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Sampson Done at Indiana; Players Skip Practice

Updated: 02/26/2008 - BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Indiana University spokesman Larry MacIntyre says the school has agreed to a $750,000 buyout with basketball coach Kelvin Sampson. Assistant Dan Dakich takes over as interim head coach.

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Wildcats Welcome A Familiar Face

Updated: 01/06/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Arkansas coach John Pelphrey is expecting neither boos nor sympathy Saturday when he returns to a familiar Rupp Arena but an unfamiliar spot - the visitor's bench.

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Morehead Wins A Battle At Eastern

Updated: 02/22/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Kenneth Faried scored on a putback with 1.8 seconds left to lift Morehead State to a 51-49 win over Eastern Kentucky on Wednesday night.

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J.B. Gets KOed

Posted: 02/20/2008 - MARANA, Ariz. (AP) - Tiger Woods produced another incredible comeback in the desert Wednesday, playing the final five holes in 5-under par to turn what looked like certain defeat into an unlikely victory in the Accenture Match Play Championship.

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UK Hoops Travel to Face No. 6 LSU

Posted: 02/20/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - With just three regular-season games remaining, the Kentucky women’s basketball team travels to Baton Rouge, La., Thursday, Feb. 21 to take on No. 6 LSU at 8:07 p.m. EST in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center for the first of two straight road games. The game will be carried live on the Big Blue Sports Network with Neil Price and tape delayed on Cox Sports Television in Baton Rouge.

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Kentucky Turns Away Georgia, 61 - 55

Posted: 02/19/2008 - By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Joe Crawford scored 23 points and Patrick Patterson added 20 points and nine rebounds as Kentucky held off Georgia 61-55 on Tuesday.

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Bob Howsam, Architect Of Big Red Machine Dies

Updated: 02/19/2008 - Bob Howsam, a former general manager of the Cincinnati Reds and St. Louis Cardinals and a founder of the Denver Broncos, died Tuesday in Sun City, Ariz., his son said.

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Wildcats Begin Home Stretch With Bulldogs

Posted: 02/18/2008 - Bradley called the hard foul from Georgia's Dave Bliss that sent him sprawling to the floor and ultimately to the locker room in the first half of Kentucky's 63-58 win on Feb. 2 "no big deal." While there's certainly no love lost between the Wildcats and the Bulldogs, don't expect Bradley to go looking for a little payback.

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Holmes Takes on Tiger Wednesday

Posted: 02/18/2008 - MARANA, Ariz. (AP) - J.B. Holmes was on his way to register Monday for the Accenture Match Play Championship when he bumped into Masters champion Zach Johnson, who stopped in mock surprise.

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Kentucky to Host Gridiron Bash

Posted: 02/18/2008 - LEXINGTON, KY, February 18, 2008 - The University of Kentucky and New York City-based MSL Sports and Entertainment today announced that the university will host Gridiron Bash(tm) The Ultimate Fan Competition(tm) the day before the Blue/White Spring Game.

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Big Second Half Lifts UK Women Over Alabama

Updated: 02/17/2008 - The Kentucky women’s basketball team used a 39-to-23 second half performance to pull away from a four-point halftime advantage and defeat Alabama 64-44 in Memorial Coliseum Sunday. The 20-point victory was the Cats’ largest margin of victory over a Southeastern Conference foe this season. Senior center Sarah Elliott (McKee, Ky.) led UK with 16 points and six rebounds while junior point guard Carly Ormerod (Louisville, Ky.), returning to action after missing 14 straight games due to injury, added eight points.

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Samford squeeks by EKU, 74-73

Posted: 02/16/2008 - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Travis Peterson scored a game-high 26 points and Samford managed to hold off Eastern Kentucky and take a 74-73 victory Saturday night.

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Cowgill, Green named to National Player of the Year Watch List

Posted: 02/16/2008 - DURHAM, N.C. – Kentucky baseball standouts Collin Cowgill and Scott Green have been named to the 31st annual USA Baseball Golden Spikes National Player of the Year Award Watch List, joining an initial listing of 75 total players – including 15 Southeastern Conference players – USA Baseball announced.

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Crawford leads Cats to win at LSU

Posted: 02/16/2008 - BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Joe Crawford scored 21 points to lead Kentucky over LSU on Saturday, 67-63. Kentucky squandered an 8-point lead in the second half before taking the lead for good, at 54-51, on a 3-pointer by Ramel Bradley with 6:36 left.

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Tiger Woods, J.B. Holmes square off in first round of Match Play

Posted: 02/15/2008 - LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tiger Woods was the last player to enter and will be the No. 1 seed in the Accenture Match Play Championship, which starts Wednesday in Arizona with a 64-man field and the fewest number of Americans ever.

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UK Looking to Bounce Back at LSU

Posted: 02/15/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Billy Gillispie knows there's little good to be said about suffering the worst loss against a Southeastern Conference rival in school history.

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Tubby Working for "Miracle" in Minnesota

Updated: 02/15/2008 - MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Tubby Smith's turnaround of the Minnesota program has reached an apparent limit, at least for this season. The Gophers, though vastly improved, haven't been able to get out of the middle of the Big Ten race, and the passive personalities of some of their players could be part of the problem.

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President of NTRA to testify before Congress

Posted: 02/15/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The president of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association will testify before Congress this month as part of its investigation into steroids in sports.

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Spear, Cowgill named preseason All-SEC

Updated: 02/15/2008 - ATLANTA, Ga. – Senior first baseman Brian Spear and preseason All-America outfielder Collin Cowgill have been named second-team preseason All-Southeastern Conference by SEbaseball.com, it was announced.

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