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Three Legends, pitching coach named to SAL All-Stars

Updated: 06/08/2009 - Three Lexington Legends players -- pitchers Robert Bono and Ross Seaton and third baseman Ebert Rosario -- have been named to the South Atlantic League Southern Division All-Star team. The 50th SAL All-Star game will be played at Appalachian Power Park in Charleston, West Virginia June 23.

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Kelley named coach at West Jessamine

Updated: 06/08/2009 - Damon Kelley lost his job as basketball coach at Lafayette High School at the end of last season, he was introduced as the new coach at West Jessamine High School Sunday.

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A Different "Bird" Wins The Belmont Stakes

Posted: 06/06/2009 - Summer Bird has won the Belmont Stakes, rallying past Mine That Bird to spoil jockey Calvin Borel's attempt at winning all three legs of the Triple Crown.

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NCAA meets with Memphis about allegations

Updated: 06/06/2009 - INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The NCAA has concluded a meeting with Memphis officials to discuss major violations and the school must now wait at least six weeks for a ruling on whether its 38 wins from the 2007-08 season will count.

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Another former Memphis player questioned about entrance exam

Posted: 06/05/2009 - ATLANTA (AP) - Robert Dozier is the second men's basketball player who starred on the Memphis team that made it to the 2008 championship game to have questions arise about his entrance exams. University officials already were preparing for an NCAA hearing Saturday to answer charges that a former player, believed to Derrick Rose, cheated on his SAT exam.

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Lawyer asks for delay in Pitino extortion trial

Posted: 06/04/2009 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The lawyer for a woman accused of trying to extort millions of dollars from Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino has asked a federal judge to delay her trial.

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Bills invite Holland, Jr. to workout

Posted: 06/04/2009 - Former Perry Co. Central star Allan Holland, Jr. has accepted an invitation from the Buffalo Bills to attend a workout later this month at the team's practice facility.

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UK Fans Want Recruiting Results, Without the Mess

Updated: 06/04/2009 - No matter what his level of culpability within the current investigation at his former school, John Calipari’s reputation always will precede him. And that bothers a faction of Kentucky fans.

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UK's Palmer resigns, headed to Virginia

Posted: 06/04/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky women’s basketball assistant coach Wendy Palmer announced her resignation to accept the assistant coach position at Virginia, her alma mater, head Coach Matthew Mitchell announced Thursday.

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Former Wildcat signs deal with Jaguars

Posted: 06/04/2009 - JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed veteran safety Marlon McCree, bringing him back to where he began his career.

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Couch, Yeast reunite for youth football camp

Posted: 06/03/2009 - MT VERNON ­ Operation UNITE has teamed up with former University of Kentucky standouts Tim Couch and Craig Yeast to offer two regional ³Tackling Drugs² football skills camps for students in grades 7-12.

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Landon Slone Heading To Morehead State

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Landon Slone has confirmed with 27 Sportsfirst that he will transfer to Morehead State to play basketball for the Eagles.

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Derby winner installed as Belmont favorite

Posted: 06/03/2009 - NEW YORK (AP) - Mine That Bird has been made the 2-1 favorite for the Belmont Stakes, when Calvin Borel will attempt to become the first jockey to win all three Triple Crown races with different horses.

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NASCAR asks to move Mayfield challenge

Posted: 06/02/2009 - CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - NASCAR has asked to move Jeremy Mayfield's challenge of his indefinite suspension to federal court.

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Borel not backing away from guarantee

Posted: 06/02/2009 - NEW YORK (AP) - Calvin Borel grinned at the question: Would Mine That Bird have passed Rachel Alexandra if the Preakness were 1½ miles?

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Memphis finds no proof of former player cheating

Updated: 06/02/2009 - MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis was unable to find proof that a former player cheated on his SAT exam in its internal investigation of NCAA allegations against the men's basketball team.

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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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