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AP-Kentucky Sports Digest

November 11, 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. John Raby 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL:

FBC--LOUISVILLE-PETRINO FIRED

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville has fired coach Bobby Petrino with two games left in a spiraling season that includes five blowout losses in which the Cardinals allowed at least 50 points. The school announced Petrino’s dismissal with statement from athletic director Vince Tyra, who said he “did not have the confidence” the coach could turn things around next season. SENT: 130 words, photos. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 4 p.m. NOTE: Developing from scheduled 2 p.m. EST news conference

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