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Morant invited to Chris Paul's 'Elite Guard Camp'

Murray, KY –  Murray State rising sophomore, Ja Morant will be one of twenty college players attending Houston Rocket’s Chris Paul’s Elite Guard Camp in August. Morant is eager to learn from the future…

Herrera's solo homer lifts Phils to 4-3 win over Cardinals

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Odubel Herrera hit a tiebreaking, solo homer in the seventh inning, Cesar Hernandez hit a two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Wednesday. Yadier Molina hit a pair of homers for the…

Former Murray State baseball coach responds to firing

Nearly a month after Murray State Athletics Director Allen Ward fired him as baseball coach, Kevin Moulder publicly responded to his dismissal for the first time today. Moulder released the following statement on Twitter:…

Cubs beat Dodgers 2-1 for doubleheader split

CHICAGO (AP) - Albert Almora Jr. hit a game-ending RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Tuesday night to salvage a split of their day-night doubleheader. Kris Bryant sparked the…

Carpenter leads Cardinals past Phillies 7-6

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Matt Carpenter hit a tiebreaking solo homer with two out in the ninth, helping the St. Louis Cardinals edge the Philadelphia Phillies 7-6 on Tuesday night. Carpenter also had a tying two-run double in St. Louis' four-run…

Tennessee adds Alabama graduate transfer Kennedy

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee has boosted its offensive line by adding Alabama graduate transfer Brandon Kennedy. Tennessee announced the additions of Kennedy and former Michigan State running back Madre London on Tuesday. Because they're graduate transfers, both are eligible…

Altherr's 2-run 2B in 10th help Phils top Cards

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Left fielder Marcell Ozuna dived for and missed Aaron Altherr's two-run double with two outs in the 10th inning, allowing the Philadelphia Phillies to rally for a 6-5 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.…

6/18 Big Ol' Fish

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Miners get back to winning, beat Wild Things 10-4

Marion, IL (June 17, 2018) – The Southern Illinois Miners broke out the bats on Sunday night against the Washington Wild Things, taking the lead for good with a five-run fourth inning and compiling 18 hits as a squad in…

WKU golf coach Phillip Hatchett killed while riding bicycle

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – WKU Head Men's Golf Coach Phillip Hatchett was killed early Sunday morning after being struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle with other cyclists. He was 55. "Our hearts are broken following the tragic passing of Phillip Hatchett," Director…

Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champ

SOUTHAMPTON, NY - JUNE 17: Brooks Koepka of the United States celebrates with the U.S. Open Championship trophy during the trophy presentation after winning the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on June 17,…

Pat Summitt remembered with plaza, statue in hometown

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Longtime Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt is being remembered again, this time with a plaza and statue in her hometown. The Leaf-Chronicle reports Pat Head Summitt Legacy Plaza was unveiled in Clarksville's Liberty Park, where…

Hagans Signs with Kentucky, Reclassifies to 2018 Class

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Already verbally committed to the University of Kentucky and now an early graduate out of high school, highly regarded point guard Ashton Hagans has decided to reclassify from the 2019 class to the 2018 class and has…

Dustin Johnson in 4-way tie atop US Open

SOUTHAMPTON, NY - JUNE 16: Daniel Berger of the United States reacts after making a birdie putt on the 15th green during the third round of the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on…

A look back at "Go the Distance"

For our “Go the Distance” program, we partnered with Atlas Physical Therapy and Paducah Athletic Club in hopes of training people of all skill-levels to ultimately run the Iron…

Dodd brothers love playing on same team

The McCracken County baseball team will play in the state semifinals Friday night. For two of the Mustangs, the state tournament is a family affair. James Michael Dodd is a senior catcher for McCracken…

Bryant ends homer drought, Cubs rout Cardinals 13-5

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kris Bryant ended a 24-game homerless drought, the longest of his career, and Ian Happ and Kyle Schwarber also went deep as the Chicago Cubs routed the St. Louis Cardinals 13-5 on Friday night. Bryant drilled…

Johnson, three others tied for US Open lead

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Dustin Johnson, Ian Poulter, Scott Piercy and Russell Henley were tied at 1-under-69 as the first round of the U.S. Open concluded. Shinnecock Hills got the best of many of the world's top players, including Tiger…

Weber highlights SIU 2018 Hall of Fame class

The Southern Illinois University Department of Athletics announced its 2018 Saluki Hall of Fame class today. The distinguished, seven-person class will be formally inducted in a ceremony on Friday, Oct. 19, and then make public appearances during Homecoming festivities on…