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AP-Kentucky Sports Digest

September 20, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

KENTUCKY-AGGRESSIVE DEFENSE

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky’s defense expected to carry the load initially as the offense adjusted to a new quarterback. The Wildcats have held up their end by shutting out opponents in the third quarter in particular but face their biggest challenge against No. 14 Mississippi State and mobile quarterback Nick Fitzgerald. By Gary B. Graves. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m., photos.

SEC THIS WEEK

UNDATED — No. 22 Texas A&M travels to No. 1 Alabama in Southeastern Conference play this Saturday. The game gives the Aggies a second chance at knocking off a highly-ranked team, two weeks after they fell 28-26 to then-No. 2 Clemson. SENT: 530 words, photos.

ACC THIS WEEK

UNDATED — No. 23 Boston College plays its first game as a Top 25 team since 2008 when the Eagles visit Purdue in a key nonconference matchup that headlines the Atlantic Coast Conference’s fourth weekend. SENT: 430 words, photos.

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