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The Cincinnati Reds’ chances of contending for the postseason this year came up DOA sometime between their late-May nine-game losing streak and the non-waiver trade deadline last week, when the club officially waved the white flag on this campaign by trading Johnny Cueto and Mike Leake.

CINCINNATI  Here are the latest developments from baseball’s All-Star Game festivities in Cincinnati, where sluggers will compete in a home run derby tonight before Tuesday’s game to decide home field advantage in the World Series (all times local):

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LAS VEGAS  The pressure of a $180 million payday never got to Floyd Mayweather Jr., even if the richest fight ever wasn't the best.Using his reach and his jab Saturday night, Mayweather frustrated Manny Pacquiao, piling up enough points to win a unanimous decision in their welterweight title…

LEXINGTON (AP) — Andrew Harrison scored a season-high 23 points and combined with Karl-Anthony Towns for key baskets down the stretch that helped top-ranked Kentucky stop pesky Georgia 69-58 on Tuesday night. Twice on the verge of running away from a Georgia squad playing its second straigh…

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California high school basketball coach has been suspended and faces accusations of mercilessly running up the score after his team won a game 161-2, one of the most lopsided scores in state history. Arroyo Valley High girls' coach Michael Anderson w…

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ARLINGTON, Texas Ohio State was done when Braxton Miller got hurt in August. Ohio State was done when it lost at home to Virginia Tech in September. Ohio State was done when J.T. Barrett got hurt in November. A funny thing happened: Every time the Buckeyes looked done, they kept getting bet…


COLLEGE STATION, Texas  — Kentucky coach John Calipari repeated the same thing again and again after his top-ranked team remained undefeated with a double-overtime victory against Texas A&M on Saturday. "We're not a very good team right now," Calipari said. But surprisingly, that's OK w…

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LOUISVILLE — Tyler Ulis shook off a bloody cut by his right eye to score 12 key second-half points and lead top-ranked Kentucky to a hard-fought 58-50 victory over No. 4 Louisville on Saturday. An inadvertent elbow by Louisville's Chris Jones in the first half left Ulis with two thin bandag…


LEXINGTON — Willie Cauley-Stein had season highs of 21 points and 12 rebounds and made several defensive plays to key Kentucky's 18-2 run to open the second half, helping the top-ranked Wildcats beat No. 6 Texas 63-51 on Friday night in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. Normally playing on the firs…

LEXINGTON (AP) After throwing waves of stifling defense at No. 5 Kansas, top-ranked Kentucky showed that it could shoot the ball just as well against Boston University.

LEXINGTON — Aaron Harrison scored 19 points, Devin Booker added 15, and top-ranked Kentucky shot 59 percent from the field to pull away from Boston University for an 89-65 victory Friday night.

LEXINGTON  — For 20 minutes Buffalo staggered No. 1 Kentucky with the smashmouth aggression that coach John Calipari wanted for his young, talented team.

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. The Marshall football team moved up three spots to 18th in both the Amway USA Today Coaches Poll (427 points) and the Associated Press Top 25 (383 points) Sunday afternoon.


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — One month after it seemingly couldn't have found the end zone with a compass, Tennessee is scoring virtually at will.


HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Rakeem Cato threw four touchdown passes, Devon Johnson rushed for 199 yards and a score and No. 21 Marshall beat Rice 41-14 on Saturday.


LEXINGTON (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari liked the end result from the official debut of his two-platoon system, even if the top-ranked Wildcats weren't always sharp.

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