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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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Picadome Course To Be Named After Brewer

Updated: 06/26/2007 - Lexington's Picadome Golf Course will be officially named the Gay Brewer Course at Picadome at a ceremony tonight. Brewer, the 1967 Masters champ, learned to play on the Picadome course as a youngster growing up in Lexington.

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Invasor Retires From Racing

Updated: 07/05/2007 - In his last major work in preparation for next Saturday’s Grade 1 Suburban H., Shadwell Stable’s reigning Horse-of-the-Year INVASOR suffered a career-ending injury to his right hind ankle and has been retired from racing.

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California Teenager Takes Pub Links Title

Updated: 07/05/2007 - Lexington, Ky. – Mina Harigae, 17, of Monterey, Calif., defeated Stephany Fleet, 20, of DeWitt, Mich., 4 and 3, to win her first national title by taking the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship at the 6,094-yard Kearney Hill Golf Links on Saturday.

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Lafayette Grad Is Fastest Man in U.S.

Updated: 07/05/2007 - Tyson Gay sliced through a headwind for a 9.84-second clocking Friday night in the most one-sided 100-meter victory at the U.S. track and field championships since electronic timing was instituted 32 years ago.

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Former Wildcats Have Impressive Pro Debut

Updated: 07/05/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Members of the 2007 Kentucky baseball team, Sean Coughlin and Antone DeJesus, made their professional debuts on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.

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UK, U of L Football Game Won't Be On ESPN

Posted: 06/21/2007 - Kentucky is exploring options for televising its football game this fall with Louisville after the Sept. 15 contest didn't appear on ESPN's schedule, Kentucky's athletics director said Wednesday.

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South Atlantic League to Have New President

Updated: 07/05/2007 - ROME, GA—The South Atlantic League Board of Directors voted today to approve Eric Krupa as the next President of the South Atlantic League. Krupa will succeed John Henry Moss, the longest tenured league president in Minor League Baseball, effective January 1, 2008.

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Louisville's Dream Season Ends

Updated: 07/05/2007 - OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Luke Putkonen gave North Carolina the quality start it had been longing for, combining on a three-hitter to lead the Tar Heels over Louisville 3-1 Tuesday in a College World Series elimination game.

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Judge Rules Against Antitrust Suit

Updated: 07/05/2007 - CINCINNATI (AP) - An antitrust suit claiming officials and taxpayers were pushed into financing a new stadium to keep the Bengals in Cincinnati was filed after time had run out, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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Indiana's Hoeppner Dies

Updated: 07/05/2007 - BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Terry Hoeppner, hired to revive Indiana University's foundering football program, died Tuesday of complications from a brain tumor, just two seasons into a rebuilding program that energized fans. He was 59.

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Basketball Cats Pick Up Verbal

Updated: 01/06/2010 - ASHLAND — The future is bright, as in bright blue, for Dakotah Euton. The 6-foot-8 Euton, who will begin his sophomore season at Rose Hill Christian School this fall, already has his college plans decided. Euton gave a verbal commitment to the University of Kentucky on Monday. He is the first area player to be actively recruited by UK since Paintsville Mr. Basketball John Pelphrey in 1988.

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