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Spectrum Sports' Tailgate Playlist | 10.20.17

10/20/2017 03:19 PM

Which songs seem to summarize your week? Take a listen to the ones we chose as you tackle your weekend TO DO list. Tailgate Playlist Tailgate Playlist | 10.20.17A playlist featuring Usher and New Found Glory  Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | R.J. Evans promoted to acting assistant basketball coach

10/20/2017 02:01 PM

Interim University of Louisville head men’s basketball coach David Padgett announced today that R.J. Evans has been promoted to the position of acting assistant coach. Evans was hired to the men’s basketball staff in May. FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE: R.J. Evans, who has been a program assistant on the UofL men’s basketball staff since May, has been elevated to Acting Assistant Coach for the Cardinals. “R.J. is a very talented young coach with a great future,” said Interim Head Coach David Padgett.... Read more 

UofL ATHLETICS | Department pens letter to fan base

10/20/2017 10:31 AM

At the end of a week that saw two of its most influential and important figures fired, the University of Louisville athletics department wrote a letter to Cardinals fans to encourage their continued support through the controversy. FROM THE UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT: To our fans, Thank you! You are our heartbeat and our spirit. Your passion provides our student-athletes with an intangible strength to dream without limits and achieve the loftiest of goals. You lift them up — to give their best on... Read more 

Road closures planned ahead of Louisville's Urban Bourbon Half Marathon

10/20/2017 10:11 AM

If you’re planning to head to downtown Louisville this weekend, you’ll want to pay attention to scheduled road closures in the area as the city prepares for Saturday morning’s Urban Bourbon Half Marathon. Road Closures *Main Street (2nd Street to 4rd Street) 7:30 am – 8:50 am *1st Street (Main Street to Witherspoon) 8:00 am – 8:50 am *Witherspoon (1st Street to River Rd) 8:00 am – 9:00 am *River Road (Preston to Witherspoon) 8:00 am – 9:00 am *Preston (Witherspoon to Muhammad Ali... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Bowling Green and South Warren Finally Set to Square Off

10/19/2017 06:19 PM

Since 2013 the Bowling Green and South Warren football teams have a combined record of 115-13 with four State Championships between them. This week they meet for the very first time. The defending back-to-back State Champs, the Bowling Green Purples are 6-2 this season with two losses to Louisville schools (PRP and St. X in weeks two and three). They’re on a five-game winning streak and are undefeated in the region and district. They’re led by senior linebacker Justice Dingle, a... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Logan County Cougars Named Team of The Week

10/19/2017 05:45 PM

The Logan County football team did not win a single game over a four-year span; owning the longest losing streak in the state. Now, they own a new streak- a winning streak. The Cougars are 8 -0 and on a nine-game winning streak; they even clinched home-field advantage for the playoffs last week against Madisonville North Hopkins. As they prepare for Calloway County on Friday night at 7:00 p.m. central at home, we caught up with the Cougars to talk about their... Read more 

FC Cincinnati | Midfielder Jimmy McLaughlin Previews Tampa Bay

10/19/2017 05:16 PM

USL playoffs begin this weekend for our area teams and that includes FC Cincinnati and Louisville City FC. Lou City will face Bethlehem Steele on Friday night at Slugger Field in Louisville. The winner of that match will take on either Rochester or Charlotte in the second round. Meanwhile, FC Cincinnati will play Tampa Bay on Saturday night with the winner taking on either Charleston or New York in round two. FCC midfielder Jimmy McLaughlin spoke with Spectrum News’ Lyndsey Gough about... Read more 

UofL ATHLETICS | Tom Jurich Fired from University of Louisville

10/18/2017 04:49 PM

The University of Louisville Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to terminate Athletic Director Tom Jurich for cause. The vote was 10-3 in favor of termination. The news comes just days after the UofL Athletic Association voted to terminate the contract of head basketball coach Rick Pitino. UofL interim president Dr. Greg Postel issued a statement to the media following the vote on Wednesday: Jurich had been on paid administrative leave since the news broke that Louisville men’s basketball coaches had been involved... Read more 

NASCAR | Kevin Harvick Looking Forward to Sunday's Race at Kansas

10/18/2017 03:17 PM

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will be at Kansas Speedway this weekend. The stars of the series will take part in the Hollywood Casino 400 on Sunday afternoon beginning at 3 p.m. ET. One of the drivers taking part in the race is Kevin Harvick, who is coming off a 20th place finish at last Sunday’s Alabama 500. Kevin Harvick is currently fourth in the MENCS standings, 31 points behind first-place driver Martin Truex, Jr. Harvick spoke with Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff... Read more 

UofL ATHLETICS | A Legal Expert's Opinion on the UofL Basketball Scandal

10/18/2017 02:12 PM

The fallout from the ongoing UofL basketball recruiting scandal continues on Wednesday. The UofL Board of Trustees is currently meeting and is reportedly discussing the future of Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich. Jurich was placed on paid administrative leave last month after the UofL basketball program was linked to an ongoing federal investigation into fraud and corruption in college basketball. Attorney Keith Poynter joined Sports Night to discuss what the legal fallout would be if Jurich is fired on Wednesday: Poynter also shared his... Read more 

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