 3:30 p.m., will have other ways to catch the action as …

Focus is on softball fans this weekend
as No. 8 Kentucky meets Arkansas


Fresh off its first Southeastern Conference series sweep of the season at Ole Miss, the No. 8 University of Kentucky softball team looks to extend its seven-game winning streak this weekend as it plays host to a three-game series with …

No. 19 Wildcats make rare trip to Texas
for baseball series against Aggies


  Coming off a midweek win at No. 9 Louisville, No. 19 Kentucky will continue its four-game road swing by traveling to College Station, Texas, to face off with Texas A&M.   Kentucky will be meeting Texas A&M for the …

Young becomes year’s first Wildcat
freshman to declare for June NBA draft


  University of Kentucky freshman All-Southeastern Conference selection James Young will forego his sophomore season and enter his name in this year’s NBA Draft.   “My time at Kentucky has been special to me, something I’ll always treasure, but I …

Sports Notes: Colonels place three on
All-OVC team; KHSAA adds field hockey


Eastern Kentucky landed two players on the All-Ohio Valley women’s tennis team while the men earned one spot.   Following a vote of league coaches, EKU juniors Amandine Faouzi and   were first-team picks for the second year in a …

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


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


  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


  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


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


  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 …