This Week in Sports

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | LCFC Getting Ready for Biggest Match of Year

11/01/2017 02:16 PM

Louisville City FC is hard at work preparing for their third-straight appearance in the USL Eastern Conference Finals. The Boys in Purple will host New York Red Bulls II on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET inside Slugger Field. The winner will advance to the 2017 USL Cup Final. LCFC enters the match fresh off a 1-0 win over Rochester last week. Defender Sean Totsch and midfielder Brian Ownby stopped by the Sports Night studio on Wednesday. They spoke with Andrew Chernoff about the... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Club preparing for third straight conference finals

10/31/2017 10:08 AM

Louisville City FC is heading to its third USL Eastern Conference finals in as many seasons, and is facing the same opponent that sent them home from the playoffs last year. Saturday night at 7:30 pm ET, Louisville City FC Takes on the New York Red Bulls II at Louisville Slugger Field. The Derby City club has already beaten New York twice this season, and head coach James O’Connor knows it will take a focused effort to make it a... Read more 

NFL | Late game heroics gives Bengals a narrow win over Indianapolis

10/29/2017 04:39 PM

Defensive lineman Carlos Dunlap turned out to be the unlikely hero in the Cincinnati Bengals’ narrow win over the Indianapolis Colts. Trailing 23-17, Dunlap intercepted a pass from Colts QB Jacoby Brissett and returned it for a touchdown. The Randy Bullock extra point gave Cincy the one point lead that would hold until time expired. The Bengals win 24-23 over the visiting Colts. Cincinnati’s offense was consistent against the Colts’ defense. Bengals QB Andy Dalton complete 17-of-29 passes for 243... Read more 

Louisville City heading to USL eastern conference final after tough 1-0 home win over Rochester

10/28/2017 10:59 PM

Louisville City FC is heading back to the eastern conference finals of the USL Cup, topping the Rochester Rhinos 1-0 on a late goal by midfielder Brian Ownby on Saturday. Ownby’s goal came in the 78th minute of the match, slipping a low shot past Rochester goalkeeper Tomas Gomez off a long pass from defender Kyle Smith. “I told Kyle before the game, ‘If I’m in there with you just look for me running behind, and I’ll try to beat them with... 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 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Louisville Mayor Excited about Stadium Project Vote

10/27/2017 01:16 PM

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is pleased with the Louisville Metro Council’s decision to partially fund the LouCity FC stadium project. On Thursday night, the Council voted to approve a $30 million bond that would partially fund the project in the city’s Butchertown neighborhood. “All kinds of people came together to make it a really good package,” said Fischer. In April, LCFC announced its plans to build a soccer-specific stadium in the Butchertown neighborhood. The club says the 10,000 seat stadium... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Boys In Purple Ready for Rochester

10/27/2017 09:22 AM

Louisville City FC is getting ready to host a second round USL playoff match on Saturday night. The Boys in Purple will face off against Rochester at 7:30 ET inside Slugger Field. The winner of the match will advance to the USL Eastern Conference Finals. This season, LCFC was 1-0-1 against the Rhinos in their two matches. Most recently, the two clubs drew 0-0 less than a month ago in Rochester. LouCity FC knows though that Saturday’s playoff match will be tough,... Read more 

BOXING | Carlos Dixon Still Undefeated in Pro Boxing

10/26/2017 06:30 PM

Louisville native and boxer Carlos Dixon won his second-career professional bout last week. Dixon beat Archie Weah of Norcross, Ga. in Weah’s home state, as the fight took place in Georgia. The victory improved Dixon’s professional record to 2-0. Dixon stopped by Sports Night on Thursday, where he talked about his fight with Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff:  Read more 

MOREHEAD STATE | Preston Spradlin excited for return to Rupp Arena

10/26/2017 06:04 PM

Morehead State men’s basketball plays its first exhibition game of the season on Monday, and it will most likely be the toughest tests all year. That’s because the Eagles are taking on their Lexington neighbor, the University of Kentucky. The exhibition is for a good cause though, as the game will be played as a fundraising effort for hurricane a wildfire relief. It will be a homecoming of sorts for Morehead State coach Preston Spradlin. Before earning an assistant role... Read more 

Scott Safety Firefighter Combat Challenge taking over Louisville

10/25/2017 06:02 PM

This week, hundred of firefighters from all over the world are gathering in Louisville to compete in the Worldwide Scott Safety Firefighter Combat Challenge. FROM THE FIREFIGHTER CHALLENGE WEBSITE: The Challenge seeks to encourage firefighter fitness and demonstrate the profession’s rigors to the public. Wearing “full bunker gear” and the Scott 5.5 Air-Pak breathing apparatus, pairs of competitors race head-to-head as they simulate the physical demands of real-life firefighting by performing a linked series of five tasks including climbing the 5-story tower,... Read more 

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