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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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EKU opens season ranked 20th

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - For the second year in a row, Appalachian State was a near unanimous pick as the No. 1 selection in The Sports Network FCS preseason top-25 poll released Tuesday morning.

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Bengals Resign Troubled Receiver Chris Henry

Posted: 08/19/2008 - With their two Pro Bowl receivers hurt, the Cincinnati Bengals brought back troubled receiver Chris Henry on Tuesday, a move that their coach had emphatically ruled out only a month earlier as inappropriate.

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Premier events return to Kentucky Speedway in 2009

Posted: 08/19/2008 - SPARTA, Ky. – The NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series and IndyCar Series will be in action on the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway tri-oval in 2009.

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Justin Burke Transferring To Louisville

Updated: 08/18/2008 - Redshirt sophomore quarterback Justin Burke has opted to leave NC State's football team and transfer to Louisville, Wolfpack coach Tom O'Brien announced after Monday afternoon's practice.

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Former Catholic quarterback transferring to Louisville

Posted: 08/18/2008 - RALEIGH, N.C. -- Redshirt sophomore quarterback Justin Burke has opted to leave NC State's football team and transfer to Louisville, Wolfpack coach Tom O'Brien announced after Monday afternoon's practice.

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Genuine Risk Dies At 31

Updated: 08/18/2008 - Genuine Risk, one of only three fillies to win the Kentucky Derby, died Monday at Newstead Farm. The 1980 Derby winner died peacefully about 7:30 a.m. at the age of 31 after eating a hearty breakfast and being turned out in her paddock, said Cindy Perry, an office administrator at the farm. Perry said the filly had not been ill.

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Lions Whip Bengals, Chad Hurt

Updated: 08/17/2008 - Pro Bowl receiver Chad Johnson hurt his left shoulder Sunday night during the Detroit Lions' 27-10 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, who now have their top two receivers and their starting tailback limited by injuries.

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Chad Johnson Injures Shoulder In Exhibition

Updated: 08/17/2008 - Bengals receiver Chad Johnson landed awkwardly while trying to make a catch in the first quarter against Detroit on Sunday night, then left the game to have his left shoulder examined. Cornerback Brian Kelly hit Johnson as he tried to pull in a pass from Carson Palmer on the Bengals' first series, jarring the ball loose. Kelly came up with the interception and an off-balance Johnson landed on his left side.

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Jockey Club committee makes four new recommendations

Posted: 08/17/2008 - The Thoroughbred Safety Committee, which in June recommended the elimination of steroids in race training and racing, a ban on toe grabs and a series of whip-related reforms, has issued four additional recommendations pertaining to drug testing and laboratory standards, uniform penalties for drug rules and prohibited practices violations, TCO2 testing, and a national system to report injuries during both racing and training.

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Defense shines in UK scrimmage

Updated: 08/18/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky defense dominated the first extended scrimmage of preseason practice, held Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Stadium.

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Hancock, Van Clief named to Jockey Club board

Posted: 08/16/2008 - Dell Hancock and D.G. Van Clief Jr. have been elected to the board of stewards of The Jockey Club, filling the positions vacated by Donald R. Dizney and John C. Oxley at the expiration of their four-year terms of office.

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Gay fails to qualify for 100 finals

Posted: 08/16/2008 - BEIJING -- For Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell, it will still be a dream matchup. For Tyson Gay, a bitter disappointment. The American record-holder and defending world champion failed to make the finals of the Olympic 100-meter dash Saturday, finishing a lean away from fourth place in his semifinal heat and making an early exit from one of the most highly anticipated events of the Beijing Olympics.

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Ross signs with Rangers

Posted: 08/15/2008 - ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - While Texas negotiated with its first-round pick, the Rangers and second-round selection Robbie Ross agreed Friday night to a minor league contract with a $1,575,000 signing bonus.

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Wildcat pitcher signs deal with Reds

Updated: 08/18/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Former Kentucky pitcher Greg Dombrowski, the UK school record-holder for career winning percentage, has signed a free-agent contract with the Cincinnati Reds, it was announced Friday.

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Rusin returns to UK baseball team

Updated: 08/18/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky first-team All-Southeastern Conference pitcher Chris Rusin has decided to return to UK for his senior season, he announced on Friday.

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Bowling wins Ky. Open

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University senior golfer Trey Bowling won the 2008 Kentucky Open by two shots. EKU golfers have now won the event two straight years, Phil Hendrickson claimed the 2007 title. Bowling fired a 1-under par 71 during Thursday’s final round of the 89th Open and finished with a three-round total of 206, 10-under par. Bowling, who entered the day tied for the lead with Troy Hawkins, held off a charge from Andrew Stephens (208).

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Tyson Gay Moves On To 100 Meter Quarterfinals

Posted: 08/15/2008 - This looked more like a workout than a true test. Either way, Tyson Gay easily made it through the first round of the Olympic 100-meter dash Friday.

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CBS, SEC sign long-term deal

Posted: 08/14/2008 - CBS Sports has reached a historic 15-year contract extension with the Southeastern Conference to broadcast its football and basketball games, it was announced today by Sean McManus, President, CBS News and Sports and Mike Slive, Commissioner of the SEC.

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