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Vanderbilt enters name into NBA draft

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky forward Jarred Vanderbilt will enter the NBA draft but not hire an agent. That leaves open the opportunity for Vanderbilt to return to school. He has an injury-shortened freshman season with the Wildcats "wasn't easy…

Hawkins granted release from Murray State

Murray State junior guard Byron Hawkins has been granted his release and plans to become a graduate transfer next season, per a school release Friday afternoon. "Byron Hawkins will be granted his release to explore graduate transfer opportunities this spring,"…

Johnson excited about opportunity at Murray State

Although it was official on Wednesday afternoon, Hopkinsville senior Jalen Johnson was able to celebrate signing with Murray State on Thursday afternoon at Hopkinsville High School. "It gave me chills,…

Titans release 2018 schedule, 2 on Monday night

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Reaching the divisional round of the AFC playoffs has paid off with three prime-time games for the Tennessee Titans this year - the most since 2009. The NFL released the full schedule Thursday night, and the…

Lester, Heyward lead Cubs past Cardinals 8-5

CHICAGO (AP) - Jon Lester was dominant through six innings of two-hit ball in his 100th start as Cub, Jason Heyward hit a two-run homer and Chicago defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 8-5 on Thursday. Kris Bryant and Kyle Schwarber…

NHL suspends Preds Ryan Hartman for Game 5

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The NHL has suspended Nashville Predators forward Ryan Hartman for Game 5 against the Colorado Avalanche for an illegal check to the head of Carl Soderberg. The league's Department of Player Safety issued the suspension Thursday…

Murray State wins 11th OVC women's golf title

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – Murray State capped a start-to-finish lead on Wednesday to capture the 2018 Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Golf Championship at The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals. The Racers led by one stroke after day one…

Titans say they'll exercise option on QB Mariota

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans have announced they will exercise their fifth-year option on quarterback Marcus Mariota. The move keeps Mariota under contract through the 2019 season. Titans general manager Jon Robinson made the announcement ahead of the…

UK's Gabriel to enter NBA draft, not hiring an agent

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky forward Wenyen Gabriel will enter the NBA draft pool but not hire an agent, remaining eligible to return for his third season with the Wildcats. The 6-foot-9 sophomore averaged nearly 10 points over the final…

Cards-Cubs postponed because of poor weather again

CHICAGO (AP) - The game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs has been called off because of wintry weather, the 25th postponement in the first three weeks of the major league season. The total matches 2007 for the…

Hopkinsville's Johnson signs with Murray State

Murray State head men’s basketball Coach Matt McMahon announced the signing of 6-1 guard, Jalen Johnson out of Hopkinsville High School in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Johnson will join the Racers for the 2018-19 season as a freshman. "We are excited to…

4/17 High School Scores

Below is a list of reported high school scores from Tuesday, April 17th. Baseball: Graves County 10, Ballard Memorial 2 Madisonville-NH 4, Caldwell County 2 Mayfield 2, St. Mary 1 McCracken County 6, Paducah…

Cubs 1B Rizzo activated from 10-day DL

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs have activated first baseman Anthony Rizzo from the 10-day disabled list. Rizzo had been sidelined by lower back tightness. He got the start for Tuesday's series opener against St. Louis. While Rizzo returned to…

NASCAR's Stenhouse Jr. inks deals with 3 sponsors

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Roush Fenway Racing has reached contract extensions with three of Ricky Stenhouse Jr.'s primary sponsors through 2021. Fastenal will remain the anchor sponsor and has been with the team since it paired with Carl Edwards in…

Ford announces switch to Mustang beginning in '19

Ford is bringing its Mustang to NASCAR's top series for the first time. The American automaker said Tuesday the Mustang will replace the Fusion in the Monster Energy Cup Series beginning next February at Daytona International Speedway. This will be…

Hamidou Diallo to Declare for 2018 NBA Draft

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky men's basketball freshman guard Hamidou Diallo announced Monday that he plans to submit his name for the 2018 NBA Draft and hire an agent, which would effectively end his collegiate career. The NBA Draft is June 21 at…

James motivated by WNBA Draft snub

Heading into last weeks WNBA Draft, Murray State's Ke'Shunan James had high hopes of hearing her name called, and with good reason. For the last several months, mock drafts had…

Local drivers happy to be back at PIR

At the end of 2016, Paducah International Raceway closed its doors. As a result the track sat empty all of last season, waiting for someone to take over and get…

Braves-Cubs series finale postponed by rain

CHICAGO (AP) - The series finale between the Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs has been postponed by rain. There was a steady rain Sunday morning in the Chicago area, and the flags at Wrigley Field rippled in a strong wind.…

UT Martin's offense stands out in Spring Game

MARTIN, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin football dodged raindrops this afternoon to hold the team’s annual Blue and White Spring Game while hosting approximately 200 prospective student-athletes of…

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