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Pettigrew Goes to WKU

Updated: 09/22/2007 - Steffphon Pettigrew, The Associated Press' Kentucky boys high school player of the year, has signed to play for Western Kentucky next season.

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Pletcher Tunes 5 Horses For Derby

Updated: 09/22/2007 - Trainer Todd Pletcher has never won the Kentucky Derby but Saturday at Churchill Downs he could saddle five horses in the run for the roses. Pletcher worked four of his horses Sunday, three at Keeneland.

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Bengals Draft Michigan Cornerback in 1st Round

Updated: 05/01/2007 - NEW YORK (AP) - The Cincinnati Bengals hope they've improved their secondary by taking cornerback Leon Hall with the 18th overall pick in today's N-F-L draft.

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Okoye First Kentucky Player Drafted

Updated: 04/30/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - University of Louisville defensive lineman Amobi Okoye has a new job. The 19-year-old Okoye was selected by the Houston Texans with the 10th selection of Saturday's Draft.

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UK Baseball Wins in 12th

Posted: 04/28/2007 - Shortstop Ryan Wilkes' RBI single in the bottom of the 12th inning Friday completed Kentucky's rally and gave the Wildcats a hard-fought 8-7 victory against Georgia at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The win was UK's first last-at bat victory this season.

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Kentucky Derby a Wide-Open Race

Updated: 05/01/2007 - Four horses have run just two prep races. Four others are coming in off long layoffs. And some didn't even race as 2-year-olds. Conventional wisdom is out the window at this year's Kentucky Derby, a wide-open affair that could produce a winner whose trainer might just break all the unspoken rules.

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LCA's Seamands Named AP Coach of the Year

Posted: 04/27/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Coach Jason Seamands of Lexington Christian Academy has been named the Associated Press Kentucky girls' high school basketball coach of the year.

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Gray Named AP HS Player of the Year

Posted: 04/27/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Associated Press player of the year in Kentucky girls' high school basketball is Rebecca Gray of Scott County. The 5-foot-10 senior guard averaged 26 points and six rebounds per game, leading the Cardinals to a record of 25-and-four.

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Legion Commits To UK

Updated: 04/25/2007 - UK coach Billy Gillispie has his first high profile recruit. 6-4 shooting guard Alex Legion is headed to Kentucky.

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Mitchell To Be Named UK Women's Coach

Updated: 04/23/2007 - According to sources former assistant Matthew Mitchell will be named UK's new women's basketball coach at a Monday afternoon news conference. Mitchell, a native of Mississippi spent the last two seasons rebuilding the women's program at Morehead State.

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Cats Fall at Florida 5-4

Updated: 04/22/2007 - Chris Petrie delivered a bases loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday to give Florida a 5-4 victory over Kentucky. the loss dropped the cats to 7-10-1 in SEC play.

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Cats Fall at Florida

Posted: 04/21/2007 - GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Jon Townsend had three hits and two R-B-Is to help lead Florida to a 10-to-7 win over Kentucky on Saturday.

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Offense Prevails in Blue-White Game

Updated: 04/21/2007 - Sparked by two touchdown drives in the fourth quarter, the Blue defeated the White, 65-50, in the Blue/White Spring Game on Saturday afternoon before a crowd of approximately 5,000 in Commonwealth Stadium.

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Longshot Sends Lexington Field into a Tizzy

Posted: 04/21/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Long-shot Slew's Tizzy took control early and pulled away to win the 325-thousand dollar Lexington Stakes today at Keeneland.

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Oden Enters NBA Draft

Updated: 04/21/2007 - COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Greg Oden is through with school. The 7-foot freshman said Friday he will leave Ohio State after leading the Buckeyes to the national championship game and enter the NBA draft, where he figures to be one of the top two picks along with Texas freshman forward Kevin Durant.

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NCAA Proposes Ban on Text Messaging

Updated: 04/18/2007 - INDIANAPOLIS -- Coaches have spent the last several years upgrading their gadgets and learning the new tricks of recruiting. Now it may be time to turn back the clock.

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Mindshaft Filly Brings Record Price

Updated: 04/18/2007 - A Mindshaft filly brought a record prce of $1.75 million Tuesday at Keeneland's April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. It was the highest price ever paid for a filly at the sale.

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State Has New Racing Vet

Updated: 04/18/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A western Kentucky veterinarian will become the state's top horse racing doctor.

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Dick Gabriel on Neil Reed

Posted: 04/16/2007 - There’s no way of knowing what Adolph Rupp might say about Kentucky’s new head basketball coach. The Baron has been gone since Dec. 12, 1976. But this much we know, for certain: Billy Gillispie has drawn an endorsement from a former Rupp assistant, a man who pre-dates Joe B. Hall on the UK staff. And it’s an endorsement that rings as loudly as Big Ben.

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Gillispie Names Two Assistant Coaches

Updated: 04/16/2007 - New UK coach Billy Gillispie named Jeremy Cox and Glynn Cyprien to his staff Monday. Cyprien coached last season at Arkansas while Cox was on Gillispie's staff last season at Texas A&M.

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