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Twizz Connections Thrilled For Chance At Stakes Glory

Apr 9, 2016
Samantha Lederman

When Twizz breaks out the gates for the Toyota Bluegrass Stakes at Keeneland on Saturday he’ll carry a whole lot of local hope with him. Samantha Lederman caught up with a couple of his owners.

Zulu Early 5-2 Favorite For Blue Grass Stakes Saturday

Apr 5, 2016

Zulu is the 5-2 morning line favorite for the $1 million Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland, which will award 170 points toward the Kentucky Derby.

Kentucky Women Get Very Favorable Tourney Draw

Mar 14, 2016
UK Athletics

The University of Kentucky women’s basketball team has been selected as an at-large team in the 2016 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, earning a No. 3 seed in the Lexington Regional.

Kentucky A 4 Seed In The East, Will Open Tournament Against Stony Brook

Mar 13, 2016
UK Athletics

Despite their victory over Texas A & M in the SEC Tournament the Kentucky Wildcats only earned a 4 seed in the East region and will play Stony Brook in their NCAA opening round game.

UK Athletics

Tyler Ulis scored a career-high 30 points, including Kentucky's final point on a free throw with 8.7 seconds left to help the Wildcats to an 82-77 victory over Texas A & M in the Southeastern Conference Tourney Final.

Ulis, Murray Pick Up Top Honors In SEC

Mar 8, 2016
UK Athletics

Accolades continue to pour in for Kentucky Sophomore guard Tyler Ulis.  In addition to being named a USA Today All American, the coaches in the Southeastern Conference on Tuesday selected the Chicago native, player and defensive player of the year. 

Jason Hatcher Dismissed From UK Football Team

Feb 22, 2016
UK Athletics

A University of Kentucky football player has been dismissed from the team after his most recent run-in with the law.  The school announced that junior defensive end Jason Hatcher is no longer a Wildcat.

Louisville Self-Imposes Postseason Ban In Escort Scandal

Feb 5, 2016
University of Louisville

Louisville has announced a postseason ban for its men’s basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal in which an escort alleged that a former staffer paid her and other dancers to strip and have sex with recruits and players.

MLB Hits King Pete Rose Denied Reinstatement

Dec 14, 2015

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has rejected Pete Rose's plea for reinstatement, citing his continued gambling and evidence that he bet on games when he was playing for the Cincinnati Reds.  Manfred says in a letter sent to Rose and made public Monday that baseball's hits king hasn't been completely honest about his gambling on baseball games. Manfred also noted that Rose continues to bet on baseball games legally, even though his gambling got him into trouble.

No. 2 Kentucky Shuts Down No. 5 Duke For 74-63 Victory

Nov 18, 2015
UK Athletics

Tyler Ulis had 18 points and six assists, and No. 2 Kentucky used its speed and athleticism to hold off No. 5 Duke for a 74-63 victory in the Champions Classic on Tuesday night.