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Former UK sprinter wins back Olympic medal

Updated: 07/16/2010 - LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Seven U.S. sprinters have won back the Olympic relay medals that were stripped from them because teammate Marion Jones was doping at the time.

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Rondo to host one-on-one event at Alcatraz

Updated: 07/16/2010 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - July 15, 2010) - On September 18, basketball superstar Rajon Rondo will be bringing "the rock" to The Rock. The all-star guard will set foot on the infamous island to host the finals of Red Bull King of the Rock, a one-on-one basketball tournament that will culminate with a showdown in The Yard of the former prison. Those wanting to reach the hallowed grounds of Alcatraz must earn their spot through one of six qualifier tournaments that kick off starting July 17 in Los Angeles. After Los Angeles, additional qualifiers will take place in San Diego, Phoenix, Seattle, San Francisco and Oakland. Sixty-four finalists will emerge from these six qualifiers and meet at one of the world's most iconic locations for the final battle. In the end, there can be only one King, so out of the 64 finalists, only one will be crowned "King of the Rock."

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Rondo added to Team USA roster

Posted: 07/15/2010 - COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Rajon Rondo could play for the United States after all.

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UK's Mullens new AD at Oregon

Updated: 07/15/2010 - The University of Oregon has scheduled a news conference for 11 a.m. Thursday to introduce its new director of athletics, Rob Mullens, the deputy director of athletics at the University of Kentucky. The selection of Mullens was reported by Portland radio station 95.5 and confirmed by sources contacted by The Register-Guard.

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Wall wins ESPY

Posted: 07/15/2010 - LOS ANGELES -- Former Kentucky All-American point guard John Wall, the 2009-10 Southeastern Conference Player of the Year, was selected as the Best Male College Athlete at the 2010 ESPY Awards, announced by ESPN during the ESPYs Countdown show at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Wednesday night.

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Patterson, Rockets agree to 2-year deal

Updated: 07/13/2010 - HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Rockets have reached a deal with its top draft pick, forward Patrick Patterson of Kentucky.

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UK officially announces hiring of Nord

Posted: 07/13/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – For Kentucky head coach Joker Phillips, the decision to hire Greg Nord as special teams coordinator and tight ends coach was as simple as 1-2-3.

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Cousins Shines In Summer League Debut

Posted: 07/12/2010 - DeMarcus Cousins, the fifth overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, notched a double-double with a combined 14 points and 10 rebounds.

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Cowgill Named To Double-A All-Star Team

Posted: 07/09/2010 - Former Kentucky first-team All-American centerfielder Collin Cowgill, a native of Lexington, Ky., and member of the Mobile BayBears of the double A Southern League, has been added to the South Division All-Star team and will play in the Southern League All-Star Game in Huntsville, Ala., on Monday.

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Wall Held Out Of Wizards Practice

Posted: 07/09/2010 - The Washington Wizards rookie point guard was held out of practice Friday morning with a groin injury from Thursday night's session.

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Cousins, Kings agree to deal

Posted: 07/07/2010 - SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Sacramento Kings have signed rookie center DeMarcus Cousins to a contract.

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Bledsoe family, friend say they paid mother's rent

Posted: 07/07/2010 - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A relative and family friend both say they helped former Kentucky player Eric Bledsoe and his mother pay rent when he was in school in Birmingham, and that it wasn't paid by his high school coach.

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Lyons Released By Broncos

Posted: 07/06/2010 - The Denver Broncos on Tuesday waived wide receivers Dicky Lyons and Landis Williams.

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Orton ejected in summer league debut

Updated: 07/05/2010 - Former Wildcat Daniel Orton, a first round draft pick of the Orlando Magic was ejected in the third quarter of his first summer league game Monday. Orton and Indiana's Josh McRoberts began shoving each other under the basket and both players were thrown out.

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Gilchrist leads USA U17 team

Updated: 07/03/2010 - The USA Men’s U17 Team’s athleticism won out over Argentina’s 3-point shooting as the USA sprinted its way to a 82-70 victory Friday afternoon in the opening day of preliminary round play at the inaugural FIBA U17 World Championship in Hamburg, Germany. Michael Gilchrist off the bench to spark the Americans with 24 points and 15 rebounds. The impressive showing that saw the 6-7 guard/forward, who has given the University of Kentucky a verbal commitment, shoot 9-of-14 from the field and 6-of-6 from the foul line, while grabbing four offensive boards and 11 defensive boards, and adding three assists in just under 28 minutes of playing time.

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Padgett leaving UK staff

Updated: 07/02/2010 - Former Wildcat Scott Padgett is leaving the UK basketball staff after one season.

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Nord set to join UK staff

Updated: 07/02/2010 - Former Wildcat Greg Nord is returning to his alma mater, where he is expected to coach tight ends.

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Ortmayer will not return to UK staff

Posted: 07/01/2010 - UK football spokesperson Tony Neely confirms that Steve Ortmayer will not return next season as assistant head coach, special teams coordinator and tight ends coach.

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Orton apologizes on Twitter

Updated: 07/01/2010 - Former UK forward Daniel Orton apologizing to UK fans through his Twitter account. Orton said, " "Okay there are some things that I've been needing to address, but I was trying to focus my attention elsewhere. As far as the classes, I want to apologize for not doing what I said I would. I messed up big time and hope I can be somewhat forgiven. I messed up on a few due dates on my online class and I just lost focus in school. I apologize."

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Mother of former UK walk-on dies

Posted: 06/30/2010 - Terri Krebs, mother of former UK walk-on Mark Krebs, passed away on Wednesday in northern Kentucky.

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Bledsoe Excited About Opportunity With Clippers

Posted: 06/28/2010 - They later traded a future first-round pick to Oklahoma City in exchange for Bledsoe, a 6-1 guard who averaged 11.3 points and 2.9 assists in his freshman season at Kentucky, where No. 1 overall draft pick John Wall was the star.

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Wall welcomed in Washington

Updated: 06/25/2010 - John Wall was driven in an SUV-size limo to the Verizon Center, where he stepped onto a red carpet surrounded by scores of fans who cheered, craned their necks and did their best to snap photos of the Washington Wizards' No. 1 overall draft pick.

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Cal says he hasn't talked to LeBron

Updated: 06/25/2010 - Kentucky coach John Calipari says he's never talked to LeBron James about the NBA superstar's future or becoming the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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