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Club baseball wins Division II World Series

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By Sam Ranard The UK club baseball team, which is only four seasons old, won the National Club Baseball Association World Series for the second consecutive year on May 19. After losing 3-2 to Loan Star College in the first round of the NCBA Division II World Series, the Cats clawed their way back to […]

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UK files countersuit against former coach

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UK countersued former men’s basketball coach Billy Gillispie on Thursday in Franklin Circuit Court, according to a UK news release. UK claims it doesn’t owe Gillispie pay because he never signed a contract. The news comes one day after Gillispie filed a lawsuit in Dallas that targets the UK Athletics Association. Gillispie’s suit says that […]

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The Memphis Commercial Appeal is reporting that the NCAA has sent a notice of allegations to the University of Memphis charging the men’s basketball program with major violations during the 2007-08 season under former Tigers head coach and current UK head coach, John Calipari. Among the allegations is “knowing fraudulence of misconduct” on an SAT […]

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Former UK men’s basketball coach Billy Gillispie sued the school Wednesday, seeking at least $6 million he says is owed to him on his deal for being fired without cause, according to a story on ESPN.com. Gillispie says that under his memorandum of understanding, he should be paid $1.5 million each year for four of […]

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The look of the UK men’s basketball team continues to change. On Tuesday, UK Athletics said scholarship players A.J. Stewart, Donald Williams and Jared Carter will not return to the team for the 2009-10 season.

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Senior defensive end Jeremy Jarmon has tested positive for a banned substance and will lose his final season of eligibility due to NCAA regulations. Jarmon, a 2007 second-team All-Southeastern Conference selection, said the positive test came from a supplement he was taking to help him lose weight. Jarmon’s appeals to the NCAA were denied on […]

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The wait is over. Premier point guard John Wall gave his verbal commitment to play for UK men’s basketball head coach John Calipari and the Cats on Tuesday, according to multiple sources. The commitment concludes a long recruiting courtship of one of the country’s best players. Wall, ranked as the No. 1 point guard and […]

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The UK Athletic Board of Directors approved an operating budget on Monday for the 2010 fiscal year that would, among other things, increase giving to UK from $1.2 million to $1.7 million. The approved budget was for $72.65 million for 2010, up from just over $67 million for 2009. The increase came despite increased travel […]

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It’s been anything but a normal season for the UK softball team. Then again, it’s not your average UK team. Jason Mraz, Green Day and Nelly played over the stadium loudspeakers as the team wrapped up practice on Monday, shagging fly balls in the outfield. After being selected to the first NCAA Tournament in the […]

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UK forward Patrick Patterson has withdrawn his name from the NBA Draft and will return to UK for his junior season, according to UK Athletics. Patterson entered his name into the draft but never hired an agent, leaving open the possibility to return to the Cats next season. The Huntington, W.Va., native averaged 17.9 points and […]

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