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Florida wins series opener 5-3

Updated: 05/03/2012 - Preston Tucker hit a first inning home run and No. 5 Florida got a strong start from junior Hudson Randall, holding off a late rally to post a 5-3 win over No. 3 Kentucky in the opener of the series Thursday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Davis a Finalist for Olympic Team

Posted: 05/03/2012 - The U.S. has added college player of the year Anthony Davis and Oklahoma City's James Harden to its pool of finalists for its Olympic men's basketball roster.

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Anthony Davis USA Basketball finalist

Updated: 05/03/2012 - Anthony Davis, who led the University of Kentucky Wildcats to this year’s NCAA championship, and Oklahoma City Thunder standout guard James Harden have been added to the list of finalists for the 2012 USA Basketball National Team, USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo announced today. The official 12-man U.S. Olympic team roster will be announced later this year.

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Mitchell gets contract extension

Posted: 05/03/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's Matthew Mitchell signed a seven-year extension Thursday, putting him among the highest-paid coaches in women's college basketball.

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UK-IU series comes to an end

Updated: 05/03/2012 - Indiana has decided it won't sign a new contract to play Kentucky in men's basketball, ending a rivalry that has been played every year since 1969. Hoosiers athletic director Fred Glass says the two schools could not agree on where games should be played.

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Fans can help bring GameDay back

Updated: 05/02/2012 - University of Kentucky football fans have the chance to bring ESPN College GameDay back to Lexington, Ky., as the nationwide show has decided to film a commercial for the program on a university campus selected by fans. College football fans across the country can participate in a social media promotion to have a College GameDay spot on their campus this summer.

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UK's Burden signs free agent deal with Titans

Posted: 05/01/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Former University of Kentucky football offensive lineman Chandler Burden has signed as an undrafted free agent with the Tennessee Titans, beginning his dream of playing in the National Football League.

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Vandy hands no. 1 UK its first series loss of 2012

Posted: 04/29/2012 - NASHVILLE -- After rallying to even the game with a run in the top of the eighth, Vanderbilt won the game in the bottom of the eighth with five runs and a Connor Harrell grand slam to post a 6-1 win over No. 1 Kentucky to win the series and hand the Wildcats their first series defeat of 2012, on a hot Sunday afternoon at Hawkins Field.

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Vandy evens series with UK baseball

Posted: 04/28/2012 - NASHVILLE – After No. 1 Kentucky rallied with three runs in the top of the eighth inning to erase a three-run hole, the Wildcats just missed a two-out sliding grab in rightfield that allowed the game-winning run to score in the bottom of the eighth, with Vanderbilt evening the series with a 4-3 win over the Wildcats, on a steamy Saturday afternoon in front of 2,837 at Hawkins Field.

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Trevathan drafted in 6th round by Denver

Posted: 04/28/2012 - ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos used their final pick of the NFL draft on a linebacker, selecting Danny Trevathan of Kentucky in the sixth round on Saturday.

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Guy first Wildcat drafted, goes to Seattle

Posted: 04/28/2012 - RENTON, Wash. (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks have added depth to the secondary, picking Kentucky safety Winston Guy with their second sixth-round pick in Saturday's NFL draft.

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Cats clip Commodores 5-2

Updated: 04/27/2012 - Freshman centerfielder Austin Cousino launched his eighth homer of the year and collected three hits to lead No. 1 Kentucky to a 5-2 series-opening win over the defending league champion Vanderbilt Commodores, on Friday night at Hawkins Field.

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Former Xavier player to visit UK

Updated: 04/27/2012 - Former Xavier guard Mark Lyons will visit Kentucky, that according to the Kansas City Star.

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UK assistant reportedly headed to Tennessee

Posted: 04/26/2012 - The Knoxville News Sentinel is reporting that UK assistant coach Kyra Elzy will be joining the staff of SEC-rival Tennessee. Elzy currently is the associate head of the Wildcats under Matthew Mitchell.

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Lucky Boston boy meets Celtics hero

Posted: 04/26/2012 - BOSTON (AP) - The Boston third-grader who narrowly missed a bullet that came through his bedroom wall and left a smoking hole in his Boston Celtics jersey has met the player whose shirt he was wearing.

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Croatian guard set to visit UK

Posted: 04/25/2012 - During his visit to Great American Ball Park on Tuesday, UK coach John Calipari told a local radio audience that he wasn’t finished with recruiting for the upcoming season.

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UK's Cousino selected to USA National Team

Posted: 04/25/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky freshman centerfielder Austin Cousino has been selected to play for the USA Collegiate National Team, UK’s first member of the USA National Team since John Wilson in 1999, it was announced on Wednesday afternoon.

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UK's Lilttrell named to PItcher of Year watch list

Posted: 04/25/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky sophomore southpaw Corey Littrell has been named to the initial watch list for the College Baseball Hall of Fame National Pitcher of the Year, it was announced.

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Strickland staying at UK

Updated: 04/25/2012 - Rod Strickland, special assistant to UK coach John Calipari, is not leaving to join Larry Brown's staff at SMU.

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Cards pound Cats 10-2

Updated: 04/24/2012 - No. 20 Louisville took advantage of a pair of unearned runs in the top of the first inning, opening the game up with a six-run third inning for a 10-2 win over No. 1 Kentucky to sweep the two-game season series.

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Reds honor UK's championship

Updated: 04/24/2012 - Coach John Calipari threw a ceremonial pitch - a strike to infielder Todd Frazier - as the Cincinnati Reds honored Kentucky's eighth national basketball championship.

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