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Basketball

Louisville's Gill to transfer, seeks more playing time

Louisville's Gill to transfer, seeks more playing timeJust a day after their heartbreaking loss in overtime against Michigan State in the Elite 8 game in Syracuse, the Louisville Cardinals have announced another departure.
  • Basketball
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Basketball

Spartans Final Four-bound after 76-70 OT win over Louisville

Spartans Final Four-bound after 76-70 OT win over LouisvilleCoach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans capped an improbable run to the Final Four with an overtime win.
  • Basketball
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Features

The411 with Sherlene Shanklin: Former U of L basketball players lace up once again for a charity game at the KFC Yum! Center

The411 with Sherlene Shanklin: Former U of L basketball players lace up once again for a charity game at the KFC Yum! CenterThe411 with Sherlene Shanklin: Former U of L basketball players lace up once again for a charity game
  • Features
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
University of Louisville

Louisville beats NC State 75-65; on to Elite 8

Louisville beats NC State 75-65; on to Elite 8After toppling top-seeded Villanova, North Carolina State (22-14), the eighth seed, saw its postseason run end against a team that refused to quit.
  • University of Louisville
  • 4 weeks ago
Basketball

Kentucky overwhelms West Virginia 78-39 in NCAA Sweet 16

Kentucky overwhelms West Virginia 78-39 in NCAA Sweet 16Trey Lyles scored 14 points, Andrew Harrison added 13 and the unbeaten Wildcats, chasing history and a ninth national title, rolled to a 78-39 victory over the Mountaineers on Thursday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament.
  • Basketball
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Basketball

Kentucky, West Virginia attorneys general wager on game

Kentucky, West Virginia attorneys general wager on gameKentucky Attorney General Jack Conway and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey are making a friendly wager on the outcome of the NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional semifinal game Thursday between top seed Kentucky and No. 5 West Virginia.
  • Basketball
  • 1 month ago
Entertainment

Down the Stretch with Sherlene Shanklin: Jay Bilas will speak in Louisville about horses and not basketball?

Down the Stretch with Sherlene Shanklin: Jay Bilas will speak in Louisville about horses and not basketball?Jay Bilas will be this year's keynote speaker for They're Off Luncheon
  • Entertainment
  • 1 month ago
Basketball

No. 1 Kentucky hammers No. 16 seed Hampton 79-56

No. 1 Kentucky hammers No. 16 seed Hampton 79-56Limited by foul trouble the past two games, the 6-foot-11 Towns was forceful all night in helping the unbeaten Wildcats (35-0) roll to the site's most lopsided outcome of the day after three one-point finishes at the KFC Yum! Center.
  • Basketball
  • 1 month ago
Basketball

College basketball fans invade Lou. for NCAA tournament

College basketball fans invade Lou. for NCAA tournamentSome of the liveliest of fans are in Louisville through the weekend celebrating the mayhem that happens every March.
  • Basketball
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
News

Pitino's response to reporter's question is causing stir on social media

Pitino's response to reporter's question is causing stir on social mediaCoach Rick Pitino is catching some flack after getting chippy with a student reporter during a news conference after the North Carolina game.
  • News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
News

Ky. pastor uses Duke basketball to push congregants to sit in front at church

Ky. pastor uses Duke basketball to push congregants to sit in front at churchKentucky's hatred of Duke basketball may be enough to force some reluctant congregants to sit further to the front in one Kentucky church.
  • News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Sports

Undefeated & Beyond: Kentucky fans sent a 31-0 shirt soaring into space

Undefeated & Beyond: Kentucky fans sent a 31-0 shirt soaring into spaceKentucky's undefeated season has been a boost to merchandise sellers like Wildcat Warehouse, which went actually above and beyond to promote their new 31-0 t-shirt: They sent it into space.
  • Sports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
University of Kentucky

Kentucky No. 1, change hits rest of AP Top 25

Kentucky No. 1, change hits rest of AP Top 25Virginia remained at No. 2, but the next three spots changed after Gonzaga and Wisconsin lost.
  • University of Kentucky
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
University of Kentucky

Kentucky unanimous No. 1 in AP poll for 4th straight week

Kentucky unanimous No. 1 in AP poll for 4th straight weekVirginia remained No. 2, followed by Gonzaga, Duke, Wisconsin, Villanova and Arizona. It's the first time the top seven have remained the same for six straight weeks since 1992-93.
  • University of Kentucky
  • 2 months ago
Sports

NBA trade deadline winners/losers: In defense of 76ers

NBA trade deadline winners/losers: In defense of 76ersOklahoma City and Miami were two of the biggest winners on trade deadline day, making themselves not only strong enough to hold off the teams behind them, but perhaps challenge the ones way ahead.
  • Sports
  • 2 months ago
Basketball

