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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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Basketball Wildcats among Top 10 in nation in APR

Posted: 04/22/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team has received a public recognition award for its Academic Progress Rate score, the NCAA announced Wednesday.

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Kentucky boys All-Stars rosters announced

Updated: 04/22/2009 - Louisville, KY (April 21, 2009) — Dave Satterly, Game Director of the Kentucky-Indiana All Star Basketball Classic, announced the members of the 2009 team. They include:

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Its official: Cats, Huskies tangle in the Garden

Posted: 04/22/2009 - The third annual SEC/BIG EAST Invitational will be held December 9-10 in New York City and Tampa, Fla., ESPN Regional Television (ERT) announced today. The two-night men's college basketball event begins with a doubleheader Wednesday, Dec. 9, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The matchups feature Georgia vs. St. John's on ESPN2, followed by Kentucky vs. Connecticut on ESPN.

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Rick Pitino Addresses Extortion Attempt

Updated: 04/18/2009 - The University of Louisville has recently learned that the FBI is investigating an attempt to extort money from its men's head basketball coach, Rick Pitino. In March 2009, Coach Pitino alerted the authorities of this attempt as well as the University. The matter is currently under investigation.

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Kentucky Baseball Loses Game 2 In Extra Innings

Posted: 04/18/2009 - Gunner Glad had his go-ahead, solo homer robbed by Mississippi State left-fielder Brent Brownlee in the top of the ninth inning and Connor Powers hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 10th inning, powering MSU to a 4-3 walk-off win over Kentucky.

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Advice Wins Lexington Stakes

Posted: 04/18/2009 - Advice has spoiled Square Eddie's return to racing, roaring from last to first to take the $300,000 Lexington Stakes at Keeneland.

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UK Football Holds Second Scrimmage Of Spring Practice

Posted: 04/18/2009 - One week after being dominated in the first scrimmage of spring practice, the Kentucky offensive unit bounced back with a solid performance during an 80-minute scrimmage Saturday morning at Commonwealth Stadium.

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Kentucky Baseball Takes Game 1 Over Former Coach

Posted: 04/18/2009 - Sophomore second baseman Chris Bisson’s two-RBI triple in the top of the 11th-inning completed a dramatic comeback that saw Kentucky plate runs in the seventh, eighth, ninth and 11th innings to secure a Southeastern Conference series-opener over Mississippi State 5-4, in front of a MSU season-high 6,926 fans at Dudy Noble Field.

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CATSPY Awards set for April 29

Posted: 04/17/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The seventh-annual CATSPY Awards, celebrating the 2008-09 athletics year at the University of Kentucky, will be held on Wednesday, April 29 in Memorial Coliseum.

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Calipari to hire former Wildcats Delk, Padgett

Updated: 04/16/2009 - Saying he wanted to help them launch coaching careers, new UK coach John Calipari on Thursday said he would hire former Wildcat players Tony Delk and Scott Padgett.

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Doug Flynn Honored At Bryan Station

Updated: 04/15/2009 - Former Major Leaguer Doug Flynn was honored tonight with the retirement of his jersey at Bryan Station High School.

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Cousins signs with UK

Updated: 04/15/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky men’s basketball program received a National Letter of Intent from DeMarcus Cousins, Coach John Calipari announced on Wednesday

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Wildcats having fun, enjoying Calipari

Posted: 04/15/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky players are raving about the enthusiasm of new coach John Calipari, whose energetic, uptempo practices have quickly won over the Wildcats.

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