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UK's Little set to return to lineup

Posted: 11/06/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky running back Rafael Little will return to the lineup on Saturday against Vanderbilt after missing three games with a thigh injury.

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UK women fall in exhibition game

Posted: 11/05/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Playing without veteran post players in 6-6 center Sarah Elliott and 6-3 forward Eleia Roddy, Kentucky was out-rebounded 43-38 and the Ohio Legends hit 38-of-49 free throws to defeat the Wildcats 88-79 Monday in exhibition play. It was UK’s first preseason loss in Memorial Coliseum since 2001.

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$3.9 Million Bid Not Enough To Purchase Fleet Indian At Keeneland

Updated: 11/05/2007 - A horse that didn't sell overshadowed the ones that did Monday, the first day of Keeneland's Breeding Stock Sale. Through the afternoon auction, Fleet Indian drew the day's highest bid of $3.9 million, but that didn't quite meet the reserve to pry her away from Taylor Made Sales Agency.

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Legends announce new GM

Posted: 11/05/2007 - APPLEBEE’S PARK (Lexington, KY) – The Lexington Legends have named Andy Shea as the team’s new General Manager. Shea succeeds Kevin Kulp, who stepped down from the same post to pursue other opportunities.

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Round Pond Brings $5.75 Mil At Fasig-Tipton Sale

Posted: 11/05/2007 - Round Pond became the highest-priced broodmare sold at the Fasig-Tipton in more than 20 years when she brought $5.75 million Sunday at the company's Kentucky November select auction in Lexington. Sheikh Mohammed's bloodstock manager, John Ferguson, was the winning bidder for the 5-year-old daughter of Awesome Again out of the Trempolino mare Gift of Dance.

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Olson Takes Leave, O'Neill To Coach Arizona

Updated: 11/04/2007 - Arizona coach Lute Olson is taking a leave of absence for unspecified personal reasons. In a statement issued by his public relations firm on Sunday, the 73-year-old Hall of Famer said the matter was not health related. Former Tennessee coach Kevin O'Neill will coach Arizona on an interim basis.

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Football Cats back in Top 25

Posted: 11/04/2007 - After falling out of the AP Top 25 football poll last week, the Wildcats re-enter the poll this week. See where the Cats land.

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Patterson Leads Cats in Final Tuneup

Posted: 11/03/2007 - Freshman Patrick Patterson scored 17 points and had a perfect shooting night to help No. 20 Kentucky tune up with a 82-63 exhibition victory over Seattle on Saturday night.

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First AP women's poll out

Posted: 11/03/2007 - The first AP women's basketball poll is out. Matthew Mitchell's squad picks up a vote in this week's poll.

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Mitchell era off to successful start

Posted: 11/02/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Matthew Mitchell era began Thursday in Memorial Coliseum in front of 2,119 fans as the Wildcats used an in-your-face pressure defense to force 30 turnovers and defeat NCAA Division II foe Kentucky Wesleyan 83-61 in their first exhibition game.

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Breeders' Cup winner Curlin has 400 new owners

Posted: 11/02/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Breeders' Cup Classic winner Curlin has more than 400 new owners. A state judge has given the plaintiffs, in a lawsuit against three lawyers, the right to claim part ownership of the 3-year-old colt who has earned more than $5.1 million on the track.

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Rudi Johnson, Watson Back With Bengals

Posted: 11/02/2007 - Cincinnati Bengals running back Rudi Johnson is practicing with the team again. Johnson had his second full practice in two days yesterday.

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Mitchell's Debut A Good One, Cats Win 83 - 61

Updated: 11/01/2007 - Four Wildcats scored in double figures led by Samantha Mahoney's 13 points as Kentucky cruised past Kentucky Wesleyan 83-61 at Memorial Coliseum Thursday night.

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Johnson, Watson Return for Bengals

Posted: 11/01/2007 - CINCINNATI (AP) - The Cincinnati Bengals had both of their running backs at practice today. Rudi Johnson went through his second full practice in two days. Johnson missed most of the last four games with a strained hamstring, but is expected to play Sunday in Buffalo. Kenny Watson also went through a full practice today. He was cleared to return after suffering a mild concussion last Sunday. Watson filled in while Johnson was hurt. The Bengals are 2-5 heading into a game they must win to preserve any hope of making the playoffs. (Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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Elliott, Mahoney tabbed as All-SEC

Posted: 11/01/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Seniors Sarah Elliott (McKee, Ky.) and Samantha Mahoney (Detroit) were named to the preseason All-SEC team as selected by league coaches and announced by the conference office Thursday. The league coaches also picked Kentucky to finish sixth in the standings.

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1958 national champions to be honored Saturday

Posted: 11/01/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky honors its 1958 national championship basketball team, and the team it faced in the finals that year, Saturday night when the Wildcats host Seattle in an exhibition game.

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10 former Cats on NBA rosters

Posted: 11/01/2007 - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference maintains its strong presence in the NBA for the 2007-2008 season as 41 former players are on 21 of the 30 NBA teams on the opening day's rosters. Nine of the 12 SEC schools have former standouts holding roster spots at the beginning of the league's 62nd season.

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Mitchell Era Begins Tonight At The Coliseum

Updated: 11/01/2007 - The Kentucky women’s basketball team opens the Matthew Mitchell era on Thursday when it plays host to NCAA Division II foe Kentucky Wesleyan in the first of two exhibition contests in Memorial Coliseum. Tip-off between the Wildcats and Panthers is set for 7 p.m. EDT and the game will be carried live on the Big Blue Sports Network (radio) with Neil Price. The game will be open to the public free of charge with seating on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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Kentucky Opens Gillispie Era With Exhibition Blowout

Updated: 11/01/2007 - Billy Gillispie took the court as Kentucky's coach for the first time Wednesday night and, if one exhibition game is any indication, he's making good on his promise to turn up the tempo.

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Two Wildcats named to coaches preseason teams

Posted: 10/31/2007 - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Southeastern Conference unveiled its fourth annual men's basketball coaches preseason All-SEC first and second teams, Wednesday, to tip off another great season of SEC men's basketball.

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