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UK Women's Soccer Hosts 8th Ranked Texas

Posted: 08/27/2008 - The Kentucky women’s soccer team jumps right into the fire Thursday, as they host the eighth ranked Texas Longhorns (1-0-0) in their 2008 season opener.

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Brooks, Cats gearing up for rivalry game

Posted: 08/27/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks piped crowd noise over the speaker during practice on Wednesday in an effort to prepare his players for what they'll hear on Sunday when the Wildcats play at Louisville.

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Little goes on PUP, continues rehabbing knee

Posted: 08/26/2008 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans placed running back Rafael Little on the physically unable to perform list to reach the roster limit of 75 by the NFL deadline.

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Kearns has stress fracture

Posted: 08/26/2008 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Nationals placed outfielder Austin Kearns on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday due to a stress fracture in his left foot.

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UK Women's Hoops Add Two To Roster

Posted: 08/26/2008 - Matthew Mitchell, Kentucky women’s basketball head coach, announced the addition of two Bluegrass natives in Keyla Snowden (Lexington, Ky.) and Sarah Rowe (Mt. Vernon, Ky.) to the 2008-09 roster this season.

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Brooks cautious, but confident as opener approaches

Updated: 08/26/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks is confident he's got some talent to work with. But even after four decades in coaching he's not sure how the Wildcats will respond on Sunday in the Governor's Cup against Louisville.

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Brooks Not Surprised Cats Underdog Sunday

Updated: 08/25/2008 - Consecutive bowl victories and an experienced defense hasn't seemed to make believers out of the oddsmakers when it comes to Kentucky.

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SEC Signs TV Deal With ESPN

Updated: 08/25/2008 - The Southeastern Conference has signed a 15-year deal for ESPN to televise sporting events. The deal was announced Monday and begins with the 2009-10 season.

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Brooks pleased with second scrimmage

Posted: 08/23/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – A week after being kept out of the end zone by the defense in the first major scrimmage, the Kentucky offense showed improvement during a 90-minute scrimmage in sweltering conditions Saturday afternoon at Commonwealth Stadium.

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Jarmon at home on field or stage

Posted: 08/23/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Offensive linemen should beware if they see Kentucky end Jeremy Jarmon limp up to the line of scrimmage out of breath, shoulders slumped and seemingly in no shape to rush the quarterback.

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EKU's Gathof selected preseason All-American

Posted: 08/22/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Senior football player Brandon Gathof was named a preseason second team All-American by the Sports Network Friday. Gathof, a two-time All-Ohio Valley Conference pick at defensive back, was one of five OVC players to make the list.

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Legends, Astros extend partnership

Posted: 08/22/2008 - APPLEBEE'S PARK (Lexington, KY) – The Lexington Legends and the Houston Astros have reached a contract extension on their Player Development Contract through 2012. The agreement will bring the partnership between the two franchises to 12 professional baseball seasons.

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Hood, EKU ready to open 2008 season

Posted: 08/21/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Dean Hood is back where he once belonged. Hood, 44, spent five seasons as an assistant to Roy Kidd at Eastern Kentucky in the 1990s before eventually moving on to Wake Forest, where he helped head coach Jim Grobe turn the once lowly Demon Deacons into contenders in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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Big Brown Headed Back To Grass

Posted: 08/21/2008 - Big Brown is heading back to the grass in preparation for the Breeders' Cup Classic.

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Tyson Gay Will Leave Beijing With No Medals

Posted: 08/21/2008 - Tyson Gay reached back to grab the baton "and there was nothing." He's not the only American track favorite who will leave Beijing empty-handed.

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Pulley Enrolls At Florida A&M

Posted: 08/21/2008 - WKYT 27 SportsFirst has confirmed with the Florida A&M Athletic department that former UK Quarterback Curtis Pulley has enrolled and will play football for the Rattlers in 2008.

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Kentucky Lands 5-Star Quarterback, Morgan Newton

Updated: 08/21/2008 - Quarterback Morgan Newton of top-ranked and defending Indiana high school Class 5A champion Carmel has announced he will play college football at Kentucky.

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Brooks pleased with Wednesday practice

Posted: 08/20/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky football team improved on Wednesday following a lackluster performance Tuesday afternoon, Coach Rich Brooks reported following Wednesday’s workout at the Nutter Training Center.

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UK fans invited to participate in basketball photo shoot

Posted: 08/20/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - University of Kentucky fans are invited to be on this year’s 2008-09 women’s basketball poster during a photo shoot set for Monday, Aug. 25 in Memorial Coliseum at 7 p.m. ET. The event is free of charge and fans are encouraged to wear Blue or dress in game day attire. A limited number of t-shirts also will be given away to lucky fans.

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Louisville's Simms suspended first four games

Posted: 08/19/2008 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville quarterback Matt Simms has been suspended for the team's first four games of the season by coach Steve Kragthorpe for a violation of team rules.

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Dixon, Kelley elected Wildcat captains

Posted: 08/19/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – After a day off from practice, the Kentucky football team returned to action with a pair of workouts Tuesday at the Nutter Training Center, drawing mixed reviews from Coach Rich Brooks.

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Gillispie not commenting on status of two newcomers

Updated: 08/19/2008 - UK basketball coach Billy Gillispie refuses to comment on the academic status of newcomers Kevin Galloway and DeAndre Liggins. UK released it's basketball prospectus on Tuesday and both players are listed on the roster.

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UK Hoops Releases Women's 2008-09 Schedule

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Seventeen opponents who participated in postseason play last year, including two match-ups against the defending NCAA champion, 16 home games all in Memorial Coliseum, and a Thanksgiving trip to New York City highlight the 2008-09 Kentucky women’s basketball schedule, UK Coach Matthew Mitchell announced Tuesday.

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