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Franchitti wins Indy 500

Updated: 05/30/2010 - Dario Franchitti drove 199 nearly flawless laps, then survived the last one with a huge break from a spectacular crash to climb back on top of the open-wheel world Sunday with his second win at the Indianapolis 500.

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UK responds to NY Times article

Updated: 05/29/2010 - UK releases statement regarding NY Times story released last night regarding former Kentucky guard Eric Bledsoe.

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UK will play Portland in November

Posted: 05/28/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – En route to the 2010 EA Sports Maui Invitational (Nov. 22-24, 2010), the UK men’s basketball team will make a stopover in Portland, Ore., to take on the University of Portland on Nov. 19, 2010, head coach John Calipari announced on Friday. A start time and broadcast information has yet to be determined.

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Tucker commits to UK

Updated: 05/26/2010 - UK football picks up a commitment from one of the top prospects in the state of Illinois, defensive tackle Clint Tucker out of East St. louis.

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Former Wildcat wins ADI Classic

Updated: 05/23/2010 - After posting a 5-under-par 67 in the tournament’s final round to finish two strokes ahead of the field, former University of Kentucky men’s golf great Mark Blakefield won the 2010 ADI Classic at the Cherry Blossom Golf Club (par-72, yardage-6842) in Georgetown, Ky., on Sunday.

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UK Softball falls in NCAA Regional, season ends

Posted: 05/22/2010 - Senior Molly Johnson blasted a pair of solo home runs, but the Wildcats came up short with a 5-3 loss at the hands of Ohio State Saturday evening. The loss subsequently ends UK’s season with the second loss in the double-elimination NCAA Tournament.

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Batcats avoid sweep, beat Dogs in series finale

Posted: 05/22/2010 - After Kentucky allowed Georgia to tie the game with two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning, senior Gunner Glad launched a two-out, three-run home run in the top of the ninth inning, lifting the Wildcats to a wild 14-11 win over the Bulldogs, in front of 2,577 fans Saturday afternoon at Foley Field.

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UK tennis Wildcats fall in NCAA Regional

Posted: 05/21/2010 - NORCROSS, Ga. – The No. 12 seed University of Kentucky men’s tennis team saw its season come to a close Friday when it dropped a 4-0 decision to No. 5 seed and defending national champion Southern California in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Championships at the Racquet Club of the South.

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Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame welcomes 13 new members

Posted: 05/21/2010 - A 13-member class will be inducted into the Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame in 2011, the KHSAA Board of Conrol has announced. Among the inductees are J.R. VanHoose, a boys’ basketball legend from Paintsville and four-time state tennis individual state champion Tim Cooper.

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Wall believs Cal will remain at UK

Posted: 05/21/2010 - CHICAGO (AP) - John Wall believes John Calipari will stay at Kentucky, even if he has a chance to coach LeBron James.

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UK makes it official, Jones & Vargas sign

Posted: 05/21/2010 - Terrence Jones and Eloy Vargas have both signed a financial aid offer to play basketball at the University of Kentucky, Head Coach John Calipari announced on Friday.

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Batcats lose series opener at Georgia

Posted: 05/20/2010 - The Georgia Bulldogs rode eight runs in the first four innings and a career-long pitching performance from junior right-hander Justin Grimm to an 8-6 series-opening win over the Kentucky Wildcats, on Thursday night at Foley Field.

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Wall talks of resurrecting Wizards

Posted: 05/20/2010 - CHICAGO (AP) - Already, John Wall is thinking about the possibilities. He can envision looking toward the home crowd and seeing President Barack Obama in the stands, cheering him on as he tries to resurrect the Washington Wizards.

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NCAA formally approves 68-team tournament

Posted: 05/20/2010 - The NCAA has approved a 68-team format for the men's basketball tournament, beginning next March. Now it has to figure out the format for those early round games.

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Lukas training Mnie That Bird

Updated: 05/19/2010 - Hall of Famer D. Wayne Lukas is the new trainer for 2009 Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird. Chip Woolley, who guided the gelding to a 50-1 upset in last year's Derby, said Wednesday the 4-year-old is being shipped to Lukas' barn at Churchill Downs immediately. Mine That Bird had been resting in New Mexico

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Batcats top Murray State, 4th straight win

Posted: 05/18/2010 - In his third career start, Kentucky sophomore right-hander Joe Devine tossed a career-high 5.1 innings and struck out a career-best four, helping lead UK to a 6-3 win over Murray State in the final non-conference game of the 2010 regular-season, on Tuesday night in front of 1,571 fans at Brooks Stadium.

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Wizards win NBA Lottery! First shot at UK's Wall

Posted: 05/18/2010 - Washington moved up from the No. 5 spot to earn the top pick in next month's draft, when it will likely choose between Kentucky freshman John Wall and national player of the year Evan Turner of Ohio State.

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Terrence Jones chooses Kentucky

Updated: 05/19/2010 - The Oregonian newspaper is reporting 5-Star recruit Terrence Jones will sign a national letter of intent with either Washington or Kentucky on Wednesday.

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