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11:24 am
Tue July 17, 2012

UK Tennis Coach Dennis Emery Announces Retirement

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- University of Kentucky men’s tennis head coach Dennis Emery, who recently completed his 30th season guiding the UK tennis program, announced his retirement from coaching on Monday; accepting a promotion as a special assistant to Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart.

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1:01 pm
Wed July 11, 2012

Report: I'll Have Another Ailing Before Belmont

NEW YORK  - Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I'll Have Another was ailing well before he was retired from racing with a tendon injury the day ahead of his bid to win the Belmont Stakes and become the first Triple Crown champion in 34 years.

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1:10 pm
Tue July 10, 2012

Non-Conference Schedule Appears Easier at Home for UK Men's Basketball

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team has announced its non-conference schedule for the upcoming season.

The Wildcats will play exhibition games versus Northwood and Transylvania before opening the season November 9 against Maryland as part of the Barclays Center Classic. That game will be followed by another neutral-court matchup against Duke on November 13.

Kentucky takes on nine non-conference teams at Rupp Arena, five of which had losing records last season.

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6:44 pm
Sat July 7, 2012

Number Two Pick Kidd-Gilchrist Signs With Charlotte Bobcats

CHARLOTTE, N.C.  -- The Charlotte Bobcats have signed their first round draft pick.  The team announced Saturday that forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist of Kentucky signed a deal worth about $4 million for his first season, according to the union negotiated rookie pay scale.

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4:46 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

UK Baseball Coach Gary Henderson Gets Five Year, $2M Contract

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky baseball coach Gary Henderson, who directed the Wildcats to a school-record 45-win season in 2012, has signed a new five-year contract, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart announced Tuesday.

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9:50 am
Sun July 1, 2012

Kesolowski Pulls Away For Kentucky NASCAR Win

SPARTA, Ky. -- On his very first practice lap at Kentucky Speedway on Friday, Brad Keselowski wrecked his best car.  What could have been a devastating blow, ended up being a curious blessing.

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8:15 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

Davis, Kidd-Gilchrist Go One, Two In NBA Draft

NEWARK, N.J.  -- Kentucky is off to a 1-2 start at the NBA draft.  After the New Orleans Hornets selected Kentucky forward Anthony Davis with the No. 1 pick Thursday, Charlotte followed by taking fellow freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.

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2:43 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

Lexington to Host National Half-Marathon Race

LEXINGTON, Ky.  - Next spring the Horse Capital of the World will be a host city for a major running event.  The Rock ‘n Roll Marathon, which attracts more than a half-million participants in more than 30 locations around the world, will hold a half-marathon event March 30th at Keeneland Race Course.

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9:48 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Ky. Native Secures Spot on U.S. Olympic Team

EUGENE, Ore. - Tyson Gay is going back to the Olympics.

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2:37 pm
Wed June 20, 2012

UK Basketball Ticket Prices Going Up

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The price of University of Kentucky basketball tickets is on the rise.

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