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Keith Taylor: Future UK guard Fox impresses at Hoop Summit; former Wildcat Booker on fire for Suns

Two future Kentucky Wildcats — De’Aaron Fox and Wenyen Gabriel — participated in the Nike Hoop Summit last weekend and helped lead the United States to a 101-67 win over the World Select team. Fox, who likely will take over at point guard for John Calipari’s Wildcats next season, scored nine points and dished out a team-high five assists. He also collected a pair of steals and played...

Keith Taylor: Former UK star Andy Green looks at big picture following loss in managerial debut

By Keith Taylor KyForward sports writer Former Lexington Christian and University of Kentucky baseball standout Andy Green suffered a 15-0 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers Monday in his debut as manager of the San Diego Padres. Green said opening day is “special” and the setback “probably does sting more than normal” but opted to look at the big picture instead of dwelling on his first loss...

Former Kentucky baseball star Green takes over as manager of the San Diego Padres

Former Kentucky baseball star Andy Green – a 2015 inductee into the UK Athletics Hall of Fame – has been named the manager of the San Diego Padres, it was announced at a press conference at Petco Park on late Thursday. Green, who starred at UK from 1997-2000 after a stellar basketball and baseball high school career at Lexington’s Christian Academy, joins the Padres after serving as the Arizona...

Former quarterback Lorenzen, basketball star Walker among UK Hall of Fame inductees

Former quarterback and Ft. Thomas Highlands product Jared Lorenzen will be among seven inducted Friday in the UK Athletics Hall of Fame (UK Athletics Photo)   University of Kentucky Athletics will induct seven members into the UK Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday and Saturday during Hall of Fame Weekend, including Lisa Breiding Duerr (cross country/indoor and outdoor track), Andy Green (baseball),...

Former UK baseball standout Green named new third base coach for Diamondbacks

Former UK standout Andy Green, who still holds a number of school records, has been named third base coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks (Arizona Diamondbacks Photo)   Former Kentucky star infielder Andy Green, a two-time Southern League Manager of the Year, has been tabbed the new third-base coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks, it was announced by the D-Backs on Thursday.   Green, who starred...

Legends, Hot Rods, Bats to be represented in MLB's SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game

Staff report   The players from Kentucky Minor League Baseball teams have been named to the 2013 MLB Futures game.   Lexington Legends right-handed pitcher Miguel Almonte has been named to the World Team. Bowling Green Hot Rods right-handed pitcher Taylor Guerrieri and Louisville Bats outfielder Billy Hamilton have been named to the U. S. Team.   The Futures Game is contested annually...