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Phelps Becomes Most Decorated Olympian Of All-Time

Posted: 08/13/2008 - In capturing the 200-meter butterfly and 800 freestyle relay with his fourth and fifth world records in as many races in the Beijing Games, Phelps eclipsed a group including Mark Spitz and Carl Lewis to become the winningest Olympian of all time with 11 gold medals.

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Former Wildcat sets team record for home runs

Updated: 08/18/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Former Kentucky slugger Ryan Strieby, the 2006 Southeastern Conference Player of the Year, leads the Florida State League in home runs, cranking 29 homers in 112 games, setting the Lakeland Flying Tigers franchise record for homers in a season.

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Samuel Simpson Commits To UK

Updated: 08/15/2008 - Henry Clay center Samuel Simpson gave Kentucky a verbal commitment Monday afternoon. SImpson, the son of Henry Clay coach Sam Simpson picked the Cats over Vanderbilt and Virginia.

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Eight Belles To Be Interred September 7

Updated: 08/12/2008 - The Kentucky Derby Museum has set a date to memorialize Eight Belles. The popular filly will be interred at the museum in Louisville on Sept. 7.

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Tamme Helping Colts Fill Tight End Void

Updated: 08/11/2008 - Jacob Tamme has always been a quick study. He graduated from the University of Kentucky in three years, made a seamless transition from high school receiver to college tight end and wound up No. 2 among SEC tight ends in career receptions. Now Tamme is showing the Indianapolis Colts how adept he is on his feet.

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Arnika Brown Arrested On 11 Felony Counts

Updated: 08/11/2008 - Western Kentucky basketball star Arnika Brown is facing more than a dozen criminal charges after police say she used counterfeit money to shop at a store in her southern Kentucky hometown.

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Reds Send Dunn To Diamondbacks

Updated: 08/11/2008 - The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired slugging outfielder Adam Dunn from the Cincinnati Reds for a minor-league pitcher and two players to be named later on Monday. The 28-year-old Dunn was batting .233 this season for the Reds with 32 homers, tied for tops in the majors.

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Ryder Cup Spots Decided After PGA

Updated: 08/10/2008 - Ben Curtis got a good consolation prize for his runner-up finish in the PGA Championship. It earned him his first trip to the Ryder Cup. Three of the eight Americans who've earned automatic berths will be Ryder Cup rookies -- Anthony Kim, Boo Weekley and Curtis.

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UK rookie Smith moves to center

Updated: 08/15/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Matt Smith has been moved to center in order to bolster that position, Coach Rich Brooks announced Sunday.

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Harrington Wins PGA, Holmes Shoots Final Round 81

Updated: 08/10/2008 - Padraig Harrington rallied from three shots behind Sunday to win the PGA Championship, closing with a 4-under 66 at Oakland Hills to become only the fourth player to win the British Open and PGA in the same year.

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Dixon Wins At Kentucky Speedway

Posted: 08/10/2008 - Dixon came from behind Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway, passing Helio Castroneves coming off the final turn on the 1.5-mile oval to win the Meijer Indy 300.

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Kentucky Lands 4-Star Quarterback Committment

Updated: 08/18/2008 - The Kentucky Sports Report is reporting Kentucky has landed one of the biggest prospects in the Rich Brooks coaching era receiving a verbal committment from four-star quarterback Ryan Mossokowski

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Dixon Takes Pole At Kentucky Speedway

Posted: 08/09/2008 - IndyCar series leader Scott Dixon will start in a familiar spot during Saturday's Meijer Indy 300 at KentuckySpeedway.

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Boyd Out Four To Six Weeks

Updated: 08/18/2008 - Freshman wide receiver Aaron Boyd (Lexington, Ky.) has been diagnosed with mononucleosis, Coach Rich Brooks announced Friday.

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Pulley Not Headed To EKU

Updated: 08/18/2008 - 27 Sportsfirst learned Thursday that former UK Quarterback Curtis Pulley will not become an EKU Colonel. Pulley met with Eastern Coach Dean Hood folliwng his dismissal from Kentucky Tuesday.

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Rivers Practices With Bengals

Updated: 08/06/2008 - Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Keith Rivers says he used homework to keep from falling behind during his holdout. The Bengals' top draft choice signed a five-year contract late Tuesday night, then joined the team today at training camp in Georgetown, Kentucky, for practice.

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Bengals Sign Top Draft Pick

Posted: 08/06/2008 - The Bengals Tuesday night signed LB Keith Rivers of Southern California, their first-round choice in the 2008 draft. Rivers is to participate in his first practice at training camp at Georgetown (Ky.) College.

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Shelby Linville Dies At 78

Updated: 08/05/2008 - Shelby Linville, who played on Kentucky's 1950-51 national championship basketball team, has died in Ohio. He was 78. Phil Linville says his father died of cancer Tuesday at a nursing home in Middletown. Linville's Middletown High School team won two state championships in the 1940s, and he was a member of the school's athletic hall of fame.

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