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EKU drops third straight OVC game

Posted: 01/05/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Daniel Northern and Anthony Fisher combined for 44 points to lead visiting Tennessee Tech to a 75-64 victory over the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team Saturday night in McBrayer Arena. The Golden Eagles (5-10, 2-3 OVC) ended a three-game losing skid and handed the Colonels (6-8, 3-3) their third straight conference defeat.

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Burton picks up ESPN honor

Posted: 01/05/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Senior wide receiver Keenan Burton has been selected to the annual ESPN “All-Mayday” Team for players who have shown extraordinary toughness and determination during their collegiate careers.

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Tamme wins Bowden Award

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Senior tight end Jacob Tamme is the winner of the fifth-annual Bobby Bowden Award given by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

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Street Sense, Hard Spun among Eclipse finalists

Posted: 01/04/2008 - BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense, Breeders' Cup Classic winner Curlin and Derby runner-up Hard Spun were among the Eclipse Award finalists announced Friday.

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Former Boyle Co. star now youngest D-1 coordinator

Posted: 01/04/2008 - TROY, Ala. (AP) - Troy coach Larry Blakeney has promoted assistant coach Neal Brown to offensive coordinator, making the 27-year-old the youngest coordinator in the Football Bowl Subdivision.

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Woodson signs with an agent

Posted: 01/03/2008 - LOUISVILLE, KY, January 3, 2008 – Blue Equity, LLC announced today the signing of University of Kentucky quarterback Andre' Woodson to its football division. The signing comes on the heels of Woodson’s impressive performance in this year’s Music City Bowl where he threw a record-setting four touchdown passes and 358 yards passing against the Florida Seminoles while finishing his senior season with a record 40 touchdown passes.

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Transylvania Rolls Past Spalding, 72 - 49

Updated: 01/02/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - Transylvania greeted the New Year Wednesday with a strong defensive effort and used a big second-half run to overpower Spalding 72-49 in a non-conference men's basketball matchup at the Beck Center.

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Aaron Boyd now considering Texas A&M

Posted: 01/02/2008 - Texas A&M is now a player in the Aaron Boyd sweepstakes. That’s because new Aggies’ coach Mike Sherman has a relationship with Boyd’s brother, Shane.

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Tamme finalist for Bowden Award

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Senior tight end Jacob Tamme is a finalist for the fifth-annual Bobby Bowden Award given by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

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UK seniors reflect on football careers

Posted: 01/02/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - In the final drill of their Kentucky football careers, NFL-bound linebacker Wesley Woodyard finally got to deliver a punishing hit on NFL-bound quarterback Andre Woodson. Well, OK, technically it wasn't Woodson himself that suffered the bruising, just a tackle dummy adorned with his red No. 3 practice jersey. That was all the coaches would allow.

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UK Women Fall To Xavier 51-46

Updated: 01/02/2008 - Despite leading by as many as 13 points in the first half, the Kentucky women’s basketball team turned as cold as the Lexington temperatures in the second half, shooting just 11.1 percent (3-of-27) before falling to Xavier, 51-46, in front of 4,448 fans in Memorial Coliseum on Tuesday night.

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English Named Louisville Defensive Coordinator

Updated: 01/01/2008 - Ron English accepted Louisville's offer to be its defensive coordinator, the same job he had at Michigan, where incoming coach Rich Rodriguez fired all of Lloyd Carr's assistants. "I called them last night and said I'd take the job," English told The Associated Press on Tuesday, the day the Wolverines beat Florida 41-35 in the Capital One Bowl. "I've appreciated my time at the University of Michigan, particularly the opportunity to work with coach Lloyd Carr, a man I love."

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Cats repeat as Music City Bowl champs

Posted: 01/01/2008 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Andre Woodson threw four TD passes against a depleted Florida State defense and Kentucky won its second straight Music City Bowl, beating the Seminoles 35-28 on Monday for Bobby Bowden's first bowl loss in December.

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Leger suspended, Burton likely to miss Music City Bowl

Posted: 12/30/2007 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Kentucky football team had its final full practice of the 2007 season Saturday afternoon, a two-hour workout at the Vanderbilt University practice field. After practice, Coach Rich Brooks said the injured knee of Keenan Burton became very sore after practicing on Friday and that the senior wide receiver was “very doubtful” to play in the bowl game. Brooks also announced that senior offensive guard Jason Leger has been suspended for the Music City Bowl because of a violation of team rules.

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San Diego Stumps Cats

Posted: 12/29/2007 - (AP) -- Despite 20 points apiece from Ramel Bradley and Patrick Patterson, hot three point shooting by San Diego led to an 81-72 win over Kentucky in Rupp Arena.

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Burton 50-50 following Friday practice

Posted: 12/29/2007 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Kentucky football team had a two-hour, 10-minute practice Saturday afternoon in Nashville as the Wildcats continue to prepare to play Florida State in the Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl. “For the most part they have (responded well in practice),” Coach Rich Brooks said after the workout. “I was pleased with the tempo of practice today. We have to carry that over to the (game) field. We just have to see how that’s going to go.”

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Cats Practice In Nashville

Updated: 12/27/2007 - The Kentucky Wildcats are finding out how tough it is to prepare to play Florida State when the Seminoles will bear little resemblance to the team they expected to be playing in the Music City Bowl on Monday. The Seminoles will be without 36 players due to an academic cheating scandal, injuries, violations of team rules or other reasons. So the Wildcats were a little uncertain Thursday in their first bowl practice at Vanderbilt University in Nashville about whom they will be playing.

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UK Women To Host Old Dominion

Updated: 12/27/2007 - The Kentucky women’s basketball team looks to snap its two-game losing skid when it plays host to No. 23 Old Dominion Friday, Dec. 28 at 7 p.m. EST in Memorial Coliseum. It will mark the 11th meeting all-time between the rivals and the first in Lexington since Jan. 23, 1987. The game will be broadcast live on the Big Blue Sports Network (radio/TV) and FSN South (TV).

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