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Reds Replace Narron with Mackanin

Posted: 07/03/2007 - The Cincinnati Reds have turned to Pete Mackanin (mah-KAN'-in) in hopes of turning their dismal season around.

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Reds Lose Again, Narron Fired

Updated: 07/02/2007 - The Cincinnati Reds fired manager Jerry Narron following Sunday's 11-7 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. Nearnig the All-Star break the Reds have the worst record in baseball, 31-51.

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Gillispie Grabs Another Commitment

Updated: 08/28/2008 - According to reports UK Coach Billy Gillispie has picked up a verbal commitment from point guard K.C. Ross-Miller of Dallas, Texas.

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No Settlement In Kentucky Speedway Lawsuit

Updated: 07/01/2007 - Officials from Kentucky Speedway and NASCAR failed to reach a settlement on the track's antitrust lawsuit against the racing organization during a five-hour meeting Friday.

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Cats Get Locker Room Makeover

Updated: 07/05/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – When the Kentucky football team reports for the beginning of practice in August, the Wildcats will have the use of a new locker room in the Nutter Training Center.

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Two-Minute Warning with Dick Gabriel

Updated: 07/06/2007 - WKYT and the Big Blue Sports Network are proud to present Billy Gillispie: Fast and Furious, a one-hour documentary about UK’s new basketball coach. 

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McCarty Joins Pitino's Staff at Louisville

Updated: 07/05/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A former University of Kentucky standout who played ten years in the N-B-A has rejoined his mentor Rick Pitino again - this time as Louisville's assistant basketball coach.

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WKYT to Air Billy Gillispie Special

Updated: 07/05/2007 - WKYT and the Big Blue Network is proud to air this Saturday a one-hour special entitled Billy Gillispie: Fast and Furious. The show will detail Gillispie's roots and career, from his humble beginnings growing up in Graford, Tex. to the announcement that he would be the next head coach at UK.

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Former Kentucky Christian Coach Passes Away

Updated: 07/05/2007 - GRAYSON - Dr. Donald R. “Dick” Damron, minister of the Oak Grove Church of Christ in Grayson, KY and professor of History at Kentucky Christian University, passed away Sunday at his home following a brief illness.

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NCAA Committee Rejects 2 Drug-Testing Proposals

Posted: 06/28/2007 - A proposal that would have expanded the NCAA's drug-testing policy to include street drugs was rejected Wednesday by an NCAA committee. The measure would've imposed strong sanctions for violators, including a half-season suspension for first-time offenders.

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Kentucky Speedway Vs NASCAR Lawsuit Update

Posted: 06/28/2007 - Kentucky Speedway has alleged that NASCAR conspired to leave Kentucky and some other tracks out of the coveted Nextel Cup schedule despite their credentials and superior amenities.

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Blizzard Signs with Bengals

Updated: 07/05/2007 - The Bengals today signed TE Bobby Blizzard, a free agent who played for the Cologne Centurions of NFL Europa this year, to a one-year deal. He will be listed as a first-year player.

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Kentucky Speedway, NASCAR Heading To Mediation

Updated: 06/27/2007 - Kentucky Speedway is heading to mediation later this week in its antitrust case against NASCAR. Lawyers weren't saying whether the two sides are any closer to a settlement that could land the northern Kentucky track a Nextel Cup race.

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UK Softball Coach Schmidt Departs to Coach at Alma Mater

Posted: 06/27/2007 - Kentucky softball coach Eileen Schmidt has resigned after three seasons with the Wildcats to take the same position at her alma mater, Virginia. Schmidt replaces Karen Johns, who announced her resignation in May.

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UAB Could End Up on Cats' Schedule

Updated: 07/05/2007 - STEVE IRVINENews staff writer The UAB men's basketball schedule may soon add some marquee spice with non-conference games against Kentucky and Gonzaga.

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