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Coach Cal camps out

Updated: 10/03/2009 - Big Blue fans have been camping outside Memorial Coliseum since Wendesday waiting for Big Blue Madness tickets. UK coach John Calipari and his son joined the Cat fans waiting in line tonight by pitching a tent and camping out with them.

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Cancun times now set for Wildcats

Posted: 10/02/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Times for the 2009 Cancun Challenge games in Cancun have been set as announced by tournament organizers on Friday.

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Bama doesn't want to be compared to Gators

Posted: 10/02/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Alabama linebacker Rolando McClain has a message for everyone trying to compare the third-ranked Crimson Tide to No. 1 Florida: Get a life.

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Brooks says Cats needs to play faster, tougher

Posted: 09/30/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's opening play script might be in need of a rewrite. The Wildcats have struggled mightily to move the ball early in games and were held to minus-1 yard in the first quarter of a 41-7 loss to No. 1 Florida on Saturday.

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Cats go "ones vs. ones" in practice

Posted: 09/29/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – With the goal of better adjusting to game-day speed, the Kentucky football first-team offensive and defensive units spent more time practicing against each other on Tuesday morning.

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Mine That Bird works at Santa Anita

Updated: 09/29/2009 - Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird has completed his first workout at Santa Anita, galloping five furlongs in preparation for the $350,000 Goodwood Stakes on Oct. 10.

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Tide loses Hightower for season

Updated: 09/28/2009 - When Dont'a Hightower went to the sidelines, the other half of No. 3 Alabama's formidable inside linebacking duo took it hard. Rolando McClain wasn't thinking what losing one of the Crimson Tide's top defenders on Saturday would mean to the team either. A day later, Alabama's fears were realized when Hightower was diagnosed with a torn ligament in his left knee that would require surgery and end his season.

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Horsemen joining Arena Football 1

Updated: 09/28/2009 - Arena football isn't dead yet. Officials from what will be known as Arena Football 1 said Monday that they will have at least 16 teams ready to play in 2010, including four in former Arena Football League markets: Salt Lake City, Chicago, Phoenix and Orlando, Fla. The Arizona Rattlers and Orlando Predators played in the old AFL, but the new league's Chicago and Salt Lake City teams did not. Arena Football 1 said its markets also will include Little Rock, Ark.; Fresno, Calif.; Des Moines, Iowa; Jacksonville, Fla.; Lexington, Ky.; Milwaukee; Oklahoma City; Spokane, Wash.; Huntsville, Ala.; Kennewick, Wash.; and Tulsa.

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Kentucky faces another big challenge Saturday

Updated: 09/28/2009 - So much for the touchy-feely Rich Brooks. After watching his team get dismantled during a 41-7 loss to No. 1 Florida, the Kentucky coach offered his typical blunt assessment on how he'll be in practice this week before the Wildcats face No. 3 Alabama on Saturday. "I probably get grumpier, ornerier," he said.

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Brooks thankful Tebow not seriously hurt

Updated: 09/27/2009 - Rich Brooks is thankful Florida quarterback Tim Tebow wasn't seriously hurt following a vicious hit in the third quarter of the top-ranked Gators' 41-7 win over the Wildcats on Saturday night. The jarring hit on the superstar left players on both sides of the field shaken. Tebow spent the night in the hospital before returning to Gainesville, Fla. on Sunday morning.

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Tebow released from hospital, headed home

Updated: 09/27/2009 - Florida quarterback Tim Tebow was out of the hospital and on his way home Sunday, about 12 hours after sustaining a concussion during the team's 41-7 victory at Kentucky. Tebow was released from the University Medical Center in Lexington, Ky., Sunday morning. He was held for precautionary reasons. Coach Urban Meyer spent the night in hospital with Tebow.

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Eastern Kentucky Improves To 2-0 In OVC Play

Posted: 09/26/2009 - The Eastern Kentucky University football team forced three turnovers on the way to a 23-13 victory over Murray State Saturday evening at Roy Stewart Stadium. The No. 20 Colonels (2-1, 2-0 OVC) have now won eight of the last nine meetings against the Racers (1-3, 0-1).

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UK falls to Gators, knock out Tebow

Updated: 09/27/2009 - The win extended Florida's winning streak to 14 games, tops in the nation as the Gators (4-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) continued their mastery over the Wildcats (2-1, 0-1). Florida has won 23 straight in the series, the second longest active winning streak by one team over another in the country. (Stats Inside)

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Florida QB Tim Tebow, Others, Have Flu

Posted: 09/26/2009 - Florida quarterback Tim Tebow and several teammates flew to Kentucky on a separate plane because of respiratory and congestive issues, according to a person familiar with Florida's travel plans.

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High School Football Scores: Week 6

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Week 6 of the high school football season is in the books, Boyle County rolls past Danville 49-9 in our Friday Night Flights game of the week. (Scores Inside)

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UK to create Big Blue Sports Archives Endowment

Posted: 09/25/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 25, 2009) − The University of Kentucky Libraries, with help from UK Athletics and the Big Blue Nation, are using advanced technologies and archival techniques to preserve and make available to the public the Wildcats' storied history. In honor of this considerable undertaking, UK Basketball Coach John Calipari and the family of the late legendary broadcaster Claude Sullivan invite the public to celebrate the creation of the Big Blue Sports Archives Endowment, Tuesday evening, Oct. 13, at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort.

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Florida trying to extend dominance over UK to 23 straight games

Posted: 09/25/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A week ago, it would have been deemed another salvo from Urban Meyer to an opposing SEC coach. This week, it just sounds like the truth. The Florida coach didn't exactly mince his words when asked how much progress Kentucky has made under Rich Brooks since Meyer began coaching the Gators five seasons ago.

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