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Former Wildcat cut by Falcons

Posted: 08/05/2009 - Just hours after signing a free agent contract with the Atlanta Falcons, former UK receiver Dicky Lyons, Jr. was released by the team.

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Brooks says Kendrick in, Rumph out

Posted: 08/05/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky football signee Anthony Kendrick will join the team in August while signee Donte Rumph plans to go to junior college, Coach Rich Brooks has announced.

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Rachel Alexandra spurs line of wines

Posted: 08/04/2009 - SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - Rachel Alexandra is about to get her own line of wines. The co-owners of Kendall-Jackson Winery announced Tuesday that a limited edition of wines honoring their super 3-year-old filly will be ready for the holiday season.

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Lyons signs with Falcons

Posted: 08/04/2009 - Former Kentucky wide receiver Dicky Lyons Jr. signed a free-agent contract with the Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday.

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iHigh, Voice of the Wildcats, to conduct broadcasting seminar

Posted: 08/04/2009 - Aspiring sports broadcasters in Kentucky will soon have a unique opportunity. They’ll get to practice their skills with Tom Leach, the “Voice of the Kentucky Wildcats,” as well as with other college and high school announcers.

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Bengals lose tight end Reggie Kelly

Updated: 08/04/2009 - The Bengals sustained their first significant injury of training camp Monday when tight end Reggie Kelly ruptured his Achilles' tendon, a notable setback to an offense that finished last in the NFL.

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Webb undergoes season-ending surgery

Updated: 08/03/2009 - Arizona Diamondbacks ace Brandon Webb had shoulder surgery Monday, putting an end to a difficult season for the usually durable right-hander.

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Meyer signs new contract with Gators

Updated: 08/03/2009 - Florida football coach Urban Meyer is getting a $750,000 raise. The school said Monday that Meyer signed a six-year contract worth $4 million annually, up from $3.25 million, after leading the Gators to two national championships in the last three seasons.

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Palmer returns to practice

Updated: 08/03/2009 - Carson Palmer is practicing again with the Cincinnati Bengals after a case of bronchitis.

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Sanders reportedly commits to UK

Updated: 08/03/2009 - Scout.com is reporting UK has received a verbal commitment from running back Rymond Sanders of Stephenson High School in Stone Mountain, Georgia.

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Rachel Alexandra wins Haskell

Updated: 08/02/2009 - Rachel Alexandra has done it again. The magnificent 3-year-old filly beat the boys for the second time in rolling to an easy victory in the $1.25 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park.

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Berea man is $1 million fantasy league winner

Posted: 08/02/2009 - PITTSBURGH (Aug. 1, 2009) — With only a 41 point margin, Terry Moberly, an auto production worker from Berea (pop. 14,430), a small town in central Kentucky, claimed first place in the 2009 FLW Fantasy Fishing season and its $1 million grand prize. Moberly was awarded his $1 million grand prize at Pittsburgh’s Mellon Arena during the weigh-in ceremonies on Saturday of the Forrest Wood Cup presented by BP and Castrol, the world championship of bass fishing, at which tens of thousands of people have enjoyed the tournament and its festivities.

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Bengals, Georgetown College announce new deal

Updated: 12/09/2009 - The Bengals and Georgetown (Ky.) College have agreed on a one-year extension of the team’s contract to hold training camp at the college’s East Campus Athletic Complex. The agreement now runs through 2010.

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Brooks tells UK fans three straight bowl games not enough

Updated: 08/03/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky football coach Rich Brooks often gets asked about the doubters - the fans who point out that while the Wildcats have won a record three straight bowls, none were of the high-profile nature they had targeted.

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Coach Cal Leaves Weekend Message about Walk-Ons on Website

Updated: 08/03/2009 - Today (Friday July 31st) Coach John Calipari left a weekend message discussing his take on walk-ons for the UK basketball team. He also mentions he is trying to get Mark Krebs a scholarship for the team.

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Reds trade Hairston Jr. to Yankees

Posted: 07/31/2009 - The New York Yankees have acquired infielder Jerry Hairston Jr. from the Cincinnati Reds, giving them a versatile player who has appeared at six positions this season.

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UK Fan Day set for Aug. 8

Updated: 08/03/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The annual Kentucky Football Fan Day has been slated for Saturday, Aug. 8, at Commonwealth Stadium. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., when posters and schedule cards will be given away.

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Berea hires new women's coach

Posted: 07/30/2009 - Terence Brooks, formerly the head coach of the Paris High School Ladyhounds basketball team, is the new head coach of the Berea College women’s basketball program. Brooks replaces Bunky Harkleroad, who accepted a head coaching position at Glenville State in West Virginia.

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Drake named to John Mackey Award list

Posted: 07/30/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky senior T.C. Drake has been named to the watch list for the John Mackey Award as the nation’s top tight end, as announced by the Nassau County (N.Y.) Sports Commission.

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Josh Anderson traded to Royals

Posted: 07/30/2009 - Former Eastern Kentucky University baseball player Josh Anderson was sent from the Detroit Tigers to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for cash on Thursday.

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PGA returning to Valhalla in 2014

Updated: 07/30/2009 - The PGA Championship is heading back to Valhalla. PGA of America president Jim Remy announced Thursday that the 96th PGA championship will be held at the course outside Louisville in August, 2014. Valhalla also will host the Senior PGA in 2011.

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UK, WKU agree to 4-year series

Posted: 07/29/2009 - Western Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky have agreed to an unprecedented four-year football series, both universities jointly announced Wednesday. The schools will meet in Lexington in 2010 and 2012 and at LP Field in Nashville, Tenn., in 2011 and 2013. The games in the Music City are designated as home games for the Hilltoppers.

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