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Aug 29

College football picks: Week 1

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Aug 12

Rose offers opinion on A-Rod and others

Major League Baseball’s all-time hits leader Pete Rose was banned from baseball because of a gambling addiction. Rose offered his thoughts on the recent suspensions of players for their involvement with performance enhancing drugs. The following is a quote Rose used during the interview with Pittsburgh radio stato Pittsburgh’s 93.7 The Fan “And to be …

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Jul 30

College Football: Louisville picked to win league

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Louisville is the overwhelming favorite to win the American Athletic Conference in its last season as a member of the league formerly known as the Big East. The Cardinals received 28 of 30 first-place votes from a media panel. Louisville moves into the Atlantic Coast Conference next season, but hopes it …

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Jul 03

Verizon offers Fourth of July apps on smartphone

If you’re like me, then you’re busy mapping out how to ensure you have the best July Fourth celebration, of all time. And of course you want to share it with all of your friends, providing them with up-to-the-minute updates through your smartphones or tablets. Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered with must-have mobile apps …

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May 30

Verizon Nokia comes through at crunch time

It seemed like a normal day at the office on Wednesday morning. That was until our internet, servers and wire went down sometime early Wednesday morning. Not sure what caused the blackout, but the outage was restored by Thursday morning thanks to our awesome IT team at ACI. I always pack around the Nokia Lumia …

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Apr 28

Burkhead happy to be a Bengal

Cincinnati Bengals photo

Nebraska running back Rex Burkhead was drafted as the 190th overall pick in the sixth round of the NFL Draft Saturday. Burkhead, son of former George Rogers Clark and Eastern Kentucky University standout Rick Burkhead, has ties to Winchester. His mom Robyn, also is a graduate of GRCHS and his grandparents still reside in Winchester. …

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Mar 05

Finalists for Mr and Miss Basketball named

Finalists for Kentucky Mr. and Miss Basketball were announced this morning. The boys’ list includes: Dominique Hawkins (Madison Central), Omar Prewitt (Montgomery County), Darryl Hicks (Trinity), Rusty Troutman (Bullitt East) and Derek Willis (Bullitt East). The girls’ list features: Larryn Brooks (Madison Central), Chiina Dow (Christian Academy of Louisville), Makayla Eps (Marion County), Kyvin Goodin-Rogers …

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Mar 04

Boys Sweet Sixteen tidbits

Received this tidbit from reader John Lovell after the Madison Central Indians defeated Lexington Catholic to win the school’s fourth 11th Region title last weekend at Eastern Kentucky’s McBrayer Arena. “Ken-Jah Bosley is the grandson of the first African-American to play basketball on an integrated high school team in Richmond. Kenard Bosley was a junior …

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Jan 27

Calipari wants his team to “get right.”

Kentucky coach John Calipari wants his team to get it right. Sun photo by Bill Thiry

John Calipari has accepted his team’s current identity. The Kentucky coach admitted it was “nice to walk out of” Rupp Arena with a 75-70 triumph over LSU Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats blew a 15-point lead, but held on despite “playing not to lose” down the stretch. “We are giving people a chance to beat us,” …

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Dec 19

Last-minute gift idea: Verizon Wireless Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.0

My 3-year old niece Addisyn picked up my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.0 and called it a mini Iphone. And there you have it, straight from the mouth of a child. Never thought about it in her terms, but she is correct. It’s a cross between an Ipad and an Iphone. That’s why I love the …

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