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KSU athletics director leaving for UAB

Posted: 09/11/2008 - FRANKFORT, Ky. – Athletics Director Derita Ratcliffe will say farewell to Kentucky State University at the end of September as she leaves for a new post at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Hartline gets the start for Saturday

Posted: 09/11/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky offensive coordinator Joker Phillips says Mike Hartline will start his third straight game at quarterback for the Wildcats on Saturday.

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Berea names new athletic director

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Berea College Academic Vice President and Provost Carolyn Newton has announced Mark R. Cartmill as Berea College’s new Director of Athletics and Seabury Center Complex. Cartmill, who began his new position Sept. 1, will provide vision and leadership for Berea’s athletic program and for the facilities and activities of Seabury Center, a multi-use events complex.

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Grutza undergoes surgery, out indefinitely

Posted: 09/10/2008 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Quarterback Dustin Grutza had surgery today for a broken bone in his lower right leg, an injury suffered in the second half of Cincinnati's 52-26 loss at Oklahoma.

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Brooks upset with Cats preparation

Updated: 09/10/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks isn't happy with the way his team is preparing for Saturday's game against Middle Tennessee.

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UK Offense Looking for Consistency

Posted: 09/09/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's record might be perfect through two games, but that doesn't mean coach Rich Brooks agrees. The Wildcats spent Tuesday ironing out on problems ahead of Saturday's game against Middle Tennessee. Brooks said his team has made way too many mistakes, particularly in the passing game.

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Fillies highlight first day of Keeneland sale

Posted: 09/08/2008 - Lexington, KY (September 8, 2008) – Fillies – led by a daughter of A.P. Indy who brought a final bid of $3.1 million – stole the spotlight on Monday as Keeneland opened its 2008 September Yearling Sale.

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UK Quarterbacks Will Split Time

Updated: 09/08/2008 - Rich Brooks has tried alternating quarterbacks enough during his long coaching career to know that it never works. Well, almost never. The Kentucky coach has been so encouraged by the play of Mike Hartline and Randall Cobb that he's going to continue playing both of them even though his previous experiments with multiple quarterbacks has often blown up in his face.

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Buyer Keeps Colt Despite $7.7 Million Bid

Updated: 09/08/2008 - A horse that didn't sell upstaged the ones that did Monday at Keeneland's September yearling sale. Although the bidding reached $7.7 million for Vallenzeri, an A.P. Indy colt and first foal out of former Breeders Cup Distaff champion Azeri, that amount wasn't enough to pry the horse from owner Michael Paulson.

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From the Sidelines with Dick Gabriel - UK vs. Norfolk State

Updated: 10/02/2008 - It’s the rationalization that always gets me. “We weren’t booing the player, we were booing the coach.” “I paid my money – I have a right to yell whatever I want.” “They’re not ‘kids,’ they’re young ‘men.’ They can take it.” “I was drunk.” Actually, the last excuse might be the best one. Liquid courage, as most 2 a.m. lotharios can tell us, far too often makes people say things they wouldn’t say in prime (sober) time.

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Don Haskins Dies At 78, Coached Texas Western Against UK

Updated: 09/07/2008 - Hall of Fame basketball coach Don Haskins, credited with helping break color barriers in college sports in 1966 when he used five black starters to win a national championship for what was then Texas Western, died Sunday, Texas-El Paso officials said. UTEP spokesman Jeff Darby said Haskins, who was 78, died Sunday afternoon. He had no other details.

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Ravens Ride Defense To Win Over Bengals

Updated: 09/07/2008 - The rookie head coach made all the right moves, and the first-year quarterback displayed remarkable footwork and poise in his initial NFL start. Most of all, though, the Baltimore Ravens received a typically solid performance from their defense in defeating the Cincinnati Bengals 17-10 Sunday.

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Hilltoppers Beat Eastern Kentucky 37-13

Updated: 09/07/2008 - Eastern Kentucky University trailed Western Kentucky by only three points at halftime, but the Hilltoppers (1-1) shutout the Colonels (0-2) 21-0 in the second half for a 37-13 win in the Battle of the Bluegrass on Saturday at Roy Kidd Stadium.

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Kentucky Rolls Over Norfolk State, 38-3

Updated: 09/07/2008 - Freshman Randall Cobb threw for one touchdown and ran for two others in relief of Mike Hartline, and Kentucky dominated Norfolk State 38-3 Saturday in its home opener. (Stats Included)

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UK to induct five new Hall of Fame members

Posted: 09/05/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky Athletics’ five-person 2008 Hall of Fame class, announced last spring, is to be formally inducted in Lexington the weekend of Sept. 26-27. The group, which includes football player Al Bruno, men’s basketball player Tony Delk, track athlete Tim Harden, former men’s basketball player and athletics director C.M. Newton and men’s golfer Johnny Owens will take part in the Hall of Fame Induction Dinner Friday, Sept. 26, before being recognized the following day at halftime of the UK-Western Kentucky football game. The committee granted previously announced diver Tina Johnson Ybarra’s request to be moved to the 2009 class for induction.

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UK's Williams out 2-3 weeks

Posted: 09/04/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky left tackle Garry Williams will miss the next two to three weeks because of a cartilage tear in his knee.

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LSU postpones Saturday game against Troy

Updated: 03/05/2010 - BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU postponed its football game against Troy after Hurricane Gustav damaged Tiger Stadium and battered Louisiana's capital city far worse than anticipated.

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UK will observe Military Appreciation Day on Saturday

Posted: 09/03/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – An experience that is rapidly approaching “tradition status” for University of Kentucky football is the popular Military Appreciation Day, which is being observed for the fourth consecutive year during Saturday’s home opener vs. Norfolk State.

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