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UK Volleyball's Recruiting Class Ranked 8th Best

Posted: 05/25/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Kentucky volleyball program had one of its best seasons in 2006 and looks to continue that tradition in the upcoming year. The 2007 recruiting class for third-year head coach Craig Skinner has been named the eighth best in the nation by PrepVolleyball.com.

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UK Signee Arrested

Updated: 05/25/2007 - A University of Kentucky football recruit appeared in court on Friday after being arrested on burglary charges earlier in the week.

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Morehead State University Buys Eagle Trace

Posted: 05/25/2007 - Morehead State University is the new owner and operator of Eagle Trace Golf Course in Rowan County. MSU provided $1.3 million of the price tag, which was supplemented by $300,000 in public funds.

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NCAA Approves Moving Three-Point Line

Updated: 05/25/2007 - INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The N-C-A-A has approved moving the men's three-point line back one foot to 20 feet, nine inches.

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UK Track and Field Ready For NCAA Regionals

Updated: 09/22/2007 - Kentucky’s track and field athletes begin their competition in the NCAA Mideast Regional on Friday at the Audrey J. Walton Stadium on the campus of the University of Missouri with aspirations of advancing to the NCAA Championships to be held June 6-9 in Sacramento, Calif.

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Reds' Hamilton OK'd to Return

Updated: 09/22/2007 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Medical tests confirmed Wednesday that Cincinnati Reds outfielder Josh Hamilton has nothing more serious than an inflamed digestive tract. Hamilton had severe stomach pain Friday night in Cleveland, where the Reds were playing an interleague series. Cincinnati placed him on the 15-day disabled list Monday, when he was still weak from the ailment. Precautionary tests confirmed the original diagnosis of gastroenteritis, or inflammation of the digestive system. Hamilton will rest for a few days, then resume working out. He could be sent to the minors to work back into shape before coming off the disabled list. Hamilton returned to baseball this season after fighting through alcohol and drug addiction. The 26-year-old rookie is hitting .261 with eight homers. (Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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Borel Honored in Louisville

Posted: 05/23/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Derby winning jockey Calvin Borel won't win the Triple Crown this year, but his place in history is literally in cement.

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Prince joining LeBron, Oden at USA Basketball Camp

Updated: 05/23/2007 - Oden, Durant added to U.S. team; LeBron's status not set AP Photo By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Greg Oden and Kevin Durant are headed to USA Basketball camp. LeBron James' summer plans still seem up in the air. Jason Kidd, Carlos Boozer, Deron Williams, Mike Miller, Tayshaun Prince and Tyson Chandler also were invited to Las Vegas for training camp in July, a month before the Americans will try to qualify for the 2008 Olympics.

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Bengals Release Statement on Henry

Updated: 05/23/2007 - The Cincinnati Bengals released a statement this afternoon regarding the findings of receiever Chris Henry's latest drug test.

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Attorney Says Bengal Passed Drug Screening

Updated: 05/23/2007 - The attorney for Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry said Wednesday that the suspended player has passed his drug screenings.

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Prince Added to US Basketball Roster

Posted: 05/23/2007 - Pistons forward Tayshaun Prince will be added to USA Basketball's summer roster, according to the Associated Press. Managing director Jerry Colangelo is set to announce several additions today in Las Vegas, where the Americans will train and compete this summer in the FIBA Americas tournament.

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Two EKU Colonels Named to All-OVC Baseball Team

Updated: 09/22/2007 - PADUCAH, Ky. - Two Eastern Kentucky University baseball student-athletes earned two All-Ohio Valley Conference honors it was announced Tuesday night at the conference post-season banquet.

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Jennings Picks Arizona Cats Over UK

Updated: 09/22/2007 - Steve Rivera Tucson Citizen May. 22, 2007 06:32 PM TUCSON - Brandon Jennings, considered perhaps the best high school guard in the 2008 recruiting class, gave a commitment to Arizona coach Lute Olson for the 2008-09 season.

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Animal Rights Group Asks LSU Not to Replace Mike V

Posted: 05/22/2007 - BATON ROUGE, La. -- A group of animal advocates is urging LSU not to replace its recently-departed mascot with another live tiger but school officials appear unlikely to accept that idea.

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Former Wildcat Prince Slows Down King James, Cavs

Posted: 05/22/2007 - AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- LeBron James dribbled at the top of the key, drove toward the basket and everybody watching in person and on TV probably thought he was going to shoot. He dished and the decision backfired.

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Kearns Homers in Return

Posted: 05/21/2007 - The teams hadn't played since the deal. Lopez and Kearns had roles in getting the Nationals off to the 6-0 lead in their homecoming.

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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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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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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

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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