This Week in Sports

FC CINCINNATI | Hopes of MLS invite growing after important visit from Don Garber

11/30/2016 05:49 PM

There is a serious race for a select number of Major League Soccer invites, and first year expansion club FC Cincinnati has made a big impact on MLS commissioner Don Garber. Commissioner Garber was in the Queen City this week, and answered questions at a Town Hall event, and he made it clear that Cincinnati is worthy of an MLS team, but the league must do their due-diligence.  Read more 

Governor's Cup Rivalry has more at stake for the players involved

11/25/2016 07:15 PM

The University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville meet on the football field for the 29th time tomorrow afternoon, and there is a certain level of pride on the line for this game that you wont necessarily find in the basketball rivalry. The two programs have a combined 67 players that come from Kentucky high schools. They also each have a few players that come from the rival city. So when the teams take the field, the players taking... Read more 

Governor Matt Bevin weighs in on the upcoming game between the Cats and Cards

11/25/2016 09:30 AM

It’s called the Governor’s Cup, so we wanted the Governor’s opinion on this Saturday’s football game between the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville.  Read more 

Head UofL Volleyball coach Anne Kordes resigns

11/17/2016 04:24 PM

University of Louisville head volleyball coach Anne Kordes has resigned from her position, the university announced. A press release indicated that Kordes is resigning for personal reasons at the end of the 2016 volleyball season. “There are aspects of every job that can be challenging and at this point in my life I am finding it hard to be the mom I want to be to my daughter because of the grind and travel of the recruiting season,” Kordes said in a... Read more 

MARATHON RUNNING | Fifth Running of BG Marathon Takes Place Sunday

11/08/2016 11:08 AM

The fifth running of the Bowling Green 26.2 Marathon & Half-Marathon took place this Sunday in Bowling Green. The course takes runners through downtown Bowling Green and WKU’s campus. The runners finish at the Bowling Green Ball Park. It is a Boston Marathon qualifying USATF certified course. The men’s winner this year was Goshen’s Jake Gillette (2:44:35). The women’s winner this year was Glasgow’s Belle Thomas (3:24:03).  Read more 

LOUISVILLE'S JACK-O'-LANTERN SPECTACULAR | Visitors Get To See Plenty of Sports Designs This Year

10/31/2016 07:00 PM

Nearly 5,000 jack-o’-lanterns are on display at this year’s Louisville Jack-O’-Lantern Spectacular inside Iroquois Park. Many of the designs feature various sports themes. In fact, as visitors walk along the trail, they can see carvings and drawings on the pumpkins of Muhammad Ali, Lamar Jackson and many other sports figures. The nearly month-long event started on October 13th and lasts until November 6th. cn|2 Sports’ Andrew Chernoff stopped by the park to learn more about this year’s group of sports-themed jack-o’-lanterns.  Read more 

MLB | Louisville Slugger Making Bats for Cubs, Indians

10/24/2016 07:12 PM

Louisville Slugger has spent the last few days making bats for both the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians to use in the World Series. The Indians’ bats have already been delivered to Cleveland. They were made Saturday and delivered to Cleveland on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Cubs’ bats will be finished by Tuesday morning and then be driven to Cleveland in time for Game 1 of the World Series. Louisville Slugger has been a part of every World Series, dating back to the... Read more 

BENGALS | Big day for Cincinnati offense in 31-17 win

10/23/2016 05:42 PM

The Bengals scored 31 points on Sunday, the most since putting up 37 against the Browns in December of last year. They set season highs in total offense and points scored on their way to a 31-17 victory of the Browns. The win puts the Bengals in second place in the AFC North, tied with the Ravens. A strong run game to start the first half set the Bengals offense up for a big day, particularly Jeremy Hill, Andy Dalton... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | LouCity's O'Connor Reflects on 2016 Season

10/20/2016 07:52 PM

Louisville City FC head coach James O’Connor held a press conference today to talk about the 2016 season. His soccer club fell in the USL Eastern Conference Finals to New York Red Bulls II last Sunday evening. It was the second straight season that LouCity has advanced to the conference finals. Besides talking about this year’s team, O’Connor also spoke about next year. He says he will be back as the team’s head coach and that he hopes to figure out his 2017... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | LouCity Falls in USL Eastern Conference Finals

10/16/2016 10:20 PM

Louisville City FC’s quest for a USL championship came to an end on Sunday evening, falling in penalty kicks to New York Red Bulls II in the Eastern Conference Finals. The conference’s top-seed NYRBII topped the conference’s second-seed LouCity 4-3 during the shootout. The match was tied 1-1 after regulation and extra time. NYRBII goalkeeper Ryan Meara made two saves in the shootout. He blocked LCFC’s Cameron Lancaster during LouCity’s first penalty kick attempt. Meara then blocked Ben Newnam on the team’s... Read more 

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