This Week in Sports

PGA Championship tradition to be revived at Valhalla

07/24/2014 07:30 AM

The 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club will host the return of the historical Long Drive Competition for the first time in 30 years. The original competition also took place in Louisville back in 1952 with a 329-yard drive. It was last conducted in 1984 at Shoal Creek Country Club in Birmingham, Alabama. The Long Drive Competition will be held during practice rounds on August 5 and will involve players hitting one tee shot from the No. 10 tee. The winning... Read more 

Needing to be part of the AAU Tournament

07/23/2014 08:00 PM

Tennessee Express Coach Antonio Carter tells cn|2’s Bruce Snyder why it is so important for his team to be part of the AAU National Basketball Tournament.

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Governor's Cup Classic to be held, despite missing one guest of honor

07/23/2014 11:30 AM

The annual Governor’s Cup Classic is scheduled for today and the big headline this year is the fact that UK head coach Mark Stoops opted not to attend. However, Louisville’s new head coach Bobby Petrino is expected, along with Governor Steve Beshear and other familiar faces. The traditional luncheon is paired with a charity golf event that raises money for Dare to Care. It celebrates the upcoming football season for both the Kentucky Wildcats and Louisville Cardinals, along with the teams’... Read more 

Fashion "Don'ts" from the world of sports

07/20/2014 11:30 AM

From mock-turtle necks to neon uniforms, we covered plenty of the fashion faux pas in this What Not to Wear segment of cn|2 Sports. Let us know if we left out any that bug you.  Read more 

NFL athletes, Bengals use their platform this offseason

07/19/2014 11:39 AM

Every NFL offseason we see our fair share of stories dedicated to where athletes are partying each week, who has been arrested or which celebrities they’re seen out with. These are the stories that blow up on the internet. The articles, blog posts and tweets about these topics lead to countless page views. When there’s not football being played, this is the information that creates buzz – but what if we re-focused? What if we instead told the story of... Read more 

The Brucey Awards for excellence in Kentucky sports

07/17/2014 06:31 PM

Putting a Bluegrass spin on the ESPY Awards, cn|2 Sports debuts the first ever Brucey Awards featuring only teams from the state of Kentucky.

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Advice for voting on The Bruceys

07/17/2014 06:30 PM

Need some advice in voting for the 2014 Bruceys? Thomas Beisner and Lachlan McLean have got you covered!

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Ryle LB picked for Top Gun camp and National Team Games

07/17/2014 03:00 PM

Jackson High, a sophomore linebacker from Ryle High School, was selected to participate in the nation’s top prep football all-star camp this weekend. High will participate in Football University’s TOP GUN, from July 17-19 in Dublin, Ohio. High was invited to TOP GUN because of his performance as a linebacker at the FBU Nashville camp, according to a release. Players invited to TOP GUN are the best at their respective position and will compete with more than 800 other top... Read more 

Little LeBron James playing in Kentucky

07/16/2014 01:01 PM

Even though LeBron James signed with Cleveland, another LeBron is still suiting up for Miami. James’s son LeBron James Jr. plays with the Miami City Ballers, an AAU program for children from third grade through eighth grade. The Miami City Ballers are currently in Lexington, Ky. playing in the 2014 KBA Sports Summer Shootout Basketball Tournament. Little LeBron is technically in third grade but plays with the fourth graders, already taking after his dad on the basketball court. All photos courtesy... Read more 

Top three ACC football games I want to attend in UofL's first season

07/16/2014 11:31 AM

1. Miami – 9/1/14 – Home If I wasn’t just excited about the fact that college football is back, UofL gives me and all other fans the gift of a heavy-weight, ESPN-televised match-up to kick off the season and the Cards start in the ACC. This will be the first time we get to see what crazy offense Bobby Petrino has cooked up to take on a tough Miami squad. And let’s not forget, the Cards got the best of Miami... Read more 

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