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Reds, Homer Bailey agree on 6-year deal

Posted: 02/19/2014 - The Cincinnati Reds agreed with starter Homer Bailey on a six-year, $105 million contract a day before his scheduled arbitration hearing.

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Lady Railsplitter bats awaken in sweep of Tornado

Posted: 02/19/2014 - The Lady Railsplitter bats laid dormant through the first three innings of Wednesday's doubleheader against King. But, a two-run fourth-inning awakened Lincoln Memorial University offensively and led to a two-game sweep of the Tornado in non-conference softball action at Dorothy Neely Field.

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Limited number of men’s/women’s basketball tickets available

Posted: 02/19/2014 - A limited number of tickets remain for Kentucky's final two home men’s basketball games against Arkansas (Feb. 27) and Alabama (Mar. 4), as well as Kentucky’s final two home women’s basketball games against South Carolina (Feb. 20) and Vanderbilt (Mar. 2).

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14th-ranked Railsplitters tagged second in initial Southeast Region poll

Posted: 02/19/2014 - The 14th-ranked Railsplitters were tagged second in the initial NCAA Division II Southeast Region men's basketball poll, which was unveiled by region officials on Wednesday afternoon. The final region poll - released at the completion of the South Atlantic Conference Championship - determines the eight participants in the Southeast Regional with the No.1 seed serving as the host site for that event.

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Patriots to “Think Pink” against Cumberland University

Posted: 02/19/2014 - University of the Cumberlands (UC) Women’s Basketball wants your help to "Think Pink" on Thursday, February 20th, when the Patriots host Cumberland University in a Mid-South Conference (MSC) showdown. The Patriot ladies are set to tip-off at 6:00 PM in the O. Wayne Rollins Center here in Williamsburg.

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Lady Railsplitters chime in at No. 10 in first NCAA Division II Southeast Region poll

Posted: 02/19/2014 - The Lady Railsplitters chimed in at No.10 in the first NCAA Division II Southeast Region women's basketball poll, which was released by officials with the NCAA on Wednesday afternoon. The top eight schools in the final region poll - released at the completion of the South Atlantic Conference Championship - earn a bid to the NCAA Tournament with the No.1 spot serving as host for the regional.

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Penn State defendants ask judge to dismiss counts

Posted: 02/19/2014 - In lengthy filings released Wednesday, former university President Graham Spanier, retired Athletic Director Tim Curley and retired Vice President Gary Schultz argued their right to legal representation was violated.

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Quartet invited to USA volleyball open tryouts

Posted: 02/19/2014 - Nearly 250 athletes from 106 colleges and universities have been invited to participate in the tryouts for spots on the U.S. Women’s National team or the U.S. Collegiate National teams which were formally known as the U.S. Women’s Senior A2 teams.

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No. 18 Kentucky tops Mississippi 84-70

Posted: 02/18/2014 - Kentucky's Julius Randle started his big night with a few dunks, then made a boatload of free throws and capped it off with a difficult finish in the lane to seal the victory.

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LMU rolls North Greenville in tennis, 7-2

Posted: 02/18/2014 - The new-look Lady Railsplitters rolled the North Greenville Crusaders, 7-2, in the opener of the spring portion of the 2013-14 women's tennis schedule on Tuesday in Greer, South Carolina. Lincoln Memorial University moves to 1-1 on the season with Tuesday's victory, while NGU plummets to 0-6 with the loss.

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Cousino, Reed on USA Baseball Golden Spikes Watch List

Posted: 02/18/2014 - Kentucky juniors Austin Cousino and A.J. Reed have been named to the 60-man preseason watch list for the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award, given to the nation’s top collegiate player, it was announced.

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Bulldogs check in at No. 24 in latest NAIA Coaches’ Poll

Posted: 02/18/2014 - The Union College men's basketball team remains ranked in the latest NAIA Division II Coaches' Poll, as the Bulldogs are 24th in this week's ranking, which was announced by the National Office on Tuesday. This marks the fifth consecutive week that Union is ranked in the poll.

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Bulldogs drop two tough games at Cumberland

Posted: 02/18/2014 - The Union College softball team dropped a pair of games on the road at Cumberland (Tenn.) in NAIA action on Tuesday, losing game one, 2-0, while falling in a tough game two, 5-4. With the losses, the Bulldogs fell to 2-4 overall on the year, while Cumberland improved to 2-0 with the victories.

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Wildcats take second at Mobile Bay Intercollegiate

Posted: 02/18/2014 - Another tournament and another top five finish for the University of Kentucky men’s golf team, as the Wildcats wrapped up their first spring tournament in second place at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate on Tuesday afternoon. Kentucky finished the 54-hole tournament at even-par, 864.

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UVa-Wise sweeps softball doubleheader at King on Tuesday

Posted: 02/18/2014 - UVa-Wise scored a doubleheader sweep of host King University in softball action on Tuesday. Led by the solid pitching of Rachel Hawks and 12 hits the Cavaliers won game one 4-0 before using a three-run fifth inning in game two to post a 4-2 win.

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UPike men remain No. 2 in NAIA Top-25 poll

Posted: 02/18/2014 - With nine straight wins, including one last week against then-No. 19 Georgetown (Ky.), the University of Pikeville stayed at No. 2 in the NAIA Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Top-25 Poll, officials from the national office announced on Tuesday.

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UK softball moves up rankings to No. 5/6

Posted: 02/18/2014 - After winning the 2014 Texas Classic over the weekend to extend its best start to a season in program history, the University of Kentucky softball team has moved several spots up to No. 5 in the USA Today/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Top 25 and No. 6 in the ESPN.com/USA Softball Top 25, it was announced Tuesday.

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CBS shakes up NFL Today lineup

Posted: 02/18/2014 - Longtime analysts Dan Marino and Shannon Sharpe will not return to CBS' "The NFL Today" pregame show.

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