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UofL SOFTBALL | Cards Getting Ready for ACC Tournament

05/07/2018 05:22 PM

The Louisville softball team is getting ready to hit the road as it prepares to travel to the ACC Tournament in Atlanta, Ga. The Cards (32-19, 10-12) are the No. 8-seed in the tournament bracket and will face No. 9-seeded Syracuse (30-19, 9-12) on Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET at Georgia Tech’s Shirley C. Mewborn Field. UofL and Syracuse split a regular season doubleheader at Syracuse on April 13. Each game was only decided by one run. UofL head coach Sandy Pearsall... Read more 

KENTUCKY DERBY | Justify Wins Kentucky Derby 144

05/05/2018 07:25 PM

The favorite took care of business on a sloppy track at Churchill Downs on Saturday. Justify won Kentucky Derby 144, giving trainer Bob Baffert his fifth career Kentucky Derby victory. With the win, Justify broke the “Apollo Curse,” becoming the first horse since 1882 to win the Kentucky Derby without racing as a two-year-old. Jockey Mike Smith also becomes the second-oldest winning jockey of the Kentucky Derby. Smith is 52-years-old. Good Magic and Audible finished second and third respectively. Here is a... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Catching Up with Chris Mack at the KY Derby

05/05/2018 03:30 PM

Chris Mack has been staying busy since he was named head coach of the UofL men’s basketball team. Not only has he been recruiting, but he’s also been around the community, like throwing out the first pitch at a recent UofL baseball game. This Saturday, Mack is attending Kentucky Derby 144. Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff caught up with Mack prior to the big race: After catching up with Mack, Chernoff also caught up with UofL Athletic Director Vince Tyra:  Read more 

KENTUCKY DERBY | Previewing Saturday's Big Race

05/04/2018 02:17 PM

Kentucky Derby 144 takes place Saturday inside Churchill Downs. Justify is currently the favorite heading into the race. Horse Racing Nation’s Jonathan Lintner joined Sports Night on Friday to preview Saturday’s Run for the Roses: Horse racing expert Jody Demling also joined Sports Night on Friday to preview Kentucky Derby 144:  Read more 

KENTUCKY DERBY | Predicting Saturday's Run for the Roses

05/04/2018 02:04 PM

Kentucky Derby 144 takes place on Saturday inside Churchill Downs. Justify is currently the favorite to win the event. Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff predicts that Justify will win Kentucky Derby 144 on Saturday: Spectrum News’ Lyndsey predicts that Justify will win Kentucky Derby 144 as well on Saturday: ESPN 680’s Lachlan McLean joined Sports Night on Friday to share his prediction for the Run for the Roses:  Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Bob Beatty Continues to Find Success

05/03/2018 01:43 PM

Many high school football teams across the state are currently taking part in spring practice. One of those schools is Trinity High School. The Shamrocks are coming off their second straight KHSAA 6A state championship. Spectrum News’ Gary Fogle stopped by a Shamrocks’ spring practice earlier this week and learned that no matter how many spring practices head coach Bob Beatty runs, Beatty still gets excited about coaching:  Read more 

NASCAR | Mark Simendinger Looking Ahead to Kentucky Speedway's July Weekend

05/03/2018 01:20 PM

Kentucky Speedway’s annual NASCAR weekend is just over two months away. The track will run three races during the weekend in July: Thursday, July 12 – NCWTS Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 Friday, July 13 – NXS Alsco 300 Saturday, July 14 – MENCS Quaker State 400 Kentucky Speedway General Manager Mark Simendinger joins Sports Night on Thursday to talk about the upcoming July NASCAR weekend at the 1.5-mile oval. Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff also asked him to give a Kentucky Derby 144 prediction... Read more 

KENTUCKY DERBY | My Boy Jack Getting Ready for Kentucky Derby

05/02/2018 03:07 PM

My Boy Jack is getting ready to run in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. He will start from post position No. 10, in between Hofburg and Bolt d’Oro: My Boy Jack’s trainer Keith Desormeaux was right there with his horse on Wednesday morning after training, while his horse was getting washed after being on the track at Churchill Downs: My Boy Jack’s morning-line odds are 30-1.  Read more 

H.S. TRACK & FIELD | Kaleb McDonald Showing Off Her Speed

05/02/2018 02:55 PM

Jeffersontown High School’s Kaleb McDonald is having a big year. The 17-year-old junior has the fastest times in the state this year in the 100, 200 and 400 meter sprints. Spectrum News’ Gary Fogle has the story:  Read more 

KENTUCKY DERBY | Bolt d'Oro Preparing for Saturday's Race

05/01/2018 05:23 PM

Bolt d’Oro learned his starting post position on Tuesday for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. The horse will begin the race from post position No. 11. His morning-line odds to win are 8-1. Bolt d’Oro arrived to Churchill Downs on Monday and trained on Tuesday. Spectrum News’ Lyndsey Gough was on the backside of Churchill Downs Tuesday morning and has more:  Read more 


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