INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — College football teams will be required to hold at least seven padless practices during the preseason and the number of contact practices will be reduced from 21 to 18 under changes proposed by the NCAA’s oversight committee Thursday.
The NCAA has reached a delicate moment: It must decide whether to punish states that have passed laws limiting the participation of transgender athletes by barring them from hosting its softball and baseball tournaments.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has added another graduate transfer in former New Hampshire guard Sean Sutherlin, the Gophers announced Wednesday.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Watching New Jersey's legal sports betting market set national records last year, state lawmakers wanted to expand it to allow wagering on New Jersey college teams in time for the football and basketball championships.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A college baseball player from South Dakota whose prosthetic arm was stolen plans to give away moneydonated by people who want to buy him a replacement.
The NCAA football oversight committee is preparing to recommend changes to preseason camp that will include fewer fully padded practices and the elimination of some old-school collision drills.
WACO, Texas (AP) — WNBA coach Nicki Collen has been hired as the new Baylor women’s coach, taking over a program that has won three national championships and the last 11 Big 12 regular season titles.
Washington has a familiar name competing at quarterback but he might not be quite ready for prime time. Oregon is regrouping a bit after last year's starter bailed for the transfer portal — something that's also happening at Utah and Arizona.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Just when some college athletes in Florida were readying to cash in on their athletic prowess, the state's Legislature has unexpectedly delayed their ability to hire agents and ink endorsement deals.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's governor signed a bill Wednesday that bans transgender athletes from competing in female sports in middle and high schools and colleges.
There are once again a host of playmakers in the Southeastern Conference. While there is going to be several quarterback competitions to keep an eye on heading into preseason camps, here's a look at non-quarterbacks players in the Southeastern Conference this spring who are poised to have st…
When Texas finished with consecutive lopsided victories last December, it seemed that coach Tom Herman would be back for a fifth season despite again falling short of a Big 12 title. There was no reason to think Les Miles would be gone from Kansas, even after a winless second season.
Southeastern Conference teams are searching for the next Kyle Trask or Mac Jones, quarterbacks who emerged as stars in their first full season as starters.
Five states have passed laws or implemented executive orders this year limiting the ability of transgender youths to play sports or receive certain medical treatment. There’s been a vehement outcry from supporters of transgender rights – but little in the way of tangible repercussions for th…
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hall of Fame coach Kim Mulkey's introduction at LSU had an overriding theme that echoed constantly under the domed roof of the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, a former Ohio State football player, reintroduced on Monday a bipartisan bill that would give college athletes the right to earn money through endorsements and sponsorship deals.
Nine of the 14 teams in the Big Ten appear set at quarterback heading into the fall. The five others will continue auditions in August, and no competition will be more closely watched than the one at Ohio State.
CHICAGO (AP) — An off-campus shooting left two Central Michigan University students, including quarterback John Keller, hospitalized Sunday for gunshot wounds.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kentucky's Alli Stumler bumped into coach Craig Skinner at the team hotel a few hours before the NCAA volleyball championship match and had a question for him.
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Stone Labanowitz lofted a rainbow of a fourth-down pass to the back corner of the end zone for Branson Combs with under a minute left and Southern Illinois upset Weber State 34-31 in the first round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Republican Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday signed legislation restricting transgender students from participating in K-12 sports, making Alabama the latest conservative state to ban transgender girls from playing on female sports teams.
The death of former Kentucky guard Terrence Clarke following a car accident in Los Angeles sparked an outpouring of grief and support from around basketball, including reaction by Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James.
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Central Michigan announced Friday it has hired Kentucky assistant Tony Barbee is its new men’s basketball coach.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Madison Lilley was in seventh grade when she started going to the Kentucky volleyball camp. She was a high school freshman when she accepted coach Craig Skinner's scholarship offer.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke has signed Marquette graduate transfer Theo John and Davidson graduate transfer Bates Jones to scholarship agreements.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When Casey Thompson and the Texas Longhorns whipped Colorado in the Alamo Bowl, there was little talk of a coming quarterback competition, let alone any whiff of a potential controversy at the position.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Texas used a powerful all-around performance to post a surprising three-set sweep of top-seeded and previously unbeaten Wisconsin in the NCAA women's volleyball semifinals Thursday night.
Before they draft Amy McGrath to run for governor, her supporters are trying to hush the political whispers that she hasn't lived in Kentucky long enough.
FRANKFORT — The high-profile lawsuit alleging that Wall Street money managers and others caused Kentucky Retirement Systems to gamble as much as $1.5 billion on risky hedge fund investments will proceed.
FRANKFORT - Kentucky House Republicans made it official Thursday: Rep. David Osborne, who served as the acting leader of the House during a contentious 2018 legislative session, has been nominated for Speaker of the House of Representatives.
A record 70,237 people died from drug overdoses in the United States in 2017, a 10 percent rise from the year before, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control.
The wait is nearly over for Kentucky to begin implementing the Real ID Act that Congress passed in 2005. One of 13 states still under an extension delaying their implementation, Kentucky will be rolling out its new driver’s licenses and IDs county-by-county sometime during the first three mo…
Will thousands of Kentuckians lose health care coverage as a result of the state’s recently re-approved Medicaid waiver, or will many of the low-income participants “graduate” to greener pastures?
