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Two Wildcats on Dick Howser Trophy Watch List

Posted: 04/24/2008 - DALLAS -- Sawyer Carroll and Collin Cowgill have been tabbed two of 50 players named to the Dick Howser Trophy Watch List, an award given annually to the top player in college baseball, the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association announced Thursday.

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Jocketty Hoping to Bring Stability

Posted: 04/24/2008 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Since 2000, the Cincinnati Reds have had six managers, four general managers and two owners. That's a lot of change in a little more than eight years.

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Berkman's HR Leads Astros Past Reds

Posted: 04/24/2008 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Might as well call it Berkman's Ballpark. Lance Berkman hit his 18th homer at Great American Ball Park - the most by any visiting player - and drove in three runs Thursday, leading the Houston Astros to their fifth straight win, 5-3 over the Cincinnati Reds.

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Insell added to UK Hoops staff

Posted: 04/24/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky women’s basketball head coach Matthew Mitchell completed his coaching staff today with the hiring of Matt Insell, a former top AAU coach and Director of Basketball Operations at Louisiana Tech.

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Cowgill, Wilkes lead Cats past Toppers

Updated: 04/24/2008 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Collin Cowgill and Ryan Wilkes delivered solo home runs, lifting the 17th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats to a 2-1 victory over state rival Western Kentucky – sweeping the two-game season series - in front of a WKU school-record 3,057 fans at Nick Denes Field.

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Rondo Leads Celtics Past Hawks

Posted: 04/23/2008 - BOSTON (AP) - Rajon Rondo outplayed Mike Bibby and helped the Boston Celtics silence Atlanta and its blustery point guard. Kevin Garnett had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and Rondo added 12 points, eight assists and six rebounds to lead Boston to a 96-77 victory over Atlanta on Wednesday night and a 2-0 lead in the first-round series.

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Horsemen, Fire hope to create AF2 rivalry

Posted: 04/23/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (www.lexingtonhorsemen.com) – The Lexington Horsemen travel to the Derby City on Saturday to face the Louisville Fire in the War on I-64, the first-ever meeting between the two Kentucky teams in the history of the two franchises. Kick-off in Freedom Hall is slated for 7 p.m. EDT and the game will be carried live on 101.5 FM The Planet with Gary Ball and Randy Wilson. Live audio will also be available at www.wvlkam.com.

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Hopson signs LOI with Tennessee

Posted: 04/23/2008 - Scotty Hopson, the Associated Press Kentucky Boys High School Player of the Year, has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at the University of Tennessee beginning with the 2008-09 season, head coach Bruce Pearl announced Wednesday.

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Churchill Downs announces security measures for Derby

Posted: 04/23/2008 - Churchill Downs will again implement special hospitality and safety measures for the 134th runnings of the Kentucky Derby & Kentucky Oaks. Patrons are advised to arrive early on both days to accommodate expanded search procedures at all entrance gates. All patrons are subject to being scanned by magnetic wands before entry to Churchill Downs.

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Reds fire GM Krivsky

Posted: 04/23/2008 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Off to their worst start in five years, the Reds have fired general manager Wayne Krivsky and replaced him with former St. Louis GM Walt Jocketty (JAHK'-eh-tee).

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Kentucky boys' All-Stars roster set

Updated: 01/06/2010 - The Kentucky boys’ All-Stars roster is set. Mason Co.’s Darius Miller, Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball, will lead the boys’All-Stars.

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EKU wins OVC golf title

Posted: 04/23/2008 - PADUCAH, Ky. – Entering the final round with a 26-stroke lead, the Eastern Kentucky University Colonels were able to cruise during the final round of the 2008 Ohio Valley Conference Golf Championship, claiming the title by 19 strokes. The victory marked the Colonels 11th Championship in the 60-year history of the event, which was held at the Country Club of Paducah this year.

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Baseball Wildcats fall at Louisville

Posted: 04/23/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Chris Dominguez’s RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Josh Richmond with the game-winning run, giving the Louisville Cardinals a dramatic 6-5 walk-off win over No. 17 Kentucky – snapping UK’s 22-game non-conference winning streak – in front of a regular season UL record 3,652 fans at Jim Patterson Stadium.

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AUDIO- What Do The Pros Think of Woodson?

Updated: 04/22/2008 - How far has Andre' Woodson's stock fallen? What high has Keenan Burton's risen? These are just a couple of questions WKYT's Drew Deener and The Courier Journal's Brett Dawson talk about on the latest edition of Wildcat Nation.

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EKU signs two basketball players

Posted: 04/22/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team recently signed two more players to its 2008-09 roster – Dayvon Ellis and Papa Oppong.

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Drew Lee Named OVC Player of the Week

Updated: 04/22/2008 - NASHVILLE, Ky. - Morehead State sophomore second baseman/shortstop Drew Lee has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Player of the Week.

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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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