Purdue gets first road win against Indiana in 4 years, 67-63

Purdue gets first road win against Indiana in 4 years, 67-63Rapheal Davis gave Purdue the lead for keeps at 64-61 with back-to-back driving layups at the 1:21 mark and again with 36 seconds to play.
  • Basketball
  • 2 months ago
University of Louisville

UofL's Chris Jones to play in game against Miami

UofL's Chris Jones to play in game against MiamiThe suspension stemmed from discipline from the university. The cause of the suspension still isn't known but Jones will return after missing just one game.
  • University of Louisville
  • 2 months ago
University of Kentucky

Top of the AP poll looks familiar

Top of the AP poll looks familiarIt's tough to argue with perfection. So it's no surprise that Kentucky is once again a unanimous choice as the No. 1 team in the Associated Press men's college basketball poll.
  • University of Kentucky
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
High School

HS GameTime: 2-13-2015

HS GameTime: 2-13-2015This is HS Gametime with WHAS11's Kent Spencer and Whitney Harding.
  • High School
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Sports

Anthony Davis out, Dirk Nowitzki in NBA All-Star Game

Anthony Davis out, Dirk Nowitzki in NBA All-Star GameOut with a sprained right shoulder, he joins elected West starters Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers and Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers on the sideline for the big event in New York.
  • Sports
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Sports

All-Star players to compete in NBA's first fashion show

All-Star players to compete in NBA's first fashion showProduced by LeBron James' Springhill Production Company, the one-hour "NBA All-Star All-Style" will be taped Friday night inside New York's Hammerstein Theater and air Saturday at 6:30 p.m. EST on TNT.
  • Sports
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Sports

Gregg Popovich gets 1,000th win as Spurs edge Pacers

Gregg Popovich gets 1,000th win as Spurs edge PacersIn a thrilling fourth-quarter comeback, San Antonio defeated Indiana 95-93 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse and secured Popovich's 1,000th career win, all earned with his Spurs dynasty.
  • Sports
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Basketball

Bluegrass Invitational returns to Louisville

Bluegrass Invitational returns to LouisvilleRunning, dribbling and shooting baskets is hard enough when you can stand on both feet, so imagine doing it all while in a wheelchair.
  • Basketball
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
News

Father, son accused of attacking Doss High School basketball coach

Father, son accused of attacking Doss High School basketball coachA father and son are facing assault charges after they allegedly attacked a Doss High School basketball coach after a game Jan. 24, but they claim the coach is the one who assaulted them.
  • News
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Basketball

Indiana holds off Illinois, 80-74

Indiana holds off Illinois, 80-74James Blackmon Jr. and Troy Williams led the Hoosiers (14-4, 4-1 Big Ten) with 21 points each. Blackmon hit a fast-break layup with 1:07 to play to give the Hoosiers a 75-72 lead that was too much for the Illini (12-7, 2-4).
  • Basketball
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Community

Bellarmine Knights earn NCAA DII Award of Excellence

Bellarmine Knights earn NCAA DII Award of ExcellenceA magical moment on the basketball court helps Bellarmine University earn a big award.
  • Community
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
News

Kentucky's Bahamas trip came at hefty cost

Kentucky's Bahamas trip came at hefty costUK's own team expenses were eye-opening, too, from coach John Calipari's $1,550-per night Atlantis hotel suite to a $23,855.50 reception dinner that included a band and an open bar.
  • News
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Basketball

Kentucky still No. 1 in AP Top 25 _ though not unanimously

Kentucky still No. 1 in AP Top 25 _ though not unanimouslyThe Wildcats (15-0) were atop 63 of 65 votes cast Monday, ending a run of five straight weeks as the unanimous No. 1. Kentucky beat Mississippi at home in overtime then won in double overtime at Texas A&M.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Basketball

Damien Harris chooses Alabama over Kentucky

Damien Harris chooses Alabama over KentuckyDamien Harris the top ranked player in the state out of Madison Southern choosing Alabama over Kentucky.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Basketball

FanPay collects cash for Harrell, Poythress

FanPay collects cash for Harrell, Poythress"Crowdfunding" website FanPay.org, profiled Thursday by CBS Sports, put a major NCAA issue in the public's hands in recently setting up contributions for players to collect once they've graduated from college.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Basketball

Frmr. UofL basketball player Bridgeman seeks to buy Atlanta Hawks

Frmr. UofL basketball player Bridgeman seeks to buy Atlanta HawksFormer University of Louisville Cardinal Junior Bridgeman could soon become an NBA owner, according to a Bloomberg Report.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Basketball

