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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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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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