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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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3:20 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

Ex-Louisville Football Player Sues School, Coach

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A former University of Louisville football player has sued the school and coach Charlie Strong and says he was coerced into covering up a beating in the locker room by a pair of teammates.

Former Cardinals defensive lineman Patrick Grant of Sunrise, Fla., alleges that two teammates attacked him Oct. 24, 2010, in the locker room at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium and, according to the lawsuit, beat him "so badly that he required immediate, urgent care and nearly lost his left eye."

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5:28 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

UK Coach Stoops Has Had "Whirlwind" First Two Weeks

LEXINGTON, Ky.-- New Kentucky coach Mark Stoops is finally able to stand still for a moment.  His thought process, however, remains at high speed.

Stoops says it's been a "whirlwind" since he was hired on Dec. 2. Things slowed down enough for him on Wednesday to provide an update on how he's putting the program together in his first few weeks and to announce the signings of junior college players Steven Borden and Za'Darius Smith, Stoops' first commitments.

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9:07 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

Neal Brown Plans Up-Tempo Offense For Kentucky

New UK Offensive Coordinator Neal Brown
Credit kentuckyforward.com

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Neal Brown plans to bring the `Air Raid' offense to Kentucky. He said it won't take long to install the up-tempo, passing attack, that it can be done quickly.  The Wildcats new offensive coordinator said Tuesday he will employ the offense that helped Texas Tech's offense rank in the top 15 nationally during his three seasons there.

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