This Week in Sports

INDYCAR | Carpenter Fastest on First Day of Indy 500 Qualifying

05/20/2017 07:39 PM

The first day of qualifications for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 is in the books and a hometown hero topped the speed chart. Indianapolis native Ed Carpenter put down a four-lap average of 230.468 mph to finish the day with the fastest four-lap average. Takuma Sato was second at 230.382 mph, while Scott Dixon was third at 230.333 mph. Carpenter, Sato and Dixon, along with the next six fastest drivers all made the “Fast 9,” which means those drivers will... Read more 

FC CINCINNATI | Orange and Blue Ready to Play Bethlehem Steel FC... Again!

05/18/2017 07:12 PM

FC Cincinnati picked up its first win in over a month on Wednesday night, when it topped AFC Cleveland 1-0 in extra time periods. It was FCC’s second round match-up in the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Tournament. As a result, the Orange and Blue advance to the third round of the tournament on May 31 when it hosts Louisville City FC inside Nippert Stadium. Before that match though, FC Cincinnati is back in action this weekend, when it hosts Bethlehem... Read more 

F.C. Cincinnati advances in U.S. Open Cup after 1-0 overtime win

05/17/2017 10:52 PM

It was a long night at Nippert Stadium without a goal scored until the 115th minute. In the second overtime period, Djiby Fall headed a game winner to defeat AFC Cleveland and advance F.C. Cincinnati to the third round of the U.S. Open Cup. FCC finished with 44 shots to Cleveland’s six. 16 of Cincinnati’s 44 shots were on frame. Djiby took at least 15 shots in his return to the field. He’s still in the middle of a six-match... Read more 

FC Cincinnati frustrated by officials in 2-0 loss

05/13/2017 08:27 PM

In a frustrating match for both FC Cincinnati and Orlando City B, FCC fell 2-0 on their home field. In his opening statement after the game, Head Coach Alan Koch said, “I’m not allowed to speak about the refs so I won’t… We preach consistency to our players… we expect the same from officials.” The match included nine yellow cards, including six for FC Cincinnati, as well as 35 total fouls. FCC defender and captain, Austin Berry, spoke about the... Read more 

INDYCAR | Power Cruises to IndyCar Grand Prix Victory

05/13/2017 07:39 PM

Will Power has had his fair share of setbacks this season. On Saturday afternoon, the stars finally aligned for the Team Penske driver. Power dominated, leading 61 of 85 laps en route to the second IndyCar Grand Prix victory of his career at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. It was Power’s 30th victory all-time and his first of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Soctt Dixon and Ryan Hunter-Reay rounded out the podium, finishing second and third respectively. The next race on the schedule... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Dobrowolski Stepping Up for LouCity

05/12/2017 06:02 PM

Louisville City FC goalkeeper Tim Dobrowolski has stepped up for the team this season. So far this year, Dobrowolski has 10 saves and has recorded two clean sheets. Dobrowolski came has played in goal for the Boys in Purple ever since Greg Ranjitsingh went down with a non-contact injury during the team’s regular season opener against Saint Louis FC. Sports Night’s Andrew Chernoff caught up with Dobrowolski after training this week to see how the goalkeeper thinks his season is going so far. LouCity... Read more 

BOXING | Championship Boxing Coming Back to Louisville

05/12/2017 01:34 PM

Championship-level boxing is coming back to Louisville this June. Four-time heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield and his company Real Deal Sports & Entertainment announced on Friday that the Read Deal Championship Boxing series will take place June 24 at Freedom Hall. “This event is a big win for our city, and another chance for us to welcome folks from around the nation and the world to the hometown of Muhammad Ali,” said Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer. The undercard will feature eight professional and... Read more 

FC CINCINNATI | Orange and Blue Back at Home This Weekend

05/11/2017 05:23 PM

After playing its last two matches on the road, FC Cincinnati is finally back inside Nippert Stadium this weekend. The Orange and Blue(2-3-3) host Orlando City B (2-3-3) on Saturday at 5 p.m. ET. FCC is coming off a 1-1 draw to Richmond last Saturday. FC Cincinnati goalkeeper Mitch Hildebrandt joined Sports Night on Thursday to discuss Saturday’s match against Orlando City B.  Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Boys In Purple Gearing Up For Rematch with Tampa Bay

05/08/2017 05:52 PM

Louisville City FC is getting ready to play Tampa Bay on Saturday night at 7:30 ET in St. Petersburg, Fl. The two teams faced each other less than a month ago in Louisville, with the Boys in Purple earning a 2-1 victory. Saturday’s match will have a big impact on the USL Eastern Conference Standings, as Tampa Bay currently holds the second spot in the table, two points ahead of LouCity. LCFC head coach James O’Connor talked about the match-up on Monday afternoon:  Read more 

KENTUCKY DERBY | Justin Rose on the red carpet

05/06/2017 03:31 PM

Justin Rose walked the red carpet at the Kentucky Derby this afternoon. It’s the golfer’s first trip to the Derby and we talked wiith him about his experience, as well as, fellow golfer and Louisville-native Justin Thomas.  Read more 

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