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No. 10 Georgia left guard Shaffer ruled out against Kentucky

Oct. 14, 2019 2:29 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Left guard Justin Shaffer has been ruled out of No. 10 Georgia's game against Kentucky on Saturday because of a neck injury. Shaffer has started the last two games. Receiver Lawrence Cager, who is tied for the team lead with 19 catches, also may miss the game. Cager was dealing with a...

Lynn Bowden's 3 TDs rally Kentucky past Arkansas 24-20

Oct. 13, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Besides remarkable versatility with the football in his hands, Kentucky junior Lynn Bowden also showed impressive skill remaining tight-lipped about whether he'd show his skills as Kentucky's starting quarterback. Once that personnel secret was announced, Bowden displayed almost every...

Louisville earns wild 62-59 win over No. 19 Wake Forest

Oct. 13, 2019 12:50 AM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Louisville started piling up points early behind its quick-strike special teams and big-play receivers. Wake Forest's league-best offense joined in with a late flurry. It added up to one of the highest-scoring games in Atlantic Coast Conference history — and a signature...

Storey's 2 TD runs help Western Kentucky beat Army 17-8

Oct. 12, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Western Kentucky started preparation in the spring, expecting Army to control the clock and the line of scrimmage. The game plan: beat the Black Knights at their own. The Hilltoppers did just that, controlling the pace and holding Army to a season-low in offensive production. Ty...

Kentucky, Arkansas square off looking for first SEC win

Oct. 11, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky and Arkansas are both looking to end losing streaks and record their first Southeastern Conference victory coming off bye weeks. The Wildcats (2-3, 0-3) have lost three consecutive games and dropped their past two by a combined 52-20 margin at Mississippi State and South...

Swim portion of triathlon event canceled over algae blooms

Oct. 11, 2019 12:03 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Part of a Kentucky triathlon has been canceled over toxic algae blooms in the Ohio River. News outlets report a statement by The Ironman Group says officials have determined after water testing that it is necessary to cancel the swim portion of Sunday's 2019 Ironman Louisville for...

WKU hosts Army, looks to go to 3-0 vs Black Knights

Oct. 11, 2019 11:31 AM EDT

Western Kentucky coach Tyson Helton has had the second Saturday in October circled on his calendar since spring ball. Nothing like getting started early preparing to face Army and its triple option. "Our guys have gotten a lot of reps just to prepare for it because there's so much you have to be ready for,"...

Request to suppress confession in school shooting denied

Oct. 11, 2019 10:47 AM EDT

BENTON, Ky. (AP) — A judge has denied a request to suppress a confession and other statements by a Kentucky teenager charged with fatally shooting two classmates and wounding 14 others at a high school. Marshall Circuit Judge Jamie Jameson filed the decision Thursday in the case against 17-year-old Gabe...

No. 19 Wake Forest looks to remain unbeaten vs Louisville

Oct. 11, 2019 10:31 AM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — No. 19 Wake Forest hasn't been this hot to start a season in 75 years. The Demon Deacons (5-0, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) play their first game as a nationally ranked team since 2008 on Saturday night, looking to extend one of the best starts in school history in a visit from...

Thief sets down his gun; clerk grabs it and forces him out

Oct. 10, 2019 9:04 AM EDT

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky hotel clerk managed to force a thief out of her workplace by grabbing a gun he set down on the check-in counter while stuffing cash into a bag. Security video obtained by news outlets shows an armed man with his face covered, demanding money from an employee at a Country Inn...