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Eric Crawford on UK-UofL Football

by Laura Ellis on September 17, 2011

This evening at 7pm, the commonwealth’s two biggest schools meet on the gridiron. While this year’s game has made headlines for its controversial sponsor, we took some time on Friday’s State of the News to preview the game solely from a sports perspective, with the Courier-Journal’s Eric Crawford, and ask him if the game will be as disappointing as some fans fear (a question asked among staff in the control room: “Could this be the only UK-UofL game in history where no one scores?”). Listen below to his take on tonight’s game:

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Coal Sponsorship at Football Game Upsets Environmental Groups

by admin September 15, 2011

by Josh James, Kentucky Public Radio A decision to allow Friends of Coal to sponsor the University of Kentucky-University of Louisville football game this Saturday isn’t sitting well with some environmental groups. Friends of Coal and the Kentucky Coal Association have paid $85,000 to put their name on three athletic events this year—the Cats-Cards this […]

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