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7:23 pm
Sun March 10, 2013

Madison Central Beats Ballard 65-64 For Boys Title

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Ken-Jah Bosley hit a 3-pointer over two defenders with 2.2 seconds to play and Madison Central won its first Kentucky boys' Sweet 16 basketball state championship, 65-64 over Ballard on Sunday.

Bosley finished with 20 points, and his 14 in the fourth quarter kept the Indians (32-5) in the game when Ballard looked ready to pull away. Ballard's lead reached five points twice in the quarter, including after two Quentin Snider free throws with 49 seconds to play.

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8:55 pm
Sat March 9, 2013

Kentucky Women Beat Georgia To Reach SEC Final

DULUTH, Ga. -- Jennifer O'Neill sank 3-pointers on each end of a 15-0 run early in the second half that gave Kentucky the lead, and the Wildcats rolled past Georgia 60-38 on Saturday night to earn a spot in the SEC tournament championship game.

DeNesha Stallworth had 18 points for No. 7 Kentucky (27-4), which will face No. 19 Texas A&M in Sunday night's final. The Wildcats, who lost to Tennessee in the 2010 and 2011 championship games, will play for their first championship since 1982.

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5:46 pm
Sat March 9, 2013

UK Men Get Badly Needed Win Against Florida

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky faces a difficult road toward an NCAA tournament bid, but the Wildcats rallied past No. 11 Florida 61-57 Saturday to help their cause with the committee.

The Gators looked ready to hand a final blow to the Wildcats' postseason hopes after a 19-5 run provided a 57-50 lead with 7 1/2 minutes remaining. Kentucky responded by scoring the final 11 points of the game, boosting the Wildcats' NCAA prospects.

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9:54 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Kentucky Women Enter SEC Tournament With Confidence

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky came up a game short of repeating as Southeastern Conference regular-season champions.  But the seventh-ranked Wildcats are confident they can win the conference tournament.

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2:22 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

UK's Noel Out For The Season

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky freshman Nerlens Noel is out for the rest of the season with a torn ligament in his left knee.

Noel tore his ACL on Tuesday night when No. 25 Kentucky lost at Florida. An MRI on Wednesday revealed the injury.

The 6-foot-10 forward will have surgery in the two or three weeks. The projected recovery period is six to eight months.

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3:01 pm
Sun January 27, 2013

Fans Still Believe In Their Beloved Reds

L to R, Reds broadcaster Jeff Brantley, top minor league prospect Billy Hamilton, third baseman Todd Frazier, field questions from fans during the Lexington stop of the Reds Winter Caravan.
Credit Alan Lytle

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The 2012 baseball post-season did not end well for the Cincinnati Reds as they fell to the eventual World Champs, the San Francisco Giants, in the National League Division Series.  But the setback didn’t dampen the spirits of hundreds of fans who crowded into the Lexington Center on Sunday for the club’s annual Winter Caravan.  

The event featured Reds broadcasters Jeff Brantley & Jim Kelch, third baseman Todd Frazier and top minor league prospect Billy Hamilton.   

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4:55 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Cincinnati To Host 2015 MLB All-Star Game

Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park will be the site of the 2015 MLB All-Star Game.

CINCINNATI, OH - The Cincinnati Reds will host the 2015 All-Star game at Great American Ball Park, the city's first since 1988, a person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press.

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11:34 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

UK Men Blow Big Lead, Hang On To Beat Vandy 60-58

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Kyle Wiltjer's jumper with 1:57 left put Kentucky ahead to stay, and the Wildcats kicked off their Southeastern Conference schedule Thursday night by holding off Vanderbilt 60-58 after blowing a 16-point lead.

The Wildcats (10-4) also seemed to get a bit of help from officials in the final seconds.

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9:55 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Kentucky Women Top Texas A&M For Record-Setting Win

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- A'dia Mathies scored 23 points and No. 6 Kentucky overcame a sluggish first half to rally past No. 20 Texas A&M 65-62 for a record setting win on Thursday night.

Jennifer O'Neill added 15 points as the Wildcats (15-1, 3-0 SEC) extended school-record winning streaks of 14 games overall and 31 in a row at home.

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6:44 pm
Sat December 29, 2012

U of L Hangs On To Beat UK In Battle Of The Bluegrass

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Russ Smith scored 21 points and Chane Behanan had 20 and No. 4 Louisville ended a four-game losing streak against rival Kentucky with an up-and-down 80-77 victory on Saturday.

Peyton Siva added 19 points as the Cardinals (12-1) won a hard-fought Battle of the Bluegrass. Though the Cardinals trail the series 30-15, their victory followed last spring's 69-61 national semifinal loss to the Wildcats, who went on to win their eighth national championship.

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