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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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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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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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UK Track and Field With Solid NCAA Debut

Posted: 05/11/2007 - Sophomore thrower Ashley Muffet (North Canton, Ohio) recorded the second-best hammer throw in school history Friday as she and freshman Emily Bernhardt (Marietta, Ga.) finished second and sixth, respectively, in the event to highlight Kentucky’s opening day at the 2007 Southeastern Conference Championships hosted by the University of Alabama at Sam Bailey Track and Field Stadium.

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Earnhardt Leaving DEI

Updated: 05/11/2007 - For Dale Earnhardt Jr., winning is everything. That's what his daddy taught him. And by ditching his namesake company to find a more competitive ride, Junior gave his own lesson in life: Not even blood is thicker than winning.

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Dunn, Griffey, Ross Homer as Reds Beat Astros

Updated: 05/10/2007 - Reds 9, Astros 5 CINCINNATI (AP) - Home runs by Ken Griffey Junior and Adam Dunn helped the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-5 victory today over the Houstonn Astros.

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