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Minutemen Mad About UK Buyout

Updated: 05/21/2007 - UK has called off its trip to Boston to play a basketball game against UMass, coached by former WIldcat Travis Ford. Kentucky wants to add another home game, UMass is disappointed by the move.

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UK To Buyout UMass Game

Updated: 05/21/2007 - UK has confirmed it will buyout the contract for a basketball game with Massachusetts next season. the game with Travis Ford's Minutemen was scheduled for November 24th in Boston.

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Holsopple Leaving For Florida

Updated: 05/20/2007 - UK basketball strength coach Scott Holsopple is leaving for Florida. Holsopple has accepted a job to work as a strength coach with the Gator football team.

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Street Sense May Skip Belmont

Updated: 05/20/2007 - Street Sense lost Saturday's Preakness in a dramatic stretch drive with Curlin. Sunday trainer Carl Nafzger said he was leaning against running the Kentucky Derby winner in the Belmont Stakes June 9.

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Nafzger Disappointed, but Undaunted in Defeat

Posted: 05/19/2007 - BALTIMORE (AP) - Carl Nafzger stood alone outside the stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course, oblivious to the raindrops falling on his gray hair and maroon suit jacket.

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Curlin Wins Preakness

Posted: 05/19/2007 - BALTIMORE (AP) - Curlin nipped Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense on the final stride and won the Preakness Stakes in a riveting finish today, ending a chance of a Triple Crown for this racing season.

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Cats Beat Auburn But Miss SEC Tournament

Updated: 09/22/2007 - On the final day of the regular season Kentucky held on for an 8-7 victory over Auburn. But the Cats were edged out of the field for the SEC Tournament when Tennessee defeated Florida in Gainesville.

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Lil' E Talking to Other Teams

Posted: 05/18/2007 - CONCORD, N.C. -- While Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the week off to relax, his sister was busy sorting out offers of employment for NASCAR's most popular driver.

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Tubby Smith Hires Former Lexington High School Star

Updated: 05/18/2007 - Vince Taylor, who came to Minnesota to work on Dwane Casey's Timberwolves staff, will become the third assistant coach hired by Tubby Smith at the University of Minnesota, Taylor confirmed Thursday. University officials would not confirm that an offer had been made to Taylor. A news conference to announce Smith's staff is not expected until the new coach hires all four staff members, including a director of basketball operations.

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Gillispie Thrilled with Patterson's Decision

Updated: 05/17/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie is all smiles today after signing highly coveted forward Patrick Patterson.
COMPLETE BILLY GILLISPIE PRESS CONFERENCE

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Lukas Back in Triple Crown Picture

Updated: 05/18/2007 - He didn't have a horse in the Kentucky Derby, and will be part of the Preakness for only the second time since 2003. Trainer D-Wayne Lukas has 13 Triple Crown victories, tying him for the top spot in racing history. But he hasn't visited the winner's circle since "Commendable" captured the 2000 Belmont Stakes.

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New UK Coach Happy with Recruiting Class

Posted: 05/17/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie is all smiles today after signing highly coveted forward Patrick Patterson.

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Patterson Picks Kentucky

Updated: 09/22/2007 - The last of the nation's top high school recruits made it official Wednesday afternoon as Patrick Patterson announced he would play his college basketball at Kentucky.

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Patterson Picks Kentucky

Posted: 05/16/2007 - The last of the nation's top high school recruits made it official this afternoon as Patrick Patterson announced he would play his college basketball at Kentucky.

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Hard Spun Ready to Run in Preakness

Posted: 05/15/2007 - STANTON, Del. (AP) - Hard Spun has unusually long legs and a sleek body, leading trainer Larry Jones to initially dismiss the horse's chances as a Triple Crown contender.

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Street Sense Works At Churchill Downs

Updated: 05/15/2007 - Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense worked five furlong Tuesday morning at Churchill Downs in a minute flat, his final major prep for Saturday's Preakness Stakes in Baltimore. Afterwards trianer Carl Nafzger called the workout perfect.

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Transy Golf Opens Play in NCAA

Posted: 05/15/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Transylvania’s men’s golf team will be in the field for the first time in the NCAA Division III Championships when play begins Tuesday at the Hawthorns Country Club in Fishers, Ind.

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Reds Pitcher Arroyo Set to Perform Benefit Concert

Posted: 05/15/2007 - CINCINNATI (May 15, 2007)­­ -- Cincinnati Reds pitcher Bronson Arroyo will perform a benefit concert on Sunday, May 27, 7 p.m. at the new Lodge Bar, 35 E. 7th Street. Tickets are $25 per person with a limited number of VIP passes available for $100 which will include the opportunity to meet Bronson Arroyo, complimentary food and beverages.

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Cats Lose out on Lucas, Two Others

Posted: 05/14/2007 - Jai Lucas, the diminutive, but effective point guard out of Bellaire High School near Houston, chose two-time defending National Champions Florida over UK and Oklahoma State.

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Lucas Cites Playing Time, Chooses Florida

Updated: 05/16/2007 - Houston Bellaire point guard Jai Lucas told reporters he only made up his mind 20 minutes before his 2:30 p.m. news conference, but in the end, Lucas said, Florida came out on top.

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Lucas Chooses Gators over Cats

Posted: 05/14/2007 - Houston point guard Jai Lucas announced today he will attend Florida. Watch WKYT tonight at 5:30 and 6:00 for more information.

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DeJesus & Wilkes Lead Cats Over Ole Miss

Updated: 09/22/2007 - Antone DeJesus and Ryan Wilkes each ad three hits and drove in two runs as Kenucky won over Ole Miss in Oxford Sunday 9-7. The Cats took the weekend series 2-1.

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Ole Miss Whips Cats 9-2

Updated: 09/22/2007 - The Kentucky Wildcats managed only five hits in a 9-2 loss to Ole Miss Saturday night. Andrew Albers tok the loss allowing four runs on nine hits in 5 2/3 innings.

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