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UK softball selected for 3rd straight NCAA

Updated: 05/16/2011 - A mark of a program is measured in continued success stories. The 20th-ranked Kentucky softball team’s third consecutive bid into the NCAA Tournament announced Sunday solidifies UK as no longer a team on the rise, but one of the best programs in the nation. The Wildcats earned their third consecutive at-large bid and will travel to Ann Arbor, Mich. for the opening round of the tournament.

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Transy's Tereshko named PING All-American

Posted: 05/14/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - Transylvania's Justin Tereshko has been named to the PING All-American first team, becoming just the third Pioneer to achieve that honor, following an announcement Friday by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

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UK, Meyer takes series opener against Georgia

Updated: 05/13/2011 - Behind the ninth quality start of the season from Alex Meyer and a three-hit outing from Thomas McCarthy, the Kentucky Wildcats plated four runs in the first inning and posted a 7-4 series-opening win over Georgia, on a pleasant Friday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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UK Tennis advances to face Louisville

Updated: 05/13/2011 - For the third time in as many seasons, the No. 10 University of Kentucky men’s tennis team defeated Cleveland State in the NCAA Championships after taking down the Vikings 4-0 in the opening round of the event on Friday at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex.

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Belmont joins OVC

Posted: 05/13/2011 - BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The Ohio Valley Conference announced on Friday that Belmont University has been admitted to the Conference and will become the league’s 12th member. The move was approved by the OVC Board of Presidents.

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UK Softball falls in SEC Tournament

Posted: 05/12/2011 - A pair of two-run innings propelled the No. 8 Tennessee Lady Vols past the 20th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats, 4-1 in the opening round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament Thursday afternoon in Oxford, Miss.

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Tydlacka Named to “All-Spring Team”

Posted: 05/12/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky senior punter Ryan Tydlacka has been named to the “All-Spring Team” by Rivals.com in recognition of his notable performance during spring practice.

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Hammond Named to PARADE's 35th Annual All-America HS Girls Basketball Team

Posted: 05/12/2011 - New York, May 12 — PARADE announces its 35th annual All-America High School Girls Basketball Team in this Sunday’s issue. Sara Hammond, a 6’2” forward from Rockcastle County High in Mt. Vernon, has been named to the team. Hammond is committed to Louisville.

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Tubby Smith fights prostate cancer

Updated: 05/12/2011 - Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says he's "feeling great" and free of prostate cancer after dealing with the disease for the past year.

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Wall, Cousins make NBA All-Rookie team

Posted: 05/11/2011 - The accolades continue to roll in for former UK men’s basketball players Eric Bledsoe, DeMarcus Cousins and John Wall as all three were named 2010-11 T-Mobile NBA All-Rookies the NBA announced on Wednesday.

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Meyer earns second national honor

Updated: 05/11/2011 - Already owning a Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association NCAA Pitcher of the Week honors after a complete-game shutout win over No. 1 Vanderbilt, Kentucky junior Alex Meyer has been named a national player of the week by CollegeBaseball360.com, it was announced.

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Batcats take down Indiana, 8-5

Updated: 05/10/2011 - Neiko Johnson, Luke Maile, Michael Williams and Chad Wright each belted home runs and starter Taylor Rogers hurled his sixth quality start of the year, lifting Kentucky to an 8-5 midweek win over Indiana, on a sultry Tuesday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Liggins explains decision to leave UK

Updated: 05/10/2011 - DeAndre Liggins believes his stock is as high as it ever will be for the NBA draft. He says he believes right no he's a late first round to early second round pick and he wants to go higher.

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Alex Meyer named SEC Pitcher of the Week

Updated: 05/09/2011 - After tossing a complete-game shutout in a 2-0 win over No. 1 Vanderbilt on Friday, Kentucky junior right-hander Alex Meyer has been named Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.

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Uncle Mo sent to WinStar Farm

Posted: 05/09/2011 - One-time Kentucky Derby favorite Uncle Mo is heading to a central Kentucky farm to deal with a lingering stomach problem.

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A'dia Mathies invited to World University Games trials

Updated: 05/09/2011 - Kentucky sophomore A’dia Mathies (Louisville, Ky.) is one of 35 top collegiate players that have accepted invitations to attend the 2011 USA Basketball Women’s World University Games Team Trials, which will take place May 22-25 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) in Colorado Springs, Colo. Invitations to the trials were issued by the USA Basketball Women’s Junior National Team Committee, chaired by Sue Donohoe, NCAA vice president for Division I women’s basketball.

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Archarcharch retired from racing

Updated: 05/09/2011 - Archarcharch owner Bob Yagos says the colt has been retired from racing after fracturing his left front leg during Saturday's Kentucky Derby.

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Liggins will stay in the NBA Draft

Updated: 05/08/2011 - University of Kentucky junior DeAndre Liggins will forego his senior season and keep his name in this year’s NBA Draft.

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