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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky sports news from The Associated Press

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  • Wainwright shuts out

    Wainwright shuts out Nats

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:48 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:48:32 GMT
    Adam Wainwright threw a two-hitter Thursday night for his seventh career shutout, chipped in at the plate with a double and single, and St. Louis benefited from four errors by Washington in the Cardinals'More >>
    Adam Wainwright threw a two-hitter Thursday night for his seventh career shutout, chipped in at the plate with a double and single, and St. Louis benefited from four errors by Washington in the Cardinals' 8-0 victory.More >>
  • Ryu pitches Dodgers past Giants 2-1 to avoid sweep

    Ryu pitches Dodgers past Giants 2-1 to avoid sweep

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:47 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:47:58 GMT
    Hyun-Jin Ryu stretched his road scoreless streak to 26 innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 Thursday to avoid a sweep. Ryu (3-1) struck out three and walked one on aMore >>
    Hyun-Jin Ryu stretched his road scoreless streak to 26 innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 Thursday to avoid a sweep.More >>
  • Bynum out for 1st round

    Bynum out for 1st round

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:56:35 GMT
    Top-seeded Indiana won't have Andrew Bynum for its first-round series against Atlanta. Coach Frank Vogel said Thursday that he believes the Pacers' oft-injured center could still work his way back forMore >>
    Top-seeded Indiana won't have Andrew Bynum for its first-round series against Atlanta.More >>

CINCINNATI (AP) - The Cincinnati Reds are starting to come around following their worst start in two decades. Closer Aroldis Chapman is throwing off the mound again. Jonathan Broxton is back to pitching the ninth inning. An offense that was among the most wasteful in the majors for two weeks is starting to knock them out of the park at an impressive rate.

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Western Kentucky's third straight spring with a different coach has at least included some familiarity. Rookie Hilltoppers coach Jeff Brohm hopes that knowledge of the team's personnel and his offensive expertise as the coordinator last season under Bobby Petrino help WKU follow up an 8-4 finish with its second bowl bid in three years.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari has been too busy promoting his latest book to reflect on last week's NCAA championship game loss to Connecticut. Calipari must first deal with several issues, the most pressing of which is the futures of several of his highly touted freshmen.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A former Northern Kentucky University athletic director has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $300,000 from the school. Attorney General Jack Conway says Scott Eaton pleaded guilty to a theft charge Thursday in Campbell Circuit Court.

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