Calipari to extend UK contract

Kentucky head coach John Calipari celebrates after defeating Michigan 75-72 and becoming the NCAA Midwest Regional Champions at the Elite 8 vs. Michigan at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind., on Sunday, March 30, 2014. Photo by Emily Wuetcher | Staff

By Caitlin Schwartz sports@kykernel.com John Calipari silenced any talk about returning to the NBA after closing in on a deal with UK that will extend his contract by one year and $8 million, according to reporting from the Associated Press. The deal will last through the 2021-22 season, bringing in a total of $54 million […]

Cats to face defending champions

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By Derek Terry sports@kykernel.com Another opportunity for UK baseball to move away from the NCAA bubble and slide into the field of 64 presents itself this weekend. UK (25-18) will host No. 8 Vanderbilt (33-13), the defending national champions, in a three-game set at Cliff Hagan Stadium. Zack Brown and Dustin Beggs have been dynamic […]

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Late runs complete Louisville comeback over UK

It was smooth sailing for eight innings for UK’s pitching on Tuesday, but the ninth and tenth innings doomed the Cats as they lost 2-1 in extra innings to No. 3 Louisville. UK freshman first baseman Evan White singled home Connor Heady in the bottom of the third inning to give UK its only run […]

After Florida, Louisville next up for UK

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By Derek Terry sports@kykernel.com UK baseball (25-17) will have a chance to pick up its third win over a top-five team in a span of a week as it travels to Louisville on Tuesday to face the No. 3-ranked Cardinals. The game was supposed to be played in Lexington on April 8, but was rained […]