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Professional Wildcat alums will face off against non-UK pros in the alumni game

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  For the first time in three years, a team of UK pros will face a team of non-UK pros.   Tickets for the 2014 UK Men’s Basketball Alumni Charity Game, which will be held August 24, at 6 p.m. …

Nick Anderson to compete at World Junior Championships, will represent Team USA

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  Nick Anderson will trade in his Kentucky uniform for that of Team USA when he competes at the International Association of Athletics Federations World Junior Championships at Oregon’s Hayward Field this week.   The United States is hosting an …

Lanter, Malone, Polson honored by national coaches group for excellence in the classroom

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  Three UK men’s basketball players have been honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches for excellence in the classroom during the 2013-14 academic school year. Tod Lanter, Sam Malone and Jarrod Polson were all tabbed to the NABC’s …

King staves off threat from Wildcat Gomez
in Kentucky Bank Tennis Tourney qualifier

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When Evan King plays against a college student-athlete on the pro circuit, especially on that player’s home court, the last thing he said he ever does is take him lightly.   “I know, I was a college student,” said King, …

UK’s Stoops: There’s plenty of support for football program in basketball-mad Bluegrass

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  By Glenn Osborne KyForward sports editor   Everywhere Kentucky head football coach Mark Stoops goes, he hears the question. He probably hears it in his sleep.   What’s it like coaching football in basketball-crazy Kentucky at a school famous …

Kentucky senior center Max Godby among 182 nominees for AFCA Good Works Team

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University of Kentucky senior center Max Godby has been named one of 182 nominees to the 2014 Allstate AFCA (American Football Coaches Association) Good Works Team, which is the top college football honor for recognizing outstanding community service achievements.   …

Comcast Cable reaches agreement
with ESPN to carry new SEC Network

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Comcast Cable has reached an agreement with ESPN to carry the SEC Network, which will begin rolling out to fans and followers of the Southeastern Conference across Comcast markets in mid August.   Comcast subscribers will also have authenticated access …

Frankfort golf professional May named assistant women’s golf coach at UK

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Brian May has joined the Kentucky women’s golf coaching staff as an assistant coach, head coach Golda Borst announced.   A native of Frankfort, Kentucky, and a graduate of Franklin County High School, May comes to Lexington after serving as …

SEC Media Days: UK’s Stoops says players have to earn respect, Dupree is an example

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Mark Stoops will admit it. He’s not an easy coach to please.   “I don’t just throw out a bunch of compliments all the time to our players,” Stoops said. “They have to earn that.”   Bud Dupree certainly has. …

Kentucky games in Big Blue Bahamas exhibition tour will be available on radio

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In addition to television options, Kentucky basketball fans without tickets to the Big Blue Bahamas exhibition tour will be able to listen to all six games on the UK/IMG Radio Network.   The games can be heard on radio in …

UK’s Reed completes sweep of national baseball awards by capturing Golden Spikes

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  Kentucky two-way star AJ Reed has been selected as the 2014 Golden Spikes Award winner, given annually to the top amateur player in the nation by USA Baseball, making him a unanimous pick as the national player of the …

Wildcats back at the bottom of SEC Eastern Division poll after vote of league’s media

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  By Glenn Osborne KyForward sports editor   Kentucky, winless in Southeastern Conference play over the past two seasons, was picked to finish last in the Eastern Division race Thursday in a media vote released during the annual SEC Media …

High-scoring soccer standout Dooley transfers to Kentucky from San Diego

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  University of Kentucky head women’s soccer coach Jon Lipsitz said Michaela Dooley will transfer to Kentucky from the University of San Diego and have three years of eligibility remaining.   “We are extremely excited about Michaela joining our program …

Newest Wildcat Towns second to win High School Athlete of Year Award in Calipari era

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  Incoming freshman big man Karl-Anthony Towns was named the Gatorade Male High School Athlete of the Year at an awards ceremony held at the Lowes Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, Calif.   Towns is the second player in the John …

College Football Performance Awards Watch List includes Kentucky’s Dupree, Foster

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  The College Football Performance Awards have named University of Kentucky senior defensive end Alvin “Bud” Dupree and junior punter Landon Foster to its Defensive Lineman Trophy Watch List and Punter Trophy Watch List, respectively, for the 2014 season.   …