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Mine That Bird works out for Belmont

Updated: 06/01/2009 - Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird has worked out at Churchill Downs with jockey Calvin Borel back on board ahead of the Belmont Stakes. Mine that Bird went a half mile in 50 seconds and came off the track Monday morning prancing and kicking.

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Mine That Bird To Work Monday, Belmont Field 10 or 9

Updated: 05/31/2009 - The owners of Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird stopped by the gelding's barn at Churchill Downs for a quick visit before heading to New York for Belmont Stakes week. Mark Allen and Dr. Leonard Blach also met with trainer Chip Woolley a day before Mine That Bird's final workout in preparation for Saturday's 1½-mile Belmont.

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Harrison County Claims 10th Region Title

Posted: 05/30/2009 - Harrison County broke open a 1-1 tie with three runs in its final two at-bats as the 'Breds secured a 4 - 1 win over Scott High for the 10th region championship.

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Rachel Alexandra Out Of The Belmont

Posted: 05/29/2009 - Preakness winner Rachel Alexandra will not run in the Belmont Stakes, opening the way for jockey Calvin Borel to return to Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird in his quest for a personal Triple Crown.

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NCAA tells Calipari to appear at hearings

Updated: 05/29/2009 - A letter from the NCAA tells Kentucky coach John Calipari he must participate in next week's hearing on alleged major violations at Memphis, even though he isn't considered "at risk" in the probe.

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Former Wildcat on top after first round of ADI Classic

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Georgetown, KY (May 28, 2009)… Former University of Kentucky golfer and defending tournament champion Mark Blakefield (Maysville, KY) shares the opening round lead at The ADI Classic over the 6842 yard par 72 Cherry Blossom Golf Club with Andrew Medley (Athens, AL) after each posted opening rounds of eight-under par 64.

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Jeremy Jarmon: The NCAA Got It Wrong

Posted: 05/28/2009 - In 1983-84, I worked in the old Southwest Conference, back when Southern Methodist was on trial with the NCAA and wound up getting the Death Penalty. The program eventually returned, but it’s never been the same, and that’s a good thing.

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UK's Athletic Director and President Knew Of NCAA Investigation

Updated: 05/28/2009 - University of Kentucky president Lee Todd and Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart say they knew about an NCAA investigation into the Memphis basketball program led at the time by new Kentucky coach John Calipari. (Statement from both Barnhart & Todd Inside)

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Wall pleads guilty to misdemeanor

Posted: 05/27/2009 - RALEIGH, N.C. -- Kentucky Wildcats recruit John Wall has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and entered a program for first offenders which could lead to having his record cleared.

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Calipari's former team accused of major NCAA violations

Updated: 05/27/2009 - The University of Memphis reportedly is responding to an NCAA notice of allegations accusing the men's basketball program of major violations during the 2007-08 season under John Calipari.

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Slone given release, weighing options

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Walk-on and fan favorite Landon Slone has asked for, and been given, his release from the UK basketball team. While not technically a scholarship player, Slone had to inform the school of his intentions to transfer. Slone, who played at Paintsville High School, told 27 SportsFirst that he has tried unsuccessfully to address his situation with new coach John Calipari.

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UK announces 3 Cats won't return

Updated: 05/26/2009 - University of Kentucky men’s basketball players, Jared Carter, A.J. Stewart and Donald Williams will not return to UK for the 2009-10 season.

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Rachel Alexandra works at Churchill, no word on Belmont

Updated: 05/25/2009 - Preakness winner Rachel Alexandra worked a half mile at Churchill Downs, but the filly's owner says it may be another week before he decides whether to enter her in the Belmont Stakes. Jess Jackson said Monday that Rachel Alexandra is "progressing well" and will work again next week before a decision is made on the third leg of the Triple Crown on June 6.

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Jockey Rene Douglas injured at Arlington

Updated: 05/25/2009 - Jockey Rene Douglas was in fair condition Sunday, a day after being thrown from his horse during a race at Arlington Park in suburban Chicago. Douglas was aboard Born to Be during Saturday's Arlington Matron Handicap when the horse clipped heels with another horse and fell at the top of the stretch. Born to Be flipped and tossed Douglas over her head and she then landed on top of the rider.

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Former Wildcat shunned after DUI charge

Updated: 05/24/2009 - MIAMI -- Former major leaguer Jim Leyritz says he has sold off memorabilia because he's broke, halted charity work because he's become a social pariah and had scattered case files throughout his house, intent on defeating a DUI manslaughter charge.

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Second Cat On The Move: Stewart Leaving

Updated: 05/23/2009 - A source close to AJ Stewart has confirmed to 27SportsFirst that the UK Sophomore forward is leaving the University Of Kentucky men's basketball program.

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UK's O-line one of SEC's most-experienced

Posted: 05/23/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky will field the second-most experienced offensive line in the Southeastern Conference in 2009, based on the number of games started by returning players.

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Jarmon's career over after taking banned substance

Updated: 05/24/2009 - University of Kentucky defensive end Jeremy Jarmon has been ruled ineligible for his senior season after inadvertently taking a dietary supplement that contained a substance banned by the NCAA.

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UK To Hold Saturday Press Conference

Updated: 05/22/2009 - The University Of Kentucky Athletic Association will hold a press conference at 10 on Saturday morning. Details of the press conference are unavailable, but we do know it doesn't involve the UK Mens Basketball team.

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Campbellsville falls in NAIA World Series

Posted: 05/22/2009 - LEWISTON, Idaho – Chris Waters, Junior Rodriguez, and Chris Dubon all hit home runs in the first four innings to help Lee (Tenn.) get the early jump and claim a 5-2 win over Campbellsville (Ky.) in the opening round of the 53rd annual Avista-NAIA World Series at LCSC’s Harris Field on Friday morning (May 22).

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Agostinelli advances in NCAA Tennis Championships

Posted: 05/22/2009 - COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Service breaks were the difference for Kentucky men’s tennis player Bruno Agostinelli during his round of 16 match, he earned four and surrendered none during his 6-4, 6-1, defeat of USC’s Steve Johnson to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2009 NCAA Men’s Tennis Singles Championships at Texas A&M University’s Mitchell Tennis Center Friday.

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