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AP-Kentucky Sports Digest

September 18, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s sports coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville@ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. All times are Eastern.

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College Football:


UNDATED — Mississippi State has been so good through the season’s first three games that there is not much reason for coach Joe Moorhead to complain. If anything, the results have been too easy. Now No. 14 Mississippi State (3-0, 0-0 Southeastern Conference) faces its toughest challenge of the year when it travels to face Kentucky (3-0, 1-0) on Saturday. The Wildcats already have beaten Florida — snapping a 31-game losing streak to the Gators — and might have their best team under sixth-year coach Mark Stoops. By David Brandt. SENT: 530 words, photos.


—KENTUCKY-2019 SCHEDULE, from Lexington: Kentucky will host Southeastern Conference foes Florida, Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee among eight home contests on its 2019 schedule. SENT: 140 words.



ATLANTA — Justin Thomas is one of three Americans who will make his Ryder Cup debut, even though he doesn’t seem like a rookie. He already has a major. He won the FedEx Cup last year. He has reached No. 1 in the world. And this won’t be his first Ryder Cup, anyway. By Golf Writer Doug Ferguson. SENT: 1360 words, photos.


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