1. Cubs Drop Game Two To Astros 3-2 In 10 Innings

    The Chicago Cubs' dream of a perfect season ended last night as they dropped their first contest, losing 3-2 to Houston in 10 innings. The Cubs jumped out to an early lead thanks to a two-out RBI single by Derrek Lee in the third inning...

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  2. 2009-2010 Louisville Cardinals Outlook

    Now that the 2008-2009 college basketball season is over, let us take a peek at what the 2009-2010 version of the Louisville Cardinals will look like. Louisville did everything this year, but reach the Final Four and win a National Championship...

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  3. Game 1 Recap: Cubs 4, Astros 2

    Alfonso Soriano set the tone early, really early. In both his, and the Chicago Cubs’ first at-bat of the season, Soriano connected off Houston starter Roy Oswalt (0-1) for his 50th career lead-off home run...

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  4. Kentucky Basketball Recruiting/Roster Update: Current Roster

    It’s pretty much understood that there is going to be some significant turnover from last year’s Kentucky roster, even though only Jared Carter is the only player that we can be sure will not return...

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  5. Kentucky Basketball Recruiting/Roster Update: Possible John Calipari Additions

    These are the high school seniors who are either unsigned or former Memphis commitments and signees who will likely be pursued by John Calipari to come to UK. BIG time players and would likely contribute immediately...

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  6. John Calipari Calls Kentucky His "Dream Job"

    What a day! No, forget what a day..What a week! First we learned on Friday that Billy Clyde Gillespie is gone from Lexington. Most people anticipated it, and most embraced it...

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  7. Is John Calipari Destined for Kentucky?

    Andy Katz is reporting that John Calipari is meeting with University of Memphis officials to discuss what a Memphis radio station is calling a $7 million offer from the University of Kentucky...

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  8. Spartans 64, Cards 52: Gray Skies in Naptown; Tomarken's Tabulation

    The sun did not shine on Sunday in Naptown. The gray skies that hovered around downtown Indianapolis all day made their way indoors to Lucas Oil Stadium, and the Louisville Cardinals ...

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  9. And You Thought the UK Coaching Rumors Were Already Ridiculous...

    This afternoon, the Pinkie crew has its ear to the street as always, and we have some new rumors to throw your way. We’ll start with the least ridiculous ones and get to a couple funny ones as we go along: This one is actually substantial...

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  10. Billy Gillispie: Is He Staying or Going?

    Guy: Is Billy Clyde getting fired, when’s it happening, and who’s next? I say yes, Friday, and Billy Donovan, even though I would rather go after Anthony Grant. Wink: Yeah, I think it will be mutual...

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  11. Post UK-Notre Dame Thoughts: And So It Begins

    UK Basketball no longer has to be distracted with actual games. With a 77-67 loss to the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame in the NIT, Kentucky’s season has come to a close, and the offseason ...

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  12. The Most Ridiculous Kentucky Coaching/Billy Gillispie Rumors Out There

    Two searches for a head coach of Kentucky Basketball in three years, huh? Didn't I have this screensaver three months ago? You may say, “You can’t have a coaching ...

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  13. Arizona-Louisville: The Pinkie Previews the Sweet Sixteen

    Date:Friday, March 27thTime: 7:07 p.m. ESTSite: Lucas Oil Stadium (70,000) in Indianapolis, INSeries History: Tied 2-2 all-time (2-0 in Louisville, 0-2 neutral)Last Meeting:UofL 65, Arizona 72 (Dec...

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  14. 2009 Chicago Cubbies' Season Outlook : Joey Gathright

    We are holding off on our backup catcher outlook to see if an official announcement is made. So, as a result, today we are bringing you likely the last man to make the roster out of Spring, Joey Gathright...

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  15. The Pinkie Previews: NIT Quarterfinals (4) Kentucky at (2) Notre Dame

    When teams enter the season with high expectations, as both UK and Notre Dame did, it is difficult to accept the realization at the end of the year that your team did not live up to it’s potential and are therefore relegated to playing in the NIT...

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  16. Louisville Cardinals Propelled by the "Little Guys"

    For those with a national perspective on this Louisville Cardinals basketball team, three reasons come to mind that show why the Cards are still alive in this year’s NCAA Tournament: The ...

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  17. Chicago Cubbies' 2009 Season Outlook: Neal Cotts

    Today we look at the lone left-handed reliever the Cubs have in the bullpen: Neal Cotts. Originally drafted by the Oakland A's in 2001 and traded to the Chicago White Sox in 2002, Cotts joined ...

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  18. Post UK-Creighton Thoughts: Wait, UK Is Still Playing Games?

    You had to wonder what the Universiy of Kentucky basketball players were thinking about among uncertainty, swirling rumors about the status of their coach, and the future of the program...

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  19. 2009 Chicago Cubbies' Season Outlook : Micah Hoffpauir

    Today we are going to take a look at a guy who could be an extremely key contributor to the 2009 version of the Chicago Cubs, Micah Hoffpauir...

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  20. 2009 Chicago Cubs Season Outlook: Aaron Heilman

    Aaron Heilman is next up in the Pinkie’s series of season outlooks for the Chicago Cubs. Heilman was originally drafted by the New York Mets as the 18th overall pick in the 2001 MLB Draft...

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  21. The Pinkie Previews: NIT Second Round: (4) Kentucky at (1) Creighton

    Any thoughts that this Kentucky team might not be amped up and ready to play in the NIT were put to rest with last Monday’s 70-60 victory over the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels...

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  22. Louisville-Siena: Toughness Prevails: Cards 79, Saints 72

    Louisville fans can now take some comfort that this group of Cardinals will not go down without a fight. The Cards displayed real basketball toughness en route to Sunday evening’s 79-72 ...

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  23. The Pinkie Previews NCAA Second Round: (9) Siena Vs. (1) Louisville

    Date: Sunday, Mar. 22Time: TBA PM ESTSite: University of Dayton Arena (13,266) in Dayton, OHSeries History: UofL trails 0-1 all-time (0-1 in Loudonville)Last Meeting: UofL 71, Siena 78 (Dec. 10, 1953 in Loudonville, NY)National Rankings: UL No...

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  24. The Pinkie Previews NCAA First Round: (16) Morehead State vs. (1) Louisville

    Date:Friday, March 20Time: 7:10 p.m. ESTSite: University of Dayton Arena (13,266) in Dayton, OhioSeries History:UofL leads 30-11 all-time (23-2 in Louisville, 3-8 at Morehead, 4-1 neutral, 2-0 ...

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  25. The Pinkie Previews the South Region A to Z

    A is for “Artisiom Parakhauski” Artisiom Parakhauski, a 6’11” center from Belarus, came to Radford University by way of an Idaho Junior College...

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