This Week in Sports

NKU | Shutout streak for women's soccer

09/23/2016 06:54 PM

The Northern Kentucky University women’s soccer team is riding a streak of three-straight shutouts and has five clean sheets in their last six matches. The Norse say they owe their defensive success to improved communication, individual defending, and the outstanding play of sophomore goalkeeper Emily Lohmann.  Read more 

FC CINCINNATI | Team Gearing up for Final Match of Regular Season

09/22/2016 07:03 PM

FC Cincinnati is getting ready to face the Pittsburgh Riverhounds Saturday night inside Highmark Stadium in Pittsburgh, PA. The two teams just faced each other last week, on Wednesday, September 14th. That game ended in a 0-0 draw. No matter the result of this week’s regular season finale, FCC will host a playoff game in early October after securing the three-seed in the Eastern Conference this past Saturday. FC Cincinnati midfielder Ross Tomaselli spoke with Andrew Chernoff via Skype on cn|2 Sports Thursday. Tomaselli... Read more 

Teddy Bridgewater suffers complete ACL tear, full recovery expected

08/30/2016 05:19 PM

Former University of Louisville and current Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater suffered a non-contact injury today during the Vikings’ practice. Bridgewater was taken from the field in an ambulance and an MRI later determined that Bridgewater suffered a complete tear to his ACL. In a statement released Tuesday evening, Vikings Head Athletic Trainer Eric Sugarman said Bridgewater also suffered structural damage but that there appears to be no nerve or arterial damage. Sugarman said surgical repair is scheduled within the next... Read more 

Louisville City FC fought hard for a much-needed win against Bethlehem Steel City Saturday Night

08/27/2016 09:59 PM

Louisville City, ranked second in the USL’s Eastern Conference, needed a win this weekend. The team is coming off two draws and a loss in their last three games. They took on 9th ranked Bethlehem Steel Saturday night at Slugger Field. An early header from midfielder Guy Abend turned out to be the difference in what quickly became a physical, defensive 1-0 win for Louisville City against Bethlehem Steel FC. In the 15th minute LouCity midfielder Guy Abend... Read more 

FCC's Austin Berry discusses Rochester draw and upcoming games

08/25/2016 06:31 PM

After a tough 1-1 draw with Rochester last night, FC Cincinnati missed out on the chance to clinch a USL playoff spot in front of the 14,000 fans at Nippert Stadium. They’ll still have multiple chances to clinch, with the first coming this weekend at their Sunday matchup vs. New York Red Bulls II. Austin Berry scored last night’s lone goal for FCC in the draw and joined us to discuss the match, as well as the remainder of their... Read more 

Bellarmine women's soccer team ready to better last season's impressive feat

08/23/2016 06:45 PM

The Bellarmine women’s soccer team made history last season when it advanced to the NCAA tournament for the first time in program history. Gary Fogle caught up with this year’s team, and they expect to have another big year.  Read more 

Louisville City FC's loss means a blow to their hopes of a regular season title

08/20/2016 08:26 AM

Louisville City FC fell in New York to the Red Bulls II 1-0 Friday night. The game was scoreless until the 74th minute. That’s when a penalty kick was given to the Red Bulls after a controversial foul by Louisville FC. That foul was reviewed by video and New York’s striker Brandon Allen then got a kick past goal keeper Greg Ranjitsingh high into the corner of the net. Louisville FC will now return to Slugger Field for a 7:30 p.m. game... Read more 

A player's perspective on playing a nine game conference schedule

08/14/2016 04:21 PM

Athletic directors from all the ACC schools met on friday to discuss the possible expansion to nine game conference footbal lschedules in order to deliver quality competition when the ACC Network begins. But there is also an option to leave the conference schedule at eight games, but the teams would then have to play at least two Power-5 conference opponents. Ultimately the athletic directors decided to push the vote back until the fall meetings in October.  Read more 

Jimmy McLaughlin talks FCC vs Richmond

08/12/2016 04:40 PM

FC Cincinnati remains in sole possession of third place in the USL Eastern Conference but will face a tough test on the road Saturday afternoon. They’ll head to Richmond to play the Kickers who are currently one of the hottest teams in the league on a six-game win streak. FCC midfielder Jimmy McLaughlin joined us to discuss this weekend’s match-up.  Read more 

Louisville City FC earns one point in draw with Harrisburg

08/10/2016 10:24 PM

Harrisburg City caught home team Louisville City FC on their heals in the first half of their Wednesday night matchup. The visiting team netted the first goal on a beautifully curled shot in the 21st minute to take a 1-0 lead. But Louisville would level the score in the second half when midfielder Paolo DelPiccolo scored his first goal of the season on a deflected free kick that was taken by Cameron Lancaster. The Louisville defense was perfect in the second... Read more 

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