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Jarmon at home on field or stage

Posted: 08/23/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Offensive linemen should beware if they see Kentucky end Jeremy Jarmon limp up to the line of scrimmage out of breath, shoulders slumped and seemingly in no shape to rush the quarterback.

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EKU's Gathof selected preseason All-American

Posted: 08/22/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Senior football player Brandon Gathof was named a preseason second team All-American by the Sports Network Friday. Gathof, a two-time All-Ohio Valley Conference pick at defensive back, was one of five OVC players to make the list.

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Legends, Astros extend partnership

Posted: 08/22/2008 - APPLEBEE'S PARK (Lexington, KY) – The Lexington Legends and the Houston Astros have reached a contract extension on their Player Development Contract through 2012. The agreement will bring the partnership between the two franchises to 12 professional baseball seasons.

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Hood, EKU ready to open 2008 season

Posted: 08/21/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Dean Hood is back where he once belonged. Hood, 44, spent five seasons as an assistant to Roy Kidd at Eastern Kentucky in the 1990s before eventually moving on to Wake Forest, where he helped head coach Jim Grobe turn the once lowly Demon Deacons into contenders in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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Big Brown Headed Back To Grass

Posted: 08/21/2008 - Big Brown is heading back to the grass in preparation for the Breeders' Cup Classic.

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Tyson Gay Will Leave Beijing With No Medals

Posted: 08/21/2008 - Tyson Gay reached back to grab the baton "and there was nothing." He's not the only American track favorite who will leave Beijing empty-handed.

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Pulley Enrolls At Florida A&M

Posted: 08/21/2008 - WKYT 27 SportsFirst has confirmed with the Florida A&M Athletic department that former UK Quarterback Curtis Pulley has enrolled and will play football for the Rattlers in 2008.

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Kentucky Lands 5-Star Quarterback, Morgan Newton

Updated: 08/21/2008 - Quarterback Morgan Newton of top-ranked and defending Indiana high school Class 5A champion Carmel has announced he will play college football at Kentucky.

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Brooks pleased with Wednesday practice

Posted: 08/20/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky football team improved on Wednesday following a lackluster performance Tuesday afternoon, Coach Rich Brooks reported following Wednesday’s workout at the Nutter Training Center.

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UK fans invited to participate in basketball photo shoot

Posted: 08/20/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - University of Kentucky fans are invited to be on this year’s 2008-09 women’s basketball poster during a photo shoot set for Monday, Aug. 25 in Memorial Coliseum at 7 p.m. ET. The event is free of charge and fans are encouraged to wear Blue or dress in game day attire. A limited number of t-shirts also will be given away to lucky fans.

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Louisville's Simms suspended first four games

Posted: 08/19/2008 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville quarterback Matt Simms has been suspended for the team's first four games of the season by coach Steve Kragthorpe for a violation of team rules.

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Dixon, Kelley elected Wildcat captains

Posted: 08/19/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – After a day off from practice, the Kentucky football team returned to action with a pair of workouts Tuesday at the Nutter Training Center, drawing mixed reviews from Coach Rich Brooks.

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Gillispie not commenting on status of two newcomers

Updated: 08/19/2008 - UK basketball coach Billy Gillispie refuses to comment on the academic status of newcomers Kevin Galloway and DeAndre Liggins. UK released it's basketball prospectus on Tuesday and both players are listed on the roster.

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UK Hoops Releases Women's 2008-09 Schedule

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Seventeen opponents who participated in postseason play last year, including two match-ups against the defending NCAA champion, 16 home games all in Memorial Coliseum, and a Thanksgiving trip to New York City highlight the 2008-09 Kentucky women’s basketball schedule, UK Coach Matthew Mitchell announced Tuesday.

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EKU opens season ranked 20th

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - For the second year in a row, Appalachian State was a near unanimous pick as the No. 1 selection in The Sports Network FCS preseason top-25 poll released Tuesday morning.

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Bengals Resign Troubled Receiver Chris Henry

Posted: 08/19/2008 - With their two Pro Bowl receivers hurt, the Cincinnati Bengals brought back troubled receiver Chris Henry on Tuesday, a move that their coach had emphatically ruled out only a month earlier as inappropriate.

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Premier events return to Kentucky Speedway in 2009

Posted: 08/19/2008 - SPARTA, Ky. – The NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series and IndyCar Series will be in action on the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway tri-oval in 2009.

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Justin Burke Transferring To Louisville

Updated: 08/18/2008 - Redshirt sophomore quarterback Justin Burke has opted to leave NC State's football team and transfer to Louisville, Wolfpack coach Tom O'Brien announced after Monday afternoon's practice.

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Former Catholic quarterback transferring to Louisville

Posted: 08/18/2008 - RALEIGH, N.C. -- Redshirt sophomore quarterback Justin Burke has opted to leave NC State's football team and transfer to Louisville, Wolfpack coach Tom O'Brien announced after Monday afternoon's practice.

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Genuine Risk Dies At 31

Updated: 08/18/2008 - Genuine Risk, one of only three fillies to win the Kentucky Derby, died Monday at Newstead Farm. The 1980 Derby winner died peacefully about 7:30 a.m. at the age of 31 after eating a hearty breakfast and being turned out in her paddock, said Cindy Perry, an office administrator at the farm. Perry said the filly had not been ill.

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Lions Whip Bengals, Chad Hurt

Updated: 08/17/2008 - Pro Bowl receiver Chad Johnson hurt his left shoulder Sunday night during the Detroit Lions' 27-10 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, who now have their top two receivers and their starting tailback limited by injuries.

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Chad Johnson Injures Shoulder In Exhibition

Updated: 08/17/2008 - Bengals receiver Chad Johnson landed awkwardly while trying to make a catch in the first quarter against Detroit on Sunday night, then left the game to have his left shoulder examined. Cornerback Brian Kelly hit Johnson as he tried to pull in a pass from Carson Palmer on the Bengals' first series, jarring the ball loose. Kelly came up with the interception and an off-balance Johnson landed on his left side.

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Jockey Club committee makes four new recommendations

Posted: 08/17/2008 - The Thoroughbred Safety Committee, which in June recommended the elimination of steroids in race training and racing, a ban on toe grabs and a series of whip-related reforms, has issued four additional recommendations pertaining to drug testing and laboratory standards, uniform penalties for drug rules and prohibited practices violations, TCO2 testing, and a national system to report injuries during both racing and training.

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