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Junior running back Horton parts ways with Kentucky | Lexington Herald-Leader

kentucky.com — Running back Mikel Horton is parting ways with the program, Kentucky officials confirmed on Tuesday night. The junior from West Chester, Ohio, who has seen his carries drop significantly this season, has requested a transfer. He is no longer with the team, but will finish out his semester at UK.

Practice report: Cats still struggling with turnovers, hope to learn from earlier road loss | Lexington Herald-Leader

kentucky.com — ▪ Avoiding the miscues: With two more turnovers in Saturday's win over South Carolina, Kentucky moved to 12 on the season, making it the nation's second-most turnover prone team behind Bowling Green, which has 14 four games into the season. Unlike in past games this season, turnovers didn't equal points against the Gamecocks, but against a team like No.

UK lineman’s message to kids: ‘I don’t want them to have to suffer like how I did. I messed myself up’ | Lexington Herald-Leader

kentucky.com — Naquez Pringle had a lot of people in his ear telling him he was the man. "I was the top player, everybody was like, 'Pringle this. Pringle that,'" Kentucky's junior defensive tackle recalled of his high school days. "I thought I didn't have to do anything and I got the big head."

Stoops once spurned Saban as a recruit and other fun storylines surround UK’s trip to Alabama | Lexington Herald-Leader

kentucky.com — There will be lots of storylines going into Kentucky's game at top-ranked Alabama. Like how the Cats have fared against No. 1 teams. Or the recruiting wars over in-state players such as Madison Southern's Damien Harris, who ultimately ended up with the Crimson Tide, and defensive tackle Matt Elam, who stayed home.

Nick Saban’s side of the Youngstown bar robbery story | Lexington Herald-Leader

kentucky.com — You know the joke that always starts with "three guys walk into a bar?" Well, Alabama Coach Nick Saban has quite the variation on that story and it famously involves one of the uncles of Kentucky Coach Mark Stoops.

Kentucky finds way to win third straight over South Carolina | Lexington Herald-Leader

kentucky.com — It wasn't always pretty, but when Kentucky needed plays, it got plays. A big defensive stop in the final minutes from a defense that had drawn its coach's ire just three days before with Mark Stoops saying: "So until we grow up and get a mentality about us and have some guys step up and get tougher, then we're gonna look like the same bunch of crap."

Kentucky committing turnovers at alarming rate; only one other team is worse | Lexington Herald-Leader

kentucky.com — The whole line sounds like coach speak as Mark Stoops says it: "You can't beat anybody until you stop beating yourself." But a dive into the numbers shows plenty of times that Kentucky has drowned in its own miscues early this season. In the first three games, Kentucky opponents have scored 52 points off of Cats turnovers.

Lumby Hockeyville game ticket winners announced

bclocalnews.com — The winners have been announced! Anyone who put their name in the draw to win tickets for the Hockeyville NHL game taking place Sunday, Oct. 2, can see if they've won either game or practice tickets. Winners can pick up their tickets Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 24 & 25) from 10 a.m.

Lumby Hockeyville game ticket winners announced

vernonmorningstar.com — The winners have been announced! Anyone who put their name in the draw to win tickets for the Hockeyville NHL game taking place Sunday, Oct. 2, can see if they've won either game or practice tickets. Winners can pick up their tickets Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 24 & 25) from 10 a.m.

Kentucky offense now in Stephen Johnson’s hands. Can he run it as perfectly as he’d like? | Lexington Herald-Leader

kentucky.com — Exactly a year ago, a quarterback at a junior college in the Southern California desert was coming off his third straight loss. After struggling in all three games, completing just 52.8 percent of his passes with five interceptions, Stephen Johnson was trying to find a way to help College of the Desert earn its first win.
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AKA NJ Game of Thrones: Architect of GW Bridge lane closures describes how he came up with the idea.  http://on.wsj.com/2cQ429q  via @WSJ

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