Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, right, wore a neutral, green shirt during the Governor's Cup trophy presentation after Kentucky defeated rival Louisville in 2008. Asked why he had not chosen red or blue, Beshear said, "Can you imagine going out to present the trophy and wearing the wrong color?"
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, right, wore a neutral, green shirt during the Governor's Cup trophy presentation after Kentucky defeated rival Louisville in 2008. Asked why he had not chosen red or blue, Beshear said, "Can you imagine going out to present the trophy and wearing the wrong color?"
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, right, wore a neutral, green shirt during the Governor's Cup trophy presentation after Kentucky defeated rival Louisville in 2008. Asked why he had not chosen red or blue, Beshear said, "Can you imagine going out to present the trophy and wearing the wrong color?"

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I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.