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BC-Kentucky Sports Digest

May 16, 2019

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(at)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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Thoroughbred Racing:


BALTIMORE _ War of Will came away from a near collision in the Kentucky Derby with nary a scratch on him. All he wanted to do the morning after was eat mints. He easily could have won the race had it not been for some interference from Maximum Security, and now Mark Casse’s horse is primed to show what he can do in a smaller field at the Preakness. By Stephen Whyno. UPCOMING: 650 words by 3 p.m., photos, video, graphic.



CHICAGO _ A year ago, Ja Morant was the No. 3 option on his Murray State team. He’s now likely going to be the No. 2 pick in the NBA draft. By Basketball Writer Tim Reynolds. UPCOMING: 600 words by 6 p.m., photos.


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