This Week in Sports

INDYCAR | Conor Daly Looking Forward to 102nd Indianapolis 500

05/22/2018 05:28 PM

The 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 takes place this Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Ed Carpenter Racing’s Ed Carpenter has the pole for this year’s race. Starting next to him on row one will be the Team Penske duo of Simon Pagenaud and Will Power. Dale Coyne Racing’s Conor Daly will start 33rd in this year’s race. Daly stopped by Spectrum News on Tuesday and spoke with Andrew Chernoff about this year’s event: The 2018 Indianapolis 500 will be Daly’s fifth... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Boys in Purple Preparing for Next U.S. Open Cup Test

05/22/2018 03:30 PM

Louisville City FC is getting ready for its third-round match-up in this year’s Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The Boys in Purple will face fellow USL club Saint Louis FC on Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET inside UofL’s Lynn Stadium. LCFC won its first match in this year’s U.S. Open Cup last week, by beating the Long Island Rough Riders 5-0. Head coach James O’Connor spoke on Monday about the challenges of this time of year, playing both U.S. Open Cup matches... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Boys in Purple Moving on in 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup

05/16/2018 10:14 PM

Louisville City FC is moving on to the third round of the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The Boys in Purple beat the Long Island Rough Riders (PDL) 5-0 in their second round match-up Wednesday night inside Lynn Stadium. Watch the video below to see all five LouCity FC goals: LouCity FC’s third round U.S. Open Cup match will take place on Wednesday, May 23 inside Lynn Stadium against St. Louis FC (USL). Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET. Prior to that... Read more 

FC CINCINNATI | FCC Begins U.S. Open Cup Play on Wednesday

05/16/2018 11:39 AM

FC Cincinnati is getting ready to begin its quest to win the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The Orange and Blue play their first game in the tournament, a second round match, on Wednesday evening at 7:30 ET against Detroit City FC (NPSL). The match will be played inside Gettler Stadium. The Voice of FC Cincinnati, Tom Gelehrter, joined Sports Night on Wednesday to discuss the team’s preparation for the U.S. Open Cup: Of course, FCC advanced to the semifinal round of... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Boys in Purple Preparing to Face Nashville SC

05/10/2018 03:27 PM

Louisville City FC is hoping to bounce back from its first loss of the season. The Boys in Purple face Nashville SC on Sunday at 6 p.m. ET in Tennessee. LouCity FC beat Nashville SC 2-0 in the regular season opener back on March 17 inside Slugger Field: Sunday’s match will be LouCity FC’s first match since head coach James O’Connor was named USL Coach of the Month for his team’s performance in April.  Read more 

NCAA FOOTBALL | Catching Up with Purdue's Brian Brohm

04/30/2018 05:33 PM

Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff caught up with Purdue football co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Brian Brohm on the backside of Churchill Downs on Monday morning. The two of them talked about everything from Purdue football to the Kentucky Derby. Chernoff began by asking Brohm what it means to have been inducted into the KHSAA Hall of Fame earlier this month:  Read more 

BOXING | Big Night of Boxing Hoping to Increase Autism Awareness

04/25/2018 04:42 PM

The KFC Yum! Center is getting ready to host the Jose Sulaiman World Invitational Tournament on Friday. The event will begin at 7 p.m. ET. Organizers are hoping that the event does not only showcase good boxing, but also brings an increase to autism awareness: Tickets for the event can be purchased through the KFC Yum! Center box office, through Ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Read more 

Commission on College Basketball recommends changes to college basketball

04/25/2018 09:57 AM

A commission led by former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice has delivered significant recommendations to the NCAA, following an FBI investigation that resulted in the arrests of multiple people connected to college basketball. The recommendations include eliminating the league’s so-called one-and-done rule, which prevents college players from signing with the NBA until they are at least 19 years old. The rule has resulted in players playing college basketball for one year and then declaring for the draft. The list of... Read more 

BOXING | Jose Sulaiman World Invitational Tournament Taking Place Friday in Louisville

04/24/2018 07:42 PM

The KFC Yum! Center is getting ready to host the Jose Sulaiman World Invitational Tournament on Friday. The event will begin at 7 p.m. ET. Two of The Real Deal Boxing’s professional boxers, Carlos Dixon and Trevis Burgos, stopped by Spectrum News to preview the event: Tickets for the event can be purchased through the KFC Yum! Center box office, through Ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Read more 

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 

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