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Freel Questionable for Reds Opening Day

Updated: 03/28/2007 - SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Ryan Freel is set to start the Cincinnati Reds' season opener on Monday in center field, taking over for Ken Griffey Junior.

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UK Opens Spring Football Practice

Updated: 03/28/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Andre Woodson was in a battle for the starting quarterback job when spring drills opened at the University of Kentucky at this time a year ago, but not this year.

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Bengals' Henry in Trouble Again

Posted: 03/27/2007 - CINCINNATI -- Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chris Henry, already facing possible NFL punishment for problems with the law, has been cited by Cincinnati police on three traffic charges including driving with a suspended license.

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Lofton Earns All-America Honor

Updated: 03/27/2007 - The second team consists of seniors Nick Fazekas of Nevada and Jared Dudley of Boston College, juniors Chris Lofton of Tennessee and Joakim Noah of Florida and sophomore Tyler Hansbrough of North Carolina.

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UK Baseball Climbs to No. 8 In the National Rankings

Posted: 03/26/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Off to a 23-2-1 start to open the 2007 season, the Kentucky baseball team has cracked top-10, climbing as high as No. 8 in the weekly Collegiate Baseball top-30 poll, the organization announced Monday.

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Pitino Says He's Not a Candidate

Updated: 03/26/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kentucky's search for its next basketball coach won't include Rick Pitino. Pitino said Monday that while he enjoyed his eight years with the Wildcats, he's happy coaching Louisville and wouldn't consider returning to the school he led to the national championship in 1996.

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Morris Practices with Knicks

Updated: 03/26/2007 - GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Randolph Morris lost in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, and still might get to play in big games in late March. Randolph Morris and Kentucky couldn't get past Kansas in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.A week after playing in his final college game for Kentucky, Morris went through his first NBA practice Sunday, two days after signing with the New York Knicks.

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Carter Staying at UK

Updated: 03/26/2007 - Jared Carter is staying at UK. His dad, Jeff Carter, told the Georgetown News-Graphic that his son is “very adamant about finishing out at Kentucky.”

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Scott Co. Takes Home Second State Title

Updated: 03/25/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) A well-meaning tongue lashing at halftime is all it took to inspire Scott County guard Bud Mackey to take over the game.

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Tubby Moves On

Updated: 03/23/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A decade toiling under the glare of one of college basketball's most exacting spotlights was enough for Tubby Smith. Now, Kentucky must find a way to restore the program's luster while replacing a highly respected coach who grew tired of the high expectations and ever-present grumblings.

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Scott County Wins Opener

Updated: 03/21/2007 - Tyler Portwood scored ten points to help Scott County cruise past Oldham County 59-to-47 in the first round of the boys' state basketball tournament

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Lewis Leads Adair Co. In Sweet 16 Opener

Updated: 03/21/2007 - Chris lewis had 12 points to lead Adair County to a 51-41 victory over Lincoln County in the opening game of the Boys' Sweet 16 Wednesday.

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Tubby Deserves a Chance to Clean Up His Mess

Updated: 03/21/2007 - Sometimes people wonder… Why would Tubby Smith’s job be in jeopardy? Why would UK want him back? How has the Program (with a capital “P”) tumbled from, not only the Top 10 but the Top 25 entirely? Will it EVER be back? Are UK fans too demanding? Have the media given Smith a free pass? And why did it take so long for Mitch Barnhart to say something – anything?

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Tiny School Heads to State Tournament this Week

Posted: 03/20/2007 - Over the years, the basketball team from a tiny college prep school had no end of invitations to play in homecoming games throughout Kentucky's coalfields.

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Elliott Leads Cats Past Ball State

Posted: 03/19/2007 - MUNCIE, Ind. - Junior Kentucky center Sarah Elliott scored 14 of her team-high 18 points in the second half Monday as the Wildcats held off Ball State 85-82 in Worthen Arena in the WNIT Second Round.

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Kansas Ends Cats' Season

Posted: 03/18/2007 - CHICAGO (AP) -Let Kentucky have the past. Kansas owns the present. And with a few more performances like this, the loaded Jayhawks might be making some more history of their own.

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LCA Takes Home First Girls' Crown

Updated: 03/19/2007 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Anna Martin scored 25 points to spark Lexington Christian past Iroquois 71-to-62 tonight to give the Lady Eagles the championship of the Girls Sweet Sixteen.

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Cats Brace For #1 Seed Kansas

Updated: 03/18/2007 - CHICAGO (AP) - Mention the words Kentucky, Kansas and last year in the same breath, and Wildcats forward Bobby Perry is sure to grimace. The Wildcats have bragging rights over Kansas, Duke, North Carolina and anybody else when it comes to history and tradition. When they visited Kansas last year, though, the winningest program in college history got whupped like a newcomer to Division III.

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Law Rules Rupp

Posted: 03/17/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A hostile crowd. A big shot. A season on the line. All in a day's work for Acie Law. The Texas A&M point guard whose cool demeanor earned him the nickname "Captain Clutch," did it again. Law took over late and led the Aggies past Louisville 72-69 Saturday in the second round of the South Regional.

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