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Keeneland September sale ends on high note

Posted: 09/25/2007 - Lexington, KY (September 25, 2007) – Robust activity from domestic buyers and yearling-to-juvenile pinhookers, an increase in European spending, and demand for quality horses drove gross sales to near-record levels of $385,018,600 at Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale, which concluded Tuesday.

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Spurrier says team in tryout mode

Posted: 09/25/2007 - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says the 16th-ranked Gamecocks are in "tryout mode" as he continues looking for players who can build the program into a Southeastern Conference contender.

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UofL Drops Out Of Rankings, UK Jumps

Posted: 09/24/2007 - The University of Louisville's football team is out of the Top 25 rankings after Saturday's loss to Syracuse. Meanwhile, the University of Kentucky's football team jumped several notches in the poll up to Number 14 in the country.

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Cats Jump To 14th In AP Poll

Updated: 09/24/2007 - The Kentucky Wildcats moved up to 14th in the week's Associated Press College Football Poll following Saturday's 42-29 victory at Arkansas. The Ranking is the highest for a Kentucky team since 1977 when UK finished 6th in the final poll of the season. This week the Cats are ranked 15th in the USA Today Poll, a jump of eight spots.

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UK Game Notes

Posted: 09/22/2007 - Game Notes following UK's thrilling 42-29 win over Arkansas.

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Cats Hog-tie Razorbacks, Go to 4-0

Updated: 09/22/2007 - FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Andre Woodson and Kentucky have the comeback down pat. Woodson threw for 265 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score, leading the 21st-ranked Wildcats to second consecutive fourth-quarter comeback and a 42-29 victory over Arkansas on Saturday night.

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Woodson Breaks NCAA Completion Record

Updated: 09/22/2007 - FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Kentucky's Andre Woodson set a major college record tonight for consecutive passes without an interception, breaking the mark of 271 held by Fresno State's Trent Dilfer.

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Louisville Has 20-game Home Win Streak Snapped

Posted: 09/22/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Andrew Robinson threw for a career-high 423 yards and four touchdowns as Syracuse stunned No. 18 Louisville 38-35 on Saturday. Taj Smith caught four passes for 173 yards and two touchdowns for the Orange (1-3, 1-0 Big East) as Syracuse ended Louisville's 20-game home winning streak by dominating the listless Cardinals (2-2, 0-1).

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Cats Ready to Ace Next Test

Updated: 09/21/2007 - LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The quarterback is closing in on a record, and the school's Web site is advertising shirts touting last week's win over the big in-state rival. These are exciting times for No. 21 Kentucky - and coach Rich Brooks doesn't want them to end.

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Crawford Recovering from Knee Surgery

Updated: 09/21/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky men’s basketball senior Joe Crawford underwent arthroscopic surgery late last week on his left knee to clean out some cartilage that had been causing soreness and swelling. He is expected to return to full-speed workouts in four weeks, which would coincide with the beginning of practice.

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Woodson Named AT&T All-America Player Of The Week

Updated: 09/20/2007 - College football fans across the nation have made their voices heard and chosen this season’s third recipient of the AT&T All-America Player of the Week award, the only major college football award chosen exclusively by fans. University of Kentucky senior quarterback André Woodson claimed the honor today after going 30 for 44 with 275 yards and four touchdowns in Kentucky’s stunning last-second upset of then No. 9 Louisville. Woodson received 48 percent of the votes to beat out University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow (27 percent), Michigan running back Mike Hart (17 percent) and Wisconsin running back P.J. Hill (8 percent).

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UK's Clayton Nominated for National Award

Posted: 09/20/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky linebacker Terry Clayton has been nominated for the Courage Award given by the FedEx Orange Bowl and the Football Writers Association of America, as announced Wednesday by the FWAA.

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Cats Face Another Heisman Hopeful Saturday

Posted: 09/19/2007 - By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - And the Heisman Trophy candidates just keep on coming for Kentucky. A week after finally beating Louisville and quarterback Brian Brohm, the 21st-ranked Wildcats face another stiff challenge in Arkansas' do-everything running back Darren McFadden.

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UK-UofL Draws Record Audience

Posted: 09/19/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky’s thrilling 40-34 Governor’s Cup victory over Louisville drew the highest rating in the history of ESPN Classic, according to Dave Brown, ESPN vice-president for programming. The game’s final national rating was .78, but jumped to 1.84 for the last 30 minutes, as UK engineered a last-minute touchdown drive to earn the win.

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UK Hoops Updated Schedule

Posted: 09/19/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky women’s basketball team has two changes to its 2007-08 schedule previously released earlier this month, head coach Matthew Mitchell announced Wednesday. Two game times have been altered to accommodate television and scheduling conflicts, and the Old Dominion game will now be televised on the Big Blue Sports Network.

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Cats' Passing Attack Poses Problem for Hogs

Updated: 09/19/2007 - LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Arkansas' beleaguered secondary needs a quick recovery. Alabama quarterback John Parker Wilson had a big day against the Razorbacks last weekend, and now Andre Woodson and No. 21 Kentucky come to town. All Woodson did was throw for four touchdowns Saturday night to lead the Wildcats over then-No. 9 Louisville 40-34.

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Brooks Touts Woodson And Little

Updated: 09/18/2007 - Kentucky head coach Rich Brooks is using his team's rare appearance in the national spotlight to highlight the talents of his two top skill players. Brooks said after practice Tuesday that he believes quarterback Andre Woodson and halfback Rafael Little should be in the conversation when discussing the best players in the country.

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UK Fined $25,000 For Fans Rushing Field

Updated: 09/17/2007 - The Southeastern Conference fined Kentucky $25,000 on Monday for violating league policy about keeping fans off the playing field following the Wildcats' 40-34 victory over Louisville on Saturday.

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Brooks Shows Emotion After Big Win

Updated: 09/17/2007 - For a victory three decades in the making, Kentucky coach Rich Brooks didn't let his players spend too much time celebrating Saturday's 40-34 upset of Louisville. Save for a brief emotional speech during practice on Sunday in which he congratulated the Wildcats on becoming the first Kentucky team in 30 years to beat a Top 10 opponent, Brooks remained his pragmatic self, even on the same day the Wildcats cracked the Associated Press poll for the first time since 1985.

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Woodson Named SEC Offensive Player Of The Week

Updated: 09/17/2007 - Kentucky quarterback Andre Woodson has been named the Southeastern Conference's offensive player of the week. Woodson completed 30 of 44 passes for 275 yards with four touchdowns and no interceptions in Kentucky's upset of Louisville on Saturday. One of Woodson's completions was a 57-yard touchdown to Steve Johnson with 28 seconds left to put the Wildcats ahead for good.

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