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American Pharoah gallops in Kentucky, others work at Belmont

In this photo released by Churchill Downs, American Pharoah, ridden exercise rider Jorge Alvarez, works out at Churchill Downs Friday, May 22, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner is expected to be the heavy favorite to win the Belmont on June 6, attempting to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. The colt has won six straight races after a career-opening loss, was voted 2-year-old champion and has earned $3,730,300 on the track.  (Reed Palmer Photography/Churchill Downs via AP) NO SALES

NEW YORK (AP) — Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah went out for his first gallop since winning the Preakness, covering 1 3/16 miles at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on Friday.

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Boley, Justice selected as AP’s top basketball players

In this March 13, 2015, file photo, Elizabethtown's Erin Boley (21) grabs a rebound against Holy Cross' Courtney Turner (12) during a KHSAA Girls' Sweet Sixteen girls high school basketball game in Bowling Green, Ky. Elizabethtown's Erin Boley repeats as the AP's Girls Player of the Year, while Knott County Central's Camron Justice is the boys' choice. Elizabethtown's Tim Mudd and Owensboro's Rod Drake are the girls' and boys' coaches of the year. (AP Photo/Daily News, Bac Totrong, File)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Defense created more opportunities for Erin Boley and Camron Justice, helping both earn top basketball player of the year honors in Kentucky.

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Calipari promotes Tony Barbee to Wildcats assistant coach

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has promoted Tony Barbee to assistant coach after spending last season as his special assistant with the Wildcats.

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Auburn tops Kentucky 6-3 in SEC tournament

Auburn's Cody Nulph (17) slides into home scoring against Kentucky catcher Greg Fettes in the fourth inning  during the Southeastern Conference college baseball tournament at the Hoover Met, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Daniel Robert and Jackson Burgreen each had three hits and Cole Lipscomb pitched 7-2/3 strong innings to lead Auburn to a 6-3 win over Kentucky on Tuesday night in the single elimination first round of the Southeastern Conference tournament.

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Calipari: ‘Not interested’ in vacant Pelicans coaching job

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — John Calipari says he’s not interested in the New Orleans Pelicans’ coaching job and is happy at Kentucky.

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