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Saturday Quickies: Riley Mahan Edition

Riley Mahan had six hits and drew two walks in two games Friday as the Cats split a doubleheader with LSU. That included a 5-of-5 effort in Game 1.

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Mahan, Becker Power No. 10 Kentucky to Win in Opener | UK Wildcats Mews
Riley Mahan had a career-high five hits and Luke Becker hit a pair of home runs, including a seventh-inning grand slam to power No. 10 Kentucky past No. 8 LSU in Game 1 of the doubleheader.

2018 recruit Jacques-Louis commits to play for UK football team | Lexington Herald Leader
Class of 2018 recruit Shocky Jacques-Louis committed to play for the UK football team Friday morning. In all, Kentucky has seven commitments for the class of 2018.

Pitt grad transfer Cameron Johnson names final 6 - 247
The most pursued transfer on the market is down to six schools.

The face of the Phoenix Suns? Devin Booker says, 'I feel I’m built for it' - Arizona Sports
Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker took another step in his development, and with it, another step to becoming the face of the franchise.

Milestones Conclude 2016-17 Season for Kentucky WBB | UK Wildcats News
Kentucky finished the season with a 22-11 record, earning its 18th 20-win season, including its eighth straight under Mitchell, which is a program record.

Grad transfer Cameron Johnson cuts list to six. Waht about Mark Smith? " UK recruitng news
Illinois Mr. Basketball Mark Smith visited Illinois on Thursday and will visit Ohio State this weekend. As of Friday morning, a recruiting trip to UK had not been scheduled.

NBA Draft: De'Aaron Fox Shoots Up Big Board 4.0 |
As the NBA draft picture continues to become clearer, De'Aaron Fox appears to be on the rise.

McDaniel Leads Way for Wildcats on Day One at SEC Championship | UK Wildcats News
Junior Tyler “Chip” McDaniel paced the Kentucky men’s golf team during the opening day of play at the challenging Sea Island Golf Club home of the 2017.

Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with broken thumb - ABC News
Bulls guard Rajon Rondo has been ruled out indefinitely with a broken thumb. A four-time All-Star who won an NBA championship with Boston in 2008, Rondo's play in this series is a big reason why the Bulls are threatening to become the first eighth seed to sweep a top seed.

Joe Mixon reaches civil settlement agreement with Amelia Molitor - ESPN
Joe Mixon, a projected second-round pick in the NFL draft, hopes to "lead by example" after reaching a settlement with the woman he punched in 2014. The Former Oklahoma Sooners RB finished second nationally with 194 all-purpose yards a game this past season.

CRAWFORD | The defense rests: After 10-hour hearing, Louisville' - WDRB
For UofL, a close to this chapter will be a major step in moving forward from what have been troubled times for the university, the resignation of president James Ramsey, a brewing scandal within the university foundation, and financial difficulties as a result of all those things.

AP Exclusive: SEC's Sankey refuses to step down in UNC case | News & Observer
Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey has denied a request seeking his removal as head of the NCAA infractions panel handling North Carolina's ongoing academic case.

2017 NFL Schedule: Delicious revenge games to watch -
Vengeance season starts immediately for Eddie Lacy, as the new Seahawks RB will face Mike McCarthy and Co. in Week 1. Which other games feature retribution subplots? Kevin Patra has a list.

Behind the scenes: Video crew showcases beauty of Keeneland | Lexington Herald Leader
It is a seamless production. Each race day at Keeneland, high-definition televisions and a massive infield tote board bring fans closer to the action while, somehow, not intruding on the scenic beauty of a track that prides itself on its grounds and its role in showcasing Thoroughbred horse racing.

Chuck O'Bannon Jr., son of former UCLA Bruins star, signs with USC Trojans - ESPN
After a 20-year absence, there is another O'Bannon in the college basketball ranks. This time at Southern California.

2017 NFL schedule release: Ranking top nine prime-time games -
Julio Jones torched the Packers in January's NFC title game. Where does the regular-season rematch rank among prime-time games in the coming season? Adam Schein provides his top nine.

Cassini spacecraft about to plunge between Saturn and its rings — before spiraling into the planet - The Verge
At this time, the probe will be getting an up-close taste of Saturn’s atmosphere, as well as some of the most precise measurements of the planet’s magnetic and gravitational fields.

Call of Duty: WWII confirmed, full reveal next week - Polygon
The next game in the Call of Duty first-person shooter series will be set during World War II.

A starter guide to taking the best photos with the Galaxy S8 - The Verge
The Samsung Galaxy S8 hits store shelves today, and in our short time with the new smartphone it’s become clear that the it’s one of the best for mobile photographers.

‘The Lost City Of Z’ Review: As Beautiful As It Is Shallow | Digital Trends
Director James Gray's film about obsession and exploration in the Amazon shows flashes of potential with beautiful cinematography, but ultimately falls short of its greater promise.

Pinterest is killing off its ‘Like’ button and wants you to know it’s different from Facebook and Instagram - Recode
Pinterest isn’t a social network, okay?

This all-electric flying car just flew for the first time...and it's sick - Mashable
'Lilium' created an all-electric two-seater flying car that’s capable of vertical takeoff and landing.