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

UK coach Mark Stoops is eager to get his team back on the field and prepare for the Sept. 5 season-opener against Louisiana-Lafayette (UK Athletics Photo)   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 be conducted on Aug. 8. Soon...

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

Home Run Derby champ Todd Frazier may be one of the last recognizable Reds on the roster when the July 31 trading deadline rolls around (Cincinnati Reds Photo)   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 wave...

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

Home Run Derby champ Todd Frazier may be one of the last recognizable Reds on the roster when the July 31 trading deadline rolls around (Cincinnati Reds Photo)   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 wave...

MiLB roundup: Bats, Hot Rods win; Legends lose to Lee, Kannapolis; Townsend has 4 hits

Highlights from Tuesday Kentucky MiLB action: The Louisville Bats held Durham scoreless through the first seven innings and held on for an 8-3 win over the Bulls. Cincinnati Reds right-handed pitcher Johnny Cueto surrendered three hits in four and two-third innings in a rehab start. Right fielderFred Lewis was 3-3 with one home run, three RBI and three runs scored. The Bowling Green Hot Rods rallied...