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Cats to play in Las Vegas next season

Updated: 11/28/2007 - The Las Vegas Invitational has established itself as one of the nation’s premier early season basketball events, and the 2008 field won’t disappoint as traditional powers Kentucky, Kansas State, Iowa and West Virginia highlight the eight-team field.

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Five-Time Kentucky Derby Winning Jockey Is Dead

Posted: 11/28/2007 - Hall of Fame jockey Bill Hartack has died at the age of 74. He was on a hunting vacation in Texas when he died last night from natural causes due to heart disease.

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Sluggish Cats take down Seawolves

Posted: 11/27/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky was hoping to tune up for North Carolina. A sluggish start Tuesday night instead evoked memories of Gardner-Webb.

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Nutt moves quickly, takes over at Ole Miss

Posted: 11/27/2007 - JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Houston Nutt wasn't out of a job for long: He was hired as Southeastern Conference rival Mississippi's football coach just hours after resigning at Arkansas.

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Cats pick up two commitments

Updated: 11/26/2007 - The UK football team got a dose of good news this weekend. Two local players have given their verbal commitment to play for the Wildcats.

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Gillispie Practices Competitive

Updated: 11/27/2007 - Billy Gillispie used five starters all of last season at Texas A&M. Through four games at Kentucky, he's already used eight.

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King for a day: freshman leads Duke past EKU

Posted: 11/25/2007 - DURHAM, N.C. – In the first ever meeting between the two programs, #10 Duke defeated the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team Sunday afternoon in Cameron Indoor Stadium, 78-43. The Blue Devils improve to 6-0 while the Colonels fall to 2-3.

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UK women fall to Texas, former coach DeMoss

Posted: 11/25/2007 - HONOLULU – Kentucky dropped its second consecutive game in the 29th Annual Jack in the Box Rainbow Wahine Classic as No. 21/22 Texas defeated the Wildcats, 72-60, on Saturday in the second-round of the consolation bracket. Senior guard Samantha Mahoney (Detroit) led three players in double-figures with 12 points.

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Basketball Cats manhandle Texas Southern

Posted: 11/24/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - After Kentucky allowed just five baskets in the second half Saturday, coach Billy Gillispie, never satisfied, told his players that was four too many.

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EKU bows out of FCS playoffs, falls to Richmond

Posted: 11/24/2007 - RICHMOND, Va. – In the opening round of the 2007 NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoffs, #6 Richmond defeated #9 Eastern Kentucky, 31-14. The Spiders (10-2) advance to the quarterfinals to face #11 Wofford while the Colonels conclude their season at 9-3.

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Cats Fall In Four Overtimes

Updated: 11/26/2007 - Sorry Georgia, resilient Tennessee is back on top in the SEC East. The Volunteers stuffed a scrambling Andre Woodson on a 2-point conversion attempt in the fourth overtime to secure a 52-50 victory Saturday against Kentucky and a spot in the Southeastern Conference title game.

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Vols compare UK to playoff game

Posted: 11/23/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Who says college football doesn't have playoff games? The way Tennessee quarterback Erik Ainge looks at it, the 19th-ranked Volunteers have been in the playoffs for weeks. To Ainge and the rest of the Volunteers (8-3, 5-2 SEC), Saturday's game against Kentucky (7-4, 3-4) is just another step in a playoff march that began more than a month ago.

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Jones stripped of track titles; governing body recommends teammates be disqualified

Posted: 11/23/2007 - MONTE CARLO, Monaco (AP) - All of Marion Jones' results dating to September 2000, including her Olympic and world championship titles, were annulled Friday because of doping. Track and field's governing body also told her to return her estimated $700,000 in prize money from that period. The International Association of Athletics Federation recommended that Jones' relay teammates be disqualified and lose their medals from the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

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Patterson's Double-Double Leads UK Past Liberty

Updated: 11/21/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Freshman Patrick Patterson had a career-high 23 points and Kentucky brushed off the rust from a two-week layoff with an 80-54 victory over Liberty Wednesday night.

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Reds' Nuxhall laid to rest

Posted: 11/21/2007 - FAIRFIELD, Ohio (AP) - A private funeral service is scheduled for this morning in Fairfield for former Cincinnati Reds pitcher and broadcaster Joe Nuxhall.

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14 MSU Eagles Earn All-League Honors

Posted: 11/20/2007 - MOREHEAD, Ky. - Fourteen members of the Morehead State University football team have been honored on the 2007 All-Pioneer Football League Team.

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EKU Colonels Dominate OVC Post-Season Awards

Posted: 11/20/2007 - BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Fourteen Eastern Kentucky University football players were named to the All-Ohio Valley Conference team the league office announced Tuesday. Meanwhile, junior quarterback Allan Holland was named OVC Offensive Player of the Year, senior defensive back Derrick Huff earned OVC Defensive Player of the Year honors and Danny Hope was named the OVC Roy Kidd Coach of the Year.

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Brooks, fans set to say goodbye to seniors

Posted: 11/20/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks acknowledges saying goodbye to this year's crop of seniors will be even tougher than usual.

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UofL's Padgett Sidelined By Fractured Knee

Updated: 11/19/2007 - Louisville coach Rick Pitino says center David Padgett has a fractured right knee and will miss at least 10 weeks. Padgett injured the knee late in the first half of Louisville's 84-53 win over Jackson State on Sunday.

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UK Can Spoil Tennessee's SEC Title Hopes

Updated: 11/20/2007 - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks has always said his top goal this season was for the Wildcats to be a factor in the Southeastern Conference race. This wasn't exactly what he had in mind.

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Colonels End Playoff Drought, Begin Postseason On The Road

Updated: 11/19/2007 - For the second consecutive year, two Ohio Valley Conference teams will compete in the Division I Football Championship as it was announced by the NCAA on Sunday. Eastern Kentucky, the 2007 OVC Champions and recipient of the league's automatic bid, was joined by Eastern Illinois, who received an at-large bid, in the 16-team playoff field.

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Cats fall out of Top 25

Posted: 11/18/2007 - Kentucky's loss at Georgia knocks the Cats out of the AP Top 25. Kansas moves to its highest ranking ever.

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Hilltoppers knock off Eagles, 52-12

Posted: 11/17/2007 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Western Kentucky scored 24 points in the second quarter en route to a 52-12 victory over Morehead State on Saturday.

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