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Madness Invades Downtown Lexington

Updated: 10/12/2007 - A new era of Kentucky basketball tips off Friday night. Billy Gillispie will lead the Wildcats in his first, Big Blue Madness.

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Felton suspends three Georgia players

Posted: 10/11/2007 - ATHENS ----- University of Georgia basketball players Mike Mercer, Takais Brown and Albert Jackson will face suspensions during the 2007-08 season for violating Athletic Association policy, according to an announcement Thursday from head coach Dennis Felton. Mercer will miss 15 games of the coming season, while Brown will miss nine games and Jackson will sit out six contests.

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Reds lose three to free agency

Posted: 10/11/2007 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Right-hander Kirk Saarloos refused an assignment to the minors on Thursday, choosing to leave the Cincinnati Reds and become a free agent. Infielder Mark Bellhorn and outfielder Jason Ellison also refused outright assignments to the minors and became free agents. Cincinnati acquired Saarloos from Oakland in a trade last

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Teuflesberg out of surgery, doing well

Posted: 10/11/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Former Kentucky Derby horse Teuflesberg is resting comfortably after having surgery to fuse bones in his left front foot.

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Little still questionable for Saturday

Posted: 10/11/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky running back Rafael Little has shown little progress in recovering from a deep thigh bruise and his status for Saturday's game against No. 1 Louisiana State

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Tigers and Cats: A preview

Posted: 10/11/2007 - LSU's defense has shown the ability to contain one star quarterback from the SEC. Kentucky's Andre Woodson could provide a tougher test. Owning the nation's top defense, the No. 1 Tigers will try to shut down Woodson and the high-powered offense of the 17th-ranked Wildcats on Saturday in Lexington.

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LSU - UK Sold Out

Posted: 10/11/2007 - No Tickets Available: Tickets are not available for Saturday’s game vs. LSU which is slated for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff at Commonwealth Stadium. Tickets are SOLD OUT. “Buyer Beware” for Tickets Not Bought Through UK or TicketMaster: Fans are reminded “buyer beware” for game tickets not purchased through the official outlets, UK Athletics or TicketMaster.

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EKU men picked to finish 2nd in OVC

Posted: 10/11/2007 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team was picked to finish second out of 11 teams in the 2007-08 preseason Ohio Valley Conference poll conducted by a vote of OVC head men’s basketball coaches and sports information directors. Junior forward Mike Rose and sophomore guard Adam Leonard were named to the preseason all-conference team.

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Florida-LSU game a "Reality Check" for UK's Brooks

Posted: 10/11/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- If Rich Brooks had any job in America other than Kentucky football coach, he says he would have thoroughly enjoyed the classic battle between top-ranked Louisiana State and defending national champion Florida.

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Former Mr. Basketball re-signs with Knicks

Posted: 10/11/2007 - GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- Isiah Thomas expects a friendly crowd Thursday night, and will have a familiar face in practice the following day. One day after signing Allan Houston, the Knicks will make their home exhibition debut on Thursday against Maccabi Tel Aviv, their first game in New York since a jury found Thomas and Madison Square Garden sexually harassed former team executive Anucha Browne Sanders.

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Bengals' Joseph suspended

Posted: 10/09/2007 - CINCINNATI (AP) - The NFL has suspended starting cornerback Johnathan Joseph for Sunday's game at Kansas City, the Cincinnati Bengals said Tuesday. Joseph will forfeit his salary for both this game and the Jets game on Oct. 21, the club said. He was suspended for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

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EKU's Holland National Player of the Week

Updated: 10/09/2007 - CHICAGO – After picking up OVC Offensive Player of the Week honors on Sunday, Eastern Kentucky University quarterback Allan Holland was named one of five national players of the week for the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) by the College Sporting News.

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Cats and Gators will be televised live

Updated: 10/08/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Florida at Kentucky football game on Oct. 20 will be televised by CBS at 3:30 p.m. or Lincoln Financial Sports 12:30 p.m., the Southeastern Conference has announced.

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UK Facing Top-Ranked LSU This Weekend

Posted: 10/08/2007 - The University of Kentucky football team will try to regroup this week following last week's loss to South Carolina.

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EKU takes control of OVC with win at E. Illinois

Updated: 10/07/2007 - CHARLESTON, Ill. – Junior Taylor Long and freshman Logan O’Connor combined for five field goals while junior quarterback Allan Holland threw for a career-high 321 yards and two scores as the Eastern Kentucky University football team defeated #16 Eastern Illinois Saturday afternoon, 28-21. With the win, the Colonels (4-2, 3-0 OVC) knocked the Panthers (3-3, 2-1) out of the unbeaten ranks in league action.

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LSU heading to Lexington unbeaten

Posted: 10/07/2007 - BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gambling at every opportunity, No. 1 LSU stayed perfect. Florida's hopes of another national title appear to be over after a remarkable Saturday night in Death Valley.

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Record Day at Keeneland Overshadowed by Injuries

Posted: 10/06/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Breakdowns - at least two of them fatal - marred a record slate of stakes races Saturday at Keeneland in which four horses earned automatic spots in the Breeders' Cup.

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Spurrier Conquers Cats Again, 38-23

Updated: 10/05/2007 - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Kentucky's perfect start was spoiled by the one ball coach who knows better than almost anyone how to humble the Wildcats.

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Jones Says She Used Steroids

Posted: 10/04/2007 - Track star Marion Jones admits doping before 2000 Sydney Games By The Associated Press Marion Jones admitted using steroids before the 2000 Olympics in a recent letter to close family and friends, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Jones, who won five medals in Sydney, said she took "the clear" for two years, beginning in 1999, and that she got it from former coach Trevor Graham, who told her it was flaxseed oil, the newspaper reported.

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Wildcat Guard Suffers Concussion In Practice

Posted: 10/04/2007 - Kentucky basketball sophomore Michael Porter suffered a concussion Monday during workouts. A sports publicist reported the injury yesterday, and added that Porter hopes to be ready to return to practice a week from tomorrow.

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Webb Gets First Playoff Start

Posted: 10/03/2007 - PHOENIX -- He's been here before, only it wasn't the postseason and it wasn't October. Just because Arizona starting pitcher Brandon Webb doesn't have an inkling of playoff experience doesn't mean that he hasn't been battle-tested or hasn't had to execute tough pitches in critical situations and in important games.

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