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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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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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