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Snell leads Kentucky past No. 14 Mississippi State 28-7

Sep. 23, 2018 12:18 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Short touchdown runs that put Kentucky ahead turned out being just the start for Benny Snell Jr. The junior running back took his game up a notch with a pair of longer TDs that not only earned a couple Wildcats records, but put the exclamation point on a thorough upset of No. 14...

Eastern Kentucky opens OVC with 23-14 win over SE Missouri

Sep. 22, 2018 8:03 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Sam Hayworth kicked three field goals, Eastern Kentucky scored on a fake field goal, and the Colonels defeated Southeast Missouri State 23-14 on Saturday in an Ohio Valley Conference opener. The Colonels (2-2) were up 10-7 before Austin Scott found Dan Paul wide open over the middle...

Duncan leads Western Kentucky's 28-20 comeback at Ball State

Sep. 22, 2018 7:12 PM EDT

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Steven Duncan came off the Western Kentucky bench to throw two second-half touchdown passes and engineer the Hilltoppers' 28-20 come-from-behind win at Ball State Saturday afternoon. The victory kept Western Kentucky from going winless in nonconference games to start the season. Duncan...

Bourbon maker Four Roses reaches deal to settle strike

Sep. 21, 2018 7:43 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Striking employees at Four Roses will return to work next week after the Kentucky bourbon maker and union officials reached a tentative agreement Friday to end a two-week walkout, a union leader said. More than 50 hourly employees walked off their jobs Sept. 7 over a dispute dealing...

The Latest: Bourbon maker Four Roses walkout ends

Sep. 21, 2018 7:38 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on an agreement to settle a strike at bourbon maker Four Roses (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Four Roses says it's looking forward to returning to full production soon after the bourbon maker reached a tentative agreement with union officials to end a two-week walkout. News...

Perkins, Virginia look to keep building against Louisville

Sep. 21, 2018 12:29 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Bryce Perkins has shown himself to be a dynamic runner and an accurate passer in his first three starts for Virginia, and the transfer quarterback feels like the Cavaliers have hardly scratched the surface of their potential. Virginia (2-1) hopes to be clicking on all cylinders...

Churchill's next project to offer rooftop views of the Derby

Sep. 21, 2018 12:25 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Churchill Downs is adding rooftop views to its lineup of high-dollar seating for the Kentucky Derby. The track's parent company said Friday that a new rooftop garden offering prime spots overlooking the start of America's most famous horse race will be ready in time for next year's...

No. 14 Mississippi State, Kentucky run into SEC matchup

Sep. 21, 2018 8:01 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — No. 14 Mississippi State and Kentucky boast two of the Southeastern Conference's top three rushing offenses, and the similarities don't stop there. The Bulldogs (3-0, 0-0 SEC) and Wildcats (3-0, 1-0) also boast mobile quarterbacks in Mississippi State senior Nick Fitzgerald and...

Stingy, aggressive defense keys Kentucky's unbeaten start

Sep. 20, 2018 2:54 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's defense has met early season expectations, making big plays while the offense adjusts to a new quarterback. The Wildcats have shut out opponents in the third quarter this season and boasts the SEC's fifth-ranked defense heading into Saturday's matchup with No. 14...

No. 14 Mississippi State faces big SEC challenge at Kentucky

Sep. 20, 2018 10:40 AM EDT

No. 14 Mississippi State (3-0, 0-0 SEC) at Kentucky (3-0, 1-0), 7 p.m. (ESPN2). Line: Mississippi State by 10. Series record: Mississippi State leads 23-22. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Mississippi State enters league play having outscored nonconference foes 150-26 under first-year coach Joe Moorhead. The Bulldogs seek a...