No. 1 Kentucky survives Mississippi 89-86 in overtime

No. 1 Kentucky survives Mississippi 89-86 in overtimeKentucky escapes in a nail-biter over Ole Miss
  • Basketball
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Basketball

Kentucky stays at No. 1 in AP Top 25; ODU makes poll debut

Kentucky stays at No. 1 in AP Top 25; ODU makes poll debutThe Wildcats (13-0) got all 64 first-place votes cast Monday after having the week off, and have been atop the rankings all season. Kentucky hasn't played since beating Louisville on Dec. 27 and returns Tuesday against Mississippi.
  • Basketball
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Basketball

LeBron James Jr. is pretty good at basketball, too

LeBron James Jr. is pretty good at basketball, tooLeBron "Bronny" James Jr. – yes, he's the son of the NBA star – plays for the Gulf Coast Blue Chips in Houston. Highlights from his team's appearance in the Ronald Searles Holiday Classic have garnered more than 1.3 million views on YouTube, featuring...
  • Basketball
  • 4 months ago
Basketball

Cards' Forward Akoy Agau Will Transfer from UofL

Cards' Forward Akoy Agau Will Transfer from UofLAgau has not made his choice of schools yet, but he will be given his full release from UofL.
  • Basketball
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Basketball

Report: Kentucky forward Alex Poythress has torn ACL

Report: Kentucky forward Alex Poythress has torn ACLPoythress, who was on the cover of Sports Illustrated's 2014-15 college basketball preview issue, is averaging 5.5 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 20.3 minutes per game this season. The 6-foot-8, 240-pound former McDonald's All-American has played in 81...
  • Basketball
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Sunday Sports: UK football, NBA exhibition game & more

Sunday Sports: UK football, NBA exhibition game & moreSunday Sports: UK football, NBA exhibition game & more
  • Sports
  • 6 months ago
Local

Calipari talks about upcoming season for UK Wildcats

Calipari talks about upcoming season for UK WildcatsCalipari’s got a good team but this year and the Cats are changing things up a bit. Calipari wants to have 10 to 12 guys play significant minutes in every game and will be using the platoon system.
  • Local
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Local

Courier-Journal issues apology to Calipari over illustration

Courier-Journal issues apology to Calipari over illustrationThe Courier-Journal issued an apology to UK Head Men’s Basketball Coach John Calipari for what they’re calling an “inappropriate illustration” of him last week in their sports section
  • Local
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Sports

Coach Cal defends himself in unorthodox fashion

Coach Cal defends himself in unorthodox fashionMike Francesa complimented Kentucky coach John Calipari on his radio show saying that Coach Cal is a "master recruiter and master motivator".
  • Sports
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Sports

Saturday Sports: Brandon Phillips, Cats in the Bahamas, SEC unveils schedule and more

Saturday Sports: Brandon Phillips, Cats in the Bahamas, SEC unveils schedule and moreHere's what's happening in sports on Saturday, August 16.
  • Sports
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
University of Kentucky

DeMarcus Cousins injured at USA Basketball practice

DeMarcus Cousins injured at USA Basketball practiceDeMarcus Cousins injured his right knee during Thursday's workout when Anthony Davis landed on him as the two dove for a loose ball.
  • University of Kentucky
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
University of Kentucky

SEC Network launches

SEC Network launchesThe new SEC Network launches Thursday night at 6 and it's a big deal for UK basketball fans.
  • University of Kentucky
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
University of Kentucky

UK cancels Aug. 24 alumni game with lack of players

UK cancels Aug. 24 alumni game with lack of playersWhile the Wildcats are taking a break from playing international competition in the Bahamas before classes start, an announcement was made on Wednesday about the annual alumni charity game.
  • University of Kentucky
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
NCAA

Judge releases ruling on O'Bannon case: NCAA loses

Judge releases ruling on O'Bannon case: NCAA losesA federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA's limits on what major college football and men's basketball players can receive for playing sports "unreasonably restrain trade" in violation of antitrust laws.
  • NCAA
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Sports

NCAA board hands 5 biggest conferences more power

NCAA board hands 5 biggest conferences more powerThe NCAA board of directors has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping package plan that will give the five biggest conferences the ability to create their some of their own rules.
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  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Local

Fmr. Card Siva looking forward to next NBA opportunity

Fmr. Card Siva looking forward to next NBA opportunityFormer Louisville Cardinals player Peyton Siva joined in on the PGA fun by signing autographs for fans at their pop-up store Sunday.
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  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Sports

Saturday Sports: Anthony Davis, Pacers' forward injures leg, Valhalla pairings and more

Saturday Sports: Anthony Davis, Pacers' forward injures leg, Valhalla pairings and moreSaturday Sports: Anthony Davis, Pacers' forward injures leg, Valhalla pairings and more
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  • 6 months, 1 week ago
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