Sports Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky and Tennessee sports news from The Associated Press
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Memphis Grizzlies have acquired guard Garrett Temple from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for guard Ben McLemore, center Deyonta Davis, a future second-round pick and cash considerations. Temple scored a career-high 8.4 points per game and shot 39.2 percent from 3-point range this past season. McLemore had spent his first four NBA seasons with Sacramento before coming to Memphis.
ATLANTA (AP) - New Florida coach Dan Mullen says his team talks daily about holding each other accountable for behavior off the field. The Gators were embarrassed last year when nine players were arrested on felony fraud charges and suspended for the season.
ATLANTA (AP) - Nick Saban should feel right at home at the College Football Hall of Fame, the facility hosting part of this week's SEC Media Days. The Hall of Fame in downtown Atlanta is only a short walk from Mercedes-Benz Stadium, where six months ago Saban's Alabama team beat Georgia for his sixth national championship. Saban will be in the spotlight on the third day of the event.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky horse racing regulators have approved the sale of Ellis Park racetrack to a group that now has a minority ownership stake in the track. The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, meeting Tuesday in Lexington, approved the sale of the western Kentucky track to the Saratoga Casino and Hospitality Group.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jury selection likely will continue for a couple more days in the trial of two former Tennessee football players facing aggravated rape charges. Prosecutors and defense lawyers in the trial of A.J. Johnson and Michael Williams have interviewed about 30 potential jurors individually over the last two days. The jury selection process is expected to continue Wednesday and stretch into Thursday.
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