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Fans Invited to Meet with UK Coach, Enjoy Free Food

Updated: 07/05/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - University of Kentucky women's basketball fans are invited to a “Day in the Park with Matthew Mitchell” Sunday, June 24 at Veteran’s Park in Lexington. The event is free of charge and will feature food, fun and fellowship. It will take place at Shelter No. 1 from 4-6 p.m. ET.

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More Than 70,000 at Ky Speedway for Busch Race

Updated: 07/05/2007 - Robert Yates Racing driver Stephen Leicht and his No. 90 citi financial Ford took their first NASCAR Busch Series and Kentucky Speedway win by a series track-record 2.011-second margin over Joe Gibbs Racing driver Brad Coleman and his No. 18 Carino’s Italian Grill Chevrolet Saturday night in front of 70,419 “Meijer 300 Presented by Oreo” fans.

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Ligon Will Return to Bryan Station

Updated: 07/05/2007 - Embattled Bryan Station coach Champ Ligon will return as the boys' basketball coach. For more details, watch 27 SportsFirst at 5:30 and 6:00.

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Carter Re-Injures Shoulder

Updated: 07/05/2007 - More questions than answers, it seems, about UK center Jared Carter. The big man from Georgetown has re-injured his separated shoulder. UK spokesperson Scott Stricklin said the injury happened last week. Folks around the UK camp are being tight-lipped about the extent of the injury.

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Coughlin Named 1st-Team All-American

Updated: 07/05/2007 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senior catcher Sean Coughlin, a 13th round MLB Draft selection of the Arizona Diamondbacks last Friday, has been named a first-team All-American, the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association announced.

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City to Rename Golf Course after Masters Champ

Updated: 07/05/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former University of Kentucky golfer Gay Brewer, Lexington's most-decorated golfer, is about to receive an honor befitting his accomplishments. On June 26, the city of Lexington will rename Picadome Golf Course the Gay Brewer Jr. Golf Course at Picadome.

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Bear's Boys Gathering This Weekend

Updated: 07/05/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A group of former players under U-K football's legendary coach Paul "Bear" Bryant have a get-together planned this weekend in Lexington.

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Mayo Has Big Plans for USC, Pro Career

Updated: 07/05/2007 - HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Huntington native O-J Mayo is profiled in this week's issue of Sports Illustrated as the most renowned high school basketball player since LeBron James. The magazine conducted a question and answer interview with Mayo before he headed to Los Angeles to take summer classes at the University of Southern California.

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Torres, Legends Top 'Hoppers

Updated: 07/05/2007 - Tim Torres single and scored on an error in the top of the 11th inning as Lexington edged Greensboro, 5-4, on Wednesday.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Joining Hendrick

Updated: 06/13/2007 - Dale Earnhardt Jr. is joining Hendrick Motorsports. The decision ends five weeks of recruiting for NASCAR's most popular driver who said he was leaving DEI at the end of the season.

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Knowles Dismissed from Ky. All-Star Team

Updated: 07/05/2007 - Clark County High School product Preston Knowles, who has signed with the University of Louisville, has been dismissed from the team and will not play Saturday when Kentucky faces Indiana in Bowling Green, Ky.

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Revere Signs with Twins

Updated: 07/05/2007 - MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - First-round draft pick Ben Revere agreed Tuesday to a minor league contract with the Minnesota Twins and will receive a $750,000 signing bonus.

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Sorg Named New MSU Baseball Coach

Updated: 07/05/2007 - MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - A former Morehead State baseball player is returning to the team as the new head coach.

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UK Offers Scholarship to Power Forward

Posted: 06/12/2007 - The University of Kentucky Basketball program has offered a scholarship to 6-8 Power Forward Olek Czyz (pronounced chizz).

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Former UT Coach Ray Mears Dies At 80

Updated: 06/11/2007 - Former Tennessee Coach Ray Mears died Monday afternoon in Knoxville at the age of 80. Mears coahced the Vols for 15 seasons in the 1960's and 70's winning 278 games.

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Louisville Advances To College World Series

Updated: 06/10/2007 - The Louisville Cardinals will make their first trip ever to the College World Series this week. Louisville routed Oklahoma State 20-2 in the third and deciding game of the Super Regional Sunday in Louisville. The Cards open Friday against Rice.

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Ocho Cinco Eighty-Sixes Horse

Updated: 07/05/2007 - Draped in black-and-orange silks emblazoned with No. 85 and “Ocho Cinco,” Chad Johnson eighty-sixed a four-year-old thoroughbred in Saturday’s showdown at River Downs.

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Pletcher Ends Triple Crown Drought

Updated: 07/05/2007 - NEW YORK (AP) - Todd Pletcher figures he's been looking in the wrong place for his Triple Crown candidates. Or at least at the wrong gender.

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Cardinals Can't Close Out Cowboys

Updated: 07/05/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Keanon Simon's RBI single in the top of the 12th inning gave Oklahoma State a 3-2 win Saturday over host Louisville in the NCAA Super Regional.

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Homer Bailey Wins Debut With Reds

Updated: 07/05/2007 - Homer Bailey pitched five innings of five-hit, two-run baseball in his major league debut as the Reds beat the Cleveland Indians at Great American Ball Park, 4 - 3.

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Five Wildcats Selected on Day 2 of Draft

Updated: 07/05/2007 - ORLANDO, Fla. -- For the second consecutive year, the Kentucky baseball team had an excellent showing at the annual Major League Baseball Draft, as five UK players heard their name called on Friday afternoon, including four top-20 round selections. Included in the Wildcat draft picks were Sean Coughlin, Scott Green, Antone DeJesus, Sawyer Carroll, and Collin Cowgill. UK signee Dan Killian was also selected by the Oakland Athletics in the 32nd round.

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