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7:48 am
Thu April 5, 2012

Reds Ink Votto To Landmark Contract

CINCINNATI -- Joey Votto got a big payday by staying in a small market, agreeing to a $251.5 million, 12-year deal with the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday that is the longest guaranteed contract in major league history.

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6:18 pm
Tue April 3, 2012

Cat Fans Flock To Rupp Arena For Celebration

Fans welcome the Wildcats home
Josh James

LEXINGTON, Ky. - UK Wildcat fans showed no signs of slowing down Tuesday afternoon, as thousands welcomed home their NCAA champions with a sea of blue. 

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12:01 am
Tue April 3, 2012

Kentucky Holds Off Jayhawks To Capture 8th National Title

NEW ORLEANS --Doron Lamb scored 22 points, and Kentucky won its eighth national championship, holding off Kansas for a 67-59 victory Monday night.

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7:34 am
Mon April 2, 2012

Anthony Davis First UK Player To Win Naismith Trophy

Kentucky forward Anthony Davis (23) shoots over Louisville players. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

NEW ORLEANS - Kentucky star Anthony Davis has won the Naismith Trophy for men's college player of the year.

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8:45 pm
Sat March 31, 2012

Kentucky Beats Louisville To Reach National Championship Game

NEW ORLEANS  — Kentucky owns the Bluegrass State. Now it can concentrate on the rest of the country.  Anthony Davis and top-seeded Kentucky will play for the national title Monday night after finally putting away pesky Louisville 69-61 in the Final Four on Saturday night.

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12:01 am
Sat March 31, 2012

Longtime Sports Columnist Talks Cats, Cards, and Hoops Hysteria

With all the hype surrounding Saturday night's Final Four matchup between UK and U of L, we sought the opinion of someone who knows the history of both storied programs quite well.  Sports columnist Billy Reed has worked for both the Louisville Courier Journal and the Lexington Herald Leader. 

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12:01 am
Sat March 31, 2012

Cats-Cards Rivalry From The Players' Perspective

By the end of the night one basketball team from the Commonwealth will be going to the NCAA Championship Game, the other will be going home.  All this week, we've heard stories and anecdotes that illustrate the passion and hatred from both sides of the UK and U of L rivalry, but what are the players thinking as they head into this contest?  WUKY student reporter Adam Warner has their perspectives on the matchup.

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6:55 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

UK's Anthony Davis Wins A.P. Player Of The Year

NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis was busier than any of the other players in the Final Four.  The Kentucky freshman had to make the circuit of Player of the Year presentations Friday, not that he was complaining.

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9:52 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

UK Women Fall To UConn In Elite Eight

KINGSTON, R.I.—Tiffany Hayes scored 22 points and top-seed Connecticut beat Kentucky 80-65 on Tuesday night to advance to the Final Four for the fifth straight season.

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9:32 pm
Sun March 25, 2012

UK Women Beat Gonzaga, Will Face UConn In The Elite Eight

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Keyla Snowden made five 3-pointers, hitting a pair of them to turn back Gonzaga's last charge as Kentucky beat the Zags 79-62 on Sunday to advance to the East Regional finals of the NCAA women's tournament.

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