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Big Brown Suffers Slight Hoof Injury

Updated: 05/25/2008 - Triple Crown contender Big Brown has missed two days of training with a slight injury to his left front foot that has trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. concerned about the colt's status for the Belmont Stakes in less than two weeks.

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Morehead Men Win OVC Sportsmanship Award

Updated: 05/24/2008 - BRENTWOOD, Tenn. - Morehead State men's program is the recipient of the 2007-08 Ohio Valley Conference Team Sportsmanship Award for outdoor track and field. Eastern Kentucky won the women's part of the award.

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Wildcats Ousted from SEC Tournament

Posted: 05/24/2008 - HOOVER, Ala. -- Attempting to do something that hadn’t been done to Alabama in 28 years, the 19th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats allowed five runs in the second inning and never recovered as the No. 29 Crimson Tide handed UK a 13-4 loss in the third-round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament, in front of a boisterous 11,519 fans at Regions Park

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Union Wins NAIA World Series Opener

Posted: 05/23/2008 - Union College made its presence felt at the 2008 Avista-NAIA World Series as the fifth-seeded Bulldogs notched a 9-8 victory over No. 4 seed Azusa Pacific (Calif.) University Friday

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Battle For Sprint Cup Race Heats Up

Posted: 05/23/2008 - Kentucky Speedway will not have a NASCAR Sprint Cup race in 2009, despite a change in ownership to Bruton Smith.

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Walk-off homer sends Cats to crushing defeat

Posted: 05/23/2008 - HOOVER, Ala. -- In a tight contest and an immediate instant classic that saw the game tied or the lead change hands nine times over the final six innings, Ole Miss outfielder Michael Guerrero belted a one out, two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Rebels a 8-7 win over 19th-ranked Kentucky in the second round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament, in front of 6,853 fans at Regions Park.

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Kentucky Speedway May Get Sprint Cup Race

Posted: 05/22/2008 - Kentucky Speedway moved a step closer to landing a coveted Sprint Cup Series race when Speedway Motorsports Inc. on Thursday added it to its growing portfolio of tracks.

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Cats win late night affair, advance in SEC Tournament

Posted: 05/22/2008 - HOOVER, Ala. -- Making his first career start senior Aaron Lovett tossed a complete-game and senior outfielder Sawyer Carroll set the school record for RBI in a season, as the No. 19 Kentucky Wildcats pounded No. 29 Alabama 9-3, in front of 11,967 fans during the first round of the 2008 Southeastern Conference Tournament at Regions Park.

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Cats Set To Open SEC Tournament Vs. Alabama

Updated: 05/20/2008 - Coming off just the fourth 40-win season in school history, the Kentucky baseball team still thinks it has something to prove in this week's Southeastern Conference tournament.

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Kentucky Racing Officials Discuss Steroid Ban

Updated: 05/20/2008 - Members of a Kentucky panel that oversees drug rules for horse racing got into a lively discussion Tuesday about whether the timing is right to tighten the reins on steroid use among four-legged athletes.

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Paxton Named SEC Pitcher Of The Week

Updated: 05/19/2008 - After throwing his first career complete-game shutout in a post-season berth clinching win over Ole Miss, sophomore southpaw James Paxton has been named the Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced on Monday.

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Big Brown Arrives At Belmont

Updated: 05/19/2008 - Big Brown has arrived at Belmont Park to begin preparations for the Belmont Stakes as he tries to become the first thoroughbred in 30 years to complete the Triple Crown.

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Gay Wins 100 & 200 At Adidas Track Classic

Updated: 05/18/2008 - At the Adidas Track Classic Sunday in Carson, California, Lexington native Tyson Gay swept the 100 and 200 meters. Gay won his first 100 of the season in 10.05 seconds and the 200 in 20.08, both into slight headwinds. He edged training partner Darvis Patton in the 100 by .01 seconds, then eased up in a one-sided victory in the 200.

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Former Wildcat Blakefield wins ADI Classic

Posted: 05/18/2008 - Former UK golfer Mark Blakefield overcame a two-shot deficit heading into the final round and carded a 69 on Sunday to win the NGA Hooters Tour ADI Classic at Georgetown's Cherry Blossom Golf and Country Club. The win, Blakefield's first as a pro, was worth $33, 566.

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Big Brown will stand at Three Chimneys

Posted: 05/17/2008 - BALTIMORE (AP) - Big Brown's owner took care of some important business even before he got to Pimlico Race Course on Saturday for the Preakness.

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UK opens SEC Tournament as #4 seed

Posted: 05/17/2008 - The UK Wildcats will open the SEC Baseball Tournament as the 4th overall seed and will play #5 Alabama on Wednesday night at 9:00 p.m.

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Big Brown crushes Preakness field

Posted: 05/17/2008 - BALTIMORE (AP) - Big Brown charged to the lead turning for home and then cruised down the stretch to win the Preakness on Saturday, still perfect and squarely pointed toward thoroughbred racing's first Triple Crown in 30 years.

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UK Drops Series Finale to Ole Miss

Updated: 05/17/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Cody Overbeck’s bases-loaded hit-by-pitch in the top of the 11th inning provided the difference in a 5-5 game, giving the Ole Miss Rebels a series salvaging and Southeastern Conference Tournament-clinching 7-5 win over the No. 20 Kentucky Wildcats, on a gorgeous Saturday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Gray makes it official, transfers to UK

Posted: 05/17/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former Kentucky Miss Basketball Rebecca Gray joins the Kentucky women’s basketball team head coach Matthew Mitchell has announced. Gray, a native of Georgetown, Ky., returns to her home state after playing one season on a North Carolina squad that won its fourth-straight Atlantic Coast Conference title this past season.

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Paxton hurls Cats to the postseason

Posted: 05/17/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Sophomore James Paxton hurled his first career complete-game shutout, leading the No. 20 Kentucky Wildcats to a series-clinching and Southeastern Conference Tournament berth-clinching 9-0 win, on Friday evening at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Rondo the "X-Factor" as Celtics Beat Cavs

Posted: 05/15/2008 - BOSTON (AP) - The Cleveland Cavaliers were willing to give up a big 3 by Rajon Rondo to avoid being beaten by the Big Three. And it cost them.

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Test Results Back On Eight Belles

Updated: 05/15/2008 - New details are out about the death of Eight Belles, the filly who died after crossing the finish line in the Kentucky Derby.

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Big Brown installed as Preakness favorite

Posted: 05/14/2008 - BALTIMORE (AP) - Running on the outside has been very good to Big Brown. Now the Kentucky Derby winner gets to try things from the middle.

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