This Week in Sports

BENGALS | Big day for Cincinnati offense in 31-17 win

10/23/2016 05:42 PM

The Bengals scored 31 points on Sunday, the most since putting up 37 against the Browns in December of last year. They set season highs in total offense and points scored on their way to a 31-17 victory of the Browns. The win puts the Bengals in second place in the AFC North, tied with the Ravens. A strong run game to start the first half set the Bengals offense up for a big day, particularly Jeremy Hill, Andy Dalton... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | LouCity's O'Connor Reflects on 2016 Season

10/20/2016 07:52 PM

Louisville City FC head coach James O’Connor held a press conference today to talk about the 2016 season. His soccer club fell in the USL Eastern Conference Finals to New York Red Bulls II last Sunday evening. It was the second straight season that LouCity has advanced to the conference finals. Besides talking about this year’s team, O’Connor also spoke about next year. He says he will be back as the team’s head coach and that he hopes to figure out his 2017... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | LouCity Falls in USL Eastern Conference Finals

10/16/2016 10:20 PM

Louisville City FC’s quest for a USL championship came to an end on Sunday evening, falling in penalty kicks to New York Red Bulls II in the Eastern Conference Finals. The conference’s top-seed NYRBII topped the conference’s second-seed LouCity 4-3 during the shootout. The match was tied 1-1 after regulation and extra time. NYRBII goalkeeper Ryan Meara made two saves in the shootout. He blocked LCFC’s Cameron Lancaster during LouCity’s first penalty kick attempt. Meara then blocked Ben Newnam on the team’s... Read more 

NBA | Former Louisville, UK Stars Featured in NBA Preseason Game

10/15/2016 10:32 PM

NBA preseason basketball returned to the KFC Yum! Center for the third consecutive year on Saturday as the Minnesota Timberwolves played the Miami Heat. The Timberwolves won the game 101-96. The match-up featured nine lead changes and seven ties. Minnesota took command though in the third quarter and never looked back. Many fans in the crowd were wearing either Kentucky blue or Louisville red, in support of former Wildcat Karl-Anthony Towns and former Cardinal Gorgui Dieng. Both players are members of the Timberwolves. Towns... Read more 

BELLARMINE | Practice begins for Division II's top team

10/14/2016 05:30 PM

Five o’clock in the morning, that’s when the work begins for the Bellarmine men’s basketball team. But when you talk to the players, getting up that early to practice doesn’t seem that bad. The Knights are the preseason number one ranked team in Division II, but at five o’clock this morning, there was no sense of pressure about the upcoming season, simply excitement to be back on the basketball court.  Read more 

THOMAS MORE VOLLEYBALL | Freshman Stepping Up for Saints

10/13/2016 07:06 PM

The Thomas More College women’s volleyball team is off to a fast start in 2016. The Saints are currently 10-1 in Presidents’ Athletic Conference play, thanks in part to the play of freshman setter Alli Borders. “I’ve had to put in some extra time, and a little bit extra frustration in practice to get that chemistry built up, but the girls have worked really well with me,” said Borders. Her head coach, John Spinney, has even noticed how well she has adjusted to... Read more 

Check out all the awesome basketball events taking place in Kentucky this week

10/09/2016 09:16 AM

Regular season college basketball is still nearly a month away, but the preseason festivities get started this week. Here are a few important events happening across the state over the next few weeks that cn|2 will have you covered on: Tuesday, Oct 11: The University of Louisville is hosting their annual basketball media day. Make sure you are following Andrew Chernoff , Lyndsey Gough , Garrett Moore, and cn|2 Sports on twitter for the most unique and candid moments from the... Read more 

LCFC SOCCER | LouCity Punches Ticket to USL Eastern Conference Finals

10/08/2016 10:53 PM

Louisville City FC is one more game closer to advancing to the USL Championship. LouCity beat the Charleston Battery 1-0 Saturday night at Slugger Field in the Eastern Conference Semifinal Round of the playoffs. This playoff game, the host team did not need extra time to get the victory. Instead, Kadeem Dacres’ 53rd-minute goal proved to be the difference for LCFC. It was Dacres’ third goal of the season. LouCity out-shot Charleston 14-9 during the game. Next up for the Eastern... Read more 

JCTMS Girls Looking for City Championship 3-peat

10/07/2016 07:01 PM

Everyone strives for perfection, and every now and then in the world of sports, perfection is achieved. It’s definitely rare in most cases, but the Jefferson County Traditional Middle School basketball team in Louisville is quickly making perfection routine.  Read more 

LCFC SOCCER | Team getting ready for second round playoff game

10/07/2016 07:00 PM

Louisville City FC will host Charleston Saturday night in an Eastern Conference Playoffs Semifinal Round match-up. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET inside Louisville Slugger Field. It’s the second straight postseason the two teams have played each other in the semifinal round. Last year, LCFC beat Charleston 2-0 in overtime. During this year’s first round of the playoffs, LouCity topped Richmond 2-0 in overtime. Meanwhile, Charleston rallied to beat FC Cincinnati 2-1 in order to punch its ticket to tomorrow night’s... Read more 


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