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Nine months ago, the SEC and ESPN agreed on a $2.25 billion media deal that seemed to promise coverage of just about anything donning the conference seal. Nine months in, the deal has underperformed. Across a number of media platforms (the number of which may have increased by the time this is published), the Worldwide […]

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Songs keep baseball in tune to win

They are the soundtrack to singles and strikeouts, foul tips and fly outs, bunts and bloopers, grand entrances and grand slams. They are the walk-up songs, accompanying each batter as he strolls toward the batter’s box and each pitcher as he jogs toward the mound to fight for any one of the aforementioned results. Each […]

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Five seniors celebrate softball’s successes

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Five seniors celebrate softball’s successes

By Chandler Howard With the final out of Sunday’s softball doubleheader at the UK Softball Complex, five seniors saw the curtain close on their home-field careers. The class of five is not one to forget. “First time in school history” seemed to be the phrase surrounding the current seniors through their recent seasons. Under UK […]

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Men’s tennis focused on NCAAs

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Men’s tennis focused on NCAAs

By Ethan Levine With a top-10 ranking, home-court advantage and a first round bye, the last thing the UK men’s tennis team expected to see was the two-time defending conference champions in the Southeastern Conference tournament. But that’s exactly who they saw on the other side of the net when the Mississippi Rebels took the […]

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UK’s balanced offense exciting, entertaining, possibly effective

Plenty of arguments exist as to whether or not baseball is an exciting sport. Ultimately, it’s a very personal decision based on a multitude of factors. UK’s brand of baseball seems to favor the side of being an exciting brand to watch. The Cats’ offense is diverse in their approach. They hit the long ball […]

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Phillips should learn from scrimmage

In the press box at Commonwealth Stadium during Saturday’s Blue/White Game, Penn State’s spring game was on TV. Standing in the right spot, you could see the score of Penn State’s Blue/White Game and the scoreboard at Commonwealth. The differences between the two Blue/White scrimmages were so many, it’s unreasonable to even compare the two. […]

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Top-5 films of the 2009-10 school year

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Top-5 films of the 2009-10 school year

By Colin Walsh It’s closing time, ladies and gents. Summer is just around the corner so that means it’s time to take a look back at the movies we all went to see when we needed a break from studying. I know Dead Week is fast approaching, but you have one more assignment and that […]

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UK softball swept by LSU, says goodbye to seniors

By Chandler Howard Though this weekend’s rain was enough to postpone the second game of UK’s final home series, it was not enough to put a damper on senior day for the five graduating Cats. UK (29-21, 11-14 Southeastern Conference) played host to No. 12 Louisiana State (39-10, 17-5 SEC) in a three-game series. Saturday’s […]

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QB competition will continue after starter fails to emerge from Blue/White game

It was fitting the weather for Saturday’s Blue/White game was overcast. Following the last day of spring football, the competition for UK’s starting quarterback is still cloudy. The Blue team defeated the White team 60-25 in a modified form of the scrimmage, whereby the offense (Blue) played against the defense (White) and scored points for […]

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Patterson to forgo senior season for NBA

A legendary Cat is moving on. Junior forward Patrick Patterson called it a career Friday afternoon, formally announcing his intentions to turn pro. Patterson first thanked his coaches, including former UK head coach and current Minnesota head coach Tubby Smith, for getting him acquainted with the university. “I just felt that it was time for […]

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