New designs of the long-awaited expansion of the Lexington Convention Center include improvements for Rupp Arena along with a new exhibition, ballroom and meeting space to be built to the north of the current complex.
The Dallas Mavericks’ negotiations with former University of Kentucky star Nerlens Noel remain far apart and the representative for the fourth-year center said Tuesday that the situation could drag on well into the summer.
Former University of Kentucky guard Isaiah Briscoe is averaging 5.7 points and 1.7 assists and shooting a team-best 58.3 percent in eight minutes of action per game for the Philadelphia 76ers in the Las Vegas Summer League
Major League Baseball’s rosters include seven former University of Kentucky stars — Paxton, Riddle, Kipnis, Blanton, Rogers, Maile and Rusin — and three former Lexington high school standouts — Ellis, Revere and Ross Jr.
Jerry Bird was inducted into the University of Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame in 2005 as a part of the hall of fame’s charter class. His No. 22 jersey is retired in the Rupp Arena rafters, which is considered to be the ultimate individual honor for a Kentucky Wildcat.
University of Kentucky Men’s Basketball Coach John Calipari made the rounds in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, posting photos of himself on the National Mall and with legislators. Cal was on Capitol Hill to support Kelly Knight Craft in her nomination as ambassador to Canada.