This Week in Sports

Which athlete is Kentucky's best of the best?

02/03/2015 11:30 AM

Some think it could be former UK baseball stand-out AJ Reed. The Lexington Herald-Leader will announce on Wednesday, the winner of the annual Kentucky Sportsman of the year contest. Columnist Mark Story coordinates the voting, and goes through the top 10. Who do you think will be the best of the best? Here is the list:  Read more 

Patriots win 4th Super Bowl

02/01/2015 10:16 PM

Bill Bellichick, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots have won their 4th Super Bowl, but first since the 2004 season. With Seattle on the verge of scoring the go ahead touchdown, Russell Wilson’s pass in the end zone was intercepted by Malcolm Butler. Patriots beat the Seahawks 28-24. Former UofL Quarteback Brian Brohm will be in the cn|2 sports studios on Monday to help break the game down. Read more 

Kentucky boy gets Super Bowl wish granted

02/01/2015 07:21 PM

An eight-year-old Kentucky boy is among one dozen teens from across the country who are living out a dream in Phoenix, courtesy of Make-A-Wish®. Shanon is battling leukemia and was chosen by the organization to see his wish come true during a weekend of Super Bowl festivities in Arizona. The trip included a tour of University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale and seats to the big game. “For Shanon and the other wish kids, the trip to Phoenix for the Super Bowl... Read more 

Cincinnati Reds Caravan makes a stop in Louisville

01/22/2015 08:51 PM

Hundreds of Cincinnati Reds fans came out to slugger field Thursday night for the annual Reds Caravan. The caravan is hitting five different states and covering roughly 3,300 miles in four days in order to give fans an opportunity to interact with some current and former players. Catcher Brayan Pena, pitcher J.J. Hoover and outfielder Phillip Ervin signed autographs and answered questions for the fans. Other guests on the caravan include Hall-of-Fame broadcaster for the Reds, Marty Brennaman, and Hall-of-Fame... Read more 

What do the coaches do at the AFCA convention

01/13/2015 11:30 AM

The American Football Coaches Association is in Louisville through Wednesday. This is a chance for coaches, player personnel directors, sales reps, and anyone associated with the sport to learn, grow and develop.  Read more 

Louisville is the center of the Football Universe (for a few days)

01/12/2015 05:22 PM

The AFCA, the American Football Coaches Association, is holding its convention in Louisville. Anyone having anything to do with football, will at some point make their way to the Bluegrass. We caught up with one of the game’s top assistants, to get his take on Monday’s playoff and the future of the sport.  Read more 

Muhammad Ali out of the hospital and back home

01/07/2015 10:07 AM

The Great One has won another battle. Louisville’s Muhammad Ali is out of the hospital and back home. Ali was originally hospitalized December 20th. Ali was initially thought to have pneumonia, but doctors later determined the former three time heavyweight champion was suffering from a severe urinary tract infection. Ali, who has been battling Parkinson’s Disease, will turn 73 on January 17th.  Read more 

Why the Bengals are still planning, even after being eliminated

01/06/2015 08:00 PM

The Cincinnati Bengals have gone 1 and out in the playoffs 4 years in a row, and yet that hasn’t stopped head coach Marvin Lewis from planning…for the future. Lewis fully expects to be the Bengals head coach next season and he is already hard at work preparing for the 2015 season.  Read more 

Still no playoff win for Bengals

01/05/2015 11:29 AM

The Bengals made the trip over on 74-W to Indianapolis this weekend looking for their first playoff win since January 6, 1991. Making the playoffs for a fourth straight year is no easy task, but it’s been clear all season that only a playoff victory would count this year a success. Cincinnati was unable to find that success Sunday. The Bengals came up short, losing to the Colts 26-10. The game was close at half, with the Colts leading 13-10.... Read more 

Bengals drop AFC North title game; set to face Colts in playoffs

12/29/2014 11:30 AM

Turnovers continued to plague the Bengals in primetime Sunday night. Cincinnati lost the AFC North title game to the Steelers 27-17 in a game that included two Andy Dalton interceptions and an A.J. Green fumble. The Green fumble came on a late fourth quarter drive and kept the Bengals from making a comeback. In addition to Bengals turnovers, the Steelers got plenty of help from wide receiver Antonio Brown. A 71-yard punt return and a 63-yard touchdown reception by Brown... Read more 

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