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Morris works out for Hawks

Posted: 07/16/2008 - Former UK big man Randolph Morris worked out for the Atlanta Hawks.

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Former Wildcat Dale Brown becomes NAIA head coach

Posted: 07/16/2008 - New Orleans -- July 15, 2008 -- Dillard University's Interim Athletic Director, Kiki Baker Barnes announced the hiring of Dale Brown as Dillard's new head men's basketball coach today. "Dale Brown is no stranger to college basketball or the Gulf Coast region," said Barnes. "Brown brings a wealth of contacts and experiences that will help bring our program back to national prominence."

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Tyson Gay Resting, Readying For Beijing

Updated: 07/15/2008 - Sprinter Tyson Gay is in Germany, resting, relaxing and getting ready for his next race - almost exactly like he planned before getting injured at the U.S. Olympic Trials.

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Luke Kruytbosch, Churchill Announcer Dies

Updated: 07/14/2008 - Churchill Downs track announcer Luke Kruytbosch was found dead this morning in his Evansville, Indiana apartment. Kruytbosch had been working at Ellis Park's summer meet in Henderson, Kentucky.

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EKU Announces 2008 Athletics Hall Of Fame Class

Updated: 07/14/2008 - The Eastern Kentucky University Athletics Hall of Fame will enshrine its third induction class, featuring nine distinguished individuals, during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, September 13, in EKU’s Perkins Building.

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Billy Packer Out At CBS, Replaced By Clark Kellogg

Updated: 07/14/2008 - Billy Packer is out after 27 years as the lead college basketball analyst for CBS, making way for Clark Kellogg. Kellogg has done game and studio analysis for CBS for 16 years. He will partner with Jim Nantz on his first Final Four in April. Packer did 34 consecutive Final Fours.

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Kenny Perry Wins John Deere Classic

Updated: 07/13/2008 - Kenny Perry beat Brad Adamonis and Jay Williamson in a playoff to win the John Deere Classic and escape with his third victory in five starts after bogeying the 18th hole on Sunday.

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Perry eyes third win in last five starts

Posted: 07/13/2008 - SILVIS, Ill. -- Kenny Perry can't figure it out, either. The new putter? That seems to be helping. His surgically repaired knee? It feels fine, after he rushed back two years ago.K

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Curlin a close second in turf debut

Posted: 07/12/2008 - NEW YORK (AP) - Curlin made it close but finished second in his first test of the turf. Red Rocks took the lead in the stretch and held off the reigning Horse of the Year by two lengths in winning the Man o'War Stakes at Belmont Park on Saturday.

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Georgetown rider wins prestigious gold medal at Junior League

Updated: 07/11/2008 - Lexington, KY— In a unanimous decision by the judges, Brooke Jacobs defeated four talented riders in the 2008 United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Saddle Seat Adult Amateur Medal Final. Despite the heat, Jacobs completed the rail and pattern work to outshine the competition at the Lexington Junior League Horse Show at the famous The Red Mile racetrack.

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Curlin makes turf debut on Saturday

Posted: 07/11/2008 - NEW YORK (AP) - Horse of the Year Curlin takes the first step Saturday on a journey that could carry him all the way to France. Curlin is set for his turf debut in the $500,000 Man o' War Stakes at Belmont Park. If the 4-year-old runs well on the grass, majority owner Jess Jackson and trainer Steve Asmussen plan to send the colt to Paris for the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp on Oct. 5.

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Coughlin and Cowgill Reunite in Impressive Fashion

Posted: 07/11/2008 - Playing together for the first time since the 2006 Kentucky Southeastern Conference Championship season, former UK standouts Collin Cowgill and Sean Coughlin had monster evenings in the Midwest League, leading the South Bend Silver Hawks to a 10-2 win over Quad Cities.

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Reds Play Long Ball in Win Over Cubs

Updated: 07/10/2008 - CHICAGO (AP) - David Ross and the Cincinnati Reds felt right at home with the wind blowing out of Wrigley Field on Thursday. The Chicago Cubs' friendly confines was even nicer to a visiting team, for once. Ross hit two of Cincinnati's seven homers, a long-ball barrage that included Ken Griffey Jr.'s 605th, and the Reds avoided a sweep with a 12-7 victory.

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Former Gator charged with rape

Posted: 07/10/2008 - PARK CITY, Utah (AP) - Teddy Dupay, who played on Florida's runner-up team in the 2000 NCAA basketball tournament, was charged with beating and raping a woman last month at a Utah ski resort.

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Vindication Euthanized

Updated: 07/10/2008 - Vindication, winner of the 2002 Breeders' Cup Juvenile and voted champion 2-year-old, has been euthanized following the discovery of an irreparable gastric rupture.

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Former Clark Co. star could be back in the majors soon

Posted: 07/10/2008 - DETROIT -- Indians manager Eric Wedge didn't want to go so far as to confirm it, but it is "most likely" that right-hander Matt Ginter will be the Tribe's starter for Saturday's game against the Rays.

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Cowgill moving up in Diamondbacks system

Posted: 07/08/2008 - Former UK outfielder Collin Cowgill is on the move. The Arizona rookie has been promoted to the Diamonbacks’ team in South Bend.

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Kenny Perry to skip British Open

Posted: 07/08/2008 - UNDATED (AP) - Professional golfer Kenny Perry never imagined facing so much criticism over where to play golf. Perry will skip the British Open next week to play in the John Deere Classic this week, and the U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee next week.

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Johnson inks first pro contract

Posted: 07/08/2008 - The Buffalo Bills today announced the signing the fifth of their 10 draft picks, former UK receiver Steve Johnson.

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