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Florida favored to win SEC; Cats picked last in East

Posted: 07/24/2009 - HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Florida was a landslide pick to repeat as Southeastern Conference champions. All but one of 64 media members voting at the league's media days picked the Gators to win the title. Mississippi received one vote in balloting released Friday.

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Watson at Senior British Open

Posted: 07/23/2009 - Four days after his heart-rending playoff defeat to Stewart Cink at Turnberry, Tom Watson shot a 3-under 67 on Thursday to begin his pursuit of a fourth Senior British Open title.

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SEC's Slive wants coaches to follow the rules

Posted: 07/22/2009 - HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive says the league won't be able to sustain recent success without avoiding "self-inflicted wounds," such as NCAA sanctions and coaches drawing attention to themselves at the expense of others in the SEC.

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UK-Louisville to kickoff at noon

Updated: 07/22/2009 - The Louisville at Kentucky football game on Sept. 19 will kick off at noon and will be televised by ESPNU, the Southeastern Conference announced Wednesday. This will be the ninth consecutive season that the UK-UofL game will be a live national or regional telecast.

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NFL looks into allegations against Roethlisberger

Posted: 07/22/2009 - The commissioner of the National Football League says he's been in touch with the Pittsburgh Steelers about a civil suit alleging rape against their star quarterback.

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UK duo upends top-seeded pair at Fifth Third

Updated: 07/22/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Wildcats keep finding success during the Fifth Third Bank Tennis Tournament at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Center. Junior Megan Broderick and sophomore Caroline Lilley paired together as a wildcard for the first round of main draw doubles. Broderick and Lilley upended the No. 1 seed of Marshona Washington and Yi Chen, 1-6, 6-2, 12-10.

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SEC games to air on SEC Network

Posted: 07/21/2009 - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Southeastern Conference football and basketball games not shown on ESPN networks will be available in more than 54 million homes on the SEC Network, the new name for the league's syndication deal with ESPN.

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Kenny Perry out of Buick Open

Posted: 07/21/2009 - Kenny Perry will not be defending his title at the Buick Open next week in Michigan so he can stay near his cancer-stricken mother.

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Reds place Hernandez on DL

Updated: 07/20/2009 - The Reds placed catcher Ramon Hernandez on the 15-day disabled list Monday to treat a knee injury. Hernandez will have surgery to clean out his left knee on Tuesday. He's expected to be sidelined for up to six weeks. Hernandez, who has been bothered by the knee for about two months, is batting .249 with five homers and 36 RBIs.

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Mayfield asks judge to uphold injunction

Updated: 07/20/2009 - Attorneys for Jeremy Mayfield say a federal judge should not reverse the ruling that lifted the drivers' indefinite suspension for failing a random drug test.

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Antoine Walker appears in court

Updated: 07/20/2009 - Former Wildcat and NBA all-star Antoine Walker appeared briefly in a Las Vegas court to face criminal charges in a case involving an $822,500 casino gambling debt.

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Longtime Berea coach Wierwille dies

Updated: 07/19/2009 - Coach Roland Wierwille, age 70, widower of Cecilia Craft Wierwille, passed away quietly Saturday morning in the St. Joseph Berea Hospital after a brief illness.

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Ron Hornaday Jr. Takes Checkered Flag At Kentucky Speedway

Posted: 07/18/2009 - World renown “master of the restart” Ron Hornaday, Jr., struck in the “Built Ford Tough 225 Presented by the Greater Cincinnati Ford Dealers” earned his third straight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory and second at Kentucky Speedway tonight by 0.136 of a second over Mike Skinner.

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LeBron James pays Wildcats surprise visit

Updated: 07/17/2009 - The King has entered the building. LeBron James, Cleveland’s All-Star power forward, paid a visit to the UK campus on Friday. UK coach John Calipari and James are friends – last week Calipari visited with the Akron native at his LeBron James Skills Camp.

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Meeks Scores A Game High 29 Points In Bucks Loss

Posted: 07/16/2009 - A close game throughout, the Bucks led with as few as 15.1 seconds to play when Jodie Meeks scored a quick four points, connecting on a free-throw and then draining a fade-away three-pointer to give Milwaukee a one-point lead, 83-82.

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Antoine Walker out of jail, playing golf

Updated: 07/18/2009 - Former NBA all-star Antoine Walker is playing golf this weekend in northern Nevada before a scheduled court date Monday in Las Vegas in a case involving an $822,500 gambling debt.

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Mr. Jarmon goes to Washington in NFL supplemental draft

Updated: 07/16/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former Kentucky defensive end Jeremy Jarmon was selected by the Washington Redskins in the third round of the National Football League supplemental draft on Thursday, according to the team’s website.

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Six Wildcats selected for coaches' preseason All-SEC team

Posted: 07/16/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Six Kentucky players were voted to the Preseason All-Southeastern Conference Team selected by the league coaches, including cornerback Trevard Lindley, linebacker Micah Johnson, quarterback Mike Hartline, offensive tackle Zipp Duncan, center Jorge Gonzalez and defensive tackle Corey Peters.

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Scratched Derby favorite at center of lawsuit

Posted: 07/16/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A group that owns a share of one-time Kentucky Derby favorite I Want Revenge has sued the colt's other owner, claiming he didn't disclose an injury that caused the horse to scratch the morning of the race.

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South Alabama eyes former Wildcat QB

Posted: 07/15/2009 - The University of South Alabama's search to replace retiring athletic director Joe Gottfried will continue with Coppin State AD Derrick Ramsey scheduled to receive an on-campus interview.

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Former Wildcat Pope joins Georgia staff

Posted: 07/15/2009 - ATHENS ----- University of Georgia basketball coach Mark Fox on Tuesday announced the completion of his first Bulldog staff with the hiring of three new support personnel: Director of Basketball Operations Kent Davison; Operations Coordinator Mark Pope and Graduate Assistant Todd Okeson.

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Rachel will run against the boys

Posted: 07/14/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Preakness-winning filly Rachel Alexandra will run against the boys again in the $1 million Haskell Invitational on Aug. 2 at New Jersey's Monmouth Park.

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