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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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Favre to remain retired

Posted: 07/28/2009 - MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Brett Favre has handed the Minnesota Vikings one more loss. The 39-year-old Favre called Vikings coach Brad Childress on Tuesday to tell the coach he won't be coming out of retirement to play for Minnesota.

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Seats still available for UK Kickoff Luncheon

Posted: 07/28/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – A limited amount of seats are available for the annual Kentucky Football Kickoff Luncheon, which is set for Friday at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Lexington.

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Rachel Alexandra to skip Breeders' Cup

Updated: 07/28/2009 - Horse racing fans eager to see filly Rachel Alexandra run in the Breeders' Cup will have to wait until next year. Owner Jess Jackson said during a conference call Tuesday he's "firm" in his decision to keep the Preakness winner from this fall's Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita.

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Farrier fired as football coach at KSU

Updated: 07/28/2009 - Fred Farrier told 27 Sportsfirst Monday he was fired as football coach at Kentucky State. Farrier said he was caught off guard when he was told Saturday and given no reason for the decision.

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Steve Johnson injured with Bills

Updated: 07/27/2009 - Buffalo Bills receiver Steve Johnson is out indefinitely with an injury to his rib cartilage. Coach Dick Jauron said Monday that Johnson's ribs are very sore a day after the player was hurt in practice during training camp.

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EKU picked to win OVC title

Posted: 07/27/2009 - BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – In a balanced vote that saw five of the eight eligible teams receive at least one first-place vote, two-time defending champion Eastern Kentucky University has been picked as the 2009 Ohio Valley Conference preseason football favorite in a vote of league head coaches and sports information directors.

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Blanton hurls strong outing against Cardinals

Updated: 07/27/2009 - Chase Utley, Ryan Howard, Jimmy Rollins and Raul Ibanez all hit two-run home runs to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 9-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. Joe Blanton (7-4) had another effective outing, allowing two runs and he struck out six over eight innings

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Tyson Gay Wins 200 At London Grand Prix

Updated: 07/25/2009 - Limping and lethargic, Gay won the 200-meter race at the London Grand Prix in 20.00 seconds on Saturday. He then needed painkillers to deal with a groin injury and went straight from the track to a treatment room at the Crystal Palace.

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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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