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Sports Notes: UofL athletics may be betting that some recruits will want to see the money

Louisville’s athletics department announced that its cost of attendance scholarship was among the most generous in the nation (UofL Athletics Photo)   Most schools from the so-called “Power Five” conferences downplayed the impact that new cost of attendance scholarships would have on recruiting, particularly in football.   The prevailing argument seemed to be that a player...

MiLB roundup: Wade Gaynor tallies four hits; Chris Dominguez slugs ninth home run

See below for a roundup of highlights from Kentucky high school and college alumni as well as the state’s three Minor League Baseball teams in the Saturday BluGrass Baseball MiLB roundup. You can see all the Kentucky MiLB players here   The Bowling Green Hot Rods evened their series with Lansing at one win each with a 5-1 victory. Hot Rods catcher Justin O’Conner was 2 for 3 with three...

Opening Day marks start of 2013 MLB season for 18 players with Kentucky connections

The 2013 Major League Baseball season begins with 18 players with Kentucky connections on rosters.   See below for full list of the players with their MLB team and Kentucky connection below:   National League Collin Cowgill (Photo from New York Mets) A. J. Ellis C — PLD HS — Dodgers Austin Kearns OF — Lafayette HS — Marlins Ben Revere OF — Lex Catholic HS —...