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WKU Football | Sanford confident Hilltoppers are ready for Cure Bowl

12/07/2017 04:16 PM

The Western Kentucky football team’s Cure Bowl match-up against Georgia State is fast-approaching. The two programs will battle it out in the AutoNation Cure Bowl. Hilltoppers head coach Mike Sanford says he’s confident that his team is ready for the bowl game because of the level of competition it had to face throughout the season.  Read more 

Former Canisius head coach named Louisville Women's Lacrosse Head Coach

11/20/2017 12:51 PM

The University of Louisville announced on Monday that former Canisius head coach Scott Teeter is the Cardinals’ new Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach. Teeter served as head coach at Canisius for 16 years. During that time, he led the school to six conference titles and six trips to the NCAA Tournament. He replaces UofL’s former women’s lacrosse head coach Kellie Young , who was removed from her duties two weeks ago. During a press conference to formally introduce Teeter on Tuesday, he discussed... Read more 

WKU drops 100 points in win over Nicholls State

11/19/2017 10:14 PM

By Ryan Dearbone The WKU Men’s basketball team (2-1) played about as perfect a first half as you could play. The Hilltoppers broke free from a 13-13 tie with Nicholls State (Southland Conference) to torch the Colonels for 60 points in the first half. Freshman guard, Taveion Hollingsworth led the charge with a perfect first 20 minutes. Hollingsworth went 8 for 8 for 18 points. WKU did most of its work in the paint racking up 38 points to Nicholls State’s... Read more 

Tops punctuate fourth straight conference title

11/19/2017 04:59 PM

By Ryan Dearbone The road to clinching the program’s fourth straight Conference USA Volleyball Championship wasn’t exactly an easy one for WKU. Sunday’s title contest was a rematch between WKU and the North Texas Mean Green, the only team in the conference to defeat the Tops this season. The Lady Toppers (30-3) came out guns blazing in the first two sets, by taking it to the North Texas Mean Green. WKU scored five straight points to start off the... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Wildcats Preparing for Champions Classic

11/13/2017 06:28 PM

The No. 7 Kentucky Wildcats are getting ready to play in Tuesday night’s Champions Classic in Chicago. The Wildcats (2-0, 0-0) will face No. 4 Kansas (1-0, 0-0) beginning at 9:30 p.m. ET inside the United Center. UK is coming off back-to-back wins over Utah Valley and Vermont to open the regular season. KSTV’s T.J. Beisner and Bradley McKee are in Chicago and have more on the top ten showdown: The Champions Classic gets started on Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET with another... Read more 

Spectrum Sports' Tailgate Playlist | 10.27.17

10/27/2017 05:03 PM

Get ready for another weekend of college football. The Spectrum News sports crew has pulled together your playlist. And what would a playlist be at the end of October without a few tracks in the spirit of Halloween. Tailgate Playlist Tailgate Playlist | 10.27.17A playlist featuring Taylor Swift, Dierks Bentley and Rascal Flatts  Read more 

Bengals fall to Texans 13-9 as they fail to score a touchdown for the second straight game

09/15/2017 12:40 AM

CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Bengals fell to 0-2 on Thursday night after falling to the Houston Texans 13-9 as their touchdown-less streak has now reached eight quarters. In the opening quarter, the Bengals were at the Houston 43, when Andy Dalton completed a 12-yard pass to John Ross who promptly fumbled the pigskin. The Texans’ Jadeveon Clowney recovered the ball and returned it for 48 yards to the Cincinnati 20 yard line. That led to a 25-yard Ka’imi Fairbairn field... Read more 

UofL Swimming | Four swimmers, three coaches named to USA National Team

09/06/2017 10:23 AM

The University of Louisville swimming and diving team is celebrating the naming of four swimmers and three coaches to the USA National Team. Mallory Comerford, Zach Harting, Kelsi Worrell and Andrea Cottrell are among 115 on the team, which honors the nation’s top swimmers for their performances this year. In addition to the swimmers, the USA Coaching Staff announced that UofL’s Arthur Albiero, Stephanie Juncker and Vlad Polyakov will also join the team. The 2017-18 USA Swimming National Team features the top... Read more 

Thousands flock to Waterfront Park for annual Hike, Bike & Paddle

09/04/2017 05:00 AM

Photo courtesy: Metro Louisville Government

As part of the mayor’s traditional Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle, thousands of participants will converge at Louisville’s Great Lawn this Labor Day for a day of outdoor activity. Now in its 26th year, the event, also held on Memorial Day each year, features various fitness demonstrations, a 5K hike, 9.5-mile bike ride or a paddle on the Ohio River. Its purpose is to encourage families to be active. Video from the event  Read more 

U of L releases details of appeal of NCAA ruling

08/11/2017 03:30 PM

Details of the University of Louisville’s appeal of NCAA sanctions were made public Friday afternoon. In documents sent to Spectrum News by the university, the institution calls the penalties issued by the NCAA Committee on Infractions “draconian” and states the COI “abused its discretion.” Among additional scholarship restrictions and an institutional fine, the school is prepared to accept a number of penalties handed down by the COI. However, the school is appealing the vacation of records and the repayment of... Read more 

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