(from UK athletics) Currently riding a six-game winning streak, the No. 18 University of Kentucky softball team will officially dedicate the newly constructed UK Softball Complex in a three-game series with Florida this weekend in Lexington. The series will begin Friday with a 6 p.m. ET first pitch, followed by a 1 p.m. ET [...]
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GD says his key horses will be Revolutionary (#3) and Orb (#16) and he will play them over some combination of Normandy Invasion (#5), Palace Malice (#10), Lines of Battle (#11) and Oxbow (#2).
My key horse, as well, is Orb (#16), trained by Shug McGaughey and ridden by Keeneland’s spring riding champion, Joel Rosario. He has the great A.P Indy in his bloodlines on his father’s side, and 1990 Derby winner Unbridled on his mother’s side. That’s good enough for me.
A dump truck full of Dramamine couldn’t help Kentucky basketball fans stomach what the Roller Coaster Cats have forced them to stomach this basketball season. The queasiness the Big Blue Nation feels in its collective gut following what happened in Athens, Georgia, Thursday night isn’t likely to go away soon. In fact, it could become [...]
The Southeastern Conference placed more than one third of the players on the consensus college football All-America team. Of the 26 players named, 10 were from SEC schools. According to the FWAA, to be selected, a player has to be named first team on at least two of the five selected All-American teams. Second and [...]
SOUTH BEND, INDIANA – At halftime of Kentucky’s 64-50 loss at Notre Dame Thursday night in the Joyce Center, the public address man announced that the school was now home, for the first time in NCAA history, to the top-ranked football team in the land, and the number one graduation rate in major college athletics. [...]
Of his many accomplishments as Kentucky’s head football coach, perhaps the one that gave Rich Brooks his most enduring legacy was the ability to slow the growing number of losses that could have been, and perhaps, SHOULD have been, victories. He didn’t completely stop them, but he managed to buck the trend. If Joker Phillips’ [...]
History comes to life this weekend in central Kentucky with the reunion of the 1972 United States Olympic basketball team. The group that was cheated out of the gold medal by a controversial ending in their game with the U.S.S.R. voted in the locker room that night to refuse the silver medal, and they [...]
For the third time in four seasons the UK volleyball team will open play as one of the top-25 ranked teams in the country. The Wildcats have been voted the No. 13 team in the nation by the American Volleyball Coaches Association Monday. The preseason mark ties a program-best with the 1983 team also achieving [...]
AURORA, Colo. – As Colorado continues to come together as a community in the wake of Thursday’s tragic shootings, several Broncos players visited injured victims and their families on Sunday and Monday. Ryan Clady, Eric Decker, Ben Garland, Chris Kuper,Joe Mays, Jacob Tamme , Wesley Woodyard and former Bronco Brian Dawkins spent time with three of the injured victims at the Medical Center [...]
Other than the fact that the stock car bearing the UK paint job crawled around the Kentucky Speedway track during the Quaker State 400 Saturday night, as marketing goes, it was not a bad week for the interlocking U and K. The baseball program contributed early, with the word Monday of Austin Cousino’s successful [...]