This Week in Sports

Middle School Showdown Boasts Future Talent

11/18/2014 11:30 AM

Basketball is finally here. As regular seasons tip-off across the Bluegrass, two talented middle school teams showcased their skills as they squared off last week. cn|2’s Tony Rawlings was there and takes a look at how girl’s and women’s basketball is growing in Kentucky.  Read more 

Bengals bounce back to top of AFC North

11/17/2014 01:00 PM

What a difference 10 days makes. After last Thursday’s embarrassing loss to the Browns, Andy Dalton and the Bengals were criticized by seemingly everyone. They turned it around and handed the Saints their second straight home loss by beating them 27-10 in a dominant fashion. Dalton had the worst performance of his career against the Browns, finishing with a 2.0 QBR. Ten days later, he not only played better, but went from his worst career day to his best. Dalton... Read more 

Louisville to host 2016 South Regional basketball tournament

11/17/2014 12:39 PM

On Monday, the NCAA announced that the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville will host the South Regional in 2016. Louisville will play host along with other regional sites in Anaheim, Chicago and Philadelphia. The winners at those sites will advance to the 2016 Final Four in Houston.  Read more 

Middle school basketball is about more than just baskets and winning

11/17/2014 11:30 AM

It’s basketball season in the Commonwealth and teams at all levels are tipping off their seasons, including the middle schools. These days it’s about more than just making baskets and winning games. Many high school coaches are actively scouting middle school players, looking for the next future superstar. Tony Rawlings will have an in-depth look at scouting at the middle school level Monday at 6:30 p.m. ET on cn|2 sports. Read more 

SEC Discussion Week 12

11/11/2014 11:30 AM

Bruce Snyder, Ben Rainwater and Tony Rawlings break down all the SEC action from week 12 and share their surprises and disappointments from the weekend’s games.  Read more 

Louisville Bats' Jim Riggleman named third base coach for Reds

11/10/2014 01:57 PM

On Monday, the Cincinnati Reds named Jim Riggleman as its new third base coach. Riggleman was the Louisville Bats manager for the 2013 and 2014 seasons, after joining the organization’s player development department in 2012 when he served as manager of the new Class AA affiliate in Pensacola. A manager for the 2015 Louisville season has not yet been named. Read more 

Oops, Chris Jones accidentally makes a three

11/10/2014 11:30 AM

When Louisville played Bellarmine in yesterday’s exhibition game, Patrick McSweeney for the Knights was supposed to score the first points of the game. instead he scored the first points for Bellarmine because Cardinals Senior Guard Chris Jones ACCIDENTALLY made the first basket, a three pointer.  Read more 

Louisville beats Bellarmine but the game is secondary

11/09/2014 04:43 PM

Louisville beat Bellarmine 82-57 in an exhibition game, but to many the score was secondary. The star of the afternoon was 15 year old Patrick McSweeney. The Saint X student, who has been a member of the Knights since last season, dressed out for the game, and scored the first basket for Bellarmine. McSweeney has been battling leukemia since he was diagnosed in 2004. In fact he and his family are on their way to Philadelphia for medical treatment. McSweeney actually... Read more 

An All-Star in every sense

11/08/2014 11:30 AM

Our latest All-Star is a PRP senior pitcher who is an inspiration, on the field and off it.  Read more 

Dalton takes blame for one of worst days in NFL history

11/07/2014 11:33 AM

After last year’s playoff loss, Andy Dalton received plenty of criticism for avoiding taking the blame. Last night, Dalton immediately accepted responsibility for the poor performance in prime-time, “I deserve it. It all starts with me. It all goes through the quarterback. I’ve got to play better to put our team in position to win the game.” Dalton finished 10 of 33 for 86 yards with three interceptions and a QB rating of 2.0, one of the worst passer ratings in... Read more 

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