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Batcats take series opener against Vols

Posted: 04/30/2010 - Taylor Black had his first career multi-homer game, finishing with a career-high five RBI, as the Kentucky baseball team belted six home runs and posted a 12-8 series-opening victory over the Tennessee Volunteers.

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SEC coaches talk about expansion

Posted: 04/29/2010 - MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Georgia coach Mark Richt doesn't think the Southeastern Conference is in any rush to add teams. He figures other power conferences are more likely to expand so they can have two six-team divisions and a league championship game, a la the SEC.

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Batcats blow lead, lose to Cards 10-9

Posted: 04/28/2010 - The 11th-ranked Cardinals plated four runs in the bottom of the ninth off UK closer Matt Little to upstage a late UK comeback and even the season series with a 10-9 win over the Wildcats.

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Endorsement out of Kentucky Derby

Updated: 04/28/2010 - The trainer of Endorsement says her colt has an ankle injury and will not run in Saturday's Kentucky Derby. Trainer Shannon Ritter said she noticed the injury after Endorsement walked off the track at Churchill Downs following a half-mile workout Wednesday morning.

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Polson to walk-on at UK

Updated: 04/27/2010 - West Jessamine guard Jarrod Polson announced this afternoon that he will be a Wildcat, accepting an offer to walk-on at UK.

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Bledsoe denies website story

Updated: 04/27/2010 - UK guard Eric Bledsoe is denying a website story that he is signing with an agent and headed to the NBA draft. Bledsoe is quoted by UK athletics in a message sent via twitter that he has not signed with an agent, he will continue to work out with teams and announce a decision on May 8th.

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2010 Catspy Awards presented

Updated: 04/26/2010 - University of Kentucky Athletics presented 28 honors at the eighth-annual CATSPY Awards, held Monday at Memorial Coliseum to recognize athletic and academic performances during the 2009-10 year. With co-winners in some categories, a total of four teams and 24 individuals were recognized.

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Micah to get tryout with Giants

Updated: 04/26/2010 - Former Wildcat linebacker Micah Johnson did not hear his name called in the NFL draft, but he'll be getting his chance with the New York Giants.

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UK splits doubleheader with Auburn

Updated: 04/26/2010 - Auburn All-American first baseman Hunter Morris capped a two-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning with a two-out RBI single into rightfield, lifting the 29th-ranked Tigers to a walk-off win over the Kentucky Wildcats, securing the series for the Tigers with a 6-5 win, in front of 2,518 fans on a gorgeous Sunday afternoon at Plainsman Park. UK evened up the series with a dramatic win in game one of the doubleheader Sunday afternoon, posting an 8-7 win in a game that was tied or saw the lead change hands 10 times in the contest.

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Conner selected by the Jets

Posted: 04/24/2010 - The New York Jets have drafted Kentucky fullback John Conner with the fifth-round pick they acquired from Seattle for running back Leon Washington.

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Lindley selected by the Eagles

Updated: 04/24/2010 - The Philadelphia Eagles have selected Kentucky cornerback Trevard Lindley in the fourth round.

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Peters Drafted by Atlanta Falcons

Posted: 04/23/2010 - Peters was the 83rd overall pick in the 2010 draft and the first Wildcat taken in this year’s selection process. Rounds four through seven will be held on Saturday.

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Patterson entering NBA Draft

Updated: 04/23/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky forward Patrick Patterson is skipping his senior season and heading to the NBA.

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Teague will be a Wildcat

Updated: 04/22/2010 - Indianapolis Pike guard Marquis Teague will play college basketball at the University of Kentucky. The 6-foot-2 Teague made the announcement this afternoon at his high school.

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NCAA agrees to CBS, Turner deal on men's tournament

Posted: 04/22/2010 - The NCAA on Thursday announced a new 14-year television, Internet and wireless rights agreement with CBS Sports and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., to present the Division I Men’s Basketball Championship beginning in 2011 and continuing through 2024 for more than $10.8 billion.

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Batcats fall hard at Western Kentucky, 24-8

Posted: 04/21/2010 - The 26th-ranked Western Kentucky Hilltoppers plated 16 runs on 13 hits in the second inning alone, with the first 16 hitters in the inning reaching base safely before Kentucky recorded an out, as the Hilltoppers posted a dominating 24-8 win over the Wildcats, in front of a record 6,183 fans at Bowling Green Ballpark

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Joker evaluates scrimmage, calls for better tackling

Updated: 04/19/2010 - Joker Phillips Evaluates Saturday Scrimmage: Following Monday morning’s practice, Coach Joker Phillips gave an update on his impressions of the scrimmage held Saturday. “I really think that the receivers are doing a great job catching the ball and making plays for us,” Phillips said. “The quarterbacks threw the ball a lot better Saturday but we have to get better protecting the quarterback. We just have to tackle on defense, which cost us getting ourselves getting off the field a few times.”

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