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Hall of Famer to teach journalism at IU

Posted: 08/12/2009 - William F. “Billy” Reed, a former senior writer for Sports Illustrated and a national hall of fame sportswriter and author, will teach at Indiana University’s National Sports Journalism Center this fall.

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Pitino apologizes for "indiscretion"

Updated: 08/13/2009 - The U of L basketball coach read a statement regarding the scandal involving him Wednesday evening. He apologized to the university and his family, and says he'll remain coach "as long as they will have me."

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Barnhart sets lofty goals for UK athletics

Updated: 08/11/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart says he's pleased with the progress the Wildcats made over the last year but that it's time for the athletic department to set its goals higher in 2009-10.

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UK Football: Gonzalez & Boyd Suspended

Updated: 08/11/2009 - Senior center Jorge Gonzalez and sophomore wide receiver Aaron Boyd have been suspended, Coach Rich Brooks has announced.

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Burton poised for big role with Rams

Posted: 08/11/2009 - The St. Louis Rams will be without No. 1 wide receiver Donnie Avery for four to six weeks after the second-year player injured his foot during a scrimmage last week. Former Kentucky standout and second-year player Keenan Burton, veterans Tim Carter, Laurent Robinson and Ronald Curry, and rookie Brooks Foster are among the nine wide receivers in camp fighting for roster spots.

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Cats put on full pads Tuesday

Updated: 08/10/2009 - The Kentucky football team completed the final day of acclimatization workouts during a hot, humid Monday afternoon at the Nutter Training Center. The Wildcats practiced in helmets, shoulder pads and shorts in a split-squad format. The team will put on all the pads on Tuesday and practice as a full team.

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Cats aim for stronger finish

Updated: 08/10/2009 - Kentucky football players printed T-shirts emblazoned with "Finish" to push them through summer workouts then it dawned on them the message might be even more relevant once the season begins.

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Cats workout in heat

Updated: 08/09/2009 - The Kentucky football team went through the third day of preseason practice in hot weather Sunday afternoon at the Nutter Training Facility, with high humidity and temperatures around the 90-degree mark.

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Florida tops first coaches' poll

Updated: 08/07/2009 - Defending national champion Florida tops the USA Today preseason football coaches' poll, receiving 53 of 59 first-place votes.

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Cats Enjoy Media Day, Get Ready For Practice

Updated: 08/07/2009 - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks says he thinks this year's team is talented enough to make it to a fourth straight bowl despite a tough schedule.

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From the Sidelines: Freshman Starting Quarterback? Be Careful What You Wish For

Updated: 08/06/2009 - It will come after the first loss; maybe after the first incomplete pass. The pleas from the “faithful,” the fans who believe they have UK’s best football interests at heart. They will scream, shout, cajole, implore – whatever they deem it necessary for head coach Rich Brooks to make a change.

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Cats, Huskies to tip at 9:30

Posted: 08/06/2009 - ESPN Regional Television (ERT) announced today the start times for the third annual SEC/BIG EAST Invitational, to be held Dec. 9-10 in New York City and Tampa, Fla.

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Former Wildcat cut by Falcons

Posted: 08/05/2009 - Just hours after signing a free agent contract with the Atlanta Falcons, former UK receiver Dicky Lyons, Jr. was released by the team.

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Brooks says Kendrick in, Rumph out

Posted: 08/05/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky football signee Anthony Kendrick will join the team in August while signee Donte Rumph plans to go to junior college, Coach Rich Brooks has announced.

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Rachel Alexandra spurs line of wines

Posted: 08/04/2009 - SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - Rachel Alexandra is about to get her own line of wines. The co-owners of Kendall-Jackson Winery announced Tuesday that a limited edition of wines honoring their super 3-year-old filly will be ready for the holiday season.

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Lyons signs with Falcons

Posted: 08/04/2009 - Former Kentucky wide receiver Dicky Lyons Jr. signed a free-agent contract with the Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday.

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iHigh, Voice of the Wildcats, to conduct broadcasting seminar

Posted: 08/04/2009 - Aspiring sports broadcasters in Kentucky will soon have a unique opportunity. They’ll get to practice their skills with Tom Leach, the “Voice of the Kentucky Wildcats,” as well as with other college and high school announcers.

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Bengals lose tight end Reggie Kelly

Updated: 08/04/2009 - The Bengals sustained their first significant injury of training camp Monday when tight end Reggie Kelly ruptured his Achilles' tendon, a notable setback to an offense that finished last in the NFL.

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Webb undergoes season-ending surgery

Updated: 08/03/2009 - Arizona Diamondbacks ace Brandon Webb had shoulder surgery Monday, putting an end to a difficult season for the usually durable right-hander.

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Meyer signs new contract with Gators

Updated: 08/03/2009 - Florida football coach Urban Meyer is getting a $750,000 raise. The school said Monday that Meyer signed a six-year contract worth $4 million annually, up from $3.25 million, after leading the Gators to two national championships in the last three seasons.

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Palmer returns to practice

Updated: 08/03/2009 - Carson Palmer is practicing again with the Cincinnati Bengals after a case of bronchitis.

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Sanders reportedly commits to UK

Updated: 08/03/2009 - Scout.com is reporting UK has received a verbal commitment from running back Rymond Sanders of Stephenson High School in Stone Mountain, Georgia.

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Rachel Alexandra wins Haskell

Updated: 08/02/2009 - Rachel Alexandra has done it again. The magnificent 3-year-old filly beat the boys for the second time in rolling to an easy victory in the $1.25 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park.

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Berea man is $1 million fantasy league winner

Posted: 08/02/2009 - PITTSBURGH (Aug. 1, 2009) — With only a 41 point margin, Terry Moberly, an auto production worker from Berea (pop. 14,430), a small town in central Kentucky, claimed first place in the 2009 FLW Fantasy Fishing season and its $1 million grand prize. Moberly was awarded his $1 million grand prize at Pittsburgh’s Mellon Arena during the weigh-in ceremonies on Saturday of the Forrest Wood Cup presented by BP and Castrol, the world championship of bass fishing, at which tens of thousands of people have enjoyed the tournament and its festivities.

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