This Week in Sports

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Boys in Purple Host New England Revolution Tuesday

06/05/2018 03:24 PM

Louisville City FC is getting ready for its Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup fourth-round match-up. The Boys in Purple welcome MLS’ New England Revolution to UofL’s Lynn Stadium on Tuesday night at 7 ET. It will be the second time that LouCity FC has ever faced off against an MLS club in a competitive match. LCFC enters the contest riding a four-game winning streak, as it is undefeated in its last four USL and U.S. Open Cup matches combined.  Read more 

PGA TOUR | Barbasol Championship Holds Media Day

06/05/2018 12:08 PM

The upcoming PGA Tour Barbasol Championship held its media day on Monday. The Barbasol Championship will take place from July 16-22 at the Champions Course at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Ky. The tournament is providing a sponsor exemption to Kentucky native Josh Teater, who is a graduate of Henry Clay High School and played in college at Morehead St. Teater is currently a member of the Web.com Tour. Meanwhile, UK golf graduates Cooper Musselman and Chip McDaniel will each begin their... Read more 

FC CINCINNATI | FCC Joining MLS for 2019 Season

05/31/2018 04:00 PM

FC Cincinnati will be joining Major League Soccer prior to the 2019 season. MLS Commissioner Don Garber made that announcement on Tuesday in Cincinnati. The Cincinnati Enquirer’s FC Cincinnati reporter, Charlie Hatch, joined Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff on Thursday to discuss this week’s big announcement and what that means for FCC going forward: The Orange and Blue will take the pitch this Saturday to face New York Red Bulls II in Harrison, N.J.  Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | LCFC Secures $21.7 Million in Tax Increment Financing

05/31/2018 12:13 PM

Louisville City FC announced on Thursday that it has received $21.7 million in tax increment financing (TIF) for the club’s Butchertown stadium development site. The TIF allows LouCity FC to move to the next phase of the project, according to LCFC Executive Vice President Brad Estes. “This is the true definition of a public/private partnership,” said Estes in a press release. “Our ownership has demonstrated great vision in building this club, but the support in Louisville and in Frankfort have been... Read more 

FC CINCINNATI | FCC Joining MLS Prior to 2019 Season

05/30/2018 03:52 PM

MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced on Tuesday that Cincinnati has been awarded a Major League Soccer expansion team. As a result, FC Cincinnati will be joining the MLS prior to the 2019 season. FCC will continue to play at Nippert Stadium until its new 21,000-seat soccer-specific stadium in Cincy’s West End neighborhood is completed in 2021. FC Cincinnati has been a part of the USL since its first year (2016).  Read more 

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 

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