Kentucky Derby Museum announces $6.5 million expansion

11/09/2017 08:54 AM

The Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville has announced plans for a $6.5 million expansion. The project will be the museum’s largest expansion since 1985 when it was constructed. The plan will add 11,000 square feet of new space and a renovation of 5,000 square feet in existing space. Additions and renovations will include a new stable on the ground floor for the museum’s resident thoroughbred and miniature horse; seating for educational programming; rental space; expanded exhibit space on the museum’s second floor... Read more 

UofL Women's Lacrosse head coach removed from duties

11/06/2017 04:49 PM

UofL Women’s Lacrosse head coach Kellie Young has been removed from her duties, it was announced on Monday. “We wish Kellie the best moving forward,” said Interim Director of Athletics Vince Tyra in a press release announcing the news. “We will forever be appreciative for the effort that she put forth to start the University of Louisville lacrosse program from scratch.” Young has been the head coach of the University of Louisville lacrosse program since its first season in 2008. Monday’s announcement... Read more 

Mark Stoops' weekly press conference: Previewing Vanderbilt

11/06/2017 03:27 PM

Mark Stoops met with the media on Monday ahead of the Wildcats’ game against the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday. Watch the video below to hear what he had to say after a weekend loss to Ole Miss:  Read more 

University of Louisville announces hiring of former UNC exec as CFO, pending Board of Trustees approval

11/03/2017 10:23 AM

The University of Louisville announced on Friday that former University of North Carolina System executive Jonathan Pruitt has been named as the university’s new Chief Financial Officer. Pruitt recently served as senior vice president for finance and budget and chief financial officer at the University of North Carolina System. His new role with UofL will officially begin January 16, pending approval from the Board of Trustees. “The University of Louisville is a remarkable institution, and I am honored, humbled, and excited to... Read more 

UofL Women's Basketball | Former DI head coach Beth Burns added to coaching staff

11/02/2017 05:09 PM

Former Division I head coach Beth Burns has been added to the University of Louisville Women’s Basketball coaching staff. According to Thursday’s announcement, Burns will be the assistant strength and conditioning coach for women’s basketball and special advisor to the head coach. “I have great respect for Coach Walz and his staff and look forward to learning from and sharing with them,” said Burns in a press release. “This is a tremendous opportunity to be a part of an elite women’s... Read more 

UofL Basketball | 2017-2018 posters available on Friday

11/01/2017 02:03 PM

Posters for the UofL men’s basketball season will be released on Friday at more than 70 area locations. The posters include three different designs, featuring the Cardinal captains, the entire team or the “We, The Future” slogan. Poster Pickup Locations: Commonwealth Credit Union 2126 S Floyd St. Louisville, KY 40208 3704 Frankfort Ave. Louisville, KY 40207 417 High St. Frankfort, KY 40601 101 Sower Blvd. Frankfort, KY 40601 1425 Louisville Rd. Frankfort, KY 40601 600 Boone Station Rd. Shelbyville, KY 40065 1015 Crossroads Dr. Lawrenceburg, KY... Read more 

Mark Stoops' weekly press conference previewing Ole Miss

10/30/2017 02:04 PM

Mark Stoops met with the media on Monday ahead of Kentucky’s game against Ole Miss on Saturday. Watch the video below to hear what he had to say coming off a win against the Vols :  Read more 

Spectrum Sports' Tailgate Playlist | 10.27.17

10/27/2017 05:03 PM

Get ready for another weekend of college football. The Spectrum News sports crew has pulled together your playlist. And what would a playlist be at the end of October without a few tracks in the spirit of Halloween. Tailgate Playlist Tailgate Playlist | 10.27.17A playlist featuring Taylor Swift, Dierks Bentley and Rascal Flatts  Read more 

Churchill Downs announces Woodford Reserve as new presenting sponsor of Kentucky Derby

10/25/2017 10:37 AM

Woodford Reserve is the new presenting sponsor of the Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs announced on Wednesday. Brown-Forman’s bourbon has been the “Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby” since 1999. It’s five-year presenting sponsorship makes it only the second in the Derby’s 144-year history. “I don’t recall any of us imagining that in one generation’s time, Woodford Reserve would develop into such a brand that it could today present the Kentucky Derby, which we consider to be one of the premiere events in... Read more 

Three Kentucky universities listed among WalletHub's 2018 Best Colleges and Universities

10/23/2017 02:36 PM

WalletHub has released its rankings for 2018’s Best Colleges and Universities, and three schools in Kentucky crack the Top-500. The schools include Spalding University (225th), University of Louisville (345th) and Brescia University in Owensboro (349th). The WalletHub study compared 973 colleges and universities across seven categories, including student selectivity, cost and financing, faculty resources, campus safety, campus experience, educational outcomes and career outcomes. The University of Pikeville was ranked among the lowest in two categories. The study found the university to have the... Read more 

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