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Desormeaux excited about riding Derby favorite

Posted: 04/29/2008 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kent Desormeaux is having fun again. Gone are the dark days that prompted his relocation from Southern California to the East Coast two years ago - days when all he had to show for his efforts were mounting losses.

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EKU Coach Larry Joe Inman Retires

Posted: 04/29/2008 - Eastern Kentucky University head women’s basketball coach Larry Joe Inman announced his retirement Tuesday at an afternoon press conference in Alumni Coliseum, just a few feet away from the court that he called home for the last 20 years. Inman ends his 28-year college coaching career with 480 wins, a 60 percent winning percentage, 10 Ohio Valley Conference regular-season championships, six OVC tournament titles, eight OVC Coach of the Year awards and six NCAA tournament appearances.

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AUDIO - Rich Brooks Says NFL Team Got It Wrong

Posted: 04/29/2008 - UK coach Rich Brooks says that NFL teams took all of his players too late in the NFL Draft. Listen to our entire interview with Brooks as a part of Wildcat Nation, wkyt.com's sports podcast.

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Borel Back In Derby On Denis Of Cork

Posted: 04/29/2008 - How do you get a horse that's raced his entire career on synthetic tracks ready for the dirt at Churchill Downs?

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UK's Blackwelder selected for golf NCAAs

Posted: 04/28/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Junior women’s golfer Mallory Blackwelder has been selected to play in the NCAA Championships as an individual as announced by the NCAA Monday.

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Woodyard, Scott, Little Sign Free Agent Contracts

Updated: 04/28/2008 - University of Kentucky center Eric Scott and running back/kick returner Rafael Little have signed free-agent contracts with the Tennessee Titans and linebacker Wesley Woodyard has signed a free-agent deal with the Denver Broncos. UK now has seven players from the 2007 senior class involved with the National Football League as quarterback André Woodson (New York Giants), tight end Jacob Tamme (Indianapolis), wide receiver Keenan Burton (St. Louis) and wide receiver Steve Johnson (Buffalo) were drafted on Sunday.

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Behindatthebar To Miss Derby, Dennis Of Cork In

Updated: 04/28/2008 - Behindatthebar will not run in Saturday's Kentucky Derby, paving the way for Denis of Cork to be part of the field. Todd Pletcher, who trains Behindatthebar, said Monday that after talking it over with owners Satish and Sasha Sanan, "We all thought 16 days between two races was a lot of pressure to put on a horse."

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Tamme, Burton, Johnson, Woodson Selected In NFL Draft

Updated: 04/28/2008 - Four University of Kentucky football players were selected in the National Football League Draft on Sunday. * TE Jacob Tamme, fourth round by the Indianapolis Colts (127th overall) * WR Keenan Burton, fourth round by the St. Louis Rams (128th overall) * QB Andre' Woodson, sixth round by the New York Giants (198th overall) * WR Steve Johnson, seventh round by the Buffalo Bills (224th overall)

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Cats Edge Commodores 3-1

Updated: 04/27/2008 - Sawyer Carroll’s two out, two-run triple in the top of the fifth inning broke a 1-1 tie, giving the No. 17 Kentucky baseball team series-securing 3-1 win over the 10th-ranked Vanderbilt Commodores, in the rubber match on Sunday afternoon in front of 2,127 fans at Charles Hawkins Field.

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UK's Williams on Outland Trophy Watch List

Updated: 04/27/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky offensive tackle Garry Williams has been named to the preseason watch list for the prestigious Outland Trophy, given to the best interior lineman in college football.

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Cats Top Vandy 6-2

Updated: 04/26/2008 - James Paxton, Aaron Lovett and Andrew Albers combined to hold Vanderbilt to eight hits in a 6-2 Kentucky win Saturday.

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Flemings chooses 'Bows over Cats

Posted: 04/26/2008 - Roderick Flemings, a junior college first-team All-America player, signed his letter of intent yesterday to play for Hawaii.

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LCA's Barnette to play at UK

Posted: 04/25/2008 - UK women’s coach Matthew Mitchell has picked up a verbal commitment for the 2010 season. Lexington Christian’s Sarah Beth Barnette will play for the Wildcats, her father, Ross Barnette told 27 SportsFirst.

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EKU sets spring game for Sunday

Posted: 04/25/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University football team will conclude its 2008 spring practice schedule Sunday, April 27, with the annual Spring Game. The Colonel offense (white team) will challenge the Colonel defense (maroon team) at Roy Kidd Stadium beginning at 4 p.m.

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Former Cat Robertson dealt to Broncos

Posted: 04/24/2008 - ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos acquired defensive tackle Dewayne Robertson from the New York Jets on Thursday for a conditional pick in the 2009 draft.

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Derby favorite works out in Florida

Posted: 04/24/2008 - BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Kentucky Derby favorite Big Brown put in a workout at the Palm Meadows training center Thursday, an effort trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. said "looked real good."

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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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