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Kentucky abortion fight aimed at second-trimester procedure

Nov. 13, 2018 12:36 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Attorneys for Kentucky's socially conservative governor and the state's only abortion clinic opened their latest legal fight Tuesday, this time over a lawsuit challenging a state law aimed at a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies. During opening statements in federal...

The Latest: Newest abortion court fight opens in Kentucky

Nov. 13, 2018 11:49 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a federal trial over a lawsuit challenging a Kentucky abortion law (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Attorneys for Kentucky's socially conservative governor and the state's only abortion clinic have opened their latest legal fight over an abortion-related law passed by the...

Vols' Taylor seeks consistency after dominant performance

Nov. 12, 2018 8:36 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On a couple of occasions this season, Tennessee outside linebacker Darrell Taylor has resembled one of the most dominant pass rushers in the nation. The rest of the year, he hasn't been much of a factor. The best version of Taylor showed up last week when he sacked Terry Wilson four...

Louisville interim coach says last 2 games not 'about me'

Nov. 12, 2018 5:59 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville interim football coach Lorenzo Ward said he is focused solely on salvaging the Cardinals' final two games rather than whether he will have the job permanently. It's unclear who will be Louisville's next head coach, whether it's Ward or possibly Purdue's Jeff Brohm, a...

Tough lessons: Teachers fall short in midterm races

Nov. 12, 2018 2:58 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — After falling short in her race for the state legislature, high school history teacher Jenny Urie returned to her central Kentucky classroom, suddenly doubtful of just how far a grassroots uprising to bolster public education could go. As massive walkouts over teacher salaries and...

Duke leapfrogs Kansas for No. 1 in latest AP Top 25 poll

Nov. 12, 2018 2:49 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke changed everything about who AP Top 25 voters considered to be the nation's best team with a single dominating performance against a marquee opponent. It also gave the Blue Devils yet another milestone under Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski: a record number of appearances at No....

Northern Kentucky beats D-III Wabash 99-59

Nov. 11, 2018 8:15 PM EST

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Zaynah Robinson scored 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting, Tyler Sharpe added 15 points and five steals, and Northern Kentucky beat Wabash 99-59 on Sunday night. Jalen Tate scored 12 points, Trevon Faulkner had 11 and Drew McDonald 10 for the Norse (3-0). Northern Kentucky led 58-26...

Louisville fires head coach Bobby Petrino with team 2-8

Nov. 11, 2018 4:27 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville's seven-game skid was bad enough. Worse were the large margins of defeat and opponents' apparent ease in lighting up the scoreboard. That combination spelled the end of coach Bobby Petrino's second chapter with the Cardinals. Louisville fired Petrino on Sunday morning with...

TOP 25 REWIND: No. 4 Duke set to climb after Kentucky romp

Nov. 11, 2018 3:39 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Fourth-ranked Duke looked shockingly dominant in a practically flawless performance against a top-5 opponent to start the season. The Blue Devils sure made a convincing argument to be considered the nation's best team in the season's first week: a 118-84 win against No. 2 Kentucky in...

Louisville has fired coach Bobby Petrino with the Cardinals on a seven-game losing streak

Nov. 11, 2018 11:34 AM EST
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has fired coach Bobby Petrino with the Cardinals on a seven-game losing streak.