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AP-Kentucky Sports Digest

November 29, 2018

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 aplouisville@ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

College Football:


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Kirby Smart’s Alabama defenses routinely squared off in practice against Heisman Trophy-winning running backs and NFL-bound wide receivers. Still, the Georgia coach never saw a collection of offensive weapons quite like this during his days as the top-ranked Crimson Tide’s defensive coordinator. By John Zenor. SENT: 780 words, photos.


CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables swears he wasn’t really that concerned. Still, as the accolades and magazine covers piled up this summer for the Tigers’ talented defensive front, Venables wondered how ends Clelin Ferrell and Austin Bryant and tackles Christian Wilkins and Dexter Lawrence would handle the attention. By Pete Iacobelli. SENT: 780 words, photos, capsule.

College Basketball:



LOUISVILLE, Ky. — No. 5 Louisville takes on Nebraska in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. By Steve Bittenbender. UPCOMING: Developing from 7 p.m. game; 600 words, photos.


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