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Conner, Johnson May Not Play In Season Opener

Updated: 09/02/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Fullback John Conner and linebacker Micah Johnson participated in parts of practice on Wednesday morning, but it is still not certain if either will play in the season opener vs. Miami, Coach Rich Brooks said.

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EKU, Hoosiers set to kickoff season on Thursday

Posted: 09/02/2009 - Indiana needs a fast start with a brutal Big Ten schedule ahead. The Hoosiers have won seven straight home openers and hope to extend that streak on a night when they christen the newly renovated north end zone, which has turned Memorial Stadium into a small horseshoe. About 3,000 seats were added. Eastern Kentucky has been one of the most consistent teams in the Football Championship Subdivision with 31 consecutive winning seasons, second most in the nation to Florida State (32). The Colonels run a spread offense.

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Former UK Basketball Star Edward Davender Arrested

Updated: 09/01/2009 - Lexington police say they have arrested former University of Kentucky basketball star Edward Davender in connection with a scam to sell fraudulent season tickets for the upcoming season.

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Bengals Top Pick Breaks Foot

Posted: 09/01/2009 - Rookie right tackle Andre Smith has broken his foot during practice, only two days after he ended his holdout with the Cincinnati Bengals. He will be sidelined at least a few weeks.

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Pakulak signs with Jets

Posted: 09/01/2009 - FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The New York Jets have claimed punter Glenn Pakulak off waivers from New Orleans, and waived punter Ken Parrish and linebacker Josh Mauga.

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Hartline & Lindley Named Game Captains

Posted: 09/01/2009 - Senior cornerback Trevard Lindley and junior quarterback Mike Hartline have been named game captains for the season opener vs. Miami, Coach Rich Brooks has announced.

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Jesse Witten wins at US Open

Updated: 09/01/2009 - University of Kentucky men’s tennis All-American Jesse Witten advanced to the second round of the U.S. Open by defeating No. 29 Igor Andreev of Russia in straight sets 6-4, 6-0, 6-2 to record his first Grand Slam win on the hard courts at Flushing Meadows, Tuesday afternoon.

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Titans cut former Wildcat Little

Posted: 09/01/2009 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans waived former Kentucky running back Rafael Little on Tuesday as the team waived four players to reach the NFL roster limit of 75.

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Former Etown star shot in Tuscaloosa

Updated: 09/01/2009 - Alabama defensive lineman Brandon Deaderick was hospitalized in good condition Tuesday after being shot in the arm during an apparent robbery attempt at an off-campus apartment complex.

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The 2009 Football Wildcats Will Finish…

Posted: 08/31/2009 - It wasn’t inconceivable, writing about a UK football team that in 2009 could be setting its sights on a bowl appearance. A few years back it seemed possible. Only, what seemed likely was that the head coach would be someone other than Rich Brooks.

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Brooks anxious to get started

Updated: 08/31/2009 - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks says the offseason has seemed longer than usual this year and he's anxious to get going. The Wildcats get their chance Saturday against Miami of Ohio when they kick off the season in Cincinnati. It also is an opportunity to play in an NFL facility - Paul Brown Stadium, home of the Bengals.

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Andre Smith signs with Bengals

Updated: 08/30/2009 - Offensive tackle Andre Smith signed a contract Sunday with the Cincinnati Bengals, ending an impasse that dragged on a month into the preseason. The Bengals originally planned to have Smith start at right tackle, but he has missed all three preseason games. He was in Cincinnati and agreed to the deal shortly before the start of a late afternoon practice. "He has a lot of work

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Week 2 HighSchool Football Scores

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Tates Creek took down Mercer County 41-36 in our Friday Night Flights game of the week. Week 2 Scores Inside!

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Brooks Confirms Boyd Will Redshirt

Updated: 08/28/2009 - Kentucky head football coach Rich Brooks confirmed Friday after practice that wide receiver Aaron Boyd (Lexington, Ky.) will redshirt this season.

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UK Football Back On The Practice Field

Posted: 08/27/2009 - It seemed more like football season Thursday morning at the Nutter Training Center as the Wildcats practiced during their usual in-season morning time and players scurried to the weight room or the classroom at the end of the workout.

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Calipari Will Hold Book Tour This Weekend

Updated: 08/26/2009 - UK Basketball Coach John Calipari has new book coming out titled "Bounce Back" and this weekend will have autograph sessions. Dates and Locations Inside!

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UK Hoops Team Releases 09-10 Roster

Posted: 08/26/2009 - The Wildcats return five letterwinners, including three starters from last year’s squad that advanced to a school-record fifth-consecutive post season tournament.

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Pitino angry over Sypher reports

Updated: 08/26/2009 - Louisville coach Rick Pitino says a sex scandal involving a woman accused of trying to extort him has been "pure hell" for his family and that he's had enough.

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Quality Road early favorite in Travers

Updated: 08/26/2009 - Until this week, the Travers Stakes had the potential to bring together the three winners of the Triple Crown races. On Saturday, only Belmont Stakes winner Summer Bird will be in the field of seven 3-year-olds. Two days after the announcement that Preakness winning filly Rachel Alexandra will race next in the Woodward Stakes on Sept. 5, Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird was withdrawn from the $1 million Travers.

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Brooks says Cobb & Smith on track for opener

Updated: 08/26/2009 - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks says wide receiver Randall Cobb and running back Alfonso Smith are on track to play in the Wildcats' season-opener against Miami (Ohio) next Saturday. Cobb has been slowed by back spasms recently while Smith has been dealing with a bruised foot. Brooks said on Wednesday he expects both players to be ready to face the RedHawks.

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Mine That Bird out of Travers

Updated: 08/26/2009 - Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird will not run in the Travers Stakes on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. Trainer Chip Woolley said Wednesday that he didn't want to jeopardize Mine That Bird's health by running him in a 1¼-mile race less than two weeks after the horse had throat surgery to free an entrapped epiglottis.

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Mark Krebs awarded scholarship

Updated: 08/26/2009 - Former Kentucky walk-on Mark Krebs has been awarded a scholarship by coach John Calipari for his senior season. Krebs, from Newport, Ky., has played in 17 games during his two years with the Wildcats.

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