AP-Kentucky Sports Digest
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at email@example.com. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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LEXINGTON, Ky. — Second-ranked Kentucky will try to bounce back from its 34-point opening loss to Duke when it hosts Southern Illinois. By Gary B. Graves. UPCOMING: Developing from 7 p.m. game; 600 words, photos.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — No. 5 Louisville visits Chattanooga in a game that marks the head coaching debut of Chattanooga’s Katie Burrows. By Rhiannon Potkey. UPCOMING: Developing from 7 p.m. game; 600 words.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Kentucky’s dreams of a 10-win season and potential New Year’s Six bowl appearance likely depend on whether it can earn a rare road victory over Tennessee. The 12th-ranked Wildcats (7-2, 5-2 SEC, No. 11 College Football Playoff) have lost 16 straight road games to the Volunteers and haven’t beaten Tennessee in Knoxville since 1984, but they head to Neyland Stadium on Saturday as six-point favorites. By Steve Megargee. SENT: 700 words, capsule.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Syracuse quarterback Eric Dungey plays his last game in the Carrier Dome for the No. 13 Orange on Friday night, and he plans to go out a winner. By Mark Frank. UPCOMING: Developing from 7 p.m. game; 600 words, photos.
—TV CHANNEL SHOOTING, from Milledgeville, Ga.: A sheriff’s office says a woman repeatedly shot a gun at her parents because her father wanted to keep watching the University of Georgia-Kentucky football game. SENT: 120 words.
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