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Five Wildcats named All-SEC, Brooks up for Coach of the Year

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Five Wildcats – tight end Jacob Tamme, linebacker Wesley Woodyard, quarterback André Woodson, defensive end Jeremy Jarmon, and offensive tackle Garry Williams – were named to the All-Southeastern Conference squad selected by league coaches.

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Horsemen to host open tryouts

Posted: 12/04/2007 - The Lexington Horsemen, set to open their innaugural season in Arena 2, will have open tryouts this weekend.

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Arkansas still looking for a coach; Bowden staying put

Posted: 12/04/2007 - CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Tommy Bowden is staying at Clemson to coach football. Amid reports he was talking with Arkansas about that school's coaching vacancy, Bowden has come to terms on a new contract with the Tigers.

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UK Confirms: Legion Seeks Release

Updated: 12/05/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky freshman guard Alex Legion informed head coach Billy Gillispie Monday night of his desire to transfer.

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Alex Legion To Transfer?

Updated: 12/04/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky freshman guard Alex Legion informed head coach Billy Gillispie Monday night of his desire to transfer.

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Cats, 'Noles to clash in Nashville

Posted: 12/02/2007 - Nashville, Tenn. - Representatives of the Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl announced today the University of Kentucky will represent the Southeastern Conference (SEC) in the tenth annual Bowl and face off against the Atlantic Coast Conference’s (ACC) Florida State University. Kick-off will be Monday, Dec. 31, 2007 at 3 p.m. CST at LP Field in Nashville. The game will be televised live on ESPN.

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LSU still in National Championship hunt, knock off Vols

Posted: 12/01/2007 - ATLANTA (AP) - Les Miles and LSU can now focus on their future together, starting with a trip to the Superdome. Assured by Miles he would stay as their coach, the fifth-ranked Tigers shifted their full attention to No. 14 Tennessee. The result was a 21-14 victory Saturday in the Southeastern Conference championship game - and still a slight chance to play for the national title.

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Heels dig in, knock off Cats by nine

Updated: 12/02/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Every time Tyler Hansbrough caught the ball in the post, Kentucky's players swarmed around him, swatting at the ball.

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Motorcycle Daredevil Evel Knievel Dies At 69

Updated: 11/30/2007 - Evel Knievel, the hard-living motorcycle daredevil whose jumps over Greyhound buses, live sharks and Idaho's Snake River Canyon made him an international icon in the 1970s, died Friday. He was 69.

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'Heels might be without Lawson against UK

Posted: 11/30/2007 - CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Top-ranked North Carolina might be without point guard Ty Lawson for a second straight game when the Tar Heels travel to Kentucky on Saturday.

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UK Women Host Western Friday at Rupp

Updated: 11/29/2007 - After a three-year absence, Kentucky women’s basketball renews its rivalry with instate foe Western Kentucky University when the Wildcats meet the Lady Toppers Friday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. ET in Rupp Arena. The game will be broadcast live on the Big Blue Sports Network (radio/TV) and FSN South (TV).

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Tamme, Masthay named Academic All-Americans

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tight end Jacob Tamme and punter Tim Masthay have been voted to the 2007 Academic All-America Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America and sponsored by ESPN The Magazine.

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Former UK Basketball Star Dies

Updated: 11/29/2007 - Ralph Beard, an All-American guard for Kentucky in the 1940s and a key figure in college basketball's biggest betting scandal, has died. He was 79.

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Football Wildcats exceeded preseason predictions

Updated: 02/05/2010 - A look back at the predictions made by the national preseason magazines shows that the Kentucky football team exceeded the projections by the publications that forecast a final record. Kentucky finished 7-5 during the regular season, tied for fourth place in the Southeastern Conference Eastern Division. Two magazines, The Sporting News and Scout.com, picked a 6-6 record for the Wildcats. Athlon Magazine forecast a 4-6 mark with two games designated as unpredicted swing games.

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Spurrier spotted with Duke AD

Updated: 11/28/2007 - DURHAM, N.C. -- A familiar name from Duke's football past was on campus Wednesday: Steve Spurrier.

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UK names Woodson team's MVP

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Quarterback André Woodson (Radcliff, Ky.), one of the Southeastern Conference’s most prolific all-time passers, commanded two of the top University of Kentucky football team awards for the 2007 season, Coach Rich Brooks announced Wednesday.

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Cats to play in Las Vegas next season

Updated: 11/28/2007 - The Las Vegas Invitational has established itself as one of the nation’s premier early season basketball events, and the 2008 field won’t disappoint as traditional powers Kentucky, Kansas State, Iowa and West Virginia highlight the eight-team field.

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Five-Time Kentucky Derby Winning Jockey Is Dead

Posted: 11/28/2007 - Hall of Fame jockey Bill Hartack has died at the age of 74. He was on a hunting vacation in Texas when he died last night from natural causes due to heart disease.

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Sluggish Cats take down Seawolves

Posted: 11/27/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky was hoping to tune up for North Carolina. A sluggish start Tuesday night instead evoked memories of Gardner-Webb.

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Nutt moves quickly, takes over at Ole Miss

Posted: 11/27/2007 - JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Houston Nutt wasn't out of a job for long: He was hired as Southeastern Conference rival Mississippi's football coach just hours after resigning at Arkansas.

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Cats pick up two commitments

Updated: 11/26/2007 - The UK football team got a dose of good news this weekend. Two local players have given their verbal commitment to play for the Wildcats.

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Gillispie Practices Competitive

Updated: 11/27/2007 - Billy Gillispie used five starters all of last season at Texas A&M. Through four games at Kentucky, he's already used eight.

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King for a day: freshman leads Duke past EKU

Posted: 11/25/2007 - DURHAM, N.C. – In the first ever meeting between the two programs, #10 Duke defeated the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team Sunday afternoon in Cameron Indoor Stadium, 78-43. The Blue Devils improve to 6-0 while the Colonels fall to 2-3.

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UK women fall to Texas, former coach DeMoss

Posted: 11/25/2007 - HONOLULU – Kentucky dropped its second consecutive game in the 29th Annual Jack in the Box Rainbow Wahine Classic as No. 21/22 Texas defeated the Wildcats, 72-60, on Saturday in the second-round of the consolation bracket. Senior guard Samantha Mahoney (Detroit) led three players in double-figures with 12 points.

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