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Former Wildcats’ standout Fuqua returning to UK as member of men’s golf coaching staff

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Former Wildcat great Ben Fuqua will return to the Big Blue Nation as an assistant coach for the Kentucky men’s golf team, head coach Brian Craig said.   Fuqua is a former captain and four-year letterwinner for the Wildcats from …

Top-seed Ward, former UK stars Quigley, Jomby drop first-round Challenger matches

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  Men’s top seed James Ward arrived to the Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships as a well-known face to the tennis fans of Central Kentucky, poised to hold the new championship trophy at the end of the tournament.   Instead, Ward, …

Lexington Challenger: Race for spot in U.S. Open heats up; Quigley falls in UK return

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  The weather is hot but the competition is even hotter at the Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships.   Win in the event generate points to earn the wild card into the main draw at the U.S Open nex month. A …

$15 million Rupp Arena project includes new video, scoreboard array, wireless Internet

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  Rupp Arena will receive a $15 million dollar technology overhaul that includes a new center-hung video, audio and scoreboard array, wireless Internet for fans and patrons and major roof structure improvements so the arena can attract more concerts and …

Sports Notes: With new season on horizon, Stoops, Cats starting back with clean slate

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  The wait is nearly over for Mark Stoops and his Kentucky Wildcats’ football squad.   The UK players report for fall practice on Aug. 6. The annual Media Day spectacle is set for Aug. 7 and Fan Day will …

Kentucky recruit Murray puts on a show, guides Canada to silver in Pan Am Games

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  Step-back 3-pointers with the clock winding down. Key assists in crunch time. A block to ensure at least overtime. Jamal Murray even grabbed the game-clinching rebound.   You name it, Murray did it in leading the Canadian National Team …

Prized Kentucky recruit Murray’s wowing the experts with his play at Pan American Games

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  Already billed as one of the top players in the country in the 2015 recruiting class, incoming Kentucky freshman Jamal Murray’s stock has done nothing but rise in his three games with the Canadian National Team at the 2015 …

Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships get underway Monday at UK’s Boone Center

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  The Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships is back, beginning Monday at the University of Kentucky’s Hilary J. Boone Tennis Center.   This $100,000 USTA Pro Circuit Challenger-level event has featured some of the top international and local tennis players to …

Sixteen-year veteran Lax will take over as primary UK football media relations contact

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Susan Lax, who has been the media relations contact for University of Kentucky women’s basketball while assisting with UK football, will take on a new full-time role managing day-to-day football media operations.   Tony Neely will continue to oversee the …

Lots of work done, much more left to do as New Commonwealth Stadium transforms

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  The media got an early look at the renovations in progress at the new Commonwealth Stadium Wednesday just 44 days before the first game of the 2015 college football season.   Senior associate athletics director for capital projects Russ …

Autograph session, open practice highlight Kentucky Football Fan Day, set for Aug. 8

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Kentucky football Fan Day will be held Saturday, Aug. 8 at 9 a.m. inside Nutter Field House, followed by an open practice at approximately 10:45 a.m. at the Tim Couch Practice Fields at the Nutter Training Center.   Admission and …

Wildcats’ recruit Murray makes Canadian roster for this week’s Pan American Games

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Incoming Kentucky freshman Jamal Murray was named to the Canadian roster for the 2015 Pan American Games, becoming one of only three collegians to make the squad.   Murray is the only one of the three to not have played …

Historic sweep of Cuba among highlights
for UK’s Henderson, USA Collegiate team

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Kentucky head coach Gary Henderson completed a historic summer tour with the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team, as the pitching coach, helping direct Team USA to series wins over Cuba and Chinese Taipei.   “I loved it. I really, really …

UK star Harper tallies 16, but USA women fall to host Canada in Pan American final game

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  Canada won its first gold medal at the Pan American Games on Monday night as the quest for gold for the USA women’s squad came up short in an 81-73 loss to the host nation.   The USA squad, …

Sports Notes: Reds may be center of MLB universe again, but for much different reason

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  It was just a week ago that Cincinnati was the center of the Major League Baseball universe, serving flawlessly and impressively as the host for the 2015 All-Star Game.   Hometown third baseman Todd Frazier rode a late voter …