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Stephanie's Kitten wins Juvenile Fillies Turf

Posted: 11/04/2011 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Stephanie's Kitten rallied in the final furlong to overtake Stopshoppingmaria and win the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf by three-quarters of a length on Friday.

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Secret Circle wins BC Juvenile Sprint

Posted: 11/04/2011 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Secret Circle won the $500,000 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint on Friday, giving Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert his eighth win in the world championships

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Morehead drops exhibition matchup with Mountain St.

Posted: 11/04/2011 - MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Freshman David Nyarsuk recorded 19 points and 14 rebounds to help NAIA powerhouse Mountain State post an 84-69 victory over Morehead State in men’s basketball exhibition action on Thursday evening at Johnson Arena.

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Bengals blackout lifted, game sold out

Posted: 11/04/2011 - CINCINNATI (AP) - The Bengals have sold out their Nov. 13 home game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, breaking their streak of seven straight games blacked out on local television because of less-than-capacity crowds.

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Roark, McDermott named UK captains for Ole Miss game

Posted: 11/04/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky senior wide receiver Matt Roark and senior defensive lineman Luke McDermott have been named game captains for Kentucky's Southeastern Conference battle with Ole Miss on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET inside Commonwealth Stadium.

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UK's Miller candidate for Senior CLASS Award

Posted: 11/04/2011 - LEXINGTON, KY – UK men’s basketball senior Darius Miller has been selected as one of 30 candidates for the 2011-12 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award

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UK's Hines finalist for sportsmanship award

Posted: 11/04/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky offensive guard Stuart Hines has been named a finalist for the seventh-annual Sportsmanship Award, presented by the Awards and Recognition Association (ARA) to an NCAA Division I football player who best personifies the spirit of sportsmanship.

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Smith to start against Ole Miss

Posted: 11/03/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky true freshman quarterback Maxwell Smith will start at quarterback in Kentucky’s contest against Southeastern Conference foe Ole Miss on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium, UK head coach Joker Phillips announced after practice Thursday.

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Keeneland's November sale begins Monday

Posted: 11/03/2011 - LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 3, 2011) – Keeneland opens its 68th annual November Breeding Stock Sale on Monday, November 7, featuring the dispersals of Edward P. Evans and Prince Saud bin Khaled’s Palides Investments N.V. Inc., and a strong selection of stakes-winning fillies led by champion Blind Luck.

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DINunno, Stutz lead EKU over Urbana 70-59

Posted: 11/02/2011 - Junior Mike DiNunno and freshman Eric Stutz scored 14 points apiece to lead four Colonels in double figures as the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team defeated Division II foe Urbana, 70-59

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Transy starts strong, fades fast as UK wins 97-53

Posted: 11/02/2011 - Terrence Jones scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead second ranked Kentucky to a 97-53 exhibition victory over Division III Transylvania on Wednesday night.

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UK Hoops tickets on sale

Posted: 11/02/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - Single-game tickets for Kentucky women’s basketball’s 18 exciting home games, including eight against Southeastern Conference opponents and back-to-back “Pack the House” games vs. Louisville and Duke, are on sale now.

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Former NASCAR driver Mayfield charged with drug possession

Updated: 11/02/2011 - CATAWBA, N.C. -- Former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield has been charged with possession of methamphetamine. The 42-year-old former Sprint Cup driver was arrested Tuesday night at his home in the western North Carolina town of Catawba, according to the Catawba County Sheriff's Office. Mayfield posted $3,000 bond and was scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.

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Poole mulling transfer from UK

Updated: 11/02/2011 - UK sophomore guard Stacey Poole, Jr., will meet with his father this weekend to discuss whether to stay at Kentucky or transfer to another school.

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Parilli to have book-signing on Saturday at game

Posted: 11/01/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky fans are eagerly awaiting word from Joker Phillips on who will start at quarterback for the Wildcats in Saturday's game against Ole Miss. But when Vito "Babe" Parilli was playing at the University of Kentucky, there was no doubt about who the best QB was. Parilli returns to his alma mater this weekend as part of a statewide tour to promote his new book, "Kentucky Babe," that he wrote along with former Lexington Herald-Leader columnist Dick Burdette. It chronicles Parilli's career at UK playing for legendary coach Bear Bryant (including a national championship) plus Parilli's long run as a player and coach in professional football (did you know that Parilli was Joe Namath's backup for the Jets in the famous Super Bowl III game?).

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UK women ranked in back-to-back preseason polls for first time

Posted: 11/01/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – For the first time in school history, the University of Kentucky women’s basketball team is ranked in back-to-back preseason USA TODAY/ESPN coaches’ polls. The Wildcats were picked to start the 2011-12 season at No. 15 by the 31-member Board of Coaches.

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Slive suspends Arkandsas player after hit

Posted: 11/01/2011 - FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive has suspended Arkansas freshman Marquel Wade a game for his hit on a Vanderbilt punt returner deemed as a flagrant or unsportsmanlike act.

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Denham named OVC Offenisve Player of Week

Updated: 10/31/2011 - BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – For the second consecutive week, running back Matt Denham came away with adidas OVC Offensive Player of the Week honors following Eastern Kentucky University’s 34-33 win over Murray State Saturday afternoon.

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No NCAA Division III for Georgetown

Updated: 10/31/2011 - Further consideration of possibly changing Georgetown College's athletics affiliation from NAIA to NCAA Division III was eliminated Saturday by vote of the College's board of trustees. The board did, however, call for continued study of whether or not a move to NCAA Division II would be in the school's best interest, particularly as it relates to increased academic and recruiting standards for coaches and student-athletes.

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Cats fall to Bulldogs, 28-16

Updated: 10/29/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Mississippi State quarterbacks Tyler Russell and Chris Relf combined for 264 yards and each passed for a touchdown, and Relf ran for two touchdowns in the Bulldogs' 28-16 win over Kentucky on Saturday night. Russell earned his second start of the season, and the two alternated drives in the first quarter. As the game went on, Russell took most of the snaps and Relf was brought in for running situations.

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