No. 1 Georgia tops Kentucky, goes unbeaten in SEC again
Kenny McIntosh rushed for a career-best 143 yards, including a crucial 9-yard score late in the third quarter, and top-ranked Georgia withstood Kentucky’s fourth-quarter rally Saturday for a 16-6 win and its second consecutive unbeaten season in the Southeastern Conference.
Senior accused in racist attack withdraws from U of Kentucky
A white University of Kentucky student accused of physically assaulting a Black student worker while repeatedly using racial slurs will withdraw from the school, her lawyer said Tuesday. Rosing was charged on Sunday by campus police with first and second offenses of alcohol intoxication in a public place, third-degree assault of a police officer, fourth-degree assault and second-degree disorderly conduct, according to an arrest report. The altercation at Boyd Hall was captured on video and posted to multiple social media platforms.news.yahoo.com
Three horses observed for medical issues at Breeders' Cup
Three horses, including one trained by embattled Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, were observed for medical issues after being pulled up in separate races during Saturday's Breeders' Cup championships at Keeneland. Baffert-trained Messier, competing for the first time since finishing 19th in the Kentucky Derby, was pulled up after the second race after jockey John Velazquez observed bleeding. Baffert is back in Kentucky this week for the first time since Kentucky stewards suspended him for 90 days last spring for a failed post-race drug test by Medina Spirit.news.yahoo.com
Kentucky notifies NCAA of violations for unperformed work
Kentucky has self-reported violations to the NCAA following an investigation into athletes being compensated for part-time work that was not performed at the university hospital. The school asked that the violations be processed as Level III in the report, which was released Saturday but submitted Sept. 3 to NCAA reinstatement director Jerry Vaughn. The school began an investigation after learning in February of possible violations, which were found to have occurred between spring 2021 and March.news.yahoo.com
Woman arrested outside Kentucky coach John Calipari's home
University of Kentucky police arrested a woman Tuesday for trying to enter the property of men’s basketball coach John Calipari. University spokeswoman Blair Conner said Lexington Police were called to assist university police outside of Calipari’s residence Tuesday morning. Officials said the woman was looking for someone who wasn't at Calipari’s house and that the theft charges are not related to the Hall of Fame coach.news.yahoo.com
Lawsuit: Mississippi police 'terrorized' small town
Police have “terrorized” Black residents in a small Mississippi town by subjecting them to false arrests, excessive force and intimidation, according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday by a civil rights organization. The organization, JULIAN, is seeking a temporary restraining order against the Lexington police department to demand protection for the town's largely Black population. Lexington is about 63 miles (100 kilometers) north of the capital city of Jackson.news.yahoo.com
Calipari calls Kentucky a 'basketball school,' riling Stoops
John Calipari’s push for upgraded practice facilities for his Kentucky basketball team drew a sharp jab from Wildcats football coach Mark Stoops on Twitter after the Hall of Fame coach referred to the university as a “basketball school” in an interview.
VMI showing intensity amid change in fall camp
Scott Wachenheim made some coaching changes in the spring, promoting former wide receivers coach Patrick Ashford to offensive coordinator, and hiring Nick Reveiz as defensive coordinator. After a spring of learning, the Keydets have put their knowledge to the test. Utilizing full pads on the sixth day of camp, and showing what they know during live periods Saturday morning.
Popular peanut butter is recalled nationwide. It’s been linked to a salmonella outbreak
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and others have been investigating a multistate outbreak of salmonella senftenberg infections and they are linked to a product so many of us enjoy daily.news.yahoo.com
Berea man arrested after allegedly raping victim while at Lexington spa
Oct. 14—Editor's note: This article contains graphic depictions of sexual abuse. Discretion is advised. A Berea man has been charged with rape after assaulting a victim at a Lexington spa. On Tuesday, Tyler Isaacs, 30, Berea, was arrested by the Madison County Sheriff's Office on a warrant which charged him with first-degree rape. According to the warrant, on July 22, 2021, the assault ...news.yahoo.com
Police: Drunk driver was going 152 mph on Virginia highway
A drunk driver was going 152 mph (245 kph) when he was pulled over in Rockbridge County over the weekend, Virginia State Police said. The 29-year-old man was stopped on Interstate 81 on Sunday and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, according to a tweet Tuesday from state police. The tweet shows a photo of the officer's ticket, which said the man was driving 152 mph in a 70 mph (113 kph) zone.news.yahoo.com