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UofL FOOTBALL | Lukayus McNeil Becoming Strong Leader for Offensive Line

06/26/2018 05:02 PM

The UofL football team’s season opener will be here sooner rather than later. The Cards open the season in Orlando, Fla. against Alabama on Sept. 1. Of course, plenty of eyes will be on Louisville quarterback Jawon Pass in that match-up, although, much of his success may depend on the play of his offensive line. Louisville co-offensive coordinator/offensive line coach Mike Summers is positive the guys up front will deliver this season. In fact, he has really liked what he’s seen so... Read more 

PGA TOUR | Davis Love III To Play in Barbasol Championship

06/26/2018 11:12 AM

The 2018 Barbasol Championship will feature World Golf Hall of Fame golfer Davis Love III as one of its participants when the tournament tees off July 19-22 at Champions at Keene Trace in Nicholasville, Ky. Love entered his name into the preliminary field last week and will play alongside his son, Dru Love, in the tournament. Love, Dru’s father, won the 1997 PGA Championship and has 21 PGA Tour victories throughout his career. Read more 

LOUISVILLE BATS | Louisville Slugger Field Advances in National Competition

06/26/2018 10:59 AM

Louisville Slugger Field has advanced to the Elite Eight round in Ballpark Digest’s “Best of the Ballparks 2018: Triple-A” competition. The home of the Bats recently beat Omaha’s Werner Park in the previous round. Louisville Slugger Field is currently up against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s PNC Field. Online voting for the Elite Eight closes on June 27 at 3 p.m. ET. You can vote here: https://ballparkdigest.com/2018/06/23/best-of-the-ballparks-2018-triple-a-elite-eight/  Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Milton Wright Narrows Down College Choices To Five

06/22/2018 03:48 PM

Christian Academy of Louisville’s Milton Wright is getting plenty of looks from major colleges across the country. This week, Wright narrowed his list of potential landing spots to five schools: Alabama, Kentucky, Louisville, Ohio St. and Purdue. The Class of 2019 wide receiver is a four-star recruit according to Rivals. Spectrum News’ Gary Fogle caught up with Wright this week:  Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Cards Hoping Dez Fitzpatrick Has Big 2018 Season

06/22/2018 12:03 PM

Louisville wide receiver Dez Fitzpatrick was a force to be reckoned with last year for the Cards. He made an appearance in all 13 games, hauling in 45 receptions for 699 receiving yards and nine touchdowns. His co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach Lonnie Galloway says Fitzpatrick can be even better in 2018: UofL opens the 2018 season in Orlando, Fla. against Alabama on Sept. 1. Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Goodwin Continuing to Collect Offers from Colleges

06/21/2018 03:59 PM

Fourteen-year-old football player Kiyaunta Goodwin continues to make a big impression with college football, despite not having played a down high school football yet. Goodwin, who is getting ready for his first year of high school at Holy Cross (Louisville), recently received offers from programs like Alabama and Florida St. Previously, Goodwin had received multiple other offers, including from Louisville and Kentucky. Spectrum News’ Gary Fogle caught up with Goodwin as he gets ready for his freshman year of high school football:  Read more 

NCAA BASKETBALL | In-State Kentucky Basketball Tournament?

06/21/2018 02:11 PM

The Crossroads Classic is a four-team basketball event each year for the state of Indiana that features four of the biggest programs in the state: Indiana, Purdue, Notre Dame and Butler. Would Kentucky ever start an event like that? “I think it’s great for all of us in-state people to play,” said Stansbury on Monday. WKU head coach Rick Stansbury says he hopes there could be some type of tournament that would allow various Kentucky programs play each other each year.  Read more 

NBA DRAFT | Previewing the 2018 NBA Draft

06/21/2018 01:35 PM

The 2018 NBA Draft takes place on Thursday night in Brooklyn, N.Y. Many mock drafts have Arizona center/forward DeAndre Ayton getting picked first overall by the Phoenix Suns. As always, there are plenty of Kentucky Wildcats hoping to be drafted. This year, those players are Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Kevin Knox, Hamidou Diallo, Jarred Vanderbilt and Wenyen Gabriel. ESPN 680’s Jason Anderson joined Sports Night on Thursday to discuss when he expects to hear the UK players’ names called during the draft: Meanwhile, there are also... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Boys in Purple Only USL Club Remaining in 2018 U.S. Open Cup

06/21/2018 12:10 PM

Louisville City FC will be playing with a sense of pride throughout the rest of the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup as it is the lone remaining USL club alive in the tournament. The Boys in Purple beat Nashville SC 2-1 on Wednesday night to punch their ticket to the tournament’s quarterfinals. Next up for LouCity in the event is a road match at Chicago Fire, which is set for Wednesday, July 18 at 8:30 p.m. ET inside Toyota Park.... Read more 

NASCAR | Kentucky Speedway Preparing for NASCAR Weekend

06/20/2018 03:55 PM

The annual NASCAR weekend at Kentucky Speedway is getting closer and closer. It will take place in less than a month, from July 12-14 at the 1.5-mile oval in Sparta, Ky. The marquee event will be the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ Quaker State 400, which will start at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, July 14. Martin Truex, Jr. is the defending race winner. Kentucky Speedway General Manager Mark Simendinger stopped by Sports Night on Wednesday. He spoke with Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff... Read more 

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