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NCAA Basketball: Alabama at Kentucky Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

Kentucky held its 13th annual Dance Blue dance marathon, an event that raises money for the UK Children’s Hospital. The 24-hour dance marathon that UK students participate in raised $1.8 million. The event has now raised $13.4 million in total over its 13 year history.

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NBA commissioner talks timeline for ‘one-and-done’ changes | Lexington Herald Leader
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver discussed possible changes to the league’s one-and-done rule that affects elite recruits from All-Star Weekend Saturday.

SEC basketball has turned into a balanced, crazy conference | Lexington Herald Leader
With two weeks to go, Kentucky basketball is tied for seventh in the SEC. Saturday’s results proved, however, anything can happen in this conference.

NBA All-Star Game 2018: Why the league is betting big on virtual reality -
Anthony Davis was apart of a virtual reality test at All-Star Weekend

Back-To-Back: Asia Seidt Defends SEC Title in 200 Back - University of Kentucky
Kentucky sophomore Asia Seidt made Kentucky history on Sunday night at the 2018 Southeastern Conference Championships, winning her second-consecutive SEC crown in the 200-yard backstroke and becoming the first-ever Wildcat swimmer to win back-to-back conference titles in a single event.

Morris Scores Career High, But UK Falls to No. 8 South Carolina - University of Kentucky
Maci Morris scored a career-high 35 points, but the Kentucky women's basketball team lost to No. 8 South Carolina 81-63 on Sunday afternoon at Colonial Life Arena.

Kentucky Completes Perfect Road Weekend with Comeback Over Princeton - University of Kentucky
After falling behind early in the match, the Kentucky women's tennis team pulled off a gutsy 4-3 victory over Princeton to hand the Tigers their first loss of the season inside the Jadwin Gym on Sunday afternoon. With the win, Kentucky rises to 6-2 on the season, while Princeton falls to 7-1 overall.

Early Runs, Pompey’s Big Day Secure Unbeaten Opening Weekend - University of Kentucky
Tristan Pompey hit three doubles and freshman pitcher Daniel Harper was impressive in his first collegiate start as No. 8 Kentucky defeated Evansville 8-4 to close out a perfect opening weekend in South Carolina. It's the Wildcats' first 4-0 start on the road since 2007. - First look at UK's 2018 schedule: Georgia
Georgia was the best team Kentucky's football team played in 2018 and it probably wasn't all that close. The Bulldogs were the national runner-up and very close to the championship.

UK's slim margin for error on display in win against Alabama | Page
Kentucky got the win, but showed they don't have wiggle room.

Former Kentucky track star Simidele Adeagbo makes Winter Olympics history - SEC Country
Simidele Adeagbo, a former track star at Kentucky, made Winter Olympics history this weekend.

Danica Patrick's final NASCAR race ends in disappointment at Daytona International Speedway - ESPN
Danica Patrick established records for female drivers in NASCAR but never took the checkered flag. Her final race ended prematurely when, halfway through Sunday's Daytona 500, Patrick was part of a seven-car wreck that finished her stock car career.

No. 19 Wichita State upends No. 5 Cincinnati 76-72 – CollegeBasketballTalk
The Shockers now have a shot at winning the American.

Mets GM says, yes, he thinks Tim Tebow will play in majors - Chicago Tribune
New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson believes Tim Tebow will one day play in the Major Leagues.

Brian Cushing to be released by Houston Texans - USA Today
Cushing served a 10-game suspension last season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Andy Kennedy steps down at Ole Miss effective immediately - Clarion Ledger
Saturday's loss to Mississippi State was Andy Kennedy's final game at Ole Miss