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Strickland reassigned, UK reorganizes men's basketball

Updated: 05/13/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky men’s basketball department will undergo changes to its administrative staff for the upcoming 2010-11 season, head coach John Calipari announced Thursday.

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Batcats lose 2nd straight non-conference game

Posted: 05/12/2010 - Senior catcher Marcus Nidiffer got his seventh hit in the last two games but Lipscomb plated 10 runs in the first six innings and held on for a 10-8 midweek win over Kentucky, on Wednesday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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UK X-country team recognized for academic success

Updated: 05/12/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky men’s cross country team has received a public recognition award for its Academic Progress Rate score, the NCAA announced Wednesday.

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Super Saver installed as Preakness favorite

Posted: 05/12/2010 - BALTIMORE (AP) - Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver has been made the early 5-2 favorite for the Preakness Stakes. Trained by Todd Pletcher and ridden by Calvin Borel, Super Saver drew the No. 8 post in the field of 12 for Saturday's 1 3-16-mile race at Pimlico.

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UK leads nation in basketball attendance

Updated: 05/12/2010 - INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The NCAA says Division I men's basketball teams drew more than 27 million fans last season, the fourth-highest total in history but a slight decrease over the previous season.

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Hurricane Ike out of Preakness

Updated: 05/12/2010 - Hurricane Ike is out of the Preakness with an injury in his left hind leg. Trainer John Sadler says the 3-year-old colt may have reaggravated an injury he sustained last fall at Santa Anita.

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UK basketball strength coach won't return

Updated: 05/12/2010 - UK's basketball team is looking for a new strength and conditioning coach. Sources have confirmed with 27 SportsFirst that Todd Forcier will not back after three seasons with the program.

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Batcats fall to Indiana in extra innings

Posted: 05/11/2010 - Indiana plated eight runs in the bottom of the eighth and ninth innings to tie the game and force extra innings and after Kentucky scored one run in the top of the 10th inning to take a one-run lead into the bottom of the 10th, the Hoosiers got a walk-off, two-out, two-run double from Michael Earley, winning a wild 18-17 game on Tuesday afternoon at Sembower Field.

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Tony Delk interviews for opening at Western Kentucky

Updated: 05/11/2010 - Former University of Kentucky star Tony Delk - who spent ten seasons in the NBA with eight different teams - is a candidate to fill the vacancy at Western Kentucky University according to WBKO in Bowling Green.

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Racing commission discusses system for determining ownership

Posted: 05/11/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky racing officials say it's time to modernize the system for determining who owns a racehorse. The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission began discussions Tuesday on ways to electronically monitor thoroughbred ownership. Dozens of horses have had to scratch from races in the state because trainers didn't bring sufficient paperwork.

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UK to play Pikeville in exhibition

Updated: 05/10/2010 - The Kentucky Wildcats will open the exhibition season against Pikeville College. A tentative date for the game is November 1st.

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Cooper named SEC Freshman of the Week

Updated: 05/10/2010 - After tossing a career-best 6.2 innings and striking out a career-high five in just his third career conference start, Kentucky freshman right-handed pitcher Jordan Cooper has been named Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week, it was announced by the league office Monday afternoon.

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Pletcher pleased with Super Saver workout

Updated: 05/10/2010 - Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver breezed three easy furlongs at Churchill Downs in his first work since capturing the Run for the Roses. Trainer Todd Pletcher said Monday he was pleased with the effort and believes Super Saver should have little trouble bouncing back for the Preakness on Saturday.

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Meyer-Kapteyn pitch Cats to win over No. 4 So. Carolina

Updated: 05/09/2010 - After missing three weeks due to illness, Kentucky sophomore right-handed pitcher Alex Meyer returned to the mound and turned in a dominating performance, leading UK to a 9-3 win over No. 4 South Carolina, clinching a series win over the Southeastern Conference front-running Gamecocks, on Sunday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Tiger pulls out of Players, fears bulging disc

Updated: 05/09/2010 - Tiger Woods withdrew from The Players Championship on Sunday with an injury that he fears might be a bulging disk in his upper back. "I've been playing with a bad neck for about a month," Woods said.

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Johnson signs with Giants

Posted: 05/08/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky linebacker Micah Johnson has signed a National Football League free-agent contract with the New York Giants.

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Batcats fall to South Carolina, 13-9

Posted: 05/07/2010 - With Kentucky owning a three-run lead after five innings, No. 4 South Carolina struck for five runs in the top of the sixth inning and held off a late-inning rally from UK, handing the Wildcats an 13-9 series-opening loss, on a gorgeous Friday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Morehead State’s Faried to Return For Senior Season

Posted: 05/07/2010 - Morehead State junior Kenneth Faried announced Friday that he has removed his name from NBA draft consideration and will return for his senior year with Eagle men’s basketball.

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Stricklin introduced as Mississippi State AD

Posted: 05/07/2010 - STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Scott Stricklin has been promoted to athletic director at Mississippi State after spending the last two years as an associate athletic director.

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Stricklin tabbed as new Mississippi State AD

Updated: 05/07/2010 - STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State will introduce Scott Stricklin as its 16th director of athletics at 2 p.m. today, capping the university's month-and-a-half long search to replace Greg Byrne.

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J.B. Holmes leads at the Players Championship

Posted: 05/06/2010 - J.B. Holmes and Robert Allenby shared the lead at 66, which didn't give them much separation. Twenty players were separated by two shots at the top of the leaderboard.

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Pacman, Bengals agree to deal

Posted: 05/06/2010 - Adam "Pacman" Jones agreed to a two-year deal with the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday, putting the troubled cornerback on a team with a history of giving players second chances.

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Super Saver bouncing back quickly

Updated: 05/06/2010 - Todd Pletcher is breaking one of his own rules in pursuit of a Triple Crown. The Eclipse Award winning trainer likes to give his horses at least five weeks off between races. Super Saver's win the Kentucky Derby, however, hasn't left Pletcher much choice.

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