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By LARRY VAUGHT

There’s nothing quite like Kentucky Derby day in the Bluegrass and what a glorious day we do have today.

No, I didn’t make one of the Derby gala events Friday night and like most of you I will watch the Derby on my TV later today.

So to help you pass some time today, here are links stories I wrote this week for www.lex18.com.

Start with this one about Allen Edwards knowing he always wanted to be a coach and now having chance at head coach at Wyoming.

Former Cat Allen Edwards new coach at Wyoming

LARAMIE, Wyo. (March 21, 2016) – Allen Edwards will be the 21st head coach of the Cowboy basketball program, University of Wyoming Athletics Director Tom Burman announced Monday. Edwards assumes control of the Cowboys after serving as an assistant under Larry Shyatt the previous five seasons. With 12 appearances in postseason tournaments and 14 conference championships, Edwards has created success during his playing career at Kentucky and as an assistant the past 14 seasons. He has agreed to terms on a five-year contract with UW that includes a base salary of $200,004 per year and other guaranteed compensation of $290,000 for a total annual guaranteed compensation of $490,004. Those numbers could go up with performance-based incentives.