Category Archives: Pro Sports

A Dozen Wildcats to be Featured in NBA Las Vegas Summer League

Johnson and Poythress - Photo by UK Athletics
Johnson and Poythress – Photo by UK Athletics

Bam Adebayo, Dakari Johnson and Alex Poythress stood out in Orlando, Utah leagues

LAS VEGAS – The main event of the NBA Summer League, the Las Vegas league, tips off Friday with 12 Kentucky men’s basketball players on summer league rosters. No other college has as many players in the Las Vegas league as UK. Continue reading A Dozen Wildcats to be Featured in NBA Las Vegas Summer League

UK Basketball – Three Wildcats Selected in the 2017 NBA Draft

Fox, Monk & Adebayo all lottery picks in the NBA draft
Fox, Monk & Adebayo all lottery picks in the NBA draft

Fox, Monk and Adebayo all go in the lottery
BROOKLYN, N.Y. – In what has become an annual tradition for the Kentucky men’s basketball program, it was more of the same as three Wildcats achieved their dreams when they heard their names called in the 2017 NBA Draft. De’Aaron Fox (No. 5, Sacramento Kings), Malik Monk (No. 11, Charlotte Hornets) and Bam Adebayo (No. 14, Miami Heat) were selected during the 2017 draft on Thursday. Continue reading UK Basketball – Three Wildcats Selected in the 2017 NBA Draft

NBA – Anthony Davis, John Wall Selected to All-NBA Teams

Cats in the NBA
Cats in the NBA

Davis makes All-NBA First Team for second time in career; Wall tabbed All-NBA for first time

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Anthony Davis is back at the top. John Wall is now considered among the elite. So say the 100 media members who voted for the annual All-NBA Teams, which the league announced Thursday. Continue reading NBA – Anthony Davis, John Wall Selected to All-NBA Teams

NBA – Johnson and Poythress Named All-NBA D-League

Johnson and Poythress - Photo by UK Athletics
Johnson and Poythress – Photo by UK Athletics

Johnson was a first-team honoree, while Poythress earned second team

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former Kentucky men’s basketball players Dakari Johnson and Alex Poythress were tabbed All-NBA Development League Players on Tuesday. Johnson was a first-team selection, while Poythress earned second-team honors as well as an All-Rookie Team nod. Continue reading NBA – Johnson and Poythress Named All-NBA D-League

Pro Football – Bengals vs Ravens 1-1-17

The Bengals close out season with a home win against the Ravens - Photo by Mike Cyrus
The Bengals close out season with a home win against the Ravens – Photo by Mike Cyrus

Bluegrass Sports Nation was once again in the Jungle Sunday as the Baltimore Ravens visited the Cincinnati Bengals. Mike Cyrus spent the afternoon covering the game for BSN. Although Cincinnati had a disappointing season, they did close things out with a season ending home win against division rivals, The Baltimore Ravens. BSN is honored to have had the opportunity to cover the Bengals this season.

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Cincinnati Bengals at NY Giants – 11-14-16 – Monday Night Football

MNF - Bengals vs Giants - Photo by Brendon Miller
MNF – Bengals vs Giants – Photo by Brendon Miller

The Cincinnati Bengals looked to slow down the NY Giants on a mild November night at MetLife Stadium. The Bengals fresh off their 27 – 27 tie in England with the Washington Redskins, looked to climb over the Steelers who have been struggling as well. The Giants on the other hand have won 3 in a row and have the misfortune of being in the same division with arguably the best team in the league in the Dallas Cowboys. The Giants start the game at 5-3 while the Bengals have struggled out to a 3-4-1 mark. Continue reading Cincinnati Bengals at NY Giants – 11-14-16 – Monday Night Football

World Series MVP, former Legend Zobrist still connected to Lexington family

Ben Zobrist - Former Legend
Ben Zobrist – Former Legend

Ben Zobrist will forever be remembered as the Most Valuable Player in the 2016 World Series, in which the Chicago Cubs claimed their first championship in 108 years. He batted .357 in the Series with 10 hits in 28 at bats, and his 10th-inning double in game seven put the Cubs ahead for good. Continue reading World Series MVP, former Legend Zobrist still connected to Lexington family

UK Leads the Nation with 24 Players on NBA Opening-Day Rosters

UK leads Nation with Pro Players
UK leads Nation with Pro Players

More than five percent of current NBA players played college basketball at Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. – John Calipari has made the statement before that he would like to see every NBA team have at least one Wildcat on its roster and half of the NBA’s annual All-Star Game hailing from the University of Kentucky.

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