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SEC Tournament 2014 schedule and bracket: Florida, Kentucky face off for title
Kentucky got 22 points from Aaron Harrison on 7-of-10 shooting in dispatching the No. 3 seed Georgia Bulldogs 70-58 on Saturday. Julius Randle chipped in with a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds, while Andrew Harrison dished out nine …
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NCAA tournament team previews: Eastern Kentucky Colonels
With shooters like Glenn Cosey, Eastern Kentucky could put a charge into anyone. The Colonels have gotten hot often – they shoot 38.6 percent on threes (and they take a lot of them) and over 56 percent on twos. Cosey and guard Corey Walden (14.1 ppg) …
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Florida vs. Kentucky, 2014 SEC Tournament, Game Thread: A recent mirror
Florida has a chance to sweep three games against Kentucky in Sunday's SEC Tournament final (3:15 p.m., ESPN or WatchESPN), which would be Florida's first three-game sweep of the Wildcats ever. With a win, Florida would be the first SEC team ever to …
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Marijuana oil bill unanimously passes Kentucky Senate

Marijuana oil bill unanimously passes Kentucky Senate
Kentucky Senator Julie Denton speaks in favor of a bill she sponsored legalizing marijuana oil. Senate Bill 124 passed unanimously. March 12, 2014 / David R. Lutman/Special to The Courier-Journal …
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Cumbess, Sagermann, Stokes Homer as Softball Wins DH, Series
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The No. 9 University of Kentucky softball team got a game-winning home run by senior co-captain Lauren Cumbess in game one, while sophomores Nikki Sagermann and Christian Stokes each blasted homers in game two, leading …
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Kentucky romps past LSU 85-67 in SEC quarterfinals

Kentucky romps past LSU 85-67 in SEC quarterfinals
ATLANTA — John Calipari's mystery tweak didn't reveal itself as one solution to turning around the University of Kentucky's basketball season. But playing a significantly tighter postseason rotation, Kentucky cruised past an LSU team that beat the …
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Kentucky Wildcats vs Georgia Bulldogs SEC Game: Date, Time, TV Channel
Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats converses with Andrew Harrison #5 against the LSU Tigers during the quarterfinals of the SEC Men's Basketball Tournament at Georgia Dome on March 14, 2014 in Atlanta. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) …
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SportsMizzou Softball knocks off No. 9 Kentucky in opening game
9 Kentucky, 7-2, in the first game of its home opener series Friday evening. Redshirt sophomore outfielder Taylor Gadbois wasted no time with a leadoff double in the bottom of the first inning, her first-ever collegiate double. A Wildcat error allowed …
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Eastern Kentucky ready for first NCAA tournament victory

Eastern Kentucky ready for first NCAA tournament victory
2 Kentucky in Indianapolis, falling 72-64. The school's closest call was in 1972 when it fell 83-81 to eventual NCAA runner-up Florida State in Knoxville, Tenn. When the bracket is revealed on Selection Sunday, EKU will probably be either a No. 14 or No.
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California Chrome looks like legitimate Kentucky Derby contender
There have been a few eye-opening performances on this year's Road to the Kentucky Derby, including Cairo Prince's 5 3/4-length romp in the Grade II Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park in late January. On a lesser scale, Bayern's 15-length runaway in …
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KFC to Open 'Adult Kentucky Fried Chicken' with Beer and Pasta Dinners

KFC to Open 'Adult Kentucky Fried Chicken' with Beer and Pasta Dinners
This week, word got out that a new “Adult Kentucky Fried Chicken” will open on March 17 at the Yomiuri Shimbun Building in Tokyo's Otemachi. According to Kotaku, this grown-up version follows KFC's continuing attempt to create more late night spots …
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Kentucky Wildcats Morning Quickies: NFL Free Agency Edition
Kentucky is one good run from becoming a very dangerous team, and a hot start at the SEC tournament could be the spark. We have been saying this all year, though. The reality is, that one good run may never show up. Then again… "Tweak" still a …
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Once No. 1, reeling Kentucky is now unranked
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Kentucky's group of heralded freshmen are no longer among the nation's elite. The young Wildcats, who began the year the top-ranked team in the nation amid a buzz of possibly even going unbeaten, have fallen out of the Top 25.
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Brenton Williams' 24 points lead S. Carolina past No. 17 Kentucky
Brenton Williams scored 24 points for South Carolina, and Kentucky coach John Calipari was ejected midway through the second half as the Gamecocks held off the 17th-ranked Wildcats 72-67 on Saturday night. Coming off a seven-point loss to Auburn that …
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Bill would let top lawmakers intervene in court cases when AG declines to

