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Ex-Wildcat Pakulak signs with Redskins

Posted: 10/09/2009 - ASHBURN, Va. (AP) - The Washington Redskins will have a new punter Sunday. Coach Jim Zorn said Friday that Glenn Pakulak will be added to the active roster and will take over Hunter Smith's duties as punter and holder for the game at Carolina.

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Carolina without starting tight end on Saturday

Posted: 10/08/2009 - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says starting tight end Weslye Saunders will miss Saturday's game against Kentucky because of an ankle injury.

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ESPNU to televise part of Big Blue Madness

Posted: 10/08/2009 - For a fourth consecutive year, the ESPN family of networks’ college basketball season will commence on ESPNU, with its extensive whip-around coverage of Midnight Madness events from several top college basketball programs around the country on Friday, Oct. 16, from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. ET. ESPN2 will simulcast ESPNU’s coverage from 11:30 p.m. – 12 a.m. ESPN has been covering Midnight Madness events since 1993.

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Injuries mounting for Wildcats

Posted: 10/07/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Coach Rich Brooks said Wednesday that junior cornerback Paul Warford will join senior Trevard Lindley on the sidelines for the South Carolina game, leaving the Wildcats with a lot of inexperience at the key pass coverage positions.

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UK to be without cornerbacks against South Carolina

Updated: 10/06/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky football team will need to dig deep at the cornerback positions during Saturday’s game at South Carolina, Coach Rich Brooks indicated after Tuesday’s practice.

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Spurrier says despite success, USC far from finished product

Posted: 10/06/2009 - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Steve Spurrier says South Carolina is far from a finished product, so he and his team don't plan to make too much of their Top 25 ranking and long streaks of success over the next opponent, Kentucky.

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Brooks not quitting on Hartline

Updated: 10/05/2009 - Rich Brooks isn't giving up on quarterback Mike Hartline. Not even close. The Kentucky coach said he's sticking with the junior for the foreseeable future despite a lackluster performance in a 38-20 loss to No. 3 Alabama on Saturday. Hartline completed 17 of 31 passes for 168 yards against the nation's No. 2 ranked defense and threw three interceptions, two of which sailed straight into the arms of an Alabama defender after horrible misreads.

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UK to hold student only practice

Updated: 10/05/2009 - The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team will be hosting a “student only” practice sponsored by Joe Craft and Friends of Coal, on Friday, October 23 in Memorial Coliseum at a time to be announced.

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Super fan Jim Brown streak ends

Updated: 10/05/2009 - After more than 70 years and 412 consecutive home games, Jim Brown finally missed a University of Kentucky home football game. Brown did not attend Saturday’s game vs. Alabama because of an illness, ending a streak that began in 1938 and had been uninterrupted since 1945.

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Date set for Gillispie DUI trial

Posted: 10/05/2009 - LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (AP) - A judge has set a February trial date in the drunken-driving case against former Kentucky basketball coach Billy Gillispie.

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Lindley doubtful for South Carolina

Updated: 10/04/2009 - UK coach Rich Brooks said Sunday All-America cornerback Trevard Lindley is doubtful for next Saturday's game at South Carolina with an ankle sprain. X-rays Saturday were negative but according to Brooks the ankle has a lot of swelling.

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Brooks Remains Optimistic After Alabama

Updated: 10/05/2009 - Rich Brooks isn't ready to panic. Sure, the Kentucky coach knows his team could have played better in consecutive losses to No. 1 Florida and No. 3 Alabama. Then again, he knows there won't be many teams this year to challenge the Gators and Crimson Tide.

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Alabama Rolls To 38-20 Win Over Kentucky

Updated: 10/03/2009 - Mark Ingram ran for a career-high 140 yards and a touchdown to lead No. 3 Alabama past mistake-prone Kentucky 38-20 on Saturday. (Stats Inside)

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Cancun times now set for Wildcats

Posted: 10/02/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Times for the 2009 Cancun Challenge games in Cancun have been set as announced by tournament organizers on Friday.

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Bama doesn't want to be compared to Gators

Posted: 10/02/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Alabama linebacker Rolando McClain has a message for everyone trying to compare the third-ranked Crimson Tide to No. 1 Florida: Get a life.

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Brooks says Cats needs to play faster, tougher

Posted: 09/30/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's opening play script might be in need of a rewrite. The Wildcats have struggled mightily to move the ball early in games and were held to minus-1 yard in the first quarter of a 41-7 loss to No. 1 Florida on Saturday.

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Cats go "ones vs. ones" in practice

Posted: 09/29/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – With the goal of better adjusting to game-day speed, the Kentucky football first-team offensive and defensive units spent more time practicing against each other on Tuesday morning.

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Kentucky faces another big challenge Saturday

Updated: 09/28/2009 - So much for the touchy-feely Rich Brooks. After watching his team get dismantled during a 41-7 loss to No. 1 Florida, the Kentucky coach offered his typical blunt assessment on how he'll be in practice this week before the Wildcats face No. 3 Alabama on Saturday. "I probably get grumpier, ornerier," he said.

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Brooks thankful Tebow not seriously hurt

Updated: 09/27/2009 - Rich Brooks is thankful Florida quarterback Tim Tebow wasn't seriously hurt following a vicious hit in the third quarter of the top-ranked Gators' 41-7 win over the Wildcats on Saturday night. The jarring hit on the superstar left players on both sides of the field shaken. Tebow spent the night in the hospital before returning to Gainesville, Fla. on Sunday morning.

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UK falls to Gators, knock out Tebow

Updated: 09/27/2009 - The win extended Florida's winning streak to 14 games, tops in the nation as the Gators (4-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) continued their mastery over the Wildcats (2-1, 0-1). Florida has won 23 straight in the series, the second longest active winning streak by one team over another in the country. (Stats Inside)

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