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Dutrow Faces Ban For Horse's Positive Test

Posted: 06/25/2008 - Rick Dutrow, trainer of Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Big Brown, is facing a 15-day suspension by Kentucky racing officials after another horse he trains exceeded the allowable limit for a drug that increases lung capacity.

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Prince Named to US Olympic Team

Posted: 06/24/2008 - LEXINGTON , Ky. – Former Wildcat Tayshaun Prince has been named to the United States Olympic basketball team which will play in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China later this summer.

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Sean Woods Named Coach At Mississippi Valley State

Updated: 06/24/2008 - Former Kentucky Wildcat Sean Woods was chosen as the new head basketball coach at Mississippi Valley State University on Tuesday. Woods replaces James Green, who left earlier this year to become the new coach at Jacksonville State in Alabama.

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Cowgill Named Minor League Player of the Week

Posted: 06/24/2008 - YAKIMA, Wash. -- In his first week as a professional baseball player, former Kentucky outfielder Collin Cowgill has picked up right where he left off at UK, earning Northwest League Player of the Week honors, it was announced.

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Lorenzen Waived By Giants

Updated: 06/23/2008 - Backup quarterback Jared Lorenzen was waived by the New York Giants on Monday, a little more than a month before the Super Bowl champions open training camp.

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Former Colonel Friedrich named to All-South team

Posted: 06/23/2008 - NASHVILLE – Former Eastern Kentucky University left-hander Christian Friedrich was named to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings All-South Region first team, Vanderbilt head coach and NCAA Division I chairman Tim Corbin announced on Thursday. Friedrich and Jacksonville State outfielder Clay Whittemore were the only two OVC players selected to the team.

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Legends End Losing Streak, Finally Beat Greensboro

Updated: 06/23/2008 - It took ten tries, but Lexington finally beat the Greensboro Grasshoppers. Brandon Barnes homered while extending his team-high 11 game hitting streak to lead the Legends to a 3-1 win. Carlos Ladeuth picked up the win with four shutout innings in relief of Anthony Bello.

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Two Horses Put Down After Injuries At Churchill

Posted: 06/22/2008 - ... Bridgmohan's mount, Vinstar, was euthanized after the fall, which occurred as the horses were approaching the finish line. Naughty Fu Peg also was euthanized after being eased in the fourth race, reports the C-J.

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UK basketball SID headed to MIssissippi State

Posted: 06/20/2008 - JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Incoming Mississippi State athletic director Greg Byrne has recruited another new hire away from Kentucky. Scott Stricklin has been named a new associate athletic director at Mississippi State. He will replace Byrne, who officially took over in Starkville last Friday.

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EKU's Korir named track All-American

Posted: 06/20/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University senior Jacob Korir has been named an outdoor track and field All-American in the 10,000 meters by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Korir competed in the 10,000 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships last week in Des Moines, finishing fourth with a time of 28:49.92. It is his second track and field All-American honor.

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Big Brown will race in the Haskell

Posted: 06/19/2008 - NEW YORK (AP) - Big Brown is on his way back to the races, his next start set for the Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on Aug. 3.

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Bengals, Georgetown College agree to new deal

Posted: 06/18/2008 - The Bengals and Georgetown (Ky.) College have agreed on a one-year extension of the team’s contract to hold training camp at the college’s East Campus Athletic Complex. The agreement now runs through 2009.

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Green added to UK baseball staff

Posted: 06/18/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Brian Green, who has spent the previous four years as the hitting coach and recruiting coordinator at UCLA, has been named the new assistant coach at Kentucky, UK head coach Gary Henderson announced on Wednesday.

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Euton Ruled Ineligible at Scott County

Posted: 06/17/2008 - Former Rose Hill star and UK recruit Dakotah Euton has been ruled ineligible to play basketball at Scott County High School, this according to documents sent to the school by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.

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Jasper transferring to UNLV

Posted: 06/17/2008 - Former UK guard Derrick Jasper is transferring to UNLV. That’s according to a published report in today’s Las Vegas Sun.

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Ky. Girls' All-Stars Sweep Hoosiers; boys end streak

Posted: 06/15/2008 - LOUISVILLE, Ky, -- Kentucky Mr. Basketball Darius Miller scored 13 points, and sparked a second-half spurt, to lead his team to a 95-78 win Sunday over the Indiana All-Stars and end an eight-game losing skid in the annual summer series.

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Logano wins first career race at Kentucky

Posted: 06/14/2008 - SPARTA, Ky. (AP) - Joey Logano became the youngest winner in Nationwide Series history Saturday night, cruising to victory in the Meijer 300 at Kentucky Speedway.

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Pleasure Ridge Park Wins State Baseball Title

Updated: 06/14/2008 - Louisville PRP scored two runs in the first inning and added two more in the sixth as the Panthers beat Lawrence County, 4 - 1, to claim the state baseball title.

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NASCAR official says no Sprint Cup race in Kentucky next year

Posted: 06/14/2008 - SPARTA, Ky. (AP) - Despite the pleas of Kentucky Speedway's prospective new buyer, a NASCAR official says there will be no Sprint Cup race at the track next year. NASCAR spokesman Ramsey Poston said Saturday the 2009 Sprint Cup series schedule won't include a stop at the 1.5-mile tri-oval.

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NASCAR Suspends Officials In Lawsuit Investigation

Posted: 06/14/2008 - ...The officials, who were not immediately identified, were sent home from Kentucky Speedway on Friday evening, a person familiar with the NASCAR investigation told the AP.

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