Bill would let top lawmakers intervene in court cases when AG declines to
FRANKFORT — A Kentucky lawmaker has filed a bill that would allow the Senate president or House speaker to intervene in a court case when the attorney general fails to defend a state law or provision of the Kentucky Constitution. Sen. Sara Beth …
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Marv Russow | 'Right to work' is a wrong for Kentucky
The average household in a “right to work” state earns $ 500 less per month—only compounding Kentucky's current struggles. The epidemic of low wages will ripple throughout the entire state. With families earning less, Kentucky businesses will have …
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Live updates: 11th Region boys and girls

Live updates: 11th Region boys and girls
This week represents the next step on the road to the Sweet Sixteen, as high school basketball's regional tournaments unfold across Kentucky. On Saturday, the boys' and girls' 11th Region Tournaments continue at Frankfort Convention Center. Staff …
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Bill aims to end Daylight Saving Time in Kentucky
House Bill 431, filed by Kevin Sinnette of Ashland, is in front of the state government committee. The bill would mean this part of the Commonwealth would be on Central Time, while Western Kentucky would effectively be on Mountain Time for part of the …
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Preseason No. 1 Kentucky drops out of Top 25
KENTUCKY OUT: Kentucky fell out of the Top 25 this week, making the Wildcats the fourth preseason No. 1 to drop from the poll in the same season. The Wildcats (22-9) faded from 25th after losing to No. 1 Florida 84-65 on Saturday, their third loss in …
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Florida romps Kentucky, becomes first 18-0 league team in SEC history

Florida romps Kentucky, becomes first 18-0 league team in SEC history
On Saturday Billy Donovan's team easily won 84-65 against Kentucky — a team that's already clinched the No. 2 spot in the league tourney, yet didn't even appear to be in the same class as UF — and put an indelible legacy on the seniors involved, no …
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UK Beats Second Consecutive Ranked Team in Senior Night Win
Kentucky once again put together a performance that will live in the UK record books. Last week, UK set the program record floor score, and the Wildcats followed it up with a 49.425, the third-highest total in school history and the highest floor score …
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ESPN analysts see gloomy ending to UK season
ESPN analysts Fran Fraschilla and Jay Bilas threw some F-bombs at Kentucky's basketball team on Wednesday. Nobody seems to be having any "fun" and nobody should expect a run to this year's Final Four. "I feel badly for John (Calipari) … ," Fraschilla …
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Snow and wind cause problems for motorists, snowplow crews all over Kentucky

Snow and wind cause problems for motorists, snowplow crews all over Kentucky
Heavy snow caused numerous problems on many Kentucky roads and highways Monday and apparently contributed to a death in Western Kentucky, but the state came through the overnight storm relatively well, a state emergency management official.
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No. 25 Kentucky Survives Alabama 55-48
Julius Randle had 12 points and 11 rebounds and No. 25 Kentucky rallied past Alabama 55-48 on Tuesday night to end a two-game losing streak. Needing a bounce after Saturday's loss at South Carolina with a huge hurdle looming this weekend at No.
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Dan Patrick: 'I think John Calipari is not long for Kentucky' (VIDEO)

Dan Patrick: 'I think John Calipari is not long for Kentucky' (VIDEO)
I don't necessarily agree with it all, but where Patrick is correct in that Kentucky's team this season is spoiled. The pieces don't fit together — there are too many guys that need the ball in their hands to be effective, too many egos to accept …
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Fake Outrage in the Kentucky Senate Race
Kentucky may be home to the country's most closely watched Senate race, but it is no place for loose talk about Nazis. That, at least, is something Kelsey Cooper feels very strongly about. So when Cooper, the spokeswoman for the state's Republican …
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Dozens show up at first-ever hearing of Kentucky LGBT Fairness Law
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) – On Wednesday in Frankfort, a Kentucky House Judiciary Committee heard arguments for a statewide fairness law. The bill would be similar to ordinances in six Kentucky cities, including Lexington, making it illegal to discriminate …
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