• Kentucky Derby hopeful Nyquist, left, under exercise rider Jonny Garcia, walks the track at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Monday, May 2, 2016. At right is assistant trainer Jack Sisterson. The 142nd Kentucky Derby is Saturday, May 7. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

    Gun Runner, Mor Spirit and Creator get in final Derby work

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A day after storms drenched Churchill Downs, Kentucky Derby horses Mor Spirit, Gun Runner and stablemate Creator enjoyed sunny skies and solid footing in their final workouts for racing’s marquee event.

  • Kentucky Derby hopeful Nyquist, with exercise rider Jonny Garcia in the saddle, walks the wrong way on the track at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Sunday, May 1, 2016. It was the colt's first trip to the racing surface since shipping from Keeneland. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

    Expected Kentucky Derby favorite Nyquist jogs at Churchill

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Nyquist has stepped onto the track at Churchill Downs for the first time to begin his final preparations for the Kentucky Derby.

  • Toews On Ice wins William Walker by 2 lengths at Churchill

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Toews On Ice took command at the top of the stretch and went on to a two-length victory over Entertainer in the $100,000 William Walker for 3-year-olds on a rainy opening night of the spring meet at Churchill Downs on Saturday.

  • Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 years

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Confederate monument will be removed from a spot near the University of Louisville campus where it has stood since 1895.

  • California's Jared Goff poses for photos after being selected by the Los Angeles Rams as the first pick in the first round of the NFL football draft, in Los Angeles Friday, April 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

    LA Rams pick troubled WKU TE Tyler Higbee in 4th round

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two days after landing Jared Goff, the Los Angeles Rams finally got back to work at the NFL draft.

  • Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender dies at 49

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.

  • University of Louisville to remove Confederate monument

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In a story April 30 about the upcoming removal of a Confederate monument, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the monument was capped with a statue of Jefferson Davis. The statue is of a Confederate soldier.

  • Bevin revamps Kentucky Horse Racing Commission

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Matt Bevin has revamped the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission with 11 new members that include Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day and the son of former Gov. Brereton Jones.

  • FILe - In this March 4, 2016 file photo, Kentucky head coach Matthew Mitchell speaks with his players during an NCAA college basketball game against Florida in the Southeastern Conference women's tournament in Jacksonville, Fla. Kentucky coach Matthew Mitchell addresses the departure of a sixth player since October, which could leave his roster thin again for next sesaon.  (AP Photo/Gary McCullough, File)

    Kentucky’s mass exit: 6 players have left program since fall

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach Matthew Mitchell looks to reverse a disturbing trend after the recent transfer of forward Batouly Camara, the sixth Wildcat to leave the program since October.

  • Kentucky grants forward Batouly Camara release from program

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky freshman forward Batouly Camara has been granted a request to transfer, making her the sixth Wildcat to leave since last fall.