This Week in Sports

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Boys in Purple Off to Perfect Start in 2018

04/17/2018 10:41 AM

Louisville City FC is on fire this season, winning its first four matches of the year. As a result, the Boys in Purple have started out the 2018 campaign with a 4-0-0 record. In fact, their 12 points have helped them become the first place team on the USL Eastern Conference table. Both sides of the ball are playing well for LCFC. It has outscored its opponents 6-1 overall this year: Louisville City FC’s next match is on the road this Saturday against... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Match Against North Carolina FC Rescheduled

04/16/2018 12:13 PM

Louisville City FC’s regular season match from late March against North Carolina FC has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 9. It will begin at 7 p.m. ET inside Slugger Field. The two clubs were supposed to face each other on March 24, but bad weather postponed the match. Per a media release: “Season ticket members are encouraged to hold onto their seat, but if tickets need to be reprinted, please contact your individual ticket rep or call the LouCity front office.... Read more 

BASKETBALL | Louisville Set to Host NWBA National Tournament

04/10/2018 12:58 PM

The National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) is getting ready to host its national tournament in Louisville. The event will take place from April 12 through April 15 at the Kentucky Expo Center. Anthony Bartkowski, Amy Verst and Herb Henry each joined Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff on Sports Night Tuesday to preview the tournament: The National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament has been held in Louisville since 2013.  Read more 

USL SOCCER | Louisville City FC Tops Rival FC Cincinnati

04/07/2018 09:55 PM

Louisville City FC continued its hot start to the USL regular season on Saturday night. LCFC (3-0-0) beat FC Cincinnati (2-1-0) in FCC’s home opener. The final was 1-0. The only goal of the match was courtesy of LouCity FC forward Cameron Lancaster in the 13th minute of the match. LouCity FC Head Coach James O’Connor shared his thoughts after the win: FCC Head Coach Alan Koch shared his thoughts after the loss: The Boys in Purple will hope to earn their fourth consecutive win... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Boys in Purple Preparing for FC Cincinnati

04/03/2018 11:11 AM

The River Cities Cup rivalry is getting ready to continue this weekend. Louisville City FC and FC Cincinnati will face each other Saturday at 7 p.m. ET inside Nippert Stadium. LouCity FC Head Coach James O’Connor talked about the rivalry on Monday afternoon: Both LouCity FC and FCC are 2-0-0 on the season. Louisville City FC has beaten Nashville SC and Tampa Bay Rowdies, while FC Cincinnati has beaten Charleston Battery and Indy Eleven.  Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Boys in Purple Win Regular Season Opener

03/17/2018 06:11 PM

Louisville City FC opened up its 2018 USL regular season with a win in front of nearly 8,000 fans on Saturday. LCFC (1-0) won 2-0 over Nashville SC (0-1) thanks to a pair of second half goals. Luke Spencer scored his first goal of the season in the 56th minute of the match. Niall McCabe followed that up roughly ten minutes later, scoring his first goal of the season in the 66th minute of the match. The announced attendance at Slugger Field was 7,933. Up... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Boys in Purple Begin Regular Season Saturday

03/16/2018 12:47 PM

Louisville City FC opens its regular season on Saturday afternoon. The Boys in Purple host Nashville SC at 3 p.m. ET inside Slugger Field. Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff caught up with LCFC midfielder Paolo DelPiccolo at training this week to get his thoughts on the upcoming season: LouCity FC won the 2017 USL championship.  Read more 

NCAA FOOTBALL | Saquon Barkley Honored as Paul Hornung Award Winner

03/08/2018 10:30 AM

Former Penn St. running back Saquon Barkley was honored on Wednesday night as the winner of the 2017 Paul Hornung Award at a banquet inside Louisville’s Galt House Hotel. Barkley was named the winner of the annual award back in December. Barkley was a star on the field this past season for the Nittany Lions, accounting for over 50 total touchdowns. Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff caught up with Barkley at the banquet and asked him what it meant for him to win the... Read more 

NBA | Donovan Mitchell Playing in Indianapolis Wednesday Night

03/07/2018 10:11 AM

Former Louisville men’s basketball star Donovan Mitchell is playing in the Midwest on Wednesday night. Mitchell’s Utah Jazz (34-30) are taking on the Indiana Pacers (37-27) inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse at 7 p.m. ET. The Jazz are on a three-game winning streak heading into the match-up. Mitchell leads the Jazz this season with 19.8 points per game.  Read more 

NFL COMBINE | Bengals Focusing on Free Agency

03/02/2018 09:52 AM

The NFL Combine is currently underway in Indianapolis. As a result, each NFL team will be closely watching the prospects to see which players may fit into its system this upcoming season. One of the teams represented in Indy this week is the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals are coming off a 7-9 season. They missed the playoffs for the second straight season. Head Coach Marvin Lewis spoke on Friday morning about what his team is focusing on right now: Lewis also discussed what new offensive... Read more 

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