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Kentucky's John Calipari to receive Legends of Coaching Award

Oct. 03, 2023 18:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Calipari of Kentucky will receive the John R. Wooden Award Legends of Coaching honor. Greg Wooden, grandson of the late UCLA coach, announced his selection Tuesday. The honorees are chosen based on character, on-court success, graduation rate...

Democratic Gov. Beshear's budget proposal seeks to improve drinking water, affordable housing, roads

Oct. 03, 2023 15:19 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear unveiled a portion of his state budget proposal Tuesday that deals with infrastructure, including funding requests for improving drinking water, affordable housing and road and bridge improvements. Beshear, who is running for...

Kentucky AG announces latest round of funding to groups battling the state's drug abuse problems

Oct. 02, 2023 16:34 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A state commission has awarded nearly $14 million in the latest round of funding to groups serving “in the trenches” to combat Kentucky's drug abuse problems, Attorney General Daniel Cameron said Monday. A few dozen groups will receive portions of the...

Kentucky man linked to Breonna Taylor case arrested on drug charges

Oct. 02, 2023 15:22 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man who was the target of a series of police drug raids that led to the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor in 2020 has been arrested in Louisville on several drug-related charges. Jamarcus Glover, a former boyfriend of Taylor, was arrested Saturday...

Southern Republicans look to nationalize 2023 governors' races by invoking Biden

Oct. 02, 2023 09:54 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Joe Biden's name won't appear on the ballot anywhere in 2023, but you wouldn't know it from the campaigns that Republican candidates for governor are running in Kentucky and Mississippi. GOP nominees in both states — Kentucky Attorney General...

AP Top 25: Georgia's hold on No. 1 loosens, but top seven unchanged. Kentucky, Louisville enter poll

Oct. 01, 2023 14:05 PM EDT

Georgia's hold on No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll loosened Sunday as the Bulldogs received a season-low 35 first-place votes out of possible 62 while extending their streak atop the rankings to 16 straight weeks. The Bulldogs needed a late touchdown to escape with...

POLL ALERT: Georgia's hold on No. 1 loosens, but top seven teams are unchanged; Kentucky, Louisville enter AP Top 25

Oct. 01, 2023 14:02 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Georgia's hold on No. 1 loosens, but top seven teams are unchanged; Kentucky, Louisville enter AP Top 25.

McKinney accounts for 3 TDs to help Eastern Kentucky beat North Alabama 33-22

Oct. 01, 2023 00:52 AM EDT

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Parker McKinney passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, Joshua Carter had 138 yards rushing and a TD and Eastern Kentucky never trailed Saturday night in its 32-22 win over North Alabama. McKinney completed 14 of 21 passes for 256 yards with two...

Boyland's early 64-yard touchdown run gets Drake started toward first win of season

Sep. 30, 2023 18:45 PM EDT

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Dorian Boyland rushed for 123 yards and a long touchdown and Drake picked up its first win of the season, a 16-9 victory over Morehead State on Saturday. The Bulldogs had 400 yards of offense but managed just two touchdowns and a field goal. Boyland's 64-yard...

Ray Davis rushes for career-high 280 yards and scores 4 TDs, Kentucky dominates No. 22 Florida 33-14

Sep. 30, 2023 18:15 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Ray Davis gave an encouraging glimpse of what was to come for Kentucky on his first three carries against Florida. He totaled 33 yards and was on the way to one of the best games a Wildcats running back has ever had. Davis rushed for a...