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Switch Hitters: Lexington Legends go from Astros to Royals

BY BRIAN C. GARDNER The Lexington Legends today announced they are switching their Major League affiliation.  Since their inception on 2001, the Houston Astros have been the Legends’ parent club. In recent years, the Astros have fallen off and this […]

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Wallipari, UK Alumni Game

In 2010, UK Coach John Calipari and John Wall, Wallipari, were Ace's "Power Couple" of the year. (Ace writer Heather C. Watson was quoted in a Knoxville

Alan and Kathy Stein cheer on the Legends, from the book, Bluegrass Baseball

Lexington Legends Star in New Book, Bluegrass Baseball

BY BRIAN C. GARDNER The drive from Whitaker Bank ballpark, home of The Lexington Legends, to Yankee Stadium is 714 miles. But to a player toiling in Baseball’s minor

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Some Olympic Browess! Why Anthony Davis is the One True Olympian on the USA basketball team

BY TREAD     When NBA star Blake Griffin injured his stump-like laig (sic) the wounded Clipper made room on the United States Men's Basketball squad for overall number 1 draft

Ace's first Mitch Barnhart coverstory, by Ace contributing sports writer (and former strong safety) Jeff Zurcher. 1.30.2003

Mitch Barnhart can summit Kilimanjaro, but can’t make it to the governor’s cup or Lexington Football Luncheon?

Ace contributing sports writer Kevin Faris observed of UK athletic director Mitch Barnhart yesterday on Twitter:  "So the UK AD can get to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro,

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Bye to the Brow, Anthony Davis

We Come Not to Bury Anthony Davis, but to Praise Him BY TREAD So, I don’t know if kids still do this, or if the schools even allow such things

UK in the Major League Baseball Draft

BY BRIAN GARDNER Several UK players will be drafted in today's Major League Baseball draft, led by Luke Maile, who has played catcher, first base and DH for the

UK Baseball in NCAA regional tourney, Gary Indiana

BY BRIAN GARDNER While The Music Man may consider “Gary, Indiana, Gary Indiana, my home sweet home,” none of the four college baseball teams playing there this weekend call

UK Baseball’s Three Way Pennant Race in the SEC East

BY BRIAN GARDNER While the Keeneland Spring Meet recently ended and Derby's over, Bluegrass baseball fans are being treated to a horse race of a different color this summer.

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UK Baseball: A Championship Season?

Field of Dreams for UK Baseball BY BRIAN GARDNER Far removed from the luster of Rupp Arena and the celebrated Craft Center, toils UK's Baseball Cats and their menagerie of



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