This Week in Sports

Atlanta Dream Classic marks return of Schimmel, McCoughtry

05/23/2015 10:31 PM

Former Louisville Cardinals Shoni Schimmel and Angel McCoughtry returned to the KFC Yum! Center on Saturday night when the WNBA stars joined their team, the Atlanta Dream, in hosting the Atlanta Dream Classic. The exhibition also featured the Washington Mystics, Connecticut Sun and Indiana Fever. The Sun nabbed the first win of the night over the Fever, 76-68. That game was followed by a Dream-Mystics match-up, during which Schimmel and McCoughtry were part of the starting lineup. Their team, however, got... Read more 

Growing older on the Senior PGA Tour

05/22/2015 07:30 AM

Can you imagine what it must be like to be a pro golfer? I’m sure many people who play the sport for fun think it is the greatest job in the world. Think again. Many of the Pro’s have to pay their own way to tournaments, pay for their own lodging and food, and deal with constant aches, pains and injuries. In fact it gets even tougher for the older pros. With the Senior PGA Championship taking place in nearby... Read more 

Why the Bengals are growing Mentally as well as Physically

05/20/2015 08:00 PM

Practices continue for the Cincinnati Bengals. The players are growing and developing, not just physically, but mentally as well. Learning the plays is one thing, but Kaci Kust shows us the younger players especially are understanding how to maximize their energy and minimize their risk.  Read more 

Patriots won't appeal NFL penalties, Bengals' Dre Kirkpatrick expresses opinion

05/19/2015 08:00 PM

The New England Patriots have decided not to appeal their Deflategate penalties. So the NFL will fine the Pats one million dollars and dock them a first and 4th round draft pick. This does not affect the appeal of NE Quarterback Tom Brady. He is appealing his 4 game suspension for his part in deflategate. Recently Reporter Kaci Kust spoke with Bengals CB Dre Kirkpatrick about his thoughts on Deflategate.  Read more 

Louisville FC Goalie Scott Goodwin is on his game (and so is his team)

05/19/2015 07:30 AM

Just like the temperatures, Louisville FC is heating up this month. Lou City has won 2 games in a row, and three of four, all at home. The team’s record has now improved to 4-1 with 3 draws. There’s two big reasons for the club’s recent success. First, they have been outscoring the daylights out of opponents. The last two games have been won by a combined 7 goals. Second, the “bad guys” just cannot get a goal in the net.... Read more 

Mario Alford might be the fastest player in Cincinnati

05/18/2015 11:30 AM

Cincinnati Bengals rookie Wide Receiver Mario Alford might be the fastest player in Cincinnati. We’re not just talking with the Bengals, but in the city of Cincinnati. Many have wondered how Alford would fair in a race against Cincinnati Reds Outfielder, the very speedy Billy Hamilton. Bengals offensive Coordinator Hue Jackson knows who he would pick. He’s going with his guy Mario Alford all the way.  Read more 

It is not easy being a rookie in the NFL.

05/18/2015 07:30 AM

Being a rookie in the NFL can be glamorous, with the potential fame and fortune. However it is also a lot of hard work. The Cincinnati Bengals have been holding rookie camp, to give their newest players a chance to adjust to life in the National Football League. The players not only learn to practice and act like an NFLer, they must also learn to study like a professional. That can mean page, after page, after page of memorizing play after... Read more 

cn2| All-Star of the Week: Griffin McLarty

05/14/2015 08:00 PM

High school baseball’s regular season is wrapping up and teams across the state are gearing up for their district tournaments. The Oldham County Colonels may have an ace up their sleeve going into the post season, as junior pitcher Griffin McLarty has what it takes to make batters miss and he has experience making big plays in crunch time.  Read more 

DeflateGate: What happens next?

05/14/2015 12:13 PM

All eyes were on New England this week as the NFL announced the results of its investigation into the scandal dubbed DeflateGate. The Patriots have been slapped with a hefty fine and quarterback Tom Brady is now suspended without pay for a portion of the regular season. But what happens to the others involved now bracing for the blow of a fallout that’s not cushioned by such a substantial paycheck each month? ESPN 680’s Jason Anderson believes the saga... Read more 

It's not easy being a Pro Soccer player

05/12/2015 11:30 AM

Many times Pro Athletes have the rep of having millions of dollars at their disposal. In some cases this is true. In many others it is not, especially in sports other than the big three (football, basketball, and baseball). Bryan Burke plays defender for Louisville FC, a pro soccer team that competes in the USL. Burke stopped by recently to preview Louisville’s next two home games, Tuesday vs Wilmington and Saturday against Toronto. He also discussed what it is like... Read more 

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