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Rondo nursing sprained ankle

Posted: 06/11/2008 - LOS ANGELES (AP) - Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo isn't practicing because of a left ankle bone bruise.

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Horn grants scholarships to USC walk-ons

Posted: 06/11/2008 - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina basketball coach Darrin Horn has granted scholarships to walk-ons Branden Conrad and Robert Wilder. Conrad, a 6-foot-2 guard, played in 10 games last season. He had transferred from Navy, then sat out a season before getting his chance to play. Wilder, a 6-foot-1 guard, played in six games for the Gamecocks last season.

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Carroll one of 8 finalists for national award

Posted: 06/11/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Senior Kentucky outfielder Sawyer Carroll has been named one of eight semifinalists for the Brooks Wallace National Player of the Year Award, the College Baseball Foundation announced.

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Curlin owners threatened with contempt of court

Posted: 06/10/2008 - COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A federal judge threatened to charge lawyers and witnesses in a high-profile fraud trial with contempt of court on Tuesday after jurors said they thought parties in the case were following them and eavesdropping.

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Lofton honored by SEC

Posted: 06/10/2008 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Former Tennessee guard Chris Lofton is the recipient of the Southeastern Conference's inaugural Sportsmanship Award.

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Darius Miller invited to USA tryouts

Posted: 06/10/2008 - Headlined by nine returning USA Basketball veterans, including two starters from the Nike Hoop Summit Junior National Select Team, 25 of the nation's top-18-and-younger prep sensations are set to attend the 2008 USA Basketball Men's U18 National Team Trials, July 1-3 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. The 25 athletes, born on or after Jan. 1, 1990, will compete for one of 12 roster spots on the 2008 Men's U18 National Team. Athlete selections for the USA Basketball Trials were made by the USA Basketball Men's Collegiate Committee, chaired by Syracuse University head coach Jim Boeheim.

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EKU's Friedrich earns All-American honor

Posted: 06/10/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University junior left-hander Christian Friedrich has been named a first team All-Ping! selection by Ping! Baseball. Friedrich finished his junior season with a 5-1 record while ranking second in the nation in ERA (1.43) and hits allowed per nine innings (4.41). He also ranked eighth nationally with 11.9 strikeouts per nine innings.

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Carroll, Cowgill pick up more All-American honors

Posted: 06/10/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Sawyer Carroll and Collin Cowgill have each been named All-America by Rivals.com, with Carroll a first-team selection and Cowgill a second-team honoree, it was announced on Tuesday morning.

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Junior Hits 600th Home Run

Posted: 06/09/2008 - Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 600th home run on Monday night, completing his long ascent and becoming the sixth player in history to reach that milestone.

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Changes In WKYT's Sports Lineup

Posted: 06/09/2008 - WKYT management announced a change in the station's sports lineup following the resignation of sports anchor Drew Deener. Beginning June 23, Rob Bromley and Brandon Fisher will anchor sports during the evening newscasts on WKYT .

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The Question Remains: What Happened To Big Brown?

Updated: 06/08/2008 - The morning after the Belmont Stakes, Big Brown stopped to pose for photographers as if he had won the Triple Crown. Everyone except the horse knew otherwise. Trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. was a no-show, leaving questions and few answers about what happened to Big Brown in Saturday's 1½-mile Belmont.

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Big Brown's Triple Crown Bid Spoiled By Da' Tara

Updated: 06/08/2008 - Big Brown failed in his bid to become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown winner when he finished dead last to Da' Tara, the longest shot on the board, in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.

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Former Cat McCutchan joins UK staff

Posted: 06/07/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former Kentucky center Matt McCutchan has rejoined his alma mater as a graduate assistant coach. McCutchan will work with the offense, and his duties include analysis of opponent film, preparing scouting reports, conducting “self scout” of UK tendencies, overseeing the offensive scout team, and assisting with on-campus recruiting. He also will help coach the Wildcat offensive line.

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Cohen introduced as new MSU coach

Posted: 06/07/2008 - JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - New Mississippi State athletic director Greg Byrne unveiled his first hire Saturday, introducing John Cohen as the Bulldogs' new baseball coach to dozens of cheering fans in Starkville.

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Seven Wildcats taken in MLB Draft

Posted: 06/07/2008 - LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- A school-record seven Kentucky players and nine signees were selected in the 2008 MLB Draft, including a program-high four in the first 10 rounds, held on Friday and Saturday.

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Cohen officially named MSU coach on Saturday

Posted: 06/06/2008 - JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - John Cohen will be returning home to Mississippi State as its new baseball coach. A spokesman confirmed the hire to The Associated Press late Friday afternoon after Cohen resigned at Kentucky. Mississippi State will hold a news conference Saturday to introduce its new coach.

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Big Brown rival battling hoof injury

Posted: 06/06/2008 - NEW YORK (AP) - Casino Drive has a bruised hoof but there are no plans to scratch the horse from Saturday's Belmont Stakes.

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School-Record Three Wildcats Selected in First Five Rounds

Updated: 06/05/2008 - Pitcher Scott Green and outfielders Sawyer Carroll and Collin Cowgill became the first three Kentucky players drafted in the top five rounds in program history, with Carroll and Green marking the highest drafted UK duo since 1992.

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EKU's Friedrich taken in 1st Round of MLB Draft

Posted: 06/05/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - The Colorado Rockies tapped Eastern Kentucky University pitcher Christian Friedrich as their top pick in the Major League Baseball draft. The Rockies picked the left-handed pitcher 25th overall on Thursday.

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Lexington Catholic names new girls' coach

Posted: 06/05/2008 - Longtime assistant Tony Talbott is the new girls' basketball coach at Lexington Catholic. The former Harrison County multi-sport star has spent the past 12 years at Catholic as an assistant.

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