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Colonels complete perfect OVC season, whip Tennessee Tech

Posted: 11/17/2007 - RICHMOND, Ky. –Eastern Kentucky University’s football team finished off a perfect Ohio Valley Conference season by beating Tennessee Tech Saturday afternoon at Roy Kidd Stadium, 38-24. The #12 Colonels (9-2, 8-0 OVC) begin play in the NCAA Division I FCS playoffs next week.

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Cats fall between the hedges

Posted: 11/17/2007 - ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia has done all it can. Now, the Bulldogs need a little help to reach the Southeastern Conference championship game. Knowshon Moreno ran for 124 yards, Matthew Stafford surprised Kentucky with a 10-yard touchdown run and No. 8 Georgia overcame four turnovers and an early deficit to beat 22nd-ranked Kentucky 24-13 Saturday.

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Gillispie and UK settle on "memorandum of understanding"

Posted: 11/16/2007 - Although he doesn’t have a formal contract with UK, coach Billy Gillispie does have a “memorandum of understanding” with the university and athletics director Mitch Barnhart. Apparently, that’s good enough for both parties.

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"Red-Out" Between the Hedges

Posted: 11/16/2007 - ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - The Great Motivator seems to have run out of ideas. The best Mark Richt could do for tomorrow's crucial Kentucky-Georgia game was a "red-out."

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EKU's Hope finalist for Coach of Year honors

Posted: 11/16/2007 - PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Eastern Kentucky University football head coach Danny Hope was recently named one of 16 finalists for the Eddie Robinson Award. The Robinson Award, named for the legendary former Grambling coach, has been given annually by The Sports Network to the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) national coach of the year since 1987.

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Gillispie working, but hasn't signed a contract

Posted: 11/16/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - More than seven months after agreeing to become Kentucky's basketball coach, Billy Gillispie still hasn't signed a formal contract. Because the coach and university haven't agreed to the specific language, athletics director Mitch Barnhart said Friday that Gillispie would remain employed under a two-page memorandum of understanding that details his compensation package.

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Former UK Coach Dies

Posted: 11/16/2007 - Former head UK football coach John Ray, who headed up the wildcat program from 1969 to 1972, has died.

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Former player, Reds' broadcaster Nuxhall dies

Posted: 11/16/2007 - CINCINNATI -- Joe Nuxhall, who was the youngest player in major league history and the beloved "old left-hander" on Cincinnati Reds radio broadcasts, died overnight following a bout with cancer, the team said Friday. He was 79.

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Bonds Indicted on Perjury and Obstruction of Justice Charges

Updated: 11/15/2007 - By PAUL ELIAS Associated Press Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Barry Bonds, baseball's home run king, was indicted for perjury and obstruction of justice Thursday and could face prison instead of the Hall of Fame for telling a federal grand jury he did not knowingly use performance-enhancing drugs.

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Padres' Ace Peavy Wins NL Cy Young Award

Updated: 11/15/2007 - By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) - Jake Peavy was a unanimous winner of the NL Cy Young Award on Thursday after leading the league in wins, ERA and strikeouts - pitching's version of a Triple Crown.

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Woodson finalist for Golden Arm Award

Posted: 11/15/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – André Woodson has been named a finalist for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award for the nation’s top senior quarterback.

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Gillispie says Cats must move on without Meeks

Posted: 11/14/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky will be without its top outside shooter for at least a month after guard Jodie Meeks was diagnosed with a stress fracture.

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Miller, Liggins now Wildcats

Posted: 11/14/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Two highly touted high school seniors signed letters of intent to play for Kentucky on Wednesday - the first day of college basketball's early signing period.

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Cats might be without running back Saturday

Updated: 11/14/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky running back Rafael Little is questionable for Saturday's game at No. 8 Georgia after injuring his back in last week's win over Vanderbilt.

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Mason star signs LOI with UK

Updated: 11/14/2007 - Mason Co. all-stater Darius Miller made it official: he will play basketball at the University of Kentucky.

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Tour will give players week of rest before Ryder Cup

Posted: 11/13/2007 - PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Addressing a concern that American players would be worn out before one of the most tiresome weeks of the year, the PGA Tour Playoffs will take a break next year to give players a chance to be fresh for the Ryder Cup.

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UK Football-Basketball Doubleheader On WKYT

Updated: 11/13/2007 - On Saturday Novenber 24th it'll be WIldcat football in the afternoon and UK basketball at night. UK's game with Tennessee has been selected by CBS for live coverage, Billy GIllispie will put his team on the Rupp Arena floor that night with tipoff at 8pm.

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Transy soccer advances to NCAA round of 16

Posted: 11/11/2007 - DELAWARE, Ohio - For the second night in a row Saturday, Transylvania needed penalty kicks to advance in the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship, this time topping John Carroll to advance to the round of 16 in a tourney game played at Ohio Wesleyan.

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Morehead Falls Short of PFL Title

Posted: 11/10/2007 - Running back J.T. Rogan and quarterback Josh Johnson led San Diego to a 27-14 Pioneer Football League win over Morehead State Saturday afternoon at Jayne Stadium

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EKU Clinches Playoff Berth

Posted: 11/10/2007 - The #13 Eastern Kentucky University football team earned its first NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoff berth in 10 years thanks to a 28-14 victory over host Austin Peay Saturday afternoon at Governors Stadium. With the win, the Colonels (8-2, 7-0 OVC) also clinch at least a share of the Ohio Valley Conference crown.

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