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  • Kentucky finds no eligibility issues or rules violations

    Kentucky says it has found no eligibility issues or rules violations with current players and staff after a report listed Wildcats freshman Kevin Knox among several players having had a … Click to Continue

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  • Sports calendar, Feb. 23-25

    FRIDAY Baseball Spring training ...

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  • Reports: Corruption in college basketball recruiting widespread

    An FBI investigation into bribery and corruption in college basketball recruiting has embroiled some of the game's top players and programs. Yahoo Sports reported Friday on federal documents it obtained that reveal payments to players through former NBA agent Andy Miller and his company, ASM Sports. Schools named as having players paid include Duke, North Carolina, Kentucky and Michigan State. Current USC players Bennie Boatwright and Chimezie Metu are among 25...

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  • Warriors’ Kevin Durant says college players should be paid

    In the wake of a Yahoo Sports report further exposing the underbelly of college basketball, Warriors forward Kevin Durant made one thing clear: He thinks college players should be paid. "You want these players to go out and play on the biggest stage, I mean, the Final Four is one of the biggest sporting events in the world in sports, and they don't get a dime for it," Durant said after practice Friday. "I don't think it's right. They go out there, and they slave for these...

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  • Stanford’s Humphrey, Pickens to play final regular-season home games

    Time is running out for Stanford's Michael Humphrey and Dorian Pickens in their quest to get to the Big Dance for the first time in their college careers. With three games left in the regular season and then the Pac-12 Tournament in Las Vegas, they realize they probably can't afford to lose another game. They play their final regular-season home game at Maples Pavilion when the Cardinal (15-13, 9-6 Pac-12) play Washington State (11-16, 3-12) Saturday at 4 p.m. ...

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  • Kentucky teacher arrested for snorting powder in class

    Kentucky middle school teacher Cherish Rednour, 41, was arrested on Thursday after students reported that she crushed a pill, made a line, and snorted the powder in front of her pupils.

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  • In my part of red America, no one sees guns as part of the problem

    The right to bear arms is sacrosanct here.

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  • UM is not implicated in new college basketball corruption report, but these teams are

    Some of college basketball’s biggest names and best-known programs were implicated in a Yahoo Sports report Friday morning detailing payments from agents that could violate NCAA rules. The University of Miami does not appear to be involved.

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  • Arizona’s Allonzo Trier ruled ineligible before Wildcats’ win

    Deandre Ayton had 19 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks, and No. 14 Arizona, minus one of its top players, beat host Oregon State 75-65 in overtime Thursday. The Wildcats (22-6, 12-3 Pac-12) were without guard Allonzo Trier, who was declared ineligible by the NCAA after a trace amount of a banned substance was found during a late-January drug screening. Ethan Thompson had 20 points for OSU (13-14, 5-10). #6 Gonzaga 77, San...

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  • Death penalty trial delayed after public defender's office accused of concealing bullet casings for six years

    “How is this not tampering with physical evidence?” Jefferson Circuit Court Judge Susan Schultz Gibson asked twice in court on Wednesday after learning about the issue. “I have a tremendous concern...

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  • Kentucky softball team forges ahead with AR-15 rifle raffle

    An under-10 girls' softball team is the latest entity to attract attention for a fundraiser raffling off an AR-15 assault rifle. Fully Loaded Inc. owner Kenny Barnett tells the Lexington Herald-Leader the winners of the Central Kentucky BatCats' raffle will have to pass background...

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  • MAC on... Kentucky Fried Chicken and Richard III

    'A chicken! A chicken! My kingdom for a chicken!'

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  • Kentucky transfer Marcus Lee happy to be a Bear

    This couldn't have been the way Marcus Lee envisioned it. Cal is 8-19, one loss away from becoming just the third in program history to lose 20 games, and would have to somehow make it to the NCAA Tournament championship game to avoid the first losing season in more than a decade. But when the senior forward gets honored before his last two home games this week, Lee said he won't spend an instant second-guessing his decision to transfer from Kentucky to his...

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  • Sports calendar, Feb. 22-23

    THURSDAY Boxing 8:30p Featherweights: Joseph Diaz vs.

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  • Rand Paul bids to mold the GOP in his image

    Sen. Rand Paul is endorsing Senate candidates that don’t have the backing of the GOP establishment, but it’s unlikely to ruffle many feathers, despite the stakes for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

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  • Dem wins easily in a pro-Trump district in Kentucky

    Democratic candidates have now flipped 37 districts from "red" to "blue" since Donald Trump took office. That's a lot.

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  • Democrat resoundingly wins bellwether Kentucky '#metoo movement' seat

    The win by Linda Belcher in Bullit County, Kentucky is seen as a triumph for the resurgent Democrats ahead of mid-term elections in an area where President Trump scored strongly in 2016.

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  • Louisville Paper And USA Today: Vandalized 'Kill the NRA' Billboard Is Only a 'Callout'

    Tuesday at the Louisville Courier Journal, part of Gannett's USA Today network, two reporters claimed that whoever vandalized a prominent billboard in that city to read "Kill the NRA" had "called out" the gun-rights group. David Harten and Darcy Costello never described the billboard as what it was while it was briefly visible: a violent threat.

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