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Lewis says Johnson should sit out the season

Updated: 04/22/2008 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Tired of Chad Johnson's posturing for a trade, Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis says the disgruntled receiver should keep his word and sit out the season.

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Football Wildcats, women's tennis named Team of the Year at CATSPYs

Posted: 04/22/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky Athletics Association presented 25 honors at the sixth-annual CATSPY Awards, held Monday at Memorial Coliseum to recognize athletic and academic performance during the 2007-08 year. With co-winners in some categories, a total of seven teams and 25 individuals were recognized. Jay Crawford of ESPN and Christi Thomas of WKYT served as co-hosts of the event.

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Kentucky Derby-Graded Stakes Career Earnings

Posted: 04/22/2008 - Participation in the $2 million-guaranteed Kentucky Derby is limited to 20 horses. If more than 20 are entered, preference is given to horses with the highest career earnings in graded stakes races (f-filly):

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AUDIO - John Cohen Talks UK Baseball

Updated: 04/21/2008 - Why are college players more likely to make to the major leagues? And how fast can Scott Green throw his fastball? These are just a couple of questions John Cohen talks about with Drew Deener.

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Cowgill Named SEC Player Of The Week

Updated: 04/21/2008 - After reaching base safely 16-of-21 times during Kentucky 4-1 week, Wildcat junior centerfielder Collin Cowgill has been named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday afternoon.

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Cheruiyot, Tune win Boston Marathon

Posted: 04/21/2008 - Robert Cheruiyot won his fourth Boston Marathon on Monday, and Dire Tune outkicked Alevtina Biktimirova by 2 seconds in the closest finish in the history of the women's race.

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Damron Wins Nationwide Event In Georgia

Updated: 04/20/2008 - Robert Damron made a 14-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff Sunday with England's Greg Owen to win the Athens Regional Foundation Classic, his first victory since the PGA Tour's Byron Nelson Classic. After birdieing the final two holes of regulation to force the extra session, Owen came up short on a 12-foot birdie putt to give Damron the title in the Nationwide Tour event.

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Cats Edge Florida In 10th 3-2

Updated: 04/20/2008 - Brian Spear’s bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 10th inning scored Keenan Wiley with the game-winning run, giving the 17th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats a thrilling 3-2 win over No. 24 Florida, securing the series victory over the Gators, on a beautiful Sunday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Still No Clear Cut QB After Blue White Game

Posted: 04/19/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Curtis Pulley and Mike Hartline matched each other throw for throw and nearly run for run during an entertaining wrap-up to spring practice, with Pulley's 17-yard touchdown run with 1:04 remaining the difference in the White team's 23-22 victory.

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Cats rally, win opener against Florida

Posted: 04/19/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Sawyer Carroll tallied a career-high five RBI and Collin Cowgill reached base 5-of-5 times, as the No. 17 Kentucky baseball team erased a 7-6 Florida lead with five runs in the bottom of the eighth inning, holding on to secure a 11-7 series-opening victory over the 24th-ranked Gators, on a gorgeous Friday evening in front of 3,036 fans at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Depth on display at UK's Blue - White game

Posted: 04/18/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Rich Brooks has spent the last three years trying to bolster the Wildcats' depth, signing oversized recruiting classes in hopes of developing a quality program down the road.

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Griffey Belts Home Run #596

Updated: 04/17/2008 - CHICAGO -- Put No. 596 in the books for Ken Griffey Jr. The Reds' right fielder is only four home runs away from 600 for his career after he slugged a three-run shot to right-center field Thursday against the Cubs at Wrigley Field. It stretched Cincinnati to a six-run lead before a five-game losing streak was snapped in a 9-2 win.

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Earl Clark Staying At UofL

Updated: 04/18/2008 - Louisville forward Earl Clark will stay with the Cardinals next season rather than enter the NBA Draft. Clark did not sign with an agent.

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Baseball Cats set for clash with Gators

Posted: 04/17/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Riding a 22-1 home record in 2008, the No. 17 Kentucky baseball team will seek to continue its winning ways, playing host to the 24th-ranked Florida Gators in a three-game set, with first pitch on Friday at Cliff Hagan Stadium slated for 6:30 p.m. ET.

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Rosters chosen for annual Blue-White game

Posted: 04/17/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The teams have been drafted for the 2008 Blue/White Spring Game, which is slated for Saturday at 1 p.m. at Commonwealth Stadium.

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Wildcats Sign Kevin Galloway

Posted: 04/17/2008 - Kentucky men's basketball has signed junior college transfer Kevin Galloway to a National Letter of Intent, head coach Billy Gillispie announced on Thursday.

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Gillispie: Jasper May Leave UK

Updated: 04/17/2008 - Gillispie said that guard Derrick Jasper is considering transferring to another school. Gillispie said that he'd heard the rumors about Jasper's homesickness since he arrived at Kentucky.

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UK Comes Back to Beat Morehead, 6 - 5

Posted: 04/17/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- With the game tied 4-4 in the bottom of the eighth inning, Collin Cowgill and Sawyer Carroll hit back-to-back home runs, lifting the No. 17 Kentucky Wildcats to a dramatic, come-from-behind 6-5 win over state rival Morehead State, on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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UMass Confirms Travis Headed To OSU

Updated: 04/16/2008 - Travis Ford is leaving Massachusetts to take over the Oklahoma State basketball program, UMass confirmed Wednesday. Massachusetts assistant athletic director Jason Yellin said athletic director John McCutcheon and several players would discuss Ford's departure during a news conference Wednesday night.

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Elzy joins UK women's staff

Posted: 04/16/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – After spending the last four years as an assistant coach at Kansas, Kyra Elzy (pronounced KY-rah EL-zee) has joined the Kentucky women’s basketball coaching staff, Coach Matthew Mitchell has announced.

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