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Kentucky is No. 1 in men’s AP poll after Tar Heels loss

Kentucky is No. 1 in men’s AP poll after Tar Heels loss

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 24th, 2015

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UNDATED (AP) — Kentucky is back in a very familiar spot — on top of The Associated Press college basketball poll. The Wildcats, who were No. 1 every week last season, moved up one spot Monday following North Carolina’s loss to Northern Iowa. Kentucky (4-0) […]

Escort: How could Cardinals’ Pitino not know of sex parties

Escort: How could Cardinals’ Pitino not know of sex parties

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 20th, 2015

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GARY B. GRAVES, AP Sports Writer Escort Katina Powell says she has no proof that Louisville coach Rick Pitino knew that a former Cardinals staffer hired her and other dancers to strip and have sex with former recruits and players. But Powell said Tuesday on […]

Calipari: Doesn’t think Pitino knew about escort allegations

Calipari: Doesn’t think Pitino knew about escort allegations

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 15th, 2015

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  LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari says if any of an escort’s allegations that a former Louisville men’s basketball staff member hired strippers are true, “it’s not good for college basketball.” Calipari added that he hopes the allegations “aren’t true” and “can’t […]

NCAA meets with former Louisville recruit JaQuan Lyle

NCAA meets with former Louisville recruit JaQuan Lyle

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 8th, 2015

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The NCAA has talked with Ohio State freshman JaQuan Lyle, whose recruitment by Louisville is mentioned in a book by an escort alleging that strippers danced and had sex with Cardinals players and prospects. OSU spokesman Dan Wallenberg confirmed via email […]

Blue-White Game tickets go on sale Tuesday morning

Blue-White Game tickets go on sale Tuesday morning

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 28th, 2015

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  LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Tickets go on sale Tuesday morning for the Kentucky men’s basketball Blue-White Game next month. Tickets will be available starting at 9 a.m. EDT online through Ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. The Rupp Arena Box Office will […]

Waterfowl blind drawing dates set for Sloughs and several other area wildlife management areas

Waterfowl blind drawing dates set for Sloughs and several other area wildlife management areas

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 21st, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. – The dates are now set for the annual waterfowl blind drawings for Doug Travis, Lake Barkley, Barren River Lake, Green River Lake and Sloughs Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs). Hunters interested in participating in the waterfowl blind drawing must be at least 18 […]

ELLIS PARK RACE COURSE TAKING THE REINS

ELLIS PARK RACE COURSE TAKING THE REINS

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2015

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Henderson, KY. July 31, 2015 – Ellis Park Race Course proudly supports the Permanently Disabled Jockey Fund (PDJF) on Saturday, August 1, 2015. Starting at noon, your favorite jockeys will be signing jockey posters courtesy of Coady Photography and Special Edition Blood-Horse magazines which can […]

Golfing in the Shadows of the Game’s Legends

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2015

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Story by Jerry Potter, a WSONradio.com exclusive GAINESVILLE, VA — In the early 1960s the University of Miami golf team had a player named Sam Jackson. Except that wasn’t his full name. That would be Samuel Jackson Snead, son of Sam Snead, one of the […]

Goosen, Leonard Turn Back Clock at Quicken Loans National

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2015

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Story by Jerry Potter, a WSONradio.com exclusive GAINESVILLE, VA — There were no chants of “Turn the Goose Loose,” but Retief Goosen along with Justin Leonard turned back the clock to another generation of golfers Thursday at the Quicken Loans National. Goosen shot 8-under-par 63 […]

Father’s Pro Tennis Career Leads Son to Golf

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2015

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Story by Jerry Potter, a WSONradio.com exclusive GAINESVILLE, VA _ Golf and tennis are two of world’s favorite recreational sports, but there has long been a rivalry between the fans of each sport. Golfers were considered out of shape and overweight and dressed their lumpy […]