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Splitting carries isn't paying off for team or running backs, Kentucky coaches say

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For youthful Kentucky offense, first play of each drive is critical

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Cybersecurity: Not Just for BigLaw and its Clients

blogs.wsj.com — Cybersecurity is an increasingly big priority for law firms with big financial institution clients. But it can be a matter of life and death for lawyers doing pro bono work with clients in troubled countries who are battling human trafficking, terrorism and other human rights violations.

Banks Ramp Up Cybersecurity Requirements For Outside Lawyers

blogs.wsj.com — Lawyers aren't renowned for their technological savvy. But as the pace of high-profile data breaches quickens, law firms that serve financial institutions are being asked to do more to lock down sensitive information from hackers. As WSJ reported on Monday, big banks are making their outside counsel jump through increasingly onerous hoops: background checks, expanded compliance questionnaires, and even in-office security audits.

Banks Demand That Law Firms Harden Cyberattack Defenses

online.wsj.com — Big banks are demanding that their law firms do more to protect sensitive information to ensure that they don't become back doors for hackers. Once given special status as trusted third parties, lawyers, particularly those who get access to sensitive bank information, now are more likely to get full background checks.

Unknown Jabari Johnson emerges as starter on Kentucky defense

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather, crime and sports news.

Bingham McCutchen Law Firm Weighs Options

online.wsj.com — Struggling Boston law firm Bingham McCutchen LLP is appealing to its partners to stick around, and says profitability is improving after a tough 18 months marked by lawyer exits and sliding revenue. Keeping more partners from leaving is crucial for the firm.

UK football's receivers have room for improvement

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather, crime and sports news.

Partner Exits Magnify Woes of Destabilized Firms

online.wsj.com — A freewheeling market for high-end legal talent is ratcheting up the pressure on law firms that stumble. Law firms are facing increased competition for work at a time of slack demand for legal services, making rainmaking partners at troubled firms especially tempting targets for rivals looking to gain an edge.

Two Kentucky women's players sidelined by car accident

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