This Week in Sports

No Days Off: Carlos Dunlap's spa day

10/03/2015 03:21 PM

If you walked into Mitchell’s Salon and Day Spa earlier this week, you may have been surprised to see a familiar face in the chair for a pedicure… a face that you’re used to seeing on the football field on Sundays. Our first “No Days Off” features Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap, who got an early start on Breast Cancer Awareness month. “No Days Off” is a new series we’re starting to consistently feature how some of your favorite Bengals... Read more 

FANTASY FOOTBALL | It's time to let go of some of your draft picks

10/02/2015 04:00 PM

Fantasy football produces unexpected breakout stars every year, but success doesn’t always carry over from one year to the next. Similarly there are players projected to do well, that fall flat on their face once the regular season starts up. Heading into the fourth week of the NFL, there are a few fantasy players you might have spent an early draft pick on, that it is simply time to let go.  Read more 

LOU CITY | kicking it up a notch

10/02/2015 11:30 AM

Louisville City knows it will have to kick it up a notch Saturday night. The squad is preparing for it’s very first USL playoff game, as Charleston comes to town. The Battery and Louisville have split their two games, with each team winning at home. A lot of the pressure will fall on City Goalie Scott Goodwin. If he has a perfect game, Louisville does not lose. Course that can be a lot to deal with. Here’s what Scott looks like, and here... Read more 

BENGALS | No longer flying under the radar

10/01/2015 11:30 AM

The Cincinnati Bengals are 3-0, one of only three unbeatens left in the AFC, and the only team with a perfect record in the AFC North. They are favored to make it 4-0 after Sunday’s home game against Kansas City. Last weekend Wide Receiver A.J. Green caught 10 passes for 227 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Tuesday he was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week. For all these reasons, the Bengals are no longer flying under the radar. They know... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY | Making History Saturday Night

09/30/2015 11:30 AM

Win or lose, Saturday night Louisville City will make history. The USL (United Soccer League) Club will be playing in its very first post season match. Charleston comes to town just a couple weeks after having beaten Louisville near the end of the regular season. Saturday night’s contest starts at 7:30pm.  Read more 

MUHAMMAD ALI | The Champ is on 39th Sports Illustrated Cover

09/29/2015 05:16 PM

The Champ, Louisville’s own Muhammad Ali, finds himself in a familiar place this week. For the 39th time, Ali is on the cover of Sports Illustrated. This week’s cover and feature article is about S.I. naming the legacy award after him. It will now be called the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award and will be given out annually. Previously the honor was presented just twice, to Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who spearheaded the Special Olympics, and Businessman and former NBA All-Pro Magic Johnson. The naming... Read more 

Cincinnati Bengals | Bengals put rest of AFC North in rearview mirror

09/29/2015 11:30 AM

The Cincinnati Bengals have taken control of the AFC North. At 3-0, the Bengals are the division’s only unbeaten team, and as our beat reporter Kaci Kust says, the other three teams in the division, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, and Cleveland, may have trouble catching them. Kaci also comments on the amazing afternoon had by Quarterback Andy Dalton (394 yards passing with three touchdowns and an interception).  Read more 

Bengals win thriller in Baltimore, 28-24

09/27/2015 04:43 PM

It was a bizarre day in Baltimore. The game was a tale of two halves, and a game filled with numerous flags. The Bengals came out firing and dominated on both sides of the ball in the first half. The offense drove down the field with ease, resulting in Andy Dalton running in for the first touchdown of the game. The second score came on a bullet pass from Dalton to Marvin Jones. Just before halftime, Marvin Lewis decided to... Read more 

FANTASY FOOTBALL | Starts and sits for week 3

09/27/2015 09:00 AM

The NFL is in full-swing, and so is Fantasy Football. We brought in ESPN 680’s Jason Anderson to break down the position matchups that you should take advantage of. This week we asked Jason about certain players that you probably drafted pretty high that you might want to consider relegating to the bench in exchange for a player with a more favorable matchup. Here are cn|2 Sport’s Starts and Sits for week 3 of the NFL.  Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Todd Grantham still optimistic for the rest of the season

09/24/2015 11:31 AM

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Louisville Defensive Coordinator Todd Grantham spoke at the team’s press conference on Wednesday and showed that he is still optimistic about the possibilities for the rest of the season. Citing the successes of past teams he has coached after getting off to a rough start, Grantham indicated that big things can still happen for the Cardinals. He indicated that the team’s approach to each game remains the same, no matter who is the next opponent. Grantham’s statement on what an 0-3 start... Read more 


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