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Pat Summit, Winningest Coach In D1 History, Has Died At 64

Jun 28, 2016
Associated Press

Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who helped boost the women's game to the big time in a 38-year career at Tennessee, has died at 64.

Nick Mingione Returns To Kentucky As New Baseball Coach

Jun 14, 2016
UK Athletics

Kentucky has hired former Mississippi State assistant Nick Mingione to replace Gary Henderson as the Wildcats' baseball coach.  It's the first head coaching job for Mingione, who worked with the Bulldogs under John Cohen for the past eight seasons and was his assistant at Kentucky in 2006-07.

UK Baseball Coach Gary Henderson Resigns

Jun 1, 2016
UK Athletics

After failing to make the NCAA Tournament for a second consecutive year UK Baseball Coach Gary Henderson has tendered his resignation. 

Associated Press

Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist will start from the No. 3 gate Saturday in the Preakness as the overwhelming favorite in the 11-horse field.

Nyquist Sweeps To Derby To Stay Unbeaten

May 7, 2016
Associated Press

Nyquist stormed into the lead on the turn for home and won the Kentucky Derby to become just the eighth undefeated horse to win the Run for the Roses.

Cathryn Sophia Wins Kentucky Oaks At Churchill Downs

May 7, 2016
Paulick Report

Cathryn Sophia took charge entering the stretch and rolled to victory Friday in the 142nd Kentucky Oaks Friday at Churchill Downs.

Can Anybody Beat Nyquist In The Derby?

May 5, 2016
Paulick Report

Post positions have been drawn for the 142nd Kentucky Derby and Nyquist has been made the early 3-1 favorite, but what about the rest of the field of 20?  What are some other compelling storylines?  Our Samantha Lederman caught up with the Paulick Report’s Natalie Voss, who’s been hanging out all week at Churchill Downs.

Keeneland Again Hosting Massive Derby Celebration

May 5, 2016

It’s Derby weekend, and if you haven’t made plans yet you’re not too late. WUKY’s Samantha Lederman found out what’s on tap at Keeneland.

Nyquist has been made the early 3-1 favorite for the 142nd Kentucky Derby, with Exaggerator the second choice in the full field of 20 horses.

German Rider Michael Jung Repeats As Rolex Champion

May 1, 2016
Samantha Lederman

German competitor Michael Jung claimed the Rolex Kentucky Title for a second time Sunday, becoming only the third competitor in the event’s history to win back-to-back events on the same horse.