This Week in Sports

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 Real 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 

Celebrities get Derby weekend started with Barnstable Brown

05/05/2017 11:30 PM

The Kentucky Derby festivities swung into high-gear Friday night as celebrities showed up at the Barnstable Brown party to get their weekend started on the right foot.  Read more 

FC CINCINNATI | Orange and Blue Preparing for Richmond

05/05/2017 04:25 PM

FC Cincinnati is on the road again this weekend, heading to Virginia to take on the Richmond Kickers. The game kicks off Saturday night at 7:00 pm ET. FCC is currently 1-0 loss to Bethlehem and looking for the team’s first win since April 15. Cincy midfielder Corben Bone joined the show to preview the Kickers.  Read more 

Desmond Maxwell working hard for an NFL phone call

04/28/2017 05:43 PM

For Desmond Maxwell, football is more than just a game. Maxwell has been playing football since he was a kid at Pleasure Ridge Park High School in Louisville. The game took him to Georgetown College, before transferring to Western Kentucky University where Maxwell played multiple positions. After winning two conference championships as a Hilltopper, Maxwell is back in the Derby City, working out at Corey Taylor Sports Performance and has overcome a lot as he works towards his shot at... Read more 

COUNTY CONNECTION | Meade County's "Ryder Cup"

04/23/2017 01:44 PM

April’s “County Connection” series took Spectrum News to Meade County, where there is an annual competition between two of the local golf courses in Brandenburg. River Trace Golf at Meade Activity Center and Doe Valley Golf Club compete against each other every year in an inter-club “Ryder Cup” match. The winning course then gets the “Ryder Cup” for that year. Doe Valley is the defending champion. Sports Night’s Andrew Chernoff stopped by both courses to see what the tournament means to both... Read more 

USL SOCCER | LouCity, FCC Draw in First Rivalry Match-Up This Season

04/23/2017 12:36 AM

Rivalry games always seem to be intense, close games. That was the case on Saturday night at Nippert Stadium, as Louisville City FC and FC Cincinnati fought to a 1-1 draw in front of 20,437 fans. With the result, LouCity (3-0-2) still has not lost a game this season. On the flip side, FCC (2-2-2) wraps up a busy week that featured three games for the Orange and Blue. LCFC’s Brian Ownby got the scoring started in the match, netting a goal... Read more 

PGA TOUR | Justin Thomas Back Home in Kentucky

04/21/2017 07:22 PM

PGA Tour golfer and Louisville native Justin Thomas is back in the Bluegrass this weekend. Thomas is hosting the American Junior Golf Association’s “Justin Thomas Junior Championship” at Goshen’s Harmony Landing Country Club. The tournament runs through Sunday. This season, Thomas has found a lot of success on the Tour, winning three tournaments. Two of those tournaments were back-to-back January wins in Hawaii. But, despite being able to travel around the globe, Thomas is happy to be back home.  Read more 

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