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Square Eddie Out Of Derby

Updated: 04/28/2009 - Kentucky Derby contender Square Eddie is out of the Run for the Roses. Trainer Doug O'Neill says his 3-year old colt had a reoccurrence of a shin problem that hindered his training over the last three months.

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Chris Perry Cut By Bengals

Updated: 04/28/2009 - Running back Chris Perry was released Monday by the Cincinnati Bengals, who also were prepared to cut ties with offensive tackle Levi Jones, another former first-round pick.

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Friesan Fire Flawless In Final Derby Prep

Updated: 04/27/2009 - Turns out all Friesan Fire needed to get his mojo back was a pair of blinkers. The Louisiana Derby winner rolled through five furlongs in 57.80 in his final work before Saturday's Kentucky Derby, just off the 57.60 Hard Spun put together for Jones before finishing second to Street Sense in the 2007 Derby.

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Six Cats sign free agent deals

Posted: 04/27/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Defensive tackle Myron Pryor was selected by the New England Patriots in the sixth round of the National Football League Draft and six additional Wildcats have confirmed free-agent signings with NFL clubs.

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Quality Road Out Of Derby

Updated: 04/27/2009 - The trainer in Jimmy Jerkens thought maybe, just maybe, Quality Road could compete in the Kentucky Derby even with a quarter crack injury that has slowed down his training the last two weeks. The horseman in Jerkens, however, knew otherwise. Jerkens scratched the Florida Derby winner Monday after the 3-year-old colt missed a workout at Belmont Park, knocking one of the favorites out of Saturday's Run for the Roses and further muddying an already cloudy Derby picture.

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Greg Page Dies at 50

Updated: 04/27/2009 - Greg Page, a former heavyweight boxing champion who suffered a severe brain injury in a 2001 fight, has died at his Louisville home. He was 50. His wife, Patricia Page, said she found the one-time World Boxing Association champion in his bed Monday morning. Patricia Page said he died of complications related to injuries he suffered in the fight.

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Pryor Picked In 6th Round By Patriots

Updated: 04/26/2009 - U-K defensive tackle Myron Pryor was selected in the 6th round of the NFL draft by the New England Patriots. Pryor was the 34th pick of the round and overall the 207th selection.

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Quality Road Remains Questionable For Derby

Updated: 04/26/2009 - Quality Road's troubled feet could keep him out of the Kentucky Derby. Trainer Jimmy Jerkens found a spot of blood on a newly patched quarter crack in the Florida Derby winner's right hind foot during a gallop on Belmont Park's training track Sunday morning.

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UK Rolls Over Tide In Game Two, 11-1

Posted: 04/25/2009 - Behind a complete-game pitching performance from senior southpaw Chris Rusin – who struck out nine in nine innings without allowing an earned run – the Kentucky Wildcats posted a dominating 11-1 series-evening win over Alabama, on a gorgeous Saturday afternoon in front of 4,335 fans at Sewell-Thomas Stadium.

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Blue Beats White In Spring Game 28-23

Posted: 04/25/2009 - Quarterback Will Fidler threw for 110 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Blue team to a 28-23 win over the White team in Kentucky's annual spring game on Saturday.

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Stafford Top Pick In 2009 NFL Draft

Posted: 04/25/2009 - Matthew Stafford says "winning solves a lot of problems," and he's got plenty of them to overcome with the Detroit Lions.

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Walk-Off Home Run Gives UK Softball Sweep Of State

Posted: 04/25/2009 - Freshman Brittany Cervantes’ walk-off two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning propelled the Kentucky softball team to an 8-7 win and a sweep of the Mississippi State Bulldogs Saturday afternoon at the UK Softball Complex.

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Batcats Lose Series Opener At Alabama

Posted: 04/25/2009 - Holding a two-run lead with one out and the bases clear in the bottom of the eighth inning, Kentucky allowed seven runs – including a grand slam from Alabama third baseman Jake Smith – as the Crimson Tide posted a Southeastern Conference series-opening 11-6 win

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Sypher Charged In Pitino Extortion Attempt

Posted: 04/24/2009 - An equipment manager's estranged wife was charged with trying to extort Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino, at first demanding cars and tuition for her children, then later asking for $10 million, according a federal complaint filed Friday.

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Brian Kelly Returns To Take Over Fleming County

Posted: 04/24/2009 - Brain Kelly, the son of the late Lake Kelly, is leaving Centennial High School in Tennessee after 10 seasons to take over the boys basketball job at Fleming County.

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Quality Road out of the Kentucky Derby

Posted: 04/24/2009 - NEW YORK (AP) - Quality Road has another hoof problem that could knock him out of the Kentucky Derby. Considered one of the top Derby contenders, Quality Road developed a quarter crack on the inside of his right front hoof - a few days after the same injury to the right hind hoof was declared healed by hoof specialist Ian McKinley.

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Follow Coach Cal On Twitter

Posted: 04/24/2009 - Fans can receive instant Coach Cal "tweets" by joining the networking service

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Rosters For Blue-White Game Announced

Posted: 04/23/2009 - The teams have been drafted for the 2009 Blue/White Spring Game, which is slated for Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Commonwealth Stadium.

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Xavier Henry Makes It Official, Picks Kansas

Updated: 04/23/2009 - John Calipari's move to Kentucky has cost him one of his prized recruits. Oklahoma City high school star Xavier Henry announced Thursday that he would not follow Calipari after he left Memphis, and committed instead to play at Kansas.

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UK Batcats Lose 2nd Straight Non-Conference Game

Posted: 04/22/2009 - Evansville third baseman Cody Fick doubled twice and added a grand slam in the fourth inning, as the Purple Aces posted an 11-7 win over the Kentucky baseball team, on Wednesday evening at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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45 Wildcat athletes named to SEC Honor Roll

Posted: 04/22/2009 - A total of 45 University of Kentucky student-athletes – second most in the league - were named to the 2008-09 Southeastern Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll, SEC Commissioner Mike Slive has announced.

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Vols Smith To Enter NBA Draft

Posted: 04/22/2009 - Tennessee forward Tyler Smith has declared for the 2009 NBA draft but will not hire an agent.

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