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While Friday’s decision from the Ohio Valley Conference Board of Presidents to move all fall sports competition to the spring of 2021 seems logical, cogent and tangential to the nation’s full response of the coronavirus pandemic, it doesn’t mean it’s above some sort of reproach or inquisition.

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If Ja Morant didn't already have the respect of his NBA peers and the league's vociferous fan base, he certainly stated his case for it Saturday afternoon on ABC.

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With the annual Ohio Valley Conference football media day sidelined for a currently undetermined date, league commissioner Beth DeBauche instead used Monday morning to clear up some misconceptions and misnomers about what the 2020 fall sports calendar might look like for the OVC.

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CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. — Sarah Forsythe, a sophomore from Murray was among three Murray State student-athletes named to the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars Team for the 2019-20 school year as announced from the WGCA's home office. Payton Carter, a freshman from Hen…

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Two former Murray State men’s basketball stars found new destinations earlier this week, when point guard Cameron Payne signed a lightly-guaranteed two-year deal with the NBA’s Phoenix Suns, and Shaq Buchanan committed to playing with Eberlein Drive of “The Basketball Tournament.”

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Murray State men’s basketball was already slated to play at Southern Illinois, Auburn and Middle Tennessee State as part of its 2020-21 non-conference road slate.

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A letter made public was heavily circulated on Saturday, when former Murray State men’s basketball star and current Memphis Grizzlies rookie point guard Ja Morant addressed Calloway County Judge-Executive Kenny Imes about the oft-discussed Confederate statue that stands on the grounds of the…

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In my five seasons at The Paducah Sun, I’ve got a lot of things that have stuck with me over the years. Buzzer- beaters. Interviews. Developing story lines. Breaking news. Terrific games. Heartbreakers.

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Murray State Athletics announced Friday a new multi-year partnership with Nike, serviced by BSN Sports. Through the agreement Murray State Athletics joins the BSN Sports Collegiate Select program, benefiting all 15 sports programs and 320-plus student-athletes.

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A look through The Paducah Sun sports pages on this date in history.

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Sports might be on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the summer — and the arrival of the Murray State men’s basketball’s Class of 2020 — is quickly approaching.

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Per a Thursday release from the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches, the 2020 Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Games for boys and girls basketball have been canceled – in coordination with the continued battle and distancing required to face the potential spread of the coronavirus.

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Murray State men's basketball has landed the verbal commitment of Salt Lake CC (Utah) point guard Justice Hill, who – on Monday night through social media – announced his intentions to join the Racers' Class of 2020.

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MURRAY – The first two dominoes of the 2020-21 Murray State men's basketball roster fell into place on Saturday afternoon, when noted online recruiting service verbalcommits.com announced that two Racers – junior guard Jason Holliday and freshman guard Noah Kamba – have entered the transfer portal.

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On this date, 10 years ago, Murray State men’s basketball was basking in the glory of a massive upset in the 2010 NCAA Tournament, when Danero Thomas’ last-second shot sent the 13th-seeded Racers over the No. 4-seeded Vanderbilt Commodores, 66-65, in San Jose, Calif. It’s a team that would f…

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For the second time in his career, and the first during his NBA rookie campaign, former Murray State Racers point guard Ja Morant is set to be the cover of SLAM Magazine. Announced on social media Monday, the Dalzell, South Carolinian is averaging 17.6 points, 6.9 assists and 3.5 rebounds af…

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The sports world slammed on its brakes this week, shutting down organized athletics from gym class to the pros.

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The sports world slammed on its brakes this week, shutting down organized athletics from gym class to the pros.

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Murray State senior Raeysha Surendran moved up five places with a final round 77 for a 48th place finish in a strong field at the UNF Intercollegiate. The NCAA golf meet was played on the par-72, 5,926-yard course at the Jacksonville Golf & Country Club.

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In his final game as a Racer, senior forward Anthony Smith poured in eight points, five rebounds and this late dunk against Belmont. For more coverage, check paducahsun.com.

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Above left: In his final game as a Racer, senior forward Anthony Smith poured in eight points, five rebounds and this late dunk against Belmont. For more coverage, check paducahsun.com. Above right: Murray State’s Tevin Brown helps up senior guard Jaiveon Eaves after the final play of Saturd…

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NORMAN, Okla. — After losing 8-0 to Missouri State and 7-3 to Oklahoma State on Friday in Stillwater, Murray State split its two softball contests Saturday in the Mizuno Classic.

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Murray State got into a slugfest with Austin Peay but fell 12-10 in Saturday Ohio Valley Conference baseball action.

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. – For the third-straight season, No. 2 seed Murray State is headed back to the Ohio Valley Conference championship – where it will face the No. 1 seed Belmont Bruins – after toppling No. 3 seed Austin Peay 73-61 in Friday night’s semifinal matchup at The Ford Center.

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Murray State sophomore forward KJ Williams had nine points on 4-for-6 shooting in the first half, adding five rebounds.

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Murray State sophomore guard Tevin Brown was 3-for-7 with nine points, two assists, one steal and four rebounds in the first half of Friday’s OVC Tournament semifinal matchup against Austin Peay at the Ford Center in Evansville, Ind. MSU led the Governors, 36-29, at the break. (See full stor…

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The week before the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament can be likened to a cram-session right before an exam.

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MURRAY -- An early 12-point deficit and a first-quarter injury to freshman guard Macie Gibson were supposed to be two more hits to Murray State's difficult 2019-20 season.