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Davis added to U.S. roster

Posted: 07/13/2012 - USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo confirmed this morning that he had been informed that USA and Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin has been diagnosed with a medial meniscus tear of his left knee. The injury will require arthroscopic surgery, which will force the 6’10” and 251-pound Griffin to miss the rest of the USA National Team training and the London Olympics. Griffin is expected to be at full readiness when the Clippers’ training camp opens this fall.

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NBA Cats could be on the move if deal goes through

Posted: 07/13/2012 - ESPN.com is reporting that former Wildcats Patrick Patterson, Terrence Jones and Josh Harrellson could be involved in a deal that would send Orlando All-Star center Dwight Howard to the Rockets.

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Davis answers the call in U.S. rout of Dominicans

Posted: 07/13/2012 - LAS VEGAS (AP) - Anthony Davis was seated on the court, the best players in the world towering above him. The NBA rookie had just been fouled while making a 3-pointer, falling backward toward the U.S. bench, looking up to see the likes of LeBron James and Kevin Durant dancing in celebration.

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Davis appears headed to Olympics

Updated: 07/13/2012 - Anthony Davis returned to Team USA Thursday following an injury to Blake Griffin of the L.A. Clippers. The number one draft pick scored 9 points in the USA's exhibition victory over the Dominican Republic.

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Warford added to Outland Trophy Watch List

Posted: 07/12/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Larry Warford, who has been a second-team All-Southeastern Conference performer each of the last two seasons, has yet another honor to add to the list this preseason as the University of Kentucky senior offensive guard has been tabbed to the Outland Trophy Award Watch List, which seeks to honor the nation’s best interior lineman, the Football Writers Association of America announced Thursday.

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52 Wildcats named to SEC Honor Roll

Posted: 07/12/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – A total of 52 University of Kentucky student-athletes were named to the Southeastern Conference First-Year Academic Honor Roll for their impressive achievements in the classroom, the league office announced Thursday.

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Warford, King named to coaches preseason All-SEC teams

Posted: 07/12/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky football seniors Larry Warford and La’Rod King have begun their senior seasons with a significant honor from the coaches of the Southeastern Conference after both were named to the 2012 Preseason Coaches’ All-SEC Team, the league office announced Thursday.

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Harrellson trade to Houston made official

Posted: 07/11/2012 - NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Knicks have acquired center Marcus Camby from Houston in a sign-and trade deal and re-signed guard JR Smith.

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Lamb signs with Bucks

Updated: 07/11/2012 - The Milwaukee Bucks have signed second-round draft pick Doron Lamb to a multi-year contract.

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UK's Gameday Ready Tour hits Louisville

Posted: 07/11/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- After three successful stops already this summer, University of Kentucky football head coach Joker Phillips is set for the final Gameday Ready Tour stop of the year at Shawnee Park in Louisville, Ky., on Sunday, July 15.

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UK's McIntosh named to Groza Watch List

Posted: 07/11/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky senior placekicker Craig McIntosh, who has made nearly 80 percent of his field goals the past two years, has been named to the Lou Groza Award Watch List, which annually honors the nation’s best placekicker, the Palm Beach County (Fla.) Sports Commission announced Wednesday.

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UK Fan Day set for Aug. 4

Posted: 07/11/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The annual Kentucky Football Fan Day has been slated for Saturday, Aug. 4 at Commonwealth Stadium, where the Kentucky football team will hold an open practice along with an autograph session and fireworks show.

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UK's Smith named to Rimington Watch List

Posted: 07/10/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky football senior Matt Smith, who has started the past two seasons at center for the Wildcats, has been named to the Rimington Trophy Watch List, which annually honors the best center in the nation, the trophy committee announced Tuesday.

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Cal uncertain of future with Dominican team

Updated: 07/10/2012 - UK coach John Calipari returned to Lexington Monday after his Dominican Republic team failed in its bid to gain a berth in the Olympics. Cal told ESPN.com Monday he was uncertain about his future coaching the D.R.

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Floreal named UK track & field coach

Updated: 07/09/2012 - After a successful six-year stint as director of track and field at Stanford, Edrick Floreal has been named the head coach of the University of Kentucky men’s and women’s track and field teams, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart announced Monday.

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Alex Meyer pitches in MLB Futures Game

Posted: 07/08/2012 - Former Kentucky star right-hander Alex Meyer became the third former Wildcat and the second UK pitcher to play in the MLB Futures Game in the last two years.

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Davis fails to make U.S. national team

Updated: 07/08/2012 - Five members of the gold medal winning lineup at the 2008 Bejing Games were included in the 12-man U.S. Olympic basketball team announced by USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo on Saturday.

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Holmes three shots off lead at Greenbrier

Posted: 07/07/2012 - WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson shot a 5-under 65 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Greenbrier Classic.

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Kidd-Gilchrist signs first pro contract

Updated: 07/07/2012 - The Charlotte Bobcats have signed No. 2 overall pick Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, which will allow the rookie small forward to participate in summer-league practices and games starting Tuesday in Las Vegas.

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