Even with the additions of E.J. Montgomery and Ashton Hagans, Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari does not appear to be done with his 2018 recruiting class. Meanwhile, PJ Washington and Wenyen Gabriel have NBA decisions to make.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has purchased a share of Kentucky Derby contender Gronkowski, who was named after the NFL star. Gronkowski earned a spot in the May 5 race by winning races in England.
The NCAA approved a new college football rule last week that allows returners to fair catch a kickoff inside the 25-yard line and have the ball be placed at the 25 as a touchback. Kentucky's all-time kick return leader reacts to the change.
Kentucky has lost six one-and-done basketball players to the NBA over the past two seasons. Duke has now lost seven. Much like the Kentucky fan base, Duke fans have debated the merits of the one-and-done strategy.
Kentucky coaches have challenged former Paintsville High School star Kash Daniel to add greater athletic fluidity if he is going to claim the vacant UK starting middle linebacker position. Daniel enters summer with a training plan built to ensure he can do it
Kentucky football finished its spring practice last week. Herald-Leader sports columnist John Clay and UK football beat writer Jennifer Smith review the drills and give a position-by-position look at the roster heading into 2018 season.
Justify still leads the way in the Kentucky Derby media poll for Monday, April 16. Arkansas Derby winner Magnum Moon is second. Seven horses received first-place votes. The Kentucky Derby is May 5, 2018, at Churchill Downs.
A friend and horse racing partner of Rick Pitino’s says the former Louisville and Kentucky basketball coach is interested in the opening at Siena. Pitino has denied interest. He was fired over alleged involvement in FBI investigation.
Magnum Moon won his fourth race in four career starts, taking Saturday’s Arkansas Derby. My Boy Jack triumphed in the Lexington Stakes at Keeneland. This year’s Kentucky Derby field appears to be the most talented collection in years.
Backup running back A.J. Rose ran for 134 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Blue Team (the offense) past the White Team (the defense) 45-32 in Kentucky’s Blue-White Spring Game at Kroger Field in Lexington.
The quarterback battle between Terry Wilson and Gunnar Hoak continued in Kentucky’s annual Blue-White spring game. A.J. Rose made an impression at running back. Mark Stoops is confident his defense will be better in 2018.
Kentucky football held its annual spring game on Friday. The battle for the starting quarterback job continues. Mark Stoops promises his defense will be improved. Nine starters return, including eight who are seniors for 2018.
Whether the Kentucky Wildcats football team can find answers in five areas of uncertainty — starting with settling on a new starting quarterback and improving a horrid run defense — in 2018 will likely determine whether or not Coach Mark Stoops’ Cats can earn UK’s first eight-win regular season since 1984.
The first round of the NBA playoffs start Saturday. The Toronto Raptors are No. 1 seed in the East. The Houston Rockets are the No. 1 seed in the West. The Golden State Warriors are the defending champions. Times and television listings.
The Denver Nuggets missed the NBA playoffs after their overtime loss at Minnesota on Wednesday night. But former Kentucky guard Jamal Murray’s improvement in his second season helps give the Nuggets a bright future.
Kentucky football holds its annual spring game on Friday at Kroger Field. Check here for updates and analysis throughout the game. Comments are welcome. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. The game is being televised by the SEC Network.
How bad is the FBI investigation for Kansas basketball? Kentucky prepares for Friday’s spring football game. Dwane Casey’s standout season in Toronto. Mississippi State students charged with Alabama break-in. More Friday links.
Former Kentucky player Dwane Casey is a leading candidate for NBA Coach of the Year after leading Toronto to the Eastern Conference’s best record in a season in which the Raptors made major alterations to their offensive playing style
Kentucky and Louisville holding spring football games Friday. Top basketball prospect Romeo Langford gives decision date. Another Auburn player to test NBA draft waters. Kentucky baseball posts road win. More links for Thursday.