This Week in Sports

MOREHEAD STATE | Men's basketball hoping to close regular season with win for seniors

02/24/2017 07:15 PM

The Morehead St. men’s basketball team has found new life under interim head coach Preston Spradlin. The Eagles are 10-5 in the Ohio Valley Conference, which is good enough for second place in the East Divison as they get closer and closer to next week’s OVC Tournament. But, before the postseason arrives, there is still one more game to play in the regular season. The Eagles welcome Jacksonville St. to Johnson Arena Saturday for a game at 4:15 p.m. ET. Morehead... Read more 

MOREHEAD STATE | Eagles find new life under interim head coach Preston Spradlin

02/08/2017 07:30 PM

Preston Spradlin was put in the position of interim head coach for the Morehead State men’s basketball team very abruptly after the resignation of Sean Woods. It was a big adjustment for him and the team, but after a rocky start with Spradlin in charge, the Eagles have rallied around their coach, and have gone on an impressive run in conference play. Morehead State is currently 7-3 in the Ohio Valley Conference, which puts them in second place in... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Club Signs Louisville Native

02/06/2017 05:42 PM

Louisville City FC announced on Monday that DuPont Manual High School graduate Richard Ballard has signed with the club. Ballard played college soccer at Indiana University, where he was named All-Big Ten Conference during his senior season. Last year, Ballard scored four goals and two assists as a striker for the Hoosiers. Ballard impressed LouCity head coach James O’Connor during tryouts in January. In fact, he received the official call that the team wanted him to join the team on his birthday.... Read more 

NFL | Breaking Down Sunday's Super Bowl

02/05/2017 10:43 AM

Happy Super Bowl Sunday everyone! We are just hours away from Super Bowl LI, between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons. Many fans expect this to be a great game, which we as football fans should hope so. Here are three reasons why each team will win: Atlanta Falcons 1.) Season MVP Matt Ryan – The Falcons have quarterback Matt Ryan, who was named the league’s regular season MVP on Saturday night. Ryan is playing the best he has ever played in... Read more 

HORSE RACING | Jack Wolf talks Pegasus World Cup

01/24/2017 07:30 PM

In a sport deeply rooted in tradition and history, it’s rare when a horse racing event completely reinvigorates the sport. But that is happening this weekend with the first running of the Pegasus World Cup , a race for thoroughbred 4 years old and up with a purse of $12 million. It is the richest race in history, and features some very familiar horses. Two-time horse of the year and 2014 Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome is the current favorite,... Read more 

Ninety-two-year-old baseball legend passes away

01/13/2017 10:43 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (TWC News Charlotte) – Every resident at the Brookdale Senior Living Center in Charlotte, North Carolina has years of stories to tell. But Mildred Meacham was in a league of her own. “And I wish everybody really had gotten to meet her because she was an extraordinary woman and she was a part of history.” Meacham played in the All-American girl baseball league in the 1940s. “It was a group of women who did something brave and loved every minute of... Read more 

BASKETBALL | Globetrotter Visits Louisville School

01/10/2017 07:30 PM

Harlem Globetrotter basketball player Orlando “El Gato” Melendez stopped by Louisville’s Walden School on Tuesday afternoon. Melendez spoke to kids in the school gymnasium, telling them his story and the story of the Harlem Globetrotters. Of course, he also showed off his basketball skills in front of the kids, which led to loud cheers and a lot of clapping. The Globetrotters play inside the KFC Yum! Center Friday night. The game is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. ET. cn|2 Sports’ Andrew Chernoff caught... Read more 

cn|2 Predictions | The sports story lines to watch for in 2017

12/26/2016 08:00 PM

From a national championship title to Lamar Jackson’s junior year and a brand new coaching staff for Western Kentucky Football, here’s what cn|2 Sports will be watching in the new year.  Read more 

Kentucky Horse Park host site finalist for 2020 World Equestrian Games

12/22/2016 02:27 PM

Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington has been named as one of just two candidates currently being considered to host the 20-22 World Equestrian Games. The governing body is also considering Samorin, Slovakia as a host site and will conduct site visits between January and May before making its final decision next fall. If selected, it would not be Kentucky Horse Park’s first time hosting. The last time was back in 2010 when the park became the first venue outside of Europe... Read more 

NCAA MEN'S BASKETBALL | Ballard Grad Finding Success at Butler

12/19/2016 09:23 PM

Former Ballard High School basketball player Kelan Martin is finding plenty of success at Butler. In fact, the junior was named this week’s BIG EAST Conference Player of the Week on Monday. Martin helped lead his No. 18 Butler Bulldogs to an 83-78 upset win over No. 9 Indiana on Saturday at the Crossroads Classic. Martin led all scorers in the game with 28 points after going 9-of-16 from the field. So far this season, he is averaging 18.6 points per game, which... Read more 

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