Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

UofL BASKETBALL | Details of David Padgett's 12-month contract

10/16/2017 11:14 AM

The University of Louisville Athletic Association ratified the employment of David Padgett as acting head men’s basketball coach on Monday. The ULAA also released the details of Padgett’s contract, which could earn him up to $1 million over the next 12 months. Padgett’s base salary from UofL is $400,000, and he will also earn $400,000 in other media, fundraising, and public relations obligations as the head coach. On top of his base salary, Padgett has the opportunity to earn another $200,000... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Kenny Johnson and Jordan Fair placed on administrative leave

10/06/2017 05:50 PM

According to a press release from the University of Louisville, associate head men’s basketball coach Kenny Johnson and assistant coach Jordan Fair have been placed on paid administrative leave, effective immediately. “We are in the process of executing our due diligence as it relates to an ongoing investigation and feel that this an appropriate step at this time,” said UofL Acting Director of Athletics Vince Tyra. “Our university will continue to fully cooperate with federal authorities in their investigation.”... Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Pick-6 dooms Louisville in road loss to North Carolina State

10/05/2017 11:34 PM

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Lamar Jackson was his typical electric self Thursday night in the no. 17 Louisville football team’s 39-25 loss to no. 24 North Carolina State. Jackson put up over 420 yards of offense, three total touchdowns, but it was his one interception thrown in the fourth quarter that sealed Louisville’s second loss in the ACC Atlantic Division. The teams started with a stalemate in the first quarter; neither program scoring a point. NC State put the first points on the board... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Update on employment of Jordain Fair and Kenny Johnson

10/04/2017 05:35 PM

Louisville basketball assistant coaches Kenny Johnson and Jordan Fair are still employed by the university at this time, but are not currently involved in basketball operations according to acting U of L Athletics Director, Vince Tyra. The two coaches are not on hand to help acting head coach David Padgett with team practices or individual instruction. The reason being the university is still evaluating their employment in the wake of an FBI investigation into wire fraud and money laundering in... Read more 

Justin Thomas voted PGA Tour Player of the Year

10/04/2017 01:00 PM

Goshen native and professional golfer Justin Thomas earned some praise from his peers this week. Fellow PGA members voted Thomas the 2017 PGA Tour Player of the Year. The 24 year Kentuckian won five tournaments, claimed his first major victory in the PGA Championship, captured the FedEx Cup, and was a member of the U.S. team in its recent win over the international squad in the President’s Cup. ON top of that, Thomas also set the tour’s 72-hole scoring scoring... Read more 

Attorney Keith Poynter discusses intricacies of Rick Pitino's contract

10/03/2017 06:48 PM

The University of Louisville board of trustees voted unanimously yesterday to begin the process of terminating Rick Pitino’s contract, citing just cause. The university also announced that Rick Pitino has notified them of what his lawyers perceived to be a material breach of contract. So while Pitino’s employment likely coming to an end in the near future, he appears ready to go through legal procedures over the terms of his contract. Keith Poynter is a Louisville attorney with a specialty in... Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Cards roll Murray State 55-10

09/30/2017 09:06 PM

The no. 17 Louisville football team outmatched FCS foe Murray State in every facet of Saturday’s 55-10 victory. The Cards cruised to their second straight win behind a complete offensive performance, accumulating 676 yards and seven touchdowns. Junior quarterback Lamar Jackson lit up the scoreboard in the first half, before relinquishing the offense to redshirt feshman backup Jawon Pass. The reigning Heisman Trophy winner totaled 249 passing yards, 100 rushing, and was responsible for four touchdowns. The start of... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Interim Head Coach Announcement to Come Friday Afternoon

09/29/2017 10:33 AM

University of Louisville interim president Dr. Greg Postel told reporters on Friday morning that the school intends to name an interim head men’s basketball coach on Friday afternoon. He also added that UofL will not name an interim director of athletics until next week. That announcement is planned to take place on “Tuesday or Wednesday,” according to UofL Director of Media Relations John Karman III. The need for an interim head coach and interim director of athletics comes as a result... Read more 

NCAA BASKETBALL | Louisville Linked to FBI Corruption Investigation

09/26/2017 11:35 AM

The University of Louisville confirmed on Tuesday afternoon that it is included in a federal investigation that is looking into criminal activity surrounding college basketball recruiting. UofL interim president Dr. Greg Postel issued the following statement: “Today, the University of Louisville received notice that it is included in a federal investigation involving criminal activity related to men’s basketball recruiting. While we are just learning about this information, this is a serious concern that goes to the heart of our athletic department... Read more 

UofL SOCCER | Cards looking for third win in a row

09/21/2017 06:20 PM

The Louisville men’s soccer team plays its second home match in a row tomorrow night. The Cards host Boston College at Lynn stadium at 7:00 pm ET. U of L is currently 1-1 in conference play, but are on a hot streak as of late. The team has won two straight games. The first over Syracuse last Friday, and then IUPUI on Tuesday. If the team wants to make it three wins in a row, and be above .500 in the... Read more 


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