A University of Kentucky honors grad and two others could get life sentences after pleading guilty to distributing fentanyl that led to the deaths of a UK student and a jail inmate, according to the U.S. attorney’s office and other reports.
FRANKFORT — The conservative tea party movement that backed Matt Bevin when he was a struggling long-shot Republican wants Bevin to keep Jenean Hampton as his running mate when he seeks re-election as governor in 2019.
The American Civil Liberties Union released an advertisement that will air across Kentucky this week aimed at getting Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to move on consequential changes to the U.S. criminal justice system.
PADUCAH – Murray State University will be at the center of a new regional hub designed to attract and develop entrepreneurs and startup businesses in western Kentucky.
Kentucky now has federal approval to try again next April with a plan imposing 80-hour-a-month work requirements, premiums and monthly check-ins on several hundred thousand able-bodied adults enrolled in its $9.7 billion-a-year Medicaid program, with 95,000 people estimated to lose their pub…
FRANKFORT - Two veteran Kentucky Republican senators — Alice Forgy Kerr of Lexington and Tom Buford of Nicholasville — have lost their committee chairmanships.
A long-running dispute over the legality of slot-like “instant racing” machines found at Kentucky racetracks may soon wind its way back to the state Supreme Court.
Hopkins County Coroner Dennis Mayfield said Monday that an autopsy has been completed in the investigation of a 13-year-old boy's unexpected death over the Thanksgiving holiday, but results remain pending.
Western Kentucky University expects to benefit from a new partnership among the state’s public universities that will help bring new ideas and innovations to the marketplace.
PRESTONSBURG - Officers doing drug investigations in Floyd County usually go out to make undercover buys three nights a week.
FRANKFORT – After filing litigation in April to protect the pensions of public employees, Attorney General Andy Beshear Monday called on state lawmakers to boost the pension system in the upcoming session by creating a dedicated source of revenue – expanding gaming.
Analysts who closely follow the health care industry gave a thumbs up this week to a potential partnership between Louisville-based health insurance giant Humana and the drugstore chain Walgreens.
By the end of the 2018-2019 school year, the University of Kentucky will have bought 37,000 pounds of beef, 20,000 pounds of pork and 24,000 pounds of produce from farms all located within 80 miles of Lexington.
When the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet begins rolling out new standard and voluntary travel driver's licenses early next year, all first-time cardholder applicants or those requesting the upgraded IDs will need to present documentation at circuit court clerk's offices and DMVs around the state.
The case of a Marshall County woman indicted in May by a grand jury for allegedly stealing $20,000 from the vault at a local bank has been continued into next year following an unproductive status hearing last week.
Kentucky’s controversial overhaul of Medicaid has been approved by the federal government, the state Cabinet for Health and Family Services announced late Tuesday.
Motorists in Kentucky -- and nationwide -- can add cheaper gas to their list of "things for which to be thankful" this Thanksgiving holiday, according to industry analysts.
A Louisville woman is suing Texas Roadhouse for "extreme and severe emotional distress" after a restaurant employee tried to cover up the child's face while her mother was breastfeeding.
Police in Springfield, Kentucky said they prevented a mass shooting Monday by arresting a man who was prepared to attack a manufacturing plant with a fully automatic AR-15 rifle and four other guns to "get the job done."
After receiving "incredibly nasty" emails from teachers that launched "personal attacks" on his character, Kentucky Education Chief Wayne Lewis issued a call for civility to the state's educators.
Although Kentucky faces a $37.9 billion shortfall in its pension systems for teachers and other public workers, putting them among the nation’s worst, the news is cheerier for the part-time lawmakers who control the state budget, including pension funding: Their separately managed, publicly …
The Kentucky Supreme Court is taking up Marsy's Law, a crime victims' measure that voters already have approved but has not taken effect because of a legal challenge.
More than 10,000 Kentuckians have lost food assistance in the state in the last several months because of a work requirement affecting some people who are part of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program commonly referred to as SNAP.
MURRAY – The investigation into a 19-year-old’s accidental death at an off-campus Murray State University fraternity house concluded the youth died of ethanol intoxication after bringing alcohol into a party.
FRANKFORT - The Kentucky Supreme Court unanimously struck down Thursday a 2017 law creating medical review panels to limit medical malpractice lawsuits.
FRANKFORT - A divided Kentucky Supreme Court upheld Thursday a law that severely curbs the power of labor unions to collect dues from workers, handing a victory to Gov. Matt Bevin and the Republican-led legislature that approved the law in January 2017.
Gov. Matt Bevin took another swipe at teachers and the Kentucky Education Association during a speech Wednesday, saying the union “suffocates” good teachers and uses its membership dues “to maintain power for a handful.”
MURRAY – Homegrown talent, relationship-focused and a sharp eye for fundraising: those were just a few of the criteria Murray State University faculty and staff said they want for the next MSU president during a listening session Monday afternoon.
The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and a disability rights agency recently reached an agreement aimed at helping more people who have a serious mental illness to move from institutional settings to housing in the community.
A federal judge on Tuesday will hear arguments over whether a state law that bans an abortion procedure is constitutional. About 500 patients a year at Kentucky's only abortion clinic undergo the procedure.
FRANKFORT - Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis said Friday that he will ask the 2019 General Assembly to create a funding mechanism or process for charter schools, but that doesn’t mean that he is asking for extra money.
State police have arrested a Graves County Schools employee after saying they learned of an inappropriate relationship between him and a teenage student.
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