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UK softball advances to SEC championship

Updated: 05/09/2014 - Tied 2-2 in the top of the ninth inning, University of Kentucky senior outfielder Ginny Carroll ended a stretch of 16 straight UK batters retired with a five-pitch walk, starting a two-run, two-out rally that was capped by a two-RBI double from sophomore centerfielder Sylver Samuel to lift No. 15 Kentucky to a 4-3 win over No. 25 LSU on Friday at the Carolina Softball Stadium in Columbia, S.C.

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UK men's tennis advances in NCAA

Updated: 05/09/2014 - After a thrilling doubles point in which the University of Kentucky men’s tennis team took 8-6 on court three, the Wildcats used strong singles play, not dropping more than four games in a set the entire match, to sweep fourth-seeded Denver, 4-0, in the Lexington Regional semifinal on Friday afternoon at the Hilary J. Boone Varsity Center in the opening day of the 2014 NCAA Men’s Tennis Championships.

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Time is now for baseball Wildcats

Updated: 05/09/2014 - For the second straight year, a Kentucky team that seemed to be plowing through opponents on the way to an upper-tier finish in the Southeastern Conference is faltering and in danger of missing the post-season.

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UK softball advances to SEC semifinals

Updated: 05/08/2014 - With the No. 15 University of Kentucky softball team leading 2-0 in the bottom of the seventh inning with two outs and the bases loaded, sophomore pitcher Kelsey Nunley earned arguably the biggest strikeout of her young career, sealing a victory over No. 7 Tennessee to send the Wildcats to the semifinals of the 2014 Southeastern Conference Tournament for the first time in program history.

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Jodie Meeks graduates Saturday

Updated: 05/08/2014 - Former UK guard Jodie Meeks will receive a degree in business marketing this weekend.

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UK advances in SEC Softball Tournament

Updated: 05/07/2014 - University of Kentucky sophomores Nikki Sagermann, Christian Stokes and Sylver Samuel each posted multi-hit games, including a walk-off single in the ninth inning by Sagermann that followed a clutch double by Stokes, pacing No. 15 Kentucky to a 4-3 nine-inning win over Mississippi State on Wednesday in the opening round of the 2014 Southeastern Conference Tournament at Carolina Softball Stadium.

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Cats will face Texas in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

Posted: 05/07/2014 - Kentucky will host Texas on Dec. 5 in Rupp Arena as part of the SEC/Big 12 Challenge the league offices and ESPN announced Wednesday afternoon.

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UK teams receive academic awards

Posted: 05/07/2014 - The University of Kentucky has a school-record three teams – women’s cross country, men’s golf and men’s tennis – that have received awards for their Academic Progress Rate scores, the NCAA announced Wednesday.

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UK to play in CBS Sports Classic

Updated: 05/07/2014 - The University of Kentucky men’s basketball program, along with North Carolina, Ohio State and UCLA, in conjunction with CBS Sports, has agreed to play in the inaugural CBS Sports Classic for the next three years, it was announced on Wednesday.

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UK announces new contracts for basketball assistants

Updated: 05/07/2014 - Kentucky’s men’s basketball assistant coaches Kenny Payne and John Robic have signed new multi-year extensions with the University of Kentucky, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart and head coach John Calipari announced on Wednesday.

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Casey re-ups with Raptors

Posted: 05/06/2014 - Raptors coach Dwane Casey has agreed to a three-year contract extension after Toronto won a franchise-record 48 games this season.

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UK, Stoops agree to contract extension

Updated: 05/06/2014 - The contract of University of Kentucky football head coach Mark Stoops has been amended to extend through the 2018 season, UK Director of Athletics Mitch Barnhart announced Tuesday.

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