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Calipari leading SEC resurgence

Updated: 06/30/2009 - With John Calipari at the helm of the SEC's flagship basketball program, coaches say the conference is heading in the right direction. In addition to the buzz swirling around Calipari and UK, several of the better players in the Southeastern Conference last year are returning to school.

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UK Seeks to move Gillispie lawsuit

Updated: 06/29/2009 - The University of Kentucky Athletics Association says former Kentucky basketball coach Billy Gillispie has sued the wrong people and in the wrong place. The athletics association has asked a federal judge in Texas to either dismiss Gillispie's lawsuit over his firing or move the case to Kentucky. In a motion filed Friday in federal court, the association's attorneys say the school has minimum contact with the state of Texas, giving the court there no jurisdiction to hear Gillispie's claims.

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Mine That Bird to work out Monday

Updated: 06/29/2009 - Calvin Borel is readying to saddle up Mine That Bird again. The Kentucky Derby winning jockey is scheduled to mount his Derby winning horse Monday at Churchill Downs to begin preparations for the Aug. 1 West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer Racetrack.

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Kenny Perry Wins Travelers

Updated: 06/28/2009 - Kenny Perry has set a goal of winning 20 times before he leaves the PGA Tour. The 48-year-old earned No. 14 on Sunday at the Travelers Championship, shooting a 63 to finish with a tournament-record 258, three strokes better than Paul Goydos and David Toms, two other 40-something golfers.

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Rachel romps in Mother Goose

Posted: 06/27/2009 - NEW YORK (AP) - Rachel Alexandra may need to run against the boys just to find some competition.

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EKU freshman crowned Women's State Am champ

Posted: 06/26/2009 - April Emerson, an incoming freshman golfer at Eastern Kentucky University, survived a late collaspe and an odd ruling to win the 2009 Kentucky Women's State Amateur championship. Emerson defeated North Hardin freshman Lydia Gumm, 1-up, in sudden death.

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Meeks Taken By Bucks in Second Round

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Former Kentucky guard Jodie Meeks has been selected in the second round of the 2009 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks.

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LSU Wins College Baseball World Series

Posted: 06/24/2009 - The Tigers won their sixth national title Wednesday night, breaking open Game 3 of the College World Series finals with a five-run sixth inning that carried them to an 11-4 victory over Texas.

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Rachel Alexandra Will Not Run In Breeders Cup

Posted: 06/24/2009 - The co-owner of Preakness winner Rachel Alexandra doesn't plan to run the star filly in the Breeders' Cup, preventing a potential matchup with champion mare Zenyatta on the synthetic surface at Santa Anita.

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Rachel Alexandra arrives at Belmont

Posted: 06/23/2009 - ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) - Preakness-winning filly Rachel Alexandra has arrived at Belmont Park for Saturday's Grade I, $300,000 Mother Goose Stakes for 3-year-old fillies.

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Shooting enthusiasts and experts invade Kentucky

Updated: 06/23/2009 - More than 1,000 sporting clays’ enthusiasts from every state, including the sport’s leading medalists, are competing this week at Elk Creek Hunt Club, Owenton, Ky., in the National Sporting Clays Association (NSCA) US Open.

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Glover Rallies for Share of Lead at US Open

Posted: 06/22/2009 - FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Lucas Glover was quick with a one-liner when asked about the reserved crowd reaction Sunday at the rain-drenched U.S. Open when he pulled within a stroke of third-round leader Ricky Barnes.

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Barnes In Driver's Seat at US Open

Posted: 06/21/2009 - FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Even a 27-hour break between shots couldn't slow down Ricky Barnes. The midway leader of the sopping U.S. Open quickly extended his lead in Sunday's third round, with a 25-foot putt for eagle at the par-5 4th that pushed him into rare territory.

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UK's Miller, Butler's Mack selected for USA team

Posted: 06/18/2009 - USA Basketball announced the final rosters for its U-19 World Championship and World University Games teams on Thursday, after conducting concurrent trials over the previous two days.

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Woolery Headlines 'Celebration of MSU Athletics'

Posted: 06/17/2009 - Legendary game show host and Morehead State University alumnus Chuck Woolery will emcee the “Celebration of MSU Athletics” on Friday, June 19, and will be one of the celebrities that will participate in the Steve Hamilton Celebrity Golf Tournament at Eagle Trace Golf Course on Saturday, June 20.

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Votto Ready For Rehab Assignment

Posted: 06/17/2009 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto, on the disabled list since May 30 with stress-related issues, is expected to head to a minor-league rehab assignment Wednesday night.

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UK pitcher signs with Rockies

Posted: 06/16/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky junior right-hander Clint Tilford has agreed to terms with the Colorado Rockies, foregoing his final season of eligibility, he announced Tuesday.

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Meeks to stay in NBA draft

Updated: 06/16/2009 - University of Kentucky All-American Jodie Meeks will forego his senior season and keep his name in this year’s NBA Draft.

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Lexington Catholic Wins State Baseball Championship

Posted: 06/14/2009 - Frank Carter pitched a seven innings of five hit baseball and collected the go-ahead two-run single in the fifth inning as Lexington Catholic beat Owensboro, 5-3, to claim the state championship.

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Kentucky boys fall to Indiana All-Stars

Posted: 06/13/2009 - INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indianapolis Cathedral's Errick Peck had 16 points and 12 rebounds as the Indiana All-Stars beat Kentucky 78-65 on Saturday. Peck, a Cornell recruit, had just two points in the first half.

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