This Week in Sports

Commonwealth Colleges will get the top of the Top 25

10/19/2014 11:00 PM

Here is the latest AP Top 25 poll. Interesting to note that fans in the Commonwealth will be seeing a lot of the elite teams in the next week and a half. This Saturday at 3:30pm (CBS), Kentucky will host top ranked Mississippi State, while a week from Thursday (October 30th at 7:30pm on ESPN) Number 2 Florida State comes to Cardinal Stadium to take on UofL. 1 Mississippi State (43) 6-0 1480 2 Florida State (14) 7-0 1433 3 Ole Miss (3) 7-0 1404 4 Alabama 6-1 1235 5 Auburn 5-1 1231 6 Oregon 6-1 1142 7 Notre Dame 6-1 1133 8 Michigan State 6-1 1066 9 Georgia 6-1 1055 10 TCU 5-1 962 11 Kansas State 5-1 905 12 Baylor 6-1 858 13 Ohio State 5-1 753 14 Arizona State 5-1 643 15 Arizona 5-1 639 16 Nebraska 6-1 537 17 Oklahoma 5-2 461 18 East Carolina 5-1 445 19 Utah 5-1 437 20 USC 5-2 356 21 Clemson 5-2 283 22 West... Read more 

Adam Jones thinks NFL Punishment does not fit the crime

10/16/2014 10:30 AM

The NFL fined Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict 25-grand for twisting the ankles of QB Cam Newton and TE Greg Olsen. Burfict’s teammate Adam “Pacman” Jones does not think the punishment fits the crime.  Read more 

Marvin Lewis says concussions linger longer because of media

10/15/2014 02:34 PM

Every Wednesday, Marvin Lewis meets the media for a preview press conference. Typically, the coach has nothing out of the ordinary to say… but this particular Wednesday, Lewis had some comments on concussions that caught the ears of the media in the room. Lewis was asked, “Any concern for (Vontaze Burfict) not just as a football player but as a human being given the number of concussions he’s had?” His answer? “Well, he had a concussion against Atlanta. That’s that biggest... Read more 

Rarity in NFL leaves Bengals befuddled

10/14/2014 11:30 AM

After tying the Panthers 37-37, the Cincinnati Bengals left the field on Sunday feeling discouraged. In fact, the team would have won if Mike Nugent had not missed a 36 yarder at the end of overtime. So for the first time since 2012, the Bengals did not win a regular season home game. cn|2 Sports’ Kaci Kust has more.  Read more 

Bengals "don't know how to feel" after tie with Panthers

10/13/2014 11:30 AM

“I don’t know how to feel” was repeated over and over by players after the 37-37 tie with the Panthers on Sunday. Although, in the Bengals locker room it certainly felt like a loss. The Bengals are now 3-1-1 after Mike Nugent’s field goal went wide right in overtime letting time expire with the game tied. Though Nugent will be blamed by many for the tie, he won’t hear that from his teammates. Just before Nugent faced the media after... Read more 

Hardwood Hopefuls Grind Through the Offseason

10/10/2014 11:44 AM

Basketball season is just around the corner and high school teams across the country are working to prepare for their first games. One Such team is the Pioneers of Clarksville Indiana’s Providence High School. We take a look at their preseason strength and conditioning program in this installment of our All-Star of the Week.  Read more 

Patriots hand Bengals their first loss in 43-17 rout on SNF

10/06/2014 08:45 PM

In a somewhat deflating evening for the Cincinnati Bengals, the best moment of the night came outside of the game, when the Patriots honored Devon Still and his four-year-old daughter, Leah. A pediatric cancer commercial that stars Leah was played on the screen at Gillette Stadium during a commercial break, and it was followed up by the Patriots cheerleaders removing their jackets to show they were all wearing Devon Still jerseys. The Patriots also announced that owner Robert Kraft will donate... Read more 

Former UK, UofL Stars Return to Louisville for NBA Exhibition

10/05/2014 07:30 AM

Basketball fans in the Commonwealth got a special treat Saturday night, as three former college stars returned to the Bluegrass as professionals. Russ Smith, Anthony Davis and Darius Miller visited the KFC Yum! Center as members of the New Orleans Pelicans to take on the Miami Heat in the first exhibition game of the NBA season. Davis and Miller were in the Pelicans starting line-up. Davis totaled five points, four rebounds and three blocks in 11 minutes of action; while Miller... Read more 

Devon Still gives an update on Leah

09/29/2014 05:10 PM

As the Bengals returned to Paul Brown Stadium today, Devon Still found his locker stacked with boxes and envelopes. He says the outpouring of support has given him and his family a huge lift. He also gave an update on his 4-year-old daughter, Leah. She had a nearly six hour surgery last week to remove the tumor in her abdomen. Devon says she’ll be on her way home from the hospital Monday or Tuesday. Though Leah’s surgery was successful, Devon... Read more 

A Bridge(water) connects Louisville with Minnesota

09/28/2014 07:59 PM

Minnesota Vikings fans discovered something those in Louisville have known for years, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is something special. Sunday, making his first NFL start, the former UofL QB lit up the scoreboard, as the Vikings upset the Atlanta Falcons 41-28. Teddy finished 19 of 30 for 317 yards. The rookie ran for 27 yards while also scoring a touchdown. Bridgewater had Minnesota players and fans energized from the beginning. The Vikings led for much of the game, and even when the... Read more 

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