TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas House members advanced a bill Monday that would allow college athletes to profit from their name, image, or likeness.
Texas A&M moved up to No. 2, its highest ranking ever in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll, a day after winning its first Southeastern Conference regular-season title.
ESPN has re-signed Rece Davis to a multiyear contract that will keep him in place as host of the network’s popular Saturday college football pregame show.
MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Preston Rice threw for one touchdown and ran for another and Murray State beat UT Martin 14-10 in a spring opener Sunday to give Dean Hood his first win as the Racers' new head coach.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Luka Garza rushed through a national TV interview after No. 9 Iowa routed No. 4 Ohio State on Sunday because he couldn't wait to start celebrating with teammates in the locker room.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The third-ranked Texas A&M Aggies have insisted all year that they should be considered one of the nation's best teams.
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Kalil Thomas nailed a high-arching corner 3 with 19 seconds left to close the door on New Hampshire 72-64 and send UMass Lowell onto the America East Conference semifinals for the first time in program history on Sunday.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Shakira Austin had 22 points and 12 rebounds, Madison Scott also had a double-double and Mississippi upended No. 19 Kentucky for the second time this season, winning 73-69 on Sunday.
Bret Bielema saw a unique opportunity to accelerate a turnaround at Illinois when he returned to college football as head coach of the Illini in December.
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Rylan Bergersen had a career-high 26 points, and Central Arkansas ended its 10-game losing streak with a 84-82 victory over Abilene Christian 84-82 on Saturday.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — After its record streak in the Top 25 came to an end, Kansas spent the past the past three weeks quietly getting better, ripping off five consecutive wins before taking No. 14 Texas to overtime in a close loss on the road.
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Bronson Barron passed for 312 yards and four touchdowns in his college debut, and Weber State beat Idaho State 49-21 in the spring season and Big Sky Conference opener for both teams on Saturday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — With Xavier needing a quality win to bolster its NCAA Tournament hopes, coach Travis Steele called each player the night before the team's game against No. 13 Creighton.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Once recruited by Kansas State, Sean McNeil showcased why the Wildcats wanted him by coming up strong again for West Virginia.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Tre Mann scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half and Florida pulled out a 71-67 victory over Kentucky on Saturday, winning its third straight game and avenging a blowout loss to the Wildcats.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Trey Thomas scored 14 points, Clevon Brown made two free throws with 10.4 seconds left for a two-possession lead and short-handed Vanderbilt beat Mississippi 75-70 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — James Akinjo scored a career-high 26 points with seven assists, his final one a kick-out to Azuolas Tubelis who converted a baseline jumper for a 75-74 victory over Washington on Saturday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Zahir Porter scored 20 points, Isiah Brown made an uncontested layup with 1.5 seconds to go, and Weber State narrowly beat Sacramento State 72-70 on Saturday.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor's Queen Egbo lifted teammate DiDi Richards while dancing a couple of circles before an instant team photo while coach Kim Mulkey crouched to greet her grandson as he ran toward her.
Ohio State and Alabama competing for a national championship is hardly an unusual occurrence for either school. It just tends to happen in football.
Kierstan Bell had never even heard of Florida Gulf Coast at this time last year. She was a freshman at Ohio State then, a few weeks away from announcing her plans to transfer.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Tom Izzo walked into the locker room with fists in the air and an ear-to-ear grin on his face, welcoming water getting doused on him by Michigan State's players celebrating what clearly was not just another win.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Boo Buie scored 19 of his 25 points in the second half, sparking Northwestern to rally past Minnesota 67-59 on Thursday night, bringing an end to a 13-game losing streak that stretches back to Dec. 29.
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Wendell Green Jr. had 22 points as Eastern Kentucky topped Belmont 81-67 on Thursday night, snapping the Bruins’ 21-game win streak.
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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