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UK to induct five new Hall of Fame members

Posted: 09/05/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky Athletics’ five-person 2008 Hall of Fame class, announced last spring, is to be formally inducted in Lexington the weekend of Sept. 26-27. The group, which includes football player Al Bruno, men’s basketball player Tony Delk, track athlete Tim Harden, former men’s basketball player and athletics director C.M. Newton and men’s golfer Johnny Owens will take part in the Hall of Fame Induction Dinner Friday, Sept. 26, before being recognized the following day at halftime of the UK-Western Kentucky football game. The committee granted previously announced diver Tina Johnson Ybarra’s request to be moved to the 2009 class for induction.

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UK's Williams out 2-3 weeks

Posted: 09/04/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky left tackle Garry Williams will miss the next two to three weeks because of a cartilage tear in his knee.

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UK will observe Military Appreciation Day on Saturday

Posted: 09/03/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – An experience that is rapidly approaching “tradition status” for University of Kentucky football is the popular Military Appreciation Day, which is being observed for the fourth consecutive year during Saturday’s home opener vs. Norfolk State.

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Big Blue Madness moved to Oct. 10

Posted: 09/02/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. –Big Blue Madness, the unofficial start to the basketball season, has been moved up a week and is now scheduled for Friday, Oct. 10 at Rupp Arena.

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Brooks wants fans to think "defensively"

Updated: 09/03/2008 - EXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Coach Rich Brooks has a message for any Kentucky fans who may be disillusioned by their team's lukewarm offensive showing in Sunday's 27-2 victory over Louisville.

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From the Sidelines with Dick Gabriel

Updated: 10/02/2008 - There was a lot happening in the sports world on Sunday. That’s why the UK-UofL football game was buried well beneath baseball and some NFL news on the late edition of “Sports Center.” The hose-job in Pittsburgh that cost Milwaukee’s C.C. Sabbathia his no-hitter commanded stories, sidebars and enough analysis to where all of us could re-create the play in a stupor.

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Cats Floor Cards In Opener 27-2

Updated: 08/31/2008 - Kentucky's defense looked plenty capable of carrying the Wildcats until the offense catches up. Ashton Cobb returned a Louisville fumble 28 yards for a touchdown and Myron Pryor returned another fumble 72 yards for a score as the Wildcats embarrassed Louisville 27-2 in the Governor's Cup on Sunday. Tony Dixon added a 7-yard touchdown run for the Wildcats, who have won two straight over their archrivals for the first time in a decade.

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Kentucky Dominates Louisville

Updated: 08/31/2008 - Kentucky's defense looked plenty capable of carrying the Wildcats until the offense catches up.

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Jared Lorenzen Cut By Colts

Posted: 08/30/2008 - Jared Lorenzen and Quinn Gray, a pair of veteran quarterbacks signed just before 2008 Training Camp, each were released Saturday

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Questions remain for both UK, U of L

Posted: 08/30/2008 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville defensive end Earl Heyman can still see Kentucky quarterback Andre Woodson's pass hanging in the air, floating softly into the hands of wide receiver Steve Johnson for the game-winning touchdown in the final seconds of last year's Governor's Cup.

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Darnell named top New York league prospect

Posted: 08/29/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky sophomore southpaw Logan Darnell was named the top prospect in the New York Collegiate Baseball League and junior catcher Marcus Nidiffer was tabbed the 14th-best prospect in the Valley Collegiate Baseball League, according to PGcrosschecker.com’s surveying of scouts and summer league coaches.

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Brooks adds two new faces to starters on offense

Posted: 08/29/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky Coach Rich Brooks updated a couple of position battles following Thursday morning’s practice, indicating that offensive guard Jess Beets and wide receiver E.J. Adams were likely to see starting assignments in Sunday’s season opener at Louisville.

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Crawford Signs Deal With Lakers'

Posted: 08/27/2008 - Joe Crawford, the Los Angeles Lakers' only selection in the NBA draft last June, signed a contract with the Western Conference champions on Wednesday.

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UK Women's Soccer Hosts 8th Ranked Texas

Posted: 08/27/2008 - The Kentucky women’s soccer team jumps right into the fire Thursday, as they host the eighth ranked Texas Longhorns (1-0-0) in their 2008 season opener.

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Brooks, Cats gearing up for rivalry game

Posted: 08/27/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks piped crowd noise over the speaker during practice on Wednesday in an effort to prepare his players for what they'll hear on Sunday when the Wildcats play at Louisville.

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Little goes on PUP, continues rehabbing knee

Posted: 08/26/2008 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans placed running back Rafael Little on the physically unable to perform list to reach the roster limit of 75 by the NFL deadline.

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UK Women's Hoops Add Two To Roster

Posted: 08/26/2008 - Matthew Mitchell, Kentucky women’s basketball head coach, announced the addition of two Bluegrass natives in Keyla Snowden (Lexington, Ky.) and Sarah Rowe (Mt. Vernon, Ky.) to the 2008-09 roster this season.

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Two Added to UK Hoops Roster

Posted: 08/26/2008 - Kentucky natives Keyla Snowden and Rockcastle's Sarah Rowe added to women’s basketball team.

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Brooks cautious, but confident as opener approaches

Updated: 08/26/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach Rich Brooks is confident he's got some talent to work with. But even after four decades in coaching he's not sure how the Wildcats will respond on Sunday in the Governor's Cup against Louisville.

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ESPN and SEC Reach Unprecedented 15-Year Agreement

Posted: 08/26/2008 - ESPN and the Southeastern Conference (SEC) have reached a milestone 15-year agreement beginning in 2009-10 and continuing through 2023-24, it was announced by George Bodenheimer, President, ESPN, Inc. and ABC Sports, and Mike Slive, SEC Commissioner.

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Jarmon at home on field or stage

Posted: 08/23/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Offensive linemen should beware if they see Kentucky end Jeremy Jarmon limp up to the line of scrimmage out of breath, shoulders slumped and seemingly in no shape to rush the quarterback.

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